This document addresses how Rentcars.com handles personal user information, either collected directly from the web and mobile sites or stored in its electronic databases through other collection methods, such as customer phone calls or subscription forms.
This policy does not apply to companies not owned or controlled by Rentcars.com, or individuals not acting as employees or contractors of Rentcars.com.
Our site may have links to external websites whose privacy policies and contents are not under Rentcars.com’s responsibility. We recommend users to always read their privacy policies before providing any personal information, whenever redirected to external websites.
This policy is subject to changes. We recommend reviewing its content periodically.
Should Rentcars.com apply any substantial changes to its users' personal data handling processes, any updates affecting security or privacy conditions will be promptly informed: a) to the general public, via an announcement posted on our home page; and b) to registered users, via email notification.
The following provisions must be considered for the purposes of this policy:
1 - Rentcars.com collects personal identifying user information when: a) users sign up for a new account; b) users enroll in our promotions or contests; and c) users contact us via the customer service channels.
2 - The type of information requested may vary depending on the purpose of the contact. Users are always informed of the data being collected and may choose to provide such information or not. They are also informed of the consequences of their decision.
3 - Rentcars.com receives and stores browser information (i.e. IP address and accessed pages) automatically via cookies.
Cookies are short sections of information that usually include a unique anonymous identifier sent to your browser by some websites and stored on your computer’s hard drive. They are used to identify you during your next visit to such websites.
4 - The entry of personal user data into the Rentcars.com website, as well as the acceptance of browser cookies, are not required to browse through the website. Users who decide to do so automatically acknowledge, agree and accept the terms and conditions set out herein.
5 - All user data collected by Rentcars.com is handled through a secure and encrypted Internet protocol.
6 - We employ all efforts to ensure all information provided by users is duly stored and kept confidential.
7 - All personal data collected is incorporated to the Rentcars.com database, headquartered at Rua Visconde do Rio Branco, 1358, 21º Andar, 80420-210, Curitiba - Paraná - Brazil.
8 - The Rentcars.com website uses personal information for the following general purposes: (i) inform users of new corporate and partner products; (ii) update user account information for phone, email, direct mail, and SMS contact purposes, among other communication means; (iii) streamline user experience; (iv) develop general statistical data, without identifying users; (v) reply to user questions and requests; (vi) develop marketing and communication campaigns, as well as announcing special deals and offers from partners; and (vii) provide corporate updates to users.
10 - User information will never be disclosed to third parties other than to the company’s partners or authorized associates. In addition, user information will never be used for purposes other than those for which they were collected by Rentcars.com, except if required by court orders.
11 - The user hereby guarantees the truthfulness and accuracy of personal data provided. Rentcars.com may not be held liable in case of false or inaccurate personal data provided by users.
12 - Users may alter, correct or delete personal and identifiable data, via the Account Information page. Under no circumstances must users provide personal data via email, since this environment lacks proper security requirements. Rentcars.com may not be held liable for the correction, alteration or deletion of personal data.
For security reasons, certain account alterations, including all user account information, can only be made upon email and password authentication.
13 - Newsletters and marketing promotions sent via email must always provide an option for the recipient to unsubscribe from receiving such messages. All requests will be fulfilled promptly.
14 - Email marketing delivery services are performed by a company hired by Rentcars.com, which uses its own servers to send email marketing messages on our behalf.
15 - Such company does not store or use Rentcars.com's users email information for any purposes other than the mere submission of messages, according to the preferences defined by each user on the Rentcars.com website.
16 - The user is responsible for storing and safeguarding his/her login and password information. We do not recommend using obvious passwords, such as special dates, names or numerical sequences. In case of suspected involuntary password disclosure, users must immediately change their passwords.
17 - After being informed of any promotion offered by Rentcars.com, please check our website to confirm such promotion. Disregard any unconfirmed information regarding our promotions and services.
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