WE OFFER A MATCHING SERVICE TO HELP FIND INFORMATION AND LEARN MORE ABOUT OTHER USERS (FOR EXAMPLE, YOU CAN SEARCH FOR USERS WITH PARTICULAR EXPERTISE OR FIELDS OF INTEREST), AS WELL AS LEISURE OPPORTUNITIES.
EveryMatch also allows Users to find information regarding various aspects of the EveryMatch Services, such as Groups that will help Users more effectively use EveryMatch and expand their network. Our Platform and Services are also offered to third parties as a white label service (Platform as a service basis) and therefore third parties who obtain such service may allow access and use of the Platform and Services through their own customized websites and applications, which may not specifically indicate Everymatch as the operator of the Services or Platform.
By joining EveryMatch, you voluntarily and willingly provide EveryMatch, and the Third Party Provider, certain information, including personally identifiable information or details, which any of the aforementioned parties may collect in order to provide the Services, for the provision of additional services and/or for performance of other actions, as set forth herein.
1. INFORMATION COLLECTED
We collect your personal information in the following ways:
In order to become a User, you must provide us and/or the Third Party Provider the following information to create an account: first and last name, email, and password. Without this minimal amount of information, you cannot create an EveryMatch or Third Party Provider account. Like other passwords, you should choose one that is known only by you.
EveryMatch or Third Party Provider requests other information from you during the registration process, (e.g., gender, location, etc.) that EveryMatch uses in an attempt to provide you with a better user experience, to improve the value and quality of the Services and to analyze how its Services are used. You acknowledge that this information is personal to you, and by creating an account on EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site, you allow others, including EveryMatch and Third Party Provider, to identify you and to allow the use of your information in accordance with the Agreement.
1.2. PROFILE INFORMATION
Once you become a User, you may provide additional information to your EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site Profile describing your skills, experiences, educational background, recommendations from other EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site Users, group memberships, and networking objectives (among other options).
Providing additional information about yourself beyond what is minimally required at registration is entirely up to you, but providing additional information enables you to derive more benefit from EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site Services and your network of EveryMatch and/or Third Party Provider site connections. Any information you provide at registration or in the Profile section may be used by EveryMatch and by Third Party Provider as described in the Agreement, including for the purpose of allowing other Users to find you on EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site, or for serving more relevant advertisements on EveryMatch`s or Third Party Provider’s website or platform.
1.3. CONNECTION WITH OTHER USERS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
In order to connect with others on EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site, you may use the Services to send invitations either to their profiles or email addresses in case of people you do not know if they are registered with EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site. The names and email addresses of people whom you invite will be used to send your invitations and reminders as well as to allow EveryMatch and Third Party Provider to help expand your network. Please note that when you send an invitation to connect to another User, that User will have access to your email address because it is displayed in the invitation. Your EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site connections will also have access to your email address. You may not invite anyone you do not know and trust to connect with you. EveryMatch and Third Party Provider may collect non-personal information about your use of its Services. EveryMatch and Third Party Provider may also invite you to share non-personal information about yourself which may include, but is not limited to:
(1) Your age or date of birth;
(2) Your gender;
(3) Information about the hardware you may own;
(4) Your favorite websites, friend information and fan pages;
(5) Tests, quizzes and other questions you answer on the Service; or
(5) Any other information included in your Services, social network or other online profiles (including your Facebook profile organizational profile, or other profile if you registered through Facebook or via the platform.
If non-personal information is collected for an activity that also requires personal information, EveryMatch and Third Party Provider may combine your non-personal information with your personal information in an attempt to provide you with a better user experience, to improve the value and quality of the Services and to analyze how its Services are used.
In addition to information collected as described above, you may choose to share additional information about yourself throughout the Services. Any actions you perform with other Users are considered public, and are in your sole discretion and sole responsibility. Your profile page may also contain information about your contacts, Users which recommended you as a preferred match, your recent or preferred activities, groups and/or
events you took part in. You will be able to change the default so as to hide such information or to grant access to certain Users to view the aforementioned information.
1.4. CUSTOMER SERVICE
We collect information when you interact with EveryMatch’s or Third Party Provider’s customer service website in order to accurately categorize and respond to customer inquiries and investigate breaches of our terms.
1.5. USING THE EVERYMATCH SITE, APPLICATIONS AND PLATFORM
We receive information when you interact with and use the EveryMatch or Third Party Provider website, EveryMatch or Third Party Provider Applications (e.g. EveryMatch or Third Party Provider for iPhone, Android, etc.) or EveryMatch Platform technology. For example, we know when you click on ads, join groups, install an EveryMatch or Third Party Provider mobile application, share articles on EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site, etc.
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we and our service providers may transfer to your computer, mobile phone, or other device, including the Platform that allow us to recognize you as a User when you return to the EveryMatch or Third Party Provider website or Platform using the same computer and web browser. Through the cookies, our systems shall recognize your browser to track site usage and trends, to improve the quality of the Services, to customize your experience on EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site, as well as to deliver EveryMatch, Third Party Provider and third-party advertising to Users both on and off the EveryMatch and Third Party Provider site. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases doing so may impact your ability to use EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site and might diminish the level and diversity of Services you receive from EveryMatch or Third Party Provider.
In the course of serving advertisements or optimizing the Services to Users, we may allow authorized third parties to place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. Any information or details provided to third parties other than Third Party Providers, through cookies will not be personally identifiable but may provide general segment information for the enhancement of your user experience by providing more relevant and targeted advertising. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. EveryMatch does not store unencrypted personally identifiable information in cookies.
1.7. ADVERTISING AND WEB BEACONS
To support the Services, as well as provide a more relevant and useful experience for our Users, we or Third Party Provider may target and serve, at no cost to our Users, our own ads and third-party ads both on and off the website using ad networks. Ad networks include third party ad servers, ad agencies, ad exchanges, ad technology vendors and research firms.
EveryMatch shall not provide personally identifiable information or details to any third party ad network, if such will be available.
1.8. INTERNET COMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS
Due to the communications standards on the internet, when you visit the EveryMatch or Third Party Provider website we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came from and the site to which you are going when you leave EveryMatch. Additionally, advertisers receive the URL of the page you were on when you click on an ad on EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site. EveryMatch and Third Party Provider also receives the internet protocol (“IP”) address of your computer (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), your computer`s operating system and type of web browser you are using, email patterns, your mobile device (including your UDID) and mobile operating system (if you are accessing EveryMatch or Third Party Provider site using a mobile device), as well as the name of your ISP or your mobile carrier and certain information related to your organization or a Third Party Provider, through which you are accessing or using the Services.
EveryMatch and Third Party Provider may also receive location data passed to it from third-party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have enabled.
2. RIGHTS TO ACCESS AND UPDATE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
You may review and update the personal information you provided during the registration process by changing the applicable information on your profile page. If you update any of your information, we may keep a copy of the information that you originally provided to us in our archives for uses documented in this policy. You may request deletion of your information at any time by contacting EveryMatch or Third Party Provider customer service. We will respond to your request within 30 days. Please note, however that information you have shared with others, or that other Users have copied, may remain visible on the website, Platform or internet even if you request its deletion.
3. DATA RETENTION
EveryMatch and Third Party Provider will retain your information for so long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to close your account, you may do so at any time by contacting EveryMatch`s or Third Party Provider customer service. here. We and Third Party Provider will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve any disputes arising out of your use of the Services, and enforce this Agreement.
4. Uses of personal information & Data
4.1. CONSENT TO EVERYMATCH PROCESSING INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
In addition, if you are using the Services via Third Party Provider, we reserve the right to, and you provide us with an unlimited right and license, to transfer all or any part of your information and data found on EveryMatch`s website or platform (as the case may be) to the Third Party Provider,
through which you are accessing or using the Services (as the case may be). Subject to the provisions of Section 4.5 below, the aforementioned information may include personally identifiable information or details. If you do not agree to such transfer, we recommend you opt-out of the Services.
4.2. EVERYMATCH COMMUNICATIONS
We and Third Party Provider may also send you messages with promotional information directly or on behalf of our partners, unless you have opted out of receiving promotional information.
You can change your settings related to your e-mail notification choices. If you wish, you can also opt-out of receiving promotional e-mails by sending a request to EveryMatch`s or Third Party Provider’s customer service through our customer service site.
Please be aware that you cannot opt-out of receiving service messages from EveryMatch or Third Party Provider. Also, if we send communications to you via the carrier service with which you have a mobile communications subscription or otherwise have access, you understand you will pay any service fees associated with your receipt of messages on your mobile device (including text messaging charges).
4.3. USER COMMUNICATIONS
Many communications you initiate through EveryMatch or Third Party Provider (e.g., an invitation sent to a non-User) will list your primary e-mail address and name in the header of the message. Messages you initiate may also provide aggregate information about your network (for instance how many people are in your network), but will not list the people to whom you’re directly connected. Other communications that you initiate through the EveryMatch and Third Party Provider website, like a request for an introduction, will list your name as the initiator but will not include your personal e-mail address or other contact information. Your contact information will only be shared with another User if both of you have indicated that you would like to establish contact with each other.
4.4. CUSTOMIZED CONTENT
We and Third Party Provider use information you provide to us (or to third parties with whom EveryMatch offers combined services), to Third Party Provider, to customize your experience on our website. For example, when you login to your account, we will display the names of new Users who have recently joined your network or recent status updates from your connections.
4.5. SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES
EveryMatch takes the privacy of our Users very seriously, and we do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personally identifiable information or details to third parties, except as described in this policy.
We will also not share other personal information not published on your profile or generated through engagement with other EveryMatch services, including through Third Party Provider, without your explicit consent, or in order to carry out your instructions, unless disclosure is reasonably necessary in our opinion to:
(1) comply with legal process, including, but not limited to, civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures;
(3) respond to violation claims of the rights of third parties, whether or not such third party is a User, individual, or government agency;
(4) respond to customer service inquiries; or
(5) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of EveryMatch, our Users or the public.
Furthermore, EveryMatch and Third Party Provider shall be entitled to share certain aggregated, non-identifiable information publicly and with its partners, such as affiliates, publishers, advertisers or connected sites. For example, EM may publicly share statistical information regarding trends about the use in the Service.
4.6. LINKS TO WEBSITES
The fact that the Services links to a website or services or presents a banner ad or other type of advertisement does not mean that EveryMatch or Third Party Provider endorses or authorizes that third party, nor is it a representation of any affiliation with that third party. If you click on a link to a third party site or services, including on an advertisement, you will leave EveryMatch`s or Third Party Provider’s website you are visiting or Services you are running and will be transferred to the site or services linked to. These third party websites and services may place their own cookies or other files on your computer or mobile device, and may collect data or solicit personal information from you.
5. THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS:
We will not share your information with any third parties, except that we may disclose your personal information to Third Party Provider and third parties who perform services for us. Those third parties shall have access to a limited portion of your information only as necessary to perform their functions, and for no other purposes.
6. MATCHING SERVICE AND TRANSFER OF INFORMATION
7. GROUPS AND OTHER SERVICES
If you post text, media or comments to the Website or participate in EveryMatch or Third Party Provider Groups, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information or details you choose to provide there can be read, collected, or used by other Users of these forums, as well as other third parties, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. EveryMatch and Third Party Provider is not responsible for the information you choose to submit in these forums. Also, some content in EveryMatch and Third Party Provider Groups may be public and searchable on the internet if the Group owner has opened the group for public discussions. You can delete your posts to EveryMatch or Third Party Provider Groups at any time. However, please note that ideas you post and information you share may be seen and used by other Users, and EveryMatch and Third Party Provider cannot guarantee that other Users have not made copies of or use the ideas and information that you share with others on EveryMatch or Third Party Provider. If you choose to do any of the above, it shall be in your sole and absolute responsibility and you waive any claim and/or demand from EveryMatch or Third Party Provider in this respect.
8. COMPLIANCE WITH LEGAL PROCESS
9. INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION TRANSFER
10. DISCLOSURES TO THIRD PARTIES AS THE RESULT OF A CHANGE IN CONTROL OR SALE OF EVERYMATCH CORPORATION
EveryMatch has made reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, EveryMatch and Third Party Provider cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to overcome those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that e-mails, instant messaging, and similar means of communication with other Users of EveryMatch or Third Party Provider are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means.
13. ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
14. CONTACTING US