Last Revised On: April 26th, 2017
Thank you for using MyHomeZen.com (the “Website”). At HomeZen, we believe in transparency and this value governs how we gather and respect your personal information.
We provide you with the best possible experience by combining multiple information sources, enabling us to provide you with a personalized experience. We are able to do this because we gather information about you in a combination of ways.
We collect your name, postal address, email address, phone number, fax number, username, password, demographic information (such as your gender and occupation) as well as other information you directly give us on our Website. This helps us personalize your experience.
We will also collect financial information from prospective users of the Website.
We will also receive disclosure forms completed by buyers and sellers. We will receive pre-approval letters or proof of funds letters from buyers and possibly financial statements from buyers with some detail on their personal financial condition (collectively, “Disclosure and Detailed Financial Information”).
We may from time to time decide to no longer collect certain categories of information we have listed above. And we may from time to time decide to collect additional categories of information. When we make such changes, we will revise this Policy and promptly publish it on this Website. You understand that any revised Policy will be effective as soon as it is published on this Website, and it is up to you to check this Policy periodically while you are in the process of submitting information to this Website, to remain informed about the current terms of this Policy.
We may get information about you from other sources. We will not obtain your consent before obtaining this information and may not share any such information with you, at our discretion. We may add this to information we get from this Website to improve your experience.
Information Automatically Collected. We automatically log information about you and your computer. For example, when visiting our Website, we log your computer operating system type, browser type, browser language, the Website you visited before browsing to our Website, pages you viewed, how long you spent on a page, access times and information about your use of and actions on our Website. This helps us give you a great experience and improve our product.
Cookies. We may log information using "cookies." Cookies are small information files stored on your hard drive by a Website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Website. This type of information is collected to make the Website more useful to you and to tailor the experience with us to meet your special interests and needs.
Other than to directly service your account with us, we will use the Disclosure and Detailed Financial Information or other personally identifiable information only after we have de-identified it in accordance with applicable law. If you do not wish for us to use any of this information even in a de-identified manner, then please push this button and Opt Out of such use.
We use your personal information in several ways including the following:
We use your personal information to operate, maintain, and improve our Website, products, and services.
We use your personal information to process and deliver contest entries and rewards.
We use your personal information to respond to comments and questions and provide great customer service.
We use your personal information to send you important information, including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, and support and administrative messages.
We use your personal information to communicate about valuable promotions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us and our selected partners.
We use your personal information to link or combine user information with other personal information. We use your personal information to provide and deliver products and services customers request.
We will use your personal information for our internal research and marketing purposes. In this regard, when appropriate or required under law we will de-identify the information before we use it.
We may share personal information as follows:
We will not share your personal information without your consent. For example, you may let us share personal information with others. Those uses will be subject to third party privacy policies, which we will not necessarily be able to share with you.
We may share de-identified information when we do a business deal, or negotiate a business deal, involving the sale or transfer of all or a part of our business or assets. These deals can include any merger, financing, acquisition, or bankruptcy transaction or proceeding.
We may share personal information for legal, protection, and safety purposes:
We may share information to comply with laws.
We may share information to respond to lawful requests and legal processes.
We may share information in an emergency. This includes protecting the safety of our employees and agents, our customers, or any person.
We may share de-identified information with other companies in order for us to conduct business ventures with them or for them to use such information for their own product development, marketing, sales or other commercial purposes. We will, however, not include any personally identifiable information in any listing that we will then rent or sell to any third party. If you do not want us to include your de-identified information in such data collections for these purposes, you can Opt-Out by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Opt-Out”.
We may share information with our employees and independent contractors information that you share with us to conduct our business in the ordinary course.
We will share information, without notice to you, if we receive legal process (subpoenas, warrants and so on) demanding that we do so.
Our marketing emails tell you how to “opt-out.” If you opt out, we may still send you non-marketing emails. Non-marketing emails include emails about your accounts and our business dealings with you.
You may send us requests about personal information. You can request to change contact choices, opt-out of our sharing with others, and update your personal information.
You can typically remove and reject cookies from our Website with your browser settings. Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings. If you remove or reject our cookies, it could affect how our Website works for you.
This Policy creates no rights enforceable by any third party and does not require us to disclosure of any information you may submit to us or we gather about you from other sources.
For additional information, or if you have any questions regarding this policy or the privacy practices at HomeZen, please submit your questions or comments directly at:
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Floor 10
Washington, DC 20009
We may keep financial information and any other information you have provided to us, whether or not your transaction is completed. We may also from time-to-time be required to disclose such information pursuant to state law requirements.