Mapkin respects your privacy.

Eightyone Labs Inc. d/b/a Mapkin and its affiliates (“Mapkin,” “us,” “we,” or the “Company”) offer navigation and related services through Mapkin software ("Software") and the Mapkin service (both collectively referred to as the "Service"), whether via an Internet browser or an installed application, on a computer or portable device.

This Privacy Policy describes:

  • the information that Mapkin collects from users of the Service (“Users”);

  • how that information is used by Mapkin; and

  • the rights and options available to Users.

THIS PRIVACY POLICY IS INCORPORATED AS PART OF THE MAPKIN TERMS (THE “TERMS”). YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND THIS PRIVACY POLICY, AND YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE INDICATES YOUR CONSENT TO THEM.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

In this Privacy Policy, the term “personal information” means any information collected by us or provided by you that, with reasonable efforts, may be used to identify you, which may include first and last name, home address, email address and, in certain circumstances, your location and route information.

The Service is not intended for use by persons under the age of 13.  If you are under 13, you may not use the Service. We do not collect personal information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.

CONTACT MAPKIN / ABUSE REPORTS

If you believe that your privacy has been compromised by any person, in the course of using the Service, then please contact Mapkin as indicated in the “Contact Mapkin” Section below.

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED

Mapkin may allow you to use the Service whether or not you choose to set up an account for yourself. In any case, Mapkin will still link all of your information with a unique identifier generated by Mapkin (the “Unique ID”) in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

The categories of information collected by Mapkin will include all or just some of the following, depending on how you choose to use the Service.

When you use the Service, Mapkin will collect:

  • detailed location and route information, for example in the form of GPS signals and other information sent by your mobile device from which the Service is accessed.  Mapkin uses this location and route information to create a detailed location history of all of the journeys you have made while using the Service; and

  • information about your use of the Service.  See “Meta-data that we collect,” below; and

  • information that you choose to share with Mapkin, including, as applicable, a username you have chosen, first name, reports associated with your account, ”home” or ”work,” other ”favorites,” destinations you may travel to, messages, search queries, calendar information.

Please note that when you first install the Software on your mobile device, Mapkin will use the Unique ID as it collects and uses your information, in accordance with this Privacy Policy, whenever you access the Service on that mobile device.  This use includes linking your information with your Unique ID.  This is the case irrespective of whether or not you choose to create a Mapkin account in the Service.

In order to access certain features of the Service (for example, map editing, submitting tips, improving instructions), you will need to set up an account.

If you do set up a Mapkin account:

  • Mapkin will link all of your information with your account This includes information received from all mobile devices running the Service on which you have chosen to sign in using your account;

  • with the exception described in the bullet below, your Unique ID and information associated with your account will be visible only to Mapkin; and

  • when using the Service, information you may choose to contribute (“User Content”) will be visible to other users of the Service.

USES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

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

  • to provide you with the Service. For example, Mapkin may use your location and route information and/or search query history to provide navigation services and to provide information and advertisements about sites, shops and other places and attractions in your close vicinity, or that we believe, based on your search query history, you may find interesting;

  • to operate the Service and to improve and customize your experience with the Service. For example, Mapkin may use your “home” and “work” information or location history to offer routes based on how you’ve chosen to travel between favorite destinations in the past;

  • to improve the experience of other users. For example, Mapkin may use your route information to improve the accuracy of its mapping and navigation data;

  • to provide you with support and handle requests and complaints;

  • to send you updates, notices, announcements, and additional information related to the Service;

  • to display or send to you marketing and advertising material when you are using the Service, in accordance with the Section titled “Advertising” under this Privacy Policy. For example, Mapkin may use your location information to display advertisements for businesses in your close vicinity;

  • to use the email address that you provide when setting up a username to send you marketing material.  At any time you may choose not to receive such material by (ii) clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link in the e-mail messages that we may send to you. In any case, Mapkin will not knowingly share your personal information with any advertisers, without your explicit consent and as allowed for under this Privacy Policy;

  • to create aggregated and/ or anonymous data (where such data does not enable the identification of a specific User).  See “How does Mapkin use aggregated information,” below;

  • to conduct surveys and questionnaires;

  • to share your User Content with other users of the Service and to facilitate communication among you, Mapkin and other Users;

  • to enforce the Terms, including this Privacy Policy;

  • to contact you when Mapkin believes it to be necessary;

  • to comply with any applicable law and assist law enforcement agencies under any applicable law, when Mapkin has a good faith belief that Mapkin’s cooperation with the law enforcement agencies is legally mandated or meets the applicable legal standards and procedures;

  • to prevent fraud, misappropriation, infringements, identity theft and other illegal activities and misuse of the Service;

  • to handle breakdowns and malfunctions;

  • to take any action in any case of dispute, or legal proceeding of any kind between you and Mapkin relating to the Service, or between you and other Users or third parties with respect to, or in relation with the Service; and

  • for purposes specified and consistent with this Privacy Policy and the Terms.

Please note that any username you choose will be used to identify you when you use the Service. Your username will be included along with any information you submit for posting as User Content, and it will therefore be visible to other Users. (If you do not choose a username, we may still identify the source of your User Content by using your first name.)

You may also provide additional information that will be used to personalize the Service and enhance your experience with the Service. For example, if you provide us with your ”home” and ”work” information, we may provide you with what we think is the shortest route between those locations.

Further information may be collected when Mapkin exchanges communications with you, for example, if you submit a request, contact Mapkin's support team, or report a violation to the abuse team.

PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT YOU SHARE

The Service is, in part, based on a community of Users publicly sharing information with Mapkin and with other members of that community.

In particular, Users may choose to share personal information such as name, age, gender, picture, their location information and related reports.  This information may be shared through the Service to all Users.

User Content that you provide is neither private nor confidential and you should not have any expectation of privacy with respect to it. User Content you upload will be posted along with other personal information. Certain navigational improvements you report may include your driving path within the vicinity of the improvement. Therefore, you must exercise caution and common sense when submitting information. At the very least you should demonstrate the same degree of caution as when publishing personal information by means other than the Internet and cellular services.

You can decide whether or not to upload User content to the Service. However, any User Content that you submit for posting, may be viewed by all Users of the Service and by Mapkin.

In any event, your email address will not be visible to others through any User Content that you share or upload (unless you choose to use your email as your username, which we do not recommend).

Mapkin has no direct control over the conduct of any User and disclaims all liability in this regard. Users are advised to carefully and thoroughly consider whether or not to make public or available any information through the Service and to carefully examine all necessary details related to any communication with other users prior to any engagement or communication being made.

Participating in any User's activities or communicating with a User, as a result, directly or indirectly, from using the Service, is entirely at your own risk. Mapkin is not a party to any agreement entered into between Users in any circumstances. Each User has the sole and ultimate responsibility regarding compliance with all laws, regulation or any other duty. We do not accept any liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense that you may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with your participation in any activity or event initiated, held or conducted by a user or a third party nor in connection to any agreement between Users or third parties, including any activity or event related in any way, directly or indirectly, the Service or the use thereof.

META-DATA THAT WE COLLECT

Mapkin collects information about your use of the Service. For example, Mapkin may record the frequency and scope of your use of the Service, the duration of your sessions, information about the device on which you have installed the Software, content that you use or create, advertisements that you view or click on, your communications with other Users and third parties, the Internet protocol (IP) address and the name of the domain that provide you to access the Service, and the geographic location of the computer system or portable device that you are using.

SHARING INFORMATION WITH OTHERS

Except as specifically provided in this Privacy Policy, Mapkin does not sell, rent or lease your personal information to third parties.

Mapkin will not share your personal information with others, without your consent, except for the following purposes, and then to the extent necessary in Mapkin's good-faith discretion:

  • as necessary for the operation of the Service.  For example, making public directions and incidents you report and which are associated with you;

  • If Mapkin reasonably believes that you have breached the Terms, or abused your rights to use the Service, or performed any act or omission that Mapkin reasonably believes to be violating any applicable law, rules, or regulations. Mapkin may share your information in these cases, with law enforcement agencies and other competent authorities and with any third party as may be required to handle any result of your wrongdoing;

  • If Mapkin is required, or reasonably believes that it is required by law to share or disclose your information;

  • In any case of dispute, or legal proceeding of any kind between you and Mapkin, or between you and other users with respect to, or in relation with the Service;

  • In any case where Mapkin reasonably believes that sharing information is necessary to prevent imminent physical damage or damage to property;

  • If Mapkin organizes the operation of the Service within a different framework, or through another legal structure or entity, or if Mapkin is acquired by, or merged into or with another entity, or if Mapkin enters bankruptcy;

  • For facilitating the Service and to store your data on servers located in the United States;

  • To collect, hold and manage your personal information through cloud-based or hosting services or a third party or a party affiliated or connected to Mapkin, as reasonable for business purposes and subject to confidentiality undertakings, which may be located in countries outside of your jurisdiction, including but not limited to the United States;

  • Mapkin may also share personal information with companies or organizations connected or affiliated with Mapkin, such as subsidiaries, sister-companies and parent companies. Personal information may also be shared with Mapkin's other partners and service providers to process it for us, based on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

If you would also like Mapkin to delete your Mapkin account and your personal information contained in the account, please contact us. See “Contact Mapkin” Section below. Mapkin will use reasonable efforts to delete such information, however please note that your information may be retained on our back-up systems for some time.

Your location and route history is associated with your Unique ID and (if you have chosen to set one up) your account. This information is held by Mapkin and associated with you for such limited period of time as is necessary in order for Mapkin to be able to use the information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy and the Terms. At the end of this period of time, Mapkin will, at its choice and discretion, anonymize or delete your location and route information.

If you find that the information associated with you is not accurate, complete or updated, then you must make all necessary changes to correct it. Please keep in mind that false, incorrect, or outdated information may prevent you from getting the most out of the Service.

USES OF AGGREGATED INFORMATION

Mapkin may use anonymous, statistical or aggregated information (including anonymous location information), in a form that does not identify specific Users, to operate the Service, to improve the quality of the Service, 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.

Mapkin may also use anonymous, statistical or aggregated information collected on the Service, in a form that does not identify specific Users, by posting, disseminating, transmitting or otherwise communicating or making available such information to Users, to the Service's providers, partners and any other third party. For example, GPS information that we receive from your mobile device may be provided to suppliers in an aggregated and/ or anonymous form to help improve the Service.

COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS

Mapkin may use cookies as part of the Service. Cookies are packets of information sent by the Website's servers to your web browser and then sent back by the browser each time it accesses the Website's servers.

Mapkin may use cookies for various purposes, such as to save you the need to re-enter your email or username and password each time you log-in, to facilitate the use of the Service, to collect statistical information, to verify information, and to customize the Service to your personal preferences and for information security purposes.

Some of the cookies may expire when the session ends and you exit your browser. Other cookies are saved on your computer's hard drive. You may be able to block the Service’s cookies, but you may not thereafter be able to use the Service, or certain features thereof.

ADVERTISING

Mapkin may permit, solicit or contract certain other companies to conduct advertising campaigns on the Service. The information and advertisements that you see when accessing the Service may be targeted on the basis of:

  • geographic or contextual information which we collect from you;

  • previous geolocation history associated with you; and

  • your search history.

You hereby agree that we may provide such information and advertisements targeted as stated above.

When you visit a third party website from the Service, such third party may use cookies and other tracking technologies on your computer or portable device. The third party’s use of such technology is subject to their own privacy policies and not to this Privacy Policy. If you wish to study the privacy policies of those third parties you should visit their services, or contact them directly.

USER FORUM AND MESSAGING

The Service may include a User forum and an internal messaging system. These facilities may provide you the ability to send, receive, and view messages to and from other Users and Mapkin, and to receive messages from us. You hereby agree that we may use the user forum and internal messaging systems, if any, for the purpose of informing you regarding products or services, which may interest you. If you post anything in the user forum, please use common sense as your posts will be viewable by Mapkin and by other Users.

Users are not allowed to use your contact details or our internal messaging account for commercial purposes. If you encounter any User-generated advertising material, please inform us through the channels listed on the “Contact Mapkin” Section below. Mapkin does not accept any liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense that you may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with any User's advertising material or other communications through or in connection with the Service.

INFORMATION SECURITY

Mapkin considers information security to be a top priority. Mapkin use systems, services and procedures to secure your personal information, to minimize the risks of theft, damage, loss of information, or unauthorized access or use of information. However, we cannot guarantee that these measures will work perfectly or all the time. Therefore, although Mapkin takes great efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee and you cannot reasonably expect that Mapkin's databases will be immune from any wrongdoings, malfunctions, unlawful interceptions or access, or other kinds of abuse and misuse.

MODIFICATIONS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Mapkin may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. If fundamental changes are introduced, a notice will be posted in the updated version of the Software as well as on applicable web pages available through the Service. Your continued use of the Service after this Privacy Policy has been modified signifies your assent to the updated Privacy Policy. If you do not accept the updated Privacy Policy in its entirety, you must discontinue all further use of the Service.

CONTACT MAPKIN

You may contact us concerning any question about the Service or this Privacy Policy through the "Contact" links available through the Service. We will make our best efforts to address your inquiry promptly.

If you are contacting us regarding an alleged copyright infringement, please follow the notification instructions in the “Contact Mapkin” Section of the Terms.

Last modified: 12 August 2015

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