B-ZEE REALTY INC.
Policy On the Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
1. Objective and Scope of Policy
B-ZEE REALTY INC. is committed to respecting your privacy and has prepared this Policy to inform you of our
policy and practices concerning the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information.
This Policy governs Personal Information collected from and about
(i) individuals who are or may become Clients of B-ZEE REALTY INC. and
(ii) individuals or organizations with whom B-ZEE REALTY INC. works with.
Using contractual or other arrangements, B-ZEE REALTY INC. shall ensure that agents, contractors or third party
service providers, who may receive Personal Information in the course of providing services to B-ZEE REALTY
INC. as part of our delivery of real estate services, protect that Personal Information in a manner consistent with
the principles articulated in this Policy.
This Policy does not cover aggregated data from which the identity of an individual cannot be determined. B-ZEE
REALTY INC. retains the right to use aggregated data in any way that it determines appropriate.
In the event of questions about:
(i) access to your Personal Information;
(ii) B-ZEE REALTY INC.’s collection, use, management or disclosure of Personal Information;
(iii) or this Policy; please contact:
BRUNO ZAFFINO, B.A.
Real Estate Broker of Record / President
4398 Forest Fire Lane Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4W 4B5
2. The Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
For the purposes of this Policy:
“Client” means an individual who may or has purchased B-ZEE REALTY INC.real estate or services to buy or
purchase real estate;
"Personal Information" means any information, recorded in any form, about an identified individual, or an
individual whose identity may be inferred or determined from such information.
Your provision of Personal Information to B-ZEE REALTY INC. means that you agree and consent that we may
these terms, you are requested not to provide any Personal Information to
B-ZEE REALTY INC. or a Broker or Sales Representative working with B-ZEE REALTY INC. Unfortunately, certain
services can only be offered if you provide Personal Information and consequently, if you choose not provide us
with any required Personal Information,
B-ZEE REALTY INC. may not be able to offer you those services.
This office only collects personal information necessary to effectively market and sell the property of sellers; to
locate, assess and qualify properties for buyers and to otherwise provide professional and competent real estate
services to clients. (NOTE: Clients may be Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Tenants or clients on a consultative basis.)
B-ZEE REALTY INC., Brokers or sales representatives may use personal information for commission
management purposes (e.g. commission financing, commission dispute resolution).
B-ZEE REALTY INC.’s use of Personal Information is limited to these purposes.
B-ZEE REALTY INC. does not sell, trade, barter or exchange for consideration any Personal Information it has
obtained. Unless permitted by law, no personal information is collected about an individual without first obtaining
the consent of the individual to the collection, use and dissemination of that information.
Personal information will be collected, to the extent possible, directly from the individual concerned.
B-ZEE REALTY INC.does not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 18, especially
children under 13, and does not use such information if B-ZEE REALTY INC.discovers that it is has been provided
by a minor.
Personal Information may also be transferred to another company in the event of a change of ownership of all or
part of B-ZEE REALTY INC..
B-ZEE REALTY INC.may disclose Personal Information of Clients to organizations that perform services on its
behalf. This will only be done if such organizations agree to use such information solely for the purposes of
providing services to B-ZEE REALTY INC. and, with respect to that information, to act in a manner consistent with
Please note that there are circumstances where the use and/or disclosure of Personal Information may be
justified or permitted or where B-ZEE REALTY INC. is obliged to disclose information without consent. Such
circumstances may include:
a) Where required by law or by order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or
other governmental tribunal;
b) Where B-ZEE REALTY INC. believes, upon reasonable grounds, that it is necessary to
protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of an identifiable person or group;
c) Where it is necessary to establish or collect monies owning to B-ZEE REALTY INC.
d) Where it is necessary to permit B-ZEE REALTY INC. to pursue available remedies or
limit any damages that B-ZEE REALTY INC. may sustain; or
e) Where the information is public.
Where obliged or permitted to disclose information without consent, B-ZEE REALTY INC. will not disclose more
information than is required.
B-ZEE REALTY INC. endeavours to ensure that any Personal Information provided by Clients and in its
possession is as accurate, current and complete as necessary for the purposes for which
B-ZEE REALTY INC. uses that data. Information contained in files that have been closed is not actively updated or
B-ZEE REALTY INC. retains Personal Information as long as B-ZEE REALTY INC. believes it is necessary to fulfil
the purpose for which it was collected and Firm legal or business requirements.
B-ZEE REALTY INC. endeavours to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to
its offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure,
or modification of Personal Information.
B-ZEE REALTY INC.further protects Personal Information by restricting access to it to those Employees and
Contractors that the management of B-ZEE REALTY INC. has determined need to know that information in order
that B-ZEE REALTY INC. may provide services to Clients.
6. Access to Personal information
B-ZEE REALTY INC. permits access to and review of Personal Information held by B-ZEE REALTY INC. about an
individual by the individual concerned. If an individual believes any Personal Information concerning that individual
is not correct, that person may request an amendment of that information by sending a request to the person
indicated above. B-ZEE REALTY INC. reserves the right not to change any Personal Information but will append
any alternative text the individual concerned believes appropriate. Where not required to be retained by the Firm,
an individual may also request that B-ZEE REALTY INC.delete an individual’s Personal Information from B-ZEE
REALTY INC.’s system and records. However, due to constraints of computer technology and the fact that B-ZEE
REALTY INC. backs up its systems, Personal Information may continue to reside in B-ZEE REALTY INC. systems
after deletion. Individuals, therefore, should not expect that their Personal Information would be completely
removed from B-ZEE REALTY INC. systems in response to an accepted request for deletion.
B-ZEE REALTY INC.reserves the right to decline access to Personal Information where the information
a) Would disclose the Personal Information of another individual or of a deceased individual;
b) Would disclose business confidential information that may harm B-ZEE REALTY INC. or
the competitive position of a third party;
c) Is subject to solicitor-client or litigation privilege;
d) Could reasonably result in:
(i)serious harm to the treatment or recovery of the individual concerned;
(ii) serious emotional harm to the individual or another individual; or
(iii) serious bodily harm to another individual;
e) May harm, or interfere with, law enforcement activities and other investigative or regulatory functions of a
body authorized by statute to perform such functions;f
f) Is not readily retrievable and the burden or cost of providing would be disproportionate to the nature or value of
the information; or
g) Does not exist, is not held, or cannot be found by B-ZEE REALTY INC..
Where information will not or cannot be disclosed, the individual making the request will be provided with the
reasons for non-disclosure. Where information will be disclosed, B-ZEE REALTY INC. will endeavor to provide
the information in question within a reasonable time and no later than 30 days following the request. B-ZEE
REALTY INC. will not respond to repetitious or vexatious requests for access. In determining whether a request is
repetitious or vexatious, it will consider such factors as the frequency with which information is amended, the
purpose for which the information is used, and the nature of the information. To guard against fraudulent
requests for access, B-ZEE REALTY INC.will require sufficient information to allow it to confirm the identity of the
person making the request before granting access or making corrections.
7. Amendment of Practices and This Policy
This statement is in effect as of JANUARY 1, 2004. B-ZEE REALTY INC. will from time to time review and revise
its privacy practises and this policy. In the event of any amendment, an appropriate notice will be communicated
to Clients and others in an appropriate manner.
All information furnished regarding property for sale or Lease is from sources deemed reliable but no warranty or
representation is made as to the accuracy thereof and the same is submitted subject to errors, omissions,
change of price, rental or other conditions, prior sale or lease or withdrawal without notice. Not intended to solicit
properties currently listed for sale or lease or clients under agency contracts. All information is provided on an “as
is” basis without any implied or express warranty. B-ZEE REALTY INC. will not be responsible or liable for any
direct or indirect damages or loss of use in any way arising out of use of this information and internet / web site.
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