Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes, in general, the practices related to the online collection and use of personal information utilized by www.MyHomeus,com at which this Privacy Policy is posted (the “Site”).
This Policy applies only to the myhomeus.com Site and not to any third party websites that may be accessible from any Site. This Policy does not describe MyHome Design and Remodeling offline personal information collection and use practices, or the practices it employs when collecting personal information online through means other than these Site (for example, if you send us an e­mail message).
Please be sure to read this Privacy Policy before using any Site or submitting information through a Site. This Privacy Policy is current as of May 1, 2016 but may change from time to time, so please check this area periodically for updates. If we make any substantive changes to this Policy, we will announce it on our Sites and, if you have provided us with contact information, we will also send you a notice to the e­mail or physical address we have on file for you. Once the changes have been made, your continued use of the site will constitute your acceptance of the revised Policy. If you have questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, we may be reached via e­mail at info@myhomeus.com, via fax at 212.586.8199, or by writing to us at MyHome Design and Remodeling; ATTN: Customer Service; 353 West 48th Street, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10036. This Privacy Policy refers to the MyHome Design and remodeling Terms and Conditions of Use.

What information does MyHome Design & Remodeling collect and how is it used?

Our Site actively collect information volunteered by our users in several areas, including for magazine subscription pages, trade show registrations, bookstore transactions, newsletter sign up pages, website registrations and online surveys. The information we request for you to participate in these features may include personally identifiable information (that is, information that can be uniquely identified with you) such as your name, address, telephone and fax numbers, and e­mail address, as well as “demographic” information such as the type of business you work for, your job responsibilities and certain information about your company. We will tell you at the time we collect information whether the information requested is necessary for you to participate in a particular feature. The information we collect is used to respond to your
specific requests, to send you periodic information and special offers from MyHome Design & Remodeling and our sponsors, to provide you with updates on MyHome Design & Remodeling offerings and features, to provide you with product information from manufacturers in our database, to provide notice of changes to our Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy, and to provide our sponsors and business partners with data about our users. The information you provide is also used to understand users’ interests and behavior, and may be combined and analyzed with information MyHome Design & Remodeling may have from other online or offline sources for marketing or other purposes. As you navigate through a website, certain information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without you actively providing the information) using various technologies and means. Like most website operators, MyHome Design & Remodeling uses cookies, web beacons, log files and other electronic information collection mechanisms to track IP addresses and gather certain information from website users. IP addresses are collected for system administration purposes and for studying how people use our Sites and how we can improve them. When you use a Site, we may record information about your usage of the Site, such as by using the Site’s groups, forums or blogs and/or uploading images or photos. If you are logged into a Site, we may associate the login information with your account information. In order to ensure the quality of our Sites’ services to you, we may place a tag (also called a web beacon) in HTML­based customer support e­mails to or other communications with you in order to confirm delivery. MyHome Design & Remodeling uses cookies to identify registered Site users and to automatically give them access to “member only” content areas such as articles and reports, and to provide them with access to previously­stored information. MyHome Design & Remodeling also uses cookies to estimate our audience size and usage patterns and to track the aggregate number of customer returns at our Sites. Finally, MyHome Design & Remodeling uses cookies to help simplify the process of filling out certain forms on our Sites that allow you to request information from manufactures in our catalog and/or our advertisers. You can choose whether or not you accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. However, certain parts of our Sites may not work if you turn off cookies on your browser.

With whom does MyHome Design & Remodeling share your information?

MyHome Design & Remodeling shares your information with its business partners, including agents such as third­party mail processing facilities. We may employ contractors to help with our operations. Some or all of these contractors may access the databases of user information.
These contractors are and will be subject to confidentiality agreements that restrict their use and disclosure of all information they obtain through their relationship with MyHome Design & Remodeling. When sharing your information with third parties, MyHome Design & Remodeling endeavors to oblige the third parties, via limited use or nondisclosure obligations, to follow practices substantially similar to those of MyHome Design & Remodeling with respect to such information. MyHome Design & Remodeling will also share your information if required by law to do so, to comply with applicable laws or valid legal process, or to protect the rights or property of MyHome Design & Remodeling. Additionally, if part or some of our assets are purchased by a third party, MyHome Design & Remodeling will share your information with the purchaser of all or part of our assets.

What kind of security measures does MyHome Design & Remodeling use?

We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to attempt to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. However, please remember that no transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us or from us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we use our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems. MyHome Design & Remodeling, however, will have no liability for disclosure of information obtained due to errors in transmissions or the unauthorized intervention of third parties. Passwords may be used by a Site to protect your personal data. We recommend that you do not share your passwords with anyone, and notify us promptly if you believe your password security has been breached.
MyHome Design & Remodeling will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited e­mail. Also, if you are using a computer that others have access to, such as one in a computer lab, Internet cafe or public library, always remember to log out and close your browser window when leaving any of our Sites. In addition, any personally identifiable information or sensitive data that you disclose through any discussion boards or other public online forums hosted on the Sites may be collected and used by others. We
recommend caution when giving out personal information to others in these public online forums. When you provide information on these forums, you do so at your own risk. The information you share may be viewed by any other user of the Sites.

What is MyHome Design & Remodeling position on children under 13 visiting the Sites?

These Sites are not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from Site visitors in this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose online. If a child has provided us with personally identifiable information, a parent or guardian of that child may contact us via e­mail at the above e­mail address if they would like this information deleted from our records. We will use reasonable efforts to delete the child’s information from our databases.

Links to non­MyHome Design & Remodeling Websites

Many of our Sites contain links to websites owned and operated by unaffiliated third parties. These links are provided as a service to you, and do not constitute MyHome Design & Remodeling endorsement or support of the third party websites. The third parties who operate these sites have their own information collection and use practices, and MyHome Design & Remodeling is not responsible for either the privacy practices or the content of these sites.
When you follow a link and leave a Site, you do so at your own risk. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of each third party site before providing your personal information, and to contact the providers directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.

Social Media Sites

A Site may contain links to third party social media sites, such as Houzz, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. The operators of such social media sites may collect personal information and use and disclose such information in accordance with their own privacy policies. For each such site, you should check with the site operator regarding its policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.

International Users

The Sites are hosted in the United States. If you use the Sites from any region with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, such as the European Union, please note that you are transferring your personal information to the United States. The United States does not have the same data protection laws as the European Union and other regions. By providing personal Information under this Privacy Policy, you consent to the use of personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the transfer of your personal Information to the United States.