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Privacy Policy

HomeBuyerTaxCredit.com is a division of RWSP Realty, LLC, doing business as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Realty and licensed as a real estate broker in the State of New York. HomeBuyerTaxCredit.com respects the privacy of our consumer users and has developed this Privacy Policy to demonstrate its commitment to protecting your privacy. As an individual who is a user of our websites, this Privacy Policy is intended to describe for you our policies regarding your personal information. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when using our website or services or transacting business with us. By using our websites, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this Privacy Policy for information on how to contact us.

Information You Provide.

We may collect and store any personal information you enter on our websites or provide to us in some other manner. This includes identifying information (such as your name, home or mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number), information about your home or prospective home, or your financial information (such as your income, assets, or debts),

Use of Cookies and Other Technologies to Automatically Collect Information.

We and our authorized service providers, advertising companies, and ad networks use various technologies to collect information from your computer and about your activities on our websites (see "Information Collected by Third Parties" below). We and these companies automatically collect information from your browser when you visit our websites. This information includes your IP address, your browser type and language, access times, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us or them. When you visit our websites, we may assign your computer one or more “cookies” to facilitate access to our websites, to personalize your online experience, and to record information about your visit to our websites. Through the use of a cookie, we and these companies also may automatically collect information about your online activity on websites, such as the web pages you visit, the links or advertisements you click, or the other actions you conduct while on websites. The cookies do not store any personally identifiable information about you. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. You can choose to decline cookies.

Information Collected by Third Parties. We may allow third-parties, including our authorized service providers, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements and other materials on our websites, and to deploy technology for our benefit, for example, to load web pages quicker. We and these companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with these advertisements and/or connect to our websites. Our websites do not provide any personal information to these third parties. This information allows us and these companies to deliver and gauge, among other things, the effectiveness of targeted advertisements.

How We Use that Information

We may use information that we collect about you to: deliver the products and services that you have requested; manage your customer relationship and provide you with customer support; communicate with you by e-mail, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices about products or services that may be of interest to you either from us or affiliated companies; enforce our terms and conditions; manage our business; and perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

We want you to understand when and with whom we may share personal or other information we have collected about you or your activities on our websites or while using our services. We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated below or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We may share all types of personal information with:

  • Authorized Service Providers.

    We may share your personal information with our authorized service providers that perform certain services on our behalf in connection with your request for a lender or accounting professional. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purpose.
  • Business Partners.

    When you express interest in products, services or promotions offered through our websites or our services, we may share your expression of interest with the businesses with which we partner to offer you those products.
  • Special Notice to California Residents.

    HomeBuyerTaxCredit.com will not share any personal information about you to the extent prohibited by applicable California law or to the extent your prior consent to share is required by applicable California law.
  • Special Notice to Vermont Residents.

    HomeBuyerTaxCredit.com will not share any personal information about you with other companies to the extent prohibited by applicable Vermont law or to the extent your prior consent to share is required by applicable Vermont law.
  • Other Situations.

    We also may disclose your information In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us. We may also disclose when we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our websites' terms and conditions or other agreements or policies.
  • Any third parties to whom we may disclose personal information may have their own privacy policies that describe how they use and disclose personal information. Those policies will govern use, handling and disclosure of your personal information once we have shared it with those third parties as described in this Privacy Policy. If you want to learn more about their privacy practices, we encourage you to visit the websites of those third parties. These entities or their servers may be located either inside or outside the United States.

Aggregated and Non-Personal Information.

We may share aggregated information (i.e., information about you and other customers collectively, but not specifically identifiable to you) and other non-personal information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may also share it with third parties to develop and deliver targeted advertising on our websites and on websites of third parties. We may combine non-personal information we collect with additional non-personal information collected from other sources. We also may share aggregated information with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of visitors to our websites and the most popular features or services accessed. This information does not contain any personal information and may be used to develop website content and services that we hope you and other users will find of interest and to target content and advertising.

Your Rights

You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of our websites because such information may be required in order for you to obtain products or services from us. You also will be given the opportunity, in any commercial e-mail that we send to you, to opt out of receiving such messages in the future. It may take up to 10 days for us to process an opt-out request. We may send you other types of transactional and relationship e-mail communications. Please note that opting out of receipt of promotional e-mail communications will only affect future activities or communications from us. If we have already provided your information to a third party before you have changed your preferences or updated your information, you may have to change your preferences directly with that third party.

Under our Do Not Call policy you may instruct us not to call you for marketing purposes by calling us at 877-829-8150. We will implement your instructions within 30 days. We have policies and procedures in place and train our employees to honor your request. Please note that we may still need to call you for servicing or other non-marketing purposes.

If you do not want us to send you postal mail for marketing purposes, you may remove your name from current and future mailing lists by contacting us at 877-829-8150.

How We Protect Your Personal Information

We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and disclosure. For example, only authorized employees and authorized third-party service providers are permitted to access personal information, and they may do so only for permitted business functions. Although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission’s website for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft.

Other Information

California Residents.

If you are a resident of California, in addition to the rights set forth in this Privacy Policy, you have the right to request information from us regarding the manner in which we share certain categories of personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. California law gives you the right to send us a request at a designated address to receive the following information:

  1. the categories of information we disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year
  2. the names and addresses of the third parties that received that information; and
  3. if the nature of the third party’s business cannot be determined from their name, examples of the products or services marketed.

We may provide this information in a standardized format that is not specific to you. The designated e-mail address for these requests is privacy at homebuyertaxcredit.com.

Children’s Privacy

Our websites are general audience sites, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

No Rights of Third Parties

This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any personal information relating to users of our websites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share personal information that may impact you, we will notify you by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address you most recently provided us in your account, profile or registration (unless we do not have such an e-mail address), and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our websites. We recommend that you check our websites from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of our other policies.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our information-handling practices, or if you would like to request information about our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, please contact us by e-mail or postal mail as follows:

Joseph Rand
10 Schriever Lane
New City, NY 10956
845-825-8022

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The Home Buyer Tax Credit provides a tax credit of 10% of the purchase price a home up to $8,000 for first-time home buyers and $6,500 for “step-up” home buyers who are long-time homeowners. Both the first-time home buyer tax credit and the long-time homeowner tax credit are available for eligible buyers who are in contract by April 30, 2010 and closed by June 30, 2010. Please note that we have created this site to provide information only, and not to provide tax advice, and that you should not rely on the information on the site. Please discuss your tax matters with your accountant or financial advisor.

HomeBuyerTaxCredit.com is a division of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty in the Hudson Valley area of New York. The agents and principals of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty are members of the National Association of REALTORS®. Any views expressed on this site are our views alone, and do not represent the views of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, Realogy, Cartus, Bank of America, or anyone else. If you wish to see our privacy policy, you can find it here.

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