The Uber Privacy Notice describes the information we collect, how it is used and shared, and your choices regarding this information.
How do I get a copy of my personal data from Uber?
a) Open your Uber app. Press the button on the top left handside and then select ‘Help’. d) Then select the option ‘Request a copy of your Uber data’ from the list available.
What is Uber privacy mode?
So on the new app if you click your earnings at the top and select the eye icon on the top left it’ll say “privacy mode”, and then it will show the eye with a slash through it instead of your earnings.
Where is Uber data stored?
Uber’s data is collected in a Hadoop data lake and it uses spark and hadoop to process the data. Uber’s data comes from a range of data types and databases like SOA database tables, schema less data stores and the event messaging system, Apache Kafka.
Can Uber record you?
Uber will allow its rideshare drivers to record both audio and video as long as they do not publish it online. Under Lyft’s policies, the rideshare driver must follow their city and state’s laws on using recording devices when picking up or dropping off passengers.
Can someone track my Uber?
You can share your trip status and location on the map with friends and family, all right from the app, so someone you trust always knows where you are. You can start and stop sharing anytime.
Can Uber be used without data?
It requires a minimal amount of data to request an Uber ride online, so you should always be able to find a ride if you have internet access. After completing a ride, you will receive an email receipt of your ride.
What data does Uber keep?
When you use Uber services, the company collects data about the type of services requested, transaction amounts, merchant information, delivery data and more. If you receive a promo code from Uber and you give that code to another user, Uber will create an association in its records between you and the other user.
Does Uber still spy?
At the same time, the Waymo lawsuit loomed, and Uber stopped trying to gather intelligence about its autonomous-car competitors.
Can Uber driver see your full name?
There is no reason for your driver to know your full name, address or any other personal information. Both Uber and Lyft use technology that keeps your personal details safe. Even if you need to call your driver before they arrive, your number is hidden.
How does Uber block you?
The most common reasons why a driver or delivery person might lose account access are an expired document or an issue with their background check. Others are due to safety issues, fraud, discrimination by the account holder, or persistently low ratings from other users of the app.
Which database Uber is using?
Uber uses a NoSQL database (schemaless) built on top of the MySQL database. Redis for both caching and queuing. Some are behind Twemproxy (which provides scalability of the caching layer). Some are behind a custom clustering system.
How much does Uber data center cost?
Uber spent $221 million on office and data center rent expenses in 2018, according to paperwork filed for its 2019 initial public offering. Mr. Zargahi said Uber eventually expects the cloud to cost less than its data centers, and won’t renew certain data center leases as it moves to the cloud.
Does Uber record phone calls?
Safety Considerations For many users of Uber’s services, you have to take work calls, meetings, or private conversations during the ride. In the FAQ section of this communication, Uber lets consumers know that the phone microphone will take over during a live phone call and “the recording will automatically stop”.
Can you have a camera in an Uber?
If you have a dashcam, you can choose to register it with Uber and share your video footage in the event of a safety incident. In cases of rider reports made against you, you will be able to submit footage should you wish to challenge any relevant allegations. Uber will notify riders if you have registered a dashcam.
Are Uber drivers allowed to record you UK?
Video recording trial On the other hand, the feature we’ll test is free and can be set up in seconds in Uber’s Driver app. Once it’s enabled, drivers can record both video and audio on every trip.
Who owns Uber?
The top shareholders of Uber are Dara Khosrowshahi, Tony West, Nelson J. Chai, SB Investment Advisers (UK) Ltd., Morgan Stanley, and FMR LLC. Below, we take a closer look at the top shareholders of Uber.
Are Ubers cheaper than taxis?
Uber is typically cheaper for longer trips moving at a faster speed, while taxis are a better choice for trips in congested areas like New York City. That said, geographic location also matters.
Does Uber sell your data?
Uber discloses user personal information to third parties to enable personalized advertising on apps, websites or other properties owned by Uber or other companies. Such disclosures may be considered “sales” or “sharing” of personal information under the laws described above.
Does Uber work without wifi?
You can download and use the app without wifi or a strong connection.
Can I change my Uber driver name?
You can update your preferred name in the website, or email us if you’ve legally changed your name.
Why won’t Uber accept my debit card?
Try removing the payment method, then add it again, making sure all info is correct. If you continue to receive messages about payment errors, contact your financial institution to verify that your payment account is active and verified internationally.
Can you use Uber without a SIM?
In short; you will need a working phone network to full explore and enjoy your trip. I disagree – you do not need a working phone network. However, you do need access to cellular data (without wifi). That you can get either by using your phone’s international plan or getting an eSIM data plan or a SIM card.
How does Uber track data?
You’ll see a request prompted by your device for permission to share your location information when you sign up for Uber, which includes location data collected via bluetooth and nearby Wi-Fi signals.
What information do Uber drivers see?
Before your driver picks you up, they know just two details about you: your name and your passenger rating. This rating is an average of what other drivers have rated you, as a rider, and you can see your rating under the “privacy” section on your app.
Who hacked Uber recently?
LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – A teenage member of the Lapsus$ hacking group was on Thursday sentenced to indefinite detention in hospital for hacking Uber (UBER. N) , opens new tab and fintech firm Revolut, and for blackmailing the developers of best-selling video game “Grand Theft Auto”.
What did Uber do wrong?
The company has disrupted taxicab businesses and allegedly caused an increase in traffic congestion. Ridesharing companies are regulated in many jurisdictions and the Uber platform is not available in several countries where the company is not able or willing to comply with local regulations.
Does Uber always track your location?
Uber can now track your location even when you’re not on a ride. Here’s how to turn it off. Uber has started collecting location data from passengers at all times, not just when they’re using the app or in an Uber car.