DateFree.co.uk is committed to protecting the privacy rights of all persons with whom it deals. We will take every step to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information.
Your use of any service offered by DateFree through any software downloaded from the Website, as well as your use of any instant messaging functionality used by you in connection with the software (collectively, the “Service”).
The Information We Collect
At various times DateFree will collect personal information. This includes contact information and personal characteristics. As described below, some of this information is collected automatically by DateFree upon you accessing the Service, whereas other information will only be obtained when and if you provide it through your use of the Website and the Service.
Your IP address is automatically collected each time you use the Website and the Service. Moreover, the identity of the website you came from most recently will also be collected.
The IP address and other information such as your e-mail address (“contact information”) is collected in order to allow us to administer the Service, to identify and contact users and in order to conduct Website and Service maintenance.
The Information You Provide
If you use the Website and Service, you may choose to provide personal information as well as photographs of yourself (“personal characteristics”) on your profile. Personal characteristics are used to allow other DateFree members and visitors to the site, to find and access your profile, to determine whether they want to communicate with you and they also allow you to participate in the Service that we provide. Anything you choose to provide on your profile is public content.
It is advisable to and we require that you do not include in your public profile any information that can lead to the identification of your whereabouts, residences, abodes, or places of employment. You should not include any information by which you can be directly contacted (other than through this site) in your public profile, such information should only be transmitted through private means. It is your responsibility to determine the appropriateness of the people and members to whom you communicate this information. DateFree is not responsible or liable for the subsequent use of any information that you choose to include on this website, by any parties. DateFree may without notice and at it’s discretion delete accounts deemed to be in violation of these guidelines. You agree and consent that DateFree will check (based upon it’s own determination of schedule and resources) whether accounts violate these guidelines and take the action it deems appropriate without subsequent liability or responsibility for any consequential events, messages, damages, emotions, pain and suffering and not be subject to any litigation arising therefrom.
Personal characteristics may also be displayed in online advertisements on other websites owned by Datefree or it’s parent company.
While DateFree members will have access to the personal characteristics (including photographs) you have provided, they will not be given access to your personal details including your email address and date of birth (although your profile will display your age). Your details will not be sold for profit to third parties.
How We Use Your Personal Information
DateFree may provide your personal characteristics, on an aggregate basis, to potential third party advertisers. We may also provide personal characteristics, including mobile location information to third parties for commercial marketing purposes who will serve advertisements over the Internet via our website.
DateFree may also use your public content, including any photographs, for marketing purposes. Your public content and contact information may also be provided to third parties in order to administer any promotions, email marketing, contests or surveys which DateFree may wish to conduct from time to time.
For the protection of all our members, DateFree will co-operate with government agencies and police enforcement, and may disclose your personal information to assist in their enquiries.
Unless identified in this policy or otherwise required by law, DateFree will not provide your information to third parties in such a way that would disclose your identity.
Retaining Personal Information
In all cases, DateFree limits the amount and type of information collected to that which is necessary to meet the purposes described above.
DateFree undertakes to keep all personal information it collects strictly confidential. DateFree will only retain personal information for the duration of its intended use or as otherwise required by law.
Thereafter, all personal information that does not have a specific purpose or that no longer fulfills its intended purpose will be destroyed in a secure fashion.
If DateFree requires personal information for a new purpose, it will seek consent for such new use by updating this policy. You agree to check periodically for such updates and that each subsequent use of the DateFree website binds you to the details of the policy at that time.
Safeguarding Personal Information
DateFree respects individual’s privacy and will protect that privacy as vigorously as possible. DateFree stores personal information in electronic and physical files that are secure and to which access is restricted.
Access to Personal Information
You have the ability to access all your personal information on the Website and Service at any time. If you have any questions regarding the personal information held by DateFree, you should, contact Support. DateFree will respond to any written requests within 90 days of receiving written notice.
DateFree will keep records of enquiries and/or objections and will document their resolution. DateFree will conduct all investigations in a timely, fair and impartial manner.
Last Updated: 30 May 2014