Last updated 29 January 2023

Welcome to This Privacy Policy applies to, our paid content, and any other of our or our affiliates’ websites, emails, digital services or mobile or other applications on which a link to this Privacy Policy appears (collectively, the “Autoeric Services”), all of which Autoeric Services are provided by Autoeric or one of its affiliates at any time and from time to time in its sole discretion. (As used in this Privacy Policy, “Autoeric” includes any affiliates of Autoeric that operate a Autoeric Service.) Autoeric may change, suspend or discontinue any or all of the Autoeric Services at any time. Autoeric does not control and is not responsible for, and this Privacy Policy does not apply to, any third-party site to which the Autoeric Services link or that links to any Autoeric Services.

You agree that your use of the Autoeric Services is subject to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy in its entirety, please do not use any Autoeric Services. This Privacy Policy may be modified at any time and from time to time; the date of the most recent changes or revisions will appear on this page. Continued access to the Autoeric Services by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy.

Information Collected by Autoeric

Autoeric collects information from you through means that include but are not limited to:

  • Account registrations
  • Subscriptions to email newsletters
  • Event registrations
  • Saved pages, such as articles, cars and hotels
  • Your use of certain tools on the Autoeric Services.
  • Forms on the Autoeric Services that you complete requesting information or services from Autoeric or third parties

Information we (and third parties we feature on the Autoeric Services) may collect from you may include personally identifiable information including but not limited to your:

  • Name
  • Telephone number
  • Postal address
  • Email address
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Job title
  • Employer and industry
  • Personal preferences
  • Credit card number, which Autoeric passes to third-party credit card processors and card issuers; Autoeric does not store any credit card numbers. Autoeric may also collect information that does not identify you by name when you visit the Autoeric Services, including but not limited to:
  • Your internet protocol (“IP”) address
  • Geolocation
  • Browser configuration
  • Device type
  • Unique device identifier
  • Type of operating system you are using
  • Information about your Internet service provider
  • Time of your visit
  • Whether you are a returning visitor
  • Any referring website


When visitors leave comments on the 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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.


Autoeric relies on third parties to provide many features of the Autoeric Services. Some of them use data about your use of the Autoeric
Services and other sites. Below is a list of third parties with links to more information about their use of your data.

Site Operations:  These cookies enable features that are necessary for providing the Autoeric Services to you, such as loading required scripts, serving video content, or providing email signup services.

Site Analytics: These cookies allow us to understand how the Autoeric Services are being used, track site performance and make improvements.

Advertising: These cookies are to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from repeatedly appearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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 your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Data Security

We use commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative controls to protect the information we collect online. Personal information is transferred via secured protocols and stored in an encrypted location with controlled access. Please note that since no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is completely secure, we are unable to guarantee security of your information.

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