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1.1. PURPOSE OF POLICY.
1.2. AGE RESTRICTION
This Site is targeted to adults 18 years of age and older. This site is neither specifically nor generally targeted towards individuals younger than 13 as contemplated by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. The discovery of any individual under the age of 18 on the site will result in termination of the account of the individual in question and the deletion of all information related to said individual. If you become aware of any minor using the site, please contact us immediately.
1.3. MINOR ERASER LAW PROVISION
2. INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES
2.1. WHAT BASIC INFORMATION DOES THE COMPANY COLLECT?
In operating the Site, we include a registration process that asks users to provide their full name, login name, email address, date of birth, gender, sexual orientation, country, region, city, a biographical message, a statement of the type of person(s) sought, and a profile quiz providing more detailed information about you (collectively "Personal Information"). If you purchase a premium membership, you will be asked to use PayPal.com to make payments and we receive information from PayPal.com verifying the payments on an ongoing basis. For the purposes of clarification in these terms, "Login Name" shall refer to and include the terms login name, screen name, screen identity and other identifiers of you as an individual on the Site.
2.2. WHAT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DOES COMPANY COLLECT?
AUTOMATIC COLLECTION. Our servers automatically recognize visitors' domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet). No Personal Information about you is revealed in this process. The Site may also gather anonymous "traffic data" that does not personally identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer.
BROWSER DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS. You may elect to designate that you do not wish to be tracked when using a browser. Certain, but not all, browsers will communicate this intent to websites via a "browser signal." At this time, we do not comply with such do not track signals given that not all browsers provide the signal and the Site currently does not have the functionality to process said signals.
THIRD PARTY TRACKING OVER SITES AND TIME. We participate in the Amazon.com affiliate program. In certain situations, Amazon.com may be able to track you across our website and other websites you visit sufficiently to be considered to be gathering personally identifiable information about you with said information often being use to tailor ads to your personal interests and profile. You can read the collection and advertising policy of Amazon
and opt out of the behavioral tracking efforts of Amazon.com
. We also make use of Google fonts and analytics programs. We do not provide personal information about you directly to Google from our database, however, Google may be able to track you across multiple websites and time to create a profile including personally identifiable information about you. Google has provided a plugin you can use to logout of such tracking
. You can also review your profile and opt-out of being tracked by Google
3. USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
3.1. WHAT DOES COMPANY DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION?
PERSONAL INFORMATION. We believe in being transparent when it comes to our practices regarding the use of your Personal Information. With this in mind, we use your Personal Information as follows:
Email Communications. We send you an email communication any time another member contacts you. To do so, we may include your Login Name and use your email address. We may also send you email communications regarding administrative matters, site changes or other topics. When sending said email communications, we access and use your Login Name and email address as listed in your member profile. You can logout of such email communications on your account page within the site.
Administrators. Site administrators are given access to the personal information of all members as necessary to perform a number of internal functions such as resolving member disputes, carrying out internal site functions, providing customer service and other necessary services.
Internal Member Searches. Members may perform member searches within the site to identify other members fitting particular search criteria. We do not share your Personal Information with other members conducting said searches, however we use your Personal Information internally to process said searches to produce relevant results. The Personal Information used in this manner may include your location, age, date of birth, gender, orientation, and quiz answers.
Viewable Member Information. When you join our Site, you provide Personal Information. Members may view the information of other members. The viewable member information includes you Login Name, city, region, country, age, a description provided by you, photos, individual narratives and other information. Your true name, email address, telephone number and physical address are NOT viewable by other members when they browse or search member profiles.
Newsletters and Editorials. From time-to-time, we may publish newsletters, editorials or other communications to members as a group communication. We do not provide Personal Information of members in said communications, but we may identify members by their Login Name.
Moderators. We use moderators in certain sections of the site. Moderators do not have access to Personal Information of members. Moderators may, however, refer matters to the site administrators who do have such access as described herein.
Legal Counsel. Should a matter arise requiring a legal opinion, advice or action, we may provide our legal counsel with access to the Personal Information of members involved directly or indirectly in said disputes.
Copyright/DMCA Disclosure. We comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act in relation to copyright claims. Should you make a copyright infringement claim or be accused of posting copyrighted material, we may choose to release your Personal Information to the other party in the dispute. Should the copyright holder seek a subpoena pursuant to the "DMCA", we will be forced as a matter of law to reveal all Personal Information we have on a member responsible for making the contested post as a matter of law.
Tax Professional. We retain a tax professional to prepare our tax returns and necessary tax documents. We may provide the tax professional with access to general information regarding members as part of a bookkeeping, reconciliation or tax return preparation process. This access is restricted to member names, if necessary. No access is given to any other member Personal Information.
ANONYMOUS INFORMATION. We use anonymous information to analyze our Site traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. We may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Company or its parent company, subsidiaries or affiliates, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Company or the users of the Site, or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Site. In so doing, we may disclose your Personal Information to our legal representation if necessary.
SALE OF INFORMATION. We do not rent, sell, or share your personally identifiable information to any third party advertisers. We may share aggregate data with third parties, but your individual data will not be revealed.
In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of our company or other companies or assets, including the information collected through this Web site. If we sell part or substantially all of our assets to a third party, customer information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION. You may access your information by logging into your account and selecting "Edit My Profile". This will allow you to edit information in your profile. To remove your profile from viewing by other members, please visit the "Delete My Profile" section when you login to the Site. Upon deletion, you will not be able to access, use or renew the account.
Should you seek to remove or delete information in your profile or on the Site, we will save the files related to it as an automatic function. Should a dispute arise, we may access these files pursuant to a court ordered legal action in a matter between private parties, a law enforcement action or a legal dispute involving us.
The Site has security measures in place such as Secure Socket Layers, firewalls and other measures to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration. Although we strive to protect your information, it is important to understand there is no such thing as total security for a website whether it be ours or another site.
5. WEBSITE AREAS BEYOND COMPANY'S CONTROL
5.1. PUBLIC FORUMS
The Site may include interactive forums such as message boards and chat rooms. Any information you provide in these areas is viewable to other members. Do not provide any information, personally identifiable or otherwise, you wish to keep private.
5.2. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
6. CONTACT INFORMATION AND POLICY UPDATES
6.1. CONTACTING US
If you have any questions about this Policy, our practices related to this Site, or if you would like to have us remove your information from our database please feel contact us by using the "Contact Us" feature on the site.
6.2. UPDATES AND CHANGES
We reserve the right to amend this Policy in light of any changes in privacy law or company procedures related to privacy issues on the Site. We will provide you notice of the intended amendment to this Policy when you
log into your membership account
7. ACCOUNT CLOSURE & DELETION
7.1. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU DELETE YOUR PROFILE
If you choose to close your PMM account, your member page will generally stop being visible to others on our service within 24 hours. We will retain your account data even after you have closed your account if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our Terms & Conditions, or fulfill your request to "unsubscribe" from further messages and notifications from PMM. Account data includes the username, email address, biography, IP address, event log, account notes, legal agreements, and internal mail.
Information you have shared with others (e.g., through PMM mail and or messaging as well as PMM poke messages and poke responses) will remain visible to members you have reached out to after you closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile or mailbox, and we do not control data that other members copied out of our PMM.