Certified Car Care (“Certified Car Care“) operates CertifiedCarCare.com and may operate other websites. It is Certified Car Care’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Certified Car Care collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Certified Car Care’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Certified Car Care’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Certified Car Care may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Certified Car Care also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on CertifiedCarCare.com blogs/sites. Certified Car Care only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Certified Car Care’s websites choose to interact with Certified Car Care in ways that require Certified Car Care to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Certified Car Care gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at CertifiedCarCare.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Certified Car Care are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Certified Car Care collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Certified Car Care. Certified Car Care does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Certified Car Care may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Certified Car Care may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Certified Car Care does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Certified Car Care discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Certified Car Care’s behalf or to provide services available at Certified Car Care’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Certified Car Care’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Certified Car Care will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Certified Car Care discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Certified Car Care believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Certified Car Care, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Certified Car Care website and have supplied your email address, Certified Car Care may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Certified Car Care and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Certified Car Care takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.