Diet.com Privacy Policy  (updated on January 21, 2008)

At Diet.com, we understand that your privacy is very important to you. That's why we've developed a policy to ensure that your privacy is always protected while you use our services.

Table of Contents

Information We Collect
Use of Cookies
Chat Rooms, Message Boards, Blogs, Groups
Correcting/Updating or Removing Information
Email Choice/Opt-out
Third Party Information
Security
Sharing and Disclosure of Information Diet.com Collects
Changes in Our Privacy Policy
Contacting the Website



Information We Collect

Your privacy and the security of your personal information are our highest priority. Diet.com is dedicated to always protecting the privacy of those who visit our site and subscribe to our products and services. We will not sell your personal information to outside parties.

Diet.com requests personal information when you sign up for our services. This information may include your name, street address (including city, state and zip code), telephone number, birth date (primarily for eligibility purposes), billing and credit card information, and other information in order to provide you with a personalized program. We will not disclose any of your personal information unless you authorize us to do so, the law requires it, or to protect the rights or property of Diet.com.

When you become a registered user on Diet.com, we also collect non-personally identifiable information, such as demographic information (e.g. age or gender), health information (e.g. current weight and height), and email address. Non-personally identifiable information may also include your computer IP address, browser type, domain name, and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our site. This type of information is used to help us better understand our clients and their needs, and to improve and market our services and products on our site.

We may also use a user's email address to send news, tips or newsletters regarding our service. Users may choose not to receive email of this type by opting out using the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of these communications or by heading to the Diet.com Preference Center and adjusting your preferences.

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Use of Cookies

We also collect non-personally identifiable information through the passive use of "cookies."

"Cookies" are small text files that are placed on your computer in order to identify (1) your web browser (2) the activities of your computer on our website and (3) your activity in connection with our advertisements and other marketing and promotional efforts. Cookies may be used to personalize your experience on our site (e.g. to dynamically generate content specifically designed for you), assist you in using our site (e.g. automatically loading your user name), and allow us to compile site usage statistics to better improve our services and products. Cookies may also be used to conduct marketing and promotional efforts, tailor advertisements to your browser that we think may be of interest to you, or to determine the popularity of our content.

Advertisers and other third parties may use their own cookies when you click on their advertisement or link to their website or service through our site. This Privacy Policy does not govern the use by such third party websites or providers of third party advertising, and we shall not be liable to you as a result of your linking to third party websites.

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Chat Rooms, Message Boards, Blogs, Groups

Services offered on Diet.com include one or more of the following: chat rooms, groups, message boards, recipe swaps, product and service reviews, blogs, or similar activities where you and other members can communicate with one another. This Privacy Policy does not protect you when you provide information about yourself using these public type services. Please be aware that any information you share in a public type forum may be seen or collected by third parties that do not adhere to our Privacy Policy. Be cautious about the information you divulge and the user name you choose. Diet.com is not responsible for any personal injury or emotional distress as a result of members choosing to divulge personal information, such as real names and addresses, to other members.

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Correcting/Updating or Removing Information

Diet.com users may edit or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and clicking on the "Update Profile" and "Edit Account" links at the top of their personal user homepage.

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Email Choice/Opt-out

We may use a user's email address to send news, tips or newsletters regarding our service.
Users who do not wish to receive Diet.com news, tips and newsletters may choose not to receive them by opting out using the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of these communications or by heading to the Diet.com Preference Center and adjusting your preferences.

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Third Party Information

Diet.com may collect information from you in connection with, or through, other products we may make available on our site to assist us in evaluating and improving our site and the services we offer on our site.

We may provide to third parties information about you that does not allow you to be identified or contacted. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit our site, the demographic breakdown of our registered users, or the activities that visitors to our site engage in while on our site. The third parties to whom we may provide this information may include potential or actual advertisers, providers of advertising services (including website tracking services), commercial partners, sponsors, licensees, researchers, and other similar parties. We may also partner with third parties to provide you with goods, services and/or products to better serve you.

From time to time, as a Diet.com member, you may be asked to indicate whether you are interested in receiving information from us about special offers or news about our site and advertisers. You will also be provided with the opportunity to opt-in to receive offers directly from select companies other than Diet.com. In addition, through our website, you may be given the opportunity to purchase (or to obtain more information) regarding certain content, products or services that are sold through a person or company other than us. We will attempt to make it clear to you when you are dealing with such a third party provider by opening a new browser or otherwise notifying you that you are leaving our website. Third party providers may request that you submit certain information to them in order to purchase their products or services, or to obtain additional information from them. We suggest that prior to submitting your information, you check that website's Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of use. We do not otherwise share or disclose your personally identifiable information to third party providers.

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Security

Diet.com has numerous security measures in place to protect you from the loss, misuse and alteration of your information under our control, including personal credit card information if you choose to conduct an e-commerce transaction through the Diet.com site. To help ensure the integrity and privacy of all of your information provided to us via the Internet, we use Secured Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology in transmitting such information over the Internet to our servers. We secure your information provided to us on servers located in controlled, secure environments, protected from unauthorized access, use or alteration. Only employees on a need-to-know basis have access to your information to perform a specific task or function. Our employees must abide by this Privacy Policy, are kept up-to-date on security practices, and execute written agreements with us to protect private and confidential information. We will meet a violation of this Privacy Policy by an employee with disciplinary action. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. We strive to protect your information but do not ensure the security and privacy of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. For additional information about the security measures we use on Diet.com, please contact us using our Contact Form.

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Sharing and Disclosure of Information Diet.com Collects

We will not disclose any of your personal information unless you authorize us to do so, the law requires it, or to protect the rights or property of Diet.com.

In the event that we sell, merge or otherwise transfer all or substantially all of our company assets to a third party, or we liquidate our business, we reserve the right to transfer your information to such third party and we will use reasonable efforts to gain the agreement of such third party to this Privacy Policy. We will notify users of any such transfer through notice on our site and through email.

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Changes in Our Privacy Policy

If we change this Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on our site so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. The Policy will include the most recent date in which any revision has been made. We may also make non-significant changes to our Privacy Policy that generally will not affect our use of your personally identifiable information. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, you should not use our website.

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Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or feel that we are not abiding by the terms of our posted Privacy Policy, please contact us using our Contact Form or write to us at Diet Health, Inc., Attn: Privacy, 721 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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