Chative.com provides a way for adults to chat with each other online, and/or meet each other online. We, therefore, collect and, in some cases, may disclose information about you. By submitting your photograph and/or any personal information, you thereby consent to our right to make your information available to other users. If you do not wish to have your picture or information viewed by or disclosed to other users, do not use our Service.
Children are forbidden to use our Service. We require that minors (under the age of 18) not submit any personal information to us. We do not We do not knowingly collect any personal information from persons under the age of 18.
3. Information We Collect
We collect both personally identifiable information ("PII") and non-personally identifiable information ("Non-PII"), We collect this information in a variety of ways through the features provided on our Sites, such as registration, when you communicate or interact with us, or when you purchase a product or service through our Site. Providing us with PII is your choice, and you can always choose not to provide certain information, but then you may not be able to receive some of the Site's services.
(a) Personally Identifiable Information
PII is data used to identify, contact or locate a person, including name, address, telephone number or email address.
(b) Non-Personally Identifiable Information
Non-PII is information that is anonymous or not linked to a particular person such as your IP address.
(c) User Profiles
You agree that we may feature your public profile information, in, among other places, editorials and newsletters that we may periodically send out to our users. Your profile is available for view on our Site, by both registered users and anonymous visitors who view our Site. Your profile viewable on the site does not include any identifying information about you, except the photo(s) you choose to submit and the name you choose to enter.
(d) Your Profile Information
You can post information about yourself as part of your profile. Such postings are viewable by other users on our website, also, such information may appear on other websites. Also, whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on publicly viewable web pages, that information will be publicly available and can be collected and used by others. We cannot control who reads your posting or what other users may do with the information you voluntarily post, therefore you should exercise caution with respect to posting your personal information.
4. Use of Your Information
We collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
(a) To provide you with a smooth customer experience, and deliver, bill for, and collect payment for products and services you request;
(b) To understand customer requirements and make information available regarding products and services offered by us and our business partners, dealers and related companies;
(c) To invite you to participate in special offers, contests, games or similar events;
(d) To manage, develop, and protect our business and operations;
(e) To enforce our legal rights, policies and protect the safety of property and people;
(f) To resolve disputes;
(g) To meet legal and regulatory requirements and comply with regulatory requests and relevant court orders which, in certain exceptional circumstances, require us to disclose personal information without your knowledge or consent;
We retain personal information only as long as necessary to fulfill of these purposes, and we take reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up-to-date for these purposes.
5. Share Information with Third Parties
We not use or disclose personal information to third parties for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with your consent, as required or permitted by law, or in connection with the purchase or sale of business units. In the event that we buy or sell a business unit, the personal information of chative.com users may be included as part of the transferred business assets. We reserve the right to include and disclose your personal information, collected as an asset, in any such transfer to a third party.
6. Security of Personal Information
We use industry standard technology and security features and operation guidelines to protect the privacy of your personal information, using measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Given that we offer products and services primarily over the Internet and the Internet has inherent security weaknesses, you should not expect, and we cannot give guarantee the security of your personal information.
7. Your Rights
You have the right to access and, where relevant, amend any of your personal information. Most of your personal information may be accessed and edited online at chative.com.
We will respond to requests to view, correct, complete or remove your personal information within a reasonable period of time and upon verification of your identity. We will try to accommodate requests to delete personal information unless we determine that this information must be retained by law or for lawful business purposes.
We reserve the right to modify the provisions of this Privacy Statement if we deem necessary. We will inform you of these changes by posting the revised Privacy Statement on this website. The revised Privacy Statement shall become effective within thirty (30) days after it has been posted on this website, unless you expressly accept the revised statement earlier. You agree that the express acceptance by you or your continued use of the service after the notice period of thirty (30) days, shall constitute your acceptance of the revised Privacy Statement.
9. Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
The Canadian government has enacted the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. That Act outlines the way personal information may be used in Canada, and we fully comply with it. That Act defines personal information as anything that identifies an individual, such as, for example, their name, telephone number, age, home address, email address, gender. You may at any time contact us regarding our use of your personal information by using the Contact Form referred to below.
10. Questions, Concerns and Complaints? Contact us.
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Last updated: November 25 2010