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Your Privacy Rights

 

Lexus of Portland takes your privacy seriously and is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Because we gather certain types of information from visitors to www.lexusofportland.com (“our website” or “the website”), we have developed a privacy statement to help you understand the terms and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information. This statement discloses the types of information we gather, how it is used, and who it is shared with.

 

By using or accessing our website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time and your continued use of the website is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the privacy policy periodically for updates.

 

 

Guiding Principles

 

Lexus of Portland respects the privacy of individuals who visit our website, send us e-mail or participate in features/services we offer online. Accordingly, our policy regarding online privacy has been developed using the following guiding principles. Lexus of Portland maintains a strict “no-spam” policy. Subscribers to our e-mail services (or any other feature/service found on our website) will not receive unsolicited e-mail messages from us. Lexus of Portland collects information online primarily to provide our visitors with a more relevant experience on our sites. When doing so, we will make every reasonable effort to avoid excessive or irrelevant collection of data. Lexus of Portland will take reasonable physical, electronic and managerial measures to safeguard and secure any information you provide to us (e.g. data will be stored in protected databases on secured servers with restricted access). Except as otherwise stated in this privacy policy, Lexus of Portland will not share any information you’ve provided to us with any third party without your consent, other than to provide the service you’ve requested. At the time you register for any such service, you will be notified of, and asked to consent to, the sharing of your information with any particular third party necessary to the provision of the requested service.

 

 

 

Non-Personally Identifiable Data

 

 

Anytime you visit our website, we may gather certain non-personally identifiable information regarding the means you use to access our site. This information may include the type and version of your Internet browser, your service provider, your IP address and any search engine you may have used to locate the website. We use this information to help diagnose problems with our server, administer the website, and compile broad statistical data. In addition, we gather certain navigational information about where you go on our websites. This information enables us to determine which areas of our website are most frequently visited and helps us to tailor the website to the needs and interests of our online visitors. Such information is gathered by us in the aggregate and will not be associated with a specific individual without that individual’s consent.

 

 

Information Voluntarily Provided

 

 

Any information you provide to us (name, e-mail address, etc.) when you enroll in one of our E-Mail Reminder Services, request information, or use any of the other interactive portions of our website, is securely maintained on our website server and internal systems. This information may be used to provide you with information you've requested about our company, our products and our services, or to provide you with special notices. You may opt out of receiving future communications at any time (see “Opt-Out Procedures” below). This data may also be used to tailor your experience on our sites by providing content that is relevant to your interests and geographic region.

 

 

 

Information Collected from Other Sources

 

 

To help us better understand and respond to your needs and interests, we may in the future receive information about you from other sources. We will ask any provider of such information to represent and warrant that the information has been gathered and maintained in accordance with all state and federal laws. Any such information will be maintained by us in accordance with the standards set forth in this privacy policy along with other personal information you've provided.

 

 

Disclosure of Personal Information

 

 

Lexus of Portland understands the importance of your privacy. We collect and maintain the personal information of our consumers for our use, the use of our affiliates, and the use of Lexus Corporate (as defined below). Except as otherwise set forth in this privacy policy, we do not sell, rent, or trade consumer information to third parties, and never without your consent.

 

 

 

Business Partners

 

 

Lexus of Portland may partner with select retailers and other companies at various times to provide expanded services to our site visitors. As part of such a relationship, we may share with these companies the use of certain interactive website functions (e.g. the E-Mail Reminder Service).  Information provided by site visitors through the use of such interactive functions may be available to both Lexus of Portland and our partners.

 

 

Sharing Information with Lexus Corporate

 

We may receive personally identifiable information about you directly from Lexus (“Lexus Corporate”), a division of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., in the form of sales leads, which are generated by forms and interactive retail tools on the Lexus Corporate website. We will not share any personally identifiable information received from Lexus Corporate with any other party.

 

PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION GENERATED BY OUR WEBSITE FORMS (FOR EXAMPLE, PURCHASE INQUIRY AND PARTS ORDER) WILL BE PROVIDED TO, USED AND TRACKED BY LEXUS CORPORATE.  LEXUS CORPORATE MAY USE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION THAT WE PROVIDE TO IT FOR LEXUS CORPORATE’S OWN MARKETING PURPOSES.

 

 

Agents

 

Lexus of Portland may use other companies and individuals to perform certain functions on our behalf. Examples include administering e-mail services and running special promotions. Such parties only have access to the personal information needed to perform these functions and may not use or store the information for any other purpose. Subscribers or website visitors will never receive unsolicited e-mail messages from agents working on our behalf.

 

 

 

Business Transfers

 

 

In the event that Lexus of Portland sells or transfers a particular portion of its business assets, consumer information may be one of the business assets transferred as part of the transaction. If substantially all of the assets of Lexus of Portland are acquired, consumer information may be transferred as part of the acquisition.

 

 

Compliance with Law/Safety

 

Lexus of Portland may disclose specific personal information based on a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to comply with or conform to the law or that such disclosure is necessary to protect the users of our website, the website itself, or the public.

 

 

Consent to Disclosure

 

Except as otherwise set forth in this privacy policy, you will be notified when any personally-identifiable information about you may be shared with third parties, and you will be given the opportunity to decline to share that information.

 

 

 

Use of Cookies

 

Lexus of Portland may use a browser feature known as a “cookie.” Cookies are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing you with a customized browsing experience. Lexus of Portland uses cookies to provide you with the convenience of not having to reenter information, such as user IDs and passwords, multiple times during your visits to our website. Cookies can also be utilized to help us provide you with information targeted to your interests, based upon your prior browsing on our websites. The “help” section of the toolbar on most Internet browsers will inform you on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you upon the receipt of a new cookie, or how to disable the use of cookies completely. Our website has been designed to take advantage of the use of cookies.  If you configure your browser to decline the use of cookies, certain features of our website may not function correctly and you may be required to renter any user IDs and passwords more frequently.

 

 

 

Accessing Our Website from Outside of the United States

 

If you are visiting our website from a location outside of the U.S., your connection will be through and to servers located in the U.S. Any information you provide during your visit will be processed and maintained on our webserver and other computer systems located within the U.S.

 

 

 

External Links

 

Our website contains links to other websites on the Internet, which are governed by their own privacy policies and terms of use. Lexus of Portland is not responsible for the privacy practices, terms of use, or content of those websites. To help ensure the protection of your privacy, we recommend that you review the privacy policy of any website you visit via a link from our website before providing personally identifiable information to that website.

 

Lexus of Portland and Lexus Corporate are nonaffiliated third parties.  As a result, this privacy statement applies only to Lexus of Portland and this website, and not to the Lexus Corporate website.

 

 

 

Passwords

 

 

The personal data record created through your registration with our Web site can only be accessed with the unique password associated with that record. To protect the integrity of the information contained in this record, you should not disclose or otherwise reveal your password to third parties.

 

 

 

Public Forums

 

Our Web sites may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users at various times. Please remember that, unless otherwise stated, any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in these areas.

 

 

 

Opt-Out Procedures

 

You may always opt-out of receiving future communications from our dealership. Our website allows users to opt-out of receiving such communications at the point where personal information is requested, or through other means as identified.

 

 

 

Questions about this Policy

 

If you have questions concerning this privacy policy or the practices of the website, please contact us.