What information does the Company collect about you on this Website and what does it do with the information?
The Company collects personally-identifiable information that you provide on one of our many on-line forms. These forms may include a preliminary rental order, sweepstakes registration, online specials or contact requests, and online surveys. The personally-identifiable information (“personal information” or “your information”) collected on this Website can include some or all of the following – your name, address, phone number, email address, birthday, Social Security number, and information regarding your lease or mortgage and product interests.
In addition to the personal information identified above, the Company also automatically receives and records data from our servers and from your browser when you visit this Web site, including your IP address, the time, and information about the page you requested and the Website through which you were linked to our site, if any. We may use tracking technologies in a variety of ways, including the following: keeping count of return visits to our site; accumulating and reporting anonymous, aggregate (data collected in mass), statistical information on Website usage; and determining which features users like best.
Finally, your Internet browser has a feature called “cookies,” which stores small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to our site. Cookies tell us nothing about who you are, however, unless you specifically give us personal information. You need to have cookies turned on to visit BuddyRents.com. You may also elect not to allow cookies to be collected by selecting certain options on your browser.
We use your personal information gathered on this Website for a variety of purposes, including targeting specific customers for special offers. The data we collect is used to facilitate the processing of rental orders and to give us demographic information about our audience. We use this data to understand that audience and to improve our offerings to you, our customer. In addition, the personal information you provide allows us to inform you of additional special offers that may be forthcoming, send you coupons, or notify you of products and services of our affiliates that relate directly to your specific interests, hobbies or other information you have given.
With whom does the Company share the information?
How does the Company protect the security of my personal information?
Our computer system protects personal information using advanced firewall technology.
How does the Company handle children’s privacy online?
The Company’s Website is intended for a general audience. The Company does not knowingly collect personal information about children or enter into rental-purchase transactions with children. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, the Company does not permit registration by, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from, anyone under 13 years of age. If the Company is notified that it has inadvertently collected personal information from anyone under 13 years old, it will destroy such information. If you are under the age of 18, you must ask a parent or legal guardian to order merchandise from the Company.