App Privacy Policy

Last updated: July 31st, 2017

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Blast Theory collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the 2097 App (“App”). This privacy policy applies to the App and all related products and services offered by Blast Theory as part of the 2097: We Made Ourselves Over project (“Project”).

Your Data

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users register in the App, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available in our App. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, a name and email address. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, which may prevent them from engaging in certain App related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our App. Non-personal identification information may include the type of device, the time a User accesses the app, technical information about the App’s use, as well as User text and audio responses to questions. We will collect non-personal information, such as geo-location from Users, only if they allow access to such information in their phone settings.

How we use your data

We may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To personalise the User experience: we may use User information to understand how Users use the services and resources provided in our App and to customise User experience of our products and services.
  • To improve our App: we may use User feedback to improve our products and services.
  • To send periodic emails: we may use the email address to send User information and updates. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If the User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

We may collect and use Users non-personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve our App: we may use information in the aggregate to understand how Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our App.
  • To present outcomes from the Project: we may use non-personal information from Users to publicly present outcomes from the Project, including individual audio and text responses to questions and aggregated answers to questions within the App.
  • To do research: we may use anonymised data for researching User journeys and interactions. We may share this information with App research partners, funding partners and at future conferences and presentations on an ongoing basis.

How we protect your data

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of User personal information and data stored. Sensitive and private data exchange between the App and our servers happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. All data is encrypted at rest using strong encryption Please see our Information Security Policy for more information.

Sharing and access

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated information not linked to any personal identification information regarding individual Users with our research partners, funding partners as part of presentations and to other App Users.

Users can request their data or request that their data is deleted at anytime by emailing Blast Theory at the address below.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using the App, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our App. Your continued use of the App following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Changes to this policy

We have the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the top of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of the App, or your dealings with the App, please contact us at:

Blast Theory
Unit 5, 20 Wellington Road
Portslade, Brighton
East Sussex, BN41 1DN