Privacy Policy

AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND HOMESHAREALLIANCE.COM

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED HEREUNDER CAREFULLY.

By i) using homesharealliance.com, ii) purchasing any products or services from HomeShare Alliance, “COMPANY” or iii) utilizing any of the products or services from COMPANY through this WEBSITE, you are deemed to have agreed to these Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right to modify them at any time. You should check these Terms and Conditions periodically for changes. By using this WEBSITE after we post any changes to these Terms and Conditions, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them. With regard to products and services purchased or utilized from COMPANY, the version of these Terms and Conditions that were posted at the time of purchase or utilization apply. If at any time you choose not to accept these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this WEBSITE.

At HomeShare Alliance (the “Company”, “we” or “us”), we use our website and other internet-based tools for the following purpose:                    

We match homeowners and rent seekers to address housing affordability issues.                    

We are required to collect and retain information about the people and companies that access and use the website (“Users” or “you”). This Policy applies to our privacy practices on all communications between the Company and Users, including but not limited to communication via:                    

the Company website (including the website hosted at www.homesharealliance.com and any other web domain used by the Company to communicate with users now or in the future);
                        
any mobile, computer, or tablet-based application currently offered by Company or developed in the future by the Company; and
                        
all other services provided by the Company, as described on the Website.

 

WEBSITE” refers to the WEBSITE at www.homesharealliance.com, its subdomains, and related domains such as taramcewen.com.

This WEBSITE is owned and operated by HomeShare Alliance.

PRIVACY POLICY

Your privacy is important

Your privacy is important to us and we are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy and your personal information.

Our Privacy Policy explains the details of how we collect information from your browser and devices when  you access our website pages, speak to us on the telephone or email us.  We also explain the choices we offer, making sure you are in control of your personal information at all times.

Protecting customer information

HomeShare Alliance is classed as a data controller which means we are responsible for deciding how your personal data is processed.  We always make it a priority to protect your personal and privileged information. We do not sell or trade your information or your personal data to other companies.

We have implemented security policies and technical measures to protect your personal data from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss.

All employees who have access to the data will respect the confidentiality of that data

If you contact us by email you should be aware that such emails are not secure unless they have been encrypted. We cannot accept any responsibility for the unauthorised access to your data that is beyond our control.

Information we collect

We collect information in the following ways:

Active collection: information you provide to us. We collect and use your personal information to facilitate the homeshare application and matching process - for example your name, age and address.  We will only use this information to provide you with the service that you signed up for.

Passive collection: information which is automatically collected whilst navigating through and interacting with the content on our site as well as information on your device or computer (such as cookies). The sole purpose of passively collecting your information is to improve your experience when using our websites and services.

Third Party Services: HomeShare Alliance uses a variety of services hosted by third parties such as Google Analytics, Instagram, Facebook etc.  These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP request. For information on how these third parties collect and use your information, please refer to their Privacy Policies. By using HomeShare Alliance you consent to the processing of data by these third parties in accordance with their Privacy Policies.

Electronic communications

Visiting WEBSITE or sending emails to HomeShare Alliance constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the WEBSITE, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

How we will use the data you give us

We ask for and collect data from you because it is necessary to facilitate and administer the service you have requested from us.  If we need to pass data to other firms, it will only be for that purpose.   

When we contact you, it will either be for the above reasons, or because we have a legitimate interest in marketing related products which are relevant to you or your business. For any other marketing it will only be with your consent and you will be able to withdraw your consent or unsubscribe at any time.

If we need to obtain data which is by nature sensitive we will only do so on the basis that it is in the public interest - for example to fight crime, prevent fraud or to make sure the service you have requested is available. 

Information we share

Your information will only be shared for the purpose of facilitating and administering our service to you.  Your information may be disclosed to regulatory bodies if requested for monitoring or enforcing rules and regulations. 

Limitation of liability

Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, will we or any of our licensors or suppliers be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on the website, or any products or services provided pursuant to the website, even if advised of the possibility of such damages, so the above limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental, consequential or other damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall the total liability to you by us or any of our licensors or suppliers for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you to us, if any, for accessing the website.

No personal advice

The information contained in or made available through this WEBSITE (including but not limited to information contained on message boards, in text files, in products, from services) cannot replace or substitute for the services of trained professionals in any field, including, but not limited to, psychological, financial, medical, or legal matters. In particular, you should regularly consult a doctor in all matters relating to physical or mental health, particularly concerning any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention. Further, you should regularly consult a lawyer in all matters relating to interacting with other people to assure yourself you are behaving in compliance with law, including but not limited to laws related to harassment, assault or other similar laws. We and our licensors or suppliers make no representations or warranties concerning any treatment, action, or application of medication or preparation by any person following the information offered or provided within or through the WEBSITE (including but not limited to any product or service purchased, utilized or otherwise obtained from this WEBSITE). Neither we nor our partners, or any of their affiliates, will be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages that may result, including but not limited to economic loss, injury, illness or death.

 

Your rights

·  You can obtain a copy of your personal data from us without charge by contacting us at our registered address. This may include the right to transfer data to other providers.

·  You have the right to ask us to correct any data held on file that you consider not to be correct.

·  You have the right to ask us to delete your data or stop using it, unless it is necessary for us to retain it for insurance or financial purposes, as set out in our retention policy, or is a legislative requirement.

·  You may have the right to object if decisions about you are made solely by an automated process which may include profiling.

Linked websites and information security

This Privacy Policy only applies to our WEBSITE and COMPANY sub-domains and related domains.

Our website may contain links to other websites. We have no control over the privacy practices or the content of any of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors or other websites. Linked websites are subject to their own policies. You should read any linked website’s Privacy Policy before submitting any personal information to them.

Social Media Widgets: Our website includes social media features. These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the Privacy Policy of the organization providing it.

Cookies

Cookies are helpful files which are stored on your computer in order to gather information or to aid the functionally of a website. Cookies are extremely common and are used by almost every website you visit.

We use cookies to gather information on visitors’ journeys through our website. Collecting this information allows us to understand how visitors use our website and gives us the ability to improve and tailor our website to the needs of our users. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Liability disclaimer

The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Company and/or its suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the website at any time.

Company and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. Company and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall company and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the website, with the delay or inability to use the website or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the website, or otherwise arising out of the use of the website, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if HomeShare Alliance or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the website, or with any of these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the website.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The contents of this Privacy Policy are subject to change or updating by HomeShare Alliance at any time without prior notice. The changes may include superseding statements or notices. You should review this policy from time to time to be aware of any changes that are made. Your continuing use of this website constitutes your acceptance of any changes or updates to the Privacy Policy.

Contact us

HomeShare Alliance welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Privacy Policy and Terms:

Email Address: solutions@homesharealliance.com

Mailing address: HomeShare Alliance 35 Main St N, PO Box 222, Waterdown ON L0R 2H0

Telephone number: 905.973.9854

Effective as of October 14, 2021