|OKroommate has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm
commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and
dissemination practices for Okroommate:
|We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to
administer our Web site, to verify that you are the owner of your
OKroommate password, and to help prevent fraud involved in online monetary
|A cookie is a small amount of code that a website sends to your browser. It may
then be stored on your hard drive so that OKroommate can recognize you when
you return and can keep track of information specific to you. OKroommate
of our users and to better understand how users use OKroommate and its
Sites, which in turn helps OKroommate focus its resources on features that
are most popular with users.Additionally, consistent with standard practices
in the Internet industry, you may occasionally receive cookies from advertisers
you link to from Okroommate. Okroommate does not control these cookies,
you may set your browser to ask for your permission before you receive a
COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION
|The owners and employees of Okroommate.com will never sell, give, or otherwise
disclose any member's personal or contact information, including but not
limited to email address, mailing address, telephone number(s), etc., to any
other party. All member information is held in complete confidence.
You can visit the Okroommate.com Sites without revealing any personal
information. Like many websites, Okroommate.com's web servers collect the
Internet Protocol addresses, but not the e-mail addresses, of visitors.
Okroommate.com may use this information to measure the number of visits,
average time spent on the site, pages viewed, and other such statistics.
Okroommate.com may then use this information to improve Okroommate.com and its
You must register as a user or visitor, in order to search the roommate
listings on OKroommate. You may be asked for personal information,
including your name, e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number, company
name, fax number, password, and credit card information (collectively,
"Personal Information") when you register for certain services offered by
OKroommate, send e-mail to OKroommate, respond to emails from
OKroommate, post messages or upload content using OKroommate.
OKroommate also may receive personally identifiable information about you
from other users or third parties who may communicate with OKroommate about
such information. It applies only to information that you submit to
Okroommate.com. Okroommate.com reserves the right to review e-mails sent to or
from you using Okroommate.com and to take other steps to confirm your
to Okroommate.com, in our sole discretion and without liability to you, based
on information we receive about you from you or from others.
Okroommate.com automatically collects and stores statistics and other
information about you and your online activities both on an aggregated,
non-personally identifiable basis and in a manner that may allow us to
associate such information with other personally identifiable information about
you. Okroommate.com may use your information on an aggregated basis to do such
things as operate Okroommate.com and its Sites, enhance and improve
Okroommate.com, and sell and deliver advertising. OKroommate also uses this
data, both aggregated and personally identifiable, to enhance your onsite
experience by displaying promotions, advertisements and content that we believe
will be of interest to you. Your Personal Information may be used by
OKroommate to provide you with information regarding its products and
services. For example, OKroommate may use your e-mail address to send you
special announcements and notifications of new apartment, office or roommate
listings, services or promotions that may be of interest to you. Whenever you
are asked for your e-mail address, you will be able to opt out of receiving
such information by checking the appropriate box. OKroommate may use your
mailing address to send you information related to our services, and in order
to verify and authorize use of your credit card for transactions on the
In the event all, substantially all, or a part of OKroommate
business were sold, transferred, or disposed of in accordance with legal
proceedings, personal information, including identifying information, may, of
course, become available to the purchaser or transferee and would be subject to
its privacy policies which may differ from OKroommate.
DISCLOSURE OF USER INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
|As a general practice, OKroommate does not sell to, or share your Personal
Information with third parties. However, on particular pages where we ask for
Personal Information, we may explicitly tell you that the data we are
collecting on that page will be provided to third parties, in which case those
disclosures shall override anything to the contrary in this policy. For
example, from time to time, OKroommate may share your e-mail address in
connection with roommate searches, and with certain of our third party
You authorize OKroommate to provide your Personal Information to other
registered users of the OKroommate Sites who are searching for roommates,
rentals, tenants or offices. Wherever possible, OKroommate will give you
the ability to "opt out" of receiving such communications and information. Your
mailing address will be shared with your credit card company in order to verify
that you are an authorized user. Your telephone number will be used if there
are any customer service issues that might need to be addressed. OKroommate
will never share your credit card number or financial information with any
third parties other than vendors or suppliers (as necessary to fulfill
transactions on the OKroommate Sites).
Except as provided herein, your specific Personal Information will not be
shared with any third parties, unless OKroommate believes in good faith
that the law requires it, or if such disclosure is necessary to protect the
rights or property of OKroommate. While your specific Personal Information
will not be shared, from time to time, collective and aggregated user
information will be disclosed in order to describe Okroommate.com's services
and user demographics/psychographics to prospective advertisers, partners,
research companies and other third parties so they can target their messages to
a specific audience and conduct requested research studies on our behalf. Your
specific user habits within the Okroommate.com Sites will not be disclosed to
any third parties.
Although your privacy is very important to OKroommate, due to the existing
legal and technical environment, we cannot fully ensure that your private
communications and other personally identifiable information will not be
disclosed to third parties. For example, OKroommate may be forced to
disclose information to the government or third parties under certain
circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access
transmissions or private communications. Additionally, we can (and you
authorize us to) disclose any information about you to private entities, law
enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion,
believe necessary or appropriate to investigate or resolve possible problems,
complaints or inquiries.
OKroommate contains links and references to other websites and
organizations, including websites not under the control of OKroommate.
Please note that different rules may apply to the collection, use or disclosure
of your information by operators of such third party websites. OKroommate
encourages you to investigate and ask questions before disclosing information
to third parties. Although OKroommate tries to link only to sites sharing
its high standards of privacy, OKroommate is not responsible for the
privacy practices of linked sites.
|We comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA).
COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulation establish United States federal law
that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. Okroommate does not
knowingly collect contact information or personal information from children
under 13. Our sites are not intended to solicit information of any kind from
children under 13, and we have designed our sites to block our knowing
acceptance of information from children under 13 wherever age-related
information is requested.
It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining
to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the
information, we will immediately delete the information. If you want to notify
us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please do so by
e-mailing us at [email protected]
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Collection of Private Data
When viewing our Website, the IP address employed to gain access to the website will probably be logged with the dates and times of entry. This particular information is strictly used to examine trends, administer the site, track people mobility and also gather broad demographic details for inside use. Most of all, any registered IP addresses are certainly not linked to personally identifiable information.
Links to third party Websites
We've got incorporated links on this website to use and reference. We are really not responsible for the privacy policies on these web sites. You ought to know the fact that privacy policies of those web sites varies from our own.
Alterations to this Privacy Statement
The particular elements connected with this statement may be altered at any time, at our discretion.