Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.

We use Your Personal data to provide and improve Gravelmap, a web-based off road cycling resource and mapping tool. By using the Service, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Interpretation and Definitions


The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.


For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  • Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.
  • Company (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to Gravelmap.
  • Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.
  • Country refers to: United States
  • Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.
  • Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
  • Service refers to the Website.
  • Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used.
  • Third-party Social Media Service refers to any website or any social network website through which a User can log in or create an account to use the Service.
  • Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
  • Website refers to Gravelmap, accessible from
  • You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Usage Data

Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service.

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.

Information from Third-Party Social Media Services

The Company allows You to create an account and log in to use the Service through the following Third-party Social Media Services:

  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

If You decide to register through or otherwise grant us access to a Third-Party Social Media Service, We may collect Personal data that is already associated with Your Third-Party Social Media Service’s account, such as Your name, Your email address, Your activities or Your contact list associated with that account.

You may also have the option of sharing additional information with the Company through Your Third-Party Social Media Service’s account. If You choose to provide such information and Personal Data, during registration or otherwise, You are giving the Company permission to use, share, and store it in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Service. The technologies We use may include:

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our Service. Unless you have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our Service may use Cookies.
  • Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Service may use local stored objects (or Flash Cookies) to collect and store information about Your preferences or Your activity on our Service. Flash Cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as those used for Browser Cookies. For more information on how You can delete Flash Cookies, please read “Where can I change the settings for disabling, or deleting local shared objects?” available at
  • Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser.

We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

  • Necessary / Essential Cookies
    Type: Session Cookies
    Administered by: Us
    Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.
  • Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies
    Type: Persistent Cookies
    Administered by: Us
    Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of cookies on the Website.
  • Functionality Cookies
    Type: Persistent Cookies
    Administered by: Us
    Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use the Website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences every time You use the Website.

For more information about the cookies we use and your choices regarding cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy or the Cookies section of our Privacy Policy.

Use of Your Personal Data

Gravelmap may use your personal data for these purposes:

Service Provision and Maintenance: We use user data to enhance and monitor our Service usage, improve access to off-road recreational locations, and share this information with all Gravelmap users.

Account Management: We manage your registration as a user of the Service. Your provided personal data allows access to different functionalities available to registered users, including full use of the Gravelmap database and all routing information.

Contract Performance: We undertake the purchase contract for products, services, or items you’ve purchased or any other contracts with us through the Service.

Contact: We may occasionally contact you via email, phone calls, SMS, or other electronic communication forms about updates or information related to our functionalities, products, or services, including security updates.

News and Special Offers: We may occasionally provide you with news, special offers, and general information about goods, services, and events we offer that are similar to those you’ve purchased or inquired about unless you opt not to receive such information.

Request Management: We attend and manage your requests, feedback, route/segment corrections, and functionality comments.

Business Transfers: We may use your information for business transfers such as mergers, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or asset sales.

Other Purposes: We may use your information for data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining promotional campaigns’ effectiveness, and improving our Service, products, services, marketing, and your experience.

We may share your personal information in these situations:

  • With Service Providers: We may share your personal information with third-party Service Providers for monitoring and analyzing our Service.
  • For Business Transfers: We may share or transfer your personal information during a merger, asset sale, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business.
  • With Affiliates: We may share your information with our affiliates, requiring them to honor this Privacy Policy.
  • With Business Partners: We may share your information with business partners to offer you specific products, services, or promotions.
  • With Other Users: When you share personal information or interact with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and publicly distributed outside.
  • With Your Consent: We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.

Retention of Your Personal Data

Gravelmap will retain your Personal Data only as necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter time, unless used to strengthen security or improve functionality, or when we’re legally obligated to retain it for longer periods.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

Your information may be transferred and maintained on computers outside of your state, province, country, or governmental jurisdiction. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your information submission represents your agreement to that transfer. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Under certain circumstances, Gravelmap may be required to disclose your Personal Data by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities. Also, we may disclose your Personal Data in good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a legal obligation, protect and defend our rights or property, prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service, protect personal safety of Users or the public, or protect against legal liability.

Security of Your Personal Data

We strive to protect your Personal Data using commercially acceptable means, but no method of electronic storage or transmission over the Internet is 100% secure.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service is not intended for anyone under the age of 13. We don’t knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us.

Links to Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to other websites not operated by us. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Request Data Deletion

If you wish to have your data removed from Gravelmap, please contact us at:

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will let you know via email or a prominent notice on our Service prior to the change becoming effective.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us by visiting this page on our website: