When you register on our website, you are required to use a username. This is to ensure your anonymity and safety to other users. The personal information we gather about you will remain confidential and will never be made public, available to third parties, other users or otherwise disclosed.
During the registration process, you may be requested to provide us with certain personal information including your name and email address, billing information and more sensitive personal information, which includes your racial or ethnic origins, political or religious beliefs, or sexuality.
Only selected, trusted staff have access and manage the personal information you submit to us using this website. Your data will remain confidential and will not be disclosed to any third parties unless you give us the permission in advance or we are ordered by a court of law.
IP ADDRESS AND COOKIES
Some of our web pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes also called clear gifs or pixel tags). Web beacons are usually small transparent graphic images located on a webpage or email that you are viewing. We are able to use them to help us deliver cookies, count visits, prevent fraud and to tell if an email or advertisement has been opened and acted upon. In short, cookies work together with web beacons to accomplish the functions and purposes described herein.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The website may, from time to time, contain links to and from third-party websites of our partner networks, advertisers, partner merchants, retailers or affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their content. Please always check the privacy policies that apply to a third party website before you provide any information to the website.
In our terms and conditions we set our age restrictions. In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, information from children under the age of 18 and any information sent to us from users we believe to be under this age will be permanently deleted from our database.
We will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We will only use or disclose personal information for the primary purpose where it is reasonably necessary.
We reserve the right to send emails to you regarding recommended matches, notification alerts of activity such as; interest alerts or email alerts, for promotions or offers, changes or additions to our service, or any products and services of our Company and its affiliated businesses. Each email sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving emails from us or to change your expressed interests. Members may manage their email preferences by using the “Settings / Email Notifications” function on the website to customize what type of email communication they wish to receive.
If you use a mobile device to access our website, we may collect device information (such as your mobile device ID, model and manufacturer), operating system, version information and IP address. We send you push notifications, letting you know when someone has sent you a message, or for other service-related matters. If you wish to opt-out from receiving these types of communication you may turn them off.
We may use financial information or payment method to process payment for any purchases made on our website, to protect against or identify possible fraudulent transactions, and otherwise as needed to manage our business. In the purchasing process obtaining your name, address, phone number, email address and credit card information is necessary to complete the transaction. We fulfill your order with a highly secure industry standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL).
COMMITMENT OF DATA SECURITY
The security of your personal information is a priority to us. We are responsible for protecting personal information under our control, including personal information that has been transferred to, or received from, a third party. We take reasonable measures to protect registration that is stored within our databases and we restrict access to user information to only those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and such employees shall be required to respect the privacy of that information.