Terms of Use and Privacy Statement

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE AND PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING By using this site, you signify your assent to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this site.


All materials appearing as part of are protected by copyright as individual works and/or as a collective work or compilation under U.S. copyright and other laws and are property of Bliss Communications, Inc., or the party credited as the provider of the content.

Users of shall not in any way exploit any content available through, nor shall users distribute any part of content over any network, sell or offer it for sale, or use such content to construct any kind of database. Users may download content from for their own use.


We believe you have a right to know what personal information is collected during your visits to our web site,, and how the information is used and safeguarded. You can view some of our content anonymously, but circumstances exist when information about you is collected. The information gathered falls into two categories: information you supply voluntarily and information we gather through technology.

Information you supply voluntarily

To use certain features and services on our web site, you are asked to provide specific information about yourself. Examples of such features and services include "My Homefinder" e-mail service, "My Homefinder" house worth service, request to be contacted by a realtor/builder and request to view a property. This information is collected when you fill out a browser-based form and is necessary to make the features useful and valuable. The forms have blank spaces into which you type the information. In most cases, we collect information such as your name, email address, telephone number, and mailing address.

How we use information you supply voluntarily; Consumers: We use the information you voluntarily supply to develop and offer content that best suits your interests, to provide home services, or to communicate with you. If you register to get e-mails of new listings, we use your information to send you new listings. If you fill out the form to determine your home's worth, we send that information to a participating professional. If you contact us for help, we use the information to contact you with a resolution to your problem or answer to your question.

How we use information you supply voluntarily; Professionals:

If you are a professional, you may receive information from consumers seeking your products or services, including, without limitation, their personal information. We require that you treat data received from consumers as if it was still on the Site and in accordance with this privacy policy. You may only use the information sent to you via for the purposes of providing products and/or services to the consumer. We require that you otherwise not share, transmit or use this information to or with any third party without the consumer's consent. If you are a professional, some personal information provided to us from you is shared with site users. Confidential information such as personal financial information will not be shared. Also, information provided by you for the purpose of offering your products and services to others via will be shared with others. This may include, without limitation, your full name, email address, address, phone number, graphic images and other data intended to help consumers identify or contact you and your products and services.

Information gathered through technology

Technology helps us gather other information. Our web servers automatically collect limited information about your computer's connection to the Internet, including your IP address, which is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet. You likely enter the Internet through your Internet service provider, your company or your school. Your IP address does not identify you personally. Your email address is not collected through this process, and no data on your hard drive or personal or institutional servers are read.

We also collect aggregate information on how many people visit our site and what pages people access on our site. Some of this information is gathered using a standard feature of browser software called a "cookie." A cookie cannot read data on your hard drive or server or gather other personal information about you such as your name or email address.

How we use information gathered through technology

The information gathered through technology helps us make our site more interesting and useful to you and other visitors. It helps us evaluate the value of and interest in specific sections of our site. We can build a better site if we know which pages you and other people visit and how often you and others visit those pages.

Sharing information with other parties

Use of certain interactive features implies your permission to share your information. We will share personal information with law enforcement officials as required under subpoena or court order to protect the safety and security of our sites, our visitors and the community. We do share aggregated statistics on site visits and page views with advertisers to help them understand our audience and confirm the value of advertising on our web sites.

Special notice to children

Children should always get parental permission before sending any information about themselves over the Internet -- to us or anyone else. We encourage parents to review and share safety tips with their children using the Internet. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from or about children under 13 except as permitted by law. If we discover we have received any information from a child under 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe we have any information from or about anyone under 13, please contact us.

Notice regarding other online companies, Bliss Communications, Inc., and Bliss New Media are affiliated with other online companies and providers, some of which feature our branding. Our web sites also provide text and graphic links to web sites over which we have no control or responsibility for content or business practices. This policy statement does not apply to the web sites of those companies and organizations. Please refer to these affiliated sites to obtain information on their privacy policies. If you cannot find the privacy policy of these sites via a link from the site's home page, you should contact the business or organization directly for more information.

Our right to revise this policy

The Internet is an ever-changing medium. We reserve the right to alter or amend this policy as required by changes in business strategy or developments in technology. If changes are required, we will post the changes before they go into effect. The use of information gathered while the current policy is in effect will be consistent with the current policy, even if we change the policy later.