Terms and Conditions
You may fill this GERO form (the "Product") if you are over 18 years of age and you are not forbidden from filling this form under applicable law.
You understand that by providing your data, including Data as defined below to us you acquire no rights in any publication, research or commercial products that may be developed by us or our collaborating partners. You specifically understand that you will not receive any compensation for any publication, research or commercial products that include or result from your data.
You understand that information you learn from us is not designed to independently diagnose, prevent, or treat any condition or disease or to ascertain the state of your health in the absence of medical and clinical information. You understand that for you the Product is for information purposes only, and in case our information contains any features of a diagnosis, medical advice or possible treatment, it should always be confirmed and supplemented by additional medical and clinical testing and information. You acknowledge that we urge you to seek the advice of your physician or other competent health care provider if you want to make any health-related decisions or have questions or concerns related to health, wellness or behavior or lifestyle changes arising from use of Product, and any of the information originated from Product or referenced to in Product.
Other than pursuant to the Terms and Conditions or unless otherwise agreed in a separate agreement between you and Gero, you agree not to display, distribute, license, perform, publish, reproduce, duplicate, copy, create derivative works from, modify, sell, resell, exploit, transfer, or transmit for any commercial purposes, all or any portion of the Product, use of the Product, or access to the Product.
You acknowledge and agree that we (or our licensors, as applicable) own all legal right, title, and interest in and to the Product, including any intellectual property rights (including but not limited to patents) which subsist in the Product (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). You further acknowledge that the Product may contain information which is designated confidential by us and that you shall not disclose such information without our prior written consent, excluding any customized user data as will be processed and shared by Gero based on your usage.
You agree that you have the authority, under the laws of the state or jurisdiction in which you reside or under any other laws applicable to you, to provide these representations. In case of breach of any one of these representations we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Product (or any portion of it thereof) and you will defend and indemnify us and our affiliates against any liability, costs, or damages arising out of the breach of the representation. NOT MEDICAL OR HEALTHCARE ADVICE
We do not provide diagnosis, treatment, medical or healthcare advice. The Product and the information provided by us is for informational use only. The information, products related to and claims made about specific lifestyles, lifestyle changes, interventions, activities and products on or through the Product have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration or any other competent authority of any country and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This also means that (i) information that we report have not been clinically validated, and the technology we use to date has not been clinically tested or used for clinical testing and (ii) in order to expand and accelerate the understanding and practical application of locomotion knowledge in health care and wellness, including but not limited to understanding of its applicability for evaluation of health or wellness parameters, we invite all users allowed to do it under applicable laws to participate in using the Product.
Information provided in Product and linked websites, including information relating to lifestyles, lifestyle changes, medical and health conditions, treatments and products may be provided in summary form.
Any information in Product should not be considered as a substitute for advice from a healthcare professional. The Product does not recommend self-management of health issues.
Information in Product is not comprehensive and does not cover any exclusion criteria, contraindications and adverse effects of any lifestyle, lifestyle change or any other interventions that may be mentioned in Product in any context or referred to from Product, as well as it does not cover comprehensively any diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their diagnosis or treatment.
Contact your healthcare professional promptly should you have any health-related questions. Never disregard or delay medical advice based upon information you may have read in Product.
Links to or access from any third-party websites or resources is not an endorsement of any information, product or service.
We are not responsible for the content or performance of any third-party websites. Use of Product and any third-party websites is at your own risk.
You should not use the information or services in Product to diagnose or treat any health issues or for prescription of any medication or other treatment.
You should always consult with your healthcare professional before making any behavior or lifestyle change or beginning any exercise or diet program or starting any treatment for a health issue or if you experience any pain or discomfort.
Individuals are different and may react differently to different lifestyles, any behavior or lifestyle change, products. You should consult your physician about interactions between your health and medications you and nutritional supplements are taking, and any lifestyle changes you want to make.
Comments made in App Store or any other places by Gero employees or Product users are strictly their own personal views made in their own personal capacity and are not claims made by us or do they represent our positions or views.
Product ratings by any current or previous employees or Product users are strictly their own personal views made in their own personal capacity and are not intended as a substitute for appropriate medical care or advice from a healthcare professional. We are not liable for any information provided in the Product with regard to recommendations regarding any behavior or lifestyle changes, medications or supplements for any health purposes.
Please consult with a physician or other healthcare professional regarding any medical or health related diagnosis or treatment options. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other competent health care provider with any questions you may have regarding diagnosis, cure, treatment, mitigation, or prevention of any disease or other medical condition or impairment or the status of your health.
You should not change your health behaviors or anything else in your lifestyle or treatment without advice of your physician solely on the basis of information from us. You acknowledge that Your lifestyle, lifestyle changes, behavior, behavioral changes, diet, diet changes, and exercise activities and such activities changes involve risks, which may involve risk of harm to health, bodily injury or death, and that You assume those risks. You should consult a physician or other competent health care provider prior to beginning or modifying any diet, lifestyle or exercise program that You undertake, and You acknowledge that GERO has advised You of the necessity for obtaining such consultations and monitoring of your health by physician or other competent health care provider as such physician or other competent health care provider may consider reasonable.
GERO makes no representation that GERO is a provider of medical services as defined by federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to medical providers and other health care related matters, or that GERO has any obligations with respect to (a) the appropriateness of Your engaging in any diet or lifestyle changing program; (b) the results (or lack of results) obtained by Your use of the Product; and (c) any health-related matters arising in connection with Your use of Product. In no event shall GERO be liable for any death or bodily injury or any other harm to health or property that You suffer, or that You cause to any third party, in connection with Your use of the Product or any diet, exercise, lifestyle, lifestyle change or other activity You undertake in connection with Your use of the Product. We request that you read this Terms and Conditions carefully before using the Product. PURPOSE OF THE PRODUCT
The purpose of the Product is to provide Gero and its collaborators with data for the purposes described in these Terms and Conditions.
Description of Product: Questionnaire (https://gero.ai/bioage/
You have the option of deleting your information by sending an e-mail to [email protected]
We do not delete server backups that may include your deleted account data, but we can ensure that we do not use the data within the backup for any other purpose. In the case of server breakdown and restoring from backup your deleted account data, we will delete your data. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Gero collects your information you entered into Product to research possibility to use it for Healthspan calculations, for other research on relations of lifestyle with health and improvement of healthspan and lifespan prediction models that may be implemented in future versions of Gero and its collaborators products and for other purposes information on steps can be used according this document and other agreements you may enter with us.
The information that shall be collected by Product ("Data") includes: Source:
Your input (manually) We collect your:
date of birth; biological sex; email How we use it:
Your biological sex and age are used to calculate Healthspan. Email is used for registration process.
Source Questionnaire (https://gero.ai/bioage/); Your input (manually)
We collect your: Answers to the questions in the Product
How we use it: Answers are used for research how it (independently and combined with other answers or other information) can be used to calculate health risks. It can be used to improve calculation of Healthspan and can be used in a model for Healthspan calculation in future, further prediction model improvement, research on relations of lifestyle with health or in order to try to track changes in health. Gero may collect your Data every time you manually enter answers in the Product.
Personal Data - your personal information according to applicable law.
De-identified health Data ("Health Data") as follows: your answers in Product
We respect your privacy. We will never sell, rent, or lease your contact information. We will not disclose your Personal information unless the law requires us to do so.
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR DATA
You acknowledge and agree that we have the right to monitor, analyze and research your Data, including but not limited to your activity in the Product at any time and maintain copies documenting such monitoring, analyses and research. We may be sponsored by, our activity conducted on behalf of, or in collaboration with third parties, such as non-profit foundations, academic institutions, pharmaceutical companies and other commercial companies. We may study a specific group or population, identify potential areas or targets for therapeutics development, conduct or support the development of drugs, diagnostics or devices to diagnose, predict or treat medical or other health conditions, work with public, private and/or non-profit entities on similar research initiatives, or otherwise create, commercialize, and apply this new knowledge to improve health care, wellness, entertainment, insurance, advertising, marketing, banking and other fields wherein it can be useful and legally applicable.
Upon your written consent and approval, we may use and disclose your Health Information for computing your Healthspan and other health metrics. Our team includes coordinators and staff. All computations are made using the information provided by your survey responses and Data from Apple Health app (if you use our app). We have permanent access to this information in order to analyze your Data, and upon your consent to send you relevant notifications and to apply possible Product improvements and other changes.
We may also disclose your Health Data (not the Personal Data) to our subcontractors and transfer your Health Data to the third-party researchers in order to improve general knowledge on health, medical and fitness management and for the purposes of various medical researches and non-profit or commercial products and services development and validation.
We can develop and commercialize commercial product based on the model built using Health Data collected by the Product, create an intellectual property, publish Data, including but not limited to Health Data and the results of analysis of Data, including but not limited to Health Data.
We will not disclose or anyhow transfer your Personal Data to any third party, unless required by law or we have your expressed consent to do so to:
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Office for Human Research Protection (OHRP), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other agencies for review of our research procedures.
Interregional Independent Ethical Committee associated with Autonomous Non-Profit Organization "Clinical Pharmacology Institute" and other ethical organizations.
Others, if the law requires. MODIFICATIONS TO THE PRODUCT
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Product (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You acknowledge and agree that (i) modifications may result in a delay in computations for some of the Product features, and (ii) we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Product.
The software that you use may from time to time automatically download and install updates from the Product. These updates are designed to improve, enhance, and further develop the Product and may take the form of bug fixes, enhanced functions, new software modules, and completely new versions. You agree to receive such updates (and permit us to deliver these to you) as part of your use of the Product. RISKS, DISCOMFORTS, AND INCONVENIENCES
There are possible risks, discomforts, and inconveniences by using the Product. LEGAL DISCLAIMER:
The content of Product is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by us, is solely at your own risk. The site, Product and its content are provided on an "as is" basis.
Product and information originated from Product or referenced in Product is not a medical treatment or medical device or medical advice or the source for obtaining a medical advice.
Use of the Product may generate a wide range of emotions. It could affect your mood. Some questions in the surveys may be mildly stressful for some people.
Other people may glimpse the notifications and/or reminders on your device and realize you are using the Product. This can make some people feel self-conscious.
We take great care to protect your privacy. However, if there is a login or Personal Data breach to some third-parties, it may become possible to identify you. If there is such a case, Gero will take the necessary steps to minimize the risks as outlined in the GDPR including informing the affected individual and/or informing the relevant supervisory authority.
Participation may involve risks that we don't know about yet. We will tell you if we learn any significant information that might affect your decision to use our Product.
Data will be collected directly from Apple Health app and surveys.
We take great care to protect your privacy. Your Data will be coded, and it will not be easy for any third party to identity you. If there is a breach, Gero will take the necessary steps to minimize the risks as outlined in the GDPR including informing the affected individual and/or informing the relevant supervisory authority.
The fact that we mentioned any medication, supplement, lifestyle or any other factor or intervention in our forms does not imply or mean that we advise to use it or mean that it has some beneficial or adverse effect, it is done for more convenient filling out of the forms and making research. COSTS
Use of the Product is free. There are no guarantees that it will be free in the future however, we will notify you in case we decide to charge for the usage of the Product and only at that point you may choose to proceed or stop using it or delete your account.
Product consumes your battery, memory of your device, may affect its performance, and you may also incur costs related to the use of internet or related to the work of Product. Your hereby agree that all such expenses are at your own cost and on your own risk. ALTERNATIVES
This is not a medical treatment or diagnostics study. There is no alternative treatment or diagnostics to this study. The only alternative to this Product is to not to use the Product. PRIVACY, CONFIDENTIALITY, DATA PROTECTION
Your privacy is important to us and we will apply our best efforts to ensure that your Data will not be available to search systems. We will make every commercially reasonable effort to protect your privacy. Except as required by law, you will not be identified by name or by any other direct personal identifier. However, if there is a data breach it may be possible to identify you. DATA DE-IDENTIFICATION
We will process your Data electronically. We will separate your Data from the account information that identifies you. Your account information will not be stored with your survey responses or activity measurements. Current technologies do not allow access to your Personal Data and your Health Data by unauthorized third parties. Such technologies may be created in future however, this is not intended to and shall not be deemed to constitute a guarantee. We may combine your de-identified
Health Data with the de-identified
Health Data of other volunteers and Product users. DATA STORAGE
Your Data will be de-identified
on your device. Your de-identified
Health Data will be sent from your device to our team automatically when you enter the Product. We store your de-identified
Health Data in a way that keeps your information as safe as possible. We use a hosted computing environment, also known as a "cloud server," to store it.
We are doing our best efforts to follow the most recent data protection standards. We take the security of your de-identified Health Data very seriously. We will use commercially reasonable measures to maintain the security of your data collected in connection with any of our products or services. Our systems and software are configured with security measures that ensure the secure operation and storage of your Data. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
Gero cannot guarantee any health, weight and/or fitness results or improvements.
YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT: (1) YOUR USE OF THE PRODUCT ARE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE PRODUCT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. GERO EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. (2) GERO MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (a) THE PRODUCT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (b) THE PRODUCT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, UNFAILINGLY SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE; (c) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE PRODUCT WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (d) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE PRODUCT WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS AND (e) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED. (3) ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE PRODUCT IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. (4) NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM GERO OR THROUGH OR FROM THE PRODUCT SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. (5) YOU SHOULD ALWAYS USE CAUTION WHEN GIVING OUT ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF OR THOSE FOR WHOM YOU HAVE LEGAL AUTHORITY. GERO DOES NOT CONTROL OR ENDORSE ANY ACTIONS RESULTING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE PRODUCT AND, THEREFORE, GERO SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY WITH REGARD TO ANY ACTIONS RESULTING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE PRODUCT.
WE MAKE NO GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED, RECOMMENDED, REFERRED TO OR SOLD BY US OR BY PRODUCT. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE PRODUCT OR IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF PRODUCT AND THROUGH THE PRODUCT. NO INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU FROM GERO, FROM PRODUCT OR THROUGH THE PRODUCT SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY RELATING TO THE PRODUCT OR INFORMATION ACCESSED THROUGH THE PRODUCT NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Product is a tool used for the research of possibilities of prediction of stochastic (probabilistic) biological properties, and thereby it cannot be used for accurate prediction of medical or health-related parameters and as a basis for any intervention or changing your habits, lifestyle and any other actions.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT GERO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF GERO HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (a) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCT; (b) ANY ACTION YOU TAKE BASED ON THE INFORMATION YOU RECEIVE IN THROUGH OR FROM THE PRODUCT, (v) YOUR FAILURE TO KEEP YOUR PASSWORD OR ACCOUNT DETAILS SECURE AND CONFIDENTIAL, (d) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE PRODUCT; (e) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (f) THE IMPROPER AUTHORIZATION FOR THE PRODUCT BY SOMEONE CLAIMING SUCH AUTHORITY; or (g) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE PRODUCT.
You agree to defend and hold us, and our subsidiaries, affiliates, associated organizations, officers, agents, contractors, partners, employees, successors, and assigns harmless from any claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of this Terms and Conditions you submit, your log in to the Product, your violation of the Terms and Conditions, or your violation of any rights of another. WAIVER
The failure of Gero to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect. CHANGES OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
We may make changes to the Terms and Conditions from time to time. When these changes are made, we will make a new copy of the Terms and Conditions available on our website and Product and any new additional terms will be made available to you. SURVIVAL OF TERMS
Notwithstanding of the fact that you have deleted your account the following terms shall survive: SUMMARY, COLLECTION OF INFORMATION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR DATA, MODIFICATIONS TO THE PRODUCT, RISKS, DISCOMFORTS AND INCONVENIENCES, COSTS, PRIVACY, CONFIDENTIALITY, DATA PROTECTION, DATA DE-IDENTIFICATION, DATA STORAGE, DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, INDEMNITY, WAIVER, CHANGES OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS, CONSENT. CONSENT
I have read and understood this Terms and Conditions and I freely consent with all its provisions.
I authorize the collection, processing, use, and disclosure of my Data, including but not limited to de-identified
Health Data and Personal Data as described in this form. I understand that my Data will be stored in electronic database(s). I authorize the transfer of my Data, including but not limited to Health Data and Personal Data to Gero for research and analysis.
I confirm that to the best of my knowledge I am not obliged by any local law of the country of my residence or by any other law applicable to me to store the Data, including but not limited to Personal Data on the local territory.
I have no objections to the facts that my Data shall be stored on the Web Cloud Services server. DEFINITIONS
Unless the context otherwise requires or as otherwise noted, references in this Terms and Conditions to the "company," "Gero", "we," "us" and "our" refer to Gero LLC, Address: 22-3, Boytsovaya str., Moscow, Russian Federation 107150 Healthspan
- the estimation of expected median healthspan of the people, who match to your locomotor activity patterns by metrics of Gero technology based on user's locomotion data evaluated by Gero technology. This is an estimated quantity based on our predictive modeling, the actual value of healthspan may not be equal to the median estimate. Predictive modeling is characterised by the uncertainty of the estimate: the certain percentage of the realised healthspan is expected to fall in a certain range of years from median. This estimate is based on historical data of US and UK populations and your actual results may not be in this range. Gero Healthspan Application
is a proprietary software for research of Healthspan in relation to lifestyle and other factors using Gero technology. Gero technology
- proprietary Gero research technology where healthspan expectancy is currently calibrated using US and UK population statistics and proprietary predictive models. Models can be updated by Gero at any time and this may result in change of the expected healthspan and your historical data in the application
Except as specified herein, these Terms and Conditions apply to any use of the Product, including but not limited to a) uploading a digital version of your Health Data and interacting with it on the Product website, and/or b) creating and using a free Product account without providing your Health Data. In order to use the Product, you must first agree to the Terms and Conditions. You may not use the Product if you do not accept the Terms and Conditions. Updated on April 2019
Gero (referred to as "we", "us", "our", "Gero" or the "Company") is committed to protecting your privacy and handling your data in an open and transparent manner. The personal data that we collect and process depend on the product or service requested and agreed in each case.
In this privacy statement, your data is sometimes called "personal data" or "personal information". We may also sometimes collectively refer to handling, collecting, protecting and storing your personal data or any such action as "processing" such personal data.
For the purposes of this statement, personal data shall mean any information relating to you which identifies or may identify you and which includes, for example, your name, address, identification number.
Process, Processed, Processing shall mean any operation or set of operations performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data, whether or not by automated means. Operations performed may include collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
Consent shall mean any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the Data Subject's wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the Processing of Personal Data relating to him or her. Data Controller
- the entity that determines the purposes, conditions and means of the processing of personal data Data Processor
- the entity that processes data on behalf of the Data Controller Data Subject
- a natural person whose personal data is processed by a controller or processor
What information do we collect and how do we use it?
We collect the answers to questions you input manually in our Product.
Some of the data we process is likely to constitute sensitive personal data: health-related data.
Whether you have an obligation to provide us with your personal data
This information is used by Gero if the client consents to do so, to identify you, make calculations of Healthspan
Kindly note that if you do not provide us with the required data, then we will not be allowed to commence or continue our research and business relationship either to you as an individual or as the authorized representative/agent or beneficial owner of a legal entity.
Why we process your personal data and on what legal basis
For the performance of a contract
We process personal and de-identified data in order to provide services based on contracts with our customer but also to be able to complete our acceptance procedure so as to enter into a contract with prospective customers.
For compliance with a legal obligation
There are various supervisory authorities whose laws and regulations we may be subject, such obligations and requirements impose on us necessary personal data processing activities for identity verification, compliance with court orders, or other reporting obligations and controls.
For the purposes of safeguarding legitimate interests
We process personal data so as to safeguard the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. A legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to use your information. But even then, it must not unfairly go against what is right and best for you. Examples of such processing activities include:
- Initiating legal claims and preparing our defense in litigation procedures,
- Measures to manage business and for further developing products and services.
Provided that you have given us your specific consent for processing then the lawfulness of such processing is based on that consent. You have the right to revoke consent at any time. However, any processing of personal data prior to the receipt of your revocation will not be affected.
We process information by users using the Product.
The Product is for help us working on refining our healthspan, health risks and mortality risks predictive models and using it for marketing, research and development purposes.
Who receives your personal data?
In the course of the performance of our contractual and statutory obligations your personal data may be provided to various departments within Gero. Various service providers and suppliers may also receive your personal data so that we may perform our obligations. Such service providers and suppliers enter into contractual agreements with Gero by which they observe confidentiality and data protection according to the data protection law and GDPR. Gero may disclose your information where required to do so by law, if subject to subpoena or other legal proceeding or if you have given your consent. All data processors appointed by us to process personal data on our behalf are bound by contract to comply with the GDPR provisions.
Under the circumstances referred to above, recipients of personal data may be, for example:
External legal consultants
Financial and business advisors
Auditors and accountants
Marketing companies and market research companies
Card Payment processing companies
Transfer of your personal data to a third country or to an international organisation
Your personal data may be transferred to third countries [i.e. countries outside of the European Economic Area] in such cases as e.g. to execute your payment orders or you have given us your consent to do so. Processors in third countries are obligated to comply with the European data protection standards and to provide appropriate safeguards in relation to the transfer of your data in accordance with GDPR Article 46.
Gero will only engage in Profiling and automated decision-making where it is necessary to enter into, or to perform, a contract with the Data Subject or where it is authorized by law and for lawful research and development purposes to develop our predictive models.
Where Gero utilizes Profiling and automated decision-making, this will be disclosed to the relevant Data Subjects. In such cases the Data Subject will be given the opportunity to:
Express their point of view.
Obtain an explanation for the automated decision.
Review the logic used by the automated system.
Supplement the automated system with additional data.
Have a human carry out a review of the automated decision.
Contest the automated decision.
Object to the automated decision-making being carried out.
Each Gero entity must also ensure that all Profiling and automated decision-making relating to a Data Subject is based on accurate data.
How we treat your personal information
Gero uses the information that it collects to operate and maintain our research and development, Gero Healthspan and Gero sites and may send you results of calculations, questions, informational and marketing communications, respond to your questions and concerns and to help its partners improve their online offerings.
Gero uses the information it has to help verify accounts and activity, and to promote safety and security on and off of Gero services, such as by investigating suspicious activity or violations of Gero terms or policies. Gero works hard to protect customer's account using teams of engineers, automated systems, and advanced technology such as encryption.
Gero can only use your personal data to promote our products and services to you if we have your explicit consent to do so or, in certain cases, if we consider that it is in our legitimate interest to do so.
You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for marketing purposes.
How long we keep your personal information for
Gero will retain personal data it processes on behalf of you for as long as needed to provide its services and research. Gero will retain this personal information as necessary to comply with its legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce its agreements.
The provisions of our agreements shall be deemed severable and the invalidity or enforceability of any provisions shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the other provisions. If any provision of our agreements are unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such provision shall be appropriately limited and given effect to the extent that it may be enforceable.
Your data protection rights
You have the following rights in terms of your personal data we hold about you. The right to access
You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not Gero process your personal data and, where Gero does, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, Gero will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The right to rectification
You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed. The right to erasure
In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed. However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary: for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. The right to object to processing
Where we are relying on a legitimate interest and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground. If you lodge an objection, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data, for direct marketing purposes. This also includes profiling in as much is related to direct marketing.
If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, then we shall stop the processing of your personal data for such purposes. The right to restrict processing
In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; Gero no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of Gero Healthspan processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, Gero may continue to store your personal data. However, Gero will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest. The right to data portability
You have the right to request to receive a copy of your personal data in a format that Is structured and commonly used and transmit such data to other organizations. You also have the right to have your personal data transmitted directly by Gero to other organizations you will name. The right to complain to a supervisory authority
If you have exercised any or all of your data protection rights and still feel that its concerns about how the Gero uses your personal data have not been adequately addressed by the Gero, you have the right to complain. The right to withdraw consent.
You have right to withdraw the consent that you have given to the Gero with regard to the processing of your personal data at any time. Note that any withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before it was withdrawn or revoked by you.
We endeavor to address all of your requests promptly.
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