What Information Do We Collect?
We collect various types of information when you interact with us on our website. For example, we may use “cookies” to obtain certain information from your web browser. By transferring these alphanumeric identifiers or “cookies” that your browser creates at our request in an approved and standardized place on your computer, Mountain Gate Homes assigns you a unique customer code and records information about your activity on our website. When you visit or return to our website, we read the cookie to identify you as one of our customers (or prior visitor) to help you recall orders or preferences you have selected. The cookie also enables us to recall your past activities, post your account data, and modify site elements and special offers to you.
The following categories of information collected include but are not limited to:
- Your first and last name / A business or other physical addresses, including street name and name of a city or town.
- Payment Information
- Your email addresses.
- Your telephone number.
- Your order history which will include all relevant data.
- Your IP address and browser information.
- Any other identifier that permits the physical or online contacting of a specific individual.
Do We Share Your Information?
The information gathered may be shared with corporate affiliates of Mountain Gate Homes. We also share the information with third parties, including responsible companies with which we have a relationship. For example: Some of our vendors may work closely with us to create a vendor shop within the Mountain Gate Homes site or to ship your order directly to you. In certain instances, we may share certain information about you with that vendor (e.g., if you decide to buy their products).
You also may make a purchase from Mountain Gate Homes through a link from another web site or search engine and may use their express checkout tool to do so. When you do, please be aware that both Mountain Gate Homes and that website or search engine will receive your information. In some cases, Mountain Gate Homes may enter into a co-branding relationship with another website that offers you products or services that supplement Mountain Gate Homes offering.
In those cases, you may link from Mountain Gate Homes to another site to purchase the item. In that case, both Mountain Gate Homes and the other website may receive your information.
We may retain reliable third party companies to provide order fulfillment and customer service on our behalf and they will have access to your information.
For some of our services, Mountain Gate Homes may provide you with a link to the supplier of that product so that you may get further information. If you link to the supplier’s site, the supplier may collect or receive information about you.
Mountain Gate Homes may share your personal information with outside companies that perform services for Mountain Gate Homes. For example, we may retain an outside company to manage a database containing certain customer information or to create and distribute an email offering. In those situations, the outside party is performing work for Mountain Gate Homes, and Mountain Gate Homes takes appropriate steps to ensure your information is used only to provide the services requested by Mountain Gate Homes, and not for other purposes.
Additionally, Mountain Gate Homes may share account or other information when we believe it is necessary to comply with the law or to protect our interests or property. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, credit bureaus, agents or government agencies in connection with issues related to fraud, credit or debt collection.
And in the event that some or all of the business assets of Mountain Gate Homes are sold or transferred, we generally would transfer the corresponding information about our customers.
Finally, Mountain Gate Homes may share your personal information with unrelated outside companies so that they can directly market their products or services to you if we feel that a company offers products or services that we believe may be of interest. We also may provide you with the opportunity to sign-up on our website to receive such email offers.