“We”, “us”, “our” refer to meeting42.com.
“You”, “your” refer to you as a user of the site meeting42.com, whether paid-up or not.
1. Who are we? We own and operate this site - meeting42.com.
1.1 We are “ WORLD WIDE SERVICE LIMITED”, by offices Suite 7, Hadfield House, Library Street, Gibraltar (the "Company"). Registered with Registrar of Companies, Gibraltar Reg Number 98420. meeting42.com is committed to protecting your privacy.
We want your time with us spent meeting new people and not worrying about your privacy.
Therefore, we have an extremely simple and caring policy.
2. What's the point of this policy?
2.1 It tells you how we deal with your personal information. Any information you give us that is not for display on your Personal Profile, such as your Name or address, will be kept strictly private. Whenever we ask for information we make it very clear whether it's for display or not.
2.2.Are you protected by Law? We are subject to the law just like everyone else. We're required to give information to legal authorities if they have the proper authorization such as a search warrant or court order. Short of that, your information is secure on our website.
3. What personal or other data do we collect?
3.1 We collect and store the information which you enter into forms on our site, for example when you register as a member (eg your name, address, contact details and payment information), post a profile place a personal ad, enter search criteria, upload photos, participate in surveys or contests or the like, or communicate with other members via our site including chat, e-mails etc. You may opt out of providing any such information by simply choosing not to complete the relevant form but certain information is compulsory if you want to use particular parts of our service.
3.2 Certain information which you voluntarily provide may constitute "sensitive data". Eg it may reveal your ethnic origin, religion and/or sexual orientation. By providing such data you specifically consent to our processing it in accordance with the policy.
3.3 We may also acquire personal information when you communicate with us in some other way eg by email.
3.4 We may receive and store certain information automatically when you interact with us. Examples include the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, connection information such as browser type and version, your operating system and platform, a unique reference number linked to the data you enter on our system, login details, the full URL clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), cookie number, activity on our website including the pages you visited and searches you made.
4. How do we use your personal data?
4.1 We use your personal data to provide our services eg processing payments or to send you service-related messages such as confirmation emails and other messages concerning your relationship with us. Such messages may include newsletters, special offers and commercial messages related to our service.
4.2 We use your personal data to help us communicate with you effectively should you try to contact us via our site including verification of any claims you may make.
4.3 Cookies are a perfectly normal part of Internet operations and are also used by Us to safely identify you each time you logon and use the site.
4.4 In the course of providing commercial messages to this site, a third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique 'cookie' on your browser.
4.5 We may access, monitor, remove, alter or store or otherwise use any personal data if we think you have or may have breached our terms and conditions or to enforce our rights or protect the public or where if we are required to do so by law or appropriate authorities
5. How do we protect personal data?
5.1 Security is a high priority. We take precautions to protect personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration or destruction using the same safeguards as we use for our own proprietary information.
5.2 Your personal data is stored on secure dedicated database servers that are separate from our website servers and are not connected to the internet. We also maintain physical and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of personal data.
5.3 We do not hold bank account numbers or credit card details. When you make a payment you are redirected to the secure website of our partner bank. Our banking partner also uses 128 bit SSL technology to encrypt credit card transactions.
6. To whom do we disclose personal data?
6.1 We do not disclose any personal data to third parties except insofar as we say so below. We will never sell or otherwise share your email address, postcode, or other personal information with anyone without your permission.
6.2 We may allow access to your personal data by third parties who supply us with some specific service - for the purpose of that service only. Examples include payment providers and businesses which assist us in undertaking communications or monitoring our site.
6.3 If you have so agreed on our site, we may provide your personal data to our partners so that they can send you emails (or other communications) with details of goods or services which may be of interest to you including information about special offers or promotions. If you wish to stop receiving such notifications, you may be able to unsubscribe via the communication itself or you can unsubscribe at any time from within the "My Account" area of the site.
6.4 Certain information which you voluntarily provide, such as your profile (including images), personal ad and search criteria is made available to other members or users of our site or services. So may certain of your activities within our site, for example when you wink at another member, visit another member's page or add a member to your list of contacts. For more information, see the FAQs on our site. (All of this of course excludes contact details and payment data provided on registration or applying for a information which is not disclosed to other members or users.)
6.5 We may (direct or through our partners) distribute, publish or broadcast the information contained in your profile (including images and video), personal ad and search criteria to third parties including via email newsletters, on third party websites or via any other distribution media including electronic media (such as email, SMS, MMS, WAP, Internet, CD-Rom or DVD-Rom), and audiovisual communications media (including press, radio, analogue television, digital television, cable or satellite). You have granted us a licence to do this by agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. If you no longer wish us or our partners to distribute, publish or broadcast such information, you can terminate your registration with us by following the instructions in the designated part of our site. Such termination will not affect any previous distribution, publication or broadcast of the relevant material and will only take effect upon the next update or version thereof.
7. We may disclose personal data so far as reasonably necessary:
7.1 If we think you have or may have breached our terms and conditions or to enforce our rights or protect the public or where if we are required to do so by law or appropriate authority; or
7.2 In the case of an actual or proposed (including negotiations for a) sale or merger or business combination involving of all or the relevant part of our business or in the case of an insolvency.
8. How can you access and rectify personal data? You can access, rectify or delete your personal data by contacting us via the "Help" section on our website. We will of course need to be satisfied that you are who you say you are. We may charge an administration fee in line with data protection laws.
9. Might the policy change? It may well do and so you should check it whenever you visit our site. We'll assume you agree to the revised policy if you use the site or register as a member after the effective date shown at the top of the policy. The revised policy will only apply to information we collect after the effective date.
10. You will find our contact details on our site meeting42.com. Please get in touch if you have any questions or feedback about this policy. We'd be delighted to help.