Personal Information We Collect From You
You provide us information about yourself, such as your name, age, address, email address, university or other affiliation, and password, when you register for a Member account with the Service. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. We may also retain any messages you send through the Service. You may provide us information in User Content you post to the Service. miles2share does not collect or save any information from children 13 years of age and younger.
miles2share collects your personal payment information, including information stored on outside services that you may use with miles2share. By submitting your payment information and/or linking your miles2share account with an outside payment service such as Stripe, you authorize miles2share to access and use this information in order to provide you with and accept payment for the Service. This allows us to both confirm your identity and provide you with seamless, hassle-free transactions.
miles2share sends a "cookie" to your computer or smart phone that contains an identification number that is unique to the device you are using. We use this cookie to provide you with a seamless experience, and so that we can record how our service is being used. A cookie does not collect personal information about you, but may convey anonymous information about how you browse the Service to us. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser's directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Service may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
IP Address and Logins:
We log each visit to each web page on the Service. A log entry can contain information typically found in the "header" of your web browser's request such as the browser type you used, your Internet Protocol address, and the date and time of day. We may also log your cookie's identification number and the URL of the last site you visited. This log information is important for security, audit, quality improvement, as well as for monitoring the health of our Service.
We track all shares starting and destination addresses, scheduled time. Your location information and schedule information will only be used in direct relation to miles2share business, and may be released to insurance companies, the police, or similar parties in the due course of investigating and processing accident claims, and providing you with help in the case of an emergency or lock-out.
How We Use Your Information
We Will Never Spam You
We will only send you information directly related to your use of miles2share. You control when and how (e.g. email, SMS, etc.) we send most messages to you.
By providing miles2share your email address, you consent to our using the email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. You also agree that we may send you notifications of activity on the Service to the email address you give us, in accordance with any applicable privacy settings. You can turn these notifications off or modify how often and in what form you receive them.
miles2share may send you other messages in the course of operation of our Service, such as notifications from other Users, updates about Service changes and features, and important news that may impact your use of miles2share. These communications are considered directly related to your use of miles2share, and may contain banners, ads, or promotional material. You may opt out of certain messages as permitted by your settings on the Service.
Following termination or deactivation of your Member account, miles2share may retain your profile information and User Content for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, or audit purposes, or to maintain and improve the Service -- for instance, for the safety of other Users, we may need access to information about 'ride shares' you have used in past.. Furthermore, miles2share may retain and continue to use indefinitely all information (including User Content) contained in your communications to other Users or posted to public or semi-public areas of the Service after termination or deactivation of your Member account.
miles2share support staff may review your personal information to provide the Service to you, if you request us to do so as part of a support call, to provide safety and security benefits (for instance, to offer rewards programs and preferentially lower rates for safe and frequent riders or drivers), where it is required by law, and to maintain or diagnose issues with our Service.
How We Share Your Information
Personally Identifiable Information:
As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also transfer or assign such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or dissolution.
Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Service, such as User Content, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy settings. If you remove information that you posted to the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service, or if other Users have copied or saved that information.
Sharing of Your Information with Business Partners,Expanded Service
We may use information about you in partnership with outside companies in the course of providing you with additional services related to miles2share, such as ride-sharing or parking benefits. When you purchase, register, or otherwise express interest in a product or service offered by a third party through miles2share or sponsored on our site, you consent to our sharing your personal information with those parties. When you choose to participate in rewards programs, contests, discount offers, or other programs that involve third parties, you authorize miles2share to share your personal information with those parties. Such third parties are authorized to use information that is disclosed to them, in accordance with contracts and agreements between miles2share and third parties. In these cases we will only share the information reasonably needed to provide you with service. Information that is shared with third parties is subject to the privacy policies of those parties, which may differ from miles2share's privacy policies. By sharing this information, you agree that miles2share is not liable or responsible for the actions or inactions of third parties.
We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for certain miles2share services.
How We Protect Your Information
miles2share uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information and implement your privacy settings. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to miles2share and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, miles2share makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from miles2share, at all times.
Compromise of Personal Information
You Control Your Information
You can change your account information and preferences at any time by logging onto your account. You have the right to request and review information that miles2share holds about you, and the right to request changes to correct inaccuracies. When practical and possible, miles2share will make these requested changes.
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, miles2share does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register as Members. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information to or on miles2share. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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