Privacy Policy

AutoUpLink Tech considers itself a steward of the information it collects, maintains and utilizes. Our responsibility is to ensure the security of the information in our care and to maintain the privacy of customers and consumers through appropriate, responsible use of data. This Privacy Policy addresses confidentiality and privacy of visitor, customer, user and consumer data as it relates to all web sites and online applications maintained and operated by AutoUpLink Technologies, Inc. The following privacy policy exists to protect any personal information you provide online and to protect consumer data hosted for our dealership clients.

Appropriate Business Use

AutoUpLink Tech’s Aeros Software Suite site was developed for and intended solely for use by legitimate businesses and professionals who register and agree to terms and conditions for appropriate use and consequences for inappropriate use. Use of the Aeros Software Suite requires a unique username and password. Use of this site and any of the software applications available from the Aeros Web site are governed by AutoUpLink Tech‘s Terms of Use.

AutoUpLink Tech‘s corporate web site was developed to disseminate information to any public visitor, as well as to provide Opt-in promotions to potential clients and existing clients. Use of the corporate Web site is governed by AutoUpLink Tech‘s Terms of Use.

Confidentiality Policy

It is AutoUpLink Tech‘s policy that personal information, such as your name, postal and e-mail address or telephone number, is private and confidential. Accordingly, the personal information you provide is stored in a secure location, is accessible only by designated staff, and is used only for the purposes for which you provide the information.

If you indicate on our sites that you would like to receive information about other AutoUpLink Tech programs and services, your personal information will be added to appropriate mailing and/or distribution lists. If at any time you change your mind and would like to add or remove your name from AutoUpLink Tech‘s mailing list, or correct your personal information, please email us at privacy@AutoUpLinkTech.com.

AutoUpLink Tech provides a number of information products and services to both businesses online. Because the collection and use of personally identifiable information may vary among the products and services available on AutoUpLink Tech‘s Web sites, at any point where personally identifiable information is collected, AutoUpLink Tech provides notices that explain:

     
  • What information is being collected
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  • How the information may be used
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  • What choices you have regarding the collection and use of the information

The notices are clearly posted, either at the point of collection or through an easily identifiable link at the point of collection.

No Release of Information to Third Parties

Personal information will not be released to third parties except to further the purpose for which you provide the information based on your formal consent.

We may also request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of conducting a survey or to provide additional services (for example, subscriptions to e-mail newsletters, announcement lists or information about seminars). Whenever we request the identity of a visitor, we will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested. We maintain a strict “No-Spam” policy, that means that we do not intend to sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third-party, without your consent. Furthermore, under no circumstances will a dealership’s customer database, maintained in any of the applications in the Aeros Software Suite, be licensed, rented or sold in any format to any party. AutoUpLink Tech is fully compliant with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the Federal Trade Commission’s Safeguards Rule. AutoUpLink Technologies, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices or policies of participant companies in its various programs or of companies available by hyperlink from any AutoUpLink Tech maintained Web sites or applications. It may be necessary, if required by law or if pertinent to judicial or governmental investigations, to release your personally identifiable information.

No Computer Tracking of Identifiable Information

AutoUpLink Tech‘s computers and servers are not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information about its visitors. It does recognize the home server of visitors, but not e-mail addresses. For example, AutoUpLink Tech an tell which Internet Service Provider our visitors use, but the names, addresses or any other information about our visitors to AutoUpLink Tech sites is never requested or captured. The technical information obtained is used only for internal purposes by AutoUpLink Tech Customer Care staff.

The personal information you supply will be used by AutoUpLink Tech to respond to your inquiries, supply you with requested information on AutoUpLink Tech products and services, or track orders you place with AutoUpLink Tech  Authorized third parties may be utilized by AutoUpLink Tech to collect, track and process such information. If you have submitted personal information to AutoUpLink Tech electronically and would like it removed or modified, please contact us at privacy@AutoUpLinkTech.com. We will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request.

Web log information

Web log information is automatically gathered every time you visit our Web site by the computer that hosts our Web site (called a “Web server”.) The Web server automatically recognizes non-personal information such as the date and time you visited our site, the pages you visited and the type of browser you are using (e.g., Internet Explorer). This data is retained for 60 days and is only reviewed by system administrators responsible for monitoring and maintenance of the Web server. These aggregated statistics are used internally to better provide services to the public and may also be provided to others, but again, the statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

Information gathered is stored in a proprietary database that can only be accessed using a password-protected system. Each client will receive a distinctive password in order to view the results. It is up to the client to keep that password safeguarded. The password may be changed at the client’s written request.

Use of Cookies

AutoUpLink Tech does use cookies during a visitor’s navigation process; however we do not use cookies to obtain any personal information about our users. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies, or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept these cookies, your experience at our site and other Web sites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

A cookie is a small amount of data stored by the Web browser and associated with a particular Web page or site. Cookies serve to give the Web browser a memory so that it can use data that was input on one page into another page, or so it can recall user input when the user leaves a page and later returns. Only the information that you provide while visiting this service will be stored in a cookie and it can only be read by our server. We do not store any cookies on our server. The cookie you accept uniquely identifies your computer, not you. Cookies are not disclosed to any third party.

Security

AutoUpLink Tech protects your information over the Internet by using a secure Web server, which allows your Web browser programs (Microsoft Internet Explorer) to interact with AutoUpLink Tech s Web server via an encrypted session. AutoUpLink Tech employs a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection that provides an encrypted connection between your computer and AutoUpLink Tech  The 128 bit encrypted connection scrambles ordinary text or data into cipher-text to safeguard your sensitive and private information during its journey across the Internet. The information is decrypted, or put back into a readable format, when it reaches its intended destination, your computer. Depending on which browser you use, you will know you are in a secured area by “https” appearing in front of the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) in the address bar, and/or a locked padlock appearing somewhere in the lower corner of your screen. When you visit our Web site, you may move in and out of secured areas. Any time that you are on a registration page you will be in a secured area.

Additionally, AutoUpLink Tech utilizes systems access controls to protect your information. AutoUpLink Tech continually monitors access to its systems to detect unauthorized attempts to gain access to information.

Privacy policy changes

AutoUpLink Tech may periodically change its privacy policies as new products and services are offered or as its existing products and services evolve to meet customer needs. Privacy policies are typically dated to reflect the most recent update. AutoUpLink Tech reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time and without advance notice. Therefore, we encourage you to review this privacy policy from time to time to review any changes.

Your Consent To This Agreement

By using any of AutoUpLink Tech’s Web sites or applications, you consent to the collection and use of information by AutoUpLink Tech as specified above. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please act responsibly when online.

For additional information about our privacy policy, or to report violations of this policy please email privacy@AutoUpLinkTech.com