- Use of and sharing of information
A. Personal Information: Leaf It Up, LLC collects and uses your personal information in order to operate the web sites and to provide its online and electronic services. The collection of your e-mail address, name and address during account registration enables Leaf It Up, LLC to send you any requested newsletter(s) or to send you any requested mailings or offers. Information concerning your geographical location is used to determine if Leaf It Up, LLC should provide regionalized information to its customers. Leaf It Up, LLC provides links to send e-mail messages to this website for your convenience and your e-mail address is used so that this website may reply to your inquiry. Leaf It Up, LLC tracks the pages on this website that our customers visit in order to determine which areas of the site are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the website to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
B. Health Information: The intent of the site is to help you improve your own diet, fitness and lifestyle. You may enter a variety of personal health information, such as age, weight, exercise, nutrition, and health conditions. We will treat your personal information as confidential. Except as otherwise stated below, the personal information you provide on this site will not be shared with any third-parties, although Leaf It Up, LLC reserves the right to share such information with its affiliates and subsidiaries without your permission.
We will use the personal information you give us to fulfill the services and products you request from us. This may include billing and shipping of products that you order, sending information that you have requested, or contacting you about products and services that you have purchased. In some circumstances we may use third party contractors to perform these services on our behalf. In such circumstances, we will only provide the contractor with the information needed to perform the services (for example, name and address if a contractor is delivering a product to you), and all contractors will be required to agree to confidentiality obligations with respect to your personal, non-public information.
C. Sweepstakes and Contest: When you voluntarily enter a sweepstakes or contest, we request your e-mail address and other contact information in order to be able to contact you in the event you are a winner of the sweepstakes or contest. Except as otherwise stated below, the personal information you provide on this site will not be shared with any third-parties, although Leaf It Up, LLC reserves the right to share such information with its affiliates and subsidiaries without your permission.
D. Third Parties: Leaf It Up, LLC sometimes hires other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as sending newsletters, providing customer service, and performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies with the information that they need to provide us with such services, and we prohibit them from using that information for any other purpose. Leaf It Up, LLC's websites reserve the right to disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Leaf It Up, LLC or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Leaf It Up, LLC or one of Leaf It Up, LLC's websites; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Leaf It Up, LLC, its websites, or the public. In the event LeafitUP, LLC goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users' personal and health information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.
E. Other Uses: We may use and disclose Health information, in a form that does not identify any individual, to allow LeafitUp.com and our advertisers to present targeted advertising to you and to develop statistics that allow us to evaluate the intervention effectiveness. We may disclose to third parties, including advertisers and potential business partners, these statistic results that we develop from your information. For example, we may disclose the average weight loss of LeafitUP.com users, or generalized information about diet and exercise habits based on aggregated statistics developed from our health questionnaires and tracking tools. This statistical information will not identify any individual.
- Information from other source
We sometimes supplement the information that we receive that has been outlined in this Policy with information from other sources and companies. Such outside information includes updated delivery and address information from carriers or third parties, which enables us to correct our records and deliver your next purchase from this website or future communications more easily; account information, purchase or redemption information, and page-view information from some merchants with which we operate co-branded businesses or for which we provide technical, fulfillment, advertising, or other services; search term and search result information from some searches conducted through the Web search features; search results and links, including paid listings (such as Sponsored Links from Google); and credit history information from credit bureaus, which we use to help prevent and detect fraud and to offer certain credit or financial services to some customers.
- Information Security
Leaf It Up, LLC's sites secure the e-mail address you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. If you choose to create a profile on Leaf It Up, LLC's websites or if you choose to register for an account, you will be required to select a password. This password can be changed at any time after you first log into the service by using your current password. You must keep your password confidential and you must not share this information with anyone. If you share a computer with anyone, you should always log out of the website before leaving it to prevent access to your information from subsequent users of that computer. Though we do everything we can on our end to protect your privacy, there are some easy things you can do yourself to help make sure your information stays secure.
- Create strong passwords that have a combination of Uppercase Characters, Lowercase Characters and Numbers
- Never give out your password over e-mail or based on an e-mail request.
- Make sure to always log out when youre done using Leaf it up or any other password-protected site. This is especially important if you're using a public computer.
- Use of Web Beacons
Leaf It Up, LLC's website pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons - also referred to as single-pixel gifs - that permit Leaf It Up, LLC to count users who have visited those pages and for other related website statistics - (e.g., recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity). Web beacons are not used to access your personal information on Leaf It Up, LLC's websites; they are solely used to compile aggregated statistics concerning the use of the Leaf It Up, LLC's websites. Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, the time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides.
- Communities and Forums offered on this website
Any personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data that you disclose through the Communities, Forums, Message Boards, Chat Rooms, or other public online forums hosted on this website, may be collected and used by others. We recommend caution when giving out personal information to others in these public online forums. Leaf It Up, LLC encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to visit via hyper-links posted on this website so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. Leaf It Up, LLC is not responsible for the privacy policies or other content on third-party websites accessed through Leaf It Up, LLC's website.
- User Access to and control of information
You can access some of the information that we collect and process about you. For example, you can access information regarding recent orders from the website; personally identifiable information (including name, e-mail, password, communications preferences, address book); payment settings (including credit card information and gift certificates); e-mail notification settings; and prior order history. With respect to your communications preferences, you can unsubscribe from newsletters by following the instructions included in the newsletter you receive. If your e-mail address has changed and you would like to continue to receive newsletters, you will need to access your account and update your e-mail address information in your account and sign-up again for the newsletter. Occasionally, Leaf It Up, LLC will send out e-mails concerning website disruptions, new products and other news about Leaf It Up, LLC's products and services. These e-mails are sent to all account holders and are not subscription-based. Such e-mails are considered a part of Leaf It Up, LLC's service to the users of its website.
- Community, Health Communities, Blogs and other Public Forums
Leaf It Up, LLC features several community areas and other public forums where users with similar interests or medical conditions can share information and support one another or where users can post questions for experts to answer. We also offer online discussions moderated by medical or healthcare experts. Our communities are open to the public and should not be considered private. Any information you shared in any online community area (including Personally Identifiable and Personal Health Information) like a chat room, Health Community, Ask Our Expert posting or online discussion is by design open to the public and is not private. You should think carefully before posting any Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information in any public forum. What you post can be seen, disclosed to or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we cannot control or predict, including to contact you for unauthorized purposes. As with any public forum on any site, the information you post may also show up in third-party search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN, Bing etc. If you mistakenly post personal information in our Community areas and would like it removed, you can send us an email to request that we remove it by contacting us at email@example.com . In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information and if we can't, we will let you know and why not.
- Safe Harbor
Leaf It Up, LLC is a participant in the Safe Harbor program developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Union. We have certified that we adhere to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles agreed upon by the U.S. and the E.U. For more information about the Safe Harbor and to view our certification, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce's Safe Harbor website. If you would like more information about the Safe Harbor program, please visit the website at http://www.export.gov/safeharbor.
In Leaf it Up, it's all about you. We are 100% committed to the privacy and security of your personal information. If you have any suggestions, comments, or concerns about any aspects of our site, including your privacy rights, please e-mail us firstname.lastname@example.org. We always look forward to hearing from you!Last modified: January 25th 2012