We are committed to protecting your privacyWe 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 CollectedWe 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 DisplayedYour 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 InformationWe shall never provide personal information about you to other people, except when we have your permission, or under the following specific and extreme circumstances:
- When Autopooling is subject to court orders, subpoenas, or any other official legal process. Your information could be used to exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
- When we suspect that user actions are in favor of illegal activities, or situations showing potential threat to the physical or mental safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law.