Night Owl – Sleep Coach – Privacy Policy

**Privacy Policy**

Last Updated: June 27, 2023

This Privacy Policy is presented by Mindware Consulting, Inc. (“we”, “our”, or “us”) for the users (“you”, “your”) of our Night Owl – Sleep Coach mobile application (“app”), as referenced in the app’s Google Play listing. This policy explains our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of certain information, including your personal information.

**1. Information We Collect**

We access, collect, use, and share the following categories of information:

– **Account Information**: To create an account on our app, we collect your email address, password, and year of birth. We use this information to manage your account, communicate with you, and provide our services. This information also helps us retain your data in case you log in with a new or different device.

– **Sleep Log Data**: We collect data about your sleep patterns and progress through the app. This data is collected directly from you when you log your sleep activity in the app. We use this data to analyze your sleep patterns and provide tailored sleep improvement recommendations. It may also be used for research purposes, with all personally identifiable information removed.

– **Third-Party Analytics Data**: We use third-party service providers, namely Google Firebase and Google Analytics, to collect and analyze usage and performance data about our app. This data includes, but is not limited to, crash reports through Firebase Crashlytics, user engagement metrics through Firebase Analytics, and traffic data through Google Analytics.

**2. How We Use Your Information**

We may use your personal information for the following purposes:

– To provide, maintain, and improve our app.

– To respond to your comments, questions, and requests, and provide customer service.

– To send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages.

– To occasionally send you emails to inform you of product updates or other offerings.

– To monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our app.

– For research purposes, after de-identifying and anonymizing the data.

– To personalize the app content, features, or advertisements.

**3. Information Sharing and Disclosure**

We share your information with third parties under the following circumstances:

– **Service Providers**: We may share your personal information with third-party companies and individuals that provide services on our behalf or help us operate the app (e.g., customer support, hosting, analytics, email delivery, marketing, and database management services). These third parties have access to your personal information only for purposes of performing these tasks on our behalf.

– **Research**: Your de-identified sleep log data may be shared for research purposes. In these instances, all personally identifiable information will be removed prior to sharing. If a research study requires personally identifiable information, you will be notified and required to opt-in before any data is shared.

– **Compliance with Laws**: We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.

– **Business Transfers**: Your information may be transferred and/or become subject to a different Privacy Policy if we are involved in a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, or any form of sale of some or all of our assets.

**4. Data Retention and Deletion**

We retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary to provide you with our services, comply with applicable legal requirements, and resolve disputes. If you wish to request deletion of your data, please contact us at [email protected].

**5. Security**

We implement secure data handling procedures to help protect your personal information from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

**6. Children’s Privacy**

Our app is not intended for use by children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.

**7. Changes to this Policy**

We may modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If we do, we will post the changes on this page and indicate at the top of this page the date those changes were last made.

**8. Contact Us**

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our practices, please contact us at:

Mindware Consulting, Inc.

302 South Kitchell Avenue,

Olney, IL  62450

Email: [email protected]

By using our app, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the practices described in this policy, you should not use our app.