Owens Auto Website Privacy Policy

Last Updated on 03/09/2016

This privacy policy has been compiled to inform those who use our site about our information collection practices and how their 'Personally identifiable information' (PII) is , collected, managed, protected, and used by Owens Auto online. PII, as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

 

 
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our websites or apps?
 
When connecting to our site(s) or app(s), as appropriate, our servers may automatically collect and log non-individual identifiable connection and session details (such as IP Address), you may be asked to enter your name and email address or other PPI details to help you with your online experience.
 
When do we collect information?
 
We collect connection and session non-individual identifiable information when you access our site(s) and app(s) and the session details are logged by the server or when you specifically and voluntarily enter you personal information (PPI) in response to a request for such information on our site.
 
How do we use your information?
 
We may use the information we collect about the connections and session details and from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
  • To improve our website in order to better serve you.
  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
 
How do we protect visitor information?
  • Our site only provides articles and information. We do not ask for personal or private information like credit card numbers or social security numbers.
  • We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
  • We do not use Malware Scanning.
  • We do not use an SSL certificate
 
Do we use 'cookies'?
 
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:
  • Understand and save user's preferences for future visits.
  • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
 
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
 
If you disable cookies (set to "off"), some features will be disabled that make our site experience more efficient and some of our services may not function properly.
 
Third-party disclosure
 
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
 
Third-party links
 
Wee may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
 
We have implemented the following:
  • Google Analytics and Display Network Impression Reporting
  • Demographics and Interests Reporting
 
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
 
Opting out:
Users may permanently opt out by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
 
California Online Privacy Protection Act
 
CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law's reach stretches well beyond California to require a person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy. - See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf
 
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
  • Users can visit our site anonymously.
  • Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering our website.
  • Our Privacy Policy link includes the word 'Privacy' and can be easily be found on the page specified above.
  • Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes via our Privacy Policy page.
  • Users are able to manage, change or delete, their personal information:
    • By emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • By calling us at 225.751.4432
 
How does our site handle do not track signals?
 
We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
 
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
 
It's is important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking
 
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
 
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
 
We do not specifically market to children under 13.
 
Fair Information Practices
 
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
 
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur, We will notify all affected users via email, letter, or other appropriate method, as needed in a promptly manner.
 
CAN SPAM Act
 
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
 
We may collect your email address in order to:
  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
 
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
  • NOT use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  • Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
  • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
  • Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
  • If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you may follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from all correspondence..
 
Contacting Us
 
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

 

12525 Jefferson Hwy.

Baton Rouge, LA 70806

USA
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
225.751.4432