MechanicImprints.com (Also, MechanicFrauds.com, and MechanicTracks.com) is a community site designed to help “fight mechanic frauds one receipt at a time”™. Each auto mechanic receipt collected and shared displays the hard fact behind a mechanic shop right-doing or wrong-doing, and sharing it with others raise awareness for all to learn from.
The core idea behind “mechanicimprints.com” is the result of numerous debates/discussions and complaints from hundreds of thousands of individuals who are frustrated with the hidden truths behind the real cost behind maintaining and repairing their vehicles.
The Developers of MechanicImprints.com are fully aware of the importance to protect the privacy of our users and have taken and will continue to take every step necessary to protect user privacy.
Collection of Data
MechanicImprints.com collects user information submitted through our website and its affiliates. This information includes names, ages, genders, e-mail addresses, locations, photos, videos, and reviews. Any information incorporated within a review or a request for help “message box” will be saved as typed.
How Your Information is Used
Information submitted by users such as names and e-mail addresses are used to validate accounts, and exchange messages between the website and the users. Photos and locations are used along with reviews submitted to help in identifying businesses or topics in question. Gender, age, and location are used primarily by the company and its affiliates to develop marketing strategies and obtain active user demographics.
In to order provide the users with the highest possible level of service, we use log file information such as browser-type information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, browser language, domain names, timestamp data and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify the users browser to diagnose problems with our server. This information is also used to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to track user interest throughout the website and to inform advertisers of the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising banners.
Your Options in Protecting Your Personal Information
Any review or request for help in a “message box” will appear as typed, therefore any personal information that the user would like to keep private should not be added into these areas. Personal user information can be updated at any time to reflect user preference throughout the user account page. Data that is marked by an asterisk (*) is required data needed to use the section in question, this information is not made public. Data that is marked by two asterisks (**) is required data that will be shared and reposted as submitted by users.
Disclosure of Your Information
MechanicImprints.com holds the right to sell user reviews to third parties. Any user information submitted in such reviews will also be transferred to the third party and displayed on their websites. This information may include user first name and last initial, profile photo as well as any submitted photos of businesses and any other personally identifiable information the user has posted in the review. MechanicImprints.com does not share personal user information with third party companies for their commercial or marketing use without prior consent or except as part of a specific program the user will have the ability to agree or decline to participate in.
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Security on Personal User Information
MechanicImprints.com tries very hard to safeguard and preserve the integrity and security of personal user information using industry standard methods. MechanicImprints.com limits access to personal user information to employees such as managerial, technical and customer service representatives who need this information to perform their duties. MechanicImprints.com is not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the internet. Once user information is received there is no guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by a breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. In the occurrence of a systems breach, MechanicImprints.com will attempt to notify all users so the appropriate steps can be taken to protect against fraud or other illegal activities. Notification may be made by any or all of the following: e-mail, phone call, a post on the main page of the site, or in writing.
Because the privacy of children is important to us, MechanicImprints.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable or non-personally identifiable information from persons under the age of 13. If it is brought to our attention that information on persons under the age of 13 has been collected, MechanicImprints.com will use that information only to inform him or her that we need parental or guardian consent before receiving any personal information. If consent is not given, then MechanicImprints.com will take the appropriate steps to delete the information.