Privacy & Cookies Policy

RealEstate4TheYouth is a tax-exempt 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers youth with real estate education, credit awareness, property ownership, and real estate careers. Our website address is:

We are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to our Website (, which is owned and operated by RealEstate4TheYouth (“RE4TY”, “Organization”, “we” or “us” and our affiliates), located at 8545 W. Warm Springs Road, STE A4 Box 386, Las Vegas, NV 89113.  The Policy doesn’t apply to information you may provide to us in person at our events, or to information provided by any other means. This Privacy Policy governs our data collection, processing and usage practices. It also describes your choices regarding use, access and correction of your personal information. If you do not agree with the data practices described in this Privacy Policy, you should not use the Website.

We periodically update this Privacy Policy. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice by sending you an email notification.

While we will notify you of any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically. We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our treatment of the information you provide us, please write to us by email at

Effective Date

This Privacy Policy has been updated and is effective as of June 1, 2020.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, company name, address, phone number, and other information about yourself or your business. Personal Information can also include information about any transactions, both free and paid, that you enter into on the Website, and information about you that is available on the internet, such as from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google, or publicly available information that we acquire from service providers.

Personal Information also includes Navigational Information where such information can directly or indirectly identify an individual. Navigational information refers to information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed.
We use Navigational Information to operate and improve the Website. We may also use Navigational Information alone or in combination with Personal Information to provide you with personalized experience.

We do not sell your Personal Information to any third party. While we do not share information we collect from you with third parties such as direct marketers, advertising agencies or mailing list companies, personal information may be shared with our employees and affiliated companies for the purposes set forth above. We also may engage trusted third party service providers to perform functions and provide services to us, such as hosting and maintaining our servers and the Website, database storage and management, e-mail marketing for our services. We may share your personal information with these third parties to enable them to perform these services for us and for you.

In addition to the uses identified elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, we may use your Personal Information to:

  • improve your browsing experience by personalizing the Website;
  • to allow use of, or participation in, the Website and our services;
  • to administer your account;
  • to process service requests;
  • to notify you of events and services that maybe of interest to you by post, email, or other means and send you marketing communications relating to our business;
  • promote use of our services to you and share promotional and information content with you in accordance with your communication preferences;
  • send information to you regarding changes to our Privacy Policy.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Privacy of Children

The Website is not intended for or targeted at children under 14, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect information about children under 14. If you believe that we have collected information about a child under 14, please contact us at, so that we may delete the information.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Social Media

Our Website includes Social Media Features, such as the Share on Facebook and Share on Twitter buttons, and Widgets, such as the Share This button. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our sites, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these features. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy and other policies of the companies providing them.

Collection of Automated Information

When you use our services or view content provided by us, we or our business partners may automatically collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, internet service provider (ISP), the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.), operating system, clickstream data, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by The Birdge to provide general statistics regarding use of our Website. For these purposes, we do link this automatically-collected data to Personal Information such as name, email address, address, and phone number.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Security of Your Personal Information

We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We secure the Personal Information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. All Personal Information is protected using appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures.


We use cookies or similar technologies to administer the website, track users’ behavior, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Please see the list of cookies we use below:

Cookie Type Duration Description
collect Pixel session Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary HTTP 1 day Determin es w h eth er th e visitor h as accepted th e cookie con sen t box.
GPS third party 1 day Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to en able tracking based on geographical GPS location.
IDE third party 1 year Used by Google DoubleClick to register an d report the website user’s action s after view in g or clicking on e of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad an d to present targeted ads to the user.
PHPSESSID third party session Preserves user session state across page requests.
test_cookie third party 1 day Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE third party 179 days Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages  with integrated You Tu be videos.
vuid third party 2 years Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages h ave been read.
YSC third party session Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from You Tube the user has seen.
yt-remote-cast-installed third party session Stores the user’s video player preferences u sin g embedded You Tu be video
yt-remote-connected-devices third party persistent Stores the user’s video player preferences u sing embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-device-id third party persistent Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-fast-check-period third party session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-session-app third party session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-session-name third party session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
_ga third party 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat third party 1 day Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gid third party 1 day Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on h ow the visitor uses the website.
_pk_id# third party 1 year Collects statistics on the users visits to the website, such as the n umber of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read.
_pk_ref# third party 6 months Used by Piwik Analytics Platform to identify the referring website from which the visitor has come.
_pk_ses# third party 1 day Used by Piwik Analytics Platform to track page requests from the visitor during the session

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Who we share your data with

Service Providers

We employ other companies and people to provide services to visitors to our Website, our customers, and newsletter subscribers, and may need to share your information with them to provide information, products or services to you. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we explicitly require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to our privacy and customer data handling policies.

Compelled Disclosure

We reserve the right to use or disclose your Personal Information if required by law or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or comply with a law, court order, or legal process.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

You have the following data protection rights:

  • You can request access, correction, updates or deletion of your personal information.
  • You can object to processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information.
  • If we have collected and process your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
  • You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information.

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at