Privacy Policy


Privacy Statement:
 
Metropolitan Properties of America, Inc. operates this website (Site).  This Privacy Statement applies to all websites operated by Metropolitan Properties of America, Inc
 
We respect the privacy of each user of this Site.  We provide this explanation about our online information practices as a show of our commitment to protect your privacy.
 
This Site is hosted by outside servers.  These servers are maintained in accordance with reasonable industry standards to reasonably secure the information of its customers.  However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  In that regard, you use the Site at your own risk.
 
BY REGISTERING FOR OR USING THE SITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE THE SITE. We reserve the right to modify this Statement at any time.
 
We do not rent, sell, or otherwise share with third parties the information generated from your activity on this Site except (i) to provide information or services that you have requested (including, but not limited to, apartment rental inquiries, or service orders for maintenance on apartment rentals), (ii) with your permission, or (iii) under the following circumstances:
 
(A)   This Site allows you to participate in an online payment service for the payment of rent, fees, or other charges by clicking on the [XXX link—insert link]. If you participate in the online payment service, we may rely some of all of the information you provide to Yardi Systems, Inc., as necessary for you to use that service.  Yardi Systems, Inc.’s use of that information is governed by its own, separate privacy policy, which is reproduced below.  We are not responsible for Yardi Systems, Inc.’s privacy policy or its compliance therewith. 
 
(B)   We collect information about how you use our Site.  Like many sites, we obtain non-personal information such as IP (internet protocol) addresses, browser types, the name of your ISP (internet service provider), information about where a user comes from before arriving at our Site, what pages a user views, the order of those pages, and the amount of time spent on each. A vendor performs this service for us by sending a cookie to gather this information, compile it, and report to us. We use this collection of non-personal information to customize the content you see, improve our services, conduct research, and provide anonymous aggregated reporting for internal audits and third-parties.
 
(C)   Special circumstances may arise where it is necessary for us to disclose and use any part of, or all of, the information we gather from your use of this Site, such as: to enforce this Privacy Statement or any other part of our Terms and Conditions, to protect our property or rights; to protect the safety of anyone; to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or improper activities; to carry out a merger or consolidation with another entity, a sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, or any similar transaction; or for other reasons we determine in good faith are necessary, appropriate, or required by law, such as when we respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal or administrative process.
 
Additionally, to the extent that we obtain any of your Personal Information, as defined in Massachusetts General Laws 93H et seq., by virtue of your use of the online payment service, or otherwise, we safeguard that information in accordance with our written privacy policy, maintained in accordance with that law.
 
This Site is not directed to children under the age of 13 ("Children"), and we do not knowingly collect any information, including Personal Information, from Children.