Last Updated: October 1, 2019
THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY & DATA USE POLICY ("POLICY") ARE LEGALLY BINDING. IF YOU USE
OUR SERVICES (AS DEFINED BELOW), YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS
TAKID Corporation ("TAKID," "we," or "us") respects the privacy of its users and
has developed this Policy to demonstrate its commitment to protecting your privacy. This Policy is
intended to transparently disclose to you how we may collect, use and share your information.
This Policy applies to you, as an individual or entity, when you use any of TAKID's
services, whether using our website (TAKID.io), our mobile applications, or any other web-based or
mobile service or any offering through any of our websites (collectively, our "Services").
data and how we will treat it. Please pay particular attention to the
sections entitled "International Transfer" and "Your Rights."
For the purpose of applicable data protection legislation, the data controller of
your personal data is TAKID Corporation at 19 Autumn Lane Unit 207, Skillman, NJ 08558,
Our data protection officer may be contacted by emailing email@example.com . What Is Personal
We collect information about you in a range of forms, including personal data. As
used in this Policy, "personal data" is defined as in the European General Data Protection
Regulation of 2018 ("GDPR"), and includes any information which, either alone or in combination with
other information we hold about you, identifies you, including, for example, your name, postal
address, email address and telephone number. Why Do We Need Your Personal
We need certain personal data in order to deliver the Services to you.
By registering with TAKID or submitting personal data through our
Services, you expressly consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data in
accordance with this Policy. We will process your personal data in accordance with applicable data
protection and privacy laws. When you register with us, you are required to consent to our Policy.
This consent provides us with a legal basis under applicable law to process your personal data. You
maintain the right to withdraw such consent at any time. Information we receive
about you In General.
We receive a number of different types
of information from you when you use our Services, some of which is personally identifying, some of
which is not. The information received through our Services may be sent to or stored on servers
located in the United States and other countries around the world. Information you
provide or a school or school district provides on your behalf.
We may collect and
store any personal information you provide through the Services or that is provided to us in some
other manner in relation to your use of the Services. This includes identifying information, such as
your and your family members' (if applicable) full names, mailing address, email addresses, images,
telephone numbers. We also may request information about your interests and activities, your gender,
your location , and other demographic or profile information. Information from
We may also periodically obtain both personal and non-personal
information about you from other users (when they invite you to an event or to join a carpool
through our Services), our business partners, contractors, and other third parties (including
schools and school districts) and may add it to our account information or other information we have
collected about you. Examples of information that we may receive include but are not limited to:
name, contact information, updated pick up and drop off or address information, purchase history
(for premium features), and additional demographic information such as grades of your children.
Information collected automatically.
We automatically receive information from the
browser of the computer or device from which you visit or use our Services. This information may
include (without limitation) your IP address, your browser type and language, access times, the
content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us (see "Cookies"
below), and the referring website address. Cookies and Similar
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer's hard drive while
you are viewing the website. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web
browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you
with a more personal and interactive experience of our Services. We use two broad categories of
cookies: (1) first party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobile device, which are
used only by us to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our Services; and (2)
third party cookies, which are served by service providers on our Services, and can be used by such
service providers to recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites. Our
Service uses the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below: Essential
These cookies are essential to provide you with our Services and to enable you to
use some of the features. For example, they help the content of the pages you request load quickly.
Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use
these cookies to provide you with those services. Functionality Cookies:
cookies allow our Services to remember choices you make when you use our Services, such as
remembering your language preferences, remembering your login details and remembering the changes
you make to other parts of our Services which you can customize. The purpose of these cookies is to
provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences
every time you visit our Services. Analytics and Performance Cookies:
cookies are used to collect information about traffic to our Services and how users use our
Services. The information gathered does not identify any individual visitor. The information is
aggregated and anonymous. [It includes the number of visitors to our Services, the websites that
referred them to our Services, the pages they visited on our Services, what time of day they visited
our Services, whether they have visited our Services before, and other similar information.] We use
this information to help operate our Services more efficiently, to gather broad demographic
information and to monitor the level of activity on our Services. [We use Google Analytics for this
purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. It is only used to improve how our Services works.
You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies
[You can find out more about how Google protects your data here: www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
[You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of Services by downloading and
installing the browser plugin available via this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
You can typically remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. In order to do this,
follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the "settings," "help"
"tools" or "edit" facility). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings.
Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer
or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our Services. For
example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile device and you may need to log in
every time you visit our Services. Analytics.
We may use third-party
analytics providers (like Google Analytics and Mixpanel) to help analyze how users use the Services.
often users use the Services, what pages they visit, and what other sites they used prior to coming
to the Site. We use the information we get from these providers only to improve the Services. They
collect the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit the Site or use the App, rather than
your name or other personally identifying information. We do not combine the information generated
through the use of such analytics with your personal data. Although such services may set persistent
cookies on computer to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit the Site, the cookie is
designed to be used only by the service provider. Mobile Devices.
receive information from your mobile devices when you visit our Services, such as geographic or
geolocation information. If you choose to turn off identifiers such locational tracking on your
mobile device, please note that you may not be able to use some of the interactive features offered
through our Services. How we use the information we collect
We may use information that we collect about you to:
- to facilitate the creation of your account with TAKID
- to provide you with the Services;
- deliver invitations and/or reminders that you have requested;
- share information you have voluntarily provided about yourself with other guests who have been invited to the same events;
- manage your account and provide you with customer support;
- to improve our products and Services;
- communicate with you about products or services that may be of interest to you;
- verify your eligibility and deliver prizes in connection with contests and sweepstakes;
- enforce our Terms of Service;
- manage our business; and
- perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
When you purchase Services from TAKID, we will
collect all information necessary to complete the transaction, including your name, credit card
information, and billing information. TAKID does not retain any credit card information from our
users and all payments for Services are processed via Apple, Google or Stripe. Apple's privacy
policy may be found at: https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/
With whom we share information
We want you to understand when and with whom we may share personal or other
information you have provided to us or that we have collected about you or your activities on our
We may share information with:
Other Users. Users and/or guests invited
to the same events as you may be able to view the personal information that you provide on your
profile page and on carpool invitations. Users and/or guests invited to the same events as you or
included in the same communications as you will also be able to see the content of any messages you
post or send related to the event.
Authorized service providers. We may share your personal
and non-personal information with our authorized service providers that perform certain services on
our behalf. These services may include, but are not limited to, sending SMS or email reminders,,
processing credit card payments, providing customer service and marketing assistance, performing
business and sales analysis, supporting the functionality and data and technology infrastructure of
our Services, and supporting contests, sweepstakes, surveys and other features offered through our
Services. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their
functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
Anonymized Data. We may create anonymous data records from the personal data we collect by excluding
information (such as your name or email address) that makes the data personally identifiable to you.
We use and analyze this anonymous data to help us better understand how our Services are being used.
By identifying patterns and trends in usage, we are able to improve our Services. We reserve the
right to use anonymous data for any purpose and to disclose anonymous data to third parties in our
sole discretion. Other Situations. We also may disclose your information:
In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for
cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal
rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise
or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
When we believe disclosure is
appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding
illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or
safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or
cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our Services terms and conditions or other agreements
In connection with a corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business,
a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy. We do
not share your personal information with others except as indicated herein or when we inform you and
give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared.
parties to whom we may disclose personal information may have their own privacy policies which
describe how they use and disclose personal information. Those policies will govern use, handling
and disclosure of your personal information once we have shared it with those third parties as
described in this Policy. Third-party websites
Through our Services, you will be given an opportunity to access other third-party
websites that do not operate under this Policy. For example, if you or choose to integrate your
account with one of our partners, you may be taken to a website that we do not control. These
third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, including personal
information, from you and, in some instances, provide us with information about your activities on
those websites. TAKID is not responsible for the practices of these third parties, and we recommend
that you consult the privacy statements of all third-party websites you visit to review how they use
information collected from you. How you can access your information
If you have an account on our Services, you have the ability to review and update
your personal information by logging into your account on the Services and visiting your profile
page. If you have an online account with us, you also may choose to close your account at any time
by visiting your profile and selecting "delete account" or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
. After you close your account, you will not
be able to sign in to our Services or access any of your personal information. However, you can open
a new account at any time. Please note that if you close your account, we may still retain, use and
disclose anonymized information associated with your account, as well as copies of previous
communication that we had with you. Your Rights
You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in you being
unable to use certain features of our Services because such information may be required in order for
you to register as a member and to set up and manage your carpools services; participate in a
contest, promotion, reward program, survey, or sweepstakes; ask a question; or initiate other
transactions through our Services. If you wish to exercise any of the following rights, please
contact us using the details below. In your request, please make clear: (i) what personal data is
concerned; and (ii) which of the rights you would like to enforce. For your protection, we may only
implement requests with respect to the personal data associated with the particular email address
that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing
your request. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable and in any
event, within one month of your request. Please note that we may need to retain certain information
for recordkeeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting
such change or deletion.
Opt-out. You may contact us anytime to opt-out of: (i) direct
marketing communications; (ii) automated decision-making and/or profiling; (iii) our collection of
sensitive personal data; (iv) any new processing of your personal data that we may carry out beyond
the original purpose; or (v) the transfer of your personal data outside the EEA. Please note that
your use of some of the Services may be ineffective upon opt-out. Despite your indicated email
preferences, we may send you service-related communications, including notices of any updates to our
Access. You may access the information we hold about you at
any time via your TAKID account, where applicable, or by contacting us directly.
can also contact us to update or correct any inaccuracies in your personal data.
personal data is portable – i.e. you to have the flexibility to move your data to other service
providers as you wish.
Erase and forget. In certain situations, for example when the
information we hold about you is no longer relevant or is incorrect, you can request that we erase
your data. How we protect your personal information
We take reasonable and appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural
measures) intended to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and
disclosure. For example, only authorized employees, contractors, and service providers are permitted
to access personal information, and they may do so only for permitted business functions.
We want you to feel confident using our Services to transact business. However, no system can be
completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise,
and you should not expect, that your personal information, or searches, or other information will
always remain secure. Children's Privacy
Our Services are for a general audience and are not directed to or intended for children under the
age of 13. Accordingly, we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age
of 13 and if we become aware that we have, we will promptly delete such information from our
servers. International Transfer
If you are accessing our Services from outside the United States, please be aware that your
information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are
located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United
States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By using our
Services, you understand and consent to the transfer of your information to our facilities outside
of your country. No Rights of Third Parties
This Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any
personal information relating to users of the Services. Changes to this Policy
the right to amend this Policy at its sole discretion and any modifications shall be effective
immediately upon posting. We will notify you about material changes in the way we treat personal
data by sending an email message to the email address you most recently provided to us or by
prominently posting a notice of the new Policy on the Services with the "Last Updated" legend at the
top of this page. By continuing to use the Services following such changes, you will be deemed to
have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Policy or any changes
thereto, you may discontinue using the Services.