Our Commitment to Privacy
mygarageshop.com is deeply committed to your right to privacy and takes your privacy seriously. We have very strict privacy policies and we strive to keep your personal and financial information secure.
- We will NEVER sell or rent your name, email address or personal information to any third party except to fulfill your order, unless specifically authorized by you.
- Only authorized employees may access your information.
Traffic Data and Information.
mygarageshop.com uses a number of internal and third-party methods to recognize visitor data like IP addresses and browser settings (collectively ‘Visitor Data’). mygarageshop.com’s internal servers and software automatically recognize Visitor Data. No Personally Identifiable Information (as defined below) is revealed in this process. The Site may also use Visitor Data to compile traffic data about the kind and types of visitors who use the Site at specific intervals (collectively ‘Traffic Data’).
We may use Traffic Data information to analyze our Site traffic, but such information is not examined for Personally Identifiable Information. We may also use Traffic Data to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Site, or to display content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners, affiliates, and/or advertisers on an aggregated and anonymous basis.
mygarageshop.com requires each customer to provide us with personal information (collectively ‘Personally Identifiable Information’) to access and use mygarageshop.com’s products and services. Personally Identifiable Information is captured only when a visitor signs in to the system and willingly discloses such information in the Personal Profile section of the Site.
Personally Identifiable Information includes, but is not limited to: (i) ‘Contact Data’ (such as your name, address, city, state, zip code, phone number, and email address); (ii) ‘Financial Data’ (such as your credit card number, expiration date, and verification code); (iii) ‘Demographic Data’ (such as your zip code and gender); and (iv) other ‘Legal Data’ (such as trade secrets, inventions, and/or idea submissions and other sensitive information).
Use of Personal Information.
mygarageshop.com, sometimes with third party assistance, may use your Personally Identifiable Information to verify your identity and process your order and payment through merchant account services, to generate the products and services you create with our software, and to analyze our customer demographics to better serve you. Your Contact Data may be used to follow up with you on transactions initiated on the Site, respond to inquiries made through the Site, inform you of changes to the Site, and send you additional information about mygarageshop.com and its products. Unless specifically authorized by you, we do not provide Personally Identifiable Information to third parties, except as necessary to provide you with services. We may be required to disclose information to third parties if we receive a subpoena or to otherwise comply with the law.
Please note that Contact Data and Traffic Data are used to gather general statistics about our customers and visitors, respectively, to enhance the consumer experience on the Site. We may also use Demographic Data in a way that does not identify you specifically or allow you to be contacted but that provides collective information about our users. For example, we may inform third parties about the number of registered users, number of unique visitors, and the pages most frequently browsed.
You may choose not to provide us with any Personally Identifiable Information or you may turn off cookies in your browser by changing its settings. If you make these decisions, you may visit the Site and browse the Education Center and Articles pages; however, mygarageshop.com cannot process orders without this information.
If you do not wish to receive information and/or promotional materials from mygarageshop.com or from our partners, you may choose to ‘opt-out’ when you create your account or may unsubscribe from our mailing list on any one of the promotions or other materials we send.
If you would like to learn more or opt out of receiving online display advertising that is tailored to your interests, please visit the Networking Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance. If you delete your cookies, use a different browser, or buy a new computer, you will need to renew your online display advertising opt-out choice.
Website Areas Beyond mygarageshop.com’s Control.
The Site may include interactive forums such as message boards and chat rooms. Please note that any Personally Identifiable Information disclosed in these areas is public and becomes public information. You should use caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in these forums.
Third-Party Websites and Third-Party Service Providers.
We may work with third-party service providers that we do not own or control. With your authorization, we may obtain your information from a third-party service provider. Unless specifically authorized by you, we do not provide your Personally Identifiable Information to any third-party service providers, except to fulfill your order.
User Access to and Ability to Update Personally Identifiable Information.
You may visit your personal account profile (‘Personal Profile’) at any time by clicking on the My Account link. Through your Personal Profile, you may: (i) review and update your Contact Data; (ii) complete any pending orders; and (iii) begin a new order. If at any time you want to remove your Personally Identifiable Information from our Site, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. mygarageshop.com may maintain some or all of this data in its archives even after it has been removed from the Site.
User Access to Order Information.
If you contact mygarageshop.com, we will give you or anyone listed as a contact for your account information about your order. If you want someone to have access to your order, you must list them as a contact or they will not be able to obtain information. You can confirm who is listed as a contact for your account, add new contacts, or remove contacts by clicking “My Account,” and then on “Contact Details.” For some products, we may provide information about your order to other individuals named in the order, such as executors named in a last will and testament. For product-specific information about who may request information about your order, please contact our Customer Service Center at email@example.com. We may also provide information to a third party if we receive a subpoena or to otherwise comply with the law.
Our Commitment to Data Security.
We strive to make certain that our servers and connections incorporate the latest encryption and security devices. To prevent unauthorized access, we have implemented physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. Credit card and personal information are transmitted by secure servers. Documents are delivered to you via Federal Express or similar overnight delivery services, the United States Postal Service, or email.
Lost or Stolen Data.
mygarageshop.com has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, destruction, and alteration of the information you provide us. We will have no liability to you or to any third party if any such loss, misuse, destruction, or alteration occurs.
IF YOU BELIEVE THAT YOUR PRIVACY HAS BEEN BREACHED THROUGH THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE, YOU MAY CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY AT firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated December 11th, 2011