Updated and Effective as of: 06/01/2012
Penske Automotive Group, Inc. is committed to respecting the privacy rights of our customers and all visitors to our corporate and dealership website properties. We are publishing this policy to advise you what information we collect, how we use that information and how your information is protected. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy or our websites, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at Penske Automotive Group, Inc. 2555 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302, Attn: Chief Privacy Officer.
What information does Penske Automotive Group collect?
We collect information that you provide on applications, forms, surveys and other correspondence such as your name, email address, social security number and income. We collect information about your transactions with us or others. We receive information from consumer reporting agencies, credit references, employers and insurance agencies such as your credit history, credit worthiness and information that we obtain to verify employment history or that insurance coverage is in force. We collect information from cookies (see below) and other technology to track your website usage with us and to provide you with customized content, among other things.
Disclosure of information to others
Penske Automotive Group will not rent or sell your name, address, email address, credit card information or other personal information to any third party. We may use and disclose some or all of your information to third parties as set forth herein. We require these third parties to keep your personally identifiable information secure in accordance with federal requirements such as the Gramm Leach Bliley Act, where applicable. We may use and disclose some or all of the information in accordance with applicable law as follows:
Service Providers/Marketing Partners – We provide information to third parties to assist us in servicing accounts, administering and enforcing our accounts, providing services to our dealerships or our customers and responding to customer inquiries. We also may use marketing and other firms to assist us in our own marketing efforts. These third party service providers may use customer information to perform contracted services at our request. We require these third parties to keep your personally identifiable information secure in accordance with federal and other applicable requirements, and our contracts with these third parties require that your information be used only to perform the contracted services.
Audits/Judicial Proceedings – We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on our website.
Does this policy apply to Penske Automotive Group’s affiliates or other sites that are linked from this site?
No, this policy applies only to Penske Automotive Group, this site and our dealerships’ sites. As described above, we may share information obtained from this site with our partners and other third parties. While we expect that these others will respect your privacy in a manner consistent with our policies, we cannot guarantee that they will do so.
“Cookies” are small strings of text that are transmitted to a user’s computer when the user accesses a website, and then stored on the user’s computer for future access by the cookie provider. Cookies are part of the flow of information between a user’s computer and web servers, and are widely used on the web for, among other things, customizing user interaction with websites.
The security of customer information is very important to us and we take a number of steps to safeguard it. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard non-public personal information about you.
When our credit pre-approval form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as social security number), that information is encrypted and is protected with 128-bit or greater SSL encryption software, an industry standard for reputable organizations. While on a secure page, such as our credit pre-approval application form, the website address will begin with https://......
Furthermore, once the information has been received by us, we use security procedures and policies commensurate with industry standards to safeguard against loss, theft, unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification and/or disclosure.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Penske Automotive Group is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personal information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
Notification of Changes
Penske Automotive Group does not knowingly allow anyone under the age of 16 to participate in any services offered on our website which requires the submission of user information. If we learn that a user is under 16 and has submitted user information to us, we will delete that information as promptly as possible.