Privacy Policy

Overview

Simply stated, Carsquare.com respects your privacy. When you use Carsquare.com, we collect information about you and use it to facilitate and improve our services. Information about you may be used to show you targeted ads that might be of interest to you based on information about your online activities. Also, to access some parts of the site you may be asked to enter personal information, and we will make every reasonable effort to keep this information safe. We want to be clear about how information about you may be used and what your privacy options are. That said please read through the legalese below:

Policy

The Carsquare product of IG Media, LLC (“iG Media”, "Carsquare", “we”, “our”, or “us”) powers this automotive information website, which features pricing, performance, availability, technical and safety data available for new and used car/truck purchases at various dealers and classifieds (“Service”).

The Carsquare product of IG Media, LLC (“iG Media”, "Carsquare", “we”, “our”, or “us”) powers this automotive information website, which features pricing, performance, availability, technical and safety data available for new and used car/truck purchases at various dealers and classifieds (“Service”).

This Privacy Policy describes Carsquare’s collection, use and sharing of personally identifiable information, which may include your full name, e-mail address, mailing address, and telephone number that you voluntarily provide when using the Service (“PII”).

We are committed to safeguarding your PII. You can visit this website without revealing who you are or providing any PII about yourself. By accessing this website or using the Service, you accept and agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Security

Carsquare uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical security measures designed to safeguard PII in our possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification. In addition, Carsquare uses reasonable methods in an effort to make sure that the PII we store about you is consistent with the updated information you provide to us.

Collection of Information

If you browse through this website without providing us any PII, we may gather and store information about your visit, such as your IP address, type of browser and operating system used, date and time you access this website, pages you visit, and if you linked to this website from another website, the address of that website. This information will not identify you and is therefore considered “Non-PII”.

If you use the Service, you may be asked to provide certain personal information, including for example, your contact information. This information will identify you, and therefore is considered PII. Such PII may include your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number.

Use and Sharing of Information

The information we receive about you or from you may be used or shared by us with our corporate affiliates, dealers, agents, vendors, and other third parties including in connection with your use of the Service. In addition, there may be instances when Carsquare may access or disclose PII or Non-PII, including under the following circumstances: (i) to protect or defend the legal rights or property of Carsquare; (ii) to protect the safety and security of users of the Services or members of the public including acting in urgent circumstances; (iii) to protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or (iv) to comply with applicable law or legal process. In addition, if Carsquare sells all or part of its business or sells or transfers all or a material part of its assets, or is otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of its business, we may transfer your PII or Non-PII to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction.

Cookies, Beacons, and Pixel Tags

From time to time, we may place cookies and web beacons on your personal computer to collect anonymous data related to your use of this website, including website usage analytics, and content and advertising personalization. “Cookies” are small identifiers sent from a web server that are stored on your computer’s hard drive for the purpose of identifying your browser during interaction on websites. Cookies may be used to store items such as identifiers and user preferences. A website may set a cookie to the web browser if the web browser's preferences allow it. A web browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has set, not those set by other websites. “Web beacons” are invisible electronic images, called a single-pixel (1x1) or clear GIF, which can recognize certain types of information on your computer, such as a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page where the web beacon is placed.

As set forth in more detail below, we may allow third parties to collect the anonymous data received from cookies and web beacons on our behalf, and to retain and use this data themselves. In addition, we may share this anonymous data with other third parties. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser’s setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, certain features of this website may not function properly or not at all as a result. You may render some web beacons unusable by rejecting their associated cookies.

Links

This website contains links to other websites. Such other websites may use information about your visit to this website. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to practices of such websites that we do not own or control, or to people we do not employ. Therefore, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the accuracy or the integrity of the content included on such other websites. We encourage you to read the individual privacy statements of such websites.

Applications and Widgets

We may include an application or widget from a third party on some pages of this website that allows interaction or content sharing by users. “Widgets” are mini-programs that provide specific services or content from a third party. These widgets, such as a Facebook “Share” or “Like” button, are visible to you on the webpage you visit. The third party providing the widget may offer controls for you to manage the widget’s appearance and functionality. Your interaction with a widget typically allows the third party to collect some information about you through the third party’s cookies or its registration information. In some cases, the third party may recognize you through its widgets and cookies even when you do not interact with the widget. Please visit the following third-parties’ respective privacy policy to better understand their data collection practices and controls they make available to you (click to visit their websites):

Advertisements, Ad Networks and Other Third Parties

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads and collect information when users visit our site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements on our site, other websites and other forms of media about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, check out http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

We may customize some ads tailored to your interests when you visit certain pages of this website, and when you view or interact with an advertisement, the possibility exists that the advertiser will make the assumption that you are interested in the subject matter of the advertisements.

Analytics Service Providers

We may allow certain third-party analytics service providers to include web beacons within the pages of this website. We may also share portions of our log file data, including IP addresses, with these service providers for analytics purposes. These service providers will aggregate information about you related to what you see and interact with on this website and then they will provide reporting and research data for us and our advertisers.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

From time to time Carsquare may modify this Privacy Policy to reflect industry initiatives or changes in the law, our PII collection and use practices, changes in the features of the Service, or technology, and such modifications shall be effective upon posting by Carsquare on this website. Your continued use of the Service after Carsquare posts a revised Privacy Policy signifies your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy. Therefore, it is important that you review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes. If Carsquare materially changes its practices regarding collection or use of your PII, your PII will continue to be governed by the privacy policy under which it was collected unless you have been provided notice of, and have not objected to, the change. Our privacy policy was last updated on November 30, 2011.

Contact Information and Opt-Out Policy

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or you do not wish to receive any information from us, please contact us at kshakir AT Carsquare DOT com.