(last update: Feb 2013)
We use state-of-the-art technology to encrypt your financial information before, during and after it is sent. This sophisticated system scrambles your financial data as it travels from your computer to our 3rd party payment service, making it useless to anyone but our bank.
Our Company has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to our visitors privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.
We collect visitor information about our visitors for the purpose of analytics. Information which is submit by a visitor is used to assist that visitor with the requested service they have inquired about.
We use the information to assist you with the service you are requesting. We may also use the information to enhance your visitor experience.
To safeguard your personal information, we implement various security measures for the overall safety of the site and for any form data collected directly by us. Some form data may be collected using a third party system which has its own security measures in place. We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these third party systems. However, these third party systems are designed specifically for data collection and have their own security measures in place. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the product or service requested or to notify you of any information you request. We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older. Submissions on our site are protected with up to 256-bit Secure Sockets Layer encryption on both the page and the form.
All deposit/payment related information is transmitted securely using industry standard SSL encryption and protected in our data center using current best practices for storing secure data.
By using this website or by submitting any of your personal or banking information, you, the visitor to the website, agree to hold Ward Realty and it's Web Master harmless for any injuries, damages, losses or claims incurred by you whether financial or other, resulting from the actions of a hacker or anyone else who may illegally access or attempt to access your sensitive information despite the many security measures in place on our site and via our 3rd party payment service. It is impossible to secure any system 100%, however, you should feel confidant knowing that we have gone to extreme measures to make the website and the form submissions as safe as possible. The secure form which is used to collect banking information is transmitted by a third party company who specializes in providing secure form submissions and who has their own robust security measures in place. You should also know that Upon submission, your sensitive information is NOT sent, stored or CC-ed to any email account. It is sent solely to a secure database and then deleted from the 3rd party servers once it has been filed with the bank. It will then remain on file at our bank and in our secure on-site storage facility but NOT in our online database.