Honda of El Cajon has compiled this Privacy Statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to the privacy of its customers and the users of this website. The following statement outlines the policies and procedures utilized by Honda of El Cajon in the administration of this website. It is designed to help you understand what information is gathered and how that information is utilized.
In connection with your transaction, Honda of El Cajon may acquire information about you as described in this notice, which we handle as stated in this notice. This does not apply to information obtained in a non-financial transaction.
- We collect non-public personal information about you from the following sources:
- Information we receive from you on credit applications, leases, installment sale contracts or other documents and forms in connection with a financial transaction;
- Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates or others, and;
- Information we receive from a consumer reporting agency, financial institution or vehicle manufacturer.
- We may disclose all of the information we collect, as described above, to companies that perform marketing services or other functions on our behalf or to other financial institutions with whom we have joint marketing agreements. We may make such disclosures about you as a consumer, customer, or former customer.
- We may also disclose non-public personal information about you as a consumer, customer, or former customer, to non-affiliated third parties as permitted by law.
- We do not rent or sell our client list or mailing list to third parties.
- We restrict access to non-public personal information about you to those employees who need to know that information to provide products and services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your non-personal information.
General tracking information gathered as visitors navigate through the site. This information is non-personally identifiable information which includes your IP address. Your IP address is automatically collected when you request pages from our server. Other non-personally identifiable information may also include the type of browser or operating system you use and the domain name for the link used to access our site. Non-public personally identifiable information may also be requested when using the functions on this website. For example, an online quote, or request for service or parts, will require you to input your name, phone number and e-mail address and some other personally identifiable information. That information is only gathered by the dealer if you choose to input it into the system. Further non-public personally identifiable information will be requested if you choose to apply for credit online via the website. In this situation, you will be prompted to provide more detailed personal information such as your home address, social security number and date of birth. None of that information will be gathered by Honda of El Cajon unless manually entered by you.
Utilization of Information
No information provided by you to Honda of El Cajon via this website will be sold to third parties for marketing or any other purposes. The information collected from, or provided by, you will reside solely within Honda of El Cajon. The sole exception is for credit applications which will be forwarded to lending institutions in order to obtain an approval, or pre-approval, of financing for you.
The non-personally identifiable information automatically collected by the website will be utilized only by Honda of El Cajon in order to keep track of certain pages that you may visit. Honda of El Cajon may aggregate that data from other users in order to track overall visitor traffic patterns in an effort to help tailor the website in an effort to improve the website and design it to better suit our customers' needs. Honda of El Cajon may use a third party to assist in the compilation and analysis of any such data. The third party will not otherwise be allowed to utilize or transfer that data.
Personal Choice in the Disclosure of Your Information
If you do not want us to share your personal information with our partners for marketing purposes, or if you do not want to receive certain communications and offers from us you can opt out of such sharing, communications and offers by writing us at:
Honda of El Cajon
889 Arnele Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
Online Credit Applications
As part of Honda of El Cajon's efforts to enhance your retail experience, Honda of El Cajon has provided an opportunity to apply for credit online through its website. The request for credit requires you to divulge non-public personal information to lending institutions so that a decision can be made by those lending institutions regarding your credit worthiness.
The information gathered from the credit application will be sent to third party lending institutions in order to determine whether credit may be provided to you. Only duly authorized and qualified personnel at the dealership will have access to your credit application prior to it being sent to the lending institutions.
By submitting your credit application, you have consented for Honda of El Cajon or one or more lending institutions to investigate your credit and employment history. A credit report may be obtained and all information will be preserved and kept by the dealership for a minimum of 25 months.
Any cookies utilized by Honda of El Cajon merely serve to store a small amount of data in your computer's memory. That information may be accessed by our server in the event that you revisit our site. That information will be utilized to track your progress through the site so that Honda of El Cajon may improve the site for future customers.
Although Honda of El Cajon cannot guarantee that all information provided via the internet is secure, it will take all reasonable steps necessary to ensure the safety of your personally identifiable information. The site has security measures in place to protect a loss, misuse and alteration of the information under its control. However, Honda of El Cajon does not assume any liability for third-party usage of your personal information, whether obtained lawfully or unlawfully from Honda of El Cajon's system.
Additionally, information may be disclosed by Honda of El Cajon to a governmental entity or in response to subpoena as permitted or required by law. In those circumstances, all reasonable precautions will be taken by Honda of El Cajon to ensure that your information remains as confidential as possible.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
Honda of El Cajon reserves the right to alter this Privacy Statement. Any such alteration will be posted on this page so that you are aware of the changes in a timely manner.