Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) Legal Terms/Privacy Policy  

Last Revised on July 1, 2018.

Sections
· User Agreement
· Purpose
· No Permissions
· Disclaimer
· No Warranties
· No Confidentiality and License
· No Unlawful or Unacceptable Content Posting
· External Links
· Links to Our Site
· International Use and Access

· Copyrights
· General
· Privacy Statement
· Information Collected
· The Use of Cookies
· Web Beacons, Scripts and Log Files
· Public Information
· Use of Your Information
· Sharing of Information
· Security
· Children’s Privacy
· Cross-Border Transfers
· Sensitive Personal Information
· Data Retention
· How to Contact Us
· Policy Changes

User Agreement
As a user of the Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website(s), I represent to Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) that my access is on my own behalf or on behalf of my employer or my own business enterprise and that I am authorized and empowered to make promises, representations and agreements on my own behalf or on behalf of my employer or business enterprise. I understand this agreement contains important legal and financial responsibilities that may affect me, my employer or my business.

As an inducement for Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) to provide me with access to or permitting me to use Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) websites, I agree to the following terms and conditions. I understand that the Internet, electronic commerce and technology is changing rapidly, and Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) may address these changes by changing these terms and conditions from time to time at Personal Fitness Professional (PFP)'s sole discretion. Accordingly, I promise to review regularly these terms and conditions to be informed of and agree to any changes made by Personal Fitness Professional (PFP). If, at any time, I do not agree to any term or condition of this or any revised Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) web access or use agreement, I promise not to access or otherwise use any Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) affiliated websites and/or products. I understand that these terms and conditions apply to all Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) websites, including any websites owned, operated or sponsored by any Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) and RB Publishing Inc. subsidiaries or affiliates. I agree that the word "Content", as used in this Agreement, refers to any materials, documents, images, trademarks, copyrighted materials, graphics, logos, design, audio, video and any other information provided from or on Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) websites.
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Purpose
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) maintains its website Content for general marketing, promotional, public relations and general public information purposes. Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) does not transact business or engage in transactions by way of Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website Content. Regardless of the existence of any order forms, interactive features, request forms, invitation for comment or suggestions contained in any Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website, no contract or binding obligation of Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) of any kind may be implied, assumed or made until an authorized and empowered representative of Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) reviews and accepts, in writing, any proposal, offer, order or other information submitted by the user via any Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website. You agree that Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) becomes legally bound to and responsible for only those promises, obligations and commitments contained in written contracts and instruments signed by such authorized and empowered representative of Personal Fitness Professional (PFP). Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website, Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) reserves the right to and may reject any information, offers, orders, suggestions, comments or other information submitted to Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) via any Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website.

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No Permissions
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) provides its website Content for informational purposes only for its customers, investors, vendors and employees and other constituencies. No license is granted by Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) or RB Publishing Inc. to anyone to use or exploit any Content. If you wish to use or exploit any Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website Content, you agree to contact Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) in writing and to use such Content only in accordance with a written agreement with Personal Fitness Professional (PFP). If you use or exploit any Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) Content without the agreement of Personal Fitness Professional (PFP), you agree to be responsible for all claims, costs, losses, expenses, damages and liabilities incurred by Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) as a result of your actions or omissions.

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Disclaimer
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) has no obligation to be sure that the Content of its website and/or availability of information contained in its search index or directory
is accurate or complete, up-to-date or current, free from technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, free from changes caused by any third party or that access to the Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website will be free from interruptions, errors, computer viruses or other harmful components. You understand that Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) may (but has no obligation in the absence of governmental regulatory requirements) change, withdraw, improve or otherwise modify its website Content at any time without any notice to you.
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No Warranties
Website Content is provided by Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) "AS-IS" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. TO THE EXTENT ANY ACCESS OR USE OF THE PERSONAL FITNESS PROFESSIONAL (PFP) WEBSITES CONSTITUTE A SALE OR EXCHANGE OF GOODS, ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, REGARDING THE CONTENT CONTAINED WITHIN THE WEBSITE(S) OR OTHER CHANNELS, ARE DISCLAIMED. You agree that under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) or RB Publishing Inc. be liable for any direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages. This includes but is not limited to loss of data or profit arising out of the use or the inability to use the Content of a Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website, even if a Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) representative has been advised of the possibility of your damages.

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No Confidentiality and License
If you transmit to or post on the Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website and/or other channels (e.g., posting comments on an article, publishing a picture or video on a Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) Facebook page, posting a Tweet or any accompanying hashtags referencing Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) or submitting content to Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) via email) without any prior written Agreement with Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) providing for such activity, any material, data (including your name), information or idea will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and may be disseminated or used by Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) for any purpose. By sending Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) any information or material, you grant Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials and information. You also agree that Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send to Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) for any purpose without any obligation to you.

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No Unlawful Or Unacceptable Content Posting
You are not authorized to post on or transmit to any Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any other content that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law. If you do so, you agree to assume all claims, costs, losses, expenses, damages and liabilities caused by such activity and indemnify and hold Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) and RB Publishing Inc. harmless from any liability or loss.

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External Links
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) may provide hyperlinks to other Internet websites maintained by third parties or may provide third party Content on a Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website. The Content/privacy and information practices of any such linked site are not covered by this Terms of Service or Privacy Statement (unless otherwise noted on such site, for example, in cases that the site is a subsidiary, an affiliate or owned and operated by RB Publishing Inc.) If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked on a Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website, we encourage you to read and review the privacy statements of each third party service that you may use in connection with the Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website (including social, sharing services or platforms or online communities/comment forums). Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) and/or RB Publishing Inc. is not responsible for the content/information you may choose to submit on any third party service. By providing a link, Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) does not necessarily endorse a third party or its website. Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) reserves the right to terminate a link to a third party website at any time in its sole discretion.

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Links to Our Site
If you wish to provide a link to a Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website, you may do so under the terms and conditions of this or any future Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) Terms of Service and User Agreement, but: you may not use or replicate Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) Content; you agree not to create a browser, border environment or frame for Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) Content; you may not imply that Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) is endorsing you or your products or services; you may not misrepresent your relationship with Personal Fitness Professional (PFP); you may not present false information about Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) products or services; and your linked website shall not contain Content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive or controversial, and or contain Content that is not appropriate for all age, racial, religious or other groups protected by law. If you violate these promises, you agree to be responsible for all claims, costs, losses, expenses, damages and liabilities associated with such acts or omissions and indemnify and hold Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) and RB Publishing Inc. harmless, and you agree to remove any link to Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) immediately upon the request of Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) or RB Publishing Inc.

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International Use and Access
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) websites and certain other channels are controlled, operated and administered from its offices within the United States. Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) makes no representation that materials or the Content available through the website or other channels are appropriate or available for use outside the United States, and access to them from territories where their Contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use the website or other channels or export the Content in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. If you access the website or other channels from a location outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.
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Copyrights
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) claims the copyright interest in the compilation in all the Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website Content, including without limitation, the incorporated Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) websites. The laws of the United States of America and all other signatories to the Berne Convention protect the copyright owner from infringement, and you represent that you have read, understand and agree to The U.S. Copyright Act and such other applicable laws and regulations of other countries, and you will not violate them in your access and use of any Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website and that you will indemnify and hold Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) harmless. ©2018 Personal Fitness Professional (PFP).

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General
Any claims relating to Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website and its Content and materials shall be governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between us for any purpose concerning this Agreement or the parties' obligations shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court within the State of Wisconsin.

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Privacy Statement
Your privacy on the Internet is important to Personal Fitness Professional (PFP). This Privacy Statement explains how your personally identifiable information is collected, used and shared when you access the print and digital products and services of Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) and RB Publishing Inc. These products and services include Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) websites, email newsletters/alerts, conference/annual event, webinars, magazines and the affiliated services of any Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) and RB Publishing Inc. subsidiaries or affiliates. This Privacy Statement also summarizes how you can correct, change or delete your personal information obtained through the use of such services.

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Information Collected
Personally identifiable information collected through the use of Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) websites and services may include a user’s name, country of residence/postal address, email address, phone number, job title, employer, content preferences or other information from which the user’s identity may be reasonably ascertained. All information collected is voluntarily provided by you and with your clear affirmative consent. For example, we may ask you for your email, country of residence and content preferences when you become a registered user of a Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website or your name, job title, company and postal address when you sign up for our print magazines. We may also collect information (including personal, geographic and demographic data) when you register for a webinar, participate in a feedback/market survey, attend any live events, receive content/marketing promotions, such as downloadable resources, compiled articles, guidelines, market research or advertising kits, or to administer your user account (to fulfill renewal or cancellation requests). If you would like to modify or opt out of any of these products and services, click here for our Preference Center.

You are not required to provide any information requested on a Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website or any other affiliated products and services, and you can still access most of the Content provided on this website. However, if you choose not to provide the information we request, you may be unable to access certain options and services.

Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) may collect personal information through the use of "contact" forms on its website as a way for clients, potential clients and users of our services to communicate with Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) and/or RB Publishing Inc. The information collected may include name, postal address, country of residence, phone/fax number, email address, website address, company name, job title and any other specific information voluntarily provided by the user. Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) only collects this information in order to administer services/requests to clients, potential clients and users. This information is not stored or processed beyond the purpose of the initial request initiated by the user. In the course of administering services/requests for the user, collection of additional information or use of voluntarily submitted information may result, in which the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement and "No Confidentiality and License" clause would then be applied.

We may also collect information about you from third party sources, such as subscription services and publicly available databases, including privately held marketing and data analytics resources. For example, we may receive personal (name and email address) and demographic information (job industry, job title/function, employer/company size, country of residence) from these sources. Please be aware that this Privacy Statement does not cover the conduct or practices of these third party sources. However, Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) will treat information that it receives from third party sources according to the terms of this Privacy Statement.

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The Use of Cookies
A cookie is a small amount of data written to your computer's hard drive by your web browser. Cookies can contain or collect information, such as a user identification code or IP address, that a website will use to track the pages viewed and number of times you have visited. This data may or may not be linked to your personally identifiable information stored by Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) and/or RB Publishing Inc.

Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) uses cookies to store and sometimes track information about site visitors to provide relevant and personalized Content/services to its users, to enhance the performance and functionality of our websites, to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole and to analyze trends, traffic patterns, user behavior and ways in which to improve our services and websites. Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) may also use cookies to assess whether you require, or have already been served, an affirmative consent request in connection with the GDPR.

Personal Fitness Professional (PFP)’s advertising partners may also use cookies to monitor or track the performance of their advertising content. Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) does not provide user information to advertising partners outside of the use of our website. The information collected by any advertising partners through this process does not allow them to identify your personally identifiable information stored by us.


Please be aware that most web browsers automatically accept cookies but generally allow users to modify their browser settings to display a warning before accepting a cookie, to accept cookies only from certain websites and/or to refuse all cookies.

When you visit the Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website for the first time, you will be asked to accept the use and/or tracking of cookies. If you decline, a single cookie will be used in your browser to remember your preference not to be tracked. If you would like to learn more information about this practice and your right to decline (or opt-out of) cookies, please contact us at privacy@rbpub.com.

We encourage you to consider keeping your cookies enabled. If you choose to reject all or some cookies, you may be unable to use or benefit from Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) services that require the use of cookies in order to participate, particularly those services that are designed to personalize your experience.
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Web Beacons, Scripts and Log Files
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) uses web beacons (invisible images often referred to as pixel tags or clear GIFs) and/or scripts on our sites and in our email messages, including newsletters, to recognize users, assess traffic patterns, measure site and Content engagement and track number of email opens.

Our advertising partners may or may not also use web beacons/scripts to collect various data provided by your browser while you are on the Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) website or when we are acting as the third party (for example, when we send a sponsored email on behalf of the advertiser). However, this data is collected in the aggregate, and Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) does not release user information outside of the use of our website.

Personal Fitness Professional (PFP)’s web and ad servers log information about a user's IP address, browser type and the current URL the user is requesting. This information is always provided by a user's browser and automatically logged by most websites.

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Public Information
This Privacy Statement does not cover any information you may voluntarily disclose on public communities, chat areas or publicly available comment boards. Such information could be seen and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages. Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) and/or RB Publishing Inc. is not responsible for the personally identifiable information or other user information you may choose to submit in these public forums.
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Use of Your Information
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) undertakes substantial efforts to protect the confidentiality of the identity, preferences and other information it has collected about individual users and will never knowingly allow access to this information to anyone outside Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) other than to users or as described here and in the below section titled “sharing of information.”

Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) primarily uses the information directly provided by you, third party sources, analytics services (such as Google Analytics, marketing and customer relationship management platforms and email marketing/newsletter services) and/or through the use of general cookies to deliver the most relevant and targeted Content and advertising to our users. We may use user-specific and/or aggregated data to make reasonable assumptions (profiles) based on your user and browser behavior on our site and where we may be acting as a third party. Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) does not use information about its users for any unrelated purposes.

From time to time, Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) may provide email notifications (such as news/web alerts, content according to a specific topic, videos, digital magazines and information on webinars and our annual event), emails highlighting new features or services, targeted offers from advertising partners and account/administrative communications. We will never send such communications without your express consent to do so. Again, you may correct or modify what communications we send to you by clicking here.

Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) will never sell or transfer the ownership of your user information to any third party that is not owned, operated or an affiliate of Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) and/or RB Publishing Inc. However, we may rent our list of those users who have expressly provided their consent to do so to third party sources. For those users who have consented to receive promotional offers from third parties through our Communication Preference Center, we may transfer some personally identifiable information (including name, email and address) of those users who click on advertiser/product offers to third party sources. If you do not want any of your personally identifiable information to be released to any third party at any time, you may opt out of receiving "Advertiser/Product Information" by clicking here. We may also transfer some personally identifiable information (which may include name, email, phone number, address, job title, company and any other demographic information) to third party sources for our advertiser-sponsored webinars. Please be aware when you register for a sponsored Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) webinar, you are providing your personally identifiable information to that advertiser. Again, you may opt out of receiving information about "Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) Webinars" at any time through our Preference Center. We never release or disclose our user list to any third party for direct distribution.


Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) does not rent/provide any EU user information to third parties for any reason.

For California residents who have questions about the use of your personal information in regard to third parties, please contact us at privacy@rbpub.com.
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Sharing of Information
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) will not knowingly reveal any user's identity to marketers, unless that user has expressly consented to do so as outlined above. It is solely at the user's discretion if he or she chooses to provide personally identifiable information directly to a marketer/advertiser by making a purchase, requesting additional information or communicating directly with that company or organization after visiting its website or otherwise.

As part of its day-to-day business activities, Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) may disclose certain aggregate-level information about Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) users to certain third parties. Below is the information and circumstances under which Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) may be required to disclose information to third parties.


1) To provide services: In order to enhance and administer services to you, we use third parties to provide email marketing/customer relationship management services, web content management/hosting services, print and mail services, telemarketing/list cleansing services and statistical analysis of our services (i.e., feedback surveys). During the course of administering these services, you may be requested to voluntarily provide certain user information during your use of the service and/or websites. If you voluntarily submit your personal information, it may be shared with Personal Fitness Professional (PFP), certain affiliates and vendors providing services to Personal Fitness Professional (PFP). Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) will only share the information as necessary for the third party to provide that service. These third parties are prohibited from using your user information for any other purpose.

(2) To describe our marketing services: Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) offers its services and website Content at no cost to its users. As a result, Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) receives most of its revenue from advertisements placed across the various products and channels we provide. In order to attract and retain advertisers, we use the aggregated, anonymous information that we gather (as well as information from third party sources) to describe our services to potential clients and to assist our advertisers and sponsors to better understand our audience, to report on advertising campaigns that we undertake for any particular marketer and/or to implement and explain campaign strategies. Subject to the exceptions discussed above, we do not disclose personally identifiable information about our users to these parties.

(3) To meet legal and/or compliance requirements: Due to the existing legal, regulatory and security environment, Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) may be required, under certain circumstances, to disclose aggregate and/or personally identifiable information about its users. Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) will use its best efforts to limit such disclosure to the following: where Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) believes in good faith that it is required to do so in response to a subpoena or other legal process; where reasonably required to do so in order to maintain, update or otherwise implement data security measures, equipment, technical operations and the like; or where reasonably necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities to preserve and/or enforce Personal Fitness Professional (PFP)'s rights.

For those EU Individuals: Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) will process your user information on the legal basis of consent (collected at the time of user registration on the website), contract (if you have entered into a written Agreement with us and such processing is a necessary part of said Agreement) or legal obligation (as noted above). Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) may also process certain user information on the basis of our legitimate interests, provided that such interests are not overridden by your privacy rights and interests.
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Security
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) has made a substantial investment in its server, database, backup and firewall technologies to protect our information assets, including the confidentiality of information collected about Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) users. These technologies are deployed as part of a sophisticated security architecture and protocol. Unfortunately, neither Personal Fitness Professional (PFP)’s network nor data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect user information, Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) cannot ensure or warrant the security of user information. Once we receive your information, Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) undertakes substantial efforts to protect the confidentiality of user information consistent with this Privacy Statement. If you are concerned that your privacy may have been breached, please contact us at privacy@rbpub.com.
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Children’s Privacy
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) does not knowingly collect (nor do we wish to collect) any personal information from children under the age of 18. In the event that we learn we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of 18, we will delete that information from our database and terminate the corresponding account, if any. Personal Fitness Professional (PFP)’s website and services are for the express use of adults and verified professionals employed by an operating corporate company, as governed by the applicable laws and regulations.
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Cross-Border Transfers
As previously noted above, Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) websites are operated from its offices within the United States. If you access or use our website outside of the United States, your user information will be transferred to our servers in the United States.
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Sensitive Personal Information
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) will not collect any sensitive personal information (social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, health or a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership). We ask you to refrain from sending, submitting or referring to any such “special” personal data to Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) and/or RB Publishing Inc. for any reason.
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Data Retention
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) retains personal information about our users for as long as needed, for the duration of Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) services and/or accounts used by you or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained and consistent with applicable law. For questions about our data retention practices or to request deletion of your personal data, contact us at privacy@rbpub.com.
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How to Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement or how to delete, correct or modify your user information or related consent, please feel free to contact us by email at privacy@rbpub.com and customerservice@rbpub.com or at our mailing address at RB Publishing, Inc., PO Box 259098, Madison, WI 53725-9098.
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Policy Changes
Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) will take reasonable measures to notify you if there is a material change in our privacy practices with respect to use of the information you have provided to Personal Fitness Professional (PFP). If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email (submitted by you upon registration of our services), if you have given us express consent to do so, or by means of a notice on this website linking you to our Privacy Statement. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. Your continued use of Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) services following the posting of changes to these terms means you accept those changes. For more information, see our Terms and Conditions of Service.
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