Who we are
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When you visit https://www.jimstowingservice.com, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device.
Additionally, as you browse https://www.jimstowingservice.com, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site through Google Analytics. We refer to this automatically collected information as Device Information.
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
When visitors leave comments via the contact form, data entered is sent to the appropriate company email address so as best to serve the customer and through browser user agent string to help spam detection.
When you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, payment information (including credit card numbers, email address, and phone number). This is called Order Information.
By bidding on an auction item, you agree to these terms of purchase:
- Items are sold “as-is”. Jim’s Towing Service is not the original owner of the auction items and is released from any warranty or liability. We will not rate or guarantee the running condition or overall vehicle condition. Please see pictures and basic description.
- Payment must be made within 24 hours of winning.
- Winning item must be picked up within ten business days.
- If the winning item is not picked up in ten business days, there will be a 20% restock fee applied to your account.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfil any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations).
Additionally, we use this Order Information to: – Communicate with you. – Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud. – When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.
We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use https://www.jimstowingservice.com. How Google uses your Personal Information.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful requests for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your data
We do our best to protect your sensitive personal information. We protect it by partnering with Authorize.net to process your credit card purchases and by installing an SSL Certificate. We also use security plugins to fight unintentional access to your information.
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18.
If you have questions and/or require more information, do not hesitate to contact us:
Jim’s Towing Services