Information Gathered By CarGear.com
You may also be asked to provide personally identifiable information on the CarGear.com website, which may include your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address. In addition, if a purchase is made, we collect credit card information, billing and shipping address, customer information, vehicle information, and prior purchases. This information can be gathered when feedback or e-mails are sent to CarGear.com, when you register for services, or make purchases via the website, or when you enter information in the checkout process but do not complete your checkout. In all such cases you have the option of providing us with personally identifiable information. You may always choose not to provide the requested information, but you then may not be able to participate in the particular activity that requires such information. If you do provide us with your personally identifiable information, you agree that we may contact you to provide you with information we believe may be of interest to you.
Cookies: Web Beacons
CarGear.com pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons or action tags that allow CarGear.com to count users who have visited those pages and deliver co-branded services. Web beacons are invisible to you. Unlike cookies, Web beacons are not placed on your computer. Web beacons collect only anonymous online behavioral data and/or anonymous identifiers, such as an anonymous cookie ID number. CarGear.com pages may also contain Web beacons placed by third parties in order to compile aggregated statistics and help determine the effectiveness of joint promotional or advertising efforts.
Use and Disclosure Information
Except as otherwise stated below, we do not sell, trade or rent your personally identifiable information collected on the site to others. The information collected by our site is used to confirm and process orders, to keep you informed about your order status, to notify you of products or special offers that may be of interest to you, to obtain reviews, ratings or testimonials relating to your experience with CarGear products purchased, and for statistical purposes for improving our site. We will disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties for tracking purposes, to charge your credit card (or process your check or money order, as appropriate), fill your order, improve the functionality of our site, perform statistical and data analyses, deliver your order and deliver promotional emails to you from us. For example, we must release your credit card number to confirm payment; and release your mailing address information to the delivery service to deliver products that you ordered.
CarGear.com may use non-personal "aggregated data" to enhance the operation of our website, or analyze interest in the areas of our website. Moreover, we may in some circumstances disclose personally identifiable information to third parties to enhance your experience on our website. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and action tags is completely anonymous. Additionally, if you provide CarGear.com with content for publishing or feedback, we may publish your user name or other identifying data.
CarGear.com may also disclose personally identifiable information in order to respond to a subpoena, court order or other such request. CarGear.com may also provide such personally identifiable information in response to a law enforcement agency's request or as otherwise required by law. Your personally identifiable information may be provided to a party if CarGear.com files for bankruptcy, or there is a transfer of the assets or ownership of CarGear.com in connection with proposed or consummated corporate reorganizations, such as mergers or acquisitions.
From time to time we may disclose personally identifiable information to direct marketing companies for trade or rental purposes. You may opt out, or instruct us not to distribute such information to third parties in the future by sending an email with such instructions email@example.com; however, we may not be able to provide you our full range of services if we cannot distribute certain Personally Identifiable Information.
CarGear.com is not responsible for the privacy policies of websites to which it links, including the Co-Branded Sites. If you provide any information to such third parties, different rules regarding the collection and use of your personal information may apply. We strongly suggest you review such third party's privacy policies before consenting to the transfer of data or providing any data to them. We are not responsible for the policies or practices of third parties. Please be aware that our sites may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. The information practices of those Web sites linked to our site is not covered by this Policy. These other sites may send their own cookies or clear GIFs to users, collect data or solicit personally identifiable information. We cannot control this collection of information. You should contact these entities directly if you have any questions about their use of the information that they collect.
CarGear.com takes appropriate steps to ensure data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. Your transaction is secure in that you would pay nothing in the event that an unauthorized charge was made to your credit card after purchasing from CarGear. However, CarGear.com cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed online.
Sweepstakes, Competitions and Contestants
If you enter any of the above you may be asked to provide contact information which may be used for administration and promotional purposes. Your consent to such use is a condition of your participation. The awarding of any prize to you will be subject to the execution of liability, Publicity Releases and an Affidavit of Eligibility in compliance with the rules applicable to the relevant promotional activity.
Collecting Information on Children
CarGear.com does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Children are not permitted to use the CarGear.com website or services, and CarGear.com requests that children under the age of 13 not submit any personal information to the website. Since information regarding children under the age of 13 is not collected, CarGear.com does not knowingly distribute personal information regarding children under the age of 13.
Corrections and Updates
If you wish to modify or update any information CarGear.com has received, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org