Your Privacy Matters.
You agree that by accessing our website or using our services (described below), you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding contract with Given Grace Consultancy.
This Contract applies to Given Grace Consultancy, (also referred to as “Given Grace Consultancy”) and all related sites, information, services, resources, communications and other services that state that they are offered under this Contract (“Services”), including the offsite collection of data for those Services, such as our ads. Registered users of our Services are “Members” and unregistered users are “Visitors”. This Contract applies to both Members and Visitors.
Given Grace Consultancy.
You are entering into this Contract with Given Grace Consultancy, (also referred to as “Given Grace Consultancy,” “we” and “us”).
1.2. Members and Visitors
When you register and join the Given Grace Consultancy Service or become a registered user, you become a “Member.” If you have chosen not to register for our Services, you may access certain features as a “Visitor.”
We may make changes to the Contract.
We may periodically modify this Contract, our Terms and Conditions, Community Guidelines, Cookies Policy, and Copyright Policy, without prior notice or user consent. Users are liable to remain apprised of current policies and agreements as listed on our website.
Your continued use of our Services after we publish changes to these terms means that you are consenting to the updated terms.
2. Data We Collect
2.1. Data You Provide To Us
You provide data to create an account with us.
To create an account you need to provide data including your name, email address and/or mobile number, and a password. If you register for a paid Service, you will need to provide payment (e.g., credit card) and billing information.
You create your Given Grace Consultancy profile (a complete profile helps you get the most from our Services).
You have choices about the information on your profile You don’t have to provide additional information on your profile; however, profile information helps you to get more from our Services. It’s your choice whether to include sensitive information on your profile and to make that sensitive information public. Please do not post or add personal data to your profile that you would not want to be publicly available.
You give other data to us, such as by syncing your address book or calendar.
Posting and Uploading
We collect personal data from you when you provide, post or upload it to our Services, such as when you fill out a form, respond to a survey, or submit other information. You don’t have to post or upload personal data; though if you don’t, it may limit your ability to grow and engage with your network over our Services.
2.2. Data From Others
Others may post or write about you.
Content and News
You and others may post content that includes information about you (as part of articles, posts, comments, videos) on our Services. We collect public information about you, such as professional-related news and accomplishments and make it available as part of our Services (e.g. custom tailored information that may be relevant to you and or targeted ads).
Customers and partners may provide data to us.
Related Companies and Other Services
We receive data about you when you use some of the other services provided by us or our affiliates and third-party apps and/or services, ad content, tracking systems.
2.3. Service Use
We log your visits and use of our Services, including mobile apps.
We log usage data when you visit or otherwise use our Services, including our sites, app and platform technology, such as when you view or click on content (e.g., learning video) or ads (on or off our sites and apps), perform a search, install or update one of our mobile apps, share articles or participate in our community forums. We use log-ins, cookies, information, and internet protocol (“IP”) addresses to identify you and log your use.
2.4. Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Similar Technologies
We collect data through cookies and similar technologies.
2.5. Your Device and Location
We receive data from your devices and networks, including location data.
When you visit or leave our Services (including our plugins or cookies or similar technology on the sites of others), we receive the URL of both the site you came from and the one you go to next. We also get information about your IP address, proxy server, operating system, web browser, and add-ons, device identifier and features, and/or ISP or your mobile carrier. If you use our Services from a mobile device, that device will send us data about your location based on your phone settings.
If you communicate through our Services, we learn about that.
We collect information about you when you send, receive, or engage in messaging in connection with our Services.
2.7. Sites and Services of Others
We get data when you visit sites that include our plugins, ads or cookies.
We receive information about your visits and interaction with services provided or accessed with our plugins, ads or cookies.
We are improving our Services, which means we get new data and create new ways to use data.
3. How We Use Your Data
We use your data to provide, support, personalize and develop our Services.
How we use your personal data will depend on which Services you use, how you use those Services and the choices you make. We use the data that we have about you to provide and personalize, including with the help of automated systems and inferences we make, our Services (including ads) so that they can be more relevant and useful to you and others.
Our Services help you connect with others, find and be found for work and business opportunities, stay informed, get training and be more productive.
We use your data to authorize access to our Services.
Our Services allow you to stay in touch and up to date with other like-minded people and professional contacts. To do so, you will connect with whom you choose, and who also wish to connect with you.
We will use data about you to help others find your profile, suggest connections for you and others (e.g. Members who share your contacts or business experiences) and enable you to invite others to become a Member and connect with you. You can also opt-in to allow us to use your precise location or proximity to others for certain tasks (e.g. to suggest other nearby Members for you to connect with, calculate It is your choice to engage with other individuals on our services and you do so at your own risk.
Our Services allow you to stay informed about news, events, and ideas regarding real estate and lifestyle topics you care about, and from professionals you respect. Our Services also allow you to improve your professional skills, or learn new ones. We use the data we have about you (e.g., data you provide, data we collect from your engagement with our Services and inferences we make from the data we have about you), to recommend relevant content and conversations on our Services, suggest tools you may want to utilize to pursue your next opportunity. We use your content, activity and other data, including your name and picture, to provide notices to your network and others.
Our Services allow you to gain access to a wide variety of business contacts and/or professional services and content. Our Services allow you to collaborate with colleagues, search for potential clients, partners and others to do business with. Our Services allow you to communicate with other Members and schedule and prepare meetings with them.
We will use your data to recommend deals in the real estate industry. We may use automated systems to provide recommendations and responses to help make our Services more relevant to our Members, Visitors, and clients. Keeping your profile accurate and up-to-date may help you better connect to others and to opportunities through our Services.
3.2. Paid Services
Our paid Services allow paying Users Members, Visitors and Clients to continue the expansion of their investment in their personal and/or business lives and endeavors.
We sell paid Services that provide our customers and subscribers customized tools as part of our marketing and sales solutions. Clients can export limited information from your profile in order to manage sales leads. We do not provide contact information to clients as part of these paid Services without your consent. The data provided about you by these clients are subject to the policies of those clients.
We contact you and enable communications between Members.
We will contact you through email, mobile phone, notices posted on our websites or apps, messages to your Given Grace Consultancy account, and other ways through our Services, including text messages and push notifications. We will send you messages about the availability of our Services, security, or other service-related issues. We also send messages about how to use the Services, network updates, reminders, business suggestions and promotional messages from us and our partners.
We serve you tailored ads both on and off our Services.
We target (and measure the performance of) ads to Members, Visitors, Users and others both on and off our Services directly or through a variety of partners, using the following data, whether separately or combined:
Data from advertising technologies on and off our Services, like web beacons, pixels, ad tags, cookies, and device identifiers;
Data from your use of our Services (e.g., search history, feed, content you read, groups participation, page visits, videos you watch, clicking on an ad, etc.), including as described in Section 1.3;
We will show you ads called sponsored content which look similar to non-sponsored content, except that they are labeled “ads” or “sponsored.” If you take an action on these ads, your action is associated with your name and viewable by others, including the advertiser. If you take a social action on the Given Grace Consultancy Services, that action may be mentioned with related ads.
We adhere to self-regulatory principles for interest-based advertising.
Info to Ad Providers
We do not share your personal data with any third-party advertisers or ad networks for their advertising except for: (i) hashed or device identifiers (to the extent they are personal data in some countries); (ii) with your separate permission (e.g., lead generation form) or (iii) data already visible to any users of the Services (e.g. profile). However, if you view or click on an ad on or off our site or apps, the ad provider will get a signal that someone visited the page that displayed the ad, and they may, through the use of mechanisms such as cookies, determine it is you. Advertising partners can associate personal data collected by the advertiser directly from you with our cookies and similar technologies.
We promote our Services to you and others.
We use data and content about Members for invitations and communications promoting membership and network growth, engagement and our Services.
3.6. Developing Services and Research
We develop our Services and conduct research.
We use data, including public feedback, to conduct research and development for the further development of our Services in order to provide you and others with a better, more innovative and personalized experience, drive membership growth and engagement on our Services, and help connect professionals to each other and to encourage outreach.
We seek to create business opportunities for Members, Visitors, and Users of our Services to help them be more successful. We use the personal data available to us to research social, economic and investment trends and policies that help bridge the gap in various industries and geographic areas. In some cases, we work with trusted third parties to perform this research, under controls that are designed to protect your privacy.
Polls and surveys are conducted by us and others through our Services. You are not obligated to respond to polls or surveys, and you have choices about the information you provide.
3.7. Customer Support
We use data to help you and fix problems.
We use the data (which can include your communications) to investigate, respond to and resolve complaints and Service issues (e.g., bugs).
3.8. Aggregate Insights
We use data to generate aggregate insights.
We use your data to produce and share aggregated insights that do not identify you. For example, we may use your data to generate statistics about our members, their profession or industry, to calculate ad impressions served or clicked on, or to publish visitor demographics for a Service or demographic business insights.
3.9. Security and Investigations
We use data for security, fraud prevention, and investigations.
4. How We Share Information
4.1. Our Services
Any data that you include on your profile and any content you post or social action (e.g. likes, follows, comments, shares) you take on our Services will be seen by others.
Your profile is fully visible to all Members and customers of our Services. It can also be visible to others on or off of our Services (e.g., Visitors to our Services or users of third-party search engines). Your settings, degree of connection and/or subscription and usage of our Services, and search types (e.g., by name or by keyword) impact the availability of your profile and information provided therein.
Posts, Likes, Follows, Comments, Messages
Our Services allow viewing and sharing information including through posts, likes follows and comments.
When you share an article or a post (e.g., an update, image, video or article) publicly it can be viewed by everyone and re-shared anywhere. Members, Visitors, and others will be able to find and see your publicly-shared content, including your name (and photo if you have provided one).
In a group, posts are visible to others in the group. Your membership in groups is public and part of your profile.
Any information you share through companies’ or other organizations’ pages on our Services will be viewable by it and others who visit those pages.
When you follow a person or organization, you are visible to others and that “page owner” as a follower.
When you like or re-share or comment on another’s content (including ads), others will be able to view these “social actions” and associate it with you (e.g., your name, profile, and photo if you provided it).
4.2. Others’ Services
You may link your account with others’ services so that they can look up your contacts’ profiles, post your shares on such platforms, or start conversations with your contacts on such platforms. Excerpts from your profile will also appear on the services of others.
Other services may look-up your profile. When you opt to link your account with other services, personal data will become available to them. For example, you may link your Twitter account to share content from our Services into these other services, or your email provider may give you the option to upload your Given Grace Consultancy contacts into its own service.
Excerpts from your profile will appear on the services of others (e.g., search engine results, mail, and correspondence applications that show a profile of the person they are meeting or messaging, social media aggregators. “Old” profile information remains on these services until they update their data cache with changes you made to your profile.
4.3. Related Services
We share your data across our different Services and Given Grace Consultancy-affiliated entitie(s).
4.4. Service Providers
We may use others to help us with our Services.
We use others to help us provide our Services (e.g., maintenance, analysis, audit, payments, fraud detection, marketing, and development). They will have access to your information as reasonably necessary to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for other purposes.
4.5. Legal Disclosures
We may need to share your data when we believe it’s required by law or to help protect the rights and safety of you, us or others.
It is possible that we will need to disclose information about you when required by law, subpoena, or other legal processes or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies; (2) enforce our agreements with you, (3) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (4) protect the security or integrity of our Service (such as by sharing with companies facing similar threats); or (5) exercise or protect the rights and safety of Given Grace Consultancy, our Members, personnel, or others.
4.6. Change in Control or Sale
5. Your Choices & Obligations
5.1. Data Retention
We keep most of your personal data for as long as your account is open.
We retain your personal data while your account is in existence or as needed to provide you Services. This includes data you or others provided to us and data generated or inferred from your use of our Services. Even if you only use our Services when looking for a new business opportunity every few years, we will retain your information and keep your profile open until you decide to close your account. In some instances, we choose to retain certain information (e.g., visits to sites carrying our plugins without clicking on the plugin) in a depersonalized or aggregated form.
5.2. Rights to Access and Control Your Personal Data
You can access or delete your personal data. You have many choices about how your data is collected, used and shared.
You have the ability to control and manage the personal data we have about you.
For personal data that we have about you:
Delete Data: You can ask us to erase or delete all or some of your personal data (e.g., if it is no longer necessary to provide Services to you).
Change or Correct Data: You can edit some of your personal data through your account. You can also ask us to change, update or fix your data in certain cases, particularly if it’s inaccurate.
Object to, or Limit or Restrict, Use of Data: You can ask us to stop using all or some of your personal data (e.g., if we have no legal right to keep using it) or to limit our use of it (e.g., if your personal data is inaccurate or unlawfully held).
We keep some of your data even after you close your account.
If you choose to close your Given Grace Consultancy account, your personal data will generally stop being visible to others on our Services. We generally delete closed account information except as noted below.
We retain your personal data even after you have closed your account if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our User Agreement, or fulfill your request to “unsubscribe” from further messages from us. We will retain de-personalized information after your account has been closed.
Information you have shared with others will remain visible after you closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile and we do not control data that other Members copied out of our Services. Groups content and ratings or review content associated with closed accounts will show an unknown user as the source. Your profile may continue to be displayed in the services of others (e.g., search engine results) until they refresh their cache.
6. Other Important Information
We monitor for and try to prevent security breaches. Please use the security features available through our Services.
We implement security safeguards designed to protect your data, such as HTTPS. We regularly monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, we cannot warrant the security of any information that you send us. There is no guarantee that data may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
6.2. Lawful Bases for Processing
We have lawful bases to collect, use and share data about you. You have choices about our use of your data.
At any time, you can withdraw consent you have provided by closing your account.
We will only collect and process personal data about you where we have lawful bases. Lawful bases include consent (where you have given consent), contract (where processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you (e.g. to deliver the Given Grace Consultancy Services you have requested) and “legitimate interests”.
Where we rely on your consent to process personal data, you have the right to close/cancel your account at any time.
6.5. Contact Information
You can contact us or use other options to resolve any complaints.
If you have questions or complaints regarding this Policy, please first contact Given Grace Consultancy online. You can also reach us by e-mail.