Privacy Policy

Effective Date: March 1, 2023

Cottages at Compass Point (“Cottages”) and our affiliate and parent companies (such as Mercer Management Group) are committed to privacy and to transparency in our information practices. This Statement of Privacy applies to and Cottages, and describes how we collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process the personal information described in this Privacy Policy, as well as the rights and choices individuals have regarding such personal information. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Cottages include By using the Cottages website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Scope Of This Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy applies to our collection, use, disclosure, and other processing of personal information related to:

Our websites and mobile applications that display or link to this Privacy Policy and our other services, products, and technology solutions.
Former, current, and prospective clients, residents, and customers.
Other individuals who use our Services, whose personal information we receive related to the Services, or who otherwise interact or communicate with us related to our Services or our business.
Our collection, use, disclosure, and processing of personal information about individuals will vary depending upon the circumstances. This Privacy Policy is intended to describe our overall privacy and data protection practices.

Collection of your Personal Information
Generally, we do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site; (f) requesting a tour or more information. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

If you decline to provide certain personal information that is marked mandatory, you may not be able to access certain Services or we may be unable to fully respond to your inquiry.

We may collect personal information directly from individuals, automatically related to the use of the Services, and in some cases, from third parties (such as social networks, platform providers, payment processors, data providers, and operators of certain third-party services that we use).

Use of your Personal Information
Cottages collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. Cottages may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Cottages and its affiliates.

Disclosure Of Personal Information
Cottages does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Cottages may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Cottages, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Cottages may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Cottages or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Cottages; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Cottages, or the public.

  • We may disclose the personal information we collect to third parties, as reasonably necessary for the purposes described above and as otherwise directed or consented to by you, including:
    Service providers: to third-party service providers who use this information to perform services for us, such as hosting providers, auditors, advisors, consultants, and customer service and support providers.
  • Parent company and affiliates: to our parent company and affiliated companies, such as Mercer Management Group, who may process your personal information in accordance with the principles of this Privacy Policy, including to share relevant news, information and offers with you. Where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent to such sharing.
  • Third parties: to third parties in order to provide our Services, respond to or carry out your requests, and/or with your consent, including to: Third parties to provide you a service you requested through a partnership or promotional offering made by a third party or us; The public if you submit to a public part of the Services, such as comments, social media posts, or other features viewable by the public or generally by registered users of the Services; Third parties with whom you choose to let us share information, for example other apps or websites that integrate with the Services, or those with Services with which we integrate; Third parties we work with to provide you with more personalized content and ads, and to track the effectiveness of campaigns; Legally required: where we are required to do so by law or legal process (e.g., to law enforcement, courts or others, or in response to a subpoena or court order); Protect our rights: where we believe it necessary to respond to claims asserted against us or, comply with legal process (e.g., subpoenas or warrants), enforce or administer our agreements and terms, for fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation, and to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our clients and customers or others. including personal information, related to litigation and other legal claims or proceedings in which we are involved, as well as for our internal accounting, auditing, compliance, record keeping, and legal functions.

Website Accessibility
Cottages is committed to ensuring our services and website are accessible to individuals with disabilities. We will continue to improve our website to follow Americans with Disabilities Act standards. Please be aware that our efforts are ongoing. You may email us at [email protected] or call us at 609-756-3233 with any questions regarding ADA accessibility issues, including issues accessing this website.

Tracking User Behavior
Cottages may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Cottages, in order to determine what Cottages services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Cottages to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

We use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to improve, analyze and optimize our Services and their functionality, to personalize and improve your experience while using the Services, to improve and measure our advertising campaigns, and to better reach users with relevant advertising both on our Services and on third party websites.

Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Cottages. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Cottages website.

Use of Cookies
The Cottages website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Cottages pages, or register with Cottages site or services, a cookie helps Cottages to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Cottages website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Cottages features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Cottages services or websites you visit.

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Third party analytics tools. Our Websites use automated devices and applications operated by third parties, such as Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the Websites and report on activities and trends. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources. You can learn about Google’s practices and opt-out of collection of your browsing data by Google Analytics at

Security of your Personal Information
Cottages secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Cottages uses the following methods for this purpose:

SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Children Under Thirteen
Cottages does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications
From time to time, Cottages may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Cottages or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Cottages, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button.

Data Retention
We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. We may retain personal information for longer where required by our legal and regulatory obligations, professional indemnity obligations, or where we believe it is necessary to establish, defend or protect our legal rights and interests or those of others. With respect to the data and files we handle as a processor, we retain this personal information in accordance with our clients’ instructions.

Changes to this Statement
We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. If we make any material change in how we collect, use, disclose, or otherwise process personal information, we will prominently post a notice regarding such change on the Services. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information
Cottages welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. Please use the following contact information:

Email: [email protected]
Mailing address: 1111 West Bay Ave, Barnegat, NJ 08005
Phone number: 609-756-3233

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