Collecting Personal Information
We collect personal information to help us give our users a high level of customer service. It allows us to to cater better to your needs by bringing to your attention categories most suited to you and give you quick access to our services and products. The users personal information will also allow us to better make you aware of the latest special offers, events, updates or announcements. If you do not wish to be kept abreast of the most recent valleycashforcars.com updates, news and information, please send an email to the webmaster at the link below to update your preferences.
There are several instances in which the users personal information may allow us to provide better service, such as speaking with a representative on the telephone, setting any appointments, filling out our online form, participating in an online survey and registering or purchasing a product or service. In such instances we may collect our users personal information with regards to the specific situation such as name, phone number, email address, mailing address and/or contact preferences, in addition to information about your vehicle and its location. We may collect information for market research purposes, such as where you access the internet and your occupation, to learn more about our users and provide services better suited to them. We may also collect information with regards to user activities on the website valleycashforcars.com and its affiliate's websites. This allows us to ascertain the most useful information for our users and to learn which parts of our website and content is of the most interest to them.
If the user opts to use bulletin board, chat room or leave a comment on the valleycashforcars.com website they should be aware that any information they share my be accessible by other users. Personal information the user submits to any one of these forums can be seen, collected and used by other users to send you unsolicited messages. valleycashforcars.com is not responsible for the personally identifiable information the user chooses to submit to these forums.
When we disclose a users information
How We Protect Our User
valleycashforcars.com takes preventative measures, including technical, physical and administrative, to ensure the safety of our users information against theft, loss and misuse, as well as unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, and destruction. Our users can help us by taking preventative measures of their own when they are on the internet. Users should change their passwords often using a combination of numbers and letters, and making sure they use a secure web browser.
Integrity of Our Users Personal Information
valleycashforcars.com utilizes safeguards to keep our users personal information complete, accurate and up to date for the purpose for which it is used. Users will always have the right to access and update the personal information that they have provided to us. If a user would like to update or get a copy of personal information they can email the webmaster.
Cookies and other technologies
If a user prefers not to enable cookies, please email the webmaster for instructions to disable cookies. The user should note that disabling cookies may render parts of the valleycashforcars.com website inaccessible. As with most websites, valleycashforcars.com may gather certain information automatically and store it into log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) pages, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), operating system, referring/exit pages, date/time stamp and clickstream data. This information does not identify individual users and is used to administer the site, gather demographic information about our user base, analyze trends, and track users’ movements around the valleycashforcars.com website. We will not use any of the information collected to market directly to that user.
In some of our email correspondence there may be a “click-through URL” which will be linked to content on the valleycashforcars.com website. When a user clicks on one of these URLs they will pass through our web server prior to arriving at the destined web page. We track these click-throughs to measure effectiveness of customer communications and to help determine interest in a particular topics. If a user prefers not to be tracked, they can avoid it by not clicking on text or graphic links in email communications.
We may also use pixel tags, tiny graphic images, to inform us which parts of the valleycashforcars.com website users have visited or measure the effectiveness of searches our users perform on our website. These pixel tags allow us to send email messages in the correct format for each user, and tell us whether emails have been opened, this helps ensure we are only sending messages of interest to our users. We store this information in a secure database.
Commitment to user privacy
We will not knowingly solicit or send requests for personal information from a minor. Valleycashforcars.com upholds the safe harbor framework built by the U.S. Department of Commerce for the collection, retention and use of personal information collected from the European Union. Our users can find more information about the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Program. valleycashforcars.com's website may have links to the websites of other companies. valleycashforcars.com is not responsible for their privacy practices and we encourage our users to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.