Pilgrim Toolkit Privacy Policy

Last Updated: March 14, 2022

This is the Privacy Policy for Pilgrim Toolkit, which is owned and operated by Foursquare Labs, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries: Foursquare Labs UK Limited and Foursquare Labs Asia Pte. Ltd. (collectively, "Foursquare", "we", "us" or "our").

What Data Does Foursquare Collect

If you opt-in, we automatically receive Data about your whenever you interact with, or use, Pilgrim Toolkit. We use various technologies to determine your location, such as the location services of your operating system or browser, sensor data from your device (e.g. magnetometer or barometer, Bluetooth data, beacon data, Wi-Fi access points, GPS data, and cell tower data), and other Data that may help us to understand your precise location.

If you use our Pilgrim Toolkit and have enabled background location services in Pilgrim Toolkit, you have permitted us to collect the above Data about you in the background even when you do not have Pilgrim Toolkit open (as permitted by your device settings). You may turn off location services at any time by going to your device settings and toggling off background location.

How Is My Data Used?

Below are the ways that we may use Data about Foursquare Users.

We will not use your Data other than to operate Pilgrim Toolkit and provide you with a valuable experience.

We may use your Data to protect the rights, property or safety of Foursquare, our apps, our employees, or any third party. For example, we may use your Data if we need to enforce or apply our Terms of Use.

When Is My Data Shared?

We neither rent nor sell Data collected from Pilgrim Toolkit. However, in the unlikely event, we may share your Data when we believe in good faith that such release is necessary to comply with law or a legal process, including laws outside your country of residence; to protect our rights, property, or safety of Foursquare, our employees, and others.

How do I Access or Delete My Data?

You may access and update your Data at any time through the “Settings” tab of Pilgrim Toolkit. To view every Location that we believe you may have visited, you may access this Data in the homepage of Pilgrim Toolkit.

You may delete your Data at any time by going to the privacy settings within Pilgrim Toolkit. You may also request for your Data to be deleted by sending a request from your developer account. We may retain Data as required by applicable law and we will not delete any Data that is not PII, i.e., has already been anonymized.

If you have questions about accessing, updating, or deleting your Data, please email [email protected].

How to Remove Background Location Sharing?

If you use our Apps and have opted-in to sharing your background location with us, you may remove your permission at any time by going into your operating device settings and toggling off background sharing.

Your Legal Rights

Subject to applicable law, you may have a number of rights regarding the processing of your PII, including:
• the right to request access to, or copies of, your PII that we process or control, together with information regarding the nature, processing and disclosure of that PII;
• the right to request rectification of any inaccuracies in your PII that we process or control;
• the right to request, on legitimate grounds:
• deletion of your PII that we process or control; or
• restriction of processing of your PII that we process or control;
• the right to object, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your PII by us or on our behalf;
• the right to have your PII that we process or control transferred to another data controller, to the extent applicable;
• where we process your PII on the basis of your consent, the right to withdraw that consent; and
• the right to file a complaint with a Data Protection Authority regarding the processing of your PII by us or on our behalf.
• This does not affect your statutory rights.

To exercise one or more of these rights, or to ask a question about these rights or any other provision of this Privacy Policy, or about our processing of your PII, please use the contact details provided below.


We use industry standard physical, technical, and logical security measures to protect your Data. We endeavor to safeguard your Data to ensure that it is kept secure. However, we cannot guarantee the security of Data in an account from unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors.

Children Under 13

Neither the Consumer Services nor the Enterprise Services are directed to individuals who are under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect any Data from children under 13. If you notice or suspect that a user is under 13, please contact us immediately at [email protected].

PII Retention

We will retain copies of your PII only for as long as is necessary in connection to permit your use of Pilgrim Toolkit, unless applicable law requires a longer retention period. In addition, we may retain your PII for the duration of any period necessary to establish, exercise or defend any legal rights.

International Users

Pilgrim Toolkit and all of our data, including your Data, are hosted on servers in the United States. If you are using or accessing Pilgrim Toolkit from outside of the United States, your Data will be transferred to, processed and stored in the United States. As a result, United States federal and state governments, courts, or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain your Data through laws applicable in the United States. United States laws may not offer the same privacy protections as the law of your jurisdiction.

Changes to this Privacy Policy?

Foursquare may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. We encourage you to regularly check this page to review any changes we might make in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If we make material changes in the way we use your Data, we will notify you by posting an announcement on Pilgrim Toolkit, or by sending you an email (if we have your email). If permitted by law, you will be bound by any changes to this Privacy Policy when you use Pilgrim Toolkit after such changes have been first posted.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please send a detailed message to: [email protected] or Foursquare Labs, Inc., 50. West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.

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