Carfolks Privacy Policy

Carfolks.com has adopted a set of guidelines which serve as the basis for our customer and advertiser relationships. These guidelines have been developed with the recognition that Internet technologies are rapidly evolving, and that underlying business models are subject to change from time to time. Accordingly, guidelines are subject to change. Any such changes will be posted on this page. Like any good neighbor we work hard to maintain your privacy and feel you should be the one to decide what information you share on our site.

Carfolks is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of Websites to which it may link.

What information does Carfolks gather/track about you?

Cookies: Carfolks.com uses cookies to store visitors' preferences and to record session information, for purposes including ensuring that visitors are not repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize newsletter, advertising, and Web page content based on browser type and user profile information. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Browsers work in various ways so it's best to check the Help menu of your browser to learn how to set and change cookie preferences -- however, you must enable cookies from Carfolks.com in order to use most functions on the site Also remember that Carfolks allows 3rd party advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Advertisers' use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not the policy of the Carfolks site.

IP Addresses: Carfolks also logs IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We do not use IP address logs to track your session or your behavior on our site.

What does Carfolks do with the information it gathers/tracks?

Statistical Analysis and Banner Advertising: Carfolks may perform statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure interest in the various areas of our site (for product development purposes) and to inform advertisers as to how many visitors have seen or "clicked" their advertising banners. Carfolks also uses demographic information to allow advertising banners on our Web site to be targeted, in aggregate, to the readers for whom they are most pertinent. This means that readers see advertising that is most likely to interest them, and advertisers send their messages to people who are most likely to be receptive, improving both the viewer's experience and the effectiveness of the ads. In this statistical analyses and banner advertisement targeting, we will disclose information to third parties only in aggregate form. Personal information about you as an individual visitor will not be provided to any third party.

E-mail: Carfolks at its discretion may periodically send promotional e-mail to its subscribers about services offered by Carfolks and its advertisers. You have the option to unsubscribe to these mailings at any time.

Email Choice/Opt-out
Members of our neighborhood who no longer wish to receive selected notices and updates can opt out if and when that functionality is offered. We are sensitive to "over communication" and will limit it to the best of our ability.

Data Security: To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect the information we collect online.

With whom does Carfolks share the information it gathers/tracks?
Carfolks shares the information it gathers, in aggregate form, with advertisers and other partners. We do not release personal information about you as an individual to third parties; unless you authorize or opt-in for specific programs and site functionality.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding this policy. You may contact us using our online form or write to us at Carfolks | 1662 Saint Charles Avenue | Lakewood, OH 44107