MUTE International Ltd (“MUTE”, “we” “us” and “our”) is committed to respecting the privacy of a customer’s (“Customer”, “you”, “your”) personal information (“Personal Data”, “Personal Information”, “Information”).
We are required to comply with data protection legislation in respect of our processing of personal data, (which includes information about our staff, clients, customers and suppliers).
This notice will inform you about how we collect, use, dispose process manage and transfer of your Personal Data by MUTE International and its subsidiaries and franchises in other locations and jurisdictions.
We are bound by privacy requirements and local laws in the countries in which we operate as may be applicable to you depending on where you are using our products or services, including
Other jurisdictions have data and personal privacy laws and regulations and if they differ in legal requirement from the above, we follow those when collecting, storage, using, processing, transmission, provision and disclosure for nationals of those countries and jurisdictions. We set out details of this in the Other Jurisdictions section below.
MUTE International Ltd., ("MUTE") is a UK company with registration number 09905462 and address:
MUTE International Ltd
c/o Memery Crystal LLC
165 Fleet St, Holborn
London EC4A 2DY
For the purposes of UK, Swiss and EU Data protection laws, ("Data Protection Laws"), the controller for the processing of your personal data is:
MUTE International Ltd
c/o Memery Crystal LLC
165 Fleet St, Holborn
London EC4A 2DY
We have a Data Protection Officer who is responsible for overseeing privacy and privacy compliance at MUTE.
You can contact the Data Protection Officer at: email@example.com or at the above address.
This is information about you that you give us directly when you interact with us through our website, (“Site”), website app (“App”), direct communications, phone calls and face to face meetings. This information is required for us to offer the Services to you. Should you not wish to provide us with the information, you will be unable to use our Services.
You can also see how we use the information in: Section 6: How We Use your Personal Information
Types and Examples of Personal Data
Full name, Date of Birth, Usernames and passwords (logon credentials), Passport or other ID documents as required to show identity (both data and image format)
Mailing and or billing address, email address, contact phone numbers.
Driver’s license(s), CBT certificates (both data and image format)
Provided to our Payment Processor: Encrypted debit or credit cards details, bank information (including names, account numbers) if required for payment to and from you.
URL, Internet Protocol (IP) address, login data, browser/device details and location/time zone.
Data on the location (GPS or GNSS), route, direction speed as well as the status of the vehicle.
We do not currently collect mobile device location data, typically the GPS coordinates (latitude/longitude) of your device and/or (b) your Identifier for Advertisers (IFA) code for your Apple device, or the Android ID for your Android device, or a similar device identifier.
Your preferences and contact (email, phone number) for receiving marketing or promotional data from us or third parties, if you have opted in or not unsubscribed.
We also collect, use (process) and store aggregated data such as demographic and statistical data derived from your Personal Data (though it is not personal data if it does not directly or indirectly identify you).
We collect aggregated Vehicle usage data (locations (start/stop/waypoints), trip patterns and frequency, which is not personally identifiable, for various uses.
While this is not usually Personal data, in the event that you are we have to make a claim for an accident caused by you or another party, certain types of information may be required to be given to us and the Insurer by you. This may include photographs, diagrams, witness statements, police and accident reports.
The personal data and information is required generally to set up an account to use our Services, allow us to assess your eligibility to use our Services and Vehicles, for you to pay our subscription, administer your account, provide customer service, locate your vehicle, communicate with you about updates and resolve Service and Vehicle problems with you or if directed to relevant authorities. We use this information to inform you of promotions if you have opted to allow us to do so.
You may give us Personal Data by completing and submitting online forms, corresponding with us by email, phone, letter and face to face meetings. This includes personal data provided when you sign up on our App, Site for an account with us and apply to use our Services and Vehicles.
As you interact with our Site or app, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this Personal Data by using cookies, server logs
and other similar technologies. Please see the Cookie section for further details.
We may receive Personal Data about you from various third parties and public sources as set out below:
Generally, we rely on obtaining your implied consent as part of using our site, applying to use our Services and using our Services as our legal basis for processing your Personal Data (except for sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message or, when required to by law).
You have the right to withdraw consent to our or third party direct marketing at any time by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Below we set out the ways we plan to use your Personal Data and the legal bases that we rely on to do so or where we have identified our Legitimate Interests in such processing.
We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. Please contact email@example.com if you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose.
If we need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, we will inform you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. We may also process your Personal Data without your knowledge or consent in compliance with law where this is required or permitted by law.
How we use your Personal Data and the basis for doing so:
To register you as a new customer and an applicant for our Services
To process your payment to transactions and deliver goods or services including:
To manage our relationship with you which will include:
To administer and protect our business and our website or app (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data)
To deliver relevant website and app content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you
To use data analytics to improve our website and app, products/services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences
To make suggestions and recommendations to you about products or services that may be of interest to you
To prevent or recover from Vehicle theft, loss or impoundment and to:
Through the onboard telematics embedded in all our Vehicles, we can collect information from you each time you use our Vehicles. This includes technical information, information about location, route, stopping points and how much time is spent at each location. This information is collected by a 3rd party company who provides it only to us only on request (that is, when we specifically ask for it).
In the future, if you opt in, this may include the collection of the same data by our App- but does not as of this policy.
This is to provide, if necessary , the location of your ride, to provide the location services that are dependent on knowing that location. This is so we can display to you in the App, the location of your Vehicle available bikes if it is necessary.
Your Vehicle can be tracked for the duration of any use, including any pauses. This also informs whether we treat the bike as being located outside a designated parking area, abandoned, lost or stolen and it may also be used for reporting any loss or theft of the bike to the Police. It can also be used to assess the condition of the bike (for example but not limited to an accident, damage or unauthorised use).
You can choose to either limit location services to only when the App is in use or for as long as the app is active in the background of your device. Please refer to the App and 'Your Rights' section of this Privacy and Cookies Policy to learn more.
Some are essential to provide you with the service you register for. Otherwise you set your cookie choices and you can change them at any time. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of our App if you do so.
Instructions for how to activate and deactivate cookies varies on what browser you are using. Please click on the following links to find out how to manage cookies on your browsers:
We may give your information to selected third parties. Our selected third parties may include:
The data that we collect from you is stored in an Amazon Data Centre located within the EU. Our host provider is Zoho.
We may transfer your personal information outside the EU:
Where we are legally required to do so.
In order to facilitate the operation of our business, where it is in our legitimate interests and we have concluded these are not overridden by your rights.
Please see Contact Us for details on how to request information on protecting your personal data if transferred outside the EU.
Payment details you provide will be encrypted using leading technology and software before they are submitted over the internet. Payments made on the App and Site are made through our payment gateway provider, currently Stripe.
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Any payment transactions handled through our payment gateway provider are subject to their Payment Card Industry (PCI) certification. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our App you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. It is important that you do not share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our App; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Our App may, from time to time, contain links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such sites.
We retain personal data for as long as you have an account with us in order to meet our contractual obligations to you and for six years after that to identify any issues and resolve any legal proceedings. We may also retain aggregate information beyond this time for research purposes and to help us develop and improve our services. You cannot be identified from aggregate information retained or used for these purposes.
You have the right under certain circumstances:
Where the processing of your personal information by us is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent without detriment at any time by contacting us.
You can exercise the rights listed above at any time – see Contact Us.
If your request or concern is not satisfactorily resolved by us, you may approach the data protection authority. The Information Commissioner is the supervisory authority in the UK and can provide further information about your rights and our obligations in relation to your personal data, as well as deal with any complaints that you have about our processing of your personal data.