1. Rentls respects the privacy of its Users and keeps any data collected strictly confidential.
Data submitted to the Rentls.com website is collected, managed and retained by Rentls. This document specifies what data we collect and how Rentls will use this information. These terms relate to Rentls.com website.
By using Rentls.com, you accept and agree to abide by these terms. If you do not accept them, you agree not to use the Site.
Unless stated otherwise, this document only deals with the use and communication of data collected by Rentls. The provisions do not apply to the use and communication of your personal data to third parties, whether they are Owners or Renters, on our site or on others, to whom you may communicate these details to them.
2. Privacy and Data Collection : What We Collect About You:
To provide you with the best possible service it is important for us to store some personal data.
You are welcome to browse the Site without registering. However, if you wish to access any of Rentls’ Services, and list or rent Items you must register and provide us with Personal Information. The Personal Information we collect may include:
email address, physical contact information, and (depending on the service used) financial information, such as credit card or bank account numbers;
transactional information based on your activities on the Site (such as rental activity, Content you generate or that relates to your Account);
community discussions, forum discussions, chats, dispute resolution, correspondence sent to us, and communications otherwise transmitted through the Site;
other information from your interaction with our Site, Services, Content and advertising, including computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the Site, IP address and standard web log information;
additional information we ask you to submit to authenticate yourself or if we believe you are violating Site Policies;
Cookies (to improve navigation by remembering information entered, such as passwords), which are generally small temporary files stored on your hard disk and usually remain only for the duration of your session.
Any optional information requested is clearly indicated as such on the online registration form.
Under no circumstances will this information be divulged to a third party or organization without the express permission of the Member concerned. Ratings of Owners by the renter (or vice versa), including the ratings of Items for rent, are stored to maximize the efficiency of the Site and to improve interaction of its Members.
3. Personal Data: Modification and Access
You have the right to access, modify and/or delete data about yourself. To exercise this right, go to your member’s area and modify your profile directly online.
Our primary purpose in collecting Personal Information is to manage our Services in putting Owners and Renters in contact with one another while maintaining a safe, efficient, and customized experience. You agree that we may use your Personal Information to:
provide the Services and support you request;
resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems;
customize, measure and improve our Services and Content;
tell you about our Services and those of our affiliates and partners, targeted marketing, service updates, and promotional offers based on your communication preferences; and
compare information for accuracy, and verify it with third parties.
Your email and postal addresses are used by Rentls to bill you, and if you are an Owner putting up Items for rent, to send you other necessary information.
The contact information of the member (first and last name, address and phone number) will never be displayed on the site. Some of these contact information (Zip code, phone number) will be sent to the renter or owner once a reservation request involving the member has been accepted, in order to facilitate the transaction.
5. Data We Share
We don't sell or rent your Personal Information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your consent. We may combine your information with information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our Services, Content and advertising. If you don't wish to receive marketing communications from Us or participate in our ad-customization programs, simply indicate your preference in your Account or by following the directions provided with the communication or advertisement. Rentls guarantees to never pass on or sell to any third parties Personal Information and/or coordinates which could be used to identify the party personally.
We may disclose Personal Information in response to legal requirements, to enforce our Policies, to respond to claims that a Rental Listing or other Content violates Rentls Policies or the rights of others, or to protect anyone's rights, property, or safety. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
We may also share your Personal Information with:
Service providers under contract who help with our business operations (such as fraud investigations, bill collection, affiliate and rewards programs and co-branded credit cards).
Other third parties to whom you explicitly ask us to send your Personal Information (or about whom you are otherwise explicitly notified and consent to when using a specific service).
Law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity. In such events, we may disclose any information relevant to the investigation.
Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy and our ability to keep the community free from bad actors, we will not otherwise disclose your Personal Information to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal procedure, except when we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss or to report suspected illegal activity.
6. Rentls Members’ Information Shared On The Site
Rentls.com Members are identified on the Site by user name/alias, which can be modified at any time in the Member Account. Their Items, and ratings, and rough location are viewable by other Users, whether or not those Users are Members. This enables Users to search for Items and contact others through the Site Item searches, as well as contact between Members.
Similarly, certain Personal Information (e.g. confirmation of Rental Request, Rental Location, email address, and phone number) will be passed on to the Renter or Owner by Rentls once a Reservation Request is accepted, to facilitate Rental Transactions between members.
7. Password and Security
Your password and email address are the keys to your account. Any act carried out using your password and your e-mail address is entirely your own responsibility. Therefore, for the protection of you, others, and Rentls, you agree not to disclose this information to anyone. If you do share your password or your Personal Information with others, remember that you are responsible for all actions taken in the name of your account. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your Personal Information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should
immediately notify Rentls and change your password via your Member login area.
If you receive an email asking you to update information such as passwords, credit card number or alias, do not reply, and contact us via the Contact Us section. If your password has been given to a third party, you should immediately change it via your Member login area.
Rentls does its utmost to make communications and data storage secure to protect the confidentiality of your Personal Information against loss and interception by third parties. However, it is important to know that there is no such thing as zero-risk against loss or interception by others of your personal data.
8. Notification and Modification
Rentls reserves the right to suspend an account and/or to moderate any listing that does not respect all of Rentls’ rules and regulations. Thus a member who puts an object up for rent is responsible for all the information in that listing. The listing must not break any laws, and must follow Rentls’ specific rules and regulations. The Rentls team does not guarantee or carry out any editorial screening of listing content posted by its members.
Removal or other moderating of contentious material has no implications as to the validity, pertinence, conformity with the law or the quality of all other listings, rental offers and comments that have not been deleted.
Let the member or user be aware that each contribution they make, be it a rental offer or a comment, may be deleted if it does not respect all of Rentls’ rules and regulations.