AgentWorld, LLC d/b/aAgentWorld.com is committed to safeguarding your privacy online.
Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will
be treated as you make full use of this website. This policy may change from time
to time so please check back periodically. Any change will be effective upon posting
1. What personally identifiable information does AgentWorld.com collect from me?
AgentWorld.com collects information in several ways. Some of the following information
is only applicable to AgentWorld.com profile members on users simply viewing agent
profiles or communicating with Agents. Casual users of AgentWorld.com are not required
to register or directly provide AgentWorld.com with personal contact information,
except as otherwise indicated.
CONSUMER/NON-PROFILE MEMBER: If you are using the website to view agent profiles
or communicate with an agent and are not a profile agent member, then we do not
generally collect personal information from you. However, we may ask you for personal
information if you make a purchase from AgentWorld.com or report a problem or otherwise
contact AgentWorld.com. If you contact AgentWorld.com we may keep a record of that
correspondence. AgentWorld.com also occasionally asks users to complete surveys
that we use for research purposes. Wherever AgentWorld.com collects personal information
PROFILE MEMBERS: If you are a profile member then some personal information is gathered
from you during registration, including your first name, last name, company, street
address, suite number, city, state, country, zip code, email address, password,
web site URL, office telephone number, mobile telephone number, fax number, whether
you are a REALTOR®, the primary city where you market your real estate services
and other sub-markets where you market your real estate services, professional designations,
achievements/background, professional affiliations, the services you offer, your
image and any other information you profile upon registration of thereafter.
In addition, we may ask you for personal information at other times, including (but
not limited to); when you make a purchase from AgentWorld.com; and when you report
a problem with our services. If you contact AgentWorld.com we may keep a record
of that correspondence. AgentWorld.com also occasionally asks users to complete
surveys that we use for research purposes. Wherever AgentWorld.com collects personal
2. What are cookies and how does AgentWorld.com use them?
A ‘‘cookie’’ is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server
and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Remind us of who you are and to access your account information (stored on our computers).
Estimate our audience size. Each browser accessing AgentWorld.com is given a unique
cookie which is then used to determine the extent of repeat usage, usage by a registered
user versus by an unregistered user, and to help target advertisements based on
user interests and behavior.
Track visits to AgentWorld.com, and to process the items in you may purchase. This
information collected by cookies is sometimes called ‘‘clickstream’’ or ‘‘click
trail’’ and may also describe which pages you have seen.
Track your progress and number of entries in some of our promotions, sweepstakes
written to the cookie indicates the player’s progress through the promotion, and
may be used to track entries, submissions, and status in prize drawings.
Measure certain traffic patterns, and your visiting patterns in the aggregate. We
use this research to understand how our users’ habits are similar or different from
one another so that we can make each new experience on AgentWorld.com a better one.
We may use this information to better personalize the content, banners, and promotions
that you and other users will see on our sites. Advertising networks that serve
ads onto AgentWorld.com may also use their own cookies. AgentWorld.com also collects
IP addresses for system administration and to report aggregate information to our
3. How does AgentWorld.com use my information?
AgentWorld.com’s primary goal in collecting personal profile information is allow
you to display it for public view in your AgentWorld profile. In addition, we may
use it to contact you about information we believe you need or would like to know
about your account or our products or services or we think you might want to know.
AgentWorld.com may do research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behavior
based on the information provided to us upon registration, during a promotion, from
our server log files or from surveys. We do this to better understand and serve
our users. This research is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis. AgentWorld.com
may share this aggregated data with advertisers or business partners.
4. Who is collecting information?
When you are using AgentWorld.com and are asked for personal information, you are
sharing that information with AgentWorld.com alone, unless it is specifically stated
5. With whom does AgentWorld.com share my information?
As a general rule, AgentWorld.com will not disclose any of your personally identifiable
information except when we have your permission or under special circumstances,
such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or under the circumstances
described below. The following describes some of the ways that your information
may be disclosed.
Business Partners & Sponsors: AgentWorld.com may disclose your personal
information to business partners or sponsors, but not more information than you
already have posted on your profile for public view.
Other: AgentWorld.com may also disclose account information in special cases
when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to
identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating AgentWorld.com’s
Terms and Conditions or User Agreement or may be causing injury to or interference
with (either intentionally or unintentionally) AgentWorld.com’s rights or property,
other AgentWorld.com users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities.
AgentWorld.com may disclose or access account information when we believe in good
faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we
deem necessary to maintain, service, and improve our products and services.
6. What are my choices regarding collection, use, and distribution of my information?
AgentWorld.com may, from time to time, send you email regarding our services. In
addition, if you indicated upon registration that you are interested in receiving
offers or information from AgentWorld.com and our partners, we may occasionally
send you direct mail about products and services that we feel may be of interest
to you. Only AgentWorld.com (or agents working on behalf of AgentWorld.com and under
confidentiality agreements) will send you these direct mailings and only if you
indicated that you do not object to these offers. If you do not want to receive
such mailings, simply tell us when you receive the email or mailing.
On some types of AgentWorld.com promotions, we will ask for your email address in
order to update you on your score, entries, and status in prize drawings. When you
participate in these types of promotions, you automatically receive promotion-related
email, unless you choose the no-email option that some promotions offer. Occasionally
these promotion related email messages may include targeted advertisements.
You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences,
you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set,
or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies you will be unable
to use those AgentWorld.com services that require registration in order to participate.
AgentWorld.com does not sell or rent user information to anyone. We will
notify you at the time of data collection or transfer if your data will be shared
with a third party and you will always have the option of not permitting the transfer.
If you do not wish to allow your data to be shared, you can choose not to use a
particular service or not to participate in certain promotions or contests.
7. What is AgentWorld.com’s policy on allowing me to update, correct, or delete
my personally identifiable information?
You may edit your AgentWorld.com Account Information and profile at any time by
using your AgentWorld.com ID and password, so long as you are in compliance with
applicable agreements and laws.
8. How does AgentWorld.com protect my personal financial information?
Keeping your personal financial information private is vitally important to us.
Knowing that you use certain services or features may help us to offer you better
and more relevant services. But as with all personally identifiable information,
we do not make this available to any third parties without your permission, except
for Paypal our credit card processor. Any user statistics
that we may provide to prospective advertisers or partners regarding financial product
or service usage on AgentWorld.com are provided in the aggregate only and do not
include any personally identifiable information about any individual user.
Please note that there are places on AgentWorld.com where you can transmit credit
card information in order to complete a purchase transaction or for verification
purposes. Any time we ask for a credit card number it is transmitted through Paypal
in an encrypted format. Paypal indicates on their website they use the following:
Industry-leading use of data encryption. PayPal’s industry-leading
data encryption helps ensure your transactions are secure.
Safeguarding financial information. We don’t share buyers’ financial
information with sellers, so your customers feel more secure and confident buying
Industry-standard services. We use industry-recognized Address
Verification Service (AVS) and Card Security Code (CSC, also known as CVV2) to help
prevent credit card fraud.
Patent-pending Verification. Our proprietary bank account
Verification helps reduce fraud by asking buyers and sellers to verify their
bank and credit card accounts.
Antifraud Team. eBay and PayPal have more than 2,000 people working
on trust and safety issues to keep both the marketplace and the PayPal service secure.
9. What security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration
of my information?
If you are an AgentWorld profile member, your AgentWorld.com Account Information
is password protected so that you and only you have access to this personal information.
You may edit your AgentWorld.com Account Information by using your AgentWorld.com
ID and password.
We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. AgentWorld.com will
never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited
email. Also remember to sign out of your AgentWorld.com account and close your browser
window when you have finished your work. This is to ensure that others cannot access
your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone
else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet cafe.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100%
secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, AgentWorld.com
cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from
our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive
your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
10. What else should I know about my privacy?
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information
online, for example on message boards, blogs, through email, or in chat areas that
information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal
information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited
messages from other parties in return.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords
and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you’re
Questions regarding this statement should be directed to support@AgentWorld.com.