Who we are
We are Driveshaft Specialists: located in Tampa, FL. Our website address is: https://www.gulfcoastdriveshaft.com.
ARBITRATION NOTICE: THESE TERMS CONTAIN AN ARBITRATION CLAUSE. YOU AND DRIVESHAFT SPECIALISTS AGREE THAT DISPUTES BETWEEN US WILL BE RESOLVED BY MANDATORY BINDING ARBITRATION, AND YOU AND DRIVESHAFT SPECIALISTS WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS-ACTION LAWSUIT OR CLASS-WIDE ARBITRATION.
Our Services include our websites, applications and other services that link to this Policy. This Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you use our Services, as well as our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.
This Policy applies to information we collect:
- When you use or interact with our Services.
- In your email, text, and other electronic messages with us.
- Through our mobile and desktop websites and applications.
Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we use it and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Services. By accessing or using our Services, you agree to accept the terms and conditions set forth in this Policy.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you enter information on one of our contact forms, your information will be used to contact you and may be stored in our database.
By submitting a form you agree to our staff contacting you by phone/email (regardless of Do Not Call registration) about the personalized quote or information you requested. Additionally, you agree that the information you enter to be stored in our database. We take your privacy seriously. We do not share or sell any information provided to us and it will be strictly used to enhance your experience as a customer and to provide the best service possible to you in the future.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
This website uses visitor analytics to better understand where traffic is coming from and other demographic information about our visitors.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your data
We have implemented security measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to (or collected by) our Services. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on or implemented through the Services.
It is our policy to post any changes we make to our Policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will let you know through a notice available in connection with your use of our Services after implementing such changes. The date the Policy was last revised is found at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting this Policy to check for any changes.
The receipt of an order number or an email order confirmation does not constitute the acceptance of an order or a confirmation of an offer to sell. Driveshaft Specialists reserves the right, without prior notification, to limit the order quantity on any item and/or to refuse service to any customer. Verification of information may be required prior to the acceptance of an order. Prices and availability of products on the Site are subject to change without notice. Errors will be corrected when discovered and Driveshaft Specialists reserves the right to revoke any stated offer and to correct any error, inaccuracy, or omission (including after an order has been submitted). Certain orders constitute improper use of the Site. Driveshaft Specialists reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any order for any reason. Your account may also be restricted or terminated for any reason, at Driveshaft Specialists’ sole discretion.
Risk of loss
All items purchased from Driveshaft Specialists are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.
Driveshaft Specialists attempts to be as accurate as possible. However, Driveshaft Specialists does not warrant that product descriptions or other content on the Site are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. If a product offered by Driveshaft Specialists is not as described, your sole remedy is to return the product.
Permissible use of the site
Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Driveshaft Specialists grants you a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive, license to access and make personal use of the Site. This license does not include the right to access or use the Site for any of the restricted purposes set forth below. Driveshaft Specialists may terminate this license at any time for any reason.
The rights granted to you in this Agreement are subject to the following restrictions: (a) you shall not use the Site to place an order on behalf of yourself or a third party for resale to that third party; (b) you shall not license, sublicense, reproduce, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Site, its products or its content without the express written consent of Driveshaft Specialists; (c) you shall not modify, make derivative works of, disassemble, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Site; (d) you shall not access the Site in order to build a similar or competitive service, or to download, copy or collect content or account information for the benefit of another merchant; (e) except as expressly stated herein, no part of the Site may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means without Driveshaft Specialists’ express written consent; and (f) you shall not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information or content (including images and text descriptions) of the Site without Driveshaft Specialists’ express written consent.
Driveshaft Specialists reserves the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Site or any part thereof with or without notice. You agree that Driveshaft Specialists will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Site or any part thereof.
Intellectual property rights
The Site contains valuable trademarks and service marks owned and used by Driveshaft Specialists. Any use of the Driveshaft Specialists Marks without the prior written permission of Driveshaft Specialists is strictly prohibited. The arrangement and layout of the Site including but not limited to, the Driveshaft Specialists Marks, images, text, graphics, buttons, screenshots, and other content or material (collectively, the “Site Content”) are the sole and exclusive property of Driveshaft Specialists.
UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, MODIFYING, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING, MAKING DERIVATIVE WORKS OF OR DUPLICATING ALL OR ANY PART OF THE SITE IS PROHIBITED.
You agree not to use the Site to collect, upload, transmit, display, or distribute any User Content (a) that violates any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy rights, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; (b) that is unlawful, harassing, abusive, tortious, threatening, harmful, abusive, invasive of another’s privacy, vulgar, defamatory, false, intentionally misleading, trade libelous, pornographic, obscene, patently offensive (e.g., material that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual) or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature or which is harmful to minors in any way; or (c) in violation of any law, regulation, or obligations or restrictions imposed by any third party.
In addition, you agree not to use the Site to: (a) upload, transmit, or distribute any computer viruses, worms, or any software intended to damage or alter a computer system or data; (b) send unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of duplicative or unsolicited messages, whether commercial or otherwise; (c) harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding other users, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; (d) interfere with or disrupt servers or networks connected to the Site or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; (e) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, other computer systems or networks connected to or used together with the Site, through password mining or other means; or (f) harass or interfere with another user’s use and enjoyment of the Site.
We reserve the right (but have no obligation under this Agreement) to review any User Content, investigate, and/or take appropriate action against you, at our sole discretion, if you violate the Acceptable Use Policy or any other provision of this Agreement, including removing or modifying your User Content, terminating your Driveshaft Specialists Account, and/or reporting you to law enforcement authorities. We may also remove or modify your User Content if it, in our sole judgment, violates the rights of, harms, or threatens the safety of any other person, or creates liability for us or any other person. In order to cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, subpoenas or court orders, or to protect our business and members, we may access and disclose any information we consider necessary or appropriate, including your Driveshaft Specialists Account username and password, IP address and traffic information, usage history, and your User Content.
Terms and termination
Subject to this Section, this Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Site. We may (a) suspend your rights to use the Site (as well as your Driveshaft Specialists Account) or (b) terminate this Agreement, at any time for any reason at our sole discretion, including for any use of the Site in violation of this Agreement or if we believe you are younger than 18. Upon termination of this Agreement, your Driveshaft Specialists Account and right to access and use the Site will terminate immediately. You understand that any termination of your Driveshaft Specialists Account may involve deletion of any User Content you may have posted. Driveshaft Specialists will not have any liability whatsoever to you for any termination of this Agreement, including for termination of your Driveshaft Specialists Account or deletion of your User Content.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Florida without regard to conflict of law provisions. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. The word “including” means including without limitation. If any provision of this Agreement is, for any reason, held to be invalid or unenforceable, the other provisions of this Agreement will be unimpaired and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed modified so that it is valid and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law. This Agreement, and your rights and obligations herein, may not be assigned, subcontracted, delegated, or otherwise transferred by you without Driveshaft Specialists’ prior written consent, and any attempted assignment, subcontract, delegation, or transfer in violation of the foregoing will be null and void. The terms of this Agreement shall be binding upon assignees.