Your privacy is very important to Akel Homes. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit our Website and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
Akel Homes is not subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Akel Homes does not offer goods or services to residents of the European Union or process personal data of EU residents. Any personal data collected by Akel Homes may be stored on servers located in the USA. The information we collect through our Website may include information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, when you report a problem with our Website, records and copies of your correspondence when you contact us, and responses to surveys we might ask you to complete.
We do not sell our mailing or contact lists to unaffiliated third parties. However, Akel Homes may share your email address and contact information with our selected third party business partners for home-related offers and other information we believe will be of interest to our customers. From time to time, Akel Homes may decide to use or allow third parties to perform specific services, such as performing surveys or publishing reviews. If we use a third party to provide specific services, then information (such as contact information) may be shared with that party to the extent necessary for the third party to provide these services. These third-party service providers are only allowed to use personally identifiable information for the purpose of providing the specific services requested by Akel Homes.
Akel Homes may aggregate personally identifiable information and disclose such information in aggregate to advertisers for other marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations we will not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you.
Creating a MyAkel account may result in follow up correspondences from a Akel Homes representative. A MyAkel account is necessary for all homeowners as it is the customer service portal.
As part of the normal operation of this Website, we may collect and, in some cases, disclose information about you. Personally identifiable information about you may be used to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyze usage of the Website, to improve our Website content and to customize our Website’s content and layout. We believe these uses allow us to improve our Website and better tailor it to meet our user’s needs. We may use your first and last names, email address, your mailing address and telephone number, to contact you from time to time about our services.
We may also collect computer data or files, often called “cookies,” which may be sent by your web browser and stored on an individual computer to allow us to recognize you through the navigation of our Website and as necessary for us to facilitate various online transactions as well as your IP address to measure our Website traffic and to help you have a more personalized experience. To enable certain features on the Website, we may assign one or more “cookies” to your Internet browser. Cookies, among other things, speed navigation through our Website, keep track of information so that you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit, and may provide you with customized content. A cookie is an Internet mechanism composed of a small text file containing a unique identification number that permits a web server to send small pieces of information or text by means of your browser and place them on your computer’s hard drive for storage. This text lets the web server know if you have previously visited the web page.
We do not control third party tracking technology or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content you should contact the responsible provider directly.
We may also disclose your information to a third party as part of reorganization or a sale of the assets of Akel Homes. Any third party to which Akel Homes transfers or sells the Website or related assets will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that you provide to us.