Privacy Policy & Disclosures

runladylike.com is a personal blog written and edited by Jesica D’Avanza about running, triathlon training and other health/fitness-related topics. Jesica is a certified marathon coach. The workouts, tips and advice featured on this Web site are based on her personal experience as a runner, triathlete and coach. Because Jesica does not know the running history of every reader, her advice and guidance may not be right for you and should be attempted at your own risk. Consult your physician before beginning any kind of endurance training program, and consider working with a running coach or personal trainer to create the plan that is safe and right for you.

Here on runladylike.com, your personal information and privacy are very important. This privacy policy outlines how your information is used so you have full transparency when you visit runladylike.com. At the end of this page, you can also find full disclosures around partnerships and compensation.

What information is collected when you visit runladylike.com? 

  • When commenting on a blog post, you will be asked to enter your name (you can choose to list this as anonymous), your email address and a link to your Web site if applicable. Your email address is only used to respond to a question or comment. You will receive an automated email alerting you that your comment has been replied to if a response is provided. You of course do not have to leave a comment and can always visit runladylike.com anonymously.
  • When participating in a contest or other short-term promotion on runladylike.com, your email will be captured in order to notify you if you have won. All rules and processes for notifying you will be disclosed within the information for each contest or promotion.

How does runladylike.com protect your information?
A variety of security measures are implemented to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter or submit your personal information.

Does runladylike.com use cookies?
Yes. runladylike.com uses cookies to keep track of aggregate data about traffic to and engagement with the site as well as advertising so that the best content and site experience can be provided to you. runladylike.com uses third-party analytics providers to help in understanding site usage and interaction. These analytics providers are NOT permitted to use the information collected in any way other than to improve the runladylike.com site experience.

Does runladylike.com host third-party advertising on the site? How do they use my information?
Yes, runladylike.com hosts third-party advertising. These third-party advertising companies deliver ads when you visit the Web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g. browser type, types of advertisements clicked on, time and date of visit, etc.) about your visits to runladylike.com and other Web sites to share advertisements that may be of most interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party Web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this, your choices and how to opt-out of such practices, visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/what-are-my-options.

Currently, runladyike.com has a relationship with Sovrn (formerly Lijit Networks, Inc.) and Google AdSense as third-party advertising providers. Sovrn and Google AdSense collect only anonymous information unless a reader chooses to submit personal information to Sovrn or Google. You can access Sovern’s  full privacy policy here and Google AdSense’s full privacy policy here. Readers may choose to opt-out of these ads as described above.

Does runladylike.com disclose any information to outside parties?
runladylike.com does not sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist in operating this Web site, conducting business or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. runladylike.com may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce the site policies or protect its or others’ rights, property or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information (e.g. browser type, ads clicked on, etc.) may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses.

Partnerships and Compensation
From time to time, runladylike.com will partner with companies to test products and/or to promote products, services or events related to running, triathlon and health/fitness. Sometimes, these partnerships may be compensated – either in product or monetary compensation. Every partnership in which compensation is received is disclosed on the post in which it appears. Whether the post is sponsored or not, all of the opinions expressed are the own thoughts of Jesica D’Avanza and are not biased by sponsorship benefits. runladylike.com will never feature any products, services or events that Jesica does not believe in or would not recommend to her closest friends.

runladylike.com would like to disclose its relationship with Brooks Running as a Run Happy Blog Ambassador, as this relationship may have an impact on content topics featured on this blog at times throughout the year. Additionally, some Brooks products featured on runladylike.com may feature affiliate links in which rUnladylike, LLC receives 6 percent commission on the sales purchased at the time of visiting brooksrunning.com from runladylike.com. Only purchases made during that visit are eligible for affiliate credit.

runladylike.com is a ClassPass ambassador in which rUnladylike, LLC receives a $25 commission when someone signs up for ClassPass through a link featured on runladylike.com. Jesica D’Avanza is a member of ClassPass and pays for her own monthly ClassPass membership fee of $79 per month.

Additionally, runladylike.com is an affiliate for Amazon and Pace Bands. If someone clicks on a link to products featured on runladylike.com and it takes them to Amazon or pacebands.com, rUnladylike, LLC, will receive a small percentage of commission from the sales of the items you purchase on those sites.

Any third-parties featured on this site have separate and independent privacy policies. runladylike.com therefore has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. However, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Contacting runladylike.com
If you have any questions about this privacy policy or any of the disclosures shared, email rUnladylike, LLC at runladylike@gmail.com. Mailing information can also be provided upon request.

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through runladylike.com and not to information collected offline. By using runladylike.com, you consent to this privacy policy. If any changes or updates need to be made to this privacy policy, they will be posted here on this page.

This privacy policy and disclosures were last updated on September 8, 2015.

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