Notice for Users of iStayHealthy
iStayHealthy (called "the app" or "app") is a mobile application aimed at people living with HIV or similar chronic conditions. It is important that you understand which services are provided by the app (and which ones aren’t) and what the app does with your stored data.

What does the app do?
iStayHealthy allows you to record and review your medical results, medications, clinical and medical contacts. In addition it allows users to set alerts e.g. to remember taking medication regularly. The app is for personal use only.

What does the app not do?
The app cannot and does not provide any form of diagnosis. Neither does it provide medical or treatment advice. 

What data are being recorded?
The stored data are for personal use only. The app only records data entered by you. In particular aspects of "personal health records" (PHR - see below) that may store
  • Your medical history (e.g. blood results such as CD4 and viral loads), 
  • conditions (e.g. illnesses, side effects to medications), 
  • treatments, and medications
The following data are not recorded in the app:
  • Your name and contact information, such as your address, phone number, or email address
  • Your healthcare claims, health plan account numbers, bills, and insurance information
  • Demographic information, such as your age, gender, ethnicity, and occupation
  • Computer information, such as your IP address and “cookie” preferences
  • Activity Logs recording any of  the app use
Where are the data stored?
The app only stores data electronically on the device where the app is installed.  The app is available globally and may be installed on devices in different countries where there is access to the AppStore (iOS) and Google Play (Android). This may include the U.S. (see notice below).

Are the app data released to others?
The app does not release your data 
  • for marketing and advertising purposes
  • for medical and/or pharmaceutical research
  • for reporting (see below) about iStayHealthy and its use
  • for insurers and employers
  • for developing software applications
What can I do with my data?
The app offers users a feature to backup and restore their data externally using 2 features.
  • Dropbox: This is available only to users with valid Dropbox accounts. The app stores the data in a private folder in the user's Dropbox account. Dropbox' terms and conditions apply for storing information on Dropbox. Note: there is no automatic backup/restore to/from Dropbox. Users will need to manually backup/restore their data.
  • Users can send data as email attachment should they so wish

List of Terms

“PHR” stands for  Personal Health Record. A PHR is an electronic health data application that can help you collect, manage, and share your health information. Web-based PHRs may be offered by a hospital, insurance company, employer, or a commercial vendor.

Personal Data
Personal Data is any PHR Data that connects to you as an individual such as names, health conditions, and other identifiers.

Statistical Data
Statistical Data is PHR Data that is 1) grouped so it does not connect to you as an individual and 2) has names and other identifiers removed or altered.

Personal Information
Personal Information includes your PHR Data, as well as any other information about you that can be reasonably linked to you. Personal Information can also include but is not limited to your financial information or social security number.

Companies and their services providers might report about their business activities and their customers (you) to others, such as investors, auditors, potential business partners, or public communities.

Activity Logs
Activity logs are the PHR company and its service providers’ records of when PHR Data is created, accessed, modified, deleted, released, or exported in the PHR program.

U.S. Only
When PHR Data is stored in the United States, U.S. law enforcement agencies may be able to prosecute if the data is stolen or breached.