Zuum is ad-free with zero financial conflicts.

Washington University faculty and staff involved in the development and maintenance of Zuum do not receive any pharmaceutical or other commercial health-industry money for compensation, research or other purposes; nor are they retained by any such industries to provide input to industry policy or practices.

Zuum also does not sell or share any user information with outside parties or post ads of any kind.

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Zuum cannot predict if you will get a particular disease. It estimates your chances and offers personalized tips for reducing your risk. But just because you follow the tips does not guarantee you will be healthy. Your health is the result of many factors, some of which are not yet fully understood.

Zuum is an educational application of Washington University in St. Louis and is intended for informational purposes only. It does not provide medical advice or services. Do not use the content to make a diagnosis, treat a health problem, or replace a doctor’s judgment.

Zuum does not take the place of regular medical check-ups. If you have any concerns about your health, talk to a doctor. Do not disregard or delay seeking medical advice because of something you read on this website.

The information on this application is a summary intended to provide a broad understanding of disease prevention. The Washington University in St. Louis makes no warranty as to the usefulness or completeness of the information.

The Washington University in St. Louis is not responsible for any damages or losses that result from use of Zuum.

Zuum contains links to third-party web sites maintained by others. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by the Washington University in St. Louis of the contents of any of those third-party web sites. The Washington University in St. Louis is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the contents or accuracy of materials on those sites. If you decide to access linked third-party web sites, you do so at your own risk.

Furthermore, the Washington University in St. Louis is not responsible for the content of sites that link to Zuum. Links do not imply that the University endorses these sites or the products and services advertised on them.

You may email/share, print or download information for personal, non-commercial purposes only. Permission to reproduce, transmit, distribute or display the content for any other purpose requires prior written consent from Washington University in St. Louis.

All content on the web site is protected by copyright law, © 2012 The Washington University.


We respect the privacy of users of Zuum.

Washington University will not share, sell, rent or lease any of the information you enter on Zuum.

Anonymous, aggregated data may occasionally be gathered for internal purposes of improving how Zuum works and to better serve its users. No personally identifiable information will be included in these data.

Account details and data entered into Zuum will be saved on your mobile device and on secure servers. We have implemented reasonable technology and security policies, rules and measures to protect the data that reside on these servers; however, because no security system is impenetrable or 100% secure, we cannot guarantee the security of the servers. Also, we cannot guarantee the security of the means by which information is transmitted between your device and the servers.

Washington University is not responsible for the release of information that you elect to share from the app that is accessible by parties other than Washington University (e.g., email, social network sites, forums, chat rooms, message boards, etc.).