Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

January 01, 2014

This Web site (this “Site”) is owned and operated by EdgeCo Systems LLC LLC (“EdgeCo

Systems LLC”, “we,” “us,” and “our”) and we highly value your privacy. This Privacy Policy

will explain how EdgeCo Systems LLC protects your privacy whenever you visit this Web site.

This Privacy Policy describes what types of information we gather and track when you use our

Site, how this information is used and with whom it is shared. If you have any questions about

this Privacy Policy, please use the Contact Us menu button.

Scope of This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers the “personal information” we collect through this website.

Any “personal information” is information that identifies you personally, either alone or in

combination with other information available to us. Examples of personal information include

your name, address, email address, credit card information, image and the information you

provide when you use this Site to create an account or a personal profile.

Your Consent

Please take a few minutes to review this Privacy Policy. By accessing this website you are

consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as set forth in this

Privacy Policy.

IF YOU DO NOT CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR

PERSONAL INFORMATION AS SET FORTH IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE EXIT

AND DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

Changes to This Policy

As we add new features and functionality to our Site, we may need to update or revise this

Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to do so, at any time and without prior notice, by posting

the revised version on our Site. These changes will be effective as of the date we post the revised

version on our Site. They will apply only to the personal information we collect after we have

posted the revised version. Your use of this Site following any such change constitutes your

consent to the terms of the revised Privacy Policy. For this reason, it is important to review this

Privacy Policy regularly. If we modify this Privacy Policy, we will provide a notice at the top of

this Privacy Policy for at least 30 days after the new effective date.

You may access the current version of this Privacy Policy at any time by clicking on the link

marked “Privacy Policy” at the bottom of each page of our Site. For your convenience, we post

the effective date of this Privacy Policy at the top of this page, so that you can see at a glance

whether this Privacy Policy has changed since your last visit.

Privacy Notices

This Privacy Policy may be supplemented or amended from time to time by “Privacy Notices”

posted on our Site. Generally, Privacy Notices provide details about the personal information we

collect on particular pages or particular areas of a site, why we may need that information, and

choices you may have about the ways we use that information.

Agreements Governing Your Use of Special Features and Password-Protected Areas of

Our Site

This Site has special features and password-protected areas. For example, you may be able to use

our Site to apply for an apartment, to make maintenance requests, to vacate an apartment or send

an email correspondence to the owners of this Site. When you sign up to use a special feature or

password-protected area, you may be asked to agree to special terms governing your use of the

special feature or password-protected area. In such cases, you will be asked to expressly consent

to the special terms, for example, by checking a box or clicking on a button marked “I agree.”

This type of agreement is known as a “click-through” agreement. If any of the terms of the click-
through agreement are different than the terms of this Privacy Policy, the terms of the click-
through agreement will supplement or amend this Privacy Policy, but only with respect to the

matters governed by the “click-through agreement.”

What Personal Information Do We Collect Through Our Sites?

Information You Provide. We collect the personal information you knowingly provide (using

your mouse and keyboard, cellular or mobile phones) when you use our Site. The information

we collect depends on how you use our Site. For example, if you sign up to receive email

communications from us, we collect your email address and any related information you provide.

If you communicate with us using the “Contact Us” feature, we collect the information you

provide when you complete the “Contact Us” form.

Supplemental Information. From time to time, we may supplement the information you give us

with information from other sources, such as information validating your address or information

based on your zip code. We may also supplement the information you give us with information

we collect from you through other channels.

Information Sent to Us by Your Web Browser. We collect information that is sent to us

automatically by your Web browser. This information typically includes the IP address of

your Internet service provider, the name and version of your operating system, the name and

version of your browser, the date and time of your visit, and the pages you visit. Please check

your browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your

settings.

This information does not identify you personally. Generally, we use this information to improve

our Site and make them more compatible with the technology used by our visitors. In most

cases, we do not link the information sent by your browser to information that identifies you

personally. We do, however, review our server logs – which contain visitors’ IP addresses — for

security purposes, such as detecting intrusions into our network. If we suspect criminal activity,

we may share our server logs with the appropriate investigative authorities who could use that

information to trace and identify individuals.

Cookies and Similar Technologies. We use “cookies” and other Web technologies to collect

information and support certain features of our Site. For example, we may use these technologies

to collect information about the ways visitors use our Site – which pages they visit, which links

they use, and how long they stay on each page;

• to manage and determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns;

• to support the features and functionality of our Sites – for example, to save you the

trouble of reentering information already in

• our database or to prompt the settings you established on previous visits to our Site; and

to personalize your experience when you use our Site.

Generally, the information we collect using these Web technologies does not identify you

personally. If, however, you have created a user identity, for example, by signing up to use

the password-protected area on our Site, we may link the information we collect using Web

technologies to other information that identifies you personally.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you

when a cookie is placed on your computer. You may also delete our cookies as soon as you leave

the Site. Although you are not required to accept our cookies when you visit our Site, if you set

your browser to reject cookies, you will not be able to use all of the features and functionality of

our Site.

How Does EdgeCo Systems LLC Use Your Personal Information?

Generally. We use the personal information we collect through our Site

• to provide the products, information and services you request;

• for security, credit or fraud prevention purposes;

• to provide you with effective customer service;

• to provide you with a personalized experience when you visit our Site;

• to contact you with special offers and other information we believe will be of interest to

you (but only with your permission);

• to contact you with information and notices related to your use of our Site;

• to invite you to participate in surveys and provide feedback to us;

• to better understand your needs and interests;

• to improve the content, functionality and usability of our Site;

• to improve our products and services;

• to improve our marketing and promotional efforts; and

• for any other purpose identified in an applicable Privacy Notice or other agreement

between EdgeCo Systems LLC and you.

How Does EdgeCo Systems LLC Share My Personal Information?

Service Providers. We share personal information with companies and organizations that

perform services on our behalf, for example, companies that provide support services to us (such

as credit card processing services, data storage services, and web hosting services) or that help

us market our products and services (such as third-party e-mail marketing companies). These

third parties are required by contract to use the personal information we share with them only to

perform services on our behalf and to treat your personal information as strictly confidential.

Within EdgeCo Systems LLC. We may share your personal information within EdgeCo Systems

LLC for the purposes and use as set forth in this Privacy Policy. For example, we may store the

personal information we collect through our Site in a central database used by all of our business

entities. For example, we could use and share your information with EdgeCo Systems LLC.

We will not share your personal information with any other third party, except as provided in a

privacy notice or click-through agreement.

Compliance With Laws and Protection of Our Rights and the Rights of Others. We may disclose

personal information when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with

the law, a court order or a subpoena. We may also disclose personal information to prevent or

investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to enforce or apply our online Terms

of Use or other agreements; or to protect our own rights or property or the rights, property or

safety of our users or others.

As Described in a Privacy Notice. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information

as described in any Privacy Notice posted on the Web page (or area) where you provide that

information. By providing your personal information on that Web page you will be consenting to

the disclosure of your personal information as described in that Privacy Notice.

As Described in a Click-Through Agreement. We reserve the right to disclose your personal

information as described in any click-through agreement to which you have agreed.

Your Choices

In General

We respect your right to make choices about the ways we collect, use and disclose your personal

information. In most cases, we will ask you to indicate your choices at the time we collect your

personal information. We will also include an “opt-out” link in newsletter or promotional email

we send you so that you can inform us that you do not wish to receive such communications

from us in the future. If you have created an account or a personal profile on our Site, you may

be able to update some or all of your privacy choices by changing the settings on your account

settings or profile page.

Direct Marketing

Before we use your personal information for direct marketing purposes (or permit our affiliates

to do so), we will offer you the opportunity to choose whether to have your information used

in this way. If at any time you wish to be taken off our direct marketing mailing lists, please

Contact Us or write to EdgeCo Systems LLC, 706 5th Ave. S.W., Austin, MN 55912 Please

provide your full name, address and email address so that we can find you on our mailing lists.

Once we have the information we need, we will remove you from our mailing lists. Please give

us a reasonable amount of time to honor your request.

How Can You Access, Update or Correct Your Personal Information?

If you have created an account or a personal profile on one of our Sites, you may be able to

access and update some or all of your personal information on your account settings or profile

page. In most cases, however, you will need our help. If you wish to access, update or correct

your personal information, please Contact Us using the support pages. We will respond to you

within a reasonable time and within the time limits established by applicable law. We may ask

you for additional information to verify your identity. In most cases, we will provide access and

correct or delete any inaccurate information you discover. In some cases, however, we may limit

or deny your request if the law permits or requires us to do so or if we are unable to verify your

identify.

How Does EdgeCo Systems LLC Protect Personal Information?

We take reasonable precautions to provide a level of security appropriate to the sensitivity of

the personal information we collect. Although we use reasonable measures to help protect your

personal information against unauthorized use or disclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of

information provided over the Internet or stored in our databases.

Password Protected Areas of This Site

For your protection, certain areas of our Site are password protected. You are responsible for

maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords. We have the right to assume that anyone

accessing our Site using a password assigned to you has the right to do so. You will be solely

responsible for the activities of anyone accessing our website using a password assigned to you,

even if the individual is not, in fact authorized by you. If you have reason to believe that your

password has been compromised or used without authorization, you must promptly change it

using the functionality provided on the Site.

Links to Third-Party Web Sites

This Site may also contain links to Web Sites operated by other companies, including Web Sites

operated by our third-party service providers, our affiliates, and other third parties. This Privacy

Policy does not apply to personal information collected on any of these third-party Web sites.

When you access third-party Web sites through a link on this Site, please take a few minutes to

review privacy policy posted on that site.

Use of Cookies, Web Beacons and Similar Technologies by Third Parties

Marketing Consultants. Our marketing consultants may use Web beacons, cookies and other

Web technologies to collect information about visitors to our Sites. For example, our consultants

may count how many visitors access our Site, what links they use, and what pages they view.

They may also track which Web sites and advertisements refer traffic to our Site and the URLs

of the sites to which our Site refers traffic (that is, the Web sites on which our visitors land

when they leave our Site). Our consultants use this information to compile statistics and prepare

reports that provide the feedback and analysis we need to understand the needs and interests

of our visitors, improve the content, functionality and usability of our Site, and improve the

effectiveness of our advertising and marketing efforts. The information our consultants collect

does not identify you personally.

Children Our Site is not directed nor targeted to children under the age of 13. We do not use our

Site to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If you are under the

age of 13, do not provide us with any personal information. If we learn that someone under 13

has provided personally identifiable information through our Site, we will use reasonable efforts

to remove such information from our databases.

Special Notice for Visitors Who Reside Outside the United States

EdgeCo Systems LLC is a U.S. owned entity. We are based in Austin, Minnesota in the United

States of America. Our Web servers and databases are located in the United States or in other

countries. We may transfer your personal information to our service providers and others located

in the United States or other countries for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. Different

countries have different privacy laws and requirements, and some, including the United States,

provide less legal protection for your personal information than others. Please know, however,

that no matter where your personal information is collected, used, transferred or stored, if it

was collected through our Sites, it will be protected by the terms of this Privacy Policy and any

privacy notices or click-through agreements that apply to you.

BY USING THIS SITE, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE COLLECTION, USE, AND

TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN OR TO THE UNITED STATES OR

ANY OTHER COUNTRY IN THE WORLD

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy is governed under the laws of the State of Minnesota, United States of

America without regard to its conflicts of law provisions.

Questions Concerning Our Privacy Practices

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices:

Please use the Contact Us form on this site