An individual user of the eLOCi App may choose to share their location information via a text message, email or other app, but your location is never sent or used by anyone involved with eLOCi or ByteSlinger. Any locations that you send will however remain in your text message or email conversations with your recipients.
The Location Services software on both Apple iOS and Android OS, requires access to the underlying GPS hardware on your device for eLOCi to function. Even if the eLOCi App is running in the background, it may still be accessing Location Services and the GPS information provided by it. eLOCi uses your location information to display your speed, course, distance, or latitude/longitude coordinates. If you are concerned with how your location information is used by the underlying Location Services software (either Apple iOS or Google OS), you should make sure you shut down the eLOCi App when you are not using it.