Effective on: 28 Apr 2005
iCentric Corporation has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for DriverGuide.com.
1. Information that DriverGuide collects
DriverGuide gathers two basic types of information:
A. Information provided to DriverGuide
Our registration form provides an option for receiving a member newsletter. Users who have selected this option may at any time opt-out of receiving newsletter mailings (see the Unsubscribe section below).
DriverGuide does not send promotional, or commercial emails to its users without permission. We do not and will never rent, sell, or in any way misuse the information you provide. No unsolicited email will ever be sent to our members. Members may at any time cancel their membership (see the Unsubscribe section below).
Certain Third Parties have been authorized to collect email addresses and other information from our users on a voluntary (opt-in) basis (see Third Parties Collecting Email Addresses section below).
B. Information gathered by DriverGuide
When you visit DriverGuide and interact with the site, DriverGuide may collect information on your actions. This type of information is generally collected from two sources. One is from the server log files, which tracks your IP address, and the other is from cookies.
A cookie is a small amount of text which your web browser stores in your computer's hard drive or memory
to access member content. We require cookies to access our members-only content. If you would like to know more about why we have this policy, please read this document.
If you are not familiar with the
often contain anonymous preferences, such as the keywords you used in recent
of times you've visited our site, etc. Where
appropriate these cookies can also contain information which identify
you to our server for the purposes of access authentication and
For example, on our site, your username is encrypted and securely
placed in a cookie so that we know you have permission to access the member
and, when you return to our site and are asked to log in, we decrypt
the cookie to prefill the login form. If
you would like to read more about what cookies are, how they work,
etc., we suggest the cookie
For those concerned about cookies,
you can configure your web browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies,
set, etc. Each browser is different,
so check the "Help" menu
of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. If you reject
you will not be able to use DriverGuide.com. We ask instead that you allow
2. Third Parties Collecting Email Addresses
The following third party companies have been authorized to collect email addresses on DriverGuide.com:
379 West Broadway, Suite 202
New York, NY 10012
Netcreations collects email addresses on a voluntary (opt-in) basis in order to provide targeted email offers and discounts to our users who wish to receive them. Users who have signed up may unsubscribe by going to http://ntcr.us/unsub.
3. Public Forums
This site makes forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information or email address.
4. User Contributed Content
All of the user contributed content of this site, including files, posts, comments, and ratings is the property of iCentric Corporation, and is protected under copyright. None of the material may be reproduced without our written permission, with the exception of downloading or printing a single copy for yourself for offline viewing.
iCentric Corporation reserves the right to republish the material contributed by our users. By posting a message, you expressly grant the right to iCentric Corporation to republish or sell the message as part of our edited compilations or otherwise. We'll provide proper attribution to the author for any post we republish.
Users must not contribute material that is copyrighted, or that have licenses prohibiting redistribution. Users violating these terms shall be immediately and permanently banned from the site, and their identity may be revealed to appropriate authorities.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. This site maintains dedicated servers with restricted access. This site encrypts all user information that is stored.
This site gives subscribed users the option of unsubscribing. Doing so removes their information from our database, halts their ability to login, and prohibits us from contacting them in the future. Users can unsubscribe by clicking on the unsubscribe link.
7. Correct/Update Personal Information
This site gives users the option of changing and modifying information previously provided. You can give us corrections/updates via our Feedback Form.
8. Notification of changes to the privacy statement
9. How to Contact Us
Or by physical mail at:
c/o iCentric Corporation
6601 Center Drive West, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
10. Reporting Abuse
To report email abuse, please use our Feedback Form
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11. Premium Memberships
For questions about DriverGuide Premium Memberships, please use our Premium Membership Feedback Form