My Cancer Coach Privacy Policy

Genomic Health, Inc. My Cancer Coach Privacy Policy

Last Updated: February 2015

Data Storage and Collection

We hope you will choose to use this app for your educational purposes: to assist you in learning about your diagnosis, to manage your treatment plan, and to organize information that you receive about your diagnosis. As such, you may choose to store certain information in the app for your convenience.

We do not collect any device-specific or user-specific identifying information relating to your use of the app. By way of example, we do not collect log-in information, information you store in the app, or any information specific to your device.

We do collect the following anonymous information, in the aggregate, about general use of the app:

  • General, non-specific geo-location data (e.g., the region of the United States in which the app is opened).
  • Operating system of the device (e.g., iOS Version 8)
  • Usage patterns relating to the app (e.g., crash reports, duration of use)

These data are captured as part of aggregated data analytics, and do not specifically identify any individual user or device. See more details under "Analytics". Below.

We do not share any data, in the aggregate or otherwise, except as described under "Data Sharing", below.

Please note that you may use the app in connection with other native features of your device (e.g., calendar, email, etc.). However, this is optional and is your choice. We do not collect any data associated with these secondary uses.


The Cancer Coach app includes measuring tools relating to the aggregate use of this app by all users. We want to learn how users like you use this app so we can improve it in future updates. We utilize third party analytic tools to measure frequency of use, duration of use, intervals between uses, the number of people who have downloaded the app, and to log application downtime and errors.

The data is seen:

    ✖ Only by us
    ✔ By us and our partners

We measure:

    ✔ Your use of the app, in the aggregate
    ✖ Your use of this app and other functions, in the aggregate

We store this analytical data for so long as we have a legitimate purpose to do so. If you do not wish us to collect this analytical data, please do not use the app and un-install the app from your device.

Data Sharing

We may share this aggregate data in the following circumstances:

  • We may share information with those who need it to do work for us.
  • We may share data about you if we do a business deal, or negotiate a business deal, involving the sale or transfer of all or a part of our business or assets. These deals can include any merger, financing, acquisition, or bankruptcy transaction or proceeding.
  • We may share personal information for legal, protection, and safety purposes.
    • We may share information to comply with laws.
    • We may share information to respond to lawful requests and legal processes.
    • We may share information to protect the rights and property of GHI, our agents, customers, and others. This includes enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of use.
  • We may share information in an emergency. This includes protecting the safety of our employees and agents, our customers, or any person.


The security of data we process via the app is extremely important. We utilize the following measures to make sure it cannot be improperly accessed or altered:

    ✔ Data encryption in transit
    ✔ Data encryption in storage
    ✔ Industry standard internal security protocols


You may send requests about our data practices relating to this app to our Contact Information below.


The information we collect through this app enables the services and are necessary for use of the app. If you do not want us to collect and store the information identified in this privacy policy, please delete the app. You have a choice whether or not to sync the app calendar with your native calendar, and whether or not you use the email functionality in the app.

Contact Us

We welcome your comments or questions about this privacy policy. You may also contact us at our address:

Genomic Health, Inc.
301 Penobscot Drive
Redwood City, California 94063
Attn: Privacy Officer

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change this privacy policy. If we make any changes, we will change the Last Updated date above.

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