Privacy policy

Welcome to (the “Website”). Thank you for visiting the Website.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms of Use that can be accessed by clicking the Terms of Use link at the bottom of the Website home page (the “Terms of Use”), constitute a legally binding agreement between you and the three Website sponsors (collectively “Sponsors”): (1) Altus Group U.S. Inc., with its principal office at Harborside Financial Center, 902 Plaza 2, 9th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07311, (2) National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, with its principal office at Two Prudential Plaza, 180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 2515, Chicago IL 60601, and (3) the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts® (NAREIT), with its principal office at 1875 I Street NW, Suite 600, Washington DC 20006. In this Privacy Policy, the Sponsors are sometimes referred to as “we” or “us” or “our.” The Sponsors may exercise any or all of their rights under this Privacy Policy individually or collectively. Any of the Sponsors or their authorized agents may communicate with you regarding this Privacy Policy.

Types of information we collect

The information the Sponsors collect from you at the Website is subject to the following terms. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time, and you are responsible for checking this Privacy Policy to determine if changes have occurred. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to the Privacy Policy will mean that you accept the changes.

Use of Information

We use information about you for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for publications or other goods/services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, publish search data, and provide reporting for internal and external clients. We collect personal information about you when you voluntarily register with us, when you use the Website, when you order publications or other goods/services, when your browser interacts with us, when you visit the Website pages or the pages of certain of our partners, and when you enter personal information to conduct searches, surveys, participation in contests, or other activities. We may combine information that we have about you with information we obtain from business partners or other companies, such as data providers. The personal information we collect about you through these various sources may include, but is not limited to: your name, email address, IP address, address, and search log. We may collect information about your interactions with us and with some of our business partners, including but not limited to information about your use of search products and information we offer. We may automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, our cookie information, search activity, and the pages you request.

From time to time the Sponsors may transmit data to selected business partners to provide services including but not limited to maintaining and managing user data and systems, enhancing the Website, conducting promotions or surveys, or communicating effectively with users. Except as otherwise provided herein, we will not use or disclose your personally identifiable information with third parties other than the Sponsors owners, directors, officers, employees, agents, and selected partners, or to comply with a court order, legal process or government requests, or as necessary to enforce the Sponsors’ rights, or to respond to a claim that you have infringed the rights of others, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Website, the users, or the public. You agree to fully cooperate with all reasonable and lawful audits and investigations of Website users. In addition to disclosures of personally identifiable data in accordance with this Privacy Policy, we may use and disclose non-identifying aggregated data.

If you post information to the Website, you agree that the information that you post may be viewable by others unless otherwise indicated. Others may also post information that is viewable.

You should be aware that when you use the Website we may collect information by using cookies. Cookies may track where a user’s visit originated from and other behavioral data which may, for example, help prevent fraud and abuse of systems or be used for appropriate offers. You may be able to disallow cookies or delete cookies through your browser, although this may impact your use and enjoyment of features of the Website.

The Sponsors reserve the right to monitor traffic and usage related to the Website, may use programs to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage, and may deny or restrict access to all or any portion of the Website to any user in the Sponsors’ sole discretion.

The Website may provide links to third party websites. When you leave the Website, you become subject to the privacy policy of the third party website. You are responsible for reviewing the privacy policies of any third party sites you access.