PrivacyPolicy

1/31/2021

This website stores cookies on your computer. These cookies are used to collect information about how you interact with our website and allow us to remember you. We use this information in order to improve and customize your experience. To find out more about the cookies we use, see our Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy. 

We won’t track your information when you visit our site. But in order to comply with your preferences, we’ll have to use just one cookie so that you’re not asked to make this choice.

Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains how Grand Rapids Jeep Club, LLC and our affiliated entities use cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our Website www.grandrapidsjeepclub.com. It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them 

 

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to our computer when you visit a website. When you visit the site again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information.

 

Cookies provide a convenience feature to save you time, or tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page.

 

Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, Grand Rapids Jeep Club) are called “first party cookies.” Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies.” Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites. 

 

Why do we use cookies?

We use first party and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Websites and Membership Service. For example, Grand Rapids Jeep Club keeps track of the Website and pages you visit in order to determine what portion of the Grand Rapids Jeep Club Website or Membership Service is the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and promotions within the Website and Membership Service to members whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Third parties serve cookies through our Websites for advertising, analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below. 

 

What type of cookies do we use and how do we use them?

The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our websites and the purposes they perform. These cookies include:

  • Essential website cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our websites. 

  • Performance & Functionality Cookies: These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Websites but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable. 

  • Analytics and Customization cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Websites are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customer our Websites for you. 

  • Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.

  • Social Networking Cookies: These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our Websites through third party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too. 

 

How can I Control Cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie preference by clicking on the appropriate opt-out links provided below.

 

You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.

 

Essential Website Cookies: Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Websites to you, you cannot refuse them. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings however, as described above.


Do you use Flash cookies or Local Shared Objects?

The Adobe Flash Player (and similar applications) use technology to remember settings, preferences and usage similar to browser cookies but these are managed through a different interface than the one provided by your Web browser. This technology created locally stored objects that are often referred to as “Flash cookies”: Grand Rapids Jeep Club does not use Flash cookies. However, our partners may employ Adobe Flash cookies. Grand Rapids Jeep Club does not have access or control over our vendors’ Flash cookies, but you may access your Flash management tools from Adobe’s website directly, here.

 

Similarly, our partners may create pages for our Membership Service that use technology from tracking utility companies, such as cookies and web beacons. The use of these technologies by our partners is not covered by our Cookie Policy or Privacy Policy. We do not have control over third party cookies or trackers our partners use. 

 

Do you serve targeted advertising?

Third parties may serve cookies on your computer or mobile device to serve advertising through our Websites. These companies may yse information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services that you may be interested in. They may also employ technology that is used to measure the effectiveness of advertisements. This can be accomplished by them using cookies or web beacons to collect information about your visits to this and other sites in order to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services of potential interest to you. The information collected through this process does not enable us or them to identify your name, contact details or other personally identifying details unless you choose to provide these. 

 

How often will you update this Cookie Policy? 

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. We will notify you of any material changes to this Cookie Policy prior to the changes becoming effective by posting the changes on this page and providing a more prominent notice with on-site or email notifications. 

 

Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

 

The date at the top of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated. 

 

Privacy Policy

We at Grand Rapids Jeep Club, LLC are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to the information and data collected by Grand Rapids Jeep Club, LLC as a controller, including the information collected on our website (www.grandrapidsjeepclub.com) or through other channels as described below. This Privacy Notice describes how we collect, receive, use, store, share, transfer, and process your personal information. It also describes your choices regarding use, as well as your rights of access and correction of your personal information. If you do not agree with the data practices described in this Privacy Policy, you should not use the website. 

 

The Privacy Policy does not apply to the data Grand Rapids Jeep Club, LLC processes on behalf of our partners (Partner Data) in our capacity as a processor. Your use of the Membership Service as a member of Grand Rapids Jeep Club LLC, is covered under the Grand Rapids Jeep Club LLC Privacy Policy. 

 

We periodically update this Privacy Policy. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are material, we will provide a more prominent notice by sending you an email notification.

 

While we will notify you or any material change to this Privacy Policy prior to the changes becoming effective, we encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically. We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for you to review.


 

  1. What Information We Collect About You

  2. How We Use Information We Collect

  3. How We Share Information We Collect

  4. Cookies and Similar Technologies 

  5. How to Access and Control Your Personal Data

  6. Data Protection Officer


 

1. What Information We Collect About You

Our Use of The Membership Service

We use our own Membership Service to build webpages that people can visit to learn more about Grand Rapids Jeep Club LLC. Information that we collect and manage using the Membership Service for our own marketing belongs to us and is used, disclosed and protected according to this Privacy Policy. 

 

When You Visit our Websites

You are free to explore the Websites without providing any Personal Information about yourself. When you visit the Website or register for the Membership Service, we request that you provide Personal Information about yourself, and we collect Navigational Information. 

 

“Personal Information”

We collect personal information from you when you submit web forms or interact with you Website, for example applying to become a Grand Rapids Jeep Club Member. We also collect personal information when you sign up for a Grand Rapids Jeep Club account.

 

“Personal Information” refers to any information that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, email address, company name, address, phone number, and other information about yourself. Personal Information can also include information about any transactions, both free and paid, that you enter into on the Websites, and information about you that is available on the internet, such as from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google, or information that we acquire from service providers. 

 

Personal Information includes Navigational Information or Payment Information where such information can directly or indirectly identify an individual. 

           

Navigational information refers to information about your computer and your visits to the websites such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed. Please see the “Use of Navigation Information” section below. 

 

Payment information includes information we collect and process from you when you subscribe to the Membership Service, including credit card numbers and billing information, using third party PCI-complaint service providers. Expect for this, we do not collect other Sensitive Information from you. 

 

“Sensitive Information” 

This refers to credit or debit card numbers, financial account numbers or wire instructions, government issued identification numbers (such as Social Security Numbers, Passport Numbers), biometric information, personal health information (or other information protected under any applicable health data protection laws), personal information of children protected under and child data protection laws, and any other information or combinations of information that falls within the definition of “special categories of data” under GDPR or any other applicable law relating to privacy and data protection.

 

Information we Collect from Third Parties

From time to time, we may receive Personal Information about you from third party sources including partners with which we offer co-branded service or engage in joint marketing activities, and sources such as social media websites. 

 

Information about Children

The websites are not intended or targeted at children under 16, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information about children under 16. If you believe that we have collected personal information about a child under 16, please contact us here, so that we may delete the information. 


2. How we Use Information We Collect

Compliance with Our Privacy Policy

We use the information we collect only in compliance wit this Privacy Policy. Members who subscribe to our Membership Services are obligated through our agreements with them to comply with this Privacy Policy.  

 

We Never Sell Personal Information

We will never sell your Personal Information to any third party.

 

Use of Personal Information

In addition to the uses identified elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, we may use your Personal Information to: 

  • Improve your browsing experience by personalizing the websites; 

  • Develop and improve our products and services;

  • Send information or Grand Rapids Jeep Club content to you which we think may be of interest to you by post, email, or other means and send you marketing communications relating to our business;

  • Promote use of our service to you and share promotional and information content with you in accordance with your communication preference;

  • Provide other companies with statistical information about our users -- but this information will not be used to identify any individual user and will only be shared on an aggregate and de-identified basis; 

  • Contact you about billing, account management, and other administrative matters;

  • Send information to you regarding change to our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy (including Cookie Policy), or other legal agreements;

  • Investigate and help prevent security issues and abuse;

  • Or meet legal requirements.

 

We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, we do not transfer your Personal Information to the third party. 

Use of Navigational Information

We use Navigational Information to operate and improve the Websites and to provide you with a better experience when you interact with Grand Rapids Jeep Club, LLC. We May also use Navigational Information alone or in combination with Personal Information to provide you with personalized information about Grand Rapids Jeep Club. Navigational Information, such as IP address is used to approximate your location. For example, we may use your approximate location to provide content that has been translated or send emails at certain times using your local time zone.

 

You may disable the collection and use of your location data through browser-, operating system- or device-level settings. Consent concerning location data may be withdrawn at any time. 

 

Member Testimonials and Comments

We post member testimonials and comments on our Websites, which may contain Personal Information. We obtain each member’s consent via email prior to posting the member’s name and testimonial. 

 

Use of Payment Information

If you give us Payment information, we use it solely as authorized by you in accordance with this Privacy Policy in order for you to use the Membership Services, including to check your financial qualifications and collect payment from you. We use a third-party service provider to manage credit card processing. This service provide is not permitted to store, retain or use information you provide except for the sole purpose of credit card processing on our behalf. 

 

Security of your Personal Information 

We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We secure the Personal Information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. All Personal Information is protected using appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures. 

 

Social Media Features 

Our Website includes Social Media Features, such as the Share Button and Widgets, that run on our sites. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our sites, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social Media features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these features. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy and other policies of the companies providing them. 

 

External Websites

Our Websites provide links to other websites of third parties. We do not control, and are not responsible for, the content or practices of these other websites. Our provision of such links does not constitute our endorsement of these other websites, their content, their owners, or their practices. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these other websites, which are subject to any privacy and other policies they may have. 

 

Public Forums

We may offer publicly accessible message boards, blogs, and community forums. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose any information through our public message boards, blogs, or forums, this information may be collected and used by others. We will correct or delete any information you have posted on the Websites if you so request. 

Retention of Personal Information

How long we keep your information we collect about you depends on the type of information, as described in further detail below. After such time, we will either delta or anonymize your information or, if this is not possible, then we will securely store your information and isolate it from any further use until deletion is possible.

 

We retain Personal Information that you provide to use where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so (for example, as needed to comply without legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements).

 

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to possess your Personal Information, we securely delete the information or anonymize it or, if this is not possible securely store your Personal Information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible. We will delete this information at an earlier date if you so request, as described in the “How to Access & Control Your Personal Data” below. 

 

If you have elected to receive marketing communications from us, we retain information about your marketing preferences for a reasonable period of time from the data you last expressed interest in our content, products, or services, such as when you last opened an email from us or ceased using your Grand Rapids Jeep Club account. We retain information derived from cookies and other tracking technologies for a reasonable period of time from the date such information was created. 

 

The data our vendors collect by using the Membership Service is retained according the the relevant agreements with our vendors. 

3. How We Share Information We Collect

Service Providers

We employ other third-party service providers to provide services on our behalf to visitors on our Websites and our vendors and users of the Membership Service and may need to share your information with them to provide information, products or services to you. We might alsos share data with third parties but only if the data has been de-identified in a way so it cannot be used to identify you. Examples may include removing repetitive information from lists, analyzing data or performing statistical analysis on your use of the Membership Service or interactions on our Websites, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, supplementing the information you provide us in order to provide you with better service, developing and improving the product and services, and providing member service or support. These service providers are prohibited from using your Personal Information except for these purposes, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we explicitly require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to our privacy and data protection policies and standards. 

Grand Rapids Jeep Club Partners

In addition, we may share data with trusted partners to contact you based on your request to receive such communications, help us perform statistical analysis, or provide customer support. Such third parties are prohibited from using your Personal Information except for these purposes, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

 

We partner with trusted third parties to provide you with co-marketing content that we think may be relevant to you. When you engage with these co-marketing partners, we will tell you who we are sharing data with, and provide a link to the co-marketing partner’s privacy policy so you can learn more about how to opt-out of the partner’s communications. These co-marketing partners are required to adhere to our privacy and data protection policies. If you do not want us to share your personal information with these partners, please contact us here

 

Corporate Events

If we (or our assets) are acquired by another company, whether by merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or otherwise, that company would receive all information gathered by Grand Rapids Jeep Club LLC on the Websites and the Membership Services. In this event, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website, of any change in ownership, uses of your Personal Information, and choices you may have regarding your Personal Information. 

 

Compelled Disclosure 

We reserve the right to use or disclose your Personal Information if required by law or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or comply with a law, court order, or legal process. 

 

4. Cookies and Similar Technologies 

Cookies

Grand Rapids Jeep Club and partners use cookies or similar technologies (such as web beacons and JavaScripts) to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our users base as a whole. To find out more about how we use cookies on our Website and how to manage your cookie preferences please see our Cookie Policy. 

 

Navigational Information Collected by Partners or Third Parties

Grand Rapids Jeep Club does not control our partners’ use to collect Navigational Information on the webpages on the Membership Service, nor do we control the information they collect or how they use it. 

 

Flash Cookies and Other Third Party Tracking Technologies

The Adobe Flash Player (and similar applications) use technology to remember settings, preferences and usage similar to browser cookies but these are managed through a different interface than the one provided by your web browser. This technology creates locally stored objects that are often referred to as “Flash cookies.” Grand Rapids Jeep Club does not use Flash cookies. However, our vendors may create pages on our platform that employ Adobe Flash cookies. For more information on “Flash cookies” and how you can manage them please visit our Cookie Policy. 

 

Third Party Tracking Technologies  

The use of cookies and web beacons by any tracking utility company is not covered by our Privacy Policy or Cookie Policy. 

 

5. How to Access and Control Your Personal Data

Reviewing, Correcting and Removing your Personal Information

You have the following data protection rights: 

  • You can request access, correction, updates or deletion of your personal information 

  • You can object to processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information.

  • If we have collected and process your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. WIthdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

  • You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. 

 

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us here. We will respond to your request to change, correct, or delete your information within a reasonable timeframe and notify you of the action we have taken.

 

If you would like to access or control your data with one of our partners or third-party agents, please contact the partner or third-party agent directly. 

 

Anti-Spam Policy

Grand Rapids Jeep Club prohibits the use of the Membership Service to send unsolicited commercial email in violation of the applicable laws, and requires the inclusion in every email sent using the Membership Service of an “opt-out” mechanism and other required information. We require that all of our members, partners, and third-parties adhere to the terms at all times, and any violations can result in immediate suspension or termination of the Membership Service. 

 

To Unsubscribe From our Communications

You may unsubscribe from our marketing communications by sending a request via the ‘Contact Us’ form located on our "Contact & FAQ" page. Members cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their account with us or the Membership Service. 

 

To Unsubscribe From our Partners’ Communications 

Our partners are solely responsible for their own marketing emails and other communications; we cannot unsubscribe you from their communications. You can unsubscribe from their marketing communications by contacting them directly. 

 

6. Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, or if you have a disability and need to access this notice in a different format, please contact us here