Updated February 16, 2017
VinChecked is committed to providing you with a positive experience during your visit to the website located at www.VinChecked.com (or any successor to it) and any services, content or functionality available through or on the website and any VinChecked mobile applications (collectively, the "VinChecked Service"), while respecting and striving to protect your personal privacy.
By submitting personal information to VinChecked, by conducting business with VinChecked or by using VinChecked's services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement and expressly consent to the collection, processing, use and disclosure of your personal information for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement.
The VinChecked Service is intended for use by an adult general audience. The VinChecked Service is not directed to children under the age of 13 and VinChecked does not knowingly solicit personal information from or market to children under the age of 13. If we learn that anyone under the age of 13 has provided any personal information through the VinChecked Service, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly delete it.
Our web server tracks and collects general information about your visit to our website. We collect these statistics to determine the number of daily visitors to our website, the daily requests for particular files, the types of browsers our visitors use, the visitors' domain names, and countries of origin. This data helps us to customize our website to facilitate the on-line experience through enhanced navigation or to suggest areas in which we may improve the structure and content of the site. We may request and store the following types of specific information: your name, company name, street address, city, county, state, country, province, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, mobile location information (if you have activated a mobile application with us and permitted your mobile device to transmit location data), and financial account information. Some of the information collected by VinChecked may be personal information. VinChecked mobile applications may also disclose certain permissions for certain device settings such as CAMERA, RECORD_AUDIO, READ_PHONE_STATE, GET_ACCOUNTS and READ_CONTACTS. The information we collect is used to improve the content and quality of the VinChecked Service.
VinChecked uses information that is collected for the following general purposes:
Information is not shared with or sold to others for commercial purposes, except to provide the products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
From time to time, we may analyse browsing information and aggregate data for quality assurance, contextual advertising and other similar activities. We do not collect, and it is not our current policy to allow third parties to collect “targeted” cookies (persistent identifiers tracking users over time across different sites and services) for marketing purposes. In addition, we do not currently respond to “Do Not Track (DNT)” browser signals.
VinChecked takes commercially reasonable technical, physical and administrative measures to protect the confidentiality, integrity and security of your personally identifiable information. Of course, we cannot guarantee the security of your personally identifiable information on the Internet. The password-protected areas of the VinChecked Service are secured by industry standard encryption. However, it is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your password(s) and other user credentials. You are also required to log-in to your VinChecked account after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against others accidentally accessing your account.
The VinChecked Service and related content and materials are the property of VinChecked or its licensors, and are protected under applicable intellectual property and other laws, including under the appropriate jurisdictions' copyright and trademark laws, and international conventions. Except as explicitly provided by VinChecked, you may not transmit, display, reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works from, or otherwise exploit the VinChecked Service. Automated means, such as but not limited to scrapers or spiders, may not be used to collect and/or index any information contained on our sites. You may not (a) reproduce, (b) store a significant portion, (c) distribute copies of, (d) frame content of, or (e) incorporate into another website, materials or intellectual property from our sites or services without the prior written consent of VinChecked.
All personally identifiable information you provide to VinChecked is secured on servers with restricted access. We reserve the right to use third party agents and service providers, who are bound by strict confidentiality guidelines, to perform storage and processing functions. We will store your personal information for as long as there is a business need for it in accordance with applicable record retention policies and a range of legal and regulatory recordkeeping requirements.
VinChecked maintains physical, electronic and managerial practices and procedures designed to ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of customer information. We limit and restrict access to customer information only to those employees who need it to carry out their business functions. We also educate our employees about safeguarding customer information and preventing its unauthorized access, disclosure or use.VinChecked employees with access to personal information are also bound to adhere to this policy.VinChecked will monitor and adopt, as appropriate, new technological improvements that are designed to aid in ensuring the accuracy and security of customer information.
Customers utilizing our service are provided access numbers, account numbers and passwords to access their account information on-line. E-mails sent to subscribers are not encrypted and have the same level of protection as general e-mails.
VinChecked gathers customer information needed to provide superior service, communicate important information about the service or new offerings which we believe will be of interest to you, and to administer to our business. In order to best service you; we may gather information from you in a few instances.
When you visit our site, we may collect non-personally identifiable information from you through the use of computer ‘cookies.’ A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.VinChecked uses non-identifying cookies to provide easier site navigation and access to forms. You can still use theVinChecked sites if your browser is set to reject cookies. Our cookies do not generate personal data, do not read personal data from your machine and are never tied to anything that could be used to identify you. Additional information regarding computer cookies and how to disable them is described below.
When you subscribe for service, we will ask you to voluntarily provide certain personally identifiable information, such as; your name, address, telephone number, e-mail addresses, billing information. We need this information in order to fulfill your order and notify you of your account status.
The information and services provided byVinChecked, our affiliates, sponsors and advertisers are not intended to be viewed by children under 18 years of age. No information collected from children is knowingly used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever, either inside or outside VinChecked.
If your personal information changes or you would like to review the personal information we may have on file, please e-mail us with the new information or your review request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Most web browsers allow you to exercise control over cookie files on your computer by erasing them, blocking them, or notifying you when such a file is stored. Please take a look at your particular browser for instructions on this function. If you do delete the VinChecked cookie, please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of subscriber services offered by VinChecked or our product line.
Our site provides users with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from VinChecked and/or our marketing partners, at the point where we request information about the visitor. By selecting the unsubscribe option below to remove their information from our database to not receive future promotional communications.
We use the personally-identifiable information you provide to us through this site in order to deliver the products or services you have requested; provide you with customer support; verify or review your application information to determine whether it meets eligibility requirements for participating partners; communicate with you by email, postal mail, telephone, and/or mobile devices about products or services that may be of interest to you either from us, our marketing partners, or other third parties; display advertising tailored to your interests or background; perform data and statistical analysis on use of the web site; enforce our terms and conditions, and perform any other functions otherwise described to you at the time we collect the information.