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PRIVACY POLICY

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HOW WE USE INFORMATION The main reason we use your information is to deliver and improve our services. Additionally, we use your information to help keep you safe, and to provide you with advertising that may be of interest to you. Read on for a more detailed explanation of the various reasons for which we use your information, together with practical examples. A. To administer your account and provide our services to you Create and manage your account Provide you with customer support and respond to your requests Personalize pricing and complete your transactions Communicate with you about our services Administer sweepstakes, contests, discounts or other offers B. To help you connect with other users Recommend you other users to meet Show users’ profiles to one another C. To operate advertising and marketing campaigns Perform and measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on our services and marketing campaigns promoting Plenty of Fish on and off our services Communicate with you about products or services that we believe may interest you D. To improve our services and develop new ones Administer focus groups, market studies and surveys Review interactions with customer care teams to improve our quality of service Understand how users typically use the services to improve them (for instance, we may decide to change the look and feel or even substantially modify a given feature based on how users react to it) Develop new features and services (for example, we may decide to build a new interests-based feature further to requests received from users). E. To prevent, detect and fight fraud and other illegal or unauthorized activities Find and address ongoing, suspected or alleged violations of our Terms of Use, notably through the review of reports and interactions between members. Better understand and design countermeasures against violations of our Terms of Use Retain data related to violations of our Terms of Use to prevent against recurrences Enforce or exercise our rights, for example our Terms of Use Communicate to users what we’ve done as a result of their reports F. To ensure legal compliance Comply with legal requirements Assist law enforcement For information on how we process personal information through profiling and automated decision-making, please see our FAQ. To process your information as described in this Privacy Policy, we rely on the following legal bases: Provide our service to you: The reason we process your information for purposes A and B above is to perform the contract that you have with us. For instance, as you go about using our service to build meaningful connections, we use your information to maintain your account and your profile, make it viewable to other users and recommend other users to you and to otherwise provide our free and paid features. Legitimate interests: We process your information for purposes C, D and E above, based on our legitimate interest. For instance, we analyze users’ behavior on our services to continuously improve our offerings, we suggest offers we think might interest you and promote our own services, we process information to help keep our users safe and we process data where necessary to enforce our rights, assist law enforcement and enable us to defend ourselves in the event of a legal action. Comply with applicable laws and regulations: We process your information for purpose F above where it is necessary for us to comply with applicable laws and regulations and evidence our compliance with applicable laws and regulations. For example, we retain traffic data and data about transactions in line with our accounting, tax and other statutory data retention obligations and to be able to respond to valid access requests from law enforcement. We also keep data evidencing consents users give us and decisions they may have taken to opt-out of a given feature or processing. Consent: If you choose to provide us with information that may be considered “special” or “sensitive” in certain jurisdictions, such as your sexual orientation, you’re consenting to our processing of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. From time to time, we may ask for your consent to collect specific information, such as your precise geolocation, or use your information for certain specific reasons. In some cases, you may withdraw your consent by adapting your settings (for instance in relation to the collection of our precise geolocation) or by deleting your content (for instance where you entered information in your profile that may be considered “special” or “sensitive”). In any case, you may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us at the address provided at the end of this Privacy Policy. 6. HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION Since our goal is to help you make meaningful connections, the main sharing of users’ information is, of course, with other users. We also share some users’ information with service providers and partners who assist us in operating the services, with other Match Group companies for specified reasons as laid out below and, in some cases, legal authorities. Read on for more details about how your information is shared with others. With other users You share information with other users when you voluntarily disclose information on the service (including your public profile). Please be careful with your information and make sure that the content you share is stuff that you’re comfortable being visible. If you choose to limit the audience for all or part of your profile or for certain content or information about you, then it will be visible according to your settings. If someone submits a report involving you (such as a claim that you violated our Terms of Use or Community Guidelines), we may communicate to the reporter actions, if any, we took as a result of their report. With our service providers and partners We use third parties to help us operate and improve our services. These third parties assist us with various tasks, including data hosting and maintenance, analytics, customer care, marketing, advertising, payment processing and security operations. We also share information with partners who distribute and assist us in advertising our services. For instance, we may share limited information on you in hashed, non-human readable form to advertising partners. We follow a strict vetting process prior to engaging any service provider or working with any partner. Our service providers and partners must agree to strict confidentiality obligations. With our affiliates Plenty of Fish is part of the Match Group family of businesses. We share your information with affiliates for limited legitimate purposes as laid out below: Other Information with your Consent If you give us permission, we can collect your precise geolocation (latitude and longitude). The collection of your geolocation may occur in the background even when you aren’t using the services if the permission you gave us expressly permits such collection. If you decline permission for us to collect your precise geolocation, we will not collect it. Similarly, if you consent, we may collect photos and videos (for instance, if you want to publish a photo or video or participate in streaming features on our services).