Global Metars Free – Privacy Policy

Global Metars Free – Privacy Policy

This privacy policy governs your use of a software application (“Global Metars – Free”) or similar name describing the free version of the METAR reader Android app for mobile devices that was created by Apporilla.

This application collects information about your current location for the purpose of displaying local METAR stations and centering the map content on request. This information is not stored nor is it ever forwarded to any of our servers. Collected information may include GPS coordinates, or network ip address. The funtionality of this app relies on making a requests to servers to get METAR data and this gives them access to your ip address at the time of the request. It is not known if NOAA collects or persists usage data.

Automatic Data Collection and Advertising

We work with advertisers and third party advertising networks, who
need to know how you interact with advertising provided in the Application which helps
us keep the cost of the Application free. Advertisers and advertising networks
use some of the information collected by the Application, including the unique identification ID of your mobile device, ip address, wifi mac address, IMEI or phone number. To protect the anonymity of this information, they generally use an encryption technology to help ensure that these third parties can’t
identify you personally. These third parties may also obtain anonymous information
about other applications you’ve downloaded to your mobile device, the mobile websites
you visit, your non-precise location information (e.g., your zip code), and other nonprecise
location information in order to help analyze and serve anonymous targeted
advertising on the Application and elsewhere.

What are my opt-out rights?

Mobile application developers should be aware of which mobile advertising networks and other
third parties they are working with in order to determine if that ad network or other third party
is offering an opt-out. We recognize that the mobile marketplace continues to experiment with
different types of opt-out mechanisms – and strongly encourage the mobile application
developer community to participate in these experiments to the benefit of consumer privacy

Opt-out options for users of this Application

Opt-out of all information collection by uninstalling the Application – You can stop all
collection 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.

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information
We do not retain any data about your or your useage. Third-Party advertisers have their own policy regaring data retention. For a list of advertisers, please contact with the version number of your app (ex 1.1)

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify
you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here.

Your Consent
By using the Services, you are consenting to our processing of User Provided and
Automatically Collection information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as
amended by us. “Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or
using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing,
deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take
place in the United States. If you reside outside the U.S. your information will be
transferred to the U.S., and processed and stored there under U.S. privacy standards.
By using the Application and providing information to us, you consent to such transfer
to, and processing in, the US.

Contact Us
Please contact if you have any questions.