The following explains, among other things, how and why your personal information is collected, how it is utilized and in what type of capacities.
Online Forms – We incorporate the use of online registration and miscellaneous forms that request contact and demographic information.
Currently, when you sign up to access the website’s capabilities, we ask for your name and e-mail address. This information decreases the amount of information you may need to provide when filling out certain of our websites’ forms and enables you to take advantage of the services offered through the website. When you request certain information or services through our various forms, we may also require your mailing address and telephone number so that we can be sure to reach you if it is necessary.
Cookies – Cookie technology is used for tracking general user profiles by placing small files into your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Our cookies do not gather personally identifiable information We utilize cookies to retain your profile for quick navigation and to communicate appropriate information that match your needs and interests. Cookies are also used as a tool to improve our website based on user trends. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change your browser to prevent cookies from being placed in your computer without your consent. If your computer is programmed to reject our cookies, you should still be able to use the capabilities of our website, but we do not guarantee your ability to do so. We do not have access to any cookies which may be placed in your browser by unaffiliated third-parties.
Disclosure of Personal Information – The information we collect from you may be used to provide services and other information that you request from us. We may also provide your information to third parties such as independent brokers to enable them to follow-up with you on information you request. We may also use your information for market research purposes, for project planning or for developing prospect lists for The Woodlands Development Company (TWDC). In doing so, we may reproduce, publish, broadcast or post such information to our affiliates and to independent sales representatives.
We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. We will send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when:
- We have your consent to do so.
- We need to share the information in order to provide the product or service you have requested.
- We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of TWDC to provide a product or service for you on our behalf. Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us, unless they have your consent to do so.
- We need to respond to valid legal process. This includes a search warrant, subpoena, or court order, and any other instance when we are required to do so by law.
Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information (opt-out).
TWDC may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information about our users with builders for marketing and promotional purposes.