Information Collected by This Website
Registration and Profile
The website may collect anonymous, non-Personal Information about your use of the website through the use of "cookies." Cookies are small computer files that are transferred with your permission to your computer's hard drive. This cookie file recognizes your computer (not your personal information) as a repeat visitor and allows the website operator to record how often each computer visits the website and the particular pages viewed by the computer. Every computer is assigned a different cookie by Wellness.com. The information collected by cookies can also help the company dynamically generate content on web pages specifically designed for your interests and also allows the company to statistically monitor how many people are using the site and for what purpose. Cookies also help authenticate users as to not require a password every time the user visits the site from the same PC.
Your browser software can be set to reject all cookies if desired. However, users must at least allow for session-based cookies to use the basic website features. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the "Help" section of the toolbar if interested.
Disclosure of Your Information
Except as set forth in this Article or as specifically agreed to by you, Wellness.com will not disclose any Personal Information it gathers from you on the Website. The company may release Personal Information to third parties: (1) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; or (2) in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others. In the event that we are legally compelled to disclose your Personal Information to a third party, we will notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order.
Disclosure for Marketing Purposes
Wellness.com may disclose your contact information to its marketing and sales staff for the purpose of contacting you to offer additional services your use of the Website indicates an interest in.
Disclosure in the Context of Linked Websites
Disclosure of Aggregate Information
Wellness.com may provide to third parties non-Personal Information about its website usage statistics that does not allow you to be identified or contacted and that is combined with the non-Personal Information of other users ("Aggregate Information"). For example, the company might inform third parties regarding the number of users of the Website and the activities they conduct while on the website. Depending on the circumstances, the company may or may not charge third parties for this Aggregate Information. The company also may not limit the third parties use of the Aggregate Information, except that we do require third parties to whom we disclose Aggregate Information to agree that they will not attempt to make this information personally identifiable by combining it with other databases or otherwise.
Third Party Advertisers
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, visit www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.
Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and * other sites on the Internet.
ValueClick, as a third party vendor, users cookies to serve ads on this site and across the web. You may opt-out Here.
Users will occasionally be presented with the option of receiving informational emails or newsletters from Wellness.com. Users may exercise these options by indicating their email preferences for receiving these communications. In most cases, at the bottom of any email sent from Wellness.com, if you wish to unsubscribe from the list, click on the "UNSUBSCRIBE" link at the bottom of the email to automatically have your information removed from our that newsletter's database of recipients. Your information will be removed immediately upon your completion of the automated unsubscribe process.
Protecting your Personal Information
Wellness.com, Inc. takes reasonable technological and physical security measures to protect each user's Personal Information; however, users must protect their own passwords and log-in information themselves. The Company cannot protect a user's Personal Information from a third-party who has obtained their log-in and password credentials legally or illegally. Users are cautioned to take great care to protect their own passwords. Some recommended strategies to help protect passwords are as follows:
Always select a password that is a mixture of at least 7 letters and numbers that cannot be easily associated with your known personal information.
Never enter your password in the presence of another person who could watch you type it.
Never use the same password on different websites that are insecure or possibly run by companies which do not protect your Personal Information.
Updating Your Personal Information and Contacting Wellness.com
You can always contact us in order to (1) delete your Personal Information or (2) update the Personal Information that you have provided to us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Such changes will not have any effect on other information that Wellness.com maintains. You may not delete your Personal Information if you wish to continue access to the Website and/or our Wellness.com members-only services.
It is not technologically reasonable to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to Wellness.com from our computers servers. The need to back-up our systems to protect information from inadvertent loss means that a copy of your Personal Information may exist in a non-erasable form that will be difficult or impossible for the company to locate. Nevertheless, upon receiving your request, all Personal Information stored in the live active databases we host will be removed.
What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. User information containing sensitive information, credit card purchases or passwords are captured by a secure server and passes over the Internet in encrypted form.
When the registration/login form asks users to enter sensitive information, that information is encrypted with SSL (secure socket layers). All logged-in user sessions run in SSL mode indicated by the https present in the URL when signed in.
Revised August 20, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Wellness.com. All rights reserved.