Card Link Offers Privacy Policy

 

GasBuddy Card Link Offers Privacy Policy

 

Effective Date: July 27, 2018

 

GasBuddy, LLC its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “GasBuddy,” “we,” “us,” and/or “our”) is committed to honoring the privacy of our customers (“you” “user” and/or “your”). This GasBuddy Card Link Offers privacy policy (this “CL Privacy Policy”) is in addition to the general GasBuddy Privacy Policy and explains how we may collect, store, use, and disclose information when you register for and participate in the GasBuddy Card Link Offers Program (the “Card Link Program”).

 

See GasBuddy Card Link Offers Terms of Service (“Terms”) to learn about our rules and guidelines that apply to and govern your use of the Card Link Program services.

 

  1. Your Acceptance of this Privacy Policy

By registering and opting in to the Card Link Program, you consent to our collection, storage, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this CL Privacy Policy. The provisions contained in this CL Privacy Policy supersede all prior notices and statements regarding our privacy practices with respect to the Card Link Program or use of your personal information, including the general GasBuddy Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to every provision of this Privacy Policy, you may not access or use the Card Link Program.

 

We will notify you of changes to this Privacy Policy by posting the amended terms by email, regular mail and/or by posting notifications to our mobile application at least ten (10) days before the effective date of the changes. If you do not agree to the new terms, you may, within the applicable ten (10) day period, opt out of the Card Link Program by (i) contacting us at gbsupport@gasbuddy.com, and you will not be bound by the amended Privacy Policy, or (ii) opting out of the Card Link Program by navigating to the wallet section of the GasBuddy app and removing all “Connected Cards”. Please see Terms for exact instructions on how to terminate your use of the Card Link Program. Otherwise, the new terms will take effect after ten (10) days.

 

  1. Personal Information We Collect

Personal information is any information that directly and indirectly identifies an individual user or that could be used to contact or locate him or her including name, email, phone number and address.  We need the following personal information to provide you with our Card Link Program services:

  • your name;
  • a valid email address;
  • Payment card information; and
  • Payment Card transactions information (please see Transaction Data Collection section to see what this information includes)

 

  1. Transaction Data Collection

When you link an eligible debit or credit card (“Payment Card”) to the GasBuddy user account associated with the email that you used at the time of registration (the “GasBuddy Account”), we collect  transaction information from the card network associated with your Payment Card (“Card Network”) for those transactions made at the participating merchants.

 

Your transaction information is part of your Personal Information data set. By using our Card Link Program services, you authorize the sharing, exchange and use of transaction data described above and herein by and among GasBuddy and GasBuddy’s third-party service providers, applicable Card Networks and applicable merchants as described in the next section of this CL Privacy Policy.

 

  1. Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

By linking your Payment Card to your GasBuddy Account, you authorize us to share your Payment Card information with:

(a) the Card Network, such as Visa or Mastercard:  

(i) so it knows you enrolled in the Card Link Program,

(ii) to monitor transactions on your linked Payment Card to identify qualifying purchases in order to determine whether you qualify for or earn GasBack on transactions linked to your Payment Card in connection with the Card Link Program; and

(iii) to share such transaction details with us to provide the Card Link Program to you.

(b) EMPYR network specifically to support the offers provided by the EMPYR network.

 

  1. How We Use Your Personal Information

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the GasBuddy Card Link Offers Terms of Service or the general GasBuddy Privacy Policy, GasBuddy and its third-party service providers, including Empyr, will use transaction information solely as follows:

  • to confirm a qualifying purchase eligible for GasBack rewards;
  • to match transactions to confirm whether you qualify for a GasBack credits;
  • to share transaction data with the participating merchant where a transaction occurred as needed for the merchant to confirm a specific transaction occurred or points should be awarded; for example, the date and amount of your purchase and the last 4 digits of your card number so the merchant can verify your purchase with its records if there is a missing or disputed transaction;
  • to create a record of the transaction data and thereafter maintain and use data in connection with operating the Card Link Program services;
  • to conduct analysis for the improvement and optimization of the Card Link Program; and
  • to respond to requests from government authorities or payment organizations involved in a transaction with you or a merchant.

 

You authorize the sharing, exchange and use of transaction data described above and herein by and among GasBuddy and GasBuddy’s third-party service providers, applicable Card Networks and applicable merchants.

 

[If you have consented to participate in our GasBuddy Card Link Offers Program , e.g., Card Linking Program, please visit the Terms to learn more about card linking and transaction eligibility in connection with the program.] If you would like to opt out of card linking and transaction monitoring in connection with the program, please navigate to the wallet section of the GasBuddy app and click on “Connected Cards”. Select the card you would like to remove and select “Remove card”.

 

 

  1. Personal Information Retention

After you terminate your use of the Card Link Program services, we will retain some of your Personal Information in our records as part of our backup procedures and as required by applicable laws.

 

  1. How to Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns regarding this CL Privacy Policy, please email us at: Gbsupport@gasbuddy.com. If you prefer to contact us by postal mail, please contact us at: 77 N. Washington Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02114 Attn: GasBuddy Customer Service.