Privacy Policy for APRS Direct

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at

At we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by and how we use it.

User accounts

We have no user accounts and will never ask our website visitors to enter any personal information.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, 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.

Cookies and Web Beacons uses cookies to store information about visitors' preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors' browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

Read more about how we use cookies in our cookie policy.

Our Advertising Partners

Our current advertising partners:

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on and which are sent directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site's third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.'s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.


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.

Geolocation functionality

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

Children's Information

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. does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that 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.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.


This Privacy Policy was last updated on: 2020-05-26

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