Privacy Policy


1.1. The concept of the platform is based in part on the publication of details regarding individual users by making such details accessible to other users via the platform.

1.1.1. The collection, administration and use of personal details by Runtastic complies with applicable data protection laws by ensuring that each user is able to decide herself, which personal details shall be made accessible to other users.

1.1.2. Special notice regarding the „Live Tracking“-feature: The platform includes a "Live Tracking"-feature, which, if activated by a user in her own discretion, enables third parties to see the route and data of such user's sports activity on the platform. Unless disabled by the user in the profile settings, such user will be queried prior to each session whether she wants to activate the feature for such session. Activation of the "Live Tracking"-feature is entirely voluntary. By activating the feature, the user accepts the responsibility for such activation at her own risk. If the user does not want to give third parties access to her training route and data, then the "Live Tracking"-feature should not be activated. The user's privacy settings can be configured accordingly, via Profiles-Setting-Privacy.


2.1. Runtastic collects information from users upon registration on its website and in connection with the use of any of Runtastic's applications. The personally identifiable information collected by Runtastic falls in the following categories:

  • First and last name;
  • Home or other physical address, including street name and name of city or town;
  • Email address;
  • Miscellaneous workout data, such as length and type of workouts, pulse rates, etc.

2.2. Personally identifiable information shall be saved and used in particular in order to offer new applications to the user, to improve such applications and conform them to the users' needs.


3.1. Every user can change the privacy settings applicable to her account. In this way, the user can

3.1.1. decide, to a certain extent, which personally identifiable information is collected with respect to such user; and

3.1.2. define who can see personally identifiable information that is collected (see below, Item 3.2).

3.2. With respect to the following details, each user can decide, via Profiles-Setting-Privacy, who can see such information: 1. Profile data 2. Activities 3. Status feed 4. Maps of sport-sessions 5. Tracks 6. Photos 7. Sports statistics. The different settings that are available are as follows:

3.2.1. All: Everyone will be able to see this, regardless of whether they have an account or not.

3.2.2. All logged in users: All logged in Runtastic users will be able to see this.

3.2.3. Friends of Friends: Only your friends, as well as their friends will be able to see this.

3.2.4. Friends: Only your friends will be able to see this.

3.2.5. None: Nobody will be able to see this.


4.1. By registering, the user explicitly agrees that Runtastic shall have the right to use all automatically collected personally identifiable information, in accordance with the privacy settings of such user, for purposes of the Runtastic applications. Runtastic does not pass on personally identifiable information (see Section 2, above) to third parties, except as required by law or with the explicit consent of the user. Runtastic implements all reasonable measures to prevent the unauthorized access by third parties to saved details.

4.2. The user explicitly consents to the storage and use of non-personally identifiable information for purposes of in-app advertising or on by Runtastic or its partners.

4.3. Health data will never be shared with advertisers or similar agencies.


5.1. The Platform includes social media plugins, such as (i) Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; (ii) Google +, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043; or (iii) Twitter, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.

5.2. Such plugins can recognize a user’s IP address and the page visited on the platform, and, possibly, store cookies, so that the services offered by Runtastic work properly. Social media plugins and widgets are hosted either by third party providers or directly by us. Your interactions with these plugins are subject to this privacy policy or the privacy policy of any third party that offers such feature. Runtastic is not responsible for the use of, or guidelines regarding the use of, personal data by third party providers.

5.3. Users may recognize the respective plugins, e.g., by the respective logo or other respective characteristic typical for the respective social media-platform on our pages. You can find an overview of Facebook-plugins here: You can find an overview of Google+-plugins here: You can find an overview of Twitter-plugins here:

5.4. If a user interacts with the plugins, e. g. by clicking on the Facebook "Like-Button" or entering a comment, while being logged in to such user's Social Media-account on Facebook, Google+ or Twitter, a user links the contents of the Runtastic pages to her respective social media-profile. Thereby, Facebook/Google+/Twitter can associate a user's visit of the Runtastic page with such user's social media-account. Runtastic as the provider of the platform does not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its usage by Facebook, Google+ or Twitter. Users can find more information on that issue in the privacy policy of the respective social media-platform:

5.5. If users do not want to have the respective social media-platform associate their visits on our site with their social media-account, users must log out from their social media-account.


6.1. Several areas of the Runtastic website use 'cookies' ─ small text files that are placed on the user's computer and stored by the browser. They are used by Runtastic to provide a more user-friendly, effective and secure service. Cookies also enable Runtastic to identify a user's browser and offer services to such user. Cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information.

6.2. You can prevent the installation of cookies by entering the corresponding settings in your browser software. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use the complete range of functions of the platform to its full extent.


7.1. The platform uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses 'cookies' (see Section 6, above). The information about your visit collected by the cookies, including your IP address, is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. To the extent that the platform has activated IP anonymization, Google first abbreviates your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use the information collected on behalf of the website operator to evaluate your use of the platform, to compile reports about your activities within the platform, and to provide further services to Runtastic related to use of the platform and Internet use. Google will under no circumstances associate the IP address transmitted by your browser within the operations of Google Analytics with other Google data.

7.2. You can prevent the data related to your use of the platform, including your IP address, generated by the cookies from being recorded by Google and Google's processing of this data by downloading and installing the browser plugin from the following link:

7.3 Furthermore, you can prevent the future data capture by setting an Opt Out-Cookie via the following link: Deactivate Google Analytics Further information regarding terms of use and privacy provisions may be found on the websites and The platform expanded the Google Analytics-Service with the “anonymizeIP”-Code to anonymize the user’s IP-address.

7.4 The platform uses Google DoubleClick for Publishers (“DFP”). DFP uses Cookies to provide the user with user-relevant advertisements – further information may be found at The user may disable the DFP’s cookie placement and the placement of user-relevant advertisements via the website:


8.1. If Runtastic decides to change its privacy policy, it will post those changes on this page. This policy was last modified on 16 Sep, 2015.


9.1. By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy. Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at


10.1 Runtastic will send newsletters to registered users. By accepting these T&C, the user allows Runtastic to send newsletters. The user can opt out of receiving a newsletter each time such newsletter is received. Upon opting out, the user will not receive any further newsletters from Runtastic.

Last updated: 16 Sep, 2015

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