privacy policy


MOUNT DESERT ISLAND REAL ESTATE values the opportunity to transact business with our customers and clients, and has given serious consideration to any privacy concerns that may arise while conducting business and handling information that is provided online and through the use of our Website. MOUNT DESERT ISLAND REAL ESTATE has set forth our Privacy Policy and practices herein, and by using our Website, you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy.


When you visit our Website, we may collect information about you that you voluntarily choose to share with us. This identification information may include, but is not limited to, your name, your physical address, your e¬mail address, your telephone and fax numbers, details of your real estate and lending needs and preferences, and other details of your life. In addition, in order for us to provide certain services to you, you may be asked for information that identifies you, including your name, e-mail address, mailing address, zip code, telephone number, fax number, or general information, collectively named "Personal Information", in order to best provide services requested. We share customer information only with our employees, licensed agents or brokers, or related or affiliated entities. MOUNT DESERT ISLAND REAL ESTATE maintains and implements robust security policies and procedures to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of any Personal Information provided or collected. We may also collect data involving your usage through the use of “cookies”, i.e. small text files placed on your computer by a Website, Web server logs, and other Web tools. This technology allows us to customize your online experience, as well as track your Internet use, and can keep track of information specific to you. The tracking data we collect may include, but is not limited to, the date and time you visit, the time you spend, number of visits to our Website, average time on our Website, the web pages you view, the other Websites you visit, your search queries, and basic information about your computer, such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, your domain name, your browser type, and the name of your Internet service provider, and other such statistics. You may deactivate cookies if you do not want your browsing to be tracked, but doing so may hinder your online experience. In addition, consistent with standard practices in the Internet industry, you may occasionally receive cookies from third parties to which you link from our Website. We do not control these third party cookies, and they are not subject to this Privacy Policy. If you prefer, you may set your browser to ask for your permission before your receive a cookie. When visiting our Website, you may be directed, through hyperlinks, to other Websites that are beyond our control. MOUNT DESERT ISLAND REAL ESTATE does not assume any responsibility for those Websites or their privacy policies, and provides those links solely for your interest or convenience. Furthermore, when you are visiting our Website, other companies, such as third party advertisers and sponsors, may be gathering information about you. This Privacy Policy does not cover the collection of information by those other companies and Websites. Although we encourage third parties to provide their own privacy policies, we are not responsible for their activities, such as how they handle the information they collect online, and if you link to any other sites, you must do so at your own risk and may rely only on their terms and conditions and privacy policies.


We primarily use the identification information you voluntarily share with us to customize your online experience and to provide services based on your requests. We may also use your identification information to provide information on our listings, or any products and services offered by our company. In general, we collect, generate, retain and use your Personal Information for our own internal purposes in connection with the facilitation, recording and processing of any requests, communications, or interactions you may have with our Website. We may also collect and store statistics and other information about you and your online activities on an aggregated, non-personally identifiable basis and in a manner that may allow us or our affiliated or related entities, third party content suppliers, or licensees to improve services to you. In addition, your Personal Information may be also be used by us to provide you with information regarding our products and services. For example, we may use your e-mail address to send you special announcements and notifications of new real estate listings, services or promotions that may be of interest to you. On occasion, we use your identification information to validate your identity. As for usage tracking data, we primarily use that information to operate and improve our Website, and to further our marketing efforts. As a general rule, we do not share your information with unaffiliated third parties. We may, however, share your information with our own personnel and our service providers to the extent necessary to fulfill your requests. We may also share your information with our affiliates, but we will not share it with unaffiliated third parties for direct marketing purposes. We reserve the right to disclose your information under limited circumstances, such as to cooperate with law enforcement or judicial authorities as required by law or legal process, to protect our own legal rights, or to protect the public good. Although we implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices to safeguard your privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you provide to us. We accept no responsibility or liability for the activities of third parties.


MOUNT DESERT ISLAND REAL ESTATE reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of our Privacy Policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for any changes. Any changes or updates to MOUNT DESERT ISLAND REAL ESTATE’s Privacy Policy will be posted on our Website and noted with a new “Effective Date.” Your continued use of this Website following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will mean you accept those changes.


If you would like to contact us to address other questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, you may contact us by e¬mail at or by telephone at 207.288.8008. Furthermore, you may instruct us not to send communications to you by contacting us at


EFFECTIVE DATE: This Privacy Policy is effective as of March 31, 2015.