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Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy outlined below concerns all products, websites and services referred to collectively further as Services offered by Kinked.me. Your registration with Kinked.me and further usage of the Services offered by the Site is an explicit indication of your acknowledgement and acceptance of any and all provisions of the Privacy Policy laid out below. You hereby grant us an explicit permission to collect, store, process and use items considered personal information as described in detail below. The personal information will be processed in the manner and in compliance with the standards set forth by this Policy.

Kinked.me hereby reserves the right to modify the present Privacy Policy at any time and reveal such amendments to you by posting an updated version of the Policy on our website. If the updated version includes a substantial change, we will provide a 30-day notice prior to the date when such changes take effect. Such notice will be published in a prominent fashion on the Dotcom.me website. A click-through page immediately following your login with your credentials may be used. In other cases, i.e. with insubstantial changes, the updated version of the Policy will become effective immediately after being posted. We hereby commit to never reduce your rights under the present Privacy Policy without obtaining your prior explicit consent. It is expected that most changes of the Policy will be minor. A version of the Privacy Policy will be identified at the top of the page by its Last Modified date. Prior versions of this Privacy Policy may be stored in an archive for your review.

We are ready to answer your questions about this Privacy Policy. Please feel free to reach us through our website or by email at support@kinked.me if any questions arise.

Information Kinked.me Collects

Kinked.me aims to provide a fullest possible range of services to its users and members. Therefore, from time to time we may collect following types of information:

Information Provided by You

When you sign up for an account, we ask you for certain personal information such as your email address, user name and an account password. We may combine the information you submit with information provided by third parties in order to improve the quality of our Service and offer you a better user experience.

Financial Information

Certain sections of the Kinked.me website are offered as paid services. In accordance with this, our payment processing partner may collect billing information from users to facilitate their purchase of Services from us. Such financian information may include a credit card number, the expiration date of such credit card, and a billing address. DOTCUM.ME DOES NOT HAVE ACCESS TO YOUR FINANCIAL INFORMATION COLLECTED BY OUR PAYMENT PROCESSOR. Financial information collected by our payment processing partner will only be used to initiate and fulfill any orders placed from your account. Credit card transactions for the paid services offered by Kinked.me are processed with industry standard data encryption via third party processors. Such processors only use your information with the purpose of processing orders placed from your account.

Financial information is considered to be private and sensitive information and will never be shared by such payment processing partners with us or with third parties, with an exception of cases when your authorization is carried out. Such transactions may be subject to the rules and policies of participating third parties. Financial or other information provided by you to any companies or websites advertising on Kinked.me are not regulated by this Privacy Policy. Any information you provide to a third party and any and all transactions with such third party are subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policy of that third party.

Demographic Information

Every time you access our Services our servers may automatically save the information that your browser sends whenever you visit our website in their logs. Such server logs may include information such as your IP address, the date and time of your visit, browser type, browser language. Our servers may also read one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. See additional details about cookies below.

In addition to that, we may also collect other available demographic information such as your zip code, web search history, browsing history, and user history. Please not that aggregate, non-individual membership demographic information may be from time to time shared with third parties. Such parties are entities with whom we have a direct or indirect relationship who may offer products or services we believe you may be interested in as user of the Site.

Cookies

With an assumption that your browser is configured in such a way as to accept them, when you visit Kinked.me, we will place one or more cookies to your computer or other browsing device. A cookie is a small-sized file containing a string of characters that uniquely identifies your browser software. We may also set one or more cookies in your browser when you click on ads or other links placed on our website. Cookies facilitate storing user preferences and record which portions of our website you and other users are using the most. We employ cookies for the purposes of preventing user account fraud and improving the quality and features of our Service.

Links

We may publish links which include codes that facilitate tracking whether these links have been followed. This data is used to improve the quality of our promotions and advertising and offer more customized content, as well as organize and improve the layout of our website.

User Messages

Kinked.me may retain messages that you as the User send to Kinked.me by email or otherwise. These messages are retained in order to process your requests, respond to your inquiries, improve the Service and collect statistical technical support information.

Other Sites

The present Privacy Policy applies to Services offered by Kinked.me only. We cannot exercise control over sites that are linked to from our pages and/or from within our Services. These other sites may also collect certain user data, set their own cookies in your browser, or ask you to provide certain personal information.

Affiliated Kinked.me Services on Other Sites

Periodically we may offer some of our Services on other websites or through them. In the event that we do in fact offer such services, it is possible that certain personal information you provide to those other sites may be transmitted to Kinked.me to facilitate delivery of those services. We will handle such information under the present Privacy Policy as if such information had been submitted directly from you to Kinked.me on our website. Any affiliated site through which our Services are provided will most likely operate under its own privacy policy. Differences of such policy from our private policy may exist. Please review the privacy policies of any such affiliated site before submitting personal information to these sites.

Personal Information Usage

Please note that Kinked.me processes personal information only for the purposes defined in this Privacy Policy. In addition to the reasons established above, such purposes also include:

Providing our Services, displaying customized advertising and other content;

Carrying out auditing, research and analytical tasks, maintaining and improving our Service;

Diagnosing technical issues, maintaining network integrity;

Protecting property rights of Kinked.me, our users, or third parties;

Complying with applicable law(s), cooperating with law enforcement agencies and courts;

Introducing new Services;

Marketing and promotional activities.



Kinked.me processes personal information on our servers located in the United States of America and in other countries. It is possible that sometimes your personal information will be handled by a server which is located outside of your home country. In certain cases, we may process personal information at the request of third parties and according to their instructions, such as our advertising partners. We hereby commit by treat all personal information handled at the request of a third party exactly as if we had collected such personal information ourselves.

Information Sent via Video Chat

Kinked.me features interactive video chat services. Therefore, it is possible for you to communicate via these video chat services disclosing information about yourself to other users who are receiving a live video stream from your computer. In connection with this, you should be aware that any such communication is made directly to those users receiving the live video stream. The communication is not sent to Kinked.me. We shall not be held responsible for the privacy of personal identifying information that you transmit via video chat to users who are receiving a live video stream from your computer. Please refrain from sharing sensitive personal information via the live video stream to other Kinked.me users.

Choice and Consent

In order to use our Service, a user requires registering for a user name. When you sign up to create an account with Kinked.me, we ask you to provide personal information such as your email address. In any and all cases we will ask for your explicit consent befire using any personal information you had provided in any way that is not outlined in the stated purpose for which said information was collected.

We may introduce a new use for personal information that is not described in this Privacy Policy. In such an event you will be given an opportunity to opt out of such new use. We will never collect or use sensitive information such as racial and/or ethnic origins, sexuality, religion, politics or medical information for any purpose not described in the present Privacy Policy.

In order to use our Service you may be required to configure your browser settings to allow cookies so that they are stored on your computer or other browsing device. Please be aware that if you disable cookies the Services might not function as intended.

Notice for California Residents

If you reside in the State of California, you are hereby granted the right to receive: a) information identifying any third party businesses to whom we may have revealed your personal information related to you and your family for our direct marketing purposes within the last calendar year; and b) details on the categories of personal information disclosed to such third parties. If you wish to obtain such information, you are to make a written request. Your request will only be processed if it includes your name and email address, the URL of the website you visited, and a return address. Please note that we will not honor such requests submitted more than once per calendar year. You are welcome to email your requests to support@kinked.me.

Onward Transfer of Data

Please note that Kinked.me may from time to time share stored personal information with other individuals or other companies. In such and event that we share information with companies or individuals which do not constitute a part of Kinked.me, we will only do so under the following circumstances and conditions:

If we have asked for your consent and explicitly received it. Please be aware that when you register to get a user name, during the signup process you deliberately provide us with permission to share your personal information with certain trusted third parties (e.g., advertisers and promotional partners) so that they can advertise their products and services, and those of their affiliates and partners based on your indicated preferences and interests. You can opt out of such disclosures to the extent they include your personally identifiable information. Do so by sending an email at any time to [opt out email address] with a request to do so.

We may provide personal information to trusted persons or businesses for the purpose of having them process personal information on our behalf. In such cases we will require these third party processors to exercise appropriate confidentiality and take all possible security measures. All third party data processors will be provided with a copy of this Privacy Policy and instructions that all processing of submitted personal information must be done in accordance with the present Policy.

Kinked.me has a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of your personal information is considered reasonably necessary: (a) to meet the requirements of any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable authority request; (b) to enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential breaches; (c) to detect, prevent, or otherwise handle fraud, security and/or technical issues; or (d) as required or allowed by law, to protect the rights, property and/or safety of Kinked.me, its users and/or the general public.

The present Privacy Policy may be superseded in validity and application by an acquiring party’s policies in such an event that Kinked.me gets involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of its assets.

We can from time to time share certain pieces of aggregated, non-personally identifying information such as the number of users who visitied a certain page in our website or how many users clicked on a particular advertisement, to certain third parties. Such information does not identify you as an individual.

Security and Safety

Kinked.me cares about data security. Appropriate security measures are always taken to protect your personal information against any sort unauthorized access or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of such information. These measures typically include regular internal reviews of our data collection, storage, and processing practices and facilities. Physical security measures are also taken to guard the stored data against any unauthorized access including hardware and software systems where your personal information is stored.

Kinked.me allows access to your personal information ito our employees, contractors and agents on a need-to-know basis as they work on operating, developing or improving our Service. A condition of their employment and/or association with Kinked.me is that these parties and individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations including the present Privacy Policy. In such a case that they fail to maintain the confidentiality and safety of your personal information, they may be subject to disciplinary measures including but not limited to contract termination and further criminal prosecution.

Data Integrity

Kinked.me processes personal information submitted by you only for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy and none other. From time to time we review our data collection, storage and processing practices and facilities to ensure that we only gather, store and process only the personal information which is absolutely necessary for us to provide and/or continuously improve our Services, or as otherwise permitted under the present Privacy Policy. To a large extent we depend on our users to keep their own personal information up to date. Therefore we also from time to time perform reasonable actions to ensure that the personal information we store and process is accurate, complete and up to date.

Enforcement

Kinked.me staff regularly reviews our own compliance with the present Privacy Policy. If you think there has been a certain instance where we have failed to follow the guidelines of the present Privacy Policy, please let us address that matter by sending a detailed description of such situation to us at support@kinked.me.

It is our long-standing policy to contact the complaining users in regards to concerns when we receive formal written complaints to the address above. So that we resolve any complaints regarding the management of personal data that cannot be resolved between Kinked.me and a user, we will from time to time cooperate with appropriate regulatory authorities, e.g. local data protection authorities etc.

Access to Data

We at Kinked.me exercise good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information that we have collected at any time. In any such event that this information is inaccurate, we will do our best to provide you with facilities that allow you to either correct the erroneous information or to delete it, unless we are required to keep such data by law, legal processes or for legitimate business purposes.

Please note that before processing any and all requests to access, delete or modify such data, we ask users to identify themselves and the information which they requested to have accessed, deleted or changed. A refusal to process such requests may be given if:

(1) such processing wil require inadequate technical and/or managerial effort;

(2) if such requests are unreasonably repetitive and/or systematic;

(3) the requests bring about impractical consequences, for instance, requests concerning information stored on backup tapes); or

(4) if such requests threaten the privacy of other users.



We will fulfill such requests for free of charge unless providing access and correction service would involve a disproportionate effort on our part.

Please direct all your questions, concerns and/or inquiries regarding the present Privacy Policy to us by contacting us at any time via this web site or by email: support@kinked.me.