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We operate in the United States and this Privacy Statement is intended for users located in the United States. If you are located outside of the U.S., please be aware that the information we collect will be processed in the U.S. and will be subject to 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.
Personal Information We Collect and How We Use and Share It
Presently, the personal information we may collect includes:
- Information You Provide. This information may include personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, email address, phone number, and demographic information, such as your age, gender, hometown, and interests.
- This information may be collected when you choose to interact with our website, as well as with third-party websites that are linked with our website, including social media.
- We may also collect information disclosed when entering contests, sweepstakes, or submitting surveys we, or a third-party on our behalf, may run.
- Data provided by you from communications and other feedback, including questions, vulnerability reports, and other messages you address to us directly such as email or online forms may also be collected.
- Automatically Collected Information. When you visit our website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information, such as:
- Access times;
- The pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the website.
- Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses of the devices you're using to interact with us online;
- Tools such as cookies and other local storage used by websites and web browsers to maintain information regarding your previous activities on a site;
- Information regarding your internet connection including your Internet Service Provider, connection type, and approximate city level location of your internet connection based on IP address;
- Information about how the device is interacting with our Website and social media accounts;
- Type and version of your device’s operating system and web browser;
- Specific interactions with our Website (such as which pages you viewed, in what order, and how long you engaged with each page); and
- Error logs.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on our website, including:
- Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to help us understand your use of our website and the popularity of certain content so we can improve your experience. You can learn about Google’s privacy practices at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and you can opt out of Google Analytics by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
- LinkedIn Insights Tag. We use LinkedIn Insights Tag to retarget our website visitors and learn insights about your interactions with our LinkedIn advertisements. You can learn about LinkedIn’s privacy practices at www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy, and you can opt out of LinkedIn Insights Tag at www.linkedin.com/psettings/.
- Google Ads. We use Google Ads to help us determine how effective our ad campaigns are. You can learn about Google’s privacy practices relating to Google Ads at policies.google.com/privacy, and you can prevent your participation in Google Ads conversion tracking by setting your browser to block cookies from the domain www.googleadservices.com.
Like many companies, we and our service providers may use "cookies" and other tracking technologies to gather information about your visit to our Website (see “Information We Collect” above). We use these tools to measure site activity, provide a better user experience, and to deliver, evaluate and tailor our marketing communications and online advertisements for you. Cookies are used by websites and web browsers to maintain information regarding your previous activities on a website, including what content has been displayed to you. Cookies are also used to optimize the performance of our Website.
We may use the personal information you provide to us or that we collect about you to:
- Respond to an email or other inquiry or request, including to fulfill your request to subscribe to a TuSimple newsletter;
- Customize your experience on our website;
- Deliver advertisements to you, including on other websites you visit;
- Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties;
- Provide, maintain, analyze, and improve our Website;
- Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve the functionality of our website;
- Perform other business activities as needed, such as for recruiting purposes; and
- Fulfill any other purpose for which you provide your information or to which you otherwise consent.
- Develop new products and services;
- Communicate with you for a range of reasons (including providing information, including updates and notices, we think will be of interest to you, conducting surveys, and responding to your comments, questions, and requests);
- Protect the rights and property of TuSimple, our users, and others;
- Detect, prevent, and respond to fraud, abuse, and security issues; and
- Carry out any other purpose described to you at the time the information was collected.
We may aggregate or de-identify information such that it is no longer linked to you or your device. This notice does not limit our ability to use or disclose aggregated or de-identified information that is not linked to you.
We will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone.
At all times, TuSimple reserves the right to disclose your personal information where required by law or to comply with a valid legal process (such as a search warrant, subpoena, or court order), to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, to protect TuSimple’s rights or property, or during emergencies when personal safety is at risk.
We may also share your personal information with our third-party service providers (but only as necessary to provide services to us) and our affiliates, in which case we will require those third-party service providers and affiliates to keep such information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
Among the third-party service providers that TuSimple uses, and which may collect your personal information on TuSimple’s behalf in order to provide services to TuSimple, are the following:
Finally, we may share your personal information with a buyer or other successor company in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of TuSimple’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of a bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by TuSimple about our website visitors is among the assets transferred.
If you have any questions as to how we collect and use your personal information, or would like to opt out of any future contacts from us, please contact us at email@example.com. In addition, to the extent required by applicable law, you may have the right to request access to or delete your personal information. If you wish to do any of these things, please contact us at the email address listed above.
Do Not Track Features
Links to External Websites
For your convenience and informational purposes, our Website may contain links to external websites that are not owned or controlled by TuSimple. TuSimple has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any external websites. If you visit such sites, your activities and the collection, use, and disclosure of information will be subject to the privacy policies and terms of the external websites or services, and not this Privacy Statement.
TuSimple’s website is not intended for children. It is intended for adults. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we find out that a child under 13 has given us personal information, we will take steps to delete that information.
We have implemented reasonable measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. But no security measures are 100% secure and, thus, we cannot guarantee the security of your information. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for the circumvention by any third party of any privacy settings or security measures we implement.
Job Candidate Privacy
For information regarding your privacy as a candidate for a position with TuSimple, please visit our Candidate Privacy Statement.
Privacy Inquiries and Information Requests
In some places you may have certain rights under privacy and data protection laws. These may include the right to request to have your personal information updated or deleted, to access your personal information, or to object to TuSimple using that personal information for certain purposes. These rights are subject to verification and certain exceptions. If you are a California resident, for instance, state law affords you certain privacy rights. You can learn more about these in the next section, “California Privacy Rights and Additional Information.”
No matter where you are from, if you have questions or concerns about TuSimple’s privacy practices or this Privacy Statement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
California Privacy Rights and Additional Information
California Data Access and Deletion Rights
If you are a California resident, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) allows you to make certain requests about your personal information (as defined in the CCPA). Specifically, the CCPA allows you to request that we:
- Inform you about the categories of personal information we collect or disclose about you; the categories of sources of such information; the business or commercial purpose for collecting your personal information; and the categories of third-parties with whom we share/disclose personal information.
- Provide access to and/or a copy of certain personal information we hold about you.
- Delete certain personal information we have about you.
- Provide you with information about the financial incentives that we offer to you, if any.
Please note that certain information may be exempt from such requests under California law. For example, we need certain information in order to provide our Website to you.
- Verification: Depending on the sensitivity of the information you are requesting and the type of request you are making, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity based on the information that we currently possess. This may include, at a minimum, verifying your contact information and matching it with our records.
- Authorized Agent: You are also permitted to designate an authorized agent to submit certain requests on your behalf. In order for an authorized agent to be verified, you must provide the authorized agent with signed, written permission to make such requests or a power of attorney. We may also follow up with you to verify your identity before processing the authorized agent’s request.
The CCPA further provides you with the right not to be discriminated against (as provided for by applicable law) for exercising your access or deletion rights.
If you would like to exercise these rights please contact us as email@example.com.
California “Shine the Light” Disclosure
If you are a California resident you have the right to request information from TuSimple regarding the manner in which TuSimple shares certain categories of your personal information with third-parties, for the third-parties’ direct marketing purposes. We do not share personal information for such purposes.
Questions and Comments
TuSimple Privacy Statement for Applicants and Candidates
This Privacy Statement explains what information we collect during the application and recruitment process, how we use that information, and how you may access and update it.
TuSimple’s hiring process consists of multiple steps designed to evaluate your skills and qualifications for a particular position. When you choose to participate in the TuSimple hiring process, TuSimple may collect or obtain personal information about you. This information may include:
- Name, address, email address, telephone number, and other contact information
- Resume or CV and employment history
- Driving history (where applicable)
- Voluntary demographic information, including gender, race, ethnicity, citizenship, and/or nationality
- Veteran status
- Health information (only if required by law)
- A government-issued ID (only where required by job responsibilities)
- US Work Authorization Documentation
TuSimple will use the information that you provide to assist in our recruitment and hiring process, including the following:
- Evaluating you for current and future job opportunities, including matching your skills and interests to applicable job requirements;
- Communicating with you throughout the hiring process;
- Complying with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes or government requests or inquiries; and
- Improving our hiring and/or recruitment processes, including improving our diversity and inclusion efforts.
- If you are offered and accept employment with TuSimple, information collected about you during the hiring process may become part of your employment record.
Data Retention and Deletion
We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this statement unless longer retention is required by law or for auditing purposes.
Privacy Inquiries and Correcting Your Information
If you have concerns or questions about this Privacy Statement for Applicants and Candidates or about TuSimple’s privacy practices, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
In some places, you may have certain rights under data protection law. These may include the right to have your information updated or deleted, to access your information, or to object to TuSimple using it for certain purposes.
If you wish to access, correct, or delete your information, please contact email@example.com. We will process requests in accordance with applicable law, and there may be circumstances where we are not able to comply with your request.
Updates to Privacy Statement
We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time. We will post any changes to this policy to this page.