Our Position on Privacy and Data Protection
Genuine Parts Company is concerned about protecting the personal information it gathers about its Web site visitors and customers.
We believe that individuals have the right to be informed about the information being collected about them and about its intended use. Individuals also have the right to review information being retained and the means to update and correct it.
To help you better understand how your personal information is protected at Genuine Parts Company, we are providing you with the following statement describing our practices and policies with respect to the privacy of Web site visitor and customer information. In the event you terminate your relationship with us, or become an inactive customer, we will continue to adhere to the policies and practices described in this notice.
Genuine Parts Company recognizes that appropriate protection and management of personal data is critical. We have adopted the following privacy principles for the protection of Web site visitor's and customer's personal data (personal data is defined as any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual).
Genuine Parts Company will provide Web site visitors and customers with easily understood information about its policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data.
Genuine Parts Company will limit the collection and use of personal data to that which is needed for valid business purposes to comply with local law, and any such data will be obtained only by lawful and fair means.
Genuine Parts Company will strive to maintain the accuracy of personal data held, including establishing mechanisms allowing Web site visitors and customers to have the opportunity to review and correct their personal data.
Genuine Parts Company will not release personal data to third parties, unless:
The customer requests it.
The data is provided to help complete a customer-initiated transaction.
The disclosure is required by law.
The customer has been informed about the possibility of such disclosure and has agreed to it.
The customer has purchased a MapleConnect third party product. For these purchases, customer contact information will be provided to the third party product developer in order for them to fulfill their support and service obligations to the user.