Fitness Connection is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors and members. The below statement has been prepared to inform people how their personally identifying information is gathered, stored, protected and used by FitnessConnection.com. Fitness Connection encourages people to always be smart and aware of where their information goes while using the internet.
The versioning of this policy can be found at its closure. The version is displayed with a complete date and time stamp. Any update to the policy will be recorded with a change in the date and time stamp. Fitness Connection will not send out email correspondence to any user that has submitted information in the past.
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
USE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
A user’s personally identifiable information will be used be used by Fitness Connection and authorized third party agents only. Information will be shared with third party agents only when it best serves to further the purpose for which the user provided their personally identifiable information. A further example of such a need would be to process a sweepstake's entry, a subscription request or product order. If personally identifiable information might be disclosed with agents for reasons not listed above, users will be advised of the reasoning at the time they submit their information. Fitness Connection does not currently sell any personally identifiable information to third party agents.
FitnessConnection.com may also utilize a user’s personally identifiable information to send them updates that might interest them. These may include but are not limited to Fitness Connection news and promotional offers.
A cookie is data sent to a user’s browser from a web server that is then stored in your computer. This is a way for a user to quickly store and remember passwords and logins. All pages on FitnessConnection.com that utilize cookies (i.e. a page with a login required) will prompt users to accept the cookies in order to proceed to the next stage of the site. Cookies can be set up and personalized by a user on their computer. By modifying browser preferences, a user has the choice to accept cookies, be notified when one is created and to reject all cookies.
Some common uses of cookies include:
- The most common use of a cookie on FitnessConnection.com is to remind us who each user is, and access their account information to deliver them a more personalized experience from the minute you open FitnessConnection.com. This cookie is created when/if they sign into any portion of FitnessConnection.com.
- Assisting Fitness Connection in tracking visits to FitnessConnection.com. Information is collected via a “clickstream” and can include which pages a user looked at while on FitnessConnection.com. While tracking which pages were on, this allows Fitness Connection to understand the online habits of the users that visit FitnessConnection.com. That information helps to make a user’s experience on FitnessConnection.com more personal, enjoyable and useful.
- They might be used to track a user’s entries into a promotion or sweepstakes. This will allow Fitness Connection to be certain entries are being created properly as well as reach out to winners in the event of a prize win.
- Cookies may also be used to track the audience size of FitnessConnection.com and compare said size to our member list size to track how many visitors have joined Fitness Connection. Each IP Address that accesses FitnessConnection.com is assigned a unique cookie that is attached to any user on the IP address.
PROTECTION & SECURITY
There is no guarantee that information transmitted over the internet is 100% safe. At FitnessConnection.com, we strive to protect your information. FitnessConnection.com takes the following steps to ensure there is no unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information. Once your personally identifiable information has been received, we utilize reasonable efforts to protect any and all information you have given FitnessConnection.com. Your information will not be readily accessible to any unauthorized third party agents. In addition, FitnessConnection.com has a limited number of people with access to our database and your personally identifiable information. Our database has electronic security in place including but not limited to password protection and user specific identification.
It is important to note that Fitness Connection and FitnessConnection.com may disclose your personally identifiable information to respond to court orders, subpoenas, or other legal practices. A user’s personally identifiable information might also be disclosed in the event of Fitness Connection and FitnessConnection.com being sold or involved in a business merger.
If after reading this privacy statement you wish to disable further communication we recommend you disable your cookies from your browser.
Policy Effective Date: 01/01/2016 08:00am