Children are not eligible to use Yourcles or any of the affiliate services, and we ask that minors (under the age of 18) do not submit any personal information to us. If you are a minor, you cannot use this service even in conjunction with your parents or guardians.
In general, the personal information we collect about you includes (but is not limited to) your name, picture, email address, location, other profile details and possibly financial information, including credit card information.
Our website does not aggregate information on what other pages on the Web you have accessed or visited.
We collect personal information from a variety of sources, including from you, members of the public, advertisers, mailing lists, contractors and business partners. We obtain most personal information through the Yourcles membership registration process and updates to membership details.
We also obtain personal information that you otherwise post or transmit on Yourcles, and personal information provided to us via Yourcles or otherwise by any other person.
We also collect information about you that is not personal information. For example, we may collect data relating to your activity on our website (including IP addresses) via tracking technologies such as cookies, or we may collect information from you in response to a survey. We generally use this information to report statistics, analyse trends, administer our services, diagnose problems and target and improve the quality of our products and services. To the extent this information does not constitute personal information and we may use this information for any purpose and by any means whatsoever.
We endeavour to collect personal information about an individual only from that individual. In some circumstances we may obtain personal information from a third party. If you provide personal information about another person to us, we require that you inform that person you have done so and provide them with a copy of this policy.
Some features of the website allow you to share your website experience with people you know, or to invite them to join Yourcles.
If you purchase any Services, Virtual Currency or Virtual Products that we offer for a fee (the "Paid Services"), such as a Premium Subscription (the "Premium") on Yourcles or virtual currency (the "Gems"), we collect financial information necessary to process your payments according to chosen payment method. We do not store any credit card or other payment details. However, our payment service providers do (and are approved to do so).
We use information in the files we maintain about you, and the other information we obtain from your current and past activities on the website to provide you our service, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our Terms of Service. At times, we may look across multiple members to identify problems or resolve disputes, and in particular we may examine your information to identify members multiple member IDs or aliases.
You agree that we may use personally identifiable information about you to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze site usage, improve our content and product offerings, and customize our website content, layout, and services. These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your needs.
Under certain circumstances, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, or members may abuse or misuse your information that they collect from our website. Therefore, although we use best practices to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personally identifiable information or private communications will always remain private.
We may disclose non-personally identifiable data to commercial advertisers on our website or any other of our commercial clients to help them understand and meet potential customer preferences and needs.
Where Yourcles discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.
We may also share information about you with third parties that we engage to help us in certain areas, such as processing payments for services you order from us. However, we will control and be responsible for the use of your information by these third parties.
As a matter of policy, Yourcles do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third party. However, as we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy assets. In such transactions, the information we have collected about you will generally be one of the transferred business assets. Also in the unlikely event that we or our assets are purchased, your information will also be one of the transferred assets.
All information you provide to us is stored on our servers. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data on Yourcles, we cannot guarantee security of your data transmitted over the internet. You transfer your data at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. You are responsible for keeping your password confidential and we ask you not to share your password with anyone. We will act as quickly as possible to resolve any security breach of which we become aware. We will keep your personal information for as long as is necessary to provide you with our services. You may ask us to remove your details and cancel your membership to Yourcles at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, but we may need to keep your details for a minimum of 12 months or such other period as is reasonably required by law.