Nohuts Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 20 January 2016

Introduction

‘Nohuts’ means Nohuts Advertising Limited, whose principal place of business is at Westgate Hills, Montego Bay, St. James, Jamaica WI. Nohuts provides a listing of Jamaican residential and commercial real estate advertisements placed by our customers for viewing with property hunters across the world on our Websites (e.g., www.nohuts.com).

Your Right to Privacy

Nohuts fully respects your right to privacy in relation to your interactions with our website. While gathering information about the people who use the site is an important part of the Nohuts experience, we take your privacy very seriously, and make every effort to safeguard your personal data. This privacy policy is intended to inform you of what information we collect, how this information is used, and what steps we take to protect this information.

Please read this privacy policy carefully. By using Nohuts and any services we offer via this Website or any of our other Websites, you are agreeing to be bound by this policy.

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy and protections, or our use of your personal information, please get in touch with us by emailing us at customer.service@nohuts.com or writing to PO Box 7009, Reading, St. James.

Types of Information Collected

We collect two kinds of information:

  • Personal information that you directly provide to us, which includes the data that you supply when you register an account with us; and,

  • Automatically collected, non-personal information, which includes tracking information gathered as you use the Websites.

We may use this information to help customise your Nohuts experience based on your previous activities on our Websites.

Information You Provide Directly to Us

  1. Login Credentials

    When you register an account with Nohuts, we ask you to provide a unique email address, first and last name, and password.

  2. Billing and Credit Card Details

    When required for advert payments, we may request and store name, address, telephone number, email address and billing information. We do not store credit card numbers except for the last 4 digits. This information will only be shared with third parties who perform tasks required to complete the purchase transaction.

  3. Social Media Identities

    You may choose to create a Nohuts account using the Facebook or Google connect features on one of our Websites. By doing this, you are asking Facebook or Google to send us certain information from your Facebook or Google profile, and you authorise us to collect, store and use in accordance with this privacy policy any and all information available to us through the Facebook or Google interface.

  4. Emails to Advertisers

    You may choose to use our Email Advertisers form to contact property owners, agents or occupiers. We record the information you use to complete the form and share the details with the relevant advertiser.

  5. Emails to Friends

    If you choose to use the Emails to Friends functionality on any of our Websites, we will keep a record to help is in assessing the performance of the website.

  6. General Comments

    We will keep a record of all comments and queries received (e.g. in relation to website performance, website functionalities, and suspected fraudulent or misleading property postings) to work on continually improving the service we provide.

Information We Gather Automatically

  1. Information for Service Management and Tracking

    We use various technologies to manage the Websites and track use of the content we provide, which may include:

    • the IP address used when registering and submitting content to the site;

    • standard web analytics information;

    • aggregated data about email click-through rates and video viewing; and,

    • information collected through HTML cookies, Flash cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies.

    Non-personal information that we collect using these technologies may be combined with information you provide directly to us.

  2. Device information

  3. We may collect non-personal information about the computer, mobile device or other device you use to access our services, such as IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language and other transactional information.

    This information may be used to offer you optimised Nohuts experiences based on your device or location.

Purposes for Which We Gather Your Information

We use the personal and non-personal data gathered from you to do the following:

  1. Provision of services

    We may use the information that we collect to fulfill your requests for services and information. For example, we may use your contact information to respond to your customer service requests.

  2. E-mails

    If you are a property advertiser, we may send you information that visitors to any of our Websites have requested we send on to notify you of their interest in a specific property you advertised on the pertinent Website. We may also use the information that we collect to send you other e-mail communications, such as information about your account or changes to the Websites.

  3. Statistical Analysis

    We perform statistical analyses of users of the site, and their viewing and participation patterns, for product development purposes and to generally inform advertisers about the nature of our audience. Please note that we do not share contact information with our advertisers.

  4. Third Parties

    We may employ third parties to perform site-related services, including database management, maintenance services, analytics, marketing, billing and email distribution. These third parties have access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf.

    We may also provide non-personal data to third parties, where such information is combined with similar information of other users of our site. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit our site, the demographic breakdown of our community users of our site, or the activities that visitors to our site engage in while on our site. The third parties to whom we may provide this information may include, potential or actual advertisers, providers of advertising services (including website tracking services), commercial partners, sponsors, licensees, researchers and other similar parties.

  5. Enforcement

    We may use the information that we collect to prevent illegal activities, to enforce the Nohuts Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.

    We will disclose your personal data if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other statutory requirement.

  6. Miscellaneous

    In addition to the uses identified above, we may use the information that we collect for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.

Children

We do not intend to solicit or collect personal information from anyone under the age of 16. If you are under 16 you should not use or enter information on this Site.

Disclaimer

Nohuts shall not be liable in respect of any claims, emergencies, demands, causes of action, damages, losses, expenses, including without limitation, reasonable legal fees and costs of proceedings arising out of or in connection with the use and/or dissemination of personal information relating to you in accordance with this privacy policy and your consents.

You should be aware that where you link to another website from the Websites, that Nohuts has no control over that other website. Nohuts has no responsibility for the privacy practices of other websites.

You should be aware that third parties may independently collect data about you, including your IP address and information about the websites you visit and the links you click, through cookies, clicks on links, or other means when you visit or view ads on the site. Nohuts does not control the privacy practices of these third-party services. In addition, you should note that when you link to another website from the Websites (e.g., to share or recommend the Website content using a social media outlet), that Nohuts has no control over that other website. Nohuts has no responsibility for the privacy practices of other websites.

Use of Technical Information

Cookies are pieces of information which are transferred to your device when you visit a website. Cookies may involve the transmission of information from us to you and from you directly to us, to another party on our behalf, or to another party in accordance with its privacy policy. Cookies can store information about your preferences and other information which you need when you visit a website.

You can choose to have your device warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your website experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

The statistical and analytical information we collect provides us with general and not individually specific information. Nohuts will make no attempt to specifically identify individual users of our website, or to associate any technical information collected with any individual user.

The only cookies we use on the Websites are session cookies, which are stored in your computer's memory for the length of your browsing session. They are inaccessible after each session has been inactive for a time and are automatically deleted from your computer when the browser is closed.

Sale of Business

We reserve the right to transfer information (including your personal data) to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of our company provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this privacy policy and provided that the third party only uses your personal data for the purposes that you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.

Security

Your personal data is held on secure servers hosted by Media Temple. The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the internet. No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will take all reasonable steps to put in place commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative controls to prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information so that your information is protected.

Deleting Personal Data

You can request that your personal data be deleted at any time by contacting us. When your personal data is deleted, your user profile and all public activities (e.g., property descriptions, property photos, comments) may also be removed.

Amendments

Nohuts reserves the right in its sole discretion to amend this privacy policy at any time. Any such changes will be posted on this page. We invite you to return periodically to see if we have made any privacy policy changes.

We will also notify you of any significant or material changes in the way we treat your information by placing a prominent notice on our site or send a notice to the primary email address specified in your account.

Change Log

  • 4 January 2016


    First version.

  • 20 January 2016


    Reflects our new company address.