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Privacy Policy

MD Team, the creators of Migraine Detective would like you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information and data. This Privacy Policy explains our practices in connection with information that we collect through Migraine Detective (“PWA - Progressive Web App”) ,our website (www.migraine-detective.com, "Websites") and any services we provide you either through the App or through our customer service practices ("Services"). By downloading, accessing or using the App, or providing information to us in connection with the App, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

Modification Of Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice . This Privacy Policy was last updated on the 18th November 2017. Your continued use of the Services after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall denote your agreement with the terms of such a revised Privacy Policy.

What Kind Of Information We Collect

  • When You Create A Migraine Detective Account

If you want to access data collected by your Device, you must create a Migraine Detective account using a credential such as a Facebook or Google account. We will ask permission to access basic information from that account, such as your name. You can stop sharing that information with us at any time by removing Migraine Detective's access to that account.

  • When You Add Information to Your Profile

You can customize your Migraine Detective experience by adding other types of information to your account, such as: Name, Gender, Birthdate.

  • When Your Record Data

Full use of Migraine Detective requires that you record information related to your migraines, such as your pain intensity, your pain location, your symptoms, your triggers, your medication, your reliefs, your menstruation, etc.

  • When You Sync Your Device

When you sync your Device through Migraine Detective, data recorded on your Device about your activity is transferred from your Device to our servers. This data is stored and used to provide Services and is associated with your account. Each time a sync occurs, we log data about the transmission. Some examples of the log data are the sync time and date and the IP address used when syncing.

  • When You Contact Us For Help

Whenever you contact Migraine Detective for help, we collect your email address along with additional information you provide in your request so that we can provide you with assistance and improve the Services. If you contact us when you are already logged in to your account, the web form automatically pre-fills this information, so you don’t have to type it manually. You can also contact Migraine Detective on public forums such as Twitter or Facebook; however, we cannot maintain the privacy of your communication to us if you contact us through these channels.

  • When You Visit Our Websites: Cookies

A cookie is a small data file that often includes an anonymous, unique token, which is sent to your browser from a website’s computers and may be stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not store any Personal Information.

How We Use Your Personal Information

We may use your Personal Information:

  • To respond to your inquiries, comments and posts on different platforms such as social media or to send newsletters to you in order to inform you of our present and upcoming services.
  • To send to you marketing communications that we believe may be of interest to you.
  • To allow you to send messages or invites to a friend through the Applications
  • To personalise your experience on the App
  • As we deem appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public or government authorities, including public or government authorities outside your country of residence.

How We Use Your Data

By using, accessing and inputting information in the App you agree that any and all data that you have entered or may enter at a future time, into the App as well as any data you may enter into related features or Services of the App which are not present at the moment within the App but which may be introduced at any time in the future, you consent to the compilation, processing, analysing as well as anonymous disclosure and sale of the aforementioned data to a third party.

The main objective of data collection is to assist and further migraine research as well as improve and quantify our Services. In lieu of these objectives, the above mentioned compilation, processing, analysis, and anonymous disclosure of data may be conducted with the purpose of:

Developing anonymous aggregated reports, analysis, charts, tables, infographics in order to:

  • Develop and improve the Crowdsourced Search Engines (how many users record a specific word)
  • Work with external researchers to improve algorithms and develop new individualized algorithms meant at improving your experience including "migraine prediction", "activity detection",  "trigger learning" without being limited to those. 
  • Compare different migraine population groups for our understanding, as well as for communication and awareness of migraine.
  • Participate in academic research with a resulting publication, sponsored by Healint or a Third Party (cf, Disclosing Data To A Third Party)

You can still opt-out at any time by going into "My profile" and adjust the "opt-in for research" button.

All and any data you enter into the Web App shall be treated with absolute anonymity and any information that is sold or provided to a third party in the form, including but not limited to aggregated reports shall not include any personal information, including first name, last name, email, phone number, date of birth of a person who has downloaded, accessed and used Services in connection to the Web App ("User").

Your data may be disclosed to a third party in the following instances:

  1. As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a sale, merger, reorganisation, dissolution or similar event relating to all or a portion of our business or assets, your personal information and data may be part of the transferred assets.
  2. We may also disclose your data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend our rights or property, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Services or the public.
  3. Your data can included in anonymous & aggregated reports, analysis, charts, tables, infographics to support research and awareness of migraine.

How To Edit or Modify Data

Personal information and data that you provide to Migraine Detective can be modified from your Migraine Detective account (ex: modify your user’s email address from your Migraine Detective profile). If you remove data from your account, it will no longer appear to you. Backups of that data will remain associated with your Migraine Detective account and in our archive servers.

How To Deactivate Your Migraine Detective Account

You can deactivate your Migraine Detective account by contacting support@migraine-detective.com from your user’s email address. When you do, data that can identify you will be removed from the Services, including but not limited to your email, name and links to sites such as Facebook. Backup copies of this data will be removed from our server based upon an automated schedule, which means it may persist in our archive for a short period. Migraine Detective may continue to use your de-identified data after you deactivate your account.

Exclusions To Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy does not and shall not apply to any unsolicited information you provide to us. This includes, but is not limited to, information posted to any public and social media forums, such as the Migraine Detective forum, Migraine Detective's UserVoice Page, Migraine Detective's social media pages and websites (collectively, “Public Platforms”), including any ideas for new products or modifications to existing services, and other unsolicited submissions (collectively, “Unsolicited Information”). All such Unsolicited Information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and we shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such Unsolicited Information to others without limitation or attribution.


If you are under thirteen, please do not submit any Personal Data and Information through the Web App or our website without consent from a parent or guardian. Parents who are using the App and our website for their children who are under 13 will be responsible for any data and Personal Information they enter into the Web App


Migraine Detective is, under no circumstances, meant to make a diagnosis or provide treatment for migraines or any other related health condition. For a proper diagnosis of your medical condition and the treatment that may stem from such a diagnosis, we suggest you consult a doctor or related health care professional.

Questions about the Privacy Policy

If you have questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at support@migraine-detective.com.