Privacy Policy

Unless otherwise specified, the following notice applies to all contents of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association Web site, www.atlantahomebuilders.com.

Copyright 2013 by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, Inc., 1484 Brockett Road, Tucker, GA 30084.

The information contained within this site represents a best effort to provide extensive, accurate and reliable information. The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (HBA) does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. Under no circumstances will the HBA be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of any content made available via this Web site.

It is the intent of the HBA to raise awareness of the homebuilding industry and be an informational resource to both HBA members and the home buying public. Use of information from this Web site is voluntary and should be used in conjunction with specific expert advice and professional assistance.

The HBA is committed to protecting the privacy of its members. Information about members of the HBA, including e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and other information stored in the HBA member database is solely the property of the HBA and subject to the HBA’s Terms of Use.

When you visit any Web site, the site can collect certain information. The HBA does collect and temporarily store the following information about each visitor to our Web site:

  • name of Internet service provider (AOL, MSN, etc.)
  • Web browser type (Internet Explorer, Netscape, etc.)
  • date, time and duration of visit
  • pages and content visited on site, including any documents, files and content that is downloaded

This information does not reveal a visitor’s personal identity and is only used by the HBA to help us improve our Web site.

The HBA collects certain personal information from our members and non-members to process class and event registrations, purchases and to ensure that HBA records are accurate and kept current. This information includes:

  • First and last name
  • Company name
  • Home or office postal mailing and billing addresses
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number
  • Fax number
  • Membership status and type
  • Credit card information (if class and event registrations and purchases are made)

You are never required to provide us with any personal information when you visit our Web site. If you decide to provide personal information, we will retain that information only until we have responded to your question, provided you with requested information/materials, registered you for a class or event or otherwise satisfied the purpose of the communication.

The HBA does not knowingly collect information from anyone under age 18 and does not provide any content or service that would be of interest for or use to minors. The HBA encrypts sensitive personal and financial data while being stored on the Internet. Credit card information is transmitted securely using SSL encryption. Although our site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information that is under our control, we cannot guarantee complete security.

If at any time a visitor feels uncomfortable submitting personal contact information or financial information to the HBA via our Web site, the visitor is encouraged to contact the HBA for alternate means of information transmission.

The HBA retains personal information regarding members indefinitely and retains personal customer data provided as dictated by business and legal requirements. This information is not stored on the HBA Web site.

The HBA retains the right to make member company contact information available to responsible third parties for use. If you do not wish to have your company contact information made available to third parties, please notify the HBA by e-mailing membership@atlantahomebuilders.com or calling 770-938-9900.

The HBA never makes public the personal/home contact information of members.

The HBA Web site contains links to other Web sites. If you choose to use any of these links, you will be leaving the HBA’s site and going to a new one. Protection of your privacy at these linked sites will be governed by the privacy policy at that site. The HBA is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites or the use of any information that you provide to such sites.