Revised: November 2018
This policy explains cookies and related technologies that we use with our websites and mobile applications services (“Services”).
Cookies and Technologies Used
Cookie. We may collect information using a small file called a “cookie”. The cookie stores information in the web browser you use on your computer. We may access the information stored in the cookie when you visit our site or use our other Services.
Internet Tags. We may also use internet tags (also known as action tags, web beacons, single-pixel GIFs, clear GIFs, invisible GIFs and 1-by-1 GIFs) along with cookies at this site and may deploy these tags/cookies through a third-party partner or a web analytical service partner, which may collect and store limited personal information about your device, your browser version and IP address. These tags/cookies may be placed both on online advertisements that bring users to the Site and on different pages of the Site.
Local Storage. Local storage is a location on your browser or device that we may use to store information as part of delivering Services. A website and its services running in your browser have access to the local storage data. Local storage is different than a cookie in that your browser does not send the data stored in the local storage to the server associated with a website.
Software Development Kits (“SDKs”). SDKs refer to software code from partners that may be provided as part our Services. SDKs assist us with understanding user activities and collecting certain information about the device and network used to access our Services.
The information we collect about your visits and activity helps us in many ways. to collect and process information as part of delivering our Services Examples of how we use this information includes:
Recognizing devices where our Services are used
Delivering the information associated with Services
Improving the quality and contents of our Services
Compiling aggregate measures about individuals using our Services for internal, market research purposes
Cookies may belong to us or result from the services of outside parties to assist us in collecting and processing information collected through cookies. Our cookies are known as “first party cookies”, and cookies from our partners are “third-party cookies”. Both “first party cookies” and “third-party cookies” can be used for analytics, functionality, and advertising cookies. Our third-party partners or web analytical service partners may collect data about visitors to our site, may compose reports regarding our Services’ activities for us, and may provide further services which are related to the use of our Services and the internet. The types of cookies used and their general purpose are explained below:
Strictly Necessary. These cookies are necessary and important for website functionality. They help to structure pages that are displayed to you and are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as logging in or completing a form. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but disabling these cookies may stop features of the site from working. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
Performance. These cookies enable us to monitor activity and creates measures such as count of visits so we can improve the performance of our site. With the information we collect, we can see which pages are the most and least popular and how visitors move around our site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know whether you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.
Functional. These cookies record information about the choices you make and enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us as first-party cookies or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
Targeting. These cookies may be set through our site by our analytics partners or service providers. They may be used to build a profile of your online information which is used to improve Services and resolve quality issues. They may also be used in the delivery of ads to people who may be interested in our Services and to measure the performance of ads. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you may experience issues in performance or quality of services.
Social Media. These cookies are typically set by third-party social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content or your information with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit.
How Cookies Help Us Deliver Services
Features and Performance. To deliver the features associated with Services and optimize the performance of Services.
For example, to keep track of providers you set up for data sharing; allow you to share health information from your fitness device; and deliver information associated with Services.
Preferences. To assist in maintaining your settings and preferences such as location and preferred language, so that we can provide personalized Services.
Security. To log into your personal account; to display your personal account and health information; to assist with the safety and security of your information and Services.
Research and Analysis. To understand how our Service are used and make Services better; to monitor delivery of our Services; to conduct health and wellness research that supports development, quality, and use of Services.
Controls You Have in Place
You have several options and tools to control how we and our partners may collect and use the information collected by cookies and other related technologies.
Your browser provides options that include limiting the types of cookies installed on a browsing device and deleting cookies. You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at www.allaboutcookies.org
If you have configured your browser to disable cookies, you may still browse our Site and download the majority of our online content without telling us who you are or giving us any information to identify yourself.
You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This will enable you to decide if you want to accept it or not. If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use all functionality of your browser software or this Site.
Your mobile device has settings that control ads based on your use of the applications on your device. Review the settings for your specific mobile device to locate available settings. For an Apple iOS device, you may enable the “Limit Ad Tracking” setting. On an Android device, you may enable the “Opt out of Ads Personalization” setting.
You can evaluate choices for opting out of receiving ads from our advertising partners based on your web browsing history. Further information is available at http://optout.aboutads.info/. If you would like more information about on-line advertising or how to opt-out of third-party collection of this information, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative website http://www.networkadvertising.org. (We are not affiliated with the Networking Advertising Initiative in any way.)
To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, you can install Google’s opt-out browser add-on.