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ChainDate, Inc. Privacy Policy

Revised and updated on August 1, 2012

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding ChainDate’s information handling practices or its Privacy Policy, you may contact us at the address below:

ChainDate, Inc.

77 Water Street

8th Floor

New York, NY 10005

e-mail: info@chaindate.com

 

ChainDate, Inc.  (“ChainDate”) respects your privacy as a user.  This Privacy Policy has been created to provide you with the insight into how ChainDate may use the information which you the User provide.  In this Privacy Policy you will learn about the types of information we collect, how we may use it and who else this information might be shared with.  By using ChainDate’s web site or any of the services provided by ChainDate you agree to be bound by the separate then-current Terms and Conditions found on ChainDate’s web site, as well agree with ChainDate’s practices on  handling the information stated herein.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY TERMS OR CONDITIONS FOUND IN THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AGREEMENT OR IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH CHAINDATE’S PRIVACY POLICY, YOU AGREE TO CEASE THE USE OF THE WEB SITE AND SERVICES OF CHAINDATE.   We therefore urge you to read both documents carefully before commencing the use of the web site and or services of ChainDate. 

1.       TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

a.       Personally Identifiable information.  ChainDate may collect and store personal information about you upon your registration.  Personally Identifiable information can be classified as information such as your name, email, mailing address, phone number which can be used to identify you as a person.

b.      Non-identifying information.  ChainDate may also collect non-identifying information about you, such as your gender, age, interests, hobbies, activities, preferences, likes and dislikes.  This information can be used by ChainDate’s proprietary analytics and matching algorithms to improve our services and provide better content and match you with more relevant people.

c.       Synthetic data.  Synthetic data is a result and a by-product of ChainDate’s proprietary algorithms and processes which operate on non-identifying information.  Synthetic data is created and stored for optimization purposes and to provide you with faster and more efficient, relevant results.

d.      Video data.  During online sessions on ChainDate’s website, your web or device camera will be activated and your live video stream will be broadcast to a public server, where other people may see you.  Your video stream will be assigned a random, unpredictable one-time unique identifier, which will only be accessible to other registered ChainDate users. 

2.       SOURCES OF INFORMATION

a.       Other websites.  ChainDate may collect information about you provided by other websites such as Facebook when you sign up using your Facebook account. 

b.      Your Browser.  When you visit our web site, we may collect information from your browser such as your IP address, language, regional settings, browser type.  ChainDate utilizes Google Analytics to collect most of such information for tracking and usage statistics in order to improve our service.

c.       You.  You the User may provide us with both Personally Identifiable and Non-personally identifiable information at times of registration, profile management and throughout the use of our service.

d.      Your device camera.  You web or device camera is a source of digital information in the form of Video Streams. 

3.       Cookies

a.       ChainDate cookies.  ChainDate may at times place cookies on your computer, which help us track your usage of our web site, in order to provide a personalized user experience and provide you with more relevant content.  Your browser probably accepts cookies automatically but you may disable this behavior, however ChainDate does not guarantee that our web site will work correctly with cookies or JavaScript disabled.

b.      Third Party cookies.  ChainDate may at times place third party advertisements or affiliate banners or widgets on our website, which may or may not place their own cookies on your computer which helps them deliver targeted advertisements and track their effectiveness.

4.       USE OF COLLECTED INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

a.       ChainDate will use your information to conduct our business, communicate with you, manage your account, deliver personalized service, perform analytics and run statistics, correlate your data with other users in order to come up with compatibility matches, verify eligibility, enforce terms and conditions as well as provide information, if required by law to law enforcement agencies in order to ensure safety for all users.

5.       LINKS

a.       ChainDate may place links or advertisements from third party web sites or business partners.  ChainDate may share your non-identifiable information with such partners and affiliates to help them achieve better targeting of advertising.  These third parties operate and are governed by their own respective terms and conditions, rules and regulations as required by their respective jurisdiction and enforce their own Privacy Policies and do not comply with those rules and regulations or privacy policy of ChainDate.  Should you choose to conduct business with said third parties, you should read and accept those parties’ own policies.

6.       YOUR CONTROL OVER YOUR INFORMATION

a.       Throughout your membership with ChainDate you will have access to your account and will be free to change and modify information made available for modification by ChainDate.  The information deemed mutable by ChainDate will be such that would not disrupt ChainDate’s integrity or violate the terms and conditions governing your user account.  ChainDate reserves the right to prevent certain information from being changed after your account has been created.

b.      You may disable your account at any time.  This will prevent your information from being found or viewed by others.  However, some information will remain on our servers even after you disable or delete your account.  This is required to maintain database integrity, usage statistics, as well as providing auditing capabilities if required by the law enforcement agencies.

c.       When you transact business with third parties which you may link to through ChainDate, your information which may be collected by those third parties directly may remain on their respective servers and databases even after you disable or delete your account on ChainDate.

7.       YOUR CONTROL OVER THE USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

a.       There is a certain required minimum of information that we collect during the registration process.  Only information needed to create your account will be collected at the time of registration.  It will be up to you to enhance your profile by providing additional information about yourself such as pictures, interests and preferences.  While that information is not required to maintain a profile on ChainDate, without this information, your experience on ChainDate will be limited.

b.      ChainDate may send you qualified offers and promotions.  You can opt out of applicable offers on your account page.

c.       ChainDate does not allow you to opt out of all communication, for example you cannot opt out of any administrative or account management email messages while your account is active.  In order to opt out of such administrative communication, your account must be closed.

8.       INFORMATION SECURITY

a.       ChainDate’s information protection practices.  ChainDate is committed to providing the safest online experience and safekeeping of our users’ data.  It is in our best interest to do so.  However, while it is our priority to protect all data and information that we collect and maintain in our database, we cannot give 100% guarantee that your information will always be safe from hacker’s, intruders or losses due to breakdowns, theft and failures due to the vulnerabilities of various hardware and software technologies, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, network failures etc.  You should always be aware of this while transacting business on the internet and should always be on guard for identity theft. 

b.      Video streaming. ChainDate does not record your video streams, however it is your responsibility to acknowledge that since it is live public broadcasting, your video may be recorded by others, and that this is beyond ChainDate’s control and ChainDate will not be held responsible for any such unauthorized recording.

9.       PROTECTION OF MINORS

a.       ChainDate’s terms of use require all users to be at least eighteen (18) years of age and we do not knowingly collect information from minors or anyone below that age.

10.   NO THIRD PARTY BENEFITS

a.       This Privacy Policy does not grant any third party any benefits or rights of use of your information directly.

11.   CHANGES AND REVISIONS

a.       ChainDate reserves the right to revise and modify this Privacy Policy at its own discretion at any time.  The newly revised Privacy Policy will be placed on our web site with the updated revision date.  We encourage you to check the Privacy Revision date often and stay up to date on any changes.

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