Last updated: May 22, 2020
By using the Website and/or Services, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy. If you do not agree with any of this Policy or do not wish to be bound by the Policy, your only option is to not use or access this Website.
By selecting “Accept” when prompted you agree to become legally bound by this Policy without any modification or reservation whatsoever. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this Policy, then please do not access the Website or use any Services.
This Policy may change from time to time. We reserve the right, at our discretion to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Policy at any time. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check this Policy periodically for updates.
We may offer you the ability to connect with the Website using a mobile device via a mobile optimized website. The provisions of this Policy apply to all such mobile access and use of mobile devices. This Policy will be referenced by all such mobile applications or mobile optimized websites.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
We collect several types of information from and about customers of our Website, including information:
by which you may be personally identified, such as your name, physical address including zip code, e-mail address, telephone number, payment information, license plate, vehicle registration number, photographs, or any other information the Website collects that is defined by applicable law as personally identifiable information (collectively, “personal information”);
that is about you but individually does not identify you, such as your IP address, metadata or physical location; and/or
about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details.
We collect this information:
Directly from you when you provide it to us either through filling in forms on our Website, registering to use our Website or Services, subscribing to one of our services including email communications, speaking with our representatives over the telephone, interacting with our representatives through the Website, submitting vehicle information or photographs, or by using our Services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website or the Service.
Directly from you when you speak with our customer service representative including when you provide personal information for verification purposes, for using the Services, and recordings of your calls.
From third parties that receive commissions from us for providing referrals to our Website or Services.
From charity partners who monetize the vehicles you may have donated to them by using our Services.
Automatically as you navigate through the Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
From other third parties, for example, our service providers or business partners.
INFORMATION ABOUT ALL OUR VISITORS
We collect certain information from and about our visitors and customers in three ways – directly from the customer, from one of our charity partners, from referrals and third parties, from our web server logs, and through the use of tracking technologies (e.g., cookies).
Information provided by you or on behalf of you
There are several areas in the Website where we collect personal information about you. We may collect this information as follows: (i) when you create an account; (ii) when you provide information to get a price quotation; (iii) when you register to receive communications from this Website and/or other Ricky’s Auto Cash for Cars affiliates; (iv) when you seek information about, or use the Services; (v) when you provide personal information to us through feedback, surveys, or other forms provided on this Website; (vi) information you provide by filling out forms on the Website (this includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, creating an account, posting material, subscribing to email communications, or requesting further services or information); (vii) when reporting a problem about the Website or Services; (viii) records and copies of your correspondence (including personal information), if you contact us; (ix) your responses to representative questions when you contact us; (x) details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of the Services selected; and/or (xi) based upon your search queries on the Website.
Server Log Information
When you visit an Internet site, you disclose certain information about yourself, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, the time of your visit, and the referring location (e.g., the website page that offered a link to our Website). Other information disclosed includes clickstream data, which includes a record of the clicked selections you make while visiting this Website. Like many other sites, we record this basic information about visits to this Website.
We may use technology like “web beacons” and “cookies” to recognize you and your access privileges on our Website, as well as to trace website usage. A cookie is a piece of information that is sent to your Web browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. A web beacon is a small electronic file that is embedded in a web page or email, which unobtrusively allows checking that a user has accessed the content. Each time you return to our Website, we are able to identify you as a previous or registered customer. Web beacons and cookies also enable us to measure our Website traffic, including the number of repeat versus new visitors, the time customers spend online, and their navigation behavior. Collecting this information allows us to make changes that improve our Website. Please note that none of the information stored on the cookie is personally identifiable.
USE OF INFORMATION
We use information collected about you, whether supplied directly by you, by third parties authorized by you or obtained through the use of tracking technologies as described herein, in any of the following ways:
- Present the Website to you and allow you to use the Services including providing you with information or services you request from us.
- Process or complete transactions including enabling billing and transfer of vehicles.
- Help administer and protect the security of the Website and Services.
- Develop, improve or enhance features of our Website and Services.
- Contact you regarding customer service and administrative issues.
- Improve customer service and user experience.
- Display and/or use aggregate information for advertising and marketing purposes.
- Make telephone calls and send text messages to you with information and offers provided you consent to be marketed to in this manner when prompted on the Website.
- Track online behavior for behavioral advertising and other marketing purposes including compile anonymous statistical information and analysis.
- Administer a contest, promotion, survey or other feature of the Website.
- Notify you about changes to our Website or any Services we offer or provide though it.
- Send periodic emails (if at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include an option to unsubscribe at the bottom of each email).
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
- For any other purpose with your consent.
ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION
We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this Policy:
- To our affiliates.
- To contractors, service providers, business partners and other third parties we use to support our business and make the Website and/or Services available.
- To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Ricky’s Auto Cash for Cars assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by the Ricky’s Auto Cash for Cars about our Website customers is among the assets transferred.
- To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
- To enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions or buying/selling policies, and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.
We may also disclose information collected from you through this Website in order to: (i) comply with applicable laws; (ii) respond to government inquiries; and (iii) protect the rights or property of Ricky’s Auto Cash for Cars or visitors to this Website.
Information concerning individuals’ usage of our Website will not be disclosed to third parties except in aggregate form (e.g., “35% of the customers visiting our website requested an offer”).
TELEPHONE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT
We may seek your consent to receive calls or text messages from us, our affiliates, service providers, business partners and other third parties we use to support our business and make the Website and/or Services available to you in accordance with the rules under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). While we do not believe our calls or text messages qualify as telemarketing calls or text messages, nonetheless, to comply with the TCPA consent requirements regarding telemarketing calls or messages, when we request that you provide your phone number and/or permission to contact you, we will request through the Website your prior express written consent to send you telemarketing calls or text messages to the phone number you provide. Please note that you can continue accessing our Website or using the Services without providing your prior express written consent for TCPA purposes and that merely accessing our Website or using the Services without providing your prior express written consent when prompted does not constitute your consent to receive telemarketing calls or text messages.
Your security is our primary concern. We implement a variety of security measures in an effort to maintain the safety of your personal information. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, which enables encryption of sensitive and personal information. All of our forms are secured with SSL technology, ensuring that your personal information stays safe.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where you have chosen a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, or to or from our online products or services. You transmit all such information at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Our Website may contain links to third party websites. These links are provided only for your convenience and you are free to use them, but you do so at your own risk. We do not control these third parties’ or their websites. The third parties who operate such websites may use tracking technologies. Please read the privacy policies of these third party websites carefully before browsing or providing any information on such websites. We are not responsible for your activities or any collection or tracking of your information on such sites.
COMPLIANCE WITH CHILDREN ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT (COPPA)
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features or register on the Website, use any of the features of this Website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use.
OPTING-OUT FROM EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS
After you register or use our Services, we may periodically send you newsletters and other emails featuring special offers, promotions and other benefits. If you no longer wish to receive these communications, please let us know by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in our emails. Our e-mail database is continually updated. However, you may continue to receive e-mail communications from us for no more than ten business days from the time we receive your unsubscribe request. Please note that we can only control our own mailing list and policies. Third party advertisers that maintain their own mailing lists may send communications that advertise our products or services; and you may need to contact those parties directly in order to stop receiving their email communications.
Certain administrative communications, including e-mails and telephone calls, are necessary in order to deliver our services. If you agree to use our Services, you agree to receive these administrative communications. For further clarification of these administrative communications, please contact our customer service center at [email protected].
Any questions regarding this Policy should be directed to Ricky’s Auto Cash for Cars by emailing [email protected] or send a letter to:
Ricky’s Auto LLC
220 Stokes Ave
Ewing, NJ 08628
Phone: (609) 888-1109
E-mail: [email protected]