At the same
time that Vacation Rentals Listed is committed to bringing you information
tailored to your individual needs, we recognize the importance of protecting
the privacy of personally identifiable information collected about you, our customers
balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using information
with your reasonable expectations of privacy.
Vacation Homes Listed does not collect personally identifying
information about individuals, except when specifically and knowingly provided
by such individuals.
Web servers serving Vacation Homes Listed automatically collect
information about which pages each user visits and the domain name of visitors.
This is used for internal review, to tailor information to individual visitors
and for traffic audits. We also provide this information (as well as
information from third-party market researchers) about our users on an
aggregated, anonymous basis to our advertisers. Any personally identifiable
information provided by subscribers online as part of an advertiser promotion
online may be provided directly to advertisers.
Vacation Homes Listed may place a "cookie" on the browser of a
Vacation Homes Listed user's
computer. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying
information. A cookie can be used to tell when your computer has contacted a
Web site; we use the information for editorial purposes and for other purposes
such as delivery of ads, so we can customize delivery of information without
compromising privacy. For example, cookies are used to ensure that you don't
see the same ad too many times in a single session.
A user's personally identifiable information (e.g., name, e-mail address) may
be used by Vacation Rentals Listed for editorial purposes. For example, we
may use information provided by you to us as part of an editorial online
survey. If we run competitions or contests on the site, you may be required to
provide information such as your telephone number and address in order to
participate. The exact rules may vary in each case but the specific rules for
any contest will state how that information may be used. We also may use
personally identifiable information for marketing and promotional purposes. We
may send you e-mails about Vacation Rentals Listed products, promotions,
or services as well as on behalf of other companies.
personally identifiable information, will not be transferred to a party outside
Vacation Rentals Listed, its divisions, its vendors providing Internet
hosting services or third party list managers unless stated at the time of
collection. If you do not wish to receive any e-mail or to have us share such
information with another party, you may "opt out" at any time by
e-mailing us or contacting us by regular mail.
We do not control the privacy policies of our business partners, advertisers,
sponsors or other sites to which we provide hyperlinks. Vacation Rentals
Listed users should also be aware that, when you voluntarily disclose
personal information in chat areas or bulletin boards, that information may be
collected by others and may result in unsolicited messages from others.
Kids: Be sure to ask your parents for permission before you send any
information about yourself, such as like your name, address, or e-mail address,
over the Internet, to us or to anyone else and before making any purchases
Parents: We encourage you to get involved with your children's online
usage and to be aware of the activities in which they are participating. Any
personally identifiable information collected by Vacation Rentals Listed that
we are aware is from children will be used only for Vacation Rentals Listed internal
purposes such as market research, sweepstakes fulfillment or for fulfilling
requests for information or materials, and may sometimes be included in our
database. Such information will not be posted or published by us, or provided
to any third parties, without your prior consent. Anonymous aggregated data is
sometimes provided to other parties with which we do business, for statistical
and market research purposes as described above. Finally you should be aware
that if your children voluntarily disclose information such as their names or
e-mail addresses on various forums or chat areas, such disclosures may result
in unsolicited messages from other parties.
Technology on the Internet is developing at a rapid pace, and we need to maintain
our flexibility in the online arena. If we need to change our policy in the
future, we will post these changes as soon as they go into effect.