WalkStyles, Inc. ("WalkStyles") is committed to
protecting any personal information that you may provide to us. In particular,
we believe it is important for you to know how we treat information about you
that we may receive from this web site or through any reward program, special
offer, communication, advertising, and other related services. Each time you
visit WalkStyles.com or provide us with information, by doing so you are
WalkStylesTM collects personal information about
you when you register for our products and services, set settings for your
DashTrakTM device, or purchase items from our
online store. In order to register for our subscription services or purchase
from our online store, we ask for information such as your name, address, zip
code, and email address. We also ask for credit card and if applicable, other
pertinent billing and shipping information. In order to set settings on your
DashTrak device, we ask for your weight, age, and stride length. This is used
to set your DashTrak for optimal performance in calculating distance traveled,
calories burned, and if applicable, your heart rate information as a function
At times, we may request information via surveys, polls,
events or contests. Participation for these areas of the site is completely
This web site and its services are not intended for
persons under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly solicit or collect personal
information from or about children, and we do not knowingly market our products
or services to children. If you are under 18, you may use WalkStyles.com only
with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
Additional Information Collected Specific to
To sign-up for our subscription services, we also ask for information such as
your age and gender and other basic demographic information. Once you register
with WalkStyles and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us. As a
WalkStyles subscriber, we collect and store information provided by you and at
your option, to help you manage your overall wellness at the web site as well
as to maximize the accuracy and enjoyment of your DashTrak – examples are your
weight, stride length, daily steps, specific events, other fitness and diet
information, completed daily tasks, and personal notes or thoughts.
WalkStyles also enables subscribers to establish private
clubs and communities and/or establish walking partners and buddies
(collectively referred to as “WalkStyles Groups”), and WalkStyles therefore
stores both descriptive information about the group as well as a listing of its
Use of Collected
We do not share, sell, or lease personal information about you, WalkStyles
groups that you administer, or any WalkStyles groups that you participate in,
to any third-parties for their marketing use. We will release information about
you or if applicable, a WalkStyles group you administer, if you direct us to do
so, if we are required by law to do so, or in other legally limited
circumstances (for example, suspected illegal activities, suspected fraud, or
We may share the personal information you provide with
trusted partners we have hired to provide services for us. These companies -
our vendors - are contractually bound to use personal information we share with
them only to perform the services we have hired them to provide and are bound
by the same confidentiality.
At times, we will share aggregated demographic
information with our business partners and advertisers. Also, the step count
data and demographic information is used to report, in aggregate, the trends,
breakdowns and other statistical information with regard to step data. We may
also use, in aggregate, the step count data for our own marketing purposes. In
each of these cases, the aggregated information is anonymous and is not linked
to any personally identifiable information for a given individual.
When you join a WalkStyles Group, you are electing to
share your step data to that group for use in reporting and for comparison
purposes. Participating in a WalkStyles group is done at your discretion and
you can elect to cancel your participation in any group at any time. As an
option, you can create your own WalkStyles club. If you elect to create and
therefore to administer your own private club, your name and email will be
available to those you have invited to be members of your club.
Other than step and demographic data, your individual
fitness and wellness information is used to provide the services available to
you as a subscriber to chart and record your activities. This information is
not shared in any way, either individually or in aggregate.
Like most e-commerce sites, when you visit our site, we
collect your IP address and collect information regarding your use of the
WalkStyles web site. Your IP address and your site usage are not used to
personally identify you. This information is instead used to administer the
site and aggregated anonymously to help analyze trends, measure the number of
visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, etc. This information
allows us to improve the content and usability of our site.
& Marketing Preferences
For registered subscribers, you can edit your WalkStyles account information,
including marketing preferences at any time. After logging in, your account
information can be accessed from within the ‘Settings’ tab of the
Marketing preferences allow you to specific whether or
not to be included in communications from WalkStyles as well as communications
from WalkStyles enabled communities/clubs that you join. Opting in to receiving
such communications allows WalkStyles to send you special offers and other
messages that may be of interest to you both from us and our trusted partners.
You may also have the ability to unsubscribe to certain communications by
following the instructions contained in the messages you receive.
We reserve the right to send you certain communications
relating to the WalkStyles service, such as service announcements,
administrative messages and the WalkStyles Direct Newsletter, that are
considered part of your WalkStyles account, without offering you the
opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
Security of Collected
Your information is maintained on a web server in what we believe to be a well
protected environment. We maintain strict physical, electronic, and
administrative safeguards to protect your personal information from
unauthorized or inappropriate access. However, WalkStyles cannot guarantee that
your information will remain secure from unauthorized access.
We restrict access to information about you to those
WalkStyles employees who need to know the information to provide products or
services to you or to respond to your inquiry or request. Employees who misuse
personal information are subject to disciplinary action, including termination.
Your WalkStyles account is password-protected and in some
cases, most notably during billing and credit card submissions, WalkStyles uses
industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.
Cookies & Sessions
Like most web sites, some areas of this web site utilize 'cookies' that are
enabled on your machine to enhance the online services supplied by the web
site. The site also uses 'Sessions' for securing areas and providing
personalized services. These mechanisms are employed solely for convenience in
order to provide personalized time and cost saving services. They do not
contain any identification that would be useful to another individual or
Public vs. Confidential
Other than personal registration information and personal wellness data, you
acknowledge that all of your submissions and postings to public portions of the
web site (including, but not limited to, message boards, chat rooms, public
clubs and communities) are public and not private information. WalkStyles
specifically disclaims any liability with regard to any actions resulting from
your submissions and postings to public portions of the web site. Generally,
any communication or information which you post to the web site is considered
to be non-confidential.
Links to Other Sites
The WalkStyles web site may contain links to other sites. Whether or not these
other website contain our brand names, intellectual property, or trademarks, we
do not control these other web sites nor their business practices, and this
other web sites may collect different kinds of information and use this
information in different ways than we would if collect on this site. While we
try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for
privacy, we encourage you to review their privacy policies, and we are not
responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other
Us page under the Customer Support section of our web site.
Changes to this Policy
changes. Although we reserve the right to modify or supplement this privacy
policy, we will provide notice to you on this web site of any major changes for
at least 30 days following the change.