DTO Privacy Policy

Overview

The policies below are applicable to the DriveThruOnline.com web site. Registration is required and information is collected in certain portions of the web site in which guests specifically and knowingly provide such information along with, contact information, content submissions, community postings (i.e., chat or bulletin boards). DriveThruOnline.com may use such information to track compliance with our web site terms of use, or for sales, marketing, editorial and feedback purposes (to the extent that is explained when guests provide the information).

  • No information should be submitted to or posted DriveThruOnline.com web site by guests under 13 years of age without the consent of their parent or guardian.
  • Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, DriveThruOnline.com does not provide any personally identifying information, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever.
  • Guests' e-mail addresses are never posted on the DriveThruOnline.com web site unless the guest chooses to make their e-mail address viewable to the public.

About IP Addresses
DriveThruOnline.com collects IP addresses when submitting posts to the bulletin board and for the purposes of system administration. An IP address is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're connected to a network or connected to the Internet. When guests request pages from DriveThruOnline.com, our web servers log the guests' IP addresses. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user's session will be logged, but the user remains anonymous to us unless issues of security arise in which IP addresses may be turned over to local, state and national authorities.

Use of Email Address - The DriveThruOnline.com Email Policy
To use the features of this site a valid email address is required for all member accounts. Your email address will not be sold or provided to other third parties. This site reserves the right to use your email address as follows:

  • To contact members related to their activity on the site
  • To contact guests and members that have specifically requested information about Drive Thru Online, Inc products and services
  • To provide email notifications for private messages and posts to discussions they have participated in
  • To notify members of site changes/improvements, site-related products/services, events, and news from the community.

All members may opt-out of email notifications using the site-provided user control panel and/or provided unsubscribe links provided in individual emails.

Use of Cookies - The DriveThruOnline.com Cookies Policy
What are cookies? Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies make Web-surfing easier for you by saving your passwords, purchases, and preferences while you're at our site. The use of cookies is an Industry standard, and you'll find cookies at most major Web sites.

Examples of How DriveThruOnline.com Uses Cookies
The DriveThruOnline.com bulletin board uses cookies to store the following information: the last time you logged in, your username and password, and your preferred "topic view", if you set it in preferences. These cookies are stored on your browser. Cookies are not used to track your movement or perform any function other than to enhance your use of the bulletin board. If your browser does not support cookies, or you have not enabled cookies on your browser, many of these timesaving features will not work properly. Also, you need to have cookies enabled in your browser if you want to enter a private forum. DriveThruOnline.com also uses cookies to let the computer remember that you've registered, which allows us to speed up your future activities at our sites.

How DriveThruOnline.com Does Not Use Cookies
DriveThruOnline.com never uses cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie. Except as described below, DriveThruOnline.com does not use information transferred through cookies for any promotional or marketing purposes, nor is that information shared with any third parties whatsoever.

Links to Other Sites
Users should be aware that when you are on the DriveThruOnline.com web site you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links to other sites from DriveThruOnline.com that take you outside our service. For example, if you "click" on an affiliate link, the "click" takes you off the DriveThruOnline.com site. This includes links from affiliates and partners that may use DriveThruOnline.com's logo as part of a co-branding agreement. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. Always be aware of where you end up. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online - for example, via message boards or chat - that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While DriveThruOnline.com strives to protect its user's personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and you do so at your own risk.

Security Policy
The importance of security for all personally identifiable information associated with our Guests is of utmost concern to us. We exercise great care in providing secure transmission of your information from your computer to our servers, utilizing encryption software. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to do their jobs are allowed access, each having signed comprehensive nondisclosure agreements, which provides explicit legal confidentiality protections. Any employee who violates our privacy and/or security policies is subject to disciplinary action, including possible termination and civil and/or criminal prosecution.

Your Acceptance of These Terms
By using this site, you signify your acceptance of the DriveThruOnline.com Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the DriveThruOnline.com site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.  Please use our Contact Us with any further questions.