INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Information You Submit to Us
We collect information that you submit to us through this website (“Submitted Information”), including personal information you may submit to us in connection with requesting an automobile price quote, financing or insurance, responding to surveys or contacting us by email. Submitted Information typically includes name, address, and phone numbers, email address, and may also include information regarding potential trade-in vehicles, employer and employment status, social security number, residence information, bankruptcy status, date of birth, household income and availability of a cosigner.
Passively Collected Information
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
When you provide us with Submitted Information in connection with an automobile price quote or purchase request, your Submitted Information may be forwarded by us directly to one or more automobile dealers or may be provided by us to an automobile manufacturer or to a trusted business partner that will forward your personal information to one or more dealers.
In addition to directly or indirectly forwarding your Submitted Information to an automobile dealer, we may use your Submitted Information in the following ways:
We may forward it to a trusted data service provider for the purpose of verifying or supplementing the Submitted Information;
We may use your information for internal purposes unrelated to any transaction, such as to help improve our website, better understand our customers’ needs or to develop new offerings in which you may be interested;
We may share your personal information with our affiliated companies in order to identify and market products or services in which you may have interest, to improve our user experience and generally to engage in market research and for other internal business purposes;
We may aggregate your personal information with information from other visitors to prepare reports (that do not include personally identifying information) on site usage, purchase history or other factors for sale or distribution to others; and
We may use or share your personal information to comply with any law, regulation, audit or court order.
Finally, we may use your personal information to send you email or mail regarding products or services offered by us or by third parties with whom we have relationships in which we think you may be interested. Any promotional emails you receive from us will provide you with the ability to opt out of future solicitations.
Prior to providing us with any of your Submitted Information you can change your mind and cancel the submission by exiting the website. Once you submit your information to us through our website we may use it for any of the purposes mentioned above without first obtaining your consent. You do not have the choice of opting out, or requesting that we do not use your information, for any of the purposes mentioned above once you submit it to us.
We maintain physical, electronic and other procedural safeguards to comply with applicable privacy laws to guard your nonpublic personal information. We also assess new technology for protecting sensitive customer information on an ongoing basis. However, if your information is forwarded to an automobile dealer or other third party provider, your information will be handled according to the security and privacy policies of that dealer or third party provider and those privacy practices may differ from ours.