May 7, 2013
What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?
User Provided Information – The Application does not require, solicit, receive, transfer, or store any user-provided information. The Google Play mobile application marketplace may require the user to provide information when you download the Application. However, no data is transferred to the application, and NOAA does not store any of this information.
Automatically Collected Information - The Application does not use or collect any automatically collected information.
Voluntary User Feedback Information – The Application has an option for users to voluntarily send feedback to NOAA via email. If the user chooses to provide feedback, the Application generates an email pre-populated with the following information:
- The device manufacturer and model number
- MyNOAACharts application version
- The Android operating system version number
The user’s email address will be visible to NOAA.
Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the
This application uses, but does not collect, precise information about the location of your device. When MyNOAACharts is used with location functions, your mobile device requests location information from your wireless network provider and/or GPS. This information is not passed on to NOAA, and NOAA has no record of your location.
Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the
Yes. NOAA and its development contractor, and other Federal agencies may review voluntary user feedback, provided via email, in order to improve the Application, understand user preferences, and how the Application is being used.
Automatic Data Collection and Advertising
This Application does not support advertising, and does not collect data except voluntary user feedback via email.
What are my opt-out rights?
You may opt-out by uninstalling the Application; you can stop all use of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.
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Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information
We will retain voluntary user feedback information data. No other information is retained by NOAA.
Interaction with Children
This Application may offer educational content to children under 13. No personally identifiable information is collected from them. We are aware of, and comply with, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
We are concerned about safeguarding this Application. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. We limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop, or improve our Application. We endeavor to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain; however, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.