The Privacy Statement below is effective for all members of HookupOnline.com
Last Updated on November 28th, 2016
Information We Collect
In our online ANONYMOUS registration form, we ask you to provide us with certain information such as your age and the type of relationship you are looking for. NONE of the personally identifiable information can be accessed or used by the public to identify a specific individual.
In the course of using HookupOnline.com, we automatically track certain information such as your IP address and email address. Many sites automatically collect this information.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on HookupOnline.com, we may collect such information into a file which is only accessed by authorized personnel. We may also collect other users’ comments about you in our complaints department.
Purposes For Which We Collect and Deal With Your Information
The primary purpose for which we collect information about you is to provide you with Services you have requested in subscribing or signing up to use HookupOnline. We also collect information about you to:
- process your communications, your membership to HookupOnline and to enable your use of HookupOnline and the Services;
- provide you with an up to date, efficient and reliable Service;
- provide customer care services.
- open and run your account;
- administer promotions;
- provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you (except where you have requested not to be contacted for such purposes);
- generally run HookupOnline and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
- monitor and record telephone calls for training purposes and to improve the Service to you;
How Long Do You Keep the Information I’ve Disclosed?
We keep the information you have given us for as long as you are a member on HookupOnline.com. Certain personally identifiable information that you have supplied to us will always be retained however it will not be available to others. We keep this information to do matches on “regular account creators”; that is, those people who continually create and delete accounts to avoid paying for service. Individuals who engage in this practice will be actively pursued and will become part of our fraudulent accounts database.
How We Protect Your Information
HookupOnline uses reasonable security measures to help protect and prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We use industry standard efforts, such as firewalls, to safeguard your Personal Information. Our technical staff works hard to help ensure your secure use of our services. We do not store any sensitive information of people in the European Union as the GDPR dictates.
In What Case Will My Personal Information Be Divulged?
HookupOnline cooperates with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties to enforce laws. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, harassment, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us or you to legal liability. Further, we can (and you authorize us to) disclose your User ID, name, street address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number, email, and company name to HookupOnline users as we in our sole discretion believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, harassment, intellectual property infringement, or other unlawful activity.
Where We Store Your Personal Data
We take the utmost precautions to ensure the safety of your personal information.
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 HookupOnline.com; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. 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 HookupOnline.com and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise HookupOnline.com according to your individual interests.
To speed up your searches.
To recognise you when you return to HookupOnline.com.
For further information about cookies visit:http://www.aboutcookies.org
Special Note About Children.
Children under eighteen years of age are prohibited from using HookupOnline or services. We ask that children not submit information to us.