We gather the following type of information needed to maintain our membership records, process transactions, and fulfill requests:Contact information members provide (for example, personal and business addresses, phone and fax numbers, and firm affiliations). Information given via applications or surveys (for example, education, designations, specialties, affiliations with other real estate organizations, and general demographic data).
We use this information to: Notify members of relevant products and services. Notify members of upcoming events and programs. Confirm an individual’s membership status upon request. Provide a printed listing of members to other SMDRA members. Provide a listing of members on the smdra.com website. Provide a member search utility for SMDRA members through Internet Member Services (IMS).
We do not: Share, sell, or trade e-mail addresses of REALTOR® members. E-mail addresses may be included on rosters printed for individual Committee use. E-mail addresses of Affiliate members may be listed on our website. Give out home addresses, home phone numbers, social security numbers, or other personal member information. Give out cell phone numbers of REALTOR® members to the general public or other members. Cell phone numbers may be included on rosters printed for individual Committee use. Cell phone numbers of Affiliate members may be listed on SMDRA’s website.
We will not share, sell, or otherwise provide other information about members to third parties, except for: Affinity partners for the limited purpose of notifying members of promotions. Other vendors for the limited purpose of contacting targeted groups of members, through marketing vehicles approved by SMDRA. When required by law or valid legal process, or to protect the personal safety of our members or the public. Some or all of the data collected during promotions or contests on our site that are sponsored by third parties may be shared with the sponsor for the limited purpose of a one-time marketing follow-up by the sponsor. If information about members will be shared with a sponsor, members will be notified prior to member’s participation in the promotion or contest, and members can decide not to participate in the promotion or contest.
Credit information that members and credit authorizers provide when members make payments by credit card or electronic check will only be used to process the transactions a member requests. This information will never be sold, shared, or provided to other third parties.
We utilize an Opt-Out policy for e-mail notifications regarding services, products, and programs. Members may adjust their communication preferences by logging into the IMS system or by contacting SMDRA.
Approved by the Board of Directors on 5/19/05; Revised 7/21/05