By using this Website, you signify your consent to the terms of this Privacy
aware of our current policies.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
The amount and type of information we collect depends on how you use the
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Non-Personal Information –
You can visit this Website for general use such as reading vehicle product
information or using our online tools, such as the calculators and
configurators, without telling us who you are and without revealing any
personal information about yourself (other than, in some cases, your zip
code). When you use the Website in this way, we collect and store the name
of your Internet service provider, your browser (including available plug-ins
and browser functionality), the type of machine you are using, the IP address
of your machine, the website that referred you to us, the pages of the
Website that you view, the date and time that you access the Website, and
any other information that cannot identify you personally (“Non-Personal
Information”). We use this Non-Personal Information to generate statistics
and measure Website activity to improve your experience with the Website.
Non-Personal Information does not allow us to identify you.
Personally Identifiable Information –
In order to take advantage of certain services available on the Website, you
must provide us with certain information that identifies you (“Personally
Identifiable Information”). These services include, for example, sending you
new vehicle information alerts, promotions, newsletters and mailed
brochures. Depending upon the type of service you request, the Personally
Identifiable Information we collect may include your name, mailing address,
e-mail address, phone number, date of birth, what service you have
requested, or other relevant information. We may also request and collect
your Social Security Number if you request automobile financing through our
In addition to using your Personally Identifiable Information to provide the
service(s) you requested, we may use your Personally Identifiable
Information to give you a more customized, interactive experience with the
Website, to help us develop new products and services that meet your needs,
or to measure the effectiveness of our online advertising initiatives, or other
Your Personally Identifiable Information and your Non-Personal Information
(the “Information”) may be shared with our business partners and affiliates
to assist us in fulfilling your request(s).
Promotional Programs –
From time to time, we may use your Personally Identifiable Information to
enable you to participate in promotional activities, such as sweepstakes,
contests, games, special events, blogs and chats (“Programs”). Sometimes
Programs are made available through joint efforts with an affiliated or
unaffiliated business partner. If you choose to participate, we may use the
information you provide in connection with the Program as part of your
Personally Identifiable Information. For example, we may send you email
messages related to the Program or your account activity, or for selection
and notification of sweepstakes or contest winners.
Your Personally Identifiable Information may also be shared with and used by
our business partners or affiliate companies if you indicate your interest in
receiving communications directly from that business partner or affiliate
company. If you elect to receive communications from our business partner,
your information will be used by that company in accordance with its policies
information. Sometimes the rules, terms and conditions or disclaimers that
apply to a particular Program include information on how we may use the
information that you provide to us through your participation in the Program.
If there is a conflict between the rules, terms and conditions that apply to a
applying to the particular Program will govern. Please review all of the
information about a Program before you provide us with any personal
Blogs/Public Areas –
Please remember that blogs, chat rooms, bulletin boards and similar features
are public areas on the Website and the information you disclose there is not
confidential. Any information posted in these areas of the Website can be
viewed by other visitors or Internet users. You should not post Personally
Identifiable Information in these areas. The information presented in these
areas of the Website reflects the views of the individual users who have
posted such comments/materials and does not necessarily reflect the view of
Auto Credit, authorized dealer advertising associations or any of our affiliates.
We reserve the right (but shall have no obligation) to monitor the use of these
areas of our Website and to remove postings that we determine, in our sole
discretion, to be inappropriate.
For some features on the Website, you can submit information about other
people to us. For example, if you wish to invite your friends to participate in
a Program offered on the Website or forward particular content from the
Website to your friends, you will be asked to submit your friends’ email
addresses. Our use, sharing and protection of your friends’ information will
From time to time we may conduct surveys on the Website. If you decide to
participate, you may be asked to provide certain demographic information
(such as your gender, date of birth and zip code). We may use the
information that you submit, including your responses to the survey
questions, for the purposes identified to you prior to your participation in the
survey. In some cases, we may publish the results of the survey but will do
so only as aggregate information and you will not be individually identified.
As we may be conducting certain surveys with our business partners or other
third parties, we may also share the results of those surveys with those third
parties but will not identify individuals. In addition, we may ask you to
update your contact information. When you provide us with updated contact
information, we may share that contact information with our affiliated
companies, our dealers, and advertising associations for their own use.
DISCLOSURES FOR LEGAL PURPOSES
We reserve the right to disclose any Personally Identifiable Information or
other information we collect through this Website or otherwise if we are
required to do so by law or if we reasonably believe that the disclosure is
necessary in order to (a) fulfill a government request; (b) conform with the
requirements of law or to comply with legal process served on us; (c) protect
or defend our legal rights or property or the legal rights or property of Auto Credit,
dealer advertising associations or any of our affiliates dealers’ websites or their
users, or third party licensors of any material on the Website; or (d) in an emergency
to protect the health or safety of the users of the Website or the general public.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We are committed to keeping your Information secure. We have appropriate
technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to protect personal
information from loss, misuse, or alteration. We limit access to Information
to individuals who have a business need consistent with the reason the
Information was provided.
While we employ such procedures to protect your Information, we cannot
guarantee that the Information you submit to the Website will be confidential
or will not be transmitted to or intercepted by a third party. NEITHER
AUTO CREDIT, AUTHORIZED DEALER ADVERTISING ASSOCIATIONS OR ANY OF
OUR AFFILIATES SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY HARM THAT YOU OR ANY
PERSON MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF A BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY IN
RESPECT TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT
TO THIS WEBSITE.
Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to the hard drive of
a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes so that we may track site and
them at most major websites. By showing how and when visitors use the
Website, cookies help us track those areas of our Website that are popular
and which areas are not. Many improvements and updates to the Website
are based on data such as total number of visitors and pages viewed.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you can
However, it is possible that some parts of the Website, like the configurator
areas, will not function properly if you do so. Also, without the use of
cookies, we will not be able to recognize you as a visitor over time, and thus
we will not be able to customize your experience with the Website.
WE DO NOT SEEK INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN
This Website is not intended for children under the age of 16. We do not
knowingly collect personal information from children that young. If you are
under the age of 16, please do not submit your email address or any other
personal information to us through the Web site.
We respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that any
material on the Website infringes upon any copyright which you own or
control, please send a written notification containing the following
an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf
of the owner of the copyright interest;
a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed
a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on
your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
a statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is
not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above
information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner
or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Please send the notification to us using the contact information provided
THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING COMPANIES
We share usage information about visitors to our Website with one or more
reputable third-party advertising companies for the purpose of measuring the
effectiveness of our online advertising initiatives and creating new initiatives.
For this purpose, we and our third-party advertising companies note some of
the pages you visit on our Website through the use of pixel tags (also called
clear gifs). We may also utilize web beacons to determine the correlation
between Auto Credit purchasers and the online sites they visit. The
information collected by our third-party advertising companies through the
use of these pixel tags and web beacons is not personally identifiable.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
This Website includes links to other websites, such as the sites for authorized
Group dealers, and dealer advertising associations or their users. These
websites are not under our control, even though they may use similar
markings including names or logos on their sites or reference this Website.
Such other websites do not necessarily follow our privacy policies, and may
place their own cookies on your computer. We do not control cookies placed
on your computer by third parties whose advertising or links appear on our
Website. These linked sites have their own privacy and information security
policy and terms and conditions. Visitors should consult the other websites’
privacy notices prior to disclosing Personally Identifiable Information to those
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