We are an independent, organization whose mission is to enable individuals and organizations to establish trusting relationships based on respect for personal identity and information by promoting the use of fair information practices. This privacy statement covers the site http://www.autoinsurancecomparison.net. Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to users’ privacy, we have disclosed our information practices. We notify our users of:
1. What personally identifiable information collects.
2. What personally identifiable information third parties collect through the Web site.
3. What organization collects the information.
4. How AutoInsuranceComparison.net uses the information.
5. What choices are available to users regarding collection, use and distribution of the information.
6. What measures AutoInsuranceComparison.net takes to protect the information under its control.
7. How users can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, please contact us. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry, or if your inquiry is not satisfactorily addressed, you should then contact at http://www.truste.com/consumers/watchdog_complaint.php. TRUSTe will serve as a liaison with the Web site to resolve your concerns.
Information Collection and Use
AutoInsuranceComparison.net collects information on AutoInsuranceComparison.net at several different points on our Web site. If you apply for auto insurance quotes or to purchase an insurance policy, we require that you provide certain personally identifiable information, including your name, address email address, and phone number. This information is necessary to process your application and to contact you if necessary. Once you have entered your name, address and email address your information is then passed onto a third party Insurance Company in order to supply you with a quote that best fits your needs.
Accessing Your Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, amend, delete/remove or deactivate it by emailing our Customer Support at service@AutoInsuranceComparison.net.
If you choose to use our contact us form we require you to give us a valid email address. We do ask for Policyholder’s name, name of person inquiring, Insurance Company, Policy number and phone number only if you are inquiring about your or someone’s else’s coverage information. We collect this information for the purpose of responding to policy inquiries and to answer questions to the best of our ability.
For visitors not residing in California and under certain circumstances, we use other third parties such as insurance brokers and lead aggregators to fulfill auto insurance quotes.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
We share aggregated information with our partners, which is shared to provide auto insurance quotes and policy issuance online from appointed carriers.
For security reasons, we generally do not store any personal information whatsoever.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email.
Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.
Log Files and Cookies
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session and persistent cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file. We do not tie the cookies to any personally identifiable information.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive personal information on our application form, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and follow generally accepted industry standards to protect information submitted to us, both during the transmission and once received. No method of transmission over the Internet, or electronic storage is 100 % secure and although we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
In the event AutoInsuranceComparison.net goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or portion of its assets, any personally identifiable that we might have, will likely be among the assets transferred.
Links to Other Sites
If you click on a link to a third party site, including on an advertisement, you will leave AutoInsuranceComparison.net and go to the site you selected. Because we cannot control the activities of third parties, we cannot accept responsibility for any use of your personally identifiable information by such third parties, and we cannot guarantee that they will adhere to the same privacy practices as AutoInsuranceComparison.net. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of any other service provider from whom you request services. If you visit a third party website that is linked to AutoInsuranceComparison.net, you should read that site’s privacy statement before providing any personally identifiable information.
When you subscribe to our articles by email we use a third party email service provider whose privacy statement governs the collection and use of the personal information that you have entered.
If you use a bulletin board, blog, or Article, on this Web site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
We post customer testimonials on our web site which may contain personally identifiable information. We do obtain the customer’s consent via email prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We do not share Personal information with third parties other than as described above.