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.
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
Disclosure of Personal Information
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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