Welcome to the web site (the “Site”) of Mechanic Advisor, Inc.(“Mechanic Advisor”, “we”, “us” and/or“our”). This Site is operated by Mechanic Advisor and has been created toprovide information about our Mechanic Advisor and to provide an onlineinformation service (the “MechanicAdvisor Services”) to our Site visitors (“you”, “your”). This PrivacyPolicy sets forth Mechanic Advisor’s policy with respect to informationincluding personally identifiable data (“Personal Data”) and otherinformation that is collected from Site visitors.
Information We Collect:
Whenyou interact with us through the Site, we may collect Personal Data and otherinformation from you, as further described below:
Non-Identifiable Data: Whenyou interact with Mechanic Advisor through the Site, we receive and storecertain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which iscollected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used tospecifically identify you. Mechanic Advisor may store such information itselfor such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by MechanicAdvisor affiliates, agents or service providers. This Site may use suchinformation and pool it with other information to track, for example, the totalnumber of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of ourSite, and the domain names of our visitors' Internet service providers. It isimportant to note that no Personal Data is available or used in thisprocess.
AggregatedPersonal Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve theusers of the Mechanic Advisor Services, Mechanic Advisor often conductsresearch on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on thePersonal Data and other information provided to us. This research may becompiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and Mechanic Advisor may sharethis aggregate data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. Thisaggregate information does not identify you personally. Mechanic Advisor mayalso disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services tocurrent and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for otherlawful purposes.
Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
If Mechanic Advisor intends on usingany Personal Data in any manner that is not consistent with this PrivacyPolicy, you will be informed of such anticipated use prior to or at the time atwhich the Personal Data is collected.
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
MechanicAdvisor is not in the business of selling your information. We consider thisinformation to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are,however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data withcertain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
BusinessTransfers: As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businessesor assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization,dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferredassets.
RelatedCompanies: We may also share your PersonalData with our Related Companies for purposes consistent with this PrivacyPolicy.
Agents, Consultants and Related ThirdParties: Mechanic Advisor, like many businesses, sometimes hiresother companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of suchfunctions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processingpayments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature,we only provide them with the information that they need to perform theirspecific function.
LegalRequirements: Mechanic Advisor may disclose yourPersonal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that suchaction is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect anddefend the rights or property of Mechanic Advisor, (iii) act in urgentcircumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or thepublic, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
You can use the Site without providingany Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may notbe able to use certain Mechanic Advisor Services.
Mechanic Advisor takes reasonable stepsto protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, andunauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, noInternet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. Inparticular, e-mail sent to or from this Site may not be secure. Therefore, youshould take special care in deciding what information you send to us viae-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to MechanicAdvisor via the Internet.
Tokeep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us asspecified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct PersonalData in our possession that you have previously submitted via this Site.
You may contact us as follows: 11Elkins Street, Suite # 420, Boston, MA 02127
Your California Privacy Rights:
ApplicableCalifornia privacy legislation permits visitors who are California residents torequest certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information tothird parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request toaccess such information, please contact us as follows: 11Elkins Street, Suite # 420, Boston, MA 02127. Within thirty (30) days of receiving such a request, wewill provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed tothird parties for third-party direct marketing purposes during the immediatelypreceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these thirdparties. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. We reserveour right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the addressspecified in this paragraph.
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