If you reside outside the U.S., your personally identifiable information will be transferred to the U.S., and processed and stored there under U.S. privacy standards. By visiting our Site and providing information to us, you consent to such transfer to, and processing in, the U.S. If you are a citizen of the European Economic Area, the United Kingdom, or Switzerland, please refer to our GDPR Compliance Policy.
But first, a note about uploading and posting information on the Site:
In order to utilize certain features and functionality on the Site and to participate in certain Services we provide, you will be required to register for a College Nutritionist account. If you choose to register for a College Nutritionist account, upon registration, you will provide College Nutritionist with an email address, your full name, a password, and billing information.
When you post a comment or message on the Site, participate in group lessons or sessions, provide information in connection with features such as chat, video conference, phone conference, or messaging functions, forums, profiles, reviews, testimonials, and recommendations your name may be visible to other users.
What information does College Nutritionist collect?
College Nutritionist will not sell or disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as may be specified in this policy from time to time.
Information provided by you:
You may provide us with certain personally identifiable information when you:
- Register for a College Nutritionist account;
- Request customer support or send College Nutritionist any other communication;
- Engage in any online, teleconference, or video conference consultation services, lessons, or sessions;
- Sign up for newsletters, email alerts, and special offers;
- Enter sweepstakes or contests;
- Sign up for, or redeem, special offers;
- Submit a job application or inquiry;
- Respond to surveys;
- Participate in College Nutritionist’s referral, rewards or promotional programs; or
- Make use of College Nutritionist’s Social Media Widget features.
Such information may include your name, email address, information concerning your use of the service, or geographic location. You may also provide us with information about other people, such as their email addresses, if you refer a friend to the Site or College Nutritionist promotions.
If you choose to use our paid services, College Nutritionist may also require additional information, such as a business name (if applicable), billing and payment information (including billing address, telephone number, credit card information), a telephone number, and/or a physical address.
Personal Information Accessible by other Users.
By participating in the College Nutritionist Services, you may make personal information available to/viewable by other users. College Nutritionist does not monitor these posts or communications between users. While College Nutritionist’s policies prohibit use by any user, of such information, College Nutritionist does not have control over a users’ actions. If the content you contribute contains personal information, that information may be shared publicly by such user. Use discretion when sharing personal information via College Nutritionist.
Each user hereby represents and warrants that such user will keep any personal information of any other users, which user may receive, learn, or have access to, confidential and not use such information, except as specifically instructed by the disclosing user.
Information collected by Cookies:
Do Not Track:
Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. DNT is a way for users to inform websites and services that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected over time and across websites or online services. College Nutritionist is committed to providing you with meaningful choices about the information collected on the College Nutritionist Site for third party purposes, and that is why College Nutritionist provides the opt-out links below. However, College Nutritionist does not support DNT or recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals.
These links may not represent all opt-out options available or third parties collecting information via the Site.
- To opt-out of the double click and other Google advertising cookies, please visit the Google advertising opt-out page.
- To opt-out of analysis via the Google Analytics cookie, please visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.
Your California Privacy Rights:
If you live in California and have an established business relationship with us, you can request a list of the personal information we have shared with third parties for their marketing purposes. We will also give you a list of the third parties that have received your information. You can make a request one time each year. To exercise your rights, you can email us or write to us at the address below. Mention in your letter that you are making a “California Shine the Light” inquiry. We will respond within 30 days.
You may also request that we provide you with an accounting of your personal information held by College Nutritionist. You may submit that request to College Nutritionist via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail at Privacy c/o College Nutritionist, 251 Little Falls Drive, Wilmington, DE 19808. Upon verification of your identity and within 45 days, we will provide you with a paper copy of your personal information via the United States Postal Service.
Information collected by Web Beacons and Log Files:
When you visit the Site, College Nutritionist’s servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your:
- IP address
- browser type or the domain from which you are visiting
- operating system
- your browser ID
- how many times your device (computer or phone, for instance) access the Site, including dates and times of such access
- Your activities on the Site
- Survey metrics (such as aggregate survey activity)
Information collected through Reviews and Testimonials:
You may choose to submit a review or testimonial. If you post a review, College Nutritionist may ask for certain information to validate your review or testimonial such as email address, photo, and your city/state/country of residence, link to your social media account(s). If you submit a review or testimonial, College Nutritionist may publish your geographic location or other information but your email address will be kept private. Additionally, any personally identifiable information that you submit as part of the review or testimonial can be read or used by other visitors to the Site. College Nutritionist is not responsible for any personally identifiable information that you choose to submit as part of your review or testimonial.
Information collected from other sources:
We may receive information about you from a friend or colleague. For example, if your friend or colleague provides your information through one of our refer-a-friend type features. If you use one of these features, please ensure that you only submit email addresses of individuals with whom you have a close personal, professional, or family relationship, who would be interested in receiving the communication, and who has authorized you to share their email address.
How does College Nutritionist secure and store your information?
The security of your personal information is important to us. College Nutritionist uses an SSL Protocol to secure the Site. Additionally, your College Nutritionist account information is protected by a password. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access of your account and information by choosing your password carefully, and keeping your password and computer secure by signing out after using College Nutritionist’s services. College Nutritionist believes in the privacy of College Nutritionist’s users. College Nutritionist employs industry standard precautions designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. College Nutritionist will make any legally-required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored personal data to you via email or conspicuous posting on this Site in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.
College Nutritionist currently stores user information via secure cloud-based web hosting services, provided by Squarespace, WooCommerce, Google Cloud, AWS, and the information is stored on servers located within the United States.
Remember that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. College Nutritionist cannot promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private. College Nutritionist cannot guarantee complete security.
How is your Payment Information secured?
College Nutritionist’s merchant gateway is powered by Stripe and/or Paypal.
How does College Nutritionist use your information?
College Nutritionist uses the personally identifiable information you provide to:
- Provide the features and functionality of the Site and to improve College Nutritionist’s services;
- Fulfill your requests for College Nutritionist’s products and services;
- Communicate with you about the status of your orders and other inquiries about College Nutritionist’s products and services;
- Send you information about College Nutritionist’s products and services;
- For College Nutritionist’s internal business purposes, such as data analysis, audits and so forth;
- Help us create content that is most relevant to you; and
- Provide notices about the results of sweepstakes, contest, and other promotions.
College Nutritionist uses your email address to communicate with you about your account and to send you certain notification emails. You can unsubscribe from such communications using the unsubscribe link provided therein. If you refer a friend or colleague to the Site or College Nutritionist’s promotions, College Nutritionist will use your friend’s/colleague’s email to send them the e-mail you requested. Your friend’s/colleague’s e-mail addresses will only be used for this purpose unless permission is otherwise granted by such friend or colleague.
College Nutritionist uses non-personally identifiable information to monitor the use and performance of the Site so that College Nutritionist can learn more about how people use the Site which helps us improve College Nutritionist’s products and services and significantly enhance your experience on the College Nutritionist Site.
Does College Nutritionist disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
Generally, College Nutritionist does not share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies without your consent except that:
College Nutritionist provides information to its agents and trusted service providers and contractors for limited purposes, without limitation, advertising, hosting and maintenance, database storage and management, offering certain products and services; marketing campaigns; communicating with customers; providing customer service; managing information on College Nutritionist’s behalf; and enhancing the Site features and functionality. College Nutritionist will share your personally identifiable information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your data.
The service providers engaged by College Nutritionist, and links to their individual privacy policies, are listed below, and may be updated from time to time.
- Amazon Web Services – Our cloud computing provider (where our applications are hosted) – https://aws.amazon.com/compliance/gdpr-center/
- Facebook – where user data may be stored for use in Facebook ads https://www.facebook.com/business/news/facebooks-commitment-to-data-protection-and-privacy-in-compliance-with-the-gdpr
- Google Analytics & Cloud – Tracks web traffic to our public facing website and in our applications – https://cloud.google.com/security/gdpr/
- HubSpot – We leverage both their marketing automation and CRM tools for our public site and customer interactions (for example tracking sales interactions) – https://www.hubspot.com/data-privacy/gdpr
- SquareSpace: where collegenutritionist.com is housed. https://www.squarespace.com/privacy
- Woocommerce: the system where mealplans.collegenutritionist.com collects funds. https://woocommerce.com/gdpr/
If you sign up for a promotion (e.g., a contest, rewards program, or sweepstakes offer) or enroll in a service College Nutritionist offers in partnership with a third party, College Nutritionist may provide information (such as your name, email address, and account activity) to such third parties.
College Nutritionist may also release information (including, but not limited to, your name, addresses, telephone number, and account activity) when College Nutritionist, in College Nutritionist’s sole discretion believes that such release is necessary or appropriate to:
- comply with law;
- comply with subpoenas, warrants, court orders, government investigations, or other legal process;
- enforce or apply the terms of any of College Nutritionist’s user or license agreements;
- investigate or respond to allegations of fraud, intellectual property infringement, or other unlawful activity
- investigate fraud or similar claims;
- protect the rights, property or safety of College Nutritionist, College Nutritionist’s users, or others.
- to protect College Nutritionist’s operations; or
- to permit College Nutritionist to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that College Nutritionist may sustain.
Retention of Data
College Nutritionist retains personal information when we have an ongoing legitimate business, legal, or compliance need to do so. Our retention periods will vary depending on the type of personal information. The general factors we consider in determining whether to retain personal information are:
- Whether we have a legal or contractual need to retain the information
- Whether the information is necessary to provide our services or for functionality of Site features
- Whether our account holding users have the ability to access and delete the information from their accounts
When College Nutritionist has no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, when personal information has been stored in backup archives), then College Nutritionist will securely store such personal information until deletion of such information is possible.
Disconnecting your Account from Third Party Websites
You will be able to connect your College Nutritionist account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR COLLEGE NUTRITIONIST ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD-PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO SUCH THIRD PARTIES (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD-PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT USE FEATURES UTILIZING CONNECTIONS WITH THIRD PARTY ACCOUNTS.
College Nutritionist’s Policy Towards Children
The Site is not directed to persons under 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided College Nutritionist with personally identifiable information without their consent, he or she should contact College Nutritionist at email@example.com. College Nutritionist will take actions to promptly remove such data. College Nutritionist does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If College Nutritionist becomes aware that a child under 18 has provided personal identifiable Information, College Nutritionist will delete such information.
How can I change, delete, or update my information?
Most of your account information can be changed in the “My Account” section of your account on the Site. If you have any questions about what information is stored or would like to obtain a copy of such information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or Privacy c/o College Nutritionist, 251 Little Falls Drive, Wilmington, DE 19808. After receiving proof of your identity, College Nutritionist will provide the information to you, and you may request that College Nutritionist delete or change any or all of the information.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notifications of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit https://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit https://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and https://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at https://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
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