- Nov 12, 2019
- Reaction score
- Vehicle Year
- Make / Model
- FORD RANGER
- 2WD / 4WD
If you buy a new Ford vehicle, like a Ranger - be it a base XL or a Lariat, you get 40,000 points. That'll get you 3 dealer oil changes, or accessories from Ford.Points for what?
Man, I prefer pre-computer Everything! Including vehicles, but also Google(telephones are actually just a side note now to our handheld computers, and Google owns everything Android), Alexa, Smart(ass) TVs and refrigerators(uhmm, and door-bells), guess I'll also throw "big brother" under that bus too(from the movie "1984")reminds me of the movie “maximum overdrive “, makes pre-computer vehicles all that more appealing.
The only thing that makes me slightly curious about activating FordPass in mine is the idea that maaaaaaybe Ford can update the Sync system to react a bit quicker.If you buy a new Ford vehicle, like a Ranger - be it a base XL or a Lariat, you get 40,000 points. That'll get you 3 dealer oil changes, or accessories from Ford.
Folks are so used to trading their privacy for "rewards" they never take the time to read just what it is they have given up.
- We share your personal information with trusted service providers under agreements that limit how they may use your personal information and require adequate safeguards.
- We may provide personal information to external companies under contract with us to enable delivery of the services and where they are subject to confidentiality and security obligations.
- We may share your personal information without notice to you where we believe that doing so is reasonably necessary to: comply with a legal requirement or enforceable governmental request; protect and defend our or our affiliates’ rights or property; act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Ford or affiliate personnel, users of our vehicles, websites or apps, or the public; and detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, safety, or privacy issues.
- To provide you with updated and personalized location search results through your SYNC 3 in-vehicle system that you have connected to FordPass, we use cloud-based location services provided by Telenav, Inc. (“Telenav”). To provide these services, Telenav obtains certain information, including: a unique user ID assigned by Ford, your current GPS location and planned route and/or destination information from your SYNC 3 in-vehicle system, your address or point of interest search requests and search results selections, information about your use of the location search service, its performance, and your related actions and selections. Telenav may use this information to provide, improve, and enhance these products and services, and may store such information for up to two (2) years. By using location search services, you agree that we can disclose this information to Telenav for its use for these purposes.