Badapplerides.com Privacy Policy

Effective Date: March 1st, 2020

This privacy policy was established by Bad Apple Rides, LLC to inform visitors and users of our website what type of information Bad Apple Rides, LLC (“Badapplerides.com”, “BAR”, “we”, “our”, “us”) website collects, how is the information being used and how is collected information being protected. Please peruse our privacy policy carefully and get a clear understanding on how we gather, use, handle and protect information collected through our website. This privacy policy applies to information collected only online and through usage of our website. By using our website, you agree to our practices described in this privacy policy. We may change/add or otherwise alter our privacy policy from time to time to better serve you. Your continuous use of our website consents and agrees to those changes. Should you not agree to our privacy policy or any changes that may be added, without forewarning, please do not use our website.

Collected information on our website

You can visit and peruse our website anonymously. Should you choose to use, register or otherwise participate, in accordance to terms and conditions, on our website, two types of information would be collected. We will collect Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”), and Non-Personally Identifiable Information (“NPII”). Both types of the information are collected from the individuals who visit our website only if they voluntarily provide it and consent to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You have a right and option to remain anonymous; however, in such scenario, you understand that usage and participation on our website might be limited, and you may not access and use all of the functions and services BAR website offers.

Personal Identifiable Information (“PII”)

Personal Identifiable Information is an information that, on its own or in conjunction with additional information, can identify, find or aid in locating or contacting an individual.

When you register or otherwise choose to participate on our website, in accordance to terms and conditions, we may collect information such as but not limited to your full name (first and last), email address, phone number, your location (city where you live) including zip code. This information is collected by us only if it is voluntarily provided by you through our website. By providing us this information you consent that we may, from time to time, send you updates, promotions or any other relevant information about our services.

BAR is not responsible for any information you make publicly available on our website through posting on comment section/discussion forum or distributing your “PII” through email/text or any other means where it can be accessed and read by third party.

Non-Personal Identifiable Information (“NPII”)

Non-Personal Identifiable Information (“NPII”) is an information that does not necessarily lead to an individual identification.

When you register or otherwise choose to participate on our website, in accordance to terms and conditions, we may also collect information such as your browser name/username. In addition, to such information, we may also collect information about your computer, connection, operating system, internet service provider and any information that may help us to assist you better in interaction with our website.

Use of collected information

When you voluntarily provide BAR with “PII” and “NPII”, BAR will use this information for several purposes and in ways that may enhance your experience with BAR website interaction. We may use your information in following ways:

  • To enhance your interaction with website
  • To enable us to provide our customers with a content and ad offerings that may be of their interest
  • To continuously improve our website and services offered
  • To respond in a swift manner to any customer requests
  • To notify our customers on any changes to the website, services offered, privacy policy and terms and conditions
  • To manage our customer listings to our best ability and mutual satisfaction
  • To inform our customers about new listings, products, services and any related content
  • To inform our customers about listing status, pending payments and any related information regarding our auctions and listings
  • To provide highest customer service possible
  • To manage and monitor interaction among users on BAR website related comment sections
  • To provide optimal platform to our customers

Collected information sharing

BAR does not share, transfer or sell collected information to third parties. However, we may allow trusted third-party providers an access to your information for the purposes of website maintenance, technical services or other services that serve for the purpose of BAR website enhancement. In such cases, the access will be only to the extent that trusted third party provider may provide those necessary services and will take all necessary steps to keep your information confidential.

BAR may disclose your information to the appropriate law agencies should we deem it necessary and to protect applicable rights and safety of BAR website users, BAR or general public.

Should we, at any time and with no forewarning, divest or sell our company, both “PII” and “NPII” may become transferrable assets and part of such transaction. The “PII” and “NPII” may also be transferred in case of merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution or any similar business proceeding and transaction.

Should you choose to list or purchase a vehicle through BAR website and voluntarily provide your “PII” and “NPII”, we will share this information with respective buyer or seller only as outlined on our website. BAR will not be responsible for any use or misuse of such information at that point.

Online Advertising

BAR does not allow third party advertisers on our website. However, should you access BAR website through third party provider or website, BAR is not responsible for any information collected by those parties as BAR cannot control their private policies and business conduct. The BAR private policy will not apply. In this scenario, please peruse and consult their respective private policies and terms and conditions.

Information Protection

BAR takes commercially available and reasonable steps to safeguard and safely store collected information through our website. Our website is monitored on a regular basis for any security breaches and known vulnerabilities to ensure your information and website interaction is as safe as possible. In instances when BAR collects credit card or other sensitive information, such information will be transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

BAR may also use trusted third party providers to help us safeguard and store collected information through our website. BAR will make an extra effort to select such providers who can provide highest standard of customer service and display technical aptitude and experience in safeguarding sensitive information online. Even with every precaution, BAR cannot and will not guarantee one hundred percent (100 %) security of collected information as such information once online can be accessed, disclosed, misused or destroyed.

Cookies

We may use cookies to help us provide you with a better experience using our website. BAR may send cookies to your computer or we may use trusted third-party providers to send cookies to your computer and track the information on our behalf. BAR or our trusted third-party providers may use cookies to capture certain information. Using cookies may help us understand better your interaction with our website thus provide you with a better service for your future visits.

You can select to be warned every single time a cookie is being sent. In addition, you may even choose to turn off all cookies thus prevent cookies to be stored on your computer. However, turning off cookies may alter your website use experience as some features may not work properly.

Do Not Track

BAR does not act on Do Not Track signals. You may disable cookies in your browser as described in Cookies section of this privacy policy to prevent BAR or any BAR authorized and trusted third party provider to track your activities.

Opting out of providing Personal Identifiable Information

You may decline to provide any “PII” or “NPII” and choose to visit BAR website anonymously. However, in this scenario, BAR may not be able to provide you with certain services the website is intended to do.

Information breach

In case that security breach is discovered, BAR will take all necessary and reasonable steps to alleviate the situation and, when or if appropriate, inform those individuals impacted by the breach. BAR will conform to applicable laws and regulations.

Children

BAR website is intended for individuals 18 years of age and higher. Any individual who uses and participates on our website attests to BAR that he/she is 18 years or older.

In addition, BAR does not knowingly collect any “PII” or “NPII” from children 13 years of age or younger. BAR website does not market to, promote its content and is not intended for children under the age of 13. If we learn that we collected “PII” or “NPII” from a child 13 years of age or younger, we will delete all the collected content as soon as reasonably possible.

Third Party providers

BAR may engage trusted third-party providers to enable better operation of our website. In these cases, any collected information by those providers will be governed by their respective policies and BAR is not and will not be responsible for any use of collected information.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

According to California Online Privacy Protection Act, every commercial website and online services must have and post privacy policy on their website. In addition, any “PII” collected from California resident must indicate in their privacy policy what information is being collected and with whom it is being shared.

As described in this privacy policy, individuals can visit our site anonymously without providing any “PII” or “NPII”. The provision of “PII” and “NPII” to BAR is voluntary.

BAR privacy policy is linked on our website and can be easily accessed by clicking on that link. Any changes, modifications, addons and subtraction from this privacy policy will be displayed on our privacy policy page and indicated by an effective date of such changes.

You can change your personal information or delete your account by contacting us.

Changes to Private Policy

BAR may make periodic changes to this private policy without notifications. Any changes, modification, addons or subtraction from the policy is solely up to BAR and the “effective” date will reflect those changes, modifications, addons or subtraction. By visiting, using and participating on BAR website, you agree to conform to this privacy policy and terms and conditions.

Disclaimer

BAR takes our privacy policy as well as protection of your privacy and information seriously; therefore, if you believe that your privacy was violated while using our website, please contact us at your earliest convenience and we will take all the necessary steps to remedy the situation in a reasonable timeframe.

Contact

For any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at info@badapplerides.com