Privacy Policy

Amsted Auto Website Privacy Policy

Amsted Automotive, Means Industries, and Burgess-Norton (collectively, “Amsted Auto”) are committed to protecting information relating to you, your computer, or your device that enables your identification (“Personal Information”) that you provide to us when using our websites. This Privacy Policy describes our practices with information that we (or our service providers) collect from a user (sometimes referred to as “you” or “your”) through our websites and other means. This Privacy Policy applies to the websites and all pages available at,, and, as well as other network-connected products and services that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Sites”). This Privacy Policy is issued on behalf of Amsted Automotive as controller of your Personal Information under applicable data protection laws. A “controller” is the person or organization who alone or jointly determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, any Personal Information is, or is likely to be, processed.

This Privacy Policy addresses information collected directly through or from our Sites as well as information collected from you through other means, such as from telephone, facsimile, postal mail, personal delivery, or other or additional offline means or media. By using or visiting the Amsted Auto Sites, you agree with this Privacy Policy.

Passive Information Collection and Choices

As you navigate the Sites, certain Personal Information may be passively collected, meaning it is gathered automatically without your actively providing it. This is done using the following techniques in the following ways:

Automatically – Collected Information

Amsted Auto measures traffic on various website pages so that we can evaluate user needs and improve the types of the information we offer. Traffic analysis is performed using information which is automatically received from you when you visit a Amsted Auto website page, such as the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you use, the type of web browser software you use, the date and time you access each page, etc.

Cookie Information

Cookies are small, locally-stored data files created by your web browser at the direction of certain website pages. Amsted Auto uses cookies to simplify or eliminate data entry for you on a future visit to one of our website pages. The Amsted Auto website pages will function even if you set your web browser to refuse cookies, although your overall browsing experience could suffer as you may be re-prompted for information that you previously provided.

Cookies on Our Website

The list below summarizes the cookies on this website and the purposes for which they are used. For more information on changing your browser’s cookie settings, see “Managing Cookies” below.

Name Source Purpose
_ga, _gid Google Analytics Identifies a user for purposes of aggregate reporting and analytics on visits to this site.
_gat Google Analytics Controls the frequency of requests to the Google Analytics service.
IDE DoubleClick Used for re-targeting, optimizing, reporting and attribution of online ads.

Managing Cookies

You may refuse to accept cookies by altering the settings on your internet browser (for example Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox). Please note that if you choose not to permit cookies some areas of our website may not function properly or be accessible.

For further information about how to refuse cookies, please refer to your browser “help” section or see

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, which is provided by Google Inc. It uses cookies to collect, for example, information about the operating system and the browser that you use, your IP address, the website you previously accessed (referrer URL) and the date and time of your visit to the Sites. On subsequent repeated visits to the Sites, frequently used information is automatically displayed for you. We are able to track your usage patterns with the help of the cookies. The information generated by cookies about the use of the Sites is transmitted to a Google server, which may be located within, or outside of, the United States, and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Sites. Google may transfer these rights to third parties insofar as it is required to do so by law or in order that data may be processed on Google’s behalf. You can visit to learn more about Google Analytics’ use of cookies.

Personal Information You Submit

Some elements of the Sites may ask you to submit Personal Information in order for you to benefit from the specified features or participate in a certain activity. You may also provide Personal Information offline as part of interactions with representatives of Amsted Auto or via other means. Amsted Auto processes this information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Use, Sharing and Disclosure of Personal Information

We use Personal Information submitted by you or otherwise collected through the Sites and through other sources for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy and as otherwise described to you at the point of collection. Generally, we use the information you provide to us for the reason for which it was provided. For example, if you sign up to receive email notifications, we will contact you by email. We may use your Personal Information for our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, recordkeeping, developing new products or services, enhancing the Sites, improving our services, identifying Sites usage trends, and optimizing your experience on the Sites.

Amsted Auto does not share, rent, trade, or sell to unrelated third parties any of the Personal Information you provide. Your Personal Information may be shared with factory-authorized Amsted Auto sales representatives. Our representatives will only use this information to contact you regarding Amsted Auto business. We may share your Personal Information with third parties only as described in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise described at the point where we collect the information from you, including: (i) to companies or individuals that we hire to provide services to us, such as website hosting services, relationship management services, and payment processing; and (ii) to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, or assets (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

In addition, we use and disclose Personal Information collected through the Sites as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (i) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (ii) to comply with legal process; (iii) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (iv) to enforce our terms and conditions; (v) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (vi) to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others; and (vii) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

Your Rights and Choices Concerning Your Personal Information

If you are within the European Union, you have the following rights:

-You have the right to request from Amsted Auto access to your Personal Information, and the rectification of inaccurate Personal Information concerning you.

-You have the right to request that Amsted Auto not subject your Personal Information to automated processing.

-You have the right to obtain from Amsted Auto the erasure or the restriction of processing of your Personal Information in certain circumstances, including when the data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed, except when Amsted Auto is required by law to maintain or otherwise process your Personal Information, for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims, or for the protection of the rights of another person.

You may exercise these rights by contacting Amsted Auto using the contact information provided above.

If you are within the European Union, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the EU Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of an alleged infringement of the applicable data protection law. However, we encourage you to contact us first at and we will try to resolve your concerns.

If you are a California resident, California law grants you certain rights and imposes restrictions on particular business practices as set forth below:

  • Request to Delete: California residents have the right to request deletion of their Personal Information that we have collected about them and to have such Personal Information deleted, except where an exemption applies. We will respond to verifiable requests received from California residents as required by law. The instructions for submitting a verifiable Request to Delete are described in the “Submitting Requests” section below.
  • Request to Know: California residents have the right to request and, subject to certain exemptions, receive a copy of the specific pieces of Personal Information that we have collected, used, disclosed and sold about them in the prior 12 months and to have this delivered, free of charge, either (a) by mail or (b) electronically in a portable and, to the extent technically feasible, readily useable format that allows the individual to transmit this information to another entity without hindrance. California residents also have the right to request that we provide them certain information about how we have handled their Personal Information in the prior 12 months, including the:
    • categories of Personal Information collected;
    • categories of sources of Personal Information;
    • business and/or commercial purposes for collecting and selling their Personal Information;
    • categories of third parties with whom we have shared their Personal Information;
    • categories of Personal Information that we have sold in the preceding 12 months, and for each category identified, the categories of third parties to which we sold that particular category of information; and
    • categories of Personal Information disclosed for a business purpose in the preceding 12 months, and for each category identified, the categories of third parties to which we disclosed that particular category of Personal Information.

California residents may make a Request to Know up to twice every 12 months. We will respond to verifiable requests received from California residents as required by law. The instructions for submitting a verifiable Request to Know are described in the “Submitting Requests” section below.

  • Right to non-discrimination: The CCPA prohibits discrimination against California residents for exercising their rights under the CCPA. Discrimination may exist where a business denies or provides a different level or quality of goods or services, or charges (or suggests that it will charge) different prices, rates, or penalties on residents who exercise their CCPA rights, unless doing so is reasonably related to the value provided to the business by the residents’ data.

If you would like to submit a data access, correction, restriction, or deletion request, you can do so by contacting us at and we will process such request with respect to any Personal Information that we are able to link to you individually based on the information that you can provide to us. These rights and options that you have with respect to Personal Information are subject to limitations and exceptions under applicable law.

California law provides that California residents are entitled to know how we respond to “Do Not Track” browser settings. We are not currently aware of a worldwide, uniform or consistent industry technology standard or definition for responding to, processing, or communicating “Do Not Track” signals. Accordingly, our website is unable to respond to “Do Not Track” requests from browsers.

Where Your Information is Processed

Amsted Auto is based in the United States. No matter where you are located, your Personal Information will be collected and processed in the United States. The laws of the United States and other countries governing data protection may not be as comprehensive or as protective as the laws in the country where you live.

Lawful Basis for Processing Your Personal Information

The laws in some countries require us to tell you about the lawful grounds we rely on to collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process your Personal Information. To the extent those laws apply, our lawful bases for processing your Personal Information is in support of our legitimate business and commercial interests, where those interests are not overridden by your fundamental rights and freedoms. This includes: (i) Providing a safe user experience on our Sites; (ii) customer service; (iii) sending communications to you; (iv) protecting users, our workers, and our property; (v) analyzing and improving our operations (e.g., optimizing the design and operation of our Sites); and (vi) managing legal issues.


Amsted Auto will take reasonable steps to protect the information collected and provided via the Sites from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, you should understand that no transmission over the Internet is ever fully secure. Amsted Auto uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the Sites are generally available. However, there may be occasions when access to the Sites will be interrupted or unavailable. Amsted Auto will use reasonable efforts to minimize such disruption where it is within its reasonable control. You agree that Amsted Auto shall not be liable to you for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Sites.

Data Retention

Amsted Auto generally retains Personal Information for so long as it may be relevant for the purposes identified in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer period of time is required by law.

Third Party Links

The Sites may contain links to other websites for the convenience of users in locating information, products, or services that may be of interest. If you access a third-party website from a link on the Sites, any information you disclose on that website is not subject to this Privacy Policy. It is possible that these links may be used by third parties or others to collect personal or other information about you. Amsted Auto is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites, advertisers, or third parties or the content of such websites and it is your sole obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other websites. Amsted Auto does not control these third parties’ use of cookies, collection of information, or how they manage such information. It is solely your obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other websites, advertisers and any third parties.

Right to Change Privacy Policy

Amsted Auto reserves the right at any time to modify, alter, or update this Privacy Policy. Your use of the Sites following any changes means that you agree to follow and be bound by the Privacy Policy as changed, subject to limitations under applicable law. Any change to this Privacy Policy shall be effective as to any user who has visited the Sites before the change was made. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any Personal Information to us. The Privacy Policy was last updated on November 18, 2021.

How to Contact Us

For questions about the Sites or our processing of your Personal Information, please contact us at