Information We Collect
We generally collect two types of information: personally submitted information and usage information.
Personally Submitted Information
When you use RideFix, any information you submit is stored in our servers. This information includes, but is not limited to, your name, email address, and general knowledge We ask for in registry and profiles.
This information is stored so that We may deliver our services to you.
We will not disclose your personal information, such as an email address, to third parties unless you specifically authorize Us to. Your privacy is very important to Us.
When you use the Site, We collect your IP address and browser type. This information is gathered from everyone that uses the Site.
We gather information about who creates, edits, or adds to posts on the Site. We also collect information on page views to help users see which articles are popular.
User Controlled Privacy
At RideFix, We respect user privacy, but also understand that users may want to share information with others and see what information others want to share. We give users the right to select how much of their profile is viewed by levels of users, such as logged in users, friends, shops, and the general public.
Please use caution if electing to post private information to the public. This information would be available to anyone looking for it.
Community Information Sharing
Information submitted to community areas are regarded as public submissions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone may view such information, so caution in posts is suggested here as well.
How We Use Information We Collect
We store and interpret private information you submit only to the extent necessary to provide you with the services you want. We do not release information about any individual, including but not limited to their name, email address, and street address.
We may use aggregate, or collective, information in expansion of services or research. This information will not be tied to any individual name will be used to interpret certain trends, preferences, and styles of users both registered and public.
Third Party Links
Third Party Services
We may use the services of third parties. Information gathered by these third parties will fall under their privacy policies. Here is a list of third parties used by RideFix.com:
We may use third parties to serve advertisements when you visit our Site. These parties may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. They do not have access to account information which you have provided to RideFix nor will We share this information with any third party advertiser. To opt out of any data collection or other feature of a third party advertising, please contact the respective advertiser.
Friend Requests and Shop Connections
When requesting the friendship of another user, your real name is used in the email request.
Adding a repair shop to "My Shops" will grant that shop access to your real name, phone number and address. Only add shops that you do business with or know.
Location data may be used to display aggregate non-identifying user information such as total users in a given city, state, or zip code. Location data will not be sold to third parties but may be used to display service providers and other services relevant to your location.
You are not required to submit any information to RideFix. If you have any doubts, err on the side of caution. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Us here.
Thank you for using RideFix.