Terms & Privacy

Privacy & Data Use Compliance

At HousingPanda ("Company", "we", "us", "our"), we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of the information you provide to us. This Privacy & Data Use Compliance page outlines our practices concerning the collection, use, and sharing of your personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

GDPR Compliance Statement for EU Users:

Data Collection & Use: We collect personal data such as names, email addresses, and residential information only when voluntarily provided by you. This data is used to offer our services, process transactions, and communicate with you regarding HousingPanda offerings.

Rights of the Data Subject: As per GDPR, you have the right to access, correct, delete your personal data, and restrict its processing. You also have the right to request data portability and object to processing your personal data. To exercise these rights, please contact us at support@housingpanda.com.

Data Protection: We implement robust security measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

CCPA Compliance Statement for California Residents:

Data Collection & Use: We collect personal information as described above. The purpose of this collection is to provide and improve our services, as well as for marketing and analytics purposes.

Consumer Rights: Under the CCPA, California residents have the right to know about the personal information collected, shared, or sold, the right to request deletion of personal information, the right to opt-out of the sale of personal information, and the right to non-discrimination for exercising their CCPA rights. To make such requests, please contact us at support@housingpanda.com.

Sale of Personal Information: HousingPanda does not sell personal information of its users as defined under the CCPA.

For more detailed information on our privacy practices, please visit our Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices or your personal information, please contact us at support@housingpanda.com.

Contact Information:

Rent 3, Inc.

12600 Hill Country Blvd. 

Ste R130 Unit 5185

Austin, TX 78738

Email: support@housingpanda.com

We reserve the right to update our Privacy & Data Use Compliance policies to reflect changes in our practices or regulatory requirements. Any changes will be posted on this page with an updated revision date.

This document was last updated on March 15, 2024.

Privacy Policy 

Effective Date: Mar 15, 2024

Welcome to HousingPanda.com ("Site"), operated by HousingPanda, dba of Rent 3, Inc, ("Company", "we", "us", or "our"). Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our Site. Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your information and how we will treat it.

Information We Collect

Personal Information: We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when registering on the Site, expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, or otherwise contacting us. This information may include:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Mailing address
  • Telephone number
  • Any other personal information you choose to provide

Non-Personal Information: We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use, or navigate the Site. This information does not reveal your specific identity but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Site, and other technical information.

How We Use Your Information

We use your information for various purposes, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our Site
  • Improve, personalize, and expand our Site
  • Understand and analyze how you use our Site
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the Site, and for marketing and promotional purposes
  • Send you emails
  • Find and prevent fraud

Sharing Your Information

We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:

  • Third-Party Service Providers: We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.
  • Marketing Communications: With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
  • Legal Obligations: We may share your information as required by law or in response to legal requests, including court orders and government or regulatory requests.
  • Vital Interests: We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person, and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.

Third-Party Websites

The Site may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest, including advertisements and external services, that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Site, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take those steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect the privacy of your information.

Security of Your Information

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

Policy for Children

We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us at support@housingpanda.com.

Your Rights

Depending on your location (particularly if you are a resident of the EU or California), you may have certain rights regarding the personal information we hold about you. These may include the right to access, correct, delete, or transfer your personal information, as well as the right to restrict or object to our use of your personal information. To exercise these rights, please contact us at support@housingpanda.com.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated "Effective Date" and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information. 

Contact Information:

Rent 3, Inc.

12600 Hill Country Blvd. 

Ste R130 Unit 5185

Austin, TX 78738

Email: support@housingpanda.com


Terms of Service 

Effective Date: Mar 15, 2024

Welcome to HousingPanda.com, a medium-term housing rental marketplace platform ("Service") owned and operated by Rent 3, Inc., a Delaware Corporation headquartered in Texas ("Company", "we", "us", or "our"). These Terms of Service ("Terms", "ToS") govern your access to and use of our Service. Please read these Terms carefully before using the Service.

By accessing or using the Service, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms, then you do not have permission to access the Service.

1. Use of Our Service

HousingPanda.com provides a platform for users ("Tenants") to find and rent medium-term housing and for property owners ("Hosts") to list properties for rent. Users must register for an account to access certain features of the Service.

2. Eligibility

You must be at least 18 years of age to use our Service. By agreeing to these Terms, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old.

3. Account Registration

To access certain features of the Service, you must register for an account. You agree to (a) provide accurate, current, and complete account information, (b) maintain and promptly update, as necessary, your account information, (c) maintain the security of your account credentials, (d) be responsible for the acts or omissions of any third party who has authority to access or use the Service on your behalf, and (e) immediately notify us if you discover or otherwise suspect any security breaches related to the Service.

4. Content

The Service allows you to post, link, store, share, and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material ("Content"). You are responsible for the Content that you post to the Service, including its legality, reliability, and appropriateness.

By posting Content to the Service, you grant us the right and license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such Content on and through the Service. You retain any and all of your rights to any Content you submit, post, or display on or through the Service and you are responsible for protecting those rights.

5. Prohibited Conduct

You agree not to use the Service in any manner that is illegal, unethical, harassing, or damaging to the Service or any other user. This includes, but is not limited to, spamming, hacking, uploading harmful or illegal content, and infringing on the rights of others. 

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6. Adherence to Local Laws

As a user of HousingPanda.com, you are responsible for ensuring that your use of our Service complies with all local, state, national, and international laws and regulations applicable to you. This responsibility includes, but is not limited to, adhering to laws regarding the legality of renting or leasing property, nondiscrimination, and data privacy. You must also comply with any local laws that govern your conduct online and the legality of the content you may post or share through our Service.

By using HousingPanda.com, you agree to conduct your activities on the platform in accordance with all applicable legal requirements and to not use the Service for any purposes that are prohibited by these laws. Failure to comply with relevant laws and regulations may result in termination of your account, legal action against you, and your responsibility for liabilities arising from such non-compliance.

It is your responsibility to be informed about and adhere to the laws relevant to your jurisdiction, including any changes or updates to these laws. HousingPanda.com does not accept liability for any user's violation of local laws or regulations.

7. Termination

We may terminate or suspend your account and bar access to the Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, under our sole discretion, for any reason whatsoever and without limitation, including but not limited to a breach of the Terms.

8. Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall HousingPanda, nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (a) your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Service; (b) any conduct or content of any third party on the Service; (c) any content obtained from the Service; and (d) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage.

9. Disclaimer

Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, or course of performance.

10. Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of United States as well as the State of Texas, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. 

11. Changes to Terms

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you are no longer authorized to use the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at support@housingpanda.com. 

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