Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

This site does not employ cookie or accept any payment information. Several of the pages in this website are linked to, website of the parent organization of The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of IFMA, including those sites to which you will provide payment information. Please refer to the privacy page of that

Terms of Use

Copyright and Trademark Notices

Unless otherwise specified, the following notice applies to all contents of this sites, and all programs, publications, and products described on this site:

Copyright © 2015 The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of IFMA, 1231 Highland Avenue, Ft. Washington, PA, 19034 USA all rights reserved:

The content of all material available on is copyrighted by The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of IFMA unless otherwise indicated. Copyright is not claimed to any part of an original work prepared by a U.S. or state government officer or employee as of that person’s official duties. All rights are reserved and the content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written agreement of The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of IFMA as indicated below. Users may download pages on prior content for their own personal use or on a single computer, but no part of such content may be otherwise or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written agreement of, and with the express attribution to, The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of IFMA.

Link Disclaimer Notice

At certain places on the site, live links to other Web sites can be accessed. Such external sites contain information created, published, maintained or otherwise posted by institutions independent of The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of IFMA. The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of IFMA does not endorse, approve, certify or control these external sites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy or timeliness of information located at such sites. Use of any information obtained from such sites is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review by qualified experts. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process or service does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring by The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of IFMA.

Social Media Policy

The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of IFMA ( IFMAPhilly) provides access to private social media forums as an association service. Access to these forums is controlled by IFMAPhilly, and is specifically conditioned on your acceptance of and adherence to this Policy. This Policy applies to any social media forum, whether LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter , YouTube or any such system existing now or in the future to which this Policy is intended to apply. You, the participant, agree that you will adhere to this Social Media Policy and that violation could result in termination of the right to participate in any social media forum, legal liability, loss of IFMA Philly membership (if applicable) and other consequences.

You understand that this Policy may be altered in the future, and that continuing usage of the social media forums constitutes your agreement to be bound by the rules herein as they may be amended. The most current version of this Policy will be available from IFMAPhilly by e-mail request. In addition to the rules listed in this Policy, please be advised that your use and access of third party social media forums is also governed by those third party sites’ rules and policies. In particular, IFMAPhilly can make no privacy guarantees to you for your content and activities taking place on third party social media sites. Your privacy is governed only by those third party social media sites’ privacy policies, and you agree to hold IFMAPhilly harmless for any conduct of the third party social media sites.

If, at any time, you no longer agree to be bound by this Policy, you must terminate your usage of the social media forums.

The social media forums are provided on an “as is” basis, and may be changed, temporarily unavailable or discontinued at any time.

Your Content

  • You represent by submitting any content to the social media forums that you are either: (a) the creator and owner of such content, (b) claiming reasonable fair use, or, (c) that you have obtained all necessary licenses and permissions required to allow you to post the content and license it to IFMA Philly in accordance with this paragraph. You hereby assume all liability for content you post and will indemnify BOMA for claims arising from your content, including, but not limited to claims of defamation and intellectual property infringement claims. You retain copyright and other proprietary and intellectual property rights in content you submit post, display, or share on, or through the social media forums. By submitting your content to IFMAPhilly, however, you grant to IFMAPhilly and its members a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, use and distribute any content you submit, post, display or share on or through the social media forums.
  • You also agree that you will not use any name, logo or other trademark of any entity in a way that is likely or intended to cause confusion about the origin or authorized users of such marks, names or logos.
  • Keep in mind that the responsibility for all content belongs solely to the person from which such content originated. IFMAPhilly does not endorse any particular opinion expressed through the social media forums and cannot be responsible for them.
  • IFMA Philly reserves the right to screen, review, filter, modify or remove any content posted by any user to the social media forums, but has no obligation to do so. As such, you understand that in using social media forums, you may be exposed to certain content that you find offensive, indecent or objectionable. If you encounter such content, please bring it to the attention of BOMA by emailing
  • Any individuals who believe that their intellectual property rights have been infringed upon by or through user-submitted content should contact to request that the materials be removed. BOMA will investigate the request and remove content as appropriate, and where possible.
  • You may have access to proprietary and confidential information, in the course of employment or a contractual relationship or otherwise. This information should never be posted to the social media forums without express permission of the owner of such information. IFMAPhilly will in no way be responsible for your violation of trade secret laws or disclosure of information prohibited by contract or other law.


By using the social media forums, you understand that content posted is, in effect, an ongoing “meeting” of participants. Such meetings often involve competitors. The same rules that apply at physical meetings also apply in the social media forums. Content is recorded, and participants must take special care to strictly adhere to IFMAPhilly antitrust policy.

Messages between competitors regarding prices, fees, discounts, terms and conditions of sale, profits, profit margins, cost data, market shares, sales territories, customer allocation, etc. are expressly prohibited. There must be no messages relating to any group boycott.

Appropriate Conduct

You agree to adhere to the following rules on acceptable social media forum behavior and agree to communicate in a manner which furthers IFMAPhilly’s mission to support and advance the interest of the commercial real estate industry through a safe, informative and appropriate forum. 

In using the social media forums, you will not:

  • Defame, harass, abuse, attack or threaten any participant or other person;
  • Reveal any private information about any person without permission from that person to do so;
  • Post any inappropriate content whatsoever, including defamatory, obscene, sexually explicit or illegal content;
  • Use profanity;
  • Advertise for yourself or any business;
  • Post content not reasonably within the topic of discussion or within a topic reasonably related to the social media forum purpose;
  • Transmit any viruses, worms or other items of a destructive nature, or use any device which searches, collects, archives or indexes any content to collect information about users or for any purposes not in accordance with this Policy;
  • Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely claim association or affiliation with any person or entity; or,
  • Otherwise manipulate, abuse or “hack,” the social media forums in a manner inconsistent with their intended purposes.

If you have any questions about this Social Media Policy, or any other questions regarding the Site, please contact Communications Committee Chair at

Privacy Policy

The following Privacy Policy has been developed to disclose what types of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used and with whom the information is shared.


Personal, identifying information is not collected from visitors to The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of IFMA (IFMAPhilly) website unless this information has been voluntarily provided. All sensitive information sent to IFMAPhilly is kept confidential. However, please be advised that the IFMAPhilly website will query visitors’ browsers for certain information, such as

  • the domain used to access the IFMAPhilly website,
  • the type of computer operating system used, 
  • the IP address and type of browser used, and
  • the day, month and year of the site visit.

This information is used to calculate the number of visitors to the different sections of the site, and to perform analysis of site behavior to continually improve the IFMAPhilly website experience.  IFMAPhilly does not sell or transfer to third parties any of the information collected automatically from every visitor.


IFMAPhilly uses cookies to store and track certain information about its site visitors. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a website to the hard drive of the site visitor’s computer. This unique number identifies a site visitor’s web browser, but not the individual.  A cookie will not provide personally identifiable information, such as name and address. The use of cookies is now an industry standard and cookies are currently used on most major websites. Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. A browser can be reset to provide notification when a cookie is received.  It can also be set to refuse to accept cookies altogether. While IFMAPhilly does not require the use of cookies, if you browse the IFMAPhilly site with the cookies option turned off, you will not be able to use many of the site functions, including access to the membership directory or other features in the secure members-only area.


When placing registering for an event, your name, e-mail address, mailing address and credit card type/number/expiration date will be required. This information is used specifically to process your order. This information is not used for any other purpose.  IFMAPhilly uses secure server software for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of the personal information, including credit card number, name and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the internet.


Your e-mail address will be used for communications from IMFAPhilly, services and educational offerings that relate to your areas of interest, unless you choose to opt-out. 


Although most IFMAPhilly members and site visitors tell us they appreciate receiving email information from IFMAPhilly, you may elect to opt out of receiving email at any time by simply following the opt out instructions posted to the email. If you continue to receive e-mail communications after you have unsubscribed, please contact IFMAPhilly at or call 215-628-9844 and tell us which email communications you do not wish to receive.


No. IFMAPhilly does not sell, rent or provide email addresses of its members, customers or site visitors to anyone. 

If you have questions or concerns about IMFAPhilly’s privacy policy, please contact Communications

Chair at or call 215-628-9844..

Please be advised that membership, course payment and the purchase of publications is done through a separate website, Please refer to their privacy policy here.