Your “personal data” means information or information that could allow you to be identified.
People younger than eighteen years old:
If you are younger than eighteen years old, you cannot register to join our website.
The personal data we process:
Before you can use our website, we will ask you to register. You will need to provide your username and email address, which we will process.
Once you have registered, you can create your personal account (“your account”). You are then asked to provide us with your full name, pictures of you, a description of yourself, your wishes regarding a partner and basic information about yourself (such as your age, height, place of residence). We will process this data.
Once your account has been activated, you will be put on our waiting list for approval. Only after you are approved as a member will your account be visible for other members to access. While on our waiting list, we save your personal data you have provided to us. If you want to be removed from our waiting list and for us to erase your personal data, please send us an email to email@example.com. Please note that in case of overdue payments, we will however need to retain your email address for communication purposes.
We will process your IP address, login information, customer service history and time zone settings.
How we use your personal data:
We do not sell your personal data to third parties.
We will only share your personal data with other members to assess whether another member might be a match for you.
We will only disclose your personal data to third parties if we are legally obliged to do so by a statutory authority with the appropriate jurisdiction.
Data held on your account:
Only if you are approved as a member, your account will be visible for other members via the website. Your first name will be the identity by which you are known on our dating platform. The description of yourself, your wishes concerning a partner and basic information about yourself will be accessible via your account.
We advise you to be careful when sharing personal information via your account with other members.
Your account information:
We will process and store your login information to verify your identity to access your account.
We do not share your email address with third parties, and we never share your email address with other members.
We will share your current residence to make it insightful to our members whom live or work nearby. We will never share your postcode with other members.
We will use your date of birth to calculate your age, which will be shown on your account.
When creating your account, it is necessary to upload pictures of yourself and to select an account picture. The pictures that you upload will be displayed to other members.
If you contact us, we will retain a record of your correspondence, in order to optimise our service level to you.
We may also process non-personal data whenever you interact with our website. This data may include your browser type and version, the type of your computer and technical information about your means to connect to our website.
Third-party service providers:
We may need to share personal data with third-party service providers to assist us in operating the website and/or to conduct some processing of your information on our behalf.
For payments made via our website, we use third-party services such as Paypal. These third parties are contractually obliged not to use your data for any other purpose than to process payments.
We use the following types of cookies on our website:
- Technical cookies: these are cookies that are essential for the operation of our website, they enable you to move around our website and use our features.
- Analytical/statistical cookies: we use these cookies to track visitor statistics. We use these statistics to continuously improve our website and mailings, and offer you relevant content. These cookies also allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors navigate when they are using our Website. This helps us to improve user navigation and ensure users to find what they need more easily.
- Tracking cookies: these cookies monitor clicking behaviour and surfing habits. By means of these cookies we can see whether and when you view your account, and whether you click through to our website.
How we protect your personal data:
We endeavour to protect your personal data from unauthorised or unlawful access, alteration, disclosure, use or destruction. We encrypt our services using SSL. Data is only accessible through a secret password and digital signatures, and our employees only have access to your data on a need-to-know basis. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will take all reasonable measures, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk.
You have the right to:
• request us not to contact you anymore in the future;
• request a copy of the personal information which we have processed about you;
• request us to correct, update or delete your personal information in our records;
• report any misuse of your personal data.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about how we handle your personal data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that you can also view, edit or delete your personal data by logging in to your personal account. When you delete your account, your personal data will be deleted. We only keep your email-address in order to contact you with regard to payment matters. For internal use, we will keep generic, non-personal data regarding your activity as a member.