Privacy Policy

Last revised: January 13, 2021

Homeward, Inc. (“Homeward”, “us”, “we” or “our”) is committed to respecting your right to privacy and protecting any information provided by you through this website, including any subdomains and agent-branded landing pages (the “Website”).  Homeward is the owner of the Website, although any information provided by you will be delivered to the real estate agency identified on the landing page (the “Agency”).

This Privacy Policy explains our information practices, including how we collect, use and share your personal information. By using the Website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Updates To This Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy by posting a new version of this Privacy Policy on the Website, and it is your responsibility to review this policy periodically. When we do change the policy, we will also revise the “Revised” date. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any updates.

Sharing of Personal Information

Homeward will share your Personal Information (defined below) with the Agency, who may use such information for purposes of marketing services and homes to you.  Homeward does not sell your Personal information to third parties.

Homeward or our agents or contractors may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Homeward or our agents or contractors; or (3) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Website or the public.

Finally, if Homeward should ever merge with another organization, file for bankruptcy, or sell our assets, we may transfer the information you provide to us on or through the Website to a third party or share your Personal Information to the company with which we enter into such transaction as a part of such transaction.

What Information Does Homeward Collect?

Personal Information. We collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of Personal Information about you. "Personal Information" means any information that may be used to identify, describe, or be reasonably linked to an individual or household. Your Personal Information will be shared with the Agency and used for purposes such as facilitating real estate partnering services, agent communication services, email, telephone messages, and text messages. It is always your choice whether or not to provide Personal Information. If you choose not to provide requested Personal Information, you may not be able to use certain features of the Website. In particular, through the Website, you may choose to provide identity information like your first and last name, email address, phone number, and location where you plan to buy a house.

Technical Information. We may collect and use technical data and related information—including but not limited to technical information about your device(s), system and application software, and peripherals—that is gathered periodically to facilitate and improve our delivery of the Website. This information is referred to herein as “Technical Information.” We may also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, which could include your IP address, cookie information, browser information, and the page you request. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. If you wish to disable the storage of cookies on your device, you may do so using the settings on your browser or device. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our websites. For more information on deleting or controlling cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org.

How Does Homeward Use Personal Information?

Except as otherwise set forth herein, Personal Information that we collect will be used to support your relationship with Homeward and our products and services or partners, including the Real Estate Service Provider.

Security of Your Information

We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards designed to protect Personal Information, and our systems are designed to protect Personal Information from unauthorized usage on shared computers in that users are required to log in through our applications.

We may send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in the event of a security breach. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.

Third-Party Websites, Services, and Applications

Please be aware that other websites and services, including the websites of third parties that you connect with through our Website (including the Agency’s website), may collect personally identifiable information about you. This Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of those third-party websites, services or applications.

We may use third-party services such as Google Analytics to help us understand how users use the Website and improve the ways in which we interact with users, including the refinement of interest-based ads displayed to users. Such services, including Google Analytics, may collect information about your use of the Website through cookies, advertising identifiers and other technologies. The collection and use of data by such third parties, including Google Analytics, is subject to their privacy policies.

Do not Track

This Website and our other web properties are not designed to respond to “do not track” signals received from browsers.

How To Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or if you would like us to update information we have about you, change your preferences, or exercise other applicable data protection rights, please contact us by e-mail at hello@homeward.com, or by phone at 512-956-5087.