Information about our Organization
and Web site
ApartmentGuide.ca recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy
of all information provided by users of our web sites, subscribers
to our services, recipients of our e-mail announcements and all of our customers.
We are based in Vancouver, Canada. Our principal activity
is online apartment rental advertisement.
This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for all products
and services owned by ApartmentGuide.ca. A current list of our products
can be found on ApartmentGuide.ca Site
Information Collection and Use
Apartmentguide.ca collects information
from our subscribers and customers. In the section below,
we will describe the type of information we collect and
how we use it to provide better services to our customers.
During registration you will be asked for your email address. Any
other information is strictly optional. Your account will
be activated via an email sent to this address and that
email will also contain your password. The
Personal Information you provide when you become a customer
or registered user of one of our sites is used primarily
to help us customize your online experience, increase the
convenience of accessing ApartmentGuide.ca products and
services and, if applicable, provide the products and /
or services you purchase.
Automatic Collection of Information
Our Web servers automatically collect limited information about
your computer's connection to the Internet, including your
IP address. Your IP address does not identify you personally.
We use this information for system administration and to report
aggregate information to our advertisers.
non-personal information stored in cookies with personal
data about specific individuals. We use a temporary, session
cookie to identify you as a registered user when accessing
pages intended for registered users only. You can set your
browser to disable cookies, but some services may not work
properly if you do this.
Online classified ads and profiles
Our Web sites enable you to post information to be accessed
by others. When you do so, other visitors may collect your
data. ApartmentGuide.ca makes online classifieds and 'Apartment
Wanted' profiles available to its users. Please remember
that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes
public information and you should exercise caution when
deciding to disclose your personal information. For example,
when you enter personal information on the ad posting form,
this information will generally be included in your ad,
unless specifically stated otherwise.
Credit Card Processing
When you pay for our service by using your credit card, to obtain
authorization for the charge, you will need to provide your
billing information. ApartmentGuide.ca will be using the
server to collect your credit card information. The credit
card information is not collected or stored in any way on
ApartmentgGuide.ca servers. However, this information may
reside on the credit card companies' servers, and then,
their security and privacy policies are effective and ApartmentGuide.ca
cannot and does not assume any liability.
Our Use of Your Information
We use your personal information to facilitate the services
you request. We do not collect or use personal data for
any purpose other than that indicated on this page. Apartmentguide.ca
does not give, sell or transfer personal information to
third parties, unless required by law.
Communications from ApartmentGuide.ca
In order to best serve our customers, we
may send service related announcements that contain important
information about our services. For example, we send new
members a welcoming message, and verify the password and
username for our password protected pages. We may also communicate
with a user to provide requested services and for account
related issues via e-mail.
The services and links on our Web site
Sites contain links to other Web sites. Please be aware
that Apartmentguide.ca is not responsible for the privacy
practices of other sites. Please read the privacy policies
of each individual site.
ApartmentGuide.ca is not structured to attract minors. We do not intend to
collect personal information from minors who identify themselves
as being under 18 years of age. Minors should not provide
personal information on this Web site, and should ask their
parent or guardian to submit a request on their behalf if
they want to receive information related to this Web site.
Confidentiality and Security
We have implemented security policies, rules and technical
measures to protect the personal data that we have under
our control from:
- unauthorized access
- improper use or disclosure
- unauthorized modification
- unlawful destruction or accidental loss
All our employees and data processors, who have access to,
and are associated with the processing of personal data,
are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors'
Access to the personal data we may hold
You can ask us, by e-mail
whether we are keeping personal data about you. We will
provide you with a written copy of the personal data we
keep about you by e-mail although we may require proof of
your identity. We will provide the information without any
charge.We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and,
where appropriate, you may have the data erased, rectified
contact us at email@example.com