Information We Collect
When you use our Site, we may collect and use personally identifiable information about you, as well as other information. “Personally identifiable information” includes your name, email address, telephone number, mailing address, and other similar information that can be used to identify you. More specifically, when you use our Site, we may collect and store the following information:
- Email address
- Mailing Address
- Physical Location
- Company name
- Phone Number
- Financial information, such as credit card or payment methods, depending on the requirements of the service used
- Transactional information based on your activities on the Site (including but not limited to purchases you make, purchase content, and searches conducted, as related to your account activity)
- Correspondence sent to us through the Site
- IP addresses
- Browser type
- Computer operating system
- Web log information
Consent and Use of Your Information
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will ask you directly for your express consent.
Based on your consent, from time to time, we may send information about our services to the email or mailing address provided by you. As an email recipient, your email address is confidential. When an email message is sent to you, the sender does not see your name or email address. The sender of a message however is always identified and the sender’s return email address is disclosed. This policy promotes responsible use of email and directs you to the right source if you feel that you are receiving inappropriate messages.
You may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at [email protected]
Jeff Welsh reserves the right to share and disclose any information posted to the Site database by certified personal trainers, group fitness instructors and medical exercise specialists with third parties.
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a site, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it.
Note that your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a “Do Not Track” signal to sites and online services you visit. There is no consensus among industry participants as to what “Do Not Track” means in this context. Like many websites and online services, we currently do not alter our practices when we receive a “Do Not Track” signal from a visitor’s browser. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” you may wish to visit https://www.allaboutdnt.com.
When you are on one of our partner websites, we do not collect cookies nor use them for ad serving.
We use commercially suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on our Site. These procedures include, but are not limited to, encryption, passwords, and physical security. We also limit access to any personally identifiable information we receive to employees who need access to that information in order to do their jobs. However, no data protection procedures are entirely infallible. As a result, while we strive to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that it will be 100% secure.
You are responsible for keeping your password for My Account a secret. Never give your password to anyone, even someone claiming to be an owner, employee, independent contractor, agent, affiliate or related in any manner to Jeff Welsh.
Sharing Your Information
We may share your personal information with trusted third parties, including service providers under contract who help with our business operations.
We may also share aggregated non-identifiable information about our general readership with third parties in order to help market our products and develop new vendor and customer relationships.
Such third parties have access to personal information as needed to perform their functions, but they are not allowed to use it for other purposes. We do not sell or rent personal information collected through our Site to anyone.
Other Circumstances: We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party, or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to:
- Comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal process (such as a subpoena), or enforceable government request;
- Protect against harm to the rights, property, or safety of Jeff Welsh, our users, or the public as required or permitted by law.
Third-Party Websites and Social Media Features
Our Site may contain links to other sites, including those of third parties or business partners. While we seek to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we cannot be responsible for the privacy practices other websites use. By accessing other third party websites or applications through our Site, you are consenting to the terms and privacy policies of those websites. It is possible that other parties may collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across different websites when you use our Site.
Visitors from the European Economic Area and the Privacy Shield
The Site is hosted and operated in the United States (“US”) and elsewhere in the world. By using the Site, you are consenting to the transfer of your personal information to the US. If you are accessing our Site from outside the US, please be advised that US law may not offer the same privacy protections are the law of your jurisdiction.
Jeff Welsh participates in the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield. We protect consumer personal information received for processing from clients in the European Economic Area and Switzerland in accordance with the Privacy Shield Principles.
We have designated [Independent Dispute Resolution Body Name] to address complaints and provide appropriate recourse free of charge. Under certain circumstances, you will be able to invoke binding arbitration.
We also protect all data transferred to the third parties by entering into contracts with the third party ensuring that your data is only processed for the limited and specified purposes consistent with your authorization. We will require that the third party recipient provide the same level of protection as reflected in the Privacy Shield principles and will take all reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure that the third-party recipient effectively processes the personal information.
Upon request, we will provide a summary or a representative copy of the relevant privacy provisions of our contract with the third-party recipient.
To learn more about the Privacy Shield and to view Jeff Welsh’s certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov.
Review and Correction of Your Information
You may review and edit the information Jeff Welsh collected about you at any time by contacting our customer service department at [email protected] or by visiting the Site and clicking on My Account. To better protect your privacy and security, your email address must match the email address used to establish your account. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.
West Virginia Privacy Rights
West Virginia law allows West Virginia residents to ask companies with whom they have an established business relationship to provide certain information about the companies’ sharing of personal information with third parties for direct marketing purposes. Jeff Welsh does not share any West Virginia consumer personal information with third parties for marketing purposes without consent.
West Virginia customers who wish to request further information about our compliance with this law or have questions or concerns about our privacy practices may contact us using the contact information set forth below.
Users Only of Legal Age of Majority
Our Site is intended for a general audience over 18 years of age and is not directed to children under 13 years of age. We do not intend to collect personal information as defined by the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) (“Children’s Personal Information”) in a manner that is not permitted by COPPA, and for any children’s or mixed-use portions of our Site (if any) we will comply with COPPA. If you are a parent or guardian and believe we have collected Children’s Personal Information in a manner not permitted by COPPA, please contact us at the email address listed below (Attention: Legal) and we will remove such data to the extent required by COPPA.
Parents may want to consider commercially available parental control protections to limit what minors can access online and/or monitor their minor children’s online activities. Examples include: www.netnanny.com; www.webwatcher.com and www.sentrypc.com. We do not endorse these or other services and are not responsible for them.