Totaal - Asthma and Allergies

App score: 66/100 About the Orcha review

Tropical Outdoor Triggers of Asthma and Allergies (TOTAAL) application is a free app that provides levels of pollen and fungal spores for the benefit of allergy sufferers.

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Platform: iOS

Cost: Entirely Free

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • Asthma

Description

Tropical Outdoor Triggers of Asthma and Allergies (TOTAAL) application is a free app that provides levels of pollen and fungal spores for the benefit of allergy sufferers. TOTAAL app is helpful for individuals with allergies, specifically fungal spores that triggers allergies of the eyes (allergic conjunctivitis), the nose(allergic rhinitis), the skin (atopic dermatitis/eczema and or hives) and those with asthma.

This app will help you correlate your allergies and asthma with the local fungal counts.
TOTAAL app allows you to see real pollen and fungal spore counts in San Juan, PR. TOTAAL app has been developed by Dr. Benjamin Bolaños, Director and founder of the San Juan, PR AAAAI Station of the Medical Sciences Campus, of the University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Bolaños is an Associate Professor of the Department of Microbiology of the Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico. He has been involved in clinical studies on the role of fungal spores as allergens and purification of tropical fungal allergens.

Any use of this information provided by the app is for personal use only.

The TOTAAL app is property of the San Juan Station of the Medical Sciences Campus. Any use, copying, reproducing or re-publishing of these these materials is prohibited without the prior written approval of Benjamin Bolaños and the Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico.


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App score: 66/100

More details

Reviewed on: 28 October 2019 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • General Information
  • Environmental Data
Data Collection

The data collected about you is capable of identifying that it relates to you

The type of data that it collects isn't classified as sensitive data.

(Identifiable but not Sensitive) ' The type of information this App collects, is not sensitive but is still classed as identifiable data, relating to you and so could poses a risk in terms of your privacy and confidentiality. It is still therefore important that the publisher is clear what they do or don't do with this information.

Data Use

The App does state that it won't share your data in any way with other people without your consent.

The App does allow you to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

Data Security

The App doesn't encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App doesn't encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.

Professional Assurance

It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It wasn't clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.

Testing

It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

The App does provide customisable features.

End User Capacity

The App does provide support for users with poor sight.

The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App is entirely free to use.


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