To simplify matters, the CarElectronics.reviews team will also be referred to as “we,” “this website,” “our website.”
The following will offer a detailed look at the types of non-personal and personal user and visitor data that this website collects, stores, and protects. It will also list the uses of such information, the principal ones being to ease communication with the readers and increase the online presence of this website.
Types of Data Gathered and Reasons for Doing So
This website gathers and stores several types of non-personal and personal information from its visitors and users. Personally identifiable data will be collected and stored only after requesting and receiving the explicit consent of the user. Non-personally identifiable information mainly refers to and targets standard cookie date and log files.
Examples of Personally Identifiable Data We Collect
As specified, personal user data will only start being collected after receiving the reader’s explicit consent. Our website rarely collects this due to its sensitive nature given by the fact that it can be used to identify one or more users.
This website will only compile standard personal data such as the surname and first name (full name), physical address, email address, and other contact details such as a phone number or social media handles. We might also gather information about the geolocation and gender of the user.
When collected, personally identifiable data is used for statistical reasons or to help facilitate the communication with the reader as we strive to offer relevant and user-friendly content.
CarElectronics.reviews states that it will not distribute personal user data for commercial or financial gains.
Examples of Non-Personally Identifiable Data We Collect
CarElectronics.reviews will also gather non-personal information relating to our readers’ experience on our website. This type of data is non-personally identifiable, meaning that it cannot be used to identify or track users or visitors.
Examples of Non-Personally Identifiable Data:
- Standard browser information;
- IP address and other Internet Service Provider (ISP) data;
- Logs of the online behavior patterns and internet browsing history of the readers on this site;
- Lists of the websites and web pages that our readers usually access before and after browsing our site.
How this Information Is Used
The principal reason why our website collects and stores the types of data mentioned above is for statistical purposes. As our primary goal is to improve our site and its content, such information can help us establish the needs and desires of our users and visitors.
While we will never sell or distribute the information we collect, some third parties might receive access to it in special circumstances. SEO, marketing, or web hosting partner companies might allow access to such data to a limited number of employees. However, these are strictly prohibited from distributing it to other entities.
CarElectronics.reviews might also have to give access to non-personal and personal user data to state or federal institutions in compliance with their laws, rules, regulations, warrants, subpoenas, or court orders.
Methods Used by This Website to Collect Data
Our website will collect information from its users through the following methods:
Cookies are pieces of code that gather background data relating to the online behavior and navigation patterns of the user or visitor for statistical reasons. Our website will only start collecting cookies after first requesting and receiving the reader’s explicit consent.
Cookies cannot be used to identify website users or visitors.
2. Log Files
Log files help register the number of seconds as well as the clicks spent by a user or visitor on a specific web page on our site. These records can also compile other browsing related information such as the browsing agent in use or the website previously visited. This type of data is gathered and used for statistical reasons.
Similar to cookies, log files cannot be used to identify users or visitors.
3. Sign Ups (Register Requests)
This website will only collect personal data from its readers through sign up requests. Register requests can help make sure that the information offered by the user is real and corresponds to their account and identity. The principal use of personally identifiable data is to help ease communication with the user.
All personal user data will remain strictly confidential.
Measures Taken to Protect Data
CarElectronics.reviews employs a triple-step security system (electronic protection, physical protection, and managerial protection) to ensure the safety and confidentiality of all information it collects and stores.