Our privacy policy

Privacy Policy

Simple Homes Privacy Policy
This Simple Homes Privacy Policy describes Simple Homes, Inc., its affiliates’, and subsidiaries’ (collectively “Simple Homes”) practices regarding the collection, use, storage, sharing, and safeguarding of your information collected from any Simple Homes-operated website or mobile application (collectively, the “Service”).

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Simple Homes may make changes to this Privacy Policy. The most current version of the Privacy Policy will govern Simple Homes’s use of information about you and will be located at [insert web address].If Simple Homes makes material changes to this Privacy Policy, Simple Homes will notify you by posting a notice on the Service and sending an email to the address Simple Homes has on file for you. Please ensure this address remains current so you will receive updates.

Categories of Personally Identifiable Information that Simple Homes Collects
Simple Homes may collect information that you provide to Simple Homes in connection with your use of the Service when you:  (A) register as a user of the Service; (B)send email messages, forms, or other information to Simple Homes or other users through the Service; or (C) interact with the Service. This information may include your first and last name, your address, email address, telephone number, your profile photo, and any additional information you provide to Simple Homes during the account registration service or via the Service.  Simple Homes may also collect certain technical information about your use of the Service. This technical information may include technical information about your device(s), browser type and version, geo-location information, computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the Service, Wi-Fi connection information, IP address, and standard web login information.

Tracking and Cookies
In order to provide you with the Service, we often interact with third parties and use the services of third parties. Simple Homes, and third parties we interact with, including our third-party service providers, may use cookies, web beacons, local shared objects (sometimes called "flash cookies"), and similar technologies in connection with your use of the Service to provide and support the Service(collectively referred to in this policy as "Cookies"). Cookies are small data files that may have unique identifiers, and reside, among other places, on your mobile device, in emails we send to you, and on our applications.  Locally shared objects or “flash cookies” are data files that can be created on your computer by the websites you visit and are a way for websites to store information for later use. Locally stored objects are different than cookies because they are stored in different parts of your computer than cookies. Web beacons are small strings of code that provide a method for delivering a graphic image on a web page or in an email message for the purpose of transferring data. If Cookies are used, they may be used to collect information about you and your use of the Service, such as your browser type, preferences, data relating to content that has been displayed to you or that you have clicked on, and the date and time of your use. Cookies may also be used in order to further Service features and processes, provide authentication and security for your transactions on the Service, store your preferences, facilitate relevant advertising, and help us learn more about how users engage with the Service. We sometimes use service providers to help us provide certain products and services or to integrate other features. These third-party providers may collect information when you view or use them, including information about you and your device or browser. They may do this using Cookies or similar technologies. These third-party providers also may use these technologies to help share information with the Service, like how you use their website or application. To learn more about the information they collect or receive, review their privacy policies. You can use the settings within your browser to control the cookies that are set on your computer or mobile device. However, please be aware that cookies are important to many aspects for the Service – if you set your browser to reject cookies, you may not be able to enjoy all of the features of the Service. To find out how to see what cookies have been set and how to reject and delete cookies, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.

How Simple Homes Uses Your Personally Identifiable Information
Simple Homes may use information that Simple Homes collects about you to:  (A) provide access to the Service to communicate with you; (B) personalize, customize, measure, and improve Simple Homes’s services, content, and advertising; (C) prevent, detect, and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities or a breach of the applicable agreement(s) between you and Simple Homes; (D) analyze the accuracy, effectiveness, usability, or popularity of the Service; (E) generate and review reports and data about Simple Homes’s user base and service usage patterns; (F)compile aggregate data for internal and external business purposes; (G) resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems; (H) integrate your information with other information to improve your use of the Services or to provide recommendations for you and for third parties, such as pricing intelligence, providing options to choose other service providers or providing suggestions to your guests; (I)generate reports and data about third-party service providers; and (J) contact you with information, including promotional, marketing, and advertising information and recommendations that Simple Homes believes may be of interest to you.  Consistent with federal CAN-SPAM laws, if you do not wish to receive commercial emails, you may unsubscribe following the instructions on any email. We may still send you administrative notices, however.

Categories of Third-Party Persons or Entities with Whom Simple Homes May Share Your Personally Identifiable Information
Simple Homes may disclose the information we collect from you to the following third parties:
Users of the Service; Public Information. When you share information via the Service, Simple Homes may share your information to fellow users of the Service, in accordance with the privacy settings you have chosen for your account or that are applicable to that information. To the extent you share any information to a public audience or via a publicly accessible portion of the Service, that information will be available to anyone.
Third Party Integration. When you use third-party products or services that integrate with the Service, we may share information about you with the owners or developers of those third-party products or services.
Simple Homes’s Service Providers. Simple Homes may share your information with third-party contractors, agents, collaborators, data processing providers, data storage providers, authentication providers or service providers who provide certain services to Simple Homes or on Simple Homes’s behalf, such as operating and supporting the Service.
Companies that Acquire Simple Homes’s Business or Assets. If Simple Homes becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, sale of assets, securities offering, bankruptcy, reorganization, or dissolution or if the ownership of all or substantially all of Simple Homes’s business relating to the Service otherwise changes, Simple Homes may provide your information to a third party or parties in connection with the applicable transaction.
Simple Homes’s Affiliates. Simple Homes may share some or all of your information with Simple Homes’s parent company, subsidiaries and corporate affiliates, joint ventures or other companies under common control with Simple Homes.
Aggregate Information. Simple Homes may share information relating to visitors and users of the Service with affiliated or unaffiliated third parties on an aggregate basis. While this information will not identify you personally, in some instances these third parties may be able to combine this information with other data they have about you, or that they receive from third parties, in a manner that allows them to associate this aggregated data with your personal data.
Legal Requirements. Simple Homes may share your information with law enforcement, governmental agencies, or authorized third parties, in response to a request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity or any other activity that may expose Simple Homes, you, or any other Simple Homes user to legal liability, or to protect Simple Homes’s rights or property, or during emergencies when safety is at risk. Simple Homes may also share your information in response to court orders, subpoenas, or other legal or regulatory requests, and Simple Homes may provide access to your information to Simple Homes’s legal counsel and other consultants in connection with actual or potential litigation. Your information may also be disclosed to third parties in unforeseeable situations or situations that are not preventable even when commercially reasonably protections are employed, such as in the case that Simple Homes or the Service is subject to a hacking or other attack.

Do Not Track
You may be able to adjust your browser settings or other settings so that “do not track” requests are sent to the Service’s websites and mobile applications. Simple Homes will not disable tracking technology that may be active on the Service in response to any “do not track” requests that are sent to the Service.

Personally Identifiable Information About Your Online Activities Over Time and Across Different Websites
Simple Homes does not permit third parties to collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across different websites when you use the Service.

Security Simple Homes takes reasonable measures to protect the information you provide to Simple Homes or submit through the Service against loss, theft, unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification. However, Simple Homes cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Simple Homes or submit through the Service and you do so at your own risk.

Accessing, Changing and Managing Your Information. Retention of Your Information. We retain information about you for as long as it is necessary and relevant for Simple Homes’s operations. Simple Homes may retain information collected from you to comply with the law, prevent fraud, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigation, and take other actions permitted by law or disclosed in this Privacy Policy. Notice of Privacy Rights to California Residents: Section1798.83 of the California Civil Code permits California residents to request from a business, with whom the California resident has an established business relationship, information related to the personal information disclosed by Simple Homes to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year. You may make one request each year by emailing Simple Homes at hello@simplehomes.com.

If you have questions or complaints regarding Simple Homes’s Privacy Policy or practices, please contact Simple Homes at hello@simplehomes.com

Effective Date: April 4, 2019