We recognize the importance of privacy and security. You have full control over which information appears on your profile. You can opt-in and opt-out of displaying various information such as first name, last name and occupation. Phone numbers and email addresses of users are never disclosed. Only users can share this information if they wish to do so via private chat.
SECTION 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When and if you purchase something from our site, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
When you browse our site, we also automatically receive your computer's internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our site, new products or services, people, dating, events, deals, and other updates.
SECTION 2 - CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if necessary and required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4 - ONLINE SHOPPING
We reserve the right to select and use what we consider to be the best tools and/or online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data may be stored through the platform's data storage, databases and the general application. If your shopping data is stored, it would be stored on a secure server behind a firewall.
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, and if we store your credit card data, it would be encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data would be stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information would be deleted.
All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our site and its service providers.
SECTION 5 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
When you click on links on our site, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
SECTION 6 - SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. We remind you to only provide information in your public profile that you are comfortable in disclosing to the general public. If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
SECTION 7 - COOKIES
Cookies may be used to store your non-sensitive information for your convenience.
SECTION 8 - AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you agree that you are at least 13 years old at the time of registration (in some jurisdictions, this age limit may be higher). For DATING, the minimum age is 18 years. Creating an account with false age information is a violation of our terms. This includes accounts registered on the behalf of someone under 13 (or under 18 for DATING). If your underage child created an account on MeetMeHere, you can request that they send a message in FEEDBACK to have their account deleted. If you would like to report an account belonging to someone under 13, please send us their username in the FEEDBACK section. We don't knowingly collect any information from anyone aged 13 or under. If you're under 18 you need to be under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who is at least 18 years of age and this adult will be responsible for all your activities.
If our site is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to provide our services to you and to sell products and services to you.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
To register a complaint, or if you simply want more information, click on the Feedback link in the footer of each page.