1. Intellectual Property
1.1. The Site and each of its constituent elements, and in particular the texts, articles, images, illustrations, photographs, databases, software (hereinafter the Intellectual Property Elements) are protected by intellectual property law.
1.2. The total or partial reproduction of the Intellectual Property Elements is prohibited.
1.3. The user is only authorized to display the pages of the Site on his screen and is only authorized to reproduce the Site's Intellectual Property Elements temporarily for the sole purpose of consulting the Site.
1.4. The user is authorized to make short quotations from the Site, provided that the origin of the document and the title of the cited document or page are clearly specified.
2. Use of the Site
2.1. All data, information and publications accessible, represented or downloadable from the Site are not exhaustive, are provided for information purposes only and can in no way be considered as constituting a quote, an estimate or an offer of professional services.
2.2. In no event shall the company be liable for any direct or indirect damages resulting from the use by any user of data, information or publications accessible or downloadable from the Site.
2.3. The company can in no case be held responsible for the content accessible from hypertext links published on the Site or files downloadable from the Site or sites accessible from hypertext links published on the Site.
2.4. The creation and publication of a hypertext link to one of the pages of the Site is authorised, subject to the prior and express agreement of the company.
3. Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
3.1 In most cases, we collect personal information directly from you when you purchase our services, register or interact with us. Generally, we will tell you the purposes for which we collect, use and disclose your personal information at the time the information is collected. In general, the reasons given will be the following:
Offer you the Services you have requested or registered for;
Create and manage the registrations and accounts you have with us;
Respond to your requests and questions;
Provide you with information and inform you about products and services that may be of interest to you;
Provide you with relevant advertising as described in this document;
Comply with our legal obligations as described by law.
3.2 Automatically Collected Information: Some information about your use of the Services will be collected automatically when you browse the Website, for example:
The Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet;
Computer, device and connection information, such as browser type and version, operating system, mobile platform, unique device identifier (“UDID”) and other technical identifiers;
Location information for Services capable of locating the user, in order to provide you with relevant content wherever you are in the world.
We collect and use this information to generate anonymous aggregate information that allows us to develop and optimize our web presence to better serve you.
Our dealership takes your privacy seriously and is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Because we do gather certain types of information from visitors to our sites, we have developed a privacy statement to help you understand the terms and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information. This statement discloses the types of information we gather, how it is used, and how you can gain access to and edit any data that we've collected about you at any time.
Our dealership respects the privacy of individuals who visit our websites, send us e-mail, or participate in features/services we offer online. Accordingly, our policy regarding online privacy has been developed using the following guiding principles:
Our dealership maintains a strict "no-spam" policy. Subscribers to our e-mail services (or any other feature/service found on our website) will not receive unsolicited e-mail messages from us. Our dealership collects information online primarily to provide our visitors with a more relevant experience on our sites. When doing so, we will make every reasonable effort to avoid excessive or irrelevant collection of data. Our dealership will take reasonable physical, electronic and managerial measures to safeguard and secure any information you provide to us (e.g. data will be stored in protected databases on secured servers with restricted access). Our dealership will not share any information you've provided to us with anyone without your consent other than to provide the service you've requested. At the time you register for any such service, you will be notified of, and asked to consent to, the sharing of your information with any particular third party necessary to the provision of the requested service.
Non-Personally Identifiable Data:
Anytime you visit our website, we may gather certain non-personally identifiable information regarding the means you use to access our site. This information may include the type and version of your browser, your service provider, your IP address and any search engine you may have used to locate the site. We use this information to help diagnose problems with our server, administer the Website, and compile broad statistical data. In addition, we gather certain navigational information about where you go on our Websites. This information enables us to determine which areas of the Websites are most frequently visited and helps us to tailor the sites to the needs and interests of our online visitors. Such information is gathered by us in the aggregate and will not be associated with a specific individual without that individual's consent.
Information Voluntarily Provided:
Any information you provide to us (i.e. name, e-mail address, etc.) when you enroll in one of our E-Mail Reminder Services, request information, or use any of the other interactive portions of our Websites, is securely maintained on our Web server and internal systems. This information may be used to provide you with information you've requested about our company, our products and our services, or to provide you with special notices. You may opt out of receiving future communications at any time (see opt-out Procedures below). This data may also be used to tailor your experience on our sites by providing content that is relevant to your interests and geographic region.
Information Collected from Other Sources:
Disclosure of Personal Information:
Our dealership understands the importance of your privacy. We collect and maintain the personal information of our consumers for our use and our subsidiaries. We do not sell, rent, or trade consumer information to third parties, other than as described below, and never without your consent.
Our dealership may partner with select retailers and other companies at various times to provide expanded services to our site visitors. As part of such a relationship, we may share with these companies the use of certain interactive Website functions (i.e. the E-Mail Reminder Service). Information provided by site visitors through the use of such interactive functions may be available to both our dealership and our partners. We may share certain information with BMW Canada group.
Our dealership may use other companies and individuals to perform certain functions on our behalf. Examples include administering e-mail services and running special promotions. Such parties only have access to the personal information needed to perform these functions and may not use or store the information for any other purpose. Subscribers or site visitors will never receive unsolicited e-mail messages from agents working on our behalf.
In the event that our dealership sells or transfers a particular portion of its business assets, consumer information may be one of the business assets transferred as part of the transaction. If substantially all of the assets of our dealership are acquired, consumer information may be transferred as part of the acquisition.
Our dealership will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws. Personal information that is no longer required to fulfill the identified purpose will be destroyed, erased or made anonymous.
Access to Personal Information
Upon request, our dealership will provide you information regarding the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information and you will be given access to that information. Our dealership will respond to an application for individual access to personal information within a reasonable time and at minimal or no cost to the individual. You may challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate.
In certain circumstances, our dealership may not be able to provide access to all of your personal information. Exceptions may include information that is prohibitively costly to provide, information that contains references to other individuals, information that cannot be disclosed for legal, security or commercial proprietary reasons, or information that is subject to solicitor-client or litigation privilege. We will provide the reasons for denying access upon request.
Compliance with Law/Safety:
Our dealership may disclose specific personal information based on a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to comply with or conform to the law or that such disclosure is necessary to protect the users of our Websites, the sites themselves, or the public.
The personal data record created through your registration with our Website can only be accessed with the unique password associated with that record. To protect the integrity of the information contained in this record, you should not disclose or otherwise reveal your password to third parties.
Our websites may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users at various times. Please remember that, unless otherwise stated, any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in these areas.
You may always opt-out of receiving future communications from our dealership. Our sites allow users to opt-out of receiving such communications at the point where personal information is requested, or through other means as identified.
Contacting the Websites: