Put your money where your mouth is.
Lazy Jar holds you accountable for your fitness goals, with the help of your Fitbit®.
A lot of people have asked us to support the Apple Watch. We're actually working on that. The next version of Lazy Jar will support the Apple Watch and any Android health tracker.
You can sign up here and maybe leave us a short message of what sort of wearable you own. Thanks!
Here's how it works
First, you'll need a Fitbit®, and an active Fitbit® account.
Pick a set of weekly fitness goals.
70,000 steps a week
35 miles a week
20,000 calories a week
210 minutes of activity a week
Set a penalty you'll pay, for any week you fail to meet your goals.
Try to meet those set of weekly goals for 6 months.
For any week you fail to meet your goals, you pay the penalty you set for yourself.
To guarantee your commitment to the 6-months, you make a security deposit of $30. This deposit will be refunded at the end of the 6-months.
You only lose this deposit if you quit before your 6-month commitment is up.
80% of the penalties will be donated to research childhood cancer. 20% will be used to keep the app running.
And that's all there is to it!
Who gets these penalty fees or the lapsed security deposit?
80% of the penalties will be donated to research childhood cancer, and the remaining 20% will be used to keep the app up and running.
Why childhood cancer
Currently cancer is one thing that we have yet to completely figure out, and children living with cancer is one of the saddest things we've encountered. But moving forward, we plan to allow our users to vote on future charities to donate to.
Why the $30 security deposit?
The $30 security deposit tells us you're serious about the six month commitment. Don't worry you'll be refunded the full amount at the end of the 6-months, provided you stick with it.
Do I still get my $30 security deposit back if I miss some or all my weekly goals?
Of course. The only reason you'd lose your deposit is if you end the six-month commitment prematurely. Otherwise, regardless of how many times you fail your weekly goals, you will get your deposit back, provided you stuck through the entire duration of the commitment.
How soon does my 6-month commitment start once I sign up?
Your commitment will always start on the Monday of the following week
What happens if I quit before the six months are up?
You lose your $30 security deposit and probably some self-respect
Is there any circumstance that would allow me to quit without losing my security deposit?
Is there any acceptable reason to avoid the penalty if I miss my weekly goal?
What happens if I met my goals for the week but I wasn't tracking it on the app?
You must use your fitness tracker if you want to capture your fitness activity on Lazy Jar. This is the only way we can confirm your fitness activity at the end of each week. Remember to sync your Fitbit® regularly
What is the penalty for failing to meet my weekly goal?
If at the end of each week you fail to meet all the fitness metrics for that week, a customized monetary penalty will be charged to your card. The penalty amount is set by you, the user during the creation of your commitment.
Do I have to sync my Fitbit® device with the Fitbit® app?
You will have to make sure your Fitbit app is updated regularly with your activity data. We recommend doing this at least twice a week and on Sunday nights.
What inspired this app?
We could tell you about how we developed this app for our own personal need, but we could also let you watch this short video explaining the greater issue it tries to solve.
Get in touch
Got questions? Maybe just want to say hi? We'd love to hear from you.
Thank you for signing up. We will update you as soon as the new version is available!
Thank you for reaching out. We'd get back with you as soon as possible.
TERMS OF SERVICE
Last Modified: January 25, 2017
PLEASE REVIEW THE ARBITRATION CLAUSE (IN SECTION 15) CAREFULLY, INCLUDING THE LIMITATIONS OF YOUR RIGHTS CONTAINED THEREIN. ALL DISPUTES REGARDING THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR YOUR USE OF THE LAZY JAR SERVICE (AS DEFINED BELOW) MUST BE RESOLVED VIA ARBITRATION. BY AGREEING TO THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ARE FORFEITING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE IN COURT, THE RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL AND THE RIGHT TO BRING OR BE PART OF A CLASS ACTION CASE.
1. Scope of Agreement.
1.1. Terms of Service. These terms of service (“Terms of Service”) govern the access and use of the website www.lazyjar.com, and affiliated websites, features, services, mobile applications, products, software and other services, or any portion thereof (collectively, the “Service”), owned or controlled by Innovative Bit, Inc., a North Carolina corporation, or its affiliated companies (“Lazy Jar” or “we” or “our” or “us”). Affiliated companies are entities that control, are controlled by or are under common control with Lazy Jar.
2. Intellectual Property.
2.1. Ownership of Marks and IP. The design, trademarks, service marks, and logos of Lazy Jar and the Service (“Lazy Jar Marks”), are owned by or licensed to Lazy Jar, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States, foreign laws and international conventions. Except as otherwise indicated, all copyright rights and other intellectual property rights in the Service and its contents, including any and all Lazy Jar Marks, content, data, databases, information, text, music, sound, photos, images, graphics, audio, video, software, code, technology, methods, analyses, studies, reports, and other intellectual property contained therein (“Lazy Jar IP”) are owned by or licensed to Lazy Jar, and protected by law, including copyright, database, trade secret, and trademark laws of the United States and all applicable jurisdictions, as well as other applicable state, national, and international laws and regulations.
2.2. License. During the term of this Agreement, Lazy Jar grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access the Service for your use in accordance with these Terms of Service. Lazy Jar reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Service. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Service, or any portion thereof, other than as expressly permitted.
3. Your Account.
3.1. Account Registration. If you choose to register for an account, you must complete the account registration process by providing us with current, complete, and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You agree to register only once using a single account. You agree you will not (i) register on behalf of another person; (ii) register under the name of another person or under a fictional name or alias; (iii) choose a username that constitutes or suggests an impersonation of any other person (real or fictitious) or entity or that you are a representative of an entity when you are not, or that is offensive; (iv) choose a username for the purposes of deceiving or misleading our users and/or the Lazy Jar as to your true identity; or (v) choose a username that incorporates a solicitation.
3.2. Account Information. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and password. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You should notify us immediately of any known or suspected unauthorized use of your username and password or any other breach of security. Lazy Jar will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your username, password, or account, either with or without your knowledge. You could be held liable for losses incurred by Lazy Jar or another party due to someone else using your username, password, or account. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the permission of the account holder. Your account is unique to you and may not be transferred to any third party.
3.3. Account Security. Lazy Jar cares about the integrity and security of your account information. However, Lazy Jar cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat the Service’s security measures or use any personal information you provide to us for improper purposes. You acknowledge that you provide your account information at your own risk.
4. The Lazy Jar Service.
4.3. What Is It? The incredible pace of technological advancements in society has all but made moving a muscle options. As a result, people are getting fat. So, to get people back to the days of physical activity as an act of necessary, we introduced Lazy Jar. Lazy Jar “encourages” users to meet weekly goals that their Fitbit® recommends for them.
4.4. Commitment. Pick a set of weekly fitness goals that are entirely up to you. For example only:
70,000 steps per week
35 miles per week
19,600 kcal per week
210 minutes of activity per week
Try to meet that set of weekly goals for a six (6) month commitment (the “Commitment”). For any week that you fail to meet your entire set of weekly goals, you are charged a Fitness Fee (as defined below) that is set by you. It’s free… in theory, provided that you don’t miss your goals or punk out of your six (6) month Commitment. Your Commitment will always start on the Monday of the following week after you sign up. At the end of your current six (6) month Commitment, you will be given the choice to go again or to take a break. You can participate as many times as you want.
4.5. Security Deposit. At the start of your six (6) month Commitment, there is a USD $30 security deposit required (the “Security Deposit”). The Security Deposit tells us you’re serious about your six (6) month Commitment. You will be refunded the full amount of the Security Deposit at the end of the six (6) month Commitment, provided that you stuck through it. The only reason you would lose the Security Deposit is if you end the six (6) month Commitment prematurely. Otherwise, regardless of how many times you fail your weekly goals, you will get the Security Deposit back if you stick around for the entire duration of the six (6) month Commitment. If you quit before the end of the six (6) month Commitment, you will lose your USD $30 Security Deposit (and some self-respect). Under no circumstances will any of the Security Deposit be refunded if you quit before the six (6) month Commitment is completed.
4.6. Fitness Fees. If you fail to meet all of your fitness metrics and goals at the end of the week, you will be charged a fee for the week that is set by you (the “Fitness Fee”). Although you set the amount of the Fitness Fee, under no circumstances can you avoid the Fitness Fee if you miss your weekly goal. A portion of the proceeds from the Fitness Fees are donated to research childhood cancer.
4.7. Fitness Trackers. You must have on your fitness tracker if you want to record your fitness activity on the app. This is the only way that Lazy Jar can confirm your fitness activity at the end of each week. Currently, Lazy Jar only supports Fitbit®, but in the future we will be accommodating additional fitness trackers. You will have to make sure that your Fitbit® app is updated regularly with your activity data by making sure that you sync your Fitbit® with the Fitbit® app at least twice per week, especially on each Sunday.
5. User Conduct and User Content.
5.1. User Conduct. As a condition of your use of and access to the Service, you agree not to use the Service for any unlawful purpose or in any way that violates these Terms. Any use of the Service in violation of these Terms of Service may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your account and your ability to use the Service. You may not engage in any of the following prohibited activities:
(a) Copying, distributing, or disclosing any part of the Service in any medium, including without limitation by any automated or non-automated “scraping”; collecting or harvesting any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Service; altering, modifying or creating derivative works of the Service, or any portion thereof;
(b) Using any automated system, including without limitation “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” etc., to access the Service; accessing any content or features of the Service through any technology or means other than those provided or authorized by the Service;
(c) Transmitting spam, chain letters, or other unsolicited email; using the Service for any commercial solicitation purpose or political campaigning;
(d) Attempting to interfere with, compromise the system integrity or security, or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the Service; uploading invalid data, viruses, worms, or other software agents through the Service; bypassing the measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service, including without limitation features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or features or enforce limitations on use of the Service or the content or features therein;
(e) Taking any action that imposes, or may impose at our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Service infrastructure; interfering with the proper working of the Service;
(f) Impersonating another person or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity, conducting fraud, hiding or attempting to hide your identity; or
(g) Disrupting the normal flow of dialogue, causes a screen to “scroll” faster than other Users are able to type, or otherwise negatively affects other Users’ ability to engage in real time exchanges.
(h) The Service is for personal use only. Users may not use the Service or any content contained in the Service (including, but not limited to, content of other users, designs, text, graphics, images, video, information, logos, software, audio files and computer code) in connection with any commercial endeavors, such as (i) advertising or soliciting any user to buy or sell any products or services not offered by Lazy Jar or (ii) soliciting others to attend parties or other social functions, or networking, for commercial purposes. Users of the Service may not use any information obtained from the Service to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any other user without his or her prior explicit consent. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may not use the Service or the Service for any purpose except with Lazy Jar’s express consent (such as for promoted profiles or other advertisements), which Lazy Jar may provide or deny in its sole discretion. Lazy Jar may investigate and take any available legal action in response to illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Service, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email and unauthorized framing of or linking to the Service.
5.2. User Content. As a user with a registered account, you may be able to submit content to the Service, including software code, videos, photos, images, audio, text, information (including, without limitation, Personally Identifiable Information), user comments, and any other content (collectively, “User Content”). You shall be solely responsible for your own User Content and the consequences of submitting and publishing your User Content on the Service. You further agree that you will not submit to the Service any User Content or other material that is contrary to these Terms of Service or contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.
5.3. Representations. You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish User Content you submit. You further agree that User Content you submit to the Service will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant us all of the license rights granted herein. We do not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Service, and we will remove all User Content if properly notified that such User Content infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. We reserve the right to remove User Content without prior notice. By using the Service, you expressly agree not to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, edit, translate, publicly display, telecommunicate or perform, post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create derivative works from or otherwise publish throughout the world, in any media, now known or hereafter devised, on or through the Service any of the following:
(a) User Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, foreign, national or international law, including, without limitation, the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission;
(b) User Content that is indecent, profane (including masked profanity where symbols, initials, intentional misspellings or other characters are used to suggest profane language), obscene, pornographic, abusive, inflammatory, untrue, mi
1.4. Third Party Links. The Service contains third party links to other websites or services. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other third party websites or services. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the Service and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personal information.
2. Information Collection.
2.1. Information You Provide. We may collect information that identifies you (“Personal Information”) when you use the Service or register for an account. The types of Personal Information that we may collect include:
(a) Information that you provide to us when you register for an account;
(b) Information that you provide to us when you purchase a product or service, including, without limitation, payment card and billing information;
(c) Information that you provide to us and/or our third party service providers when you purchase a mobile application or in-app purchases, products or services, such as payment card and billing information;
(d) Information that you provide to us, such as your name, location, address, phone number, and email address;
(e) Information that you provide to us if you participate in a sweepstakes, contest, rewards program, or other promotion;
(f) Information that you provide if you use the Service to upload, share, or communicate any content or information, including photos, images, videos, text, social network accounts, or other Personal Information that you may include about yourself or others;
(g) Information that you publicly post via links to social media networks, forums, blogs, message boards, chat rooms or similar functionality is public information that we, or others, may share or use in accordance with the law;
(h) Information that you provide if you email, phone, contact or communicate with us or our third party service providers for customer support or other communications.
2.2. Information We Collect.
(b) Traffic and usage information generated from your visit to the Service, including traffic data, pages you visit, browser information, operating system, IP address, cookie information, and the type of device that you use to access the Service;
(d) Information from public databases and third parties;
(e) When you access or use the Service, or any portion thereof, we may collect physical location information that is sufficiently precise to allow us to locate a specific person or device (“Location Information”). We only collect Location Information with your permission (e.g., such as when you agree to provide it to us after you initially access or use the Service). We may use Location Information and provide it to third parties to provide you with content and services that are relevant to a particular location, such as advertising, search results, and directions.
3. Tracking Technologies We Use. We may use one or more of the following tracking technologies, and similar future tracking technologies, to automatically collect information: cookies, local shared objects, web beacons, unique telephone numbers, general log information and referral information from third-party services.
3.2. “Web beacons,” also known as an Internet tags, pixel tags or clear GIFs, link web pages to web servers and their cookies. Web beacons can be embedded in web pages, videos, or emails, to collect certain types of information from your browser, check whether you have viewed a particular web page or email message, and determine, among other things, the time and date on which you viewed the content, the IP address of your computer, and the URL of the web page from which the content was viewed.
3.3. “Local shared objects,” sometimes known as Flash cookies, may be used to store your preferences or display content based upon what you have viewed on various websites to personalize your visit.
3.4. “Ad IDs” and Other In-App Tracking Methods. There are a variety of tracking technologies that may be included in mobile applications, and these are not browser-based like cookies and cannot be controlled by browser settings. Some use device identifiers, or other identifiers such as “Ad IDs” to associate app user activity to a particular app.
4. How We Use Information. We may use the information that we collect for any of the following purposes:
4.1. To provide, operate, maintain, improve, and promote the Service;
4.2. To enable you to access and use the Service, including uploading, downloading, collaborating and sharing content, photos, images, videos and information, with other users or third parties;
4.3. To process and complete transactions, and send you related information, including purchase confirmations and invoices;
4.4. To send transactional messages, including responding to your comments, questions, and requests; providing customer service and support; and sending you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
4.5. To send promotional communications, such as providing you with information about services, features, newsletters, offers, promotions, contests, events and sending updates;
4.6. To monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with the Service and for marketing, advertising, administrative, analytical, research, optimization, and other purposes. For example, we may use statistical analyses of usage data in order to measure interest in the various areas of the Service, for development purposes and to inform advertisers and partners in aggregate and anonymous terms about consumers who click on their advertising or other messages. IP addresses are also used for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes.
4.7. To investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions, unauthorized access to the Service, and other illegal activities;
4.8. To personalize the Service’s content, features or advertisements;
5. Information Sharing.
5.3. Payment Processors. We share your payment information with payment services providers to:
(a) Process payments;
(b) Prevent, detect and investigate fraud or other prohibited activities;
(c) Facilitate dispute resolution such as chargebacks or refunds;
(d) For other purposes associated with the acceptance of credit or debit cards. We may share your credit or debit card number with payment services providers or card networks to monitor card transactions at participating merchants and track redemption activity for the purposes of providing card-linked services.
5.4. Authorized Personnel. Our employees, agents, consultants, contractors, or other authorized personnel, may have access to user information as necessary in the normal course of our business.
5.5. Business Transfers. In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if the Service or Lazy Jar, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, liquidated, or dissolved, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred.
5.6. Government, Law Enforcement or Third Parties. We may disclose any information, including, without limitation, Personal Information that we deem necessary, in our sole discretion and without your prior permission, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. We also may exchange information, including, without limitation, Personal Information, with other companies and organizations to protect the rights, property, or safety of Lazy Jar and its affiliates, personnel, users, third parties, or others. We reserve the right to disclose a user’s Personal Information if we believe, in good faith, that the user is in violation of the Terms of Service, even without a subpoena, warrant or other court order.
5.8. Push Notifications. We may occasionally send you push notifications through our mobile applications to send you updates and other Service related notifications that may be of importance to you. You may at any time opt-out from receiving these types of communications by turning them off at the device level through your settings.
6. Choice and Opt-Out. We provide you the ability to exercise certain controls and choices regarding our collection, use and sharing of your information.
6.1. Choice. In accordance with local law, your controls and choices may include:
(a) You may correct, update and delete your account information, as described below;
(b) You may change your choices for subscriptions and newsletters;
(c) You may choose whether or not to receive offers from us;
(d) You may choose whether you received targeted advertising from us or our partners.
6.2. Opt-out. We may also use tracking technologies to collect information about your visits over time and across third-party services or other online services. The Network Advertising Initiative (the “NAI”) is a cooperative group of ad serving providers. The NAI has developed a set of privacy principles to which its members adhere. The NAI is committed to providing consumers with clear explanations of Internet advertising practices and how they affect you and the Internet generally. For more information about the NAI, third party ad servers generally and the opt-out options offered through the NAI, visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/index.asp.
6.3. Accessing and Correcting Your Information. If you have an account, you can help ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by logging in to your account or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For other personal information we hold, we will provide you with access for any purpose including requesting that we correct the data if it is inaccurate or delete the data if we are not required to retain it by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may decline to process requests that are frivolous/vexatious, jeopardize the privacy of others, are extremely impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required by local law.
7. Security of Your Information.
7.1. Security Measures. We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures designed to help prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security, and to use correctly the information we collect online. These safeguards vary based on the sensitivity of the information that we collect and store.
8. Children Under The Age of 13. We do not collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13 or allow people under the age of 13 to register for the Service. The Service and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
9. California Privacy Rights and Do Not Track Disclosures. If you are a California resident, you may have certain additional rights.
9.1. Privacy Rights. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regard