What Kind of Personal Information Does Blackcaroffers.com Gather?
It will take effect on June 15, 2018.
The previous version of this policy can be viewed here.
We need to process your personal information in order to provide the service and run our business. By accepting our Terms & Conditions
, you are confirming that you have read and understand this policy, including how and why we use your information. By using the Services, you acknowledge that Blackcar Offers will use your information in the United States, and any other country where Blackcar Offers operates. Please be aware that the privacy laws and standards in certain countries, including the rights of authorities to access your personal information, may differ from those that apply in the country in which you reside.
- Information Collected or Received
In the course of providing our Services, we collect or receive your personal information in a few different ways.Registration, Account Setup, Service Usage
: In order to set up an account, you need to provide a valid email address, full name, phone number and password. In order to book a ride, you need to provide a pick-up address, and credit card information. We may need to store encrypted credit card information and use it for both billing and payment purposes.Automated Information
: Blackcar Offers automatically receives and collects information from your browser or your mobile device when you visit the Site or use the App (e.g., your IP address, or cookies). This information is stored in log files. We may combine this information from your browser or your mobile device with other information that we collect about you. This information is used to prevent fraud and to keep the Services secure, to analyze and understand how the Services work for users, to provide more personalized experience for users and advertising. We may also automatically collect device-specific information when you install, access, or use our Services. This information may include information such as the hardware model, operating system information, app version, app usage and debugging information, browser information, and device identifiers.Cookies
: We use the following types of cookies (you may adjust the cookie settings in your browser at any time):Required Cookies
- These cookies are required to enable core site functionality.
- Remember log-in details and provide secure log-in
- Provide secure log-in
- Remember your task or transaction progress
- Remember how far you are through an order
- These cookies enable additional functionality like saving preferences, allowing social interactions, and analyzing usage for site optimization.
Advertising and 3rd Party Cookies
- Analyze site usage to provide custom content
- Remember your log-in details
- Conduct analytics to optimize site functionality
- Remember what is in your shopping cart
- Allow third parties to provide social sharing tools
- Make sure the website looks consistent
- These cookies along with email addresses are used by us and third parties to serve ads that are relevant to your interests.
- Provide you with interest-based offers or ads
- Allow you to share pages with social networks
- Allow you to post comments
- Serve ads relevant to your interests
When you use the App, you may consent to share your geo-location details with Blackcar Offers in order to automatically set your pick-up location. We may use and store information about your location to provide features and to improve and customize the Services. We will only share your geo-location details with third parties in order to provide you with the Services.Images Stored on Device:
When using the app and with your consent, Blackcar Offers will use access to stored images on your device in order for you to more easily provide feedback about your experience with the App and the service.Analytics Information:
We use data analytics to ensure site functionality and improve the Services. We use a mobile analytics software to allow us to understand the functionality of the App on your phone. This software may record information such as how often you use the App, what happens within the App, aggregated usage, performance data, app errors and debugging information, and where the App was downloaded from. We do not link the information we store within the analytics software to any personally identifiable information that you submit within the mobile application.Information from Third Parties:
Some visitors may choose, at their discretion, to connect to Blackcar Offers using an external third-party application, such as Facebook. Blackcar Offers may receive information from that connected third-party application.Non-Member Information:
Blackcar Offers may receive or obtain information (for example, an email address) about a person who is not a registered Blackcar Offers member (a "non-member") in connection with certain Blackcar Offers features (e.g., when a member adds a non-member guest to the ride s/he is booking). Non-member information is used only for the purposes disclosed when it was submitted to Blackcar Offers.
We know that members of our community value having control over their own information, so Blackcar Offers gives you the choice of providing or editing certain information, as well as choices about how we contact you. You may change or correct your Blackcar Offers account information through your Blackcar Offers profile and download your ride information from your Blackcar Offers account. You may also request that your account be deactivated. If your account is deactivated, your information will no longer be visible but Blackcar Offers must maintain your information in order to comply with legal obligations. Guest booking information may be accessed by completing a registration and logging in to view your account details.
Guest passengers wishing to review their personal data should contact the Blackcar Offers account holder that booked on their behalf.You also have the following additional rights with respect to your information:Data access and portability
: Access to and portability of your data are available by downloading your ride history and personal data by logging into your Blackcar Offers account.Data correction and/or editing
: Personal, ride, password and payment information can be easily changed by logging into your Blackcar Offers account.Account deactivation
: You may request that your account be deactivated and no longer be visible. However, Blackcar Offers must maintain your information in order to comply with legal obligations.Withdrawal of consent or objection to processing
: You can object to data processing in certain limited circumstances. In such cases, we will cease processing your information unless we have compelling legitimate grounds to continue processing or where it is needed for legal reasons.Where we use your data for direct marketing purposes, you can always object by withdrawing your consent, using the "unsubscribe" link in such communications or changing your marketing preference settings.Personal, payment and ride information are required to provide your rides, receipts, cancellation notices, etc. Blackcar Offers cannot offer or fulfill the Services without processing this information.Blackcar Offers strives to meet its customers' inquiries. If you have a concern about your service or the processing of your information, please contact customer service.
Right not to be subject to a decision based only on automated processing
: Much of Blackcar Offers processing (booking, billing, fulfilling your ride) is automated in order to protect the security of your information and bring you high quality services. If you would like to speak to a Blackcar Offers agent please contact customer support (+52) 555 815-0949. Decisions based on automated processing cannot be avoided when they are necessary to perform the Services or authorized by EU law.Complaint filing
: If you have used our Services while physically in the EU (i.e., you have taken a ride in the EU, and/or booked a ride while in the EU), you have the right to file a complaint against Blackcar Offers with the European Data Protection Supervisor ("EDPS"), regarding personal data processed specifically for those events. The EDPS's contact details are: Office of the European Data Protection Supervisor, Rue Wiertz 60, B-1047 Brussels, Belgium, email: [email protected]
.If you live in the EU, you may also file a complaint with your local data protection authority.
- Messages from Blackcar Offers
On occasion, Blackcar Offers may need to contact you. These communications are service-related and necessary for members and Guest Checkout users. You agree that Blackcar Offers can send you service-related communications, such as those related to rides, transactions, your account, or security. Examples of service-related communications include an email address confirmation/welcome email when you register your account, notification of a booked ride, modification of key features or functions, and correspondence with Blackcar Offers support team.When you register for an account, or provide us with your email address or phone number (e.g. for a Guest Checkout booking), you can agree to receive marketing communications from us. You can unsubscribe at any time from marketing communications through the opt-out link included in the marketing communications or through your account settings.
- Information Uses, Sharing & Disclosure
We respect your privacy. Blackcar Offers will not process or share your personal information without your consent, except based on the following legal grounds:
- It is necessary to perform the contractual obligations in our Terms & Conditions and in order to provide the Services to you;
- It is necessary to comply with a legal obligation, a court order, or to exercise or defend legal claims;
- It is necessary for the purposes of our or a third party's legitimate interests, such as those of visitors, members, or partners;
- You have expressly made the information public;
- It is necessary in the public interest;
- It is necessary to protect your vital interests, or those of others.
Where we process your information without your consent, we do as follows.Providing and improving our Services:
We may use customer information as it is necessary to pursue our legitimate interests of improving our Services for our users, understanding how our Services are being used, and exploring and unlocking ways to develop and grow our business.Keeping our Services safe and secure:
We may also use customer information for safety purposes, in order to ensure the security of our Services.Legal and Safety
: Blackcar Offers may also retain, preserve, or release your personal information to a third party in the following limited circumstances: in response to lawful requests by public authorities; to protect, establish, or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; to comply with a subpoena, court order, legal process, or other legal requirement; or when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, threats to our property, or violations of Blackcar Offers Terms & Conditions. Service Providers
: It is also necessary for Blackcar Offers to engage third-party companies in order to operate and provide the Services. These third parties have only limited access to your information, may use your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf, and are obligated to Blackcar Offers not to disclose or use your information for other purposes.Business Reorganization
The security of your personal information is important to us. Your account information is protected by a password. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access to your account and information by choosing your password carefully and by keeping your password and computer secure, such as by signing out after using the Services.Blackcar Offers follows the industry best practices to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and after it is received. Some of these standards are:
- Encryption of certain information (such as credit card numbers) using secure socket layer technology (SSL);
- Protection of the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all customer information systems;
- Definition and monitoring of IT security standards aligned with industry regulations;
- Implementation of vulnerability management techniques according to which we scan and map our network, prioritize areas of importance and apply fixes and safeguards;
- Application of safeguard firewalls and anti-virus tools to detect/prevent attacks;
- Continuous monitoring for security risks and maintenance of patch updated infrastructure;
- Over 85 polices encompassing data security;
- Security awareness trainings to our personnel.
With specific regard to credit card information, we comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard ("PCI DSS") by (but not limited to) designing, implementing, and maintaining a coherent set of standards and procedures to manage risks to cardholder data – in an effort to ensure an acceptable level of Information Security risk – and by conducting yearly PCI DSS audits.We regularly review, test and update our security policies and systems in order to meet the highest standards of data security. Unfortunately, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Blackcar Offers will retain your information only for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this policy, for as long as your account is active (i.e., for the lifetime of your Blackcar Offers member account), as described in this policy, or as needed to provide the Services to you. If you no longer want Blackcar Offers to use your information to provide the Services to you, you may close your account. Blackcar Offers will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, and as otherwise described in this policy. In addition, Blackcar Offers´s service providers may also be required to retain and use your information in order to comply with their legal obligations.
If you have any questions, you can contact Blackcar Offers´s Support Team via our Customer Support Center
, and/or write to us at the following address:Blackcar Offers Limo Services LLCB-1 Mexico City 04870Mexico City