Privacy policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We take data protection and privacy very seriously and avoid collecting data where possible. Any data collected is used purely to improve this website. We would never sell or share contact information with third parties.

Contact forms

If you send us a message via the contact form, we will receive the data shown. We will only use the information supplied to reply to your message.

Members of the site

Data is collected to enable you to log in and use the POI Editor services. This may include name, email address, IP address and an encrypted version of your email/username and password for logging in. We will never contact you by email unless specifically required to and we will never share your email or personal information.

File Uploads

Part of the function of the POI Editor site is that of displaying, converting between and editing POI files. Any files you upload to the system will be stored temporarily for this purpose.


The website may use cookies, which are small data files stored in your web browser by the website. These cookies may be session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, or persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted. The website may use cookies to record information on which pages are visited.

You as a user may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies by using a setting of your internet browser. Any already set cookies may be deleted at any time using the settings in your internet browsers. However if you deactivate the setting of cookies, not all website functions may be usable or may function as intended.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.


This website uses Google Analytics, to track website usage and provide information such as referring websites and user activity on the website. Your IP address may be captured by Google Analytics, but no other personal information is stored.

How long we retain your data

'Geocache heatmap' JPGs are retained indefinitely as POI Editor acts as a web host for these images. If you wish these files to be removed then please contact us. Other files uploaded during the general use of, to convert or display POI files for example, are not retained and are automatically removed daily.

Any data specifically saved to POI Editor online service by members of the site will be retained indefinitely until it is deleted by the POI Editor member. Alternatively you may contact us and have any saved data removed.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

How to contact me about your data

If you have any questions about the usage of your data on this website, or would like to know what data is held about you please contact us via the contact form on the Contact page. You have the right to have any or all of your data changed or deleted.

Site Map

UK Geocache Heatmap Generator

POI File Format Converter

Coordinate Conversion

Privacy policy | FAQ | Links | Contact

Other Sites

All UK Postcodes

Antiques Atlas : UK Antique Fairs

Geocaching Goodies

StreetFinder : AA Autoroute

English Schools Database

How To

Install POIs to TomTom

Create Your Own Points of Interest using POIEditor

Convert Google My Maps KML Placemarks

Add Phone Numbers to TomTom POIs