Last Updated: August 26, 2023
Information collected through mediums other than our services;
Information collected by any person or entity other than us, even if related to our services (such as a third-party website, application, widget or lead form).
Information We Collect and Receive About You
We might receive or collect several types of information about you, such as the information described below.
Information You Provide
The following are situations in which you may provide your information to us:
When you fill out forms or fields through our services;
When you provide information to us through a third-party application, service or website;
When you communicate with us or request information about us or our services, whether via email or other means;
When you participate in online surveys;
When you participate in any of our marketing initiatives; and
When you participate in forums or provide user-generated content or submissions.
Information Third Parties Provide. We may collect information about you from sources other than you, such as from social media websites (i.e., Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or others), other users and our business partners.
General Use and Preference Information. We may collect, receive, and store information regarding your general use of our services (such as details of how and when you used our services, interactions with our services, log in information, resources that you access, your Internet protocol address, your browser type, and your device type), as well as your preferences.
Device Information. When utilizing our services via your computer, mobile phone, or other device, we may gather information pertaining to your device, including hardware models and IDs, device type, operating system version, request type, the content of your request, and fundamental usage details regarding your interaction with our services, such as date and time. Furthermore, we may collect information concerning application-level events and link it to your account to facilitate customer service. Additionally, we may store information locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage and application data caches.
Location Information. Should you opt to allow the collection of location information on your device, we might gather data concerning your precise location, including your mobile device's GPS coordinates. Additionally, we may employ other technologies to ascertain your location, such as through nearby Wi-Fi access points or cell towers or obtain location information from third-party sources.
Phone Numbers. Your phone number might be collected through various methods. These methods include: (i) when you voluntarily provide your phone number to us via our services, (ii) by recording your phone number when you call us, or (iii) if a third party shares your phone number with us.
We utilize various technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, and scripts, in collaboration with our partners, affiliates, advertisers, analytics teams, and service providers. These technologies help us analyze trends, administer the site, track user movements, and gather demographic information about our user base. Reports based on the use of these technologies are received from these companies on both individual and aggregated bases.
We also use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) like HTML5 Storage to store content information and preferences. Third-party partners may use LSOs such as HTML5 Storage to collect and store information for certain site features or targeted advertising.
How We Secure your information
Our web servers are equipped with support for the TLS and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) transport and encryption protocols. The main purpose of these protocols is to ensure the confidentiality of information exchanged between the web server and its users. To maintain a high level of security, we employ cipher suites that provide a minimum of 112-bit encryption.
Safeguarding personally identifiable information stored on our servers is of utmost importance to us. To achieve this, we utilize industry-standard computer security products, including firewalls, and implement carefully crafted security procedures and practices.
We regularly assess the adequacy of our security measures through a combination of internal and external resources. Our commitment to maintaining a robust and protected environment remains unwavering.
How We Use Information
We may make Use of your information for various lawful business purposes. Among others, these purposes may include using your information to:
Engage in customer support. For example, we might confirm and complete transactions requested by you, verify the information you provide to us and provide you with administrative notices.
Contact you and provide you with information. For example, we might provide or contact you through telephone, email, or other communications with service updates, personalized information and other information from us or our business partners.
Analyze, improve, and manage our services and operations. For example, we might obtain feedback regarding our services, understand and anticipate your needs and preferences, better understand your use of our services, customize and tailor Service content and advertising, improve our marketing efforts, engage in statistical analysis, and provide feedback to our vendors, advertising and research partners, and business affiliates.
How We Disclose Information
We may disclose your information:
As a referral agent, and in states where applicable (including Georgia and Oregon), Victims Accident Reports-buycrash.us is a mandated reporter of suspected and known elder abuse. As such, Victims Accident Reports-buycrash.us may release your name, phone number, address, and other information you’ve shared with us to the state authorities in cases of suspected or known elder abuse;
To any person who, in our reasonable judgment, is authorized to receive Your information as your agent, including as a result of your business dealings with that person (for example, your attorney);
To our third-party vendors so that they may provide support for our internal and business operations, including for the handling of data processing, data verification, data storage, surveys, research, internal marketing, delivery of promotional, marketing and transaction materials, and our services’ maintenance and security. These companies are authorized to use your information only as necessary to provide these services to us and are contractually obligated to keep your information confidential;
To third parties when you use our services to obtain a quote, services, or information from one or more of those third parties, such as by clicking “submit” or other similar buttons at the end of a form, and we may be compensated in connection with such disclosure;
To third parties that are interested in contacting you or providing offers to you that may be related to our services or about products or services you may find of interest, and we may be compensated for such disclosure;
As required by law or ordered by a court, regulatory, or administrative agency;
As we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, if we believe that you are violating any applicable law, rule or regulation, or are otherwise interfering with another’s rights or property, including, without limitation, our rights or property;
If requested by authorities in the event of any act of terrorism or instance of local, regional or national emergency;
To enforce or protect our rights;
In connection with a Business Transfer, as defined below (see Business Transfers below); and
To our affiliated companies (i.e., companies under common control or management with us).
If you do not want your information shared as described above, then you should not provide us with your information.
Requests for Quotes, Information and services from Service Providers and Consent to Automatic Telephone Dialing System.
As noted above, we may share your information with Service Providers when you use our services to obtain or request a quote, services, or information from one or more third parties (an “Inquiry”). The Service Providers we may share your information with may be determined subsequent to your Inquiry. IF YOU SUBMIT AN INQUIRY, SERVICE PROVIDERS MAY CONTACT YOU DIRECTLY VIA MAIL, TELEPHONE, TEXT MESSAGE, FAX, EMAIL AND OTHER MEANS OF COMMUNICATION. BY SUBMITTING AN INQUIRY, YOU CONSENT AND AGREE THAT WE AND OUR PARTNERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS MAY CONTACT YOU, VIA TELEPHONE CALL, TEXT, OR FAX WITH AN AUTOMATIC TELEPHONE DIALING SYSTEM OR PRERECORDED OR ARTIFICIAL VOICE FOR TELEMARKETING PURPOSES AT THE TELEPHONE NUMBER YOU PROVIDED, EVEN IF YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER IS ON A “DO NOT CALL” LIST. THIS CONSENT IS NOT REQUIRED TO OBTAIN OUR OR OUR PARTNERS’ SERVICES OR PRODUCTS AND YOU MAY OPT OUT AT ANY TIME. CALL OR TEXT FREQUENCY VARIES. MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY. TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN YOU AND US MAY BE RECORDED OR MONITORED FOR QUALITY CONTROL PURPOSES. BY PROVIDING INFORMATION TO US, YOU EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO THE RECORDING OF THESE TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS.
If you are matched with Service Providers, you expressly consent to the Service Providers conducting any research necessary to provide you with information related to your Inquiry. Service Providers may need to share your information to conduct such research. If you do not want Service Providers to conduct necessary research to provide you with information for your Inquiry, then you should not submit an Inquiry.
Please note that if you submit an Inquiry through our services and we share your information as described above in connection with your Inquiry, you will not have the opportunity to opt out of the disclosure of your information in connection with that Request.
Aggregation and De-Personalization. We may take your information and de-identify it either by combining it with information about other individuals (aggregating your information with information about other individuals), or by removing characteristics (such as your name) that make the information personally identifiable to you (de-identifying your information). We reserve the right to share, loan, rent, sell, or otherwise disclose such information to third parties at any time, for any lawful purpose, without notice or compensation to you.
You must be at least 18 years of age to register with or use certain portions of the services. The services are not intended for children under 18 years of age. No one under 18 years of age may provide any personally identifiable information to or on the services. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you believe that we may have any information from or about a child, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We offer publicly accessible interactive media through our services. To request removal of your information from our community forum, contact us at email@example.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
You are responsible for any content, including personally identifiable information, that you contribute to be published or displayed (“posted”) on our services, or that you transmit to other users of our services (collectively, “User-Generated Content”). Your User-Generated Content is posted on and transmitted to other users of our services at your own risk. We cannot control the actions of other users of our services with whom you may choose to share your User-Generated Content. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures of our services. As a result, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User-Generated Content will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of your User-Generated Content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or might have been copied or stored by other Service users.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose your information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personally identifiable information you provide to us. Below are some mechanisms that provide you with control over certain information:
Log Files. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 Storage LSOs.
Online Behavioral Advertising. If you wish to not have third party advertisers collect your information for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. In addition, certain third-party advertising networks that deliver behavioral advertising are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”). You can prevent NAI member companies from collecting preference data about you by clicking here and following the NAI’s directions. You may also opt-out of Google Adsense’s use of its cookie by visiting Google’s Advertising and Privacy page. Please note that these opt-outs do not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.
Information You Disclose to Third Parties
Links to Third-Party Websites
Third Party Widgets and Plug-ins
Operation of our services in the United States
Our services are operated in the United States. If you are in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our services or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.
If you have questions or concerns about our privacy practices or wish to make a request regarding your information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Notification for Georgia Residents — Your Georgia Privacy Rights
Under the Georgia Computer Data Privacy Act (GCDPA) Georgia residents have certain rights around Victims Accident Reports-buycrash.us’ collection, use, and sharing of their personal information. Victims Accident Reports-buycrash.us collects various categories of personal information when you use the Service, including identifiers, commercial information, internet or other electronic network or device activity information, and geolocation data. A more detailed description of the information Victims Accident Reports - buycrash.us collects and how we use it is provided above in Information we collect and receive about you and how we use information. Furthermore, the section How We Disclose Information describes the categories of third parties with whom we may share personal information, and what information may be shared under different circumstances. If you are a resident of Georgia, you have the right to request to know what personal information has been collected about you, and to access that information. You also have the right to request deletion of your personal information, though exceptions under the GCDPA may allow Victims Accident Reports-buycrash.us to retain and use certain personal information notwithstanding your deletion request. You may send your request for access to that information or request deletion by email to email@example.com or by leaving a message by phone toll-free at the following number: 1-800-278-6117. We also have online forms you can use to request which pieces of personal information Victims Accident Reports-buycrash.us has collected about you. We will not discriminate against you for exercising your rights. An agent may submit a request on your behalf, but you must verify that your agent is authorized to do so.
We will do our best to honor these requests in a timely manner, but that may take up to 30 days, or longer in some cases. If you do not provide the information requested (e.g., your name, email address, and phone number), we will be unable to locate your records, and therefore unable to fulfill your request.
Georgia’s law gives Georgia residents the right to ask companies what personal information they share with third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes.
Such requests must be submitted to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgia privacy rights requests must include the reference “Request for Georgia Privacy Information” on the subject line and in the body of the message and must include the email address or mailing address, as applicable, for us to send our response. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. We reserve the right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the address specified above.