This is alarming information that you should know about your cell phone. Since 2017, Android phones has been collecting the addresses of nearby cellular towers—even when location services are disabled—and sending that data back to Google.
What that means is even if you have your phone turned off, your information of where you are going is still collected.
What that also means is Google has access to data about where you go, where you stop and even when location services are entirely disabled. This was found through an investigation conducted by Quartz. All that is needed is to have your Android device connected to the Internet. We need to start standing up and demanding our privacy be protected.