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Privacy statement

Privacy statement

Information Automatically Logged

We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is also used to run an analysis program that analyzes the amount of traffic we get to our Web site.

Registration Forms

Our site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (such as their email address). Additional personal information such as name, address, and demographic information may also be requested on certain forms.

Contact information from the registration forms is used to get in touch with the customer only when necessary. No personal information shall ever be provided to outside or affiliated companies. Email addresses shall be used only to send users requested information.

Order Forms

Our site uses order forms for customers to request information, products, and services. We collect contact information (like email address), financial information (like their account or credit card numbers), and demographic information.

Contact information from the order forms is used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary.

Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services.

No personal information shall ever be provided to outside or affiliated companies.

External Links

This site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Public Forums

This site may make chat rooms and message boards available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Information gathered such as email addresses for registration purposes remain strictly confidential and are not made available to the public or outside or affiliated companies.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Personal financial information is only obtained online via Secure Socket Layer protection. All data is encrypted before passing through the Internet to our server. All financial data is stored in secure locations. Access may only be gained through rigorous security and authentication processes. Additionally, firewalls are implemented to prevent internal networks and information from being accessed through the Internet.

Children's Guidelines

We care about children and understand that they have special privacy needs. Since this web site deals with prodcuts that are intended for use on motor vehicles it is assumed that most visitors will NOT be under the age of 13. We have adopted the following privacy policy regarding children:

1. We will NOT knowling collect, use, or distribute to third parties personally identifiable information without prior verifiable parental consent.

2. When verifiable parental consent is not obtained, we will only use the online contact information (such as email) to:

A. Respond directly to the child's request on a one-time basis and not use that information to re-contact the child for other purposes.

B. Request the name or online contact information of a parent for the purpose of obtaining verifiable parental consent or providing parental notification.

C. Respond more than once directly to a specific request from a child (such as in the case where a child requests a newsletter subscription) and not used to re-contact the child for other purposes. We will use our best efforts to provide parental notification, which will include the nature and intended use as well as an opportunity for the parent to prevent the use of the information and participation in the activity.

3. We will NOT entice the child to divulge more information than is needed to participate in any activity, game, or service.

4. We will provide the parent a description of the specific types of a personally identifiable information collected from their child upon request. We will allow the parent to refuse further use or future online collection of personally identifiable information and provide a way for a parent to obtain any personally identifiable information collected from their child.

5. We will provide notice to children in age appropriate terms of what personally identifiable information is to be collected.

6. We will NOT provide any links to Web sites that are unsuitable for children.