Today we’re publishing new Privacy Statements for both riders and drivers. These are half as long as before, with much less legal jargon. And they are available in 23 languages: the vast majority of the languages spoken in the 57 countries where Uber operates. These new statements explain more clearly and concisely what data Uber asks for, and how that data is used to provide or improve our services.
Protecting personal data and privacy is foundational to the trust between Uber and our riders. To ensure that foundation remains strong, two months ago we embarked on a comprehensive review of our Privacy Program. We enlisted outside experts from the global law firm Hogan Lovells to thoroughly examine how we safeguard rider data, and we’d like to share their findings with you today.