We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of the users of our sites.
This policy applies to your use of all of the sites and services owned or operated by bodyplaces.com, and affiliated companies (collectively "BodyPlaces" or "we," "us," or "our"), including efitnessmodels.com and any other site that we may own or operate currently or in the future (collectively, the "BodyPlaces Sites"). Unless we say otherwise, all references to the BodyPlaces Sites in this policy include all such sites. This policy does not apply to your use of unaffiliated sites to which any of the BodyPlaces Sites only links.
We will never intentionally disclose any personal identification information about you as an individual user (such as, for example, your full name, street address, telephone number, credit card number or e-mail address) to any third party without having received your permission. We may request personal identification information from you in connection with your use of, or participation in, our contests, sweepstakes, games, surveys, forums, subscription registrations, content submissions, chats, bulletin boards, discussion groups, requests for suggestions, visitors' requests for free products or services or additional information, and in connection with other activities, services or resources we make available on any of our sites. In all of these cases, we will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us.
If you do provide us with personal information, we may use it to conduct the activities described above. If you identify yourself to us by sending us an e-mail with questions or comments, we may use your personal information to respond to your questions or comments. We may file your comments for future reference, or we may discard the information after we have reviewed it.
We have the following exceptions to these policies: We will release specific information about you or your account to comply with any valid legal process such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute or court order. We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted breach of the security of the BodyPlaces Sites, or a physical threat to you or others.
Please note that if you give out personal information online -- for example, through a message board or chat room -- that information can be collected and used by third parties. Although we strive to protect our users' privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of information you post in these forums. You disclose such information at your own risk.
BodyPlaces understands that young people need special safeguards and privacy protection. We realize that they may not understand all the provisions of our policy or be able to make thoughtful decisions about the choices that are made available to our adult users. We urge all parents to participate in their children's exploration of the Internet and any online services, and to teach their children about protecting their personal information while online.
BodyPlaces does not allow registrations of users under the age of 13.
We collect non-personal identification information through the use of "cookie" technology and/or IP address tracking. Non-personal identification information might include the browser you use, the type of computer, the operating systems, the Internet service providers and other similar information. Our system also automatically gathers information about the areas you visit on our sites and about the links you may select from within our site to other areas of the World Wide Web or elsewhere online.
We use such information in the aggregate to understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our sites. This way we know which areas of our sites are favorites of our users, which areas need improvement, and what technologies are being used so that we may continually improve our sites.
We may share this aggregate statistical information with our partners, suppliers and other third parties, but we will not share any individual names, personal navigational or other personal information. Some of our advertisers may display ads on our sites which solicit or contain technology to collect information about our users for the advertisers, but we will not permit such advertisers to collect any personal information from our users within our sites.
Users will find advertising or other contents on our sites that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. In many cases, the links represent cooperative projects or are mutual links established with persons or entities connected with our sites. Although we initially visit the sites or services that are so linked, we do not control the contents or links that appear on these sites. In addition, these sites or services, including their contents and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policiesn and customer service policies, or no policy (policies) at all. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party sites or services before providing any of them with your personal information.
Protecting your privacy and your information is a top priority. We have taken careful measures to secure both your information and our physical premises.
If you "opt-in" to receive information from BodyPlaces or others, you can change your mind later. If at any time you would like to stop receiving such information, you can just modify your profile and select to not receive email notices from us.
(Last modified on Aug 09th, 2010.)
bodyplaces.com is an Online Service Provider under Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Section 512 ("DMCA"). bodyplaces.com respects the legitimate rights of copyrights owners, and has adopted an efficient notice and takedown procedure as required by the DMCA and described herein. This policy is intended to guide copyright owners in utilizing that procedure, and also to guide webmasters in restoring access to websites that are disabled due to mistake.
The DMCA provides a legal procedure by which you can request any Online Service Provider to disable access to a website where your copyrighted work(s) are appearing without your permission. There are two parts to the legal procedure: (1) Writing a Proper DMCA Notice, and (2) Sending the Proper DMCA Notice to bodyplaces.com Designated Agent.
A Proper DMCA Notice will notify bodyplaces.com of particular facts in a document signed under penalty of perjury. We refer to this as a âProper DMCA Notice.â To Write a Proper DMCA notice, please provide the following information:
Identify yourself as either:
The owner of a copyrighted work(s), or A person âauthorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.â
State your contact information, including your TRUE NAME, street address, telephone number, and email address.
Identify the copyrighted work that you believe is being infringed, or if a large number of works are appearing at a single website, a representative list of the works.
Identify the material that you claim is infringing your copyrighted work, to which you are requesting that bodyplaces.com disable access over the World Wide Web.
Identify the location of the material on the World Wide Web by providing âinformation reasonably sufficient to permit bodyplaces.com to locate the material.â
State that you have âa good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agents, or the law.â State that the information in the notice is accurate, under penalty of perjury. Sign the notice with either a physical or electronic signature.
To exercise your DMCA rights, you must send your Proper DMCA Notice to the following agent designated by bodyplaces.com (the âDesignated Agentâ.) The contact information for bodyplaces.com's Designated Agent is:
Address: Friesenwall 29, Koeln, 50672 GERMANY
bodyplaces.com will follow the procedures provided in the DCMA, which prescribed a notice and takedown procedure, subject to the webmasterâs right to submit a Counter-notification claiming lawful use of the disabled works.
It is expected that all users of any part of the bodyplaces.com system will comply with applicable copyright laws. However, if bodyplaces.com is notified of claimed copyright infringement, or otherwise becomes aware of facts and circumstances from which infringement is apparent, it will respond expeditiously by removing, or disabling access to, the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. bodyplaces.com will comply with the appropriate provisions of the DMCA in the event a counter notification is received by its Designated Agent.
Pursuant to the Terms of Service Agreement you agreed to when you were permitted to become a System User, you are required to use only lawfully-acquired creative works as website content, and your website may be disabled upon receipt of notice that infringing material is appearing there. bodyplaces.com also respects the legitimate interests of webmasters in utilizing media content lawfully, being permitted to present a response to claims of infringement, and obtaining timely restoration of access to a website that has been disabled due to a copyright complaint.
Your System Use privileges can also be suspended. You may protest a DMCA notice by submitting a Counter-notification as described below.
If access to your website is disabled due to operation of the bodyplaces.com notice and takedown procedure described above, and you believe the takedown was improper, you must submit a Counter-notification.
To Write a Proper Counter-notification, please provide the following information:
State that access to your website was disabled due to operation of the notice and takedown procedure.
Identify the material that has been removed and designate its URL prior to removal.
State, under penalty of perjury:
Your name, address, and telephone number,
That you âhave a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as result of mistake or misidentification of the material,"
That you âconsent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located."
To exercise your DMCA rights, you must send your Counter-notification to the âDesignated Agentâ for bodyplaces.com, whose contact information is:
Address: Friesenwall 29, Koeln, 50672 GERMANY
bodyplaces.com may, in its discretion, use all appropriate means to terminate user access to its system or network who are repeat infringers.
Accommodation of Standard Technical Measures
It is bodyplaces.com's policy to accommodate and not interfere with standard technical measures it determines are reasonable under the circumstances, i.e., technical measures that are used by copyright owners to identify or protect copyrighted works.
bodyplaces.com has discretion to handle non-compliant notices in whatever manner appears to be reasonable given the circumstances presented.
The submission of misleading information of any sort in a notification or counter-notification submitted to bodyplaces.com voids any claim of right made by the submitting party.