We take seriously your awareness and concern about your own personal privacy interests.
How we collect and use (process) your personal information
The Site collects data to operate effectively and provide you the best experiences with our headquarters and regional offices. Through the Site, 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.
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.
Links to Third-Party Websites
When you click on links on the Site that take you to third-party website(s), you will be subject to the third parties' privacy policies. KW Worldwide cannot and does not accept responsibility for the content or actions of any third-party website(s). We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement of every site you visit, whether you are linking from our site or browsing on your own. When you visit the Site or other third-party websites via links on the Site, depending on your browser settings and/or configurations and/or the sites you visit, some third-party sites may collect information about your online activities and browsing habits. KW Worldwide does not control the information these third parties collect about you and your online activities. KW Worldwide is potentially liable in cases of onward transfer to third parties.
Transferring personal data from the EU to the US
In compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles, KW Worldwide commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. European Union and Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KW Worldwide has further committed to refer unresolved Privacy Shield complaints to BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, an alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not addressed your complaint to your satisfaction, please visit www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers/ for more information or to file a complaint. The services of BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD are provided at no cost to you.
KW Worldwide is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of The Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
It is possible, under certain conditions, for individuals to invoke binding arbitration.
In addition to KW Worldwide, the other covered entity that also adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles is Keller Williams.
Data subject rights
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
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
The last amended/update date is noted at the end of this policy.
Questions, concerns or complaints
In compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles, Keller Williams commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. Should you have any questions or complaints about your privacy, please reach out to us at: email@example.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.