A cookie is a small string of information that the website you visit transfers to your computer for identification purposes. Cookies can be used to follow your activity on the Website and that information helps us to understand your preferences and improve your website experience. Cookies are also used for such activities as remembering your username and password, if you use such a feature on this site. You can turn off all cookies, in case you prefer not to receive them. You can also have your computer warn you whenever cookies are being used. For both options you have to adjust your browser settings (such as Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or other browser). There are also software products available that can manage cookies for you. Please be aware, however, that when you choose to reject cookies, this choice may limit the functionality of the website you visit and you may lose access to some of its features.
Additionally, If you would like to opt out of receiving targeted advertising from your desktop or mobile device, the controls are housed in the browser, iOS, or Android operating system that you are using to access the Web. Here are a few links to opt out of interest-based targeting through major advertising platforms.
For Android devices with OS 2.2 or higher and Google Play Services version 4.0 or higher: Open your Google Settings app > Select Ads > Enable “Opt out of interest-based advertising”.
For iOS 7 or Higher: Go to your Settings > Select Privacy > Select Advertising > Enable the “Limit Ad Tracking” setting.
4. POLICY APPLICABLE TO YOUR ACTIVITIES ON THE WEBSITE ONLY
4. PERSONAL INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT
TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED. By using the Website, we may ask you for certain information referred to in this policy as “Personal Information,” which includes information that pertains to your identity or that of your authorised user. In addition, our third-party vendors collect certain information about you, through cookies and other tracking technology, in connection with your activities as described herein. Discovery Homes uses technology to help us recognise your device and understand how you use our Website in order for us improve our services to reflect your interests and serve you advertisements about the services that are likely to be of more interest to you. Specifically, Discovery Homes collects information about your activity on our site(s) to enable us to measure and analyse traffic and browsing activity on our Website or show advertisements for our services to you on third-party sites. Pardot uses information about you for tracking, scoring and marketing automation while Hotjar uses your information for clickpath tracking.
In addition, certain service providers use your information as follows: your usage data is transferred to Google Analytics for site analytics and to our CRM for marketing automation. We do not have control over how our third-party vendors, including but not limited to Pardot, Hotjar, Lever, or Discovery Homes, use such Personal Information, and you agree to release us from claims in connection with such third-party usage of your Personal Information, to the extent permitted by law. Below lists the various categories of Personal Information that we may collect and the purposes for which we use such Personal Information. You may be required to provide Personal Information to access or use certain parts of our Website. If you do not provide the requested Personal Information, you may not be able to access or use the features of the Website where such information is requested.
We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer, household, or device (“Personal Information”). Personal Information does not include:
- Publicly available information from government records.
- De-identified or aggregated consumer information.
- Information excluded from the CCPA’s scope, like:
- Health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trial data which you agree not to share with us;
- Personal Information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994.