AutoPal strongly supports and believes in security. In an effort to share our values of security please review the following policies and procedures of how we care for information.
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTION & USE
Most of the information given to AutoPal in the registration process, for both Clients and Test Drivers, or at any other time is for AutoPal's use only. AutoPal is the sole owner of this information, it may be used "in-house" only and may be shared with any AutoPal subsidiaries or affiliates, it will not be sold, shared, or rented to other non-affiliate companies, or persons. A court order is the only way that this information can be accessed by another party or organization.
Information that is provided to AutoPal for the purpose of Client relations and software use that is intended for the public may be viewable via Client's website, or sub-domain of www.autopalsoftware.com This information is generally, but not limited to organization's email address, phone number, mailing address. In addition information such as URL and security licenses will be viewable in either direct or verifiable information form. When Client provides such information to AutoPal for the purposes of software instance creation and use this information is not shared by AutoPal directly to anyone, but is available via Clients custom website and therefore is public information.
AutoPal does not offer services or sell products to children and does not request or knowingly collect personally identifiable contact information from minors of any location.
All information or feedback that is provided to AutoPal becomes the express property of AutoPal, with no intention or requirement for compensation of said material. From time to time AutoPal makes message board postings to its clients, and test drivers. Please remember that all information disclosed in this area is intended to be private unless otherwise stated. Access to any such message board is only after logging in through a password protected area. AutoPal's customers should also be aware that any information they disclose on their own websites becomes publicly available. AutoPal is not responsible for any information our customers choose to make available on their own website.
Also, please note that AutoPal has links to other sites. We encourage our customers to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by AutoPal's Web site.
AutoPal takes every precaution to protect our customers' information. When customers submit sensitive information via our Web site, your information is protected using the safest and most secure methods available.
When our registration or service request forms ask customers to enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry for the Web - SSL. While on a secure page, such as our secure credit card payment form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers.
While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our customers' information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices and data center. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Our employees must use a secure shell (ssh) to access this information and must also be allowed access from a specific IP address within the office.
Furthermore, ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices to avoid security breaches through what is called, "social engineering." Important details and changes are discussed in staff meetings and email memos. Finally, the servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment, protected by a firewall and kept in a secure room in our data center.
If you have any questions about AutoPal's security, please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org
NECESSARY INFORMATION SUBMISSIONS
Personally identifiable consumer information is shared with Authorize.Net, and SpeedChex the credit card processing company, and ACH processing company respective we use, to the extent it is necessary for them to provide payment processing services.
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
CLIENT DATA SUBMISSION
All data inputted into our software system, website, sub-domains becomes the property of AutoPal Lending Management System, LLC in no circumstance will this information be disclosed other than to our in-house staff and affiliates without court order. Each sub-domain will retain the rights to view, manage, and update information on their respective site, as long as they remain in Active Client Status. Clients will never be able to view another Clients information.