Privacy Policy

We (Autopooling) are committed to protecting any data that we collect concerning you (the User). By using our services you agree to the use of the data that we collect in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We are committed to protecting your privacy

We collect the minimum amount of information about you that is commensurate with providing you with a satisfactory service. This Policy indicates the type of processes that may result in data being collected about you. Your use of this website gives us the right to collect that information.

Information Collected

We may collect any or all of the information that you give us depending on the type of transaction you enter into, including your name, address, phone number, and email address, together with data about your use of the website. Other information that may be needed from time to time to process a request may also be collected as indicated on the website. We automatically retrieve and retain information about your computer and browser, including IP addresses, cookies, browser type and information, pages visited, etc...

Information Displayed

Your Account Information
Upon registration, you are required to provide a valid Account E-mail address that you must confirm in order to activate your account, and it may belong to your institution. We may also ask you to provide your real name and phone number (which might be shown). Your Account E-mail is never shown publicly.

Your Institutional Information
The name or acronym of your institution is shown publicly next to your name. If you are a verified institutional user (meaning you registered with your institutional e-mail, or was verified by a site moderator), you will receive a green check mark next to your name.

Your Contact Information
Your name is public however your contact information is never shown publicaly.

Your Trips' Information
Your trips' information, such as direction, location, date and time is public.

Your Facebook Information
All information we collect, with your permission, via Facebook is used solely to serve you to better find rides. A link to your Facebook profile may be accessible by any registered member so that potential companions can check your likes and interests.

Disclosing Information

We shall never provide personal information about you to other people, except when we have your permission, or under the following specific and extreme circumstances: Personal Information about you will be accessible to specific employees who will be assisting you and providing you with better user experience. Note that our employees will be subject to disciplinary actions, including termination of employment and/or criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet the obligations to which they are bound while working with us. On the other hand, we shall use information about user activity in order to provide statistics to other people or other companies, but such information shall never enclose any mentioning of personal identity.


We have the right to set and access cookies on your computer. The use of cookies improves the quality of our services, which includes recording user sessions and preferences, improving targeted advertisements, etc...

Changes to this Policy

Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be placed here and will supersede this version of our Policy. We will take reasonable steps to draw your attention to any changes in our Policy. However, to be on the safe side, we suggest that you read this document each time you use the website to ensure that it still meets with your approval.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, or if you want to know what information we have collected about you, please contact us. You can also correct any factual errors in that information or require us to remove your details form any list under our control.