Did You Diet?

DidYouDiet Privacy Policy

DidYouDiet.com is an online diet, nutrition and weight loss community networking service that allows members to set up unique user profiles, and contribute information and content to help people achieve their diet, nutrition and weight goals. DidYouDiet.com members can view each other's profiles, communicate with other members on the service, share information, post comments and describe their interests. To enrich our member's experience, we request and display some personal information to other members and visitors, which allows our users to identify each other and view performance outcomes and other activities. DidYouDiet.com members can change their profile information at any time and can control how other members and the service communicates with them.

Information and use of information by DidYouDiet.com

DidYouDiet.com collects user submitted information such as name, email address, gender, and postal code to send notifications to those users relating to the DidYouDiet.com website. DidYouDiet.com may also collect additional profile data. DidYouDiet.com also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site. This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the websites services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes and are normal operating practices of websites.

User Profile information including members pictures and user names are displayed to people in order to facilitate user interaction in the DidYouDiet.com community. Email addresses are used for the purpose of inviting new friends to join DidYouDiet.com, to add users to members' interested members networks, and to send notifications related to the service. With the exception of inviting friends, adding interested members, and notifications, a user's email address does not have to be shared or displayed to people. Users within a personal network can communicate on DidYouDiet.com with each other through the DidYouDiet.com service, without disclosing their email addresses. Users' full names and email address are never directly revealed to other members, unless the user does this on their own in the forum or message. To facilitate searching and finding friends and acquaintances on the service, DidYouDiet.com may allow users to search for other members by user names (author). We may also use a member's email address to send updates, newsletters or new information regarding the service.

From time to time, DidYouDiet.com or a partner may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake or contest on DidYouDiet.com. Users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address, or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from.

Invitations and Other Communication to Non-members

DidYouDiet.com members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation emails via our automated invitation system. DidYouDiet.com stores the email addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be added to the friend's list of the member sending the invitations, and also send reminders of the invitations. DidYouDiet.com does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations. Recipients of invitations from DidYouDiet.com may contact DidYouDiet.com to request removal of their information from our database.

Use of Cookies

DidYouDiet.com uses cookies to store visitors' preferences and to record session information, for the purpose of ensuring that visitors are not repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize newsletter, advertising, and Web page content based on browser type and user profile information. A cookie is a small piece of data which allows us to recognize you when you return to the site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences, however, you must enable cookies from DidYouDiet.com in order to use most functions on this site. Please note that DidYouDiet.com allows Third party advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Advertisers' use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not the DidYouDiet Privacy Policy.

Third Party Advertising

Advertisement appearing on the Website may be delivered to users by DidYouDiet.com or one of our online advertising partners. Our online advertising partners may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by DidYouDiet.com and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.


DidYouDiet.com contains links to other websites. DidYouDiet.com is not responsible for the privacy policies and or practices on other sites. When linking to another site, a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on DidYouDiet.com.

Message Boards and Forums

Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to Message Boards or on the User Forum, that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.

Correcting/Updating or Removing Information

DidYouDiet.com users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing the "Profile" feature in the "User Forum".

Sharing and Disclosure of Information DidYouDiet.com Collects

Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, DidYouDiet will not disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that disclosure is mandatory: 1) To conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by DidYouDiet.com, whether or not a response is required by applicable law. 2) To enforce the DidYouDiet.com Terms & Conditions or to protect our rights. 3) To protect the safety of members of the public and users of the service. DidYouDiet reserves the right to transfer personal information to a successor-in-interest that acquires the rights to that information as a result of the sale of DidYouDiet.com or substantially all of its assets to that successor in interest. For more information, see the "Changes in Our Privacy Policy" section below.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may make changes to our privacy policy. If we make changes, we will post them on our site to make users aware of what the changes are so users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and when we may disclose it. Users are bound by any changes to the policy when he or she uses the site after those changes have been posted. If, however, we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify by posting a notice on our Website for 14 days or sending an email to the members.

DidYouDiet.com cares deeply about online privacy.

If you have any questions concerning this privacy policy, please Contact Us.