We collect Personal Information that you submit voluntarily to us through our Website or through a MySpace NYC real estate agent in the course of your business with MySpace. We may also collection data related to your Website visit and usage (see below). We collect this information when you register, create and edit a profile, create alerts, save your searches, or use other features on the Website. The types of information you can choose to provide on our site may include, without limitation:
Name, username, password, email address, contact information, and names used on outside social media sites (such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn).
Date of birth, employment information, social security number and images and descriptions of yourself.
Financial Information, Including monthly budget.
The location of your current or preferred residence or commercial building.
Billing and shipping addresses, credit card number, and expiration date.
We or our third party service providers may also gather information relating to your devices, including: device model, operating system, browser type, unique device identifier, IP address, mobile phone number, mobile network carrier, location, and event information (such as application installations).
Other Personal Information you choose to provide such as your preferences, etc.
Use of Information
We may use your Personal Information for the following general purposes:
To fulfill the purpose of your real estate rental application.
To fulfill or respond to your inquiries.
To address administrative needs and communications.
To improve our products and services.
To contact you for internal business purposes.
To provide you with newsletters, surveys, promotions, job opportunities and notices on changes and upgrades to our products and services.
In marketing communications from third parties at your request.
To run credit checks on you.
To share your information with prospective landlords or roommates.
We use Anonymous Information (such as web or mobile pages you have viewed) to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may improve our products and services, enhance our user experience, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We may disclose Anonymous Information to third parties that promote our products and services. MySpace reserves the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in its discretion.
If you provide Personal Information for a certain reason, we may use the Personal Information in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For example, if you contact us by email, we will use the Personal Information you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem and will respond to the email address from which the contact came, or if you provide us with your social security number to review your credit, we may share your social security number with a third-party service provider who assists us with credit checks. Another example is if you apply to an apartment unit through us, we may share your information with the landlord of that apartment.
We may share your Personal Information with third parties to provide you with the products and services that we offer you through the Website. We make no representations or warranties as to how such third parties will use your Personal Information. You expressly consent to the sharing of your Personal Information with our contractors and third party service providers (for example, without limitation, individuals providing support services to MySpace operations, Mailchimp, targeted advertising through Facebook, Twitter, etc.) for the sole purpose of providing products and services to you.
We may participate in co-branding or co-promotional agreements with third parties pursuant to which we may share Personal Information with such third parties (“Partner Companies”). For example, we may participate in agreements with Partner Companies pursuant to which we provide the Partner Companies with a URL and a customer registration page co-branded with, or private labeled by, the Partner Companies, and the Partner Companies distributes and promotes the URL to its customers. A Partner Company may have access to Personal Information that we collect from their customers. As a result, if you register on the Website through a Partner Company, we may provide your Personal Information to the Partner Company. We do not control the privacy practices of these Partner Companies.
MySpace may use your Personal Information in order to provide to third parties non-personal aggregated information about you that does not allow you to be identified or contacted and that is combined with the Personal Information of other users (“Aggregate Information”). For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of users of our site and the activities they conduct while on our site. We might also inform a company that performs services or that provides products and/or services to MySpace (that may or may not be a MySpace business partner or an advertiser on our site) that “50% of our users live Brooklyn.” Depending on the circumstances, we may or may not charge third parties for this Aggregate Information. We may not limit the third parties’ use of the Aggregate Information.
Under the following scenarios, we may be required to share your Personal Information:
If we respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process, or if we need to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
If we believe it is necessary to restrict or inhibit any user from using any of our Websites, including, without limitation, by means of “hacking” or defacing any portion thereof.
You may make changes to any of the Personal Information in your account by editing your online profile.
California Privacy Rights
As provided by California Civil Code 1798.83, if you are a California resident, you have the right to receive (a) information identifying any third party company(ies) to whom we have disclosed your Personal Information to in the past year; and (b) a description of the categories of Personal Information disclosed. To obtain such information, please email your request to email@example.com with [California Privacy Rights Request] in the subject line.
Our Website is not intended to be used by children, and we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children. You must be 18 or older to use our services.
Cookies and Similar Technologies
We may use pixel tags, cookies, and/or other similar technologies to collect visitor information. Cookies, for example, are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser. They make it possible for us to save the items in your shopping cart until you are ready to check out, recognize your browser when you visit, and provide you with information about products that interest you. By doing this, we can customize your return visits and save you time during checkout. It is possible to deactivate cookies from being used in your browser by turning the feature off, but in order to enjoy the benefits of being a registered user, your browser must be set to accept cookies.
Your account is password protected for your privacy and security. You need to prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password, and limiting access to your computer, phone and browser by taking precautions such as signing off after you have finished accessing your account. We use industry standard measures to protect Personal Information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.
Lost or Stolen Information
You must promptly notify us if you become aware that any information provided by or submitted to this Web Site is lost, stolen, or used without permission.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL MYSPACE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, LOST PROFITS OR LOST REVENUE) THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE, EVEN IF MYSPACE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.