Privacy Policy

Lean Optimum (“Lean Optimum”) operates and may operate other websites. It is Lean Optimum’s policy o respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Lean Optimum collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Lean Optimum’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Lean Optimum’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Total Shape may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Total Shape also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on blogs/sites. Lean Optimum only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Lean Optimum’s websites choose to interact with Lean Optimum in ways that require Lean Optimum to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Lean Optimum gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Lean Optimum are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Lean Optimum collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Lean Optimum. Lean Optimum does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Lean Optimum may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Lean Optimum may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Lean Optimum does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Lean Optimum discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Lean Optimum’s behalf or to provide services available at Lean Optimum’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Lean Optimum’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Lean Optimum will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Lean Optimum discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Lean Optimum believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Lean Optimum, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Lean Optimum website and have supplied your email address, Lean Optimum may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Lean Optimum and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Lean Optimum takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Lean Optimum uses cookies to help Lean Optimum identify and track visitors, their usage of Lean Optimum website, and their website access preferences. Lean Optimum visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Lean Optimum’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Lean Optimum’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Lean Optimum, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Lean Optimum goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Lean Optimum may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Lean Optimum and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Lean Optimum may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Lean Optimum’s sole discretion. Lean Optimum encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.