Privacy & Policy

Who we are 
Our website address is: We are Northrop Realty Millsboro, a real estate agency headquartered in Millsboro, Delaware.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it 

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. This data is used solely for the purpose of managing and displaying comments on the website.


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.

Contact forms 
When you submit a contact form on our website, we collect the personal data included in the form, such as your name, email, message contents. This is used to respond to your inquiries.

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.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content like videos, images, articles, etc. This embeds content directly from other websites into our webpages. Those embedded content services may collect data, use cookies, track interactions with that content, etc. just as if the user visited that other website directly.


We may use Google Analytics and other analytics tools to collect visitor data and analyze traffic on an anonymized basis. This helps us understand our audience and improve our site.

Who we share your data with 
We do not sell or rent personal data to any third parties. However, we may share data in limited circumstances, such as with service providers that assist with our operations (hosting, analytics, payment processing, etc.). These third parties have access only to perform specific tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use your information for any other purpose.

How long we retain your data 
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, including to satisfy any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. Specific retention periods are:

Comments: Indefinitely

Contact form data: [X period after inquiry is resolved]

What rights you have over your data 
You have certain rights regarding your personal data, which may include the ability to access, correct, delete, transfer or object to our use of your data. More information on these rights and how to exercise them can be found [link].

Where we send your data 
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service, but no other user data is transferred outside of Delaware.

Your contact information
 We collect contact information like your name, email address, and phone number when you sign up for our services or submit that information to us. This allows us to communicate with you about your account and provide customer support.

How we protect your data 
We use industry-standard security measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access or disclosure. This includes encryption of data in transit and at rest, firewalls, access controls, and other safeguards. We regularly monitor our systems for potential vulnerabilities or attacks.

What data breach procedures we have in place 

We have a dedicated incident response plan to address any suspected or confirmed data breaches. This includes efforts to quickly contain and investigate the breach, notify affected users as required by law, and take steps to prevent future breaches. We also maintain audit logs to assist in investigations.

What third parties we receive data from 
We may receive personal data about users from third party sources like data brokers or marketing partners. This could include contact details, demographic information, or interest data. We use this to supplement our user records and provide more relevant content and advertising.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data 
We use automated processes to analyze user data and user behavior on our sites/apps. This allows us to provide more tailored content recommendations, targeted advertising, fraud detection, and other product enhancements. Decisions may be made based solely on the automated profiling in areas like targeted marketing.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements 
We are subject to the disclosure requirements of the state of Delaware. This includes obligations around explaining our data practices, allowing users to exercise their data rights, and providing data breach notifications when applicable.