Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy explains how "sideways — Rally GPS Navigator" (from now on referred as "the app" or just "sideways") collects, uses, and shares information when you use our app. We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring transparency in our data practices.

Information We Collect

  • Google Account Information: We require a Google account for authentication, analytics, and fraud prevention purposes. This includes your email address, profile picture, and Google ID.

  • Location Data: We collect your location data while using the app to provide accurate navigation and routing services.

  • Device Information: We collect information about your device, such as the model, operating system, and unique device identifiers, to optimize app performance and troubleshoot issues.

  • Usage Data: We collect information about how you use the app, such as the features you access and the actions you take, to improve the app's functionality and user experience.

  • Ad Interactions: We may collect information about your interactions with ads displayed within the app, such as the ads you view and click on.

How We Use Your Information

  • Authentication and Fraud Prevention: We use your Google account information to authenticate your identity, verify your account, and protect against fraudulent activity.

  • Navigation and Routing: We use your location data to provide accurate navigation and routing services, including turn-by-turn directions and real-time traffic updates.

  • Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect usage data and analyze how users interact with the app. This helps us understand how the app is being used and identify areas for improvement.

  • Personalized Ads: We may use your information, including ad interactions, to personalize the ads you see within the app. This allows us to show you ads that are more relevant to your interests.

  • App Improvement: We use the information we collect to improve the app's functionality, user experience, and performance.

How We Share Your Information

  • Google: We share your Google account id with Google for authentication, analytics, and fraud prevention purposes.

  • Ad Partners: We may share your information with ad partners for analytics and fraud prevention purposes.

  • Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who help us with app development, maintenance, and support. Mainly Mapbox, for displaying the maps, finding routes and searching for landmarks/streets.

You can see a more detailed breakdown of every data type that is collected and/or shared, if it's ephemeral and its purpose in the Data Safety section of the Play Store listing.

Data Security

We take appropriate measures to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. We use industry-standard security practices, such as encryption and secure servers, to safeguard your data.

Data Deletion

You can ask for your data to be removed from our database at any moment by filling up the Deletion Form

Children's Privacy

Sideways is not intended for use by children under the age of 18.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

Effective Date: May 30, 2024