Boost Health beta
TERMS OF SERVICE
Thank you for using Boost Thyroid products and services (“Services”), in our pursuit of making all Hashimoto’s patients lives easier we keep your data privacy one of our highest priorities. By downloading the app or by using our conversational AI (chatbot), you accept these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”). It is important for you to read through the Terms and if you do not agree with them, you should not install or use Boost Thyroid app The following Terms and End User License Agreement (“EULA”) constitutes an agreement between you and Boost by VLM Health UG.
Boost Thyroid is a service developed by VLM Health UG, company registered in Germany. Boost Thyroid Services are available on the”App Store” and “Test Flight” as “Boost Thyroid” for iPhone. The purpose of Boost Thyroid is to help our users with autoimmune diseases to record their symptoms, to track their health status as well as to get scientific information on Hashimoto’s, thyroid and immune health.
Using our Services
The Service is only available for users private use as a license, and is not intended for commercial use (e.g. sublicensing). Using Services, as permitted by the law and these terms you agree to hold a sole responsibility for all activities on your device. Boost Thyroid is not in any way responsible for any loss or damage caused by unauthorised access to your device. If you suspect any unauthorised use, please inform Boost Thyroid customer service immediately.
To use Boost Thyroid, you must be at least 16 years old. Boost Thyroid is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 16.
If you have any feedback or criticism regarding Boost Thyroid app or services, please firstly contact us to help us improve.
Boost Thyroid reserves the right to contact you via e-mail, mobile phone app notifications or other media related to your beta testing of Boost Thyroid.
Boost Thyroid retains all right, title and interest in and to the Boost Thyroid Services, including, but not limited to, all copyrights, trademarks, trade names, patents, titles, computer codes. The Boost Thyroid Service may not be copied, reproduced or distributed in any manner or medium, in whole or in part, without prior written consent from Boost Thyroid.
SCIENTIFIC HEALTH INFORMATION
Your healthcare provider and you are responsible for taking good care of your health. Boost Thyroid is not a medical organization, and as such will not provide you with any medical advice, medical diagnostics or treatment. The purpose of Boost Thyroid Services is to help our users to remind them to take their medication on time, record their symptoms and lab tests, get information from peer-reviewed scientific publications and how to follow certain lifestyle adjustments, as well as to track how do the symptoms change in time.
Information made available through Boost Thyroid Service should be used for educational and recreational purposes. Boost Thyroid cannot guarantee for any health improvements, you should always consult with your doctor before making changes to your lifestyle. Boost Thyroid is not responsible for any personal damages that may be a result of any (mis)use of Boost Thyroid Services.
All rights in and to the Services, including any trademarks, service marks, trade names and copyrighted content (collectively “Intellectual Property”) presented within the Service are the property of Boost Thyroid. You agree not to use Intellectual Property for any other purposes except for your use of the Service, unless required otherwise by applicable mandatory law.
By submitting User Data to Boost Thyroid, you agree to grant Boost Thyroid a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use private User Data to the extent necessary for Boost Thyroid to operate and maintain Boost Thyroid Service. This license shall remain valid until the respective User Data is deleted from the Service by you or by Boost Thyroid in accordance with these Terms.
You use Boost Thyroid Service at your own risk. The Service is provided “AS IS”, without any warranties, and Boost Thyroid does not warrant that the Service and availability thereof will be uninterrupted or error free. Boost Thyroid does not assume any responsibility for errors or omissions in the information or software or other documents.
In no event shall Boost Thyroid be liable for any indirect or consequential damages, except in cases of intentional misconduct or gross negligence.
You are not entitled to assign your rights and/or obligations under these Terms or use of the Services to any third party without Boost Thyroid’s prior written consent. Boost Thyroid is entitled to assign its rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
Boost Thyroid reserves the right to refuse the Service to anyone for any reason at any time. Boost Thyroid may revise these Terms from time to time and the most current version will always be posted on Boost Thyroid’s website (www.boosthealthapp.com). Any and all material changes shall become into effect between you and Boost Thyroid upon your acceptance of such changes (e.g. by using the Services after such notification has been made to you).
GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
These Terms and the use of the Services are governed by the laws of Germany. All claims arising out of or relating to these Terms or the Service shall be resolved by the German courts, whereby the District Court of Berlin shall be the court of first instance.
Boost Thyroid mission is provide Hashimoto’s patients with a full control over their health through enabling individuals to record and track own symptoms, get scientifically correct information, implement and track the benefit of changes in own lifestyle and facilitate conversation one might have with other patients or doctors.
By using our Services and providing information to us, you consent to the transfer to and processing of the information in the EU and the USA.
WHO WE ARE
Boost Thyroid is operated by VLM Health UG , a German corporation, located in Berlin. We provide mobile application based service and conversational AI interface.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Boost Thyroid collects information to operate our business and provide you with innovative solutions for managing symptoms and lifestyle connected to Hashimoto’s.
Mobile phone application
We will collect Personal Data and Other Information.
1. “Personal Data” is information that can be used, directly or indirectly, alone or together with other information, to identify you as an individual.
2. “Other Information” is information that is de-identified, anonymous and aggregated, and does not reveal your identity. We collect and use this information to understand how you use our Services and constantly improve, innovate and build a product to reflect your needs.
We may collect Other Information about your use of Boost Thyroid Services, including for example your device type, date and time of access as well as how you interact with the Services (what app screens you viewed or interacted with and the length of the time spent on them).
We will receive usage data provided by your device while you are using Boost Thyroid (e.g. mobile operating system for iOS/iPhone, your IP address, app usage data).
Surveys will be geared towards advancing scientific knowledge on Hashimoto’s , and as such may be done in partnership with one of our academic university collaborators, other types of surveys will have an aim to improve our Services. We will launch survey to ask you questions about a range of topics. When you take surveys we may ask you to provide your Personal Data, such as e-mail, age and other information that are necessary to the survey. Participation in surveys is not obligatory, and every time you will be asked for consent to participate.
We may collect your Personal Data when you submit content (e.g. contacting support or leave review).
We use a data analysis service operated by Firebase. Your app usage data will be transferred and stored on a server in the USA operated by Firebase by Alphabet, Inc.
Each iOS device comes with an Identifier for Advertising (IDFA), a random, serial number. It is non-permanent and may be activated or deactivated by the you. IDFA does not identify the device or user. Your IDFA is shared with Facebook. IFDA can be reset by you at any time, or you can opt out by enabling a device setting called “Limit Ad Tracking” (LAT).
By using Boost Services you are deemed to have expressly consented to the use and processing of your data collected by Firebase and Facebook described above.
HOW WE USE PERSONAL DATA
We will use your personal data to communicate with you, build a better experience for you; provide you with a more personalized experience, tailor made analytics and relevant information. We will use the data we collect to provide the Services we offer, including providing you with all of the information, content and features of Boost Thyroid Services.
One of our goals is to forward science in the area of autoimmune diseases. So far there are virtually no large-scale datasets available to academic research, and Boost Thyroid will help in the future by providing anonymized user data for such a research. We will update on our website, blog and through our newsletter on any and all scientific research we are conducting.
HOW WE DISCLOSE PERSONAL DATA
Boost Thyroid will not disclose any of your Personal Data.
Boost Thyroid highly values your Personal Data safety and is committed to protect it. To do so we use data safety recommendations from the safety bodies and have designed measures to maximally protect your information against unauthorised access, theft or loss.
For further information, inquiries or assistance you may contact VLM Health UG. Customer Service is available in ways specified on the website. The channels for support might differ from time-to-time.
VLM Health UG
Dr. Vedrana Högqvist Tabor
Amstgericht Berlin Charlottenburg
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