In accordance with federal regulations, we are giving you this Privacy Notice to tell you how we may use non-public personal information ("Private Information") about you or your account. The kinds of Private Information we collect about you or your account are described below. This Privacy Notice applies whether you are our current or former customer. This Privacy Notice is provided to you as required by federal laws and regulations applicable to our business. This Privacy Notice does not amend or alter our obligations under any applicable state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.
Collection and Use of Private Information
We may collect the following kinds of Private Information about you from the following sources:
· Information you provide on applications, forms, or other correspondence, such as your name, address, social security number and income.
· Information about your transactions with us or others, such as your account balance and payment history.
· Information we receive from consumer reporting agencies, credit references, employers, insurance companies and insurance agencies, such as your credit history and creditworthiness, and information that we obtain to verify employment history or that insurance coverage is in force.
Disclosure of Private Information
We may disclose Private Information (described above) under the following circumstances:
· To Marketing Service Providers and Joint Marketing Partners. We may disclose all Private Information to companies that perform services for us or act on our behalf, such as for marketing services, or to other financial institutions with which we have joint marketing agreements, such as to offer a joint product to you.
· With Non-Affiliated Third Parties. We may disclose all Private Information about you with non-affiliated third parties as permitted by law.
Protection of Information
We restrict access to your Private Information to our employees and third parties who need to know that information in order to perform their job responsibilities. Additionally, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your Private Information in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state regulations.
Using the Internet? The Choice is Yours
Using the internet to communicate with Pinckney Chrysler Dodge Jeep through www.pinckneychrysler.com is completely voluntary. You should read this statement to understand the benefits and risks of communicating over the internet. If you do not choose to communicate with over the Internet, you may browse our web site anonymously.
Applying for Financing Online
When you click on our apply online page, you will be directed to an area where you will fill out form fields with basic data. We will not ask you for your social security number in these fields. Basically, this form is your online signature, giving us permission to take a credit application over the phone, filling in blanks. We then attach your online authorization stating that we have an electronic signature on file, and then when you visit the dealership in person, we will ask you to sign our original credit application to ensure the integrity of your paperwork.
There are a number of risks you should consider before using email to communicate with us: email can be circulated, forwarded and stored in numerous paper and electronic files; email can be intercepted, altered, forwarded or used without authorization or detection; email senders can easily misaddress an email; backup copies of email may exist even after the sender deletes the email; employers and online services have the right to inspect email transmitted through their systems; email is easier to falsify than handwritten or signed documents; and email can be used to introduce viruses into computer systems. Confidentiality of Internet communications cannot be guaranteed by Pinckney Chrysler Dodge Jeep. Use of the Internet is solely at your own risk.
Information We Collect When you Visit www.PinckneyChrysler.com
Our web server automatically recognizes your domain name. Our web server does not recognize your email address. We use ?cookies? to personalize our site for you and to collect aggregate information about site usage by all of our users. A cookie is a text file that our web site transfers to your computer?s hard drive for record keeping purposes, enabling the ease of use every time you visit our web site. We use this information to evaluate and improve our site. The cookie assigns a random, unique number to your computer. We do not collect any information that can be used to personally identify you unless you voluntarily register for EXCLUSIVELY YOURS, SIGN UP FOR AN E-NEWSLETTER, REQUEST INFORMATION, REQUEST A PRODUCT OR SERVICE, OR SEND US AN EMAIL. IF YOU DO ANY OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED TASKS, WE WILL HAVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS AT OUR SITE.
Information We Collect When You Communicate With Us Over the Internet
Pinckney Chrysler Dodge Jeep is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information you provide to us over the Internet. All information is protected by our privacy policies, which we periodically review and update. If you choose to communicate with us over the Internet, we may request personally identifiable information you necessary for us to process your request for information, respond to your questions or deliver a vehicle, product or service. Personally identifiable information is any information that can be used to identify you, such as your name, address, web address or any and all information you may provide, and as permitted by law. When you send information to us, the information may be shared with our employees and contractors who need to know the information to respond to your request and as permitted by law. We keep some of this information for a period of time as determined necessary by us. Information collected when you respond to electronic communications and promotions on our web site will be used for internal purposes, including developing web site information and services. We may inform you of new products and services from Pinckney Chrysler Dodge Jeep based on the information you provide us.
Pinckney Chrysler Dodge Jeep takes steps to make all information received from our online visitors secure against unauthorized access and use. All information is protected by our security measures, which we periodically review and update. We use security technology to protect you during your Internet communications with us. This security includes server authentication, encryption and data integrity. Your personal information is protected from unauthorized access by a secure firewall and security infrastructure. During transmission of information using our apply online for financing, your privacy is protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) 128-bit encrypting software. We employ physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to maintain the security of your information.
Links to Other Web Sites
We have links from our web site to a number of different community related web sites. When you click on one of these links, you leave www.pinckneychrysler.com and link to another web site not controlled by Pinckney Chrysler Dodge Jeep. We do not control the privacy policies or security measures of any of these referred sites. You should read the privacy statements on the other sites you visit to understand their privacy practices.
Here's What You Can Do To Protect Your Internet Communications
There are things you can do to improve the privacy and security of your Internet communications. Here are a few of them: Do not communicate sensitive or confidential information to us over the Internet from work. Your employer has the right to inspect your email, co-workers may see the information on a computer screen and you can inadvertently forward the email to co-workers or others. After you submit or receive information online, end your browser session before leaving your computer. This helps preserve the confidentiality of your data by ensuring that you are not leaving personally identifiable information on the computer for those who use the computer after you. This is especially important if you are using a computer in a public area. If you communicate with us over the Internet, tell us when your email address changes.
Changes To This Statement
We periodically review and update our privacy policies and security measures. When we do so we may need to change or update this statement and reserve the right to do so. All updates and changes automatically apply to you without notice. If you do not believe that this policy gives you the Internet privacy and security protection you need, you have the ability and right to stop interacting with Pinckney Chrysler Dodge Jeep over the Internet by exiting this web site now.