Privacy Notice

May 25, 2018

Welcome to Spatula! Below is a summary of our privacy practices when you use the Spatula web app or Spatula Go mobile app.

What information do we collect about you?

  • Account information provided to us when you create a Spatula account such as your email address, name, and picture.
  • Information about your use of Spatula such as IP address, information about your specific device (operating system and web browser), preferences, and information about your interaction with Spatula including mouse clicks, and button presses.
  • Information provided to us when creating jobs in Spatula including pickup and dropoff addresses, customer contact information, and a description of the job.

How we collect information about you

  • Provided by you - When interacting with Spatula, such as when creating jobs through the web app, or completing jobs as a driver with the Spatula Go driver app, we ask you to provide information to us through a number of forms.
  • From other users - Spatula users may enter information about you including your name, email address, and street address, when creating jobs in Spatula.
  • When using Spatula - Information about your Spatula usage is collected automatically.

Information we share with third parties

We won't share any information about with third parties except in the cases outlined below.

  • We share usage information with third parties Mixpanel, Google Analytics, and Inspectlet.
  • We'll send information to third parties through webhooks or websockets as explicitly requested by you by either registering a webhook or connecting to our websocket API.
  • Stripe is our payment processor. We share your name and payment information with them to receive payment. You can view Stripe's privacy policy at https://stripe.com/privacy/
  • We may use anonymised data sets to collaborate with research institutions such as universities for research and development activities.

How we use information collected about you

We use information about you to:

  • Offer you services - We use information about you to facilitate the Spatula platform as outlined in our terms of service.
  • Communicate - We use your email address and name to communicate with you about new features, transactions, and support requests.
  • Offer you the most relevant jobs - When using Spatula Go we'll use your location to send you the nearest job offers.
  • Improve our services - We use information about your use of Spatula to gain insight into your use of the product and inform future changes we make to the platform.

We process the above information under the following circumstances:

  • When you have consented to the use of your information.
  • To perform services requested by you, or respond to communications.
  • We have a legitimate interest to use your personal data:

    • To operate the Spatula platform.
    • To analyse your use of the platform to improve services and inform future feature development.
  • To conduct research and development activities, we may use aggregated data sets to develop and test new algorithms.

Access to your information

  • You can request a copy of all information we hold about you by sending a request to privacy@spatula.io.

Opt out

You can opt out of some uses of your personal information.

  • Email communications

    • If you no longer wish to receive emails from us you can use the unsubscribe button located at the bottom of the email.
  • Mobile devices

    • We send you push notifications when new jobs become available. You can opt out by changing the push notification settings on your device.
    • We collect location information automatically while you use Spatula Go. You can opt out by changing the location settings on your mobile device. Note you will no longer be able to receive automatically dispatched jobs after disabling location data.
  • Web browser

  • Research
    • You may inform us if you don't wish your data to be included in any anonymised data sets for research and development activities.

In addition you may withdraw consent at any time and can request that personal information we hold about you be amended or deleted by sending a request to privacy@spatula.io.