Information Collection and Use
AutoLeaseBreakers.com is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. AutoLeaseBreakers.com collects information from our users at several different points on our website.
The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected throughout AutoLeaseBreakers.com include, but not limited to; name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services.
In a few areas on our Web site and online customer support tools, as well as in our telephone interaction with customers, we ask you to provide information for a number of purposes including in order to enable us to proceed with processing and fulfilling your product or service purchase, to assist you with technical support issues, or to follow up with you after your product or service inquiry or purchase to obtain your feedback or to ensure that you are aware of AutoLeaseBreakers.com’s product and service portfolio and any special offers or promotions we think may be of interest to you. In certain circumstances, it is completely optional for you to provide your personal information, and in other circumstances, such as in order to complete your purchase, such information must be provided. If you choose not to provide your personal information, we will advise you if a service cannot be performed without such information.
We request information from you when you:
- Register on AutoLeaseBreakers.com
- Place an advertisement order whether over the phone, mail or online
- Provide feedback in an online survey or other method in order to help us improve the effectiveness of our customer relations
- Participate in a sweepstakes or other promotional offer
- Request e-mail notification of your order status
- Subscribe to a newsletter or a mailing list
- Request technical support whether online
It is necessary for a user to register in order to browse the AutoLeaseBreakers.com to allow AutoLeaseBreakers.com to personalize visitors interests and recognize returning visitors.
Lease “Seller’s” Perspective:
In order to advertise a leased vehicle on AutoLeaseBreakers.com, a user must first complete the free account registration form. This is provides the potential lease seller a free account to use the website.
Upon registering for a lease seller advertisement package, user is required to provide sensitive information (such as credit card number including expiration date), in addition to personal contact information (such as name and email address), and demographic information (such as zip code). This information is principally used for verification of lease account information and the collection of any advertising fee due AutoLeaseBreakers.com. Secondarily, this data is used for contacting the user.
We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows ’95 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink).
Lease “Buyer’s” Perspective:
We request information from the user on our free account registration form. Here a user must provide personal contact information (such as first name, email address, city, etc.), and pyschographic information (such as lease wish list, budget, etc.). This information is primarily used for contacting the user as well as making the site more personalized for a particular user.
How We Use the Information
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you about our services, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us.
We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to send them information to offer our products, programs, or services to them.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.
Agents and contractors of AutoLeaseBreakers.com who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for AutoLeaseBreakers.com.
Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice.
We may on occasion combine information we receive online with outside records to enhance our ability to market to you those products or services that may be of interest to you.
Collection of Information
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If you have set your browser to notify you before accepting a cookie, you will notice that dell.com requests a cookie to be set on your computer. Its purpose is to let us know when you visit our site. This cookie, by itself, only tells us that a previous dell.com visitor has returned. It doesn’t tell us your e-mail address or who you are. If you want to give us that information later via registration, that’s your choice.
So What Does A Cookie Do For Me, The Visitor?
Also, special offers from ad banners and special access areas of the site will soon be easier to use with the cookie technology. Overall, cookies help us give you a better Web site to use, by letting us monitor what’s working and what isn’t through site traffic analysis. In the future, a cookie may allow you to tell us what information you prefer to read and what you don’t.
Why Do I Need to Know This?
Because we want you to know why we ask you to accept a cookie. We want to be sure you understand that accepting a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you. We know that a lot of people have concerns about cookies, but in talking with many of our users, we feel that the benefit we both gain from their proper use is worthwhile. We value the relationships we have with our customers and future customers, so we respect these concerns.
We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We use an outside credit card processing company to bill users for services. This company does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
AutoLeaseBreakers.com web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
Surveys & Contests & Promotions
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site. If these surveys or contests are administered by a 3rd party, the information you provide will be given to the 3rd party. This information will not be used for marketing or contacting you outside of the AutoLeaseBreakers.com system by any 3rd parties.
3rd Party Websites and Sponsors
Some of our sites contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
AutoLeaseBreakers.com may offer content (e.g., contests, sweepstakes, or promotions) that is sponsored by or co branded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. AutoLeaseBreakers.com has no control over these third parties’ use of this information. AutoLeaseBreakers.com will notify you at the time of requesting personally identifiable information if these third parties will obtain such information.
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.
Your Right of Access to Your Personal Information
AutoLeaseBreakers.com will permit you the reasonable right of access and review of your Personal Information. We will endeavor to provide the information in question within a reasonable time and no later than 30 days following receipt of your request. If we require additional time, or if we feel that we have grounds to refuse your request, we will tell notify you of new timing for our reply and/or the reasons for our extension or refusal. AutoLeaseBreakers.com reserves the right to charge for copies of your records, however we will always let you know in advance if there is any such charge. AutoLeaseBreakers.com will provide information from its records in a form that is easy to understand. To protect you, AutoLeaseBreakers.com may require sufficient information to allow us to confirm that the person making the request is authorized to do so before granting access or making corrections.
Your Consent to the Collection, Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information:
If you choose to withdraw your consent, and for certain reasons, AutoLeaseBreakers.com is unable to comply with your request, we will always advise you that we cannot do so. These could include reasons such as:
- you have selected the leasing option as payment for your purchase of one of our products and we require use of your personal information in order to continue processing your monthly payments;
- withdrawing your consent would result in our inability to fulfill the terms of your contract for products and/or services with us; or
- there are legal requirements for the use of your personal information.
Please be aware that in certain circumstances, AutoLeaseBreakers.com may be required to disclose your personal information without your consent such as to law enforcement or other government officials. This could arise, for example, where disclosure is required:
- to comply with a subpoena, warrant or order made by a court with jurisdiction to compel the production of such information;
- to legal authorities for the detection and prevention of fraud or other criminal activity; or
- to our legal counsel in the event that any matter may the subject of litigation.
If AutoLeaseBreakers.com should be required to release your personal information without your consent, such as for the reasons listed above, we would always keep a record of what information was released, to which party it was released and why the circumstances necessitated such release. In order to respect your privacy to the fullest extent possible, Dell will only release the information to the extent that we have to.
Although our commitment to privacy will not change, in order to accommodate changes based on new legislation, legal developments (such as court decisions), or if the products and/or services that AutoLeaseBreakers.com offers changes, we reserve the right to amend this Policy from time to time. You will see that the date of the last update of this Policy (the “Effective Date”) is listed below. If we update this Policy, the Effective Date will be changed to indicate when the last update was made.
Effective Date: January 6th, 2012 (last updated)