Privacy Notice


This Privacy Notice ("Notice") is here to help you to understand how your personal data is used when you're using Website.

You will need to read this Privacy Notice thoroughly and agree to our Terms of Use before you activate GPS Sharing Website or service for the first time. Please, do read the Terms of Use earnestly and thoroughly, since this Notice is a part of them.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at We will provide you with a quick conclusion of the Notice and unfold details for you in the next part with the aim of helping you have a full picture of the Notice.

Quick conclusion of our Privacy Notice:

This Notice gives you detailed explanation of aspects including:

  • On what data is collected when you are using our service
  • How we use that data
  • Where we store it
  • How we protect it

In short, in order to offer you high-quality service, we need to process some of your data. If we need to process your data for any other purpose than offering our Site and Service, we will always ask for your prior consent. We deliver our promise to you that we will not share your data with the third parties for advertising purposes. The Notice will finally explain your rights in relation to your personal data. We also collect your data for the following reasons such as:

  • Safety and security
  • Customer support
  • Communications from GPS Sharing
  • Compliance with legal obligations
  • Research and development

More details:

1. What this Privacy Notice governs?

This Privacy Notice explains the kinds of data we collect when you are using our Site and the Service presented on it. This document applies to users of GPS Sharing Site and Service anywhere in the world.

  • This Privacy Notice applies to: our Site, customer and technical support, billing department and any other element of the Services we provide to you (hereinafter, the term "Service" will refer to all of these elements).
  • Privacy Notice governs personal data, which we collect from you when you're using Service. "Personal data" means data, which, on its own or in combination with other data, can be used to identify you.
  • We respect your right to privacy and will only process personal data in accordance with applicable legislation in the EU and other countries where we offer our Site and Service.

2. What data do we collect?

When you use our Service, we collect data about you and your activity. The data we collect is divided into two categories: data you provide, data collected automatically upon interaction with the Site.

Data listed in this section is necessary for us to provide and maintain our Service.

Data you provide us with. Such data includes:

  • User Account: We collect information when you register or update your Account. These include:
    1. full name;
    2. femail address;
    3. telephone number;
    4. Payment information.
  • Data collected automatically upon interaction with the app: Location data: Depending on your device and permissions, we may collect location information through GPS, IP address and WiFi.
  • Device data: we automatically collect information in "log files" about your device’s connection to the Internet, length of time spent on the Site, and the pages accessed during each visit to the Site.
  • Usage data: We may collect data about your interaction with our Service. This includes metrics data about when and how you are using Service, traffic data, Site features, and pages viewed.

In order for you to use our Site and our Service, we need to process most of the data provided above. In case you do not want to provide us with some data, you may execute your right to object and we will stop using the data and do not provide you with the service.

3. How do we use your data?

  • Research and development;
  • Create and update your Account;
  • Enable use of our Site and Service;
  • Verify your identity.

3.1. Provide you with our Service. We collect the data to provide you with a personalized experience. Also, to maintain and improve our Service. This includes using the data to:

  • Create and update your Account;
  • Enable use of our Site and Service;
  • Perform operations within the Site necessary to provide our Service, such as program bugs and operational problems, to make data analysis, testing, research and to monitor and analyse usage trends;
  • Verify your identity.

3.2. Safety and security. We use the data to help maintain the safety and integrity of our Service. This includes using data to:

  • Prevent, detect and combat fraud.

3.3. Customer support. We use the data we collect to provide you with a customer support services. This includes using data to:

  • Answer your questions.
  • Help resolve issues in relation to our Service.
  • Monitor and enhance customer support.

3.4. Communications from GPS Sharing. We may use the Contact data which we collect to communicate with you about our Service.

3.5. Compliance with legal obligations. We collect your data to comply with our legal obligations. Also, we may use your data we collect to investigate or address claims or disputes in relation to the usage of GPS Sharing Site and Service or as otherwise allowed by applicable law, or as requested by regulators or government entities.

3.6. Research and development. We may use the data we collect for the purpose of testing, analysis, research, and overall development of the product and services. This also allows us to enhance safety and security, develop new features.

4. What are the grounds for data collection?

We have grounds for collection and processing of your data. We use the following grounds to collect and process your data:

  • Performance of a contract. Data that you provide to register your GPS Sharing Account is necessary for the establishing and maintaining of the Account. It is also needed to provide you with customer support.
  • Billing and payment data is required for billing purposes and for verification of identity.
  • Compliance with legal obligations. To lawfully provide our Service and features we need to comply with legal obligations of the jurisdictions where we operate. Legal obligations require us to collect, process, disclose and retain your personal data. We use your data to comply with legal obligations to the extent they apply to your use of GPS Sharing website and Service. We may share your data with law enforcement, or in case we receive a third party request to disclose your data pursuant to a legal proceeding.
  • Our legitimate interest. We collect and use personal data to the extent necessary for our legitimate interests. This includes:
    1. To prevent, detect and combat fraud in connection with the use of our Service.
    2. We use location data for statistics of user’s areas involvement.
    3. To improve our Service and to develop new ones.
    4. To conduct research and analysis. For example, we may analyze data to improve User experience and to improve the safety and security of our Service.
    5. To enforce our Terms of Service.
  • Your consent. We may collect your data on the ground of your consent. Note, you can withdraw your consent at any time. However, in case you withdraw your consent, you will not be able to use any Service or feature that require collection or use of the data which we collected on the grounds of consent. We collect User’s consent in connection to features which improve the User’s experience, to enable optional services and/or features or to communicate with you.

5. How do we share and disclose data?

We may share your data in case of business transfers of any kind.

5.1. Business Transfers. We will not sell your personal data to any company or organization, but we may transfer your personal data to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which we may participate or to a purchaser or acquirer of all or a substantial part of GPS Sharing assets to which this application relates. In such event, we will notify you before your personal data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Notice.

5.2. With service providers and business partners. We work with third-party service providers and vendors that use encryption and authentication to maintain the confidentiality of your personal data. In case we share data with our partners we will enter into data protection agreements. For example, this includes:

  • Cloud storage providers.
  • Marketing partners.
  • Consultants, lawyers and other professional service providers.

5.3. For legal reasons. We may disclose your data when it is required by applicable law, regulation, operating agreement, legal process or governmental request, or where the disclosure is otherwise appropriate due to safety or similar concerns. This includes:

  • Disclosing your data to law enforcement representatives, government authorities.

5.4. With your consent. We may share and/or disclose your personal data in cases where we have notified you and you have provided your consent.

6. Do we use cookies?

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. We use some cookies to operate our Site.

Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you. We generally use session cookies to save your preferences and such cookies expire when you close your browser. Usually we use cookies for analytical purposes.

If you do want to manage cookies, here is an instruction on how to do it. For example, you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings on each browser and device that you use. Each browser is a little different, but usually, these settings are under the "options" or "preferences" menu. The links below provide information about cookie settings for the browsers:

7. How do we handle your data?

We will store your data on secure servers within the European Economic Area (EEA). We apply maximum effort to ensure your data is under protection and well secured.

Generally we will store your data for as long as you use our Service. In case you stop using our Service, we may still use limited data about you for legal, accounting and tax reasons.

We have put in place security hardware, software and network scanning procedures to secure the data which we process. Personal data is stored behind firewalls is not accessible to personnel. We store personal data of all our users in encrypted way. We use asymmetric public-private key cryptosystem and symmetric-key algorithm. Data is received from devices using encrypted https protocol. We immediately start encryption process of the data. The encrypted data is saved to GPS Sharing servers.

8. Do we transfer your data?

We may need to process your data outside of the country in which you reside. We apply measures to protect our data transfers.

In the course of our operations we may need to transfer your data outside of the EEA due to the international nature of GPS Sharing Service. In case of data transfers outside of the EEA we will use all appropriate safeguards to protect your data including: standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission.

9. How do we update this notice?

Sometimes we can update this Privacy Notice. We recommend you to periodically review our Privacy Notice.

From time to time we may update this Notice. For example, we may need to update it for legal reasons or to reflect changes in our Service. If we do so, we will make the updated Privacy Notice available in our application. Also, we will update the “Last Updated” date. In case we implement significant changes we will notify you via email. We strongly encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Notice for any changes. In such case you will always have an option to opt-out from our Service, if you don’t agree with our updated data protection practices. Also, we will make prior versions of our privacy notices available for review, so that you could know what exactly has changed.