The Gulf Coast Honda Dealers Association is considerate of the privacy of our visitors and the individual sensitivities of personal information. We believe the confidentiality and protection of customer information is one of our fundamental responsibilities. Because privacy and consumer trust are important to us, we provide this privacy statement for you to explain our policies in detail. While information is critical to providing quality service, we recognize that one of our most important assets is our customers' trust. Our goal is to protect your information.
This statement explains our privacy policies and procedures in connection with data collection and usage governing the Gulf Coast Honda Dealers Association’s web site. This statement does not apply to our offline information practices.
You can visit our Web Sites without sharing personally identifiable information. You can visit our Web Sites without telling us who you are and without revealing any personally identifiable information to learn about the Gulf Coast Honda Dealers Association ("GCHDA"), our product and service information, special offers and promotions, and investor information. You can also access financial planning tools.
"Personally identifiable information or personal information" refers to any information that identifies or can be used to contact or locate you such as name, mailing address, phone number, email address, social security number, and account number. Use of certain features and tools on this Site requires that you provide us with personally identifiable information. However, you always have the option not to provide personal information by choosing not to use a particular feature.
We may request personally identifiable information in order to enhance your experience on our web sites. There are instances where the GCHDA requests personally identifiable information to provide the web site visitor a service or correspondence (such as promotions and mailed brochures). This information, such as name, mailing address, email address, type of request and possibly additional information, is collected and stored in a manner appropriate to the nature of the data and is used to fulfill your request. The information you provide is used by the GCHDA to improve the services we provide you and to help us promote products and services that are of most interest to you.
To use the GCHDA Internet services, such as the Dealer Locator and brochure requests, we require a certain amount of personally identifying information such as name and address to meet your request. We may use this information to identify and access data in the existing relationship we have with you to provide you with the requested services. We may request email addresses as an alternate means of contacting you.
We collect and use anonymous information
We may gather and store certain anonymous information about your visit, including the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP), the type of browser and operating systems used to access our site, the date and time you access our site, the website that referred you to us, and the pages you visit (click-through). This information does not identify you personally. This information is collected and used to generate statistics, measure site activity, and improve the usefulness of our sites.
The information you share with the GCHDA is used to improve the services we provide you and to provide services to you that you request. We may share information about you with third party service providers (such as companies who assist us in conducting surveys and research to help us provide better products and services).
The Gulf Coast Honda Dealers Association has reasonable security measures in place to protect your personally identifiable information. This information is protected while being transmitted through a Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) connection. Most web pages that display personally identifiable information are encrypted using 128-bit SSL, which is an industry standard. In addition, we have security procedures and policies in place to safeguard against loss, theft, unauthorized access, destruction, misuse, and modification of this information after we receive it. However, perfect security does not exist over the internet.
Our web sites may contain links to other sites. However, please be aware that if you access these links you will be leaving our site. As a result, we encourage users to read the privacy policies of those sites as we are not responsible for their content, links, or privacy procedures.
Specific web site provisions
This section addresses this Site’s unique functionality and offerings specific to particular areas of this Site and serves as a supplement to the General Provisions above.
THE GULF COAST HONDA DEALERS ASSOCIATION WEBSITE
Request A Quote
When you select and build your choice in a vehicle, we will present you with a complete list of your choices, as well as the vehicle's suggested retail price. We can also forward your quote to a local Honda dealer for further contact. If you choose to utilize this service, we will ask you to provide us with your name, home and email address, and your home and/or business telephone number. Although not required to do so, you may also provide us with further information such as what time of day you wish to be contacted, your vehicle trade-in information as well as any additional information or special requests.
Financing Tools, Apply online for Pre-Approved Credit
If you choose to submit an application to a Honda dealership who participates with the Gulf Coast Honda Dealers Association for pre-approved credit, it will be requested that you provide personally identifiable information such as name, address, telephone number, social security number, date of birth, employment information, and gross monthly income. This information is collected and is used only in a manner appropriate to process your request for pre-approved credit.
Financing Tools, Payment Calculators
You may choose to utilize our financing calculators to get an idea as to how much it may cost you to buy or lease a new or used vehicle. Using this feature will help you determine what you can afford. In doing so, you may provide certain figures such as a trade-in value or an amount owed on your current vehicle to calculate an estimated payment. We do not collect or share any of this information nor is this information personally identifiable.