WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED
INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE
As a general rule, you will not be required to provide personally identifiable information as a condition of browsing our Sites. You may provide us with certain information in your interactions with our Web Sites and mobile sites.
We may access location based information from your mobile device while searching for a property location in the area in which you have expressed interest. We do not use this information to specifically locate you for any reason other than to provide you the service. If you do not wish to allow us to use your location information then please turn off location services at the device level. Failing to provide requested information will not inhibit your ability to browse the Web site or Mobile site, but it may prevent you from being able to complete certain transactions or receive certain services from us.
INFORMATION COLLECTED AND STORED AUTOMATICALLY
As part of the standard operation of our Sites, certain information may be automatically provided to our Web servers by your computer including for example, system related data such as domain and IP address. We collect similar information as part of the standard operation of our mobile site, including mobile device brand and model. Except as otherwise explained in this policy, we may combine the information we automatically collect from you (as described above and as described below, under "Cookies & Pixel Tracking") with your personal information in order to tailor our website and enhance your online experience by saving your preferences and/or to help identify site features, advertisements and offers that may be of interest to you.
COOKIES & PIXEL TRACKING
Cookies are short strings of text sent from a Web server to a Web browser when the browser accesses a Web site or Mobile Site. Cookies may be "session-only" or "persistent." Persistent cookies last for more than one visit and are typically used to allow a visitor to our Web site to personalize their experience.
By adjusting the settings in your browser, you can refuse to accept cookies, give yourself the opportunity to accept or reject cookies, or simply receive notice of when cookies are being placed. Refusing cookies may impinge or block altogether your user experience by eliminating personalization or other features.
In conjunction with these cookies, we may also use pixel tags (also known as "clear gifs," "Web beacons" or "1-by-1gifs") on our Web site and in our advertisements. We may work with our Affiliates (companies related to us) and our service providers to help us track, collect and analyze this information. Pixel tags may be used to collect a variety of information about your visit to our Web site, including the pages you view, the features you use, the links you click and other actions you take.
To opt-out of this feature when using our website, an opt-out cookie will be set, blocking our analytics service provider from collecting your data.
Cookies may also be placed by third parties during your visit to the Web site. Our subsidiaries, affiliates and business partners may use these cookies in connection with their use of pixel tags for online preference marketing purposes (discussed below) or to assist us with some of the previously described functions. We do not control these cookies.
ONLINE BEHAVIOUR ADVERTISING
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. These companies employ cookie and pixel tag technology to measure and improve the effectiveness of ads for their clients These companies may use this information automatically collected about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide targeted ads about goods and services of interest to you, and for online preference marketing purposes. Our system may not respond to Do Not Track requests or headers from some or all browsers.
HOW COLLECTED INFORMATION IS USED
We use the information we collect for the following purposes:
To assist you with the queries related to reserving and renting.
To provide you with offers and other information and opportunities and services that may be of interest to you. You may receive these offers in advertising that is directed to you via third party sites and media properties, including in social media. You may be able to opt-out of these ads by clicking on an icon in the ad or through the privacy settings in each media property.
To assist us in providing better products and services (for example, we may contact you by telephone, mail or email to assist us in evaluating the performance of our staff, to assess the quality of product and service received and to help us improve our Web site, facilities and services).
To compile statistics and analysis about our customers' use of our Web site, products and services, which statistics are only used to enable us to provide better customer service, products, features and functionality to you and other customers in the future.
To help us to operate, maintain and improve our systems and Sites.
To allow you to modify or cancel a reservation.
We attempt to retain information we collect for commercially reasonable periods of time or in accordance with specific policies or as required by law to be used for statistical, marketing, archiving, and other analytical purposes. Information collected for a specified purpose will only be used for that purpose and, after a reasonable period of time, will no longer be actively stored when that purpose has been fulfilled. Inactive data may, however, continue to be used for statistical, marketing, archiving, and other analytical purposes.
Please be aware that, unless prohibited by law, your use and/or continued use of this website signifies your express consent that all information that we process may be transferred to or stored on servers and processed outside the country of your residence.
WITH WHOM THE INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED
We may disclose the information we collect from and about you to our subsidiaries and affiliates to use as described in this policy. We may also disclose this information to third parties: ((1) when required by law, (2) in response to legal process, (iii) without legal process in response to a request from law enforcement relating to a criminal investigation; (3) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, or the public; (4) to permit us to pursue available remedies or limit damage that we may sustain, or (5) to enforce our website’s terms and conditions;
We may also share aggregated or de-identified information about our customers with our adverting and marketing partners, and third party media properties, including social media sites to allow them to send targeted advertising messages on our behalf. With your prior notice and consent, we may share your name and email address with our co-branded partners and affiliates in order to provide the services you have requested and for marketing purposes. If you wish to stop receiving promotional communications from these third parties, please contact the third party.
We may post customer testimonials/comments/reviews on our web sites which may contain personally identifiable information. We will obtain your consent via email prior to posting the testimonial. To request the removal of your testimonial, please contact us.
SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS
CHANGES IN TERMS
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by means of this site (or as otherwise deemed appropriate) prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.