Avis Car Sales Privacy Notice
Avis Car Sales, LLC ("Avis Car Sales", "we", "us", or "our") offers you the opportunity to test drive and purchase vehicles at discounted prices from selected Avis and Budget locations. This Privacy Notice describes how we collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process your personal information in connection with your use of the Avis Car Sales' website and the products and vehicles we offer.
This Privacy Notice does not apply to any other Avis Budget Group, Inc. entity or any independent licensees.
Avis Car Sales may change portions of this Privacy Notice from time to time, so be sure to check back. If we make a change that significantly affects your rights, we will notify you by way of a prominent posting on our websites, e-mail and/or postal mail prior to the change becoming effective. You can tell when this Privacy Notice was last updated by looking at the date at the top of the Privacy Notice.
California Residents: If you reside in the State of California in the United States, please click here for additional California-specific privacy disclosures that address the collection, use, disclosure and other processing of personal information that supplement this Privacy Notice and may fall outside its scope.
OUR COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal Information You Provide
We collect personal information when you give it to us via telephone, fax, postal mail, email, in person, or through use of Avis Car Sales' website. The types of personal information we collect and share depends on the ways in which you engage with us or the products or services you have or request from us.
This information can include:
• Name, email address, phone number and other contact information
• Driver's license, Social security number and other identification information
• Bank account information
• Credit history and credit score
• Income, assets and liabilities
We may combine individual personal information with other information we received from other sources to provide a more customized and hassle-free experience. We may obtain personal information about individuals from a third party. Additionally, our affiliates and third parties may provide us with personal information about individuals.
Note About Test Drives: For each test drive, we collect the driver's name, location, contact information, and vehicle type preference. We will provide this information to an Avis or Budget location who will arrange for a test drive. The Avis Budget Group Privacy Notice (www.Avis.com/Privacy) describes how personal information will be collected, used and disclosed in connection with a test drive test drive is facilitated through one of the Avis Budget Group rental locations and not an independently owned licensee. If you have any questions about the privacy practices of an independently owned licensee, you should direct your questions to the specific licensee.
Personal Information Automatically Collected When You Use Our Online Services
When individuals visit and use our website or download our mobile application, Avis Car Sales automatically collects personal information, including:
Avis Car Sales uses third parties to provide online or electronic ads on our behalf. These third parties use data about visits to our websites usage to customize ads that may be of interest to our visitors.
This information is collected using cookies, scripts, pixel tags, etags, web beacons and other data collection technologies, which recognize the device you are using and collect information, including click stream information, browser type, time and date you visited the site, device ID or AdID, precise geolocation and other information. We and our advertising partners use this information to understand your browsing activities, including across unaffiliated third-party sites, so that we can deliver ads and information about products and services that are tailored to your interests, as well as to provide advertising-related services such as reporting, attribution, analytics and market research.
Your Choices About Cookies
If you would prefer not to accept cookies, most browsers will allow you to: (i) change your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie, which lets you choose whether or not to accept it; (ii) disable existing cookies; or (iii) set your browser to automatically reject cookies. Please note that doing so may negatively impact your experience using our online services, as some features and services may not work properly. Depending on your device and operating system, you may not be able to delete or block all cookies. In addition, if you want to reject cookies across all your browsers and devices, you will need to do so on each browser on each device you actively use. You may also set your email options to prevent the automatic downloading of images that may contain technologies that would allow us to know whether you have accessed our email and performed certain functions with it.
Your Choices About Online Advertising
Individuals may learn about targeted advertising and how you may be able to opt-out of some interest-based advertising by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative's online resources at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and/or the Digital Advertising Alliance's (DAA) resources at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.
Please note that opting-out of receiving interest-based advertising through the NAI's and DAA's online resources will only opt-out a user from receiving interest-based ads on that specific browser or device, but the user may still receive interest-based ads on his or her other devices. You must perform the opt-out on each browser or device you use. These opt-out choices may not affect online advertising that is not cookie-based. Some of these opt-outs may not be effective unless your browser is set to accept cookies. If you delete cookies, change your browser settings, switch browsers or computers, or use another operating system, you may need to opt-out again.
You may also be able to limit mobile interest-based advertising through the settings on your mobile device by selecting "limit ad tracking" (iOS) or "opt-out of interest based ads" (Android). You may also be able to opt-out of some - but not all - interest-based ads served by mobile ad networks by visiting http://youradchoices.com/appchoices and downloading the mobile AppChoices app. You may be able to limit the use of location data for advertising purposes by adjusting your location services settings on your mobile device.
Google Analytics and Advertising. We use Google Analytics to help us to better understand how our online services function on your device and for research and development. We may also utilize certain forms of display advertising and other advanced features through Google Analytics, such as Remarketing with Google Analytics, which uses third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick advertising cookie) or other third-party cookies together to inform, optimize, and display ads based on your past visits to the services. For information on how Google Analytics collects and processes data, as well as how you can control information sent to Google, review Google's site "How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps" located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ and you can learn about Google Analytics' currently available opt-outs, including the Google Analytics Browser Ad-On, at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Social Media and Advertising. We may also let you share some of our online content on social media websites through hosted sharing links and icons. We do not track or store a record of each time a third party shares our online content. If you choose to participate in posting or sharing activities, you should remember that it may be viewed by the public via our website, in RSS feeds, APIs (application program interfaces) and may also be made available to other websites. As a result, your public activities may appear on third-party websites, blogs, or feeds. Avis Car Sales is not responsible for the information that may be shared publicly. Our websites may include social media features, such as the Facebook Like button. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our website, and may set a cookie so that the Like button feature works properly. Any social media feature is governed by the privacy policies of the website providing the feature. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any website you visit.
Do Not Track. Further, Avis Car Sales is required to alert individuals how our websites react to Do Not Track signals. Some browsers support a "Do Not Track" feature, which is intended to be a signal to websites that a visitor does not wish to be tracked across different websites visited. We do not currently change the way our website operates based upon detection of a Do Not Track or similar signal.
Avis Car Sales sometimes also shares personal information with third-parties to help us with our marketing and promotional projects, such as managing our social media pages, running contests, sweepstakes and other promotions, or sending marketing communications.
Individuals may decline to receive promotional and marketing emails and text messages from Avis Car Sales by withdrawing consent at any time. See Individual Choices below for details
Avis Car Sales' website and services are not for children under the age of 13. This includes any links to other websites that we provide. We don't knowingly collect personal information from children for any reason. If you think Avis Car Sales has received personal information of your child or another minor, please contact us.
Avis Car Sales may use and share individual personal information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we share information with vendors that assist with vehicle title and registration details.
We may share information with third party service providers that assist our customers in completing a transaction. For example, lenders such as financial service companies, banks and credit unions, to arrange financing, and to dealers, to complete a vehicle purchase transaction.
We also share information when required by law or when necessary to protect ourselves or other customers. For example, we will share information to respond to a subpoena or court order and we may share information when we are investigating a potential fraud.
We may also share information with third parties that perform administrative or marketing services on our behalf, such as printers and mailers that assist us in the distribution of materials.
We may also share personal information with third parties in the event of an actual or potential merger or acquisition, consolidation, change in control, transfer of assets, bankruptcy, reorganization, or liquidation.
Individuals can opt out from marketing and promotional emails by:
• Clicking "unsubscribe" at the bottom of an email we send.
• Going to our Key Contacts section below to email or call a customer service representative.
Individuals can opt out from receiving promotional text messages by:
o Replying to the promotional text message with the word "STOP".
If an individual does opt out of receiving promotional and marketing messages, we may still contact them regarding our business relationship with them, such as appointment status and updates, survey requests after they test drive with us, or respond to their inquiries or complaints, and similar communications.
The security of personal information is important to us. We take reasonable steps designed to protect personal information from unauthorized use, access, disclosure, alteration, destruction or loss.
We do not ask for sensitive information, such as credit card numbers, passcodes, account numbers or pin numbers, in an e-mail, text or on a website not operated by Avis Car Sales or its affiliates. If you do receive a suspicious request, do not provide your information and report it by contacting one of our customer service representatives.