Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

THIS PRIVACY POLICY HAS BEEN UPDATED ON MAY 3RD 2018 INCLUDING THE NEW PRIVACY NOTICE FOR OUR EU MEMBERS UNDER GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) AND WILL BE EFFECTIVE ON MAY 25TH 2018.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY IN ITS ENTIRETY, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE ANY OF THE CHILDFREELOVE SITES AND SERVICE IN ANY MANNER OR FORM WHATSOEVER.

ChildfreeLove LLC (ChildfreeLove.com) is a dating site that connects people who have chosen a life without kids (aka Childfree), and the site cares about its members privacy, hence, it has established this privacy policy to explain to you how your information is protected, collected and used, and it may be updated by ChildfreeLove.com from time to time. ChildfreeLove.com will provide notice of materially significant changes to this privacy policy by posting a notice on the ChildfreeLove.com site. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when using our website or services or transacting business with us. By using our website, application, or other online services, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

By registering on any ChildfreeLove.com site, You acknowledge and agree that the Profile and other Content that You post on that ChildfreeLove.com site may be made available to Members who access the Service via any and all other ChildfreeLove.com sites.

Our mission is to provide a secure meeting place where Members can connect privately and anonymously. It is up to You to decide if and when to reveal Your identity to another Member or meet-up in person.

In drafting this Privacy Policy, We seek to give Our Members’ peace of mind about Our privacy practices. The practices outlined herein represent Our effort to allow You to safeguard the confidentiality of Your personal information, while also protecting the interests of ChildfreeLove.com.

1. PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY. 

All account information is password-protected. Keep your password safe. Forums use basic web server authentication. ChildfreeLove.com does not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of 13. If ChildfreeLove.com learns that a posting is by a person under the age of 13, ChildfreeLove.com will remove that post. ChildfreeLove.com, or people who post on ChildfreeLove.com, may provide links to their website or third party websites, which may have different privacy practices. We are not responsible for, nor have any control over, the privacy policies of those third-party websites, and encourage all users to read the privacy policies of each website visited.

2. DATA WE COLLECT. 

2.1. In General. ChildfreeLove.com may collect Personal Information, including Sensitive Data, and other information. “Personal Information” means individually identifiable information that would allow us to determine the actual identity of, and contact, a specific living person. Sensitive Data includes information, comments or content (e.g., photographs, video, profile, lifestyle) that you optionally provide that may reveal your ethnic origin, nationality, religion and sexual orientation. By providing Sensitive Data to us, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of Sensitive Data as permitted by applicable privacy laws. ChildfreeLove.com may also collect your geolocation information with your consent. We may collect this information through a website, mobile application or another online service.

2.2. Information you provide. ChildfreeLove.com may collect and store any personal information you enter on our website or provide to us in some other manner. This includes identifying information, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number, and, if you transact business with us, financial information such as your payment method (valid credit card number, type, expiration date, billing address or other financial information). ChildfreeLove.com also request information about your interests and activities, your gender and age, and other demographic information such as your hometown or your username. ChildfreeLove.com may collect your email address, for purposes such as sending self-publishing and confirmation emails, authenticating user accounts, providing subscription email services, registering for forums, etc. We may collect personal information if you provide it in feedback or comments or if you contact us directly. Please do not post any personal information on ChildfreeLove.com forums that you expect to keep private.

2.2.1. When you open an account with ChildfreeLove.com we collect the following information:

General information about yourself such as: Email, Name (it’s up to you to provide your real name or keep it anonymous), Age, Gender, Sexual Orientation, What you’re looking for, Marital Status, Location (City, State, Country and Zip Code), and how you found about Us.

When you edit and complete your profile, we collect only the information you provide filling out the following fields:

Personal information such us: A brief description about yourself, Hobbies and Interests, Religion, Languages you speak, Willingness to relocate if you meet the right person, Favorite Vacation Destination, Smoke or Drinks habits, Height, Weight, Hair and Eye Color, Body Type, Ethnicity, Diet, Brief description of what you are looking for in Our website, and the reasons you are Childfree.

When you contact ChildfreeLove through our “Contact Us” page, we collect the information you provide on each field such as name, email address, username, and your question or issue.

2.3. By registering for the ChildfreeLove’s website, You expressly agree to receive communications from Us to the email address that You provide when registering including, but not limited to: notifications of emails and instant messages that You have received from other Members on any of the ChildfreeLove website, relevant Profiles that match Your search criteria, tips and advice related to the ChildfreeLove service, updates regarding the ChildfreeLove service, special promotions and offers and notices of changes to the ChildfreeLove website and/or the Agreement. Also, by submitting Your e-mail address at any ChildfreeLove website, You agree to receive e-mail marketing from Us and Our third-party advertisers in accordance with the anti-spam laws applicable in your jurisdiction. Such e-mail communications may contain commercial messaging, such as advertisements and special offers from Us, as the case may be and to the extent permitted by applicable law, and Our third party marketing affiliates. We may use tracking technologies that enable Us to track Your usage of the e-mail messages that We send You, including whether the e-mail message was opened and what links were clicked. If You do not opt-out of receiving such notices, they will be sent to You automatically, at Our discretion, unless you have opted out from receiving the communications from Us, by having clicked on the “Unsubscribe” link located at the bottom of the applicable e-mail we have sent you.

2.4. Information from other sources. ChildfreeLove.com may also receive information about our users from third party social platforms, such as Facebook. When you access or use our website or mobile application through such a site, you allow us to access or collect information made available by the third party site in accordance with its privacy policy. This information may be available from your profile or account with such site or from cookies placed on your device by the third party platform.

2.5. Information about others. We may collect and store personal information about other people that you provide to us, such as their name, address and email address. If you use our website or application to send others (friends, relatives, colleagues, etc.) a product as a gift, we may store your personal information, and the personal information of each such recipient in order to process those requests or facilitate future activities.

2.6. Use of cookies and other technologies to collect information. We use various technologies to collect information from your device, and about your activities on our site or application, however, We would NEVER sell nor share this information with third parties. The information We might collect from your device is used solely by ChildfreeLove.com for marketing and help the functionality of the website.

2.7. Information collected automatically. Our web logs collect standard web log entries for each page served from your browser or device when you visit our website or application, including your IP address, page URL, device ID, your browser type and language, timestamp and the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us, and the referring website address.  Web logs help us to diagnose problems with our server, to administer the ChildfreeLove.com site, and to otherwise provide our service to you.

We collect automatic information from the following services:

·Google services such as Analytics and Search Console. When you visit Our website from a browser you have connected to your Google account, it provides Us information such a which device and browser you are using, what time you visited Our site, how long time you were in the site, how you find Our website, your location, etc. 

·Social Media Channels. When you connect and interact with ChildfreeLove through a social media channel such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, those platforms collect and provide Us automatic information such a gender, location, age range, and what kind of engagement you have with Our accounts. 

ChildfreeLove only uses information collected automatically for internal purposes such as marketing and functionality of the website. We care about our members, and we never share your information with ANYBODY else. All these information is also protected under password-protected accounts. 

When you access Our site through any other channel such as search engine, browser, social media account, etc. you are accepting their Private Policies.

2.8. Cookies and Use of Cookie Data. When you visit our website or application, ChildfreeLove.com may assign your device one or more cookies to facilitate access to our site and to personalize your online experience. Through the use of a cookie, ChildfreeLove.com also may automatically collect information about your online activity on our sites, such as the web pages you visit, the time and date of your visits, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on our site. During your visits to other websites where we advertise, we (or third parties) may use certain data collected on our site to show you the type of ChildfreeLove.com advertisements likely to be of greater interest to you. Although you may not opt out of receiving online advertisements generally, you may control the collection of data on our site used for targeted ChildfreeLove.com advertising during your visits to other websites. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in or use some of the interactive features offered on our website.

2.9. Other Technologies. ChildfreeLove.com may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons, pixel tags, local storage and other technologies that facilitate personalization to track your use of our site. ChildfreeLove.com also may use these technologies in advertisements or email messages to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our website visitors to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming or other activities.

2.10. Information collected by third-parties. ChildfreeLove.com may allow service providers, advertising companies, and ad networks, and other third parties to display advertisements on our site. These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. Our website does not provide any personal information to these third parties. This information allows them to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness.

3. DATA WE STORE. 

3.1. All classified and forum postings are stored in our database, even after “deletion,” and may be archived elsewhere. Our web logs and other records are stored for certain periods. Although ChildfreeLove.com makes good faith efforts to store the information in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, ChildfreeLove.com cannot guarantee complete security.

3.2. If you have an online account with us, you may close your account at any time by visiting the ‘Account Settings’ page for your account. After you close your account, you will not be able to sign in to our website or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new, separate account at any time. When you delete your account, all the information and photos you had provided and uploaded to Our website won’t be longer available to other members or site’s managers. However, that information might take some time to be deleted entirely from our hosting providers.

3.3. If you close your account, ChildfreeLove.com may still retain specific information associated with your account for analytical purposes and recordkeeping integrity, as well as to prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, enforce our terms and conditions, take actions we deem necessary to protect the integrity of our website or our users, or take other actions otherwise permitted by law. In addition, if the specific information has already been provided to third parties as described in this Privacy Policy, retention of that information will be subject to those third parties’ policies.

4. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT.

When you open an account in ChildfreeLove, you provide Us specific information described above in 2.2.1, and this is how we use it:

4.1 Email Addresses. The email address you used to registered will be used to send you automatic messages with information related to your account such as: a link to activate your account, your membership information, account and payments information, activity with your profile like a friend request, comment on your profile or pictures, a private message etc, and updates on the website’s functions.

After May 24th, 2018, when you are opening an account, you’ll have the option to specify whether or not you want to be added to our newsletter email list.

The email addresses we have in our newsletter email list are used ONLY by ChildfreeLove.com to send content related to our website such as new blog post, site updates, and information about the Childfree lifestyle we think you might like and find useful. We promise you we’ll never spam your email, we appreciate your trust in us giving us consent to communicate with you through your email, and we know how precious your time is, so we’ll only send essential and useful content in our newsletters.

4.2 Personal Information On Profile. The information you provide about yourself when opening an account in ChildfreeLove (described above in 2.2.1) to fill out your profile fields, is only used by the website for matching and connecting with other members purposes. We don’t use this information for anything else. ChildfreeLove uses software and plugins that help members to communicate with each other according to their preferences or location. All this information is saved on our password-protected server, and we don’t share nor sell it to any third party.

When you upload photos to ChildfreeLove, they are also saved on a password-protected server and will be there as long as your account is active. We will never use your photos or any additional content you post for any reason. You also have the option to delete or update them at any time by accessing your account settings.

4.3. When you contact ChildfreeLove through our “Contact Us” page in the website, we use the information you provide us in the message solely for the reason you’re contacting us, and that information is kept under our password-protected email server. If we need to reply you back with help or information, we’ll use the email address you provided on the contact form.

4.4. In General, ChildfreeLove.com may use information that we collect about you to:

·Deliver our products and services, and manage our business.

·Manage your account and provide you with customer support.

·Perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content, or products, services or content offered by others.

·Develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our site and other sites, including providing our advertisements to you when you visit other sites.

·Perform ad tracking and website or mobile application analytics.

·Enforce or exercise any rights in our terms and conditions.

·Perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

4.5. ChildfreeLove website reserves the right to share Your personal information: (i) where You are in violation of this Privacy Policy and/or the Terms and Conditions; (ii) where ChildfreeLove website determines, in its sole discretion, that such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights of ChildfreeLove website and/or a third party, or necessary to protect ChildfreeLove website from liability of any kind; (iii) if the information is subpoenaed; provided, however, that, where permitted by applicable law, We shall provide You with e-mail notice, and opportunity to challenge the subpoena, prior to disclosure of any Personal Information pursuant to a subpoena; or (iv) if ChildfreeLove website is sold, merged or acquired; provided, however, that if ChildfreeLove website is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on the ChildfreeLove website Sites of any change in ownership or uses of Your personal information, as well as any choices that You may have regarding use of Your personal information. The aforementioned includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.

4.6. Financial information. ChildfreeLove.com may use financial information or payment method to process payment for any purchases, enroll you in the discount, rebate, and other programs in which you elect to participate, to protect against or identify possible fraudulent transactions, and otherwise as needed to manage our business. 

4.7. In all circumstances, ChildfreeLove.com may perform these functions directly or use a third-party billing website, and encrypted via a secure server to ensure that others cannot access it. To the extent that ChildfreeLove.com collects Your Payment Information if ever, We will use the information solely to process and complete any transaction(s) that You request. By submitting credit card information to ChildfreeLove.com, if applicable, You authorize ChildfreeLove.com to periodically verify that Your credit card account continues to be a valid and active one by charging, and thereafter immediately crediting, a small sum to the card. Such verification may be conducted through a third-party and, in that case, ChildfreeLove.com would share Your specific credit card information with this third-party for verification purposes. Apart from said uses, We will not share Your Payment Information with any third-parties without Your prior informed consent unless We are compelled to disclose such information to a governmental entity in response to a valid government-issued subpoena, search warrant or court order seeking such information and which complies with applicable local or federal law. Notwithstanding the foregoing, ChildfreeLove.com reserves the right to share with third-parties the fact that We have Payment Information on file for specific Members, but We will not share Your specific Payment Information with third-parties without Your prior informed consent. Also, if you access our website, mobile applications or other online services from a third party social platform, such as Facebook, we may share non-personal information with that platform to the extent permitted by your agreement with it and its privacy settings.

5. ARCHIVING AND DISPLAY OF CHILDFREELOVE.COM POSTINGS BY SEARCH ENGINES AND OTHER SITES.

5.1. Search engines and other sites not affiliated with ChildfreeLove.com – including archi.org, google.com, and groups.yahoo.com – may direct web users to ChildfreeLove.com or to ChildfreeLove.com Client Organizations’ websites home pages. Appropriate login information will be required to post Displays.

The information you provide about yourself while using our service. ChildfreeLove.com provides areas on our site where you can post information about yourself and others and communicate with others or upload content such as photographs. Such postings are governed by our Terms & Conditions. In addition, such postings may appear on other websites or when searches are executed on the subject of your posting. Also, whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on publicly-viewable web pages, that information will be publicly available and can be collected and used by others. For example, if you post your email address, you may receive unsolicited messages. ChildfreeLove.com cannot control who reads your posting or what other users may do with the information you voluntarily post, so we encourage you to exercise discretion and caution concerning your personal information.

6. CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH CHILDFREELOVE.COM MAY SHARE YOUR INFORMATION.

6.1. Personal information. We DO NOT share your personal information with others except as indicated below or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We may share personal information with:

·Service providers. ChildfreeLove.com may share information, including personal information, with third parties that perform certain services on our behalf. These services may include fulfilling orders, providing customer service and marketing assistance, performing business and sales analysis, ad tracking and analytics, member screenings, supporting our website or application functionality, and supporting contests, sweepstakes, surveys and other features offered through our site. ChildfreeLove.com may also share your name, contact information and credit card information with our service providers who process credit card payments. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.

·Business partners. When you register or make purchases on our website or click-through our advertisements offered on third party websites or applications, we may share personal information with the businesses with which we partner to provide you with the applicable products, services or any advertisements. When you elect to engage in a particular merchant’s offer or program, you authorize us to provide your email address and other information to that merchant.

·Other Situations. ChildfreeLove.com may disclose information about its users if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or another legal process. ChildfreeLove.com may also disclose information about its users to law enforcement officers or others, in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: enforce our Terms & Conditions and respond to claims that any posting or other content violates the rights of third-parties; or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ChildfreeLove.com, its users or general public.

7. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES.

7.1. These are some of the third-parties ChildfreeLove uses to provide a full website service:

·Google services such as Analytics, Search Console, AdWords, Drive, Documents, and G-Suite.

·Stripe. A payment processor service used for paid memberships. ChildfreeLove and its users accept and follow their Privacy Policy when making a payment transaction on our site.

·Your location is provided through Google Maps API services, and it’s only used to show you the members near you or when you use the site search function by location. You can always deny your location access or change your preferences in your browser or device. 

·ChildfreeLove also uses a third-party service for email marketing which allows us to communicate with you, send you newsletters and update. We keep this email list under a password-protected account and never share or sell it to anybody else.

7.2. There are some places on ChildfreeLove.com where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under this Privacy Policy. For example, if you click on an advertisement on ChildfreeLove.com, you may be taken to a website that we do not control. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, including personal information, from you and, in some instances, provide us with information about your activities on those websites. We recommend that you consult the privacy statements of all third-party websites you visit by clicking on the “privacy” link typically located at the bottom of the webpage you are visiting

8. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.

8.1. ChildfreeLove.com takes appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and disclosure. ChildfreeLove.com wants you to feel confident using our website to transact business. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure email.

8.2. You agree that ChildfreeLove.com may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues, such as security breaches. ChildfreeLove.com may post a notice on our Service if a security breach occurs. ChildfreeLove.com may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing.

9. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY.

9.1. ChildfreeLove.com does not knowingly intend to collect personally identifiable information from children under 18 years of age. If your minor child has provided us with personally identifiable information, you may contact us if you want this information deleted from our records. ChildfreeLove.com will then make reasonable efforts to remove your child’s information from the database that stores the information.

10. MONITORING COMPANY SITE ACTIVITY.

10.1. Our Members communicate with each other through the Interactive Services and other ChildfreeLove.com interface features. While We do not generally censor or monitor Members’ private exchanges, We reserve the right to do so if We suspect Members of being underage or of using the Service in violation of the Terms and Conditions or this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to edit, delete, remove or withhold any communication transmitted by and through ChildfreeLove.com.

11. INTERNATIONAL USERS. 

11.1. By visiting our website and providing us with data, you acknowledge and agree that due to the potential international dimension of ChildfreeLove.com, we may use the data collected in the course of our relationship for the purpose identified in this policy or our other communications with you, including the transmission of information outside resident jurisdiction. In addition, please understand that such data may be stored on servers located in or outside of the United States. By providing us with your data, you consent to the transfer of such data.

12. NO RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES.

This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any personal information relating to users of the website.

13. EU MEMBERS RIGHTS UNDER GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).

13.1. The right to be informed. Individuals have the right to be informed about the collection and use of their personal data.

13.2. The right of access. Individuals have the right to access their personal data and supplementary information. The right of access allows individuals to be aware of and verify the lawfulness of the processing.

13.3. The right to rectification. The GDPR includes a right for individuals to have inaccurate personal data rectified, or completed if it is incomplete. As an individual, you can make a request for rectification verbally or in writing.

13.4. The right to erasure. The GDPR introduces a right for individuals to have personal data erased. The right to erasure is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’.

13.5. The right to restrict processing. Individuals have the right to request the restriction or suppression of their personal data. This is not an absolute right and only applies in certain circumstances.

13.6. The right to data portability. The right to data portability allows individuals to obtain and reuse their personal data for their own purposes across different services.

14. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

14.1. We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy. When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the ‘last updated’ date at the top of this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you check our website from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of our other policies.

 

Contact Us

For further information regarding Our privacy practices, please Contact Us or email: info@childfreelove.com.

Last Updated: May 3rd – 2018

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