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Privacy Policy


Welcome to (the “Website”), operated by AkiyaBanks, LLC (“AkiyaBanks,” “Us”, or “We”). We are delighted that you've chosen AkiyaBanks as your trusted partner in your quest for a new place to call home, whether you're a renter or a landlord. We highly value your privacy. To gain insights into the kinds of information we may gather from you or that you might provide to the Website, as well as to understand our procedures for collecting, using, safeguarding, and disclosing this information, along with your rights and choices, please read this Privacy Statement.

This Privacy Statement applies to the information we collect:

On this Website. Through email, text, and other electronic communications between you and this Website. When you interact with our advertisements and applications on third-party websites and services that contain links to this Privacy Statement. This Privacy Statement does not pertain to information collected:

Offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by AkiyaBanks or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries). By any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries) through any application or content (including advertising) that may be linked to or accessible from the Website. Please carefully review this Privacy Statement to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and your consent to the data collection, use, disclosure, and storage practices described in this Privacy Statement when you utilize the Website. IF YOU DISAGREE WITH OUR POLICIES AND PRACTICES, PLEASE REFRAIN FROM USING OUR WEBSITE. YOUR CONTINUED USAGE OF THIS WEBSITE AFTER CHANGES ARE MADE SIGNIFIES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THOSE CHANGES; THEREFORE, PLEASE REGULARLY CHECK THE PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR UPDATES.

What Data Does AkiyaBanks Collect from Its Users?

We gather various kinds of information from and about users of our Website, including Personal Information. "Personal Information" relates to information that can directly or indirectly identify, associate with, or be reasonably linked to a particular individual or device. When you explore, navigate, and/or complete forms on the Website, we may collect Personal Information about you. The categories and types of Personal Information we may collect comprise:

Name, phone number, email address, postal address, IP address. Browsing history, search history, data on an individual’s interactions with the Site. Bank account number, payment card number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial details. Demographic information (e.g., age, gender, income, or similar information). Information about your interests and preferences, such as move-in dates, favorites, rental budget, and preferred neighborhoods. Location information, such as when you permit AkiyaBanks to access your location on our mobile site. Property information, including address and photographs. Personal Information excludes publicly available information from government records, deidentified or aggregate information, or certain Personal Information protected by other sector-specific federal or state statutes.

How Does AkiyaBanks Gather Information?

Information You Provide to Us:

The information we collect through our Website may encompass:

Information you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes data provided when registering to use parts of our Website, subscribing to our services, requesting additional services, or reaching out to us about issues on our Website. Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses) when you contact us. Details of transactions carried out through our Website, such as when you: Save your searches, requiring you to share your email address and create a password. Contact a landlord regarding a listing, necessitating your email address. Send a listing to a friend, which requires both your email address and your friend's. Post an apartment for rent, where you must provide an email address, create a password, and provide a valid credit card number with name and billing address. Conduct searches for listings on our website. Social network data: If you log in to our Website using your social media account (e.g., Facebook or Instagram), we may receive information about your social media profile that you've authorized the social network to share with us when signing in to our Website. We may also collect information when you engage with any content we provide on social media. For instance, by "liking" our content or responding to our posts, we may gain access to publicly available information related to that interaction. You may also offer information for publication or display (referred to as "posted") on public areas of the Website or transmit it to other Website users or third parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and shared with others at your own risk. Despite limited access to specific pages, please be aware that no security measures are infallible. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other Website users with whom you decide to share your User Contributions. Consequently, we cannot guarantee that your User Contributions will remain unseen by unauthorized individuals.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies:

While you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may utilize automatic data collection technologies to gather certain information regarding your device, browsing actions, and patterns. This information includes:

Details of your visits to our Website, encompassing traffic data, location data, logs, communication data, and the resources you access and use on the Website. Information about your computer and internet connection, comprising your IP address, operating system, and browser type. We may also employ technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). The information we collect through data collection technologies may encompass Personal Information, which we may retain or associate with Personal Information gathered through other means or obtained from third parties. This assists us in enhancing our Website and delivering a more tailored and personalized service, including:

Estimating our audience size and usage patterns. Storing information about your preferences, enabling us to customize our Website according to your unique interests. Expediting your searches. Recognizing you upon your return to our Website. Certain content or applications, including advertisements on the Website, are provided by third parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may employ cookies, independently or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies, to collect information about you as you use our Website. The information they collect may be associated with your Personal Information, or they may gather information, including Personal Information, regarding your online activities across various websites and other online services. This information could be utilized to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or their use. If you have any inquiries about an advertisement or other targeted content, please directly contact the responsible provider. For information on opting out of receiving targeted advertising from multiple providers, consult the section below.

Our utilized technologies include:

Web Beacons:

Our Website pages and emails may contain small electronic files referred to as web beacons (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs). These web beacons enable AkiyaBanks to, for instance, count the number of users who have visited specific pages or opened an email and gather related website statistics.

HTTP Cookies:

An HTTP cookie is an identifier that a website transfers to a user's computer or mobile device and stores in the user's web browser. AkiyaBanks employs cookies to identify users, enhance the user experience, and understand how the website is used. If you object to AkiyaBanks' use of cookies, consult your browser's help feature for guidance on disabling or clearing cookies.

Facebook Pixel: 

AkiyaBanks utilizes Facebook Pixel technology to measure, optimize, and build audiences for advertising campaigns displayed on Facebook. This technology allows AkiyaBanks to track our visitors' movements across devices when accessing both the Website and Facebook. It ensures that AkiyaBanks' Facebook advertisements reach users most interested in such advertising. You can view your Facebook ad settings and update your preferences at any time.

Google Analytics:

AkiyaBanks also employs Google Analytics as a tool to track and analyze web traffic. Google Analytics operates on AkiyaBanks' server and employs a combination of first-party cookies and Javascript code to compile information, which is then synthesized into reports regarding page visits, referring sites, user behaviors, and similar data. Google is not granted access to any user information beyond IP addresses. Google has developed an "Opt-out Browser Add-on" for users wishing to use websites while preventing their data from being accessed or utilized by Google Analytics. To opt out of Google Analytics-dependent features on, follow the instructions provided by Google here:

Google "Remarketing"

AkiyaBanks utilizes Google's "remarketing" service for internet advertising. This service allows AkiyaBanks to display tailored advertisements to users based on their previous interactions with AkiyaBanks. For instance, if a user searches on AkiyaBanks for two-bedroom apartments in Lincoln Square, AkiyaBanks' remarketing campaign may lead that user to encounter an advertisement on a third-party website for an AkiyaBanks listing of a two-bedroom apartment in Lincoln Square. These ads could appear on a Google search results page or on a site within the Google Display network. The remarketing service relies on cookies placed on your computer or mobile device. These cookies do not identify you or grant access to your device, nor do they collect any personally identifiable information like email addresses, names, or credit card details. Instead, these cookies simply identify which types of listings or services you have shown interest in, allowing AkiyaBanks to show you relevant advertisements. AkiyaBanks uses this marketing strategy to display advertisements specifically suited to you. You can opt out of Google's remarketing services by visiting You can also opt out of Interest-Based Advertising by visiting

How Does AkiyaBanks Utilize the Information It Collects?

We utilize the information we collect from you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information:

To present our Website and its contents to you. To provide you with the information, products, or services you request from us. To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide the information. To provide you with notifications about your account. To execute our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any agreements between you and us, including billing and collection. To inform you about changes to our Website or any products or services offered through it. When you save a search, AkiyaBanks will periodically alert you to newly-listed Chicago apartments matching your search criteria. You have the option to set preferences regarding how frequently you'd like to be notified of new search results, including the preference not to be contacted at all. When you activate a listing for a Chicago apartment, AkiyaBanks will confirm the receipt of your credit card payment and may later notify you when your listing is about to expire or remind you of your ability to renew it. In any other manner that we may describe when you provide the information. For any other purpose with your consent. We may also employ your information to contact you about our own goods and services, as well as those of third parties that may interest you. Although we do not disclose your Personal Information for these purposes without your consent, clicking on or interacting with an advertisement may lead the advertiser to assume that you meet its target criteria. For any marketing email communications from AkiyaBanks, we will offer you the opportunity to opt out of future communications.

Does AkiyaBanks Share the Information It Collects?

AkiyaBanks does not sell your email address or other information to third parties.

We may disclose aggregated information about our users and information that does not identify any individual, without any restrictions.

We may disclose Personal Information that we collect or that you provide, as described in this Privacy Statement:

To our subsidiaries and affiliates. To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we employ to support our business, including our payment processor. To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of AkiyaBanks' assets. This includes situations where Personal Information held by AkiyaBanks about our Website users is among the assets transferred, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or a similar proceeding. To third parties aiming to market their products or services to you, unless you have opted out of these disclosures. To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you give us an email address to use the "email a friend" feature on our Website, we will transmit the contents of that email and your email address to the recipients. Likewise, if you use an AkiyaBanks web form to share a listing with a friend or contact a landlord, any information you include in the web form will be visible to that friend or landlord. With your consent. We may also disclose your Personal Information:

To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory requests. To enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes. To address claims that any user-generated content violates the rights of third parties. If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of AkiyaBanks, our customers, or others. This includes sharing information with other companies and organizations for purposes related to fraud protection.


Payment Card Information:

Any information you provide during a credit card transaction is transmitted to our payment processor, Chase Merchant Services, through its orbital payment gateway using Secure Socket Layer technology. Chase Merchant Services is subject to the detailed rules and regulations of various credit and debit card organizations and networks, including those governing the security and protection of cardholder data, such as the payment card industry data security standards (PCI DSS). Domu does not retain credit card numbers; however, Domu maintains the name and address associated with the credit card, as well as the transaction amount and transaction identification number. While Domu may access credit card numbers through the Orbital payment gateway, these numbers remain with Chase Merchant Services. For more information, please visit Chase Merchant Services, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click on the link to its privacy policy.

Choices Regarding How We Use and Disclose Your Information:

We aim to provide you with choices related to the Personal Information you provide to us. We have implemented mechanisms to offer you control over your information in the following ways:

Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can configure your browser to reject all or some browser cookies or to notify you when cookies are being sent. To learn how to manage cookies, refer to the HTTP Cookies and Flash Cookies section above. Promotional Offers from AkiyaBanks. If you do not wish to have your email address/contact information used by AkiyaBanks to promote our own products or services, you can opt-out using the UNSUBSCRIBE feature in the email you receive from AkiyaBanks. This opt-out does not apply to information provided to AkiyaBanks as a result of a purchase or activity on the Website. We do not oversee the collection or utilization of your information by third parties for interest-based advertising. Nevertheless, these third parties may provide you with methods to opt out of having your information collected or used in this manner.

Updating Your Information:

If you are a registered user with an account on the Website, you can review and modify certain Personal Information by logging into the Website and visiting your account details page. Alternatively, you can contact us using the information provided below.


We have implemented measures to safeguard your Personal Information against accidental loss and unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. These measures include the use of firewall and encryption technologies.

Your safety and security also rely on your actions. When we provide you with a password for accessing specific parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask that you do not share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the internet is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We cannot be held responsible for circumvention of privacy settings or security measures present on the Website.

Changes to Our Privacy Statement:

Our practice is to post any changes made to our Privacy Statement on this page. If we make substantial alterations to how we handle our users' Personal Information, we will inform you via email sent to the email address provided in your account and/or through a notice on the Website's home page. The last revision date for the Privacy Statement can be found at the top of this page. It is your responsibility to ensure that we have your current, active, and deliverable email address. We also encourage you to periodically check our Website and this Privacy Statement for any updates.

Contact Information:

For inquiries or to ask questions or comment on this Privacy Statement and our privacy practices, contact us at:

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