Auto Shipping Privacy Policy

Our plain-english Privacy Policy

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


Here is what we do when we collect your data. It’s really quote boring.


When requesting a quote


When visitors get a quote on the site we collect the data shown in the quote form form. We also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.  The information provided is collected for the purpose of sending you a quote for auto shipping, to reach you by phone and email regarding the quote,  and to help you book your order should you wish to do so.


If you leave a comment


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.


When using our contact forms


If you submit information through out contact form, it will be used only for the purpose of gathering information for the  purpose of sending you a quote for auto shipping, to reach you by phone and email regarding the quote, help you book your order should you wish to do so, or give you an update on your order.


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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with


Professional Auto Shippers does not share or sell your personal data outside of those parties for which are involved in the transport of your vehicle. For example, the truck driver of the carrier will have your contact and address details. If you do not place an order, the date will remain in our systems for the purpose of following up in an attempt to have you book the service.

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 enter information to get a quote,  we also store the personal information they provide as a user profile. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data


If you have an order placed through this site or have requested a quote, 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.

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