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1. What information does datehouse.co.uk collect?
In registering for the Service, you provide us with a username, a password
and an email address. For datehouse.co.uk Gold Members, datehouse.co.uk
collects your credit card information in connection with your payment for
the Service. If you decide to register for the Service and to complete the
user profile questions, and Expanded Profile questionnaire,
datehouse.co.uk collects and makes your responses, including any photos
or images that you provide available to the public through the UltiMate
Network, which consists of participating partner websites, print
publications or other media at the discretion of the datehouse.co.uk
staff. datehouse.co.uk also collects and stores your Internet Protocol
2. What are "cookies" and how does datehouse.co.uk use them?
In addition to the information described above, datehouse.co.uk also
collects information "anonymously" using "cookies." A "cookie" is a small
text file that is transferred from a Web site to the hard drive of your
computer so that the Web site may track your activities while visiting the
Web site allowing the Web site to provide personalized service and features.
This unique "cookie" indentifies your browser, but not you to
datehouse.co.uk computers whenever you visit the Service. A cookie will
not let a Web site know any personally identifiable information about you,
such as your real name and address. datehouse.co.uk does not collect
personally identifiable information about any one person using cookies.
search your computer for other information, or transmit any information to
anyone. The third-party advertising displayed on datehouse.co.uk may
also issue cookies when serving their advertisements.
on most major Web sites. Most browsers are initially set up to accept
cookies. If you prefer, you can reset your browser either to notify you when
you have received a cookie, or to refuse to accept cookies. You should
understand that while datehouse.co.uk does not require you to use
cookies, certain areas of the Service will not function properly if you set
your browser to not accept cookies. For example, you may have difficulty
searching the Service, completing the Service questionnaire, and paying for
your Service subscription.
3. What organization is collecting the information?
Information provided by you during your registration for and use of the
Service is generally collected and maintained solely by DateHouse UK,
Inc. Please see the Section entitled "With whom does DateHouse UK, Inc.
share information collected?" for a more complete list of companies that
datehouse.co.uk works with to provide you the Service.
datehouse.co.uk may run promotions and sweepstakes on the Service. These
promotions may be sponsored or co-sponsored by third-parties. Data collected
during a promotion is typically shared with the sponsor or co-sponsor.
datehouse.co.uk will inform you at the point of collection whether or
not we are sharing your personal data as a result of your participation in a
promotion or sweepstakes. If you do not want to have datehouse.co.uk
share your data, you can choose not to participate in the promotion or
Be aware that datehouse.co.uk sponsors and other advertisers have links
on the Service that take you to other sites that may collect personally
identifiable information about you. datehouse.co.uk hopes that all third
parties involved adhere to our policies regarding the privacy of our users.
data collection practices, and datehouse.co.uk does not assume any
responsibility for any actions of third parties.
4. How does DateHouse UK, Inc. use the information it collects?
datehouse.co.uk uses the username and password you provide at
registration only to provide and maintain the Service and your access to the
Service. Your email address is used to verify your account and to
communicate with you regarding the Service and your use of the Service.
datehouse.co.uk collects and displays on the Service all of the
acceptable information you provide in completing the user profile and
Expanded Profile questionnaire, and any photos or images you provide. Your
credit card information is used to collect your subscription fee.
datehouse.co.uk uses the aggregate user data collected to inform our
sponsors as to numbers of people who have certain demographic
characteristics and the number of those people who have seen and "clicked"
on their advertisement(s). We will also disclose to those third-party
sponsors the overall demographics available regarding who saw and "clicked"
on their advertisement. No personally identifiable information will be
disclosed to these advertisers as part of this process; only information in
an aggregate form. In addition, datehouse.co.uk uses the aggregate data
to perform statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and
behavior of our registered users and visitors and to measure user
datehouse.co.uk may, from time to time, use your information to contact
you about changes or enhancements to the Service, and other products and
services available on the datehouse.co.uk Network.
datehouse.co.uk uses your IP address only in the event of a violation of
the Service terms and conditions.
If you enter a sweepstakes or a contest on datehouse.co.uk, we will use
the information you provided to contact you in the event you win.
In addition, datehouse.co.uk may be required by law enforcement or
judicial authorities to provide information on individual users to the
appropriate governmental authorities, and datehouse.co.uk may reveal
information on individual users in order to protect such users personal
safety or the personal safety of others.
5. With whom does DateHouse UK, Inc. share the information collected?
DateHouse UK, Inc. does not provide any of the information collected to
6. How can you access, edit or delete your information or remove your
datehouse.co.uk provides registered users the ability to access and edit
the personal information in their user profiles. To access and edit the
majority of your personal information, including your Expanded Profile, your
email address, password, and any photos or images that you provide, you must
click on the "Change My Stuff" link located in the navigation on any page
while logged in to DateHouse.
If you would like to close your account, you must click on the "Change My
Stuff" link located in the navigation on any page while logged in to
datehouse.co.uk. Then scroll down towards the bottom of the page and
click on the "Cancel My Account" link under the "My Account Options"
section. Fill out the information on the Cancel Your Account page and click
the "Cancel My Ad" button.
7. What security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse
or alteration of your information?
datehouse.co.uk's security procedures are provided in attempt to protect
against the loss, misuse and alteration of your user data under our control.
Only authorized employees have access to the information your username,
password and credit card information, and datehouse.co.uk has strict
rules on its employees who have access either to the databases that store
user information or to the servers that host our services. While we cannot
guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, we make
every effort to prevent such unfortunate occurrences. Your credit card
number is encrypted prior to transmission.
You are ultimately responsible for the security of your datehouse.co.uk
username and password. Please take care when using and storing them.
datehouse.co.uk recommends that you do not divulge your password to
anyone. You should log out of your browser at the end of each computer
session to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and
correspondence, especially if you share a computer with someone else or are
using a computer in a public place like an office, library or other publicly
8. What can do to protect yourself on the Internet?
Know the risks.
When you communicate with others online, you should be aware that, when
disclosing personal information such as one's actual name, member name,
e-mail address, etc., on a Web page, in a newsgroup, chat room or forum,
that information may be collected and used by others to send you unsolicited
e-mail from other parties, outside datehouse.co.uk. Some of the e-mail
you receive may be useful to you, but some may not.
Search the Web for as much information as you can about how to protect your
privacy. Look for a privacy statement in the sites you visit. A good place
to start is TRUSTe -- an independent, non-profit privacy initiative
dedicated to building users' trust and confidence in the Internet.
If you have any questions about the policies provided on this page or about
the datehouse.co.uk site, please feel free to contact us via email at: