Terms of Use

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While GAR makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this site, GAR does not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor does it guarantee its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness. Reference herein to any commercial product, process, or service does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by GAR. At certain places on this site, live “links” to other web sites can be accessed. Such external sites contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by organizations independent of GAR. GAR does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external sites, nor any commercial product or service referenced therein, and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of information located thereat. GAR assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from use of the information contained herein or obtained at linked sites, and expressly disclaims all liability for damages arising out of use, reference to, reliance on, or performance of such information.

About RPAC Investments

GARPAC contributions are voluntary and are used for political purposes. Contributions are not deductible for Federal Income Tax purposes. The Association will not favor or disadvantage anyone by reason of the amount of their contribution, and you may refuse to contribute without reprisal by the Association. Seventy percent of each contribution is split between Georgia RPAC to support state and local political candidates and Georgia RIAC for issues mobilization and education. Thirty percent is sent to National RPAC to support Federal candidates and is charged against your limits under 2 U.S.C. 441a.

Privacy Statement
Georgia REALTORS® is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the GAR Advocacy Web Site and governs data collection and usage. By using the GAR Advocacy Web Site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
Georgia REALTORS® collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Georgia REALTORS® also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Georgia REALTORS®. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Georgia REALTORS® for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the GAR Advocacy Web Site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Georgia REALTORS® public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Georgia REALTORS® does not read any of your private online communications.

Georgia REALTORS® encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web Sites you choose to link to from GAR Advocacy so that you can understand how those Web Sites collect, use and share your information. Georgia REALTORS® is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web Sites outside of the Georgia REALTORS® and Georgia REALTORS® family of Web Sites.

Use of your Personal Information
Georgia REALTORS® collects and uses your personal information to operate the GAR Advocacy Web Site and deliver the services you have requested. Georgia REALTORS® also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Georgia REALTORS® and its affiliates. Georgia REALTORS® may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Georgia REALTORS® does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Georgia REALTORS® may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Georgia REALTORS® may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Georgia REALTORS®, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Georgia REALTORS® does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Georgia REALTORS® keeps track of the Web Sites and pages our customers visit within GAR Advocacy, in order to determine what Georgia REALTORS® services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within GAR Advocacy to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

GAR Advocacy Web Site will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Georgia REALTORS® or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Georgia REALTORS®; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Georgia REALTORS®, or the public.

Use of Cookies
The GAR Advocacy Web Site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize GAR Advocacy pages, or register with GAR Advocacy Web Site or services, a cookie helps Georgia REALTORS® to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same GAR Advocacy Web Site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the GAR Advocacy features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the GAR Advocacy services or Web Sites you visit.

Security of Your Personal Information
Georgia REALTORS® secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Georgia REALTORS® secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web Sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement
Georgia REALTORS® will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Georgia REALTORS® encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Georgia REALTORS® is protecting your information.

Contact Information
Georgia REALTORS® welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Georgia REALTORS® has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Georgia REALTORS® at cmccaleb@garealtor.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.