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The Tire Brigade thanks you for accessing or using this web site. The Tire Brigade wants to assure you that The Tire Brigade respects your privacy. The Tire Brigade knows that trust is the key to any successful business relationship. The following Privacy Policy describes The Tire Brigade commitment to protect your personal information.

Use of this Site constitutes your consent to the collection and use of the information as described below in this Privacy Policy. If The Tire Brigade changes this Privacy Policy, The Tire Brigade will update this page of the Site so that you will be aware of any changes to this policy. The Tire Brigade encourages you to review this Privacy Policy from time to time so you will know if the Privacy Policy has been changed or updated.

This Privacy Policy explains how The Tire Brigade collects, uses and discloses your personal information. This Privacy Policy also explains the steps The Tire Brigade has taken to ensure that your personal information is secure. Finally, this Privacy Policy explains your choices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. THE SITE INCLUDES LINKS TO THE WEB SITES OF THIRD PARTIES. WE PROVIDE THESE LINKS AS A CONVENIENCE TO OUR USERS. THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY THE TIRE BRIGADE'S ENDORSEMENT OF ANY COMPANY, ITS WEB SITE, OR THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IT SELLS. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TIRE BRIGADE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT OR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OF ANY WEB SITE OTHER THAN OUR OWN SITE.

Information Collection and Use
1. Information Collection. The Tire Brigade may collect information from you at several different points and in different ways on this Site. The Tire Brigade will ask you for your permission before The Tire Brigade collects any information that personally identifies you or allows The Tire Brigade to contact you. The Tire Brigade primary goal in collecting personal information from you is to provide you with an efficient, meaningful and customized experience. For example, The Tire Brigade can use your personal information to:

* make this Site easier for you to use by not having to enter information more than once.
* Help you quickly find information and services.
* Help The Tire Brigade create content on this Site that is most relevant to you.
* Alert you to updated information and services offered by The Tire Brigade.

(a) Cookies. "Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by a user's Internet browser on a user's hard drive. The Site may store some information on your computer in the form of a cookie or similar file, however This Site does not use permanent cookies that contain any personally identifying information, such as your name or address. The cookies allow us to recognize you when you return to our site and to provide you with a customized experience that we feel will be of value to you. Most web browsers allow you to exercise control over cookie files on your computer by erasing them, blocking them, or notifying you when such a file is stored. Please take a look at your particular browser for instructions on this function. If you do elect to disable the Site's cookies, please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of the Site.

(b) Log Files. This Site automatically collects information pertaining to your access. Such information may include Your Internet protocol ("IP") address as well as other connection and usage information for system administration and troubleshooting purposes. (An IP address indicates the location of your computer on the Internet.) The Tire Brigade does not link an IP address to any personally identifiable information.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
This Site is a website directed to the general public. The Tire Brigade does not knowingly collect information from children under 13.

2. Information Use and Disclosure.
(a) Internal Use. The Tire Brigade may identify you in connection with your use of certain aspects of this Site. For example, The Tire Brigade may identify you by vehicle or tire ownership to provide you with information on related products and/or promotions. The Tire Brigade may internally use your personal information to improve The Tire Brigade's marketing and promotional efforts, to improve the Site's content and/or layout, and to determine general marketplace information about visitors to this Site.

(b) External Use. The Tire Brigade does not sell, rent, license or otherwise disclose your specific personal information to any third parties without your consent. Occasionally, The Tire Brigade may provide statistics to outside parties about the usage of our site, but these statistics will never include any personal information about our users. The Tire Brigade may disclose your personal information pursuant to a court or government order.

Please note that because a customer information database is customarily considered a business asset, The Tire Brigade reserves the right to transfer the database in a merger or sale of some or all of its company or in an action for bankruptcy. Your information will continue to be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy by the acquiring or merged company unless you are notified and provided an opportunity to change your preferences.

Data Security
This Site incorporates various physical, electronic and administrative procedures to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information. Access to your personal information is restricted. Only employees who need access to your personal information to perform a specific job are granted access to your personal information. Finally, the servers where The Tire Brigade stores your personal information are kept in a secure environment, behind locked doors and a firewall.

WHILE THE TIRE BRIGADE HAS TAKEN COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS TO SAFEGUARD YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, THE TIRE BRIGADE CANNOT GUARANTEE COMPLETE SECURITY BECAUSE COMPLETE SECURITY DOES NOT PRESENTLY EXIST ON THE INTERNET.

Opt Out/Corrections
Upon your request, The Tire Brigade will (a) remove your personal information from The Tire Brigade database or (b) correct or update your personal information. You can request that The Tire Brigade remove, correct or update your personal information at the "Contact Us" section of this Site.

Updates to This Policy
If The Tire Brigade decides to change or update this Privacy Policy, The Tire Brigade will post changes and updates on this Site so that you will always be aware of what information The Tire Brigade collects, uses and distributes. The Tire Brigade encourages you to review this Privacy Policy from time to time so you will know if the Privacy Policy has been changed or updated. If you have any questions about The Tire Brigade Privacy Policy, please use the "Contact Us" section of this Site.

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