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Our Commitment

Locations LLC is committed to providing you with top-quality, comprehensive services via a secure online experience that protects your privacy.

Limited License

Locations LLC grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Locations LLC. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This website or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Locations LLC. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Locations LLC.

Sharing Your Information

Locations LLC will not sell or rent any customer information. At no time does Locations LLC share your password with any third party.

Children's Privacy

Locations LLC is committed to protecting the privacy and safety of our children. We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act). Locations LLC does not provide services to minors (children under the age of 18,) nor do we intentionally collect data from minors. Our website and services are all directed to individuals who are eighteen years old or older. Should a minor send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that minor to inform him or her that we may not provide service to them. Data known to be from minors will be immediately deleted.

How We Use Your Information

Locations LLC uses information collected about you for the following general purposes: to provide you with the products, services or information you request; to provide you with real estate updates; to manage your account; to communicate with you in general; to respond to your questions and comments; to measure interest in and improve our products, services, and Web site; to notify you about special offers and products or services that may be of interest to you; to otherwise customize your experience with the locationshawaii.com Web Site; to solicit information from you, including through surveys; to resolve disputes or troubleshoot problems; to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities; to enforce our Terms of Use; and as otherwise described to you at the point of collection.

Locations LLC does not collect sensitive data such as credit card information or social security numbers. You should never email sensitive information or send sensitive information over unsecured web forms.

Proprietary Information

All intellectual property contained on the Locations LLC Web Site is the exclusive property of Locations LLC or its content contributors. This content cannot be copied, reproduced, or used without written permission from Locations LLC. This Web Site contains logos, trademarks, service marks and design elements that are proprietary to Locations LLC. These trademarks are protected under applicable trademark laws and cannot be copied, reproduced or used without written permission from Locations LLC. Reproduction, storage, or use of materials retrieved from the Locations LLC site is subject to applicable copyright laws.

Notification of Privacy Policy Changes

Any changes by Locations LLC to its Privacy and Data Protection Policy that may impact the practices described on this web site will be posted on this site. In no event will any such changes to this policy apply with respect to data previously collected through this site.

If the Privacy and Data Protection Policy is updated, registered users will be notified of changes to the privacy statement if it affects the way their personal information is being handled, and, where appropriate, will be provided a link to the modified policy so that you can review it.

Security Measures & Data Protection

Locations LLC has taken the following important measures to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Whenever personal information about you is stored, that information is password-protected from unauthorized access or use. In addition, this information is kept only on servers that are located behind a “firewall,” designed to keep unauthorized users from accessing our network. Our network firewall is a combination of hardware and software. The User ID and Password you select, along with your unique Contact ID number prevents others from accessing your information. Of course we encourage you to let us know immediately if you suspect that the information you share with us is being used in any way contrary to this policy. Locations LLC cannot protect you if we do not know that your Password or IDs have been compromised. To contact us, send e-mail to Our Policies Regarding Privacy and Terms and Conditions of Use of this Web Site customerservice@locationshawaii.com.

Personally Identifiable Information Collect

The LocationsHawaii.com Web Site is comprised of both public and private sections. Public sections are accessible by anyone and do not require enrollment or login. Private sections are exclusive to Locations LLC clients and requires enrollment. During enrollment, you will be explicitly asked for any information that personally identifies you. Personal information collected during enrollment (such as your name, address, zip code, telephone number, and e-mail address) will be primarily used to validate that you are a client of Locations LLC and have been given access to the private section of the web site by a Locations LLC agent, but may be used by Locations LLC to help us offer content and services that are most likely to appeal to you. You will have the means to verify and update your personal information, allowing you to ensure that such information is correct and current.

The information gathered automatically by our system - such as your computer’s IP address, the kind of browser you are using, and a record of your navigation through our site - may be used by Locations LLC so we can understand how to make our sites convenient and useful to our audience. Locations LLC will not disclose personally identifiable information about you to third parties not associated with Locations LLC.

Accessing & Changing Your Contact Information

To view or edit the personal information you submitted at one of our sites during enrollment, log in and access the My Profile page.

How to Opt-Out or Unsubscribe from Communications

Users can opt out or unsubscribe by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the email, or or by replying to the email with a request to unsubscribe.

Site Survey Participation

Customers may be invited to participate in web site surveys. You may opt-out of participation at the time the survey is offered. The survey may collect generalized statistics and personal. We will safeguard all data collected and never share data with third party vendors.

How Locations LLC Uses Cookies

The Locations website use Cookies to function effectively. For example, Cookies allow us to display relevant content, provide advertising, and enhance your online experience. In addition, Cookies can recognize you and remember important information that will make your use of a website more convenient such as by remembering your login status and user preferences.

We use information we obtain through the use of Cookies to enhance our products and services, such as by learning which content is popular. We may also use Cookies to link your use of the Locations website to Personal Data we have about you. For example, if you have asked us to provide you information about our upcoming products or promotions, Cookies will enable us to customize the materials we provide to you based on your online interests and preferences.

Through the Cookies of third party analytics providers, ad networks, and advertisers, we can track your online activities over time and across third party websites, apps and devices, by obtaining information through automated means. This information, along with information we gather when you log in, can be used to understand use across sites and devices to help improve our products, remember your preferences, provide content recommendations, and show you advertisements on the Locations website or other third party websites and apps that may be tailored to your individual interests. The information these third parties may obtain on our behalf includes data about your visits to websites and use of apps that serve our advertisements, such as the pages, articles or ads you view and the actions you take on those websites or apps. This data collection takes place both on our sites, apps and emails, and on third party websites and apps.

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is sent to and stored on your computer or other internet connected device to identify your browser or store information. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work in a better, more efficient way. A web beacon links web pages to servers and may be used to transmit information collected through cookies back to a web server. Other tracking technologies such as pixels, JavaScript, or web server logs allow us to use invisible images or code on the Locations Website, or data from our web server logs, to gain analytics insights.

Information We Obtain from Cookies.

 The information we obtain through the use of Cookies may include information about your computer, device, and browser, such as your IP address, browser, operating system and device characteristics, language preferences, mobile device or advertising ID, referring URLs, and actions taken by you on the Locations website such as what content you visited, whether you have used the Locations website before, dates and times you access the Locations website, email and advertising views and click-throughs, frequent article searches on the Locations website, and other software or hardware information. If you access the Locations website from a mobile or other device, we may collect information for that device such as a unique device identifier ("UDID"), mobile phone number, and details about your mobile carrier.

How You Can Manage Cookies

You can stop Cookies from being downloaded to your device from the Locations website at any time by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. Most browsers will tell you how to change your browser settings to notify you when a Cookie is being set or updated, or to restrict or block certain types or all Cookies. Please consult the "Help" section of your browser for more information or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org. Your device settings may also allow you to prohibit mobile app platforms from sharing certain information obtained by automated means with us.

How Locations LLC Uses Tracking Beacons

Beacons are small electronic image files imbedded into web pages that look for specific non-personally identifiable information on a person’s computer. This information includes browser information, cookie number, page views and any other basic data that we can use to improve messaging and usability on locationshawaii.com. LocationsHawaii.com will periodically use beacons (tracking software) on our web pages and newsletters to gather metrics in aggregate form. Beacons used by Locations LLC collect data that is anonymous, is not linked to personally identifiable information or attached to any databases.

LocationsHawaii.com does not allow for third-party ads on our Web site but we do occasionally contract with advertising companies that place ads on behalf of Locations LLC. The advertising company may use beacons for campaign success measurements.

Individuals can prevent the use of beacons by disabling them in the security settings of the Internet browsers. However, in doing so, your ability to perform certain functions on our site will be affected.

LocationsHawaii.com Enrollment

By enrolling with LocationsHawaii.com, you are inquiring about products and services offered by Locations LLC and acknowledging a bona fide interest in the purchase, sale, or lease of real estate. Enrollment with LocationsHawaii.com does not constitute an obligation to transact with a Locations LLC Realtor. Unless a specific Oahu agent is selected during enrollment, you are entering into a broker-consumer relationship with Locations LLC Client Services (Michael Marks), a licensed Honolulu Board of REALTORS (R) member. Unless a specific Maui agent is selected during registration, you are entering into a broker-consumer relationship with Locations LLC Maui Client Services (Cherie Dasmacci), a licensed REALTORS (R) Association of Maui member.

The information you provide when you become a registered user of LocationsHawaii.com is used primarily to validate that you are a Locations LLC client and have been given access to the LocationsHawaii.com site by a Locations LLC agent. Subsequently, this information may also be may be used to help us offer content and services that are most likely to appeal to you. In addition, by becoming a registered user of LocationsHawaii.com you specifically authorize Locations LLC to contact you by telephone and/or email concerning its services. You do not need to enroll to view public information on the locationshawaii.com Web Site.

Calls made to you as a result of your enrollment on LocationsHawaii.com may be recorded for quality or training purposes.

Why Enrollment Is Necessary?

Locations LLC is required by the various Hawaii county Board of Realtors (HBR, RAM, & HIS) to collect a customer’s name and address in order to display complete property listing (VOW) data. This includes data not found in public property searches, such as sold data, days on market, certain interior and exterior features, and financial information.

Additionally, we use your information to set up your online Neighborhood Expert account, your property listing and neighborhood profiles, send Neighborhood Expert emails to you, personalize your online experience, and contact you concerning your real estate needs.

How Enrollment Data Is Collected?

Enrollment data for the locationshawaii.com web site and the Neighborhood Experts Online & E-mail Program is collect via an online enrollment form. Data may be entered directly by customers or by a Locations LLC real estate agent.

Site Tools

LocationsHawaii.com allows you to use helpful tools, such as financial calculators. These tools are for your benefit, and the information you submit when you use them is not stored, disclosed to anyone or used for any purpose other than to provide you with the service you are seeking.

User-Initiated Communication

The LocationsHawaii.com Web Site enables you to send e-mail to your Locations LLC agent. Whenever you choose to initiate these kinds of communications with us, or anyone else, you may expect to be contacted in return.