Privacy Policy | The Garage Group


Privacy Policy

The Garage Group, Inc. (“TGG”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy (“Policy”) sets out how TGG uses and protects the personal information you provide directly to or through the TGG website, (hereinafter, the “Site”).  Any and all personal information you provide when using this Site shall be used in accordance with the conditions outlined in this Policy. 

This Policy imposes no duties on TGG not otherwise imposed by state, federal, or other applicable law. TGG may change this Policy periodically by updating this Site, You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with the terms of this Policy.  This Policy is incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use Agreement, to which you agreed upon entering the Site.

We ask that you read this Policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use, and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information, and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint. By using our Site and services, you are consenting to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure, and other uses of your information as further described in this Policy. 

Collection and Use of Personal Data

TGG collects, uses, and is responsible for certain personal information about you. Any personal information you provide is voluntary or is necessary for the identified purposes for which it is to be used. You have no obligation to provide the information requested by TGG, but the failure to do so can impact TGG’s ability to respond to your inquiry, problem, request or other communication, and may result, in the case of a service or other request, in the denial of such request. 

Type of Data

We collect the following data:

Modes of Collection

You directly or indirectly provide TGG with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

Collection and Use of Your Data

We may also process User PI or Research PI for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract.

Opting In/Opting Out

Where you have provided us User PI (and for individuals located in the E.U., if you have opted in), you will receive our newsletter and email promotions.  You may also receive targeted advertisements from us via Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram if we have your User PI.

If you would like to unsubscribe from any email newsletter, click on the unsubscribe button at the bottom of an email newsletter. It may take up to three days for this to take place.

Storage of your data

TGG will hold User PI and Tech PI until you request that we delete that data. We will hold Research PI for no longer than three months after the conclusion of the market and consumer research project for which we obtained the Research PI, or in accordance with the explicit consent signed upon providing the Research PI.  All User PI, Tech PI, Research PI will be stored securely and not longer than legally permissible.

Your Rights (for individuals located in the E.U.).

If you are located in the E.U., you have a number of important rights free of charge under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In summary, those include rights to:

For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals’ rights under the GDPR.   


To submit a request (see “How to contact us” below) and please be sure to:

  1. Provide us have enough information to identify you (such as the email address you previously provided to us); 
  2. Let us know the information to which your request relates.

TGG shall comply with the request promptly within 21 days but no later than one month after the request has been made. However, where the retrieval or provision of information is particularly complex or is subject to a valid delay, the period may be extended by two months. In this situation, you will be notified about the delay and provided the reason for the delay.

The information requested shall be provided free of charge. However, for any further copies requested, TGG may charge a reasonable fee. Additionally, for requests that are manifestly unfounded or excessive, because of their repetitive character, TGG may:


We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Site and store certain information. The technologies we use provide us with information regarding your visits to our Site, information on your computer and internet connection, including IP address, operating system,  browser type, and other communication data, and the research that you access and use on the Site. These technologies may include:

You may, at any time, disable or refuse to accept cookies by changing the preferences or settings on your web browser. If you choose to disable cookies, you will still be able to use our Site. However, you will not be able to fully take advantage of certain automation and other functionality features available on this Site.  

Web Statistics & Shared Data 

We may collect other non-identifiable aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad aggregate demographic information for reporting and sponsorship purposes.  From time to time, we may use non-identifiable aggregate information to better design our Site and to share with select advertising partners, sponsors, and/or affiliates. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our Site, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but, except as otherwise set forth herein, we would not disclose anything that could be used to personally identify those individuals.


We have implemented appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices designed to secure your information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our Site. Any transmission of information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.


Privacy policies of other websites

 Our Site may contain links to other third-party websites. Please be aware that TGG is not responsible for the privacy practices of these third-party sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to take reasonable precautions when sharing your information on third-party sites.

Additional Privacy Policies and Regulations – European Union (including the UK)

Transfer of Data Out of the EEA. TGG is based in the United States and that’s where we process personal information.  When you visit our Site and provide User PI, Tech PI, and/or Research PI to us, we request your consent to transfer that personal information to the United States.  We also work with vendors under contracts that require them to treat any personal information they process consistent with this Policy.  




Changes to This Policy

This Policy was published in 2019 and last updated on September 8, 2022.  We may change this Policy from time to time, when we do we will inform you via a notice on our Site or by email.

How to Contact Us


Snail-mail to:

The Garage Group, Inc., 

Attn:  Tech Function Leader, 

4914 Cooper Road #42274, 

Cincinnati, OH 45242