What information do we collect?
Information we collect when you use our services
We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We only use collected personal information in the context of providing or improving these services.
If you contact us directly, we may receive information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, and any other personal information you may choose to provide.
Account Registration / Posting a review
To be able to publicly post a review on our site you also need to create an account. When creating an account and submitting a review we may process and store information about you such as your full name, email-address, location, and any other information you choose to share with us as part of the review.
Commenting on a news article
When commenting on a news article we may process and store information about you such as your full name, email-address, and any other information you choose to share with us as a part of you comment.
Sign-up for our newsletter
When you sign up for our newsletter we may process and store information about your full name and email address.
The data provided when communicating with us, creating an account, submitting a review, commenting on an article or signing up for our newsletter as described above is considered “personal identifying information”, as it can personally identify you.
Information we collect when you use our services
Analytics and tracking
When you visit our website, we may automatically log the standard data provided by your web browser. It may include an anonymized version of your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and version, the pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on each page, and other details.
We may also collect data about the device you are using to access our website. This data may include the device type, operating system, unique device identifiers, device settings, and geo-location data. What we collect can depend on the individual settings of your device and software. We recommend checking the policies of your device manufacturer or software provider to learn what information they make available to us.
We may also automatically collect information about your use of features of our services, about the functionality of our services, frequency of visits, and other information related to your interactions with our services.
How do we use your information?
We may use a combination of identifying and non-identifying information to understand who our visitors are, how they use our services, and how we may improve their experience of our website in future. We also use this information to gain insights into demographics, product and service popularity, and the effectiveness of our marketing activity. We do not disclose the specifics of this information publicly, but may share aggregated and anonymised versions of this information, for example, in website and customer usage trend reports or with our partners.
We primarily use your personal information for the purposes of granting you access to engage with certain areas of our site in the following ways:
To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
To improve our website in order to better serve you.
To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products.
To notify you of any changes to your account and service.
We may use your personal details to contact you with updates about our website and services, along with promotional content that we believe may be of interest to you. If you wish to opt out of receiving promotional content, you can follow the “unsubscribe” instructions provided alongside any promotional correspondence from us.
Do we share your information with any third-parties?
Third-party services and external consultants
We rely on third party service providers to perform certain services for us in connection with your use of the Service, such as hosting, email marketing, analytics and tracking, network security, technical and customer support, our own marketing of our service, and other functions.
These services may access our data solely for the purpose of performing specific tasks on our behalf. We do not give them permission to disclose or use any of our data for any other purpose.
We may, from time to time, also allow limited access to our data by external consultants and agencies for the purpose of analysis and service improvement. This access is only permitted for as long as necessary to perform a specific function.
We only work with third-party providers and external agencies whose privacy policies align with ours.
Information shared publicly on our site
Account Registration / Posting a review
When creating an account and posting a review on our site we may publicly display your first name your last initial, your location and other information you provided when submitting a review.
Commenting on news article
When commenting on a news article we may publicly display your name and other information you provided in your comment.
Required by law or legal investigations
We may cooperate with government and law enforcement if we believe the requested information is necessary and appropriate to comply with legal process, to protect our own rights and property, to protect the safety of the public and any person, to prevent a crime, or to prevent what we reasonably believe to be illegal, legally actionable, or unethical activity.
We do not otherwise share or supply personal information to third parties. We do not sell or rent your personal information to marketers or third parties.
Do we use 'cookies'?
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Can change your personal information:
By emailing us on email@example.com
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Limits of our policy
Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and policies of those sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy practices.
Changes to this policy
Your rights and responsibilities
As our user, you have the right to be informed about how your data is collected and used. You are entitled to know what data we collect about you, and how it is processed. You have the right to correct and update any personal information about you, and to request this information be deleted by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are entitled to restrict or object to our use of your data, while retaining the right to use your personal information for your own purposes. You have the right to opt out of data about you being used in decisions based solely on automated processing.
You have the right to opt-out of marketing communications we send you at any time. You can do so by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of emails we send you. To opt-out of other types of marketing communication contact us on email@example.com.
You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority.
Feel free to contact us if you have any concerns or questions about how we handle your data and personal information.
Reviews are those of the individual poster and are their own subjective opinions and not opinions of Driverless Ratings. We do not endorse nor are we affiliated with any manufacturer or provider of any vehicle listed or reviewed on this site. Driverless Ratings reserves the right to remove any review or rating that fails to meet these guidelines.
Reviews must be:
Relevant to DriverlessRatings and our visitors.
Free from any web links, ads, solicitations, or any other offer to other persons.
Posted by a driver, passenger or observer of a driverless vehicle.
Please do not impersonate anyone or claim to be someone other than who you are. Please do not make up, exaggerate or otherwise give anything but a true, factual account of your experience.
Free from any inappropriate content including profanities or obscenities.
Driverless Ratings reserves the right to remove any review for any reason at any time.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data that a website stores on your device when you visit, typically containing information about the website itself, a unique identifier that allows the site to recognise your web browser when you return, additional data that serves the purpose of the cookie, and the lifespan of the cookie itself.
Cookies are used to enable certain features (eg. logging in), to track site usage (eg. analytics), to store your user settings (eg. timezone, notification preferences), and to personalise your content (eg. advertising, language).
Cookies set by the website you are visiting are normally referred to as “first-party cookies”, and typically only track your activity on that particular site. Cookies set by other sites and companies (ie. third parties) are called “third-party cookies”, and can be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service.
Types of cookies and how we use them
Essential cookies are crucial to your experience of a website, enabling core features like user logins och account management. We use essential cookies to enable certain functions on our website.
Performance cookies are used in the tracking of how you use a website during your visit, without collecting personal information about you. Typically, this information is anonymous and aggregated with information tracked across all site users, to help companies understand visitor usage patterns, identify and diagnose problems or errors their users may encounter, and make better strategic decisions in improving their audience’s overall website experience. These cookies may be set by the website you’re visiting (first-party) or by third-party services. We use performance cookies on our site.
Functionality cookies are used in collecting information about your device and any settings you may configure on the website you’re visiting (like language and timezone settings). With this information, websites can provide you with customised, enhanced or optimised content and services. These cookies may be set by the website you’re visiting (first-party) or by third-party service. We use functionality cookies for selected features on our site.
Targeting/advertising cookies are used in determining what promotional content is more relevant and appropriate to you and your interests. Websites may use them to deliver targeted advertising or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. This helps companies improve the effectiveness of their campaigns and the quality of content presented to you. These cookies may be set by the website you’re visiting (first-party) or by third-party services. Targeting/advertising cookies set by third-parties may be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service. We do not use this type of cookie on our site.
Third-party cookies on our site
We may use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. Read more.
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
Our third-party privacy promise
We review the privacy policies of all our third-party providers before enlisting their services to ensure their practices align with ours. We will never knowingly include third-party services that compromise or violate the privacy of our users.
How you can control or opt out of cookies
If you browse websites from multiple devices, you may need to update your settings on each individual device.
Although some cookies can be blocked with little impact on your experience of a website, blocking all cookies may mean you are unable to access certain features and content across the sites you visit.
Terms of Service
By accessing the website at https://driverlessratings.com, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.
Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Driverless Ratings' website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
modify or copy the materials;
use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Driverless Ratings' website;
remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials;
or transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Driverless Ratings at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
The materials on Driverless Ratings' website are provided on an 'as is' basis. Driverless Ratings makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.
Further, Driverless Ratings does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
In no event shall Driverless Ratings or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Driverless Ratings' website, even if Driverless Ratings or a Driverless Ratings authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
Accuracy of materials
The materials appearing on Driverless Ratings' website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Driverless Ratings does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. Driverless Ratings may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However Driverless Ratings does not make any commitment to update the materials.
Driverless Ratings has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Driverless Ratings of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.
Driverless Ratings may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.
These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Sweden and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.