Your privacy is very important to us. At Greater Than Parts we have a few fundamental principles:
- We don't ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don't store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
Like most website operators, Greater Than Parts collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Greater Than Parts' purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how its visitors use its website. From time to time, Greater Than Parts may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Greater Than Parts also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users. Greater Than Parts does not use such information to identify its visitors, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to the Greater Than Parts website choose to interact with Greater Than Parts in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that is gathered depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, when visitors sign up for an account we store their email address. Greater Than Parts collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with the site. Greater Than Parts does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Greater Than Parts may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Greater Than Parts may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Greater Than Parts does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Greater Than Parts discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Greater Than Parts’ behalf or to provide services available at the Greater Than Parts website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using the Greater Than Parts website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Greater Than Parts will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Greater Than Parts discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Greater Than Parts believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Greater Than parts, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Greater Than Parts website and have supplied your email address, Greater Than Parts may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with us and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Greater Than Parts takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Trusted Third Parties
We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide the Services to you. Unless we tell you differently, such third parties do not have any right to use the Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. This includes third party companies and individuals employed by us to facilitate our Services, including the provision of maintenance services, database management, Web analytics and general improvement of the Services. In particular, as part of our provision of the Services to you, we provide a limited amount of your End User Customer Information to:
- Google Analytics (http://www.google.com/analytics) - our site analytics service that tracks visitors to our site and tracks historical statistics.
- MongoLab (http://www.mongolab.com) - our database service provider, that stores the data used by the site
Each of these services is trusted and will not use your information beyond what is necessary to assist us.
If Greater Than Parts, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the event that Greater Than Parts goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Greater Than Parts may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.