At various times Humormatch will collect personal information. This includes contact information and personal characteristics. As described below, some of this information is collected automatically by Humormatch upon you accessing the Service, whereas other information will only be obtained when and if you provide it through your use of the Website and the Service.
Your IP address is automatically collected each time you use the Website and the Service. Moreover, the identity of the website you came from most recently will also be collected.
The IP address and other information such as your e-mail address ("contact information") is collected in order to allow us to administer the Service, to identify and contact users and in order to conduct Website and Service maintenance.
The Information You Provide
If you use the Website and Service, you may choose to provide personal information as well as photographs of yourself ("personal characteristics") on your profile. Personal characteristics are used to allow other Humormatch members and visitors to the site, to find and access your profile, to determine whether they want to communicate with you and to allow you to participate in the Service that we provide. Anything you choose to provide on your profile is public content.
Personal characteristics may also be displayed in online advertisements on other websites. If you do not wish your personal characteristics to be shown to none Humormatch mebers then update your Privacy Options in your Account Settings.
While Humormatch members will have access to the personal characteristics (including photographs) you have provided, they will not be given access to your personal details including your email address and date of birth (although your profile will display your age).
How We Use Your Personal Information
Humormatch may provide your personal characteristics, on an aggregate basis, to potential third party advertisers. We may also provide personal characteristics, including mobile location information to third parties for commercial marketing purposes who will serve advertisements over the Internet.
Humormatch may also use your public content, including any photographs, for marketing purposes. Your public content and contact information may also be provided to third parties in order to administer any promotions, email marketing, contests or surveys which Humormatch may wish to conduct from time to time.
For the protection of all our members, Humormatch will co-operate with government agencies and police enforcement, and may disclose your personal information to assist in their enquiries.
Unless identified in this policy or otherwise required by law, Humormatch will not provide your information to third parties in such a way that would disclose your identity.
Retaining Personal Information
In all cases, Humormatch limits the amount and type of information collected to that which is necessary to meet the purposes described above.
Humormatch undertakes to keep all personal information it collects strictly confidential. Humormatch will only retain personal information for the duration of its intended use or as otherwise required by law.
Thereafter, all personal information that does not have a specific purpose or that no longer fulfills its intended purpose will be destroyed in a secure fashion.
If Humormatch requires personal information for a new purpose, it will seek consent for such new use.
Safeguarding Personal Information
Humormatch respects individual's privacy and will protect that privacy as vigorously as possible. Humormatch stores personal information in electronic and physical files that are secure and to which access is restricted.
Access to Personal Information
You have the ability to access all your personal information on the Website and Service at any time. If you have any questions regarding the personal information held by Humormatch, you should, in writing, contact the Privacy Officer. Humormatch will respond to any written requests within 30 days of receiving written notice.
Humormatch will keep records of enquiries and/or objections and will document their resolution. Humormatch will conduct all investigations in a timely, fair and impartial manner.