Privacy Policy

Effective date: February 1, 2020

 

 

Allergy Force LLC ("us", "we", or "our") operates the http://www.allergyforce.com website and the Allergy Force mobile application (hereinafter referred to as the "Service").

 

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

 

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions.

 

1.     Definitions

 

​Service means the http://www.allergyforce.com website and the Allergy Force mobile application operated by Allergy Force LLC.

 

Application (or App)

Application (or App) is the Allergy Force mobile application operated by Allergy Force LLC.

 

Personal Data

Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

Account

When you download the Application for the purpose of accessing the Service, you provide Personal Data. Account means the entirety of Personal Data you provide to enable your use of the Service.The Personal Data underlying your Account may include, but is not limited to, your email address, first and last name, phone number, address including the street, city, state, province, country and zip/postal code, and allergy profile.

 

User Name

Your User Name is the name you provide when you set up your Account that will be linked to and included with your Allergy Profile. This name is how you will appear to other Allergy Force community members if you choose to make your allergy profile visible to other community members.

 

Allergy Profile

Your Allergy Profile is the list of food allergies you select that enable your use of the Application.Your Allergy Profile includes the User Name you provide when you set up your Account.You may opt to make your Allergy Profile private or public and can modify this selection at any time at your discretion.

 

Usage Data

Usage Data is data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Cookies

Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

 

Data Controller

Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.

 

Data Processor (or Service Provider)

Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

 

Data Subject (or User)

Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.

 

2.     Information Collection and Use

 

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

 

Types of Data Collected

 

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personal Data may include, but is not limited to:

 

  • First name and last name

  • Email address

  • Date of birth

  • Address, City, State, Province, Country, ZIP/Postal Code

  • Phone number

  • Allergy Profile

  • Cookies and Usage Data

 

You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information, except that it may prevent you from engaging in Service-related activities or in downloading the App. For Allergy Profile-related data you may opt to make your Allergy Profile private or public and can modify this selection at any time at your discretion.

 

The Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information (“Privacy Rule”) is a set of national standards for the protection of certain health information. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) issued the Privacy Rule to implement the requirement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”.) The Privacy Rule applies to “Covered Entities” under HIPAA which are Health Plans, Health Care Providers and Health Care Clearinghouses (e.g., billing services, community health management information systems, value-added networks and switches performing clearinghouse functions.)  The Privacy Rule does not apply to Allergy Force LLC because it is not a "Covered Entity" under HIPAA. 

 

We electronically collect and store information about your allergies.  When you submit your allergy information, information related to the testing and evaluation of your allergies, or any other private health-related information to us, including your medical providers’ allergic reaction protocols, it is no longer covered under HIPAA.

 

While we will take reasonable precautions to ensure the privacy of the personal information you electronically submit to us, you agree that the personal information you submit to us is no longer confidential and might be seen by third parties with or without your consent.  We use commercially reasonable data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information.  While we make efforts to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third parties from illegally obtaining this information.

 

By accessing the Service using your Instagram, Twitter or Facebook credentials, or any other third-party services, you permit us to access certain information from your profile on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or any other such third-party services for use by the Service. You may be able to control the amount of information that is accessible to us by adjusting your account privacy settings on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or any other such third-party services. By using the Service, you are authorizing us to collect, store, retain, and use indefinitely, in accordance with our Privacy Policy, any and all information that you permitted Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or any other such third-party services to provide to us.

 

Usage Data

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or when you access the Service by or through your computer ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g., IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, your click patterns, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. We use this data to provide features of our Service and to improve and customize our Service.

 

When you access the Service with a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. We use this data to provide features of our Service and to improve and customize our Service.

 

Location Data

We may use and store information about your location ("Location Data") if you give us permission to do so.  We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customize our Service.

 

You can enable or disable Location Data when you use our Service at any time by way of your device settings.

 

Tracking Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and we hold certain information.

 

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

 

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.

 

However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

 

Examples of Cookies we use:

 

  1. Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.

  2. Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.

  3. Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

  4. Advertising Cookies. Advertising Cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant to you and your interests.

 

Social Media Profile Data

By accessing the Service using your Instagram, Twitter or Facebook credentials, or any other third-party services, you permit us to access certain information from your profile on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or any other such third-party services for use by the Service. You may be able to control the amount of information that is accessible to us by adjusting your account privacy settings on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or any other such third-party services.

 

 

3.     Use of Data

 

Allergy Force LLC uses the collected data for various purposes:

 

  1.  To provide and maintain our Service   

  2.  To notify you about changes to our Service

  3.  To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so

  4.  To provide customer service and technical support

  5.  To monitor the usage of our Service

  6.  To gather analysis or valuable information so we can improve our Service to detect, prevent and address technical issues

  7.  To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events we offer that are similar to those you have already purchased or inquired about, unless you have opted not to receive such information

  8.  To develop and measure advertising programs.

  9.  To detect, prevent and resolve abuse situations that could disrupt our Service

 

Social Media Profile Data

By using the Service, you are authorizing us to collect, store, retain, and use indefinitely, in accordance with this Privacy Policy, any and all information that you permitted Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or any other such third-party services to provide to us. 

 

 

4.     Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

 

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), Allergy Force LLC’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.

 

Allergy Force LLC may process your Personal Data because:

 

  1.  We need to perform a contract with you

  2.  You have given us permission to do so

  3.  The processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by your rights

  4.  To comply with the law

 

5.     Retention of Data

 

Allergy Force LLC will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

 

Allergy Force LLC will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.

 

6.     Transfer of Data

 

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

 

If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

 

Allergy Force LLC will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy, and that no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place, including the security of your data and other personal information.

 

7.     Disclosure of Data

 

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties. This excludes trusted third parties who assist us in operating our Service, or administrating activities on our behalf, including but not limited to analytics, advertising and promotions.

Business Transaction

If Allergy Force LLC is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, Allergy Force LLC may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law, or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., a court or a government agency).

Legal Requirements

Allergy Force LLC may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

 

  1. To comply with a legal obligation

  2. To protect and defend the rights or property of Allergy Force LLC

  3. To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service

  4. To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public

  5. To protect against legal liability

 

8.     Security of Data

 

The security of your data is important to us.  We use commercially reasonable data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information.  While we make efforts to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third parties from illegally obtaining this information. No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

9.     Our Policy on "Do Not Track" Signals Under the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)

 

We do not support Do Not Track ("DNT"). DNT is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.

 

10.    Your Data Protection Rights Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

 

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Allergy Force LLC aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.

 

If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us at help@allergyforce.com.

 

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

 

  1. The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.

  2. The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.

  3. The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.

  4. The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.

  5. The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.

  6. The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Allergy Force LLC relied on your consent to process your personal information.

  7. The right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

 

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

 

11.    Service Providers

 

We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

 

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

 

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

 

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

 

Advertising

 

We may use third-party Service Providers to show advertisements to you to help support and maintain our Service.

 

Google AdSense DoubleClick Cookie

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our Service. Google's use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our Service or other websites on the Internet. You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick Cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting the Google Ads Settings web page: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/

 

AdMob by Google

AdMob by Google is provided by Google Inc. You can opt-out from the AdMob by Google service by following the instructions described by Google: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en   

 

For more information on how Google uses the collected information, please visit the "How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or app" page: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ or visit the Privacy Policy of Google: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/  

 

InMobi

InMobi is provided by InMobi Pte Ltd. You can opt-out from InMobi service by following the instructions as described on the InMobi Opt-out page: http://www.inmobi.com/page/opt-out/

 

For more information on the privacy practices and policies of InMobi, please visit the InMobi Privacy Policy: http://www.inmobi.com/privacy-policy/   

 

AdColony

AdColony is provided by Jirbo Inc. You can opt-out from AdColony service by visiting the AdColony Opt-out page: http://www.adcolony.com/privacy-policy/opt-out/, You can also opt-out from AdColony through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA http://www.aboutads.info/choices/  or opt-out using your mobile device settings.

 

For more information AdColony, please visit the Privacy Policy of AdColony: http://www.adcolony.com/privacy-policy/

 

Behavioral Remarketing

 

Allergy Force LLC uses remarketing services to advertise on third-party websites to you after you visit our Service. We and our third-party vendors use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Service.

 

Google Ads (AdWords)

Google Ads (AdWords) remarketing service is provided by Google Inc. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads

 

Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout - for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.

 

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

 

​Twitter

Twitter remarketing service is provided by Twitter Inc. You can opt-out from Twitter's interest-based ads by following their instructions:​ https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170405

 

You can learn more about the privacy practices and policies of Twitter by visiting their Privacy Policy page: https://twitter.com/privacy

 

​Facebook

Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc.

 

You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950

 

To opt-out from Facebook's interest-based ads, follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217. Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioural Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance.

 

You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA http://www.aboutads.info/choices/,  the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada http://youradchoices.ca/  or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings.

 

For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook's Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

 

​Pinterest

Pinterest remarketing service is provided by Pinterest Inc. You can opt-out from Pinterest's interest-based ads by enabling the "Do Not Track" functionality of your web browser or by following Pinterest instructions: http://help.pinterest.com/en/articles/personalization-and-data

 

You can learn more about the privacy practices and policies of Pinterest by visiting their Privacy Policy page: https://about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

 

12.    Links to Other Sites

 

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third-party link, you will be directed to that third-party's site. Browsing and interaction on any other site, including sites which have a link to our Service, is subject to that site's own privacy policy and terms of use.  We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

 

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.  If you use a link to leave our Service to purchase products or services on another site or from another service, you are completing a purchase transaction according to the rules and regulations of the third-party, not Allergy Force LLC.

 

13.    Children's Privacy

 

To use the Service on your own behalf, you must be at least 18 years of age.

 

The Service is not intended for persons under the age of 13 (“Children”) or for any users previously suspended or removed from the Service by Allergy Force LLC.  If you are under 13 years of age, you must not use or access the Service at any time or in any manner. 

 

The safety and privacy of Children is important to us. We do not knowingly collect or maintain information from children who are under the age of 13. Our Service is directed at a general audience and intended to be used by adults. No part of our Service is structured to attract anyone under the age of 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personally identifiable information without your consent, please contact us at help@allergyforce.com and we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

 

If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children who are under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

 

If you are at least 13 years of age, but under 18 years of age, your parent must create an account for you and accept the Terms and Conditions of the Service on your behalf. By using the Service, you affirm that you are at least 13 years of age. If you are a parent or legal guardian accepting the Service Terms and Conditions for the benefit of your child or a child in your legal care who is at least 13, but under 18 years of age, be aware that you are fully responsible for the child’s use of the Service, including all financial charges and legal liability that result from his or her use of the Service.

 

14.    Changes to This Privacy Policy

 

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time.

 

We will let you know via a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top left of this Privacy Policy.

 

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page and you agree to be bound by any such changes if you use the Service after the Effective Date of any change.

 

15.    Contact Us

 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email.  You may reach us at help@allergyforce.com.

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