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Effective as of March 1, 2010
- AGREEMENT AND PARTIES
- POLICY APPLICABLE TO ONLINE ACTIVITIES ONLY
- PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
Types Of Information Collected
We may ask you for certain information, referred to as "personal information, which includes information that pertains to your identity. Such information may include, but is not limited to, items such as your name, physical address, age, email address, and driver's license number.
Personal Information You Provide to Us
You may be required to provide personal information to access or use certain parts or features of the AIN Service. For example, you will be asked to provide personally identifiable information before receiving an insurance quote from one of our unaffiliated third-party providers. If you do not provide the requested personal information, you may not be able to access or use the particular Service where such information is required.
- GENERAL INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT
Types Of Information Collected
There may be other instances in which we collect information from you that is more general in nature ("general information"). Such information may include information recorded by our server logs from your browser such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address (which enables us to identify your computer or device on a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) network like the internet), and the specific webpage you requested. Such general information, including the click stream data and cookies, as mentioned below, may be collected from you whenever you access or use the AIN Service, whether or not you provide us with any personal information.
Click Stream Data
When you use the AIN Service we may collect "click stream data" (server address, domain name, etc.). We may use click stream data for traffic analysis or e-commerce analysis of our Service, to determine which features within the AIN Service are most or least effective or useful to you.
A cookie is a small string of information that a website you visit transfers to your computer for identification purposes. Cookies can be used to follow your activity throughout the AIN Service and that information helps us to understand your preferences and improve your experience. AIN cookies do not collect personal information from you, and we do not combine the general information collected through cookies with other personal information you may provide to personally identify you. You can turn off all cookies if you prefer not to receive them. You can also have your computer warn you whenever cookies are being used. Please refer to documentation provider with your web browser (e.g., Firefox, Safari, Chrome, or Internet Explorer) for information on enabling these options. There are also software products available that can manage cookies for you. Please be aware, however, that when you choose to reject cookies, this choice may limit the functionality of the websites you visit and you may lose access to some of their features.
- USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
To Provide Products And Service To You
We will use the personal information you provide and any general information we receive from you to provide AIN Service to you, which include the following:
- To assist those who help us in designing and operating the Service or who help us analyze collected data. These parties will only use your data for the purpose of carrying out the work as agreed with us and will be required to keep the information confidential.
- To send you information or materials via email about products, offers, and news we think might interest you. This information may relate to products, offers, and news of AIN or its licensees or selected commercial partners. (If you no longer wish to receive any emails from us, please see "OPTING OUT OF EMAIL" below.)
- To analyze visits to the AIN website and learn about the interests of our visitors in the aggregate and also on a personal level to better understand your interests and needs, so we can improve our products and services and deliver to you the type of content, features, and promotions that you are most interested in.
- To provide such information to our partners at your request. For example, when you request an insurance quote, AIN will collect your personal information for transmission to the independent provider of that service.
In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if AIN or substantially all of its assets were acquired, customer information would likely be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of AIN may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Protection of AIN and Others
With Your Consent
Except as set forth herein, we will notify you to obtain your consent before your personal information may be shared with third parties, and will be able to prevent the sharing of this information.
- PROTECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
In order to protect both the personal information and the general information that we receive from you through your use of the AIN Service, we have implemented various security measures. For example, when you enter sensitive information (such as your driver's license number) on an AIN form, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We also follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
Risk Of Interception
Please keep in mind, however, that whenever you give out personal information online there is a risk that third parties may intercept and use that information. While AIN strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online. By using the Service, you expressly acknowledge and agree that we do not guarantee the security of any data provided to or received by us through your use of the AIN Service and that any personal information, general information, or other data or information received from you through your use of the Service is provided to us at your own risk, which you expressly assume.
- NO USE OF THIS SERVICE BY MINORS PERMITTED
Information Received From Minors
Notice Concerning Children
PLEASE NOTE: The AIN Service is a general audience Service, and we do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 13 years of age. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children's privacy online. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a user of the Service is under age 13, we will promptly delete any personal information in we may have for that user. If you have such information, please contact us.
- LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES
- OPTING OUT OF EMAIL
You may opt out of receiving any emails from AIN at any time, and any such email you receive will contain a prominent "unsubscribe" link within the email message. Information concerning your past behavior with the Service may be retained indefinitely by AIN.
Please note that although you may opt out of receiving emails, AIN reserves the right to communicate with you via email regarding specific products and services you have ordered, requested, or inquired about.
- QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS
Auto Insurance Internet Access LLC
Attn: Privacy Compliance Officer
333 3rd Street, Suite 203
San Francisco, CA 94107
We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.