Mechanic Privacy Policy

Prevent A Lemon (hereinafter “PAL”) collects information about you when you use our mobile applications, websites, and other online products and services (collectively, the “Services”) and through other interactions and communications you have with us.

Scope and Application

This U.S. Mechanic Privacy Statement (“Statement”) applies to mechanics and any other persons that use the PAL platform under license (collectively “Mechanics,” or individually “you”) and reside in the United States. This Statement does not apply to mechanics who reside outside the United States. The Statement also does not apply to persons (e.g. customers) who use our app or Services to request inspection (“Customers”). If you interact with the Services as both a Customer and a Mechanic, the respective privacy statements apply to your different interactions.

Collection of Information

PAL may collect personal information from or about you when you apply to join the PAL network, to enable PAL to determine your eligibility to become a member of the PAL network, or create an account for, and use, the PAL Services, including location data, which information may be stored, processed, and/or accessed by PAL, as well as its service providers, for business purposes, including for marketing, lead generation, service development and improvement, analytics, industry and market research, and such other purposes consistent with PAL’s and its Affiliates’ legitimate business needs. By submitting information to PAL during the account creation process and/or by using the Services, you consent to such collection and use of personal data.

Disclosure of Mechanic Information to Third Parties

Subject to all applicable laws, PAL may provide to a third party any information (including personal data and any PAL Data) about Mechanics provided hereunder if: (a) there is a complaint, dispute or conflict, including an accident, relating to a Mechanic; (b) it is necessary to enforce the terms of the Mechanic agreement; (c) it is required, in PAL’s sole discretion, by applicable law, regulation, ordinance, license, or operating agreement; (d) it is necessary, in PAL’s sole discretion, to protect the safety, rights, property, or security of PAL, the PAL Services, or any third party; to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; and/or to prevent or stop activity which PAL, in its sole discretion, considers to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, or legally actionable and (e) to obtain credit and other background information about you.

Location-Based Services Consent

You hereby expressly consent to PAL’s use of location-based services and expressly waive and release PAL from any and all liability, claims, causes of action or damages arising from your use of the PAL Services, or in any way relating to the use of the precise location and other location-based services.

California Privacy Rights

Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California have the right to request from a business, with whom the California resident has an established business relationship, certain information with respect to the types of personal information the business shares with third parties for direct marketing purposes by such third party and the identities of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year.

To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by PAL pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, please contact [email protected].

Authenticity of Application

By submitting any application connected with becoming a PAL Expert, you are representing to PAL the truthfulness of all factual information you provide.