EFFECTIVE AS OF MARCH 15, 2018
Pivnet, Inc. is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust as it relates to the privacy of your information. Please read below and learn how we collect, protect, share and use your information as part of our technology platforms, including, without limitation, our websites, web pages, interactive features, applications, Twitter, Facebook and other social media networks, and mobile applications (“Platforms”).
1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT ON OUR PLATFORMS
2. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
3. SHARING OF INFORMATION
4. INFORMATION WE RECEIVE FROM THIRD PARTIES
5. YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS, CHOICE AND ACCESS
6. ADVERTISING/BEHAVIORAL TARGETING; HOW TO OPT-OUT.
7. SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
8. OTHER SITES
9. CONSENT TO PROCESSING AND TRANSFER OF INFORMATION
12. CONTACT US
1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT ON OUR PLATFORMS
A. Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features, resources, or promotions we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information.
B. Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers’ utilized and other similar information.
C. Web browser cookies
2. How we use the information we collect
Pivnet, Inc. may collect and utilize Users personal information for the following purposes:
• To improve customer service.
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer needs and information requests more efficiently.
• To personalize User experience.
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
We may use information such as general location information provided by or collected from the User to personalize the User experience and offerings in a geographic regional manner.
• To improve our Site.
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
• To send requested emails.
We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
3. Sharing of information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners for the purposes outlined in Section 2 above. Additionally we may provide personally identifiable information to our business partners for the purposes of fulfilling requests that you have made (for instance, requests for additional information from our business partners). We may transfer and disclose your information to third parties to comply with a legal obligation; when we believe in good faith that the law or a governmental authority requires it; to address fraud, security or technical issues; to respond to an emergency; or otherwise to protect our rights or property or security of third parties, visitors to our Platforms or the public. We may share your Personal Information with other entities and our affiliates primarily for business and operational purposes. We may also share your information with our authorized Toyota Dealer Associations, Toyota Dealer Advertising associations and distributors for their own use and 186 Advertising, LLC. In the event that we are involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction.
4. Information we receive from third parties
We may receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you are on another website and you opt-in to receive information from us, that website will submit to us your email address and other information about you so that we may contact you as requested. You may also choose to participate in a third party application or feature (such as one of our Facebook or Twitter applications or a similar application or feature on a third party website) through which you allow us to collect (or the third party to share) information about you, including Usage Information and Personal Information such as lists of your friends, “likes”, comments you have shared, groups and location. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on our Platform to your profile page to share with others within your network. In addition, we may receive information about you if other users of a third party website give us access to their profiles and you are one of their “connections” or information about you is otherwise accessible through your “connections’” web page, profile page, or similar page on a social networking or other third party website or interactive service. We may supplement the information we collect about you through the Platforms with such information from third parties in order to enhance our ability to serve you, to tailor our content to you and/or to offer you opportunities to purchase products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
5. Your privacy rights, choice, and access
Our website gives you choices. If you choose to receive e-mails from us about products and other information, we strive to keep your Personal Information updated and accurate. In accordance with our routine record keeping, we may delete certain records that contain Personal Information you have submitted through the website. We are under no obligation to store such Personal Information indefinitely and disclaim any liability arising out of, or related to, the destruction of such Personal Information. It may not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information from our databases without some residual data because of backups and other reasons. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. We do not control certain privacy settings and preferences maintained by our social media partners like Facebook and Twitter. If you wish to make changes to those settings and preferences, you may do so by visiting the settings page of the appropriate social media site.
6. Advertising/behavioral targeting; how to opt-out.
Our website uses behavioral, textual, and lookalike targeting. You may opt out of such targeted advertising as provided for and described on the website.
7. Security of your information
We take information security seriously and use certain reasonable security measures to help protect your Personal Information. However, no electronic data transmission or storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you use the Platforms and provide us with your information at your own risk. When we collect sensitive information on our sites or within our mobile application (such as credit card number or geo-location information), we encrypt the transmission of that information.
8. Other sites
Users may find content on our Site that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies. You should also independently assess the authenticity of any site which appears or claims that it is one of our Platforms (including those linked to through an email or social networking page).
The Platforms may make available chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups. Remember that any information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information and is not subject to the provisions of this Privacy Notice.
9. Consent to processing and transfer of information
The Platforms are governed by and operated in, and in accordance with the laws of, the United States, and are intended for the enjoyment of residents of the United States. We make no representation that the Platforms are governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of any other nation. Given that we are an international business, our use of your information necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect may be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using the Platforms, or providing us with any information, you (a) acknowledge that the Platforms are subject to the laws of the United States, (b) consent to the collection, processing, maintenance and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other applicable territories in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as or equivalent to those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen, and (c) waive any claims that may arise under those laws.
All Users agree to use the sites as intended and to comply with all instructions provided by Pivnet, Inc. The User acknowledges that each website and respective Search Engine Provider maintains various terms and conditions for usage thereof, and User hereby warrants that their usage of the Website and/or Platform shall at all times be in full compliance with any terms and conditions as stated by Pivnet, Inc. and applicable to the Website provider and Search Engine Providers, as well as with any laws, international conventions, codes or regulations in any applicable jurisdiction.
Pivnet, Inc. owns all right, title and interest in all proprietary software, including all modifications, updates, revisions or enhancements thereto, all associated or related data, media, printed materials, and “online” or electronic documentation, and all intellectual property rights contained therein. The Service may also include software owned by third parties, which is supplied under license by Pivnet, Inc. and/or 186 Advertising, LLC in connection with the delivery of the Service. Pivnet, Inc. and/or 186 Advertising, LLC may store your data for two (2) years and agrees to protect all stored data in accordance with industry standards.
Your use of Pivnet, Inc. websites and related services is subject to the following restrictions: You shall not, and shall not permit others to, (a) breach this Agreement (b) infringe on Pivnet, Inc.’s or any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy; (c) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to derive the object code form or structure of the Software or the Service; (d) provide false, inaccurate or misleading information; (e) initiate any fraudulent transaction; (f) refuse to cooperate in an investigation or provide confirmation of your identity or any information you provide to Pivnet; (g) use the Software or the Service in a manner that results in or may result in complaints, disputes, claims, fees, fines, penalties and other liability to Pivnet, a third party, or you; (h) facilitate any viruses, Trojan horses, worms or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data, or information you provide through this website; (i) use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy this website; (j) use any device, software, or routine to bypass any restrictions Pivnet places on the Software or Service, or interfere or attempt to interfere, with the Software or the Service; (k) access the Service by any means other than through software that is provided by Pivnet for accessing the Service; (l) take any action that may cause Pivnet to lose any of the services from, or interfere with any of the contractual relationships Pivnet has with, its internet service providers, payment processors, third party service providers, or other suppliers; (m) use, modify, copy, or otherwise reproduce any Software or the Service in whole or in part; (n) distribute, sublicense, assign, share, timeshare, sell, rent, or lease the Software or Service; or (o) remove any proprietary notices or labels displayed on the Software or Service. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by Pivnet, Inc. There are no implied rights. Pivnet, Inc. reserves the right to modify the Usage Restrictions at any time.
You agree to comply with such Usage Restrictions as provided in this Agreement and you agree not to violate or attempt to violate any security components. You agree not to attempt to or assist another person to, circumvent reverse-engineer, decompile, dissemble, or otherwise tamper with any of the security components related to such Usage Restrictions. Usage Restrictions may be controlled and monitored by Pivnet for compliance purposes and Pivnet reserves the right to enforce the Usage Restrictions with or without notice to you.
12. Contact us
2219 York Road, Suite 200
Timonium, MD. 21093
Phone: 410-453-9828 www.pivnet.net
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