Privacy Policy

Effective Date: October 1, 2020

Our Practices Regarding Privacy

TheHomeInsuranceGuide.com ("Site") is owned and operated by Renuant, LLC (DBA Transparent.ly). The Site is committed to ensuring the privacy and security of each user that visits our website. Your privacy rights are important to us and we are committed to respecting your online privacy and making sure that any information you share with us by using our website is properly protected.

We have established this Site’s Privacy Policy for TheHomeInsuranceGuide.com so you know the importance we place on your privacy and so you can understand how we collect and use information collected from you when you visit our website or submit any personally identifiable information to us.

Opt-Out of Receiving Communications from TheHomeInsuranceGuide.com

You may opt out by contacting us by submitting a "Stop contacting me" request on our Contact Us page or by sending a letter to: Renuant d/b/a Transparent.ly (The Home Insurance Guide), 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza Suite 875, Chicago, IL 60654.

Children's Privacy

We do not direct the Site to, nor do we knowingly collect any PII from, any individuals less than thirteen years of age. If you are the parent or guardian and are made aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with PII, please contact us.

Third Party Links

This Site may contain links that direct you to websites owned and operated by other companies. TheHomeInsuranceGuide.com does not control or endorse these websites, and we do not assume any responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party websites, which may use cookies and collect PII from you. We recommend that you review the privacy policy posted on any external website before disclosing any PII. Please contact those websites directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.

California Privacy Rights

Under California's "Shine the Light" law, we provide a method for consumers to "opt-out" of having their information shared with third-parties. Contact Us using the methods described in the "Contact Us" section to unsubscribe.

Online Tracking Policy

We utilize tracking technologies to measure and improve the experience, analytics, and marketing of TheHomeInsuranceGuide.com (the "Site"). We may share customer data collected from this Site with third parties to perform targeted advertising and related services on our behalf.

Cookies and Do Not Track
The Site makes use of cookies and other tracking technologies, such as web beacons and pixels, to collect information about your online activity and usage. The technology includes the use of third-party online services and websites, which may track your online activity across different websites.

Note that not all browsers and third-party online services and websites respond to Do Not Track requests or headers.

Online Tracking Opt-Out Guide
As with many digital companies, we utilize services provided by Google, Facebook and other providers. These providers rely on tracking technologies, including cookies, web beacons and storage methods, to collect information directly from your device. The information collected can pertain to your online activities, including browsing, interaction with websites, and internet connectivity.

Below are the various methods you can employ to opt-out of having your online activity and device data collected through these services:

Block cookies in your browser: Browsers by default can have their settings configured to accept all cookies. Most browsers will allow you to remove or reject cookies, including cookies used for interest-based advertising. You can refer to the help section of your browser and follow the instructions on how to change your settings to remove or reject cookies.

You can also obtain more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies are set on your device, and how to manage or delete them by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.

Block advertising identifiers in your mobile settings: Your mobile device may have the functionality to limit the use of the advertising identifiers (or “IDs”) associated with your mobile device for interest-based advertising purposes. Refer to your device’s documentation to see if your device has this functionality, and how to alter your settings.

Use a browser with enhanced privacy features or a privacy plug-in: You can block our Site from setting cookies used for interest-based ads by using a browser with robust privacy features, or by installing a privacy plugin. Browsers that can limit or block third-party cookies and trackers include Brave, and the newer versions of Firefox and Safari. Privacy plug-ins include uBlock Origin, Privacy Badger, and Ghostery.

Opt-out of analytics service providers: The following are some of the most common analytics service partners with functionality for users to opt-out of tracking their online activities. Refer to the links below:

Opt-out of advertising service providers: The following are some of the most common advertising service partners with functionality for users to opt-out of the use of their information for interest-based advertising. Refer to the links below:

You can look for similar functions for other service providers not listed here.

Opt-out of data onboarding providers: The site uses data service partners to onboard consumer data, including, but not limited to, personally identifiable information, cookies, and other identifiers, for targeted advertising and remarketing purposes. Refer to the links below to opt-out:

Additional advertising opt-out tools: The following tools are provided by advertising industry groups for users to opt-out or limit the use of their information for interest-based advertising:

Note that certain service providers may not participate or be accessible with these tools. Note that these opt-out tools are specific to the device or browser on which they are used; you will need to opt-out on every browser and device that you use.

Telephone Inquiries

This site uses ringba to measure and improve the experience of inbound calls for marketing and analytics purposes.

When placing a call to this site, consumers could be disclosing personally identifiable information, including, but not limited to, caller ID and IP address.

Notice to California Residents

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (or “CCPA”) requires us to provide a CCPA Notice that explains to California residents how we collect, use, and share their personal information. Under the CCPA Notice, the Site is also required to inform how California residents can exercise their right to access, delete, or opt-out of the use their personal information.

Renuant, LLC (DBA Transparent.ly) is a National General Holdings Corp. Company. To access the CCPA Notice, or to exercise your rights under CCPA, please visit the National General Holdings Corp. Consumer Privacy Portal below:

CCPA Notice for California Residents: www.nghcprivacy.com/ca-notice-at-collection

Privacy Policy Changes

TheHomeInsuranceGuide.com may change this Privacy Policy at any time. Should we revise this Privacy Policy in the future, we will immediately publish the amended Privacy Policy on our website. We recommend that you check our website frequently to view recent changes or updates.

Contact Us

We invite you to contact us if you have questions or comments about our Privacy Policy or you want to change the personally identifiable information you have provided to us. You may contact us by:

Sending a letter to: Renuant d/b/a Transparent.ly (The Home Insurance Guide), 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza Suite 875, Chicago, IL 60654.