Last Updated: September 1, 2015
Automile, Inc. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the website https://automile.com ("Site") and provides a Service (“Service”) that requires us to collect some information from our users. This document outlines the ways measures we take to protect our users’ data privacy.
Keeping Your Data Secure
Protecting your data starts with our Hardware. All data transmitted by from the Automile Box to our cloud service uses best-in-class 256-bit wireless encryption. All data collected by our Hardware is securely hosted on our servers, but is owned by you. You can access this data through our web interface, smartphone apps and developer API. If at any point you decide to stop using Automile, simply contact us and we will permanently delete your data from our servers.
Automile will never sell, rent, or lease any personal data that could identify a specific individual to any third party. We may from time to time create and/or use aggregated or statistical anonymous data internally to improve or propose new features to our service. This data will never contain any information that could personally identify any of our users, and any use will meet both data privacy laws and our own Terms & Conditions.
What Data Does Automile Collect?
Automile collects data about your vehicle to provide our Service through our Hardware and using our Apps. This includes vehicle data gathered with our Hardware, personal information you provide as a user of our web interface or mobile applications, information gathered while visiting our website, and personal information required for the processing of payments.
Once connected to your vehicle, the Automile Box collects information about your vehicle, which is securely transmitted to our cloud service. Information collected by the Automile Box includes fuel consumption, GPS location, vehicle diagnostic information, and triple axis motion detection. This information enables us to provide insights, as well as accurate and fully tax-compliant mileage logs.
We collect personal information on our web interface and mobile applications, like user names, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and mailing addresses. As a user of Automile, we will only collect personal identification information from you if you voluntarily submit such information to us. You may at any time decline to supply personal information, except that it may prevent you from engaging in certain features of our Service.
Automile takes comprehensive measures to ensure our platform, our customers, and their user data are safe from all cyber security threats. All communication through our web interface uses SSL/TLS for server authentication and data encryption. Even so, we cannot guarantee that a data breach will never occur. Any personally identifying information you elect to share on our web interface or in our mobile applications as a user will be at your own discretion.
Information We Collect When You Visit Our Website
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. Cookies are files with small amounts of data that are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Some of these cookies are used to target advertising to you using third party marketing services. The techniques our advertising partners employ do not collect personal information such as your name, email address or phone number.
Who Can See the Data Automile Collects?
Automile personnel access user data in order to provide Services and customer support to our users. We have developed internal processes to govern the way our personnel accesses user data. Internal access to this data is supervised to ensure user privacy.
From time to time we may work with third parties in the operation of our business or to administer services on our behalf, such as processing payments or sending out newsletters. In these instances, we may share some user information required to perform said operation or service. Any third party acting on behalf of Automile is also subject to our Terms & Conditions, as well as data privacy laws.
Automile may also disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights. In the event of legal demands for user data, we will attempt to notify said user unless prohibited by law or court order.
Your Acceptance of These Terms
It is our goal to be as transparent as possible in the collection, processing and use of information as it relates to our users. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact us.