Scope of Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) describes how OPGLA, LLC, and its members handle your personal information in connection with the following (collectively, the “Services”): including www.OPGLA and any other website owned and run by OPGLA.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
OPGLA is a social welfare organization created under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code and are often referred to as 501(c)(4) organizations. Their primary purpose is to promote the common good and general welfare of the community and provide information on vehicles impounded by our members. Our members collect impound information as part of their official duties. OPGLA does not collect data on birthdays, race, etc. We provide a free service for people to locate vehicles impounded. While we do not sell personal information, we sell limited access to our VIIC system to banks and other interested parties who need to find vehicles impounded.
When using our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, vehicle information and other information to help you with your experience. We may also collect and store personal information about vehicles that our members enter into the VIIC system. We do not sell personal information. If you use our free service to search for a vehicle at www.opglaviic.com we may store and use the information you provide to us. By using the Services, you expressly consent to the collection, storage, use and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Statement.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to receive our free weekly auction email, or enter information on our website.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, in the following ways:
- To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content in which you are most interested.
- To improve our website in order to serve you better.
- To send periodic emails regarding your interest in our vehicle auctions.
- To follow up with them after correspondence (email or phone inquiries)
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted technology. We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
Commitment to Privacy
The Company has a strong commitment to providing information tailored to your individual needs while providing excellent service to all of our visitors and customers, including respecting concerns about privacy. We understand that you may have questions about whether and how we collect and use information. This Privacy Statement details the steps we take to respect your privacy concerns. If, after reviewing this Privacy Statement, you have any questions or privacy concerns, please email our Executive Director at Eric@ekapr.com
Collection of Your Information
Automatically-Collected Information. We may automatically collect information about the computer or devices (including mobile devices) you use to access the Services. For example, we may collect and store information such as your browser type, IP address, language, operating system, location of your wireless device (e.g., latitude and longitude), the state or country from which you accessed the Services, unique device identifier (e.g., a UDID or an IDFA on Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad or iTouch, or the Android Ad ID), the pages you view, the Services you use, the date and time of your visit, the websites you visited immediately before and after visiting our websites, error logs, and other hardware and software information. You may be able to disable our ability to collect some of this information – consult the instructions for your particular device. We may use third-party analytics providers and technologies, including cookies and similar tools, to assist in collecting this information. We may use this information to formulate statistical models about the use of the Services, enhance the Services for our users, and provide you with tailored content and advertising.
Do Not Track Signals
We do not respond to or alter our practices detailed herein based upon your selection of the “Do Not Track” setting or other “opt-out” setting or feature that may be offered by your browser; however, we reserve the right to do so in the future.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may share your information in the following ways:
- We may make information collected through OPGLA available to law enforcement for investigative purposes or as provided under OPG’s contracts with governmental agencies.
We may share your information with any person or entity when we have your consent.
Opting Out of Communications from Us
If you no longer wish to receive direct mail OPGLA Communications, you may opt-out by using the unsubscribe link on each email you receive.
Notice of Privacy Rights of California Residents
We have adopted a policy of not sharing the personal information of customers with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
Security and Account Protection
We have implemented commercially reasonable physical, administrative, technical, and electronic security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of your personal information. Despite our efforts, however, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and we do not promise that your information will remain secure. We appreciate your help in safeguarding the integrity of your own and others’ privacy. We encourage you to let us know immediately if you suspect that any personal information you shared with us is being used contrary to this Privacy Statement.
The Services are not directed toward persons under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly market to or collect any personal information from children under the age of 18. If you are under 18, you are not permitted to submit any personal information to us or the Services. If you provide information to us through the Services, you represent that you are 18 years of age or older. If a parent or guardian believes that we have in our database the personal information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we remove such information from our records.
Third-Party Links and Services
The Services may contain links to third-party websites, including identity verification and OPG websites. Your use of these features may result in the collection or sharing of information about you, depending on the feature. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites or services, including those to which we link. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites or services. The personal information you choose to provide to or that is collected by these third parties is not covered by our Privacy Statement. We strongly encourage you to read such third parties’ privacy statements.
Amendments to Privacy Statement
We may amend this Privacy Statement at any time by posting the amended terms on the Services. Unless a different effective date is specified in the update, any changes to this Privacy Statement will become effective upon posting. Your continued use of the Services following the effective date means that you accept such revisions. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Statement, we will post the changes here and notify you in the manner and to the extent required by law.
Should you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, contact us by sending an email to Eric@ekapr.com Please provide your name, mailing address, telephone number and email address so we can service you more quickly.
This Privacy Statement was last updated on December 30, 2019.