Effective Date: 15 March, 2021
Atlas has a responsibility to protect your privacy as when you use Atlas portal to find, buy, rent, or sell your home, get a mortgage, or connect to a real estate agency, you trust us with your data.
This policy explains what information we collect, why we use it, who we share it with, and how we protect it, along with the tools you can use to manage your privacy.
Our Portal offers information on renting, buying, selling and financing.
We evaluate your data to make sure that we provide best information for your needs. Here we aim to explain everything you need to know about your privacy at Atlas. If there are questions that we have not covered here, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information collected by Atlas
When you use our services, we collect a variety of information from and about you and your devices. Some of this information identifies you directly (like an email address) while some of it is associated with you through your account, profile, or device (like the homes you choose to save or your location data).
The kind of data we collect about you depends on how you use Atlas. If you only use our services to browse for homes, we’ll have less information about you than if you add a listing or use our paid services.
Information you give us or create using our services
When you use our services, we often ask you for information about yourself. This usually includes basic things like your name, email address, phone number, etc.
When you use Atlas portal to find a home to buy or rent, we give you lots of tools to find your next home. If you tell us what you’re looking for, such as the type of home or number of bedrooms, we save that information so that we can tailor your search results to what you’re looking for.
We collect information about how you use Atlas. This includes things like your home search history, homes you view, purchase activity, what you’ve clicked on and other uses of our features, and the amount of time you spend looking at different parts of our websites.
We collect data about the browsers and devices you use to access Atlas, just like other websites and apps do. The data we collect includes browser or device model and settings, operating system, unique identifiers, and the version of the app you’re using. We also collect data about how your browsers and devices interact with our services, including IP address, crash reports, system activity, and the date, time, and the URL of the site you visited before Atlas.
You can control our collection of certain data, such as your mobile device model or the language your mobile device uses, by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device.
If you enable location services on your mobile device, Atlas collects the location of your device. If you don’t want to use these features, you can turn off location services on your device.
Cookies, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies
We use various tools to collect data when you visit our sites and apps, including cookies, pixel tags, and other similar technologies. Cookies are bits of electronic data that can be transferred to your computer or other device to identify your browser.
At any time, you can use our cookie preference tools to manage what kinds of cookies and other tracking technologies you’re comfortable with. Check out our for information about how to access these tools. You can also disable cookies altogether by adjusting the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable some or all cookies, many parts of our services may no longer work.
For information about how you can manage your cookie preferences, check out the section of this policy called “Your privacy tools and choices.”
If you use social media logins (like Google and Facebook) to log in to Atlas, we may access your public social media profile information. You can always limit this sharing using your social media service settings.
Why Atlas uses your information
Completing your transactions
We use your personal information: to save your preferred listings; to save your search preferences; to verify your identity and process and complete your transaction for paid services.
Providing and improving our services
We use your information to provide our services to you. This includes things like returning home search results and processing your paid service transaction. We also use your information to improve our existing services and develop new ones. For example, we track how you use our websites and apps and use that information to troubleshoot issues and adjust things to improve your experience.
Personalizing your experience
We use the information we collect about you and your activity on our services to personalize the services we offer. We also use it to show advertising, content, or features that we think you might like. This includes things like customized search results that match your preferences and prior search criteria and, if you ask us to, connecting you to a real estate professional best suited to help you.
Other uses of your information
We also use your data to detect, investigate, and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities and to protect the rights and property of Atlas, its customers, and others.
Sharing your information
We understand that sharing information with third parties is a big responsibility. We’re committed to sharing information only when needed for a legitimate business or legal purpose, and then only with recipients who will protect it.
Legal and compliance transfers
When Atlas needs to share data to satisfy a legal or regulatory requirement, including responding to a subpoena or other lawful government request for data, we will share information only as necessary to comply with that requirement. We’ll tell you before sharing your information in these situations unless we’re prohibited from doing so.
Under the RA Consumer Privacy Act, Armenian residents have certain rights regarding their data, including:
- The right to know the categories of personal information we’ve collected and the categories of sources from which we got the information
- The right to know the business purposes for sharing personal information
- The right to know the categories of third parties with whom we’ve shared personal information
- The right to access the specific pieces of personal information we’ve collected and the right to delete your information
Armenian residents also have the right to not be discriminated against if they choose to exercise their privacy rights.
Changes to this policy
We are always reviewing our privacy practices to make sure they comply with this policy. Sometimes, we’ll need to update the policy to reflect changes in our products, technology, and uses of data. We won’t change the policy in a way that reduces your rights or significantly changes the way we use or share data without telling you ahead of time and giving you a chance to stop using our services if you want.