CSE+ Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last modified on December 13, 2021 and governs your use of the Clean Simple Eats + App, an App available to both iPhone and Android mobile device users. 

We at Clean Simple Eats, LLC are strongly committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe experience for all of our Users while offering a high-quality user experience for the Clean Simple Eats + App (“CSE+” or “the App”). We know that you care about how the information you provide to us is used and shared. We have developed this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Information we receive from users of the App. Clean Simple Eats, LLC (the “Company”) operates the App.

This Privacy Policy, along with our Term of Service, govern your use of the App.  If you choose to use the App, then you agree to these Terms of Service and the use of the information below as described in this Privacy Policy. You agree that you are over 18.

Information Collection and Use

When you download and use the App, we will learn certain information about your use of the App, and through any requests, reviews, or complaints that you voluntarily provide to us, may learn certain information about you.

Consistent with our previous practices, we will only collect and process your personal data when we have a lawful basis for doing so. These lawful bases include when you provide us consent, when we have a contractual obligation to collect or process the data, and when we have a legitimate interest in processing your personal data.

We may collect and/or receive the following types of information from you:

Information Provided Voluntarily

Personal, Order & Billing Information.

When you subscribe to the free, or paid version of the App, we collect your name (first and last), email, and phone number. We also are provided with your level of subscription.

We are not provided with your payment information when you subscribe to the free or paid version of the App through either the App Store or Google Play.

However, this data may be collected separately by this or any other platforms where the App is available.

These and other third-party vendors who assist us in the distribution of the App will be doing so pursuant to their own terms and conditions, including privacy policies and terms of use. Please understand we are not responsible for their policies or terms of use and we recommend that you review these at the point of purchase, prior to checkout, if you have any concerns or questions.

As a reminder, because we do not collect payment information directly related to your subscription to the App, for any refund requests related to the App Store you must contact the App store directly. For any refund requests related to Google Play, you may contact us, in accordance with the Terms of Service, and while we can issue a “blind” refund, we do not have access to your payment information.

Purchases Inside of the App

For any in-App purchases through our Shopify store, the following information is collected in order to transact the purchase:

  • Your credit card information and billing address (both encrypted)
  • Your shipping address for delivery of the product or products

Of this information, we receive your shipping address, which is tied to your user account.

You may pay for in-App purchases using ShopPay (Shopify’s payment processor), PayPal or Google Pay. All are encrypted and protected processing options.

Your Personal Information Entered Into the App

If you are utilizing the App to set weight, macro and workout goals, we do collect some key information from you to support your health journey, including your:

  • Gender
  • Age
  • Weight
  • Height

We utilize this data to support your goals and tracking within the App. This data is also reviewed in aggregate to improve our services and make informed business decisions.

We otherwise do not access, collect, or retain any of the information, personal or otherwise, that you may enter into the App, including your notes, pictures, or other content stored on your device or in the cloud. Any photos entered into the Progress Journal are encrypted for your protection.

While we do collect usage data which helps us to understand how our users use the App, we do not collect any data related directly to your calendar, camera, contacts, microphone, sensors, sms, or storage on your device. While you can use your microphone feature to help enter data into the App, and use your device to upload photos into your journal (or download them again), we do not separately access or store this information.

If you submit a request or complaint to us via the App, or via our website, we would have access to this specific user data, including personal data if you provide it; otherwise we are not interested in collecting user specific data outside of what is detailed below.

Personal Information provided through CHALLENGE RELATED SUBMISSIONS: If you decide to participate in the Challenge through the App, you may submit, and we may collect, the following types of information as part of your voluntary participation in the Challenge:

  • Before and after measurements as either required or permitted within the Challenge;
  • Before and after photos as either required or permitted within the Challenge;
  • Any other information relevant to your Challenge experience that is collected within the Challenge

You represent that your participation in the Challenge is voluntary, and that you agree that any of your information submitted as part of the Challenge may be published or shared by the Company, including if you are selected as a winner. 

Information Collected Automatically. The information that we do collect largely falls into the category of log data, specifically in regards to your use of the App, as follows:

Activity Info (Log Data). There is a certain amount of log (usage data) that we collect related to your use of the App, including your IP address, IDFA, IDFV, GPS ADID, Android ID, as well as your device make, model and operating system.

Usage data also includes access dates and times; the configuration or version of the App when utilizing it, country location, network type, and other related data including download data (i.e. how many people download the App).

This data is generally reviewed in aggregate, to look at usage and performance metrics, and not at any individual user’s specific use.

(Web-Based App) Use of Cookies.  Our App may use cookies in order to deliver a better experience for you. Cookies are files with small amounts of data that a website stores on your device’s internal memory so that certain information about your visit and use will be recognized upon a return visit.

We do not use cookies explicitly in our App, however, the App may use third-party code and libraries that use cookies to collect information and improve their services. Most web browsers and devices have a function that allows you to delete existing cookies and to know when a cookie is being sent to your device. Doing this may interfere with your ability to use the App.

Other Third Party Service Providers. We may use third-party companies, individuals or services:

  • to facilitate the delivery of the App;
  • to perform App-related services;
  • to assist us in analyzing the performance of the App;
  • to assist us in analyzing how the App is used and collect usage data;
  • to provide us with data regarding the geographic location of our visitors; and
  • to provide improvements to the App.

This data is also generally reviewed in aggregate, meaning that we are not reviewing the data related to any single user, but instead are accessing and reviewing conglomerated metrics. By providing your consent to this Privacy Policy, you consent to the collection and review of data about you by these analytics providers in the manner and for the purposes set out herein. 

How to Access Your Personal Information

If you have submitted a request or complaint to us, we may have personal information about you (i.e. name and email address and any other information that you provide to us) in our system. If you have any concerns or questions about this policy, or our services, please contact us at appsupport [at] cleansimpleeats [dot] com.

Please note that if you separately sign up through our Website to hear from us, you may receive marketing communications related to your request for such. To manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications, you may unsubscribe by clicking the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any related email from the Company. Emails related to the purchase or delivery of orders are provided automatically – Customers are not able to opt out of transactional emails. We will try to accommodate any requests related to the management of Personal Information in a timely manner. However, it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases (for example, if we have a legal obligation to keep it for certain timeframes, for example).      

How We Use and Share the Information

We use the collected Information to understand customer needs, including regarding our App related services to:

  • present you with information through the App;
  • provide our services and process orders;
  • maintain and improve the App;
  • respond to your requests, and provide customer service, including in response to any problems that may arise;
  • solicit your feedback, and to inform you about our products and services and those of our third-party marketing partners, if any, that we feel may be of interest or value to you;
  • personalize or display advertisements to you on third-party platforms;
  • improve our services or offerings; and
  • fulfill our legal or contractual obligations to you.

As with transactions elsewhere, when you purchase products, services, or programs via our App or Website, your credit card company will also retain certain information regarding your purchase. We will not otherwise provide any personal data to your credit card company without your permission.

We may share the Information collected with joint venture partners, affiliates, agents, current or prospective business partners, businesses under common control, third-party businesses or partners participating in administering our programs or services, or to those providing business functions such as technical support, customer service, marketing assistance, etc. These businesses will only have access to information as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law. 

In the event of the sale or transfer of our business to a third-party buyer, including in the event of bankruptcy or liquidation, we may, as necessary, share your data with the buyer or transferee.

In the event that we have to collect on a debt owed to us by you, we may, as necessary, share your information with an attorney or a court of law to enforce our rights and collect what is owed.

Under certain circumstances we may be obligated or compelled to disclose the Information: when required by law, court order or government agency, or when disclosing such Information is reasonably required to protect the Company, its property, the Website, the safety of visitors or others.

Retargeting / Personalized and Behavioral Ads

We may, using the techniques described above, and in conjunction with third party marketing partners, gather information from your use of our App (or Website) for purposes of providing relevant advertising content to you in the future. This means that through third-party marketing partners or third-party sites such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, we may display advertisements to you (remarketing or retargeting), based on usage data collected during your visit to our App.

App Analytics: As described above, we use Analytics in conjunction with the App. This helps us to better understand the User experience of the App, improve and update the App, support innovation and improve the User experience.

(Web-Based Applications) Managing Cookies Via Your Browser:

You may be able to change your cookie preferences via your browser settings. Please visit your browser’s help section for assistance with turning on notifications regarding cookies, or disabling cookies through your browser.

Managing Cookies on Your Mobile Device:

You may be able to change your cookie preferences on your mobile device either via your browser settings, or via the settings (preferences) on your device. For additional info, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/mobile/

Security of Your Information

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we incorporate standard industry practices internally and with our service providers, which we believe is sufficient for the information involved, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Because we work with third-party businesses and vendors in various aspects of our business including in making the App available, database management, App and data security, etc., we cannot guarantee the absolute security of our database, nor can we guarantee that the Information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet or with third-party businesses that support our delivery of the App. Any information that you provide to us via email or online or through the App should be treated with extra caution, as we cannot control the level of security available through email providers or with third-party businesses or platforms that help to make the App available.

Children

We are strongly committed to protecting the safety and privacy of children who visit our website. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 through the Website. If you are under 13, please do not give us any Personal Information. We encourage all parents to talk to their children about online safety and to monitor their children’s use of the Internet. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to us, please contact us, and we will make best efforts to immediately delete that information from our databases.

External Websites

The App or our Service may contain links to other sites. We do not control and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of third-party websites, including those of affiliates, business partners, sponsors, advertisers, or other websites to which we may link from time to time. When visiting any third-party websites, you are responsible for reviewing the privacy policy and terms of use applicable to each site. They may be different than those that you see here.

California Privacy Rights

Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California have the right to request from a business with whom the California has an established business relationship, certain information with respect to the types of personal information the business shares with third parties for direct marketing purposes by such third party and the identities of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year. To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by the Company pursuant to this provision, please contact us via email at appsupport [at] cleansimpleeats [dot] com.

Our California Do Not Track Notice

Consistent with our policies described above, we collect information from our visitors on our website and across third party websites where applicable, to provide relevant content and advertising. We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals of web browsers.

DNT is a setting in your web browser that informs websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT through the Preferences or Settings options of your web browser. 

Visitors Outside of United States

Our Website and the servers that make this App available worldwide are located in the United States. The Internet laws in the United States govern all matters relating to your use of this App. Any information you provide in subscribing to or visiting our App will be transferred to the United States. By visiting our Website or App and submitting information, you authorize this transfer, processing, and use.

EU Visitors and the GDPR

If you live in the EU, certain of your data may be subject to protection by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”), a privacy regulation intended to help you have greater control over your personal data.

Under the GDPR, you have the following rights, which we extend to all of our website visitors and App users:

  • to know what information is being collected, as disclosed in this Privacy Policy (“right to transparent information”);
  • to object on grounds relating to your particular situation to the collection or processing of certain kinds of information (“right to object”);
  • to withdraw consent even after it has been given, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing of your data prior to your withdrawal (“right to withdraw consent”);
  • to access, modify or update your information so that it is correct (“right to access” and “right to rectification”);
  • to have your information deleted or erased (“right to erasure” or “right to be forgotten”);
  • to have your data transferred or ported elsewhere (“right to data portability”);
  • and the right to restrict processing in certain situations (“right to restriction of processing”).

For purposes of the GDPR, to the fullest extent possible we do not directly collect or maintain personal data of our EU visitors or clients. This is done through partnerships with third-party vendors who have systems designed for the collection and storage of data on behalf of their clients (“data processors”). The data is only kept as long as is reasonably required to accomplish the purpose or purposes for which it was collected. Certain data may be expunged or utilized more quickly than others, and depending on your engagement and behaviors, including purchasing behaviors, we may be engaged in a business or contractual relationship with some longevity. (For example, if you purchase a course or program, or services that span over some time, you will continue to receive communications in regards to those offerings or services).

The categories of data processors with whom we work, and that help us in the collection of information that allows us to serve and interact with you include App-related analytics provider(s), other App-related third-party services that allow us to maintain an up-to-date and functional App and communicate with you electronically, an email service provider or providers to assist in managing email correspondence with our visitors, customers and list, and to respond to user requests for assistance, as well as payment processor(s) and/or merchant account(s) to help us transact sales online and within the App and follow up with you regarding any purchases. For a list of specific data processors with whom we currently work, please visit our list of data processors here.

Those within the Company that may have access to the data include Officers, Directors, Managers, Supervisors, Salespersons, or those providing customer or technical support, including App developers. Access to the data is provided for specific purposes, generally related to communicating with you, fulfilling our contractual obligations, providing customer service or technical support, improving the App and use experience, collecting payment, or monitoring performance of marketing and sales efforts.

You may contact us at any time to have your information with us or any of these processors updated or corrected, deleted, or to obtain a copy for your records. Additionally, you may opt out of receiving any additional emails or marketing messages from us by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our email notifications.

Further, if you feel that we have not complied with the relevant data protection regulations, please contact us by sending us an email at appsupport [at] cleansimpleeats [dot] com with your first and last name, your country of origin, and a summary of your concern or complaint. We will endeavor to respond at our earliest possible convenience to address your concern. If contacting us does not resolve your complaint, you may have additional options. 

Residents in Designated Countries may also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant EU data protection authority. You may access a list of the Data Protection Authorities in the EU here.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

The Company may update this Privacy Policy from time to time as necessary to protect our users and to comply with a changing environment. Please review the Privacy Policy when you visit our App or Website to remain updated on our current policy. We have no intention of making any changes to our Privacy Policy and practices to make them less protective of personal information collected in the past. By accessing the Website and/or using our services after making any such changes to this Privacy Policy, you are deemed to have accepted such changes. Please be aware that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, our use of the Information is governed by the Privacy Policy in effect at the time we collect the information. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Whenever we make changes to this Privacy Policy we will update the date at the top.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via email at appsupport [at] cleansimpleeats [com] com with “Privacy Policy” in the subject line. 

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