The Cromford Report

Privacy Policy


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is owned and produced by Cromford Associates LLC, an Arizona limited liability company managed by Mike Orr and based in Mesa AZ.

Mike holds a masters degree in Mathematics from the University of Oxford in England and spent 31 years in the computer industry, working for IBM, Amdahl, Splash Technology and the Santa Cruz Operation. In his most recent positions he was President of Tarantella and CEO of Mobilearia.

He first started investing in real estate in 1976 and left the computer industry to focus on real estate in 2002.


Privacy Policy

Cromford Associates LLC is committed to protecting your privacy and a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Cromford Report™ web site and governs data collection and usage. Cromford Associates LLC will only share your information with outside parties in ways that are described in this privacy statement or if we are required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law, cooperate with law enforcement agencies, or comply with a legal process served on our web site. By using the Cromford Report™ web site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

For registered members, the Cromford Report™ web site collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. For non-registered visitors, the Cromford Report™ may also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is logged by the Cromford Report™. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is used by Cromford Associates LLC for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the web site.

Cromford Associates LLC encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites we may link to so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. Cromford Associates LLC is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on web sites outside of the Cromford Report™ web site.

Use of your Personal Information

The Cromford Report™ collects and uses your personal information to operate the web site and deliver the services you have requested. The Cromford Report™ may use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the Cromford Report™ and its affiliates. The Cromford Report™ may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Cromford Associates LLC does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Cromford Report™ may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, the Cromford Report™ may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail and provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the Cromford Report™, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Cromford Report™ may keep track of the pages our customers visit within the web site, in order to determine what services are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content and advertising within the Cromford Report™ to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Cromford Associates LLC will disclose your personal information, without notice, only 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 Cromford Associates LLC or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Cromford Associates LLC; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Cromford Report™, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Cromford Report™ web site use "cookies" to help you manage your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web 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.

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 Cromford Report™ services or other web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Cromford Associates LLC secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Cromford Associates LLC secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other web sites such as PayPal, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Cromford Associates LLC will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how we are is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Cromford Associates LLC welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact Cromford Associates LLC at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.