Last Updated: 18-Jun-2019
What is the purpose of the app?
To point to nearby locations that match search terms entered on the device keyboard or captured by voice recognition
Why does the app need the fine location permission?
To tell where you are so it can find out what is nearby
To look-up magnetic declination so that True North can be calculated for your current position
What information does the app collect automatically?
GPS Location to send to geonames to obtain language codes and HERE to obtain lists of nearby places
GPS location also used to look-up magnetic declination using the android.hardware.GeomagneticField API
Magnetometer and accelerometer readings and gyroscope readings (if available and selected) to calculate bearings for pointers
What information does the app collect from the user?
Search terms for nearby places
Is the information the app collects shared or sent anywhere?
Your GPS location is sent anonymously to http://api.geonames.org which returns the local language codes for the country corresponding to your current position
Your GPS location and your search term are sent anonymously to https://places.cit.api.here.com which returns a list of nearby places to point to
Does the app show ads or use analytics
It shows ads and uses analytics