Ontariocars Privacy Policy


By using this Site, you agree to both the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy of the Site.

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit Ontariocars.ca

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you visit Ontariocars.ca (“the Site”), we automatically collect certain information about the device you used, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site.

We collect this information using the following technologies:

Cookies

Cookies are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier.

Log Files

Log files track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

Web Beacons, Tags, & Tracking Pixels

Web beacons, tags, and tracking pixels are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Additionally, if you make a request through the Site, we collect the email address, and phone number provided by you. We refer to this as Contact Information

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We use the Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how visitors to the Site browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

Information may also be used to show you products you’ve shown interest in from the Site as your browse other websites and mobile apps (referred to as “Retargeting”).

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.

For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: Google's Privacy Policy

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: Google Analytics Opt-Out

Your Personal Information may also be shared with other third-party companies who help us to better understand our audience, or for the purpose of creating more relevant advertising on our Site.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

BEHAVIOURAL ADVERTISING

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.

For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page here.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by following these links:

Facebook

Google

Bing

Criteo

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal here.

GOOGLE MAPS

This Site uses Google Maps API, please refer to Google Privacy Policy.

DO NOT TRACK

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

DATA RETENTION

When you provide Contact Information to the Site, we retain this information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

MINORS

The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18.

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

CONTACT US

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at privacy@ontariocars.ca