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Compass App Privacy Policy

Last Updated:     4-May-2019

Previous:             5-March-2017

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 show device orientation to magnetic or true north

Why does the app need the camera permission?

Only to access the device rear viewfinder which is shown with a bearing superimposed when the device is vertical

Why does the app need the fine location permission?

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 used only 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?

App settings

Is the information the app collects shared or sent anywhere?

No. The information this app collects on your device stays on your device

Does the app show ads or use 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