Privacy Policy

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR USE OF THIS SITE
PLEASE READ THIS PAGE CAREFULLY. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, CHANGES TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS GENERALLY WILL BE NOTED IN THE “CHANGES” SECTION FOR ONE MONTH AFTER A CHANGE BECOMES EFFECTIVE. ANY CHANGE WILL BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, HOWEVER, AND NEED NOT BE NOTED IN THE “CHANGES” SECTION TO BE BINDING.

Modifications to Policy:

This Privacy Policy is effective as of April 30, 2009. WELCOA reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy or implement new technology at any time. Any changes to this Agreement will be effective immediately upon posting the latest version on our Site. Your use of the Site will be deemed acceptance of such changes. Be sure to review this Privacy Policy periodically to ensure familiarity with its most current version.

Privacy Policy:

The Wellness Council of America is committed to respecting your privacy concern with the information you have entrusted us with. We give users choice and consent over how their personal information is used, and remove names immediately upon request.

Cookies:

Our website and email may use “cookies” and similar means to gather information. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server if permitted by your browser settings. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you. Cookies are also used to recognize consumers’ preferences, store session information (such as items that consumers add to their shopping cart), and past activity at our Site in order to provide better service, easier access when you return to our Site, and to enable the delivery of offers that may be of interest to you. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Site or other websites you visit.

Security:

We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that meet or exceed industry standards to guard your nonpublic personal information. We protect your account information by placing it on the secure portion of our Site, using firewalls and other security technology to protect our network and systems from external attacks, and requiring you to enter a unique user name and password to access your account information online. Also, our servers have been enabled with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to prevent unauthorized parties from viewing the nonpublic personal information that you provide or access during a secure session (look for the padlock icon on your browser). In addition, we employ Authorize.Net’s digital certificate services to authenticate that you are transacting with our Web site.

Removal:

We will immediately unsubscribe anyone who requests that their name be removed from our email lists. To be removed follow the instructions at the bottom of any email from us, or send an email to wellworkplace@welcoa.org with the words “Unsubscribe” in the subject line.

Health Information Alerts and Product Updates:

From time to time, we may also send to you news bulletins or product alerts on products or services from the Wellness Council of America or WELCO’s Premier Providers. If you do not wish to receive these news bulletins and other information, please type “Unsubscribe” in the subject field of an email message and send it to: wellworkplace@welcoa.org.

Third-Party Use:

We permit selected organizations to advertise in our email publications. Furthermore, we may, from time to time share your information with other organizations.

Third-Party Links:

The Site may contain links to web sites operated and maintained by third parties over which we have absolutely no control. Any information you provide to third party websites will be governed under the terms of each website’s privacy policy and we encourage you to investigate and ask questions before disclosing any information to the operators of third-party websites. We have no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content, actions or policies of third-party websites. The inclusion of third party websites on our Site in no way constitutes an endorsement of such web sites’ content, actions or policies.

Copyrights and Trademarks

This site as a whole is copyrighted as a collective work, and individual works appearing on or accessible through this site are likewise subject to copyright protection. You agree to honor the copyrights in this site (including the selection, coordination and arrangement of the contents of this site) and in the works available on or through this site. You may download and maintain single copies of designated materials for your personal use only.

In addition, trademarks and tradedress belonging to us or to others appear on or are accessible through this site. The fact that we have permitted you access to this site does not constitute authorization to reproduce our trademarks or tradedress for any other purpose.

By submitting any material to us, such as by posting a comment to a discussion group, or by sending to us an email, you are thereby granting to us a non-exclusive license to reproduce, display, distribute, modify and create derivative works from such material and to use such material and the fact of your authorship of it for marketing purposes.

Disclaimers and Limitations of Warranties:

This site is provided as a research and reference tool. Although we make every reasonable effort to ensure that the information, analytical tools and data provided at this site are useful, accurate, and current, we cannot guarantee that the information, tools and data provided here will be error-free. This site and the information available through it do not, and are not intended to constitute legal or other professional advice. Worksite health promotion often involves complex decisions requiring the services of competent, licensed professionals; we urge you to obtain such services before making decisions with legal and other professional implications. By using this site, you assume all responsibility for and risk arising from your use of and reliance upon the contents of this site.

References and links to products and services belonging to third parties are provided for your convenience and do not represent our endorsement of such products or services. Materials accessible from or added to this site by third parties, such as comments posted in discussion groups, are strictly the responsibility of the third party who added such materials or made them accessible. While we reserve the right to monitor third-party discussions and to remove materials that we believe are inappropriate, we neither endorse nor undertake to control, monitor, edit or assume responsibility for any such third-party material.

Intellectual Property Rights:

WELCOA maintains this site (the “Site”) for your information, education and convenience in ordering WELCOA supplies. You may only download material displayed on the Site for legitimate, authorized purposes and must retain all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained in the material. It is strictly prohibited to modify, transmit, distribute, reuse, re-post, “frame” or use the content of the Site for public or commercial purposes including the text, images, audio and/or video without WELCO’s prior written permission.

The trademarks, logos and service marks (the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site, unless otherwise specified, are either the registered and unregistered trademarks of WELCOA or used under license or permission of the owner. Nothing contained in the Site should be construed as granting by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed in the Site without the written permission of WELCOA or any third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the Site. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site, is strictly prohibited.

Everything you see or read on the Site about WELCOA products is copyrighted by WELCOA. Images of people or places displayed in this Site are either the property of WELCOA or licensed for WELCO’s use. The use of these images by you, or anyone authorized by you, is prohibited unless you secure the necessary permission from the rights holder. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity.

WELCOA e.Store:

When visiting the WELCOA e.Store, you will be asked for certain types of personal information: name, shipping or billing addresses, telephone number, fax number, email address, and, if provided (by you), credit card and other financial information. You may be asked to participate in a survey or register with the Site. Collection of this information allows us to fulfill your order and track customer satisfaction. All our employees who may need access to your information to fulfill your order and service your account are bound by written confidentiality agreements and are (a) only authorized to use the personal information for these limited purposes and (b) are not permitted to use personal information in any other way or for any other reason.

We may also collect non-personally identifiable information from you when you visit the Site (e.g., your IP address, browser type, domain name, etc.). This information is collected and analyzed in the aggregate in order to improve the function and content of the Site and to allow us to know which pages consumers access or visit the most.

Well Workplace Awards:

By submitting a Well Workplace Awards Application, your company is agreeing to release your information publicly. WELCOA, at its sole discretion, may choose to disseminate and publish exemplary operating plans, vision statements, job descriptions, team minutes, and similar documents so others may learn from your example.

Protection of Children:

The Site is a general audience web site that is not specifically designed or targeted at children. We do not knowingly collect, use or disseminate any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If, however, we become aware that personally identifiable information regarding a child under the age of 13 has been collected at the Site, without a parent’s or guardian’s permission, we will use such information for the sole purpose of contacting a parent or guardian of the child to obtain verifiable parental consent. If we cannot obtain consent after a reasonable period of time, or if when contacted a parent or guardian requests that we do not use or maintain such information, we will make reasonable efforts to delete it from our records.

Accuracy:

While WELCOA uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, WELCOA makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy nor does WELCOA assume any liability or responsibility for any errors in the content of the Site.

Termination of Site and Site Access:

We reserve the right to change the contents of this site or to discontinue it at any time, as well as the right to deny access to the site to any person whom we have reasonable grounds to believe may be using the site for an unlawful or unauthorized purpose or in a manner that may harm us.

THIS SITE AND ITS CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON, ACCESSIBLE THROUGH OR DERIVED BY YOU FROM THIS SITE AND WITH RESPECT TO ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PURCHASED BY YOU THROUGH THIS SITE. WE LIKEWISE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY TO YOU ARISING OUT OF INTERRUPTION OR DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR SOFTWARE AS THE RESULT OF ACCESSING OR OTHERWISE USING THIS SITE. WE NEITHER WARRANT NOR REPRESENT THAT THE SERVICES OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE WILL ENABLE YOU TO ACHIEVE ANY PARTICULAR RESULT OR OUTCOME, LEGAL, ECONOMIC, EDUCATIONAL, OR OTHERWISE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING LOST REVENUES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. IN THE EVENT THAT ANY OF THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS IS INEFFECTIVE, YOU AGREE THAT OUR MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO YOU SHALL BE THE TOTAL OF THE FEES THAT YOU HAVE PAID TO US IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO THIS SITE AND/OR FOR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT YOU HAVE PURCHASED FROM US THROUGH THIS SITE.