MxV Rail Privacy Policy

California Privacy Notice


The Association of American Railroads (“AAR,” “Company,” “we”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your Personal Information. This Privacy Notice explains how AAR uses and discloses the Personal Information we collect when you use, (login required) or other digital services, as well as any offline products, programs and services that we own or operate and that link to this Privacy Notice (collectively, the “Services”). Personal Information is information that reasonably can be used to identify a specific person, such as a name, personal address, personal phone number, financial account information, geolocation data, etc. By using the Services, you confirm that you understand and agree to the use of your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Notice. If you do not understand our Privacy Notice, please contact us using the information below. If you do not agree to our Privacy Notice or Terms, you may not use the Services.

Information We Collect

AAR collects information which you voluntarily provide in connection with your use of the Services. In particular, you may provide with your name, job title, company name, address, email address, telephone, and fax numbers, so that we can contact you.

When you access Services through your computer or mobile device, we and our vendors also may collect certain technical information including through cookies, and other technologies (collectively, “Online Identification Technologies”). The information we and our vendors collect may include your IP address, the content and features you use or view on the Services, how you navigate through the Services, the online services you visit immediately before and after you access our Services, and the search terms you enter on our Services. While AAR does not currently do this, or have any plans to do so in the future, AAR does have the ability to combine information collected through means such as cookies with Personal Information maintained by AAR.

If you are concerned about cookies, you may refuse or delete one or more cookies and still access our websites, but site functionality may be impaired. After you finish browsing our websites, you may delete site cookies from your system if you wish.

In addition, we collect and/or generate anonymized and aggregated information from your use of the Services. We use anonymized and aggregated information in various ways, including to measure interest in and use of portions or features of the Services. Anonymized or aggregated information is not Personal Information.

Use of Personal Information

How we use your Personal Information depends on your relationship with AAR. In general, we use your Personal Information for:

  • Providing the Services and satisfying your requests. We use your Personal Information for the purposes you provided it to us, as stated at the point of collection (or as obvious from the context of collection).
  • Monitoring, improving and developing Services. AAR may also use your information in order to administer and manage its websites.
  • Communicating with you. We may use your information to communicate with you about the Services.
  • Preventing illegal activities. We may use your information to detect, investigate, and prevent fraudulent transactions, illegal activities, and violations of our Terms. We also may use your information to protect the rights and property of AAR and others.

Disclosure of Personal Information

AAR may share your Personal Information with third parties, including non-affiliated companies, under the following circumstances:

  • To business partners and service providers: We may share Personal Information collected by AAR with third-party service providers, including AAR subsidiaries and/or affiliates, for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice. Such information may be transferred or disclosed with business partners and vendors, including to third party contractors, subcontractors, subsidiaries, and/or affiliates, that perform business operations for AAR. These third parties are authorized by AAR to use your Personal Information only as necessary to provide these services to AAR.
  • Research and survey solicitations: From time to time, we will share your Personal Information to perform survey research (online and offline). Participation is voluntary. We will use the information that we collect for research and reporting purposes, and to help us to improve the quality of our Services.
  • When required by law and as necessary to provide and protect our services. There may be instances when we disclose your Personal Information to other parties:
  • To provide you with the Services that you or your company request;
  • To comply with our legal obligations, including providing information to auditors, lawyers, CPAs, or financial consultants;
  • To respond to legal process or a request for cooperation by a government entity or law enforcement;
  • To detect, limit, and prevent fraud, or verify and enforce compliance with the policies governing our Services;
  • Where otherwise required by law;
  • Or otherwise as set out in this statement.

We’re here to answer any questions you may have.