Spark Home Tours LLC (“Spark Home Tours”) is committed to protecting the privacy of its users, and seeks to provide a safe and secure user experience. Spark Home Tours will use its best efforts to ensure that the information submitted or gathered remains private, and is only used for the purposes set forth herein.
“Spark Home Tours Product(s)” mean and refer to any products purchased from Spark Home Tours or through the Spark Home Tours Websites.
“Spark Home Tours Software Application(s)” and “App(s)” mean and refer to the Spark Home Tours iPhone software application, available for download from Apple, Inc. and the Spark Home Tours Android software application, available for download from Google, Inc.
“You,” “Your,” and “User” mean and refer to all individuals and/or entities who are accessing or using the Websites, App, or Spark Home Tours Products for any reason.
NOTICE OF BETA TESTING PHASE
Please take note that the Website and App are currently in its beta phase and undergoing beta testing. The purpose of this beta phase is to obtain feedback and perform testing on the Website and App’s features and performance, and to identify any defects or inconsistencies in its functionality. Spark Home Tours will determine the length and scope of its beta phase, and has sole control as to who may access and use the Website and App.
During this beta phase, Spark Home Tours may make regular changes to the Website and App, and that at times, stability, functionality, and reliability may not be optimal. As a beta user, You therefore recognize that there may be times where You encounter problems such as loss of data, crashes, or other errors. You acknowledge such risks and will not hold Spark Home Tours or any of its agents, employees, or other individuals associated with Spark Home Tours liable for any consequences that may arise through the use of the Website and App.
This Policy applies to the Website, App, and Spark Home Tours Products. This Policy regulates the processing of information relating to you. The Website and App may contain links to other websites over which we have no control. Spark Home Tours is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of such other websites. We also do not control the data use practices of employers and third-party advertising networks.
Personal Information. Spark Home Tours collects general information about all of our users in aggregate when they use the App or Website. Most of the information collected during the purchase and ordering process will be used to process orders. If You make purchases through the Website for Spark Home Tours Products, we do collect personal information provided to us. The personal information includes, but is not limited to, Your name, address, email, credit card number, and other contact information. We also may acquire personal information from third parties who provide it to us.
Behavioral Information. Spark Home Tours may collect behavioral information regarding how You use the Website or App, the areas of the Websites You visit, what services You use, and information about Your computer hardware, software, or cellular phone. This includes, but is not limited to, Your Internet Protocol (IP) address, location, browser, access times, operating system, and referring website addresses. This information is used to analyze the use of resources, prevent fraud, troubleshoot, and also improve our services. Spark Home Tours also may acquire behavioral information from third parties who provide it to us. Spark Home Tours may also personalize the advertising shown to You on the Websites, based on the information provided and collected.
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
Use by Spark Home Tours. Spark Home Tours does not disclose personal information or other information related to Your visit to the Website or use of the App to any third parties except as provided in this Policy. We use the information collected through the Website for responding to any inquiries, operating the Website or App, improving the Website or App, creating a positive user experience, and delivering any products and services offered to employers and job seekers. The information gathered and collected on the Website or App may be shared internally at Spark Home Tours to deliver its products and services.
By using the Website and App, You have consented for us to use Your information to: (1) analyze the use of resources, prevent fraud, troubleshoot, improve our products and services, and develop new products and services; (2) personalize the advertising shown to You on the Websites; (3) contact You about Spark Home Tours Products and other updates; (4) provide You with additional information and promotions; (5) enable You to provide feedback and for us to respond to the feedback; (6) conduct surveys, promotions, and contests, and provide the results thereof; and (7) generate internal reports.
Disclosure to Third Parties. We may share Your information with third parties who help us in the delivery of Spark Home Tours Products and other services. Spark Home Tours may also disclose information to third parties employed by Spark Home Tours to perform functions on our behalf. We may also disclose information to third parties if You consent to such disclosure. We may also share aggregate anonymous information about visitors to the Website to various third parties. Spark Home Tours discloses information, if legally required to do so, or at our request pursuant to a request from a governmental entity. We may also disclose information if we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect Your safety, protect the safety of others, or investigate fraud.
Successors. We may disclose and/or transfer any information to a third party who acquires any or all of Spark Home Tours’s business and business units, whether such acquisition is by merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a substantial portion of Spark Home Tours’s assets. In addition, in the event Spark Home Tours becomes the subject of an insolvency proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, Spark Home Tours or its liquidator, administrator, receiver or administrative receiver may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the court.
If You place any orders or make any payments online through the Websites, Your credit card information will be and is protected by encryption, such as with the Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) protocol. The SSL protocol makes it difficult for Your credit card information to be stolen or intercepted during transmission. Spark Home Tours also uses a service company to process its credit card transactions. You can see more information on this service company’s privacy and security practices here.
Updates. If Spark Home Tours makes a substantial and material change or update to the substance of this Policy, Spark Home Tours will post a prominent notice of such change, together with a link to the revised Policy, on the Website. It is Your responsibility to review the current Policy and, if you disagree with any of the terms of the Policy, (i) discontinue Your use of the Website and/or Spark Home Tours’s Products and/or (ii) inform Spark Home Tours via the contact us link at the end of this Policy that Spark Home Tours may no longer retain or use any personal information about You not already aggregated or anonymized, if any, that Spark Home Tours may have collected during Your use of the Website and/or Spark Home Tours’s Products under a prior version of this Policy.
Contact Information. Your information, documents, and other data are submitted to Spark Home Tours’s servers. These servers are situated in the United States and maintained by Spark Home Tours, whose principal place of business is 7400 Metro Blvd, Suite 390 Edina, MN 55439. If You have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy or believe that they have not been adhered to, please contact Spark Home Tours at this address. Spark Home Tours will use reasonable efforts to answer any questions and resolve any problems.
Safe Harbor. Spark Home Tours complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Spark Home Tours has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.
Page Tags and Web Beacons. The Website may utilize electronic images called page tags (or web beacons, clear gifs, action tags, single-pixel gifts) that allow Spark Home Tours to collect webpage usage information. These page tags are not used to access or collect personal information, but rather to inform us what content is effective. Page tags are techniques to compile aggregate statistics about webpage usage to improve the effectiveness of our services and advertisements. The information collected by the page tags may be shared with third parties for processing, so that they can understand the kinds of visitors to the websites and how those visitors use the webpages. Page tags may be rendered ineffective by changing the cookie setup options in your Internet browser.
Headings. Headings provided in this Policy are included for reference purposes only and are not to be given any substantive effect.
Effective Date. This Policy was last revised and became effective as of January 2, 2018.
If You have any questions regarding Spark Home Tours or this Policy, please