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Kauffman Tire Privacy Policy

I. Overview Of Our Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to Kauffman Tire, Inc. (Kauffman Tire). To better protect that privacy, Kauffman Tire is providing this notice to explain our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your personal information is collected and used on the web site located at www.kauffmantire.com (the Site). This Privacy Policy applies only to Kauffman Tire's use and collection of data via this Site and does not apply to any other data collected by Kauffman Tire online or offline.

You can visit our Site and find out about Kauffman Tire's products and services, or get a news update and other value-added services, without giving us any personally-identifying information about yourself.

A. Our Commitment to Privacy

1. Generally

Kauffman Tire recognizes the importance of privacy to you and the other users of the Site, as well as the potential sensitivity of information that you may provide to us. Kauffman Tire is committed to protecting your privacy and promises to maintain any personal information you provide in the manner detailed in this Privacy Policy. Kauffman Tire is also committed to ensuring that Site users are aware of the ways in which Kauffman Tire maintains and uses user-provided information. Notice of the Privacy Policy (including a link directly to the policy) appears on the Site home page and at other places within the Site.

2. Who is "Kauffman Tire"?

As used in this Privacy Policy, "Kauffman Tire" includes not only Kauffman Tire, Inc. but also its related companies, including any third-party vendors hired to assist in the administration of the Site and/or the processing or handling of customer orders. These vendors are required to maintain the confidentiality of the user information to which they become privy in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy and to otherwise abide by the terms of this Privacy Policy. These vendors are prohibited from using the user information for any other purpose.

3. What are the Products and Services?

The features, information and services that are featured and/or may be purchased from Kauffman Tire (either via the Site or otherwise) are collectively referred to herein as the "Services". The various Kauffman Tire products that, at any given time, are featured and/or may be purchased from Kauffman Tire are collectively referred to herein as the "Products".

B. Kauffman Tire's Commitment To Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access to the Site or any portion thereof, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, Kauffman Tire has enacted commercially-reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure, during transmission and storage, the information Kauffman Tire collects online.

C. Special Note Regarding Site Use By Children

This Site is neither directed nor designed for use by a minor child, i.e. any individual under the age of eighteen. If a minor child has provided us with personal information, Kauffman Tire asks that a parent or legal guardian of the minor child contact Kauffman Tire to have such information deleted from our databases. A parent or legal guardian may contact Kauffman Tire as provide in Paragraph Q of the Site's Terms of Use.

D. Changes To This Privacy Policy

Kauffman Tire may, from time to time in its sole discretion, change or modify this Privacy Policy. Any changes or modification will be effective upon posting of the revisions on the Site. At any given time, your access and use of the Site and provision of information is governed by the Privacy Policy then in effect. Kauffman Tire may post changes or modifications to referenced policies and guidelines without your approval and may determine whether and when any such changes apply to you. Your continued use of the Site following Kauffman Tire's posting of any changes or modifications will constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications. Should you not wish to be bound by the modified Privacy Policy, you may not make further purchases via the Site or otherwise use or access the Site.

II. Information Kauffman Tire Collects And How Kauffman Tire Uses It

Rhe only personally-identifying information collected at the Site is information you affirmatively provide to Kauffman Tire. Kauffman Tire is the sole owner of information collected on the Site. While the information you provide will be maintained for a commercially-reasonable time by Kauffman Tire for administrative, legal, and archival purposes, your personally-identifying information is never shared with any third-party, other than (i) as required by law or to comply with the reasonable requests of lawful authority, (ii) to protect and defend the rights of Kauffman Tire, the Site or the users of the Site, (iii) as incident to a corporate sale, a stock sale, a sale of all or substantially all assets, merger, reorganization, dissolution, bankruptcy or similar event, (iv) under circumstances Kauffman Tire believes reasonably necessary to protect the personal safety of users of Kauffman Tire products and services, this Site or the public, or (v) as is otherwise described in this Privacy Policy (including without limitation Section I.A.2, this Section II and Section III below).

Kauffman Tire may use non-personally identifying information you provide to generate statistical information concerning Site use (e.g., that there are over x number of users in a given state, that x% of the Site users are repeat customers, etc.). Kauffman Tire may disclose this statistical information to third-parties. Kauffman Tire may also use the information you affirmatively provide to contact you as is otherwise described herein.

III. Communications You May Receive From Kauffman Tire

You will be contacted by Kauffman Tire on the basis of personally-identifying information you provide only when you have requested that Kauffman Tire contact you to answer a question or customer-service related matter or only in the event that such contact is required: (1) as a matter of safety or in other such extraordinary situations; (2) as an administrative matter in relation to your question or customer service related matter; (3) as is or may be otherwise required by law or to comply with the reasonable requests of lawful authority; and/or (4) as is expressly and affirmatively agreed to by you via your "opt-in" request to receive additional promotional and marketing messages from Kauffman Tire.

V. Other Privacy Issues

A. Third-Party Links In The Site

Kauffman Tire may provide, via the Site, links to other world wide web sites. You should review the relevant disclaimer in the Site Terms of Use concerning third-party advertisements and links.

B. Cookies

When does Kauffman Tire put cookies on my device?

Cookies may be set by Kauffman Tire when you visit KauffmanTire.com, or they may be set by other websites or services who run content on the page you’re viewing (known as third-party cookies).

What are cookies used for?

Cookies can be used to do lots of different things, like recognize you when you navigate to Kauffman Tire's site, storing your preferences and improving your experience. Cookies also make your interactions with Kauffman Tire more secure, faster, and ensure a more enjoyable experience. Additionally, cookies allow Kauffman Tire to bring you advertising both on and off the Kauffman Tire site.

Kauffman Tire uses cookies for a number of purposes, including:

Preferences, features and services— Kauffman Tire uses cookies to know which zip code you've chosen, what your communications preferences are, and they help you fill out forms on Kauffman Tire.

Advertising— Kauffman Tire may use cookies to show you relevant advertising both on and off the Kauffman Tire site. Note: Because your web browser may request advertisements and web beacons directly from ad network servers, these networks can view, edit, or set their own cookies, just as if you had requested a web page from their site.

Performance, Analytics and Research– Kauffman Tire uses cookies to help us learn how well our site perform across the United States. We also use cookies to understand, improve, and research products, features, and services, including when you access Kauffman Tire from other devices such as your work computer or your mobile device.

Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. Limiting the ability of websites to set cookies, however, may worsen your overall user experience.

C. IP Addresses

1. What Is An "IP Address"?

An IP Address is a unique identifying number that is automatically assigned to any computer connected to the Internet. Depending on the nature of your Internet connection, the IP Address may change each time you connect or may always be the same number for that computer.

2. How Does Kauffman Tire Use Your IP Address?

Kauffman Tire reserves the right to log IP Addresses for system administration, security, statistical analysis, demographic analysis of Site use, and other such functions.

D. Public Forums

To the extent that the Site makes forums, message boards and/or news groups available to you, please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. You should exercise caution in disclosing personally identifying information there or in any other public section of the Internet. Furthermore, you agree not to publish or otherwise disclose on any such forums, message boards or news groups any objectionable, disparaging, illegal or actionable material and to indemnify Kauffman Tire against any liability Kauffman Tire may suffer due to your publication or disclosure of such material.

E. Communications To Kauffman Tire

Comments, suggestions, or other communications sent by you to Kauffman Tire are deemed to be non-confidential unless otherwise indicated. Kauffman Tire has no obligations of any kind in relation to such comments, suggestions, or communications and is free to use or distribute them in any way, including in relation to the administration, update, or improvement of the Site, without compensation to the author, sender, or any other party.

By using this Site, you signify your assent to this Privacy Statement. Should you have any privacy-related questions or concerns, you may contact Kauffman Tire at the Contact Information set forth in Paragraph Q of the Site Terms Of Use.