This is the privacy policy for My Prayer Group

Introduction to Our Privacy Policy

Welcome to MyPrayerGroup, a service provided by DeerBrain LLC ("we", "our", or "us"). Our commitment to maintaining your trust is paramount, and we understand the importance of privacy in the digital world. At DeerBrain LLC, we are dedicated to collecting only the minimal amount of data necessary to facilitate a meaningful and functional prayer group experience. We believe in transparency, security, and responsibility when it comes to handling your personal information.

Our Privacy Policy is designed to inform you about the types of information we collect through the MyPrayerGroup app, how it is used to provide and improve the services you receive, and the way in which your data is treated with respect and care. This policy applies to your interactions with MyPrayerGroup and governs the data we collect from you when you create an account, join groups, add users, and create requests.

We encourage you to read through this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our practices and your rights. By using MyPrayerGroup, you acknowledge the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information as described here. We take pride in fostering an environment where privacy is not only respected but also integral to the experience we provide.

What Information We Collect

MyPrayerGroup, powered by DeerBrain LLC, is committed to fostering a secure and private community for prayer group interactions. To achieve this, we collect certain personal and device-related information essential to provide and improve our service. Below we outline the specific types of information we collect:

  1. Account Information: For account creation and management, we require your name and email address. This personal information facilitates your participation in prayer groups and your interactions within the app.
  2. Group Interaction Data: The core functionality of the app involves sharing prayer requests and engaging with group members. The email address of the group owner is made available to all members of a group, and your requests are linked to your user ID, ensuring a seamless group experience.
  3. Device Information: We collect information about the type of phone and software version you use. This technical data helps us ensure compatibility and optimize MyPrayerGroup's performance across different devices.
  4. Usage Metrics: To improve app functionality and user experience, we track how often you use the app and interact with its features. This information helps us identify the most valued aspects of the service and informs future updates and enhancements.
  5. Product Performance Data: We monitor the performance of our product on your device, such as load times and crash reports. Collecting this data is crucial for troubleshooting and preventing future crashes, ensuring a stable and reliable experience for all users.

Rest assured, outside of these necessary functions, no additional personal information is collected. We adhere strictly to our policy of minimal data collection, and any information gathered is used solely to enhance your experience and the performance of MyPrayerGroup.

Based on your responses, we can craft the "Information Sharing and Disclosure" section to reflect that there is minimal to no sharing of user data with third parties, and that user control over personal information within the app is paramount. Here's how this section could be written:


Information Sharing and Disclosure

DeerBrain LLC values the privacy of its users above all else. In the MyPrayerGroup app, we keep information sharing to an absolute minimum, reflecting our commitment to your privacy.

  • Within Your Prayer Group: Within your prayer group, the only personal information shared is what you choose to disclose in your prayer requests. Should you opt to submit a prayer request anonymously, the name associated with the request will be displayed as "Anonymous" to other group members, safeguarding your identity. The actual names are stored securely in our database but are not visible to other group members.
  • No Third-Party Sharing: We do not share any personal information with third parties. Your personal and device information is used exclusively for the operation of the MyPrayerGroup app and is not disclosed to any external entities.
  • User Control: You have full control over the personal information you share. Since we do not share your data for purposes beyond the core functionality of the app.

Our approach is to be as transparent as possible with our users about the handling of their personal data. This policy outlines our limited sharing practices and affirms our dedication to keeping your information private and secure within the MyPrayerGroup app environment.

User Rights and Choices

MyPrayerGroup by DeerBrain LLC empowers you with control over your personal data. We ensure that you have the ability to manage, access, and delete your information as you see fit.

  • Deleting Your Data: If you wish to remove any prayer requests you have published, simply navigate to "My Requests" within the app. There, you will find the option to delete any requests you no longer wish to be shared with the group.
  • Account Deletion: Should you decide to leave the MyPrayerGroup community, you have the right to delete your account. This action will remove all associated personal information from our active databases. However, some anonymized data may remain in our archives for a limited time to comply with legal obligations.
  • Limitations on Data Rights: We strive to provide full access and control over your personal data. However, we may retain certain information if required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

We are dedicated to not only respecting but also facilitating your rights in relation to your personal data. Our policies and practices are designed to comply with applicable data protection laws, ensuring that you can use MyPrayerGroup with confidence and peace of mind.

Data Retention

At MyPrayerGroup, we follow a principled approach to data retention, ensuring that your personal information is kept no longer than necessary.

  • Retention Period: We store your personal information for as long as your account remains active to provide you with the full functionality of MyPrayerGroup. This includes maintaining your profile, facilitating group communication, and storing your prayer requests for the continuity of your group interactions.
  • Deletion of Data: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information. Upon such a request, we will remove your data from our active systems. However, please be aware that even after deletion, residual copies of your information may remain in our backup systems for a period due to technical constraints, and as required for legal compliance.
  • Legal Compliance: We retain certain information if it is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements. Where we need to retain information for these purposes, it will be done in accordance with the least amount of time required by such legal obligations.
  • Criteria for Retention: The duration for which we retain information is determined by operational necessities related to providing our services, legal obligations, and the safeguarding of our community's security. We regularly review these criteria to ensure that personal data is not kept longer than necessary.
  • Inactive Accounts: If your account becomes inactive, we may remove your information after a reasonable period. 

We are committed to protecting your data throughout its lifecycle, from collection to deletion, and to adhering to best practices for data retention that respect your rights and our service requirements.


Data Transfer

In an increasingly connected world, MyPrayerGroup users may come from various jurisdictions. While DeerBrain LLC is based in the United States of America, we store and process data on servers located in the United States of America. We ensure that any transfer of data across borders complies with applicable data protection laws and that adequate safeguards are in place to secure your information. By using our app, you consent to the transfer, storage, and processing of your data in accordance with these regulations and safeguards.

Legal Compliance and Harm Prevention

We respect the law and expect users of MyPrayerGroup to do the same. If we receive a legal request for user information, we will review it carefully to verify its legality and scope. We may disclose information if we believe in good faith that it is reasonably necessary to comply with legal processes, enforce our terms and conditions, prevent fraud or abuse, or protect the safety and rights of DeerBrain LLC, our users, or the public.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

MyPrayerGroup utilizes minimal cookies and similar tracking technologies to ensure the efficient operation of the app and to improve your user experience. These technologies facilitate functionality such as maintaining your session and preferences across uses of the app. We do not use these tools for advertising purposes or share the data collected through them with third parties for marketing.

You have the option to disable cookies if your device allows, but please be aware that some features of the app may not function properly without the aid of cookies. By continuing to use MyPrayerGroup, you are giving us your consent to use these tracking technologies as described.

Children’s Privacy

MyPrayerGroup acknowledges the importance of protecting the privacy of young users. We are committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding the collection, storage, and use of personal information from children under the age of consent.

  • Usage by Teens: While our app is not targeted at children under the age of 13, we recognize that teens may wish to use MyPrayerGroup to create groups and share requests. We encourage teens to discuss their privacy settings and information sharing practices with a parent or guardian to ensure they navigate the app safely.
  • Parental Consent: If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13 without parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers as quickly as possible.
  • Information for Parents: We advise parents to monitor their children's internet usage and to teach them about safe online practices. Parents should contact us immediately if they have any concerns about their children's use of MyPrayerGroup.
  • Privacy Settings: MyPrayerGroup provides all users, including teens, with privacy settings that allow them to control their personal information. We encourage users under the age of consent to use these features with the guidance of a parent or guardian.

By providing these guidelines, MyPrayerGroup aims to support a safe and age-appropriate online environment for all users.


Policy Updates and Notifications

We are dedicated to ensuring you're informed about any changes to our Privacy Policy. To facilitate this:

  • Immediate Access Upon Login: Whenever there are updates or changes to our Privacy Policy, you will be prompted to review them the next time you log into the MyPrayerGroup app.
  • Acknowledgment of Changes: Your continued use of the app after logging in and viewing the changes signifies your acceptance of our updated terms.
  • Direct Consultation: The most current version of our Privacy Policy will always be available within the app for your review.

We appreciate your attention to these updates, as they are vital to your continued and informed use of MyPrayerGroup


Contact Details

If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback regarding this Privacy Policy or your personal data, we encourage you to get in touch with us. Here’s how:

  • Email: You can also reach out to us at, and we'll respond as promptly as possible.

We are here to help and aim to address your queries swiftly and effectively.


Operational and Technical Data Processing

In the MyPrayerGroup app, we prioritize the security and privacy of your information through stringent operational and technical measures.

  • Data Storage: Your personal information is stored on secure, cloud-based servers that adhere to high data protection standards. Access is tightly regulated and limited to authorized personnel.
  • Data Encryption: We implement strong encryption protocols to protect your data both in transit and at rest, ensuring that your personal details remain secure from unauthorized access.
  • System Monitoring: Continuous monitoring is in place to swiftly detect and address any potential security threats or unauthorized access attempts.
  • Data Minimization: Our policy is to collect only the essential information necessary for the optimal functioning of the app, strictly adhering to our data minimization and privacy principles.
  • Regular Audits: We conduct periodic audits of our data processing practices to maintain compliance with privacy regulations and to refine our security measures.

By employing these practices, we ensure the processing of your information is secure, respecting your privacy and maintaining the integrity and reliability of the MyPrayerGroup experience.