Information Collected About You
We may collect Personal Informationa about you “ such as your name, address, telephone number, email address or health information “ in the following ways:
When you register for or update an existing profile on our web sites or Apps or register for the w8lose.com Health Manager;
When you use certain interactive tools and services (e.g., the Ovulation/Pregnancy Calendar, certain of our mobile Apps, or tools in certain Apps such as the Healthy Target Program in the w8lose.com mobile application, or Symptom Checker);
When you sign-up for newsletters or other communications from w8lose.com;
When you use our Email a Frienda service;
When you participate in an online survey; or
When you provide personal information in a community area or other public forum.
We may collect Non-Personal Informationa “ information that cannot be used by us to identify you “ via Cookies, Web Beacons, w8lose.com mobile device applications and from external sources, even if you have not registered with or provided any Personal Information to w8lose.com.
What Choices Do I Have?
Most browser software can be set to reject Cookies, and you can opt out of Cookies for several Ad Servers by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative gateway opt-out site.
You can click on the Ad Choices logo at the bottom of every page of the w8lose.com web sites to stop tailored advertising from w8lose.com.
How Information Collected About You Is Used
We may use information we collect about you to:
Administer your account;
Provide you with access to particular tools and services;
Respond to your inquiries and send you administrative communications;
Obtain your feedback on our sites and our offerings;
Statistically analyze user behavior and activity;
Provide you and people with similar demographic characteristics and interests with more relevant content and advertisements;
Conduct research and measurement activities;
Send you personalized emails or secure electronic messages pertaining to your health interests, including news, announcements, reminders and opportunities from w8lose.com; or
Send you relevant offers and informational materials on behalf of our sponsors pertaining to your health interests.
We may combine Personal and Non-Personal Information collected by w8lose.com about you, and may combine this information with information from external sources. Third parties may also use Non-Personal Information in order to display advertising that reflects the interests and preferences of our user community.
With Whom Do We Share Your Information?
w8lose.com will not disclose any Personal Information about you unless specifically agreed to by you or:
To comply with legal requirements, such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena, or court order;
To our vendors and suppliers in the course of their provision of products or services to w8lose.com;
In the event of a corporate change in control resulting from, for example, a merger, a sale of assets, or bankruptcy; or
In special cases, such as in response to a physical threat to you or others.
w8lose.com does not make your Personal Information available to third parties for their marketing purposes without your consent.
How Do We Secure and Retain Your Information?
We have put in place technical, physical, and administrative safeguards to protect the Personal Information that we collect.