We take your privacy very seriously!
Our goal is to improve Dot for all of our users and to advance women’s health. We collect information in order to do this.
We do not share data with any commercial entities.
So what do we collect?
The information collected from the Dot app includes:
- how users answered questions during start up (e.g., eligibility questions, age, etc.)
- how users choose to use Dot (e.g., to prevent pregnancy, plan pregnancy, or to track)
- basic use data such as what pages are visited and how often information is entered into the app
- some cycle dates
- basic demographic data when available from third party aggregators such as iTunes, Flurry Analytics or Amplitude.
- in what countries users are located
- crash reports and usage data from third party aggregators
And what don’t we collect?
We do NOT collect any personally identifiable information. If you enter information into the Dot app that could be used to identify you or your partner such as your name, phone number, or email, that information resides on your phone and
we do not have access to it. Other information which is yours, and yours alone:
- any information that you enter through notes
- your picture or username if you update your profile
- your passcode
The only exceptions…
If you agree to enter a research study with us or any researchers involved in studying the Dot app, your data may be handled differently – that will be reviewed with you at the time you choose to enter a research study.
To be clear:
We don’t know who you are.
We do not collect any personally identifiable information.
If you delete Dot or lose your device, your Dot data is also deleted or lost.
Use Dot’s email feature to send yourself backup data periodically.
We strongly recommend that you email your data to yourself regularly so that you will have a history of your information if something ever happens to your mobile device.
If you email your data to yourself or to Dot’s support team to troubleshoot problems, that is your choice. We will not use that data in any way other than to help you and fix any issues with our services.
The data you enter into Dot is private and it should stay that way. To make sure that no one else is viewing your Dot data on your phone, we've implemented a Passcode and Touch ID feature in the app so that only you can open it. Turn
these on under the Settings section within Dot.