Date: December 31st, 2012
Thrive365 Service Summary
Thrive365 was developed from the ground up for people with Diabetes. Unlike other systems, its primary focus is on distributing food intake evenly across the day and consistently day after day. Our solution brings together the nutritional balance advantages of diabetes food exchanges and carbohydrate counting, with the simplicity of the plate method to meet the American Diabetes Association nutritional guidelines.
Your Personal Thrive365 score is the key to the Thrive365 system and using your score for every meal, every day can help you better manage diabetes. By using this one number, you no longer need to count carbohydrates or try to figure out food exchanges. Your target is simple – match your score for each of three meals and one snack during the day. Each time you do, you are increasing the odds of a more stable and controlled blood sugar day.
Information We Collect
- Personal Information You Provide Us
E-mail and Newsletters
When you subscribe toThrive365, you will receive alerts and emails containing information about the program, new features and updates. In addition, we will send you motivational alerts and emails to encourage your activity in the program and help you stay engaged with the Thrive365 community. You may opt-out of these communications at anytime by selecting the “No Communications / Alerts” box on the “”My Account” section of the website, or by using the “unsubscribe” link on the email we send you.
Thrive365 features several community forums wherein users with similar interests can share information with one another or where users can post questions for others to answer. Any information (including Personal Information) you share in any of the community forums is open to the public and is NOT private. When you participate in the community or other public forums, you should exercise caution before posting or sharing any Personal Information. What you post or share can be seen, disclosed to or be collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways that we cannot control or predict, including to contact you for unauthorized purposes. As with any public forum on any site, the information you post or share may also show up in third-party search engines.
Questionnaires and Surveys
Occasionally, we may ask you to participate in surveys and opinion polls about your activities, attitudes and interests via email invitations or requests for feedback on the site. These will be done via links or pop-ups to surveys either on the website or the mobile App. When participating in a survey, we may ask you to enter Personal Information. Any information (including Personal Information) will be used by Thrive365 to help us understand and better serve your needs. We may also use this information to gather research on the usage of the Thrive365 site and on Thrive365 user preferences. We may also conduct research and surveys for marketing purposes between Thrive365 and its user community. However your participation in any survey is always completely voluntary.
- The Collection of Non-Personal Information
We also collect Non-Personal Information when you use both the Thrive365 website as well as Mobile App. “Non-Personal Information” means information that we cannot use to identify or contact you such as how many users have visited the website; the pages you have accessed from your IP address; your location; and the features used. By collecting this Non-Personal Information, we learn how to improve Thrive365. We collect this information through various means, including, but not limited to, "Cookies" and "Web Beacons." We also collect non-personal information on individuals who visit the Thrive365 website but do not register for the program. This information is used to better understand how many people have visited the Thrive365 website.
Like many companies, we use "Cookies" on our website. “Cookies” are bits of data files that are placed on your computer's hard drive when you visit certain websites. Cookies may enhance your online experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site.
Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject Cookies in the “Help” section of the toolbar. If you reject our Cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of some features on our website.
You can stop receiving communication, marketing or advertising information from Thrive365 by changing your communication preferences in the ‘My Account’ section of the website under the Link ‘Communication Preferences’ and selecting the check box ‘I do not wish to receive any messages or alerts from Thrive365’. This can also be done on the mobile app using the same steps under the ‘My Account’ tab.
Certain pages on our site contain Web Beacons (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). “Web Beacons” are graphic image files imbedded in a web page typically used to monitor activity on a web page and send back to its home server (which can belong to the host site, a network advertiser or some other third-party) information from your browser such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies set by the third-party.
- Tracking and Merging Information from Other Sources
- Information from Children Under The Age of 18
We take the protection of children’s privacy seriously. Thrive365 is not targeted at, and is not intended for use by, people under 18 years of age. What is more, we do not allow people under 18 years of age to register with Thrive365. Therefore, we do not knowingly collect any Personal Information at all, from people under 18 years of age.
How We Use Your Information
We may use your information for a number of reasons, including but not limited to the following:
- To send you promotional materials, such as special offers, opportunities and product samples from us or our approved partners.
- To respond to your comments or questions or to send you any communications you request.
- To fulfill any orders for products or services you make through our website and contact you if needed while processing an order.
- To conduct any promotion you may have entered and contact you about your entry.
- To contact you for your opinions on Thrive365.
We may also use information we collect from you to deliver content that is tailored to your interests and to customize our contacts with you. This customized content may include recipes, product and service information, promotions and recommendations.
How We Share Personal Information
We may share information (including Personal Information) with third-parties we have retained to perform services on our behalf. For example, we may hire a service provider to help us run promotions, fulfill orders you may place, and also provide customer service. These service providers are not authorized by us to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements. In addition, we may disclose information (including Personal Information) about you:
- if we are required to do so by law or legal process;
- to law enforcement authorities or other government officials; or
- when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
We may conduct joint promotions with “affiliated” third parties. We may share with our promotional partners (and their service providers) certain Personal Information collected on our website as necessary to conduct the promotion. We will not share this information with our promotional partners for any other purpose unless you specifically agree otherwise.
Links To Other Websites
If you are registered with Thrive365 you can change your preferences for follow-up contacts by us, either by accessing the “My Account” section of the website, or by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you prefer, you can also cancel your registration with Thrive365 altogether. E-mail us if you wish to take this action.
How We Protect Personal Information
The security of Personal Information is important to us. We take reasonable security measures to maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized use, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the Personal Information we collect on our website. We use secure sockets layer (or SSL) technology to encrypt the transmission over the Internet. Despite Thrive365’s efforts to protect your Personal Information, there is always some risk that an authorized third-party may find a way around our security systems or that transmissions of your information over the Internet may be intercepted.
Accessing or Removing Your Personal Information
All your Personal Information is stored in encrypted databases, so even any backed-up or archived data, which is accessed without proper authorization, is protected.
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