Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Last Revised: June 28, 2016

Belongtail Ltd. (“Belongtail”, “Company” “we” or “us”) respect the privacy of the users of our social network (the “Network”), our mobile application (the “App” and together with the Network– the “Service”) and/or our website at: (the “Site”), and are committed to protect the personal information that users share with us in connection with the use of the Service.
This Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) is intended to describe our practices regarding the information we may collect from you (the “User” or “you”) when you use the Service or the Site (or any part thereof), the manners in which we may use such information, and the options and rights available to you.
Capitalized terms which are not defined herein, shall have the meaning ascribed to them in our Terms of Service available at (the “TOS”), which this Privacy Policy is incorporated thereto by reference.


2. Which information we may collect on our Users?
We may collect three types of data and information from our Users:
(i) Personal Information, which is individually identifiable information, that identifies an individual or may with reasonable effort identify an individual, either alone or in combination with other information, or may be of private or sensitive nature; and
(ii) Non-personal Information, which is non-identifying and non-identifiable information, without particular reference to the identity of the User from which such information was collected.
(iii) Healthcare Information, is any medical information, including diagnosis, treatment, prescription, device, therapy, test, result, counseling, laboratory and any other information related to services or supplies related to your health. Provision of healthcare information is purely voluntary and is not needed for the use of this site.
For the avoidance of doubt, any Non-personal Information connected or linked to any Personal Information shall be deemed as Personal Information as long as such connection or linkage exists.
Personal Information which is being gathered in connection with the Service may consist of the following:
Registration Information and User characteristics:
• If a User registers to the Service (via the App or Site), such User will be required to provide a name and phone number, and/or username and password. Thereafter, User may voluntarily provide, but is under no obligation to provide, User’s country, gender, date of birth, picture and/or e-mail address.
• Moreover, in order to use the Service, the User may provide voluntarily additional Personal Information, such as the User’s address, geo-location, medical and health-related information, such as blood and other test results, biopsy results, Radiology images, therapist summaries, cytologies, medical history, medical institutions visited, doctor appointments, etc. family member names who are also Users, User’s mobile phone address book and contacts (to share the App and invite User’s friends to the Network), information collected from other Users regarding their Personal Information and medical information through using the Service (or parts thereof including via the chat, comments, posts, or sharing ), and other information the User may voluntarily provide while registering to and using the Service or while logged-in to his/her Account.
Please note that to use the Service, you must at least provide such information that is clearly marked as “Required” (such as: nick name, phone number, etc.), while any other information may be withheld or provided by you voluntarily and at your discretion, however it may help us improve the accuracy and reliability of our Service, and your overall experience from using the Service.
Personal Information which is being gathered in connection with the Site may consist of the following:
• If you wish to contact us via the Site, you will be required to provide us with your user name and e-mail address or phone number and any information we may need to respond to you.

• If you wish to join the Belongtail Community via the Site, you will be required to provide us with your name, e-mail address, and whether you are a patient, ex-patient, family member of the patient or ex-patient, a doctor, researcher or other person.

Personal Information which we gather in connection with the Site and the Service may consist of the following:
Web and App behavior and Usage Information:
• As the User enters and/or uses the Service or the Site, he/she may automatically provide us with his/her IP address or other persistent user and/or mobile device token (as applicable), which is used mainly for enhancing the User’s experience and for geolocation, personalization and security purposes, as further detailed below.
The User of the Service may also automatically provide us with certain technical Non-personal Information and aggregated usage information, such as the User’s device type, operating system, browser type and version, screen resolution, browser and keyboard language, the User’s ‘click-stream’ and activities on the Service, the period of time the User visited the Service and related time stamps, etc.
We will not collect any Personal Information from you or related to you without your approval, which is obtained, inter alia, through your active acceptance of the TOS and this Privacy Policy.
Please note: You are not obligated to provide us with any Personal or Health Information. You hereby agree and acknowledge that any Personal or Health Information is provided at Your own free will and pursuant to these privacy practices.

3. How do we collect Information on our Users?
We use the following methods of collection:
a. We collect Non-personal Information through your use of the Service. In other words, we may be aware of your use of the Service, and may gather, collect and record the information relating to such usage, either independently or through the help of third-party services as detailed below. We may also collect Non-personal Information through the processing, analysis and anonymization of Personal Information provided by you.
b. We collect Personal and Health Information which you provide us voluntarily. For example, we collect Personal Information in the course of your use of the Service, including when you register and open an Account on the Network by completing the registration form, when you provide us additional information during your use of the Service or Site, or when you contact us directly via the Site.
We store the Non-personal and Personal and Health Information either independently or with the help of our authorized third-party service providers as detailed below.

4. What are the Purposes of the Collection of Information?
We collect the above mention information, using advanced technics, in order to provide and operate the Service, and to give our Users information to use as applicable; to study the Information, for personalized services, notifications, to use on an aggregated, statistical basis to discover patterns and anomalies; to enable us to further develop, customize and improve the Service based on Users’ common preferences, uses, attributes and anonymized data; to enable us to provide our Users with a better user experience, with more relevant and accurate information, services, third party services, features and functionalities, statistical and research purposes, etc. We may share aggregated data [such as statistics about common metastasizes] with third parties for research purposes and to discover patterns and anomalies regarding such things as complications and treatment issues to help to develop better treatments and potentially manage complications. We will not share any identifying information regarding any particular user. Rather any information will be aggregated to protect the identity of any user.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
Belongtail will not share any Personal or Health Information it collects with any third party, except in the following cases: (a) to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, subpoena or governmental request; (b) to enforce this Privacy Policy and/or the TOS, including investigation of potential violations thereof; (c) to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; (d) to respond to User’s support requests; (e) to respond to claims that any content available on the Service or the Site violates the rights of third-parties; (f) to respond to claims that contact information (e.g. name, e-mail address, etc.) of a third-party has been posted or transmitted without their consent or as a form of harassment; (g) to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Belongtail, any of its Users, or the general public; (h) when Belongtail is undergoing any change in control, including by means of merger, acquisition or purchase of all or substantially all of its assets; (i) to collect, hold use and/or manage your Personal Information through Belongtail’s authorized third party service providers, as reasonable for business purposes (including for purposes of providing and promoting the Services). Such Belongtail third party service provider may be located in a country that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction; or (j) pursuant to your explicit approval prior to the disclosure. For avoidance of doubt, Belongtail may transfer and disclose to third parties or otherwise use Non-personal Information at its own discretion.

5. Transfer of your Information
We may provide Personal Information to third party service providers who assist us in administering and managing our Sites, App or Services (such as third parties providing hosting services). These recipients of Personal Information are not authorized to use the information we share with them for any other purpose. By providing such information, you expressly consent to such transfer and use, including transfers outside of the jurisdiction in which the information was provided.

6. Modification or Deletion of Personal Information
If for any reason you wish to modify, update, revise and/or delete your Personal or Health Information stored with us and identifying to you, you may do so on the Service by editing your information on your Account, or by deleting your Account from the Service, in which case we will make reasonable efforts to delete any such Personal Information pursuant to any applicable privacy laws. Note that we may retain your Personal Information for a minimum period required to provide the Services.

7. Minors
To use the Service, you must be over the age of eighteen (18). Belongtail does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of eighteen (18), unless such Personal Information was provided by the User’s family member who is over the age of eighteen (18) and has all of the required consents, approvals, and rights to upload Personal Information on the minor’s behalf. We reserve the right to request proof of age at any stage so that we can verify that minors under the age of eighteen (18) are not using the Service. In the event that it comes to our knowledge that a person under the age of eighteen (18) is using the Service, we reserve the right to prohibit and block such User from accessing the Service.

8. Cookies & Local Storage
When you access or use the Service or the Site, we may use industry-wide technologies such as “cookies” or similar technologies, which stores certain information on your computer (“Local Storage”) and which will allow us to enable automatic activation of certain features, and make your Service and Site experience much more convenient and effortless. The cookies used by the Service or the Site are created per session, do not include any information about you other than your session key (removed as your session ends (usually after 24 hours) and the ability to login again quickly (automatically removed usually after two years, unless manually removed on an earlier occasion). It is easy to prohibit the Local Storage. Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer’s hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if you block or erase cookies your online experience may be limited.
We may also use certain third-party cookies. These are a different kind of cookies, stored on your computer by third parties, rather than by us. This kind of cookie is read-only (and not altered by the Site) each time you visit the Service or the Site, and also when you visit certain websites or applications that use similar cookies. Third-party cookies usually store only a Non-personal Information, such as the web pages you have visited, the duration of your browsing, etc.

9. Direct Marketing
You hereby agree that we may use your contact details for the purpose of informing you regarding our products and services (which may interest you, and to send to you other marketing material, including news, updates and relevant medical data) transmitted to the e-mail address or phone number you have provided.
You may withdraw your consent via sending a written notice to Belongtail by email to the following address: or under your smartphone notification settings.

10. Security
We take a great care in implementing and maintaining the security of the Service and the Site, and our Users’ Personal Information. The Personal Information, or parts thereof, is hosted on KNOWNHOST or AMAZON, which provides advanced security features. Belongtail employs industry standard procedures and policies to ensure the safety of its Users’ Personal Information, and prevent unauthorized use of any such information, including encryption, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TSL). However, we do not and cannot guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur.
Use the strongest password combination available on your mobile device to protect unauthorized access to your mobile device.

11. Third Party Software/Service
While providing the Service we may be using third party software and/or service, in order to collect and/or process the information detailed herein. Such software includes without limitation, Google Analytics, which privacy policy is available at, Google AdWords, which privacy policy is available at and Facebook Ads, which privacy policy is available at

12. Third Party Websites
While using the Service you may encounter links to third party websites and/or services. Please be advised that such third party websites and/or services are independent from Belongtail, and may use cookies and other web-tracking technologies to collect Non-Personal and/or Personal Information about you. We assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to privacy matters or any other legal matter with respect to such third party websites and/or services. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policies and the terms of use of such third party websites and/or services, as their terms, not ours, will apply to any of your interactions with such third parties. Belongtail has no control over the use of any information you provide by these Third Party services.

13. Changes to the Privacy Policy
Belongtail reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time, so please re-visit this page frequently. We will provide notice of substantial changes of this Privacy Policy on the Service and/or we will send you an e-mail regarding such changes to the e-mail address that is registered with your Account. Such substantial changes will take effect seven (7) days after such notice was provided on any of the above mentioned methods. Otherwise, all other changes to this Privacy Policy are effective as of the stated “Last Revised” date, and your continued use of the Service or the Site after the Last Revised date will constitute acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes.

14. Compliance With Privacy Regulations
Belongtail is not a Covered Entity or Business Associate of any Covered Entity. According, any Health information you provide voluntarily is not protected by any regulation governing such Health information such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, and regulations promulgated there-under, including the Standards for Security and Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information at 45 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 160 through 164 (“Privacy and Security Regulations”), as amended from time to time, in addition to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-005. Moreover, this social networking application is not a Medical Device, and thereby is not regulated by the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act.

15. Have any Questions?
If you have any questions (or comments) concerning this Privacy Policy, you are welcome to send us an email at and we will make an effort to reply within a reasonable timeframe.
By contacting us, you represent that you are free to do so and that you will not knowingly provide Belongtail with information that infringes upon third parties’ rights, including any intellectual property rights. You further acknowledge that notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, any and all rights, including intellectual property rights in such information provided, shall belong exclusively to Belongtail, and Belongtail may use or refrain from using any such information at its sole discretion.