Data Retention Policy

Last Updated: 21.12.2023

1. Introduction

Welcome to Auto Advisor Online (“we,” “us,” or “our”). This Data Retention Policy explains how we retain and delete personal data collected through our website and services. We are committed to complying with applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and ensuring the responsible management of personal data.

2. Data Retention Principles

We adhere to the following principles when it comes to data retention:

 

  • Purpose Limitation: We retain personal data only for the specific purposes for which it was collected.
  • Data Minimization: We retain personal data for the minimum time necessary to achieve the intended purpose.
  • Legal Requirements: We comply with legal requirements that may require us to retain certain data for specified periods.

3. Types of Personal Data

We may retain the following types of personal data:

 

  • Contact Information: Names and email addresses provided by users for account registration and communication.
  • Usage Information: Data related to users’ interactions with our website and services, including IP addresses, browser type, and device information.
  • User-Generated Content: Information provided by users in the question section, processed by a third-party application via API.

4. Data Retention Periods

We retain personal data as follows:

 

  • Contact Information: We retain user contact information for as long as the user maintains an active account with us. Upon account termination or user request, contact information will be deleted.
  • Usage Information: Usage information is retained for a limited time for the purpose of analyzing website performance and security. Data is typically retained for a period of [Specify time period, e.g., 30 days] and then anonymized or deleted.
  • User-Generated Content: User-generated content is retained for as long as it is necessary to provide our services effectively. Upon user request, user-generated content will be deleted.

5. Data Deletion Process

Users can request the deletion of their personal data by contacting us at info@autoadvisor.online. Upon receiving such a request, we will verify the identity of the requester and proceed to delete the data as per our data retention and deletion procedures.

6. Exceptions

Certain legal or regulatory requirements may necessitate the retention of specific data for longer periods than outlined in this policy. In such cases, we will ensure compliance with the applicable laws and regulations.

7. Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns related to our Data Retention Policy or wish to request the deletion of your personal data, please contact us at info@autoadvisor.online.

8. Updates to This Policy

We may update this Data Retention Policy to reflect changes in our data retention practices or legal requirements. Any significant changes will be communicated to users.

 

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