Privacy Policy:

BodyZone (“BodyZone“) operates BodyZone.co.nz and may operate other websites. It is BodyZone’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, BodyZone collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. BodyZone’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how BodyZone’s visitors use its website. From time to time, BodyZone may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

BodyZone also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on BodyZone.co.nz blogs/sites. BodyZone only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to BodyZone’s websites choose to interact with BodyZone in ways that require BodyZone to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that BodyZone gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at BodyZone.co.nz to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with BodyZone are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, BodyZone collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with BodyZone. BodyZone does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

BodyZone may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. BodyZone may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, BodyZone does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

BodyZone discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on BodyZone’s behalf or to provide services available at BodyZone’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organisations may be located outside of your home country; by using BodyZone’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. BodyZone will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations, as described above, BodyZone discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when BodyZone believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of BodyZone, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an BodyZone website and have supplied your email address, BodyZone may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with BodyZone and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. BodyZone takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. BodyZone uses cookies to help BodyZone identify and track visitors, their usage of BodyZone website, and their website access preferences. BodyZone visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using BodyZone’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of BodyZone’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If BodyZone, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that BodyZone goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of BodyZone may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognise your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by BodyZone and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, BodyZone may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in BodyZone’s sole discretion. BodyZone encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a BodyZone.co.nz account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.