Ash Point Ltd. ("us", "we", or "our") operates the OilTrails mobile app. We are committed to protecting your privacy.
The software does not collect any personally identifying information. There is no tracking or advertising within the OilTrails software. No information is gathered to be used in any way related to advertising. You do not need to make an account or provide any personal information to use the app.
Upon opening the app it will ask you for permission to use your location. If you allow it, the app will use your GPS location to; Position your location on a map, Calculate the distance and driving time you are away from a selected location, and Provide turn by turn navigation when the in-app navigation is being used. This information is not stored or transferred off the user’s device in any way. If the user declines, they can still use the app, just without the features listed above.
Previously looked up locations are stored on the device for the convenience of the user. On iOS the previously looked up locations are synced between devices under the same Apple account using Apple’s iCloud sync feature. On Andriod the data is synced using a Google Cloud Database if the user chooses to create an account.
The app allows users to view well information stored on a database. When using the database, the user’s device type, OS, app bundle ID, and platform are shared. This information is never linked to a user or device identifier. It is used by the database provider to determine platform and version adoption in order to better inform feature decisions.
The app has a bug report feature that allows for quick diagnosis and support. When sending a report the app may ask if the user wants to provide details that would help diagnose the bug such as previously searched locations or subscription information. Any information is provided at the user's discretion. The information provided is used strictly for providing support for that user and is not stored or transferred in any way after the developer receives it.
2023-01-13: Added how the Android data is synced between user devices.