At CottagePortal.com we recognize the importance
and are committed to ensuring your privacy.
Our Privacy Guarantee
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLD, RENTED OR MADE AVAILABLE TO THIRD-PARTIES.
COTTAGEPORTAL recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of personal information collected on our web site www.cottageportal.com.
Please note that this site contains links
to other sites. COTTAGEPORTAL cannot and does not represent
or guarantee that their privacy practices will be the same
Original Rental Inquires are delivered via Internet email and are not to be considered private and are monitored for quality assurance purposes. Subsequent communication is done between you and the cottage owners directly.
CottagePortal may retain Original Rental Inquiries, including supplied contact information for its own use and the use of the intended Cottage Owner.
We request personal information from our cottage owners for administrative purposes. This information will only be used to contact cottage owners for billing purposes and listing services. Unless explicitly requested by owners, personal information will not be displayed on the cottage listing(s).
By submitting an advertisement, you agree to disclose information about your property, and contact information which you elect to include as part of your advertisement. CottagePortal at its own discretion, may supply to potential renters the direct e-mail address and or phone number of CottagePortal advertisers for the purpose of making a rental inquiry even if it not displayed as part of the rental contact information.
USE OF PERSONAL
We use your personal information to collect and store your
name, address and e-mail address in order to provide you with
the service or product that you have requested and for billing
We use your personal information to provide
you with personalized features and services to enhance your
experience on our Site and to better meet your needs and preferences.
We use anonymous, aggregate data that is
collected from the Site to inform our advertisers as to the
number of people who have certain demographic characteristics
and the number of those people who have seen and “clicked”
on their advertisements. An advertiser on the Site, however,
will never have direct access to your personal information.
From time to time, we prepare comprehensive
user statistics and/or summaries to assist us in describing
our services and customer base to third parties such as prospective
partners and advertisers and for other lawful purposes. We
use anonymous, aggregate data to monitor and improve the quality
of the Site. No personal information is disclosed during such
COTTAGEPORTAL does not sell, rent or lease
its customer lists to third parties.
Please note that we will disclose your personal information
in order to abide by all court orders, valid search warrants
We will only collect Personal Information to the extent deemed
reasonably necessary to serve our legitimate business purposes
and we will maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the
security, integrity and privacy of the Information that we
Viewers are not required to have cookies enabled to view the
COTTAGEPORTAL website. Enabling cookies will enhance user
experience. Cookies may be used to identify and track activities
on the web site in order to enhance the COTTAGEPORTAL site.
No personal information is stored in a cookie. A cookie is
a small text file store on the users hard drive that contains
information about the user.
Although COTTAGEPORTAL is sensitive to the privacy and the
security of your personal information, COTTAGEPORTAL cannot
guarantee absolute security for personal information collected
on the Site as such information may be transmitted through
or using the Internet, other public telecommunications networks,
servers, hardware and software that are not owned, operated,
or controlled by COTTAGEPORTAL and which may be vulnerable
to unlawful interception by third parties. COTTAGEPORTAL is
not liable for any use or disclosure of your personal information
that is beyond our reasonable control.
COTTAGEPORTAL offers users the opportunity to participate
in our Newsletters. Each cottage owner is added to the owners newsletter, each person sending an inquiry is added to the renters newsletter. At anytime you may “opt-out”
of receiving any Newsletter correspondence from us and the unsubscribe information is included in all our newsletters. Owner may amend
or modify the personal information in your user profile using online login or if required by
e-mailing us at the address below.
SURVEYS AND CONTESTS
Users may be required to give their email and/or personal
information to enter a contest or fill out a survey, this
information will never be sold or disclosed to other parties.
COTTAGEPORTAL may archive this information in our mailing
list to advertise new services and contests from COTTAGEPORTAL.
Personal information will not be disclosed to other advertising
Please note that we do require correspondence with the Property
Owners in order to provide you service. As such, we may keep
a copy of any correspondence sent to or from COTTAGEPORTAL,
including information sent via forms on the Site. Should you
require, we will provide a copy of the information collected
by e-mailing us at the address below.
All original inquiries, comments, feedback, ideas, suggestions, and other similar submissions (collectively, the “Inquiries and Feedback”) disclosed, submitted or sent to CottagePortal via the site or otherwise to CottagePortal are not confidential and will become and remain the property of CottagePortal.
COTTAGEPORTAL uses a third party service to process Online
Payments via InternetSecure, which may store your billing
COTTAGEPORTAL has designated someone to implement privacy
protection for the Site. If you have any questions or concerns
about your privacy, please e-mail us at:
Alternatively, you can send correspondence
to the address found in the Contact Us page.
November 27, 2005