PRIVACY POLICY

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms and conditions of use and any other documents referred to in it) sets out on the basis of personal data we collect from you, will be used by us. By accepting this policy when signing up to use our Services, and/or by your continued use of the Services, you agree to bound by this policy as updated from time to time.

This policy is going to tell you about: 

1. WHO WE ARE 

We are the owner of this website and we are the data controller, maintaining a data controller registration with the Information Commissioner.

2. YOUR RIGHTS TO ACCESS/AMEND THE DATA WE HOLD ON YOU & OPT OUT 

3. WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU 

4A. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION – AN OVERVIEW 

We process data we collect from you for the following core purposes:
To administer your user account with us (including notifying you of any compatible matches, tips, announcements, updates, special offers or services, should you consent to this);
To allow you to participate in any interactive features of the Services (including the features that require the mobile phone number);
To help personalize your repeat visits to and usage of the Services;
To notify you of any compatible matches or any matches who are near your location;
To provide you with information on products or services or news and offers that you request from us (see below under 'Marketing' for more information);
To answer any questions you may raise or respond to any comments you may send to us;
To notify you about changes to our service or the functionality of the Site;
To ensure that you are complying with the terms and conditions of use and to comply with our statutory and regulatory obligations.
Providing our products and services
We use the information we collect about you:
  (1) To fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services;
  (2) To respond to your inquiries about our offerings;
  (3) To provide, personalize, and improve our offerings; and We use the information that you provide about others to allow us to send them invitations, gifts, cards, or other content on your behalf or through our Website. Occasionally, we also may use this information to offer products, programs, or services to them. 
Mobile device data usage
When you access our Website on a mobile device, we may use the information collected for any purpose stated in this privacy policy. 
Use of non-personal information
We use aggregate information about our users and non-personal information that we collect to improve the design, functionality, and content of our Website and to allow us to personalize your experience with our Website and offerings. We use this information 
(1) To provide, maintain, personalize, protect, improve, and develop our products, programs, and services and to operate our business; 
(2) To analyze usage and performance of our Website (including to perform ad tracking and website or mobile application analytics); and Safety and security
We may monitor your user activities to ensure that you and other users are complying with our terms of use and our privacy policy, and to monitor any suspicious activity on our sites. This may including user's photos, content, profiles, message and chat histories, and all other user activity on our sites. 

4B. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION – IN DETAIL 

(a) Creation of duplicate profiles across our Partner Sites
When you sign up to any one of our Services we will send you an email shortly afterwards advising that we have created a duplicate profile on our Partner Sites to enhance your chance of finding a suitable match. When we email you about this you will have the option to decline this service, which costs nothing extra. 
(b) Important notice about how we use your photographs
As we explain in our terms and conditions, when you upload a photo to any of our Services you are allowing us to use that photo for advertising and other commercial purposes, royalty free.
(c) How we use your information about your Contacts
If you choose to upload your Contact’s name and email address and/or mobile number you are allowing us to send an email or social network or mobile invitation on your behalf, inviting your Contact to join the Services. We will store your Contact’s name and email address solely for the purposes of inviting them to sign up to our Services and for associating your Contact with you and other people they may know. We will not store your Contacts information after invitations (up to a maximum of 3) have been sent. Your Contacts will then only receive future emails from us if they choose to accept the invitation and join our Services.

5. MARKETING 

(a) When we market to you directly about our products and services
We may share your information with our Partner Sites and Group Companies to develop and deliver targeted advertising to you of our Partner Sites and Group Companies’ products and services, or to help us to prepare marketing reports. We may send you information about our Partner Sites and Group Companies’ products and services, news and offers, and selected third party products and services that we think may be of interest to you. We may do this by contacting you through your email address or mobile phone number that you have provided. Any communication received from us, as consented to by you, will clearly state that it is being sent by us. You have the option to opt-out of our marketing communications at any time (see below).
  (b) Opting Out of Marketing
If you change your mind about the marketing consent you have granted to us, you can amend your preferences under the “My Account” section of your chosen Site or emailing our support team. 

6. HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR DATA FOR 

(a) Active Users
If you are an Active User we will store your data until you cancel your account. 
(b) Inactive Users
If you are not active for a long time, we will continue to store your data until you cancel your account, including continue to market to you if you have consented to marketing. We hope you will return to use the Services regularly and we want your information to be there for your convenience so you should be aware that you will still appear in our search results for other users, and your profile will remain visible. The responsibility to change your preferences or cancel your account lies with you.  (c) Cancelled Users
If you canceled the services, we will delete all of your data 9 months after the date of cancellation. It is important that we retain your data for this short period after cancellation to ensure that we can answer any payment or other account related queries, or provide information to third parties in line with our disclosure provisions outlined in this policy e.g. assisting police investigations. Even after you remove information from your profile or delete your account, copies of that information may still be viewable and/or accessed on the Internet to the extent such information has been previously shared with others, or copied or stored by other users or to the extent such information has been shared with search engines. We cannot control this, nor do we accept any liability for this. If you have given third party applications or websites access to your personal information they may retain such information to the extent permitted under their terms of service or privacy policies. 
(d) Deactivated users
If you select to 'Deactivate my account' / 'Hide my profile' in the account settings. Your profile and personal data will continue to be stored, allowing you to reactivate your account. When you use this option, your account / profile will be temporarily invisible to other users, and will remain so until you cancel your account or reactivate your profile. De-activating your profiles does NOT cancel your paid subscriptions, to ensure you are not further charged you must properly cancel your account, not simply de-activate it. Google Play or other application platforms authorized by application. 
(e) Storage of activity data
Whilst we retain your Personal Data, Sensitive Personal Data and Anonymous Data as outlined at (a) to (c) above, there are some features of our Services that we store data in respect of, for different periods of time. All other profile and activity information including photographs, blocked list, search histories etc. are stored until 9 months after your account is cancelled. 
(f) Banned and terminated users
If your account is ever terminated by us, or you are detected as a potential or actual scammer, or a potential or otherwise threat to our business or our users, your email address will be retained on our internal blacklist for as long as we deem necessary to protect the business and its users. 

7A. HOW WE KEEP YOUR DATA SECURE 

We will do our best to protect your personal data, We take reasonable administrative, physical, and electronic measures designed to safeguard and protect your information from unauthorized access or disclosure. This includes using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts the personal information you input, and storing your information in encrypted form behind a firewall designed to block access from outside our network. Although we use commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard the privacy of your information, transmissions on the Internet cannot be made absolutely secure. However, we cannot assure you that your information that we collect will not be used or disclosed inconsistently with this privacy policy. We assume no responsibility or liability for disclosure of any of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access, or other causes beyond our reasonable control. 

7B. HOW YOU CAN HELP KEEP YOUR OWN DATA SECURE 

We have designed the Website to make it easy for you to find, connect, and interact with other members of the Website by posting information about yourself. You can also use our electronic messaging system, which allows you to communicate with other users provided you are both subscribers. We recommend and encourage you (and all our members) to think carefully about the information they disclose about themselves. Put email addresses, URLs, instant messaging details, phone numbers, full names or addresses, credit card details, national identity numbers, drivers’ license details, and other sensitive information in your profile is not recommended.
Please be careful about posting sensitive details about yourself on your profile such as your religious denomination and health details. While you may voluntarily provide this information to us when you create your profile, including your sexual preferences and ethnic background, there is no requirement to do so. Please remember that photographs or any video clips that you post on the Website may reveal these kinds of sensitive personal data. Where you do upload and choose to tell us sensitive information about yourself, you are explicitly consenting to our processing your information and making this public to other users. 
When you post information about yourself or use the messaging service, the amount of personal information you share is at your own risk. In addition, these postings may appear on other websites or in searches on the subject matter of your posting. Whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on publicly viewable webpages, you make that information publicly available and others can collect and use that information.

7.We May Require to Access Your Real Time Location

As our app enables the display of users' locations on a map, to help you find users nearby you, and before display your information, we would request for your permission, you have right to reject it and don’t use the feature, if you turn on the location sharing, then keep an eye on unfriendly person and fake information.

8. OUR RIGHTS TO AMEND THIS POLICY 

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and will post any changes to it on this page. We encourage you to regularly review our privacy policy to ensure you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we may share it with other parties. We may also contact you from time to time to advise of any changes if we feel such notification is necessary depending on the extent of the changes. We will update the “last updated date” at the top of these terms, and we will inform you by email using the last known email address we hold for you if the changes are material. It is your responsibility to check this privacy policy and terms and conditions regularly.

9. ADDITIONAL PRIVACY PROTECTIONS FOR CHILDREN USING THE INTERNET 

We do not solicit or target persons younger than legal age for collection of information online. Our Site does not permit children under the age of 18 to become users. By submitting information to us represent that you are over 18 years old. We encourage minors to seek the consent of their parents before providing any information about themselves or their households to anyone on the Internet. We encourage parents to take an active role to protect the privacy and security of their children and to prevent the inappropriate use of information about their children. We support the development of technologies that help parents to control the collection and use of personal information from children who use online services in their households. 
Please remember there is no tolerance for objectionable content or abusive users.