(the “Policy”) applies to all websites Chatubecams V.O.F. and
its subsidiaries (collectively, “us”, “we”).
We understand that the
privacy of its members, subscribers, guests and/or visitors (collectively,
“Members”, “you” or “your”)
is very important. We developed this Policy to ensure that your privacy is
protected while using any of the Chatubecams Websites or services.
Table of Contents
- How We Collect, Use, and Disclose Your Information
- Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Personal
Information by Third Parties
- Your Use of Chatubecams Websites’ Members’
- A Special Note About Children
- Do Not Disclose Your Personal Information or
- How We Protect Your Information
- Where we are Located
- Reviewing, Updating, Accessing or Removing Your
Personal Information and Registering Privacy-Related Complaints
- Revisions to Our Policy
What Information Do We Collect?
During the registration process for, or while
using, any of the Chatubecams Websites, you may choose to provide us with
certain “Personal Information” including:
name and email address,
Personal Information”, which includes your racial or ethnic origins,
political or religious beliefs, or sexuality
that you submit, including images, audio recordings, and text that may be
of sexual nature or relate to sexual orientation or preferences
about how you use the services, including content viewed and your
interactions with other users
When we refer to “Personal
Information” in this Policy, unless we say otherwise, this includes
“Sensitive Personal Information.”
- When you register for an account or interact with our
We collect Personal Information when you use or interact with our
Services, including when you register with us, create a profile, browse
our products online, and make purchases from us (including processing of
payment). This Information may include name, address, phone number,
username and password, email address, date of birth, payment information,
Location Data, marital status, areas of interest, pictures, and videos.
“Location Data” means either approximate location or, with your consent,
precise location. We use this data to create your account, enable your
activity within our Services, and to provide the Services generally,
including to develop, enhance, and improve our Services and your
- When you provide or share Personal Information within
We collect Information that you provide or share within our Services,
including when you:
for other members
through our email service, instant messaging feature, and/or public and
private chat rooms, including our live model chat function
live webcam and recorded videos and/or upload your own videos
with our live-streaming video services
a blog post or interact with other individuals’ blog posts
We collect this information in order to provide the Services and to tailor
features, products, advertising, and services to your interests.
- When you communicate with us or sign up for promotional
We collect your contact information when you communicate with us or sign
up to receive promotional materials, magazine subscriptions, or other
information via email, mail, or via push notifications or text messages.
- When you engage with our online communities or
We may collect your Personal Information when you engage with our online
communities, including when you click on advertisements, interact with our
social media pages, submit content, leave reviews, or otherwise enter
information into comment fields, blogs, message boards, events, and other
forums sponsored by or affiliated with Chatubecams.
- When we collect Personal Information from third parties
or publicly-available sources.
We may obtain certain information about you from third-party or
publicly-available sources to help us provide and improve the Services and
for marketing and advertising.
- When we leverage and/or collect cookies or device IDs.
We may collect certain Personal Information using cookies and other
technologies such as web beacons, device IDs, advertising IDs,
geolocation, HTML5 local storage, Flash cookies, and IP addresses. We
specifically use browser cookies for different purposes, including cookies
that are strictly necessary for functionality and cookies that are used
for personalization, performance/analytics, and advertising. Please see Section 2 for more information and
options to control or opt-out of certain data collection or uses.
- When we link you to other members without our Sites or
We may collect and use your Personal Information to connect you with other
members within our Sites or Services.
We may also collect information about your
activities or postings on Chatubecams Website when you choose to send us
personal correspondence such as emails or letters or when other Chatubecams
Website users or third parties send us correspondence, which may include their
comments about you. All this information will be kept in a file that is
accessed only by authorized Chatubecams personnel or representatives.
On some of the Chatubecams Websites, you may
choose to use our referral service to tell a friend or friends about us. In
this case, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address and email
your friend an invite to him or her to visit an Chatubecams Website.
Providing your Personal Information to us is
voluntary. However, if you do not provide your Personal Information to us, you
will not be able to access some or all of our services.
How do We Use Your Information?
When you provide Personal Information to us,
we will use it to contact you about our services, to process payment for our
services, and to tailor our services to your meet your preferences.
We use your Personal Information for many
specific purposes, including:
you with news and updates about the Chatubecams Websites
and customizing our content and product offerings
Chatubecams Website usage and delivering information (such as banners and
promotions) targeted to your interests
you with information about the products and services provided by the Chatubecams
Websites or third parties
If you have provided us with certain Personal
Information, we will also use it to facilitate your communication with other
members, for example, by the use of the message center or delivery of
“Cupid Reports” or “Ice Breakers”.
We may also use your Personal Information to
resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, enforce any agreements, policies and
rules governing the use of Chatubecams Websites, and observe the Chatubecams
Websites for quality control and customer service purposes.
If you use our referral services, we will use
your friend’s name and email address only to send an invitation and to track
the status of the referral. Your friend(s) may use the unsubscribe function in
the email or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we remove their
email address from our records.
When and to Whom Will We Disclose Your
Due to the nature of many of the services
provided by the Chatubecams Websites, certain of your Personal Information will
be disclosed to other Members. As an example, if you complete a
“dating” profile and choose to disclose your religious affiliation or
ethnic origin, this information will be available to other Members using the services
on the applicable Chatubecams Website. By providing this type of profile
information to us, you have consented to the use and disclosure of your
Personal Information in this manner.
We may share or transfer your Personal
Information with our subsidiaries operating other Chatubecams Websites so that
they can send you information about their products or services that you may be
We also disclose Personal Information to our
service providers (for example, credit card processing companies, billing
services) as reasonably necessary or appropriate to provide services on the Chatubecams
Websites. Our service providers are legally required by us to protect your
Personal Information. Because many of the Chatubecams Websites operate or use
service providers located in different countries, your Personal Information may
be transferred to a country in which you do not reside, and while in that
foreign country, may be accessible to its law enforcement authorities.
We may be required to disclose your Personal
Information in order to comply with a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or
a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or
law enforcement requirements. In addition, we expressly reserve the right to
disclose your Personal Information when we have a good faith belief that
disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, to enforce our agreements,
policies, and rules governing your use of the Chatubecams Websites, and/or to
report information concerning a threat of serious injury or death.
We DO NOT sell or rent any of your Personal
Information to third parties for marketing purposes without your express
permission or consent. We may, however, disclose to third-party advertisers
certain aggregated or hashed (i.e., encrypted) information in a manner that no
longer reflects or references an individually identifiable user, for other
marketing and promotional purposes.
When you provide your Personal Information and
Sensitive Personal Information to us, you consent to our use and disclosure of
that information as described in this Policy. If you do not want us to use or
disclose your Personal Information as described in this Policy, do not provide
it to us. We note that this may result in you being unable to access some or
all of our services.
Tags; Do-Not Track
Chatubecams Websites use “cookies”
to store and sometimes track information to make your online experience easier
and more personalized.
Cookies are small pieces of data that are
stored by a user’s web browser on the user’s storage drive. Cookies may record
information that is accessed by a user on a webpage in order to simplify
subsequent interactions with that website by the same user, or to streamline
the user’s transactions on related webpages. Cookies make it easier for a user
to move from webpage to webpage and to complete transactions over the Internet.
Most major web browsers are set up so that
they will initially accept cookies, but you may modify your computer’s
preferences to issue you an alert when a cookie is downloaded, or to disable
the ability of third parties to download a cookie to you. If you choose to
reject all cookies, there are areas of Chatubecams Websites that may not
function properly.You may obtain further information about cookies and how they
function at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie.
We, or a data provider or advertiser that we
have engaged, may also place or recognize a cookie on your browser to enable
you to receive customized ads or content. These cookies contain no Personal
Information. The cookies may reflect de-identified demographic or other data
that is linked to data that you have voluntarily have submitted to us (e.g.,
your email address) that we may share with the data provider or advertiser
solely in a hashed (i.e., non-human readable) format. To opt-out of these cookies
or to learn more about them, please go to http://www.aboutads.info/choices.
We may also use standard Internet technology,
such as web beacons or 1×1 “gifs” and other similar technologies
(collectively “Pixel Tags”). A Pixel Tag is an electronic image,
often a single pixel (1×1), that is ordinarily not visible to Members and may
be associated with cookies on the Members’ storage drives. We use Pixel Tags to
track your use of the Chatubecams Websites, for advertising, marketing, or
promotional purposes, and to determine whether you opened an email message from
us. The information also enables us to customize the services we offer.
Other parties may collect Personal Information
about your online activities over time and across different websites when you
use Chatubecams Services. We honor web browser “do not track” signals
that provide you with the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection
of Personal Information about your online activities over time and across
third-party websites or online services, when the web browser’s http header
includes the field “dnt:1”. We do not presently honor any other types
of “Do Not Track” mechanism.
3. Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal
Information by Third Parties
This Policy only addresses the use and
disclosure of Personal Information that we collect from you. To the extent that
you disclose your Personal Information to others while using the Chatubecams
Websites or other websites throughout the internet, different rules may apply
to its use, maintenance, or disclosure. Chatubecams does not control the
privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies
or practices of those third parties.
4. Your Use of FFN Websites’ Members’
You may not use another Chatubecams Websites’
Members’ information, whether private or not, for commercial purposes, to spam,
to harass, or to make unlawful threats. We reserve the right to terminate those
who misuse other Members’ information or who otherwise violate any user
agreements, policies, or rules governing the use of any Chatubecams Website.
5. A Special Note
eighteen years of age are prohibited from using the Chatubecams Websites or
services. We ask that children not submit information to us.
6. Do Not Disclose Your Personal Information or Password.
Please DO NOT post,
share or disclose in public forums (e.g., chat rooms, blogs) any Personal
Information that you do not wish other Members to know. We encourage you to ask
questions before you disclose your Personal Information to others. Similarly,
you should never disclose or share your password with anyone else. If you lose
control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your Personal
Information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf.
If your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately
change your password and/or contact us at: email@example.com.
7. How We Protect Your Information
use reasonable security measures to help protect and prevent the loss, misuse,
and alteration of the information under our control. We use industry standard
efforts, such as firewalls, to safeguard your Personal Information. While
“perfect security” does not exist on the Internet, or elsewhere, our
technical staff works hard to help ensure your secure use of our services.
8. Where we are Located
Chatubecams is located
in the The Netherlands. If you are visiting any of the Chatubecams Websites
from outside the The Netherlands, you must be aware that your Personal
Information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the The Netherlands
or other countries in which Chatubecams V.O.F. or its service providers are
located. The data protection and other laws of the United States and these
other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country, and
your Personal Information may be accessible to law enforcement authorities in
the The Netherlands or of other countries.
When you use the Chatubecams
Websites, you consent to us transferring your Personal Information (which
includes, for the avoidance of doubt, your Sensitive Personal Information) from
your country to the The Netherlands or countries in which the Chatubecams or
its service providers are located for the purposes described in this Policy.
9. Reviewing, Updating, Accessing or Removing Your Personal
Information and Registering Privacy-Related Complaints
Once you register, you
will be able to review and change much of your Personal Information including:
- Your email address
- Your city, state, ZIP or other
postal code, country
- Your password
- Your profile
Please promptly update
your information by logging in to your account and following the screen
prompts. We strongly urge you to change your password periodically to help
reduce the risk of unauthorized access to your account information.
You have the right to
ask in writing whether we hold any Personal Information about you, and to see
that information as well as how we collect, use or disclose your Personal
Information. We note that we may not be able to provide you with all of the
information you request, depending on the circumstances (e.g., if it contains
the Personal Information of other Members). There may be a charge for any copy
of Personal Information requested.
Upon your request, we
will remove your credit card number, credit card expiration date and other
Personal Information from our main databases. We note that, despite your
request, we may retain in our files certain data (including credit card
information) if necessary to:
- resolve disputes
- troubleshoot problems
- comply with credit card
merchant banking and association agreements, rules or regulations
- enhance security, reduce fraud,
or comply with the law, or
- enforce any agreements,
policies, and rules governing your use of Chatubecams Websites
We note that despite
our best efforts to remove information from our database on your request,
removed information may exist in backup copies or other users’ caches. As an
example, an information exchange with another Member may remain in that
Member’s e-mail boxes, computer caches, or instant message archive. Whether
your exchanged information is kept by another Member is beyond the control of Chatubecams.
You will be able to update, modify and delete some of your
Personal Information by logging in with your password and modifying or deleting
your profile. For all other requests to access, update, modify or delete your
Personal Information, please:
- Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or
- mail us at: Chatubecams V.O.F.
Spreeuwenstraat 32, 6165 BB, Geleen, The Netherlands
- telephone us at: +31 85 019
You are entitled to
contact us using the above contact information to register a privacy-related
complaint. We will explain our complaint procedure to you and investigate all
complaints. If a complaint is justified, we will take all appropriate steps to
set the situation right. We will also let you know what other complaint
procedures may be available to you.
- Confirm ID, Inc.
- Fastcupid, Inc.
- Fierce Wombat Games, Inc.
- Friendfinder California Inc.
- Future Programs Inc.
- Global Alphabet, Inc.
- Magnolia Blossom Inc.
- Medley.com Incorporated
- Perfectmatch Inc.
- Playtime Gaming Inc.
- Streamray Inc.
- Various, Inc.
We reserve our right,
in our sole and absolute discretion, to revise, amend, modify or revoke this
by law. If the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent
notice. Changes to this Policy will be effective by posting revisions on the Chatubecams
for the European Economic Area
section is effective on May 25, 2018)
This section applies
to data processing activities of data subjects residing in the European
Economic Area as well as, regardless of residence, to the processing of any
Personal Data in the European Economic Area. To the extent there is any
conflict between the Specific Disclosures for the European Economic
section shall control.
For purposes of this
section, the following definitions apply:
- “Personal Data,” means any
information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person
(‘data subject’). An identifiable natural person is one who can be
identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an
identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online
identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical,
physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of
that natural person.
- “Sensitive Personal Data” or
“Special Categories of Data” means Personal Data revealing racial or
ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or
trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data
for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning
health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual
1. Legal Basis for
We collect and process
your Personal Data for a variety of different purposes which are set out in
further detail in this section.
In some cases, we will
ask for your consent so that we may process your Personal Data. However, in
certain circumstances, applicable data protection laws allow us to process your
Personal Data without needing to obtain your consent.
1.1. CONSENT FOR
PROCESSING SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA
We obtain your explicit
consent to process your Sensitive Personal Data. Certain Sites may require this
data to provide the Services. Please note that, if you choose not to provide
Sensitive Personal Data, certain features or Services may be unavailable or not
In certain limited
circumstances, we may process or otherwise disclose your Sensitive Personal
Data without your consent to protect the vital interests of you or of another
person where the data subject is physically or legally incapable of giving consent,
or where it is necessary to establish, exercise, or defend legal claims,
including to comply with law enforcement or other legal or judicial orders or
requests for such purposes.
1.2. CONSENT FOR
PROCESSING NON-SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA
In cases where we are
not already authorized to process the Personal Data under applicable law, we
may ask for your consent to process your non-Sensitive Personal Data,
We may ask for your consent for Chatubecams or our partners or vendors to
contact you by telephone, SMS, post and/or email about other offers,
products, promotions, developments or Services which we think may be of
interest to you and for other marketing purposes.
purposes of marketing and advertising, including interest-based
advertising. For more information on interest-based advertising, see
section 3 (Interest-Based Advertising). In those jurisdictions that
require it, we allow the data subject to give explicit permission or to
deny the use of certain categories of cookies. If you want to block the use and saving of cookies from the Site on to
their computers hard drive, you should take the necessary steps within
your web browser’s settings to block all cookies from the Site. Please
note that if you choose to erase or block your cookies, certain parts of
our Site may not function correctly. For information on how to disable
cookies, refer to your browser’s documentation.
PERSONAL DATA WHERE CONSENT NOT REQUIRED
In certain cases where
we are not processing Sensitive Personal Data, separate consent may not be
- For the performance of a contract.
To perform our contractual obligations to you, including fulfilling orders
or purchases you have made, contacting you in relation to any issues with
your order or use of our Services, in relation to the provision of our
Services, or where we need to provide your Personal Data to our service
providers related to the provision of the Services.
- To comply with legal
To comply with laws, regulators, court orders, or other legal obligations,
or pursuant to legal process.
- To protect data subjects’ vital
To protect the vital interests of you or of another person.
- Legitimate Interests.
To operate our business and provide our Services (other than in performing
our contractual obligations to you) for our “legitimate interests” and for
the purposes of applicable law, except where such interests are overridden
by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject
which require protection of personal data. Legitimate interests may
- To communicate with you regarding
the Services, including to provide you important notices regarding
inquiries, and complaints.
- To assist in the investigation
of suspected illegal or wrongful activity, and to protect and defend our
rights and property, or the rights or safety of third parties.
- To develop, provide, and
improve our Services.
this Privacy Notice, or agreements with third parties.
- To communicate with you regarding
2. WITHDRAWING YOUR
You may at any time
withdraw the consent you provide for the processing of your Personal Data or
Sensitive Personal Data for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Notice by
contacting us here, provided that we are not required by applicable law or
professional standards to retain such information.
If you want to stop
receiving future marketing messages and materials, you can do so by clicking
the “unsubscribe” link included in our email marketing messages or by contacting
us at here.
3. DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS
You have the right in
certain circumstances to request confirmation from us as to whether or not we
are processing your Personal Data. Where we are processing your Personal Data,
you also have the right to request access to, modification of, or deletion of
such Personal Data.
You also have the
right in certain circumstances to receive the Personal Data concerning you that
you provided to us, to restrict processing of your Personal Data, or to
transmit such data to another controller.
To exercise your
rights with respect to your Personal Data, please contact us at here. As permitted by law, certain data elements may not be subject
to access, modification, portability, restriction, and/or deletion.
Furthermore, where permissible, we may charge for this service. We will respond
to reasonable requests as soon as practicable and as required by law.
4. DE-IDENTIFIED OR
We may create
de-identified or anonymous data from Personal Data by removing data components
(such as your name, email address, or linkable tracking ID) that makes the data
personally identifiable to you or through obfuscation or through other means.
Our use of anonymized data is not subject to this Privacy Notice.
5. DATA RETENTION
We will retain your
Personal Data for as long as long as you maintain an account or subscription
agreement or as otherwise necessary to provide you the Services. We will also
retain your Personal Data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations,
resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
6. RIGHT TO LODGE A
COMPLAINT WITH A SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY
You may have a right
to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
7. CONTACT US
regarding this Privacy Notice, please contact us at: here.