Privacy Policy

RAINDROP LLC built the RainDrop app as a Freemium app. This SERVICE is provided by RAINDROP LLC at no cost and is intended for use as is.

This page is used to inform visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service.

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which are accessible at RainDrop unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

We collect the following types of information:

  • User account information: When you sign up for RainDrop, you provide us with an email address. This information is stored securely by Firebase Authentication.

  • Rain Gauge data: When you add a rain gauge in the app, we store the name of the gauge, its GPS coordinates, and the user ID it is related to.

  • Analytics data: We collect anonymous, aggregated information about how users interact with our app through Firebase Analytics.

The app does use third-party services that may collect information used to identify you.

Link to the privacy policy of third-party service providers used by the app:

- Google Analytics for Firebase
- Firebase Crashlytics
- RevenueCat

Information is collected in two ways:

  • Directly from you when you sign up and when you add rain gauges.

  • Automatically when you use our app, through Firebase Analytics.

How We Use Information

We use the information we collect to:

  • Provide the services of RainDrop: The rain gauge data is used to provide hyper-localized rainfall tracking and history.

  • Improve our app: We use aggregated analytics data to understand how users interact with our app and to make it better.

How We Share Information

We do not share, sell, rent or trade your personal information with third parties

 How We Protect Your Information

We use Firebase Cloud Firestore to store your data. Firebase implements strong data security and encryption to protect your information. We also use Firebase Authentication to securely manage your account data.

User Rights

As a user, you have the right to access your data, and you can edit or delete your rain gauges at any time through the app. If you wish to delete your account or have questions about your data, you can contact us at the email below.


Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device's internal memory.

This Service does not use these “cookies” explicitly. However, the app may use third-party code and libraries that use “cookies” to collect information and improve their services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service;

  • To provide the Service on our behalf;

  • To perform Service-related services; or

  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

Links to Other Sites

This Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

These Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do the necessary actions.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

This policy is effective as of 2023-06-29

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at