Rental Seal has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our
firm commitment to privacy.
General Statement of Principles
As described in detail below, any information we gather at this web site is
strictly for our use and is not shared with any other entity, public or private,
for any reason - never. We will not sell or give away any information that
owners provide to us.
Our servers (as most) track IP addresses and referring pages to help with
site maintenance and improvements. This data is viewed only as anonymous
statistics to show the busiest times of the day or week, pages with errors and
how effective our marketing has been. This information is not used for any other
To serve our visitors faster and with better quality, we use "cookies"
technology. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a user's hard drive containing
information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any
personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes
their browser, the cookie simply terminates.
Example of "cookies" use. By setting a cookie on our website, the user would not
have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site.
User can rejects the cookie and still use our site.
Cookies can also enable us to track and target the navigation of our users to
enhance the experience on our site.
Personal Information Collected - Vacation Rental Owners and Management
In order to qualify for a verification rental seal, a user must first
complete an application. As part of this Application, a user will be required to
give their contact information (name, address, phone number and email address)
and specific details regarding their vacation homes including proof of
membership. This information is used for verification purposes and to issue a
rental seal. All information provided by our users are displayed on website
according to user's choice. If at any time user decides to (or not to) make any
information public that previously was made public by him/her, it will be
removed or displayed according to user's preference.
The workflow of application will allow user to decide if he/she wants to have
information public for example as exact address of the property or chamber of
commerce membership. By default, most of information is not available to public.
Town, state, country, bedrooms/bathrooms and type of vacation home information
is always available to public.
All documents provided to us in hard copy is being scanned and kept in safe
environment off website. If proof of ownership is requested by potential renter,
owner is contacted and owner makes a decision if she/he wants to provide this
We don't collect any sensitive information such as social security numbers or
tax income statements. We only require information to verify legality of
ownership. This information is a public information most of the time.
We never will share any information with private or public company.We also take reasonable security measures to protect information we collect.
We accept 3 types of payments: paypal, money orders and personal checks. We
don't store any payment information; our accounting is completed off site as
Our website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not
responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to
be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and
every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy
statement applies solely to information collected by RentalSeal on this website.
We send all new members a welcoming email to verify password and username.
Established members will occasionally receive information on products, services,
special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we
present the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see our
choice and opt-out below.
Our users are given the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having their information
used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for
the information. For example, our registration form has an "opt-out" mechanism
so users who utilize our services, but don't want any marketing material, can
keep their email address off of our lists.
Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your zip
code or phone number), we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or
remove that data provided to us. This can usually be done at the member area
page or by emailing our Customer Support.
Notification of Changes
Homepage so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we
use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it.
How to Contact Us
We welcome comments and questions on this policy.
Contact us any time.
We are dedicated to protecting your personal information, and will make every
reasonable effort to keep that information secure. After all - our goal is to
combat a fraud in rental industry.