Effective: October 5th, 2015
Colony American Homes believes that every User should know how it utilizes the information collected from Users. The Website is not directed at children under 13 years of age, and Colony American Homes does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age online. Please note that the Website may contain links to other websites. These linked sites may not be operated or controlled by Colony American Homes. Colony American Homes is not responsible for the privacy practices of these or any other websites, and you access these websites entirely at your own risk. Colony American Homes recommends that you review the privacy practices of any other websites that you choose to visit.
Colony American Homes is based, and this website is hosted, in the United States of America. If User is from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law and User is registering an account on the Website, visiting the Website, purchasing products or services from Colony American Homes or the Website, or otherwise using the Website, please note that any personally identifiable information that User provides to Colony American Homes will be transferred to the United States. Any such personally identifiable information provided will be processed and stored in the United States by Colony American Homes or a service provider acting on its behalf. By providing your personally identifiable information, User hereby specifically and expressly consents to such transfer and processing and the uses and disclosures set forth herein.
The Information Colony American Homes Collects
Users browsing the Website without registering an account or affirmatively providing personally identifiable information to Colony American Homes do so anonymously. Otherwise, Colony American Homes may collect personally identifiable information from Users in a variety of ways. Personally identifiable information may include, without limitation, (i) contact data (such as a User’s name, mailing and e-mail addresses); (ii) demographic data (such as a User’s zip code, age, profession and income); (iii) financial information collected to process purchases made from Colony American Homes via the Website or otherwise (such as credit card, debit card or other payment information); (iv) other information requested during the account registration process; and (v) other information requested during your use of features, products and services of the Website (such as vehicle information, license plate numbers, pet information, or emergency contacts). If a User communicates with Colony American Homes by e-mail or otherwise, posts messages to any forums, completes online forms, surveys or entries or otherwise interacts with or uses the features on the Website, any information provided in such communications may be collected by Colony American Homes. Colony American Homes may also collect information about how Users use the Website, for example, by tracking the number of unique views received by the pages of the Website, or the domains and IP addresses from which Users originate. While not all of the information that Colony American Homes collects from Users is personally identifiable, it may be associated with personally identifiable information that Users provide Colony American Homes through the Website or otherwise.
Colony American Homes may use “cookies” or “web beacons” to track how Users use the Website. A cookie is a piece of software that a web server can store on Users’ PCs and use to identify Users should they visit the Website again. Users may adjust their web browser software if they do not wish to accept cookies.
Colony American Homes may use web analytics services provided by third parties to assist Colony American Homes in understanding how the Website is used. Such third parties may place cookies on your computer that general information about how you use the Website. This information may be transmitted to and stored by the third party. The information will be used for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on Website activity for Colony American Homes’ use, and providing other services to Colony American Homes relating to Website activity and usage.
How Colony American Homes Uses Information
Colony American Homes may use personally identifiable information collected through the Website for the specific purposes for which the information was collected, including, but not limited to, providing your personal information to property managers and other third parties you have selected, to process purchases and sales of products or services offered via the Website, to contact Users regarding products and services offered by Colony American Homes, its parent, subsidiary and other related companies and its trusted affiliates, independent contractors and business partners, and otherwise to enhance Users’ experience with Colony American Homes and such affiliates, independent contractors and business partners. Colony American Homes may also use information collected through the Website for research regarding the effectiveness of the Website and the business planning, marketing, advertising and sales efforts of Colony American Homes, its trusted affiliates, independent contractors and business partners. In the event you voluntarily provide personal information through the Website to third party service providers, including, but not limited to, property managers, such third parties may share your personal information with Colony American Homes as governed by their respective privacy policies.
Disclosure of Information
Colony American Homes may disclose personally identifiable information collected from Users to its parent, subsidiary and other related companies, trusted affiliates, independent contractors and business partners who will use the information for the purposes outlined above, as necessary to provide the services offered by Colony American Homes and to provide the Website itself, and for the specific purposes for which the information was collected. Colony American Homes may disclose personally identifiable information at the request of law enforcement or governmental agencies or in response to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process, to establish, protect or exercise Colony American Homes’ legal or other rights or to defend against a legal claim or as otherwise required or allowed by law. Colony American Homes may disclose personally identifiable information in order to protect the rights, property or safety of a User or any other person. Colony American Homes may disclose personally identifiable information to investigate or prevent a violation by User of any contractual or other relationship with Colony American Homes or the perpetration of any illegal or harmful activity. Colony American Homes may also disclose aggregate, anonymous data based on information collected from Users to investors and potential partners. Finally, Colony American Homes may disclose or transfer personally identifiable information collected from Users in connection with or in contemplation of a sale of its assets or business or a merger, consolidation or other reorganization of its business.
Security of Information
Information about Users that is maintained on Colony American Homes’ systems is protected using industry standard security measures. However, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and Colony American Homes cannot guarantee that the information submitted to, maintained on or transmitted from its systems will be completely secure. Colony American Homes is not responsible for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures relating to the Website by any Users or third parties.
Correcting, Updating, Accessing or Removing Personal Information
Your California Privacy Rights
California law permits users that are residents of California to request the following information regarding our disclosure of your personal information to third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes (i) a list of certain categories of personal information that we have disclosed to certain third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year; (ii) the identity of certain third parties that received personal information from us for their direct marketing purposes during that calendar year; and (iii) examples of the products or services marketed (if we have that information). If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Colony American Homes
9305 E Via de Ventura Road, Suite 201
Scottsdale, AZ 85258