Privacy Policy

TL Media, LLC (“we”, “us”, or “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy describes how we collect, use, protect, and disclose data, including Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”). This policy applies to your use of our digital products, services, websites, including 17ddblog.com, my17ddblog.com, and simply17.com, and mobile applications (“Website”, “Websites”, or “Services”).

Contact Information

Name of Company: TL Media, LLC

Email Contact: support@17ddblog.com

TL Media, LLC is the data controller and is responsible for your personal data

The Data We Collect, The Purpose & Legal Basis for Processing

Personal data means any information capable of identifying an individual. It does not include anonymized data.

We may process the following categories of personal data about you:

Communication Data

Communication data includes any communication that you send to us whether that be through the contact form on our Websites, through email, through our mobile application, social media messaging, social media posting or by any other means of communication.

Our Purpose for Processing: We process this data for the purpose of communicating with you, for record keeping and for the establishment, pursuance or defense of legal claims.

Lawful Basis (EEA Visitors Only): Our lawful basis for this processing is our legitimate interests which, in this case, are to reply to communications sent to us, and for the establishment, pursuance or defense of legal claims.

Customer Data

Customer data includes financial or transactional data relating to any purchase of digital products such as your name, email address, billing address information, purchase details and your credit card details.

Our Purpose for Processing: We process this data for the purpose of delivering the digital products you have purchased and to keep records of such transactions.

Lawful Basis (EEA Visitors Only): Our lawful basis for this processing is the performance of a contract with you. We may also use Customer Data to send you recommendations via email, via push notification, or Facebook advertisements or other display advertisements about our products that might be of interest to you. Our lawful basis for this processing is legitimate interests which is to grow our business.

User Data

User data includes data about how you use our Websites and mobile applications together with any data that you submit to be published on our websites (i.e. comments on blog posts).

Our Purpose for Processing: We process this data for the purpose of operating our websites and ensuring relevant content is provided to you, ensuring the security of our websites, maintaining back-ups of our websites and/or databases and enabling publication and administration of our websites, other online services and business.

Lawful Basis (EEA Visitors Only): Our lawful basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, which in this case, are to enable us to properly administer our websites and our business.

Technical Data

Technical data includes data about your use of our websites such as your IP address, your login data, details about your browser, length of visit on our Website pages, page views and navigation paths, details about the number of times you use our website, time zone settings and other technology on the devices you use to access our websites. The source of this data is from Google Analytics and Quantcast.

Our Purpose for Processing: We process this data for the purpose of analysing your use of our websites, administering and protecting our business and websites, delivering relevant content and advertisements to you and understanding the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing.

Lawful Basis (EEA Visitors Only): Our lawful basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, which in this case, are to enable us to properly administer our websites and our business, to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy.

Marketing Data

Marketing data includes data about your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third party vendors and your communication preferences.

Our Purpose for Processing: We process this data for the purpose of enabling you to participate in our marketing promotions such as surveys, competitions, prize drawings and free giveaways, delivering relevant website content and advertisements to you and measuring or understanding the effectiveness of this advertising.

Lawful Basis (EEA Visitors Only): Our lawful basis for this processing is (where you have purchased digital products from us) our legitimate interests, which in this case, are to study how customers use our products, to develop them, to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy or (where you have not purchased a product and in relation to sending you direct marketing) your consent.

Sensitive Data

We do not collect any Sensitive Data about you. Sensitive data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data. We do not collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

How We Collect This Data

We collect data about you through a variety of different methods including:

Direct Interactions With Us or with Our Websites

You may provide data by completing various forms (i.e. contact form, sign up forms, opt-in forms, purchase forms on checkout pages) on our Website or by communicating with us by email, including when you:

  • purchase our digital products;
  • create an account on our Website or member-only Website;
  • subscribe to our newsletter, any free products or weight loss challenges by sign up form or request via email;
  • leave a comment on our Websites;
  • enter a competition, prize drawing, promotion or survey; or
  • give us feedback and/or communicate with us via email, social media or by other means.

Automated Technologies or Interactions

As you use our Websites, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment (i.e. computers, tablets, smartphones), browsing actions and usage patterns. We collect this data by using cookies, server logs and similar technologies. We may also receive Technical Data about you if you visit other websites that use our cookies. When you publish a comment on our Website, we also collect your IP address during this process. Please see our cookie policy for further details.

Third parties or publicly available sources

We may receive personal data about you from various third parties as follows, all being based outside the EU:

  • Technical data from analytics providers such as Google and Quantcast.
  • Technical data from advertising networks such as Facebook and Google.
  • Technical data from search information providers such as Google.
  • Contact, Financial and Transaction Data from providers of technical, payment and delivery services such as Paypal and Stripe.

How Your Data May Be Used

We may use the data collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain our Websites;
  • To create your account, identify you as a user of the Websites, and customize our Websites for your account;
  • To create and send you your account information so you may access downloads to digital products purchased by you or deliver free products you sign up to receive from us;
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters and product specials. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
  • To advertise our products to you using display advertisements on Google, Facebook or Instagram;
  • To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To provide you with user/customer support;
  • To track and measure advertising on our Websites;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

 

Marketing Communications

You will receive marketing communications from us if you have:

  • Purchased a digital product from us;
  • Asked for information from us about or our digital products;
  • Signed up for our newsletter, or a free product such as our Quick Start Guide or weight loss challenges;
  • Signed up for push notifications via your web browser during your initial visit to our Website; and
  • In each instance you have not opted out of receiving such communications.

Before we share your personal data with any third party for marketing purposes we will get your express consent.

You may ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the unsubscribe links at the bottom of any email marketing communication sent to you or by emailing us at support@17ddblog.com at any time.

If you opt out from receiving marketing communications, this opt-out does not apply to personal data provided as a result of other transactions, such as purchases, etc.

How We Protect Your Data

Our websites are scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our sites as safe as possible.

We use regular Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

All financial transactions are processed through a gateway provider (PayPal or Stripe.com) and are not stored or processed on our servers except for credit card expiration date and billing zip code.

Data Retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

By law we have to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for seven years after they cease being customers for tax purposes.

In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see below for further information.

In some circumstances we may anonymize your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

Note: We currently retain all data within Google Analytics indefinitely for statistical and analytical purposes only.

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Third-party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personal Data unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our websites, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

We may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Websites to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

Third Party Links

Our websites may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our websites, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

Aggregated Statistics

We may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to our Websites. We may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, we do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described in this privacy policy.

Anonymous Data

From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.

Do Not Track Signals

We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.

You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.

Publicly Visible Information

If you leave a comment on our Website, certain information may be publicly visible.  When leaving a comment, you must provide your email address in order for the comment to be approved. However, your email address will never be available publicly. At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website when leaving a comment on our Website.

Other users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.

As mentioned above, your IP address is collected at the time you leave a comment on our Website. However, this personal data is not publicly visible.

Cookies

Our websites use cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described in this privacy policy.

Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by our websites, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Websites may be entirely usable. You may view our entire Cookie Policy here.

Advertising

Display Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit our website, which may use cookies, as noted above.

Retargeting Ads

From time to time, we may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market our website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising

The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.

The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

Mediavine partners with the following data processors:

  1. Pubmatic. You may find Pubmatic’s privacy policy through this link. The data collected on the Website may be transferred to Pubmatic and its demand partners for interest-based advertising. Statistical information and other non-cookie technologies (such as eTags and web or browser cache) may be used by third parties on this Website. Browser settings that block cookies may have no effect on these technologies, but you may clear your cache to delete such trackers. Data collected from a particular browser or device may be used with another computer or device that is linked to the browser or device on which such data was collected.
  2. Criteo. You may find Criteo’s privacy policy through this link. The data collected on the Website may be transferred to Criteo and its demand partners for interest-based advertising. Criteo may collect, access, and use non-identifying data to improve the Criteo Technology and other Criteo products, programs, and/or services. This non-identifying data may include on-site user behavior and user/page content data, URLs, statistics, or internal search queries. The non-identifying data are collected through the ad call and stored with a Criteo cookie for a maximum period of 13 months.
  3. Pulsepoint. You may find Pulsepoint’s privacy policy through this link.
  4. LiveRamp. You may find LiveRamp’s privacy policy through this link. When you use the Website, we share information that we may collect from you, such as your email (in hashed, de-identified form), IP address or information about your browser or operating system, with LiveRamp Inc, and its group companies (‘LiveRamp’). LiveRamp may use a cookie on your browser and match your shared information to their on- and offline marketing databases and those of its advertising partners to create a link between your browser and information in those other databases. This link may be shared by our partners globally for the purpose of enabling interest-based content or advertising throughout your online experience (e.g. cross device, web, email, in-app, etc.) by third parties unaffiliated with our website. These third parties may in turn link further demographic or interest-based information to your browser. To opt out of LiveRamp’s targeted advertising, please go here: https://liveramp.com/opt_out/
  5. RhythmOne. You may view RhythmOne’s privacy policy through this link. RhythmOne uses cookies and similar tracking technologies (such as mobile device identifiers and digital fingerprinting) to provide its services. RhythmOne may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit the following webpage: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
  6. District M. You may find District M’s privacy policy through this link.
  7. YieldMo. You may find YieldMo’s privacy policy through this link. If you want to opt out of receiving interest based ads from Yieldmo or exercise your right under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, you may do so through this link.
  8. The Rubicon Project. You may find Rubicon’s privacy policy through this link. If you want to opt out of receiving interest based ads from Rubicon or exercise your right under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, you may do so through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page.
  9. Amazon Publisher Services. You may find Amazon Publisher Services’ privacy policy through this link.
  10. AppNexus. You may find the AppNexus privacy policy through this link.
  11. OpenX. You may find OpenX’s privacy policy through this link.
  12. Verizon Media formerly known as Oath. You may find Verizon Media’s privacy policy through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising.
  13. TripleLift. You may find TripleLift’s privacy policy through this link. To opt out of receiving interest-based advertising (including retargeting) from TripleLift’s services through the use of cookies in your current browser and for more information on what it means to opt-out, please go to www.triplelift.com/consumer-opt-out.
  14. Index Exchange. You may find Index Exchange’s privacy policy through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising.
  15. Sovrn. You may find Sovrn’s privacy policy through this link.
  16. GumGum. You may find GumGum’s privacy policy through this link. GumGum may (i) use place and use cookies on end users’ browsers or use web beacons to collect information about end users who visit such Publisher Websites and (ii) link such collected end user information to other end user information provided by third parties in order to deliver targeted Advertisements to such end users.
  17. Digital Remedy. You may find Digital Remedy’s privacy policy through this link.
  18. MediaGrid. You may find MediaGrid’s privacy policy through this link. MediaGrid may collect and store information about end-user interactions with this website through cookies, advertising IDS, pixels and server-to-server connections. MediaGrid was receive the following information: the page an End-User has requested and the referring/exit pages; Timestamp information (i.e., the date and time the End-User has visited the page); IP address; mobile device identifier; device model; device operating system; browser type; carrier; gender; age; geolocation (including GPS coordinates); clickstream data; cookie information; first-party identifiers’; and hashed email addresses; demographic and inferred interest information; and post-conversion data (from both online and offline behaviour). Some of this data is gathered from this website and others is gathered from advertisers. MediaGrid uses this data to provide its services. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising or review their privacy policy for more information.
  19. RevContent – You may find RevContent’s privacy policy through this link. RevContent may collect information about your browser or device, including browser type, IP Address, device type, user agent string, and operating system. RevContent also collects information about the websites you visit through their services, such as date and time of access and specific pages accessed and the content and ads you click on. You may opt-out of any personalization track by opting-out of RevContent’s data collection.
  20. Centro, Inc. – You may find Centro’s privacy policy through this link. You may find opt-out information for Centro’s services through the privacy policy link.
  21. 33Across, Inc. – You may find 33Across’s privacy policy through this link. To opt-out of personalized advertising, please visit https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1.
  22. Conversant. LLC – You may find Conversant’s privacy policy through this link. Conversant uses information that does not directly identify you, such as information about your browser type, time and date of visit, your browsing or transaction activity, the subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over, and a unique identifier (such as a cookie string, or a unique advertising identifier provided by your mobile device) during your visits to this and other websites and apps in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. Conversant may use technologies such as cookies and other tracking technologies to collect this information. To learn more about interest-based advertising, or to opt-out, you can visit www.youronlinechoices.eu or https://www.networkadvertising.org/.

 

Affiliate Program Participation

We may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into our website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com.  As part of this Amazon Associates program, we will post customized links on our website, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Newsletter/Free Products

On our Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter or other free products such as our Quick Start Guide or our quarterly weight loss challenges, which may be used for advertising purposes. All emails relating to newsletters and other free products sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters/ free products to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

“Do Not Track” Signals

We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.

You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. We aim to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us at support@17ddblog.com.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at support@17ddblog.com to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to support@17ddblog.com.

Amend – You may contact us at support@17ddblog.com to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to support@17ddblog.com.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

You may read more about these rights here.

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email us at support@17ddblog.com.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

We try to respond to all legitimate requests within 30 days. Occasionally it may take us longer than 30 days if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

If you are not satisfied with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to lodge a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We’d appreciate it if you’d contact us first if you do have a complaint so that we can try to resolve it for you.

It is very important that the information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. Please let us know if at any time your personal information changes by emailing us at support@17ddblog.com.

Your California Privacy Rights

Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83 our customers and users who are California residents are permitted to request certain information about the types of information shared by us with third parties for their direct marketing purposes and the identities of those third parties. To make such request please send an email to support@17ddblog.com.

Children’s Information

We do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that we have personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at support@17ddblog.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

We will notify you via email

  • Within 7 business days

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, we may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, and in our sole discretion. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a 17ddblog.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

 

Last updated: June 1, 2020

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