Effective Date: August 28, 2018
As part of the Services provided by Le Car, we acquire certain information from the Users of our Application. We strongly believe that our Users have the right to fully understand not only what information we gather from and about them, but also how we acquire, use, and manage such information.
Le Car consists of our website, our Application, and any other tools or services we develop.
1. What Information does Le Car Collect?
Le Car collects and retains information that Users voluntarily submit to us while making use of our Services or Application, registering for an account, and communicating with us. We may collect information such as,
· Mailing Addresses
· E-Mail Addresses
· Social Media Profile Information, and
· Telephone Numbers
We consider this information personally identifiable and referred to such information that is voluntarily submitted to us as "Personal Information". We do not consider information about the devices you use to access our Application or Services nor your city, state, or zip code to be Personal Information.
Information may be collected automatically when you visit our website or use our Application including but not limited to, your IP address, the type of browser, device, or operating system you use, the pages you visit, your responses to surveys, and the features you use (including dates and times).
We may collect information about your activities on our application through the use of first and third-party cookies or through other identifiers or technologies as may evolve over time. We refer to this information as Metrics Information.
2. How is Information Used
Le Car uses your Personal Information that we collect or receive in the operation of our business, including your use of our Application as follows:
To communicate with you regarding Le Cars Services (e.g., Le Cars may contact you with additional information about vehicles which match the preferences you indicated in our surveys).
We may use the information we gather to provide you with personalized offers and/or advertisements for services from us and or third parties.
To research and evaluate how users shop for automobiles
To enhance and refine Le Car’s services
We may contact you through telephone, text, or chat for other purposes, as permitted under the law.
3. When Does Le Car Share Information
Le Cars only shares information about you as permitted by this Policy, unless you specifically consent to other sharing. We may share information about you as follows:
We may use and share your Personal Information, or other information we collect, to enforce and protect our property rights and those of our associates, customers, and other members of the public.
Further, we may share information in order to comply with applicable law, legal process, and legal advice, including, but not limited to for the purposes of preventing fraud and injury to you, our employees, or others.
We may share the results of research conducted using Personal Information with our partners, such as dealers, OEMS, and media resources. Any information shared in this manner will be anonymized and not contain Personal Information.
Finally, we may share information we collected from you in connection with the sale of Le Car or the transfer of assets of the Company.
4. Mobile-Specific Terms and Geolocation
Le Car may collect information about your activities and geolocation when you make use of our Services through our Application. Geolocation information may include GPS-based, Wi-Fi-based, or cell-based location information. Le Car only collects location-based information with your permission. We may also use this information for analytics purposes, and may share your precise geolocation with third parties, including third parties who provide targeted advertising and analytics services.
5. Social Media Accounts
6. Accessing/Updating Information
Once you are a registered User on the Le Car Application, you may access and change certain information we have collected about you by going to the "My Account" function after signing into your account on the Application.
Users have the right to request a copy of their information, object to Le Car’s use of their information, and request deletion or restriction of their information.
User requests with respect to information may be limited under certain circumstances, including but not limited to if fulfilling a request would reveal information about another individual or if a request demands that we delete information which we are permitted by law or have a compelling legitimate interest in keeping. Under these circumstances Users have the right to complain to a data protection authority where they feel their rights were infringed.
Any User request to restrict the information we use to provide the User with Services shall be addressed promptly however please note that compliance with certain requests can only be achieved by the complete deletion of a User’s account due to the nature of the Services provided by our Application.
Note, while we will attempt to respond promptly to any request related to User information when such requests are made we may need time to investigate and facilitate those requests in the event that there is a delay or dispute as to whether we have the right to continue using User information, Le Car will restrict further use of information to the greatest extent possible until the request is honored or the dispute is resolved.
You may fully delete your account by contacting Le Car at email@example.com. Note under these circumstances we will no longer make use of your information, however we may retain certain information for record-keeping purposes or to comply with our other legal obligations.
7. User Choices
If you wish to limit and control the information provided to us, you have a number of options. You however may not be able to use all of the Services or features of the Application. You may choose not to provide us with information regarding your social media accounts and you may choose to unsubscribe from promotional information from us by following the unsubscribe link included in such communication.
Securing the Personal Information of our Users is important to us. It is the policy of Le Car to use generally accepted industry standards in administrative, technical, and physical security to safeguard Personal Information in our possession. Despite our best efforts, Le Cars cannot guarantee or warrant 100% security, nor can Le Car guarantee that personally identifiable information will not be intercepted or otherwise disclosed due to circumstances beyond our control.
When Le Car shares information of Users in the EEA we make use of the European commission approved standard contractual data protection clauses and other relevant legal mechanisms in our efforts to safeguard the transfer of User data.
Le Cars and its Services are not directed at children under the age of 13. At no time do we knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or allow such persons to become registered Users of our application. Should we receive actual knowledge that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will securely delete that information as quickly as possible.
10. Legal basis (for EEA Users)
Le Car collects and processes information about individuals in the European economic area (EEA), only where we have legal basis for doing so under applicable EU laws. Legal basis depends on the Services you use and how you use them. Le Car collects and uses your information only where, we needed to provide you with Services, including to operate the Services, provide support, personalized features, and to protect the safety and security of our Services.
Le Car’s collection and use of your information satisfies legitimate interest and is not overridden by your data protection interests. These interests include marketing and promoting our Services, research and development, and the protection of our legal rights and interests.
Le Car collects and uses your information only where you give us consent to do so for a specific purpose.
11. Data Retention
Le Car keeps User information only to the extent necessary for the purpose which it was collected. After such time information is deleted, or immediate deletion is not possible (including but not limited to when information is part of a backup archive) Le Car will securely store information and isolated from further use in till deletion is possible.
Le Car retains account information for as long as a User’s account is active and a reasonable period thereafter in the event a User chooses to reactivate the Account. Additional information may be retained as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforcer agreements, and support business operations.
12. EU representative
If you are resident of the EEA please contact our EU representative if you have questions about how Le Car handles your information:
Le Cars, L.L.C.
Attn: EU Representative
PO Box 2912
32455 W. 12 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48333-9998
13. Data Portability
Data portability is the ability for a User to obtain some of their information in a format that allows them to move from one service provider to another. While Le Car does not believe that information it collects from its Users would need to be transferred to another service provider, Le Car will provide Users with an electronic file of their basic account information upon request.
Section 1789.83 of the California Civil Code permits our Users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, information about the personal information disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. Our California resident Users may request this information, in writing, by submitting a request to:
Le Cars, L.L.C.
Attn: California Privacy Rights Request
PO Box 2912
32455 W. 12 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48333-9998
15. Third Party Sites/Links
In the event that our Users are directed to sites, applications, or content provided by third parties, Le Car is not responsible for the privacy standards of such third-party content. While we encourage our business partners to adopt privacy policies that protect our users’ personal information, Le Car provides no guarantee or warranty with respect to third-party practices.
16. Updates to Policy