Privacy Policy

Car Scouts CU Privacy Policy

Car Scouts CU is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our web site. We collect information about our visitors only when we need information in order to assist visitors in the car buying process, such as when visitors request a quote from us, and in order to improve the user experience at our web site. Our complete privacy policy is described below. 

Information We Collect

Car Scouts will collect information about our web visitors in the following instances:

  • When you request a quote from us, you will need to provide information such as your name, address, telephone, email address, and other such information in order for us to be able contact you with a quote. If you list your pre-owned car in our listing service, you will need to provide us with information such as your name, address, telephone, email address, and other such information in order for us to contact you.
  • We will also need information from you relating to the car that you would like to purchase or your financing options. This information relates to, for instance, the make and model of the car you are interested in, the amount you would like to finance in order to purchase your car, and the region in which you would like to search for pre-owned cars. Such information is required in order for us to better answer your queries and to complete certain transactions.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Currently, Car Scouts does not sell, trade, or otherwise make your personal information available to third parties except with our affiliates, partners, and vendors but solely for the purpose of completing the transaction you requested, and we only provide the information necessary for the third party to provide these services. Further, these parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services. Please note that in the future, Car Scouts may elect to share your personal information with trusted third parties such as business partners or sponsors, or share our general web user statistics (which are anonymous and do not include personally identifiable information) and patterns with our partners, investors, advertisers, vendors, and others. If our policy changes with respect to sharing information with third parties, we will post these policy changes on our web site, and our visitors will be given the opportunity to have their information removed.

Security Measures

The Car Scouts CU web site uses industry-standard security standards, procedures, and encryption. The information we collect from our visitors is stored on secured servers. Our professional IT team is constantly monitoring new technologies that protect sensitive information.

"Cookies"

A "cookie" is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies are sent to your web browser and stored on your hard drive, and they function as identifiers. From time to time, Car Scouts CU       (or our sponsors and advertisers) may place cookies on your hard drive in order to help us recognize you if you return to our web site. We may use cookies in order to track information about you and to personalize your experience at our web site. We may also use cookies in order to gather information about our visitors such as the number of visitors, usage patterns, traffic patterns, etc. This information is useful for us to improve our web site design and layout, improve the user experience of repeat visitors, and understand our visitors and their needs. Please note that usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our web site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. You can choose to reject cookies by changing the settings on your browser.

Compliance with Laws

Car Scouts CU may disclose user information in the limited circumstance where we believe, in reasonable good faith, that such disclosure is necessary or required in order to: (i) comply with applicable laws, regulations or orders, (ii) protect the safety of others, or (iii) bring legal or other action against someone who may violating any of our user agreements or who may be causing or threatening to cause injury to our property or rights or others.