January 1, 2011
"Personal Information" is information about a person that is personally identifiable to such person like the person’s name, address, email address, or phone number, as well as other non-public information.
"Anonymous Information" or "Aggregated Information" means information that is not associated with or linked to Personally Identifiable Information. Anonymous or Aggregated Information does not permit the identification of individual persons.
The Information that We Collect. From time to time, we may ask for certain Personal Information from you so that you may participate in our Services. Generally, we collect information in the following ways: when you submit information, including your requests for quotes, and through your Registration to our Site; and when we receive information through our Services.
We will collect various information including your name, company name, email address, physical address, and phone number ("Personal Information"). When you search for information, or when you submit a quote request, we will also collect the information regarding the type of vehicle (not sure what to call this) and manufacturer included in your search or your quote request. This information and other information you provide to us will be collected, used and disclosed as outlined herein. Unless otherwise indicated, information provided will not be associated with your Personal Information and if disclosed or used by SeeDealerCost™, such information shall be in anonymous or aggregate form.
Why We Collect this Information. We collect information for a variety of reasons, including administration of our Site and Services, SeeDealer's effort to inform you of changes in our Services, special offers, newsletters, and other products and services in which you may be interested. When you submit PersonalInformation to SeeDealerCost™, you understand and agree that SeeDealer may access, store, and use your Profile and Personal Information. You consent to the transfer of your information to and within the United States or other countries for processing and storage.
Dealers' and Manufacturers' Collection and Use of Your Information. When you search or submit a quote request to SeeDealerCost™, and provide your Personal Information, this information is transferred to and shared with the dealers who are matched with your request. We may also share and transmit this information with the appropriate manufacturers. If you browse our Service, and do not submit a request to contact, only the following information is shared and transferred to the relevant dealer(s) and manufacturers: zip code location, e-mail and configuration of product.
Our Security Procedures and Your Privacy. SeeDealerCost™ takes great care in maintaining the security of your Personal Information, and preventing unauthorized access to it, through the use of commercially reasonable technology and internal procedures. Although SeeDealerCost takes care in maintaining the security of your Personal Information, SeeDealerCost™ does not guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur.
What You Can Do For Your Security and Privacy: You can assist us by creating longer, stronger passwords longer, and keeping your account information and password in a safe location.
Notice of Sharing. SeeDealer may share your Personal Information or other information under the following circumstances: (a) within SeeDealerCost™, including our employees, and agents; (b) with third parties with your consent, such as dealers, manufacturers, or companies sponsoring an advertisement or contest; (c) if we believe in good faith that it is required by law, legal process or court order; (d) as may be required to respond to an inquiry, request or complaint that you have made; (e) to persons or companies that SeeDealerCost™ engages to carry out or provide support for the operations of its business (which may include customer support services or email service providers); or (f) if we believe in good faith that it is necessary to protect the personal safety, property, or interests of you, our users, the public, our licensors, the Services, or ourselves. SeeDealerCost™ may share aggregate information and/or Anonymous Information about our users and visitors with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties. SeeDealerCost does share your Personal Information when you submit a quote request, but this information is only shared with the Dealers and Manufacturers who you are matched with.
If you have any additional requests regarding which companies provide administrative services, you may email us at support@SeeDealerCost.com.
Advertising, Marketing, and Promotions. SeeDealerCost™ may disclose Anonymous or Aggregate Information to advertisers, business partners, sponsors, or other third parties but we WILL NOT disclose any information that could be used to personally identify you unless we indicate this disclosure herein. The Anonymous or Aggregate Information may be used to gauge the usefulness and popularity of our web pages, or certain links to or from our Site. During those times when we participate in promotions in conjunction with other companies, with the intent to share Personal Information, we will indicate this in our promotion rules, on the registration page. Please refer to our promotion/contest rules for updates.
CAN-SPAM Compliance. As a member of SeeDealerCost™, you consent to allow SeeDealerCost™ to contact you to provide you with information concerning your account, your transactions with us, and your use of our Services. Email contact, for example, may include information regarding your account, or price quotes. If you have indicated that you would like to be contacted regarding other services and promotions, SeeDealerCost™ may also contact you with commercial information about products, services, promotions, contests, or other activities or offerings that may be of interest to you. Additionally, with each commercial communication you receive from SeeDealerCost, you will be given the opportunity to indicate that you wish to "Unsubscribe" from receiving such future communications.
Information Provided to Customer Service. SeeDealerCost™ or its designated third party customer service provider may offer support and technical assistance via telephone or email. Whenever you communicate with customer service, you understand: (i) that a customer service representative may view and make changes to your Personal Information in order to provide the assistance that you need; and (ii) that a customer service representative may reply to you via email or phone.
Legal Disclosures. SeeDealerCost™ may disclose information we have collected from and about you (including Personal Information) if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) to protect and defend the rights or property of us, the users of our Services, or third parties.
GIF Files. SeeDealerCost™ uses pixels, or transparent GIF files, to help manage online advertising. These GIF files may be provided by our ad management partner and enable it to recognize a unique Cookie on your web browser, which in turn enables us to learn which advertisements bring users to our Site. The Cookie was placed by us, or by another advertiser who works with our ad management partner. With both Cookies and spotlight technology, the information that we collect and share is Anonymous Information, which may be shared in aggregate form, and it is not personally identifiable and therefore does not contain your name, address, telephone number, or email address.
SeeDealerCost™ uses certain third party web analytics software in order to monitor the use of its Website. If you have concerns, or need assistance, please contact us at support@SeeDealerCost.com.
Reviewing and Changing Your Personally Identifiable Information. If you want to make changes, amendments and/or deletions to your Personal Information with SeeDealerCost™, you can access and update your information by clicking onto the Profile link within your Account. Please note that SeeDealerCost may be prohibited from deleting certain Personal Information due to an applicable court order, statute, law or regulation. When we delete information that we have collected from or about you, it will be deleted from our active databases but may remain in our archives.
Age. Our Site is directed at those who are over the age of 18. If someone is under the age of 18, they should only use this Site with the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. We do not knowingly collect or maintain Personal Information from individuals who are under 13 years of age, and no part of our Site or Services are designed to attract people under the age of 13. Protecting the privacy of children is very important to us. If we obtain knowledge that a user is under the age of 13, we will take steps to remove that user's Personal Information from our databases.
Notice to California Residents – Your California Privacy Rights (As Provided by California Civil Code section 1798.83). A California resident who has provided personal information to a business with whom he/she has established a business relationship for personal, family, or household purposes (a "California Customer") may request information about whether the business has disclosed personal information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. In general, if the business has made such a disclosure of personal information, upon receipt of a request by a California Customer, the business is required to provide a list of all third parties to whom personal information was disclosed in the preceding calendar year, as well as a list of the categories of personal information that were disclosed. California Customers may request further information about our compliance with this law by e-mailing privacy@SeeDealerCost.com Please note that we are required to respond to one request per California Customer each year, and we are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through this email address.
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