When you enable location services, the approximate location of your device is determined based on information including:
Amazon and third-party apps and websites use location information to provide you location services. We also may use and store this information to provide and improve our services, such as voice services, the Maps app, and Find Your Device, and to monitor the performance and accuracy of our location services. Similarly, we use your location to process your mapping-related requests and improve the Maps experience. All information we collect is subject to the Amazon.com Privacy Notice.
For apps downloaded from the Amazon Appstore, you can tell which apps have access to location services by checking whether the “permissions” listed on the app’s detail page in the Amazon Appstore includes access to location information. A location icon will appear in the upper right corner of your device (near the battery life icon) when an app or website is accessing location information from your device.
Yes, you can turn off location services at any time by going to the Settings menu of your device and disabling the feature. For information about how to disable specific devices, click here. If you disable location services, you may not be able to access or use certain apps or features on your device that require those services.
When enabled, Enhanced Location Services help us improve Maps and other services by allowing us to store location history and associate it with your Amazon account. You may enable Enhanced Location Services by going to Settings > Location Services.
Yes, you can choose to delete the location history collected by Enhanced Location Services from this device and currently associated with your Amazon account by visiting the Manage Your Content and Devices page on Amazon.com. You also can contact customer service. This process will not delete location information collected from your other devices and is limited to deletion of data collected through Enhanced Location Services.
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