Privacy Policy


Data privacy is important to VINspector, LLC. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) provides an overview of the information VINspector collects and how it is protected during your visit to VINspector.com or other VINspector websites that link to this Policy (collectively the “Websites”). The primary purpose of the Websites is to be an informative resource and business tool to help you manage and improve business performance. We want you to feel secure when visiting our Websites and are committed to maintaining your privacy when doing so.

Introduction.

At VINspector LLC the basis of each customer relationship is trust. You have chosen to visit our websites and do business with VINspector LLC. and we honor that relationship with great care, beginning with the information you have chosen to share with us. We believe that your privacy should not be compromised. At the same time, we want to offer you the array of products and services you need. We also want to be able to respond to your requests, customize our websites for you, improve your online experience, and communicate with you. You should refer back to this document from time to time to make sure that you are aware of any changes or modifications that may be made to this policy. If any such changes are made, they will be posted at this site.

Overview.

At VINspector LLC., we want to serve consumers as effectively and conveniently as possible, and such service involves making use of technology and customer information. But we also want our customers to be confident that their relationship with VINspector LLC. is treated with the appropriate confidentiality. We therefore commit to customers that we will take reasonable steps to protect the privacy of the information shared with us.

Recognition of a Customer’s Expectation of Privacy.

We recognize your right to privacy at VINspector LLC Thus, we recognize that you have a right to expect that your personal information will remain private and secure. We will maintain standards to ensure that any information that is requested by us is held private and secure at all times. The same standards apply regardless of whether you are a current or former customer of VINspector LLC.

Types of Customer Informations.

Information about you may be accumulated from a variety of sources. For example, we may collect nonpublic personal information about you from: applications or other forms that you may fill out; Your transactional history with us, our affiliates, or others; Email communications that you send us or confirmations that we receive when you open your email from us; or From other sources for reasons such as improving personalization of our service. For example, we may try to provide you with product recommendations or special offers that we think will interest you.

All of these pieces of information will be referred to collectively throughout this policy as “Customer Information.” We will limit the use and collection of Customer Information to that which is necessary to administer our business, provide superior service to you, and to offer opportunities that we think will be of interest to you. This also means that we will use the Customer Information to help us identify and mitigate potential risks or loss to VINspector LLC which ultimately benefits you. Of course, we will use this information only in accordance with the principles set out in this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of Customer Information.

There are times when we are required to disclose your Customer Information. In such event, we will always carefully control the way in which any Customer Information is shared. For example, we must disclose your Customer Information if ordered to do so by court order. On the other hand, we may disclose such information companies and individuals who perform functions on our behalf. Functions may include fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and email, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. Also, as we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses, portions of businesses, or assets. In such transactions, Customer Information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the unlikely event that VINspector LLC or substantially all of its assets are acquired, Customer Information will of course be one of the transferred assets. Finally, to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions of Website Use Agreement and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of VINspector LLC, our customers, or others. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. Other than as set forth above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information. Whenever we disclose any Customer Information to such companies, we require that they honor and adhere to our commitment of customer privacy. Nonetheless, in the event that you do not wish to have your Customer Information revealed to such companies, you may “opt out” of these disclosures, that is, you may direct us not to make those disclosures (other than disclosures permitted by law). For more information about opting out of such disclosures, please read our “Opt Out Option” below. "Opt Out" As described above, you have an “opt out” option to allow you to choose whether or not you want your Customer Information to be shared with third parties. If you wish to exercise your right to “opt out”, you may request this by contacting us at 888.991.4491.

Keeping Your Information Secure.

Keeping your information secure is one of our most important responsibilities. To that end, VINspector LLC employees are informed of their responsibility to protect confidential customer information and are bound by this Privacy Policy. They are governed by a code of conduct that includes the responsibility to protect the confidentiality of Customer Information. We also restrict access to your Customer Information to only those employees who need to know such information in order to provide products or services to you. We safeguard information according to established security standards and procedures, and we continually assess new technology for protecting information. Our employees are trained to understand and comply with these information safeguard principles. Whenever we ask for personal information on our website, we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for transferring data. This technology encrypts – or scrambles – your account information so it’s virtually impossible for anyone other than VINspector LLC to read it. We reveal only the last five digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Of course, we securely transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing. You can also help maintain the security of your information by not sharing your I.D. or password with anyone, by changing your password regularly, and by remembering to sign off when you are finished using the computer. Accuracy of Information VINspector LLC gives you access to your account information for the limited purpose of viewing and, in some cases, updating your account information to ensure its accuracy. VINspector LLC also employs reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy, timeliness and completeness of our Customer Information. If we become aware of inaccuracies in our records, we will take prompt steps to make appropriate corrections.

Privacy on the Internet.

Customers may have special privacy concerns regarding VINspector LLC’s services on the Internet. In particular, customers might be anxious to ensure that their information is secure, that such information is also covered by our Privacy Policy, and that they are aware of and can control VINspector LLC’s use of their personal information in the Internet environment. VINspector LLC is equally concerned about customer privacy in the Internet world and is committed to its protection. Our website does not use ‘cookies’ or other tracking technologies. If we decide to add such technologies for the sole purpose of enhancing our services to our customers, we will update our Privacy Policy.

Linking from Our Site.

On occasion VINspector LLC may provide links on its website to other websites operated by third parties. If you use these links, you will leave VINspector LLC’s website, and your browser will be re-directed to websites over which VINspector LLC has no control. You should acquaint yourself with these other websites, as they may have privacy policies that differ significantly from ours.

Protecting our Children.

VINspector LLC does not sell products for purchase by children. We do not knowingly solicit data from children, and we do not knowingly market to children. We recognize that protecting children’s identities and privacy online is important and that the responsibility to do so rests with both the online industry and with parents. The only situation in which VINspector LLC might collect personal information from a child would be if a child includes the information in a question he or she submits to us—which we ask children not to do. If VINspector LLC receives such information, we delete the information as soon as we discover it and do not use it for any purpose. We also do not disclose it to third parties.

Count on our Commitment to your Privacy.

You can count on us to keep you informed about how we protect your privacy and limit the sharing of information you provide to us. Our use of Customer Information is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of use of the Customer Information. If you choose to visit the websites of VINspector LLC, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of Website Use Agreement, including, but not limited to, limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the state of California. If for some reason you believe VINspector LLC has not adhered to the principles set forth in this Privacy Policy, please contact us at 888.991.4491 and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly.

Revised May 2019