PRIVACY POLICY


www.stoptech.com (the "Site") is owned by StopTech, a division of CWD, LLC (“CWD” or “StopTech” or “We” or the “Company”).  The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Site. This privacy policy only applies to transactions made, and data gathered, on the Site and does not apply to any other web site or offline point of contact between StopTech and its customers.  

StopTech is committed to protecting your privacy, and provides a high level of protection for the personally-identifiable information it collects and uses.  The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you as to what information may be collected from you when you visit our Site or when you become a customer, how such information will be used by StopTech, and/or other persons or entities, with whom such information may be shared, your choices regarding the collection, use and distribution of such information, your ability to edit, update, correct or delete such information and the security procedures that we have implemented to protect your privacy.

NOTICE

A.  Collection of Information 
At different occasions you may be asked for certain types of personally-identifiable information.  We hope you will provide us with this information. However, if you do not want to disclose your personally-identifiable information to us, please do not submit it. This does mean that in some cases we will not be able to provide you the service you have requested.  

While you are on the Site we may collect personal information from you. Personal information may include, but are not limited to: your first and last name, mailing address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address, credit card number, bank information, etc.   We may also collect non-personally identifiable information from you when you visit the Site (e.g., your IP address, browser type, domain name, etc.). This information is collected and analyzed in the aggregate in order to improve the function and content of the Site. 

B.  Use of Information 
We will use your personal information for customer service, to provide you with information that you may request, to customize your experience on the Site, and to contact you when necessary in connection with transactions entered into by you on the Site. We may also use your personal information for internal business purposes, such as analyzing and managing our business. We may also combine the information we have gathered about you with information from other sources. We may use third parties to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as shipping and delivery of your order.  We may share your information with our affiliated companies and/or with these third parties for those limited purposes. Unless you tell us not to, we may also use your personal information to contact you about offers or promotions from StopTech and/or CWD and selected third parties we think you would be interested in. If you do not want to receive this information, indicate that we may not do so at the point where you give us your personal information. If you change your mind later, email us at info@centricparts.com.  Please note that changes to your preferences may not be effective immediately. 

We may also share your personal information with our affiliated companies and/or with selected third parties so that you may receive special offers and promotions from them, unless you opt–out. If you would like to opt–out of our sharing your personal information with those third parties, indicate that we may not do so at the point where you give us such personal information or email us at info@centricparts.com .  Please note that changes to your preferences may not be effective immediately. 

We may employ vendors to perform functions on our behalf. Examples of such functions include fulfilling orders, delivering packages, email administrative functions, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These vendors are under a contractual obligation to use confidential data received from StopTech only for purposes that fall within the functions for which they were hired.  
We may disclose information that we collect about you when we have reason to believe that this is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities that may be harming you, us or others. We may also disclose information when we believe the law requires it. 

Your personal information may be passed on to a third party in the event of a transfer, sale or change in ownership or our assets. We may also disclose specific information when we determine that such disclosure is necessary to comply with applicable law or to protect the interests or safety of StopTech or other visitors to the Site. 

Financial information is used to bill you for products and services. By making a purchase on the Site, you consent to our providing your financial information to our service providers and to such third parties as we determine are necessary to process your transactions. These third parties may include the credit card companies and banking institutions used to process the transaction. 

We use demographic information to tailor the Site to the interests of our users.   Demographic information may also be shared with other third parties on an aggregate basis. 

C.  Accessing and/or Correcting Your Information
We give you the opportunity to modify or remove personal information that you have provided to us. You may do so by emailing to us at info@centricparts.com.

If you identify any inaccuracy in your personal information, or if you need to make a change or would like to verify such information, please contact us so that we may update your information in our records.  We will use commercially reasonable efforts to accommodate all such requests.  Our contact information is set forth below.

Changing or deleting your information or otherwise opting–out of receipt of communications from StopTech, CWD or third parties will change or delete the data only in our database for purposes of transacting future business on the Site and for managing future communications from StopTech, CWD and third parties. These changes and deletions will not change or delete information already collected as part of a particular purchase in our transactions database which may have already been shared with third parties, all as provided above in this Privacy Policy. You will need to contact third parties who may contact you directly to change your preferences or your personal information that they may be using to contact you.

D.  Other Sites and Third Party Links
The Site may contain links to web sites operated and maintained by third parties over which we have absolutely no control. Any information you provide to third party websites will be governed under the terms of each websites’ privacy policy and we encourage you to investigate and ask questions before disclosing any information to the operators of third party websites. We have no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content, actions or the privacy policies of third party websites. The inclusion of third party websites on our Site in no way constitutes an endorsement of such websites’ content, actions or policies. 

E.  Your Choices
We have existing business relationships and may develop other relationships in the future with business partners. In these instances, we may share or otherwise allow access to information that is collected about you that will enable our business partners to contact you regarding products and services that may be of interest. 

At the time we collect your information you will be given the choice to accept or refuse the disclosure of your information for such marketing purposes, and for marketing by StopTech or CWD.

F.  Security
We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we collect about you and under our control remains accurate, timely and secure. We encrypt all of your personal and financial information and use our best efforts to prevent it from being read or intercepted as the information travels over the Internet. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we are committed to protecting your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. 

G. Data Integrity
Personally-identifiable information will be kept in active files or systems as long as needed to meet the purposes for which it was collected and the commercial relationship with the customer.   We will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the information is accurate and complete.

H.   Your IP Address
Each time you visit the Site, our web server automatically collects your IP address and the Web page from which you came. Your IP address is used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information about you. We also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer the Site, and to better serve you while visiting the Site. 

I.  Cookies
The Site uses cookies to keep track of your purchases and other activity on the Site in order to enhance your experience on the Site.  A "cookie" is a small piece of information, a data file that transferred by a website to and stored on your computer's hard drive. 

Accepting the cookies used on the Site does not give us access to your personal information, such as your name, physical address, or sensitive information, such as your credit card number.  We may use the cookies to identify your computer. Cookies are typically classified as either "session" cookies or "permanent" cookies.

"Session" cookies do not stay on your computer after you leave our website or close your browser. The aggregate information collected permits us to analyze traffic patterns on our site. This can enable us over time to provide a better experience on our site by improving content and making our site easier to use.
"Permanent" cookies are those that remain on your computer. They are used to facilitate shopping, personalization and registration services. For example, cookies can keep track of what you have selected to purchase as you continue to shop and allow you to enter your password only once on Web pages where a login is required. "Permanent" cookies can be manually removed by the user. 


  • Most browsers automatically accept cookies by default, but you can usually refuse cookies or selectively accept certain cookies by adjusting the preferences in your browser.  Web browsers often allow you to erase existing cookies from your hard drive, block the use of cookies and/or be notified when cookies are encountered. If you elect to block or turn off cookies, please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of the features and functions of the Site.  

  • We may allow third parties to use cookies on the Site. We do not control the use or contents of third party cookies. 

You can find information on popular browsers and how to adjust your cookie preferences at the following websites: 

J.  Protection of Children 
The Site is a general audience web site that is not specifically designed or targeted at children. We do not knowingly collect, use or disseminate any personally-identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If, however, we become aware that personally-identifiable information regarding a child under the age of 13 has been collected at the Site, we will use such information for the sole purpose of contacting a parent or guardian of the child to obtain verifiable parental consent. If we cannot obtain consent after a reasonable period of time, or if when contacted a parent or guardian requests that we do not use or maintain such information, we will make reasonable efforts to delete it from our records. Upon request by a parent or guardian, StopTech will provide a description of the specific types of personal information collected from a child who is under the age of 13. 

K.  Complaints
We take privacy concerns seriously. If you believe that We have not complied with this Privacy Policy, you may write to the address below or call us. Please describe in as much detail as possible the ways in which you believe that the StopTech Policy has not been complied with. We will investigate your complaint promptly. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your complaint, or your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, you should contact the Office of the IT Manager, which will serve as a liaison with StopTech to resolve your concerns. Contact details for the Office of IT Manager are as follows:  626-961-5775 or privacy@centricparts.com

L.  Modification to Policy 

We reserve the right to change the terms of this Privacy Policy. Since any changes will be posted on this page, we encourage you to check this page regularly. Your continued use of the Site following any changes to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such changes. This privacy policy was last revised on October 28, 2011.  
 
M.  Questions or Comments or to Contact Us 

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, or you wish to access or make changes to information we have about you, please call Customer Service at 626-961-5775 or contact us at info@centricparts.com.