Taxify Terms and Conditions
Taxify is a web-based app for ordering a taxi; it communicates taxi service requests to the taxi service providers who have been registered as users of the Taxify system. The private limited company Taxify OÜ (registry code 12417834), founded in the Republic of Estonia, is the holder of rights and service provider of the Taxify app.
1. Using the Taxify app
1.1 The use of the Taxify app requires installation of the software and registration of a user account. During the installation of the Taxify app, the mobile number of the Taxify service user is linked to the respective user account and added to the database.
1.2 When using the Taxify app, the user can choose whether he/she wishes to pay for the taxi service to the taxi driver or use Taxify credit card or mobile payment.
1.3 Any complaints can be sent to our support team via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling our support line +372 5354 1272 (available on workdays 08.00-17.00 EET).
2. Taxify credit card and mobile payment conditions (available only in certain countries, please follow instructions on your local application)
2.1 The user of the Taxify app can pay for the taxi service with a credit card payment, which requires the prior activation of the credit card data within the app and acceptance of Taxify Terms and Conditions.
2.2 Mobile payments can be made by a user of the Taxify app who has concluded a mobile payment agreement.
2.3 When making credit card and mobile payments, the receiver of the payment is Taxify OÜ, who forwards the received payment to the taxi service provider.
2.4 When making credit card and mobile payments, a service free is added per each order of taxi service. The named service fee includes payment commission fees, incl. Visa / MasterCard service fees. The amount of the service fee is displayed in the mobile app. In the event that the mobile payment intermediary enacts a fee for the usage of the payment service, which has to be paid by the taxi customers separately, then the named fees are not included in the Taxify credit card and mobile payment fee.
2.5 The intermediation of credit card payments in the Taxify app is carried out through ADYEN BV pursuant to the following conditions https://www.adyen.com/home/support/manuals. Terms & Conditions.
2.6 Taxify shall be responsible for the functioning of credit card payments and offers card owners support in solving problems. The resolution of credit card and mobile payment related disputes also takes place through Taxify. The contact for Taxify credit card and mobile payment support service is: email@example.com and phone number +372 5354 1272 – Inquiries submitted by e-mail shall receive a response within one business day. Taxify shall resolve all credit card and mobile payment related complaints and applications within two business days.
2.7. When offering credit card and mobile payments, Taxify acts as the economic agent of taxi service providers by intermediating payments made in the Taxify app. The obligation of the taxi customer in front of the taxi service provider shall be considered fulfilled as of the moment when the payment order is made for the payment of funds into the Taxify bank account. Taxify shall not be responsible for the exercise of the taxi customer’s payment order.
3. Ordering or cancelling a taxi service
3.1 If the Taxify app user orders a taxi and the taxi driver has confirmed the receipt of service then the taxi is considered pre-ordered.
3.2 Cancelling the use of an ordered taxi is considered to be the situation where the taxi driver has notified about the receipt of an order and the Taxify app user waives the taxi service after receipt of the notice.
3.3 Cancelling the use of an ordered taxi is also considered to be the situation where the user of the Taxify app or people whom the taxi was ordered for do not appear in the taxi within 8 minutes as of the time when the taxi driver notified them about the arrival of the taxi in its destination.
3.4 In case of cancelling the taxi service the Taxify app user has to pay 2 EUR as a penalty fee. In the event that the Taxify user notifies about the cancelling of taxi service within 5 minutes as of receiving of the notification concerning the receipt of the order through Taxify, the user does not have to pay the penalty fee.
3.5 We have the right to revoke the right to use the app if the user has waived the use of taxi service on 3 successive instances in one 24 hour period. In that case the app notifies the user about the number of cancellations and after waiving the 3rd time, Taxify cancels the usage right. Taxify usage right can be cancelled for up to six months. After that the user can reactivate his/her user account by contacting the local team via email.
4. Use of the Taxify app
4.1 Taxify is a mobile app enabling the persons requiring a taxi service to find a suitable provider by sharing data on their geographic location.
4.2 The use of the Taxify app is based on a non-exclusive licence issued by Taxify OÜ. The licence agreement is valid for a non-limited period and is free of charge for the taxi customer. In case of any faults in the software, we shall endeavour to correct them as soon as possible, but please keep in mind that the functioning of the app may be restricted due to occasional technical errors and we are not able to guarantee unlimited faultless functioning of the app at all times. We shall also accept no liability for any losses incurred as a consequence of the Taxify app not functioning or not being usable in the desired manner. In the event that the taxi customer’s right to use the app is cancelled, the corresponding non-exclusive licence shall also be repealed.
4.3 As the Taxify app is a means of communication between taxi customers and taxi service providers, Taxify cannot influence or take any responsibility for the quality or defects of the service. For this reason, we are unable to guarantee consistently accurate and faultless provision of taxi services located via Taxify. For resolving complaints please contact our support team (referred to in clause 1.3).
4.4 The Taxify app does not constitute an offer or brokerage of taxi transportation for customers. The Taxify app is not a means for organising the provision of transportation services. It is also not an agency service for finding customers for taxi service providers.
4.5 The consumer’s right of refund (withdrawal) is not applied to Taxify app orders.
5. By registering an account with Taxify, a taxi customer shall accept the following conditions
5.3 Taxify shall be entitled to transfer the database of personal data to third parties without prior notification of the app users. In case of a transfer of the business or the database, the rights and conditions arising from this licence agreement shall be transferred as well.
5.4 Taxify shall be entitled to forward personal data and bank data to credit card and mobile payment intermediaries.
5.5 Taxify has the right to send marketing messages and authentication codes through SMS messages.
6. Good practice of using the Taxify app
6.1 As Taxify is not a provider or broker of the taxi service, we are unable to influence the quality of the taxi service. Any issues with defects or quality of the taxi service shall be resolved in accordance with the rules and regulations of the taxi service provider or the relevant supervisory authority.
6.2 Taxify is committed to contributing to improvement of the quality of taxi services. For this reason, we ask to fill out a feedback form in the Taxify app. This enables us to offer suggestions to the taxi service providers for improving the quality of their service.
6.3 We expect that the users of the Taxify app use the app in good faith and are respectful of the taxi drivers who offer their services through Taxify.
6.4 Taxify shall make every effort to ensure that only drivers, who have integrity and are respectful of their profession and customers, use the Taxify app. However, we are in no position to guarantee that every provider of taxi services, located via the Taxify app, satisfies the aforementioned criteria at all times. If you experience objectionable taxi service, please notify the company responsible for the service, a supervisory authority or our support team (referred to in clause 1.3).
7. Free rides referral campaign
7.1 Taxify shall reward riders with a 5€ discount code for every new unique rider they invite to use the app.
7.2 The reward code will only be valid if the new rider uses Taxify’s mobile payments for the first ride.
7.3 Taxify has the right to void any discount codes and block rider accounts if it suspects any fraudulent activities and charge the rider for the damages caused.