TripSpark built the SCAT MyRide app as a Free app. This SERVICE is provided by TripSpark at no cost and is intended for use as is.
This page is used to inform visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service.
Information Collection and Use
The app does use third party services that may collect information used to identify you.
Third Party Information Collection Links
Whenever a MyRide user visits the website, or uses the MyRide Native App, data from the following sources are collected by Google Analytics:
- The HTTP request of the user
- Browser/system information
- First-party cookies
For more information on how Google Analytics tracking works please see here.
MyRide uses Google Maps to display route and stop information.
MyRide uses the Google Authentication API to allow users to login to MyRide using their Google account, if it is enabled in the MyRide Admin page.
MyRide uses reCAPTCHA to ensure that only humans sign up to use MyRide.
More details are available here.
MyRide uses OneSignal services to perform push notifications. This allows MyRide send out bus time notifications and news alerts to users that have signed up to receive them in a web browser, or the Native App.
MyRide uses Twilio for both inbound and outbound bus time and news alert notifications via the user’s provided SMS phone number.
MyRide uses Bit.ly to generate short URLs that link to pages in the MyRide website or Native App.
We want to inform you that whenever you use our Service, in a case of an error in the app we collect data and information (through third party products) on your phone called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your device Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, device name, operating system version, the configuration of the app when utilizing our Service, the time and date of your use of the Service, and other statistics.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device's internal memory.
This Service does not use these “cookies” explicitly. However, the app may use third party code and libraries that use “cookies” to collect information and improve their services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Service.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
- To facilitate our Service;
- To provide the Service on our behalf;
- To perform Service-related services; or
- To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
We want to inform users of this Service that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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These Services are not directed to, nor do we knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will take reasonable steps to promptly remove that person’s personal information from our records. If you are a parent or guardian and are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us at 941-861-5000 so that we will be able to take any necessary actions.
Florida “Sunshine Law”
We adhere to Florida’s open records laws. Records we send and receive may be subject to public disclosure upon request. As required by Section 668.6076, Florida Statutes, you are hereby notified that under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.