Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Kolt Realty Inc. (“Kolt Realty,” “us,” or “we”), which owns the Kolt.ca website and hosts various third party real estate websites (collectively, the “Site”), provides this Privacy Policy to explain the ways in which we collect, use, share and protect personal data (“Personal Data”). 

This Privacy Policy applies to persons and businesses anywhere in the world that may access the Site. For the avoidance of doubt, the term “Site” includes any third-party branded website hosted by Kolt Realty (the “Third-Party Sites”). By using the Site or any of our or our third-party clients’ (the “Third-Party Clients”) Third-Party Sites or services (collectively, the “Services”), you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy in its most recent iteration. If you do not wish to provide Personal Data or be bound by this Privacy Policy, you may not use the Site or the Services. 

We reserve the right to modify or replace this Privacy Policy at any time by updating this document across Kolt.ca and the Third-Party Sites. You agree to be bound by the most recent version of the Privacy Policy available on the Site.

As used in this Privacy Policy, “Kolt Realty,” “us,” and “we” also means any Third-Party Client if you have visited or used its Third-Party Site. 

1. Personal Data Collection

  1. We collect Personal Data from people when they access our Site or our Services.  Our legal basis for collecting and processing your Personal Data is (i) your explicit consent when accessing the Site or Services and (ii) a legitimate interest and need in order to provide the Services. We may collect the following Personal Data from users:
    1. Information you submit to us or our Third-Party Clients. If you submit information through the Site, including through any contact form, live help feature, or other submission functionality, we will collect any Personal Data you submit.
    2. Information you submit when receiving the Services. We will collect any Personal Data you share in order to become a client of Kolt Realty or when you work with us to receive the Services. In addition, if you become a client of, or receive any Services from, any of our Third-Party Clients, we will collect any Personal Data you transmit to receive Services from Third-Party Clients. This Personal Data may include, but is not limited to, your name, company information, customer information, email address, phone number, mailing address, bank account information, debit card information, and other verification or fraud prevention related information.
    3. Information automatically collected by Kolt Realty. We may use cookies, log files, and other analytics tools to track the ways in which you use and interact with the Site, the Services, and other uses. This information helps us analyze and improve our features. You may be able to disable cookies in your web browser or mobile device. However, please note that disabling cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Site or its Services. For more information about the use of cookies and how to block or disable them, you may visit allaboutcookies.org 
    4. Information required for technical or customer support. If you contact us for technical or customer support, we may collect any Personal Data you provide to us.

2. Personal Data Use and Sharing

  1. We use Personal Data to provide the Site and Services and to comply with applicable laws. Specifically, we may use your Personal Data in the following ways:
    1. To provide the Services to our clients and the clients of Third-Party Clients.
    2. To optimize and customize your experience when using the Site.
    3. To enable you to search or use third-party real estate listings (which may include the MLS). This requires us to share your Personal Data with third parties to provide these services.
    4. To present offers that we believe you may be interested in.
    5. To work with you as a client, either of Kolt Realty or of a Third-Party Client.  
    6. To contact you about the Site, our Services, or other features we may offer.
    7. To provide an email newsletter or other administrative or marketing messages via e-mail. You may unsubscribe at any time by following the links in any emails sent by us.
    8. To process any payments you may make. This may require us to share your Personal Data with third parties to provide these services.  
    9. To provide customer or technical support.
    10. To analyze the way in which you use the Site the Services. We may use Google Analytics to collect information about use of the Site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit the Site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit the Site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable Personal Data. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use (available at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/) and the Google Privacy Policy (available at https://policies.google.com/privacy). You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.
  2. We respect your privacy and do not share your Personal Data except (i) as described in Section 2(a), (ii) as required by law or (iii) in defending or bringing a legal action in which you are involved.

3. Children

  1. No person younger than 13 years of age is permitted to use the Site. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from any person under the age of 13. If you believe we have collected Personal Data from a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately so we may investigate and take any necessary corrective action.

4. Security

  1. Kolt Realty is committed to protecting your security. We utilize various methods of protecting your Personal Data. Nevertheless, we cannot guarantee the safety or security of any Personal Data. Further, transmission of Personal Data cannot be made completely secure. For that reason, you agree to transmit Personal Data to Kolt Realty and the Third-Party Clients solely at your own risk.
  2. You may encounter links to third party websites, property listings, or downloads when browsing the Site or using the Services (“Third Party Links”). We cannot control the content or security practices of these Third-Party Links. You agree to access Third-Party Links solely at your own risk.  

5. What is Kolt Realty’s policy on international privacy?

  1. Kolt Realty is primarily operated and managed on servers located and operated within the United States. In order to provide our products and services to you, we may send and store your Personal Data outside of the country where you reside or are located, including to the United States. Accordingly, if you reside or are located outside of the United States, your Personal Data may be transferred outside of the country where you reside or are located, including countries that may not or do not provide the same level of protection for your Personal Data. By using and accessing our Services, Users who reside or are located in countries outside of the United States agree and consent to the transfer to and processing of Personal Data on servers located outside of the country where they reside, and that the protection of such information may be different than required under the laws of their residence or location.

6. May I delete or access my Personal Data?

  1. We will honor any user’s request to access, correct, or delete Personal Data, to the extent required by applicable law, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). To request that we correct, delete, or export any Personal Data, please contact us via email at info@kolt.ca.
  2. Personal Data that we process shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for the relevant purpose. We may, however, retain Personal Data as required for legal compliance. 

7. Embedded content from other sites 

  1. Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
  2. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

8. Data controller and how to contact us

  1. The Personal Data we collect and process is controlled by Kolt Realty in Canada. You may contact us 2300 Yonge Street, Suite 902, P.O. Box 2310, Toronto, Ontario, M4P 1E4 or by phone at 416.860.3660 or by email at info@kolt.ca