Effective date: March 1st 2020
As a personal private journal, your privacy is a top concern. Here, we outline
your information about your account, the data we collect, how we use it, and
your right for control and removal.
To join Minute, you must register with your Google account. Once registered, you may connect your account with other Google accounts. This means that your account is protected by Google account authorization for your privacy and security. You must prevent unauthorized access to your account by protecting your password and/or other sign-on mechanism appropriately and limiting access to your computer or device and browser.
Minute does not knowingly collect information from children under 13 years of age or have any reasonable grounds for believing that children under the age of 13 are accessing our services. If we learn that we have inadvertently collected Personal Information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under age 13, please contact us
Account Information: We collect account information including your full name, email address, and Google profile information. We use this information to
contact you about Minute updates, communication for customer support, send emails (when configured in your settings), and personalize your experience on Minute.
Device Information: When your browser makes requests to your server, we collect device and request information including but not limited to the time, your device model and type, referring URL, and IP. We use this information to support your account and improve our provided services.
User Data: By nature of using Minute, we'll collect your journal information, including notes, contacts, tags, templates, and events. We use this information to provide services of being your private personal journal.
Transaction Data: When subscribing to Minute, we use Stripe as a payment
provider and collect data related to your Stripe customer, subscription,
payment intents, and invoices. We do not have access to your credit
card information. We use this to keep a history if your subscription
Google Calendar and Contacts:
We collect your Google calendar information so that we can display
it in our service, and make it easy to connect notes with your events
and event attendees. We collect search your Google Contacts while you
add contacts, to improve the experience of finding the email accounts
for the contacts and tying them to event attendees.
For users outside of the United States: If you are a non U.S. user,
you acknowledge and agree that your Personal Information may be processed
Information may be processed in the country in which it was collected and in
other countries, including the United States, where laws regarding processing
of Personal Information may be less stringent than the laws in your country. By providing your information, you consent to such transfer.
Cookies: We store a version of your user ID in a cookie when you log in.
This is used to keep track of your user session. We also use a few
Logs: When you make server requests, we keep logs that contain device
information with user activity. Our logs only include unique identifiers
for your data and never contain your actual user or journal information.
We use log information to debug the service, and with third-party
analytics services (listed below) that helps us understand user behavior
and improve Minute.
Minute uses the following third-party services. For your convenience, we've linked to their privacy polices.
- Google APIs (policy)
- Google Authentication
- Google Calendar
- Google Contacts
We retain data indefinitely as long as you are using Minute. In some
circumstances, we may need to retain information by law.
You have the right to removing your data. You may delete data within Minute
as you'd like, or you may delete your account, which will delete all of your
data within the following 24 hours.
You have control over email messaging within the user account settings. The
only emails which will be sent regardless of settings will concern your
user privacy, changes to the terms of service, or changes to the privacy
You may choose to remove cookies within your browser. However, if you do so,
Minute will log you out. If you disable cookies, we make no promises to
functionality of Minute.
We may disclose Personal Information:
- In connection with a merger, financing, acquisition, or dissolution transaction involving sale, transfer, and/or divestiture of any or all of Minute's business or assets.
In good faith when deemed necessary to (1) resolve legal disputes, (2) comply with relevant laws or government agencies, or (3) protect and defend our
rights and ability to operate as a business.
We may disclose anonymous information without restriction.
No service can be 100% secure. We make reasonable effort to protect the privacy of your account and data, but unfortunately, we cannot guarantee complete security. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.
We maintain strict administrative and technical procedures to protect information stored in our servers, which are located in the United States. Access to information is limited (through user/password credentials and software systems) to those employees who require it to perform their job functions. We use industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to safeguard the account registration process and sign-up information. Your data is encrypted at rest in
our database. Other security safeguards include but are not limited to firewalls, and access controls to the building and files.
We reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to make changes to this policy over time. Please review periodically to check for updates. If there are any material changes, we may send notice via email.
If you have questions about privacy, or would like to get in touch, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org