This statement discloses the information gathering process and the privacy and dissemination practices for the eLoveDates.com Web site. eLoveDates.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to protect your personal privacy.
eLoveDates.com is an Internet singles portal designed to provide an easy way to meet other singles on the Internet. Members create a profile and are then paired with a number of other members based on their pre-selected dating criteria.
eLoveDates.com is a membership-based service that not collects credit card numbers, addresses, and bank information. Any visitors to eLoveDates.com may choose to browse the Site, search the profiles and/or view any articles by signing up for a free membership.
eLoveDates.com contains links to other web sites and eLoveDates.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.
Private, Public and Aggregate Information obtained by eLoveDates.com
PRIVATE INFORMATION is any information that allows others to contact a user other than through eLoveDates.com or allows the collection of information about the user other than what is displayed on the site. Private information is gathered from regular members.
PUBLIC INFORMATION is personal information that may be displayed on the site, such as gender, age and height, but cannot be linked to a particular user. Public information is personal information such as gender, age, ethnic background, appearance, and more. This information is meant to be seen by members and visitors to the site but cannot be used to identify a specific member by name, address, or other profile information. Members can post images of themselves but no identifying information is allowed to be posted with that image.
AGGREGATE This is information we collect that is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP address. This information is gathered from all visitors to the site.
Use of Information Obtained by eLoveDates.com
PRIVATE INFORMATION: We use email addresses submitted by members when forwarding anonymous emails. Responders' email addresses are not disclosed to the original sender nor is any other personally identifiable information. We may use a user's email to send notifications for new messages, birthday's congratulations, news regarding our site or offers we feel appropriate to our members but the user may choose not to receive email of this type any time through our unsubscribe methods or by modifying their account information. Your preferences can be changed by logging onto your account, going to the "Options" at the "Members Menu" and choosing again "Options" from drop-down menu.
Email may also be used in private correspondence with the user for customer service issues. All other private information submitted by the user is confidential and will not be disclosed except as required by law or to protect members of eLoveDates.com. All private information can be updated or deleted by the user at any time.
PUBLIC INFORMATION: Public information supplied by the user is intended to be viewed by registrants and subscribers to the site. This information is used by registrants and subscribers for searching and matching purposes.
AGGREGATE: We use your server, IP address, and browser-type related information in the general administration of our website. It is not personally identifiable information and is not released to third parties.
Email-A-Friend: If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. eLoveDates.com does not store this information.
Chat Rooms and Forums
eLoveDates.com makes chat rooms available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information online.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are sent when you visit a website and stored in the browser of the user. If the corresponding Internet page is retrieved, the browser of the user sends back the content of the cookies and thus enables recognition of the user. Certain cookies are automatically deleted after the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies), others are stored for a predetermined time or permanently in the user's browser and then delete themselves (so-called temporary or permanent cookies).
What data is stored in the cookies?
In cookies, no personal data is stored, but only an online identifier.
You can deactivate the storage of cookies via your browser settings and delete already stored cookies at any time in your browser (see the section "Technical notes"). Please note, however, that this online offering without cookies may not work or may only work to a limited extent.
Please note, furthermore, that contradictions against the creation of usage profiles partly work through a so-called "opt-out cookie". If you delete all cookies, a contradiction may therefore no longer be taken into account and must be collected again by you.
What cookies do we use?
- First-Party cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our service. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into your account or in our Chat areas.
- Analysis cookies
We use analysis cookies in order to be able to record the usage behavior (the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it, visited sub-pages, made search queries) of our users and to evaluate them in statistical form.
We use Google Analytics on our website, and have set the User and event data retention period to 14 months, also the IP addresses are anonymized. This link describes how Google uses information from sites that use their services: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites
Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
- Advertising cookies of third parties
Advertising is our only source of revenue and we need this revenue to operate the service.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our
These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email
address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in
order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. In the course of serving our advertisements to you, a unique third-party cookie may be placed or recognized on your browser. In addition, we use web beacons, provided by our ad serving partner, to help manage our online advertising. These web beacons enable our ad server to recognize a browser's cookie when a browser visits this site and to learn which banner ads bring users to our
website. The information we collect and share through this technology is not personally identifiable.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices
about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
- Third Parties and Opt-Out
Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visits to
our website and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the
Doubleclick by Google
Doubleclick (www.doubleclickbygoogle.com) uses technologies, to show interest-based advertising to you. Provider of Doubleclick is Google located in Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow St Dublin 4 Ireland. In case you would like to prevent Doubleclick from gathering anonymised data you can do so by using the opt-out link below. This Opt-out cookie deletes all gathered information until now and prevents it from collecting any information in the future.
Please note, Google on our website serve non-personalized ads to all users located in the EU.
Change/Delete Personal Data
eLoveDates.com gives members an option for modifying or removing their information from our database.
You have the right, at any time, to change or delete your personal data. As a member, once you are logged into our service you can:
- Update your profile
- Update your email address, password, and notification settings
- Delete your account
Your privacy is one of our highest priorities. The security of your personal information is important to us.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
If you have any questions about the Privacy Statement of eLoveDates.com, please contact us using this page