Please review our Terms & Conditions before creating your new Meredith Wellness account.
Privacy of Minors and Children The Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act of 1998 ("COPPA") defines a "Child" as anyone under the age of 13. The Business Affiliates strictly adhere to COPPA. We will not register or otherwise collect Personal Information from persons who identify themselves as being under the age of 13 during the registration process.
What Information is Collected To have significant access to the Site, users must register. We require users to provide their age and gender because relevant medical guidelines will differ based upon this information. We collect other information but we do not require users to provide that information in order to use the site. This optional information includes details concerning or relevant to your disease or condition and medications. Once you have registered for our site, we do not exclude you from participating in any activity or service on the grounds that you have not provided us with personal information that is not necessary for your participation in that activity or service.
What We Will and Will Not Do with the Information Provided to Us We use information to help us compile general statistical data, keep in contact with our users, and provide a better interactive experience. The Business Affiliates use your information specifically for these purposes:
To provide easy access every time you reenter the Site without requiring reentry of registration information. This is accomplished by directly obtaining the information from the user and passively through the use of encrypted session IDs.
To assist our users in completing a health risk assessment and providing users with a report of their health status upon completion of the health risk assessment questionnaire.
To help provide services and information that is most relevant to your needs based on the health data entered by the user. This is not a form of directed advertisement. Instead, the personal information provided by the user helps shape the content the user sees, including health alerts, educational materials and other content.
To provide personal education and support through communication with our wellness team. This includes using the personal information you directly provide to us in your messages to our staff and in data entries you have made. When a Wellness Coach responds to a user's question that Coach will have access to the user's personal information which the Coach may use to answer the user's question.
To help provide services and information that is most relevant to your needs based on the health data entered by the user. Wellness Coaches will use the information entered into the health risk assessment to customize an individual exercise and nutrition regiment.
No employer will have access to individual personal health record information entered by the user.
We respect your privacy by treating all data that we receive from you as confidential. By using the Site, you agree to allow the data that you provide to us to be collected and combined with data we get from other users, on an anonymous basis. We reserve our right to use all of that data to produce non-personal, aggregate statistical information (Aggregate Data). We reserve the right to use, maintain, update and sell Aggregate Data. We use Aggregate Data to, among other things, assess general usage trends and other patterns of use of the Site. We hope that by assessing those trends and patterns, we can update the Site in ways that will make it more useful to users. We agree to protect your privacy by removing all personal identifiers from any data that we collect into these non-personal, aggregate statistics. We will not disclose to third parties any identifying data unless: (1) you expressly tell or permit us to disclose such information or (2) we believe in good faith that we must do so to comply with legal requirements such as a laws, regulations, search warrants, subpoenas or court orders. If you have questions about how we aggregate data or how we use aggregated data, please contact our Privacy Officer.
How Secure is the Information Any unauthorized use of our site may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution. We have policies and procedures in place to protect the privacy and confidentiality of the user information that we collect and maintain. All personally identifiable user information is stored on our secured servers, behind a firewall at a data center. Access to data is strictly controlled with usernames and passwords. To help ensure the privacy of your data, you should never share your username and password with anyone. We also strongly recommend that you change your password frequently and store it in a safe place.
Contacting our Privacy Officer If you have any questions about your privacy rights, please write to: Meredith, Attn Privacy Officer 1716 Locust Street, LS-101B, Des Moines, IA 50309.