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, When using the secure server, your browser will display an address of

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.