Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
1. We do not store information on our website or in connection with our website for more than 30 days. On or before 30 days of you providing information on our website it is deleted from our website. It may be retained beyond this time frame outside of our website but not publicly accessible or as required by applicable law.
2. We store data only to provide services requested by you.
3. Any additional data that we receive is not stored once a transaction has completed unless we are required by the United States or state law to retain.
4. Any real estate transaction with us requires us to keep records for a minimum of 5 years, some states require longer data retention periods. All information retained to meet the legal requirements of the state or United States Federal Law are stored electronically in a secure location and CANNOT be requested to be removed except by a United States court order. No paper copies are stored at any time. If a paper copy was part of a transaction, it is digitized, and the paper copy is destroyed. After this time, we do not retain records beyond your contact information, transaction history, and your photo.
5. Why do we keep a photo? This helps us to visualize who you are and provide a more personal approach to our services. We do NOT store this information in a public domain.
6. We do NOT share data with anyone outside our company unless specifically permitted by you in writing or as required by State law, United States Federal law or other applicable law. If disclosure is required by these entities, we will attempt to notify you in advance of our disclosure unless we are under a “gag order” or other order by a court.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers’ utilized and other similar information.
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Sites. Your IP address is used to help identify you in order to improve your user experience.
The Sites’ contact forms request that users provide contact information (such as their name, mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address). We use this contact information to send the user additional information about our opportunities. A user’s contact information may also be used by us to contact the user directly. We do not sell, rent or otherwise transmit your contact information to third parties. The Sites have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control; however, 28northgroup.com does not guarantee the performance or adequacy of such security measures. The Sites may contain links to other websites which are not owned or operated by 28northgroup.com. 28northgroup.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites (see the Disclaimers section below). By providing a telephone number and/or email address, you give evcfl.com express permission to call or email you, even if your phone number is on a state or national “Do Not Call” list.
How we use collected information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. evcfl.com may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
To personalize user experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
To improve our Site
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
To send periodic emails
We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.
Users who visit 28NorthGroup.com's website or respond to 28NorthGroup.com's marketing programs will not have their information shared with any third party outside of evcfl.com. Users who no longer wish to receive information from 28NorthGroup.com may opt-out of receiving such information by sending an opt-out request (Click Here). evcfl.com may use third party email lists and third party advertisers to present information to potential customers. Users who may want to opt-out of a specific list where they have received information about evcfl.com should opt-out directly with the list owner. If there are any issues in opting out with one of these sources, please Click Here to notify 28NorthGroup.com and provide the name of the email list; 28northgroup.com will attempt to contact the third party on your behalf to have your name removed, but you should contact them directly as well since evcfl.com has no control over third party lists.
The Sites have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control; however, 28northgroup.com does not guarantee the performance or adequacy of such security measures.
Third party websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites, or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies. (See the Disclaimers section in our legal terms and conditions.)
In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, 15 U.S.C., §§ 6501-06 and 16 C.F.R., §§ 312.1-312.12, our Sites do not permit children under 13 years of age to become users, and we do not collect information from children. By using our Sites, you represent that you are not under 13 years of age.
To remove or change your contact information in our database, or to not receive future mailings or other communications, as well as for all other inquiries, please contact us anytime using one of the options below:
1. Email: Click Here
2. Contact us at:
Engel & Völkers 28 North Group
1646 W Snow Ave
Tampa, FL 33606
“Digital Millennium Copyright Act Take-Down Notice. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted on the website infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a DMCA Take-Down Notice (“Takedown Notice”) requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked. The Notice should be sent to the following Designated Copyright Agent:
Engel & Völkers 28 North Group
1646 W Snow Ave
Tampa, FL 33606
The Takedown Notice must include the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed (or if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single Notice, a representative list of such works); (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to allow us to locate the material on the website; (d) information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, including without limitation, your name, address, telephone number, and email address; (e) a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) AB 375 Link to the Bill. Beginning January 1, 2020, the bill grants a consumer a right to request a business to disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal information that it collects about the consumer, the categories of sources from which that information is collected, the business purposes for collecting or selling the information, and the categories of 3rd parties with which the information is shared. We are a Florida based company that provides real estate and consulting services. We are not a California based company, do not engage in business within the state of California, and we are exempt and not subject to this new law. We do however value privacy.
1. We do not store information on our website or in connection with our website for more than 30 days. On or before 30 days of you providing information on our website it is deleted from our website. It may be retained outside of our website but not publicly accessible.
2. We store data only to provide services requested by you.
3. Any additional data that we receive is not stored once a transaction has completed unless we are required by United States or state law to retain.
4. Any real estate transaction with us requires us to keep records for a minimum of 5 years, some states require longer data retention periods. All information retained to meet the legal requirements of the state or United States government are stored electronically in a secure location and CANNOT be requested to be removed except by court order. No paper copies are stored at any time. If a paper copy was part of a transaction, it is digitized, and the paper copy is destroyed. After this time, we do not retain records beyond your contact information, transaction history and your photo.
5. Why do we keep a photo? This helps us to visualize who you are and provide a more personal approach to our services. We do NOT store this information in the public domain.
6. We do NOT share data with anyone outside our company unless specifically permitted by you in writing, as part of a real estate transaction, or as required by State law, United States law or other applicable law. If disclosure is required by these entities, we will attempt to notify you in advance of our disclosure unless we are under a “gag order” or other order by a court.
7. We do not conduct business at any time with anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent and you believe we have your child’s personal information, please send a request to contact you by clicking here.
LEGAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This and certain other linked sites are owned by 28northgroup.com and its affiliates (otherwise noted as the “Sites”) and operated by 28 North Group (otherwise noted as “28NorthGroup.com”).
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS (OTHERWISE NOTED AS THIS “AGREEMENT”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITES. BY USING THE SITES, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ASSENT TO THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT ASSENT TO THIS AGREEMENT, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITES.
RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS
No materials from the Sites may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way without 28NorthGroup.com’s written permission; provided however, that users may download one copy of the materials on any single computer and print a copy of the materials for use in learning about, evaluating or acquiring 28NorthGroup.com’s services. No other permission is granted. No permission is granted to use the Sites’ icons, addresses or other means to hyperlink other websites with any page in the Sites. Prior written permission must be obtained from evcfl.com to hyperlink in any manner to the Sites.
The content of the Sites, including all text and graphic images, is copyrighted by 28 North Group and 28NorthGroup.com, its affiliates and/or the original copyright holder. The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Sites are registered or unregistered trademarks of 28 North Group and 28NorthGroup.com, its affiliates or others. Nothing contained on the Sites shall be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark or copyrightable material displayed without the written permission of 28 North Group and 28NorthGroup.com or such other third party that may own the trademark or copyrightable material.
DISCLAIMER / LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
While 28 North Group and 28NorthGroup.com uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Sites, 28 North Group and evcfl.com makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. 28 North Group and 28NorthGroup.com assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Sites.
Certain linked websites are not under the control of 28NorthGroup.com, and 28NorthGroup.com is not responsible for the content of any third-party linked site, or of any other links contained in such third-party site. evcfl.com provides links for your convenience only, and the inclusion of any link is not an endorsement by 28northgroup.com of the site or its contents.
THE MATERIALS ON OR ACCESSIBLE FROM, THE SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EVCFL.COM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. EVCFL.COM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THE SITES AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. EVCFL.COM DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE, OF THE MATERIALS ON, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THE SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
IN NO EVENT WILL 28NORTHGROUP.COM BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITES, THEIR CONTENT, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THEIR TECHNICAL OPERATION OR CONTENT, EVEN IF EVCFL.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
By using the Sites, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend 28 North Group, 28NorthGroup.com, its officers, directors, affiliates, and agents from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that is based on your use of the Sites in violation of this Agreement.
OTHER PROVISIONS AND CHOICE OF LAW
This Agreement shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the United States of America and the State of Florida in the county of Orange, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This Agreement represents the entire agreement between evcfl.com and users of the Sites relating to the subject matter contained herein. No delay or failure by 28NorthGroup.com to take action under this Agreement will constitute a waiver of any of the provisions contained herein, or rights provided hereby unless expressly waived in writing by 28NorthGroup.com. No single waiver will constitute a continuing or subsequent waiver.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
28 North Group, 28NorthGroup.com and its agents, managers, and technology provider, fully support the principles of the Fair Housing Act (Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968), as amended, which generally prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status (including children under the age of 18 living with parents of legal custodians, pregnant women, and people securing custody of children under the age of 18), and handicap (disability). As an adjunct to the foregoing commitment, we actively promote, and are committed to, creating and fostering an environment of diversity throughout our organizations, and view such a concept as a critical component to our on-going success of our business operations.
Updated January 2023
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