Ben Franklin Transit owns this website and the BFT MyRide
Ben Franklin Transit (the Agency) either owns the
intellectual property rights in the underlying HTML, text, audio clips, video
clips and other content (the Content) that is made available to you on this web
site and app, or has obtained the expressed permission of the owner of the
intellectual property to use the Content on this website.
Ben Franklin Transit does not guarantee the quality,
accuracy or completeness of any information on this website. This web site may include inaccuracies or
typographical errors and the information is provided without warranty or
condition of any kind.
Ben Franklin Transit offers this information in good faith,
but makes no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, with regard to the
correctness, accuracy and/or reliability of this data. Do not rely on this map
as being a precise indicator of feature locations, measurements, routes, or
The Agency has a number of applications associated with the
website. Any personal information that
you may submit through these applications including email address and contact
information is collected solely for the purpose of utilizing the specific
application. Cookies may be used in
Google Analytics as described below.
Privacy Statement – General
We are committed to providing our visitors with a website
that respects their privacy. This page
summarizes the privacy practices of the website and all associated systems,
processes and applications under the direct control of Ben Franklin Transit.
We do not automatically gather any personal information from
you, such as your name, phone number, or email address. This information is only obtained if you
supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via email, or registering
in a secure portion of the site. Any personal information you do provide is protected
under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
We use software that receives and records the Internet
Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our website. We make no attempt to link these addresses
with the identity of individuals visiting our site or their usage patterns
unless unauthorized use of the Agency's website is detected or is required for
a law enforcement investigation.
We are not responsible for the content and the privacy
practices of third party services used by the website and the BFT MyRide App
decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and
Third party services used by the BFT MyRide App
The BFT MyRide App uses the following third party services
and by installing the BFT MyRide App you accept any associated terms and
policies utilized by the services outlined below
The BFT MyRide App uses Google Maps to display route and
The BFT MyRide App uses the Google Authentication API to
allow users to log in to the BFT MyRide App using their Google account, if it
is enabled in the BFT MyRide App Admin page. The Google Accounts Authentication
The BFT MyRide App uses reCAPTCHA to ensure that only humans
sign up to use The BFT MyRide App. Please visit this webpage for more details.
The BFT MyRide App uses OneSignal services to perform push
notifications. This allows the BFT MyRide App to send out bus time
notifications and news alerts to users that have signed up to receive them in a
The BFT MyRide App uses Facebook OAuth authentication to
allow users to log in to the BFT MyRide App using their Facebook account, if it
The BFT MyRide App uses Twilio for both inbound and outbound
bus time and news alert notifications via the user’s provided SMS phone number.
The BFT MyRide App uses Bit.ly to generate short URLs that
link to pages in the BFT MyRide App website or Native App. Bit.ly’s Privacy
Policy is available here.
Privacy Statement - Secured Transactions
The Agency is governed by the Freedom of Information and
Protection of Privacy Act. When the
Agency receives your personal information through a secured environment, the
Agency will only ask you for the personal information that it needs to provide
you with the service you request. The
Agency will use all reasonable steps to ensure the security of that information
once received and will not distribute it to any third party unless required by
law to do so.
For questions or comments regarding these practices, or for
additional information about the administration of the Freedom of Information
and Protection of Privacy Act, contact the Public Records Coordinator by e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 509.734.5125.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service
provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are
text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use
the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website
(including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on
servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose
of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity
for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity
and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties
where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the
information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with
the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do
this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By
using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google
in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Trademarks and Copyright
Ben Franklin Transit crest and logo are registered
trademarks of Ben Franklin Transit. All
text, graphics, photos, audio and video contained in this web site and the BFT
MyRide App, are protected under copyright law.
By using the BFT MyRide App you accept the Terms and
Conditions outlined in this document.