Terms of Use

By downloading and using this app you agree to all the following Terms of Use.

Data protection

Your personal data, i.e. your name, email, profile picture, and any other data that can be attributed to you or somehow identify you, will only be collected and processed for the following purposes:

·       Data storage and to provide you with such data;

·       Display your profile to other users of this app; and

·       To a limited extent for RheumaBuddy to be able to send messages to you.

You can, at any given time, withdraw your acceptance of these Terms of Use and stop the use of this app. In such cases all your personal data will be deleted from RheumaBuddy’s database. We will generally delete your personal data within 2-3 days, however, no later than 60 days from your withdrawal of your accept. Once we have deleted your personal data, you will need to register as a new user, if you wish to use this app again.

As a user of this app your are responsible for ensuring that your personal data are correct and updated as well as keeping your personal account and password secure. Your account is personal and may not be used by anyone other than yourself. You are responsible for all use of and activity by someone else who uses your account, for example by use of your password.

Non-personal data, i.e. personal data that cannot be attributed to you may be used for research, analysis and development of Daman’s related products and services.


Personal data

The mandatory personal data, which the app collects, are ordinary/non-sensitive personal data and consists of username, email and password. You may also – at your own discretion – choose to provide information about your name, city, gender, diagnosis and date of birth. Furthermore, you can choose on a daily basis to provide information about symptoms, sleep, exercise, work, what was special on any given day etc. The voluntary information may therefore contain sensitive personal data (such as information about your health). 

By accepting these Terms of Use you explicitly consent to the processing of your personal data – and if applicable your sensitive personal data – in this app and in the app’s database.

You also explicitly consent to the displaying of your username and picture, to other users of this app, if you have chosen to provide such information.


Disclosure of your personal data

The personal data, which are collected and processed by the app for the purposes stated above will not be disclosed to any third party without your prior consent.

However, in order to make the app available to you, we may need to disclose your personal data with our suppliers, who will process your data on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions. We will only disclose your personal data with the necessary security, confidentiality and integrity and we will oversee any third party's processing of your personal data.

We may also have a legal obligation to disclose your personal data, for example to the authorities.

We use third party tools to diagnose errors in the app, as well as to understand and improve the use of the app's functionalities.


Retention period for your personal data

We will only process and retain your personal data for as long as necessary for the above purposes and thereafter for a maximum of 24 months. After the expiration of this period, we will delete all your personal information.

Your rights

You may request access to the personal data that we process about you. We will then inform you if we process personal data about you, the purpose of the processing, the type of personal data we are processing and any other available information about the source of this data. If we can not meet your request within 4 weeks, we will inform you about the reason for it and about when we expect to be able to meet your request. 

You can, at any time, object to us processing information concerning you. If your objection is justified, we will no longer process data about you. An objection will normally be fully valid unless applicable law requires processing of your personal data or it necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims (see, for example, the User Rights section of these Terms of Use).

You can request that we correct, delete or block data concerning you, which are either incorrect, misleading or processed in contrary to applicable data protection regulation.  

You can request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, for example, if the data is incorrect or misleading.

You may in certain cases be entitled to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transfer this data to another company / data controller. If technically possible, you can request that we transfer this data directly to another company / data controller.

You may, at any time, withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data.

You are welcome, at any time, to contact us if you feel that our processing of your personal data is in contrary to applicable data protection regulation. You also have the right to file a complaint with the Data Protection Agency concerning our processing of your personal data.

Limitation of liabilitY

All information on this app, including text and graphics, should be only be considered as general information. The material should not be regarded as a substitute for consultation with a doctor or other healthcare professionals.

All responses and all information provided by the app do not constitute and should not be considered as a medical consultation or advice from a doctor and are not intended to replace them. Therefore, you should never only rely on the information in this app, but instead consult your doctor if necessary.

The purpose of this app is to provide as accurate information as possible. However, the app and the information herein are provided on “as is” basis and Daman can not be held liable for inaccurate or incorrect information, including incorrect data and calculations.

Daman does not guarantee or assume any responsibility for monitoring, checking and verifying the accuracy or applicability of the information provided by other users of the app. This information does not constitute and should not be considered as a medical consultation or advice from a doctor and is not intended as a substitute for such. Therefore, we recommend that you do not solely rely on information provided by other users of this app, but instead consult your doctor if necessary.

You should not rely on the general information in this app or information provided by other users, to a degree that prevents you from consulting your own doctor.

Daman assumes no liability for lack of performance, lack of functionality, lack of suitability or delays in the app.

Daman assumes no liability for damage to your smartphone or tablet caused by this app, loss of data, lost profits or other damage caused by the app.

This app is offered by Daman on an "as is"-basis.



We will take the technical and organisational measures necessary to ensure protection against

unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage in accordance with applicable data protection regulation.

By accepting these Terms of Use, you acknowledge that Daman is solely responsible for the damage caused by our processing of your personal data contrary to applicable personal data regulation and only if we could have avoided the damage by taking the necessary precaution required in the processing of personal data.


Limitations of use

You are – within the context of these Terms of Use and applicable law, including the applicable copyright law at any time – granted a non-exclusive and non-transferable right to use this app on any smartphone or tablet that you own or have at your disposal and in your control.

You are not entitled to rent, lease, lend, sublicense or sell this app, as you may not distribute or make this app available to others. Also, you may not derive the source code, modify, reverse engineer (decompile) or create derivative works of this app.

You may not use the app's forum for commercial purposes, including promotion of medicine, alternative medicine, dietary supplements or the like that your business, workplace or close associate has an economic interest in.

You may not use the app for unlawful activities.

Any violation of these Terms of Use, including violation of the applicable copyright regulation, will automatically terminate your right to use this app. In addition to terminating the right to use the app, Daman reserves the right to make you liable for any breach of these terms.

Daman may, at any time, choose to revoke or limit your right to use this app.



We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time.

Our Terms of Use applicable at any time will be available in this app. However, we may also choose to inform you otherwise if we make significant changes to the Terms of Use.

These Terms of Use have last been updated in October 2018.