1. Consumer Privacy at RENTACARNOW, LLC
At RENTACARNOW, LLC, we respect the privacy of our users and the importance of the information they entrust to us. We summarize below the basic information policies and practices in place on RENTACARNOW, LLC’S Website.
2. Information We May Collect
If you reserve a vehicle through our Website, we request certain personal information from you on your reservation screen. You must provide this personal contact information (such as name, e-mail address, phone number and street address) in order to reserve a vehicle and may need to provide financial information (such as credit card information). We use this information to provide the rental car company sufficient information to reserve your vehicle, contact you in advance regarding any issues regarding the rental car and so we may contact you if need be.
We also may collect other types of information in the following ways when you visit our Website:
a. Our server logs automatically collect information, such as your IP address, your browser type and language, and the date and time of your visit, which helps us track users’ movements around our site and understand trends.
b. We may assign your computer one or more cookies which may collect information to facilitate access to our Website and to personalize your online experience.
c. We may use standard Internet tools, such web beacons, which collect information that tracks your use of our Website and enables us to customize our services and advertisements
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Should we ever do so, we will comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
3. Information Others May Collect.
We may allow third-party advertising companies or ad networks to display advertisements on our Websites.
a. We do not provide any personal information to these companies without your consent.
b. These companies may use tracking tools, such as cookies, to collect information about computers used to view or interact with their advertisements.
c. Some of these companies may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative, www.networkadvertising.org, which offers consumers the ability to opt out of ad targeting by all member companies.
If you post information about yourself or others, or communicate with others using our Website, please note that we cannot control who reads your postings or what they do with the information you provide. We encourage you to use caution in posting personal information.
4. How We May Use Information We Collect
We may use information to:
a. Fulfill your requests for car rental reservations;
b. To assist you with completing a travel reservation or transaction;
c. To provide you with travel confirmation and updates;
d. To service your account with us, respond to your questions and contact you when necessary;
e. Offer products and services that may be of interest to you;
f. Customize the advertising and content that you see on our Website;
g. Facilitate use of our Website;
h. Manage your RENTACARNOW.COM account and your preferences;
I. To assist us in providing better products and services;
j. Analyze use of and improve our Website, products and services;
k. Identify and protect against fraudulent transactions and other misuses of our Website; and
5. With Whom We May Share Information We Collect
We may share personal information with:
a. RENTACARNOW, LLC -owned or affiliated businesses, in order to provide you with information about a variety of products and services that might interest you;
b. Our suppliers, such as the car rental companies, who fulfill your car rental and insurance reservations. Throughout this site, all services provided by a third-party supplier are described as such. We do not place limitations on our suppliers’ use or disclosure of your other personal information. Therefore, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of any travel supplier whose products you purchase through this site. Please note that these suppliers also may contact you as necessary to obtain additional information about you, facilitate your travel reservation, or respond to a review you may submit;
c. Our third-party vendors who provide services or functions on our behalf, such as credit card processing, business analytics, customer service, marketing, distribution of surveys or sweepstakes programs, and fraud prevention. We may also authorize third-party vendors to collect information on our behalf, including as necessary to operate features of our website or to facilitate the delivery of online advertising tailored to your interests. Third-party vendors have access to and may collect information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose.;
d. Referring websites. If you were referred to this website from another site (for example, through a link you clicked on another site that directed you to this one), we may share information about you with that referring website. We have not placed limitations on the referring websites’ use of your personal information and we encourage you to review the privacy policies of any website that referred you here.
e. Business partners with whom we may jointly offer products or services, or whose products or services may be offered on our website. You can tell when a third party is involved in a product or service you have requested because their name will appear, either alone or with ours. If you choose to access these optional services, we may share information about you, including your personal information, with those partners. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of these third-party business partners;
f. Other third parties in limited circumstances, such as complying with legal requirements, preventing fraud, and protecting the safety of our company and our users; and
g. Governmental authorities in order to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation into matters related to public safety. We may share aggregated, non-personal information in any of the above situations and also with advertisers and others.
6. Your Choices
You may choose:
a. Not to provide personal information, although that may result in your inability to obtain certain services or use certain features of our Website;
b. To stop receiving promotional emails or newsletters from us by sending an email to the contact address at the bottom of this policy;
c. To delete or decline cookies by changing your browser settings, although if you do so, some of the features or services of our Website may not function properly.
We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and disclosure. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information, and they may do so only for permitted business functions. In addition, we use encryption in the transmission of your sensitive personal information between your system and ours, and we use firewalls to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your personal information.
We want you to feel confident using our Website to transact business. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure email. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission’s Website at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/data.shtm for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft.