Last updated: July 31, 2019

Ride Home Media, LLC (“RHM”, “us”, “we”, or “our”), a New York State limited liability company, operates the https://www.ridehome.info/ website, its attendant podcasts, and its attendant newsletters (hereinafter referred to as the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and
disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have
associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you
agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this
Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions.

Definitions

Service

Service means the https://www.ridehome.info/ website and its attendant Podcasts operated by Ride Home Media, LLC

Personal Data

Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified
from those data (or from those and other information either in our
possession or likely to come into our possession).

Usage Data

Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of
the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the
duration of a page visit).

Cookies

Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

Data Controller

Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or
jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which
and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be,
processed.
For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your
Personal Data.

Data Processors (or Service Providers)

Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who
processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process
your data more effectively.

Data Subject (or User)

Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the
subject of Personal Data.

Information Collection and Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to
provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

Some aspects of the Service require you to register and create an account; therefore, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Payment information
  • Cookies and Usage Data

Usage Data

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our
Service or when you access the Service by or through a mobile device ("Usage
Data").

This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet
Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages
of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent
on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When you access the Service with a mobile device, this Usage Data may include
information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device
unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system,
the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and
other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our
Service and we hold certain information.

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous
unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored
on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons,
tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze
our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a
cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be
able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We may use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies. We may use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences
    and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We may use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

Ride Home Media, LLC uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Service
  • To enable your access to, and use of, our Service
  • To send to you our newsletter and account-related email
  • To process transactions that you request
  • To process subscriptions that you request
  • To collect payments from you
  • To send to you statements and invoices
  • To provide to you our premium podcast feeds
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our
    Service
  • To monitor the usage of our Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To enforce our Terms and Conditions
  • To provide you marketing communications

We maintain a strict “no-spam” policy. We will: (i) not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses; (ii) identify applicable messages as an advertisement in a reasonable way; (iii) include the physical address of our business; (iv) monitor our third-party email marketing services (if any) for compliance; (v) honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly; and (vi) allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

If you are resident in the European Economic Area (EEA), Ride Home Media, LLC’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.

Ride Home Media, LLC may process your Personal Data because:

  • We need to perform our obligations with you
  • You have given us permission to do so
  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by
    your rights
  • For payment processing purposes
  • To comply with the law

We will not send you newsletters unless you affirmatively opt-in to receiving them. You may unsubscribe at any time. We may still send emails to you related to specific transactions that you request.

Retention of Data

Ride Home Media, LLC will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is
necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and
use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal
obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply
with applicable laws), resolve disputes and enforce our legal agreements and
policies.

Ride Home Media, LLC will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis
purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time,
except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the
functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data
for longer periods.

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to - and
maintained on - computers located outside of your state, province, country or
other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from
those of your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to
us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United
States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such
information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Ride Home Media, LLC will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure
that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy
and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a
country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of
your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Data

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personal Data. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating the Service, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. Please note the following circumstances in which RHM may release your information:

Business Transaction

If Ride Home Media, LLC or the Service is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, we reserve the right to transfer or assign your Personal Data. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, Ride Home Media, LLC may be required to disclose
your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid
requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Ride Home Media, LLC may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief
that such action is necessary:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Ride Home Media, LLC or a third party
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the
    Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of
transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.
While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal
Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Our Policy on "Do Not Track" Signals under the California Online Protection Act (CalOPPA)

We do not support Do Not Track ("DNT"). Do Not Track is a preference you can
set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.

You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings
page of your web browser.

Service Providers

We employ the following third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-
related services or assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these
tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other
purpose.

  • Art19
  • Glow
    • Glow manages the Techmeme Ride Home Premium Feed, including your sign up, payments, and account maintenance. Glow Privacy Policy.
  • MailChimp
    • MailChimp manages the creation and delivery of all newsletters we send and all related data, including open rates. MailChimp Privacy Policy.
  • Stripe
    • We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use a third-party service, Stripe, for payment processing. Your credit card payment details are managed by Stripe and not released to us, except the date and amount of each payment, the last four digits of your credit card number, expiration date, and zip code. Stripe Privacy Policy.
  • Chartable
  • Google Analytics
    • Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
    • For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If
you click a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site.
We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy
policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone
under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that
your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become
aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification
of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our
servers.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any
changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page and updating the “last updated” date at the top of the page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.
Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this
page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email: privacy@ridehome.info