Curves complies with the U.S.-E.U. Safe Harbor framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Curves has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Curves International, Inc.’s certification (part of Curves International Holdings, Inc.), please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What Information We Collect and How It Is Used
We respect the privacy of our online visitors. We may collect information on or through this site that can personally identify you. For example, we collect personally identifiable information which you volunteer to us to respond to visitor questions and comments about us and our products and services. We may also collect your first and last name, e-mail address, phone number, and postal code or city name when you request an appointment or consultation. We also use the information collected from you to send you service related communications, including announcements and administrative messages and to send you newsletters and information about products, services and promotions relating to us and other Curves companies in accordance with your communication preferences. You may opt into or out of receiving information about the products and services offered by Curves companies by clicking on the 'unsubscribe' link in the emails we send, or by sending us an email at email@example.com
In addition, we may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system, log in times and browser type. We use this information to better understand how visitors use the Website and for internal reporting purposes. For more details on what information we may automatically collect from visitors to the Website, please see the section headed “Cookies” below.
We may also generate, use and disclose aggregated and/or anonymised information and statistics about the Website for marketing and strategic purposes. However, no individual will be individually identifiable from these aggregated and/or anonymised information and statistics.
When you provide your personal information to us, you accept that we may retain it and that it may be held by us or any third party that processes it on our behalf for the purposes of providing the information or services which you have requested, as well as for marketing purposes. Any third parties who process personal information on our behalf are required to maintain the confidentiality and privacy of the personal information that they process for us.
Cookies—What They Are and How We Use Them
Cookies are small text files that websites often store on computer hard drives or mobile devices of visitors to their sites. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
There are two broad categories of cookies – ‘first party cookies’ and ‘third party cookies’:
• First party cookies are cookies that are served directly by the website or mobile device operator to your computer. They are used only by the website operator to recognise your computer or mobile device when it revisits that site.
• Third party cookies are served by a service provider on behalf of the website operator, and can be used by the service provider to recognise your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites. Third party cookies are most commonly used for website analytics or advertising purposes.
Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are 'session cookies', meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are 'permanent cookies', meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by websites to recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.
The Website serves only the following cookies to your computer [or mobile device]:
- Google Analytics cookies – served by Google
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and pages visited
- YouTube Cookies - served by YouTube
- Google Maps – Google
- Facebook integration
- Twitter integration
- Google +1 integration
You can block cookies by changing your browser settings so that cookies from the Website cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device. Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
How We Protect Your Personal Information
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards, such as secure socket layers (SSL), 128 bit encryption, to protect sensitive personal data, submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is one hundred percent secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Website, please contact us.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We may disclose the personal information we collect from you:
- To Curves’ related corporations to provide you with fitness-related products and services;
- To third parties that provide services on our behalf and under our instruction (such as IT service providers);
- To any law enforcement agency, court, regulator, government authority or other third party where we believe this is necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation, or otherwise to protect our rights or the rights of any third party; and
Accessing and updating your personal information
You have a right to access, update, and delete the personal information we hold about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please write to us at Curves International Marketing Department, Stationsplein 139, 3818 LE Amersfoort, The Netherlands. [Please note that we are entitled to charge a small fee (currently £10/€12) for providing you with copies of personal information we may hold about you.]
Personal Data of Minors
Our Website is not targeted to persons under the age of 18, and we will not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 13.
We self-certify compliance with
U.S. Department of Commerce