OHGO (“Application”) for mobile devices that was created by the Ohio Department
of Transportation (ODOT). The Application is offered to provide drivers in Ohio
with important information about incidents, among other details, on Ohio
highways. The application will provide push notifications to users who choose
to provide OHGO with the route they travel in order for OHGO to provide alerts
specific to that route.
What information does the Application obtain and how is it
User Provided Information
The Application obtains the information you provide when you set
up a personalized route. Creating a personalized route is optional. However,
please keep in mind that you will not be able to use some of the features offered by the Application
unless you create a personalized route with ODOT.
When you provide your personalized route and use the Application,
you provide (a) a starting and ending location for the route you are traveling
(b) the day(s) of the week and time of the day you desire to receive
personalized alerts on information about that route; (c) and information you
provide ODOT if you contact ODOT for help. We may also use the information you
provided ODOT to contact you from time to time to provide you with important
information or required notices.
Automatically Collected Information
In addition, the Application may collect certain information
automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile
devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the
type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use
Does the Application collect precise real time location
information of the device?
When you visit the mobile application, we may use GPS technology
(or other similar technology) to determine your current location in order to determine the city
you are located within and display a location map with relevant data. We will share your
current location with other users or partners in order to provide you with requested
If you do not want ODOT to use your location for the purposes set
forth above, you should turn off the location services for the mobile
application located in your account settings or in your mobile phone settings
and/or within the mobile application.
Do third parties see and/or have access to information
obtained by the Application?
Yes. We will share your information with third parties only in
the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We may disclose User Provided and
Automatically Collected Information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar
legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to
protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate
fraud, or respond to a government request. Our trusted services providers who work on our
behalf do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them
and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.
What are my opt-out rights?
You can stop all collection of information by the Application
easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available
as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or
Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information
We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application
and for a reasonable time thereafter. If
you’d like ODOT to delete
User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact ODOT
at email@example.com and we will respond in a
reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be
required in order for the Application to function properly.
We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or
market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her
child has provided ODOT with information without their consent, he or she
should contact ODOT at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.
We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your
information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to
protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to
this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that
information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be
aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for information
we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security
regularly for any new changes, as continued use is deemed acceptance and
approval of all changes.
By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of
"Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any
way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and
disclosing information, all of these activities which will take place in the
United States. If you reside outside the United States your information will be
transferred, processed and stored there under United States privacy standards.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the
Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact ODOT via
email at email@example.com.