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PRIVACY POLICY

We at HomeValueHunt.com (referred to as "HomeValueHunt," "we," "us," or "our") recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of certain information ("Information") collected about our customers and prospective customers (referred to as "Customers," "you" or "your"). This privacy statement discloses what information we gather, how we use it, and how to correct or change it. At HomeValueHunt it is our intention to give you an understanding about how we collect your Information and the use we make of it in the course of our business.

To that end, HomeValueHunt gathers two types of information about Customers: data that Customers provide through optional, voluntary registration on our sites; and data HomeValueHunt gathers through aggregated tracking, mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. Such information enables us to tailor our content to fit Customers' needs better and to help our service providers understand our Customers. We do not share Information with advertisers. Because HomeValueHunt derives its revenue mainly from e-commerce, providing such aggregated data is essential to keeping our service free to the public. However, be assured that HomeValueHunt will not disclose personal Information to third parties without your consent, except as may be noted in this Privacy Policy or disclosed to you when the Information is submitted.

How does HomeValueHunt collect Information?

Optional registration

We collect information by specifically requesting it from you. Generally this occurs when you register at a site or request information or a service. Usually, the HomeValueHunt sites and HomeValueHunt’s service partners use your information to operate the sites and to deliver services you request.

Usage tracking

Use of Internet Protocol ("IP") Addresses:

An IP address is a unique number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the Internet so that your computer can be identified by the main computers, known as "Web servers," that "serve up" Web pages.

HomeValueHunt collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration, and to audit the use of our site. When Customers request pages from HomeValueHunt and/or its affiliates' sites, our servers log the Customers' IP addresses. We do not normally link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that a Customer's session will be logged, but the Customer will remain anonymous to us. We can and will use IP addresses to identify a Customer when we feel it is necessary to protect our service, site, customers or others.

Use Of Cookies

What are cookies? Cookies are small pieces of information that a Web site sends to yours computer for record-keeping purposes, which information is stored in a file on your computer. Cookies make Web surfing easier for you by saving your preferences so that we can use the saved information to facilitate your use of our Web site when you return to the site. Cookies do not tell us your individual identity unless you have chosen to provide it to us. We never save passwords or credit card information in cookies. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and as such, you'll find that most major Web sites use them.

By showing how and when Customers use a site, cookies help us see which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the site are based on such data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This information is most easily tracked with cookies. We use the information from cookies to provide services better tailored to our Customers' needs.

Most cookies expire after a defined period of time, or you can delete your cookie file at any time. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, note that some parts of HomeValueHunt’s services will not function properly or may be considerably slower if you refuse cookies. For example, without cookies, you will not be able to set personalized preferences, and/or may have difficulty completing marketing transactions.

HomeValueHunt and/or its affiliates have two primary uses for its cookies. First, we use them to specify a Customer's preferences. For example, Customers can specify keywords across several categories or markets so you don't have to tell us repeatedly about certain features in the home you are seeking. Second, we use cookies to track Customers' Web site usage trends and patterns. This helps us understand our Customers' needs better and improve areas of HomeValueHunt’s services that our Customers find valuable. While both of these activities depend on the use of cookies, you have the option of disabling the cookies via your browser preferences.

With whom does HomeValueHunt share Information?

As a general rule HomeValueHunt will not disclose any specific personal information that you submit to us about you ("Personal Information") in a manner that connects you with the Personal Information, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or under the circumstances described below. The following describes some of the ways that your Personal Information may be disclosed.

Real Estate Agents: Personal Information is disclosed to our local real estate agents in the geographical area that you request for the purpose of assisting you in a real estate transaction.

Third Party & Aggregate Data: From time to time, you may be offered the opportunity to receive materials or special offers from third parties exists. If you opt to receive information from these third parties, HomeValueHunt will (with your permission) share your name and e-mail address with such third parties. Under confidentiality agreements, HomeValueHunt may match Personal Information with third party data. Also, HomeValueHunt may keep track of what portions of the Web site Customers are visiting and other Customer statistics, and aggregate this information to help us create a better experience for users of our Web site. This is all done without knowing your name or other Personal Information in order to describe our viewers and services to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.

Other: HomeValueHunt may also disclose account Information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this Information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating HomeValueHunt’s rights, or may be causing injury to or interference (either intentionally or unintentionally) with any of HomeValueHunt’s rights or property, other HomeValueHunt Customers, or anyone else. HomeValueHunt may disclose or access account Information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, service, and improve our products and services.

How can you control the usage of Information?

In case you change your mind or some Personal Information changes (such as your zip code or e-mail address), we will try to provide a way to correct, update or remove the Personal Information that you give us. We also give you the opportunity to control the communications we direct to you. If a Customer wishes to update Personal Information or objects to any usage provided herein for any reason, he/she may e-mail the requested change to: support@homevaluehunt.com.

What happens when you link to a third party site?

You should be aware that when you are on HomeValueHunt’s and/or its affiliates' sites you could hyperlink or be directed to other sites that are beyond our control and/or outside our service. For example, if you "click" on a HomeValueHunt.com search result, the "click" may transfer you off the HomeValueHunt.com site. These other sites may include sites of advertisers, sponsors and partners unrelated to HomeValueHunt. These other sites may send their own cookies to Customers, collect data, or solicit Information.

HomeValueHunt and its affiliates do not control such sites, and, therefore, are not responsible for their contents or the hyperlinks or advertising they choose to place on such sites. HomeValueHunt’s and/or its affiliates' inclusion of hyperlinks to these sites do not imply any endorsement of the material on such sites or any association with their operators. HomeValueHunt’s policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the Internet, which is beyond HomeValueHunt’s and its affiliates' control.

Please keep in mind that whenever you give out information online (for example, via message boards or chat) that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While HomeValueHunt and its affiliates strive to protect their Customers' information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online, and you disclose such information at your own risk.

Is my Information secure from others using the HomeValueHunt site?

The importance of security of all information associated with our Customers is an important concern to us. We exercise care in providing secure transmission of your information from your computer to our servers. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, HomeValueHunt and its affiliates can't ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, HomeValueHunt uses industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your information, such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers. However, "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet.

YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS

By using this site, you signify your agreement to HomeValueHunt's Privacy Policy. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THIS POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE. Your continued use of HomeValueHunt’s and/or its affiliates' sites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

To what does this Online Privacy Statement apply?

This Online Privacy Statement applies to the personal information that we collect from or about you via this HomeValueHunt Web site (this "Site"). This Site may contain links to other Web sites, and this Online Privacy Statement does not apply to those sites. If you link to any of those sites, we recommend that you review their privacy policies. If we change our privacy policies or practices, we will also change this Online Privacy Statement.

What personal and technical information do we collect via this Site?

This Site will collect personal information that you voluntarily provide, such as your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address. This Site may also collect information on your preferences, such as language selection; information on which pages within this Site you visit; and certain technical information regarding your computer and operating systems, such as your Internet protocol address, domain name and system configurations and settings. We will not know who you are unless you tell us.

Additionally, if this Site is a password-protected site, then (a) once you submit your password and enter, this Site will recognize who you are and will collect all information that you submit, including all electronic instructions (including all transaction information), and (b) any information collected about you from this Site may be associated with other identifying information that we have about you.

How do we use cookies?

On this Site, we may use cookies or other technology to gather information about Site usage to help us improve the content, usability and functionality of this Site, and to remember your personal settings, such as language selection. This will help us understand how many new and repeat users visit this Site, which features or pages are most popular, and user browsing and usage patterns.

Additionally, if this Site is a password-protected site, then this Site may use cookies or other technology to help us authenticate you, recognize your user attributes, and facilitate your navigation and entitlements throughout the Site.

What if you have your browser set with privacy preferences?

This Site may contain information, including P3P privacy policies ("Privacy Preference Information"), intended to work with your selected privacy preferences. While we have tried to make such Privacy Preference Information included within this Site conform to this full-text Online Privacy Statement, this Online Privacy Statement is the definitive statement of privacy policies and practices for this Site.

How do we use, share and secure personal information that we collect via this Site?

HomeValueHunt will use, share, secure and otherwise process any personal information that we collect from or about you via this Site only for the purposes stated here. The Information will be shared only with our agents and only for purposes of assisting you in a real estate transaction in the geographical area you select.

What should you know about e-mail?

We recommend that you not send us any individual personal information via nonsecure methods of communication, including via public electronic communication channels, such as Internet e-mail, which are generally not secure.

What happens where you close your account?

If you decide to close your account, the Funds will continue to adhere to the privacy policies and practices as described in this notice.

Whom should you contact if you have questions about this Online Privacy Statement?

If you have any questions regarding this Online Privacy Statement, or our privacy-related practices, please contact us by e-mail at support@homevaluehunt.com or by phone at (714) 536-3122. You can also contact us by mail at: HomeValueHunt, Inc., Attention: Customer Service Department, Reference: Privacy, 19671 Beach Boulevard Suite 208, Huntington Beach, CA 92648.

Effective March 2004

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