Thank you for visiting the Usedhogparts.com web site (the "Site"). Protecting your personal
privacy is important to us. This privacy statement will help you understand how we collect,
use and safeguard the personal information you may provide to us.
convenience, we have attempted to make it separately available throughout
RECALL, BY USING THIS SITE OR SUBMITTING YOUR INFORMATION TO US
YOU CONSENT TO THE TRANSFER OF YOUR INFORMATION AND TO OUR USE OF
SUCH DATA AS OUTLINED IN THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT. IF YOU OBJECT TO
YOUR INFORMATION BEING TRANSFERRED, USED OR STORED AS SET FORTH IN
THIS POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SITE.
A. Types of Information Collected
In order for us to
deliver the level of service you expect from us online, we may gather
two types of information from you: (1) personally identifiable information
(defined below); and (2) non-personally identifiable information
(defined below as "Traffic Data").
When you supply us
with content or post it on the Site on your own, you grant us a non-exclusive,
worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable (through
multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright, publicity and database
rights you have in the content, in any media known now or in the future.
You agree that if you provide us with a photograph, name and/or image of
yourself or someone else that we shall have the unlimited right to use
such photograph, name and/or image (in whole or in part) in connection
with promoting, advertising, marketing and /or selling our services or
other products and services associated with the Site. Our rights include,
but are not limited to, the right to reproduce, display, distribute,
edit, alter and change any photograph, image or other materials you
provide us in connection with your use of the Site. You waive any claim
of "moral rights" arising out of our use of any photograph, name and/or
image you may provide or make available to us.
Personal Information Defined. Personal identifiable information
includes all of the information you voluntarily submit to us via your
use of the Site, such as your: (i) contact data (ex. your name, job
title, occupation, phone number, company name, company address, mailing
and e-mail addresses); (ii) financial data (ex. your account or credit
card number); and (iii) demographic data (ex. your zip code, age and
income).Personally identifiable information may be gathered on this Site
in several ways. First, at any time, we may require that you register
to use this Site as a Buyer or Seller you will need to create a user name
and password. We may collect and store additional contact, financial and
demographic data from you at that time. Such registration form information
requests may change from time to time. Second, we may gather information
from you anytime you contact us for information, email us for any reason
or make a request for a product or service, we may require you to provide
your name, email address, company name, address and relevant financial
data when appropriate. Finally, information you submit to us via surveys,
questionnaires, chat groups, bulletin boards, forums, or other applications
we make available on the Site will also be treated consistent with all other
personally identifiable information under this agreement.
Remember, if you contact us for any reason, you are voluntarily releasing
information to us and we may keep a record of that correspondence. You
may choose to simply browse our Site and not provide us with any personal
information. In such an event, you can still access and use much of the
Site; however, you may not be able to access and use those portions of
the Site or those functions on the site that require your personal information.
Traffic Data Defined. Like most web sites on the Internet, our
Site automatically tracks and collects the following anonymous information
when you visit, including your: (i) IP address; (ii) domain server; (iii)
type of computer operating system (Mac or Windows); (iv) type of web browser
(Netscape Navigator, Microsoft Explorer, etc.) and (v) the Internet Service
Provider used to access the Site. This type of information is collectively
hereafter referred to as "Traffic Data."
B. Uses of Information Collected
We may at any time
use your Personal Information to provide you with the information,
products and services you request. We may also use your contact data
to send you: information about our products or services, promotional
material from any of our trusted partners, account status information,
or information/requests for information (exs. online survey, changes
to the Site, respond to your queries or requests, etc.). We may use
your financial data to verify your qualifications for certain products
or services. We may use your demographic data to customize and tailor
your experience on the Site, displaying content that we think you might
be interested in and according to your preferences.
We use the Traffic Data to enhance your experience on this Site. Specifically,
we use the Traffic Data we automatically receive from your browser to see which
pages our users visit within our site, which site our users may have visited
before coming to ours, and where our users may go after they leave. We can then
develop statistics that are very helpful to understanding how our visitors use
this site. The statistical data allows us to present our users with more
relevant content in a format our users will find most helpful. To be
clear, this Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally
identify you but is helpful for general marketing purposes and for improving
your experience on the Site (i.e. troubleshooting and administration of
C. Sharing of Personal Information
From time to time, we may share your Contact Data with our
affiliates or trusted business partners who, in our sole opinion,
assist us in delivering our products and services to you or enhance our
own product and services offerings. We otherwise do not share, lease,
sell or voluntarily disclose any of your information to third parties
for any purpose, except as otherwise set forth herein. Please remember
that the Internet and the Site are publicly accessible. Should you
post any information on the Site, then we cannot and do not accept
responsibility for keeping any such information confidential.
From time to time, we may share your Contact Data, on a limited and
confidential basis, with our affiliates or trusted business partners
who, in our sole opinion, assist us in delivering our products and
services to you or enhance our own product and services offerings.
We otherwise do not share, lease, sell or voluntarily disclose any of
your information to third parties for any purpose, except as otherwise
set forth herein.
D. User Choice Regarding Collection, Use and Distribution of Personal
You may choose not to provide us with any Personal Information. In
such an event, you can still access and use much of the Site; however
you will not be able to access and use those portions of the Site that
require your Personal Information. For example you will not be allowed
to purchase parts as a Buyer or list parts as a Seller on our Site.
If you are receiving our newsletters or promotional emails from us, and
do not wish to continuing receiving our newsletter or promotional material
from us, you may "unsubscribe" from those services by sending an email
via our Contact Us form.
E. Security and Confidentiality of Personal Information
Security is an important part of our Site. All of the information you
provide to us in connection with the Site is stored in the United States
on our secure servers and protected by physical as well as technological
means, such as firewalls. Access to our database is limited to specified
employees and is monitored. Although we believe we exceed industry standard
practices in protecting your privacy, due to the existing technological
and legal environment, we cannot promise that your information or private
communications can remain private one hundred percent of the time in ways
not otherwise described in this Statement (ex. we cannot absolutely guarantee
that our security measures will prevent third-party trespassers or "hackers"
from illegally obtaining this information). Except as otherwise provided in
this Privacy Statement, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to keep your
personal information private and will not share it with third parties,
except as set forth in section 3 above or unless such disclosure is necessary
to: (i) comply with the law or other legal process (for example, a court order, regulation, search warrant, subpoena, or administrative agency ruling, etc.); (ii) protect our rights or property; or (iii) enforce our Terms of Service.
F. User Ability to Access, Update and Correct Personal Information
In order to ensure that all of your personal information is correct and up-to-date, at any time you may send us an email via our Contact Us form.
G. Lost or Stolen Information
You must promptly notify us if your credit card, user name or password is lost, stolen or used without permission. In such an event, we will cancel that credit card number, user name or password and update our records accordingly.
H. Other Limits to Your Privacy
Like most sites on the Internet, this Site contains links to other Web sites not bound by our statement. Once you select a link that takes you to one of these sites, we are not responsible for the information privacy and security practices, or the content of such third party Web sites. These third party Web sites have their own privacy and security practices and such practices may greatly differ from this one.
We may also make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups available to you. Please understand that any information you disclose in these areas becomes public information. We have no control over the use of your information in these mediums once you post it and you should therefore exercise caution when deciding to disclose your Personal Information or otherwise using such services.
I. Updates and Changes to Privacy Statement, Site Maintenance
We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time without prior notice. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on this Site. Your continued use of the Site subsequent to changes to this Policy will mean that you accept the changes; therefore, you should bookmark this page and review it frequently.
Personal information that you voluntarily give us will be delivered electronically to computer servers controlled by us in the State of Michigan in the United States of America. Any legal issues you may have with us related to this Statement will be enforced in accordance with the laws of this jurisdiction and in the appropriate courts therein. Although this Site is intended for use by users located in the United States only, if you have accessed this Site, are located outside of the United States, and choose to use this Site anyway, you should be aware that all of your personal data will be processed by us in the U.S where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world, such as the European Union.
K. Contacting Us
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Site, you can email via our Contact Us form.