Updated: April 25, 2014
INFORMATION COLLECTED BY US
User Provided Information: You provide us information about yourself and the vehicle(s) you drive, such as your name and email address, the year, make, model, sub-model, mileage, vehicle identification number (“VIN”) and maintenance history when you register with the Service. Any electronic correspondence with us may be retained by us. We may ask you for your other information, like your mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other personally identifiable information. You may, however, visit our Website anonymously.
Website Activity: We collect information from you when you register on the Website, search the Website, engage in a transaction, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail, or participate in another Website feature. We follow some of the actions you take on carcarekiosk.com, such as (but not limited to) watching a video, uploading content or referring a friend.
Third Party Log In Credentials: By logging into the Website using a set of Third Party Credentials (such as Facebook), you will be giving us access to certain general personally identifying information stored in your profiles. We do not view this information without first obtaining your consent. In some instances we will provide you tools to share our Service with other people in your networks. We encourage, and may record, the frequency of this activity.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
If you submit personal information to carcarekiosk.com, we may use that information to operate, maintain and improve the features and functionality of the Service. Personal information or content that you voluntarily submit to the Service becomes available to the public. We may use the information we collect from you, whether collected automatically or given to us voluntarily, in the following ways:
We do not use your email address or other personal information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent. We will use your email address to send you notices regarding the Service. If you wish to opt out of email communication from carcarekiosk.com, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words “Opt Out of Email” in the subject line. Please note that opting out may prevent you from receiving important messages regarding the Service.
HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
When you create an account on our Service, some information about your account and your account activity are provided to other users of the Service. This may include the date you created your account, your member name, the videos you submitted, comments and updates you submitted, your name, location, expertise, certifications, interests and favorite car. Should you choose to submit information about your shop to carcarekiosk.com, we may display your shop name, address and description, the hours, makes, specialties, amenities offered, affiliations, labor rates and hours of operation. We do does not guarantee the truth or accuracy of any information posted by Website users on the Website.
Your carcarekiosk.com user name, not your email address, is displayed to other users of the Website when you submit content. Content submitted to our Service may be distributed through the internet and other media and may be viewed by carcarekiosk.com users or the general public.
When you complete a referral form for vehicle service, we send your information to the mechanic or car dealership highlighted in the form. By clicking the “submit” button, you are agreeing to have a mechanic or car dealer contact you for the purpose of responding to your vehicle service quote request. You understand that the dealer’s call may be using an autodialer, and that a portion of the call may be pre-recorded. Carecarekiosk.com does not provide any guarantees regarding this Service or communications or the relationship between you and the mechanic or car dealership.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share non-personally identifiable information such as anonymous usage data, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, etc. with interested third parties in our sole discretion.
The Website may contain links to services and websites provided by third parties. We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Website nor the information or content contained therein. Any Personal Information provided to third-party sites or services is governed by that party’s privacy and security.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We use commercially reasonable physical, managerial and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your Personal Information. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to our Service and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical or managerial safeguards.
However, you post information on the Website and transmit information to others through the Website at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. Further, we urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your posts or information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your posts or information will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
The privacy of young children is especially important to us. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register on our Website. If you are under 13, you are not permitted under the Terms of Service Agreement to use our Service; please do not send any information about yourself to us and stop using our Service. In the event that we learn that personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, has been collected by us, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, please ask your parent or guardian’s permission before using the Website and our Service. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at email@example.com.
CALIFORNIA ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE
If you are a California resident and use our Website or App, you are entitled to request certain information regarding our disclosure of certain “personal information” (as defined in California Civil Code Section 1798.83) to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and have provided us personal information within the last year, you may make such a request by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and typing the following in the subject line of the e-mail: “California Privacy Rights.”
If your request is covered by the above referenced statute, within 30 days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties. A request may be made no more than once per calendar year and we are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through the e-mail address above.