For each visitor to Car Connectivity’s Site, Car Connectivity’s Web server may recognize, collect and/or store information such as the visitor’s IP address/domain name combination, and any referring sites to keep track of the origin of our visitors and other non-personally-identifiable information, that will help administer the Car Connectivity Website and to help diagnose any problems that may occur with our server. The non-personally identifiable information we may gather includes the type of browser that you use and IP address, the content that you access and the length of your visit to the Car Connectivity Website. Car Connectivity uses this information, typically in aggregate form, to improve the operation of the Car Connectivity Website and organization, analyze interest in the areas of the Car Connectivity Website and to personalize and similarly tailor content displayed to users. We may also release aggregate information about user trends to partners and other third parties. An example of this type of information would be patterns of use of the Car Connectivity Website based on geography or industry. We also retain aggregated log files of requested content in order to report overall usage and to evaluate user trends. If you wish to be removed from our email reports list, click on the link to “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any message and you will be immediately unsubscribed.
While we do not generally require you to provide us with personally identifiable information in order to visit and use our Site, in order to participate in some activities, such as becoming a Car Connectivity Member or requesting information about Car Connectivity, it is necessary for you to provide this information. Web-based forms on our site may require users to give us contact information (like their name, company, mailing address, email address, and telephone number). We use contact information from these forms to send the user information about Car Connectivity and may follow up with further mailings. We do not collect any personal information, including your email address, without your prior knowledge and consent. Car Connectivity does not sell to advertiser(s) any personally identifying information that you submit. You always have the choice to opt-out of any future mailing. By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of this information as described herein. You may also be asked to provide personally identifiable information in order to use certain portions of the Car Connectivity Website and to obtain maintenance and support from Car Connectivity, if Car Connectivity elects to provide any. This information may include your name, address, telephone number, company and e-mail address. If you do not wish to provide Car Connectivity with any personally identifiable information, you should cease using that portion of the Car Connectivity Website.
Cookies and other Information Collection
Car Connectivity may use personally identifying information:
- To send you notices and updates relating to your membership in Car Connectivity
- To send you news, updates and special offers from Car Connectivity. You may remove yourself from this list at any time by e-mailing us as provided below.
- To manage your account and account access, provide you with support, at our discretion, and to keep track of support requests.
- To enforce intellectual property rights related to the Car Connectivity Specification and Marks
The Car Connectivity Website may offer links to third party sites. Since Car Connectivity does not control or operate these third party websites, we are not responsible for the privacy policies of websites and services to which the Car Connectivity Website may link. If you provide any information to such third parties, different rules regarding the collection and use of your personal information may apply. We strongly recommend that you review such third party's privacy policies before providing any data to them.
Car Connectivity takes appropriate steps to ensure data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. However, due to the open communication nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and the Car Connectivity Website, and the Car Connectivity Website and you, will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. Users of the Car Connectivity Website do so at their own risk. Car Connectivity cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed online.
Car Connectivity does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Car Connectivity requests that children under the age of 13 not use the Car Connectivity Website nor submit any personal information to the Car Connectivity Website. Since information regarding children under the age of 13 is not collected, Car Connectivity does not knowingly use or distribute personal information regarding children under the age of 13. If Car Connectivity obtains actual knowledge that it has collected personal information about a child under the age of 13, that information will be immediately deleted from our database.
If you wish to: (i) remove your personally identifiable information from our database in order to stop receiving information from us, (ii) update your personal information, or (iii) have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact:
Car Connectivity Consortium Administration
3855 SW 153rd Drive
Beaverton, OR 97006
Attention: Car Connectivity Website Administrator