This privacy policy (“Policy”) will help you understand how TapDate (“us,” “we,” “our”) use, and protects the data you provide to us when you use our App.
We recommend you read this Policy together with TapDate’s Terms and Conditions of Use.
We reserve the right to change this Policy at any given time, of which you will be promptly updated. If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to visit this Policy frequently.
We get users throughout the world. Irrespective of your country of origin, your data shall be sent to our headquarters in the United States.
What User Data We Collect

Registration Details

When you register your account, we may collect the following data:

Your contact information and email address.

Other information, such as interests and sexual preferences.

Your photos

Your Date of Birth

Data profile regarding your friends’ list in other third-party App which you use to register your account.

For your account security, you shall be required to provide a password of your choice. You have the right to change the password at your discretion. You shall not share your password details with any other party.

Other Relevant Information

You are required to provide complete details of your address, to connect you with third-party services that are suited especially for you. These details may also be used to deliver gifts and other products to you.

You shall update all information in your account as soon as they change.

We shall also take details on your behavior and use of our App.

Your I.P. address may be recorded in our servers in the event you use our customer support services.

We may record information about the device you use to access the App. You may also allow us to access your contacts.

We shall record all transaction data for Premium Subscribers. We shall treat such data with the utmost confidentiality.

We may require you to verify your account by providing us with your phone number.

When you turn on the geolocation feature of the App, we may use details of your location, including your physical location.

For user residents of California, all the information we obtain from you belong to the category permitted by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Sensitive and Personal Information

At no point are you required to provide sensitive information about yourself in the App. Such information includes your political and religious affiliations. In the event you provide us with such information, you shall be solely responsible for the information.

We reserve the right to terminate your account in the event what you post infringes the terms in this Policy and in any other Agreement you have with us, including the Terms and Conditions of Use.

You agree that we shall process and make available to other users, any sensitive information you provide in the App.

We do not recommend you provide any other personal information to other users of the App. You shall also be solely responsible for any personal information that you provide in the App.

Usage Information

We only use your usage information solely for legitimate business purposes.

When you delete your account, your usage data may be deleted. We may also retain your data, in anonymous form for evidence of our compliance with relevant laws, for use in a suit, and other legitimate purposes.

In the event we retain the information for any more extended period, we shall take all relevant measures to keep the information secure.

We do not allow people below 18 years old to provide us with their information to open an account. We shall immediately terminate an account after we realize a person below 18 years old provided the registration information.

Why We Collect Your Data

We are collecting your data for several reasons:

To better understand your needs.

To improve our services and products.

To send you promotional emails containing the information we think you will find interesting.

To contact you to fill out surveys and participate in other types of market research.

To customize our website according to your online behavior and personal preferences.

We shall use limited data from you, such as demographic information, to give you targeted advertisements. You can choose to stop receiving the targeted ads. by Contacting us.

We shall use your geolocation details to bring you personalized services.

Do we Disclose and Information?

We shall disclose your information in the following circumstances:

Legal Reasons

We shall disclose your personal information following a claim in court that your content breached the Intellectual Property rights of other users.

Third-Party Service Providers

We shall disclose any relevant information to third-party service providers according to the specialized service they provide.

Payment Services

For Premium Subscribers, we shall disclose details of your payment to the relevant service providers you used to process the payment.

Consensual Disclosure

Upon your consent, we may share any data with any party you authorize us.

Moderation, Anti Fraud, and Anti-Spam

We may disclose your data to our Monitoring team to monitor your activities in the App and ensure they do not violate any of our terms.

We may also disclose your data to our affiliate companies to block any spam or if any activity in your account has been flagged as fraudulent.

Business Transfer

We may disclose all your information when we change ownership.

Your Profile Data

Your profile data is accessible by all the users of our App.

You may also get friends suggestions from us, based on data we obtain from your connected accounts such as Facebook.

All your posts are also public and can be viewed by any user of the App.

Safeguarding and Securing the Data

We are committed to securing your data and keeping it confidential. We have done all in our power to prevent data theft, unauthorized access, and disclosure by implementing the latest technologies and software, which help us safeguard all the information we collect online.
As part of our safety response, we shall automatically respond to any payment transaction that we suspect has breached any of our terms.

We shall automatically block all accounts that have been flagged off as having conducted fraudulent transactions. The effect of this blockage spreads to all your other third-party accounts that are connected to your account.

To ensure you are not a robot, we shall conduct a verification using the phone number you provided to us. We shall contract a third-party to conduct the verification and ensure your phone number is not connected to any fraud.

To prevent cybercrime, we shall require you to perform checks to verify you are not a robot.

We shall not be responsible, in any way, for any damage or loss you sustain following a security breach in your account.

Storage of Data

Your data is stored in all our servers that are found globally. We remind you that your data does not get similar protection that you will get in your country.

Our Cookie Policy

Once you agree to allow our website to use cookies, you also agree to use the data it collects regarding your online behavior, such as your preference in our App, and the websites you visit most.

The data we collect by using cookies is used to customize our App to your needs.

Our cookies come in tow categories: Performance cookies, and Analytics Cookies. Performance Cookies make your navigation in our App easier. We use Analytical Cookies for statistical analysis.

After we use the data from the Cookies, the data is completely removed from our systems.

Please note that cookies do not allow us to gain control of your device in any way. They are strictly used to monitor which features find useful and which you do not so that we can provide a better experience for you.

If you want to disable cookies, you can do it by accessing the settings of your internet browser and your device.

Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links that lead to other websites. If you click on these links, we shall not be held responsible for your data and privacy protection. Visiting those websites is not governed by this privacy policy agreement. Make sure to read the privacy policy documentation of the website you go to from our App.

Changes.

We may change any part of this Policy at any time, in our discretion.

We shall notify you of any change via your Email.

When you continue to use the App, you shall represent and warrant that you have consented to any changes in the Policy.

California Privacy Laws

According to California’s “Shine the Light” law (Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code), you are entitled, if you are a California resident, to request and obtain certain information regarding our disclosure of your information to third parties in the preceding calendar year.

You may also request us to get rid of any of your personal information in our possession.

To process your requests, we may need additional information. Therefore, you shall contact us via our Email.

E.U. and U.K. Privacy Rights

Under both the E.U. and U.K. law, you may file a complaint about data protection, with the relevant regulator.

You can claim any rights under European Data Protection Law, including the right: to be informed, of rectification, of access, to object, to erasure, and any rights on automated processing.

In the U.K., you can submit your complaints to the Information Commissioner’s Office through www.ico.org.uk.

We shall only use your data for the strictly for legitimate business purposes. At all times, you can issue an objection to our use of any of your personal information.

Governing Law

This Policy shall be governed and interpreted by the laws of New York State, excluding its conflicts of law rules, shall govern and shall be used to interpret these terms.

When you use our App, you represent and warrant that you have consented to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in New York.

Contact us!

If you have any questions or concerns about any of these terms, feel free to contact us.

Our Email: contact@tapdate.net