MyFitnessPal Privacy Policy

Read our summary of MyFitnessPal's Privacy Policy.


  • Personal Data transferred to the U.S. may have different protection levels than in your country.
  • Cookies and device data are processed and stored in the U.S.
  • Explicit consent is required for data transfer during account creation if located outside the U.S.
  • MyFitnessPal tailors services to fitness and wellness goals using collected data.
  • De-identified data from Personal Data may be used by MyFitnessPal without being subject to this Privacy Policy.
  • Fitness and Wellness Data includes dietary, activity, and physiological condition data.
  • Data from wearable or connected devices is collected, including device-specific information.
  • HealthKit and Health Connect data is governed by Apple and Google's policies respectively.
  • Personal Data may be used for marketing and promotional materials if consent is given.
  • Participation in surveys or research may require additional Personal Data.
  • Online community engagement may result in data collection.
  • Third Party Sites interaction through MyFitnessPal services may involve data sharing.
  • Social media connections may share Personal Data with SNS providers.
  • Data may be obtained from third-party sources for service provision and marketing.
  • Cookies and tracking technologies are used for various purposes including analytics and advertising.
  • Data aggregation and centralization are performed for analytics and service enhancement.
  • Social sharing features require Personal Data use.
  • Geographically relevant services and advertising use location data.
  • Customization requests for services may use photos, videos, or other provided data.
  • Personal Data may be used to comply with legal obligations and for public safety purposes.
  • Personal Data may be disclosed to service providers, vendors, and during legal proceedings.
  • Legal basis for processing includes contract performance, legal obligations, and legitimate interests.
  • Consent is a basis for processing certain types of Personal Data.
  • Interest-Based Advertising involves the use of Personal Data for targeted advertising.

Things to watch out for

  • Personal Data, including Fitness and Wellness Data, may be shared with third parties for marketing purposes.
  • Using social media features or third-party services through MyFitnessPal may result in additional data sharing.
  • Personal Data may be transferred to and processed in the U.S., which may have different data protection standards.
  • Interest-Based Advertising uses Personal Data for targeted ads, which you can opt-out of but may limit service functionality.


What types of Personal Data does MyFitnessPal collect?

MyFitnessPal collects data such as name, email address, date of birth, gender, payment information, location data, Fitness and Wellness Data, device IDs, and cookies.

Can I opt-out of MyFitnessPal sharing my data for advertising?

Yes, you can opt-out of interest-based advertising, but this may affect the personalization and functionality of the services provided to you.

How does MyFitnessPal use my health-related data?

Health-related data is used to tailor features, services, and recommendations to your fitness and wellness goals, but it's not intended for medical use or diagnostics.

Data Collection

  • Email Address
  • Account Password
  • Billing Address
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Postal Code
  • IP Address
  • Browser History Information
  • Cookies
  • Phone Number (Optional)
  • Order History (Optional)
  • Login and Interaction Information from Social Media and Online Communities (Optional)

(Last updated: 04th April, 2024)

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