Privacy Policy

The VPAR privacy policy applies to all content created by or belonging to the VPAR.

This Policy does not apply to any other site accessed by a link located on this Site.

1. Definitions. “Content” shall mean all information or images contained on the Site, including but not limited to, trademarks, copyrights, advertisements, data, text, graphics, photos, software and video. “Financial information” shall mean a User’s social security number, credit card number or expiration date, or the number of any account held by User in any financial institution. “General information” is all information related to Users other than “financial information”, whether provided by the User on the Site or otherwise obtained by the VPAR. “Site” shall mean the Internet site located at the URL address “User” shall mean any person or entity that accesses or uses the Site in any manner. “VPAR” shall mean the Virginia Peninsula Association of REALTORS®, Inc., its employees, officers, directors, and all other persons or entities affiliated with VPAR responsible for creating, maintaining, and publishing this Site.

2. We use information about our Users, members and non-members, for administrative, operational and financial purposes. Databases are maintained to store information regarding: 1) membership records; 2) course registration, attendance and completion; 3) product purchases, and other financial and general information.

3. The VPAR will not release a User’s financial information to anyone outside the VPAR without first obtaining the User’s consent, except for information that we are legally required to gather and/or report to government agencies. General information may be released to third parties without the User’s consent. General information, may also be distributed publicly in various articles and reports.

4. Some general information gathered on the site is used to identify persons to whom various communications or advertisements may be sent by the VPAR or third parties. In the event that a User wishes to cancel future communications or advertisements from the VPAR, they may do so by:
• Sending an email to
• calling the following telephone number: (757) 599-5222 or,
• writing to: Membership Department, Virginia Peninsula Association of REALTORS®, 1001 North Campus Parkway, Hampton, VA 23666

5. VPAR members and non-members may correct, update or delete* financial or general information previously provided to the site or otherwise maintained in VPAR databases by:
• Sending an email to,
• calling the following telephone number: (757) 599-5222, or,
• writing to: Membership Department, Virginia Peninsula Association of REALTORS®, 1001 North Campus Parkway, Suite 101, Hampton, VA 23666
* Records that the VPAR is required by law to maintain may be corrected or updated by members or non-members, but may not be deleted.

6. Financial and general information collected from Users via online registration and order forms is used to process and send orders, bill credit cards, verify membership, when applicable, and to accurately maintain continuing education records (as required by the Virginia DPOR rules). You may be asked to provide contact information (i.e., e-mail address, phone number, firm name), unique identifiers (i.e., National REALTOR® Database member number (social security numbers may be volunteered, as an alternative, by a member who does not have his/her membership number)), and/or financial information (i.e., credit card number). Financial information supplied via online order forms and registration forms is used only by the VPAR. It is not sold or provided to third party vendors, direct mail concerns, email list services, etc.

7. If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you may contact us by:
• Sending an email to, or
• calling the following telephone number: (757) 599-5222, or,
• writing to: Jim Wetzel CEO, Virginia Peninsula Association of REALTORS®, 1001 North Campus Parkway, Suite 101, Hampton, VA 23666

8. Cookies are small text files that may be placed on User’s computer’s hard drive. Essentially, cookies are identification cards for the VPAR computers, or servers that placed them there. Cookies are only read by the server that placed them there and are unable to execute any code or virus. The VPAR may use cookies on members’ computers to identify that User as a member when that User accesses the Site in the future. Cookies may also be used to provide personalized service to Users of the Site.