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When you enable location-based services, you provide location data about your Kindle that Amazon and third-party apps and websites can use to provide you location-based services.
What Location Data Does Amazon Collect?
If you enable location-based services, we determine the approximate location of your Kindle by collecting information including:
We may also use the information we collect to monitor the performance and accuracy of our location-based services. All location data we collect is subject to the Amazon.co.uk Privacy Notice.
How Do I Know If an App or Website Uses My Location Data?
You'll see the icon in the upper right corner of your device (near the battery life icon) when an app or website is accessing your location information. A wide range of apps and websites may access your location information, including, for instance, those that provide directions, weather information, or information on local attractions or restaurants. You can tell if an app from the Amazon Appstore has access to location data by checking whether the "permissions" listed on the app's detail page in the Amazon Appstore include access to location information.
How Do Third-Party Apps and Websites Use My Location Data?
How Do I Turn Off Location-Based Services?
You can turn off location-based services at any time by going into the Settings menu of your Kindle and disabling the feature. For information about how to disable specific devices, click here. If you disable location-based services, you may not be able to access or use certain apps or features on your Kindle that require those services.
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