LinkingLovers Ltd (a subsidiary of Dr. Dating BV) ("we"/"us"/"our") and its website www.hotmeetups.com (the "Site") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
Depending on what you do when you visit any web site, you are providing information about your visit to the web site's owners. This includes www.hotmeetups.com. We value privacy and think you do too, so we want you to have the information you need to make your own decisions about your personal privacy. When you visit or supply information to any web site, we think it's a good idea for you to first understand what that site's privacy policies are.
The bottom line at www.hotmeetups.com is that we only use the information that we get from your visit for internal tracking purposes, to make our websites as useful and interesting to you as we can, and to respond to your requests for information or other services.
The Site is operated by LinkingLovers Ltd. , which is a Company registered in the United Kingdom under company number 9850703 and has its registered office .
What information do we collect about you?
We may collect and process the following information about you:
Information you give us by filling in forms on our site: Your personal details, contact details, mobile phone number and other profile information, including information about your:
We may also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback and participate in competitions.
Information we collect from you:
Information we receive from other sources:
To ensure that you are complying with the Terms and Conditions of Use, any applicable laws and to comply with our statutory and regulatory obligations.
As required or permitted by applicable law.
Unless you send us your objection in writing, we may use and disclose your personal data (including sensitive information, such as your gender, race, sexual preferences, religion, health (including smoking status), membership of clubs, unions etc) for the purpose for which you provided it or for a similar purpose, or as otherwise allowed by law.
Disclosure of your information
You agree that personal information that you provide and/or we obtain as part of your member profile, or that you otherwise post or transmit on any public area of the Site, is non-confidential.
We may share information about you with selected third parties, including:
Other companies in the same corporate group as us.
A buyer or prospective buyer of our business. If LinkingLovers Ltd. or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, personal data held by it about its users will be one of the acquired assets.
Our professional advisers, such as our lawyers, where it is necessary for them to advise us.
Other persons if we are under a duty to disclose or share your information in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to apply or enforce our Terms and Conditions of Use
We may also share information about you with third parties that we engage to help us in certain areas, such as processing payments for services you order from us. However, we will control and be responsible for the use of your information by these third parties.
You authorize us to reproduce and broadcast the information contained in your profile including your name, photograph, "chat up line", description etc. throughout all or part of our Company and our corporate group services including our various internet sites and mobile sites.
We may also provide information about you to other users of the Site as reasonably required in order to provide the services that you order from us.
Marketing and other uses of your non-personal data by us and by third parties
We may share information we collect about you under any of the above circumstances. We may also share it with our own affiliated companies or other third parties to develop and deliver targeted advertising to you, or to help us prepare or share aggregate business and marketing reports.
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 or mobile phone number 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 tick the appropriate boxes situated in the 'My Account' area of the site. You can also ask us to not to use your personal information, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, by e-mailing us at: email@example.com
We may collect information about your computer or device, including (where available) your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns. 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 personalized service. They enable us:
We need your consent for cookies to be placed on your computer or device. We obtain this consent when you subscribe to the services offered on our site, on a free or paid-for basis.
How do I turn off cookies?
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above website tells you how to do that. However, in a few cases some of the features on our site may not function as a result.
Where we store your personal data
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password or user ID code which enables you to access certain parts of the Site, you are responsible for keeping the password or user ID code confidential. We ask you not to share a password or user ID code with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although 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.
Unsubscribing from Emails
If you no longer wish to receive our emails there is an Unsubscribe link located in the footer of all emails that we send.
The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information and correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You can ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate at any time by e-mailing us at email@example.com