PeopleOfSize.com has prepared these privacy and security policies ("Statement") so you may better understand how PeopleOfSize.com ("Website") may use your personal information, as well as how it protects your information against unauthorized use.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Personal Information PeopleOfSize.com may ask you to register and provide personal information in certain instances, such as when you choose to personalize your use of our Website, when you ask a question of our community or experts, or when you contact our customer support group. Personally identifiable information that we may collect includes your name, e-mail address, address, telephone number, and other relevant information. PeopleOfSize.com may also collect demographic information such as your age, gender, zip code, level of education, household income, and interests.
If you choose not to register, you can still use most of our Website. Unfortunately, you will not be able to access areas that require registration.
Children's Personal Information PeopleOfSize.com does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of 13. If we find out that we have such personal information, we will take reasonable steps to delete it.
Website Usage Information PeopleOfSize.com tracks navigational data (log files, server logs, click-stream) and information about how our Website is used by you (through cookies, Internet tags, or web beacons). PeopleOfSize.com keeps track of referral pages the pages you visit within our Website as well as any transaction details (downloads, orders, requests, or referrals). You can set your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent, or to refuse or delete cookies altogether, but in such cases certain features of our Website might not function as expected.
Third-Party Ad-serving Companies On our Website, we will display third-party advertisements. While many of these advertisements are displayed by PeopleOfSize.com, we allow third-party ad-serving companies or ad networks to display advertisements on our Website. Some of these ad networks may place cookies in order to recognize your computer. PeopleOfSize.com does not have access to third-party cookies, ad-serving companies, or ad networks, or any control of third-party practices. PeopleOfSize.com does not share personally identifiable.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Personal Information PeopleOfSize.com collects, integrates, and uses your personal information to help enhance and personalize your use of our Website and the services that we may offer. This information also allows us to provide you with targeted content, information, and advertising (on our Website, in newsletters, via e-mail, etc.). We also use anonymous and aggregated data to create statistics and reports for various business purposes. We may aggregate anonymous data and share it with our advertisers or PeopleOfSize.com partners in order to offer you potentially desirable products and services.
PeopleOfSize.com may also use your information to communicate with you for various reasons, including "service e-mails," which we use to communicate with you regarding the system itself or your use of the system. Examples include: communication around system downtimes, announcements regarding the launch of new services, responses to customer service enquires, and messages regarding the completion of transactions you have initiated.
Website Usage Information The website usage information we collect (e.g., cookies, Internet tags, web beacons, etc.) is used by PeopleOfSize.com to monitor the operation, technical functions, and quality of our Website and services. This information is also used to provide general statistics regarding use of our Website. We may also use such information for research or improvements of our Website and the services we offer you. This data is also used by PeopleOfSize.com to deliver customized content and advertising to you when your online behavior indicates that you are interested in a particular subject area.
Disclosure of Data PeopleOfSize.com keeps your personally identifiable information confidential. We do not disclose it to third parties or others that do not have a need to know such information, except under certain circumstances. Set forth below are various circumstances under which PeopleOfSize.com may share your personal information:
- Certain of our employees and independent contractors have access to your personally identifiable information for the sole purpose of helping us run our business. These employees and contractors have confidentiality and security obligations.
- We may disclose your personally identifiable information in the event that we sell this Website or substantial parts of our business, provided that the buyer agrees to comply with this Statement.
- We may share your information with affiliated companies or strategic alliance partners, provided they comply with this Statement.
- Although we do not provide your personally identifiable information to our advertising customers and ad networks, we do aggregate and supply them with anonymous data.
- We may also share your personally identifiable information to respond to law enforcement requests, court orders, or other legal processes; or if we believe that such disclosure is necessary to investigate, prevent, or respond to illegal activities, fraud, physical threats to you or others; or as otherwise required by any applicable law or regulation.
CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
PeopleOfSize.com offers its customers choices for the collection, use, and sharing of personally identifiable information at the time a customer decides to register. In addition, customers may stop the delivery of future communications from PeopleOfSize.com by unsubscribing at any time.
If your personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, phone, or e-mail or postal address), or if you no longer desire our service, we provide a way for you to correct, update, or delete/deactivate your personally identifiable information. This can be done by visiting the Profile page on our Website or by e-mailing our Customer Support service at
PROTECTION OF INFORMATION -- SECURITY
PeopleOfSize.com is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of up-todate security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store any personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access. These systems are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
You should keep in mind that no Internet communication is ever completely secure or error-free.
CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
We may periodically update this Statement to reflect changes in our services and policies. When we post changes to this Statement, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top of this Statement. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how we are protecting your information.
If you have questions or complaints regarding this Statement, contact us at with any questions or concerns. All customer requests will be formally reviewed by PeopleOfSize.com.