Privacy and Security
// WEBSITE VISITORS
Like most website operators, Engineered Automotive collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Engineered Automotive’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Engineered Automotive’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Engineered Automotive may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. Engineered Automotive also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Engineered Automotive does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
// GATHERING OF PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Certain visitors to Engineered Automotive’s websites choose to interact with Engineered Automotive in ways that require Engineered Automotive to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Engineered Automotive gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog to provide a username and email address. Engineered Automotive collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Engineered Automotive. Engineered Automotive does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
// AGGREGATED STATISTICS
Engineered Automotive may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Engineered Automotive may monitor the most popular blogs or use spam screened by the site service to help identify spam. Engineered Automotive may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Engineered Automotive does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
// PROTECTION OF CERTAIN PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Engineered Automotive discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Engineered Automotive’s behalf or to provide services available at Engineered Automotive’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Engineered Automotive’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Engineered Automotive will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Engineered Automotive discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Engineered Automotive believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Engineered Automotive, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Engineered Automotive website and have supplied your email address, Engineered Automotive may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Engineered Automotive and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Engineered Automotive takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.