Rev. No.: 1.0
Last Updated: September 15, 2014
Collection and Use of Personal Information
Personal information refers to information that can identify a user independently or jointly with other information such as the user name, nationality, sex, date of birth, ID No., address, telephone number, account No. and password, email address, credit card information, and so on as well as other information such as the time, place, etc. of the use by the user.
The following are some types of personal information we may collect and some examples of how to use such information.
What personal information we collect
When you create an iAuto account, purchase products, download software updates, or contact us, we may collect a variety of personal information.
When you use iAuto products, we may collect your third party application certification information as needed (not including the username and the password).
How we use your personal information
The personal information we collect allows us to keep you posted on our latest product announcements, software updates, and upcoming events. Such information will also help us improve our services, content and advertising.
We also use personal information to help us develop, deliver and improve our products, services, content and advertising.
From time to time, we may use your personal information to send important notices, such as communications about purchases and changes to our terms, conditions and policies.
We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis and research to improve our products, services and user communications.
If you participate in a sweepstake, contest or similar promotional activity, we may use the information you provide to administer those programs.
We will use your personal information for the payment of the products or services you purchase as well as related complaints, dispute solutions, and returns.
Collection and use of non-personal information
We also collect non-personal information, i.e., the data in a form that does not, on its own, permit direct association with any specific individual. We may collect, use, transfer and disclose non-personal information for any purpose, for example,
We may collect information such as occupation, language, postal code, area code, unique device identifier, location and the time zone where an iAuto product is used, so that we can better understand user behavior and improve our products, services and advertising.
If we use non-personal information and personal information together, then when they are combined, such information will be deemed as personal information.
Cookies are used to personalize webpage and/or recognize you when you are accessing our website, in order to conveniently browse and access our website after having registered our products, services and other support services.
Cookies are also used to trace your access to our website. We may collect your personally identifiable information, including your IP address. However, such information will merely be used for analysis and will be limited to the use according to the minimum requirement for execution of analysis.
If you do not want us to transfer cookies into your web browser (If you want to disable cookies in your web browser), you may change your web browser setting to refuse cookie or notify you when any website is attempting to this transaction. Please be note that refusal will influence your use of certain products and/or services provided on our website.
Limitation of Liability
In case any competent government authority requests us to disclose users personal information in accordance with relevant legal procedures, we will provide such personal information as required by the law enforcement agency or for the purpose of public safety. We will assume no liability for any disclosure under this circumstance.
If you tell your username and password to others, share your registered account with others, or fail to protect your personal information properly, we will assume no liability for the disclosure of any personal information arising therefrom.
We will assume no liability in case any personal information is disclosed, lost, stolen, or tampered with due to force majeure events that influence the normal service such as hackers’ attacks, penetration, or breaking out of computer viruses, temporary closure due to government regulation, etc.
We will assume no liability for the disclosure of personal information caused by applications and services we provide or any legal dispute or consequence arising therefrom.