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When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Full Privacy Policy including hDrop App

hDrop Technologies Inc. Apps Privacy Policy hDrop Technologies Inc. has developed a Privacy Policy that covers how we handle your information together with the hDrop App. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our privacy policies and let us know if you have further questions. hDrop Technologies Inc. Research This Privacy Policy contains the information we may collect or receive in connection with your usage of any of our health research study Apps and participation in any of our health research studies. Informed Consent of Subject To be part of any Study, you must review and sign an informed consent and authorization form for the Study. By using an App, you consent to the collection, usage, and distributing of your information as described in this Privacy Policy and as outlined in the Informed Consent the you will receive. To the extent anything in this Privacy Policy conflicts with the Informed Consent, the terms of the Informed Consent will control. Use of Information Personal information is data that could be used to identify and get in touch with a single person. Personal information and non-personal information, as described below, may be collected from or about you through the Apps or as part of the studies. If you decide to be part of the Study, below are examples of the types of information that we may be collecting and how we may use it in our analysis. Information we collect: When you download one of the Apps and enroll in one of the studies, below are examples of the categories of information (which may include some personal information) that may be collected from or about you through the Apps. The specific categories of information that will be collected about you as part of a study will be described in the Informed Consent. The data will be collected and stored for analysis without any expiration date. · Location data, such as GPS coordinates, to be used solely for algorithm calculations within the App.· Contact information such as your name, email address, and phone number. · Demographics, such as your age, gender, state of residence, and race. · Health related information, such as your height/weight and BMI. This information may be collected through in-app surveys, in-person surveys or other health surveys that you may be asked to complete. · Sensor information, we may use external sensors to monitor characteristics such as hydration status, electrolyte levels and temperature. · Metadata, which in many cases is non-personal information, i.e., data in a form that does not, on its own, permit direct association with any specific individual. Technical data includes, for example, information about your app usage (e.g., when an App was first launched), app version and installation ID, device identifier, and technical data about your device, such as operating system and model. · Emergency or extra curriculum event information, such as a concern, adverse event, or other reportable matter arising in a Study. How we use your data:
We do not share your location data or any other personal data collected through the App with third parties, unless explicitly stated in the Informed Consent or required by law. Your personal information, such as your contact information, if collected through the App, may be used for purposes described in the Informed Consent including: · To enroll you in the Study, including determining your eligibility for participation in the Study · To conduct and support the Study · To contact you with surveys or other messages related to the Study through in-app notifications, email, or otherwise Your Coded Study Data may be used for purposes described in the Informed Consent including: · To conduct and support the Study · To develop health-related products and improvement activities · For other research studies, if permitted in the Informed Consent · To issue research findings and related reports, which will not identify you Your technical data (as described above) may also be used to determine your eligibility for a Study and general usage of the Apps. Protection of Your Data We take the security of your personal data very seriously. hDrop Technologies has implemented reasonable measures to keep the Study Data and location data it maintains safe, and to protect the confidentiality of your data, including storing it in systems with limited access housed in facilities using physical and digital security measures. Total confidentiality cannot be guaranteed, but we will dedicate all our efforts to protect you. Retention of Personal Data Your participation in any Study is voluntary. You may decide not to participate or you may leave any Study at any time. If you decide to withdraw, we may not delete the information that we have already collected and we may continue to use it, but we will stop receiving any new Study Data about you and will stop contacting you about the Study except in the case of serious, actionable medical need. The specific retention policies and the steps you need to take to withdraw will be described in the Informed Consent for each Study. Under 13 years old Our Apps are not intended for children under the age of 13 or equivalent minimum age in the relevant jurisdiction. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible. Commitment to Your Privacy To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate our privacy and security guidelines to hDrop Technologies Inc. employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the company. Any Privacy Questions If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy please contact us. If you have questions about a Study please contact a Study Team member using the contact information listed in the Informed Consent. To withdraw from the Study, please follow the specific instructions in the Informed Consent. Please note that deleting an App will not withdraw you from the Study. hDrop Technologies Inc. may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we change the policy in a material way, notice will be provided to you either in the App or through a Study-specific email along with the updated Privacy Policy. We may also provide a notice on any Study-specific website.