mySCS Privacy Policy

Effective Date:  October 26, 2018

This privacy policy governs your use of the mySCS application ("Application") on a mobile device that was created by Boston Scientific Corporation. The Application includes capability to Learn about Boston Scientific SCS therapy and its benefits. For patients currently in SCS trial with Boston Scientific, the application is an easy way for you to log how you feel during your trial period. The application also gives you easy access to your Boston Scientific care team to help you during your trial.   

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

User Provided Information –
The Application obtains the information you provide when you download and register the Application. Registration with us is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by the Application unless you register with us.

When you register with us and use the Application, we obtain: (a) your name (b) your SCS trial care team information; (c) information you provide us when you contact us for help; and; (d) information you enter into our system when using the Application, such as Pain and Activity levels. We may also use the information you provided us to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

Automatically Collected Information –
In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device’s unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Application.

Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?

Yes. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

What are my opt-out rights?

Opt-out of all information collection by uninstalling the Application –
You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at GlobalPrivacy@bsci.com and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly, and we may be required to retain certain information by law.

Children 

We do not use the Application to solicit data from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes is aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at GlobalPrivacy@BSCI.com. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

Security

BSC is concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. In the event of a policy change, we will notify you in the application of the policy changes giving you the ability to accept or decline the policy changes.  You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes.

Your Consent

By using the Services, you are consenting to our processing of User Provided and Automatically Collected information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the U.S. your information will be transferred to the U.S., and processed and stored there under U.S. privacy standards. By using the Application and providing information to us, you consent to such transfer to, and processing in, the US.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at GlobalPrivacy@BSCI.com or help@myScsJourney.com .

California Privacy Rights & Do Not Track Disclosures

The Boston Scientific Privacy Notice for California Residents provides additional information for California residents under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). Please be aware BSC does not respond to your browser's Do Not Track signals.