Texas Collision Centers, Inc. is committed to respecting the privacy rights of our customers and all visitors to our Websites. This policy explains what information Texas Collision Centers, Inc. may collect, how Texas Collision Centers, Inc. may use that information and how your information is protected.
UPDATING OUR PRIVACY POLICIES
HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION
We collect information in different ways:
Basic Web Information
We may collect information associated with your IP address, such as the time and date of a visit, the originating domain name, the browser type, the web address of the site from which you were inked (if any), and the particular pages or products viewed on the Websites.
We also may collect information from you passively. Texas Collision Centers, Inc. may use a variety of technologies including cookies. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to personal information, until a user provides that information (see below). If a user rejects or deletes the cookie, that user may still use our site. However, the user may be limited in some areas of our site and may not be able to receive notification of special offers.
Voluntarily Provided Information
We collect certain information that users voluntarily provide to us via the site, at the physical location or in other correspondence. For example, we collect the email addresses of those who contact us by email. We also collect information that you voluntarily provide to us in surveys. When you use our vehicle damage estimating service, we collect your full name, phone number, email address, and zip code. As described above, we use that information to serve you, to improve the content of our Websites, and to contact you for marketing purposes.
Information Received from Others
Texas Collision Centers, Inc. may receive information from others. For example, we may receive insurance coverage and policy information.
When you use our mobile device-ready website (our “Mobile Websites”), we may collect additional information about you that is specific to your mobile device.
We use the information we collect to operate our Websites, to respond to your requests, and to manage your relationship with Texas Collision Centers, Inc. For example, we use the information to provide you with the results of your searches; to provide you with important information and required notices; and to improve our Websites. If you have provided your email address as part of our vehicle damage repair estimating process, we use your email address to distinguish you from others. We may also use information for marketing purposes.
How we Combine Information
We may combine information. For example, we may combine information that we have collected offline with information we collect online. We may combine information we collect passively with information you provide to us. We may combine information about our transactions and experiences with you with other.
We may also combine previously anonymous information like IP address with other information we have collected to identify an individual.
Use of Third Parties’ Services
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect the information we collect online. However, as effective as these measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot provide an absolute guarantee of the security of our information databases or that information that you choose to supply will not be intercepted while you transmit it from your computer, over the internet, or along other third party networks, and to our systems.
Once the information has been received by us, we use security procedures and policies commensurate with industry standards to safeguard against loss, theft, unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification and disclosure.
Texas Collision Centers, Inc. does not rent or sell your personal information to any third party. We only share information with third parties in accordance with applicable law, including:
- With Service Providers. We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we share information with vendors who send emails for us. We may also share information with companies that operate our websites or run a promotion. The information we share may include location information.
- With Other Third Parties. We may share information with applicable insurance companies.
- To Comply with Law or Protect Texas Collision Centers, Inc.’s Interests. We will share information if we think we are required to do so by law or believe that we must do so in order to protect our interests. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests. We might share information when we are investigating potential fraud.
- With Successors. Finally, we may share information with any successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part of our business was sold, we may give our customer list as part of that transaction.
Our Websites contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Texas Collision Centers, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each Web site that collects personal information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Websites. In addition, links from the Websites do not imply that Texas Collision Centers, Inc. sponsors or endorses these other sites or any of the products or services described there.
Texas Collision Centers, Inc. does not knowingly allow anyone under the age of 13 to participate in any services offered on our Web site which requires the submission of user information. If we learn that a user is under 13 and has submitted user information to us, we will delete that information as promptly as possible.
ADVERTISING / ONLINE TRACKING
Texas Collision Centers, Inc. may use online advertising networks to serve ads on third-party websites. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from many websites by using the opt-out tools. Please note that if you opt out, you may still receive online advertising, but the ads that you receive will be generic and not based on your online preferences or behavior.
USE OF INFORMATION
The Websites, including the information contained on the Websites, is protected by copyright and trademark laws under U.S. and International law. Texas Collision Centers, Inc. and/or third-party information providers own all information on this site, and you do not acquire any ownership rights by accessing, downloading or printing the information.
If you are a personal user, you may access, download and print information on this site for your personal, non-commercial home use only. If you are a company user, you may access, download and print information on this site for your company’s internal use only. In either case: (1) you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices on all copies of the downloaded or printed information, and (2) you may not modify the information, or reproduce, publicly display, distribute or otherwise use the information for any public or commercial purpose. The use of any information from this site on any other website or networked computer environment (including for purposes of establishing a link to this site) is prohibited.
Texas Collision Centers, Inc. does not grant you any express or implied right under any patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secret information, other than the limited right to access, download and print information as described in the preceding paragraph. Without prior written authorization from Texas Collision Centers, Inc., you are prohibited from using or copying the name, mark, logo, picture or image of Texas Collision Centers, Inc. or any derivation thereof.
DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The information within this site is provided “as is”. No warranty is expressed or implied to the fullest extent permissible by applicable law. Texas Collision Centers, Inc. and any of its providers of information do not warrant error-free or uninterrupted service of this site.
THIS SITE, AND THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN, MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. TEXAS COLLISION CENTERS, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE, OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE, OR THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THIS SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION WILL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TEXAS COLLISION CENTERS, INC. ALSO DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
THIS SITE, AND THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
IN NO EVENT WILL TEXAS COLLISION CENTERS, INC. BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) THAT ARE RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND FUNCTIONS OF THIS SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, EVEN IF ANY OF THEM IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.