Privacy Policy

Last Updated 02/24/2016

OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

At Ashton Woods Homes, we are committed to protecting your privacy online. Ashton Woods Homes and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies (collectively "Ashton Woods Homes", the "Company" or "we") respect your privacy and have developed this Privacy Policy to advise you of our online privacy practices and to describe the choices you have about the way the information collected on this site is used.  This policy applies to of AshtonWoods.com, AshtonWoodsHomes.com, and other Ashton Woods Homes sites that link to this policy.  Our websites are not directed toward children.  We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13..

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

Ashton Woods Homes' primary goals in collecting personal information about you are, first, to give you an efficient, meaningful, enjoyable, and personalized website experience and, second, to facilitate the development of new products and services relevant to consumers like you. Personal information also allows us to provide better service to you by tailoring our communications to match your interests, allowing us to deliver more of what you want and less of what you don't want. For example, we can use your personal information to:

The types of information we gather include:

1 - INFORMATION YOU EXPLICITLY PROVIDE

In order to establish your account, sign up for email alerts, contact Ashton Woods with questions about our communities, or participate in various online programs offered through AshtonWoods.com, you will be asked to provide certain personal information to us such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number. If you have purchased a home from Ashton Woods, we may also ask for your community and closing date. You can choose not to provide this information, but as a result you might not be able to participate in some of our services or offerings.

2 - INFORMATION WE AUTOMATICALLY COLLECT

USAGE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

 

If you choose to make information available to the public through comment functions offered through our website or social media and networking functionality, this information will be visible to third parties. Please take care in deciding what information you choose to make available through these vehicles, as we do not control the manner in which recipients or persons who may see the information may use or re-disclose the information that you choose to provide.

We may provide personal information about you to service providers that perform functions on our behalf, in which case we require them to take steps to safeguard the information and limit their use of the information to the services they are performing on our behalf.

Should a circumstance arrive in which we might acquire or merge with or be acquired by another company or that we might dispose of some or all of our assets, your personal information may be disclosed to another company. However, that disclosure will be subject to the Privacy Policy in effect.

We also may disclose personal information when required by law or in our good faith determination that such action is necessary in order to comply with the law or legal process, the disclosure is pertinent to judicial or governmental investigations or proceedings, to protect our legal interests or the disclosure is necessary for a public safety purpose.

HOW TO OPT-OUT OF COMMUNICATIONS OR DELETE/MODIFY YOUR INFORMATION

If you would like to opt-out of any of our corporate communications please contact use the opt-out mechanism provided in our communication, if any, or contact us via our online contact page, and please specify the nature of your request.  You also can contact us through our online contact page to request that we modify or delete information that you have provided to us.

DATA SECURITY

We take reasonable measures to safeguard information that we collect through our website. While we use administrative, physical and technical safeguards to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee complete security. 100% complete security does not presently exist anywhere online or offline. While we strive to protect your personal information, you must also take steps to protect your information. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal information while you are on the Internet.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

This online privacy policy only applies to our website. Our website also includes links to other websites operated by third parties, which are subject to their own privacy policies. If you visit another website, we recommend that you review the online privacy policy of that website to determine how the operator of that website will handle personal information collected through that website. For your convenience, for example, we may offer links to online tools which allow you to share content from our website with third parties or sites of your choosing, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google or AddThis. Your use of such tools, sometimes called "widgets", is subject to the privacy policy applicable to the tool or widget that you use.

UPDATES TO THIS POLICY

This Policy may be changed by Ashton Woods Homes from time to time. The most recent version of this Policy will be posted here. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.