4. Third-Party Service Providers
We use third-party service providers to help us operate our Site, who may collect, store, and/or process the information detailed herein. We allow access to our Site and databases by third parties that provide us with services, such as technical maintenance, market research, community and forums management, auction services, and other functionality, but only for the purpose of and to the extent necessary to provide those services.
If you choose to make a purchase from our online store, sign up for an appointment, request to be on our mailing list on the Site, or take similar actions, we may forward your information to third parties for services such as credit card or other payment processing, order fulfillment, credit pre-authorization, and address verification. There are also times when you provide information about yourself to us in areas of the Site that may be managed or participated in by third parties. In such cases, the information may be used by us and by such third party, each pursuant to its own policies.