Product Overview

Data Dictionary

Global Data Counts

About Mobile Location Data



Cross Account Bucket Access


Getting Started with Quadrant Mobile Location Data

A. Create a Database, Table and Partition

B. How To Run Basic Location Data Queries

i. Scale and Trend

ii. Depth

iii. Accuracy

C. How Geohash Works 

All You Need To Know About Data Evaluation

A. Best Practices

B. SDK vs Bidstream Data

Location Data Algorithms and Queries

A. Geo-fencing Query

B. Footfall Query

C. Nearest POI Model

D. Location Algorithms



Android Integration

iOS Integration

Integrate with Unity3D for Android

Integrate with Unity3D for iOS



About The Alliance

The Data

Use Cases & Data Science Algorithms

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Quadrant is an industry leading location data provider for analytics and data products.

  - Offering the broadest and deepest panel of raw location data signals on a global basis
  - Data compiled via SDK direct from the mobile device operating system
  - Data analysed and mapped to deliver fit-for-purpose data feeds that meet client-specific criteria
  - Proprietary blockchain technology leveraged to verify data to the source
  - Offices located in Singapore, United States, Indonesia, and Europe

Q: How many individuals are currently employed by your company?

     - Twenty-five (25) and continuing to hire

Q: How many years has your company operated a business that provides data to clients?

     - The company was founded and began raw data sales operations in 2014

Q: What service(s) are you providing?

     - Raw Location Data. Either unfiltered or filtered to meet specific Client criteria

Q: How is the data is collected (e.g. data entry fields completed by user, cell tower triangulation, reverse IP lookup, mobile SDKs, bidstream, etc.)?

     - All data (GPS) is collected direct from the mobile device via SDKs

Q: What are the jurisdictions for which you provide services?

  •      - Global coverage panel
  •      - Can be limited to specific regions or countries based on client criteria

Q: What is a general description of the data?

     - All data provided is raw location event (GPS) activity generated via mobile device
     - No individual identified data, such as name, address, or phone number, is provided
     - Data can be delivered either unfiltered or filtered to meet specific client criteria
     - Please refer to Data Dictionary 

Q: What hygiene do you perform on the data?

     - The data has not, nor does not, undergo any transformational changes unless specifically requested by the client
     - We do perform data cleansing to check for malformed data, proper timestamps, legitimate locations, duplicate events, etc.
     - We also run various algorithms including noise reduction and geohash assignment

Q: What are the data protection laws to which your firm is subject?

    - We work with the applicable privacy laws in connection with the use, collection and disclosure, including required consumer consent and opt-out provisions covering location data
    - We work with governmental and regulatory bodies to ensure we are up to date on the ever-changing laws and regulations

Q: Are you the original source of the data underlying the products or services provided?

     - Yes, for Publishers with integration of the Quadrant SDK or a direct server-to-server setup
     - No, for Publishers with integration of a partner SDK
     - We work on a direct basis with Publishers and Application Developers / Platforms to secure the data

Q: What is the process by which the data was / will be collected, generated or derived?

     - SDK. All GPS location data is secured direct from the mobile device operating system based on either time (frequency) or movement (change in position)

Q: Has the data undergone any transformation (for example, anonymisation) or is provided in its native form?

     - No. The data has not, nor does not, undergo any transformational changes unless specifically requested by the client. For example, if a client requests that all data be hashed as per SHA-256, we will accommodate and deliver accordingly

Q: How is the final dataset or product packaged and presented to the client?

     - Please see Data Feed Schema and Example

Q: What is the data delivery mechanism and frequency of the data to clients?

     - Data is usually delivered in one of the following formats:
        - S3-S3 Data push from Quadrant
        - S3-S3 Data pull from Quadrant

Q: What is the data delivery frequency?

     - Data delivery can be adjusted to accommodate client-specific requirements
     - Full unfiltered feed can be delivered as frequently as every 5 minutes
     - Filtered feed delivered based on client criteria including: daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly

Q: Do you provide any tools to allow for utilization of the data?

     - Yes. Please see Location Data Algorithms – tools developed by the Quadrant Data Science team to assist partners with leveraging and using the location data

Q: Is a privacy policy referenced during the collection of data?

    - Yes, the privacy policy is referenced and available during the user opt-in. Apps obtain opt-in consent directly from users – usually during the first use launch

Q: Do you have obtained consent to use an individual’s data?

    - Apps obtain opt-in consent directly from users – usually during the first use launch. We will be migrating over to the IAB TCF in Q1 2020

Q: Is there a mechanism by which the individual can exercise choice to “opt-out” or prevent transfer of their data to third parties?

     - Opt-out is available both at the app level as well as on our website

Q: What steps are taken to ensure that your partners are legally entitled to sell the data to you so that you can in turn provide it to us?

     - Contractual relationships with all data partners and privacy policy audits