Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

The RealEstate-Browser website (Site) is owned and operated by Randy & Christy
Oetken (RCO). RCO promises to protect the personal information given to us by visitors
to our website. Any information that you give to RCO will be held with the utmost
care, and will not be used in any way to which you have not already consented. A more
detailed explanation follows.


Much of the general information on the Site can be accessed without needing to register
or log in; we therefore collect no information about you whatsoever when you are
accessing these generic areas of our website. To search our database of properties for sale
you may select one of two search methods.

Anonymous: You may elect to remain completely anonymous when you search for
properties on the Site. If you select this option we do not collect any personal information
from you. This option provides limited access to property information. For example,
property addresses may not be disclosed to anonymous users.

“Advanced Search” about a property. Your request will be forwarded to the next
available agent. By clicking “Advanced Search, Foreclosures and Waterfront Properties,”
about a property, you consent to being contacted using the contact information
you provide – including phone contact, even if the phone number you provided is
listed on any national or state “Do Not Call” registry. Furthermore, by requesting
more information about a property you may be offered the opportunity to opt-in to
receiving additional, ongoing contacts (by phone and/or e-mail) about other properties
meeting your criteria, or about your local real estate market generally. Such ongoing
communications always include instructions for how to unsubscribe from receiving future

Browser information collected on the website: As with many website operators, RCO
analyzes our website logs to constantly improve the value of our website to our visitors.
We use an external service to provide real-time reporting to us and our authorized agents
of browser accesses to our site. This includes page views, unique views, unique visitors,
repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and peak-volume traffic periods. In our use of this
service, we do not gather, request, record, require, collect, or track any Internet users’
personally identifiable information.


Except as disclosed in this policy, RCO does not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease personal
information collected on our website to any third party.


RCO provides you with the opportunity to know about the information that RCO holds
about you, together with the ability to correct, amend or delete, as appropriate, any such
information that is incomplete or inaccurate. Should you wish to exercise any of these
options or should you have any questions or concerns about information that RCO has
collected in relation to you, please feel free to contact us by emailing oetken@realestate-


If for any reason you believe that RCO has not adhered to these privacy principles, please
notify us by e-mail at oetken@realestate-browser.com, and we will endeavor to review
and correct the problem promptly. Please use the words “Privacy Policy” in the Subject


The Site may provide links to various websites that RCO does not control. When you
click on one of these links, you will be transferred out of our website and connected to
the website of the organization or company that you selected. Even if an affiliation exists
between our Site and a third party website, we exercise no control over linked sites. Each
of these linked sites maintains its own independent privacy and data collection practices
and procedures. If you visit a website that is linked to our site, you should consult that
site’s privacy policy before providing any personal information.


Any personally identifiable information that you provide to RCO will be collected and
maintained directly on servers located in the United States and Canada. If you are located
outside the United States, this means that any information you provide will be transferred
abroad. While RCO is committed to providing your information with the highest level of
privacy protection, we believe you should know that the general level of protection for
personal information in the United States may not be the same as that provided in other
countries, including those that belong to the European Economic Area.


By using this website, you signify your agreement to the terms of this privacy policy.
If you do not agree with these terms, please do not disclose any personal information
through the Site. RCO may modify this privacy policy at any time at its discretion
and modifications are effective upon being posted on the Site. You are responsible for
reviewing this privacy policy periodically to ensure that you are aware of any changes to


If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy on the Site, please contact us at

This policy was last updated on May 7, 2012


All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be
independently verified. All property and lots are subject to prior sale. All real estate
advertising placed for real properties in the United States is subject to the US Federal
Fair Housing Act of 1968, as amended, which makes it illegal to advertise “any
preference, limitation or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap,

family status or national origin or an intention to make any such preference, limitation
or discrimination.” Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings, under the
jurisdiction of U.S. Federal regulations, advertised in this service are available on an
equal opportunity basis.