When does HealthyBuilderz collect my personal information?
You may provide personal information to HealthyBuilderz several ways including: (1) by sharing your e-mail address when subscribing to our newsletter, (2) by sharing personal information when you submit news tips to our editorial team or by submitting a report via our Contact Form, (3) by sharing personal information when you post comments on our posts or stories, (4) by sharing contact information (Twitter username and Facebook account name) through our contests and HealthyBuilderz Awards, (5) by signing up to be a member of our online social network, HealthyBuilderz Follow, (6) by posting a job listing via our Jobs Board, or (7) by participating in a survey where an email address is requested. We may also ask for other information at other times but at no time will you be required to share any personal information to gain complete access to our site. HealthyBuilderz is an open community but email addresses are requested to participate in some of our member-only features.
In addition to basic contact information, our analytics trackers may also collect other information. This may include the operating system you are working on, the Internet browser you are using, and the screen resolution of your computer.
How does HealthyBuilderz use my personal information?
Depending on the portion of our site that you have subscribed to or interacted with, we may use your information in a number of ways.
When you sign up for our updates or receive e-mail messages from HealthyBuilderz, you will always be given the chance to opt-out of our communications. You may change your preferences at any time and will only be contacted in manners consistent with your stated preferences.
Non-personally identifiable information (such as stated above) may be shared in aggregate form with our advertisers, business, or marketing partners but your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed to them.
Who else has access to my personal information?
The ads that may appear on HealthyBuilderz’s website are delivered to you by different third party advertising serving partners. Information about your visit to this site, such as number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address, or other personal information), is used to serve ads to you on this site. And, in the course of serving advertisements to this site, third party advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.
Accounts associated with HealthyBuilderz are all ‘public.’ By ‘public,’ we mean that certain information will be viewable by all users. What you see on other user profiles is the same information that other users can see about you.
Is there anything else I should know about my privacy and HealthyBuilderz?
Any information you disclose voluntarily on our comments page or in any properties hosted by HealthyBuilderz becomes public information. HealthyBuilderz.com is a public forum. We cannot control the action of our site users and advise you to use your discretion in sharing information about yourself on the Internet. All information sharing is optional and done so at your own risk. Privacy is a very personal matter and we encourage you to be careful and responsible when disclosing personal information online.
HealthyBuilderz Comment Policy
We never censor comments based on political or ideological point of view or of a critical nature. We reserve the right to delete those comments that are off-topic, “spammy” in nature, abusive, use excessive foul language, or include ad hominem attacks.
Once a comment is made public on the HealthyBuilderz website, we will not remove it by request. As a user, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting.
All comments and other content contributed to HealthyBuilderz shall adhere to the following policy, and may be edited or removed at HealthyBuilderz’s discretion if it is deemed to be in violation of this policy.
Personal Attacks: Please don’t engage in personal attacks (on authors, other users or any individual), persistent trolling or mindless abuse. The HealthyBuilderz community should focus on intelligently discussing topics by furthering the conversation and informing the participants with resourceful and constructive ideas.
Hate speech: Racism, sexism and homophobia will not be tolerated.
Smear Tactics: Although we acknowledge criticism of our articles and our writers, we will not allow misrepresentation. We will distinguish between constructive arguments and smear tactics.
Relevancy: Please keep conversations relevant. Off-topic comments are subject to removal in order to keep the thread on track.
Quality: We encourage you to take responsibility for the quality of the conversations in which you’re participating. Maintain intelligent discussions in the HealthyBuilderz community by being respectful and considerate.
Help us: Maintain an inviting interaction space by self-policing threads and flagging spam. Although we have a hands-on approach to community engagement, we do sometimes miss problem commenters or trolls. We appreciate your efforts to keep the HealthyBuilderz community environment inviting, insightful and constructive. Let the conversations be quality ones.
HealthyBuilderz Follow Profile Policy
HealthyBuilderz’s online social network is entirely opt-in by our members. The accounts listed in our database are created by members of the HealthyBuilderz Follow network. Due to security considerations, HealthyBuilderz will not process account deletion requests made via email. To delete an account, the account holder must sign into the network using his/her email address or username in order to permanently delete his/her account. If the account holder no longer has access to the email account upon which the account was created, the account holder will not be able to delete the account.