iCanQuit India Privacy Policy

iCanQuit India Mobile Application Privacy Policy Statement

iCanQuit India (We or Us), a dissemination (widespread distribution) project of the iCanQuit smartphone application for smoking cessation for adults in India, based at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, Washington, takes your privacy seriously. We respectfully request that you review our Privacy Statement carefully so you understand our privacy practices. This Privacy Statement explains how We collect, use, disclose, and safeguard the information you provide to Us so you can make an informed decision when using iCanQuit. If you have questions, please contact Us at iCanQuit@fredhutch.org.

This Privacy Statement covers our iCanQuit mobile application (Service). By using iCanQuit or otherwise providing your information to Us, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Statement, please stop using iCanQuit.


We collect some non-personal information when you access iCanQuit through the mobile application. Non-personal information includes information that cannot be used to identify you, individually, like anonymous usage data, number of clicks that you make as you navigate the website or mobile application, etc. The collection of this information is regulated by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center’s Human Subjects Internal Review Board.


When using iCanQuit, We may ask you to provide Us with some information to create your User profile and to support your use of iCanQuit. We describe how We use or disclose your information in more detail here:

User Information. iCanQuit includes an engaging and personalized experience for quit smoking program participants (Users). To effectively deliver iCanQuit to our Users We may collect, store, and use information that you provide to Us when you use iCanQuit, such as the number of cigarettes you smoke. The use of this information is regulated by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center’s Human Subjects Internal Review Board.

Communications. If you email us at iCanQuit@fredhutch.org with a question or request, We may use personally identifiable information you provided to Us in that we will respond to you using your email address to provide the information that you requested, or to update you about changes to our Privacy Policy if any occur. We will not collect or save this personally identifiable information.

Research. We use de-identified analytics information (such as number of downloads or levels viewed in the iCanQuit app) to measure iCanQuit’s impact and effectiveness to Users, and to continue our research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, which may result in published reports or articles. De-identified information is used in our reports, research, surveys and results. In order to protect your privacy, We do not collect any personally identifiable information, and will not include any in our research reports.


When you share information with Us by using iCanQuit or emailing us, it is protected both online and offline. The computers and servers We use to store this information are kept in secure environments. Only employees of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center with the need to access your information are granted access to your information.


Your Rights. We are required by law to: (1) protect the privacy of your Information, provide you this notice explaining our responsibilities and privacy practices when We collect your Information, notify you of a breach of unsecured Information, and follow the terms of our Notice.

Data storage. We store Information and other data for as long as it is allowed by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center’s Human Subjects Internal Review Board.


Devices. We may collect information from or about the computers, phones, or other devices where you install or access iCanQuit, depending on the permissions you've granted. We may associate the information We collect from your different devices, which helps Us provide consistent use of iCanQuit across your devices. For example, connection information such as the name of your mobile operator or ISP, browser type, language and time zone, and IP address.

Cookies. We may use cookies and similar technologies to provide support of iCanQuit.

Legal Proceedings. We may disclose your Information in response to a court or administrative order, subpoena, discovery request, or other lawful processes.


We will notify you through email or iCanQuit app of any significant changes made to our privacy practices by updating our Privacy Policy, and include the opportunity to stop using iCanQuit.