Storyist Software Application Privacy Policy

This page describes the information that may be collected by our apps, how we may use it, and how you can opt out if you want to. Privacy is important to us, and we believe that you have the right to privacy when using our apps. If you have questions, please contact us. We'd be happy to discuss it with you.

Note: If you're looking for our website privacy policy, please see this page.

What information do we collect?

With your permission, Storyist for macOS and Storyist for iOS may automatically collect:

Diagnostics and Usage Information

When you first run the app, Storyist will ask for permission to share diagnostics and usage information with us. If you agree, Storyist can collect the following:

We use Crashlytics, a crash reporting and analytics product from Google Inc, to collect this information. Google may aggregate the information in a non-­personally identifiable way in accordance with their privacy policy.

If you don’t want Storyist to collect this information, you can opt-out as follows:

If you're running a version of Storyist for macOS downloaded from the Storyist website and have enabled automatic software update checking, Storyist can also collect basic system information when checking for updates. This information may include:

If you don’t want Storyist for macOS to collect this information, you can opt-out by opening the General pane of the Storyist preferences window and setting the Check for Updates popup to Manual.

Note: For apps downloaded from the App Store or Mac App Store, update checking is handled by the operating system, not the app, so you won't see a setting for it in the preferences window.

In-App Purchases

Storyist for macOS and Storyist for iOS both use in-app purchases to unlock the app after the free trial period ends.

Versions of Storyist for macOS downloaded from the Storyist website use software from Paddle to process these purchases.

If you choose to purchase a license in the app, you will be asked to provide the personal information necessary to complete the transaction. This information includes:

Paddle handles your personal information in accordance with their privacy policy at https://paddle.com/privacy-end-user/. After checkout is complete, Paddle shares your name and email address with us. We may use this information in the following ways:

Note: For apps downloaded from the App Store or Mac App Store, in-app purchases are handled by the operating system. Apple doesn’t share any personal information with us.

Do We Disclose Any Information to Outside Parties?

We do not disclose the information to outside parties except as required by law.

Google, Inc. may disclose aggregate measures of the usage, engagement, and performance of its services that do not identify any particular user or device. You can find Google's privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Rights of EU Citizens Under GDPR

Citizens of the EU may exercise their rights under the General Data Protection Regulation by sending email to support@storyist.com.

Last Updated: March 5, 2019