We are dedicated to protecting the privacy of our applicants and residents, including Social Security Numbers and other identifying or sensitive personal information. Our policies and procedures are designed to help ensure that information is kept secure, and we work to follow all federal and state laws regarding the protection of personal information. While no one can guarantee against identity theft or the misuse of personal information, protecting the information provide to us is a high priority to our company and team. If you have concerns about this issue, please feel free to share them with us.
A. How personal information is collected: You will be asked to furnish some of your personal information when you complete a rental application. This information will be on the rental application form or other documents which you will provide to us or to an apartment locator service, either on paper or electronically.
B. How and when information is used: We use this information only for our business purposes involved in the leasing process. Examples of these uses include but are not limited to: verifying statements made on the rental application (such as rental, credit and employment history), reviewing lease renewals and enforcing lease obligations (such as to purse collections efforts).
C. How the information is protected and who has access: Only authorized persons are allowed access to personal information. Documents and electronic records containing this information is maintained in secure areas and systems.
D. How the information is disposed of: After we no longer need or are required to maintain personal information, we will store or destroy it in a manner designed to prevent unauthorized persons from accessing it. Our disposal methods will include shredding, destruction or obliteration of paper documents and destruction of electronic files.
E. Locator Services: Be aware that locator services are independent contractors and are not employees or agents of our company even though they may initially process rental applications and assist will the completion of leasing forms to your benefit. All applicants are encouraged to obtain privacy policies from any and all independent locator services used in the pursuit of leasing an apartment.