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Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

We designed this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to help you understand what information HOMABROAD LLC collects, how HOMABROAD LLC uses it, how it may be shared, and what choices you have. This Privacy Policy governs the products and services we offer through the HOMABROAD LLC website, HOMABROAD LLC applications for mobile devices, and the Information and Services as defined in our Terms of Use Agreement (collectively the “Website” or “HOMABROAD LLC”). When you use the Website, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of information about you as described in this privacy policy. Additionally, our Terms of Use Agreement is incorporated by reference into this privacy policy. The terms “we,” or “our,” refer to HOMABROAD LLC Inc., a Pennsylvania Limited Liability Company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States.

By using our Website you understand and agree that we are providing a platform for you to post content, annotations, tags, comments, materials, or send any messages, submit any ideas or feedback, or otherwise participate in any HOMABROAD LLC forum or group. Any postings, messages, text, photos, audio/visual works, information, suggestions, feedback, reviews or content provided by you is collectively referred to herein as "Content".

When this Privacy Policy applies

Our Privacy Policy applies to all of the services offered by HOMABROAD LLC and its affiliates, and services offered on other sites (such as our advertising services). Our Privacy Policy does not apply to services offered by other companies or individuals, including products or sites that may be displayed to you in search results, sites that may include HOMABROAD LLC services, or other sites linked from our services. Our Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of other companies and organizations who advertise our services, and who may use cookies, pixel tags and other technologies to serve and offer relevant ads.

Our Privacy Policy applies to all visitors, users, and others who access the Service ("Users").

Collection and Use of Information

We collect information that you provide us directly or automatically when you use the Website.

We may use the information for purposes such as to: provide the Website’s functionality, improve the Website’s quality, personalize your experience, track usage of the Website, provide feedback to businesses and professionals whose products or services are listed on the Website, display relevant advertising, evaluate the success of our advertising, provide customer support, message you (in ways described by this privacy policy and managed by you in your account settings), back up our systems and allow for disaster recovery, enhance the security of the Website, fulfill transactions authorized by you on the Website, and comply with legal obligations.

Some of the information we collect includes:

Account and Profile Information: 

When you create an account on HOMABROAD LLC, we collect your name and the contact information you provide, including but not limited to,
Name
Date of Birth
Which cities you live in, and cities you have lived in the past
Nationality
Company you work for or University you go to
Profession or Major
Languages you speak
Your interests
Emails and phone numbers
Browsing habits

You also will be asked to create a profile on HOMABROAD LLC. If you feel that an unauthorized account has been created depicting you or your likeness, please contact us at contact@homabroad.com.

Public Content:

 The information that you post to the Website is intended for public consumption, including your photos, comments, postings, and profile information. By posting on the Website, you agree to permit us to disclose publicly the material you post.

Communications:

 When you join HOMABROAD LLC by signing up for an account or creating a profile, as permitted by law, you are opting in to receive emails from us or about HOMABROAD LLC. You can manage your email and notice preferences through your account settings. Please note that you cannot opt out of receiving certain administrative or legal notices from us. If you exchange messages with others through the Website, in accordance with applicable law, we may store them in order to process and deliver them, allow you to manage them, and investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Website. HOMABROAD LLC may also enable you to connect, at your initiation, outside the Website via your personal email address to third-party providers of products and services who you wish to contact outside of the Website.

Website Activity/Automatically Collected Information:

 We collect and may store information about your use of the Website, such as your search activity, the pages you view, and the date and time of your visit. We also collect and may store information that your computer or mobile device provides to us in connection with your use of the Website, such as your browser type, type of computer or mobile device, browser language, IP address, mobile carrier, unique device identifier, location, and requested and referring URLs, discussed below in our Tracking Technology Section.

Linked Networks and Contacts:

 You can elect to connect your HOMABROAD LLC profile to other networks such as Facebook or Google, and, if you so choose, you will be asked to enable sharing of your contact information from that network to HOMABROAD LLC and to enable sharing of your activities on HOMABROAD LLC on that network.

Tracking Technologies

Cookies and Similar Technologies

When you visit the Website, we may use cookies and similar technologies like pixels, web beacons, and local storage to collect information about how you use HOMABROAD LLC and provide features to you.

We may ask advertisers or other partners to serve ads or services to your devices, which may use cookies or similar technologies placed by us or the third party.

Log File Information

Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you make a request to access (i.e., visit) a web page or app. It can also be provided when the content of the webpage or app is downloaded to your browser or device.

When you use our Website, our servers automatically record certain log file information, including your web request, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Website, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information. We may also collect similar information from emails sent to our Users which then help us track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information allows for more accurate reporting and improvement of the Website.

Device Identifiers

When you use a mobile device like a tablet or phone to access our Website, we may access, collect, monitor, store on your device, and/or remotely store one or more "device identifiers." Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your mobile device, which uniquely identify your mobile device. A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device's operating system or other software, or data sent to the device by HOMABROAD LLC.

A device identifier may deliver information to us or to a third party partner about how you browse and use the Website and may help us or others provide reports or personalized content and ads. Some features of the Website may not function properly if use or availability of device identifiers is impaired or disabled.

Metadata

Metadata is usually technical data that is associated with Content. For example, Metadata can describe how, when and by whom a piece of Content was collected and how that content is formatted.

Users can add or may have Metadata added to their Content including a hashtag (e.g., to mark keywords when you post a photo), geotag (e.g., to mark your location to a photo), comments or other data. This makes your Content more searchable and interactive. If you geotag your photo or tag your photo using other's APIs then, your latitude and longitude will be stored with the photo and searchable (e.g., through a location or map feature) if your photo is made public by you in accordance with your privacy settings.

Sharing Your Information

We do not rent or sell your personal contact information (such as your email address associated with your account registration) to third-parties to use for their own marketing purposes. We may share some information about you with third parties in connection with your use of the Website. Our information sharing with third-parties fall into these categories and purposes:

a. Agents, Contractors, and Service Providers:

 We may share your information with our agents and contractors or other service providers as needed to carry out the performance and functionality of the Website, fulfill your requests or authorized commercial transactions, or provide customer support.

b. Analytics and Usage:

 We may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners – like publishers, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our services, or we may disclose to a business the number of users that have viewed their product.

c. Third Party Ad Networks:

 We may use third-party advertising companies to serve advertisements on our Website and on third party Websites, as well as to assist us in evaluating the effectiveness of our advertising, in accordance with applicable law. These companies use cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies to collect information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this Website and other Websites in order to provide targeted advertisements to you. If you would like to learn more about behavioral advertising or to opt out of having this information used by companies that are part of the Network Advertising Initiative and the Digital Advertising Alliance to deliver targeted ads, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org,www.aboutads.info/choices (DAA) and in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.com.

d. Affiliated Entities:

 We may share information from or about you with subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control, in which case we will require them to honor this privacy policy.

e. Business Transfers:

 If we are acquired by or merged with another entity, if substantially all of our assets are transferred to another company, or as part of a bankruptcy proceeding, we may transfer the information we have collected about you to the other company.

f. Other Users:

 Information that you post publicly on HOMABROAD LLC (e.g., photos, comments, your profile) will be made publicly available to other users of HOMABROAD LLC.

g. Investigations:

 We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of HOMABROAD LLC if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
Meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations.
Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.
Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of HOMABROAD LLC, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.

 

Account Termination and Data Retention

You can close your account at any time by going to account settings. When you close your account, you will cease to provide ongoing or future data to us. Your profile will be deactivated. However, postings or comments you provided to the Website associated with your profile prior to closing your account, will remain active. We may retain information and Content about you for the purposes authorized under this privacy policy, under our own internal data management policies, or in the event of a legal preservation request.

Age of User

The Website is intended for general audiences 18 years of age or older and is not directed to anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from users under 18.

Links to Other Websites

Our Website contains links to other Websites that are not controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other Websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Website and read the privacy policies of each and every Website you visit. This privacy policy applies only to information collected by our Website.

Modifications and Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may revise this privacy policy from time to time. The most current version of the privacy policy will govern our use of information about you and will be located here: http://www.homabroad.com/privacyPolicy. If we make material changes to this privacy policy, we may notify you by email or by posting a notice on the Website. By continuing to access or use the Website after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised privacy policy.

Contact

If you have questions or comments about HOMABROAD LLC privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at contact@homabroad.com.