We have created this privacy statement in order demonstrate our firm commitment
to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination
practices for this web site.
Information Automatically Logged
This site uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to
administer our site.
This site records the browser type to monitor market penetration of various web
browsers so we can better determine the Internet technologies we may utilize in
the design of our pages.
We use log file analysis tools, IP addresses, and outside services to collect and
analyze our web traffic. None of these tools personally identifies our visitors.
They are used to help us understand our advertising effectiveness, enhance our web
interface, and improve your overall online experience with MatthewsCalorieCounter.com.
Visits to this website are logged. These logs of information are used to better
understand how people use our site. This analysis is done using the Google analytics
Terms of Service page at http://www.google.com/analytics/en-GB/tos.html (see section
8 for privacy related info)
IP addresses are also recorded for the purposes of site administration that includes some of the following situations and circumstances:
We collect the domain name and e-mail address (where possible) of visitors to our
Web page, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate
information on what pages consumers access or visit, user-specific information on
what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such
as survey information and/or site registrations, name and address and Name, Age,
Weight, Height, Weigh in pictures and users profile information..
This information is used to refereence your account, help calculate your BMR and
other Calorie Counting functions, and build your personal account profile to be
shared or kept private.
The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web page, used
to customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual visitor,
used to notify consumers about updates to our Web site, used by us to contact consumers
for marketing purposes, disclosed when legally required to do so, at the request
of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance
with the policies governing our Website and applicable laws or to protect against
misuse or unauthorized use of our Website, to a successor entity in connection with
a corporate merger, consolidation, sale of assets or other corporate change respecting
Your Profile Page is initially set as Public Modified*. This means that the most
basic tools will be enabled while the more personal tools will be disabled. You
can set your account to Public or Private within your Profile Setup Page at any
Adding friends allow those users to see your profile page (based on what you have
enabled), even if its set to private. You can de-friend someone at any time by visiting
your Friends List page.
If your account is set to private you will not be able to receive Private Messages(pm)
unless they are from one of your friends. This is to help prevent spam. If your
account is set to public, anyone can send you a Private Message as long as they
are a registered user.
This is not a means for spam. Anyone caught spamming other users will be dealt with
immediately and may have their account banned.
Users can be ignored after they send you a friend request, or from a PM. Once you
ignore a user, they will not be able to send you Private Messages or Friend Requests.
You can see your ignored users list anytime by visiting your Inbox, selecting the
"Ignored Users" link. You may also un-ignore users.
Your Email address will always be kept private, your friends will
NOT be able to see your email address.
You have serveral options on how or if you receive email updates from Matthews Calorie Counter, which
can be enabled and disabled at any time by visiting your
page. Those options include:
- Occasional email communications about site related news, features and updates
- Private message alerts
- Friend requests, confirmations and encouragments
*We will not sell or give away your email address. We dislike spam emails as much
as the next person. Your email address will be kept private and only used for the
When an account is deleted it will be set inactive. We may still retain your information
in our files, however, to resolve disputes, enforce our user agreements, and due
to technical and legal requirements and constraints related to the security, integrity
and operation of our web sites. All your pictures will be erased. All forum posts,
added content and comments will remain, with your profile pictures being replaced
with generic pictures. Current points and position on any leaderboard will be kept,
Visit My Profile Setup to log in
to update your profile.
Third Party Ads
**Google's use of the cookies enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to www.MatthewsCalorieCounter.com and other sites on the Internet.
www.MatthewsCalorieCounter.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
information, such as items that consumers add to their shopping cart, record user-specific
information on what pages users access or visit, alert visitors to new areas that
we think might be of interest to them when they return to our site, record past
activity at a site in order to provide better service when visitors return to our
site , ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize
Web page content based on visitors' browser type or other information that the
This site uses hidden form elements on each page to maintain a continuous user session.
The hidden form elements contain a unique ID that identifies your browser session.
This ID is in no way associated with your machine or you individually. These hidded
form elements are also used to transfer information from client side script to the
server for processing.
Session information is saved on this web site and is regarded as personal information.
See the personal information section for more information.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration
of the information under our control. Log file access is restricted to system administrators
while stored on the server. Log files are rotated regularly and archived in a secure
User and password information is encrypted before it is transmitted across the network.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site,
or your dealings with this site, please visit our Contact