Privacy Policy

Last updated: October 13, 2015

This Privacy Policy, as amended or otherwise changed from time to time (the “Privacy Policy”), explains the manner in which Parkt, Inc. d/b/a Validated (“Validated”) collects, uses, maintains and discloses user information obtained through the Validated mobile application (the “App”) and the Validated website (the “Validated Site”, and collectively, the “Service”). The terms “Validated” “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to Parkt, Inc. By using the App, you consent to the data practices prescribed in this Privacy Policy. On occasion, Validated may revise this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in law, our personal data collection and use practices, App features, or advances in technology. We will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on this Privacy Policy the date it was last updated.

Capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Terms of Service.


General Information. We collect and store information you enter on the App, such as name and email address, as well as information that you give us access to through your social media accounts. We will also collect transactional information related to your Validation Offers and redemptions. If you want to redeem Validation Credits directly to your bank account, you will be required to provide us with your bank account details. Choosing not to provide requested information may prevent you from accessing or utilizing the Service.

Automatic Information. When you use the Service, some information is automatically collected, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system, browser type, the address of a referring website, and your activity on the Service. We may also automatically collect logistical information in server logs, including information about how you use various features of the Service and information about the number, frequency and length of each session.


We use information about you to provide you with the Service, which may include but is not limited to:

> Processing and completing any transactions in connection with the Service (e.g., redeeming a parking validation offer, or redeeming Validation Credits); > Personalizing your user experience; > Providing customer support services; > Improving the App and Service; > Marketing, advertising or promotional efforts; > Notifying you about important changes to the Service; and > Any other purpose for which this information is collected.


We may share your personal information with the following entities:

> Third-party vendors who provide services or functions on our behalf, including business analytics, customer service, marketing, and fraud prevention. > Business partners (e.g., merchants) with whom we may jointly offer products or services, or whose products or services may be offered on the App. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of these business partners.

We also may share your information:

> In response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us; > When we believe it is appropriate to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of our company or this App, our users, or others; and in connection with our Terms of Service; > When you give us your consent to do so, including if we notify you on the App that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information; > In an aggregate or anonymized form that does not directly identify you; > To enforce or apply this Privacy Policy, the Terms, or our other policies or agreements; and > In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition, or in any other situation where personally identifiable information may be disclosed or transferred as one of the business assets of Validated.


You can access and update your contact information logging into your Validated account and accessing your account dashboard. You can close your account by contacting us at the email address listed below. Please note that after you close an account, you will not be able to sign in or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new account at any time. Please also note that we may retain information associated with your account, including for analytical purposes as well as for record keeping integrity.


Cookies are small data text files and can be stored on your computer’s hard drive (if your web browser permits). The Site uses cookies for the following purposes:

> Analytics/Log Files. The Service gathers information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data; > To provider you with a better user experience; and > Improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Service.


We want you to feel comfortable using our App, and we are committed to protecting the information we collect and receive from you. While we cannot guarantee security, we have implemented customary administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information that is collected and stored, and information that you provide to us directly.


If any part of the App links you to external websites or applications (each an “External Site”), those External Sites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend you examine the privacy statements posted on the External Sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.


If you are visiting our website from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States, where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country, but please be assured that we take steps to ensure that your privacy is protected. By using our services, you understand that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Policy.


If you have questions about either this Privacy Policy, please email us at