Personally Identifiable Information We Collect Online
Home Services USA collects personally identifiable information from you only when it is voluntarily provided.
In order to use portions of this website, you will be required to complete a registration form. During registration you are required to give your contact information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the services on our site for which you have expressed interest. In most cases it is optional for you to provide demographic information and unique identifiers, but encouraged so we can provide a more personalized experience on our site.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information from you via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested includes contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
How We Protect Your Information
Home Services USA is dedicated to the security of your personally identifiable information, and we take commercially reasonable precautions to maintain that protection. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and facilitate the appropriate use of information, we use physical, electronic and managerial processes and procedures to attempt to protect the personally identifiable information we collect online.
Do We Employ Cookies?
Yes. “Cookies” are small data files stored on your own computer’s hard drive. They are generated by a website such as Home Services USA. By assigning and storing a unique user name cookie on your hard drive, we are able to offer you personalized collection, filtering and delivery of information that we feel will be of value to you, and we are able to save you the trouble of re-entering your contact information each time you visit our website.
Cookies, by themselves, cannot be used to reveal or discover the identity of an individual user of our website. If you choose to reject the cookie, you may still use our website, although certain functions and applications may be disallowed, such as sweepstakes, contests or similar activities.
Do We Employ “Clickstream” Tracking?
Yes. A “clickstream” or “clickstream data” reflect the specific web pages visited by an individual user, and the manner or traffic pattern by which a user moves from one page to another. We track and use this information to analyze trends, to understand how our users’ habits are similar to or different from one another, to personalize the content, ads and promotions that you and other users see on our website, and to administer the website.
Clickstream data does not contain or reveal any personally identifiable information about you.
Use of Your Personally Identifiable Information
At this time, Home Services USA does not rent, sell or otherwise share your personally identifiable information with any third party. Our primary use of the personal information you volunteer is (as applicable), to respond to your employment application, inquiry, or request for information. Home Services USA also reserves the right to store your personal information for our own internal purposes, including list management and demographic matching with other database information. We specifically reserve the right to access, monitor and retrieve password-protected information to ensure your compliance with our website Terms and Conditions and to comply with law.
Additionally, composite tracking information generated by cookies for traffic accounting and content analysis is shared with third parties for the purpose of documenting site activity and other trends.
We employ outside companies and individuals to perform business functions for us. These individuals have access to the personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Our Retention of Your Personally Identifiable Data
Once you have provided personally identifiable information to Home Services USA, we will store and maintain the information you have volunteered for so long as you have not directed us otherwise, or for so long as we are required by law. Our retention of your data allows us to continue providing you with highly personalized services without interruption.
Home Services USA believes that choice is one of the most important privacy principles. You have the choice not to submit any personally identifiable information to us (although under such circumstances you would be unable to complete an employment application online or to complete certain registrations on our web site). You may choose to submit only those mandatory fields of data absolutely required for application or registration on our web site.
Access and Accuracy
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we [Home Services USA] are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.