(Last modified on Septmeber 3rd, 2010)
Our users privacy rights are very important to us and, as such, we aim to provide the highest standard of compliance with current Data Protection Laws and Regulations.
1. Information we collect about you
We collect personally identifiable information, including, without limitation, your name, address, date of birth, email address, username, password, profiles and other information from which you can be identified and which you may disclose to Us or otherwise via the Website at any time.
We also collect other non-personally identifiable information, including, without limitation, weight, height, gender, public profiles, journal entries, and other information provided by you which, by itself, cannot be used to identify or contact you.
In addition, for security and statistical purposes, we may also collect information about your connection to the website, such as your IP address, the date you last accessed the site and other information which will be used to improve our service to you and to prevent any misuse of the service.
2. When do we collect information from you?
We will collect information from you from various places throughout the website. We will collect personally identifiable information from you during the registration process for a Subscription Product, or whenever you modify details within the 'My Profile', 'My Billing' and 'Contact' sections of the website. We will collect non-personally identifiable information as provided by you within the 'My Public Profile', 'My Preferences', 'My Journal','Messaging' and 'Weigh In' sections of the website.
3. How we use your information?
We may use your data, or parts of, to:-
a) Process your registration and administer your subscription (where applicable);
b) Process any enquires or complaints made by or about you;
c) Provide you with customized charts and information relating to your weight;
d) Generate and display content on various customised sections of the website (including 'My Page' and 'Friends Network');
e) Contact you regarding any aspect of your subscription and/or account with us;
f) Contact you regarding any offers,services or products provided by us, or one of our carefully selected partners, that may be of interest to you;
g) Investigate and pursue any suspected breach of the Terms and Conditions of this website;
You may choose the amount of data that you wish to share on the 'My Page' and 'Friends Network' sections of the website, pursuant to paragraph 3 point (d), at anytime from within your 'My Public Profile' section of the website.
You may choose to opt-out of receiving any information, pursuant to paragraph 3 point (f), at anytime from within the 'My Preferences' section of the website, or by using the facility provided in such a mailing.
4. Data displayed within 'My Page' and the 'Friends Network'
The 'My Page' and 'Friends Network' sections of the site can display information that we hold about you.
By providing information on the 'My Public Profile' page you give consent for the provided information to be used as described below.
You can choose the information that is shown from within the 'My Public Profile' section of the website, you can choose to be excluded from the Friends Network and can set the visibility on a wide range of the information we hold about you. Any information that you choose to hide will not be shown on either of these sections of the website, you can choose to make certain information hidden to everyone, or hidden to anyone who is not in your friends list.
Information that you provide on the 'My Public Profile' section of the website including any other information which you do not choose to hide using the options available within the 'My Public Profile' section, will be publicly visible to all users of this website.
5. Will we pass on your information to third parties?
a) We may pass your data to other parties as follows:
i) Our employees and agents to administer your subscription and the services provided to you by us now or in the future.
ii) Some general statistical information about the website user base, sales patterns, traffic volumes and related matters may be passed on to reputable third parties but these details will not include information personally identifying you.
iii) We may disclose your data to the police, regulatory bodies or legal advisers in connection with any alleged criminal offence or suspected breach of the Terms and Conditions by you or otherwise where required by law.
b) We will not pass or sell any of your information for any purpose other than those set out in 5(a) above or under any marketing set out under paragraph 3 point (f) above.
6. Data Security
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect the information we hold about you. All of the information that we collect is stored on a secure server and we use industry standard SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption to protect the data transfered between your computer and our server at the time of registration with us and when accessing the 'My Details' section of the site.
b) For more information on cookies and how to enable (or disable) them, you can consult the information provided by the Interactive Advertising Bureau at www.allaboutcookies.org.
8. Accessing and Updating your information
If you are a subscriber to our website then you may access and update the information contained within your account by accessing the 'My Details' and relevant sub-sections. You must make sure that you keep your information updated as per the Terms and Conditions of this website.
Please be aware that although this website may link to other web sites, we are not responsible for the data policies, content or security of those linked web sites.
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