Privacy Policy

PAR Privacy Policy
January 30, 2019

At PAR, Inc. ("PAR"), our user's privacy is one of our most important values. This Privacy Policy explains our practices for collecting and handling information. We believe that our commitment to privacy should provide you with confidence that we will limit the collection and use of information to what is necessary to administer our business, provide you with the highest quality visit, and offer you information we think will be of interest.

PAR owns and operates the website located at http:///www.PARNorthAmerica.com (or any successor to it) and any services, content or functionality available through or on the website and any PAR mobile applications (collectively, the "PAR Service").

By submitting personal information to PAR, by conducting business with PAR or by using any PAR Service, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and expressly consent to the collection, processing, use, disclosure and storage of your personal information and other information relating to you and your use of the PAR Service for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

Scope of Policy:

The information provided in this Privacy Policy covers your interactions via the PAR Service including the features, applications, emails, content, downloads, products and services offered through the PAR Service. Certain portions of the PAR Service may only be accessible to registered users and such access may be subject to additional terms and conditions.

The PAR Service is intended for use by an adult general audience. The PAR Service is not directed to children under the age of 13 and PAR does not knowingly solicit personal information from or market to children under the age of 13. If we learn that anyone under the age of 13 has provided any personal information through the PAR Service, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly delete it.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to other companies' websites or services or links that you may access via the PAR Service, except that this Privacy Policy does apply to our use of information you provide through, and information regarding, your interactions with our profiles, pages, advertisements and other presences on social networking platforms and our social networking platform integrations. Information collected or received by these third parties is subject to third party privacy policies. In addition, PAR’s eVIPR service, located at https://www.parnorthamerica.biz is subject to a separate privacy policy. If you are located outside the United States, please note that personal information collected via the PAR Service may be transferred to the United States and other countries which might not provide an equivalent level of protection as the data protection laws in your own country.

Information Collection, Usage and Disclosure:

PAR’s web server tracks and collects and maintains general information about you and your use of the PAR Service. We collect these statistics to determine the number of daily visitors to our website, the daily requests for particular files, the types of browsers our visitors use, the visitors' domain names, and countries of origin. This data helps us to customize our website to facilitate the on-line experience through enhanced navigation or to suggest areas in which we may improve the structure and content of the Site. We may request and store the following types of specific information: your name, company name, street address, city, county, state, country, province, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, and account information. Some of the information collected by PAR may be personally identifiable information. The information we collect is used to improve the content and quality of the PAR Service.

PAR uses information that is collected for the following general purposes:

  • to verify the information that you provide to PAR;
  • to assist with the collection of any amounts owing by you to PAR;
  • to contact you in response to any transactions, requests, complaints or comments you may have;
  • to contact you to provide you with information regarding PAR's business;
  • to provide advertisements to you through our website, email messages, or other methods of communication;
  • to administer surveys, contests or other promotional activities or events sponsored by us, our vendors or other third party service providers;
  • to help us to develop, evaluate and improve our sales and marketing strategies and techniques;
  • to operate and improve the PAR Services;
  • to provide third parties with information necessary to permit that third party to conduct business with PAR and/or effectively provide services;
  • to assist PAR and third parties in evaluating the vehicle recovery and remarketing industries; and
  • to respond to legal process and reasonable inquiries from regulatory and/or investigative authorities.

Information is not shared with or sold to others for commercial purposes, except to provide the products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:

  • We may share personal and/or aggregated information that you have provided with other business divisions within the KAR Auction Services, Inc. group of companies.
  • It is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law, regulation or governmental request.
  • We may share and/or transfer information if PAR is the subject of an acquisition or merger and/or is acquired by or merged with another company..
  • PAR share information with agents and contractors in order to help operate the PAR Service.

Cookies:

PAR employs “cookie” technology to help visitors move faster through the PAR Service. A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer or device. Cookies are required to use the PAR Service and by using the PAR website you consent to our use of cookies as described herein. We use cookies to record current session information, but do not use permanent cookies. We may, from time to time, use similar technologies, including web beacons, pixel tags, flash objects, location tracking and/or third party widgets for purposes of enhancing your web or mobile experience and/or for purposes of allowing you to share information on another platform, such as a social media platform.

Aggregate Data and Tracking:

From time to time, we may analyse browsing information and aggregate data for quality assurance, contextual advertising and other similar activities. We do not collect, and it is not our current policy to allow third parties to collect “targeted” cookies (persistent identifiers tracking users over time across different sites and services) for marketing purposes. In addition, we do not currently respond to “Do Not Track (DNT)” browser signals.

Security:

PAR takes commercially reasonable technical, physical and administrative measures to protect the confidentiality, integrity and security of your personally identifiable information. Of course, we cannot guarantee the security of your personally identifiable information on the Internet. The password-protected areas of the PAR Service are secured by industry standard encryption. However, it is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your password(s) and other user credentials. You may be required to log-in to your PAR account after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against others accidentally accessing your account.

Ownership:

The PAR Service and related content and materials are the property of PAR or its licensors, and are protected under applicable intellectual property and other laws, including under the appropriate jurisdictions' copyright and trademark laws, and international conventions. Except as explicitly provided by PAR, you may not transmit, display, reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works from, or otherwise exploit the PAR Service. Automated means, such as but not limited to scrapers or spiders, may not be used to collect and/or index any information contained on our sites. You may not (a) reproduce, (b) store a significant portion, (c) distribute copies of, (d) frame content of, or (e) incorporate into another website, materials or intellectual property from our sites or services without the prior written consent of PAR. All rights reserved.

Storage:

All personally identifiable information you provide to PAR is secured on servers with restricted access. We reserve the right to use third party agents and service providers, who are bound by strict confidentiality guidelines, to perform storage and processing functions. We will store your personal information for as long as there is a business need for it in accordance with applicable record retention policies and a range of legal and regulatory recordkeeping requirements.

Opt-Out:

You may have the right to opt in or opt out of certain of our uses and disclosures of your information. You may Opt-Out from allowing us to share your personal information for marketing purposes by sending a written request to the Marketing Department at our corporate address: 7835 Woodland Drive, Suite 150, Indianapolis, IN 46278. Please understand that it may take us a few days to process any opt out request and that even if you opt out of receiving promotional correspondence from us, we may still contact you in connection with your relationship, activities, transactions and communications with us.

Changes:

PAR may periodically without notice and at its sole discretion, update this Privacy Policy. Consequently, you should review the Privacy Policy prior to any use of the PAR Services.

Questions and Information:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or its implementation, if you would like to update personal information previously submitted to PAR or request to have outdated personal information removed, or withdraw consent to the use or disclosure of your personal information, you may contact us by sending an email to: parclientrelations@parnorthamerica.com.