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Real Estate Encyclopedia | Property Law Dictionary | Real Estate Terms | Meanings & Definitions |      May 18, 2024

Delta Alpha Publishing Privacy Policy

Information We Collect and How It May Be Used

Third Party Adverts

How to Correct Inaccuracies

Privacy Policy Changes

Delta Alpha Publishing Limited ('Delta Alpha') appreciates the need for privacy is committed to fair information practices. Delta Alpha respects the privacy and security of its users. Our goal is to provide an easy to use source of information on real estate terminology and associated information. In order to achieve this goal, we sometimes collect information during your visits to understand what differentiates you from each of our other users.
As a rule we do not disclose any information we collect to any other person or organization, except as described in this Privacy Policy (such disclosure would primarily be as required for legal purposes).

To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have prepared this statement disclosing our privacy practices and a link to this policy is shown on all our pages.
However, by visiting this Web Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

Information we collect and how it may be used

Delta Alpha collects certain information from and about its users three ways: from our Web server logs, with cookies, and directly from the user.

Web server logs: When you visit our website we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Information we may track includes:

  1. Your Internet protocol address
  2. What kind of browser or computer you use
  3. The number of links you click within the site
  4. The state or country from which you accessed the site
  5. The date and time of your visit
  6. The name of your Internet service provider
  7. The Web page you linked to our site from
  8. The pages you viewed on the site

However, this information is non-identifying and is purely statistical (using a recognized stats program) and does not provide any personal data.

Cookies: Cookies are small files which many web sites transfer to your hard disk. They can inform the web site what pages you visit, and your preferences, which enable web sites to provide you with a more personalized service. In particular, this is used to save your preferences and login information, and provide personalized functionality.

You can set your browser to refuse cookies, or to warn you before accepting them. However, you may find there are parts of the site that you cannot access if your cookies are turned off (this particularly applies to users of our Real Estate Defined site).

We use the information to help us understand more about how our web site is used and to improve our site.

Personal information: Depending on your method of payment you may supply financial information (Credit card details, bank account details). Any financial information we collect is used only to bill you for the products and services you purchased. If you purchase by credit card and if requested, this information may be forwarded to your credit card provider.

When you register for our online products, we will ask you for some personal information (such as your name, position, organization, address, email address, or telephone number). This information may be used to enable us to verify you are a subscriber and to deliver the online publication to you.

Finally, you may be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide assistance and information to you. For example, we may collect personal information from you (such as an email address, system information, and problem descriptions) in order to provide online technical support and troubleshooting.
This information may be used to send you information about us and our products that we think may be of interest to you, both electronically or otherwise

This information is kept confidential with access only available to a restricted employees of Delta Alpha and is only used for the purpose for which it is provided.

We may provide information from time to time on the our publications, including the Online edition of the Encyclopedia.

If you do not want to receive promotional materials from Delta Alpha Publishing you can opt out at any time. You simply need to email us with any such request to dap@deltaalpha.com

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections

None of the data we collect is used for any other promotional purposes nor is it sold, licensed, distributed or shared with any third party.

Material may be provided to a government agency if this is essential to comply with the law.

If we believe that your use of the site is unlawful or damaging to others, we reserve the right to disclose the information we have obtained through the site about you to the extent that it is reasonably necessary in our opinion to prevent, remedy or take action in relation to such conduct.

To make the most of the security on our site, we recommend using the latest version of Firefox or Microsoft® Internet Explorer™, both of which enable SSL. We also recommend setting your browser's preferences to accept cookies and enable JavaScript™.


A number of other people's web sites may have links on our site. If you link to their sites, they may collect information. Such sites are not within our control and are not covered by this privacy statement. If you have a bona fide enquiry, we will be prepared to supply contact information on parties to whom we have direct links.

Third Party Adverts

We may use third-party advertising companies to provide advertisements when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

In particular, we may use Google ads on our site and Google uses DART cookies for such ads.

  • Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Delta Alpha does not have access to any information gathered by any of these other companies, nor any third party cookies or any information that they may contain.

How to Correct Inaccuracies

Please send us an email to support@deltaalpha.com.

Privacy Policy Changes

If our information practices change in a significant way, we will post and highlight the policy changes.

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