Privacy Policy

New York State Land Title Association Web Site Privacy Policy

At New York State Land Title Association (NYSLTA), we are committed to protecting your privacy. We do not rent or resell your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. The information we collect is used to provide services to our members, title professionals and consumers; this statement of privacy explains data collection and use in those situations. Please read this complete privacy statement.
NYSLTA.org, is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of non-NYSLTA.org websites to which this Site or any other NYSLTA.org website may link. Also, NYSLTA.org is not responsible for the privacy practices of its Members or users of its Members’ websites.

Please note that the practices of NYSLTA.org, with respect to data collected and used by NYSLTA in connection with this website and all other NYSLTA-affiliated websites, and its affiliates with links to this policy (collectively, the "Site") and NYSLTA services available or enabled via the Site ("Services"), are governed by this online privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") as amended from time to time, and not the privacy policy in effect at the time the data was collected. Please regularly review our Privacy Policy. If you have objections to the Privacy Policy, you should immediately discontinue use of the Site and the Services enabled by the Site and follow the procedure described in the section entitled “Updating your personal information and privacy preferences.” This Privacy Policy does not govern privacy practices associated with offline activities, websites other than the Site, or any products or services not available or enabled via the Site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, to the extent that any terms of the Privacy Policy conflict with the terms of an existing written (including electronic) agreement between you and the NYSLTA website from which this Policy is linked, this Policy shall take precedence as it relate to the practices of NYSTLA.


Changes in Privacy Policy

All personal information (“personal information” is defined as any information that identifies or can be used to identify the person to whom such information pertains) that we collect and maintain will be subject to this Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time. NYSLTA may change the Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion and will provide notice of changes in the Privacy Policy and on the privacy policy page of NYSLTA.org. If as the result of such changes you want to alter the ways in which NYSTLA is allowed to use your personal information, you can do so by following the procedure described in the section entitled “Updating your personal information and privacy preferences.” You will be deemed to have been made aware of, and will be subject to, the changes to the Privacy Policy after such notice has been posted with the following exception: if at the time you provide personal information to NYSLTA you limit how such information will be used to communicate with you, either by NYSLTA or by third parties, NYSLTA will not change your preference in this regard without your express consent.


Entities collecting personal information

Personal information on this Site is collected on behalf of the NYSLTA from whose web page you clicked-through and who is responsible for this site content and data.

The Site contains links to other sites at which personal information may be collected. In such instances, unless expressly provided otherwise, the collection and use of your personal information will be governed by the privacy policy applicable to that site.


Updating your personal information and privacy preferences

You have the right to access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences at any time. With respect to Profile Information, this may be accomplished by linking to your account at “Edit My Profile,” where you can view and make changes to your personal information. You may also access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences (such as whether you wish to receive promotional communications) by writing to the NYSLTA at their specified address within their contact information page on the NYSLTA site from which you have clicked.


Collection of personal information


As a visitor to this Site, you can engage in many activities without providing any personal information. In connection with other activities, such as utilizing online or hosted Services, the Site may ask you to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting a form. It is optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, the Site may ask that you provide personal information, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including postal code), country of residence, e-mail address, employer, title, telephone and facsimile numbers, and other personal information. When participating in electronic commerce via the Site, you may be asked to provide a credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that is asked of you may be mandatory and some may be voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity. Similarly, if you wish to delete your information (pursuant to the mechanism set forth in “Updating your personal information and privacy preferences”) that is mandatory, you will no longer be able to engage in a particular activity.

When you use the Site and the Products and Services, the Site may also collect certain information about your computer to facilitate and evaluate your use of the Site and the Products and Services. For example, the Site may log environmental variables, such as browser type, operating system, CPU speed, referring or exit webpages, and the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer. The Site also uses such information to measure traffic patterns on the Site and usage of the NYSTLA Services. NYSLTA does not match such information with any other information held by NYSLTA unless we have your consent.

Unless expressly provided to the contrary, personal information that you provide while you are visiting a third party provider's website will be subject to the privacy policy posted on that site, and personal information that you provide while on this Site will be subject to this Privacy Policy.


How your personal information is used

NYSLTA collects your information in order to record, support and facilitate your participation on the Site from which this policy is linked. If you subscribe to or register on the site, for example, the information is used provide access to the website and other benefits that may be made available to registered users. Your personal information is also used to track your website preferences and keep you informed within the community unless you have opted not to receive such communications or such communications are prohibited by law.

NYSLTA may collect information about the use of the Services and the Site, such as the number of downloads, types of Services used, how many users we receive daily, and the IP/Internet address of your computer. This information is collected in aggregate form, without identifying any user individually.

NYSLTA may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical data for improving the Site and Services, providing more relevant experiences to our clients and for statistical analysis.

Privacy complaints

NYSLTA takes its users' privacy concerns seriously. If you believe that NYSLTA has not complied with this Privacy Policy with respect to your personal information, you may write to the NYSLTA at the following address:


NYSLTA
Attn: Executive director
2 Rector Street, Suite 901
New York, NY 10006-1819

In your letter, please describe in as much detail as possible the ways in which you believe that the Privacy Policy has not been complied with. We will investigate your complaint promptly.
Please note that NYSLTA is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of non- NYSLTA websites to which this Site or any other NYSLTA website may link. Also, NYSLTA is not responsible for the privacy practices of its Memberss or users of its Members’ websites. You should review the additional privacy policy of the Member site before using the site and contact the organization should you have questions regarding their policies.