Updated November 22, 2010
AutoApproved believes it is critical to protect the privacy of your information. This privacy statement covers the site located at www.autoapproved.com, and describes how AutoApproved collects and uses the personal information you provide. It also describes the choices available to you regarding AutoApproved’s use of your personal information and the steps you can take to access this information and to request that we correct or delete it.
AutoApproved may collect and use your personal information to respond to your requests for automotive finance or to provide you with related information about products or services that may be of value to you. Although certain personal information about you may be publicly available via government records, telephone books, and other widely available media (e.g. the Internet), we treat all information you provide to us as private. We will contact you via email as necessary to complete the loan process. We may also assist you with advice and recommendations directly related to your loan, but you may opt-out of these communications anytime you receive an email by clicking on the unsubscribe link.
We may collect Web traffic statistics from you and other consumers’ Web browsers, and we may share this aggregated information with outside companies to assist them with assessing the effectiveness of their website content. No personal information is shared in this aggregated information.
AutoApproved uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology supporting up to 128-bit encryption to prevent unauthorized parties from viewing any personal information transmitted to or from our website during your session. We have also obtained a digital certificate from VeriSign for www.AutoApproved.com.
We use technology to:
Gather technical information from your Web browser (IP address, operating systems);
Set persistent cookies on your computer; and
Collect anonymous, non-personally identifiable information about your navigation throughout our website by using “action tags” or invisible “gifs” placed on our website by AutoApproved or our business partners.
We use this information for routine Website maintenance; to establish that you are a unique user; to assist you in the loan process; and/or for purposes of assessing the effectiveness of our Website, products and services.
We will also share your personal information if we are required to do so by law, or if we believe that doing so is necessary in order to conform to the law, cooperate with law enforcement agencies, comply with legal process served on AutoApproved, or otherwise protect AutoApproved’s legal rights.
Please contact us to report any known or suspected privacy or security breaches or to submit privacy-related questions or complaints. After receiving your inquiry, we will respond within three business days. If you do not hear from us within this time frame or if your question or complaint is not handled to your satisfaction, then you may contact the Better Business Bureau at www.wichita.bbb.org. You may also contact us via postal mail at the address below:
Attn: Privacy Compliance Department
PO Box 780094
Wichita, KS 67278