The Basic “Gist of It” without all the legalese.
We Will Never Share or Sell any of your personal or private information whatsoever at all. Your personal details are safe with us, and it will stay that way on secure server that we monitor 24/7/365. Your privacy is of the very utmost importance to us. Even if we sell our company someday your information will stay within the acquiring company for internal access only. Period.
Effective Date: January, 2019
About Our WebSite, herein referred to as (The “Site”)
Welcome to (the “Site”). Because your privacy is important to us, we provide this statement to explain the Site’s online information practices. This privacy statement covers This WebSite and applies to all information about you collected through the Site. We built this Site to connect consumers like you with other (“Vendors”) who can respond to your requests for information about products and related services that you express interest in and desire to pursue. To enable this functionality, we allow you to provide us with information about yourself use in order to more effectively serve you with relevant content that will appeal to you. We may use information we learn about you to present you with other offers, improve the Site and other uses we describe in this statement. We encourage you to carefully read this privacy statement so you know how we use the information that we collect through the Site. By using the Site, you agree to our use of your information consistent with this statement.
Information We Collect and How We Use it
Information You Submit to Us Through Forms, Etc.
When you fill out a form on the Site to contact Vendors or communicate with us (a “Request”), we collect all of the information in your Request, which may include your name, address, email, phone number and other personal information. Information contained in a Request may be used directly by us for the use of commercial services.
Information We Collect Without Action By You
In addition to the information about you contained in your Request, there is information we learn about you through your interaction with the Site or other websites, advertisements and emails. This information generally does not identify you personally, but we may associate it with personal information from a request, in which case we will use and disclose the combined information as we would information contained in a Request.
The information we collect without any action by you includes:
Cookies. Cookies are small text files that websites send to your computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings in your browser. Cookies allow us to recognize you when you return to the Site and help us provide a customized experience. Cookies set on your device though this Site may include our cookies as well as those of third party advertising networks.
Site Usage Details and IP Address. As you navigate to and through this Site, we may collect details of your visit, including navigation data, location data, logs, the resources that you access, and information about your internet access device and connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.
Web beacons. Web beacons (also called pixel tags or clear gifs) are electronic images, tags or scripts that allow a website to access cookies and help track general usage patterns of visitors to a website. Web beacons can recognize certain types of information, such as cookies, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page where the web beacon is placed. We use web beacons on this Site as well as other websites and in emails we send and advertisements we present to you. We also allow third party advertisers and advertising networks to place web beacons on this Site, which they may use to track your navigation across the internet.
We use and disclose the cookie, web beacon and other data we automatically collect in the following ways:
We may use the information to tailor the advertising we deliver to you. For example, we may use cookie and web beacon information to identify you when you are visiting another site and therefore display advertisements to you.
We may use automatically collected information to customize your experience on the Site, for example, by tailoring the content of the site to highlight the type of automobiles you searched for during a prior visit.
We may combine the information with other information you submit through a Request, in which case it may be used or disclosed as described above.
We may use the information for our internal business purposes or those of our affiliated companies, such as improving the Site, better understanding user interaction with the Site and our services or analyzing traffic sources.
We may use the information ourselves to work with third parties such as advertisers, advertising networks or others to help directly promote their services and products to you. Once you interact and submit your information with your consent to any third party we may promote to you, the use of that information you provide may then be automatically utilized by the third party and will then be governed by their privacy practices and is outside the scope of this privacy statement.
YOUR PRIVACY CHOICES
The central purpose of this Site is to collect Requests and provide you with vendors that will meet your needs and requests. Accordingly, your ability to use this Site without the potential use and disclosure of information described above is limited. You always have the option of not visiting the Site or submitting Requests. Your use of the Site and submission of Requests is voluntary. In addition, we do not recognize or take any action with respect to do-not-track signals that may be provided by your web browser. You can, however, exercise the following choices with respect to certain information about you that we collect and use:
Email Offers From Us. If you do not wish to receive email offers or newsletters from us, you can opt-out of receiving email information from us (other than emails related to the completion of your Request or other transactional communications) by using the unsubscribe process in the email. You can also opt-out of receiving email offers from us at any time by entering your email address on this page—https://www.degreeauthorities.com/report-spam/ —or by sending an email (from the address you wish us to opt-out) to [email protected] Please note that if you request to opt-out of receiving emails from us and subsequently submit a Request, we will assume that you wish to reinstate your relationship with us and we will use your information as described in this statement, unless you subsequently request to opt-out.
Email Offers From Others Advertising For Us. If you receive email offers advertising the Site because of your relationship with another website or entity, then the email you receive should contain an option to opt-out of receiving future emails from that sender. While we ask that any third party that distributes our email advertisements to their users inform us of your opt-out so that we can update our list, to ensure that you are opted out of receiving email offers from us as well as the third party, please enter your email address on this page – https://www.degreeauthorities.com/report-spam/ —or send an email (from the address you wish us to opt-out) to [email protected]
Online Behavioral Advertising. Many third-party advertising networks engage in behavioral advertising, that is, delivering advertising based on information gathered about you through cookies and web beacons that track your activities across multiple websites. Some of these advertising networks participate in the Network Advertising Initiative and/or the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can request that participating companies not deliver behavioral advertising to you by visiting http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and following the directions.
This Site is targeted at adults that are interested in purchasing a product or related services, and we do not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of Eighteen (18).
BUSINESS TRANSFERS or Sale of Company
We specifically and expressly reserve the right to keep intact the information we collect about you, including your personally identifiable information collected through this Site connection with a contemplated or realized sale, acquisition, merger, consolidation, reorganization, bankruptcy or other corporate change involving us and/or our affiliates. In other words if we sell, merge, or transfer our company or this website to or with another entity, your information stays with this website but will then be controlled and owned by another company, however under this websites bylaws and agreements.
This Privacy Statement only addresses our use and disclosure of information we collect about you. Other websites that may be accessible through this Site have their own separate privacy policies and business practices governing their collection, use, and disclosure of data. Additionally, as noted above, Vendors and others with whom we may share information about you, including personally identifiable information, have their own privacy policies. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy statements provided by all third parties prior to providing them with information or taking advantage of an offer or promotion.
From time to time, we may revise this privacy statement. The effective date noted at the top of this statement is used to alert you to recent changes.
If you would like to opt-out of receiving email advertisements from us, please send an email (from the address you wish us to opt-out) to [email protected] If you have questions specifically about this privacy statement, or otherwise wish to contact us, please contact us at [email protected] or Contact Us page.