Welcome to this Car Match, Inc. (“Car Match”) website. Car Match provides new and used car shoppers with car buying / shopping advice, as well as automotive industry news and car reviews. As a leading provider of car shopping advice and consumer information, we at Car Match are committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who visit our website and individual whose personal information we may receive through the use of Car Match’s service.s
By requesting a free car buying advice report on Car Match (known as “Car Match Free”) at CarMatcher.com, you agree to be contacted by us about your report, or for marketing and other promotional purposes, via any of the contact methods that you supply, including telephone, email and snail mail. Car Match may also share or sell the contact and other information you provide with companies who advertise on our website, or who otherwise compensate us for this information, including new and used car vehicle dealers. If you do not wish to share your email address or other contact information with either CarMatcher.com, our advertisers or other third-parties for the purpose of receiving marketing and promotional offers, you should not use our Car Match Free service.
If a User selects and uses one of our fee-based buying report services (known as “Car Match Detailed” or “Car Match Basic”), Car Match will not provide a user’s or customer’s email address and other personal information to any third party without customers' express consent.
Additional Uses of Personal Information
In addition to the foregoing, Car Match may collect, share or use Users personal information for the following purposes:
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, place an order, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, email address, phone number, credit card information. 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, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
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.
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How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
Sharing your personal information
Third party websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link 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.
Your acceptance of these terms
We do not sell our services to children and children are not eligible to use our Site. If we learn that somehow personal information from a child under 18 has been collected on or through our Site, we will delete the information.
This document was last updated on October 29, 2014