Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) describes how OTO (“we,” “our,” or “us”) collects, uses and shares personal information and other data (collectively, the “Information”) when operating OTO and our website at (the “Site” and together with the online service are collectively referred to as the “Services”).


When you use the Services, including when you sign up to create an account, subscribe to our newsletter, contact us or rent gear, we collect different types of Information from or about you. We obtain this Information when you use our services as a renter or owner of gear. To build safety and trust among the OTO community members, we require every user of the Services to confirm certain details and provide specific types of information (such as a valid ID) before being able to complete a rental.

In addition, we may use Information obtained from you or about you to:

  • detect, prevent and respond to fraud or theft, violations of law or of our Terms of Use and other policies, or other misuse of the Services,
  • comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, contractual obligations and our policies, and
  • support our business operations and perform accounting, auditing and other internal functions.


We may automatically receive information when you visit our Site, including through cookies, web beacons and other technologies. A cookie is a small amount of data (often including a unique identifier), that is sent to your browser from a website’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive or your device. We may use cookies to administer the Services, understand Services (and Site) usage and improve our content and offerings. We may also use cookies to collect aggregate information about Site users. The information collected for these purposes (including your IP address and other information collected by automated means) may be disclosed to or collected directly by our third-party web analytics service providers, such as Google Analytics. If you don’t want cookies, most web browsers include an option that allows you to not accept them. However, if you set your browser to refuse cookies, you may not be able to log in successfully and/or some features of OTO may not function properly.


On our Site, we and third parties may collect information about your online activities to provide you with advertising about services or products tailored to your interests. You may see certain ads on other websites because we or such third parties participate in advertising networks. Ad networks track your online activities over time by collecting information through automated means, including through the use of cookies, web server logs and web beacons. The information ad networks may collect includes information about your visits to websites that participate in the relevant advertising networks, such as the pages or advertisements you view and the actions you take on the websites. This data collection takes place both on our Services and on third-party websites or apps that participate in the ad networks. This process allows us and third parties to deliver more tailored advertising. In addition, it helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.


We also may share your Profile Information with business partners, as needed or appropriate. We may publish information listed in the “Gear information” on social media sites and other third-party sites to promote your listings.

We may share your Information:

  • with service providers who work on our behalf, such as cloud storage providers, and other third-party partners that provide features or functionalities which we integrate into our Services, such as payment processors, email/SMS communication or marketing service companies, background verification agencies and courier or delivery service providers
  • as necessary or appropriate, with members of fraud and theft prevention networks in which we participate
  • as necessary or appropriate, with our attorneys, accountants, auditors or other advisors
  • as required by law, such as to comply with legal process, or to comply with government reporting obligations
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary (a) to protect our rights, the integrity of the Services, or your safety or the safety of others, or (b) to detect, prevent, or respond to theft or fraud, violations of law or our policies or Terms of Use, or other misuse of the Services, and
  • to the extent reasonably necessary to proceed with the negotiation or completion of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation).

In addition, we may share aggregated, de-identified data with third parties for any purposes.


The Site includes social media functions, such as the Facebook Login or Sign In features, or Facebook, Instagram and Twitter widgets. These functions and widgets may collect information about which pages users visit on the Site and the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. The widgets may also set a cookie to ensure the features are functioning properly. Your interactions with the social media functions and widgets located on the Site or provided in connection with the Services are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide these functions and widgets. If you use any of the social media functions or widgets on this Site, we strongly suggest that you review the privacy policies of the companies that provide those functions and widgets.


Our Services may contain links to other websites, apps or other online services for your convenience or information. These websites, apps and services are operated by companies not affiliated with OTO. Linked websites, apps or services may have their own privacy policies or notices, which we strongly encourage you to review. We are not responsible for the content and data handling practices of any third-party websites, apps or services.


We maintain appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to safeguard the personal information collected in connection with the Services. However, no information system can be 100% secure, so we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information. Moreover, we are not responsible for the security of information you transmit to the Site over networks that we do not control, including the Internet and wireless networks.


We may modify this Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice to you. Any changes to the Privacy Policy will be reflected on this page and will become effective immediately upon posting. If we make significant changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on this Site. We also may notify you by email of such significant changes. Please check the effective date below to determine if there have been any changes since you have last reviewed the Privacy Policy.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our use of your Information collected through the Site, please contact us at

Effective Date: 05th July 2019