Privacy Policy

Last updated April 5th, 2021.

General Information

Please see the Terms of Service for definitions of terms.

I collect the e-mail addresses and other shared personal information of those who communicate using this website, aggregate information on the pages Users access or visit and the functions Users perform on those pages, as well as information volunteered by Users such as survey information and/or site registrations. The information I collect is used to improve the content of this website's pages and the quality of this Service, and is not shared with or sold to other organization(s) for commercial purposes, except to provide products or services you've requested, when I have your permission or under the following circumstances:

  • It is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Terms of Service of the specific application, or as otherwise required by law.
  • I transfer information about you if the National Bicycle Theft Registry is acquired by or merged with another company. In this unlikely event, National Bicycle Theft Registry will notify you via e-mail before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Information Gathering and Usage

When you register for membership in the National Bicycle Theft Registry member services I may ask for information such as your name, date of birth, voter registration status, email address, contact address, and/or telephone number. The only required field is your email. Whatever you choose to share, you can either show or hide your personal information from the public from within your account.

The National Bicycle Theft Registry uses collected information for the following general purposes:

  • provision of products and/or services, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, and research.


A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and is stored on your computer's hard drive. The stored information helps to enhance the functionality of the website and user experience. The cookies I set are called session cookies, meaning they are only stored while you are on the website and automatically delete when you log off. Other cookies by third parties whose content is displayed at the website may also be included.

Cookies are required to use National Bicycle Theft Registry Service.

I use cookies to record current session information, but do not use permanent cookies. For example, you are required to re-login to your National Bicycle Theft Registry account after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against others accidentally or intentionally accessing your Account contents.

Data Storage

The National Bicycle Theft Registry uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to host the National Bicycle Theft Registry on the web. Although the National Bicycle Theft Registry owns the code, databases, and all rights to its theft registry application, you retain all rights to your personal data. Personal identification information is never displayed on the web at the National Bicycle Theft Registry.


The National Bicycle Theft Registry may disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as to comply with subpoenas or when your actions violate the Terms of Service insomuch as to consitute a crime.


The National Bicycle Theft Registry may periodically update this policy. I will notify you about significant changes by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your listing or by placing a prominent notice on this website. Such notices shall be considered to be received by you within 24 hours of the time it is posted to the website or emailed to you unless I receive notice that the email was not delivered.

You retain the right to access, amend, correct or delete your personal information where it is inaccurate at any time. To do so, log into your account and locate the section links that provide access to allow you to manage your information. If you are unable to access your information, contact me via email at or use my online contact form located here.


Any questions about this Privacy Policy can be directed to our staff by sending email to