The Geyser Group, or GMJ REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS, LLC, provides a useful, informative website for finding, investing, renting, or purchasing residential and commercial real estate property development projects. The Geyser Group makes available to users the access and use of the content and materials via the website operated by us, including www.thegesyergroup.com and all subdomains, property websites (thejohnnyatx.com, liveatgoodwin.com), and social media accounts (LinkedIn) held or operated by or for us (collectively, “The Site”).
The Geyser Group’s Commitment to Privacy
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit the Site, you may provide us with two types of information: (1) Personal Information, which means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, such a person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person, that you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual or corporate basis; and (2) Aggregate Information, which refers to general web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse the Site.
1. Personal Information You Choose To Provide
In order to access and use certain investor features of the Site via an investor portal, you must first set up an investor account. You must voluntarily submit certain personal information about yourself or your employer or business if you are opening an account on behalf of your employer or your own company.
In addition, for the purpose of providing the general information from us and our service providers, if you choose to correspond further with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.
Mobile Device Information
We also collect Personal Information from your computer, tablet, mobile phone or other device that you are using to access our Services. This can include the IP address, the browser, geolocation and your language settings.
Individual Data Set Information
You may submit individual data sets containing Personal Information related to your real estate investments, contractors, or customers into the Site.
In general, Personal Information may include name, home address, email address, IP address, device identifier, social media account username or ID, phone number, SMS text messaging account name or number, personal preferences, and other user account-related information.
Personal Information is collected online when users voluntarily submit non-public personal information on the Site by requesting information, receiving electronic notices or other similar communications. Only your IP address would be collected automatically when you access the Site for purposes of enhancing the Site browsing via cookies and/or auditing.
We will retain any personal information submitted by you for fulfillment of the intended purposes for which such is collected. We will establish minimum and maximum retention periods based upon the type of information collected (i.e., sensitivity), the intended purposes and as otherwise may be legally required. We will retain your Personal Information for as long as you use the Site and until you request to delete your data.
2. Aggregate Information Based On Website Interactions
Aggregate Information is non-personally identifiable or anonymous information about you, such as pages most frequently accessed by you, time spent on a page or area of the Site, the number of visits to the Site by you, types of browser used by you, cookie preferences or search terms entered by you. Aggregate Information is used in a collective manner, and no single person can be identified by that compiled information (for example, the number of people who logged into the Site in a particular day). Aggregate Information does not personally identify a specific user.
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect Aggregate Information about your visit. We can tell the type of computer, browser, and web service that you are using. We also know the date, time, and pages that you visit. Collecting this information helps us design the Site to enhance your experience while on our site.
We may share Aggregate Information with third parties to enhance your experience on our Site and otherwise in fulfillment of obligations. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site, analyze trends, track users’ movement on the Site, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the Site, and deliver customized, personalized content and data analytics reporting. IP addresses, however, are not linked to Personal Information. We also may use an unique assigned number located with the Site’s URL to determine the web site from which you navigated to get to the Site. While this number may not be apparent to you, it does not contain your Personal Information.
Cookies and Similar Technologies
Similar to other commercial web sites, our Site utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and web server logs or beacons to collect information about how the Site is used. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at the Site, and the web sites visited by you prior to and after the Site. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.
The table below sets out how we use different categories of cookies and similar technologies, as well as information on your options for managing the settings for the data collection by these technologies:
Required- or strictly necessary- cookies enable you to navigate the Site and use its features, such as logging in.
Because required cookies are essential to operate the Site, there is no option to opt out of these cookies.
Functional- or non-strictly necessary cookies- allow us to remember information you have entered or choices you make, and provide enhanced, more personal features. For example, they may remember your name and e-mail in forms so you don’t have to re-enter this information next time.
To manage the use of functional cookies on the Website, please consult your individual browser settings for cookies. Note that opting out may impact the functionality you receive when using our Site.
These cookies are used to track the use and performance of the Site and our services. We use Google Analytics to help analyze how our Site is used, including the number of visitors, where the website visitors have come from, and the pages they visit. This information is used by us to improve our site.
To learn more about safeguarding your data for websites using Google Analytics, visit here. To opt of our data collection by Google Analytics, you can download and install a Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on here.
To learn more about how Google Analytics Cookie Usage on the Site visit here.
You can also adjust your individual browser settings relating to cookies by visiting these pages:
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Microsoft Edge
- Mozilla Firefox
- Safari (Desktop)
- Safari (Mobile)
- Android Browser
For other browsers not listed, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
We use Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics to log when users view specific pages or take specific actions on or getting to the Website. Google Analytics specifically allows us to provide targeted advertising in the future. We may also use Google AdWords as a tool to acquire relevant new clients who are looking for our service and Google AdSense to show our clients other relevant advertising that may assist them while they are using our site.
How Do We Use Personal Information Provided By You To Us?
Generally, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing customer service and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the information that we collect to notify you about important changes to the Site and new services and special offers that we think that you will find valuable. The lists are used to send you product and service offers developed and managed under our traditional corporate standards designed to safeguard the security and privacy of our customers’ personal information.
How Does The Geyser Group Use Social Media?
We use social media in different ways and for different purposes. We use it partly to facilitate the use of certain features of the Site, but also to promote our services and mission and to advertise, improve and facilitate the real estate projects and other product and service offerings on the Site.
Do We Share Personal Information Provided or Collected From You?
As a general policy, we do not share, sell or trade Personal information with third parties without your permission; however, we may provide Personal Information to third parties directly involved in the operation, performance, support and/or maintenance of the Site and each service offered on the Site, including our web site service providers, technical consultant, network retailers and business partners. We also may use your information to personalize your experience and allow us to deliver the type of content and information found on the Site and to administer a coupon, promotion, survey, or other Site feature, to ask for ratings and reviews of products and services, and to correspond with you.
We also may share Personal Information with third parties in limited circumstances. For example, we may release Personal Information to third parties to perform services such as hosting the Site (and/or features available on the Site). Such third parties are obligated to maintain the confidentiality of Personal Information and are not authorized to use Personal Information for any purpose other than providing those services or otherwise enhancing your experience on the Site. Aggregate Information may at times be shared with our business partners and other third parties.
From time to time, we may be required to provide Personal Information or Aggregate Information in response to a valid court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required by law, or if we reasonably believe that you have committed unlawful acts or acts that may endanger the health or safety of another user or the general public. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful. We may release certain personal information when we believe that such release is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of others and ourselves.
We also reserve the right to share, assign or transfer your Personal Information to any of our affiliates or any successor in interest to our organization by merger, reorganization, or operation of law.
Who Do We Share Information With?
We share personal information with the following third parties:
No Liability for Third-Party Services and Third-Party Links.
The third-party service providers affiliated with us have their own independent privacy policies governing the use of your personal information pursuant to the GDPR and we encourage you to read those privacy policies carefully. You understand that even if we delete your personal information that it may still be available in a third-party service provider’s database. We have no responsibility or liability for the personal information collection, use, or storage activities of the third-party services providers used by us to provide you with the services associated with the Site.
We may include or offer third-party products or services on the Site and provide third-party links to the same. These third-party websites have separate and independent privacy policies. We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of such third parties or their websites. We encourage you to read carefully the privacy policies of all such third-party websites. We seek to protect the integrity of the Site and therefore welcome any feedback about any such third-party websites.
How Do We Secure Your Information?
We maintain commercially reasonable safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the Personal Information provided by you. Such security safeguards are intended to be appropriate to the sensitivity of the Personal Information collected. When you send confidential and/or personal information to us on the Site, a secure server software encrypts all information that you input before it is stored in our network servers. The information also is scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches the Site. These security measures work to make sure that such personal information is not accessible by third parties.
EU Users’ Right Under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)
The GDPR provides users located in the EU under its protection certain rights with respect to their personal information collected by the Site. Accordingly, we recognize and will comply with the GDPR and those rights, except as limited by applicable law. The rights under the GDPR include:
- Right of Access: This includes the right to obtain from us your personal information and whether it is being processed, along with the purposes of the processing; categories of personal information concerned; recipients to whom your personal information has been disclosed; the period for which your personal information is being stored; and the right to lodge a complaint.
- Right of Rectification: This includes the right to correct inaccurate personal information collected and/or stored by us.
- Right of Erasure (“Right to be Forgotten”): This includes the right to have your personal information deleted. However, if applicable law requires us to comply with your request to delete information, fulfillment of your request may prevent you from using our services and may result in closing your account.
- Right to Restriction of Processing: This includes the right to request restriction of how and why your personal information is used or processed by us.
- Right to Data Portability: This includes the right to receive your personal information in a structured, readable format and the right to have your personal information transferred.
- Right to Object: This includes the right to object to us processing your personal information for reasons such as direct marketing purposes and for scientific or historical research or statistical purposes.
- Right to not be Subject to Automated Decision-Making: This includes the right to note be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, that could have a legal, or a similarly significant, effect on you from being made solely based on automated processes.