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Information We Collect and How It May Be Used

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Delta Alpha Publishing Limited ('Delta Alpha') 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 millions of other users. We will not disclose it to any person or organization, except as described in this Privacy Policy.

To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have prepared this statement disclosing our privacy practices. 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 from which you linked to get to our site

  8. The pages you viewed on the site and the duration of each visit

Cookies: Cookies are small files that 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 (such as the login details for this site), 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. In particular, if cookies are not enabled you will not be able to authorise the computer you are using and if you delete cookies you will have to reauthorise a computer that was previously enabled.

Cookies can be viewed on your browser by going to Tools>Options/Internet Options>Privacy. Saved searches and email alerts are not stored in cookies, and so they will not be affected by deleting cookies.

We use the information to help us understand more about how our web site is used, to improve our site, and to send you information about us and our products which we think may be of interest to you, both electronically or otherwise.

More information on cookies can be found on


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Personal information: When you register, 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.

In addition, 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, this information may be forwarded to your credit card provider, but we do not pass this information to any other party.

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 is kept confidential with access only available to 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 Online or hard copies of publications of Delta Alpha Publishing (details of our publications are set out on our sites for Real Estate Terms, UK Property Terms and Research on Real Estate).

If you don't 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 [@]

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 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 either Firefox or Microsoft® Internet Explorer™ version 6.0 or higher, 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.

How to Correct Inaccuracies

The site provides a Profile where registered details of the Licensor may be updated.

Privacy Policy Changes

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

Delta Alpha Security

Plase visit our Security page for futher information in this respect.

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