- Information You Voluntarily Provide
When you place an order on our Site, we collect your name, e-mail address, mailing address, credit card number, and expiration date. The personally identifiable information we collect when you place an order or register for membership on our Site may be used for any of the following purposes: (1) to fulfill your requests for products and services; (2) to notify you of order, delivery, and shipment statuses; (3) to provide you with offers from Dietscienceleader; (4) to contact you when necessary; (5) to review Site usage and operations; (6) to address problems with the Site, our business or our products and services; and (7) to protect security or integrity of the Site and our business. We also collect your non-personally identifiable information through our Internet log files, which record data such as user IP addresses, browser types, domain names, and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our Site. This information may be used for our business purposes. We may link this information to Personally Identifiable Information for these and other purposes, including personalizing your experience on our Website.
If you do not want to receive additional promotions from us, please let us know by emailing us at optout@Dietscienceleader.com or by clicking here. If you opt-out of promotional or newsletter emails from Dietscienceleader, we may continue to send you certain transactional communications, such as service announcements and administrative messages relating to Dietscienceleader, that are necessary to our relationship with you.
Health and Age Information
When you register for membership on our Site, we also collect your basic health profile information when you actively give us such information. The health and age information we collect allows Dietscienceleader to evaluate your self-reported health status to determine basic program eligibility. You will be notified at registration if your profile excludes you from participation in the plan. Dietscienceleader will not disclose your health and age information (including self-reported height and weight) to third parties.
Credit Card and Payment Information
Dietscienceleader does not share any of your payment information with third parties (except to its payment processors).
Information Provided in Optional Surveys
Dietscienceleader periodically asks members to participate in online surveys or fill out online questionnaires concerning topics such as the effectiveness of the weight loss program, advertising effectiveness and customer satisfaction. All surveys and questionnaires are optional and the information collected will not be associated with any user’s personal information. Information gathered may be shared with third parties in order to improve customer satisfaction and program effectiveness. No personal information of any user will be connected to survey or questionnaire results.
Other Information You May Voluntarily Provide
From time to time, Dietscienceleader collects third-party email addresses or other contact information from our users and customers so that Dietscienceleader may send information to their friends and family on an as-requested basis. For example, Dietscienceleader collects email addresses when a customer provides us with that information so that we may send out Referral Coupons. We also require the same when users utilize certain functions such as “email this to a friend” features.
- Information Provided Automatically
When you use our Site, we gather web traffic information via “cookies”. Cookies are small pieces of digital information stored by your browser on your computer and tracks initial and returning visits, browsing patterns on our site, and products ordered and viewed. Our cookies do not contain personally identifying information, but they enable us to identify you as a repeat visitor and help us personalize your Dietscienceleader.com experience. Although most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, you may reset your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or to reject cookies generally. Most browsers offer instructions on how to do so in the “Help” section of the toolbar. You need to have cookies enabled on your computer in order to use our site. If you do not accept cookies to use our Website, you may not be able to use certain resources or features of our Website.
How we respond to DO NOT TRACK” signals
In addition to cookies that we place on your computer, cookies may also be placed on your computer by third parties that we use to display or serve advertisements or to collect non-personally identifiable information in order to provide advertising-related services. For example, in the course of serving advertisements, our third-party ad servers may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser. Neither our third-party ad servers nor their cookies collect personally identifiable information on our Site, and we do not share personally identifiable information with our third party ad servers without your permission. You may “opt-out” of certain tracking on our Site and other websites by various advertising companies through the network advertising initiative. We do not respond to web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that provide you the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personal information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services.
Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies, and they are not placed on your computer.
Web Beacons, Pixel Tags, and 3rd Party Cookies
Dietscienceleader, or third parties engaged by us, may use web beacons on some pages of this site. A web beacon (also known as a pixel tag or clear GIF) is a graphic image which is used to better understand the browsing patterns of visitors to the page.
When the HTML code for the web beacon points to a site to retrieve the pixel image, information can be passed along such as the IP address of the computer that requested the image, the time the web beacon was viewed and for how long, the type of browser that was used, and previously set cookie values. Web beacons DO NOT pass or read personally identifiable information about you.
Web beacons work in conjunction with cookies set by trusted third parties that are used to assess the effectiveness of particular promotional campaigns or to optimize advertising once a user leaves a website. View your browser’s help section to determine how to configure your browser to reject or manage first part (i.e., Dietscienceleader) and/or third-party cookies. Dietscienceleader shares aggregated information collected through web beacons to vendors for which the beacon was set to determine the success of marketing campaigns, but does not disclose personally identifying information to these vendors.
III. What Dietscienceleader Does With Your Information
How does Dietscienceleader protect customer information?
Protecting your information from unauthorized disclosure is important to us. We use the industry standard technology to protect the security of your information. We have taken certain physical, electronic, contractual and managerial steps designed to safeguard the information we collect from you. Unfortunately, no data transaction over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. The site operator is not subject to the privacy and data security requirements of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”) or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”).
Will Dietscienceleader disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
Dietscienceleader shares your information (other than payment information) with third-party intermediaries for shipping and billing purposes and with other third-party intermediaries that provide a service for Dietscienceleader to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf. These companies may include Cybersource, United Parcel Service, Federal Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express and others.
Dietscienceleader may also provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third-party vendors.
In addition, from time to time, we may make customer e-mail addresses and postal addresses available to other reputable business associates whose products or services might be of value to you. If you do not want us to share your information with other companies or organizations, please let us know by emailing us at optout@Dietscienceleader.com or by clicking here. If you opt-out of promotional or newsletter emails from Dietscienceleader, we may continue to send you certain communications such as service announcements and administrative messages, relating to Dietscienceleader that are necessary to our relationship with you.
In addition to what we have described above, Dietscienceleader may also disclose your personal information to third parties in certain limited circumstances, as follows (1) as necessary if we believe that there has been a violation of our site Terms and Conditions, of the law, of our rights or of any third party; (2) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law; and (3) if you have given permission for us to share your account information with other members of your household.
Mobile Devices/Third-Party Fees
From time to time, we may make mobile device applications and mobile marketing campaigns available to you and may allow you to register for services that involve messages and/or e-mails being sent to your mobile device. You are responsible for obtaining access to the mobile device services. Such access may involve third-party fees, including mobile carrier, text messaging, or airtime charges. You are solely responsible for those fees, including any and all fees associated with the use of the applications, delivery of the messages, e-mails or other materials to your mobile device. Please consult your mobile service provider’s pricing plan prior to purchasing or downloading any application or registering for any such service to determine the charges for sending and receiving text messages from/to your mobile device. You will be given the opportunity to opt-out of receiving text messages or emails to your mobile device at the time you register for the campaign and with each message or email you receive.
Mobile marketing campaigns may involve your sending an e-mail from your mobile device to us or a third-party campaign operator. An e-mail or other response will then be sent to your mobile device. Opting to participate in a campaign is 100% your choice. When you engage in these mobile marketing campaigns, we and the third-party campaign operator may collect your cell phone number, the name of your wireless service provider, images that you send using your cell phone as part of the campaign, and other relevant information.
Our Bulletin Boards, Social Media Pages, Chat Rooms & User Blogs
Our program provides support through bulletin boards, chat rooms (support groups), social media pages and blogs. This format gives our members the opportunity to interact with each other. These areas are moderated to help keep inappropriate messages from being posted. You are offered the opportunity to include your e-mail address with your message, but you are not obligated to do so. Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online (whether it is on message boards, through e-mail, in meeting rooms, on social media pages or in blogs) your information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. We cannot control the actions of any third parties. We reserve the irrevocable, perpetual and worldwide right to copy and post both within the Dietscienceleader website, and those of its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, assigns, agents and licensees and any social media outlets and advertising medium through which we are engaged, any comments, pictures or other information you post on the bulletin boards, social media pages, chat rooms, blogs, or elsewhere on the Dietscienceleader community website, without any further notice to you or any remuneration therefore.
- Your Rights and Your Consent
A Special Note to Parents or Legal Guardians
Dietscienceleader only allows the participation of persons 14 years and older to be on a Dietscienceleader program. For legal guardians or parents of children ages 14 – 17 years old, please call 516-777-0612. For parents interested in helping children younger than 14 to lose weight, please consult a physician. This website is not subject to Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”).
Notice to California Customers – Your California Privacy Rights
California’s “Shine the Light” law, Civil Code section 1798.83, requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California customers asking about the businesses’ practices related to disclosing personal information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. Alternately, such businesses may have in place a policy not to disclose personal information of customers to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes if the customer has exercised an option to opt-out of such information-sharing. We have such a policy in place. As discussed above, if you wish to opt-out of our sharing of your information with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes or to find out more about your opt-out rights, please contact us at the email address described above.
Your Consent and Notification of Change
If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask only for an individual’s e-mail address. Out of respect for our users’ privacy we provide a way to opt-out of these communications. Click here to unsubscribe to the Dietscienceleader.com newsletter.
To make changes to any of your personal information, including name, username, password, shipping address, and telephone number, you can click in the MyAccount section of the Dietscienceleader web site or call Dietscienceleader at 1-516-777-0612. Household members may not make changes to your account information, or cancel or renew your account without your express permission. If you have not already indicated your permission for household members to access your account at the time you placed your first order, please call 516-777-0612.
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- Tell Us What You Think
Dietscienceleader welcomes your questions and comments about privacy and/or this policy. Please send e-mail to: feedback@Dietscienceleader.com.
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Terms and Conditions
Please also read the Terms and Conditions on the site to understand additional terms and conditions which apply to the use of our Site.