What Information Do We Collect?
Galves may collect various types of information from or about you. During the product subscriber registration process, you supply us with basic contact information (such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and company name), as well as billing information. This information enables you to take full advantage of the products and services that we offer. Should you license or subscribe to any Galves products or services on or through the Site, the information that you supplied during the registration process, and as a result of using those products or services, may be used to track details about your use activities and your location.
Galves may also retain the content of any correspondence you may have with Galves, and the information and data which applied to your use of Galves’ products and services, regardless of the mode of communication by which such correspondence was made. This information helps Galves to improve the functionality of the Site and the materials, products and services that we offer on the Site, and which may be of specific interest to you, and to more effectively and efficiently respond to both current and future inquiries.
As with many other Web sites, the Web servers used to operate the Galves Site, and the application services provided on the Site, collect certain data pertaining to you and the equipment and communications method that you use to access the Internet, the Site, and the products and services of the Site. Without combining these data with other sources of information, they do not readily identify you. They do reveal such things as the Internet protocol (“IP”) address assigned to your computer, your location, pages you accessed on the Site, or immediately prior to visiting the Site, and the length of time you spent at the Site.
This information is collected to, among other things, facilitate Site operation and system administration, to generate aggregate, non-identifiable statistical information, and to improve content and content delivery with regard to the Site and the materials, products and services that Galves makes available on the Site.
Cookies and Location Based Identifiers
Galves uses “cookies” (small text files stored on your computer) and other identifiers and technologies, including GPS technologies to help track and customize your access and use of the Site, and your location. Cookies store and retain information that helps us recognize you when you return to the Site following a previous visit. Cookies may also store any login or ID assigned to you by Galves and the associated password, though this information is stored in encrypted form. Most popular Internet browser packages allow you to configure the browser so as not to accept cookies and other data identifying and location technologies. However, setting your browser to reject cookies and data identifiers may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Site and the materials, products and services that Galves makes available on the Site.
How Do We Use The Information That We Collect?
In addition to the uses mentioned or described above, Galves uses the information that it collects from or about you to improve the materials, products and services that Galves makes available on the Site, to notify you of changes made to the Site or new products made available on or through the Site, to evaluate your needs and customize Site content delivered to you according to those needs, to facilitate the processing of any uses you make of the Site, to send you promotional material from Galves and some of our affiliates and business associates, and for other legitimate and lawful business purposes of Galves and its affiliates. Specifically, Galves and its affiliates will use your information to perform data, demographics and market analysis regarding car buying and selling preferences and tendencies in order to provide values for cars that you would like to buy and sell. Galves will share your information with its affiliates for the purposes set forth herein. Galves does not share information collected about you with third parties, except as is necessary to provide the products and services herein offered and except as relates to those special programs that we offer in connection with some of our business associates which are an aspect and derivation of the products and services offered on the Galves Web site. When we do share your information with third parties as herein prescribed, we ensure that such third parties’ privacy standards are compliant with those of Galves. It is our policy not to sell lists containing personal information about Site users, registrants or subscribers.
What Choices Do You Have?
You may update at any time the information about you and your personal preferences that is stored from your use of the Site or subscriber registration. You may also ask us at any time to remove your name from our list of Site users who wish to receive electronic communications and e-mail advertisements from Galves and our affiliates and business associates by simply sending such a request to us at email@example.com. Once you opt-out, we will honor your choice until you inform us otherwise. Please remember, however, that if we have already shared information about you pursuant to your registration and participation in any special programs of our business associates (as described above), we have no control over how such business associates may further use that information and you will need to contact them directly in that regard.
How Do We Protect Information Collected About You?
Galves places a high value on protecting information transmitted via this Site. For this reason, we use state-of-the-art security solutions, technological and physical safeguards including encryption technology to process payments and to provide secure communication methods. In addition, the Site is protected by a firewall that provides a high level of security. Galves takes commercially reasonable measures to secure and protect your specific information transmitted via, or stored on, our Site, or if and when disposed of by Galves. However, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee that information users supply will be totally secure. In the event of a data breach, Galves’ policies and procedures are in compliance with the various Federal and State data breach notification laws.
As Galves continues to grow and develop its business, it is possible that its business structure might change or that it might merge or otherwise combine with, or that substantially all of its assets might be acquired by, another company. In any such transactions, customer information generally is, will most probably be, and should be expected to be one of the transferred business assets, and by your use of this Site and the Galves’ products and services, you grant us the right to transfer such information in these instances. Galves would ensure the protection of your information in these transactions.
Retention and Legal Disclosure of Personal Information
International Transfer of Personal Information
Galves is headquartered in the United States. The information which you provide to us, or that we obtain as a result of your use of the Galves’ products and services, is processed and stored in the United States. If you are not a resident of the United States, by accessing and using this Site, you agree to having your information processed and stored in the United States, outside of your country of residence, and as a result, different legal rights regarding such information may apply in the United States than in your home country.
California Residents Privacy Rights
Under California Privacy Laws, California residents may opt-out of our disclosure of personal information to our business associates for their direct marketing purposes, and to do so, you should notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who Can You Contact For More Information?