Cloninger Ford of Hickory has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firmest commitment to privacy.
The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices.
Information Gathered About You
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. We use
cookies to save your password or certain other settings so you don't have to re-enter them each time you
visit our site.
Our optional mailings (newsletters, service reminders etc) require users to give us their email address.
The customer's contact information is used to contact the visitors only when necessary, such as additions
of new offers to our site or any major changes of policy or services! Users may opt-out of receiving future
mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.
Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor our visitor's
experience at our site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the
content according to their preferences.
From time to time we may run contests or sweepstakes on our site in which we ask visitors for contact
information (like their email address) and demographic information (like their zip code or area code).
The visitor's contact information is used to determine the winner and ensure compliance with the contest
Sharing of the Information
Your e-mail, phone number, mail address and other personal information/addresses to Cloninger Ford of Hickory will
not be shared in any way shape or form with any other company unless you specifically agree to it before hand!
Information Voluntarily Provided
Any information you provide to us (i.e. name, e-mail address, phone number etc.) when you enroll in one of our Reminder
Services, request information, or use any of the other interactive portions of our Web sites, is securely maintained
on our Web server and internal systems. This information may be used to provide you with information you've requested
about our company, our products and our services, or to provide you with special notices. You may opt out of receiving
future communications at any time (see Choice/Opt-Out Policy). This data may also be used to tailor your experience
on our sites by providing content that is relevant to your interests and geographic region.
This site may make free classifieds, chat rooms, forums and message boards available to its users. Users
may register separately for these services ( free of charge). During registration the user may be required
to supply a username, password, and email address. This information is used only to identify you as a user.
The Cloninger Ford of Hickory site provides users the opportunity to alter their mail content preferences or opt-out of
the system completely. Simply following the instructions at the bottom of any mailing will allow users to
adjust their preferences accordingly. Please note that it may take a week or more to fully remove you from
This site is being monitored by one or more third-party monitoring software, and may capture information about your visit that will help us improve the quality of our service. You may control the data being collected from your visit by Dataium through a universal consumer options page.
Links to Other Sites
This site may contain links to other sites. Cloninger Ford of Hickory is not responsible for the privacy practices or
the content of such Web sites.