Privacy Policy

Runzalot Privacy Policy

Last updated April 18, 2012

Runzalot established this privacy policy to explain how your information is protected, collected and used. This policy may be updated from time to time, and Runzalot will post notice of materially significant changes to this privacy policy on the site. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns about this Policy or your personal data.


  • Information Collection and Usage
    • Non-Personal Information
    • Personal Information
  • Posted Information
  • Why Runzalot may release information
    • Service Providers
    • By Law or to Protect Rights
    • Business Transfers
  • International Users
  • Outside Links
  • Your Choices
  • Data Security and Accuracy

Information Collection and Usage

We collect relevant personal information to provide the best possible experience. This information is collected when you sign into the service, identity yourself when posting public content on the site, and use and visit the site. We do not knowingly gather information about users 13 years old and younger, and delete their accounts and information if we discover the existence of such users.

Non-Personal Information

We may conduct research on our user's demographics, interests and behavior based on the personal data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and we may share this aggregated data with our affiliates, agents and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics to describe our services to current and prospective business partners and marketing partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.

When you use our site, we may receive certain information about you or your use of the site. We may store information or it may be included in databases owned and maintained by our affiliates, agents or service providers. We may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our site, the number of visitors to each page of the site, and the domain names of our visitors' Internet service providers.

Personal Information

We collect information about you based on your visits, and may disclose information to marketing partners to market services to you based on your use of our services, stated preferences, and collected information. To collect your information, we use cookies. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our website are visited and by how many people. We use persistent and session cookies for authentication, to improve the usability of the site and tracking site usage and other user statistics.

We use Google Analytics for all users (for more information, visit their site). For signed in users we use an encrypted cookie identifying the user and session cookies with personal information like name and email. The encrypted cookie lasts for 30 days so you do not have to sign in again each time you visit the site. All of this is done to improve the user experience and these cookies are not visible to third parties. We strongly recommend that you leave the cookies activated, however, because cookies will let you conveniently use all Runzalot's features.

Posted Information

People who post on Runzalot may provide links to third party websites, which may have different privacy practices. We are not responsible for, nor have any control over, the privacy policies of those third party websites, and encourage all users to read the privacy policies of each and every website visited. Signed in users may also post content about their personal workouts, races, health and training plans as well as create profiles. We may allow users to share this content with other users. We advise you to post your personal information with care, as when you are sharing or posting information, you should be aware that information will be visible to other site users, along with your profile information and other content you enter. For more information on posting and User Generated Content, see our Terms of Use.

Signed in users may post public content on the site such as questions, answers, articles and comments. This information can be viewed by all visitors to the site. Please do not post any public content that you do not want shown to the public. Any content that the site owners consider to be offensive, spam or not related to the subject matter of the site will be removed without warning and the offending user's account will be subject to removal.

Why Runzalot may release information

Service Providers

We may transfer your information to service providers to conduct our business. For example, they may handle credit card processing, shipping, data management, email distribution, market research, information analysis, and promotions management. We may also share your information to administer features as they are developed.

By Law

We may disclose information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by law, to enforce our policies, or to protect our or others' rights, property or safety. We may share information to prevent illegal uses of our products and services or violations of the Terms of Use, or to defend ourselves against third-party claims. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation.

Business Transfers

Your information may be transferred to a third party as a part of our business assets in a sale of a part or all of Runzalot. If this should happen, notice will be provided by posting to the website or other form of communication.

International Users

By visiting our web site and providing us with data, you acknowledge and agree that due to the international dimension of Runzalot we may use the data collected in the course of our relationship for the purposes identified in this policy or in our other communications with you, including the transmission of information outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, please understand that such data may be stored on servers located in the United States. By providing us with your data, you consent to the transfer of such data.

Your Choices

You can use certain services without providing any personal data, however, you may not be able to use certain features. When You sign up for our Services, we ask you to provide personal data. If we propose to use personal data for any purposes other than those described in this Policy and/or in the specific notice provided when you sign up for a certain component of our Services, we will offer you an effective way to opt out of our use of your Personal Data for those other purposes.

We will communicate with you through email and notices posted via the Services. These communications may include welcome emails about our features. You will receive certain emails from us related your account. We may send you promotional information unless you have opted out of receiving such information. If you wish to opt-out of receiving emails, please click the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the email.

Data Security and Accuracy

We take reasonable steps to protect our data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. For example, someone may access your public comments and profile information in a way you did not intend. We restrict access to personal data to our employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal data we process is secure and accurate.