Changing account details
Change your account information
First, you need to log in with the e-mail and password you used to register. Once you have logged in, at the top of any page, you can find your username. Move the cursor on top of it and select Settings. There you can change your profile photo, first and last names, e-mail, and password. In addition, you can add any information you find relevant to mention.
Contacting your host
Asking questions before you book a trip
- To reach a host, you you can easily message them in their listing’s page.
- Once your booking is confirmed, you can easily access your host’s contact details.
- Log in to your account and navigate to the booking details page to find the host’s contact information.
- Check the vehicle listing for information, and then follow up with a message to the host.
- Cancel the request if the response is unsatisfactory, or cancel the trip if the host accepts it without answering the question.
Sending a message to your host
During a trip, Tuuggo’s chat system is useful to ask questions, get directions, send pictures, and discuss any issues you may have with your host.
Select the booked trip and click “Send Message” to send a message to the host.
- When reaching out to your host, it is helpful to introduce yourself and provide relevant booking details.
- If you have specific questions or requests, clearly outline them in your initial message to ensure efficient communication.
- Hosts are typically responsive and aim to provide timely assistance. However, response times may vary depending on their availability and time zones.
- While waiting for a response, please allow some reasonable time for the host to reply. If it’s an urgent matter, mention it in your message.
- Maintain a friendly and respectful tone when communicating with your host.
- Clearly communicate your needs, concerns, or questions, and avoid using offensive or inappropriate language.
Troubleshooting communication issues
If you experience difficulties contacting your host or do not receive a response within a reasonable time frame, reach out to our customer support team for assistance. Provide them with relevant booking details and information about the communication issue.
- In case of emergencies during your trip, please follow any emergency protocols or instructions provided by your host.
- If immediate assistance is required, contact local emergency services as appropriate for your location. The emergency number in Portugal is 112.
After your trip, consider leaving feedback for your host. This helps the host improve their hosting experience and assists future guests in making informed decisions.
Closing your account
Implications of closing your account
- Cancels any forthcoming trips which may incur a cancellation fee.
- Holds you financially responsible for unpaid tickets, tolls, fees, reimbursements, or claims related to previous trips.
- Removes whatever vehicles you listed on the platform.
In order to reopen your account, you must reach Tuuggo directly at email@example.com
How to delete your account
- Log in to Tuuggo and go to Settings.
- If you wish to close your account, type your password and click “Delete Account”.
Data retention and deletion
- We maintain your data for specific periods based on the type of information collected.
- If you wish to delete your personal information, reach out to us and we will provide any assistance you may need.
Data collection and usage
- We want you to be informed about the types of data we collect when you use our carsharing platform.
- Rest assured that any data we collect is used solely for purposes such as verifying your account, processing transactions, and personalizing your experience.
- Your data security is our top priority. We have implemented robust security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, breaches, and misuse.
- Our platform utilizes encryption protocols, firewalls, and other advanced security technologies to safeguard your data.
Third-party services and data sharing
- Transparency is crucial to us. If we work with any third-party services or partners, we will clearly inform you and explain how they handle your data. This may be needed in the event of an incident with the car and the insurance company may need to access some of your personal information.
- We only share your data with trusted third parties in specific circumstances, such as for payment processing or when legally required.
Cookies and tracking technologies
- These technologies help improve website performance, personalize your experience, and analyze user behavior.
- You have the ability to manage your cookie settings or opt out if desired.
Compliance with regulations
- We comply with relevant privacy laws and regulations to protect your rights and ensure your privacy.
- Rest assured that we adhere to standards such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Privacy-related inquiries and concerns
- If you have any questions or concerns about your privacy, our dedicated support team is here to assist you.
- Please feel free to reach out to us with any privacy-related inquiries, and we will promptly address them.