The information We gather enables us to personalize, improve and continue to operate the Services. In connection with certain aspects of the Services, We may request, collect and/or display some of Your Personal Information. “Personal Information” is information about an identifiable individual, and may include information such as the individual’s name, email address, home and office street addresses, telephone number, bank account details, credit card information, and vehicle information such as model, year, make, tire brand and size, VIN (for purposes of recall notices only), mileage, and geo-location (which we use for purposes of calculating mileage only). “Personal Information” does not include information about you and your use of the Services that has been anonymized and aggregated (meaning it is not identifiable to you). We may also use paid search and social media to market to you, and in certain instances, we may obtain Personal Information about you in that context.
We may collect Personal Information directly from You when You:
· Register to use the Services,
· Use the Services,
· Post to the Treads social media community, forum or on our blog,
· Contact the Treads support team, download the Treads app and/or visit the Website.
· You can always choose not to provide Your Personal Information, but it may mean that we are unable to provide You with the Services.
Where requested to do so by us, You must also assist us with any requests by the individual to access or update the Personal Information You have collected from them and entered into the Services.
We collect Your Personal Information so that We can provide You with the Services. In doing so, We may use the Personal Information We have collected from You for purposes related to the Services, including but not limited to:
· Verify Your identity and perform client screening, administer the Services,
· Notify You of new or changed services offered in relation to the Services,
· Carry out marketing or training relating to the Services
· Assist with the resolution of technical support issues or other issues relating to the Services,
· Comply with applicable rules, laws and regulations, and communicate with You.
Note that We collect financial information, such as Your bank account or credit card number, credit card type and expiration date, and other such information (“Financial Information”) for payment of Your Membership Fee. We use a third party payment processor, so none of the Financial Information gathered for payment purposes ever gets processed by or resides on our systems.
When using Your Data for other purposes, You will not be identified as the source of the information.
Treads may, with the assistance of third parties, use the information provided to Treads for purposes such as improving the delivery or quality of services or technology to You and other clients, thought leadership projects, to allow You and other clients to evaluate various business transactions and opportunities, and for use in presentations to You, other clients and non-clients. When Your information is used outside of Treads or such third parties assisting them, You will not be identified as the source of the information. For example, Your information may be aggregated or anonymized so that it is not personally identifiable.
Treads uses Plaid Inc. (“Plaid”) to gather your data from financial institutions. By using the Service, you grant Treads
and Plaid the right, power, and authority to act on your behalf to access and transmit your personal and financial
information from your relevant financial institution. You agree to your personal and financial information being
We are committed to protecting the security of Your Personal Information and We take all reasonable, industry-standard precautions to protect it from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. Your Personal Information is stored on secure servers and all Data transferred between You and the Services is encrypted. However, the Internet is not in itself a secure environment and We cannot give an absolute assurance that Your Personal Information will be secure at all times. Transmission of Personal Information over the Internet is at Your own risk and You should only input, or instruct the inputting of, Personal Information to the Services within a secure environment. You are responsible for preventing unauthorized access to Your account and Personal Information, including, for example, by protecting Your account credentials and limiting access to devices on which You access the Services.
We will advise You as soon as reasonably possible, and in accordance with applicable laws, upon discovering or being advised of a security breach where Your Personal Information is lost, stolen, accessed, used, disclosed, copied, modified, or disposed of by any unauthorized persons or in any unauthorized manner.
We may employ and contract with people and other entities that perform certain tasks on our behalf and who are under our control (our “Agents”). We may need to share Personal Information with our Agents in order to provide the Services to You. Unless We tell You differently, our Agents do not have any right to use Personal Information or other information We share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Your Personal Information with our Agents.
It is Your responsibility to ensure that the Personal Information You provide to us is accurate, complete and up-to-date. You may request access to the Personal Information We hold about You, or request that We update or correct any Personal Information We hold about You, by setting out Your request in writing and sending it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will process Your request as soon as reasonably practicable, provided We are not otherwise prevented from doing so on legal grounds. If We are unable to meet Your request, We will let You know why. In some circumstances, it may be necessary for us to seek to arrange access to Your Personal Information through a mutually agreed intermediary (for example, the Subscriber).
We’ll only keep Your Personal Information for as long as We require it for the purposes of providing You with the Services. However, We may also be required to keep some of Your Personal Information for specified periods of time, for example under certain laws relating to corporations, money laundering, and financial reporting legislation, and to comply with professional standards.
Note that we are not allowed by law to at any time disclose your Social Security number, driver’s license number, or other government-issued identification number, financial account number, any health insurance or medical identification number, or any account password or security questions or answers.
We have listed the specific and general categories of information we have collected, disclosed, or sold in the last 12 months in the sections above entitled “We Collect Your Personal Information,” “We collect, hold, and use Your Personal Information for limited purposes,” and “We disclose Your Personal Information in limited circumstances.” Those sections also list the specific and general categories of Personal Information we have disclosed to third parties for our business purposes.
We do not sell your Personal Information.
We do not sell the Personal Information of minors under 16 years of age.
For more information, please direct your questions to us at email@example.com.
We and some of our affiliates and third-party service providers may use a combination of “persistent cookies” (cookies that remain on Your hard drive for an extended period of time) and “session ID cookies” (cookies that expire when You close Your browser) on the Website to, for example, track overall site usage, and track and report on Your use and interaction with ad impressions and ad services.
You can set Your browser to notify You when You receive a cookie so that You will have an opportunity to either accept or reject it in each instance. However, You should note that refusing cookies may have a negative impact on the functionality and usability of the Website.
We may also use third-party tracking analytics tools such as Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers and visitors use our Services.You can opt-out of any communications.
We send billing information, product information, Services updates and Services notifications to You via email and/or SMS text messaging. Our emails and text messages will contain clear and obvious instructions describing how You can choose to be removed from any mailing or messaging lists not essential to the Services. We will remove You from mailings relating to Treads at Your request. Please read the applicable unsubscribe instructions carefully. Please note that requesting to be removed from one mailing or messaging list may not result in Your being removed from all mailing or messaging lists to which You are subscribed. You may need to send separate requests to be removed from each specific mailing or messaging list to which You are subscribed.
We provide our services in the U.S., and do not direct our activities to persons or businesses located in the EU.
If You have questions or comments about our administration of Your personal data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.