www.friendstorent.com (referred to here as either " we", "our", “us” or “FriendsToRent”) aims to guarantee the data protection of all visitors to its website.
Collection of Personal Information
FriendsToRent maintains an online platform that allows its members to find other members with the same or similar interests. The Terms and Conditions govern the relationship between members and FriendsToRent.
Personal information: Entering accurately your date of birth, age, your address and other private information guarantees you the best possible service, because this information ensures members will be more successful when searching for other members with a specific geo-location and with specific interests.
** Payment information: for example Credit card number and passwords will be required after the beta phase.
** During the beta phase membership and usage of all FriendsToRent services is free of charge. Upon completion of the beta phase, a membership fee model will be introduced. The information concerning the introduction of the membership fee model will be provided two months in advance. If you decide the cost of membership is too expensive for you, you can cancel your membership during the beta phase without incurring any costs.
This includes information such as where you live, your postal zip code, gender, search process information, browser information, purchase information and information on the progress of your registration.
The demographic information is divided into two groups:
- "Not for public domain" such as your personal details, purchase information and content relating to the communication between you and other members of the site.
- "For public domain" such as the geo-location where you live.
The demographic information is used by us and others to be able to notify you of services from FriendsToRent, external offers and advertisements. Members who do not wish to receive any external offers and advertisements may indicate this in their profile settings.
The information will be stored for as long as it is required to fulfil the FriendsToRent services; after which the information will be deleted, except when the law requires that the information must be stored for longer.
Your IP address
The IP address as well as the website from which you came, are stored automatically. The data is used for statistical purposes and improvements to the FriendsToRent services.
Other sites that collect information
On the FriendsToRent web site other operators have integrated various links that lead to their sites. It is possible that these operators also collect similar information concerning your search history and browser settings, etc.. FriendsToRent has no control over this and we encourage our members to read the privacy policies on their websites. FriendsToRent is not responsible for the content of these other sites, even when it may appear, via advertising banners, that some partnership exists between us and them.
Use of personal information
Your e-mail address, together with other personal information provided upon request, is used exclusively by FriendsToRent to support the provision of our service.
Your personal information is also used to send you newsletters, offers and other information about specific FriendsToRent or third party services.
We strive to send you attractive offers as well as information and invitations to interesting events.
Use of payment information
We use your payment information in order to run the financial accounts of FriendsToRent services as well as make bonus payments. This data will only be shared with third parties such as credit card companies and electronic payment services in connection with completing the transaction.
Exchange of personal information
For the best possible delivery of FriendsToRent services, it may be necessary to make your personal information accessible, in a limited form, to agencies and service providers under our strict control. These partners are obliged and checked by us to keep all your information that they handle strictly confidential.
In addition, personal information may be exchanged as part of promotional or advertising partnerships. Some advertisers are using so-called "action tags" (also known as a Web beacons or 1 pixel GIF files) or otherwise known as ‘cookies’, which FriendsToRent use to optimise the user experience.
Members who do not want any external offers or advertising may indicate this in their profile settings.
In the event of FriendsToRent changing ownership, being acquired or becoming insolvent, your personal information may be passed on if such disclosure is necessary for the maintenance and / or continuation of services. However, if such an event occurs you will be informed before your personal information is transferred.
Similarly, the transfer of personal information to co-operate with any law enforcement bodies or similar authorities is possible.
Use of public and other demographic information
Public information will be used to allow other users to locate your profile and to determine whether or not there is a supply and demand match in terms of interests and possible collaboration together.
Data storage and security precautions
FriendsToRent have implemented various security measures in order to avoid the misuse or loss of data. Personal data and payment information are transmitted using encrypted code.
We recommend in any event that you use a current anti-virus program from a leading anti-virus manufacturer - this is not only for when you use FriendsToRent. Be careful when dealing with unknown sites, even when the URL or their services is referenced by FriendsToRent members. FriendsToRent examines all claims made by associated websites, however, is excluded from any liability for direct or consequential damages, for example, through the dissemination of malware (viruses, worms, trojans, etc.) that may result from using such referenced web sites.
Terminate each visit to FriendsToRent with the "log-out procedure" and then close the browser.
Keep the "Login information" always confidential and protected.
Inform us if your "Login Information" is lost or you have found it has been abused.
Change your password regularly.
Do not post personal information such as your name, surname, address, e-mail address or phone numbers.
Be careful when you meet a person unknown to you. Inform a person familiar to you where and when you will meet - see safety recommendations.
For questions regarding data protection, we ask you to contact customer service.