Privacy Policy


General Principles:
At RentalHomeDepot.com, LLC ("RentalHomeDepot"), we respect your privacy. It is RentalHomeDepot' policy to take reasonable measures to help protect your privacy. By using or accessing RentalHomeDepot.com (the "Site") or using any service provided by or through the Site or RentalHomeDepot, you are accepting the principles and practices described in this privacy policy.

RentalHomeDepot will respect the legal requirements that exist regarding the privacy of personal information and is committed to complying with all applicable laws regarding the privacy of personal information. RentalHomeDepot will, from time to time, review its personal information collection, use and disclosure practices in order to assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

What personal information we collect:
On some Site web pages, you can enter personal information. For example, to post a property for rent on the Site or to express an interest in a property that is posted for rent on the Site, or to otherwise register as a Site user, it will be necessary to enter certain personal information. The types of personal information collected may include, without limitation: name, mailing address, city and/or state of residence, age, telephone number, email address, password, login ID, login name or other login information, property information (such as location, size, and other characteristics of the property and photographs of the property), renting information, credit card information, financial information, social security numbers, and any other personal information that you enter on, through or to the Site or otherwise provide to RentalHomeDepot.

RentalHomeDepot may also collect personal information from you if you request us to furnish you with products, services or information or if you submit suggestions or content to us for our review or consideration.
We may also collect information about you from other sources (e.g., newspapers, blogs, instant messaging services, etc.) and other users of our services through the operation of the service (e.g., photo tags) in order to provide you with more useful information and a more personalized experience.
Except as provided in this privacy policy, we do not collect any personal information about you unless you provide it to us. If you enter any information through any web pages on the Site or otherwise provide information to us, you are voluntarily releasing that information to us. Please do not submit personal information to us if you do not want us to have that information in our database.

How we use personal information:
RentalHomeDepot uses your personal information to allow you to post your property on the Site, to allow you to express an interest in a property posted on the Site, to allow for the set-up and maintenance of the Site and its features, to register you as a user of the Site and to otherwise facilitate your use of the Site and its features.

If you post your property on the Site, any information you submit on, to or through the Site, or otherwise provide to RentalHomeDepot, including, without limitation, any personal information, may be provided to, and/or viewable by, any user of the Site or other visitor to the Site. In addition, any information that you enter on, through or to the Site relating to the characteristics of your property or other rental information may be made available to all other Site users through posting on your property posting located on the Site.

If you express an interest in any property posted on the Site, any information you submit on, to or through the Site, or otherwise provide to RentalHomeDepot, including, without limitation, any personal information, may be provided to, and/or viewable by, any person or entity who has posted such property or any other party.

THEREFORE, IF YOU SUBMIT SUCH INFORMATION YOU DO SO ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK AND WITH NO GUARANTEE OF SECURITY FROM RENTALHOMEDEPOT. IF YOU DO NOT WANT OTHERS TO HAVE ACCESS TO SUCH INFORMATION, DO NOT SUBMIT THE INFORMATION ON, TO OR THROUGH THE SITE OR OTHERWISE PROVIDE THE INFORMATION TO RENTALHOMEDEPOT.

We may also use your information to communicate back to you, to invite others to join the Site, to update you on products, features, services and benefits (including, without limitation, coupons or advertisements) that we think may be of interest to you, to notify you of Site updates and contest winners, and to personalize the Site for you.

RentalHomeDepot may share the personal information you provide with other RentalHomeDepot divisions or affiliates and/or business partners or vendors associated with RentalHomeDepot, who are acting on our behalf (including, without limitation, in connection with our billing practices) or who offer products or services (including, without limitation, coupons or advertisements for products or services) that may be of interest to you, which may include transferring the personal information to other countries. RentalHomeDepot or its divisions, affiliates, business partners or vendors may use your information to contact you regarding such products or services, for market research or to provide you with marketing information we or they think may be of particular interest.

When permitted or required by law or court order, RentalHomeDepot reserves the right to collect, use and/or disclose your personal information without giving notice, obtaining your consent or conducting related activities (for example, in connection with law enforcement investigations, to protect or defend the legal rights of RentalHomeDepot, and its affiliates, employees, agents, contractors, successors and assigns, to monitor your compliance with law and the Terms of Use in connection with your access to and use of the Site or any services provided by or through the Site or RentalHomeDepot, to protect the safety and security of RentalHomeDepot, Site users and the general public and/or to protect against fraud or other illegal activity).

In the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, dissolution, reorganization or acquisition of RentalHomeDepot, or a RentalHomeDepot business unit, information that RentalHomeDepot has collected about you may be sold or otherwise transferred. However, this will only happen if the party acquiring the information agrees to be bound by the terms of the RentalHomeDepot privacy policy and the notice provided to you when the information was collected.


What aggregate information we collect:
We may also collect non-personal information and may aggregate any information collected in a manner (such as through the use of cookies and similar tools) which does not identify any specific individual. When you enter the Site, we collect your browser type and IP address.

"Cookies" are pieces of information that may be placed on your computer by a website for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing your communication and interaction with that website. Many websites, including ours, use cookies for these purposes. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or flush them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences, in which case you may still use the Site, but it may interfere with some of its functionality.

As you use the Internet, a trail of electronic information is left at each website you visit though the use of items such as "pixel tags ". This information, which is sometimes referred to as "clickstream data", may be collected and stored by a website's server such as ours. Clickstream data and pixel tags can tell us the type of computer and browsing software you use, the address of the website from which you linked to the Site and the number and types of views for a webpage.

How we use aggregate information:
We may use cookies to customize your visit to the Site and for other purposes to make your visit more convenient or to enable us to enhance our services. We do not use cookies to retrieve personal information from your computer for purposes that are unrelated to the Site or your interaction with the Site.

We may collect and use clickstream data as a form of aggregate information to anonymously determine how much time visitors spend on each page of the Site, how visitors navigate throughout the Site and how we may tailor our web pages to better meet the needs of visitors. We may use this information to improve the Site and our services. Any collection or use of clickstream data will be anonymous and aggregate, and will not intentionally contain any personal information.

Your choice:
RentalHomeDepot will not use or share the information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without letting you know and offering you a choice. We will also provide you the opportunity to let us know if you do not wish to receive unsolicited direct marketing materials from us, and we will make all reasonable efforts to honor such requests. We are not responsible for removing your information from the lists of any third party who has been provided your information in accordance with this policy, such as an affiliate or business partner.

Other Internet Sites/Third Party Advertising:
The Site may be linked to websites operated by third parties and may contain advertisements from third parties. Third party advertisements that appear on the Site are sometimes sent directly to users. When this occurs, the third parties automatically receive your IP address. Third party websites and advertisements may also contain cookies or similar tools such as JavaScript and "web beacons" to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. Therefore, they may compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are selected or reviewed. RentalHomeDepot does not control the cookies or similar tools that may be used by third party advertisers even if such advertisements are placed on the Site.

In no event will RentalHomeDepot be responsible for the information collection or privacy practices of websites or other services operated or provided by other parties, even if such websites or services are linked to the Site. Once you exit the Site (e.g., via a link to the website or services offered by a third party) or otherwise use any third party site or service provided by another party (e.g., any third party billing vendor), this privacy policy will not control such other websites or services and you should always consult the applicable privacy policy of such third party to determine how that third party will use any information they may collect from you.

Security:
RentalHomeDepot is committed to taking reasonable steps to ensure the security of your personal information and we have put in place certain procedures to help safeguard and secure the personal information we collect or you post online. However, no security measures are perfect and RentalHomeDepot is not responsible for the unauthorized circumvention of any privacy settings or other security measures on our website. WHEN YOU CHOOSE TO ENTER OR POST PERSONAL INFORMATION ON, THROUGH OR TO THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE PROVIDE PERSONAL INFORMATION TO RENTALHOMEDEPOT, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. RENTALHOMEDEPOT CANNOT CONTROL OR CONSTANTLY MONITOR THE ACTIONS OF OTHER SITE USERS, AND WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO ENTER OR POST ON, THROUGH OR TO THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE PROVIDE TO RENTALHOMEDEPOT, WILL NOT BE VIEWED OR USED BY UNAUTHORIZED USERS.

Whenever you voluntarily post public information to any public forums (e.g., your property posting) that information can be accessed by anyone and used for any purpose (for example, to send you unsolicited communications).
Collection of Information from Children:

RentalHomeDepot has no intention of collecting personal information from children under the age of 13 and does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 18, please do not attempt to register as a Site user, post any property for rent or submit any personal information to us. If a child has provided RentalHomeDepot with personal information, RentalHomeDepot asks that a parent or guardian of the child contact RentalHomeDepot using our Contact Us page to inform us of that fact. Once contacted, RentalHomeDepot will use reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.

Communications:
Registered users of the Site can invite others to become a user by sending them an email invitation through our automated invitation system. RentalHomeDepot stores those email addresses so that the respondents to send reminders of the invitations. RentalHomeDepot does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any communications to non-users other than invitations and reminders. Recipients of invitations to use the Site may contact us using our Contact Us page to request the removal of their information from our database.
You may prevent email invitations and other communications from RentalHomeDepot from being sent to any email address you control by sending a single email from that email address with the subject “BLOCK” to our email address set forth in our Contact Us page.

Non-confidential:
Any communication, information or material you post or otherwise contribute to, on or through the Site (including, without limitation, through any property posting or renter response feature of the Site) or you transmit to us by email or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, nonconfidential and nonproprietary. Except to the extent in contravention of this privacy policy, anything you transmit, contribute or post may be used by us for any purpose, including but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, you expressly agree that we are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you transmit, contribute, post or otherwise send to us without compensation and for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services using such information.

Access to and Modification of Information:
RentalHomeDepot will maintain procedures consistent with applicable law for individuals to gain access to their collected personal information and, when appropriate, correct any information that is inaccurate or incomplete, or have their personal information deleted. If you would like to review, correct, modify, remove or delete your personal information, you can contact us using our Contact Us page. However, certain information (e.g., a personal message sent to another user) generally cannot be removed. Please note that even following removal, copies of personal information may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if others have copied, stored, downloaded or printed your information.

Comment and Questions:
If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy or your personal information you can contact us using our Contact Us page.

United States of America:
The Site is maintained in the United States of America. By using the Site or any services provided by or through the Site or RentalHomeDepot, you authorize the export and transfer of your personal information to the USA and its storage, processing and use in the USA as specified in this policy. If you are located in a country other than the USA (e.g., in the European Union) and you choose to provide us with personal information, you are responsible for ensuring that such information complies with all local data protection laws (e.g., EU local data protection laws). RentalHomeDepot is not responsible under such laws for the information that you may provide to us through the Site or that you otherwise provide to us.

Consent Changes to Privacy Policy:
By using our Site and/or any services provided by or through the Site or RentalHomeDepot, you consent to our use of your personal information as specified in this privacy policy. RentalHomeDepot may, and reserves the right to, modify and update this privacy policy or its related business practices at any time, including, without limitation, to reflect industry practices and to comply with changes in law, with or without notice to you. Any such changes will be effective upon posting to the Site or on such other date as may be specified in the modified privacy policy, so we encourage you to review this privacy policy frequently. Your continued use of the Site, and/or any services provided by or through the Site or RentalHomeDepot, after a posted change to the privacy policy signifies your acceptance of the modified privacy policy. Please ensure that you review this policy routinely for any modifications. If RentalHomeDepot makes any material changes to this privacy policy, the personal information that we have collected from you prior to such changes will continue to be governed by the privacy policy under which it was collected unless you have been provided notice of, and have not objected to, such changes and the application of such changes to such previously collected information.

Effective Date:
This privacy policy was made effective on February 1, 2009.