Paleo Connect Privacy Policy

Paleo Connect Privacy Policy

Paleo Connect is committed to protecting the privacy rights of all persons with whom it deals. We will take every step to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information.

This Privacy Policy applies to your use of the Paleo Connect website at www.paleoconnect.com and its related network sites herein refered to as "Paleo Connect".

Your use of any service offered by Paleo Connect through any software downloaded from the Website, as well as your use of any instant messaging functionality used by you in connection with the software (collectively, the "Service").

Accountability

Paleo Connect is accountable for all personal information under its care and control. The Paleo Connect Privacy Officer is designated as the person responsible for the Privacy Policy and for the personal information received by Paleo Connect.

The Information We Collect

At various times Paleo Connect will collect personal information. This includes contact information and personal characteristics. As described below, some of this information is collected automatically by Paleo Connect upon you accessing the Service, whereas other information will only be obtained when and if you provide it through your use of the Website and the Service.

Your IP address is automatically collected each time you use the Website and the Service. Moreover, the identity of the website you came from most recently will also be collected.

The IP address and other information such as your e-mail address ("contact information") is collected in order to allow us to administer the Service, to identify and contact users and in order to conduct Website and Service maintenance.

The Website and Service also use cookies to keep track of your activities and behaviour on the Service. Through the use of cookies, we can provide you with interest specific content. Cookies can be disabled. To do so, however, will impact your use of the Website.

The Information You Provide

If you use the Website and Service, you may choose to provide personal information as well as photographs of yourself ("personal characteristics") on your profile. Personal characteristics are used to allow other Paleo Connect members and visitors to the site, to find and access your profile, to determine whether they want to communicate with you and to allow you to participate in the Service that we provide. Anything you choose to provide on your profile is public content.

Personal characteristics may also be displayed in online advertisements on other websites. If you do not wish your personal characteristics to be shown to none Paleo Connect mebers then update your Privacy Options in your Account Settings.

While Paleo Connect members will have access to the personal characteristics (including photographs) you have provided, they will not be given access to your personal details including your email address and date of birth (although your profile will display your age).

How We Use Your Personal Information

Paleo Connect may provide your personal characteristics, on an aggregate basis, to potential third party advertisers. We may also provide personal characteristics to third parties who will serve advertisements on our behalf over the Internet.

Paleo Connect may also use your public content, including any photographs, for marketing purposes. Your public content and contact information may also be provided to third parties in order to administer any promotions, email marketing, contests or surveys which Paleo Connect may wish to conduct from time to time.

For the protection of all our members, Paleo Connect will co-operate with government agencies and police enforcement, and may disclose your personal information to assist in their enquiries.

Unless identified in this policy or otherwise required by law, Paleo Connect will not provide your information to third parties in such a way that would disclose your identity.

Retaining Personal Information

In all cases, Paleo Connect limits the amount and type of information collected to that which is necessary to meet the purposes described above.

Paleo Connect undertakes to keep all personal information it collects strictly confidential. Paleo Connect will only retain personal information for the duration of its intended use or as otherwise required by law.

Thereafter, all personal information that does not have a specific purpose or that no longer fulfills its intended purpose will be destroyed in a secure fashion.

Consent

By using the Website and Service, you consent to the uses indicated in this Privacy Policy. Should you choose, at any time, to withdraw your consent please immediately contact the Privacy Officer in writing to advise of this decision.

If Paleo Connect requires personal information for a new purpose, it will seek consent for such new use.

Safeguarding Personal Information

Paleo Connect respects individual's privacy and will protect that privacy as vigorously as possible. Paleo Connect stores personal information in electronic and physical files that are secure and to which access is restricted.

Access to Personal Information

You have the ability to access all your personal information on the Website and Service at any time. If you have any questions regarding the personal information held by Paleo Connect, you should, in writing, contact the Privacy Officer. Paleo Connect will respond to any written requests within 30 days of receiving written notice.

Paleo Connect will keep records of enquiries and/or objections and will document their resolution. Paleo Connect will conduct all investigations in a timely, fair and impartial manner.

Last Updated: 1st September 2011