Use of personal information:
At this moment, GLUCOCIOUS has no partners or vendors other than our developer. So, your data will be used internally ONLY. Till then, your data will be used only for the following purposes:
App development: We will use your email to notify you of new app offerings, newsletters, blogs and most importantly, answer your questions submitted in Consultation functionalities. With your feedback, GLUCOCIOUS will continually modify the existing functionalities better suited to improve your experience and knowledge about several aspects of diabetes and patient care. In future, based on your feedback, GLUCOCIOUS will offer other functionalities too, enabling you to improve your knowledge about diabetes.
Web development: Your feedback will help us improve the website periodically to cater to your needs, browsing capabilities and improve user friendliness. GLUCOCIOUS will also improve on the outages, glitches and other system-related issues that may arise while accessing the app and using its features.
Communication: This includes answering your questions related to diabetes or other health conditions and GLUCOCIOUS portal. GLUCOCIOUS will notify you of any updates; reminders of renewal of your subscription, marketing about new products or apps, send replies to your queries and any other general matters related to GLUCOCIOUS services.
Legal processes: GLUCOCIOUS’s content and functionalities are meant for the education of users towards their understanding about diabetes and its treatments. Access to the app contents is exclusively reserved for the Users who register and pay for them. Users must not distribute the materials in the form of screenshots or pictures to others. The content developed by GLUCOCIOUS is an intellectual property, proprietary to GLUCOCIOUS and Users are obliged to respect that. In case of any fraudulent use of app, misrepresentation on behalf of user while using the app and/or premium features, plagiarism, and illicit use of GLUCOCIOUS’s intellectual property, GLUCOCIOUS can pursue legal action against the user for which personal information may be used. Users may lose access to Glucocious App, in addition to legal action for any of the above illegal and unethical behaviors.
Management of your Personal Information:
You are responsible for maintaining your username and password. It’s important to set up a strong password, possibly a combination of letters and numbers, preferably using an upper-case letter and/or a symbol.
You do not have the option of deleting your personal information. You may request us to delete your information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may update your personal information as needed and as required. We do not recommend you deleting your profiles since this will also erase all history including the blood sugar and blood pressure readings. It will also erase your communications with the pharmacist or homeopath.
You may enable cookies and firewalls in your computers for better security of your data and avoid a potential breach through your servers. You may set the level of security and privacy controls in your browser as per your requirements.
GLUCOCIOUS maintains all data through a secured server backed up by SSL certifications obtained from our hosting company (Blue Host). SSL is the industry-standard method for protecting confidential information. Users’ payment information is securely handled by IOS subscription model, an industry leader for processing online payments. We have a robust, secure server to maintain the integrity and confidentiality of our customers or Users who will use GLUCOCIOUS for their educational needs.
GLUCOCIOUS will maintain Users’ physical documents, registration forms and other personal data in a manner that ensures integrity of the app and confidentiality of their information. If not needed, GLUCOCIOUS will discard and dispose of their data in a very secure manner consistent with HIPAA.
Disclaimer: GLUCOCIOUS has made sure to operate with high level security in place to protect the integrity and security of its system, to protect your personal information and GLUCOCIOUS’s IP. However, no method of transmission over the internet or means of electronic storage is 100% secure. There may be hackers that may get onto the servers. GLUCOCIOUS cannot guarantee any such unseen cyber threat or security breach. To maintain the reputation and integrity of business, GLUCOCIOUS will do everything in its capacity to protect and minimize leakage of personal information of its customers, in case of a cyber-attack. In such cases, GLUCOCIOUS will communicate with you via email so you can take appropriate measures to protect your personal information. By using GLUCOCIOUS’s App or the website, you agree to consent electronic delivery of communication regarding security, administrative and other issues arising out of holding an account with GLUCOCIOUS. You hold GLUCOCIOUS harmless in case of any security breach and disclosure of your personal information.
GLUCOCIOUS will retain data like your username, password, blood pressure and blood glucose readings only if your accounts are active and up to a certain period allowed by the server. For users who subscribe to premium features such as Consultation with a Pharmacist or a Homeopath, their information such as age, health conditions, allergies, medications, doctor’s notes, or reports will be transmitted securely to the professionals and will be discarded securely as soon as the consultation is provided. GLUCOCIOUS will retain your Personal Information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with services; to maintain a record of your transactions for financial reporting, audit, and compliance purposes; and to comply with GLUCOCIOUS’s legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce its agreements, and as otherwise permitted by applicable law.
Glucocious is an educational app only. It should not be taken as a substitute for medical advice. Your doctor’s diagnosis, treatment, prescription and advice come first before Glucocious. The entire content including crossword puzzle and trivia are intended to provide basic knowledge about health in a concise, convenient app form. The information, clues and answers are accurate as far as our knowledge but cannot be considered as firsthand information. Our knowledge cannot supersede literature and textbooks. Patients who have diabetes or any health condition must adhere to their doctor’s treatments and follow recommendations from their associated health care providers including nutritionists, nurses, pharmacists, etc. They can refer to Glucocious as an educational means only.
Further, YAPP APPS, LLC has no commercial interest in promoting any product at this moment and so, there is no bias towards any particular company. The product descriptions are fact- based and to the best of our knowledge and experience.