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Near HERE App Privacy Policy

Last Updated:     23-July-2019 

This Privacy Policy explains how Zelwyke collects, stores, uses and discloses information when you interact with this app

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

App settings

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

What if this Privacy Policy changes?

Zelwyke may modify this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do so, we'll change this page and the last updated date at the top of the page. You will need to review this policy periodically to become aware of any changes