Privacy policy

This page describes the policy with regard to the privacy of the users of Getmyride and related services, apis and mobile applications. By visiting this website (Getmyride.co.za) or by using the apps, you are agreeing to the terms of this privacy statement. If you are not happy with the terms of this privacy statement and do not wish your information to be recorded, you may wish to leave this site.

Getmyride respects the rights of its and privacy of users and, except for the list below, does not collect personal information through the website:

  • Location information, as necessary to create location aware rides and/or requests
  • Data provided voluntarily when making a search, request or perfoming a simillar activity through the site
  • Statistical information gathered automatically when you visit the website
  • During registration, as defined, you will be asked to enter your name and e-mail address.

Personal identification information

We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Storage of personal information

Personal information submitted is kept on a server belonging to and administered by Getmyride. Getmyride is compliant with the applicable data protection regulations and will comply with the relevant data protection obligations by keeping information secure and not using it for any purpose other than for which it was provided. For backup purposes, copies of personal information and subscriber lists are stored on secure servers to which Getmyride has remote access for the purposes of maintenance.

Use of collected information

We use your location and profile information to facilitate ride matching. Users can choose receive notifications notifying the User of a request to ride share or replies to their ride sharing requests. We also provide the option for the Member to allow other Members to respond to postings directly via an internal private messaging system. We may also send you email notifications of specific changes to the Website and/or API services.

For general web browsing, certain information is recorded in the website log files and site metrics, which may include:

  • The top level domain name from which you access the internet
  • The IP address of the computer from which you access the website
  • The date and time each computer accesses the website
  • The pages accessed and the documents downloaded by each computer
  • The type and version of the browsers being used to access the website
  • The addresses of any third party webpages which refer visitors to our website
  • Keywords used in search engines and directories to find our website
  • Keywords and phrases used to search our website

Security Precautions

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Unfortunately, due to the nature of Internet communications, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. While Getmyride remains committed to protecting the privacy of our users, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. We do so by using secure technology, privacy protection controls, and restrictions on staff access, however, we make no representations regarding the veracity of such measures.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.

Notification of Changes

Getmyride reserves the right at any time to revise, amend, alter or delete the information provided on this website. Getmyride reserves the right to amend this statement at any future date.

Questions or concerns

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: support @ getmyride . co . za (without the spaces)

Last update

This document was last updated 7 January 2014