2. PERSONAL INFORMATION
CAR Research asks that you provide dealership and personal information when you sign up for our services, including current and accurate contact, identification, and other information that may be required as part of the registration process and/or continued use of the Service.
CAR Research transmits, stores, processes and maintains all information, data, text, software, graphics, messages, files, account settings, or other data materials relating to your account ("Content"), in order to provide the Service to you.
When you use CAR Research or visit www.car-research.com website, our servers automatically record certain information about your use of CAR Research or www.car-research.com website. Similar to other web services and websites, CAR Research records information such as account activity (including use of disk space, number of emails sent and received, login history, system activity), and other information commonly found in webserver log files, including address of the web page viewed, your browser type, IP address, date and time of access, cookie ID, and referring URL.
CAR Research maintains and processes your account and its Contents to provide and improve the Service to you.
CAR Research's computers process the information in your messages for various purposes, including formatting and displaying the information to you, sorting and organizing email messages for you, preventing unsolicited bulk email (spam), creating backups of your data and other account Content, and other purposes relating to offering you the Service.
As a customer of the Service, you will be using the Site to store data and information ("Data"). CAR Research will not review, share, distribute, print, or reference any such Data except as provided in our Terms of Service, or as may be required by law. Individual records may at times be viewed or accessed only for the purpose of resolving a problem, support issue, or suspected violation of the Terms of Service, or as may be required by law. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your user account login and password.
CAR RESEARCH MAY SEND YOU MANDATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE.
4. INFORMATION SHARING
When you send email, CAR Research includes information such as your email address and the email itself as part of that email.
We do not sell, rent or otherwise share your personal or account information with any third parties except in the limited circumstances described in the Terms of Service, such as when we believe we are required to do so by law.
When you interact with the car-research.com Website we strive to make that experience easy and meaningful. When you come to our Web site, our Web server sends a cookie to your computer. Cookies are files that Web browsers place on a computer's hard drive and are used to tell us whether customers and visitors have visited the Site previously.
Standing alone, cookies do not identify you personally. They merely recognize your browser. Unless you choose to utilize our service, you remain anonymous to car-research.com. Cookies come in two flavors: session and persistent-based. Session cookies exist only during an online session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser software or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you've closed your browser or turned off your computer. They include such information as a unique identifier for your browser.
Car-research.com uses session cookies containing encrypted information to allow the system to uniquely identify you while you are logged in. This information allows car-research.com to process your online transactions and requests. Session cookies help us make sure you are who you say you are after you've logged in and are required in order to use the car-research.com application. Users who disable their Web browsers' ability to accept cookies will be able to browse our Website but will not be able to successfully use our Service.
Our Site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Data under our control. When our Site is accessed using Netscape Navigator, or Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 5.5 or higher, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology protects information using both server authentication and data encryption to help ensure that Data is safe, secure, and available only to you. Car-research.com also hosts the Site in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced technology to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. Finally, car-research.com provides unique user names and passwords that must be entered each time a customer logs on. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of Data.
8. OPT-OUT POLICY
Car-research.com offers its visitors, customers and dealership end-users a means to choose how we may use information provided. If, at any time after registering for information or ordering the Service, you change your mind about receiving information from us or about sharing your information with third parties, send us a request specifying your new choice. Simply send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions regarding this Statement or the practices of this Site should be directed to car-research.com's Security Administrator by e-mailing such questions to email@example.com or by regular mail addressed to CAR Research, Inc., Attn: Security Administrator, 5005 W 34th Street, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77092.