Privacy Policy

 

Your privacy is important to us. It is Rent Rabbit, LLC's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, https://Rent-Rabbit.com. The web site is not targeted or directed at children under the age of 13. If you believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with his or her information, please notify us immediately.

 

The Information We Collect and How We Use It:

 

Log Data

We log general information about your browser whenever you visit our website. This information may include your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and version, the pages you visit on our site, the time and date of your visit, and the time spent on each page.

 

Like most website operators, we collect this data to better understand how our visitors use our services, and how we may improve your experience of our website in future. We do not share data specifics publicly, but may disclose aggregated and anonymised versions of this information, eg. in website usage trend reports.

 

Personal Information:

We may ask you for personal information (examples provided below). We collect only the personal information relevant to providing you with a service, and use your information only to ensure the fulfilment of this service. You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services without this information.

 

Examples:

 

  • When you initiate an inquiry (email) to us through an Independent Listing Service (ILS) like Zillow, HotPads, CraigsList, etc., that we may advertise on.

 

We parse information contained the inbound email we receive from the ILS. Parsed data from the email may include, your name, the apartment address you’re interested in, your phone number and email address, and your income and credit range that you may have self reported to the ILS vendor.

 

We use that information to send you a personalized email or text message responding to your request that directs you to our website. We may also use that information in the normal course of providing you with a service.

 

  • When you pre-qualify on our website.

 

Our website includes a Pre-Qualification form. If you choose to pre-qualify we collect personal information that includes name, phone, email, income, self-reported credit score, number of occupants (adults and children), Section 8 status, and monthly loan payment amounts.

 

We store the information you provide in a database and use the information to calculate a pass / fail result (Pre-Qualified or not Pre-Qualified) based on criteria that Rent Rabbit establishes that are consistent with applicable Fair Housing laws. The pass / fail result is based solely on your self-reported data submitted through the Pre-Qualification form, no external or third party data is accessed or used in the Pre-Qualification determination. This information is used to determine your pre-qualification status (pass / fail), unless you give us permission (opt in) to use it in another manner, for example to use with one of our mailing lists.

 

  • When you click the Facebook button for our Fresh Chance service.

 

You may have the opportunity to connect to Facebook from our website when you use our Fresh Chance service. If you opt in and use this service we will collect and use in accordance with this privacy policy any and all information you agreed that Facebook could provide through its API. Your agreement (and the access to your information) takes place when you instruct, accept or allow a Facebook connection by clicking the Facebook button on our Fresh Chance score website page. The information accessed, collected and stored may include the following, among other information, as allowed by you, Facebook’s API, Facebooks policies, and your Facebook privacy settings.

  • Your name

  • Your profile picture

  • Your email address

  • Your birthdate

  • Your location (i.e city)

  • The names and pictures of your Facebook friends

  • Your interests and affinity networks

  • Other information you make publicly available via Facebook

 

We use third party analytics organizations to run advanced algorithms against the Facebook data to assess and score financial risk in addition to, or as an alternative to, traditional credit reporting.

 

  • When you submit our online apartment application form.

 

Our website includes an online application form. If you choose to apply for an apartment we collect personal information that includes, for the applicant and any co-applicants, name, phone, email, number of occupants (adults and children), Section 8 status, social security number, date of birth, prior landlord history, pet information, credit card information (for the application fee payment processing). We may also ask you to upload to the application form, pictures of your (and any co-applicants) government issued photo ID, two most recent pay stubs, most recent year filed 1040 tax return (front page only), and other documents as may be necessary to validate other sources of income.

 

We will use your personal information to process your application fee and conduct a screening process and/or produce a screening report or provide your information to a screening company in order to obtain a screening report. The screening report may include credit information. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.), you may have the right to access, view and correct credit information relating to you held by a credit bureau by contacting the credit bureau.

 

Third-Party Services

 

We employ third-party companies and individuals on our website or to perform required services - for example, payment processors for processing application fees and move-in fees; analytics providers and content partners; analytics / credit scoring & decisioning providers; cloud applications for data integration, data parsing, data storage, email and text messaging and appointment scheduling. These third parties have access to your personal information only to perform specific tasks on our behalf, and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

 

Security

 

We take security seriously, and do what we can within commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information from loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

 

We use secure servers to protect your personal information. Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software encrypts the personal information that is transmitted between you and Rent-Rabbit.com.To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

 

That said, we advise that no method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure, and cannot guarantee the absolute security of your data.

 

Links to Other Sites

 

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot assume responsibility for their treatment of your personal information. This privacy policy only covers our website and privacy practices.

 

Email Management:

 

You may receive emails from Rent Rabbit for a variety of reasons - for example, if you took an action through the Services, made an inquiry for an apartment we have advertised on another site, you pre-qualified, scheduled a showing, or you added a property to your favorites list. We respect your desire to manage email correspondence.. You can manage your receipt of some types of communication by following the instructions included in the email we send you. Please note that, even if you unsubscribe from certain email correspondences, we may still need to email you with important transactional or administrative information.

 

Retention and Destruction of Personal Information.

 

In order to provide you with the products and services you request, answer questions you may have about the products and services provided, and for our own accountability to external regulatory bodies, we retain your information for a period deemed reasonable under the circumstances. Information stored in client and contact directories are more difficult to systematically destroy, so we remove such information from time to time when it appears we will no longer have a need to contact you, however we will promptly remove such information upon your written request. Paper files containing personal information are destroyed by shredding, and we destroy electronic information by deleting it.

 

Changes to our Privacy Policy

 

At our discretion, we may change our privacy policy from time to time. Your continued use of this site after any changes to this policy will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information.

 

Business Transfers

 

If we or our assets are acquired, or in the unlikely event that we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, we would include user information among our assets transferred to or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any parties who acquire us may continue to use your personal information according to this policy.

 

Cookie Policy

 

We use cookies to help us improve your experience of our website, https://Rent-Rabbit.com. This cookie policy is part of our privacy policy, and covers the use of cookies between your device and our site. We also provide basic information on third-party services we may use on our website, who may also use cookies as part of their service, though they are not covered by our policy.

 

If you do not wish to accept cookies from us, you should instruct your browser to refuse cookies from our website, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired content and services.

 

At our discretion, we may change our privacy policy at any time. Any changes will be reflected here, so we encourage you to visit this page regularly. We will also notify our registered users of updates to our policy. Your continued use of this site after any changes to this policy will be regarded as acceptance of our cookie practices as described.

 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website stores on your device when you visit, typically containing information about the website itself, a unique identification number that allows the website to recognize your web browser when you return, additional data that serves the purpose of the cookie, and the lifespan of the cookie itself.

 

Cookies are used to enable certain features (eg. logging in), to track site usage (eg. analytics), to store your user settings (eg. timezone, notification preferences), and to personalize your content (eg. advertising, language).

 

Cookies set by the website you are visiting are normally referred to as “first-party cookies”, and typically only track your activity on that particular site. Cookies set by other sites and companies (ie. third parties) are called “third-party cookies”, and can be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service.

 

Types of cookies and how we use them

 

Essential cookies

Essential cookies are crucial to your experience of a website, enabling core features like user logins, account management, shopping carts and payment processing. We use essential cookies to enable certain functions on our website.        

 

Performance cookies

Performance cookies are used in the tracking of how you use a website during your visit, without collecting personal information about you. Typically, this information is anonymous and aggregated with information tracked across all site users, to help companies understand visitor usage patterns, identify and diagnose problems or errors their users may encounter, and make better strategic decisions in improving their audience’s overall website experience. These cookies may be set by the website you’re visiting (first-party) or by third-party services. We use performance cookies on our site.        

 

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies are used in collecting information about your device and any settings you may configure on the website you’re visiting (like language and time zone settings). With this information, websites can provide you with customized, enhanced or optimized content and services. These cookies may be set by the website you’re visiting (first-party) or by third-party service. We use functionality cookies for selected features on our site.   

     

Targeting/advertising cookies

Targeting/advertising cookies are used in determining what promotional content is more relevant and appropriate to you and your interests. Websites may use them to deliver targeted advertising or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. This helps companies improve the effectiveness of their campaigns and the quality of content presented to you. These cookies may be set by the website you’re visiting (first-party) or by third-party services. Targeting/advertising cookies set by third-parties may be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service. We use targeting/advertising cookies on our site.   

 
Third-party cookies on our site

We may employ third-party companies and individuals on our websites — for example, analytics providers and content partners. We grant these third parties access to selected information to perform specific tasks on our behalf. They may also set third-party cookies in order to deliver the services they are providing. Third-party cookies can be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service. As we have no control over third-party cookies, they are not covered by Rent Rabbit, LLC's cookie policy.

 
How you can control or opt out of cookies

If you do not wish to accept cookies from us, you can instruct your browser to refuse cookies from our website. Most browsers are configured to accept cookies by default, but you can update these settings to either refuse cookies altogether, or to notify you when a website is trying to set or update a cookie. If you browse websites from multiple devices, you may need to update your settings on each individual device.

 

Although some cookies can be blocked with little impact on your experience of a website, blocking all cookies may mean you are unable to access certain features and content across the sites you visit.

 

Contact Us

 

To update, correct, or delete personal Information or to object to any usage of your information, you may email us at admin@RentRabbit.net. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Austin Apartments - Rent Rabbit 

5412 W Ferdinand (Unit #1)

Chicago, IL. 60644

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