is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring you have a
positive experience on our website. This policy outlines our personal
information handling practices for both online and offline data. If
you give us personal information, we will treat it according to this
policy covers the VehicleIdentificationNumber.com corporate website
and is applicable worldwide.
of your personal information
will always tell you before we collect any Personal Information and
inform you of the purpose of the collection. “Personal
Information” is any information that can be used to identify an
individual, and may include, but is not limited to, name, email
address, postal or other physical address, credit or debit card
number, title, occupation, and other information required to provide
a service, deliver a product, or carry out a transaction you have
requested. Some of the reasons we collect your Personal Information
for an account
of certain features of our products or services
service and support for our products or services
of a transaction or order
to attend a seminar
in an online survey
of an entry for a sweepstakes or other promotion
in discussion groups or forum
to membership programs or newsletter subscriptions
of your personal information
will only use your Personal Information in the way we specified when
it was collected. We will not subsequently change the way your
Personal Information is used without your consent. Some of the ways
we may use your Personal Information include:
process your orders and deliver the products and services that you
keep you up to date on the latest product announcements, software
updates, software upgrades, system enhancements, special offers, and
other information. This may occasionally include information from
other technology companies about products and services that can add
value to your VehicleIdentificationNumber.com products.
provide support and assistance for our products and services,
including the provision of security patches.
provide the ability to create personal profile areas and view
provide the ability to contact you, and provide you with shipping and
provide customer feedback and support.
provide contests, sweepstakes or other marketing or promotional
activities on the VehicleIdentificationNumber.com.com or affiliate
websites. Personal Information may be collected to administer those
conduct questionnaires and surveys in order to provide better
products and services to our customers and end users. Your completion
of any questionnaires is voluntary.
support recruitment inquiries.
understand more about you, so we can personalize newsletters and
websites to your preferences. For example, allow you the opportunity
to request specific information on products and services that may be
allow you to forward information to another individual such as a
friend or co-worker. VehicleIdentificationNumber.com does not store
the personal information of the third party. We collect the
information for the sole purpose of sending a one-time email. If you
choose to use our referral service to inform a colleague or friend,
we will only ask for a contact name and email address.
meet contract obligations.
and updating your personal information
need your help in keeping the Personal Information you have shared
with us accurate and up to date. Please notify us of any changes to
your Personal Information.
you are a registered user, you may make these updates yourself online
via the VehicleIdentificationNumber.com Profile Management Tool. You
may also make these updates or request deactivation of your
VehicleIdentificationNumber.com account by sending an email to
email newsletter includes instructions on how you can unsubscribe
from that particular mailing.
may also unsubscribe from VehicleIdentificationNumber.com’s
various newsletters by simply replying to our email or clicking on
the appropriate "opt-out" link found in a mailing.
some instances, VehicleIdentificationNumber.com may collect
non-personal (aggregate or demographic) data through cookies, web
logs, and web beacons. This information is used to better understand
and improve the usability, performance, and effectiveness of the
website. Please read the “Cookies” section below for more
addition, by using some of our products or services, anonymous
network information may be transmitted back to us such as: the health
of our products and types of devices attached to the network. This
information is transmitted back to us so we can determine how users
are interacting with our products, to assist us with improving our
products, and to provide alerts via the product as to available
your personal information
do not sell or rent your Personal Information to third parties for
marketing purposes unless you have granted us permission to do so.
may share your Personal Information within
VehicleIdentificationNumber.com or any of our worldwide subsidiaries
for purposes of data processing or storage.
may also share your Personal Information with business partners,
service vendors, authorized third-party agents or contractors in
order to provide a requested service or transaction, including
processing orders, processing credit card transactions, hosting
websites, hosting event and seminar registration and providing
customer support. We only provide these third parties with the
minimum amount of Personal Information necessary to complete the
requested service or transaction, and the third parties are not
permitted to use your Personal Information except for limited purpose
of completing the requested service or transaction.
may respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process by
disclosing your Personal Information and other related information,
if necessary. We also may choose to establish or exercise our legal
rights or defend against legal claims.
may collect and possibly share Personal Information and any other
additional information available to us in order to investigate,
prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected
fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety
of any person, violations of VehicleIdentificationNumber.com’s
navigating VehicleIdentificationNumber.com’s web site you may
be directed to content or functionality that is hosted by a
third-party supplier, not on VehicleIdentificationNumber.com. This is
typically done to host special events, such as contests. When
information is collected on behalf of VehicleIdentificationNumber.com
will be referenced on the site and will govern how your information
is used. For other, non-VehicleIdentificationNumber.com sites, the
VehicleIdentificationNumber.com’s practice to require such
suppliers to handle information in a manner consistent with
VehicleIdentificationNumber.com’s privacy and security
will ask for your consent before we use or share your information for
any purpose other than the reason you provided it or as otherwise
provided by this policy. In order to let us know your preferences, we
will require an action on your part, such as checking the appropriate
option, to indicate your consent.
of your personal information
is committed to protecting the Personal Information you share with
us. We utilize a combination of industry-standard security
technologies, procedures, and organizational measures to help protect
your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or
we transfer sensitive personal data (for example, credit card
information) over the Internet, when possible, we protect it using
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology.
we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure the
security of the information you transmit.
recommend you to take every precaution in protecting your Personal
Information when you are on the Internet. For example, change your
passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers when
creating passwords, and make sure you use a secure browser. Please
visit the Linksys website for more tips for using security features
when connected to the Internet using a router.
many websites, VehicleIdentificationNumber.com uses technologies,
such as cookies and web beacons, which allow us to make your visit to
our website easier, more efficient and more valuable by providing you
with a customized experience and recognizing you when you return.
cookie cannot read personal data off your hard disk or read cookie
files created by other sites; indeed, the only Personal Information a
cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. Accepting the
cookies used on our website may give us access to information about
your browsing behavior, which we may use to personalize your
experience and track user traffic patterns, and to merge this info
when you register. We do this in order to determine the usefulness of
our website information to our users and to see how effective our
navigational structure is in helping users reach that information.
You may browse most of VehicleIdentificationNumber.com’s
website without accepting cookies from
VehicleIdentificationNumber.com; however, some website functionality
may be lost by disabling cookies on your computer. Other
VehicleIdentificationNumber.com web pages, particularly those which
require a login and password, require cookies and cannot be used when
you have disabled cookies in your browser.
addition, VehicleIdentificationNumber.com uses web beacons in
conjunction with cookies to understand user behavior. Web beacons are
simply a convenient way of gathering basic statistics and managing
cookies, and do not give away any extra information from your
computer. Turning off your browser’s cookies will prevent web
beacons from tracking your specific activity.
you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our website or via
HTML-formatted emails, you can set your browser to warn you before it
accepts cookies or refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to
its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in
your browser. For additional information about cookies and other
tracking technologies, including instructions for blocking their use,
will not retain your Personal Information longer than is necessary to
fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by
applicable laws or regulations.
websites may provide links to other third-party websites which are
outside our control and not covered by this policy. We encourage you
to review the privacy policies posted on these (and all) sites you
you participate in a VehicleIdentificationNumber.com discussion forum
or chat room, you should be aware that the information you provide
there will be made broadly available to others, potentially inside or
outside VehicleIdentificationNumber.com, who have access to that
discussion forum or chat room. Also, please recognize that individual
forums and chat rooms may have additional rules and conditions. Each
participant’s opinion on a forum or chat room is his or her own
and should not be considered as reflecting the opinion of
does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under
the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected Personal
Information on a child under the age of 13, we will delete that data
from our systems. VehicleIdentificationNumber.com encourages parents
and guardians to go online with their children. Here are a few tips
to help make a child’s online experience safer:
children never to give Personal Information (such as name, address,
phone number, school, etc.) unless supervised by a parent or
the sites your children are visiting and which sites are appropriate.
for website privacy policies. Know how your child’s information
visit the FTC’s website for more tips on protecting children’s
of personal information
may transfer your Personal Information to
VehicleIdentificationNumber.com in the US, to any
VehicleIdentificationNumber.com subsidiary worldwide, or to third
parties acting on our behalf for the purposes of processing or
California Privacy Rights
of the State of California, under a new provision of the California
Civil Code, have the right to request from companies conducting
business in California a list of all third parties to which the
company has disclosed Personal Information during the preceding year
for direct marketing purposes. Alternatively, the law provides that
Opt-in choice for use of your Personal Information by third parties
(such as advertisers) for marketing purposes, the company may instead
provide you with information on how to exercise your disclosure
qualifies for the alternative option; it has a comprehensive privacy
policy and provides you with details on how you may either Opt-out or
Opt-in to the use of your Personal Information by third parties for
direct marketing purposes. Therefore, we are not required to maintain
or disclose a list of the third parties that received your Personal
Information for marketing purposes during the preceding year.
you are a California resident and request information about how to
exercise your third party disclosure choices you must send a request
you have any privacy-related questions or comments related to this
may amend this privacy statement from time to time, and at any time.
We will post a notice whenever this privacy statement is materially
changed. Your continued use of the VehicleIdentificationNumber.com
website after any change will signify and confirm your assent to