what we use it for.
How data is collected
We collect both non-personally identifiable information from you and personally-identifiable
information about you on this web site. Non-personally identifiable data is
collected automatically by our servers as you are using the site. Personally
identifiable data is collected when you join at the point of joining, when you
add a profile, and when you send messages through the system.
Non-personally identifiable information
Our web servers automatically collect only the following information, even if
you do not join or register with us:
your IP address
your web browser type and version
the number of colours your screen is displaying
your operating system
the URL you clicked on to get here
This information is used to improve our service by adapting our pages to
display correctly on many different platforms, and also to record number of
visitors, page impressions etc.
If you join you give us:
a username and password
an email address
the promise that you have read and wish to abide by our rules
the country you want to be registered in
your sex and the sex of the person you are looking for
This is used to allow you to log in in future, to send you your welcome message
and for messages intended for you to be notified to your email account or
to send you occasional bulletins about datingagency.com. It is used for no
other purposes, such as direct mailing, unless you decide to opt in to our
weekly bulletin. It is not used to send you any information unrelated to datingagency.com.
Nor may it be sold, lent, rented or in any way passed to any third party.
If you add a profile we also collect the following personally-identifiable
your nickname, alias, or real name (if you choose to give it)
your date of birth
the country/state/country in which you live
your marital status
a description of yourself
a description of someone you may like to meet
the sex of the person you would like to meet
optionally, a photograph of yourself
This is used to display a profile of you which may be found by searching
by other members. We generate demographic information from this data which
we use for soliciting advertising from reputable companies to be displayed
on our web pages.
Opting out of emails
You can opt out of our mailings using the instructions on the mailing, or in
the following way:
click "my account"
click "change email options"
follow the instructions on-screen
When you are logged in and look at another member's profile, this is recorded.
The information may be made available to the member whose profile you looked
at. Also if you make another member a "favorite" we may make this
information available to that other member.
Cookies are small files placed on your computer by a web site to store information
and information about your login session so we can show you pages that belong