Last Updated: May 8, 2013

GBHomeTech is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement applies to personal information we collect on the website as well any mobile applications.

What We Collect

Information You Provide

You control the amount and type of personal information you provide when interacting with our services. This information will be stored for later use. For example:

  1. Username and email address when registering for an account on our support forum.

  2. Information you provide us through the forum, mobile app or via email.

  3. Profile information provided by third parties, such as Geocaching,com and Dropbox, when you link our mobile application to your accounts on those services.

  4. Web form fields.

  5. Any additional information that you indicate should be submitted or saved.

Information Collected Automatically

When you use our services we automatically receive and collect certain computer information from your browser or mobile device. This information is intended to provide you better services and may appear in server logs. This information includes:

  1. The type of device you use and its operating system.

  2. A unique identifier for your mobile device.

  3. Your location.

  4. Your preferred language.

  5. Your IP address.

  6. Cookie information.

Our support forum uses "Cookies" to identify the areas of our forum that you have visited. A Cookie is a small piece of data stored on your computer or mobile device by your web browser. We use Cookies to personalize the Content that you see on our Website. Most web browsers can be set to disable the use of Cookies. However, if you disable Cookies, you may not be able to access functionality on our forum correctly or at all. We never place Personally Identifiable Information in Cookies.

How We Use the Information We Collect

We may use the information we collect to:

  1. Provide, administer and communicate with you about products, services and promotions.

  2. Respond to your requests and inquiries.

  3. Locate nearby geocaches.

  4. Display a history of your geocaching experience.

  5. Customize your experience.

  6. Restore the state of a mobile app to that of the previous usage.

  7. Generate internal analytics that improve our services (non-personal information only).

Sharing of Information

We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.

Linked Accounts

Some of our services may only be available if you Link to your account with a designated third party. These services are provided via a license agreement and are provided for your convenience. Both personal and non-personal information may be exchanged in order to provide the additional service. These designated third parties have their own Privacy Policy, which we strongly suggest you review. Privacy Policy

Dropbox Privacy Policy

Affiliates and Other Third Parties

We may provide your personal information to affiliates that provide services to us (i.e. maps, payment processors, website hosting companies, etc.); such affiliates will only receive information necessary to provide the respective services and will be bound by confidentiality agreements limiting the use of such information.

Geosphere has a license to use the Google Maps API. Users are agreeing to be bound by the Google Maps Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

Legally Required Releases of Information

We may be legally required to disclose your personal information, if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other Members; and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of GBHomeTech, our Users, employees, and affiliates.

Links to Other Websites

Our website and mobile applications may contain links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites may be operated by companies not affiliated with us and may have their own privacy policies, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit them. We are not responsible for the content of any websites that we do not control, any use of those websites or the privacy practices of those websites.

Information Provided by Children

Our services are intended for users who are 13 years of age and older. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children.

Privacy Policy Updates

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. You should review this Privacy Policy periodically. If we make changes to this policy we will indicate at the top of this Privacy Policy when it was updated.

Questions About Our Privacy Policy

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at the following email address:

Privacy Policy