Privacy Policy

The Fair Housing Institute, Inc. (FHI) takes your privacy seriously. We gather certain types of information about you, and we would like you to understand the terms related to the collection and use of that information. This privacy policy details the types of information we gather, how we use it, and what choices you have regarding the collection of such information. FHI may amend this policy from time to time. Notification of any such amendment will be posted on www.fairhousinginstitute.com.

Collecting your Personal Information Account information

When you sign up for FHI, we will collect, upon registration, limited personal information. This information includes your first and last name, a user name, a password, and your company name and address, all of which will be used to create and maintain your account.

Use of your Personal Information

FHI is committed to protecting your privacy. All personal information, including account information and content of your account, is stored and maintained on our secure servers. We take very seriously our commitment that your account and personal information will not be misused. Only a limited number of FHI employees will be permitted to access data or to provide and monitor the services we provide.

Additionally, FHI uses a variety of security technologies and procedures to prevent third party access to or modification of personal information on our servers. FHI will not sell or allow access by any third party to your personal information without your express permission. This privacy assurance includes your account address or e-mail content.

FHI may only access or disclose your personal information to third parties if such action is required by law, or is necessary to comply with applicable regulations, legal process or governmental request, or to protect and defend the rights, property, and safety of FHI or the users of our services, or to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, including spam prevention.

Use of Cookies and Log information

FHI may also use “cookie” technology to gather information about a user’s web usage pattern and to personalize services. To save you time, a cookie allows FHI to automatically display the site according to your personal preferences while maintaining the security of your account. FHI may share cookie information between its servers, and use the cookies to collect aggregated information about your use of our services, in order to provide a better user experience and improve service.


FHI believes the use of cookies improves the quality of our service. However, you have the ability to accept or decline cookies. If you choose to decline all cookies, you may not be able to use FHI’s services. FHI collects certain information when you use your account. This information is contained in your request to access the service and usually includes your browser version, your IP address, and the date and time of day. In addition, we log the unique ID provided by our cookie.

This information is required by FHI in order to provide you with FHI’s service (for example, your identity must be validated when you log on), and is used by FHI for various internal business purposes such as evaluating our service and improving its security, quality, and performance. As stated above, FHI does not, under any circumstances, share the information from cookies with an outside third party.

Transfer of Information

In the event of a transfer of ownership of FHI, such as acquisition by or a merger with another company, FHI reserves the right to transfer your personal information. However, in such an event, FHI shall notify you, by posting a notice of such change on www.fairhousinginstitute.com before personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy. FHI constantly seeks to innovate and improve our service to provide the best possible user experience.

This Privacy Policy, despite our efforts, may not always specifically deal with all arising privacy issues. In light of the above, and because of the complex and constantly changing nature of the web, technology, and business, FHI does not guarantee error-free performance under this Privacy Policy. FHI welcomes user feedback on any privacy concerns you may have, and on how to improve our services. Please contact us to provide such feedback. This Privacy Policy is subject to change.