Privacy Policy For Buddhist Compass App

Privacy Policy

Application: Buddhist Compass

This Buddhist Compass App is a product of Bhante Subhūti and is open source. Bhante may refer to himself collectively as “we”, “us”, and “ours”. Bhante is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) describes how Bhante processes Personal Data in its capacity as a controller (i.e. Bhante does not collect any data. The data is on your App and stays there.

There is no information collected from the Buddhist Compass Application. The only information that is received is from the Google Play store about how many anonymous downloads were completed and installed and other information that Google Play Console gives all developers.

Any Questions?

If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy notice or practice you may contact me via an e-mail found at our contact page.

Reference location data and Buddhist Compass’s use and handling of location data
What Personal Data Does Buddhist Compass Use to Operate and Why?

GPS and location:

Buddhist Compass uses GPS services to help you collect the GPS latitude /longitude for calculating the Compass position, so you can know your exact location and bearing to face the Buddhist or other locations. There is no data sent back to the creators / owners of Buddhist Compass App. GPS is only used once each time you press the button to collect the GPS coordinates.

Running in the background:

Buddhist Compass does not run in the background.

User Preferences:

Buddhist Compass stores (location) targetName and target latitude and target longitude in the “sharedPreferences” directory according to user selection.  Other information stored in preferences are for the operation of the Application. This information is not encrypted.

Specifically covering user privacy:

We believe privacy is important. We do not collect any information. There is no gain to the App owner except merit in this Buddhist Compass Application. We want to help you become joyous in knowing the location of the Buddhist locations.  Nothing is sold to you or other third parties. The only information given to us is from Google App Store, which is anonymous, regarding the number of downloads or the number of installs, country of origin, some crash reports and other useful information regarding store downloads. We do not receive personal information.

How Does Buddhist Compass Keep Personal Data Secure?

Your data is not sent to Buddhist Compass. Your security is based on your phone’s security. The preference data is not encrypted.

Links to Third Party Sites

Our App may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by Buddhist Compass. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other packages websites or third parties. We encourage you to be aware of the other policies regarding the Flutter packages used and to read the privacy policies of each and every package that may collect Personal Data.

Children’s Personal Data

Buddhist Compass does not knowingly collect any Personal Data from children under the age of 16. We don’t collect from anyone actually.


Amendments to this Notice will be posted to this URL and will be effective when posted. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective and if you are our Customer, via e-mail (specified in your Account). We will not be notifying you if we amend the Notice to make additions, deletions or modifications to the list of cookies from time to time to keep the list of cookies current and accurate. You should frequently visit this Notice to check for amendments. Your continued use of our websites or the service(s) following the posting of any amendment, modification, or change to this Notice shall constitute your acceptance of the amendments to this Notice. You can choose to discontinue use of the websites or service(s), if you do not accept the terms of this Notice, or any modified version of this Notice.

Legal Disclosure

We reserve the right to disclose your personal data contained in Collected Data and Service Data as required by Applicable law, in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including meeting national security or law enforcement requirements and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or other legal process served on us. Collected Data and Service Data will also be shared between our Group Companies for the activities permitted under the Terms and this Notice.

In the event Buddhist Compass goes through a business transition, such as a merger or acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, Customer’s Account, Collected Data and Service Data will likely be among the assets transferred. A prominent notice will be displayed on our Websites to inform you of any such change in ownership or control and Customers will be notified via email found at the contact page.

Contacting Buddhist Compass:

If you have any questions about this privacy notice or your dealings with the App you can contact us via an email found at the contact page.

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