TRUSTe is an independent, non-profit initiative whose
mission is to build users' trust and confidence in the internet
by promoting the principles of disclosure and informed consent.
Because of the costs,
ratemylandlord.com is NOT a member of the
TRUSTe Privacy Program.
As such, and because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your
privacy, we hereby disclose our
This statement discloses the privacy practices for the ratemylandlord.com web site.
You can expect to be notified of:
- The information that is gathered and tracked
- How the information is used
- Who information is shared with
We intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information. In general, you can visit ratemylandlord.com
on the web without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. There are times, however, when we may need information from you, such as your name and address. It is our intent to let you know before we collect personal information from you on the Internet.
If you choose to give us personal information via the
Internet -- so that we may correspond with you or provide you with a service, for example -- it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for
further contact with you, we will respect your wishes.
If you add a landlord to the ratemylandlord.com database, or if you rate a landlord, then it is recorded
in the database that it was you who added or rated the landlord. We need to record that information in order to allow
you to change your rating of, or comments regarding, the landlord.
When that landlord's information or ratings are displayed, however, your identity is not and will not
The domains from which people visit us and the pages they visit are tracked. This data is analyzed for trends and statistics, and the data is archived. Usage statistics are cool.
We intend to protect the quality and integrity of your
personally identifiable information. We have implemented
appropriate technical and managerial procedures to
maintain information that is accurate, current, and complete.
We will make a sincere effort to respond to your requests
to correct personal information inaccuracies in a timely
There are various technologies -- including something called
"cookies" -- which can be used to provide you with tailored
information from a web site. A cookie is an element of data
that is exchanged between your browser and a web site; your browser
may store the cookie on your computer. Some ratemylandlord.com pages
you return to our site. You can set your browser to notify
you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to
decide whether to accept it. If you decide not to accept a
cookie, certain portions of the ratemylandlord.com web site may not
function the way you expect. For more information on how cookies
work, see "How Internet Cookies Work".
The ratemylandlord.com site may contain links to other web sites. ratemylandlord.com is not
responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such
Last reviewed Sunday, 24 Jul 2005.