Privacy Policy

1. IN GENERAL

1.1. The concept of the fretello.com platform is based in part on the publication of details regarding individual users by making such details accessible to other users via the fretello.com platform.

1.1.1. The collection, administration and use of personal details by Fretello complies with applicable data protection laws by ensuring that each user is able to decide herself, which personal details shall be made accessible to other users.

2. CATEGORIES OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION COLLECTED BY FRETELLO

2.1. Fretello collects information from users upon registration on its website and in connection with the use of any of Fretello’s applications. The personally identifiable information collected by Fretello falls in the following categories:

  • First and last name;
  • Email address;
  • Miscellaneous practice statistics, such as length and type of workouts, tempo, accuracy, etc.

2.2. Personally identifiable information shall be saved and used in particular in order to offer new applications to the user, to improve such applications and conform them to the users’ needs.

3. USE AND SHARING OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE AND NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

3.1. By registering, the user explicitly agrees that Fretello shall have the right to use all automatically collected personally identifiable information, in accordance with the privacy settings of such user, for purposes of the Fretello applications. Fretello does not pass on personally identifiable information (see Section 2, above) to third parties, except as required by law or with the explicit consent of the user. Fretello implements all reasonable measures to prevent the unauthorized access by third parties to saved details.

3.2. The user explicitly consents to the storage and use of non-personally identifiable information for purposes of in-app advertising or on www.fretello.com by Fretello or its partners.

4. PLUGINS AND WIDGETS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

4.1. The fretello.com platform includes social media plugins, such as (i) Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; (ii) Google +, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043; or (iii) Twitter, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.

4.2. Such plugins can recognize a user’s IP address and the page visited on the fretello.com platform, and, possibly, store cookies, so that the services offered by Fretello work properly. Social media plugins and widgets are hosted either by third party providers or directly by us. Your interactions with these plugins are subject to this privacy policy or the privacy policy of any third party that offers such feature. Fretello is not responsible for the use of, or guidelines regarding the use of, personal data by third party providers.

4.3. Users may recognize the respective plugins, e.g., by the respective logo or other respective characteristic typical for the respective social media-platform on our pages. You can find an overview of plugins below.

4.4. If a user interacts with the plugins, e. g. by clicking on the Facebook “Like-Button” or entering a comment, while being logged in to such user’s Social Media-account on Facebook, Google+ or Twitter, a user links the contents of the Fretello pages to her respective social media-profile. Thereby, Facebook/Google+/Twitter can associate a user’s visit of the Fretello page with such user’s social media-account. Fretello as the provider of the fretello.com platform does not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its usage by Facebook, Google+ or Twitter. Users can find more information on that issue in the privacy policy of the respective social media-platform:

4.5. If users do not want to have the respective social media-platform associate their visits on our site with their social media-account, users must log out from their social media-account.

5. COOKIES

5.1. Several areas of the Fretello website use ‘cookies’ ─ small text files that are placed on the user’s computer and stored by the browser. They are used by Fretello to provide a more user-friendly, effective and secure service. Cookies also enable Fretello to identify a user’s browser and offer services to such user. Cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information.

5.2. You can prevent the installation of cookies by entering the corresponding settings in your browser software. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use the complete range of functions of the fretello.com platform to its full extent.

6. GOOGLE ANALYTICS

6.1. The fretello.com platform uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’ (see Section 5, above). The information about your visit collected by the cookies, including your IP address, is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. To the extent that the fretello.com platform has activated IP anonymization, Google first abbreviates your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use the information collected on behalf of the website operator to evaluate your use of the fretello.com platform, to compile reports about your activities within the fretello.com platform, and to provide further services to Fretello related to use of the fretelo.com platform and Internet use. Google will under no circumstances associate the IP address transmitted by your browser within the operations of Google Analytics with other Google data.

6.2. You can prevent the data related to your use of the fretello.com platform, including your IP address, generated by the cookies from being recorded by Google and Google’s processing of this data by downloading and installing the browser plugin from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

7.3 Furthermore, you can prevent the future data capture by setting an Opt Out-Cookie via the following link: Deactivate Google Analytics Further information regarding terms of use and privacy provisions may be found on the following websites:

The fretello.com platform expanded the Google Analytics-Service with the “anonymizeIP”-Code to anonymize the user’s IP-address.

7.4 The fretello.com platform uses Google DoubleClick for Publishers (“DFP”). DFP uses Cookies to provide the user with user-relevant advertisements – further information may be found at https://support.google.com/dfp_premium/answer/2839090?hl=en. The user may disable the DFP’s cookie placement and the placement of user-relevant advertisements via the website: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences.

8. CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

8.1. If Fretello decides to change its privacy policy, it will post those changes on this page. This policy was last modified on 19 Sep, 2016.

9. YOUR CONSENT

9.1. By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy. Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.fretello.com/terms

10. NEWSLETTER

10.1 Fretello will send newsletters to registered users. By accepting these T&C, the user allows Fretello to send newsletters. The user can opt out of receiving a newsletter each time such newsletter is received. Upon opting out, the user will not receive any further newsletters from Fretello.