Last Modified: October, 18, 2010
Information we collect and how we use it
We may collect the following types of information:
- Information you provide - When you sign up for a PhotoCalorie Account, we ask you for personal information. "Personal information" is information that you provide to us which personally identifies you, such as your name or email address. We currently collect the following information: birth date, time zone, country of residence, gender, zip code, height, weight, the mobile device identification number, any food query, any food photo, and the date and time the food was saved. We may combine the de-identified information you submit under your account with information from other PhotoCalorie users or third parties in order to provide you with a better experience and to improve the quality of our services. For certain services, we may give you the opportunity to opt out of combining such information.
- Log information - When you access PhotoCalorie services via a browser, application or other client our servers automatically record certain information. These server logs may include information such as your web request, your interaction with a service, Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your account.
- User communications - When you send email or other communication to PhotoCalorie, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services. We may use your email address to communicate with you about our services.
In addition to the above, we may use the information we collect to:
- Provide, maintain, protect, and improve our services and develop new services; and
- Protect the rights or property of PhotoCalorie or our users.
If we use this information in a manner different than the purpose for which it was collected, then we will ask for your consent prior to such use.
PhotoCalorie processes personal information on servers in the United States of America.
Information we do not collect
We do not collect credit card numbers. All billing is handled directly through PayPal. Paypal communicates with our servers to let us know after a user successfully completed a transaction.
You can use your "Profile" to review and control the information stored in your PhotoCalorie Account.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some PhotoCalorie features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.
PhotoCalorie only shares personal information with other companies or individuals outside of PhotoCalorie in the following limited circumstances:
We have your consent. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of PhotoCalorie, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.
We restrict access to personal information to PhotoCalorie employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it on our behalf. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.