Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our Terms&Conditions and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

What Information Do We Collect About You?

We may collect and process the following information about you:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site (including your personal details, contact details, and other profile information you submit when you create a membership profile).

Your location according to the IP address assigned to your PC by your Internet Service Provider.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

Website usage information is also collected using cookies (see below under ‘Cookies’).

How Will We Use The Information About You?

We use the information we hold about you in the following ways:

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 help us improve the structure, layout and usability of the Site.

To help personalise your repeat visits to the Site.

To notify you of any compatible matches or any matches who are near your location.

To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes (see below under ‘Marketing by us and third parties’ for more information). Such information may be sent to you by email.

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 carry out market analysis and research.

To ensure that you are complying with the Terms of Use and to comply with our statutory and regulatory obligations.

Disclosure Of Your Information

We will only use or disclose your personal information in accordance with the purposes for which it was originally collected unless you have otherwise consented, or when required or permitted by law. We will keep your personal information only for so long as is required to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected or as required by law. Except as explained in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise consented to by you, we do not disclose any personal information to third parties. The following are the limited instances where we may disclose your personal information to third parties:

To investigate and/or enforce violations of our Terms&Conditions and/or this Privacy Policy, or to protect our interests in our operation and our legal rights and protections.

To investigate potentially fraudulent or questionable activities.

When required or permitted by law. FreeLocalSex.org (including our affiliates, advertisers and content providers) independently reserves the right to fully cooperate with requests from any recognized law enforcement authority, and to court orders, requesting or directing FreeLocalSex.org to disclose the identity or other information regarding any person who is using or has used the Site or the Service or has obtained any Content available through or in association with the Site. By accepting this Privacy Policy and using the Site and/or the Service, you waive and hold harmless FreeLocalSex.org and the operators of the Site from any and all claims resulting from any and all actions taken by any of the foregoing during, or as a result of any law enforcement authority’s investigations or inquiries.

Where such disclosure is described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not protect information you post to any online profile, chat room, or any other forum accessible to other Users or other sites.

Marketing And Other Uses Of Your Non-Personal Data By Us

We may share non-personal information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may share it with our own company to develop and deliver targeted advertising to you.

We would like to send you information about goods and services offered by us and selected third parties that we think may be of interest to you. For that, the email address you have provided can be used.

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes please delete your account and leave the website.

Cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve the Site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.

To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise the Site according to your individual interests.

To speed up your searches.

To recognise you when you return to the Site.

For further information about cookies visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above website tells you how to do that. However, in a few cases some of the features on our Site may not function as a result. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to the Site.

Where We Store Your Personal Data

We take the utmost precautions to ensure the safety of your personal information.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Athough we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Changes To This Privacy 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 make sure 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