Privacy Policy

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet does not read any of your private online communications.

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet and the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet family of websites.

Use of Your Personal Information

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet collects and uses your personal information to operate the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet website and deliver the services you have requested. The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet and its affiliates. The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet, in order to determine what the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet website use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the webserver that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet pages, or register with the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet site or services, a cookie helps the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet services or websites you visit.

Security of Your Personal Information

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to This Statement

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet is protecting your information.

Contact Information

The Official Science Site of the Zone Diet welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the Official Science Site of the Zone Diet at hostmaster@zoneliving.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.