This Privacy Statement describes how RENTCHARLIE.com handles your personal information for our services on the RENTCHARLIE.com site.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
For Listers, we may collect and store the following personal information:
For Seekers, we gather the following information:
email address, first and last name, and a zip/postal code (this last item being optional).
We use the Seekers information to provide notification to Listers when a Seeker has inquired about an item online. The Seeker receives a notification if the Lister replies to an inquiry but the Seekers email address is never given out. RENTCHARLIE.com does not distribute nor make the information of Seekers available in any way. RENTCHARLIE.com may occasionally send out emails to the provided address regarding promotions or news about RENTCHARLIE.com. A Seeker can opt out of these emails by selecting the appropriate option on their account page;
We use this information in the following ways:
email address becomes the user's login and means by which RENTCHARLIE.com notifies the Lister of Seekers inquiring about listings. The email address is never directly revealed to anyone.
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide a safe, efficient, and customized process. By using this Site you agree to allow RENTCHARLIE.com use of your personal information to:
RENTCHARLIE.com may disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, or respond to claims a listing or other content violates the rights of others, or to protect anyone's rights, property, or safety. We may also share your personal information under the following circumstances:
Your User ID is displayed throughout rentcharlie.com and is therefore available to the public. All your activities on the Site will be traceable to your User ID. Notices are sent to other RENTCHARLIE.com members regarding suspicious activity and policy violations on the Site and refer to User IDs and specific items. Therefore, if you associate your name with your User ID, the members to whom you have revealed your name will be able to personally identify your activities engaged in on RENTCHARLIE.com. Bear this in mind if sharing sensitive membership information.
Your password is the most important component of your account. You should never reveal your account password to anyone. When creating a password, try to use numbers and letters with no bearing on your everyday life. Example: if you are a huge Beatles fan, avoid Beatle references in your password. Instead, try for something less obvious. Account passwords are a serious responsibility. If you choose to share your account password or other personal information with others, you will be held accountable for all actions taken by said account. If you lose sole control of your password, you must contact RENTCHARLIE.com immediately. You would also be wise to change your password as soon as possible. You could be held responsible for any legally binding actions taken on behalf of your account due to a compromised password.
Members are able to see, review and change their personal information by logging onto the Site. It is the member's responsibility to update personal information due to change or inaccuracy. At your request, we shall close your account and remove your personal information as quickly as possible, based on your account activity. We will retain personal information from closed accounts in order to comply with any legal requirements, and to prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, assist in any investigations, enforce our RENTCHARLIE.com User Agreement, resolve disputes, and take any actions otherwise permitted by law or necessitated by circumstance.
Your information is stored on our servers located in the United States. We treat data as an asset which must be protected. RENTCHARLIE.com makes use of several security methods, including encryption and passwords to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. In spite of this, third parties may unlawfully intercept or gain access to your transmissions or private communications, while other users may abuse or misuse your personal information collected from the Site. While every effort is made to protect your privacy we cannot guarantee, nor should you expect, your private communications and personal information to always remain private. If you disclose your personal security information to others, you put yourself and your account at risk. Remember to protect yourself and your account at all times.