Uber Eats is introducing a brand new function that exhibits customers how a lot of their private info is shared with their supply individual once they place an order on the app. The function, which is named “View as Supply Particular person,” is designed so as to add a stage of transparency when ordering meals by way of the app.
The function will present how a lot of your info is shared along with your courier at each stage of the supply. For example, whenever you request a supply, the courier will see your approximate supply location. When the courier accepts the supply, they are going to see your first identify and final preliminary, alongside along with your precise supply location and any buyer notes you will have added concerning your order. As soon as the supply is full, the courier will see your supply location, however not your home quantity or unit quantity.
The function additionally exhibits you what info the app deletes after particular orders. When you order alcohol, the supply individual is required to confirm your age by scanning your ID, however Uber notes that your ID info just isn’t viewable by the courier after supply and that the scan of your ID is deleted after 72 hours. As well as, whenever you select the “Depart at Door” possibility, the courier takes an image of the order at your door to verify the supply. Uber notes that the supply individual can’t entry the photograph after supply, and that this photograph is rarely saved, and is deleted when the supply individual closes their app.
The brand new function additionally tells you what info of yours Uber by no means exhibits your supply individual. For instance, your supply individual by no means will get entry to your fee technique, telephone quantity, the ranking you give them, your profile photograph or your final identify (until it’s required for alcohol purchases).
Uber launched an analogous function for its rideshare app in 2020 known as “View as Driver.” The brand new View as Supply Particular person function is now accessible in Canada and the USA.