LAANC Data Processing Notice

LAANC Data Processing Notice

Last Updated: October 28, 2020

This Processing Notice for LAANC (Low Altitude Authorization Notification Capability) Data (“Notice”) supplements the information contained in AirMap’s Privacy and Cookie Policy (“Privacy Policy”), Privacy Notice for California Residents (“CCPA Notice”) and Terms of Service (“Agreement”) and applies solely to all users (“you” or “Operator”) who utilize AirMap’s Apps (as defined in the Agreement) and Services (as defined in the Privacy Policy) for LAANC authorizations (collectively the “Services”). We adopt this notice to comply with the Federal Aviation Administration’s (“FAA”) requirements to provide LAANC services to you, whereby AirMap, a USS (UAS Service Supplier), is required to collect certain information from you (“LAANC Data”) and share it with the FAA in order to process your request for a LAANC authorization and for the FAA to ensure the safety of the National Airspace System.

This Notice is on behalf of AirMap, Inc. (“AirMap”), so when we mention “AirMap”, “we”, “us” or “our” in this Notice, we are referring to AirMap.

1. Information We Collect

Our Apps and other Services collect the following LAANC Data (as defined in the chart below) from you, some of which may be considered personal information:

LAANC Data Origination of the LAANC Data LAANC Data may be shared with
Authorization Geometry (Portion of flight that needs authorization) Operator The Operator, FAA
Operation Duration Operator The Operator, FAA
Operation Max Altitude Operator The Operator, FAA
Operation Start Time Operator The Operator, FAA
First Name Operator The Operator, FAA
Last Name Operator The Operator, FAA
Phone Number Operator The Operator, FAA

2. Retention

AirMap will retain LAANC Data in accordance with section 14 of its Privacy Policy.

3. Sharing of LAANC Data

Subject to your consent via our in App opt-in mechanism, AirMap may disclose your LAANC Data with You and the FAA to provide you with Services, which includes processing your request for a LAANC authorization, or as required by applicable laws or regulation. For more information, please see the above chart in section 1 of this Notice.

Should you no longer wish to share your LAANC Data with the FAA, you may contact us at to revoke your consent.

4. Use of LAANC Data

We may use, or disclose the LAANC Data we collect from you for one or more of the following purposes:

  • To provide you with Services, including LAANC authorizations
  • We may share your LAANC Data with you and the FAA as specified in Section 3 above to process your LAANC authorization request

5. Intellectual property rights in LAANC Data

AirMap will treat LAANC Data created by an Operator or derived from a UAS operator-created LAANC Data as a submission pursuant to section 11 of our Terms of Service.

6. Security

We have put in place appropriate organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect LAANC Data in accordance with section 13 of our Privacy Policy.

7. Access and Deletion Requests

You may request to access or delete your LAANC Data. For More information on how to do so, please visit section 17 “Your Rights” of the Privacy Policy or, if applicable, “Your Rights and Choices” section of the CCPA Notice.

8. Changes

We will post any modifications or changes to the Notice on our website. We reserve the right to modify the Notice at any time, so we encourage you to review it frequently. The “Last Updated” legend above indicates when this Notice was last changed. If we make any material change(s) to the Notice, we will post a notice on our website prior to such changes taking effect.