Yandex.Taxi and user data

When you use the Yandex.Taxi mobile app, we collect data and store it on our servers. All data is processed in accordance with the terms outlined in our Privacy policy and the mobile app's License agreement.

If you have any questions, please contact our support service.

What data is transmitted by Yandex.Taxi?

Data typeWhy is this transmitted?How to disable data transmission
Location.

To determine the pickup location.

To generate a list of fare rates for the region.

Requires permission to determine your location using your mobile network or GPS.

Transmission of location data can be disabled in your device's system settings.

Phone number.

Authorization.

To generate push and SMS notifications.

To allow the driver to communicate with the client.

The app cannot function without access to this data. If you do not wish to transmit this data, do not use Yandex.Taxi.
Email.To generate trip reports.You can remove your email address in the app settings.
Time zone.

To adapt the application interface.

To generate push notifications.

The app cannot function without access to this data. If you do not wish to transmit this data, do not use Yandex.Taxi.
Order history.

To generate search suggestions based on user interests.

Search personalization.

The app cannot function without access to this data. If you do not wish to transmit this data, do not use Yandex.Taxi.
Text-based search queries.To search for pickup and destination addresses.The app cannot function without access to this data. If you do not wish to transmit this data, do not use Yandex.Taxi.
Text of chat with the driver.To exchange messages with the driver in chat.If you don't want to transmit this data, don't use the chat function in the app.
Addresses saved in "My addresses."Quick address selection when ordering.If you don't want to transmit this data, don't use the "My addresses" function.
List of saved (added) bank cards.To use bank cards to pay for rides.If you do not wish to transmit this data, do not add bank cards in the app.
Spoken phrases.To search for addresses when ordering.Requires permission to use the microphone. You can disable data transmission in your device's system settings.
Wi-Fi network parameters.To determine the user's coordinates.You can disable Wi-Fi in your device's system settings.
The device system language.

To localize and adapt the app interface.

To generate push and SMS notifications.

The app cannot function without access to this data. If you do not wish to transmit this data, do not use Yandex.Taxi.
User interaction with interface elements: scrolling, clicking, and interacting with the menu.To improve app performance quality.The app cannot function without access to this data. If you do not wish to transmit this data, do not use Yandex.Taxi.
Device technical characteristics: model, manufacturer, operating system name and version, screen size, sensor information, device identifiers.To improve app performance quality.The app cannot function without access to this data. If you do not wish to transmit this data, do not use Yandex.Taxi.
Android operating system characteristics: amount of disk space, system settings, list of installed applications.To improve app performance quality.The app cannot function without access to this data. If you do not wish to transmit this data, do not use Yandex.Taxi.
Application crash reports.To improve app performance quality.The app cannot function without access to this data. If you do not wish to transmit this data, do not use Yandex.Taxi.

You can only opt out of transmitting data, the collection of which cannot be disabled in the app or system settings, by deleting the Yandex.Taxi app.