THE AIM OF THIS POLICY IS TO: (I) ENSURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU, THE REASONS WHY WE COLLECT AND USE IT, AND WHO WE SHARE IT WITH; (II) EXPLAIN THE WAY WE USE THE PERSONAL DATA THAT YOU SHARE WITH US IN ORDER TO GIVE YOU A GREAT EXPERIENCE WHEN YOU ARE USING THE WEBSITE; AND (III) EXPLAIN YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES IN RELATION TO THE PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND PROCESS ABOUT YOU AND HOW WE WILL PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY.
What information do we collect?
When you use the Website, we may collect and store some or all of the following: Your name, email address and correspondence sent via the Website and information about how you interact with our Website. The purpose of the collection of this information is to identify you as user when you log on to the Website. You always will have the option to change your mind and withdraw your consent at any time.
In addition, when visiting the Website, the IP address and the browser settings of your computer are registered. The IP address is the numerical address of the computer used when visiting the Site. Browser settings are e.g. the type of browser you use, browser language, time zone etc. The IP address and browser settings are registered to enable us to trace the used computer in case of misuse or unlawful actions in connection with the visit on or use of the Site. Further, the IP address is used to derive your approximate location (city level).
A “cookie” is a small text file that a website can send to your computer’s browser. It’s like an internet user’s identification card, which tells a website when a user is re-visiting the site. Their ability is limited to containing and transferring to the website as much information as the users have disclosed to that site. Cookies can’t read or interfere with other information saved on your hard drive.
If you want to delete the cookies already on your equipment, you can, if you use a PC or a more recent browser, press CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE simultaneously. If the shortcuts do not work on your browser, please visit the support page for the browser in question. Please note that our Website will not work to its full extent if you delete the cookies.
How do we use information collected?
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our Services, to respond to your inquiries about our Services, and to offer you other, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you. In order to allow you to use our Services, we may be required to verify your identity.
When you visit our Website, we may collect technical and navigational information, such as Internet protocol address, computer browser type, pages visited, and average time spent on our Website. This information may be used, for example, to alert you to software compatibility issues, or it may be analyzed to improve our web design and functionality.
Your rights and your preferences: Giving you choice and control
You may be aware that a new European Union law, called the General Data Protection Regulation or “GDPR” gives certain rights to individuals in relation to their personal data. Accordingly, we have implemented additional transparency and access controls in the Privacy Settings to help users take advantage of those rights. As available and except as limited under applicable law, the rights afforded to individuals are:
– Right of Access – the right to be informed of and request access to the personal data we process about you;
– Right to Rectification – the right to request that we amend or update your personal data where it is inaccurate or incomplete;
– Right to Erasure – the right to request that we delete your personal data;
– Right to Restrict – the right to request that we temporarily or permanently stop processing all or some of your personal data;
– Right to Object – the right, at any time, to object to us processing your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation; the right to object to your personal data being processed for direct marketing purposes;
– Right to Data Portability – the right to request a copy of your personal data in electronic format and the right to transmit that personal data for use in another party’s service; and
– Right not to be subject to Automated Decision-making – the right to not be subject to a decision based solely on automated decision making, including profiling, where the decision would have a legal effect on you or produce a similarly significant effect.
We limit the information we collect
Book Taxi may collect the following categories of personal information about you through the Site: (a) Registration Information: When you register for a Service, such as an email address and password. (b) Identification Information: identification information to confirm your identity, including your first and last name, zip code and phone number. (c) Payment Account Information: For certain of our Services, including our bill payment service (the “Bill Payment Service”), you will be required to provide your checking account number and routing number, credit card number, expiration date and, credit card security code if you wish to use your credit card to make payments through our Bill Payment Service. For example, if you register your bank account with us, we will aggregate your bank information via our Site in order to present it to you. If you choose to access bills online through our Services, we may store a PDF or HTML representation of your bills on our servers.
The Website may contain third party advertisements or offers that are complementary to your use of Book Taxi that may be custom matched to you based on information you provided, queries made through the Website or other information. If you choose to use these separate products or services, disclose information to the providers, or grant them permission to collect information about you, then their use of your information is governed by their privacy policies. You should evaluate their practices before deciding to use their services.
Security and information protection
We use many tools to help protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure however, since the Internet is not a 100% secure medium for communication, we cannot guarantee, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private when using this Website. We are not responsible for any damages which you, or others, may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of such information. We take all necessary precautions to protect your information. To this end all personal information stored by us is kept on a server in a secure environment. Only employees, our partners and any sub-contractors who need the information to perform a specific service are granted access to personally identifiable information.
Emails from which you may “Opt-Out”
Book Taxi provides users periodic site-related notifications, newsletters, or other information via email based on users consent or as otherwise permitted by applicable law. Users may elect, at any time, to stop receiving such messages at their discretion or declare an objection (“opt-out”) at no cost. If you no longer wish to receive periodic email updates from Book Taxi, you may update your account preferences on the Website. You may also follow the unsubscribe instructions included in each promotional email (e.g. an unsubscribe link in the emails we send to you). However, please note that certain Services-related email messages that we send users are necessary for the proper functioning and use of the Services, and users who participate in such Services do not have the ability to opt-out of such email messages.
Policy regarding children
The services available through our website are NOT intended for children under the age of 18. Book Taxi does not knowingly or specifically collect information about children under the age of 18 and believes that minors should get their parents’ consent before giving out any personal information. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of 18 and believe he or she has disclosed personally identifiable information to us please contact us.