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Canadian and US Privacy Statement

1- Secondary Ownership Group. Owns this website (the “Web Site”) and the Web Site is operated by Secondary Ownership Group. Please read this agreement carefully before using the Web Site. Access to this Web Site is subject to terms and conditions set forth below. Your use of the Web Site signifies your acceptance of this agreement. If you do not agree to comply with this agreement, please do not use the Web Site.
2- Secondary Ownership Group. Reserves the right to make changes in the programs, policies, products, and services described in this Web Site at any time without notice. Anyone who uses, or makes decisions based on information contained in this Web Site does so at their own risk. By accessing this Web Site, the user agrees to hold Secondary Ownership Group and its affiliates harmless against any claims for damages arising from any decisions that the user makes based on this information.
3- Secondary Ownership Group. Owns this Web Site, Modification of any material from this Web Site or use for any other purpose is a violation of Secondary Ownership Group copyright and other propriety rights. Use of any such information in any computer environment is strictly prohibited.
4- All names, symbols, logos, and marks appearing in this Web Site, except as otherwise noted, are trademarks owned or used under license by Secondary Ownership Group Marketing products or services bearing such trademarks is prohibited.
5- All properties listed in our web site are postings of the property owner or owners. Owners of the properties assume full responsibility for any and all properties offered for sale, for rent, for lease, exchange or trade.
6- Under no circumstances, including shall Secondary Ownership Group be liable for any damages, direct, special, incidental, consequential, punitive or exemplary or otherwise, that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this Web Site, even if Secondary Ownership Group or a Secondary Ownership Group authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
7- As this Web Site is owned and operated by Secondary ownership Group from within Canada. This agreement shall be governed by and enforced accordance with the laws of Ontario. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any part of this agreement void or unenforceable, the remainder should be enforced and the court should use its authority to amend it in order to fulfill the stated purposes of this agreement to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Terms and Conditions:

1. Secondary Ownership Group. Will refund your advertising fee if your property is sold any other way within 20% of your original asking price upon proof of sale.
2. Secondary Ownership Group. Will advertise my property until either sold or the 18 month advertisement has expired.
3. Secondary Ownership Group. Advertises program’s by pooling advertising resources to maximize exposure to potential buyers or renters.
Secondary Ownership Group. Money back guarantee applies to owners who legitimately sell their timeshare without our services. This guarantee does not apply to clients that have lost their timeshare due to repossession for non payment of fees to the resort. Said guarantee will also not apply to owners who surrender their vacation property to eliminate an outstanding loan on their property. “Trade-ins” to the resort also do not apply.

Owners are responsible for maintaining payments to the resort at all times. Posting an advertisement with Secondary Ownership Group does not in any way exempt owners from making payments owed to their resort for any reason.
Secondary Ownership Group. Is not a representative of any resort.

To view your advertisement online, you may access your advertisements from any computer that has access to the internet. Simply type in www.secondaryownershipgroup.ca, and chose for sale or for rent. After choosing the appropriate action, click the link to search by advertisement number. Your advertisement number is located on your contract. If you have any problems accessing your advertisement or need to make any changes to your advertisement, please give us a call at (877) 4304396 and speak to administrative.

Secondary Ownership Group. Will advertise the timeshare for sale for an 18 month period. Secondary Ownership Group can neither guarantee the length of time it will take to sell or rent a vacation property, nor the price at which a property will sell or rent.

All advertising fees paid to Secondary Ownership Group for advertising are non-refundable. Should an owner decide to cancel an advertisement, the advertising fee may be refunded only if the owner notifies Secondary Ownership Group in writing within 24 hours of posting the advertisement.

All pricing decisions are the sole responsibility of the owner. Any figures given to an owner by Secondary Ownership Group are averages based on current listing prices etc. and are given to assist the owner in the pricing decision. Owners may adjust their original asking prices anytime within 10 business days of posting the advertisement to qualify for our money back guarantee. (See term # 1 in original Terms and Conditions above). If at any point the owner wishes to adjust their price they must contact their personal account executive.

I further agree to the below statement:

Even if I am on a National or State DO NOT CALL List, by requesting information and contact as offered on this inquiry form and submitting my contact information which may include my telephone number, you or your assignee are authorized to contact me by telephone at that number regarding the Opportunity for the three (12) month period following date of this consent. 

Secondary Ownership Groups Privacy Policy Overview

We at secondary ownership group.ca are committed to respecting the privacy of those who use www.secondaryownershipgroup.ca We want our Web Site to be a place where all users feel safe and secure. This Privacy Policy describes our online data collection and usage policies and practices and does not apply to information we collect in any other manner. Words and phrases used in this policy have the same meaning as in our Terms of Use ("TOU").
Your trust is important to us, and to maintain that trust, we hold firmly to the standards in this Privacy Policy. In particular:
Your privacy is not for sale. We do not sell your name, address, or other identifying information.
We do not keep your credit card information.

Personal information that we receive from you is stored on a secure server, behind firewalls designed to block unauthorized access.
All secondary ownership group.ca or affiliate employees and contractors who have access to your information (as their jobs may require) are contractually required to keep your information private.

Secondary ownership group.ca Privacy Policy applies only to our own Web Site. While other web sites may be displayed as links within our pages, we have no control over those other Web Sites, and they may have different privacy policies. So when linking from the secondary ownership group.ca Web Site to other web sites, including web sites of secondary ownership group.ca affiliate companies, be sure to review their privacy policies as well.

The Information We Collect and Use
In general, secondary ownership group.ca uses the information we receive from you, whether personal, demographic, or technical, primarily to deliver Services and to operate and create a positive user experience on the Web Site. The information we collect includes:

Your Personal Information
In some areas of our Web Site, you may be asked to provide "Personal Information," meaning any information that is unique to you, including identifying information such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and your credit card information if you are reserving a Timeshare or purchasing any of our Services. We may use your Personal Information to communicate with you by e-mail or other methods, to seek your input regarding products and services, to refer your inquiry to similar or identical property advertisers, and to inform you of new opportunities or promotional offers. By choosing to provide us with Personal Information, you are consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Privacy Statement.
In some areas of the Web Site, such as in Ads, users of the Web Site (such as yourself) provide the content that they would like to post. Our policy in these situations is to refuse to post Personal Information; however, we cannot be responsible for Personal Information or other identifying information that you may choose to include in your Ad.

Your IP Address
Like most web sites, we receive certain information about your use of the Web Site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. We gather information about your computer hardware and software, such as your Internet Protocol ("IP") address and browser type. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We may use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Web site, analyze trends, track users' movements, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the Web Site, and in general, to provide you the functionality that you see on the Web Site.

Another common practice secondary ownership group.ca follows is the use of cookies. A cookie is a piece of text that attaches to your computer's hard drive, that can store and sometimes track information on how you make use of a web site. Cookies do not run any programs or deliver viruses to your computer. One of the primary purposes of a cookie is to save you time. Cookies store and recall data that you have previously provided on our Web Site, so that you don't need to retype that data every time you return to the Web Site. We also use the data gathered by cookies to improve the quality of the site and our services to you. Cookies do not provide any information about you, personally.

You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer.

Third-party services such as Google and DoubleClick may issue cookies to visitors of the secondary ownership group.ca Web Site in order to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on past visits.

Aggregated anonymous information
We collect and may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to the Web Site (for example, the number of visitors per day) with affiliated companies and other third parties so that they can understand the kinds of users who visit secondary ownership group.ca and how those visitors use the Web Site. The data we collect may also include aggregated anonymous information regarding age, income, or other information relevant to timeshare transactions. It is important to note that this aggregated information does not contain Personal Information.

Anonymous data also is collected to provide secondary ownership group.ca with remarketing opportunities through Google AdWords Display Advertising, and is collected from code provided by either Google Analytics or Google AdWords. Based on anonymous visitor data collected in this manner, Google AdWords may display advertising for the secondary ownership group.ca Web Site on third-party sites that secondary ownership group.ca is not directly affiliated with. Visitors may opt out of having anonymous visitor data collected or used for advertising purposes with Google through their Ad Preferences Center.

Secondary ownership group.ca uses commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. Information we collect through the Web Site is stored on a secure server that resides behind firewalls designed to block unauthorized access from outside of our Web Site. That information is accessible only by secondary ownership group.ca or affiliates' authorized employees and contractors. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.

To facilitate a secure environment for credit card transactions, secondary ownership group.ca contracts with Authorize.Net, a leading provider of online payment processing services. Authorize.Net manages the routing of transactions just like a traditional credit card swipe machine you find in the physical retail world, only using the Internet instead of a phone line.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

We do not disclose your Personal Information or information about your use of secondary ownership group.ca (such as the areas you visit or the services you access) to anyone, except in the following situations:

1.   To third parties if you consent to such disclosure or if such disclosure is necessary for you to receive the Services you want. For example, if you wish to be contacted via e-mail by potential buyers or renters of your Timeshare, we send your e-mail address to these third parties only. We do not give out names, addresses, or phone numbers. If you are reserving a Timeshare at a resort, we may provide your Personal Information to the resort. We cannot monitor and have no control over the use of your Personal Information by such third parties, whether individuals or companies such as resorts.

2.   To secondary ownership group.ca employees, contractors, and affiliates who we believe need that access in order to do their jobs and to provide products and services to you. Many of the Services we perform require us to hire others to help us with certain tasks. For example, secondary ownership group.ca hires companies to help us handle the delivery of information to you, including sending and delivering packages, postal mail and e-mail. We may also work with contractors who help us analyze the data we collect, market our products and services, and improve the Web Site to serve you better. The companies we employ to assist us with these tasks have access to Personal Information to perform their functions, but are not permitted to use Personal Information for any other purposes. Both secondary ownership group.ca employees and the third parties with which we contract are required to sign confidentiality agreements that forbid the use of Personal Information other than for purposes of performing their work for secondary ownership group.ca.

3.   To outside credit card processing companies and bank check processing companies. These companies do not retain, share, store, or use Personal Information for any purposes other than to support secondary ownership group.ca in providing our Services and to support you in purchasing Services.

4.   For legal and safety purposes, (a) in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or if needed to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; (b) if requested to do so by a governmental entity; or (c) if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to prevent a crime, protect national security, or protect the personal safety of users or the public.
We may transfer information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.

Posting to Public Areas of secondary ownership group.ca
Please remember that Personal Information that you choose to post in public areas of the Web Site, such as in our online forum, or in Timeshare listings you provide us for posting on the Web Site, may be collected and used by others over whom we have no control. We are not responsible for third parties' use of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of the Web Site.

Accessing and Editing of Your Information
You may review, correct, update or change your secondary ownership group.ca account, profile or account information at any time. You may also opt out of receiving mailings and certain other information from secondary ownership group.ca. Any changes may be made by contacting our Customer Care staff at customer care [at] secondary ownership group.ca or 877-430 4396 (please ask for "Customer Care"). To protect your privacy and security, we will employ measures to verify your identity before granting access or making changes to your personally-identifying information.
All the information we gather about you is retained indefinitely. Of course, at your request we will remove your Ad from our online database at any time, and will keep only an archival copy of it which is not accessible on the Internet.

Secondary ownership group.ca is not intended for children under 17 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 17. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 17, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.

Changes to and Questions About this Privacy Statement
Please note that we may modify this Privacy Statement from time to time, with or without notice. Any material modifications will be posted on this page and will become effective upon posting, so we suggest you return to this page on a regular basis to view the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Web Site and the Service after any modification will mean you agree to the Privacy Policy as modified. If you do not agree to a modification, you should stop visiting the Web Site immediately.

If at any time, you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement or believe that we have not adhered to its terms, please feel free to email us at customer care [at] secondary ownership group.ca or 877-430 4396 (please ask for "Customer Care"). We will do our best to promptly answer your question or resolve your problem.

Privacy Policy effective March 22, 2014

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