2. Traffic Data Collected
We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Site: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing the Site; (4) types of web browsers used to access the Site; (5) referring source which may have sent you to the Site; and (6) other information associated with the interaction of your browser and the Site (collectively "Traffic Data").
3. Personal Information Collected
In order for you to access certain areas of the Site, we may require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information includes the following categories of information: (1) Contact Data (such as your e-mail address, phone number and autoWorkout password); (2) Demographic Data (such as your gender, your date of birth and your zip code); (3) Auto Data (such as your auto make and model); and (4) Auto Service Data (such as your previous auto service shops & mechanics ("Providers") visited, your reason for visit and your date of visit, your auto service history, and other auto service information you choose to share with us). If you communicate with us by, for example, e-mail or letter, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.
Other cookies used by our business partners may collect other non-personally identifying information, such as the computer's IP address, type of operating system, type of internet browsing software, what web pages were viewed at what time, the geographic location of your internet service provider and demographic information, such as gender and age range. This information is used to provide autoWorkout with more information about our users' demographics and internet behaviors. You may find out more about the information collected and how to opt-out of receiving these cookies by visiting our partner's website.
We do not link the information stored in these cookies directly to any of your Personal Information you submit while on the Site, however.
5. Web Beacons
In limited circumstances we also may use "Web Beacons" to collect anonymous, non-personal information about your use of our Site and the sites of selected sponsors and advertisers, and your use of emails, special promotions or newsletters we send to you. "Web Beacons" are tiny graphic image files imbedded in a web page or email that provide a presence on the web page or email and send back to its home server information from the user's browser. The information collected by web beacons allows us to statistically monitor how many people are using the Site and selected sponsors' and advertisers' sites, or opening our emails, and for what purposes.
6. Website Analytics
We store all Traffic Data and review postings indefinitely, even after "deletion," and may archive such information elsewhere. We store all Personal Information until you request that we modify or delete it, in which case we may still wind up retaining some of that information for the reasons described in Section 19 below.
8. Information Provided on Behalf of Children
9. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
COPPA severely restricts what information can be collected from children under the age of 13. For this reason, children under the age of 13 in the United States are prohibited from using the Site. The Site is not directed at children, and autoWorkout does not knowingly collect any information from individuals under the age of 13. If we learn that we have received any information from an individual under the age of 13, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child (or a parent or legal guardian) to inform him or her that he or she cannot use the Services and subsequently we will delete that information from our own servers.
10. autoWorkout's Use of Your Information
We may use your Personal Information to recommend certain resources or auto service providers. We may use your Contact Data to send you information about autoWorkout or our products or Services, to contact you when necessary, including to remind you of upcoming or follow-up appointments. We may use your Demographic Data, your Traffic Data, your AutoService Data or your Auto-related Data to customize and tailor your experience on the Site, in emails and in other communications, displaying content that we think you might be interested in and according to your preferences. You agree that autoWorkout may use Personal Information to allow your auto service shops to make appointments with other auto service shops on your behalf through the Services. We may also use your de-identified Personal Information to run (or authorize third parties to run) statistical research on individual or aggregate auto-related or auto service trends. Such research would only use your Personal Information in an anonymous manner that cannot be tied directly back to you.
11. Sharing of Information
You may choose to authorize autoWorkout to share your Personal Information with selected Providers. For example, if you elect using an Auto Service in advance of an appointment, we may share your service history with your Providers if you agree that we may do so.
12. User Choice
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.
13. Confidentiality and Security
14. Auto Service Shops and Mechanics
15. Public Information
Any information that you may reveal in a review posting or other online discussion or forum is intentionally open to the public and is not in any way private. You should think carefully before disclosing any personally identifiable information in any public forum. What you have written may be seen and/or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we are unable to control or predict.
17. Lost or Stolen Information
You must promptly notify us if your Contact Data is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that Contact Data from your account and update our records accordingly.
19. Controlling Your Personal Information
As a registered user of the Site, you can modify some of the Personal Information you have included in your profile. Upon your request, autoWorkout will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete your account and the Personal Information in your profile; however, it may be impossible to remove your account without some residual information being retained by autoWorkout. autoWorkout has no obligation to delete any data or information you provided on the book appointment details following termination of your account or the account of any auto service professional to whom your appointment details were submitted through the Site. Registered users who wish to close their account should contact firstname.lastname@example.org
20. Links to Other Websites
Last Updated on March 3, 2012.