PRIVACY


CHARADE DATE

Privacy Policy

Updated July 3, 2013

 

Charade Date values the privacy of those who use our mobile application or website (“Site”), products and services and makes all commercially reasonable efforts to protect it. This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices of Charade Date (“Charade Date,” “we,” “our” or “us”), which owns and operates a mobile application and a website, www.charadedate.com. Your access to and use of the services on the mobile application and/or the Charade Date Website (collectively, “Charade Date Services”) are subject to Charade Date’s Terms of Service and all applicable laws.

This privacy policy describes how and when Charade Date collects, uses, and shares information when you use Charade Date Services. Charade Date may receive your information through our mobile application, website, email notifications, or other interactions with Charade Date Services. When using any Charade Date Services you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure or other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Regardless of which country you reside in or supply information from, you authorize Charade Date to use your information in the United States and any other country where Charade Date operates.

We value your comments about our privacy statement and invite you to e-mail us with inquiries, suggestions and complaints at: info@charadedate.com. Please read the following to learn more about what information we collect, what we do with that information, and how we may use your personal information.

Information Collected.

How Information is Collected. In order to enhance your user experience and improve the Charade Date Services, Charade Date collects information about you from two sources: (i) information you affirmatively give to us; and (ii) information automatically collected when you use any Charade Date Services. Third parties may also collect your information in connection with your use of Charade Date Services unless Parent refuses to consent to the disclosure of information to third parties.

Information You Affirmatively Give Us. In the course of using Charade Date Services, you may provide us with personally identifiable information. This refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you, and information on your use of and activities at our mobile application and website that may be connected with you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information that we collect may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, credit card or other billing information, email address and home and business postal addresses. Personal Information may also include information you supply to us concerning your preferences and interests expressed in the course of use Charade Date Services.

Information Automatically Collected. We also collect information about your visit from the browser or Charade Date application on your computer or mobile device, including IP address, cookies and the pages you request — to analyze trends, administer the site, track your navigation of the site, deliver relevant advertisements and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use (note that IP addresses are not linked to “personally identifiable information”). Additionally, we collect aggregate information from multiple users without personally identifying individuals, such as geographic region, which we may share with our business partners — to improve understanding of customer needs and provide relevant services.

By choosing to use Charade Date Services, you are giving Charade Date permission to use and store such information consistent with this privacy policy.

 

Creating a Charade Date Account and Profile Information. When you create a Charade Date account, you provide access credentials in the form of an email address and password or by authentication using another service, such as Twitter. You may optionally provide us with additional profile information, including a short bio, location, and profile picture. If you create your Charade Date account by connecting through another service, we may use public information from the connected account to help complete your Charade Date profile. You may update or modify your profile information and contact information at any time. Profile information is available publicly on Charade Date Services, such as on your profile page.

 

Content, Following, and Other Public Information. Charade Date is a video sharing platform, so most of the information you provide us is information that you choose to be made public. This includes not only the content that you post and data provided with such content, such as when it was posted, but also the accounts you follow, the content that you like or comment on, and other public interactions on Charade Date Services. Your public information is broadly and instantly disseminated. For instance, your profile information and public content are immediately delivered to a wide range of users and other services that access Charade Date. When you share information or content via Charade Date Services, you should think carefully about what you are making public.

Location Information. In addition to profile information, you may also tell us your exact location if you choose to enable your mobile device to send us location information. We may use and store information about your location to provide features of our Services.

How We Use Personal Information

Use of Personal Information. Personal Information is or may be used for the following purposes: (i) to provide and improve Charade Date Services, (ii) to administer your use of Charade Date Services, (iii) to enable you to enjoy and easily navigate the Charade Date app, (iv) to better understand your needs and interests, (v) to fulfill requests you may make, (vi) to personalize your experience, (vii) to provide or offer software updates and product announcements, and (viii) to provide you with further information and offers from us or third parties that we believe you may find useful or interesting, including newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information on services and products offered by us or third parties.

We use information we obtain by technical means (such as the automatic recording performed by our servers or through the use of cookies) for the above purposes and in order to monitor and analyze use of Charade Date Services; for technical administration of Charade Date Services; to increase functionality and user-friendliness of Charade Date Services; to better tailor Charade Date Services to your needs, and to generate and derive useful data and information concerning the interests, characteristics, and use behavior of our users.

Sharing of Information. When you send information to Charade Date Services, you are granting Charade Date permission to use and take other actions with respect to such information (as described in the Terms of Service), in order to provide Charade Date Services. We do not share, sell, rent or otherwise distribute this information to others, except as disclosed in this Privacy Policy. Charade Date may share your information with others outside of Charade Date under the following circumstances:

We have your explicit consent to share the information;

We need to share your information to fulfill your service request;

We wish to contact you with information about services from our business partners;

We have a good faith belief that sharing or otherwise permitting access, disclosure, use or preservation of such information is reasonably necessary in order to comply with our legal obligations;

We believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud or potential threats against persons or property;

We believe it is necessary to investigate potential violations of our Terms of Service, or to enforce those Terms of Service; or

We have a relationship with an affiliate or partner that you have an online or off-line (non-Internet) relationship with, or have visited the affiliate or partner’s web site that links to or mentions Charade Date Services, and have registered for Charade Date Services through the partner or affiliate’s program or web site.

With Whom Information is Shared

 

Public Information – Charade Date may share as it sees fit information that you voluntarily make public. Since such public information can be accessed by the public and used by any member of the public, such use by third parties is beyond the control of Charade Date.

 

Personal InformationIf we have your express consent, Charade Date may share your personal information that it collects with business partners and other third parties that are not affiliated with Charade Date. Charade Date will never share your personal information without your consent, unless compelled to do so by law.

 

Under narrow circumstances, Charade Date may disclose your personal information without asking for your consent to protect the legal rights of Charade Date or its affiliates, and each of their respective investors, directors, officers, employees, agents, and suppliers; to protect the safety and security of users of the Charade Date Services or to enforce our Terms of Services; to protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or to comply with or respond to the law or legal process or a request for cooperation by a government entity, whether or not legally required. If you notify us that you believe your legal rights have been violated by Charade Date or another user of Charade Date Services, we may provide the information that you provide to us to others to the extent that we believe it is necessary to evaluate and respond to your complaint. For instance, if you submit a notice of copyright infringement to us, we may send a copy to the person or entity who uploaded, stored, or transmitted the material addressed by the communication.

 

Non-Personal Information and Aggregate Data

 

Charade Date may share with third parties your non-personal information and related aggregated data. For example, Charade Date may share IP addresses or general demographic information of its users to provide anonymous aggregated data to business partners about the volume of use on Charade Date Services and the specific Charade Date Services in which users are most interested. Because this form of data does not identify particular users, these third parties will not be able to contact you based solely on this data.

 

Change of Control

 

If Charade Date sells all or part of its business, makes a sale or transfer of assets, is otherwise involved in a merger or business transfer, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy, Charade Date may transfer your personal information and non-personal information to one or more third parties as part of such transaction.

 

How You Can Control the Information We Collect, Use and Share

 

You have the choice about whether to disclose your personal information or other information about yourself to Charade Date. Regardless of your choices with respect to promotional communications and updates regarding content, Charade Date may send you administrative messages, service announcements, terms and conditions of your account, or other similar communications, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.

 

You may stop using your account on the Charade Date app at any time by simply logging out and/or deleting the app. Please note that if you cancel your account, Charade Date may retain some information about you but will discontinue posting such information on Charade Date Services.

 

Cookies

Cookies are small data files that a web site you visit may save on your hard drive that usually includes an anonymous unique identifier. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your e-mail address. Charade Date Services use cookies for user authentication, keeping track of your preferences, promotional campaigns that require user identification, keeping track of our audience size and traffic patterns, and in certain other cases. You can configure your browser to accept cookies, reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being used.

Links

The Charade Date web site and services may contain links to other sites. Charade Date is not responsible for the privacy policy or other practices employed by web sites linked to, or from, our web site nor the information or content contained therein. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

International Users

Charade Date abides by the safe harbor framework set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information collected from the European Union. The following link provides more information about the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Program. http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/

Our Policy Toward Children

This Site is not directed to children under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at legal@charadedate.com. If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our files.

Changes and Updates

From time to time, we may make changes to this privacy policy. In order to ensure that you are familiar with our most updated policies and practices, you should check the effective date indicated above of this privacy policy each time you use Charade Date Services. If we make any changes, we will notify you of such changes by posting the updated privacy policy on the Charade Date Website. We may also send you an email alerting you of such changes. You will be bound by any such changes to the policy when you use Charade Date Services after those changes have been posted. If we make material revisions concern practices where we have represented that we will obtain your consent to use or disclose your personal information, we will obtain your consent before taking any action inconsistent with those representations.

If Charade Date should ever sell its assets, merge with another entity or file for bankruptcy, information collected from this web site and in the operation of the services may be transferred as assets of Charade Date.

Contact Us

Charade Date welcomes your feedback regarding this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service. If you have questions, comments, or concerns about either one, please contact us by e-mail at info@charadedate.com.