Why we need your permissions: Android

Here are the permissions we need and why we need them for Android.

  • Coarse (network based) Location: Allows for localized advertising.
  • Full Internet Access, View Network State and Receive Data from Internet: Allows us to get you the live sports data through your wireless network.
  • Read Phone State and Identity: The Device ID is used by our servers to send Push Alerts to your device.
  • Modify/Delete SD Card Contents: Gives you the option to save the app to your SD card.
  • Prevent Phone from Sleeping: This keeps your widget up to date.
  • Hardware Controls: Lets your phone vibrate when you receive an alert.
  • Send Sticky Broadcast and Automatically Start at Boot: These are both used to send game Push Alerts.
Your Personal Information
  • Add Calendar Events: Allows you to add a game to your device's calendar.
  • Your Personal Information: we do not collect any of your personal information, this is standard wording from Google to cover a number of scenarios that are not relevant to theScore.

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