Privacy Policy

Stephen Houser built the applications, GoodTurn, Portland Women’s History Trail, The United States, and this website as both free and commercial applications. These applications (the Service) are provided by me, Stephen Houser and are intended for use as is.

This page is used to inform website visitors and application users regarding my policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use my these applications or website. If you choose to use these, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that I collect are used for providing and improving the applications and website. I will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience while using these applications and website, I may require you to provide certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, email addres, and location. The information that I request is retained on your device and is collected by me and will be retained by and used as described in this privacy policy. These applications and website use third party services (Google Firebase, Apple Game Center) that may also collect information used to identify you. Please refer to Google Firebase and Apple Game Center privacy policies for more information.

Location Data

The Good Turn application collects location data and shares it with other users of the application and on the web only when you record a Good Turn and you have chosen to share your good turns with others (in the application settings). These location data are identifiable to your device but not your name or email address unless you explicitly choose them to be connected. Your name and email address are only used if you create an account to store your Good Turns on the Service across device updates.

The Portland Women’s History Trail application uses your location to guide you along the trail and show you nearby points of interest. The location data is not transmitted from your device or collected in any other manner.

Log Data

I want to inform you that whenever you use my applications or website, in case of an error in these I collect data and information (through third party products) on your device called Log Data. These Log Data may include information such as your devices’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, device name, operating system version, configuration of the app when utilising my service, the time and date of your use of the Service, and other statistics.


Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your devices’s internal memory. The Services do not uses these “cookies” explicitly. However, they do use third party code and libraries that may use “cookies” to collect information and to improve their services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Service.

Service Provider

I may employ third-party companies and individuals for the following reasons:

  • To facilitate the Service;
  • To provide the Service on my behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist in analyzing how the Service is used.

I want to inform users of this Service that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.


I value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus I strive to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and I cannot guarantee its absolute security.

This Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by me. Therefore, I strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. I have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

These Services are freely available and may be used by those under the age of 13. I do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case I discover that a child under 13 has provided me with personal information, I immediately delete this from my servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact me so that I will be able to take any necessary actions.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

I may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. I will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about my Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact me.