Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how your Personal Information may be collected, processed, or disclosed when you visit our website www.covidwatch.org (the “Site”). Our goal is to offer an effective contact exposure notification solution while preserving individuals’ privacy. This Site is where we keep information about our company and the mobile application (the “App”) we created to help users discover if they may have come into contact with the coronavirus.

This Privacy Policy describes our practices on our Site only to keep things clear. If you would like information about how the App collects data, please access the Privacy Policy available through your App.

What Data We Collect and How We Use It

When you use or visit our Site, we may collect information that could identify you directly or indirectly (“Personal Information”). Personal Information does not include publicly available information in government records or any data that has been deidentified, aggregated, or otherwise anonymized.

  • Get Involved: If you contact us and get involved by volunteering, completing a survey, or sharing ideas, we may collect your name, email address, and employment, professional, or educational information about your qualifications or experience.
  • Sign up for Newsletters: If you’d like to receive periodic updates and subscribe to our newsletter, we will collect your email address. You may always unsubscribe from newsletters by following the “unsubscribe” link on the bottom of the email.
  • Make a Donation: If you donate, thank you, and we will collect your name, contact information, and transaction data from your donation.
  • When you Contact Us: If you email us, we may collect your name, email address, and information related to your request, question, or other inquiry.
  • Data from Cookies: Our Site uses cookies to collect usage and analytics data to improve the Site. A cookie is a small piece of code placed on your website browser, device, or hard drive when you visit a website or use an application. You may control Google analytics by visiting Google’s website. For more information on how you can customize your browser’s cookie setting please visit the link to your web browser below:
    • Chrome
    • Safari
    • Internet Explorer
    • Firefox

When We Share Data

Besides us, the only other parties that usually have access to your Personal Information are our service providers and vendors who help the Site function and make our business work.

For example, we use a service provider to support our email communications and a payment processing vendor to process your payment information if you make a donation.

We do not share your Personal Information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. 

Under certain circumstances, we may need to disclose your Personal information to:

  • Prevent, investigate, or provide notice of fraud, unlawful or criminal activity, or unauthorized access to or use of personal information, our Site, App, or data systems;
  • Comply with federal, state, or local laws;
  • Comply with a civil, criminal, or regulatory inquiry, investigation, subpoena, or summons by federal, state, or local authorities;
  • Cooperate with law enforcement agencies about conduct or activity that the business, service provider, or third party reasonably and in good faith believes may violate federal, state, or local law;
  • Protect or defend against legal actions or claims; or,
  • Transfer Personal information as part of an actual or proposed organizational transaction, such as a merger or dissolution, or in the event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership.

How to Control Your Information

Under certain circumstances, you may have the right to access or correct your Personal Information by contacting us at contact@covid-watch.org.

 

If you signed up for newsletters and wish to opt out, you can always unsubscribe by following the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any messages, or by contacting us at contact@covid-watch.org.

 

You may control Google analytics by visiting Google’s website. You may control cookies by visiting the link to your web browser below:

  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox

What if You Share Content on Third-Party Apps or Websites?

Our Site allows users to share information through other third-party websites and

applications. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you if you share content.

When you visit third-party websites or applications, those third parties may collect your

Personal Information along with all content you share. We do not control those websites and applications, and we are not responsible for how they may treat your information. We encourage you to check the privacy policies and terms of those websites and applications to learn more about their practices.

 

Data about Children

The Site is not intended for children under 13. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13. If we discover we have collected Personal Information from a child under 13 we will delete it. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child under 13 and you find out your child has been using the Site without your permission please contact us at contact@covid-watch.org.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Our company is growing and expanding its service offerings, and this Site is undergoing development. That means this Privacy Policy may change as those developments are implemented. If any changes to this Privacy Policy are material, we will use reasonable means to notify you. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 13 May 2020.

How to Contact Us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or our Site, contact us at contact@covid-watch.org