Shape Medical Weight Loss Center, LLC and its subsidiaries ("ShapeMed," "ShapeMed.com","us" or "we") operates this website (the "Site") that is part of the ShapeMed portfolio of websites (collectively, the "Sites") and the services related to or offered on the Sites (hereinafter, the "Services"). ShapeMed Services may include, without limitation, tools, information about our in-office services, applications, email services, bulletin and message boards, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and downloadable mobile applications related to Sites owned and controlled by ShapeMed.
ShapeMed site contains links to other sites. Once you enter another Web site (whether through an advertisement, service, or content link), be aware that ShapeMed is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy statements of each and every Web site that you visit through a link or advertisement on www.shapemed.com.
Non-Personal Information We Collect About You
Even if you do not register with ShapeMed.com, we collect Non-Personal Information about your use of our Web site, special promotions and newsletters.
Personally-Identifiable Information We Collect About You
A. Registration Information
B. Newsletters & Emails to You
At registration, you may signed up to receive periodic informational newsletters via email from shapemed.com. These emails inform our members of new or upcoming features and partners. You can unsubscribe from the newsletters by following the instructions provided in the email.
When you participate in certain services and activities, you will have the option of signing up to receive emails from ShapeMed.com as reminders or notifications. You can unsubscribe any time by opting out of any ShapeMed.com email.
At various times as you use ShapeMed, you may be given the option of receiving recurring informational/promotional newsletters via email on specific health topics from ShapeMed. When you sign up for our email newsletters or at any time, you can choose to opt-in to receiving additional promotional emails from ShapeMed.com. In order to subscribe to ShapeMed.com newsletters via email, we need your contact information, including email address. You can unsubscribe from the newsletters by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any email newsletter.
C. Suggestions You Make to ShapeMed.com
D. Message Boards and other Public Forums
As a service to our users, ShapeMed.com may ,at times, feature journals, personal pages, message boards and other public forums where users with similar interests or medical conditions can share information and support one another or where users can post questions for experts to answer. Any information shared including Personally Identifiable Information that you reveal in a journal, personal page, message board, Ask A Doctor posting or online discussion is by design open to the public and is not a private, secure service. You should think carefully before disclosing any Personally Identifiable Information in any public forum. What you have written may be seen, disclosed to or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we are unable to control or predict, including to contact you for unauthorized purposes. As with any public forum on any site, this information may also appear in third-party search engines like Google, Yahoo, etc… ShapeMed.com does not control the information indexed and cached by search engines. At your request, ShapeMed.com can remove Personally Identifiable Information from the ShapeMed.com site, but cannot remove this information from search engines. Once the data has been indexed by a search engine that information cannot be retrieved, deleted or modified by ShapeMed.com.
E. Website Registration and Interactive Tools on Weightlossapp.com
After you have registered as a member of ShapeMed.com, you may choose to use certain ShapeMed.com interactive content, tools and services that may ask you to voluntarily provide other types of information about yourself.
F. Third Party Retailers
ShapeMed.com will NEVER send you retail offers from third party retailers. We under no circumstances will share any information about your health related information if it is provided to us.
Neither ShapeMed.com nor any of its services are designed or intended for children under the age of 13. We do not collect Personally Identifiable Information from any person we actually know is under the age of 13.
Information Collected by Third Parties Not Acting on Behalf of ShapeMed.com
Disclosure of Your Information
In addition to disclosures that you specifically authorize,ShapeMed.com may disclose personal information as follows: We may release Personally Identifiable Information to third parties: (1) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; (2) in response to a physical threat to you or others, to protect property or to defend or assert legal rights, or (3) in connection with a transaction or proceeding involving the transfer of all of part of our business relating to the information, or involving the transfer of control of those assets involved in such business. In the event that we are legally compelled to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to a third party, we will attempt to notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order. In addition, we may disclose Personal Information as described below.
A. Disclosure to ShapeMed.com Staff and Moderators
ShapeMed.com staff and moderators sometimes have limited access to your Personally Identifiable Information in the course of providing products or services to you and other members, to troubleshoot problems or resolve complaints. Access to your Personally Identifiable Information is limited to the information reasonably necessary for the employee to perform the function needed to resolve the issue or to improve the service.
B. Disclosure to ShapeMed.com Operations and Maintenance Contractors ShapeMed.com operations and maintenance contractors sometimes have limited access to your Personally Identifiable Information in the course of providing products or services to ShapeMed.com. These contractors include vendors and suppliers that provide us with technology, services, and/or content for the operation and maintenance of our Web site. Access to your Personally Identifiable Information by these contractors is limited to the information reasonably necessary for the contractor to perform its limited function for ShapeMed.com.
C. Disclosure to Third Party Contractor Websites
D. Disclosure to Third-Party Advertising Companies ShapeMed.com, at times, uses technology provided by a third-party advertising company to serve ads when you visit this Web site. This technology may use information about your visit to this Web site in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to this Web site, such third-party advertising technology may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. In addition, you have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser.
E. Disclosure to Linked Sites
How ShapeMed.com Handles Privacy and Security Internally
Here are some of the security procedures that Weightlossapp.com uses to protect your privacy:
- Uses firewalls to protect information held in our servers.
- Limits the number of ShapeMed.com employees who have potential access to your Personally Identifiable Information.
Despite ShapeMed.com efforts to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, there is always some risk that an unauthorized third party may find a way around our security systems or that transmissions of your information over the Internet may be intercepted.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here and by email.