Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Introduction
We take seriously your awareness and concern about your own personal privacy interests.
 
This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) is provided to let you know KW WORLDWIDE, LTD (“KW Worldwide”) policies and practices regarding its collection and use of your personal data as well as make known your privacy rights that apply to information collected on the KW WORLDWIDE website at http://www.kwworldwide.com/ (the “Site"). 
 
By using the Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, you should discontinue your use of the Site.
 
How we collect and use (process) your personal information
KWWorldwide.com collects data to operate effectively and provide you the best experiences with our headquarters and regional offices. Through KWWorldwide.com you provide this data directly, such as when you submit an inquiry, request franchise or KW information, contact KWW, or refer talent to KWW.
 
The data we collect can include the following:
 
  • Name and contact data. Through the forms that you fill out on this website we collect your first and last name, email address, phone number, Skype number and other similar contact data.
  • Contacts and relationships. When submitting candidate referrals we collect the information that you enter or attach to the form which may include data about your contacts, descriptions of a candidate’s experience, CV/resumes, your relationships, and other similar data when submitting a form. This information is used to consider and contact the referred candidate.
As with most other websites, KW Worldwide’s website uses cookies to collect session related information (see KW Worldwide Cookie Policy). To learn more about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
 
Use of the Information
We use this information to respond to the legitimate interest of your requests, to evaluate and contact candidates that you submit to KW Worldwide and its regions, and to conduct KW Worldwide business.
 
Additionally, KW Worldwide may disclose part or all of a user’s personal information as required by law, when necessary to protect KW Worldwide’s rights or property, or the rights of another user.
 
KW Worldwide may disclose aggregated data and statistics in order to describe the Site to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties.
 
We do not sell personal information to anyone and only share it with third parties who are facilitating the delivery of KW Worldwide services.
 
Who We Share Your Personal Information With
KW Worldwide shares this information with its licensed franchisors and franchisees, and companies who provide services such as: email marketing, customer relationship management, information storage, data analytics, fraud prevention.
 
We may also disclose your information to law enforcement based on a legal requirement. 
 
When and how we share information with others
The personal information KW Worldwide collects from you is stored in one or more data stores hosted by KW Worldwide or third parties located in the United States.
 
KW Worldwide will access your personal data only in regards to KW Worldwide and your business needs. Third parties do not have access to your personal information for any other intent other than cloud retrieval and storage.
 
Transferring personal data from the EU to the US
KW Worldwide has its headquarters in the United States and the information we collect from you will be processed in the United States. KW Worldwide collects and transfers to the U.S. personal data only: with your consent; to perform a contract with you; or to fulfill a compelling legitimate interest of KW Worldwide in a manner that does not outweigh your rights and freedoms. KW Worldwide strives to apply suitable safeguards to protect the privacy and security of your personal data and to use it only consistent with your relationship with KW Worldwide and the practices described in this Privacy Policy.
 
KW Worldwide reduces the risk to your rights and freedoms by not collecting or storing sensitive information about you.
 
EU-US Privacy Shield Statement: KW WORLDWIDE complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification page, please visit: https://www.privacyshield.gov/.
 
In compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles, KW WORLDWIDE commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. European Union individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding this privacy policy should first contact us at legal@kw.com.
 
Data subject rights
This Privacy Policy is intended to provide you with information about what personal data KW Worldwide collects about you and how it is used. 
 
KW Worldwide strives to keep your personal data up to date and accurate. You have the right to access your personal data and receive a copy of your personal data we are processing. You may also request that we delete your data or restrict data that we cannot maintain for a legitimate business need or legal obligation. You may make these types of requests at DSAR-KWW@kw.com with the specific access rights request and contact information clearly stated.  Requests may be verified with the reported requestor.
 
Security of your information
To help protect personally identifiable information and the privacy of data that you enter and transmit when using this site, we maintain, technical, physical, and administrative safeguards.  We test and update our security technology on an ongoing basis. We train our employees about the importance of the information confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your information.
 
Data storage and retention
Your personal data is stored by KW Worldwide on its servers, and on the servers of cloud data management providers that KW Worldwide uses in the United States. KW Worldwide will retain your data for the length of time it is necessary to meet the purposes outlined in this privacy policy, for the duration of your business relationship with KW Worldwide, or for as long as legally obligated to do so.
 
Underage Customers
This Site is not designed or intended to collect information from children under the age of 13. In addition, KW WORLDWIDE does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.
 
KW WORLDWIDE markets our products and services exclusively to adults. If you are younger than age 18, you may use our website only with the permission and involvement of your parents or guardian.
 
Changes and updates to the Privacy Notice
Information privacy is on ongoing responsibility, and we will update this Privacy Policy from time to time as we initiate or update personal data practices and privacy policies.
 
This Privacy Policy is effective as of the most recent date it was amended. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy for the latest information on our privacy practices.
 
The last amended/update date is noted at the end of this policy.
 
Questions, concerns or complaints
If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please email us at legal@kw.com.
Should you have any questions or complaints about your privacy, please reach out to our privacy team at: legal@kw.com. You also have the right to make a complaint to your supervisory authority if you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint.
 
This Privacy Policy was last updated on 05/21/2018.