Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. At The House Enhancer we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our server unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, The House Enhancer collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The House Enhancer purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The House Enhancer visitors use its website. From time to time, The House Enhancer may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

The House Enhancer also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. The House Enhancer only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to The House Enhancer websites choose to interact with The House Enhancer in ways that require The House Enhancer to gather personally-identifying information. The House Enhancer collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The House Enhancer. The House Enhancer does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

The House Enhancer may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, The House Enhancer may monitor the most popular pages or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. The House Enhancer may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The House Enhancer does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

The House Enhancer discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The House Enhancer behalf or to provide services available at The House Enhancer websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of Canada; by using The House Enhancer websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The House Enhancer will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The House Enhancer discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The House Enhancer believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The House Enhancer, third parties or the public at large.If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The House Enhancer takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The House Enhancer uses cookies to help The House Enhancer identify and track visitors, their usage of The House Enhancer website, and their website access preferences. The House Enhancer visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The House Enhancer websites, with the drawback that certain features of The House Enhancer websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Caching

This site utilizes caching in order to facilitate a faster response time and better user experience. Caching potentially stores a duplicate copy of every web page that is on display on this site. All cache files are temporary, and are never accessed by any third party, except as necessary to obtain technical support from the cache plugin vendor. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but may easily be purged by the admin before their natural expiration, if necessary.

Business Transfers

If The House Enhancer, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that The House Enhancer goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of The House Enhancer may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Comments

Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The House Enhancer may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in The House Enhancer sole discretion. The House Enhancer encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.