Effective: May 1, 2018
At present, we only operate in the United States and do not offer or provide services in other jurisdictions. In situations in which you access and use the Site from locations outside of the United States or UPTOP decides to operate a portion of all of the Site or maintain storage of information overseas, your personal information may be stored outside of the United States or transferred into or out of the United States. By accessing and using the Site, you hereby consent to the transfer of your personal information into and out of the United States. Additionally, you will be responsible to hereby agree to adhere to all US and applicable foreign export control laws.
You must be 18 years old to enter into any contractual arrangement through the use of UPTOP. If you are under 18, we suggest that you review this information with your legal guardians. This Site is not directed to, and may not be used by, children under the age of 13. We do not collect or maintain personal information, via the Site or otherwise, from those we actually know are children under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, you should not submit any personal information to us. If you are the parent of a child under 13, please help us protect your child’s privacy by instructing them never to provide personal information on this Site or any other website without your permission.
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, which includes name, address, email address, telephone number, and other information that identifies you. We may collect personal information from you directly or indirectly. For example, when you register for an account, you may be asked to submit your name, address, email address, telephone number, information regarding the type, price, location and features of your desired property, and other personal information such as financial information. You may also voluntarily provide us personal information if you email us, inquire about a property, call us, complete an online survey, or otherwise respond to a request from us for information.
Even if you do not register with us, we may automatically collect certain information concerning your visits, such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address and browser information, which will allow us to track your use of the Site. Upon your return to the Site and/or subsequent registration, we will update your profile with your previous search history in order to create a more complete user profile. See section below entitled “What are cookies and web beacons?”.
We may also use a third-party to help us gather and analyze information about the areas that you visit on the Site to evaluate and improve the client experience and the convenience of the Site, and to help us analyze some or all of the information that you provide to us.
When we collect information from you, we may use it for a number of purposes, including to:
In order for us to maintain the accuracy of your personal information and improve our communication with you, we may also combine the information we collect with other public demographic information. User information collected as part of the service will be retained for as long as required by UPTOP. At any time, Users can review and edit personal information on our Site through User profiles.
Information about our customers is important to our business. UPTOP agrees to implement and maintain commercially reasonable measures to protect customer information and data collected. We may share your personal information with third-parties as set forth herein.
By using our Site, you hereby grant permission for UPTOP to utilize all personal information you provide and all user data collected for the express purpose of providing third-parties with anonymized data sets including, demographics, site user behavior and geographic locations. We will only use anonymized data collected in aggregate form when providing data to partners. UPTOP agrees not to disclose any personally identifiable information (PII) that may infringe laws relating to the collection, use and storage of personal data. This data may be shared, sold and communicated to third-parties at our sole discretion.
All personal information provided to or collected through the Site will be maintained in storage systems, facilities and locations of our choosing. You hereby authorize UPTOP to retain any and all information that you provide to the Site or that is collected in relation to your use of the Site. Upon termination of your Account or access to the Site, UPTOP will neither have the obligation to continue to retain your personal information (except as otherwise required under the law or any applicable regulations) nor to delete your personal information.
To enhance your experience on the Site, we and some of our third-party service providers use "cookies." Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at our Site. However, once you choose to register with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.
"Web beacons" are small pieces of code placed on a web page to monitor the behavior and collect data about the visitors viewing a web page. For example, web beacons or similar technology can be used to count the users who visit a web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page. We may use web beacons or similar technology on the Site from time to time for this and other purposes.
In addition, when you visit the Site, third-party vendors and advertisers also place or read cookies on your Internet browser. This is a common practice on the Internet; these cookies may be used to determine whether you have visited other web sites, to measure the effectiveness of advertising and links on other web sites, and to provide you with information of potential interest to you, among other purposes. This is not an exhaustive list of all uses of cookies on our Site.
Most Web browsers are set up to accept cookies. You can, however, set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. In addition, cookies can be easily and safely deleted from your system. See your browser's help section for instructions. Should you choose to disable any cookies associated with the Site, you will not be able to take full advantage of all the Site’s features, but you still should be able to navigate the Site without difficulty. If you would like to opt out of behavioral advertising and tracking beacons, please visit https://optout.aboutads.info/ to make a request.
We have in place what we believe to be reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the personal information we collect and help prevent unauthorized access and use of such data. Unfortunately, no collection, storage, or transmission of information over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and therefore, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any such information. Accordingly, UPTOP cannot ensure, and expressly disclaims, any warranty relating to the security of any information that you provide to or extract from the Site. Correspondingly, you are hereby on notice that you provide information to and extract information from the Site at your own risk.
It is also important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your Account and to your computers and mobile devices. Be sure to sign off of your Account when finished using a shared computer. And take extra precaution when using a public WiFi service or hotspot. Additionally, change your passwords often using a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure you use a secure web browser.
You can opt out of receiving promotional offers from us by either clicking on the “unsubscribe” instructions at the bottom of any communications we may send you, by emailing us, or by following the links on our Site to remove yourself from our mailing list. After you opt-out, you will not receive any further promotional offers from us unless you open a new Account, enter a contest, inquire about a property, contact us or otherwise subsequently sign up to receive newsletters, emails or personalized online advertisements.
UPTOP reserves the right to communicate with registered users about important administrative, policy, legal, payment, screening and billing matters. These communications are considered mandatory and you may not opt-out from receiving such communications.