Privacy & Cookie Policy

We here at My Car Portal take your privacy very seriously. Here we will describe what sort of personal information we collect here and how we handle it. Our privacy policy will be updated often and for your own concerns and up to date information on our privacy policy we would encourage you to visit it often if your privacy is concerned.

We would also encourage you to get familiar with the privacy & cookie policy that our website uses, so your privacy is always kept intact. We would also encourage you to get familiar with browser settings and such, to fully control the level of information our website collects from our visitors. By reading this privacy & cookie policy you have agreed that our website uses cookies and that some information may be stored in order to make this website better and provide you with a better user experience overall.

Regular Information Collection From Our Website

All web servers track basic information about their visitors. This information includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. None of this information can personally identify specific visitors to this site. The information we collect is tracked for routine administration and maintenance purposes. Some information is also collected regarding private website and server statistical data, which we use only for monitoring purposes and which is not shared with any third parties nor will it ever be under normal circumstances.

Most of information we collect is simply to make this website a better place. It allows us to fully understand the nature of our visitors and provide them with a better user experience overall. For example we may monitor from which countries our visitors come in different periods of the day and by that post and publish different articles to better target certain areas of the world. We will never use your e-mail address to send you anything but our newsletter and offers from our supporters. This means your e-mails will not be sold to any third-party websites.

DoubleClick DART cookies

We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests with a service called “interest based targeting”.

You may have ads served which are targeted on the basis of your previous browsing history. For example you may visit a website about fishing later, while you may get ads served about automotive regarded advertisements based on previously visiting a site of the same theme. DART uses “non personally identifiable information”.

It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting Ads Settings.

Other third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your previous visits to a website. Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to our sites and/or other sites on the Internet. Other third-party advertisers may also collect information about you to showcase ads targetted to your personal interests based on your browsing history.

Our website cannot be held responsible for any and every contextual, image or link based advertising that places any information on our website in the dedicated areas. You are aware that any clicks made to those ads are done solely on your own personal responsobility and that our website cannot be held responsible for any errors or damages appearing from visits to any of the other websites these ads may point to.

Controlling Your Privacy & Cookie Settings

Please note that at any time, you can disable cookies on your computer if you have privacy concerns. Disabling cookies for all sites is not recommended as it may interfere with your use of some sites. We advise disabling cookies on per site basis to keep functionality of websites you visit and that you are provided with the best user experience that way. You can check your browser documentation for instructions on how to block cookies and other tracking mechanisms. By reading this privacy & cookie policy you understand and agree that our website may collect some cookies for making our website better, but we encourage you to disable cookies in your browser settings if you feel your privacy needs to be complete.

By reading this you are familiarized with the fact that our website stores cookies to further improve the user experience on it. By browsing through our website further you agree that you have been introduced to the fact our website uses cookies for the described purposes. These cookies are mostly used to better our website and pretty much help us dedicate our time and efforts in providing you a better user experience.

Use of the data collected

Here we take your privacy very seriously and no personal information from our readers will be sold, traded, shown or in any way be transmitted beyond our website, hosting company and personal data storage.

If any legal institution or other force of law requires us to send them information it would only be done in compliance with current law practices so your data would be safe even in that case completely.

Third parties data collection

We allow third party sites to be used on our site which include Twitter, Feedburner, Facebook, Pinterest and various social networking sites. Your usage of these sites and services is only volountary and you should adress the Privacy Policy of the formentioned services and websites when using them to comment, send, share or any simillar use of the sites with our website here.

For more information about how the information is collected and used, please see the following:

Links to third party websites

Our website may have links in articles and any other website area pointing to third party websites. We cannot be held responsible for any content, information, damages or any errors arising from clicking on those links and our visitors need to be aware those links are placed there only to further enhance your user experience. For example we may point out to a manufacturers’ website in order to provide additional information about a car model we are publishing an article about.

We may also have links to third party websites from our vendors. These are only placed in order to familiarize our readers and website users with products, services and offers they have on their respective websites. We cannot be held responsible for any other cookie, data tracking or privacy information stored, collected or used on those websites. In particular, any information, action or anything like it but not limited to when using third party websites are out of our reach and you agree that you should take caution while visiting any and every third party website.

Website Banners & Supporting Vendors

We showcase only the best in the respective industries and allow those companies to be our supporters. We cannot however be responsible for anything that happens beyond our website. For example if you click on a third party banner of a company that is our supporter, you need to familiarize yourselves with their privacy policy and other policies regarding their respective work.

Our website only provides information and our personal subjective views on matters. Products, services, websites and other facts of information but not limited to are our own, you are aware that you need to familiarize yourself with the above mentioned in order to make any actions like purchasing items from third party websites or companies. We cannot be held responsible for any other problems arising from usage of third party websites, their products, services and other things in that question.

You are aware that information we bring forth on our website is subject to changes, edits and other means of making it different. You should always base your opinion on your own experience, heading and general common sense. We all have different views and opinions and we cannot be held responsible for anyone elses. Please understand that we are paid to write about some of these companies but we always showcase our own opinion and subjective look on the matter at hand. It shouls in no way be basis for anything that relates to a purchase, selection, usage or anything else in regards to third party websites, companies, products, service, but not limited to. Please understand we are only trying to showcase the best of the best in the automotive industry, we can’t all agree to different matters.

Special Note to International Users

Our website is hosted in United States. If you are accessing the Websites from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please be aware that you are transferring your personal data and information to the United States which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and other regions.

Contacts regarding our Privacy Policy

For any questions regarding our Privacy Policy be sure to contact us at info@mycarportal.net so we can give you an even better response, regarding your detailed questions and inquiries you may have about our website. Please not that this privacy policy may change at any certain time, so be sure to review it any time you feel that your privacy may be targeted in any way.

If you have any other information regarding your privacy, feel free to contact us at any time. We will gladly explain each and every instance of the data tracking our website uses in sole effort to make your user experience on it the best way it can.

Updated November 1st, 2013.