Legal and Privacy

Privacy Policy

This is the ADSBexchange.com, LLC Privacy Policy for ADSBexchange.com. This document explains ADSBexchange.com policies for the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information on this website. This privacy policy deals with personally-identifiable information (referred to as “data” below) that may be collected by this site from website visitors.

When registering with ADSBexchange.com for a paid subscription, you are required to provide an email address. All other details are optional. ADSBexchange.com will NOT disclose, rent or sell your email address to any third party.

Collection of Data

As on many websites, the site editor may automatically receive general information that is contained in server log files, such as your IP address, and cookie information. Information about how advertising may be served on this site is set forth below.

Use of Data

Data may be used to customize and improve your user experience on this site. Efforts will be made to prevent your data from being made available to third parties unless
(i) provided for otherwise in this Privacy Policy;
(ii) your consent is obtained, such as when you choose to opt-in or opt-out for the sharing of data;
(iii) a service provided on our site requires interaction with a third party, or is provided by a third party, such as an application service provider; (iv) pursuant to legal action or law enforcement;
(v) it is found that your use of this site violates the site editor’s policy, terms of service, or other usage guidelines, or if it is deemed reasonably necessary by the site editor to protect the site editor’s legal rights and/or property;
or
(vi) this site is purchased by a third party, in which case that third party will be able to use the data in the same manner as set forth in this policy.

In the event you choose to use links displayed on this website to visit other websites, you are advised to read the privacy policies published on those sites. ADSBexchange.com, LLC uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and would like to know your options in relation to not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Cookies

Like many websites, this website sets and uses cookies to enhance your user experience — to remember your personal settings, for instance. Advertisements may display on this website and, if so, may set and access cookies on your computer; such cookies are subject to the privacy policy of the parties providing the advertisement. However, the parties providing the advertising do not have access to this site’s cookies. These parties usually use non-personally-identifiable or anonymous codes to obtain information about your visits to this site.

For more information about this type of online advertising, about cookies, and about how to turn this feature off, please visit this link.

Please note that turning off advertising cookies won’t mean that you are not served any advertising, merely that it will not be tailored to your interests.

Advertising

This Site is affiliated with Freestar for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and Freestar will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about Freestar’s data usage, click here: https://freestar.com/privacy-policy/.

Removal of Information or Aircraft Data

ADSBexchange.com, LLC (hereinafter referred to as “ADSBexchange.com”, “ADSBexchange”, or “the company”). does not remove information from our service platforms unless a subpoena or court order valid in our jurisdiction is received requiring us to do so. Should any aircraft data be legally required to be filtered from our system, ADSBexchange will inform it’s users which aircraft have been so restricted and why.

If you feel you have a bona-fide request for removal, feel free to contact us at [email protected]. We’re open to hearing from you, but understand in almost all cases we do not remove information from the site.

Current Aircraft/ICAO hex IDs Removed per such requests: 0

Law Enforcement

ADSBexchange.com will not release details regarding an ADSBexchange.com user or data without a subpoena or court order valid in our jurisdiction. To contact us regarding a law enforcement matter, please email us at [email protected].

Data Collection and Transmission

Installation of sensors and all relevant equipment, data collection and transmission to the server of ADSBexchange is offered by You voluntarily and without compensation. You are free to participate in the network of sensors by installing a sensor, collecting data and sending it to ADSBexchange. You are free to stop sending this data whenever You wish. It is strictly forbidden to send any modified or manipulated or fabricated data, except where explicitly agreed otherwise.

When You provide ADSBexchange with data, You grant, or warrant ADSBexchange a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to sublicense, use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, display, translate and distribute the data (in whole or in part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed. You agree not to assert any claim, whether based on tort, contract, or other legal theory, against ADSBexchange or its sublicensees relating to ADSBexchange’s or its sublicensees’ use of the data You provide to ADSBexchange, and you hereby release ADSBexhcnage and its sublicensees from any such claims.

You represent that the data You provide to ADSBexchange a) will not infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights; b) will not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; c) will not contain data that is intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information; and d) will not be defamatory, unlawfully threatening or harassing, harmful to minors in any way, or otherwise offensive or inappropriate. You are responsible for complying with all laws applicable to the data You provide to ADSBexchange.

Accessing Data provided by ADSBexchange.com

By accessing the data contained on ADSBexchange.com and associated sites, you agree to the following terms and conditions.

ADSBexchange’s authorization to access the data grants You a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable, and terminable license to copy, modify, and use the data in accordance with this AGREEMENT solely for the purpose of personal, non-profit research, or non-profit education.

No license is granted for any other purpose and there are no implied licenses in this AGREEMENT. Any commercial use of the data contained requires the written permission of ADSBexchange. This AGREEMENT shall become effective upon first access of any data via ADSBexchange.com. This AGREEMENT is subject to modification or revocation at any time at ADSBexchange’s sole discretion.

If you create a publication (including web pages, papers published by a third party, and publicly available presentations) using data from this data set, You must provide ADSBexchange.com with a copy of (or a link to) the publication and You must cite the data as follows:

ADSBexchange.com, https://ADSBexchange.com

You agree to expunge any and all copies of the received data set(s) upon completion or termination of stated research and/or termination of data access or use.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. ADSBexchange USES ITS BEST EFFORTS TO PROVIDE ACCURATE DATA. HOWEVER, THE DATA PROVIDED HEREIN IS ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. NEITHER ADSBexchange, ITS MEMBERS, ITS OWNERS, RESEARCH PARTNERS, LICENSORS, AND DATA PROVIDERS MAKE ANY WARRANTY, EITHER IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, OR AVAILABILITY OF ADSBexchange DATA, APPLICATIONS, OR SERVICES ACCESSIBLE THROUGH OR MADE AVAILABLE BY ADSBexchange.

TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, YOU WILL INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS ADSBexchange FROM ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, COSTS, JUDGMENTS, DAMAGES, LOSSES AND EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY USE OF THE DATA BY YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL ADSBexchange BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE DATA.