5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network Privacy Notice
The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network and 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network Internet Web Sites takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy practices.
- This policy covers how The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network handles personal information that we collect and receive, including information related to your past use of The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network Site or network sites, features and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
- This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network does not own or control, or to people that The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network does not employ or manage.
Our Information Collection and Use
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network collects personal information when you register for certain features or services. When you use The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network, Features or services or when you visit The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network web pages or the pages of certain The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network partners.
- When you register or certain features or services we may ask for information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, zip code, occupation, industry, and personal interests. Once you register with The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network cookie information, and the page you request.
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our features and services, contact you, and conduct research about our site.
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network is targeted at a general adult audience, but our network and site's are "family safe" rated. We do not allow child under age 13 to register for our features and services. We strongly recommend that users 13 and under refrain from offering any personal information on any web site including ours. We also encourage parents to stay involved in the online life of their children.
Our Information Sharing and Disclosure
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
- We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network displays targeted advertisements based on personal information. Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click on targeted ads meet the targeting criteria - for example, men ages 18-24 from a particular geographic area.
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network advertisers include service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and automotive sites) and non-financial companies (such as stores, airlines, and software companies) etc.
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network may set and access The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network cookies on your computer.
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network lets other companies that show advertisements on some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to The 5 Star Automotive Network cookies.
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network supports the efforts of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI"), a cooperative of online marketing and analytics companies committed to building consumer awareness and establishing responsible business and data management practices and standards. More information about the NAI can be found at http://www.networkadvertising.org.
- The NAI offers an Opt-out Tool developed in conjunction with its members for the express purpose of allowing consumers to "opt out" of the behavioral advertising delivered by its member companies. To use the NAI's opt-out visit: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences
- You can edit your 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network registration information at any time by visiting the Site, Feature or Service you registered for.
- We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the The 5 Star Automotive Network features or services, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network Newsletter, that are considered part of your The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network account, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
- You can delete your The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network account by visiting at any time by visiting the Site Feature or Service you registered for.
Confidentiality and Security
- We limit access to personal information about you to our staff who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
- We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.
- Your 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network Account Information is password-protected.
- The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
Have Questions and Suggestions?
- If you feel that your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should contact The 5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network to resolve your concern.
- If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at:
5 Star Automotive Enthusiast Network
P.O. Box 801
Hamilton, Oh 45012
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