We have no user accounts and will never ask our website visitors to enter any personal information.
Like many other Web sites, http://www.aprsdirect.com makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site - usually a standard procedure for hosting companies. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, date/time stamp and referring/exit pages.
IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. We have no user accounts and will never ask our website visitors to enter any personal information, so that kind of information will never be in our log files.
We use this information only to detect and prevent unauthorized access and to maintain the security of our system.
Log files are saved for 7 days.
Our current advertising partners:
All APRS-data published on this website is received from the APRS-IS network. The data published on this website is not owned by us, it is publicly available information that has been sent to the APRS-IS network by users all over the world. Data sent to the APRS-IS network is in the public domain, as all ham radio transmissions. Each user that send data to the APRS-IS network (by using a radio or any other solution) is responsible for their own transmitted data.
If you do not want your APRS data to be publiched on APRS-websites like APRS Direct you can just add "NOGATE" or "RFONLY" to your path.
We recommend users to only send tracking information regarding their own vehicles and objects, please ask for permission before you send information about an object that is not your own.
We will remove APRS data when the data is no longer necessary to provide a good service.
The website is using the HTML 5 Geolocation functionality to determine your current location. We will not store or share your current location with other users or partners, your position will only be used to display your location. This website is secured by https to protect the exchanged data. If you do not want us to use your HTML 5 Geolocation, you can just avoid clicking on "Go to my current position" or turn off the location services in your browser.
The initial map position is based on your IP address, this is achived by using the GeoLite2 data created by MaxMind, available from http://www.maxmind.com.
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. http://www.aprsdirect.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that http://www.aprsdirect.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.