We collect information from you when you register on our site, respond to a survey or fill out a form.
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may choose to provide us with certain information that could include, without limitation, Personal Information, such as your name, email address, employment information, social security number, demographic information, rental listing information, credit card or other payment information, background check information, rental application information, information contained in any lease you are negotiating or entering into, photo identification, reference letters, bank statements, income tax returns, or address of a listing you intend to rent, or other information we request from you that is required by law. In addition, you may be asked to enter rental specific information including, but not limited to your city of relocation, budget, preferred amenities, city of residence, occupation, employer, university/college attended, and personal living habits.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
You need to prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account. We endeavor to protect account information to ensure that it is kept private; however, we cannot guarantee the security of any account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time. We otherwise store all of our information, including your IP address information, using industry-standard security techniques. We do not guarantee or warrant that such techniques will prevent unauthorized access to information about you we store, Personal Information or otherwise.
We employ and contract with people and other entities that perform certain tasks on our behalf and who are under our control (our "Agents"). We may need to share Personal Information with our Agents in order to provide Services to you. Unless we tell you differently, our Agents do not have any right to use Personal Information or other information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information with our Agents.
Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and will be able to prevent the sharing of this information.
Information you provide, including, without limitation, your profile information, search criteria, user name, email, address, and co-habitant information, may be used to facilitate and provide the services for you and transactions within the Service. This may include, without limitation, sharing your Personal Information with potential landlords, agents, brokers, co-brokers, as applicable to your request for Services; and if you are landlord, we may also share your Personal Information (such as name, listing address, etc.) to potential tenants in connection with the Service.
In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the transferred business assets. Moreover, if we, or substantially all of our assets, were acquired, or if we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of our assets or us may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this policy.
You can access some of the information that we collect about you. If you are a registered user, you may access or modify your personal information at any time by signing into your account. You may access or modify your communications preferences by following the instructions included in any communications you receive. In the case of administrative communications concerning the Service, these emails are provided to all registered users and considered to be a part of the Service. You may delete your information, subject to limitations, by signing into your account and modifying your information or removing User Content. You can also permanently delete your MyGradPad account by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org We remove personal information and other information associated with your account promptly after you delete your account. In certain circumstances, however, MyGradPad may be unable to remove some of your information, such as information you post through the service to other services or otherwise publicly share.
Notice to California Residents: California law provides that California residents have the right to request, in writing, a list of the information, such as name, address, email address, and the type of services provided, that a business disclosed to third parties during the preceding calendar year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes, and the names and addresses of such third parties. Please request the above information in writing at:
CA Disclosure Information
12 East 49th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Effective Date: May 1, 2017