A. A Participant’s VOW shall not display listings or property addresses of any owner(s) of record who has affirmatively directed the listing broker to withhold the owner(s) of record listing or property address from display on the Internet. The listing broker shall communicate to the MLS that the owner(s) of record has elected not to permit display of the listing or property address on the Internet. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a Participant who operates a VOW may provide to consumers via other delivery mechanisms, such as email, fax, or otherwise, the listings of owner(s) of record who have determined not to have the listing for their property displayed on the Internet.
B. A Participant who lists a property for a owner(s) of record who has elected not to have the property listing or the property address displayed on the Internet shall cause the owner(s) of record to execute a document that includes the following (or a substantially similar) provision:
Owner(s) of Record Opt-Out Form
i. Please check either Option A or Option B
A.[ ] I have advised my broker or sales agent that I do not want the listed property to be displayed on the Internet.
B.[ ] I have advised my broker or sales agent that I do not want the address of the listed property to be displayed on the Internet.
ii. I understand and acknowledge that, if I have selected option a, consumers who conduct searches for listings on the Internet will not see information about the listed property in response to their search.
Initials of owner(s) of record
C. The Participant shall retain such forms for at least one year from the date they are signed, or one year from the date the listing goes off the market, whichever is greater.