When you enter the Avis Web site, we collect your IP address. The IP address identifies your Internet Service Provider, but does not identify you as an individual. This information allows us to administer our site and diagnose any server problems. Additionally, this information is aggregated to provide broad demographic information, such as the geographic location of visitors and how long they stay on our site.
Credit card information is not required to make a reservation on the Avis Web site. However, any service applications that require personal data such as credit card information are protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL). SSL is a technology used to encrypt your information during transmission.
In some instances, Avis may require your e-mail address in order to make a car rental reservation on our Web site. Your email address is used only to send an email confirmation of your reservation. Your email address is also required on forms requesting information, so that we may respond to you via email. Email addresses are only collected for profile use with your expressed permission. Avis only sends email to consumers who have elected to receive promotions and special offers via email. If you no longer want to receive promotional email from Avis, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org orclick to send.
The Avis Web site contains links to other sites. Avis is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.