The Services are directed solely to persons 16 years of age or older. We do not knowingly gather information from visitors who are under 16. If we become aware that we have gathered information from a person under 16, then we will attempt to delete such information as soon as possible. If you believe that we have gathered Information from a person under 16, please contact us at email@example.com
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Biometric Information. Certain features of the Services may actively record biometric information about yourself as you use the Services. This tracking is accomplished through integration with your mobile device’s health tracking technology, such as Apple’s HealthKit API or Google Fit, or via other devices, such as FitBit. Such information is referred to as “Biometric Information.”
Usage and Analytics Information. As you use our Services, we may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies, log files, and Web beacons. Such Information may include information regarding your mobile device (such as your device model and unique device id number), browser type, browser language, Operating System, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on our web Services (such as the web pages viewed and the links clicked) or while using the Services. Collectively, this information is referred to as “Usage and Analytics Information.”
Geo-Location Information. This means any information regarding your real-time geo-location while using the Services. We will request your permission before collecting such information.
Personally Identifiable Information. We use your Personally Identifiable Information to manage your account, to provide the Services, to maintain our customer/visitor lists, to respond to your inquiries or request feedback, for identification and authentication purposes, to send you administrative notifications (such as security, support or maintenance advisories), for service improvement, and to address issues like malicious use of the Services.
We may also use your Personally Identifiable Information to notify you about new features in the Services, and to send you general information about us and/or our partners.
We do not actively collect Personally Identifiable Information for the purpose of selling such information in a way that specifically identifies the individual (i.e. we don’t sell customer lists).
Biometric Information. We use your Biometric information to provide the Services, such as by providing you with health-related feedback, the establishment of activity goals, and other health aspects of the Services. We may also use your Biometric Information in a de-identified, aggregated, and anonymous way to monitor and analyze use of the Services, to increase the Services’ functionality and user-friendliness, and for the purpose of health research.
We do not use or disclose your Biometric Information to third parties for the purpose of advertising or marketing in any way. We do not share Biometric Data with third parties without user consent.
Usage & Analytics Information. We use your Usage & Analytics Information to administer and improve our Services to you. We may also use your Usage and Analytics Information in a de-identified, anonymous way in conjunction with an analytics service such as Google Analytics to monitor and analyze use of the Services, for the Services’ technical administration, to increase the Services’ functionality and user-friendliness, and to verify users have the authorization needed for the Services to process their requests.
Geo-Location Information. We use your Geo-Location Information to the provide certain aspects of the Services. In the future we may use this information to notify you about new features in the Services and to send you general information about us and/or our partners. We do not share Geo-Location Information with third parties without user consent.
SHARING YOUR INFORMATION
We will share your Information as follows.
- At Your Instruction. One purpose of our Services is for users to share information related to their use of the Services with other users. We allow you to choose the information you provide to other users but ask that you not disclose, any sensitive personal information (e.g. information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, genetic characteristics, trade union membership or criminal background)
- Completion of Business Transactions. If you pay for the Services with a credit card or through your bank account, we may share your information with third party service providers in order to complete your purchase, but we will only share your information with these third parties as much as is necessary to do so.
- Service Providers. We may sometimes use a third party to provide specific services on our behalf, including sending e-mails to our members, conducting member surveys, processing transactions or performing statistical analysis of our services. In these cases, we may provide certain personal information, such as your name and e-mail address and other financial information necessary for the service to be provided. However, these third parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of this information and are prohibited from retaining, sharing, storing or using this information for any other purposes.
- Business Transitions. In the event that we go through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition, liquidation or sale of all or a portion of its assets, our information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Users will be notified of any such business transition via e-mail or prominent notice on the Services.
Your choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Information: If you wish to opt-out of our sharing of your information with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes offline, please follow the instructions below.
- Receiving electronic communications from us: If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out of receiving these marketing-related emails by sending a request for list removal to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Our sharing of your Personal Information with unaffiliated third parties for their (or their customers') direct marketing purposes: If you would prefer that we do not share your information on a going-forward basis with unaffiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes, you may opt-out of this sharing by emailing email@example.com from the email that you have signed up or used in receiving the Services.
We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please also note that if you do opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails from us, we may still send you messages for administrative or other purposes directly relating to your use of the Services, and you cannot opt-out from receiving those messages.
We are not an entity that is covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). The HIPAA privacy rules apply to health plans, health care clearinghouses, to any health care provider who transmits health information in electronic form in connection with transactions for which the Secretary of HHS has adopted standards under HIPAA and their service providers. This means that the information that you provide to us is not protected by the HIPAA privacy rules and regulations.
These Services are hosted in the United States and are intended primarily for visitors located within the United States. If you choose to use the Services from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, then please note that you may be transferring your Personal Information outside of those regions to the United States for storage and processing. By providing your Personal Information through the Services, you consent to such transfer, storage, and processing.
The security of your Information is important to us. We use commercially reasonable efforts to store and maintain your Information in a secure environment. We take technical, contractual, administrative, and physical security steps designed to protect Information that you provide to us. We have implemented procedures designed to limit the dissemination of your Information to only such designated staff as are reasonably necessary to carry out the stated purposes we have communicated to you.
TESTIMONIALS, RATINGS, REVIEWS, AND PUBLIC FORUM
If you submit testimonials, ratings or reviews to the Services, any information you include will be displayed in the Service. We also partner with third-party service providers to collect and display ratings and review content on our web site. If you want your testimonial removed, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Services may offers publicly accessible message and comment boards, blogs, and community forums. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose information through our public message boards, blogs, or forums, this information may be collected and used by others. To request removal of your Information from our blog or community forum, contact us at email@example.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your information or some content (if, for example, it is reposted by another user), in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
You can log in to some of the Services using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Some services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities via the Services to your profile page to share with others within your network.
In addition, when using some of our mobile applications we may allow you a chance to tell friends about our services by accessing the contacts in your Facebook or other social media account.
SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES
ACCESS AND ACCURACY
You have the right to access the information we hold about you in order to verify the information we have collected in respect to you and to have a general account of our uses of that information. Upon receipt of your written request, we will provide you with a copy of your information, although in certain limited circumstances we may not be able to make all relevant information available to you, such as where that information also pertains to another user. In such circumstances we will provide reasons for the denial to you upon request. We will endeavor to deal with all requests for access and modifications in a timely manner.
We will make every reasonable effort to keep your information accurate and up-to-date, and we will provide you with mechanisms to update, correct, delete or add to your information as appropriate. As appropriate, this amended information will be transmitted to those parties to which we are permitted to disclose your information. Having accurate information about you enables us to give you the best possible service.
Under California Civil Code Sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice identifying the categories of information which we share with our affiliates and/or third parties for marketing purposes, and providing contact information for such affiliates and/or third parties. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can help by keeping us informed of any changes such as a change of your Personal Contact Information. If you would like to access your information, if you have any questions, comments or suggestions of if you find any errors in our information about you, please contact us at email@example.com. If you have a complaint concerning our compliance with applicable privacy laws, we will investigate your complaint and if it is justified, we will take appropriate measures.