Dental Fears | DentalFearLess App
EFFECTIVE: February 20, 2023
LAST MODIFIED DATE: March 6, 2023
Virtually Better, Inc.
App Name: DentalFearless App (DF mobile app)
Virtually Better, Inc. (VBI), utilizes the services and technology from www.heroku.com (PaaS) to
provide the DentalFearless mobile app. DentalFearless is developed for research use by New York
University and is collectively managed between Virtually Better, Inc., and researchers at New York
University (NYU). NYU and VBI ("us", "we", or "our") operate, manage the content, and support the
mobile app and related websites.
DentalFearless does not require access to camera, microphone, speech recognition, face
scanner, location, photos, calendar, contacts, Bluetooth, or other functions of your phone.
Personal Information Collect, Use, Disclosure and Consent
The only Personal Information required for use of DentalFearless is for purposes of password
protection. This occurs in the form of you providing an email address to use the dashboard or
mobile app platform. Personal information in this document includes: EMAIL ADDRESS.
As DentalFearless is being developed for use in a research protocol and access to its use is subject to
participation within the larger research protocol.
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of the EMAIL
ADDRESS you provide in order to use DentalFearless.
We will only collect an EMAIL ADDRESS such that is necessary to fulfill the following purpose:
To verify identity for the purposes of access to the dashboard or mobile app as defined by
We will obtain your consent to collect, use or disclose your EMAIL ADDRESS via your consent in the
research protocol, as described in such protocol.
We will not sell your EMAIL ADDRESS to other parties. We retain your EMAIL ADDRESS for the time
necessary to fulfill the identified purposes.
We are committed to ensuring the security of your EMAIL ADDRESS and may use passwords,
encryption, firewalls, restricted employee access or other methods, in our discretion. We will use
appropriate security measures when destroying your email information such as shredding
documents or deleting electronically stored information, at our discretion.
We may collect information that DentalFearless sends the third party data server whenever you use
DentalFearless ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your use of the
DentalFearless mobile app, the time and date of your use, the time spent in the app and other
We may employ third party companies and individuals to perform DentalFearless-related services or
to assist us in analyzing how DentalFearless is used.
These third parties do not have access to your EMAIL ADDRESS.
We may use your EMAIL ADDRESS for you to sign up to use DentalFearless and to contact you only in
the event that you initiate a reset of your password.
Compliance With Laws
We will disclose your EMAIL ADDRESS where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe
that such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law
enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our DentalFearless.
The security of your EMAIL ADDRESS is important to us, but remember that no method of
transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to
use commercially acceptable means to protect your email Information, we cannot guarantee its
Your EMAIL ADDRESS, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of
your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may
differ than those from your jurisdiction.
agreement to that transfer.
Links To Other Sites
DentalFearless may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third
party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy
Policy of every site you visit.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices
of any third party sites or services.
DentalFearless is not designed or developed for use with Children.
Policy are effective when they are posted by the researcher.
described in the research protocol.
email@example.com or the research team.
March 6, 2023 - Updated VBI address and contact information.
235 E Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite 200 | Decatur, Georgia 30030 | P 404.634.3400 | www.virtuallybetter.com