We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you participate in any interactive features of the Services, fill out a form, provide feedback, participate in a contest or promotion, apply for a job, communicate with us via third party sites, request customer support, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and any other information you choose to provide.
When you access or use our Services, we may automatically collect information about you, including:
We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Services. For example, we may collect information about you from third parties, including but not limited to identity verification services and publicly available sources.
We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:
We may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.
The Services may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools, which let you share actions you take on our Services with other media, and vice versa. Your use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.
Waymo takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
Waymo is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing, transfer and storage of information in and to the U.S. and other countries, where you may not have the same rights and protections as you do under local law.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.
You may opt out of receiving promotional messages from Waymo by following the instructions in those messages. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as those about our ongoing business relations.
The California Consumer Privacy Act (or CCPA for short), is designed to give California residents the ability to delete the personal information associated with their Waymo account or download a copy of it. California residents who exercise these rights will not receive any penalties or disparate treatment. If you have any questions or would like to request the download or deletion of your personal information please visit this help page or use the Support tab in the Waymo app while signed in to your account. Waymo does not sell your personal information. We only share your information as described in this policy. Waymo also only processes your information for the purposes described in this policy, which include “business purposes” under the CCPA.