Cookie Policy

DreamDateWorldWide Cookie Policy

Last updated: 03rd September 2018

DreamDateWorldWide want this website and all its services to be a safe and enjoyable environment for all its members and guests and we implement lots of security features, both technical and practical to try to make this happen. You can manage your cookies below.

This page sets out the conditions of our cookie policy and it aims to help you to understand what information we might collect about you and how it might be used. DreamDateWorldWide.com is GDPR compliant.

What is GDPR?

GDPR and ePrivacy Directive (ePR) - The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union (EU) law which came into effect on 25 May 2018. The goal of GDPR is to give EU citizens control over their personal data and change the data privacy approach of organizations across the world. The following sets out our cookie policy as bound by the above laws in order to satisfy GDPR requirements.

Our website address is: https://dreamdateworldwide.com
Our admin contact is: admin@dreamdateworldwide.com

What is a cookie

One of the aspects of the GDPR is the management of cookies and the right to opt out of receiving cookies. A ‘cookie’ is simply a small text file that is downloaded to your computer or other device by a websites hosting server most commonly used to remember your settings and preferences when you log into the site.

Just about every website you visit nowadays uses cookies and they do this to improve your site experience. Only that server (the computer that the website is on) is able to read the contents of that cookie.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we use cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies usually last for two days. If you select ‘Remember Me’ your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you post anything to the site an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

If you are accessing this site from certain countries, we are legally obliged to provide you with some additional information about the cookies we use and the reasons we use those cookies. This information is set out below.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site (in particular the blog) may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you had visited that other website.

These websites may collect data about you, embed additional third-party tracking and maybe monitor your interaction with that content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content.  We have no control over this and any questions should be referred to that related site administrator.

What personal data we collect?

When you sign up to DreamDateWorldWide, we collect certain information from you.

This will always include your username, date of birth and email address and may also include any other information required to create a profile to use on the site. This may include any contact details, photograph(s), your gender and nationality, your interests, marital status and your location etc.

We will never personally ask you for any financial details and if you ever receive any email purporting to be from DreamDateWorldWide.com regarding payments, do not pay and contact us immediately whereupon we will investigate the matter.

Please Note: DreamDateWorldWide.com does not handle or see any of your financial details!

Data we might collect from you


Comments

Sometimes you can leave personal data on a website without even realising! For example, when a visitor leaves a comment on the blog, this data is stored in the database to enable it to be displayed on the page.

An anonymised, and occasionally encrypted ‘string’ created from the commentors email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it in order to display your gravatar, if you have one. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy. After approval of your comment, your profile picture, if any is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

On this site, we use a form of contact form that does not need the storage of data therefore no information you give in any form will be stored. The information

Analytics

Occasionally, but not constantly, we use Google analytics. Cookies will be used for this purpose which include the cookies used by Google analytics for the purpose of analysing the traffic and usage of the site.

Who we share your data with

We do not sell or share your data with anyone. Any data on the site is intended for our own use in offering the services of the site.

How long we retain your data

We retain data for ‘as long as is required’. This means that if, for example, you enter data into a comment field, we will hold that data for as long as that page is live and of use to other site members. Other data will be deleted as quickly as possible when it is no longer needed, so for example, if you delete your account, all your data will be removed immediately. In the case of backups, this will take longer but the removal is usually complete after the next full backup which replaces all the site content with the latest current content.

For users that register on our website (if any) we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site you can request to receive a copy of all the data that we hold about you on the site. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. There is a fee for this which is currently $45. If you request a data file, we will send it by email to the email address attached to your account.

How we protect your data

We protect your data by using the latest security technology available to us to try to thwart unlawful logins and hacking attempts to the site. We run a firewall on the server and carry out regular backups which are stored safely and in an independent location as required by the Data Protection Act 1998 and the EU Data Protection Directive of 1995 for the safety, protection, processing and movement of data.

Data Controller

DreamDateWorldWide.com is a business currently registered in the UK and operates under the laws of England, Wales and the EU. In connection with, and for the purposes of, the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller(s) of this website which includes any mobile versions of the website is DreamDateWorldWide.com, International House, 12 Constance Street, London, E16 2DQ

Admin contact is: admin@dreamdateworldwide.com

This Cookie Policy (along with our terms of service and our Privacy Policy any other documents referred to within it) outlines the ways in which we manage personal information obtained through, or displayed on the Website.

By using the website you are classed as and considered to have read and agreed to the policies regarding the collection, use, disclosure and handling of your personal information (in accordance with all relevant regulations).

We may from time to time review and amend this Policy to take into account changes in law, technology and any site operations. If and when this Policy is updated, you may be notified by email.

Any and all personal information held by DreamDateWorldWide.com will be governed by the most recent Cookie Policy posted to the website.

Support and tickets

If you contact us for support or simply to ask a question, we will maintain a record of the chat or messages sent for the period necessary in which there may still be a use for the given information.

It is most probable that we will delete any such data as soon as possible and if you wish to keep a more permanent record for your own use, please make a copy of any messages sent and received.

We may also collect and hold information if you choose to take part in any of the surveys or questionnaires or competitions we offer from time to time. This information will be kept for as long as it is deemed of use.

We may also store and keep information that may not be personal information. This will include information regarding your visits to the website, or how many times you logged in and out etc. It might also include, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, web logs and other communication data. We make every attempt to keep unnecessary data off the site!

3rd party information

We may receive information from other sources. This is rare but might include information about you if you use any other websites associated to us. If this is the case, you will have been informed about this data collection by the privacy and cookie policy on the associated site.

From time to time, we might be associated with various other business partners, sub-contractors, advertising networks, analytics providers and search information providers. We may receive information about you from any of these parties.

This information will mainly be anonymous but may also include your name, email address and any other data that the associated 3rd party site may collect from you but we will only receive the elements of data that are associated with our connection with the 3rd party site. We will not receive any data about you from any 3rd party that is not in connection with our association with that site.

Sensitive personal information

We will record certain information about you which is classed as ‘sensitive’ information. This will include data which will allow us to validate your age and your membership and profile details.

We do not record or store any record of any membership transactions. Neither will we keep or store any of your financial details. We will have no record or knowledge of any of your financial details. All payments to DreamDateWorldWide.com are currently made via PayPal and we have no control or access to any of the pages where these financial transactions take place.

‘Sensitive personal information’ means information about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, their political opinions, membership of any political parties, their religious beliefs, philosophical beliefs and sexual preferences or practices. Any sensitive information supplied by you will be used only for purposes it was intended, i.e. for creating a profile.

DreamDateWorldWide will only ever use any of your information as allowed by applicable regulations.

Why do we collect your personal information?

We use the information we hold about you to process your communications while on the site, provide you with an up to date and efficient and reliable service, help prevent fraudulent activity and provide customer care services.

We may occasionally include your data for statistical and demographic analysis but this will be anonymous information and not include your name, age or email address.

We also need a record of your information to investigate any complaints about you or complaints made by you, or if we have reason to suspect that you are in breach of the website terms of service or that you have otherwise engaged in any unlawful activity.

We are required by to keep certain records to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

Marketing Communications

By becoming a member of DreamDateWorldWide you agree that we may use your information to contact you by email (or SMS if a phone number is given) about any offers, events, competitions, and related activities that you may find useful as well as other products and services offered by us or any of our associated parties from time to time.

We will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to any other company.

We may share your data with other reputable companies if these are in association with us. You may be able to opt out of this depending on the country you are accessing the site from.

Who might we disclose your information to?

We may disclose your personal information to any of our associated partners or any member of any groups we may become part of.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties in order for that third party to provide goods or services on our behalf, including, but not limited to, carrying out data analysis and marketing, research and advertising. You may be able to opt out of this depending on the country you are accessing the site from.

In the event that we sell, trade or licence any part of DreamDateWorldWide, this agreement will become null and void and the new owners will provide their own privacy/cookie policy.

We will, if we are under a duty to disclose, share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of service. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of potential unlawful activities, i.e. uploading pornographic images to your profile, trolling other members or any other illegal activities.

If you use any services via an associated website, your personal information will be managed in accordance with the privacy/cookie policy of that website. We have no control over any of their policies.

Change of ownership

In the case of change of business ownership, you agree that if we transfer ownership or management of the website or the business, (in whole or part) to a third party, that we may also transfer your personal data or other personal data you have provided to us, including any data in your profile.

Security of Personal Information

Your attention is drawn to the fact that any information and personal data carried over the internet in general is not safe or secure and any transmission is sent at your own risk. Information and personal data may be intercepted, lost, redirected, corrupted, changed and accessed by hackers or cyber criminals.

We employ physical, electronic and managerial processes to safeguard and secure the information we collect online and to prevent unauthorised access, maintain accuracy, and ensure proper use of personal information, .

Your right to access your personal information

You can request a copy of all the information we hold about you by contacting us on admin@dreamdateworldwide.com.

In the case of access from within certain countries we reserve the right to refuse to provide a copy of your personal data, which is based on the exemptions set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 but if we do refuse we will always give full reasons for our refusal and allow you to challenge our decision.

If you have any questions or comments about privacy or this Privacy/Cookie Policy please contact us on admin@dreamdateworldwide.com.

DreamDateWorldWide and children

The services of DreamDateWorldWide.com are offered to anyone who is legally entitled to access them.  This applies to any specific 'legal age' requirements of the country from which you are accessing the site. Anyone under these legal age restrictions are not legally entitled to use the site. We take a zero tolerance stance on under age access and any instances found will be classed as unlawful and in breach of our site access policies and may be referred to the local police.

Third party links on our website

From time to time, our website may contain links to and from other websites. These may be from one of our partner networks, or from associated advertisers and/or affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. If it is a concern, always consult their privacy policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Associated Pages

Privacy Policy
Terms and Conditions
GDPR
 



Cookie Management

Different countries have different regulations regarding cookies and their management. If you are accessing the site from within the EU (European Union) you have the option to manage the cookies that can be downloaded to your devices and you can do this below.

At DreamDateWorldWide, we currently use 5 cookies.

__utmt (Analytics)
__utma (Analytics)
base_language_id (for language options)
_gat_gtag_UA_72373808_1 (Google analytics)
_gid (Google analytics)

Some of these are site/membership specific and are required to make the site function properly. There is no option to opt-out of these cookies however you can still decline these cookies by using your browser settings (but if you do the site will not function properly, it will not remember any settings you make to your account and will not remember your login details).

 Where 3rd party cookies are concerned, we offer no individual cookie choices. You either opt out of all or none!

Compulsory cookies (Required)

3rd Party cookies
(Remove the tick to opt-out of 3rd Party cookies)
 
 

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