At ICS Global we are committed to protecting your privacy as well as safeguarding the information we receive and maintain about you. We do not sell information about you to others. We only share it as expressly allowed by law. Consequently, you do not need to notify us not to share information about you, because we have chosen to limit this for you. This Notice will help you understand what information we collect, how we use it, and the ways we maintain your privacy and the security of personal information about you.
Terms and Conditions
Your use of our site is deemed an acceptance of the following terms and conditions. We therefore ask that you read the following carefully.
Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, email address, a home, postal or other physical address, other contact information, title, birth date, gender, occupation, industry, personal interests, other information when needed to provide a service you requested.
The Information We Collect
We collect the following types of information about you:
demographic or identifying information (name, address, phone number and e-mail address)
This information is gathered from the following sources:
The ICS Global website
Reports from consumer reporting agencies (also known as credit bureaus)
The Information ICS Global Shares
ICS Global does not sell information about you to other companies. We only share the information as allowed or required by law. A detailed description follows below.
Necessary Third Parties
Third Party Service Providers
ICS Global may share the information described above with third parties, including our affiliates, who perform services for us or act on our behalf. Examples include companies that send you information on our behalf about products and services, and companies that process payments for us.
Unaffiliated Third Parties
ICS Global does not share the information described above with third parties outside of the FDC Solutions family unless it is allowed or required by law. For example, we may disclose information about you in connection with a fraud investigation, to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, or in connection with a merger or sale of all or part of our business. In the event of an extraordinary event ICS Global may have to share information about you outside of an exception allowed under the law. In such an event, ICS Global will notify you and give you an opportunity to opt out.
THE SECURITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
Employees are only authorized to access personal information about you when it is necessary to perform their job duties. Our employees are trained to maintain the privacy and security of personal information about you in compliance with applicable regulations. We also maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you.
We may change this policy at any time, and will notify you of changes as required by law.
Protecting Your Children's Privacy
We will never knowingly collect information from children under 13 years of age. If we discover that any personally identifiable information collected is from a person under 13 years of age, that information will be deleted from our database. More information can be found online at the FTC's Children's Privacy Web site.
Anonymous Information - Cookies and Log Files
When you browse our website, you do so anonymously. We do not collect personal information, including your email address, without your knowledge. We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which part of our website you visit and how long you spend there. But we do not link your IP address to any personal information.
We collect information from our users at several different points on our website. ICS Global is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell or rent this information to others. We will only share this information with our affiliates and dealers, and marketing partners contracted to do business on our behalf (e.g., brochure fulfillment).
ICS Global uses two types of user information: anonymous information gathered from cookies and log files, and personal information you provide us for certain services (as previously explained).
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to personal information, until a user provides that information (see below). If a user rejects or deletes the cookie, he/she may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the user will be limited in some areas of our site. For example, the user will not be able to receive notification of special offers, or participate in any contests that may take place. Cookies also enable us to track and aggregate clickstream behavior data. By doing this we can better target the interests of our users and enhance their experience on our site.
ICS Global also maintains standard web logs that record data about all visitors to this website. These logs may contain:
The Internet domain from which you access this site.
Your IP address (Your computer is automatically assigned an IP address when you surf the Internet. Your IP address is either static or dynamic. A static IP address may be identifiable to you; a dynamic address is usually not identifiable to you).
The type of browser and operating system you use.
The date and time you visited this site.
The pages you viewed on this site.
The address of the website from which you linked.
Advantage Auto Sales uses web log and clickstream information to help us design our site, to identify popular site features and to make the site more useful for visitors. Web logs are recorded in sequential files, and we normally do not attempt to identify individuals from these logs. However, we may use web logs to identify persons attempting to break into, disrupt, or damage our Site. We may share web log information with law enforcement personnel if we believe evidence exists, or is likely to occur, of a violation of federal, state or local laws or regulations.
E-mail a Friend
If a user elects to e-mail a friend from this Web site, a function available from the detailed inventory page, we ask for the friend's e-mail address. ICS Global captures this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time e-mail.
Notification of Changes
ICS Global may disclose any data, whether personally identifiable or not, to any person performing audit, legal, operational or other similar services for Advantage Auto Sales. Whenever possible, we will require any recipient of personal information for these purposes to agree in writing to hold the information in confidence, to use the information only for the permitted purpose, and to return or destroy the information when the services are completed.
We may also disclose any data, whether personally identifiable or not, when required to do so by subpoena, court order, or warrant. Whenever feasible, ICS Global will notify the effected user by e-mail that such disclosure will or has occurred.
We may also disclose any data, whether personally identifiable or not, when we reasonably deem it necessary to protect the safety of (1) an individual, (2) the public, or (3) the security and reliability of Advantage Auto Sales and/or this website.
ICS Global safeguards the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic and managerial procedures. In certain areas of our websites, we may use industry-standard SSL-encryption to enhance the security of data transmissions. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us, and so we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet.