23 April 2015
FatSecret users are required to register before they can use FatSecret services. During registration FatSecret collects certain personally identifiable information which is information which personally identifies users, such as name and email address.
FatSecret also collects certain information that does not personally identify users. This non-personally identifiable information includes certain demographic information we collect about users such as age, gender, postal code, current and goal weight. FatSecret does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 and if we learn that we have collected such information FatSecret takes steps to delete the information as soon as possible.
FatSecret tracks the ways that users interact with FatSecret and will collect information regarding such interaction. The information FatSecret may collect when users interact with FatSecret includes, IP address, ISP, browser type, operating system, language, profile information, foods and exercise tracked and general user activity on FatSecret.
FatSecret does not share any personally identifiable information with any third-parties without user’s permission. However, FatSecret may share information (both personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information) if FatSecret is required to do so by applicable law or if FatSecret has a good faith belief that sharing information is necessary to comply with applicable law.
FatSecret may from time to time share non-personally identifiable information with our affiliates and advertisers and other third-parties. FatSecret may also use your information to personalize FatSecret services and improve the operation and functionality of FatSecret.
FatSecret may access health data through integration with other services such as Apple’s HealthKit API’s and Google’s Fit APIs (all together “Health Data Services”). FatSecret will not use or disclose health data gained through Health Data Services to third parties for advertising, marketing or other use-based data mining purposes other than improving health or for the purpose of health research. FatSecret will not disclose any health data gained through Health Data Services to a third party without express permission from a user.
FatSecret and any of our other advertisements or email messages may contain "cookies" and other technologies such as pixel tags. These technologies help FatSecret better customize our service to users and to facilitate and measure the effectiveness of advertisements or messages. FatSecret does not link the information stored in cookies to any personally identifiable information submitted. Furthermore, most browsers allow users to disable cookies.
FatSecret takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of user personal data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.
FatSecret restricts access to user personal information to our employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it on our behalf. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
FatSecret users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account. All notification emails and FatSecret messages include instructions for opting-out of those communications in the future.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or FatSecret please contact us at: privacy@FatSecret.com.