Review date: May 2, 2022
What could happen if something goes wrong?
Glorify also says they can create anonymized and aggregated information that includes location information and says they may use this information in a number of ways, including research, internal analysis, analytics, and any other legally permissible purposes. That's a fairly broad statement. And here is where we must remind you that it has been found to be relatively easy to re-identify such information, especially if location data is included.
In that same TechCrunch interview, Glorfy's co-founder stated, "I believe the engaged audience that we will have will probably have a higher propensity to pay for all sorts of other products that we release. ... [we think we can] take that audience and direct them to other products that we've created, where they’ll have high propensity to pay." It's a good reminder that prayer apps come at a cost, as with so much on the internet in our existing data economy,
Tips to protect yourself
- Disable location sharing with this app for better privacy
- Do NOT use your Facebook account to login
Can it snoop on me?
What can be used to sign up?
Facebook sign-up available
What data does the company collect?
Email address, phone number, mailing address, location
How does the company use this data?
How can you control your data?
What is the company’s known track record of protecting users’ data?
No known privacy or security incidents discovered in the last 3 years.
Child Privacy Information
Can this product be used offline?
User-friendly privacy information?
Links to privacy information
Does this product meet our Minimum Security Standards?
Glorify confirmed to us on May 2, 2022 that they do use encryption to protect user data
Glorify confirmed to us on May 2, 2022 they do have a system in place to manage security vulnerabilities.
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Glorify, an ambitious app for Christians, just landed $40 million in Series A funding led by a16zTechCrunch
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