ISS onLive APP Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how PoliLabs uses and protects any information that you give Polilabs when you use ISS onLive (the app). Polilabs is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using the app, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Polilabs may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • your location based on wireless network location services or gps
  • anonymized usage statistics
  • name and contact information including email address

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Location: to provide you with accurate predictions for ISS and satellite passes. This information is used to provide you with location based satellite sighting predictions
  • Statistics: We may use the information to improve our products and services. Anonymized information might be shared with third parties.
  • Gathered location information might be used to provide you with advertorials.
  • Name and contact information is only collected when a in-app purchase is made. This information is handled Google Checkout. Name and contact information will not be shared with other third parties.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Third party companies may uses their own Privacy Policies, you should note that we do not have any control over these services.

Controlling your personal information

To avoid having your device’s mobile advertising identifiers (and location data associated with it) used for interest-based advertising, you may adjust the settings on your mobile Device.

You also can remove your consent to having your location data collected by changing the settings on your device. (Certain services may lose functionality as a result.)

More generally, you can learn more about interest-based advertising by visiting the websites of the Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance. These allow you to opt-out of web-based interest-based advertising by third parties that are members of these organizations, some of whom we may work with, for instance, to assist marketers in creating “cross-device” marketing capabilities that we describe above. More in

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.