United States (San Francisco) Crunchbase, 01
SafeGraph specializes in the collection of physical location data for data mining and analytics.
SafeGraph is a data company which aims to build a robust and detailed location-based tracking service for advertisers, industry, government and researchers. Products and services include:
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Information collected: Information collected includes "data regarding a device’s precise geographic location, as well as other mobile identifiers such as Apple IDFAs and Google Android IDs, and other information about users and their devices."
Jurisdictions: "SafeGraph stores and processes information on servers in many countries around the world. We therefore may process your information on a server located outside the country where you live... Our customers (or companies that help us process the Data) may be located in other countries, so the Data we provide may be processed or used in a variety of countries, other than those our users reside in." Customers of SafeGraph may create cross-device capabilities "to enable marketers to target users across various channels and devices."
Retention: Information SafeGraph collects is "retained indefinitely unless there has been a direct opt-out with us as directed above."
Security: SafeGraph has security policies and procedures to " ensure compliance with industry best practices." They state, "no physical or technological safeguards are 100 percent secure, we do not guarantee the security of any particular elements of Data that we hold" SafeGraph, 07.
Clients and partners: Statiq / AirSage / Stanford University / GroundTruth (formerly xAd) / UCLA / Baylor University / Weborama / Tufts University / The University of Chicago / Alphonzo / Freckle IoT / Georgia Tech / Esri / Appnext / 4Info / Research Now / Tapfwd / Arrivalist / Placecast / ThinkNear by Telenav / Pitney Bowes / Columbia University / Purdue University / UC San Diego / Sidewalk Labs / Temple University / Citilabs / PlaceIQ / Moovit / Skyhook / Postie / PicsArt / Oklahoma State University / Santa Clara University / OpenLocate
Financial details: SafeGraph was founded in 2016, and has raised $16 million from funders Crunchbase, 01; SafeGraph, 02
Scope: SafeGraph "has access to super-accurate, anonymized location data on over 5% of all mobile phones in the U.S. (as of August 2017)" and is "increasing that percentage every day" SafeGraph, 01.
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