American Rental is committed to developing long-lasting relationships based on trust. In furtherance of this goal, American Rental will do everything in its power to ensure that your right to privacy is maintained and protected. This website is not directed at children under 13 years of age.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
American Rental may request or collect personal information from online users in a variety of ways, including through online forms for ordering products and services, and other instances where users are invited to volunteer such information. The data we collect is information that identifies you personally, such as:
- Your name
- E-mail address
- Postal address
- Telephone and cell phone numbers
- Credit card information
- Other billing information
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. We may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For session ID cookies, once you close your browser or log out, the cookie terminates and is erased. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your computer's hard drive for an extended period of time. Your browser's help file contains information and instructions for removing persistent cookies. Session ID cookies may be used by American Rental to track user preferences while the user is visiting the website. They also help to minimize load times and save on server processing. Persistent cookies may be used by American Rental to store whether, for example, you want your password remembered or not, and other information. Cookies used on the American Rental website do not contain personally identifiable information.
Like most standard websites, we use log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. However, none of the information stored in our log files, including but not limited to IP addresses, is linked to personally identifiable information.
HOW WE USE THIS INFORMATION
American Rental may use the personally identifiable information we collect to contact customers regarding products and services offered by American Rental and, to the extent the user has agreed to it, by its trusted affiliates, independent contractors and business partners. We may also use this information for research purposes regarding the effectiveness of our website services, marketing, advertising, and sales efforts. American Rental will not in any way share this information with a third party either for free or by selling it, unless you specifically authorize such disclosures.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
SPECIAL OFFERS AND UPDATES
Our customers and users will occasionally receive newsletters or e-mails with information on products, services, or special offers. Out of respect for the privacy of our users, American Rental gives them the opportunity to opt-out from receiving these types of communications.
On rare occasions, it is necessary to send out a strictly service-related announcement, if, for instance, our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.
MAINTENANCE OF INFORMATION
The information provided to American Rental is saved indefinitely and may be stored on one or more databases directly or indirectly maintained by American Rental. American Rental employs industry-standard security measures to protect the confidentiality of the information. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur; we make every effort to prevent such occurrences. Any other particularly sensitive information, such as credit card numbers collected for commercial transactions, is encrypted prior to transmission by you to American Rental.
You are responsible for the security of your Customer ID and passwords. Make sure you keep them in a safe place and do not share them with others. Always remember to log out after your session ends to ensure that others cannot access your private personal information. You should take this precaution even if you are not using a public computer, such as at a library or internet café, but even when using your private computer in your home.
American Rental TEXT MESSAGE POLICY
By providing your cell phone number, you have provided us with consent to send you text messages in conjunctions with the services you have requested. Your cellular provider's Msg&Data Rates may apply to our confirmation message and all subsequent messages.
You understand the text messages we send may be seen by anyone with access to your phone. Accordingly, you should take steps to safeguard your phone and your text messages if you want them to remain private. [No Confidential Information should be sent via Text Message.]
Please notify us immediately if you change mobile numbers or plan to provide your phone to another person.
If we modify this Text Message Policy, we will notify you by sending you a text message with a link to the new policy. We may terminate our text message program at any time.
If you have questions about this policy, would like to mail you a paper copy of this policy or are having problems receiving or stopping our text messages, please contact us using the following: firstname.lastname@example.org, 800-893-6711.
You agree and consent to be contacted by the Company, our agents, employees, attorneys, and affiliates through the use of email, and/or telephone calls and/or SMS text messages to your cellular, home or work phone numbers, as well as any other phone number you have provided in conjunction with this account, including the use of automatic telephone dialing systems, auto dialers, or an artificial or prerecorded voice.
OPT-OUT OR STOP
This policy applies to the text messages sent by American Rental, to our customers while and after they use our product. If you wish to stop receiving text messages from American Rental, reply to any text message we have sent you and in the reply text simply type STOP. You will receive a text message confirming we have received your request to STOP. Your stop request will become effective within one day. In addition, you can opt-out by contacting: 800-893-6711, email@example.com.
HELP OR SUPPORT
If at any time you need our contact information or information on how to stop text messages, reply to any text message we have sent you and in the reply text simply type HELP. Upon receiving your text message, we will send you a text message with the information. It is our policy to send no more than 8 messages per month. In general the messages we send provide you with information about your account.
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