Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the types of information SLENDR LLC (“HEALTHSOUP”) collects from you on the Healthsoup.com internet website (the “Website”) and the HealthSoup Mobile Application (the “Mobile App”), how we use and handle such information (including who we might share it with) and how we revise this Privacy Policy from time to time.

Personal Information (Collection and Use)

What is “Personal Information”?

HEALTHSOUP collects personal information (such as your name, e-mail address, photo, mailing address and other contact information) when you register for a HEALTHSOUP account and when you submit information pertaining to features of the Website/ Mobile App (such as following a contributor for purposes of sending you a Weekly Digest bulletin by e-mail).

HEALTHSOUP collects personal information (such as your Health Goal and Weight), in order to provide you with relevant tips and advice from nutritionists.

HEALTHSOUP collects user Content such as photos, accompanying narrative copy, video and musical compositions and other materials that users post at the Website/Mobile App. Such Content also may contain attribution information (such as photo credit submitted by a user who posts a photograph, video or artwork).

HEALTHSOUP collects comments submitted by users who submit them to the Website/ Mobile App.

When you navigate the Website/ Mobile App, we collect your IP address.

If you send e-mail to the Website/ Mobile App, HEALTHSOUP collects your e-mail address and name, as well as any information contained in the “subject” line or text of the e-mail message. If you copy other persons on such e-mail submission, we collect the e-mail address and name of such copy recipients.

The information described above is referred to in this Privacy Policy as “Personal Information” because it identifies or describes individual or personal aspects about you.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Notice: HEALTHSOUP does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of thirteen. This Service and its content are not directed to children under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as reasonably possible.

How does HEALTHSOUP Collect Personal Information?

HEALTHSOUP collects your Personal Information primarily from your voluntary submission as described above in this Privacy Policy. We may also collect your Personal Information when we review your Website/Mobile App usage practices or patterns.

Your log-in information is automatically reported by your web browser each time you make a request to access a web page and may also be reported when the content of the webpage is downloaded to your browser. When you use HEALTHSOUP’s Service, our servers automatically record some of your log-in information (including your web request), your IP address, your browser type, any referring websites/URL’s, the number of clicks you implemented on the Website/ Mobile App, what pages you viewed and other such information. This information helps us improve the Service and more accurately provide it to you.

How does HEALTHSOUP Use and Store Personal Information Collected?

HEALTHSOUP uses your Personal Information to authenticate your access and use of the Website; to respond to your e-mail inquiries (when we deem such response to be appropriate); to send you notices about changes to the Website; and to manage and improve the Website to optimize our products and services.

We may also use your Personal Information (such as search terms) to optimize our exposure and availability on external web search engines such as Google®.

HEALTHSOUP does not currently share, sell, rent, lend or give Personal Information you provide us to any third party.

HEALTHSOUP stores Personal Information using generally accepted encryption and data-storage technology. We cannot guarantee that any information is totally secure. Third parties may unlawfully access, intercept or otherwise become aware of Personal Information or private communications. HEALTHSOUP does not represent or warrant that the Website is protected from such unlawful interception or other harmful events, such as computer viruses and security or privacy threats. We are not responsible for intercepted information sent via electronic means, including e-mail or e-commerce transactions. You hereby release HEALTHSOUP, and its officers, directors, members, managers, employees, agents and assigns, from any and all claims, costs or expenses arising out of or relating to the use of information intercepted in an unauthorized manner.

HEALTHSOUP may disclose Personal Information in limited situations where necessary to comply with law, administrative or civil process, or to enforce the terms of use of the Website or other legal or equitable rights or entitlements, in our sole discretion.

Notice to California Residents: HEALTHSOUP does not currently maintain a process for individuals who use or visit the Website to review and request changes to any of their personally identifiable information collected through the Website.

Tracking Cookies/Web Beacons

An internet tracking cookie (or HTTP cookie) or Web Beacon is a small piece of text or code stored on a user’s (like yours) computer by a web browser (such as Internet Explorer®, Apple® Safari® or Mozilla Firefox®). Web pages (like those incorporating the Website) use tracking cookies for authentication, session navigation tracking, and storing site preferences. We use tracking cookies to better serve you when you return to the Website.

If you do not want to enable the Website to place tracking cookies on your computer, you can adjust your web browser’s security settings to block tracking cookie placement. You can also adjust your web browser settings to notify you when your computer receives a tracking cookie, which gives you a chance to decide whether or not to accept the tracking cookie before it is placed on your computer. If you decide not to accept a tracking cookie from the Website, you may not be able to use all of the features of the Website (for example, using the “support contributor” feature on the Website may not be possible if you do not accept tracking cookies).

On the HealthSoup Mobile App we store the user's session information using the mobile device's secure storage. This enables the user to automatically login when the App is re-opened in the future.

Aggregation Information

We may collect non-personally identifiable information about how users of the Website/ Mobile App (like you) navigate to and through the Website/ Mobile App, including the number of visits to the Website/ Mobile App and specific pages visited while at the Website/ Mobile App and the IP addresses of those visitors to the Website/ Mobile App. We may aggregate this statistical information and use it to help us administer and to enhance the Website/ Mobile App and for research and development, user analysis and business decision-making. These aggregate statistics also may be provided to our marketing affiliates for use in our marketing or advertising activities and/or to assist service providers in connection with the taking or processing of orders or maintain operation of the Website/ Mobile App.

Third Party Site Links

HEALTHSOUP may provide HTML links to third party websites. HEALTHSOUP is not affiliated with third parties to whom we provide such links, and we are not responsible for the content, accuracy or privacy practices of the websites to which such HTML links are directed. This Privacy Policy applies only to the Website/ Mobile App and not to any third party web pages or domains operated by third parties. As a general rule, you should always consider checking the privacy policies of third party websites before submitting Personal Information to such websites.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by and interpreted pursuant to the law of the State of Ohio, in the United States of America. If any dispute arises in connection with your use of the Website/ Mobile App, the arbitration tribunals and courts of Franklin County, Ohio, United States of America, shall have exclusive jurisdiction and venue over such dispute. Visitors or users of the Website/ Mobile App who are subject to the jurisdiction of countries other than the United States of America must not submit information of any kind to or through the Website/ Mobile App, and waive all liability of HEALTHSOUP and its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, successors and assigns with respect to submission of such information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

HEALTHSOUP reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. If we change this Privacy Policy, we will adjust the “updated” date at the bottom of this Privacy Policy and post such changed Privacy Policy on the Website/ Mobile App. For this reason, you should check the Privacy Policy each time you use or visit the Website/ Mobile App to keep informed of any changes to the Privacy Policy.

Last Modified: Jan 29, 2017


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