The Body Department - Privacy Policy

Last Updated: March 30, 2021

Welcome to The Body Department LLC (“The Body Department,” “we”,” us” or “our”) websites and other digital properties. In the course of using our sites and mobile applications (collectively, the “Services”), we may collect certain information about you. This Privacy Policy provides an overview of our policies and practices regarding information we collect, how we use that information, and your rights with respect to that information. By using our Services, you acknowledge you have read and understood the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Services.

1. Information We Collect

We directly collect the following information about you:

·      Registration information, such as your name and email address

·      Data you enter into your online profile, such as your name, email address, other contact information, birthdate, gender, and social media information. 

·      Information you provide to us when you respond to a survey, such as your name and email address and the responses to the survey questions

·      Contacts lists you upload to your profile

·      Technical data, including your MAC address, IP address, mobile device ID information, clicks, and platform and browser type, and similar information

·      Information from your correspondence with our support teams

·      Usage data, including landing and referring pages, number of clicks, time spent on particular pages, downloads/streams, time and date of activity on our sites and games, and similar information

We may also collect additional information about you from social networking sites and other third party sites where you may access our Services, including your name, profile picture, user ID number, login email, gender, and birthday.

We process payments through a third-party service, and The Body Department does not store your credit card details or other billing information.

2. How We Collect Your Information

We collect information about you via:

·      Your interaction with us via our web site

·      Social networking sites and other third party sites

·      Recording communications made on our Services, including message board posts, comments, private messages or invitations, chats, and uploaded photos

·      Cookies, web beacons, log files, or other similar means

·      Third party providers of information

3. How We Use Your Information

In general, we collect and use your information to provide you with our services. We also strive to provide a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience on our Services. We use your information to:

·      Create your account

·      Improve and enhance our Services and products

·      Enable communications between users

·      Target and deliver ads

·      Inform you of new products and promos

·      Solicit input and feedback on our products and Services

·      For other legitimate business purposes

4. Who We Share Your Information With

We share your information with third parties including:

·      Affiliated entities, such as Digital Media Management Inc.

·      Third parties providing services to The Body Department (for example, web hosting, payment processing, or customer service providers). We maintain contracts with these third party service providers restricting their access, use, and disclosure of personal information in compliance with our legal obligations.

·      Content creators and other users of The Body Department’s Services. If you choose to interact with friends or public posting areas, we will share the information you have chosen to share in this context.

·      Advertisers for marketing and advertising purposes.

·      Unaffiliated providers of deals and other special offers.

·      The government and law enforcement, if we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate for safety reasons, to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of The Body Department or a third party, or to comply with applicable law.

·      Third parties as part of any direct or indirect corporate reorganization process, including but not limited to, mergers, acquisitions and sales of all or substantially all of our assets.

5. Cookies and Other Similar Technologies

We, and third parties we allow, use cookies and other similar technologies.  Cookies are small text files placed on your device that uniquely identify your device and which a website can transfer to a consumer’s hard drive to keep records of his or her visit to a website.  We, or third parties, may use session cookies or persistent cookies.  Session cookies only last for the specific duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser.  Persistent cookies remain on your device’s hard drive until you delete them or they expire.  Different cookies are used to perform different functions, which we explain below:

·      Essential. Some cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our Services and use their features, such as accessing secure areas of our Services. Without these cookies, we cannot enable appropriate content based on the type of device you are using.

·      Analytics. We use analytics cookies to measure how you interact with our Services and to improve your user experience. In particular, we use Google Analytics. To learn more about Google Analytics privacy practices and opt-out mechanisms, please visit the Google Analytics Security and Privacy Principles page available at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.  Google also provides a complete privacy policy and instructions on opting-out of Google Analytics at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

·      Targeted Advertising. Third parties, including Facebook, may use cookies and other similar technologies to collect or receive information from our Services and elsewhere on the Internet and use that information to provide you with targeted ads. If you would like to opt-out of such advertising practices on the particular device on which you are accessing this Privacy Policy, please go to http://optout.aboutads.info/.

There are several ways to manage cookies.  You can control the use of cookies at the browser level, by instructing your browser to accept cookies, disable cookies or notify you when receiving a new cookie.  Please note that if you reject cookies, you may still use our Services, but your ability to use some features or areas of our Services may be limited.  The Network Advertising Initiative also offers a means to opt-out of a number of advertising cookies. Please visit https://www.networkadvertising.org to learn more. Additionally, the Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising website at http://www.aboutads.info/choices has additional information about opting out. Note that opting-out does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It does mean that the company or companies from which you opted-out will no longer deliver ads tailored to your preferences and usage patterns.


6. Children

Our Services are not intended for children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children, and none of our Services are designed to attract children. In the event that we learn that a person under the age of 13 has provided personal information to us, we will delete such personal information as soon as possible.

7.  Our Security Measures

We are committed to protecting your information, and we employ reasonable security measures to do so. However, nothing on the Internet is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of your information. Any information that you transfer to us is done at your own risk.

8. Third Party Links

Our Services may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites. If you have any questions about how these other sites use your information, you should review their policies and contact them directly.

9. Notice Regarding Public Posting Areas

Please note that any information you include in a message you post to any chat room, forum, discussion board, comment section, or other public posting area is available to anyone with Internet access. If you do not want people to know your email address, for example, do not include it in any message you post publicly. PLEASE BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL WHEN DISCLOSING ANY INFORMATION IN CHAT ROOMS, FORUMS AND OTHER PUBLIC POSTING AREAS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE USE BY OTHERS OF THE INFORMATION THAT YOU DISCLOSE IN CHAT ROOMS, FORUMS, DISCUSSION BOARDS, COMMENT SECTIONS, AND OTHER PUBLIC POSTING AREAS.

10. Accessing and Managing Your Information and Privacy Settings

If you wish to access, update, correct or delate the information you have provided to us through the Services, please contact us using the contact information provided in the “Contact Us” section below.

If you access our Services through a social networking site or other third party site, you can update and manage the information those sites provide to The Body Department in your account settings for those sites.

If you wish to review the information The Body Department receives about you from third party sites, email your request to info@thebodydepartment.com.

11. International Data Transfers

The Body Department is based in the U.S. If you choose to provide us with information, please understand that your personal information may be transferred to the U.S. and that we may transfer that information to our affiliates and subsidiaries or to other third parties, across borders, and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are visiting from the European Union (“EU”) or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that you are transferring your personal information to the U.S. and other jurisdictions which may not have the same data protection laws as the EU. We put in place appropriate operational, procedural and technical measures in order to ensure the protection of your personal information. You acknowledge you understand that by providing your personal information: (i) your personal information will be used for the uses identified above in accordance with this Privacy Policy; and (ii) your personal information may be transferred to the U.S. and other jurisdictions as indicated above, in accordance with applicable law.

12. “Do Not Track” Signals

At this time the Services do not recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, which may include “Do Not Track” instructions.

13. Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits visitors to the Services who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.  To make such a request, please contact us using the information in the “Contact Us” section below.

14. Nevada Privacy Rights

We do not sell consumers’ covered information for monetary consideration (as defined in Chapter 603A of the Nevada Revised Statutes).  However, if you are a Nevada resident, you have the right to submit a request directing us not to sell your personal information.  To submit such a request, please contact us using the information in the “Contact Us” section below.

15. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any changes, we will post these on this page and change the “Last Updated” date above. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you more directly, for example by posting a notification or message on our Services or by emailing you prior to such changes taking effect. We encourage you to check this Privacy Policy frequently to stay informed of the latest modifications.

16. Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please feel free to contact us at info@thebodydepartment.com.