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.
Disclosure Of Your Information
To investigate potentially fraudulent or questionable activities.
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.
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
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.