PIDC / Blogs / SHOP PHL FOR VALENTINE’S DAY
by PIDCphilaFebruary 7, 2013
Last Updated: May 26, 2021
Please note: you are not obligated by law to provide us with any information. You hereby acknowledge, warrant and agree that any information you do provide us is provided of your own free will and consent, for the purposes and uses described herein.
We may collect two types of data and information from our Users. The first type of information is nonidentifiable and anonymous information (“Non-Personal Information”). We are not aware of the identity of the User from which we have collected only the Non-Personal Information. Non-Personal Information which is being gathered consists of technical information and behavioral data regarding the activity of the User on the Service, operation system and browser, type of mobile device, and operating system version and settings, User’s screen resolution, duration of usage of the Service, User’s ‘clickstream’ on the Site, keyboard language, etc.
The second type of information is individually identifiable information (“Personal Information”). This information may, in itself or taken together with additional information available to us, identify an individual, or may be of a private and/or sensitive nature. Personal Information we collect includes: username, email address, phone number, your geo-location, your travel habits (such as routes, times of travel from one destination to another), your home address, office address or other favorite destinations, public transportation lines, stations and/or routes you may have saved or searched for, User’s search history on the Service, User’s most-used routes and stations, all User-generated data, User’s reports and reviews regarding the Service, your in-app settings, your rank and user profile including your nickname and avatar, in-app usage scores (“points”) you receive for using the Services, Facebook Access Token, Google Sign-In Token, Advertising ID, User IP address, and any additional information which the User actively chooses to provide.
The geo-location information we collect includes detailed location and route information, including GPS signals and other information sent by your mobile device for which the Service is installed and currently activated. We use this location and route information to create a detailed location history all of public transit trips.
If you choose to use the Services via a User Account you may create such User Account via Facebook Connect, Google Sign-In, personal Email address or other social networks. If you choose to use your social media network accounts then we may also have access to your public profile, which includes your name, gender, profile picture, age group and residency.
For avoidance of doubt, any Non-Personal Information connected or linked to any Personal Information is deemed as Personal Information as long as such connection or linkage exists.
There are two main methods we use:
Your information is collected for the following purposes: (i) to provide you with and to operate the Service, including for statistical and research purposes and creation of aggregated anonymous data; (ii) to personalize the Service and content provided to you, to customize your experience with the Services, to suggest you with transport recommendations based on your preferences and to enable you to retrieve your information; (iii) to develop, improve and customize the Service, the experience of other users and the offering available through the Service; (iv) to be able to contact Users for the purpose of providing them with technical assistance, support, handle requests and complaints and collect feedback in connection with performance of the Services; (v) to send you updates, notices, announcements, and additional information related to the Service (vi) to be able to reply to User online queries in connection with performance of the Services; (vii) for customization and improvement of the Service’s accuracy and interface; (viii) to use such information for ours commercial purposes; (ix) to display or send to you marketing and advertising material when you are using the Service, including in accordance with the section titled ‘Direct Marketing’ herein and (x) to comply with any governmental agencies’ legal requests or court orders, and/or with any applicable law, rule or regulation. Any statistical, aggregated or anonymous data may be used by us at our discretion for any purpose.
While using the Service we may be using third party software and/or service for various needs, inter alia, in order to collect and/or process the information detailed herein (the “Third Party Service Provider”). Note that these are independent software and/or service providers and we do not take any liability about the information collection policies of these providers, or about any kind of issue, legal or otherwise, relating thereto. Third Party Service Provider’s includes the following:
You hereby agree that we may use your contact details for the purpose of informing you regarding our products and Service, which may interest you, and to send to you other marketing material, transmitted to the email address or to the mobile device. You may withdraw your consent contacting us at: *protected email*. We may also permit, solicit or contract certain authorized partners of PIDC to conduct advertising campaigns on the Services. In addition, PIDC may display advertisements via the Service. Such advertisements that you see when accessing the Service may be targeted on the basis of your geographic location and language. It is clarified that PIDC is not responsible for the content of said advertisements and the products delivered or services rendered thereby by third parties and you irrevocably and unconditionally agree that we shall not be held responsible or liable in connection thereof.
We take a great care in implementing and maintaining the security of PIDC’s Service and its User’s Personal Information. PIDC employs industry standard procedures and policies to ensure the safety of its Users’ Personal Information, and prevent unauthorized use of any such information. We cannot, however, guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur.
In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how we process your personal data, please contact us in the first instance at *protected email* and we will endeavor to deal with your request as soon as possible. This is without prejudice to your right to launch a claim with your supervisory authority.
By contacting us you warrant and agree that you are free to do so, and that you do not provide us with information which violate any third party intellectual rights. Without degrading from the aforesaid, all rights, including intellectual property, arising from your communication with us will be owned by us and will be considered as our confidential material. It is clarified that any use of the information you are providing us will be done in our sole discretion, and is not obligated to use all or part of such information.
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