As of July 1st, 2016
1. What Information Does home1boston.com Gather And Track?
In general, we collect information about you in the following ways:
Registration and Creating Your Account – The more information you provide (and the more accurate it is), the better we are able to customize and provide our services to suit your needs and preferences. When you register and provide information for one of home1boston.com Services, we may ask that you give us non-personal information. We may also ask that you give us personal information such as your name, email address, zip code, gender (optional), and your birth date, and financial information such as your income, your savings and spending on various items.
Usage Tracking/Hardware/Software – While you use any of our Services, we automatically track information related to your use of the Services. This information may include (among other things) content viewed by users and a user’s path through our Services. There is also information about your computer or mobile device hardware and software that is automatically collected by home1boston.com when you are using home1boston.com’ web site (including any mobile applications that may in the future be supported by home1boston.com. This information can include information such as: your browser type, IP address, type of operating system, mobile device platform, type of Java Virtual Machine, internet connection speed, access times and identification of any software program or hardware which has previously caused technical problems with home1boston.com Services.
Technical Support/Information – If you request technical support or information for home1boston.com Services, we ask you for your personal information and other information necessary to answer your question or resolve your problem.
Surveys/Questionnaires – We may occasionally ask home1boston.com Users or visitors to fill out optional surveys and/or questionnaires. These surveys/questionnaires may ask for other information pertinent to provision of the Services.
Other Information You Give Us – When you use home1boston.com Services, we may collect any information that you enter or give us in any other way in order to contact you about home1boston.com Services. We only use this information to contact you in order to provide you with information about home1boston.com products and services, answer any questions that you may have, and/or help you sign up for home1boston.com Service of your choice.
Your personal and financial data are yours. You can remove them anytime you want. We will retain records and communication opt-out preferences consistent with industry best practices. When you request us to delete your account for the Services, your data will be permanently expunged from our primary production servers unless you have expressly agreed otherwise and further access to your account will not be possible. We will also promptly disconnect any connection we had established to your Account Information and delete all account credentials. However, portions of your data, consisting of aggregate data derived from your Account Information, may remain on our production servers indefinitely. Your data may also remain on a backup server or media. home1boston.com keeps these backups to ensure our continued ability to provide the Services to you in the event of malfunction or damage to our primary production servers. We also reserve the right to use any aggregated or anonymous data derived from or incorporating your personal information.
We may work with third parties to provide the Services as you request, including gathering or sharing financial information that you choose to enter, download or link to your home1boston.com account and share with a third party that you designate through the Service.
home1boston.com uses your information on an aggregated basis to do such things as operate and enhance our Services. We statistically analyze site usage, including the behavior of our Users, to improve the content, layout, and services of home1boston.com web site.
We may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information about our Users with third parties, such as our partners or the general public, for educational, research, marketing and promotional purposes.
We may also share individualized data regarding Users with our outside advisors, such as data listing Users as separate line items in a database. In these cases we anonymize all User data so that no User can be personally identified from the data provided .
Finally, we may use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to the web site or new home1boston.com Services, we think you will find valuable. Except for communications sent to you regarding material company announcements or policy changes, if you would rather not receive this information you can indicate your preference in your account. We also comply with the Federal CAN-SPAM act by providing one-click opt out from commercial emails.
Agents – We may employ other companies and individuals who are subject to confidentiality obligations, to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include, but are not limited to, sending postal mail and email, removing repetitive information from customer lists, gathering financial account information, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer service. They may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
home1boston.com makes reasonable efforts to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and security breaches have occurred regularly in recent years at many companies.
Our servers are in a secure facility. Access requires multiple levels of authentication procedures. Security personnel monitor the system 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Our databases and your information are protected from general employee access.
Your home1boston.com account is password-protected so only you and those you designate can access it and view the user information relevant to your account. We encrypt your Services password so that your password cannot be recovered, even by us (provided that if you forget your password we may email you a new temporary password). Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information. Remember to log out of your home1boston.com account and close your browser window when you are done. This ensures that others cannot access your personal information if your computer is accessible to others.
Since it is necessary for us to contact you regarding certain matters, you may not opt-out of receiving messages relating to material company announcements or policy changes, or administrative matters relating to your account, like billing, collections, customer support or the like.
If you provided your personal information to home1boston.com for the purposes of receiving more information about a home1boston.com Service before choosing to sign up as a User, and you no longer want to be contacted by home1boston.com, you can click on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email you receive and home1boston.com will remove you from the list of those who will be contacted with more information about home1boston.com service.
home1boston.com is not intended for anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. Please do not use home1boston.com if you are under the age of 18. If you have questions regarding this policy or to report use of home1boston.com by a person under the age of 18 please send an email describing the situation to email@example.com