Privacy Policy

Friendship Auto Service Privacy Policy

1.         Introduction

1.1     Friendship Auto Service is committed to safeguarding the privacy of its website visitors; this policy explains how Friendship Auto Service will treat visitors’ personal information.

2.         Collecting personal information

2.1     Friendship Auto Service may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a)      For the purposes of analyzing website traffic, information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);

(b)      Information that you provide to us to subscribe to our email notifications, technical whitepapers and/or newsletters (including your name, company name, phone number and/or email address);

(e)      Information contained within any communication that you send to us or send through the website;

3.         Using personal information

3.1     Personal information submitted to us through the website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.

3.2     Friendship Auto Service may use your personal information to:

(a)      Send you non-marketing commercial communications;

(b)      Send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;

(c)      Send you Friendship Auto Service email newsletter or other electronic or printed materials or other media, if you have requested such (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the these materials);

(d)      Send you marketing communications relating to Friendship Auto Service’s business which Friendship Auto Service determines may be of interest to you by email (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);

(e)      Verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of the website; and

3.3     Friendship Auto Service will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for direct marketing by that party or any other third party.

4.         Disclosing personal information

4.1     Friendship Auto Service may disclose your personal information:

(a)      Only to the extent that Friendship Auto Service is required to do so by law;

(b)      In connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c)      To establish, exercise or defend Friendship Auto Service’s legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

(d)      To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that Friendship Auto Service is (or is contemplating) selling; and

(e)      To any person who Friendship Auto Service reasonably believes may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in Friendship Auto Service’s reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

4.2     Except as provided in this policy, Friendship Auto Service will not provide your personal information to third parties.

5.         International data transfers

5.1     Information that Friendship Auto Service collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which Friendship Auto Service operates in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.

6.         Retaining personal information

6.1     Personal information that Friendship Auto Service processes for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

7.         Security of personal information

7.1     Friendship Auto Service will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

7.2     Friendship Auto Service will store all the personal information you provide on secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.

7.3     All electronic financial transactions entered into through the website will be protected by encryption technology.

7.4     You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and Friendship Auto Service cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

8.         Amendments

8.1     Friendship Auto Service may update this policy without advance or specific notice, by publishing a new version on the website.

8.2     You should check this page occasionally to ensure you remain satisfied with any changes to this policy.

9.         Third party websites and content

9.1     The website includes hyperlinks to, and content hosted upon, third party websites.

9.2     This website contains integrated content provided or hosted by third parties who retain the ability to monitor and analyze the usage of content.

9.3     Friendship Auto Service has no control over, and is not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

10.      Cookies

10.1    The website uses cookies.

10.2    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

10.3    The cookies that Friendship Auto Service uses on the website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

(a)      Friendship Auto Service uses Google Analytics and Bing Webmaster Tools to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics and Bing Webmaster Tools generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google and Microsoft will store and use this information.  Refer to Google and Microsoft website for their privacy policies.

(b)      Nom nom nom, cookies.

11.      Our details

11.1    This website is leased and operated by Friendship Auto Service.

11.2    Friendship Auto Service’s principal place of business is at Friendship Auto Service, 1900 State Street, Harrisburg, PA 17103.

11.3    You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using the website contact form, by email to