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EULA and Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: November 01, 2016

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ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com Privacy Policy

CarChat24 Operator Console is a State-of-the-art Proactive Live Chat Software designed specifically for the car business which, when combined with our chat code added to your website allows monitoring and chatting with your website visitors.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 is required and needs to be installed if missing on the User’s computer. When CarChat24 Operator Console is launched it would prompt to download and install Microsoft .NET 4.0 if not found on the User’s computer. Internet access and a user account are required to use the software. Base software plan is free. Premium Pro and Enterprise plans are available for purchase. Please visit www.carchat24.com for more details.

ChatLead.com, Inc’s third party certification applies to CarChat24 Operator Console. If you have questions or complaints regarding CarChat24 Operator Console please contact us by email at support@carchat24.com or by phone at 800-501-7567. If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://tdp-feedback.truste.com/home. Trusted Download Certification only applies to the desktop version of CarChat24 Operator Console. The iPhone and Android mobile applications are separately certified under TRUSTe’s Privacy Certification Program.

At ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com, protecting the privacy of our live online customer service users is very important to our company. This privacy policy applies to www.carchat24.com as well as our mobile applications owned and operated by ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com. This privacy policy describes how ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com collects and uses the personal information you provide on our web site: www.carchat24.com and our CarChat24 Live Website Chat and Monitoring platform. It also describes the choices available to you regarding the use of, your access to, and how to update and correct your personal information. ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com endeavours to be in compliance with data privacy laws and regulations. The success of our service depends on our ability to maintain the trust of these users. Please read on for more information about our privacy policy. The use of information collected through our service shall be limited to the purpose of providing the service for which the Client has engaged ChatLead.com, Inc.

What does ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com do?

ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com is a leading provider of technology that facilitates real-time sales and customer service for automotive dealers doing business on the Internet. We are an Application Service Provider, or ASP, and we offer our proprietary real-time interaction technology as an outsourced service to our customers. As an ASP, we collect information on behalf of our customers. We also collect information on our own website. Our methods for collection and use of information depend on whether the user logs directly onto our website (a “ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com User”) or accesses our service on one of our customer’s sites (an “ASP User”).

ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com Users

What information do we collect from ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com Users?

When the online customer service chat first begins, ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com Users are asked to provide their name in whatever format or detail they prefer. During the chat, ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com Users enter into a live question and answer session with an operator. We maintain dialogue transcripts of these chats.

After the chat, we ask ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com Users to fill out an exit survey in order to obtain valuable feedback about our service. Filling out the exit survey is completely voluntary. The surveys may ask for contact information (e.g., email address) and for demographic information (e.g., zip code, age or income level).

ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com Users in need of technical support are required to complete a form for purposes of defining and clarifying their technical support requests. When submitting a technical support request, ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com Users are asked to provide the following identifiable information: email address (CarChat24 LoginID), CarChat24 Subscriber ID, CarChat24 Subscriber Name and a description of the issue. The following information is also collected via the CarChat24 Operator Console when reporting issues or feedback: Operating System, Total Space, Total Physical Memory, Total Virtual Memory, Available Virtual Memory and CPU Processor information. This information is used to help diagnose problems with our server, gather broad demographic information and administer our service. We do link this automatically-collected data to personal information when emails are sent to support for technical assistance.

Emails sent to support are kept only for problem solving purposes and this information is not shared with or disclosed to any outside third parties.

We also collect data through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our site.

Users are able to link the Carchat24 console to their Skype accounts by entering their Skype username and password. After entering the information in the CarChat24 settings, the user must log into Skype and allow CarChat24 to access the Skype account. Once complete, the user can access their Skype contact list and make internet calls via Skype within the CarChat24 console.

We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone under 18 years of age.

When you download and use our mobile application, we automatically collect information on the type of device you use, operating system version, and the device identifier (or “UDID”). We do not ask you for, access or track any location based information from your mobile device at any time while downloading or using our mobile application.

We send you push notifications through our mobile application to alert you of incoming chat requests. You may at any time opt-out from receiving these types of communications by turning them off at the device level through your settings.

How does ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com use information it collects from ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com Users and will ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com disclose such information to outside parties?

We access the information we collect for certain purposes (for example, to aggregate the information, to monitor the use of the service during certain chats and for other lawful purposes). In certain situations, ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request. A ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com User’s information, including personal information, will not be shared with anyone except as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request. If ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website, of any change in ownership, uses of your personal information, and choices you may have regarding your personal information. We may also disclose your personal information to any other third party with your prior consent.

We do not sell trade or rent the personal information that ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com Users provide.

We may also provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as payment processing via PayPal. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us

ASP Users

What information do we collect from ASP Users?

When the online customer service chat first begins, ASP Users may be asked to enter their names or other personal information to facilitate service. By providing such personal information, ASP User consents to ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com collecting and processing such personal information on behalf of itself or its customers. Also, during the chat, ASP Users enter into a live question and answer session with an operator. We maintain dialogue transcripts of these chats.

In addition to visitor name, we collect the following visitor information during the chat:  city, state, country, IP address, site entry time, referring site and search keywords. Our monitoring software also tracks a user’s movements around the website and allows returning users to be identified. This information is used by users to answer visitor questions relating to the site.

After the chat, our customers may ask ASP Users to fill out an exit survey in order to obtain valuable feedback. Filling out the exit survey is completely voluntary. The surveys may ask for contact information (e.g., email address) and for demographic information (e.g., zip code, age or income level). The surveys vary by customer so our customers may obtain feedback specific to their website and business, as well as feedback regarding our service.

We log browser information (e.g., Internet Protocol addresses and browser types) to help diagnose problems with our server, gather broad demographic information and administer our site. By choosing to engage in a chat and use the services, ASP User consents to such logging and processing of IP address. We do link this automatically-collected data to personal information.

The following information is also collected via the CarChat24 Operator Console as a result of installing or using the software: computer, browser and connection information (e.g., computer operating system, browser type, internet service provider, connection type, IP address and line speed). This information is used to help diagnose problems with our server, gather broad demographic information and administer the site. We do link this automatically-collected data to personal information.

We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone under 18 years of age.

How does ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com use information it collects from ASP Users and will ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com disclose such information to outside parties?

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy. We access the information we collect for certain purposes including, but not limited to, the following: to provide maintenance, support or professional services to our customers, to aggregate the information, to monitor the use of the service during certain chats and for other lawful purposes.

An ASP User’s information contained in the dialogue transcripts and the exit surveys may be shared with our customer on whose website the ASP User accessed our service (the “ASP Customer”). Furthermore, such information may be shared with others on an aggregate basis. Personal information or business information related to an ASP Customer or ASP User (supplied voluntarily during the chat or in the exit survey) will not be shared with parties other than the ASP Customer, except as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process. We actively encourage the ASP Customers to post a privacy policy on their site and to ensure that their use of the information will comply with their privacy policy.

We do not sell trade or rent the personal information that ASP Users provide.

Information Relevant to Both ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com Users and ASP Users

How does ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com protect user information?

Our site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using reasonable security. All chats and user data are maintained and archived on secure servers. Access to stored data is password protected and passwords are account specific. No customer can view data for another customer. We also use appropriate firewall technology within our facility to prevent unauthorized access. For another level of protection, all data is backed up daily, and archives are stored off-site in a secure location.

If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at support@carchat24.com.

What about “cookies” and other tracking technologies?

Cookies are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that website and are used for record-keeping purposes at many websites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving passwords, lists of potential purchases, personal preferences regarding the use of the particular website and to make sure the user does not see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Our site uses cookies and other tracking technologies such beacons, tags and scripts to enhance the user’s experience by allowing us to recognize a user’s return visit to our own service. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies.  A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser.  In CarChat24 a session ID cookie allows a web visitor chatting via our system to seamlessly continue their chat even if the chat gets disconnected or the chat page is reloaded, thus giving a better user experience.   A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. CarChat24 uses the persistent cookie to retain a unique ID which helps us to map the user to his previous chats and interactions with us in the secured server. We do not store any personal information in the persistent cookie, but simply use the code stored in it to link with the visitor’s history in the server. This allows the chat support personnel using the CarChat24 service to easily identify you and your previous requests, and continue from that point forward in the chat.

Browsers are usually set to accept cookies. However, if users would prefer not to receive cookies, they may alter the configuration of their browser to refuse cookies. If they choose to have their browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our site will not function as effectively when viewed by the users.

The use of cookies by Google Analytics, a 3rd party tracking utility company, is not covered by our privacy policy.  We do not have access or control over these cookies.  The 3rd party tracking utility company use session ID and persistent cookies to enable our customers to connect the chat visitors to their website analytics.

Local Storage (HTML 5)

We use Local Shared Objects (LSOs) such as Flash LSO. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use Local Storage such as HTML 5. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LS. To manage Flash cookies, please click here: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html

To uninstall the software, please follow the instructions at https://www.carchat24.com/uninstall-instructions/. During the uninstallation process, users will be given the opportunity to remove their user profile information. Should the user decline to remove the information during the uninstall process, instruction on how to remove the data manually can be found at https://www.carchat24.com/uninstall-instructions/.

Behavioral Targeting

We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests.  If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking http://preferences-mgr.truste.com. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.

Opt-Out Policy

ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com gives users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include opting not to engage in chat sessions and opting not to provide identifiable information during chat sessions.

If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you.  Out of respect for your privacy, you may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at support@carchat24.com.

In summary

We are committed to protecting the privacy of the users of our service. We use the information we collect to provide a better experience for future use of our service and to provide our customers with valuable feedback on their websites and businesses.

Correcting and Updating Personal Information

Upon request, ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com will provide you with information about whether we hold, or process on behalf of a third party, any of your personal information. To request this information please contact us at support@carchat24.com

If any of the personal information that you provided to us changes or is incorrect, please email as us at support@carchat24.com or call us at 800-501-7567 with your new, updated information so that we can correct, update or delete the information as necessary. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services.  We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Business Transfers

In the event that someone buys or acquires us or substantially all of our assets, our information about you and your use of our services will likely be one of the acquired assets. In this event, you will be notified via email and/ or prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

Links to 3rd Party Sites

Our Site includes links to other Web sites whose privacy practices may differ from those of ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any Web site you visit.

Social Media Widgets

Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets such as ShareThis button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

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Changes to this Policy

We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com welcomes your feedback on our privacy policy. Send your comments to support@carchat24.com or send us a mail to ChatLead.com Inc, 156 George St S, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688. We recommend that you review this policy periodically, as we may update it from time to time. If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.  

Information Related to Data Collected through the CarChat24 Live Website Chat and Monitoring platform

ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com collects information under the direction of its Clients, and has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes.

Choice

We collect information for our clients, if you are a customer of one of our Clients and would no longer like to be contacted by one of our Clients that use our service, please contact the client that you interact with directly.

Service Provider, Sub-Processors/Onward Transfer

ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com may transfer personal information to companies that help us provide our service. Transfers to subsequent third parties are covered by the provisions in this Policy regarding notice and choice and the service agreements with our Clients.

Access to Data Controlled by our Clients

ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes. An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data should direct his query to the ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com’s Client (the data controller). If the Client requests ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com to remove the data, we will respond to their request within a reasonable timeframe.

Data Retention

ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com will retain personal data we process on behalf of our Clients for as long as needed to provide services to our Client. ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com will retain and use this personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

SMS Text

By providing your cell phone number, you have provided us with consent to send you text messages in conjunctions with the services you have requested. Your cellular provider’s Message & Data Rates may apply to our confirmation message and all subsequent messages.

You understand the text messages we send may be seen by anyone with access to your phone. Accordingly, you should take steps to safeguard your phone and your text messages if you want them to remain private. [No Confidential Information should be sent via Text Message.]

Please notify us immediately if you change mobile numbers or plan to provide your phone to another person.

If we modify this Text Message Policy, we will notify you by sending you a text message with a link to the new policy. We may terminate our text message program at any time.

If you have questions about this policy or are having problems receiving or stopping our text messages, please contact us using the following information: support@carchat24.com or send us a mail to ChatLead.com Inc, 156 George St S, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688.

You agree and consent to be contacted by the Company, our agents, employees, and affiliates through the use of email, telephone calls and/or SMS text messages to your cellular, home or work phone numbers, as well as any other phone number you have provided in conjunction with this account, including the use of automatic telephone dialing systems, auto dialers, or an artificial or prerecorded voice.

Opt-out or STOP

This policy applies to the text messages sent by ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com to our customers during and after they use our product. If you wish to stop receiving text messages from ChatLead.com, Inc. DBA CarChat24.com, reply to any text message we have sent you and in the reply text simply type STOP. You will receive a text message confirming we have received your request to STOP. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe. In addition, you can opt-out by calling 1-800-501-7567.

Help or Support

If at any time you need our contact information or information on how to stop text messages, reply to any text message we have sent you and in the reply text simply type HELP. Upon receiving your text message, we will send you a text message with the information.

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