Privacy Policy

Equity Advantage respects the privacy of every individual who visits this web site, located at www.1031exchange.com. This Privacy Policy outlines the information that Equity Advantage may collect from users of the Site and how we may use that information.

User Data

Equity Advantage collects different types of information from users of the Site. We collect “Personal Information,” which, generally speaking, is information that identifies you individually, such as your name, email address, telephone number, account number, and billing address. We will only collect Personal Information about you that you provide to us voluntarily. For example, we collect Personal Information when you request us to make contact with you. If you do not want your Personal Information collected, please do not submit it to us. When you do provide us with Personal Information, we may store and evaluate that information to better understand your needs and how we can better serve you, and we may use that information to improve our service and to contact you.

We do not now and do not intend to sell, rent, or market Personal Information about you to third parties. However, Equity Advantage may disclose Personal Information about you in the following cases: (i) in connection with processing your transactions with Equity Advantage, (ii) to comply with a subpoena, search warrant, court order or other legal requirement; or (iii) in the event that Equity Advantage has reason to believe that disclosing Personal Information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who, intentionally or unintentionally, may be causing injury or harm to the Site, its users, or other persons or violating the Terms and Conditions of the Site. Additionally, Equity Advantage may, from time to time, notify you that a particular service (e.g., a rebate program) will require disclosure of your Personal Information. If you choose to participate in such a service, you consent to disclosure of your Personal Information.

Forms

We use forms on our website for you to request us to make contact with you. Information submitted through the forms on our site are sent to our company email.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We use analytics to help us improve our website and make it more useful. Analytical information is gathered about all visits to our website, including yours. The only personally identifiable data gathered by our analytics is your IP address, which cannot be correlated with you without significant additional analysis, which we do not perform.

“Non-Personal” Information

Equity Advantage also collects Non-Personal Information from users of the Site. “Non-Personal Information” is information that does not itself identify you personally, such as the type of Internet browser or computer operating system you are using, and the domain name of the website from which you linked to the Site. We may automatically (i.e., not via registration) collect Non-Personal Information when you connect to or use the Site. We may store, compile, publish, promote, report, lease, sell, or otherwise disclose Non-Personal Information to third parties, provided that the information does not personally identify you.

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Information you provide via forms is stored indefinitely. We keep these submissions for customer service purposes.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Where We Send Your Data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Privacy Tools

Security

Equity Advantage encrypts all Personal Information collected about you and stores that information in its data center protected by industry standard firewalls. However, please understand that absolute security does not exist on the Internet.

Company Sale

Personal and Non-Personal Information collected through the Site is considered a trade secret of Equity Advantage. As the owner of such information, we may disclose or sell such information as an asset of the company in conjunction with the sale to a third party of our company or a portion of our assets.

Third Party Sites

The Site may contain links, including advertisements, to web sites operated by third parties (“Third Party Sites”). Because Equity Advantage has no control over Third Party Sites, Equity Advantage does not endorse, has not reviewed, and is not responsible for information collected about you by Third Party Sites. Your use of Third Party Sites is solely at your own risk.

Acceptance of Terms

By using the Site you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please exit the Site immediately.

Notification of Changes

Equity Advantage may change the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please check this Privacy Policy each time you visit the Site so that you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to the terms of this Privacy Policy will constitute acceptance to the amended policy.

Opt-out Procedures

Equity Advantage provides users of the Site with an easy way to stop receiving email offers. Although most of our customers tell us that they look forward to receiving these offers, we recognize your right to discontinue this service. To remove your Personal Information from our database or to not receive future email communications, simply reply to an offer or send an email to info@1031exchange.com with the word “Remove” in the subject line.