We reserve the right to change the provisions of this Policy at any time. We will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on the Policy the date it was updated. We encourage you to review this Policy from time to time to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used. Your continued use of the Sites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.
What Is Personal Information?
As used herein, the term “personal information” means information that specifically identifies an individual (such as a name, address, telephone number, mobile number, e-mail address, date of birth, credit card number, social security number), or information about that individual that is directly linked to personal information. Personal information does not include “aggregate information”, which is data we may collect about the use of the Sites or about a group or category of users, from which individual identities or other personal information has been removed. This Policy in no way restricts or limits our collection and use of aggregate information.
How Do We Collect Information and What Types of Information Do We Collect?
We collect certain information when you voluntarily provide it, such as if you send us an email, or request information via an online form, e.g. online savings certificate, quick quote, trade-in evaluation, pre-approval, credit application, parts request, online service appointment, or if you receive customer support via an online chat widget, or you otherwise provide or request information. Such information may include various types of personal information. Additionally, we may also collect demographic information such as your age, gender, country and zip code of residence, recent purchases, and preferences. This demographic information may be associated with your personal information. If this demographic information is connected with personal information, we will treat the demographic information as personal information.
When you use the Sites, some information is also automatically collected, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system, browser type, address of a referring website, and activity on the Sites. We treat this information as personal information if we combine it with or link it to any of the personal information mentioned above. Otherwise, it is used in the aggregate only.
We may also automatically collect certain information and monitor user activity through the use of “cookies” (including persistent and/or session cookies) or web beacons (also known as web bugs, pixel tags, tracking pixels, or clear gifs) on the Sites. A “persistent cookie” is stored on a user’s hard drive until it expires (persistent cookies are set with expiration dates) or until the user deletes the cookie. Persistent cookies help websites remember your information and settings when you visit them in the future. “Session cookies” are cookies that expire upon the conclusion of your visit to a website. These types of cookies are widely used to facilitate a consumer’s interaction with a website. If you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies on the Sites, please refer to your browser manufacturer to learn about these functions. However, if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect certain features on the Sites. In addition to the above, information provided by cookies, web beacons, or other devices may be used, among other things, to analyze data, to determine the popularity of content, to deliver targeted advertising, to make recommendations to users, to better understand the Sites’ usage or the effectiveness of Ads, and to track user actions/behavior on the Sites, such as tracking web events or site visits.
You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies, though either of those actions may affect the use of our Sites.
This site is being monitored by one or more third-party monitoring software, and may capture information about your visit that will help us improve the quality of our service.
How Do We Use the Personal Information We Collect?
We use personal information we collect through the Sites for the purposes described in this Policy or elsewhere on the Sites. For example, we may use personal and other information we collect to process transactions, request feedback, communicate with the user, respond to user inquiries, deliver targeted ads, monitor usage on the Sites, usage trends, send promotional messages and/or e-mails, prevent fraud, conduct surveys, etc., and for any other purpose for which the information was collected.
What Personal Information Do We Share With Third Parties?
Disclosures Required By Law and Disclosures to Help Protect the Security and Safety of Our Websites and Others:
We will disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that such disclosures (a) are required by law, including, for example, to comply with a court order or subpoena, or (b) will help to: enforce our policies; enforce contest, sweepstakes, promotions, and/or game rules; protect your safety or security, including the safety and security of property that belongs to you; and/or, protect the safety and security of our Sites or third parties.
Does This Policy Apply to Other Websites Linked To From the Sites?
Do We Collect Information From Children Under the Age of 13?
The Sites are not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and Company does not knowingly collect or use any personal information from such children. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will make commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.
What Steps Do We Take To Protect Your Information?
We take measures designed to protect your personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. Please be aware, however, 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.
This Policy and the privacy practices of Company will be subject exclusively to the laws of the State of New Jersey in the United States. Company makes no representation that this Policy and our practices comply with the laws of any other country or jurisdiction. Users of the Sites who reside outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. If you reside outside of the United States, by using the Sites, you consent to the transfer, processing and use of your information outside your country.
How the Tool Works. For each visit to the site, the Tool: (1) identifies the traffic source for the visit; and (2) issues a unique visitor ID number and visitor traffic number. As the user navigates the site, the Tool may track and store the pages visited and features used. The Tool also may link information provided through forms featured on the site or during phone calls with a visitor ID number. Using local storage, the Tool may also store data in the user’s Internet browser or in a data repository on the user’s device for purposes of associating the user with his or her user profile. The Tool operates only on our site and phone system – it does not track information regarding your use of other sites or activities on other sites.
You expressly acknowledge and agree that the information associated with your user profile may be used to understand and analyze the usage of the site, and for the purposes of marketing our products or services to you. In particular, the Tool may automatically generate and send email marketing communications to you (to the extent you have provided your email address as party of your interactions with the site and/or the company associated with the site). The content of those email marketing communications may be based on the pages that you have visited and/or the features you have used on the site. To opt-out of receiving the email marketing communications generated by the Tool, please see the Opt Out instructions below.
The information associated with your user profile will not be used or disclosed to third parties other than for the purpose for which it was collected, without the user’s prior consent. By using this site, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as described herein. If you do not consent, you may opt-out of the use of the Tool (as set out below).
Blocking and/or Disabling the Tool. The Tool gathers information about the user’s computer hardware and software configurations to identify the user each visit and associate the user with their existing user profile. Unlike a “cookie”, and except for local storage discussed below, the system does not store a file on the user’s computer; therefore, the user information gathered is not deleted when the user clears their cache and/or deletes their cookies. In order to disable the tool, see the Opt Out instructions below.
Opt-Out. The Tool’s opt-out functionality is cookie based, so for it to work for you, your browser must allow third party cookies. If you change computers, browsers or delete this cookie, we will no longer know you have opted out, so you will need to opt-out again. To opt out, Click Here.
You may also opt-out of receiving email marketing communications generated by the Tool by sending a request to email@example.com, or by clicking the unsubscribe link on any such email marketing communication you receive.
Do Not Track Signals. IF YOU DO NOT WANT THE TOOL TO GATHER INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR USER PROFILE AND SITE VISIT, NOW AND FOR FUTURE BROWSING SESSIONS. REFRAIN FROM USING THE SITE. WE DO NOT CURRENTLY RESPOND TO DO NOT TRACK (DNT) SIGNALS.
As noted above, the Tool may also collect and store information (including personal information) locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage and application data caches. Browser web storage enables websites to store data in a browser on a device. When used in “local storage” mode, it enables data to be stored across sessions. Similarly, an application data cache is a data repository on a device. You may stop local storage from being used by modifying your Internet browser settings, but stopping local storage may result in the site having impaired or limited functionality. Furthermore, disabling local storage will not block the Tool from operating; rather, it will only prevent the Tool from collecting and storing information locally on your device. To disable the Tool, see the Opt-Out instructions above. Further, you should refer to the help provided by your Internet browser for the most up-to-date and accurate instructions on disabling local storage.
Accessing, Correcting, and Updating Your Personal Information. To review information that is collected using the Tool, contact Adpearance at firstname.lastname@example.org or Adpearance, Inc., 2035 NW Front Ave, Suite 300, Portland, OR, 97209. We keep information associated with your user profile for as long as we think is necessary or advisable, and we reserve the right to retain it to the full extent permitted by law. If required by law, a governmental order, or similar legal process, we will disclose your information.
Children. This site is not directed at children under age 16, and are prohibited from using this site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under age 16, and if we learn that the Tool has collected information of a child under age 16, we will delete the information.
European Union Privacy. If the processing of your information in connection with Tool is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”), we have additional obligations and you have additional rights under the GDPR. These rights and obligations are as follows: We will process your personal information using the Tool in order to support our provision of services in connection with your use of the site. The lawful bases for processing your personal information may include:
When you have given consent;
When processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract;
When processing is necessary to protect Adpearance’s or our legitimate interests or that of a third party, except where such interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights;
Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we or Adpearance are subject; and
Processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person.
You have many rights with respect to our processing of your personal information. Depending upon the lawful basis of processing, you may have the right to withdraw consent or object to our processing your personal information.
You have the right to be informed about your personal information and how it is being processed, to access, correct and erase personal information, to restrict further processing, to obtain and reuse your data for your own purposes across different services and to object to processing. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant EU supervisory authority.
If we transfer your personal information to a recipient in a country outside the European Economic Area, we will do so in compliance with applicable laws with respect to such transfer.
Applicable Law. The Tool is operated and controlled from offices in the United States. If you access the site from locations outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Your access to the site constitutes your agreement to our storage of your personal information within the United States.