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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Kikk Media Limited will always protect and respect your privacy. This policy along with our terms and conditions will describe various methods and the personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide us with. By agreeing to our terms and conditions and our privacy policy you agree to be bound by this policy, even when it is updated.

This policy will explain the following:

  • Who we are
  • What is the data that we collect from you?
  • For what purposes, do we use the data
  • How long and where do we store the data
  • Data safety
  • Cookie and Local Storage policy
  • Right to update this policy

Who we are

Kikk Media Limited supplie software development, website desgins, SEO service, App creation and data controller. We develop, maintain, host or lease large number of dating sites and entertainment sites in many different niches through our Partner Websites. We will refer to our development,designs, hosting, marketing and maintenance as “Services” within this policy. Our terms will make reference to our Partner Websites and any reference to “us” or “we” or “our” will include Partner Websites.

About Partner Websites

Partner Websites and their respective domain names are solely owned and operated by companies and/or private persons that use our “Services” in order to provide the best possible service in the country that they operate in. We share your details across all of our Partner Websites. To be able to deliver our Services and improve our Marketing efforts, you authorize us to modify, delete, reproduce and broadcast all of your data (images, username, tags etc.).

Any Partner that promotes, endorses or uses our Services in an unlawful or illegal manner will get their accounts and/or Partner Websites terminated immediately.

If you have any complaints regarding any of our Partner Websites, please send an email to support@hotcupido.com

What is the data that we collect from you?

This applies to all the information collected or submitted on any of our websites. The types of personal information collected at these sites are:

Username, Age, Gender, Location, Email, Phone, Address, Messages, Activity, Purchase data, Anonymous data etc.

Anonymous data

Anonymous date is data that is collected by third party analytics or user behavior services that you cannot be identified with.

Purchase data

When carrying out any type of transaction using our Partner Websites, obtaining your real name, address, phone, email and credit card data is necessary to complete the transaction. This data is collected by a third-party service under a secure connection. We have full access to the data you submit

To guarantee our user anonymity we only use third party submitted data when managing payment disputes. However, to be able to respond to any disputes, we keep records of your transactions and their details.

All personal or sensitive data that we collect is submitted via industry standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL).

Messages

Any messages or personal images that you send or receive through our Partner Sites is collected by us.

Activity

Any activity data (i.e. login times and frequency) that we may require to provide services that you sign up to (ie. Newsletter), is collected by us.

IP Address and Location data

Your location according to the IP address assigned to your computer or mobile device by your Internet Service Provider is collected by us.

Revoking consent to collected data

At any time, if you wish to revoke your consent, to parts of the data or whole data, contact us and we will delete your data from our database permanently. This will effectively terminate your account with us and will result in a loss of functionality of the sites and / or reduced user experience. If consent from the whole data that we have collected is revoked, we will not be able to contact you in the future. However transactional data will not be removed for 6 to 16 months (read about Deleting your account).

For what purposes, do we use the data

  • To confirm that you are a real person
  • To administer your user account with us
  • To improve layout and usability of the website
  • To personalize website content based on your repeated visits
  • To notify you about messages, matches and users near you
  • To protect you from any kind of abuse
  • To be able to participate in interactive features and Services (including features that require a phone number)
  • To provide you with information on new features, services or news and offers
  • To carry out market analysis and research
  • To ensure that you are complying with the terms and conditions of use

How we use your images

When you upload an image to any of our Services you are allowing us to use that image for advertising and other commercial purposes, royalty free.

Disclosing your information to third parties

We would never disclose your information to any third party unless required by law regardless of country. We do share your personal information with service providers such as credit and payment processing, email services etc. These disclosures relate to providing our Services, improving our Services and delivering targeted advertising to you. We may share information about you with our lawyers, professional advisers and other persons in order to comply with any legal obligation.

Marketing

We may share your information with our Partner Sites to deliver advertising to you. We may send you information about our Partner Sites services, news and offers that we think may be of interest to you. We may do this by contacting you through your email address or mobile phone number that you have provided. You have the option to opt-out of our marketing communications at any time under the “My Account” page.

Profile validation

We may decide to contact you via phone and/or email to confirm that you are a real-life person. We may choose to do so with or without you having been reported by another website user.

How long and where do we store the data

We store your submitted data for as long as it is necessary to provide Services to you and others or until you cancel your account.

Your personal data that we collect may be stored or transferred to any location in the world. It is not limited to the location where we host our servers. It might be processed by third party service providers, operators and support staff located worldwide, by law enforcement agency and payment processors. By submitting your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is secure and in accordance with this privacy policy.

From a data storage perspective, we consider our users as:

a) Active - regular daily or weekly logins
We will keep your data until you Delete your account.

b) Inactive - not logged in for 3 months
We will keep your data until you Delete your account. If you haven’t logged in for a few months, we still hope that you will return to use the Services regularly and we want your data to be there. You should be aware that you will still appear in our search results for other users. If you do not wish to appear in search results, please Delete your profile.

c) Deleted - you have manually deleted your account
We will keep all your data between 6 and 16 months after your last transaction to be able to answer any account or payment question or possible dispute. Even after you delete your account your data may still be visible and/or accessed online, as it might have been shared with others, or copied or stored by other users or indexed by search engines. We cannot control this, nor do we accept any liability for this.

Storage of activity data

Depending on the data type, we store some data types for different periods of time. For example, messages and image messages are only stored for 30 days. Data on who viewed your profile, we only store the last 20 views. All other profile data including photographs, blocked lists, etc. are stored between 6 and 16 months, after your account is deleted.

Data safety

Transmitting any data via Internet is not completely secure. We take all reasonable security measures to protect your data but we cannot guarantee security of the transmitted data to our Site. Received data is stored safely and we will always try to prevent any unauthorized access. Please keep your username, email, phone number and password or any other piece of information that we have supplied you with confidential at all times.