We treat the privacy of our customers very seriously. Any data that we collect via the HeartWatch application is governed by this policy.
Apple HealthKit Integration
In order to analyse and present information to you, HeartWatch relies on the ability to read your health data for heart rate, active energy, resting energy, date of birth, gender, sleep analysis, steps & workouts from the Apple HealthKit database on your iPhone and Apple Watch.
In addition, HeartWatch may also write data to the Apple HealthKit database for blood glucose, body fat percentage, body temperature, caffeine, diastolic blood pressure, sleep analysis, systolic blood pressure and weight at your specific request.
HeartWatch cannot read or write data from nor to the Apple HealthKit database unless you specifically grant access.
Data read from the Apple HealthKit database is used to perform calculations related to your heart rate, activity and sleep and to present those data to you within the HeartWatch iPhone and Watch applications. Calculated values for daily averages, minimums, maximums, time in zones and sleep quality are stored locally on your iPhone in order to more easily & quickly present this information to you. This data is not transmitted anywhere by the HeartWatch app. It remains on your iPhone for your personal use.
The protection of any data stored on your iPhone and Apple Watch within the HeartWatch app is your sole responsibility. Please consult your device documentation on how to manage local storage and how to apply appropriate security controls to your device for the protection of information.
HeartWatch is in no way responsible for the protection of data and information stored within the Apple HealthKit database. It is strongly recommended that you review Apple’s applicable policies and procedures before synching and backup up your Apple HealthKit data.
Anonymous Data Collection
HeartWatch collects anonymous statistical data in order to track application opens and basic demographics. HeartWatch has no means by which to identify you as an individual. HeartWatch does not use your device’s advertising identifier nor any third party attribution tools, nor any form of “fingerprinting”.
Data collected includes but is not limited to device model, country, gender and age (not date of birth). No health related information is collected. This data is not shared with any 3rd parties.
Should you have any questions, contact us here via email.
Last revised 29 February 2016