HomeLink Connect Privacy Policy

Date of Last Revision: July 12, 2018

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by Gentex Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliated companies ("Gentex") when you use HomeLink Connect (“HomeLink Connect”).

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you an email notification). We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access HomeLink Connect to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information you provide directly to us, such as when you create an account, connect or configure your home automation systems or devices, request customer support, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, password, home automation system, device, and account information (such as model and product registration numbers), network information, and other information we request or that you choose to provide.

Information About Your Use of the Services

Usage Information

We collect information about your use of HomeLink Connect, including the home automation systems and devices you use, the scenes and routines you create and execute, vehicle arrival and departure information, and other information about when, where, and how you use HomeLink Connect and your home automation system and devices. Some of this information you directly provide to us and some is collected automatically when you use HomeLink Connect.

Automatically Collected Information

When you access or use our Application, we automatically collect information about you, including:

Information We Collect from Other Sources

We may also obtain and process information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through HomeLink Connect. For example, we may collect and process information about you from third parties, including but not limited to integrations platforms, such as Yonomi, that interface with your home automation system. Information we may obtain from Yonomi includes, without limitation:

Use of Information

We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

Gentex is based in the United States and we process and store information in the U.S. and other counties. By accessing or using HomeLink Connect or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other non-Canadian and non-European countries. As such, we and our service providers may transfer your information to, or store or access it in, jurisdictions that may not provide equivalent levels of data protection as your home jurisdiction. As a result, this information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, or law enforcement in the United States or those jurisdictions according to the laws in such jurisdictions.

Sharing of Information

We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

We may also share aggregated or anonymized information that does not directly identify you.

Information Shared with Yonomi

HomeLink Connect uses Yonomi to enable it to integrate with your smart home devices and for affiliate marketing purposes, and we share certain information with Yonomi for such purposes and for other purposes as determined by Yonomi and Gentex. Yonomi’s use of your information is governed by Yonomi’s Privacy Policy . We are not responsible for Yonomi’s policies or practices, so you should read their policy carefully before using HomeLink Connect. Information we may share with Yonomi includes, without limitation, the following:

Analytics Services Provided by Others

We may allow third parties to provide analytics services. These entities may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information about your use of HomeLink Connect and other websites, including your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information. This information may be used by Gentex and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, and deliver content targeted to your interests on HomeLink Connect and other websites and better understand your online activity.

Security

Gentex takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Personal information may be accessed by persons within our organization, or third party service providers, who require such access to carry out the purposes indicated above, or such other purposes as may be permitted or required by the applicable law. We manage the personal information we collect from our offices at Zeeland, Michigan.

Although we have taken measures to help protect our information about you, no security measure can provide absolute protection. Therefore, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us.

Your Choices

Account Information

You may update, correct or delete information about you or limit our processing of data about you at any time by emailing us at hlc.support@gentex.com. Note that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes, and there may be some cases in which we cannot provide access to certain information. We may require you to verify your identity before we provide you with access to your personal information.

Location Information

When you first launch HomeLink Connect on your mobile device, you will be asked to consent to HomeLink Connect's collection of this information. If you initially consent to our collection of location information, you can subsequently stop the collection of this information at any time by changing the preferences on your mobile device. If you do so, certain features of HomeLink Connect may no longer function. You may also stop our collection of location information by following the standard uninstall process to remove HomeLink Connect from your device.

Cookies

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our HomeLink Connect.

Promotional Communications

You may opt out of receiving promotional emails from Gentex by following the instructions in those emails. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.

Mobile Push Notifications/Alerts

With your consent, we may send promotional and non-promotional push notifications or alerts to your mobile device. You can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your mobile device.

Your California Privacy Rights

California law permits residents of California to request certain details about how their information is shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please contact us at hlc.support@gentex.com .

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: hlc.support@gentex.com .

You may also contact our Privacy Officer by writing to:
Gentex Corporation
Attn: Privacy Officer
600 N. Centennial St.
Zeeland, MI 49464