Privacy policy

This web site uses cookies - small text files that are stored by the browser and pulled out every time you visit the web site. Cookies are essential for this web site and make it possible for users to change preferred language and log into their account. In addition, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google to collect web site statistics. Google Analytics uses cookies as well. 

Services overview
LocaToWeb is an app that provides real time GPS tracking. is the accompanying web site that the app connects and publish tracks to.

When tracking with the LocaToWeb app it will by default publish your location, speed and distance to Visitors to this web site can see your location on a map.

The tracks are anonymous and only identified by an alias which is chosen by the user when initiating a track.

The app will only track location data when initiated by the user. This happens when the 'Start' button is clicked and it says 'Tracking' in the display. The tracking stops when 'Stop' button is clicked.

By toggling the option 'Private track on/off' before starting a track it is possible to control if the track should be listed publicly or not. If set to private, the track will only be listed to the owner of the track when logged in to (Note that it's still accessible by anyone through the URL)

Registered users can at any time log in to and toggle public list visibility as well as totally delete tracks.

Your tracking data will be stored at's data servers. However, you can at any time choose to delete the tracking data or the entire account.

The app will continue to run behind the lock screen when an active track is running (if your device settings allows/support it)

When registering we require the email address as authentication. This will only be used for confirming the account, sending emails holding track URL's and password reset functionality. Occasionally we will send informative emails.

LocaToWeb is operated by WovenObjects, Skogstjerneveien 13, 4823 Nedenes, Norway (see imprint).

The processing of your personal data takes place in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR“) in its current form.

In this privacy policy we want to provide you with insights into the processing of your personal data.

What data we collect
LocaToWeb does not require registration. This means that users of the service that are not registered are considered anonymous. For users that want to register we only require an email address. Data we store:

  • Email address (if registered)
  • Alias (nick name)
  • Language
  • Country
  • Units
  • Recent position (from the last track)
  • Total tracking duration
  • Total tracking distance
  • Profile photos (if uploaded)
  • Tracks: e.g. name, description, location data, messages, captures
  • Friend notification email addresses
  • Group participation
  • Dates (Created, modified, accessed)

We use payment providers (Stripe and PayPal) to process payments for storage plans or profile pages (optional). Although we do not store any credit card information ourselves, we store a payment ID number that is given out by the respective provider and can be allocated to a person by that payment provider, as well as price, currency, VAT (based on country info), and payment provider.

Google Analytics
This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google used to collect web site statistics. Google Analytics uses cookies. We use Google Analytics to analyze and constantly improve the use of our Products. The Products use Google Analytics in conjunction with the option “_anonymizeIP()”. This means, IP addresses are processed in a shortened form in order to prevent transmission of any personal data. The basis for the processing of Data are our legitimate interests.

Plug-Ins include social media plug-ins from third party companies such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.)

Such plug-ins can recognize a user’s IP address and the page visited on the and, possibly, store cookies, so that the services offered by LocaToWeb work properly. Social media plug-ins and widgets are hosted either by third-party providers or directly by us. Your interactions with these plugins are subject to this Privacy Policy or the privacy policy of any third party that offers such feature. The basis for the processing of Data via plug-ins are our legitimate interests.


Users may recognize the respective plug-ins of third parties, e.g. by the respective logo or other characteristics typical for the respective social media platform on our Website.

If a user interacts with the plug-ins, e.g. by clicking on the Facebook “Like” button or entering a comment, while being logged in to said user's Social Media account on Facebook, Google+, or Twitter, a user links the contents of the LocaToWeb Website to his/her respective social media profile. Thereby, Facebook/Google+/Twitter can associate a user's visit or use of the Products with said user's social media account. does not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its usage by Facebook, Google+, or Twitter

If users do not want to have the respective social media platform associate their visits to our Website with their social media account, users must log out from their social media account.

Do Not Track Signals do not recognize or respond to browser-initiated Do Not Track signals.
Read more about Do Not Track at

Device Information
When you visit or leave our website, we receive

  • the URL of both the site you came from and the one you go to next, as well as date and time stamp and time zone;
  • IP address, access status/HTTP status code;
  • transmitted data volume;
  • proxy server, operating system, web browser (including language and version of the browser software) and add-ons;
  • device identifier and features; and/or

Sharing of personal data
We never share data with third parties, unless

  • there is a request from a national authority,
  • there is a court ruling,
  • if required by law,
  • if necessary to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations

How long we store data 
We store your Data as long as you are a registered user of the product. Users that have not been using the service for more than a year will eventually get their tracking data deleted.

Account deletion. 
You can delete your account at any time by logging into your account on and navigate to "Data privacy" in the menu. If you delete the account all data we have about you will be deleted. It’s also possible to email and ask for account deletion.