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    ApexSpeed.com Privacy Policy
    Last updated: Apr 14, 2023

    This Privacy Policy explains how ApexSpeed.com collects, uses, shares, and protects personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is data about you as an identifiable site visitor.

    By using our site or providing personal information, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you don't agree, please don't use our site or give us any personal information. We may update this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the revised version here with the date it was changed. Changes are effective immediately upon posting.

    Information we collect
    You can generally visit our site without providing personal information. However, to access certain features, we may need to collect your personal information. For example:

    • When you register a forum user account, we collect your username, email address, real name, date of birth, and password.
    • We collect additional information that you choose to add to your user profile, such as your hobbies and interests.
    • Our site offers public forums, allowing you to communicate with other users and post information, content, images, photos, or videos (collectively, your "Content"). Your Content is public, unencrypted, and non-confidential, which means others can read and use it. We are not responsible for information submitted in public areas. Exercise caution when disclosing personal information in public areas.

    We may also collect personal information with your consent or as required or permitted by law.

    We, our service providers, and third-party advertising partners collect information about site visitors automatically using cookies and other tracking technologies. See "Cookies, tracking technologies, and advertising" below.

    How we use the information we collect
    We use personal information to:

    • Manage ApexSpeed.com and provide our services, like creating and administering accounts and facilitating forum use.
    • Send administrative messages, updates, legal notices, technical notices, or security alerts.
    • Respond to your inquiries and provide technical or other support.
    • Ensure compliance with our Terms and Conditions and prevent fraud.
    • Other purposes with your consent or as permitted or required by law.

    Cookies, tracking technologies, and advertising
    We, our service providers, and third-party advertising partners use technologies to automatically collect information about site visitors.

    We collect information about how you access and navigate our site, including browser type, operating system, IP address, pages visited, and time spent on our site or specific pages. This information helps us understand site usage and improve the user experience.

    We and our partners use cookies and tracking technologies to remember preferences, facilitate site navigation, and track activities, like web pages visited, ads clicked, search terms used, and other sites visited.

    You can opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Google Ads Settings or www.aboutads.info.

    To manage cookies, you can change your browser settings to notify you when receiving a cookie, disable existing cookies, or automatically reject cookies.

    We use Google Analytics on our site. Visit Google's information use policy to learn how Google uses information and ways to control the information sent to Google.

    How we share your information
    We share information:

    • With advertising partners as described in the "Cookies, tracking technology, and advertising" section.
    • With service providers who provide services on our behalf. They can only use your information for the specific purpose of providing services to you and us.
    • In aggregate or de-identified form for any purpose.

    How we store and protect personal information
    We maintain personal information on our server and take precautions to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure, like password-protected user accounts and limited staff access. However, we cannot guarantee absolute security for data transmitted over the Internet.

    Links to external content
    Our site may link or direct you to third-party websites, services, or content. We don't control these third-party websites or services and are not responsible for their privacy practices. We recommend reading the privacy policy of any third-party website or service you visit or use.

    ApexSpeed.com is not directed towards children under 13 years of age or another age if required by applicable law. We don't knowingly collect personal information from children without verifiable parental consent. If we learn we have collected personal information from a child without consent, we'll delete or de-identify the information as appropriate.

    Accessing or correcting your personal information
    Keep your personal information accurate and up to date. You can access and correct your user profile information by logging in to your account and making edits. To request access or correction of personal information in our custody or control, contact us as described below. We may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before providing access or making corrections.

    Your Choices
    You can withdraw your consent to our collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information, subject to contractual or legal restrictions and reasonable notice. However, withdrawing consent may prevent us from providing certain products or services.

    How to contact us
    If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.
About Us
Since 2000, ApexSpeed.com has been the go-to place for amateur road racing enthusiasts, bringing together a friendly community of racers, fans, and industry professionals. We're all about creating a space where people can connect, share knowledge, and exchange parts and vehicles, with a focus on specific race cars, classes, series, and events. Our community includes all major purpose-built road racing classes, like the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and various pro series across North America and beyond. At ApexSpeed, we're passionate about amateur motorsports and are dedicated to helping our community have fun and grow while creating lasting memories on and off the track.