Privacy Policy

Last updated June 23, 2023

The following text outlines the data footprint you leave by using Brainstormer, and how your data is treated and stored! I am dedicated to treating your data with respect and to only store what is necessary. If you have any questions about how your data is handled, don't hesitate to reach out.

Your data when using brainstormer as a guest

When you use brainstormer as a guest your IP address is saved. With your IP address you're letting me know from where in the world you are using Brainstormer, and learning the demographics of Brainstormer's users is the only reason I store your IP address. I store your IP address for maximum 1 month.

When you choose to send your ideas by email at the end of the brainstorming session, your email address is saved in Mailtrap, which is used to send out those emails.

I will not use your email for anything at all besides sending you that one email with your generated ideas.

Your data when signing up for a user account

When you sign up for a user account, your name and email will be saved.

Information about the time of your last sign in and your IP address when signing in will also be saved, to help me understand how you're using your account. I store your IP address for maximum 1 month.

When you sign up for a user account you accept to occasionally receive emails from Brainstormer. It could be tips on how to use the product or special offers. You can go to your notification settings and opt out any time.

Your data when signing up for a paid plan or a free trial

I use Stripe to handle everything regarding paid plans, free trials and payment.

When you sign up for a free trial or a paid plan, your name, email, encrypted credit card details and any other information you write, will be processed by Stripe.

Feel free to take a closer look at how Stripe handles data here.

Your usage data

I try to understand how you use Brainstormer, by tracking which buttons you click when you use Brainstormer. I do that only to understand how useful the features I built are to you. Based on what I learn, I try to come up with improvements and new features.

Generated ideas

Any brainstorms created by a facilitator on the hobbyist or facilitator plan are open to anyone who has the link, so I encourage you to not add any sensitive data in your ideas.

Where is your data stored?

I use Heroku to host the Brainstormer app. Heroku is, as you can read in their security policy, committed to keeping customers' data safe.

Brainstormer uses a Postgres database to store your IP address and your usage data. This database is hosted on Amazon Web Services on a data center located in Europe.

How to get in touch?

If you have any questions, please reach out on