We operate an online and mobile automotive information and communications platform ("Services") that enables consumers to shop for vehicles from dealers and apply for insurance and financing from third party partners who participate in one of our automotive buying programs ("Partners"). Our Partners include car dealerships, auto insurance companies, financing institutions, and retail establishments, among others.
The personally identifiable information we collect may include your name, address, zip code, phone number, and email address, as well as sensitive information such as social security numbers and credit reports ("Personally Identifiable Information" or "PII"). We collect PII in a number of different ways and from a number of different sources. We collect PII you provide us through our Site or when using certain aspects of our Services. We may also collect PII you provide to our Partners, as well as information we obtain from third party databases.
We may collect other types of information, such as IP address, type of browser and operating system used, date and time you accessed the Sites, pages visited, and if you linked to our Site from another website, the address of that website. We do not consider such information to be PII.
We use your PII to provide information you request from Partners, to respond to your inquiries, and to customize information and advertising that we believe may be of interest to you. We may also use your PII to provide you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials, as well as other information we believe may be relevant to you. If you do not wish to receive such communications from us, you may unsubscribe by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or, in the case of email communications, by using the built-in "unsubscribe" feature.
Your PII may be shared with our affiliates and Partners, and may also be disclosed to third parties who work with us, our affiliates, or Partners. Our Partners may use that information to contact you and offer or provide services to you. We may also work with third parties that provide certain functions on our behalf, such as analyzing data or authenticating contact information. We require our third party service providers to contractually commit to protecting your PII in accordance with both industry standards and applicable law. While we have implemented policies and procedures to protect PII, we cannot control, and are not responsible for, the manner in which our Partners or other third parties use that PII.
We may also use your PII by combining it with non-personal information and aggregating it with information collected from others. We use this aggregated data to improve the quality and value of our Services and to analyze and understand how our Services are used. In addition, we may provide aggregated data to our Partners so that they may understand how people use our Services or their own.
We use safeguards that satisfy generally accepted industry standards to preserve the integrity and security of your PII. However, we cannot guarantee the security of information you provide us with certainty or warrant it will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by unauthorized persons. We will make all legally required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your PII, in the manner and within the time periods required by applicable law.
We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials, as well as private parties, to enforce and comply with the law. We may disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties that we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, including, but not limited to, subpoenas, to protect our property and rights or that of a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical or subject to legal action.
Our Site and Services are not targeted to or intended for use by children. We are concerned about the privacy and safety of children when they use the internet. Accordingly, we will not knowingly request PII online from anyone under the age of 13 without prior, verifiable parental consent. Unfortunately, we cannot always determine the age of a visitor to our Site or user of our Services.
In the course of a corporate merger, acquisition, divestiture, asset sale, joint venture, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, or any other similar transaction or proceeding, we may sell, divest, transfer, assign, share or otherwise engage in a transaction that involves some or all of our assets, including your PII.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy when using our Site or Services, please contact us at email@example.com. We will make every effort to respond promptly and address your concerns.
This site is being monitored by one or more third-party monitoring software(s), and may capture information about your visit that will help us improve the quality of our service. You may control the data being collected from your visit by visiting www.smartpixl.com through a universal consumer options page located at http://smartpixl.com/T/unsub.html.