Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

Legal Disclaimer

Bertsch Properties has developed this website to enable users to find or locate an apartment operated by Bertsch Properties and its affiliates. The content provided on this website is provided on an as "As-Is" basis, without any representation or warranty, express or implied, of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for any particular purpose. Bertsch Properties does not warrant or make any representation as to the quality, content, accuracy, completeness or reliability of the information, text, graphics, forms, documents, links and other items contained on this website. Bertsch Properties shall not be responsible or liable for any misinformation, misprints, or typographical errors contained on this website; nor shall Bertsch Properties be liable for any damages (including, but not limited to, any indirect or consequential damages), or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption of service, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or other destructive element, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of any record, whether as a result of breach of contract, tort, negligence, or under any other cause of action.

All information provided on this website is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. Availability of apartments, prices, special offers and specifications are subject to change without notice. Any information submitted to Bertsch Properties does not (a) create a valid or binding agreement between you and Bertsch Properties, (b) require Bertsch Properties to lease any property to you or any other person at any time, and (c) limit the ability of Bertsch Properties to negotiate with any party or lease any property to any party. Until and unless a separate written lease between you and Bertsch Properties has been executed, Bertsch Properties shall have the sole and exclusive discretion as to whether or not to proceed with the lease of any property and the terms and conditions applicable to any such lease.

Bertsch Properties is an equal opportunity housing provider. All properties advertised on this website are subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, the Illinois Human Rights Act, and the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance. We are committed to upholding the purpose and spirit of these policies.

 

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this web site only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Collection of Information
We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill you specific request. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to one of our mailing lists.

Our Use of Your Application Information
The information that you provide to us on the application for lease is used solely for the purpose of requesting a consumer credit report and evaluating your lease application.  Only third party credit reporting service providers (i.e. NTN Chicago) and other authorized employees on a need-to-know basis have access to the application information in order to conduct a fair evaluation of your lease application.  The use of your application information provided to NTN Chicago is subject to the policies of the National Tenant Network.  Bertsch Properties shall not be responsible for any use of the application information by NTN Chicago and its parent companies, based on their privacy policies.  Bertsch Properties and/or NTN Chicago may contact any organization(s) or individual(s) contained in your lease application for the sole purpose of verifying the information you provide to us.

Cookie/Tracking Technology
The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Distribution of Information
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

Commitment to Data Security
Bertsch Properties utilizes a secure server for transmission of personal data. This server is provided courtesy of our webhost, inmotionhosting.com. When using the secure server, your browser will display an address of secure85.inmotionhosting.com.

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Online rent payments and applications should be provided through our secure server. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Privacy Contact Information
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us at any time as outlined in our Contact page.

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.