Privacy Policy

We, Bodybuilder Solutions located in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA are pleased that you have visited our website (www.bodybuildersolutions.com). Data protection and data security for our users are a high priority for us. The protection of your personal data is a particularly important concern for us. This privacy policy explains what information we collect during your visit to our website and how it is used. 

 

General information 

When you use this website, various personal data are collected. Personal data is data that can be used to identify you personally. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose and on what legal basis this is done. 

 

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. Thus, complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible. 

 

Who is responsible for data processing? 

The data processing on this website is carried out by Bodybuilder Solutions. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us using our contact form. 

 

What do we use your data for? 

Some of the data is collected to ensure error-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior as well as to provide you with our services. Furthermore, we process your data when you place orders via this site. You will be informed separately about data processing in connection with the booking of events as part of the ordering process. 

 

What rights do you have regarding your data? 

 

If you are a Arizona resident, the following applies to you: 

 

  • Data Breaches and Notification 

Databases or data sets that include Personal Data may be breached inadvertently or through wrongful intrusion. Upon becoming aware of a data breach, we will notify all affected individuals whose Personal Data may have been compromised, and the notice will be accompanied by a description of action being taken to reconcile any damage as a result of the data breach. Notices will be provided as expeditiously as possible after which the breach was discovered. 

  • Confirmation of Confidentiality 

All company employees must maintain the confidentiality of Personal Data as well as company proprietary data to which they may have access and understand that that such Personal Data is to be restricted to only those with a business need to know. Employees with ongoing access to such data will sign acknowledgment reminders annually attesting to their understanding of this company requirement 

If you are a California resident, you have the right to: 

  • request, up to two times each year, access to categories and specific pieces of personal information about you that we collect, use, disclose, and sell. 
  • request that we delete personal information that we collect from you, subject to applicable legal exceptions. 
  • “opt out” of the “sale” of your “personal information” to “third parties” 

 

In addition, under California’s “Shine the Light” law, California residents who provide personal information (as defined in the statute) to obtain services are entitled to request and obtain from us, once per calendar year, information about the personal information we shared, if any, with other businesses for marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of personal information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared such personal information for the immediate prior calendar year (e.g., requests made in the current year will receive information about the prior year). 

 

If you are a resident of the EU, you are entitled to the following rights under the conditions specified in each of the articles: 

 

  • the right to information in accordance with Article 15 of the GDPR, 
  • the right to rectification in accordance with Article 16 GDPR, 
  • the right to erasure in accordance with Article 17 GDPR, 
  • the right to restriction of processing pursuant to Article 18 GDPR, 
  • the right to data portability under Article 20 GDPR, 
  • the right to object pursuant to Article 21 GDPR, 
  • the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Article 77 GDPR, 
  • the right to revoke consent given at any time, without this affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation. 

 

What are the relevant legal bases for processing your data? 

The following informs you about the legal basis of us processing your data and unless the legal basis is not specifically mentioned, the following applies:  

 

  • Consent – This is where we have asked you to provide explicit permission to process your data for a particular purpose. (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR) 

 

  • Contract – This is where we process your information to fulfil a contractual arrangement we have made with you. (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR) 

 

  • Answering your business enquiries – This is where we process your information to reply to your messages, e-mails, posts, calls, etc. (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR) 

 

  • Legitimate Interests – This is where we rely on our interests as a reason for processing, generally this is to provide you with the best products and service in the most secure and appropriate way. (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). Of course, before relying on any of those legitimate interests we balance them against your interests and make sure they are compelling enough and will not cause any unwarranted harm. 

 

  • Legal Obligation – This is where we have a statutory or other legal obligation to process the information, such as for the investigation of crime. (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR) 

 

  • Vital interests – This is where we process your information for communications about security, privacy and performance improvements of our services. Or for establishing, exercising or defending our legal rights. (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR) 

 

SSL or TLS encryption 

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties. 

 

Cookies 

Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. 

 

Most of the cookies we use remain stored on your terminal device until the set storage period expires or you delete them. These cookies enable us, for example, to recognize your browser when you call up several pages and to save your selection of accepted cookies. 

 

For details such as name, provider, duration (storage period) and purpose of the cookies, please refer to the privacy settings in the cookie selection window. If you click on “Show cookie information”, the respective information on the individual cookies will be displayed.  

 

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited. 

 

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you have requested (e.g. shopping cart function) are stored. We as the website operator have a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of our services. These are designated as “Essential” in the cookie selection window. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for analyzing your surfing behavior) are stored, these are treated separately in our Cookie Policy. 

 

Provision of the website 

We automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. 

These are the following data categories: 

 

  • Information about the browser type and version used. 
  • Operating system of the user 
  • Internet service provider of the user 
  • IP address of the user 
  • Date and time of access 
  • Websites from which the user’s system accesses our website 
  • Websites that are accessed by the user’s system via our website 
  • Purpose of data processing 

 

The temporary storage of the IP address and the user by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website to the user’s computer. For this purpose, the user’s IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session. The storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, we use the data to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context. 

 

The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is our legitimate interest.. According to this, processing is permitted if it is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of the controller or a third party. Our legitimate interest is to be able to display a functional and user-friendly website to you as a user. 

 

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended. In the case of storage of data in log files, this is the case after three months at the latest. Storage beyond this period is possible in anonymized form. 

 

Google Applications 

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out below. 

 

  • Google Analytics 

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the Bodybuilder Solutions site will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.  

 

However, due to the IP anonymization on this web site – Bodybuilder Solutions uses the extension “-anonymize()”, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the EU or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of Bodybuilder Solutions, Google will use the generated information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to Bodybuilder Solutions. Under no circumstances will Google merge the IP address collected with Google Analytics with other Google data. Google may transfer the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. You can also prevent the storage of these cookies by using the above-mentioned settings of your browser. 

 

  • DoubleClick 

Google DoubleClick is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service from Google. It links the activity on the website with the advertising network “DoubleClick” and the Doubleclick cookie.  

 

  • Google Maps 

We use within our online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer, the maps of Google. The data processed may include, in particular, IP addresses and location data of the users, which, however, are not collected without your consent (usually obtained within the framework of the settings of your mobile devices);  

 

Online Shop 

When you place an order in our online shop, we store the following information in order to fulfill the contract concluded between you and Bodybuilder Solutions or to carry out pre-contractual measures: 

 

When placing an order in the online shop, all data necessary for execution and processing are requested by means of mandatory fields: Your full name, your e-mail address, your address (billing address). Your data will only be used to process your order. 

 

It is also possible for you to register for your purchase at Bodybuilder Solutions. For this purpose, you can choose a password together with your e-mail address, both of which will enable you to log in more easily without having to enter your data again when you make a purchase at a later date. Bodybuilder Solutions stores the data you enter to set up a customer account through which your orders are recorded, executed and processed. Bodybuilder Solutions will hold your data for further orders as long as you maintain your registration. You have the right to access, correct or delete your registration data at any time. 

 

If you submit data to Bodybuilder Solutions for an order, your data will be stored for as long as necessary for the processing of the purchase and mandatory according to the legal retention periods. The extended storage for the fulfillment of the storage obligations. 

 

Online Payment, Secure data transmission and Credit card information 

The transmission of your personal information during an order transaction is encrypted using industry standard Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) technology, (SSL encryption version 3). Any credit card information you provide will not be stored by us, but will be encrypted and collected directly from our payment service providers PayPalStripe and Alipay via hypertext transfer protocol secure (“https”).  

 

We may share information with PayPal, Stripe and Alipay, and you may need to provide credit or debit card information directly to the provider in order to process payment details and authorize payment following a secure link. The information which you supply to in such cases is not within our control and is subject to PayPal, Stripe and Alipay’s own Privacy Notice and Terms and Conditions. 

 

Advertising 

Advertisers and third parties also may collect information about your activity on our sites and applications, on devices associated with you, and on third-party sites and applications using tracking technologies. Tracking data collected by these advertisers and third parties is used to decide which ads you see both on our sites and applications and on third-party sites and applications. You can opt out on the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) if you wish not to receive targeted advertising. You may also be able to choose to control targeted advertising on other websites and platforms that you visit. In addition, you may also choose to control targeted advertising you receive within applications by using the settings and controls on your devices.  

 

Blog and Personal Data 

Within the Blog you may be able to display certain personal information, share certain details, engage with others, exchange knowledge and insights, post and view relevant content. Content and data is publicly viewable. You have choices about the information on your comment. You don’t have to provide additional information on your comment; however, some information helps you to get more from our Services,. It’s your choice whether to include sensitive information on your comment and to make that personal information public. Please do not post or add personal data to your profile that you would not want to be available. 

 

 

Data retention 

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, the data processed by us will be deleted or restricted in their processing. If the data is not deleted because they are required for other and legally permissible purposes, their processing is restricted. This means that the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be retained for commercial or tax law reasons. 

 

When do we disclose your Personal Data? 

We may share your information with organizations that help us provide the services described in this policy and who may process such data on our behalf and in accordance with this policy, to support our online offer and our services. If you wish to learn more about how the relevant provider process your personal data, please follow the link embedded in the above mentioned providers name.  

 

Typically and unless otherwise stated in this policy, data may be shared on the basis of our contractual and pre-contractual obligations. Equally, if you have consented to it, or where there we have a legal obligation to do so or on the basis of our legitimate interests (e.g. when using agents, hosting providers, tax, business and legal advisers, customer care, accounting, billing and similar services that allow us to perform our contractual obligations, administrative tasks and duties efficiently and effectively). 

 

In relation to meta data obtained about you, we may share a cookie identifier and IP data with analytic service providers to assist us in the improvement and optimization of our website which is subject to our Cookies Policy. 

 

We may also disclose information in other circumstances such as when you agree to it or if the law, a Court order, a legal obligation or regulatory authority ask us to. If the purpose is the prevention of fraud or crime or if it is necessary to protect and defend our right, property or personal safety of our staff, the website and its users. 

 

Integration of Services And Contents Of Third Parties 

We use within our online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests, content or services offered by third-party providers in order to integrate their content and services.  

 

This always requires that the third-party providers of this content are aware of your IP address, since the content or service could not send to your browser without the IP address. The IP address is thus required for the display of this content and we endeavor to use providers that only use your IP address for the delivery of the content or services. However, Third-party providers may also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also known as “web beacons”) for statistical or marketing purposes. The “pixel tags” can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information may also be stored in cookies on the user’s device and may contain, among other things, technical information about the browser and operating system, referring websites, time of visit and other information about the use of our online offer, as well as be linked to such information from other sources. 

 

Automated decision-making and profiling 

We do not use automation for decision-making and profiling. 

 

Do Not Track 

Do Not Track is a privacy preference you can set in most browsers. We support Do Not Track because we believe that you should have genuine control over how your info gets used and our site responds to Do Not Track requests. 

 

Do Not Sell My Personal Information  

We do not sell information that directly identifies you, like your name, address or phone records.  

 

Accuracy 

It is important that the data we hold about you is accurate and current, therefore please keep us informed of any changes to your personal data. 

 

Children Data 

Our website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children. If you become aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, without parental consent, please contact us and we take the necessary steps to remove that information from our server. 

 

Hosting 

The services for hosting and displaying the website are partly provided by our service providers as part of processing on our behalf. Unless otherwise explained in this privacy policy, all access data and all data collected in forms provided for this purpose on this website are processed on their servers. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our relationship with them, please contact us. 

 

Content Delivery Network 

For the purpose of a shorter loading time, we use a so-called Content Delivery Network (“CDN”) for some offers. With this service, content, e.g. large media files, are delivered via regionally distributed servers of external CDN service providers. Therefore, access data is processed on the servers of the service providers. Our service providers work for us within the framework of order processing. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please contact us.  

 

Changes  

We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy. A need for revision may arise, for example, due to legal changes, relevant decisions of courts or changes in technical settings and data processing. We therefore recommend that you take regular note of our privacy policy.