When you use our services, you’re trusting us with your information. We understand this is a big responsibility and work hard to protect your information and put you in control.
To use our Services you must have a driver’s license valid in the country in which you are using the service.
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User Accounts & Accessing the Services
Information that is being collected
We want you to understand the types of information we collect as you use our services.
Sycada collects information to support you in becoming a safer and more energy efficient driver. We provide our service to help you save costs, reduce your carbon footprint and to be safer in traffic.
Information we collect as you use our services:
The following personal data of driver is stored by the app:
The following personal data of driver is stored by the website:
You can adjust your Privacy Settings in case you do not want us to collect and store location data, in
which case, your journey information will contain no address data.
Meta-data(information about your device and app use):
Sycada collects information about the use of the Services and information from the device you have our app installed on, for example:
Data for maintaining & improving our services:
Data allowing us to communicate with you:
To protect Sycada, the public and for Legal reasons:
We may also use and process your information and content, using different technologies to the following purposes:
Sharing your information
Sycada will only share your personal information with others to the extent that this information is used to provide you with additional services, for example:
In all such cases, Sycada acts in the role of data processor and the provider of the other services as data controller.
Controlling your personal information
You can always review and update certain information by visiting your Account & Login settings. If you find that the information associated with your Account is not accurate, complete or updated, then you should make all necessary changes to correct it. Please keep in mind that false, incorrect, or outdated information may prevent you from setting up an Account and impair the ability to provide you with Services.
Your in-app Privacy Settings provide you with quick access to settings and tools that let you safeguard your data and decide how your information can make Sycada services work better for you. For example, you can control whether to share location data and under which conditions.
If you would like us to stop collecting data from your journeys you can unlink the Beacon from your account in the app settings menu.
You may decide to terminate the use of our services of those provided by the parties to whom you have given permission to use your data. Once we receive your request, we then begin a process designed to safely and completely delete the data from our storage systems.
How does Sycada use aggregated information?
Sycada may use anonymous, statistical or aggregated information, in a form that does not enable the identification of a specific user, to properly operate the Services, to improve the quality of the Services, to enhance your experience, to create new services and features, including customized services, to change or cancel existing content or service, and for further internal, commercial and statistical purposes.
Some of the cookies may expire when the session ends and you exit your browser. Other cookies are saved on your device’s hard drive. If you wish to block the Website’s cookies, then please use the help button in your browser and follow the necessary instructions. However, bear in mind that disabling cookies may complicate or even prevent your use of the Website, or certain features thereof.
Sycada considers information security to be a top priority. Sycada services are built with strong security features that continuously protect your information. Sycada implements systems, applications and procedures to secure your personal information, to minimize the risk of theft, damage, loss of information, or unauthorized access or use of information. For example, we review our information collection, storage, and processing practices, including physical security measures, to prevent unauthorized access to our systems. In addition, we restrict access to personal information to Sycada employees, contractors, and agents who need that information in order to process it. Anyone with this access is subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
The insights we gain from maintaining our services help us detect and automatically block security threats from ever reaching you.
Sycada operates according to ISO27001 standards for data security and privacy and is certified accordingly.
However, these measures are unable to provide absolute assurance. Therefore, although Sycada takes great efforts to protect your personal information, Sycada cannot guarantee and you cannot reasonably expect that Sycada databases will be immune from any wrongdoings, malfunctions, unlawful interceptions or access, or other kinds of abuse and misuse.
Compliance & cooperation with regulators
European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) data protection law applies to the processing of your information, we provide the controls described in this policy so you can exercise your right to request access to, update, remove, delete, and restrict the processing of your information.
Sycada strictly adheres to GDPR and any local implementations of privacy law applicable in countries where we provide or services.
We process your information for the purposes described in this policy, based on the following legal grounds:
With your consent
We ask for your agreement to process your information for specific purposes and you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
When we’re pursuing legitimate interests
We process your information for our legitimate interests and those of permitted third parties while applying appropriate safeguards that protect your privacy. This means that we process your information for things like:
When we’re providing a service
When we’re complying with legal obligations
We’ll process your data when we have a legal obligation to do so, for example, if we’re responding to legal process or an enforceable governmental request.
If you have questions, you can contact Sycada and our data protection office at: firstname.lastname@example.org. And you can contact your local data protection authority if you have concerns regarding your rights under local law.
Last modified: 5 January 2022