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1. Information Collection. BSRO may collect information from you at several different points and in different ways on this Site. BSRO will ask you for your permission before BSRO collects any information that personally identifies you or allows BSRO to contact you. BSRO's primary goal in collecting personal information from you is to provide you with an efficient, meaningful and customized experience. For example, BSRO can use your personal information to:
(a) Registration. To use this Site, or certain portions or features of the Site, you may be required to first complete an online registration form. During registration you will be prompted to provide to BSRO certain personal information, including but not limited to your name, address, phone number and e-mail address.
(b) Cookies. "Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by a user's Internet browser on a user's hard drive. The Site may store some information on your computer in the form of a cookie or similar file, however This Site does not use permanent cookies that contain any personally identifying information, such as your name or address. The cookies allow us to recognize you when you return to our site and to provide you with a customized experience that we feel will be of value to you. Most web browsers allow you to exercise control over cookie files on your computer by erasing them, blocking them, or notifying you when such a file is stored. Please take a look at your particular browser for instructions on this function. If you do elect to disable the Site's cookies, please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of the Site.
(c) Log Files. This Site automatically collects information pertaining to Your access. Such information may include Your Internet protocol ("IP") address as well as other connection and usage information for system administration and troubleshooting purposes. (An IP address indicates the location of Your computer on the Internet.) BSRO does not link an IP address to any personally identifiable information.
This Site is a website directed to the general public. BSRO does not knowingly collect information from children under 13.
(a) Internal Use. BSRO may identify you in connection with your use of certain aspects of this Site. For example, BSRO may identify you by vehicle or tire ownership to provide you with information on related products and/or promotions. BSRO may internally use your personal information to improve BSRO's marketing and promotional efforts, to improve the Site's content and/or layout, and to determine general marketplace information about visitors to this Site.
(b) External Use. BSRO does not sell, rent, license or otherwise disclose your specific personal information to any third parties without your consent. Occasionally, BSRO may provide statistics to outside parties about the usage of our site, but these statistics will never include any personal information about our users. BSRO may disclose your personal information pursuant to a court or government order.
This Site incorporates various physical, electronic and administrative procedures to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information. Access to your personal information is restricted. Only employees who need access to your personal information to perform a specific job are granted access to your personal information. Finally, the servers where BSRO stores your personal information are kept in a secure environment, behind locked doors and a firewall.
WHILE BSRO HAS TAKEN COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS TO SAFEGUARD YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, BSRO CANNOT GUARANTEE COMPLETE SECURITY BECAUSE COMPLETE SECURITY DOES NOT PRESENTLY EXIST ON THE INTERNET.
Upon your request, BSRO will (a) remove your personal information from BSRO's database (which might cancel your subscription to this Site or a portion of this Site); or (b) correct or update your personal information. You can request that BSRO remove, correct or update your personal information at the "Contact Us" section of this Site.