Privacy Policy


DMB Ladera, LLC, the master developer of Ladera Ranch (herein "Ladera Ranch" or "we"), respects your privacy and is committed to treating your information responsibly. The following privacy policy discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices of Ladera Ranch in connection with this website. Use of this website constitutes your consent to Ladera Ranch's collection and use of personal data in accordance with the terms hereof.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 1, 2005 ("Effective Date") and applies to personal and financial information submitted on this Web site on or after the Effective Date.

Collection and Use of Information

Ladera Ranch will not collect any personally identifiable information about you through this website unless you provide it to us voluntarily. The information we collect will vary depending on how you use this website. On some pages you can register or request to receive materials, announcements and other information from us or from others. The types of personal information collected may include, without limitation, your name and contact information (such as your address, phone number or e-mail address), information about the size and/or ages of members of your household or business and information about the type of properties you are interested in and other general information relating to product preferences or areas of interest on our website.

You should be aware that Ladera Ranch may also track and record the IP address from your computer. Ladera Ranch does not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information. We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use so that we may better understand which features are most popular and best meet the needs of our visitors.

The information we collect from you will be used to provide the products, services and other information that you request from us and to otherwise facilitate the sale of homes and services related to Ladera Ranch. We may also provide your information to third parties such as homebuilders and service and product providers to enable them to follow-up with you on such requests. We may also use your information for market research purposes, for project planning or for developing prospect lists for existing and future communities affiliated with Ladera Ranch and its owners. In doing so, we may reproduce, publish, broadcast or post such information to such third parties.

Sharing of Information

Ladera Ranch will not sell, rent or share personally identifiable information about you to or with other companies or people unless: (i) we have your consent to do so; (ii) we need to share the information in order to provide the information, product or service you have requested; or (iii) we need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of Ladera Ranch to provide a product or service for you on our behalf (provide that these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us, unless they have your consent to do so). Additionally, Ladera Ranch may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information about our users with homebuilders and service and product providers for marketing and promotional purposes. Finally, Ladera Ranch may store and disclose personal information as allowed or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to protect the rights, safety or property of Ladera Ranch or others and to conform to legal or regulatory requirements.

Correction of Personal Data; Opt-Out Right

Ladera Ranch endeavors to keep your information current and accurate. Accordingly, we ask that you notify us of any changes to your personal information. You may at any time opt-out of having your personal information used by Ladera Ranch to send Ladera Ranch contacts (i.e. - mailings, calls, etc.) by notifying us via e-mail, telephone or postal mail at the addresses shown in the last section of this Privacy Policy. In the event you elect not to receive any future contacts from Ladera Ranch, we will endeavor to remove your name from all of our contact lists; however, information is sometimes difficult, if not impossible, to remove from all data sources, and we can only promise to endeavor to remove you from any lists we control. We shall have no liability under this policy for our failure to accomplish this objective.

Privacy Policy Effectiveness

This Privacy Policy shall apply only to individual consumers and solely to information collected by this web site. This Privacy Policy is effective as of November 1, 2003, and applies to personal and financial information submitted on this web site on or after that date.

Changes in Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on our Homepage so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the Privacy Policy under which the information was collected.


Ladera Ranch endeavors to maintain appropriate physical and electronic procedures and safeguards to protect information collected from this web site. Please note, however, that Ladera Ranch cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any information that you disclose online and transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.


Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your computer containing information about you. We may use cookies in connection with this web site to provide better navigation and improve your experience while on this web site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site, but does enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. You may choose to disable cookies using the tools in your browser and continue to use our web site, but some parts of our site may not work properly or as efficiently if you do.


This web site may contain links to third-party web sites for homebuilders, retailers, service providers and others. While Ladera Ranch endeavors to only provide links to web sites maintained by reputable organizations, you should be aware that these third parties may be able to gather information from and about you if you visit their web sites. In these cases, those third parties will use such information in accordance with their own privacy policies, which may differ substantially from our policy. Ladera Ranch is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this web site.