Privacy Policy

R/com Studios, LLC (BimmerPod,” or we”) wants you to feel secure relative to how we work with you, as you use either our web-based or iOS-based software. We want you to be familiar with the type of information we collect from you, and how we use it. 

Read through this document, which we’re calling our “Privacy Policy,” and gain a better understanding about the information we collect relative to your use of our apps and services. 

The Services” include our” website, the BimmerPod podcast, any other mobile support apps, our customer service portal, and any related services or digital tools connected with the above. Our services include our web-based podcast, our CRM support portal, any videos we present via social media or YouTube™, as well as live event presentations. 

By using the Services, you agree that you are accepting the practices that we have outlined in this Policy, and that you consent to having your data transferred to and processed in the United States, where our facilities are located. This Privacy Policy describes the information we collect through the Services, how we may use that information, and with whom we may share it. This Privacy Policy is organized according to the sections below:

  • Information We Obtain
  • How We Use the Information We Obtain
  • Sharing of Information
  • General

Information We Gather

There are three ways in which we may obtain personally identifying information from you: you may submit it; we collect it automatically through our online Services; or we collect it automatically via our Mobile Apps. Different types of information may be collected through each channel, and you should understand both how we do this and what types of information we collect on each channel.

  • Information You Submit You may choose to provide us with personal information through the Services, such as through forms, account portals, interfaces, and interactions with other customer support portals and channels:
      • Contact information, such as your name and email address.
      • Other information about yourself, such as your age, gender, location, date of birth, language preference or interests.
      • Your photograph.
      • Information related or connected to an account with a third-party service that you use to sign up or log in to the Services, or when you associate that account with the Services. For instance, when you associate your Facebook account with our Services, we may receive your public profile (name, profile picture, age range, gender, language, country and other public information), your friend list, your contacts, and your email address. If you sign up, log in with, or connect the Services with accounts you may have with other third-party services, such as Twitter, Instagram, or Tumblr, we may obtain similar information from those platforms.
  • You may also submit original content to us, which is covered under licenses set forth in our Terms of Service, describing other rights that you grant to us and other users.

Information We Collect by Automated Means Through the Services

We also may collect certain information from you by automated means, using technologies such as cookies, Web server logs, Web beacons and JavaScript.

Cookies are files that websites send to your computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings on your device. Our site may use HTTP cookies, HTML5 cookies and other types of local storage (such as browser-based or plugin-based local storage). Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies and how to restrict or disable certain cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of the Services or other websites and online services.

In conjunction with the gathering of information through cookies, our Web servers may log information such as your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain, and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses and the country and time zone where your device is located. The Web server logs also may record information such as the address of the Web page that referred you to our Site and the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Services. They also may log information about your interaction with this Site, such as which pages you visit. To control which Web servers collect information by automated means, we may place tags on our Web pages called Web beacons,” which are small files that link Web pages to particular Web servers and their cookies. We also may send instructions to your device using JavaScript or other computer languages to gather the sorts of information described above and other details your interactions with the Site.

We may use third-party Web analytics services in connection with providing the Services, including but not limited to Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Flurry, and Intercom. These service providers use the technology described above to help us analyze how our users use the Site. The information collected by the technology (including your IP address) will be disclosed to or collected directly by these services providers, who use the information to evaluate your use of the Site. 

On certain occasions, you may encounter a technical problem that could require troubleshooting by our customer support staff. If this should become necessary, you may be asked to share with us information about your use of Bimmerpod that is more detailed than the information we collect by automated means. For example we may ask you to provide specific documents and files associated with the Services or with the Bimmerpod podcast. Some of these files may contain personally identifying information. If you provide such additional information, it will only be used in connection with our efforts to diagnose and solve your technical problem, and to improve the Services and Bimmerpod, and will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

How We Use the Information We Obtain

We may use the information we obtain through the Services to provide the Services and fulfill the immediate purpose for which it was requested, as well as for other purposes. These purposes may include:

  • Providing, administering and communicating with you about products, services, events and promotions (including by sending you newsletters and other marketing communications).
  • Performing diagnostics and analysis to evaluate how our Services operate, and how people are using them.
  • Processing, evaluating and responding to your requests, inquiries and applications.
  • Managing our customer information databases.
  • Administering contests, sweepstakes, and surveys.
  • Customizing your experience with the Services.
  • Operating, evaluating, and improving our business (including developing new products and services; managing our communications; performing market research, data analytics, and data appends; determining and managing the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing; analyzing our products and Services; and performing accounting, auditing, billing, reconciliation, and collection activities).
  • Protecting against and preventing fraud, unauthorized transactions, security issues, claims and other liabilities, and managing risk exposure and quality.
  • Complying with and enforcing applicable legal requirements, industry standards and our policies and terms, such as our Terms of Service.
  • Providing customer support and diagnostic assistance, for instance, by reviewing information collected from the Services and from the Pencil stylus or other hardware and tools you use.

Sometimes, we may combine certain parts of this information. For instance, when we provide you with customer support or other assistance, we may combine your account information and other personal information youve provided to us with information about your usage of the Services or Bimmerpod.

Sharing of Information

We may share or allow you to share personal information as part of the Services. For example your user name and other account details may be associated with content and comments you post on or through the Services. We may allow you to post information to your social network account if your settings allow for such sharing. When you do this, Information you submit to a third-party widget or plugin on our Services is collected directly by the provider of that widget or plugin and is not subject to our Privacy Policy.

We also may disclose information about you: (i) if we are required to do so by law, regulation or legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; (ii) in response to requests by government agencies, such as law enforcement authorities; or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical, financial or other harm, injury or loss; or (iv) in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual unlawful activity. We also may disclose aggregated or non-identifiable information to third parties in a manner that does not identify particular users.

If we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation), then the information we have collected from you will likely be part of that transfer, as well.


  1. Your Choices
    Where applicable, you may amend your preferences regarding how we communicate with you or cancel your account within your profile settings in the Services. You also may use certain settings in the Bimmerpod app to modify certain preferences regarding the sharing functionality of the app. You may unsubscribe from marketing-oriented emails by clicking on the unsubscribe” link in those emails.

  2. Policy to California Customers
    Subject to certain limitations under California Civil Code § 1798.83, if you are a California resident, you may ask us to provide you with (i) a list of certain categories of personal information that we have disclosed to certain third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year and (ii) the identity of certain third parties that received personal information from us for their direct marketing purposes during that calendar year. We do not, however, share your personal information with marketers, subject to the above statute.

  3. Security
    Although we may take certain precautions that we believe may help protect against unauthorized access to the Services or related systems, no security is perfect. We make no promises regarding the security, integrity, availability or retention of the information collected or handled by our Services or related systems. For more details, please refer to the Disclaimers” section of our Terms of Service.

  4. Accessing or Changing Your Account Information
    If you need to change or delete any personal information comprising your account (such as your name or email address), you may do so in your account settings in the Services, or you may contact us at Please note that we may retain (and may be required to maintain) certain information for a period of time, for legal, accounting, or anti-fraud purposes.

  5. Updates to Our Privacy Policy
    This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices or relevant laws. To inform you of any material changes, we will post the updated Privacy Policy on our Site for a period of time and indicate somewhere in the Privacy Policy when it was updated.

  6. Users From Outside the United States
    The Services are provided, supported, and hosted in the United States. Use of the Services is governed by United States law. If you are using the Services from outside of the United States, please be aware that any information we collect under this Policy may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States. The data protection and other laws of the United States are not always as comprehensive as those in other countries. By using the Services, you consent to your information being transferred to and processed by our facilities.

  7. Users Between Thirteen and Eighteen Years of Age Outside the United States
    Users between Thirteen and Eighteen Years of Age Outside the United States
    If you are between thirteen and eighteen years of age, and are located outside the United States, applicable law in certain countries may require your parents or guardians to consent with your use of the Services and with the associated processing of personal data. The relevant age limit may vary from country to country. Please check the rules that apply in your country. When in doubt, please do not use the Services or provide us with any information.

  8. No Third Party Rights
    This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties.

  9. How to Contact Us
    If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please send a detailed message to Thank you.

Effective Date: March 28, 2022