The Shults Auto Group is committed to protecting your privacy when visiting our web site(s). It is common for companies, such as ours, to share your nonpublic personal information with affiliated third parties (a company that is related by common ownership or corporate control) and in some cases, with nonaffiliated third parties. The information we collect at any of the Shults Auto Group web site(s) is used exclusively to facilitate the various goods and services that we provide to you. We value your privacy and will take all of the necessary steps to protect it.
Types of Information Collected
We collect personal data through the registration process or when you request quotations. We also collect personal information when you submit a credit application or purchase products from the Shults Auto Group. We collect information from you so we may offer you a more personalized experience when visiting our web site(s) and to help us serve you more efficiently. We do not gather personal information without the visitor’s knowledge, active permission and participation.
Requesting a Quotation or Information
When you request a quotation or additional information, we ask you for your name, zip code, telephone number and e-mail address. We also request, but do not require other information, which is used to help us serve you more efficiently.
If you purchase products or services from the Shults Auto Group, we collect the order information, credit card number and expiration date (if applicable) and your personal credit information. (if applicable)
When you apply for credit, we ask you for your name, zip code, e-mail address and telephone number. We may also request additional information, which is optional, but may be needed to complete a credit application. This includes, date of birth, social security number, residential address, and income verification. We may collect nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:
- Information that we receive from you on applications or other forms, such as your name, address, telephone number(s), e-mail address(s), date of birth, social security number, income and employment history.
- Information about your transactions with us, our affiliated third parties, or others, such as your account payment history and your credit worthiness.
- Information that we receive from your consumer credit reports or a consumer reporting agency such as your credit worthiness, credit score, or credit history.
- Representations made by you to us, such as your employment history, your account balances and payment histories and your relationship with other persons or entities that you have listed as references.
The Shults Auto Group offers web site visitors the convenience of online personalization by using cookies. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser. When this information is stored on your hard drive, our system is able to recognize your browser and in turn, customize web content and services for you. A cookie determines when a visit to our web site has occurred and tracks your activity within the site. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a visitor’s session will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous. A cookie does not identify you by name or address unless you have provided this information or have set up your computer to do so. A cookie does not read data off of your hard disc or read cookie files created by other sites.
Shared Information / Opt Out
Our web site is directed towards adults. We do not seek to collect online contact information from children, or distribute any personally identifiable information from children to third parties. We do not entice children, by the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity, to divulge information to us.
Choice / Opt-Out
Our web site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us, or our partners, at the point where we request information about the visitor. This site also provides users with the following options for removing their information from our database and for discontinuing future communications or services: You may e-mail us at email@example.com, fax us at 716-664-1279 or call us at 1-888-664-2200 and ask to speak with our Privacy Officer.