Last revised November 1, 2013
The Information We Collect
At our Website, you can post comments to a blog, enter contests, vote in polls or otherwise express your opinion. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at our Website include: your name and e-mail address and information about your interests in various products and services.
We also collect non-personal information about the type of browser you are using (e.g., Internet Explorer, Chrome or Safari), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows 8 or iOS), the name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Time Warner or AT&T) and the type of device (e.g., mobile or tablet) you are using.
How We Use the Information
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our programs and services, to respond to your inquiries about offerings, and to offer you other products or services that we believe may be of interest to you. We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests.
If you choose to submit content for our Website, we may publish it with your screen name. By uploading, posting, or otherwise transmitting content to our Website, you grant MyFirstApartment.com and The Battenfeld Group, LLC. the nonexclusive, royalty-free right to use, reproduce, edit, remove, modify, publish, display, distribute, and promote such content in any form, in any medium, for any purpose, including commercial uses in both electronic and print formats.
We may use the non-personal information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We may also use this information to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products or services.
We allow access to our database by third parties that provide us with services, such as technical maintenance, but only for the purpose of and to the extent necessary to provide those services. And if you choose to purchase items through features on our site, we may forward your information to third parties for services such as credit card processing and order fulfillment. There are also times when you provide information about yourself to us in areas of the site that are managed or participated in by third parties, such as our featured merchant partners. In such cases, the information may be used by us and by such third party(ies), each pursuant to its own policies. We may also provide your information to our advertisers, so that they can serve ads to you that meet your needs or match your interests. While the Website will not authorize them to use this information except for the express purpose for which it is provided, the Website does not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of third parties.
We will also disclose information we maintain when required by law or when disclosing such information is in response to a law enforcement agency’s request.
Kids and Parents
MyFirstApartment.com is not intended for use by children. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information or use our public discussion areas. Minors between the ages of 13 and 17 must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before using this Website.
If you’re worried about your children’s activities or their privacy on our site, we encourage you to email our Editor at editor@MyFirstApartment.com.