Privacy Policy

Transit App, Inc. (“We”, “Us”, “Our”) has developed a mobile application (“Transit App”, “App”) that collects data from your device in order to provide you with pertinent transport information for nearby services.

1. Consent

By using Transit App, you accept the terms and conditions described in this Privacy Policy.

2. Purpose

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use and disclose your information and how this information can be accessed and deleted when necessary.

3. Scope

Transit App may contain links to websites, apps, products or services that are operated by third parties (such as Uber). This Privacy Policy does not extend to these third parties on which we have no control and for which we cannot be held liable. We encourage you to read about the privacy policies, procedures and practices of those third parties.

4. What information we collect from you

We collect and process information from your device in several ways, including:

5. How we use your information

We may use information collected from or provided by you for the following purposes:

6. Users’ options

The following are some examples of your options with regard to collection, use and disclosure of your information:

7. Disclosure to Third Parties

We do not disclose your information to third parties without your explicit consent except for the following purposes:

We also disclose anonymous and aggregate information to certain third parties for research, product development or other business purposes. For instance, we may share information with transit agencies to help them analyze and improve their services.

7.1 Uber

Transit App anonymously discloses your current location (latitude and longitude) with Uber in order to show you Uber offerings available nearby. Uber cannot access any of your personal information with this anonymous location data unless you request an Uber ride and subsequently launch the Uber app. If you wish to no longer share anonymous location data with Uber, you can disable Uber in Transit App’s Settings view.

7.1.1 Third Party Software/Service

While using Transit App, 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.

We may also provide additional transit-related services, including on-demand transit services, provided by our third party operational service partners (as they may evolve from time to time at our discretion). Such third party providers’ services include Uber and any other party, all of which are subject to a respective terms of use and privacy policies.

8. Security Safeguards

We are committed to securing your information and we take reasonable physical, organizational and technical measures to protect your information against unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification or destruction.

These safeguards include, but are not limited to:

Although we take great efforts to protect your information, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches nor be immune from any wrongdoings or malfunctions.

9. Retention Period

We will retain your information as long as you use Transit App and for a reasonable time thereafter.

10. Right to Access and Removal

We store your information on servers located in Canada and France.

If you would like to remove or access any information that we have collected through Transit App that is stored on our servers, please contact us at privacy@transitapp.com. On receiving such a request, we will use reasonable efforts to provide you or delete such information.

11. Children

We do not knowingly collect, use or disclose information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected information of a child under 13 without first receiving parental consent, we will take steps to delete such information within a reasonable time. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided information to us, please contact us and we will take steps to delete such information within a reasonable time.

12. Do Not Track Signals

Transit App does not respond to Web browser “Do Not Track” (DNT) signals or other similar mechanisms.

Third parties do not collect information about your online activities over time and across different Web sites when using Transit App.

13. Rights of European Data Subjects

If you are in one of the EU/EEA countries, beginning on May 25, 2018, you will be entitled to certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Until the GDPR comes into effect in May 2018, you will continue to enjoy the privacy rights under applicable national legislation and the EU Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data).

By using Transit App or communicating with us, you consent to the purposes for which we process your personal data. We may process your personal data if we have other lawful grounds to do so.

You will have a right to:

The personal data we collect is not used for automated decision making and profiling, except for automated processes in the context of marketing. As stated above, you can opt-out of our direct marketing under certain conditions.

Our representative in the EU for the purposes of compliance with the GDPR will be Katie Thomson which may be contacted at: katie@transit.app

To learn more about your rights under the GDPR you can visit the European Commission’s page on Protection of Personal Data.

14. Update

We reserve the right to amend or change this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. In case of substantial changes to this Privacy Policy, we will alert you through our social media accounts within 30 days before such changes enter into effect. We will also update the privacy policy within the app on the date that such changes become effective. By using Transit App, you agree to be bound by the version of the privacy policy displayed on the date upon which you use the app. If you do not accept the amended or changed Privacy Policy, you may not access, use or continue to use Transit App. By continuing to access and use Transit App, you are acknowledging your acceptance of the amendments and changes. In any case, we recommend that you consult this page regularly in order to be informed of any changes in this Privacy Policy.

When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the "last updated" date at the end of this Privacy Policy.

15. Contact information

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at: privacy@transitapp.com and we will examine and reply to all communications within reasonable delays.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on January 14th, 2015.