Privacy Policy

General Information

At Portman Motors we respect the privacy of our users. For that reason, we follow a strict privacy policy. Here you will find details on this policy.

Portman Motors provides online information and services related to issues deemed by Portman Motors to be of interest to its audience. The term “Portman Motors” means any and all pages located on the main site (http://www.portman-motors.com). If a website is not accessible via the main page at Portman Motors, and is not listed on this page under Portman Motors, then it is not a Portman Motors site and it is not associated with Portman Motors.

Standard User Data

The standard data we collect about our users is not personally identifiable information. This means it is not information which identifies them as an individual. By using any of Portman Motors services or reading its content, you agree that you understand the nature this data collection.

When you log onto Portman Motors, certain standard information is normally collected by our servers. This information may include, but may not be limited to, the location or website from which you came, the time you spend on parts of Portman Motors or its related sites, the operating system you use on your computer (for example, Microsoft Windows XP),; the software you use to browse the Internet (for example Microsoft Internet Explorer), the amount of information you access from Portman Motors, your geographical location (specific only to country and/or state); the account from which you are accessing the Internet and subsequently Portman Motors and your IP address. Your IP address is a number designated by your Internet Service Provider that identifies the account you are using to access the Internet with your Internet Service Provider, and/or the Internet Service Provider you are using to access the Internet itself. This data collection is standard and common to most websites on the Internet.

This information does not identify you as an individual, and none of this information will be disclosed in any form that is specific to you as a user of Portman Motors, unless otherwise stated. For example, an area of Portman Motors exempt from this practise is the forum, which display your IP address as a means of tracking your use of the forums. Portman Motors will not otherwise knowingly retain and/or disclose this standard data other than in an aggregate forms, including, but not limited to, demographic data averages, which Portman Motors may use to improve its services.

Personal User Data

The only ways in which Portman Motors may receive personally identifiable information about you is if you knowingly and willingly provide the information through of our service areas, including, but not limited to, contests and promotions. In such areas, the information you disclose is done so knowingly and willingly, at your sole discretion. The personally identifiable information you disclose is optional, and is normally required so as to effectively enter you into any contest we may offer.

We may, from time to time, collect data on our users. Users may provide personally identifiable information, knowingly and of their own accord. This information is provided at the user’s discretion. This personally identifiable information will be destroyed after a period of one (1) year, or when it is no longer required, in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1984. Portman Motors will never share the aggregate results of the data it receives, with advertisers or any other forms of internet activities, we feel strongly about this and will keep everything secure as stated in the Data Protection Act, 1984.

Protection

No computer system is one hundred per cent protected, and although the means through which data is submitted to Portman Motors are safe, we cannot guarantee that data will not unlawfully be retrieved by third parties. When data is submitted to Portman Motors, it may come via a number of networks and/or machines, and although we use our best endeavours to make sure that the data is not intercepted, we cannot guarantee that this will be the case.

Further Policy

It is a Portman Motors policy that we will not disclose personally identifiable information you may choose to submit to Portman Motors to any third parties. We follow a strict policy of no spam and no sales of personally identifiable information.

Cookies

Parts of Portman Motors use cookies to better provide our services and information. On the Internet, a “cookie” is file that a website transfers to a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. This is a common feature of many websites on the Internet, and is employed by Portman Motors to better serve to you our services and content. The file that is stored on your computer is small in size and does not identify you personally.

Advice

We recommend that you do not voluntarily disclose personal information in public areas of Portman Motors, although we do not prevent you from doing this. Public areas of Portman Motors include, but are not limited to, the Portman Motors Forums. We advise that all users of this service, and other public services at Portman Motors, use the service sensibly and with caution, as we cannot and will not be held responsible for the results of the disclosure of any information that may occur in these areas.