Terms of Service

This privacy policy governs your use of the website created by the Home Standards Project. The Home Standard Project allows users to assess their homes in accordance with the City of Kingston's Bylaws. The City of Kingston has no involvement with the project. The Website requires users to enter data regarding their housing situation. However, The Home Project and its creators cannot be held responsible for inaccurate housing assessments, potential disputes with landlords or incorrect user data entered.

What information does the Website obtain, and how is it used?

User-Provided Information

All info submitted to the Home Project will be securely stored for future analysis. Raw data will never be sold or distributed. The data submitted will be used in aggregate form and shared publicly to highlight the student housing district's state.

Automatically Collected Information

To monitor activity, performance, and overall user experience, Google Analytics has been installed on the Website. Thus, the Website may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your devices unique device ID, the IP address of your device, your operating system, the type of Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Website.

Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Website?

Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services to improve the Website and our service. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways described in this privacy statement. We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information: • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process; • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request; • with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement. • if The Home Project is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

What are my opt-out rights?

If an email is provided at the time of submission, you may request to have your data deleted at a future date by emailing queensbacc@gmail.com.

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the data we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information to operate, develop or improve our website. Please be aware that, although we provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Website, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at queensbacc@gmail.com.