Effective Date: 01/09/2007
This statement discloses the information gathering process and the privacy and dissemination practices for the
Web site. Our site is an Internet singles portal designed to provide an easy way to meet other singles on the
Internet. Members create a profile and are then paired with a number of other members based on their
pre-selected matching criteria.
Our site is a membership-based service that collects profile information, phone numbers for verifications, email
addresses, only from those who choose to sign up as members. Any visitors may choose to browse the Site, search
the profiles and/or view any articles by signing up for a free membership.
Registration form requires users to provide contact information such as an email address and demographic
information (such as postal code, age, or marriage status.
Private, Public and Aggregate Information obtained by Our site
PRIVATE INFORMATION is any information that allows others to contact a user other than through Our site or allows
the collection of information about the user other than what is displayed on the site. Private information is
gathered from free trial members and regular members. This information includes, but is not limited to: email
address, first name, last name, and phone number.
PUBLIC INFORMATION is personal information that may be displayed on the site, such as gender, age and height,
but cannot be linked to a particular user. Public information is personal information such as gender, age,
ethnic background, appearance, and more. This information is meant to be seen by members and visitors to the
site but cannot be used to identify a specific member by name, address, or other profile information. Members
can post images of themselves but no identifying information is allowed to be posted with that image.
AGGREGATE This is information we collect that is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP
address. This information is gathered from all visitors to the site.
Use of Information Obtained by Our site
PRIVATE INFORMATION: We use email addresses submitted by members when forwarding anonymous emails. Responders'
email addresses are not disclosed to the original sender nor is any other personally identifiable information.
We may use a user's email address to send news regarding our site or offers we feel appropriate to our members
but the user may choose not to receive email of this type by indicating upon joining up to not receive such mail
or later at any time through our unsubscribe methods or by modifying their account information. Any sharing of
email addresses with third party marketers is done only with the permission of the user by giving consent on
signup or by changing their email setting preferences at a later date. Your preferences can be changed by
logging onto your account, going to the "My Account" setting at the top of the page and choosing "settings". To
remove yourself regarding postal third party offers, please write to the company address at the bottom of this
Email addresses may also be used in private correspondence with the user for customer service issues. Financial
information that is collected is used to bill the user for services. Our site utilizes a third party service
provider for credit card processing to facilitate the user's transaction and the service provider does not use
personal information provided by the site for its own promotional purposes. All other private information
submitted by the user is confidential and will not be disclosed except as required by law or to protect members
of Our site. All private information can be updated or deleted by the user at any time.
We also use personal information in connection with newsletters, information, offers and other promotional
materials sent to you for Our site's services. We attempt to have offers sent to you that are of value to you,
such as discounts, exclusive offers or special event information. The Site provides you with options to decline
to receive communications from Our site (other than those contained in Operational Communications). Some of
these options may only be for a certain category of communications; others may be more general.
To operate the Site, including processing your transactions and supporting your activities on the Site, we may
share your personal information with our agents, representatives, contractors and service providers so they can
provide us with support services such as authorization of credit card transactions, email origination, receipt
or support services, customer relationship management services, order fulfillment and sweepstakes and
promotional fulfillment. We require these entities not to use your information for any other purpose. By
purchasing, or registering or making reservations for, products or services offered or sponsored by third
parties on the Site, or electing to receive communications (such as emails or magazine subscriptions) or
electing to participate in contests, sweepstakes or other programs (such as discount or rewards programs),
offered or sponsored by third parties on the Site, you consent to our providing your personal information to
those third parties. Those third parties may use your personal information in accordance with their own privacy
policies. You will need to contact those third parties to instruct them directly regarding your preferences for
the use of your personal information by them. Additionally, you agree that we may use and disclose all such
information so submitted to such third parties in the same manner in which we are entitled to use and disclose
any other information you submit to us.
Any third party with whom we are allowed to share your personal information is authorized to use your personal
information in accordance with our contractual arrangements with such third parties and in accordance with their
own privacy policies, over which we have no control, and you agree that we are not responsible or liable for any
of their actions or omissions. Those who contact you will need to be instructed directly by you regarding your
preferences for the use of your personal information by them.
Your personal information or financial information may be passed on to a third party in the event of a transfer
of ownership or assets of Our site, or a bankruptcy. We may also disclose personal information or financial
information when we determine that such disclosure is necessary to comply with applicable law, to cooperate with
law enforcement or to protect the interests or safety of Our site or other visitors to the Site. We also may
disclose your personal information or financial information to our subsidiary and parent companies and
businesses, and other affiliated legal entities and businesses with whom we are under common corporate control.
Whenever personal information or financial information is disclosed under this paragraph, we may also disclose
your demographic information along with it, on a non-anonymous basis. All of our parent, subsidiary and
affiliated legal entities and businesses that receive your personal information, financial information, or
their use and disclosure of such information.
PUBLIC INFORMATION: Public information supplied by the user is intended to be viewed by registrants and
subscribers to the site. This information is used by registrants and subscribers for searching and matching
AGGREGATE: We use your server, IP address, and browser-type related information in the general administration of
our website. It is not personally identifiable information and is not released to third parties.
Email-A-Friend: If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for
your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or
her to visit the site. Our site does not store this information.
Chat Rooms , Instant Messaging, and Mail Content.
Our site makes chat/im/mail available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in
these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal
Our site gives trial members and paid members an option for modifying or removing their information from our
database. Your privacy is one of our highest priorities. The security of your personal information is important
to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number) on our
registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and we NEVER
KEEP THEM IN OUR DATABASE, Once the processing is done its gone and never will be able to accessible.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during
transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic
storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect
your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe
that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or
legal process served on our Web site.
and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and
under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any
time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by
email, or by means of a notice on our homepage.