was last updated November 1, 2007.
catautomotive.com is committed to protecting
your privacy. You can visit most pages on our
site without giving us any information about
yourself. But sometimes we do need information
to provide services that you request, and this
privacy statement explains data collection and
use in those situations. This privacy statement
only applies to catautomotive.com. Please read
the complete catautomotive.com privacy
Collection of your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that
personally identifies you (personal information)
or allows us to contact you. Generally, this
information is requested when you are
registering before ordering e-mail newsletters,
joining a limited-access site or when purchasing
services. Personal information collected by
catautomotive.com often is limited to e-mail
address or location, but may include other
information when needed to provide a service you
catautomotive.com also collects certain
information about your computer hardware and
software. This information may include: your IP
address, browser type, operating system, domain
name, access times and referring Web site
addresses. This information is used for the
operation of the service, to maintain quality of
the service, and to provide general statistics
regarding use of catautomotive.com.
catautomotive.com also collects information
about which pages our customers visit within
catautomotive.com. This site visitation data is
identified only by a unique ID number, and it is
never linked with personal information.
Use of your Personal Information
We use your personal information for the
To ensure our site is relevant to your needs.
To help us create and publish content most
relevant to you.
To alert you to special offers, updated
information and other new services from
catautomotive.com, if you so request.
To allow you access to limited-entry areas of
our site as appropriate.
We will merge site-visitation data with
anonymous demographic information for research
purposes, and we may use this information in
aggregate to provide more relevant content. In
some limited-entry sections of
catautomotive.com, with your approval, we will
combine site-visitation data with your personal
information in order to provide you with
personalized content. If you decline permission,
we will not provide you the personalized service
and won’t merge your personal information with
Control of your Personal Information
When you register, or otherwise give us personal
information, catautomotive.com will not share
that information with third parties. It will
only be used for the purposes stated above.
Security of your Personal Information
catautomotive.com is committed to protecting the
security of your personal information. We use a
variety of security technologies and procedures
to help protect your personal information from
unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For
example, we store the personal information you
provide in computer servers with limited access
that are located in controlled facilities. When
we transmit sensitive information (such as a
credit card number) over the internet, we
protect it through the use of encryption, such
as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Protection of Children's Personal Information
catautomotive.com is a general audience site and
does not knowingly collect any personal
information from children.
When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed
on the customer's machine (if the customer
accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has
is to assist in the collection of the site
visitation statistics described above.
If you choose to not have your browser accept
cookies from the catautomotive.com Web site, you
will be able to view the text on the screens,
however you will not experience a personalized
visit nor will you be able to subscribe to the
service offerings on the site.
Changes to this Statement
catautomotive.com will occasionally update this
privacy statement. When we do, we will also
revise the "last updated" date at the top of the