Quantum operates Carscool.net and may operate other websites. It is Quantum policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Quantum collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Quantum purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Quantum visitors use its website. From time to time, Quantum may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Quantum also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Carscool.net blogs/sites. Quantum only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Quantum websites choose to interact with Quantum in ways that require Quantum to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Quantum gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at Carscool.net to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Quantum are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Quantum collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Quantum. Quantum does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Quantum may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Quantum may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Quantum does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.