AFMScoters provides our Services to users throughout the Emerald Coast. For all users, AFMScooters is the responsible entity (or data controller) for your information.
- The Information We Collect:
- Use and Processing of Information
- Disclosure of Your Information
- Online Advertising
- How We Protect Your Information
- Retention of Your Information
- International Users
- Third Party Links and Services
- Your Choices
- EU Data Subject Rights
- Privacy Information for Florida Residents
- Contact Information
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect information related to our Services and Interactions directly from users, automatically related to their use of the Services and our Interactions, as well as from third parties. We may combine the information we collect from these various sources.
- Information You Provide to Us. We collect information directly from users:
- Account registration, management, profile creation and modification
- Account access and use, as well as uploading content to the Services and other associated activities
- Vehicle use
- Access to and use of the Sites and Apps
- Submission of payment information
- Event registration and attendance
- Participation in surveys, contests, sweepstakes and promotions sponsored by AFMScooters
- Signing up to receive alerts or other information via email, text or instant messages from AFMScooters
- Customer service, technical support, and related communications
- Participation in communities, commenting on blog entries, interacting with use on social media, and participation in other forums
- Submission of an application or resume to work at AFMScooters
The types of information we collect directly from you are: your name, e-mail address, phone number, postal address, other contact information, credit card and billing details, including billing address, communications preferences, payment and transaction history, where required your birthdate and driver’s license information or other identification card, and any other information you submit to the Services or otherwise provide to us. We also collect certain demographic data if you provide it to us including age, gender, preferred language, and current location.
Automatically Collected Information. We also collect information through automated and technical means as you browse our Sites, use our Apps, or otherwise use the Services:
Location Info and Vehicle Usage. We automatically collect and store location information from your device and from any Vehicles you use. We collect and store the location information (e.g., city, state or zip code where available) associated with the IP address of the device you use to access the Services, as well as, with your permission, your mobile device’s location information using GPS or Bluetooth (you can change your location/Bluetooth settings for your mobile device; however, certain features may not be available through the App if you do so).
Analytics: We compile and analyze information derived from the use of our Services, such as aggregate usage patterns, user preferences, peak demand times, common routes and other information.
Information We Collect From Third Party Sources. In some cases, we collect user information from third parties.
Third Party Platforms and Social Media Sites. When you interact with us or post content about us on third-party social media platforms – like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube or Pinterest – we may collect certain information about that interaction; the information that we may collect is based on your settings on and the policies of these social media platforms. We may also allow you to post certain information from these platforms to your AFMScooters profile, and permit you to login to the Services using your third-party social media account, in which case you will be asked to consent to our access and collection of certain information from your social media profile, subject to the policies of that platform.
Other Third-Party Sources. We also may collect information about you that we may receive from business partners, marketers, analysts and other sources to, enable us to verify and update information contained in our records and better customize the Services for you. We may also collect information from credit reporting agencies to determine your creditworthiness, credit score and credit usage, in compliance with and to the extent permitted by applicable laws.
Referrals. We may from time to time conduct a referral service so that you may introduce people you know to our Services, in accordance with applicable local laws. If you choose to use our referral service to tell someone about our Services, we will provide you with a template message and referral code to send to your friend. We will not collect the referral’s information unless he/she signs up to use the Services with the referral code.
USE AND PROCESSING OF INFORMATION AND EU LEGAL BASES
We generally use the information we collect from and about you to provide and operate the Services, respond to user requests, for customer service and support, to protect our rights and those of others, to send marketing communications, to help us personalize user experiences and to improve the Services, as explained in more detail below.
Legal Bases for Processing Under EU Law. Where EU data protection law applies, we process your personal data as defined by applicable EU law for the purposes set out in the table below, under the following legal bases:
Our Contract With You. Our processing is necessary to perform our obligations under a contract with you or to perform steps requested by you prior to entering into a contract with you (e.g., to verify the information you have provided to us and provide the Services to you).
Our Legitimate Interests. Our processing is necessary for our legitimate interests, including to protect the security our Services; to protect the health and safety of others; to establish, protect and defend our legal rights and interests; to monitor and protect our Vehicles; to prevent fraud and verify identity and authorization of users; to personalize user experiences and content; to understand and analyze usage trends; and to improve the Services.
Legal Compliance. Where our processing is required to comply with applicable law (for example, to maintain your payment transaction history for tax reporting purposes).
Your Consent. When we have your consent as defined by applicable law.
In addition, we may process information to the extent necessary to protect the health, safety or vital interests of any person and to establish, protect and defend our legal rights.
Purpose of Use and Processing. Generally, we use the information we collect as set forth in the below table:
Purposes of Use and Processing of Information EU Legal Bases
Providing Support and ServicesTo provide and operate the Services and related features, fulfill your orders and requests and to process your paymentsTo update the ServicesTo track Vehicles, including location, battery levels and rental statusTo permit you to update, edit, and manage your contentTo communicate with you about your use of the Services and respond to your inquiries and complaintsFor troubleshooting, technical and customer service and support purposes.
VerificationTo verify the identity of users, applicants and others with whom we interactTo confirm authorization of users that access and use the Services Our Contract with YouOur Legitimate Interests
Improve Services and AnalyticsTo create anonymous or aggregate informationTo optimize or improve our products, services and operationsTo perform statistical, demographic, and marketing analyses of our users, to analyze and understand usage and activity trends, demographic trends and for other research, analytical, and statistical purposes Our Legitimate Interests
Communicate with YouTo communicate with you about your account or transactions with us (including Services-related announcements) or your comments to a blog postTo communicate with you about changes to our policies. Our Contract with YouOur Legitimate InterestsProtect Legal Rights
Personalize Services and AdsTo personalize content and experiences on our Services, including providing you reports, recommendations, and feedback based on your preferences, and to use your location information for personalization purposesTo better target ads so that users receive ads that are relevant to them. Our Legitimate Interests
Marketing and PromotionsTo send you information, news, updates and offers about us or our Services (subject to your consent where required by applicable law)For other direct marketing and promotional purposes Our Legitimate Interests
Our Contract With You Protect Legal Rights
Complying with Legal Obligations To comply with the lawTo respond to legal process or enforcement or legal process requests, e.g. in response to subpoenas, court orders and other lawful requests by regulators, courts and law enforcement agencies, or related to national security requests.
General Business OperationsWhere necessary for the administration of our general business, accounting, recordkeeping and legal functionsAs part of our routine business administration, such as employee training, compliance auditing and similar internal activities Our Legitimate InterestsProtect Legal Rights
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We disclose the information we collect, in the following ways:
Business Partners and Third Parties. We may share your information with business partners who jointly sponsor events with us, from time to time; where required by applicable law, we will obtain your prior consent. You may at any time withdraw your consent or tell us to stop sharing your personal information (as defined under applicable law) with business partners and third parties by following the opt-out process described in the “Your Choices” section below. If you use the Services through a third-party platform that manages its own fleet of AFMScooter vehicles, we will also share your information with the platform operator to assist in operating the Services.
Third-Party Service Providers. We use a variety of third party service providers that perform functions on our behalf, such as hosting, billing and payment processing, push notifications, storage, bandwidth, content management tools, analytics, customer service, fraud protection, etc.
General Business Operations. Where necessary to the administration of our general business, accounting, record keeping and legal functions, to our tax advisors, legal counsel and other professional services entities or agents.
Other Users. Certain features of our Services make it possible for you to share comments publicly with other users. Any information that you submit through such features is not confidential and may be accessed by others. For example, if you submit a product review on one of our Sites, we may display your review (along with the name provided, if any) on other AFMScooters Sites and on third-party websites. Moreover, if you provide a comment on our blog, other blog readers will be able to review your comments, and if you interact with us on our social media pages, your comments will be publicly available. So, please take care when using these features. If you’d like to request removal of information that we have posted about you, please contact us as set forth in the “ Your Choices” section below.
Aggregate/Anonymous Information. We may share aggregate/anonymous information about use of the Services with third parties for research, marketing, analytics and other purposes, provided such information does not identify a particular individual, such as by publishing a report on usage trends. The sharing of such data is unrestricted.
Business Transfers. As we continue to develop our business, we may seek to buy, merge, or partner with other companies. In such transactions, (including in contemplation of such transactions) user information may be among the transferred assets. If a portion or all of our assets are sold or transferred to a third party, customer information would likely be one of the transferred business assets. If such transfer is subject to additional mandatory restrictions under applicable laws, we will comply with such restrictions.
To request more information about the companies to whom we have disclosed your information, please contact us as set out in the “Contact Information” section.
Like most Sites and Apps and online Services, we use “cookies,” web beacons (a/k/a pixel tags), analytics devices and similar technologies (some of which are operated by third parties) to record your preferences, gather information about the use of our Services, personalize content and ads and track information about the performance of our advertisements. We may also use these technologies to monitor traffic and make the Services easier and/or more relevant for your use. We may combine this information with other information we collect from you.
Cookies. These are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your device’s hard drive through your web browser for record-keeping purposes and associate with small text files that we use to record certain information regarding your use of our online Services, your preferences and actions, and other device and usage data as described above. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate our Sites, Apps, and Services, while others are used to enable a faster log-in process, personalize your use of the Services, or otherwise allow us to track your activities while using our Services. Many web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser’s setting to decline or block cookies if you prefer. If you delete your cookies or if you set your browser or device to decline or block these technologies, some features of the Services may not work or may not work as designed.
Pixel tags (a/k/a web beacons or clear GIFs). Pixel tags are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, which are embedded invisibly on web pages or within emails. We or our service providers may use pixel tags in connection with our Services to, among other things, track the activities of users of the Site and App, help manage content, measure ad performance and compile statistics about usage. We or our service providers also use pixel tags in HTML emails to our customers to help us track email response rates, identify when our emails are viewed, and track whether our emails are forwarded.
More Information. For more information and to exercise your choices regarding Facebook and Google ads:
Similarly, you can learn about your options to opt-out of mobile app tracking by certain advertising networks through your device settings. For more information about how to change these settings for Apple, Android or Windows devices, see:
Please note that opting-out of advertising network services does not mean that you will not receive advertising while using our Services or other services, nor will it prevent the receipt of interest-based advertising from third parties that do not participate in these programs.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We take technical, physical and organizational security measures to protect your information against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, and no means of electronic or physical storage, is absolutely secure. We encourage you to take steps to protect your information and prevent unauthorized access to your password or account by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords, or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.
RETENTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
We retain your information a for as long as required to satisfy the purpose for which it is collected and used (for example, for the time necessary for us to provide you with customer service, answer queries or resolve technical problems), unless a longer period is necessary for our legal obligations or to establish, protect, or defend legal claims.
AFMScooters rents to global clients, As such, your information may be transferred, accessed, stored and otherwise processed by us and these third parties for the purposes described above, and subject to requests from law enforcement, in jurisdictions outside of your home jurisdiction, including the United States, Mexico and the European Economic Area and other jurisdictions in which we or our service providers operate. Some of these jurisdictions, including the United States, may not provide an equivalent level of data protection as your home jurisdiction. By providing us with your information, you acknowledge any such transfer, storage, or use. We will take steps to ensure that your information receives an adequate level of protection in the jurisdictions in which we process it, including through appropriate written data processing terms and/or data transfer agreements.
Individuals in the EEA. If you are located in the European Economic Area, where your information is processed by members of our group or third-party service providers and processors in a jurisdiction that the European Commission has deemed to not provide an adequate level of data protection (a “third country”), we will take appropriate measures to ensure your information is subject to adequate safeguards, such as by signing relevant EU standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission (the form for these clauses can be found here) or another measure that has been approved by the European Commission as adducing adequate safeguards for the protection of information when transferred to a third country. If you are in the EEA, you have the right to obtain details about the mechanism under which your information is transferred to a third country. For more information about these transfer mechanisms, please contact us as set out in the “Contact Information” section below.
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND SERVICES
If you would like to update your preferences on the types of communications you receive from us, or opt out of marketing communications from us, you may do so at any time by updating the communication preferences in your account profile. Please note that we may continue to send non-promotional communications such as important notices, payment confirmations and transaction-related emails and other information about your use of the Services. If you would like to opt-out of (i) marketing communications, or (ii) being included in any Custom Audience campaigns (see the “Online Advertising” section above for more information), you may also do so by emailing us your request at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EU DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS
Subject to applicable EU laws, you may have the following rights:
To obtain access to and/or a copy of certain information we hold about you
To obtain, in certain circumstances, a copy of certain information we of yours in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format, and to ask us to transfer this to a third party of your choice
To request that we update your information we hold that is out of date or incorrect
To request that we delete certain information we hold about you
To request that we restrict the way we process and disclose certain of your information
To revoke your consent for the processing of your information, to the extent our processing of your information is not based on another legal basis
To object to certain processing of your information as follows:
right to object to direct marketing: you may object to our processing of your information for direct-marketing purposes (including any direct marketing processing based on profiling). See “Your Choices” above for more info.
right to object to processing (including profiling) based on legitimate interest grounds: in addition where we are relying upon our legitimate interests to process information, you may object to that processing. If you object, we must stop that processing unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that override your interests, rights and freedoms, or we need to process the information for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims. We will consider each case on an individual basis.
We will consider all requests and provide our response within the time period stated by applicable law. We also may request you provide us with information necessary to confirm your identity before responding to your request.
Complaints. If applicable, you may make a complaint to the privacy regulator or supervisory authority in the country where you are based. Alternatively you may seek a remedy through local courts if you believe your rights have been breached.
If you are a California resident, California law requires us to provide you with additional information regarding how we collect, use, and share your “personal information” (as defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”)). Categories of personal information we collect Throughout this Policy, we discuss in detail the specific pieces of personal information we collect from and about our users. Under the CCPA, we are also required to provide you with the “categories” of personal information we collect. The categories we may collect are:
identifiers (such as name, address, email address);
commercial information (such as transaction data);
financial data (such as credit card information collected by our payment processors on our behalf);
internet or other network or device activity (such as browsing history or usage information);
geolocation information (e.g., your approximate location based on IP address, or precise location with your consent);
inference data about you (e.g., the additional services we think would be of most interest to you based on your interactions with us);
demographic information (such as gender and age);
insurance (including health insurance) information
other information that identifies or can be reasonably associated with you.
How we source, use, and share these categories of personal information
We source, use, and share the categories of personal information we collect from and about you consistent with the various business purposes we discuss throughout this Policy. See the “Information We Collect,” “Use and Processing of Information and EU Legal Bases,” and “Disclosure of Your Information” section(s) above for more information.
Please note that the CCPA sets forth certain obligations for businesses that “sell” personal information to third parties. We do not engage in such activity and have not engaged in such activity in the past twelve months from the effective date of this Policy.
AFM Scooters Team