Last Updated: 10/19/2011
What Personally Identifiable Information Do We Collect?
Registration. The Sites are a resource for you to find and review rental properties In order to use certain services and information on the Sites, you will be required to register for an account with the Site. To register with the Site, we ask for your name, email address, age, street address, and telephone number, although only fields that are marked with an asterisk (*) must be completed to register with the Site. Upon registration, you will have a login ID and a password. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone to prevent unauthorized access to your account. We will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited email or telephone call.
You must be at least 18 years of age in order to register with the Site. It is always your choice whether to provide personal information. By submitting personal information to us, you consent to the transfer of such personal data outside your jurisdiction. Do not provide personal information about others without their permission. By submitting any personal information about others, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so.
We collect personally identifiable information only when you provide it, such as by registering for an accountor by participating in online surveys, subscribing to newsletters or other publications or content sent via email (which have opt-out instructions should you wish to unsubscribe).
Cookies and Web beacons
Our Sites may contain Web beacons (also known as pixel tags, Internet tags, clear GIFs, or single-pixel GIFs), which are electronic images embedded into a Web page. Web beacons are not used to access or collect personally identifiable information, but can be use to compile aggregated statistics about website usage.
Our Use of Collected Information
We use the personal information you provide for various business purposes, including to provide you with requested services and information; to respond to requests for service or assistance; to create and improve our services, information and publications; to allow you to post information and other content online; to follow up with you after you have communicated with us or submitted information or a request to us; to suggest additional or different services and to protect our rights and property.
Information you provide when you register for an account or otherwise provide through the Sites may be stored on our server or in a cookie on your computer.
With Whom Your Information May be Shared
We may disclose information about you to third parties, including our affiliates, business partners, third party service providers and others who work for us, for purposes related to the development, promotion, marketing, sale and distribution of our services. If you request information or services through the Sites, you acknowledge agree that the Sites may share personally identifiable information with third parties as may be necessary to provide such information to you or perform such services for you. For example, if you request information regarding a property posted on the Site, we will share the information collected through such request with the person or entity who posted such listing (or its designee). We may also use third parties to analyze data collected on the Sites. In some cases, the information that you provide through the Site may be collected directly by a third party or its designee. The subsequent use or disclosure of any information collected by or provided to third parties is subject to their privacy policies and practices.
Except as provided herein, it is our policy not to disclose personally identifiable information of users to third party advertisers. If you request to be contacted by one of our third party advertisers, your contact information may be shared with such advertiser. Although we will notify all third-party advertisers that the information provided to them is confidential, the advertiser’s use or disclosure of such information is subject to the privacy policies of such advertiser.
We may post customer testimonials on the Sites, which may contain personally identifiable information. We will obtain a user’s consent via email before posting any testimonial to include the user’s name with the posted testimonial
In the event that we, or substantially all of our assets, are acquired by another company, information about visitors to the Sites, including any personal information that you provided to us, would be among the transferred assets.
The Sites may offer message boards, bulletin boards, or other forums (“Interactive Areas”) that are intended for use by visitors who are 18 years of age or older. Any information you disclose when posting a message in these Interactive Areas may become public. You should not include any information in your posting that you do not want other parties to see or use. Moreover, if you post any messages in the Interactive Areas that include your email address or phone number you may receive unsolicited email or calls from third parties.
Note About Children’s Privacy Issues
We do not knowingly collect or use, nor intend to collect or use, any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly allow children younger than 13 years old to register with our Site. We do not provide any personal information of children younger than 13 years of age, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose. Information should not be submitted or posted to the Site by anyone under 13 years of age. If we learn that a user under 13 years of age has submitted personally identifiable information to us, we will take reasonable measures to delete such information from our databases and to not use such information for any purpose (except as required by law). We recommend that minors over the age of 13 ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.
Accessing, Updating or Deleting Your Personal Information
You may modify or delete your personal information submitted to the Sites, profile at any time by clicking on the “My Profile” link once you are logged into your account. If you have forgotten your password, you may obtain such password by using our “Forgot Password” feature, which will email your password to the email address associated with your account.
Collection of Information by Third Parties