In the usual course of real estate transactions, REALTORS® may require personal and property information from buyers and sellers. Some of this information may be considered private. Collecting and sharing this information is an essential part of the buying and selling process. At the same time, few things are more important to individuals than their privacy. REALTORS® recognize the rights of buyers and sellers to protect and control the use of their personal information. REALTORS® are committed to using fair information practices when dealing with your personal information. The CREA (Canadian Real Estate Board) website www.crea.ca explains what REALTORS® do with your information and how you control it.
REALTORS® abide by the Privacy Code of The Canadian Real Estate Association. This Code sets out the commitment of REALTORS® and your rights regarding the privacy of your personal information. We will:
- Obtain your consent when we collect, use or disclose your personal information.
- Only use the information for the purposes we discussed with you.
- Allow you access to your information.
- Have privacy policies that are clear and understandable.
Like more information about privacy issues? Please contact The Canadian Real Estate Association at email@example.com, or 613-237-7111.