GayAsianz.com (hereinafter “GayAsianz” or the “Website” or the “Platform” collectively, including but not limited to all Content, Uploads and User Submissions available through GayAsianz.com, “GayAsianz”, the website) is the controller of the information collected or provided via this Website.
- on the Platform; or
- in e-mail and other communications between you and the Platform.
It does not apply to information collected by:
- any other website operated by us (or our affiliates and group companies)
- any website operated by a third party; or
- any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Platform.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE COLLECT IT
We only collect a limited amount of information by which Users may be personally identified (“Personal Information”).
When you access our website from a mobile device like a tablet or phone, we receive information about your approximate location from your IP address, information about your device, including one or more unique identifiers for your device, and your mobile carrier.
Information collected automatically:
Information about your computer and internet connection. This includes your internet protocol address (“IP address”), your country of location (so we know which version of the website to display), operating system and browser and platform type (e.g., a Firefox browser on a Macintosh platform) and language, access times and the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us.
Information provided by cookies (or browser cookies). Cookies are small text files that are stored in your web browser or downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie, and allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you, which we have grouped together as follows:
- Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this Website.
- Profile Data includes your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, if applicable, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses.
- Usage Data includes information about how you use our Website, products and services.
- Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.
We do not collect special categories of Personal Information about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences. However, depending on how you use our Website and services, your Personal Information may include information that allows drawing conclusions about your sex life or sexual orientation (“Sensitive Personal Information”). The collection, use and disclosure of such Sensitive Personal Information is necessary to provide some of our service to you.
PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us for following purposes:
- Provision of services: to present our Platform and its contents to you and to provide you with information or services that you request from us;
- Functionality and security: to diagnose or fix technology problems, and to detect, prevent, and respond to actual or potential fraud, illegal activities, or intellectual property infringement;
- Compliance: to enforce our terms and conditions and to comply with our legal obligations;
- As informed: in any other way we outline when you provide information to us.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We understand that your Personal Information is important and we therefore want you to understand the circumstances in which we disclose it as well as other information we have collected about you or your activities on the Platform. We do not share your personal information with third parties except as indicated below:
In response to a summons or similar investigative demand, a court order or other judicial or administrative order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement, government or regulatory agencies; or to enforce our Platform terms and conditions or other agreements or policies; or as otherwise required by law (including responding to any government or regulatory request). In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us, in our sole discretion.
To the extent a disclosure is necessary in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, report or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; to maintain and protect the security and integrity of our Platform or infrastructure.
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. In particular, we may transfer non-personal information and process it outside your country of residence, wherever the Platform, its affiliates and service providers operate. We may combine non-personal information we collect with additional non-personal information collected from other sources.
HOW WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The information that we collect about you, including Personal Information, will be stored and processed in the countries in which we and our third parties service providers maintain facilities.
RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
To the extent we have collected your personal information for purposes of provision of services and customer management, we keep it for as long as you have an account with the Platform, and as needed to provide you with our respective services.
If you delete your account, or if your account is closed for any reason or visit our Website, we retain your information to the extent this should be necessary to comply with have legal, auditing or account obligations or it is in our archive system and cannot be separated from other information. Where possible, your Personal Information will be anonymised.
Personal Information used for functionality and security purposes will be stored as long as necessary to ensure the proper operation and the security of our Platform and services.
The period for which we keep your personal information that is necessary for compliance and legal enforcement purposes varies and depend on the nature of our legal obligations and claims in the individual case.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to safeguard your Personal Information from unauthorised access and disclosure. The safety and security of your personal information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Platform, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. You must not to share your password with anyone. We are not responsible for circumventions of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Platform.
CHOICES ABOUT HOW WE COLLECT, USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We have outlined below some of your choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us.
You can choose not to provide us with certain Personal Information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of our Website because such information may be required in order for you to register as a member; participate in a contest, promotion, survey, or sweepstakes; ask a question; or initiate other transactions on our Website.
You may at any time, update, correct or delete certain personal information that you have provided to us by contacting us at the email address/contact form provided in the Website.
You may delete your account at any time. If you do so, your Personal Information and any and all other account related information including, but not limited to, user profile data, sharing data and any other data, or content specifically associated with your account, if any, will no longer be accessible by you.
After deleting your account, if you want to create a new account, you will have to sign up again as none of the information you previously provided or saved within your account will have been saved.
Any information provided in a User profile, blog, profile post, Member directory, chat room, or another related service should be considered to be public information. We do not, cannot, and will not act to maintain the privacy of any information that You provide in any such forum or medium.
NO RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES
Our Platform is not intended for use by persons under the age of 18 and we do not intentionally collect Personal Information from children. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us at on the contact us page. If we become aware that a child has provided us with Personal Information, we will take steps to remove such information and terminate that person’s account. We delete the personal information of anyone who our age verification procedures suggest is under 18 years of age.
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