That is true..
Sorry for that.
But still, the proprietary apps in the Google Play Store could hurt you.
It's sad how Google earns almost all their money out of people's data.
In Short terms long: Google is a pile of shit (generally)
In general terms, that would be true.
You can also read a bit more about some things F-Droid does to *prevent* tracking by server operators here: https://gitlab.com/fdroid/fdroidclient/-/merge_requests/574