Cookie policy

Lifestyle Medicine Institute LLC (“Company” or “our,” as the context dictates) collects certain information about website visitors and registered users of the Services (as defined below) (“you” or “your,” as the context dictates) when you visit, any other related sites operated by Company, and all subdomains, subpages, and successor sites thereof (collectively, the “Website”), and/or use our mobile applications (the “Applications”) and services made available on the Website and/or through the Applications (the “Services”).

Cookies are small text files that are sent to a web browser and are stored on your terminal device when you access a website.  Cookies are used for different purposes (computer authentication, session monitoring, storage of information on specific configurations regarding users that access the server, storage of preferences, etc.).  This policy describes our use of cookies. 

Company uses certain first-party cookies, which do not require your consent, that commonly are referred to as “strictly necessary cookies.”  These cookies ensure our digital services work correctly and meet audience needs and interests.  Company uses the following strictly necessary cookies:

  • session cookies: the use of these cookies is strictly limited to the transmission of session identification data (random numbers generated by the server), which are necessary to allow the safe and efficient exploration of the Website, the Applications, and/or the Services.  They are not permanently stored on your device and disappear when the browser is closed or after a period of inactivity.  In particular, the use of session cookies is aimed at the security and improvement of the service offered;
  • technical cookies: these cookies track the consent given by you and are used to identify you for the duration of your session and to authorize you to use parts of the Website that would otherwise be restricted; 
  • user centric security: these cookies detect and block cross-site request forgery attacks; and 
  • user interface customization: these cookies track your preferences (such as language or font) and data transferred between different pages on the Website.
  • analytics cookies: these cookies are similar to technical cookies insofar as they are used directly by the website manager to collect aggregate information on the number of visitors and the pattern of visits to, and use of, the Website, the Applications, and/or the Services;

Some third parties also may provide cookies or similar technologies on the Website, the Applications, and/or the Services.  You are free to “opt-out” of the use of these cookies at any time as described below.  Such cookies or similar technologies are not under our control, are managed by the third parties, and are divided into the following macro-categories:

  • marketing/advertising cookies: these cookies include cookies used to provide advertising services within a website.  Deactivation of such third party cookies does not affect the use of the Website, the Applications, and/or the Services; 
  • profiling cookies: these cookies are used to track your navigation on the web and to create profiles on your tastes, habits, choices, etc.  With these cookies, advertising messages can be transmitted to your device in line with the preferences already expressed by you when browsing online.  In accordance with the regulations applicable to the Website, the Applications, and the Services, you may “opt out” of the use of these cookies and the performance of the processing operations connected to them.  The deactivation of such third party cookies does not compromise the use of the Website, the Applications, and/or the Services; and
  • multimedia content player: these cookies store technical data to play back video or audio content for the duration of a session. 

You may “opt-out” of the use of cookies by clicking the link on the Website or the Applications and/or visiting your web browsers settings.  Almost all web browsers allow you to verify which cookies are present on your personal hard drives, block all cookies, or receive a notification any time a cookie is installed.  In certain cases, however, failure to install a cookie may make it impossible to use certain sections of the Website, the Applications and/or the Services.

Below are the methods offered by the primary browsers which allow the users to express their options regarding the use of cookies:

This cookie policy was last updated on January 27, 2022.

From time to time, the Company may modify, amend, or otherwise change this cookie policy, which modifications become effective once posted on the Website or in the Application, and your access to and use of the Website and/or the Services thereafter will be subject thereto.