Online Privacy Statement
Canadian Consumer Privacy Statement
Online Privacy Statement
Thank you for visiting our website. Midas is committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy on the Internet. We appreciate you placing your trust in Midas.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
We collect two types of information about visitors: personal information, which you have voluntarily submitted to us (things like your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.) and aggregate information (such as information about how many visitors log on to our sites, the pages they access, etc.).
In general, you can visit this website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. However, you may need to provide some personal information in order to participate in certain promotions, offers and surveys, to register with this site or to receive information about our products and services. We collect, maintain, and use the personal information you have voluntarily submitted to contact you or to respond to your comments and requests for information. In addition, we may use the personal information you provide to meet your needs and respond to your inquiries.
To better meet your needs, we may supplement the information we collect with data obtained from third parties for the same purposes.
DATA SHARING AND TRANSFER
Midas will not trade, sell, or share the personal information you have voluntarily submitted with any third party without your consent, unless required by law or as disclosed to you when the information is collected, except that personal information you provide may be used by Midas, its franchisee dealers, or third-party business partners who may need to use such information to help Midas administer certain promotions, provide technical services for this website, analyze your opinion of Midas, address a question or concern about our products and services, etc. If you do provide us with your consent, we may also share your personal information with third parties so that they may send you product offers, personalized offers and tips, or ask for your feedback on how to make their products and programs better for yourself and others.
UPDATE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you want to update any personal information you previously provided to Midas, or if you want to start receiving or stop receiving email promotions, please do any one of the following: (1) send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with an explanation of your specific request; (2) call 1-800-261-8545 and speak to one of our Midas Consumer Relations representatives about your specific request; or (3) write to: Midas International Corporation, Attn: Marketing Department; Website Request; 823 Donald Ross Road, Juno Beach, Florida 33408 with an explanation of your specific request.
Cookies help us make your visit to our website more enjoyable and meaningful to you. A cookie is a small text information file that your web browser places on your computer when you visit a website. This helps us to recognize you when you return to our site. We may use such technology to obtain non-personal information from you as an online visitor.
We do not seek to collect any information or market to children under the age of 16.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
This website may contain links to other websites. Midas does not control the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We recommend you carefully read the privacy policies of each site you visit.
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES
By using this website or any other Midas website or interactive banner ads, you signify your acceptance of our privacy statement and conditions posted on the website. We reserve the right to update, change, modify or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check back for updates to our Privacy Statement.
Canadian Consumer Privacy Statement
What Personal Information Does the Company Collect and Why?
The Company, through its network of company-owned and franchised Midas Shops, collects personal information of its customers in the normal course of doing business. “Personal information” is any information that could be used to identify you and, depending on the nature of your interaction with us, may include the following (“Personal Information”):
- Name, address, and telephone and facsimile numbers;
- E-mail address;
- Year, make, model, mileage, VIN and License Plate Number of your vehicle(s); and
- Parts and services provided to you at the Midas Shops and related dates of service.
If you choose to withhold Personal Information, you may not be able to avail yourself to certain services or programs offered by the Company or the Midas Shops.
The Company may use your Personal Information to provide you with products, services and information. For example, the Company may:
- Provide you with reminders that your vehicle requires servicing;
- Administer and maintain the Midas warranty program and provide you with warranty coverage thereunder;
- Provide you with information and updates regarding products and services that the Midas Shops have to offer and which the Company and the Midas Shops think will interest you, including marketing and promotional information;
- Respond to your requests for information, services and products; and
- Improve the Company’s and the Midas Shops’ services and products to better understand and meet your automotive needs.
Does the Company Disclose Personal Information?
The Company does not sell your Personal Information to third parties. However, the Company may, on occasion, share some or all of your Personal Information with third parties for the purposes set out above. For example, Personal information may be shared:
- With other Midas Dealers or entities affiliated with the Company for the purposes of fulfilling warranty obligations and to administer marketing promotions; and
- With third parties that provide the Company with services, such as processing and marketing.
These third parties may be located in the United States. Therefore, your information may be processed and stored in the United States and, as a result, the United States government, courts, or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your information through the laws of the United States.
How Does the Company Protect the Personal Information It Collects?
The Company has implemented appropriate safeguards and security measures to protect your Personal Information from loss, theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. Security measures adopted by the Company include limiting the number of individuals with access to your Personal Information. All affiliates, suppliers, agents, employees and other parties performing services on our behalf who handle Personal Information are bound to maintain the confidentiality of all Personal Information and may not use the information for any unauthorized purpose.
Accuracy and Access
We are committed to ensuring that the Personal Information we hold for each customer is accurate, up-to-date and complete. You have the right to access your Personal Information in our files and to update or remove that information as necessary, subject to any legal restrictions that would prohibit such action. To access your Personal Information, please contact our Privacy Officer by telephone, e-mail or post at the numbers and address provided below. Please be sure to specify what information requires updating or removal. Corrections will be made at no cost to Midas customers. For other requests, a small fee may be charged to cover the associated costs. We will endeavor to keep these fees as reasonable as possible and will alert you to the charge and amount prior to executing your request. In these instances, you will be given the opportunity to withdraw your request.
Concerns About Your Privacy
If you have any questions or concerns about privacy, confidentiality or how a request for Personal Information has been handled by the Company, please contact the Company’s Privacy Officer at:
Midas Canada Inc.
Attn: Privacy Officer
823 Donald Ross Road
Juno Beach, Florida 33408
Phone: (630) 438-3000 or (800) 621-0144
Facsimile: (630) 438-3700