Last updated: February 13, 2009
Protecting the privacy of all of our users is a dedicated commitment
of fitfindr.com and all of the services brought to you by
fitfindr.com (collectively, "FitFindr", 'us' or 'we'). This Privacy
under the FitFindr name and in connection with the FitFindr marks.
It explains how FitFindr treats personal information that we collect
and receive on the FitFindr website from our users and visitors.
Personal information is information about you that is not otherwise
available to the public. As the words imply, this information
personally identifies you. Personal information may include, but is
not limited to, your name, location, e-mail address, birth date, or
other identifying information.
FitFindr website, the FitFindr URLs, and the services and features
that you visit before or after us, to the other third party services
featured on the FitFindr site, or to third party advertisers or
affiliates (collectively, 'Third Party Services'). Please be sure to
familiarize yourself with all of these Third Party Services' privacy
WHAT INFORMATION DOES FitFindr COLLECT?
First and foremost, we DO NOT intentionally collect information from
children or adults under the age of 13.
General User Registration:
When you register to become a general
member of FitFindr, we collect certain information about you.
This information is your desired username, e-mail address, city,
and gender (collectively, "General Membership Information"). Once
registered, you will have the opportunity to create your personal
profile. ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF THAT YOU DO NOT
WISH TO SHARE WITH THE PUBLIC SHOULD NOT BE INCLUDED ON YOUR
Non-Personally Identifiable Information:
FitFindr also collects
non-personally identifiable information about you. Currently, upon
registration, FitFindr only collects your IP address, which cannot
personally identify you. FitFindr also complies user data in the
aggregate for purposes of demographic compilations and other data
that can help us enhance our user's experience.
FitFindr Community Features:
Once you register for FitFindr, you
will also have a chance, at your sole determination, to share other
information about yourself via your personal profile. This
information will be included on your personal FitFindr profile and
is meant for sharing with other community members of FitFindr. You
will always have the ability to change and edit this information.
Further information on this is provided below.
Please remember that any personal information voluntarily
disclosed by you through e-mail, in public-view personal profiles,
public-view uploaded materials, chat rooms, message boards, or
intra-site message systems, can be seen and used by others. For your
safety, do not include information on your personal profile that you
do not want others to know!
WHAT IS COLLECTING THE ABOVE INFORMATION?
FitFindr places cookies on your computer to retain your
individual preferences and improve your user experience on our
website, as well as to tell us what features of our sites are most
popular. From time to time, we randomly track what our users are
viewing / searching for via client-side cookies. We do this through
a randomly generated username only and cannot tie this to your
personal data. So in short, we do not store any personal information
from you. You can always adjust your web browser's acceptance of
cookies in your browser preferences.
Also, affiliates and advertisers, product and service providers may
also use their own cookies when you interact with their sites via
FitFindr. You should be aware of this and always consult with their
All of the General Membership Information Information
is stored in our database. FitFindr does not use external,
file-based or xml storage devises.
HOW DO WE USE MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION AND NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE
General Membership Information:
FitFindr will not distribute, sell
or rent any of the personal information about you to other people or
nonaffiliated companies except to enable the provision of services
or products you have requested or when we have your permission to do
Our advertisers will never be privy to your General Membership
Information unless you permit us to give it to them so that they can
provide you with products or services.
Your e-mail address may be used by us for communications related to
the FitFindr services, including but not limited to, sending notices
about new features, products, or other information of interest to
you. Again, you can always opt-out of receiving these notices.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information: Our advertisers and
affiliates may be provided general information or data regarding
member usage patterns or interests, or other general demographic
information so that they can better serve your needs and
preferences. However, such disclosure will not include individually
identifiable information. The collection of usage and interest
information allows us to provide a constantly evolving innovative
services, products, and features designed to satisfy member needs,
wants and desires.
WHEN WILL WE SHARE OR DISCLOSE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION?
Despite our commitment to protecting your privacy, in certain
circumstances, FitFindr may disclose your General Membership
Information under the following circumstances:
(a) If required to do so by law;
(b) Pursuant to a good faith belief that such access, preservation
or disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
1) Enforce the FitFindr Terms of Service;
2) Respond to claims that any uploaded materials violate the rights
3) Respond to your customer service requests;
4) Comply with legal process; and/or
5) Protect the rights, property, or personal safety of FitFindr, its
users, or the public.
HOW DO I EDIT MY MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION?
All of your General Membership Information is located in your
personal FitFindr account. Your profile can be edited at any time,
by logging in with your username and password, then clicking on the
"Edit Profile" link on the top-right of the page. In addition,
within all communications send to you from us at FitFindr, we will
always provide you with instructions for opting out from additional
HOW DOES FitFindr PROTECT MY INFORMATION? (SECURITY)
Your personal account is protected by your password, which you
select. FitFindr uses commercially reasonable efforts to protect our
user data and restricts our employees access to such data, except to
those whose primary job function it is to maintain this data. Please
note that apart from the commercially reasonable efforts we employ,
due to conditions beyond our control, we cannot guarantee 100%
security of user personal data.
WHAT ABOUT SAFETY FOR CHILDREN?
Again, we at FitFindr take the online safety of children very
seriously. We do our best not to allow users under the age of 13 in
general to obtain a an account on FitFindr.
I AM AN INTERNATIONAL USER, WHAT ABOUT MY PRIVACY?
FitFindr treats everyone the same. FitFindr is owned and operated in
the United States of America and our servers are located in the
United States of America. Therefore, the collection of user data is
governed, to the extent they exist, by United States federal and
state privacy law.
attempt, at our sole discretion, to notify our users of any updates
homepage to ensure that you are familiar with the current version.
You are responsible for reviewing any revisions to this Privacy
Policy, and your continued use of the FitFindr website and services
after any change to the policy constitutes your acceptance of the
CAN I CONTACT FitFindr ABOUT MY PRIVACY CONCERNS / QUESTIONS?
Yes! If you have a privacy concern regarding the FitFindr website or