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Privacy Policy

SophisticatedPeople, LLC (hereinafter known as “Provider,” “us” or “we”) currently owns and operates the website known as www.sophisticatedpeople.com (the “Site”). To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and committed to developing technology that gives you the most powerful and secure online experience. Personal information is accessible only to staff, agents, or contractors of Provider.

This privacy statement applies to all Provider-owned web sites and domains. This privacy statement covers personally identifiable information and anonymous data collection. Personally identifiable information is any information that is associated with your name or personal identity.

What we collect

We collect personal information from you when you register, use or subscribe to our Site and Services as defined in out Terms and Conditions, place an order, respond to a customer survey or other communication such as e-mail or participate in another Site feature. This information may include, but is not limited to, name, telephone number, e-mail address, postal or other physical address, title or occupation. We may also collect sensitive information which may include, but is not limited to race, ethnicity, sexual preferences, political affiliation, or any biometric information you provide through the use of our Services.

We may collect other information which may include, but is not limited to your birth date, password, billing information, demographic information, place of work and/or education, personal interests and background, gender, age, dating age range preference, physical characteristics, personal description, life experiences, and geographic location.

If you choose to upload photographs and/or other material we will collect and store this information for the sole purpose of customizing your experience through the use of our Services. We may publish or display this material on your profile page.

We do collect your credit card and check information for payment purposes only.

We endeavor to limit our requests to information we believe is reasonably necessary to achieve our purposes as described in the next paragraph.

How we use it

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  1. To create and manage your membership subscriptions.
  2. To process your registration for our Site
  3. To personalize your experience on our Site.
  4. To contact you for User feedback.
  5. To notify you of updates and changes in our policies, terms and condition, and/or other administrative information.
  6. To inform you of products, programs, services, and promotions available through our Site and Services.
  7. For internal business purposes such as data analysis, customer research, audits, fraud prevention, developing new products and/or features, enhancing or improving our Services, identifying usage trends.

Who we share it with

We never sell or rent your personal information. Provider may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law (for example, a subpoena) or regulation, or in good faith to (a) comply with legal processes served on the site, or (b) protect the rights and property of Provider, or (c) where our records indicate fraudulent activity or other deceptive practices that a governmental agency should be made aware of, or (d) where your communication suggests possible harm to others.

Provider may transfer information about Users if Provider is acquired by or merged with another company. Provider is not responsible for notifying User of such changes.

When you register for e-mail updates, Provider will not share your information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above. We use personal information to reply to inquiries, handle complaints, provide operational notices, keep records up to date to notify you via periodic e-mails of technical service issues, specials, or other related product/service information. Your information may be shared with agents or contractors of Provider for the purpose of performing service for Provider.

Internet Commerce

The online registration at Provider is designed to give you options concerning the privacy of your e-mail and any other information you provide us. Provider is committed to data security with respect to information collected thorough our Services. We offer the industry standard security measures available through your browser called SSL encryption.

Security of your Personal Information

Provider strictly protects the security of your personal information. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access.

You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your username and password, so do not share these with others.

We use SSL encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as personal information.

Access to your Personal Information

We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time by logging into your account.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as password and username, before granting access to your data.

Disclosure of your Personal Information

Information on your profile may be viewable by other Users or visitors of our Site and may also be viewable through public search or on third-party sites that you use. We do not control who reads the information you share or what others may do with this information, so we encourage you to use discretion and caution with respect to your personal information.

Use of Cookies

Our web sites are not setup to track, collect or distribute personal information. Our site does generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as number of hits and visits to our sites. This information is used for internal purposes only. The statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

Provider Web sites use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Provider services or Web sites you visit.

Individuals Under 18 Years Old

The Services are not directed to individuals under the age of eighteen (18), and we request that such individuals not provide personal information through the Site unless those persons have the express permission of their parent or guardian.

Problems or complaints with Provider’s Privacy Policy

We value your comments and opinions. If you have questions, comments or a complaint about compliance with this privacy policy you may contact us at support@sophisticatedpeople.com Please note that e-mail communications will not be necessarily secure; accordingly, you should not include sensitive information in your e-mail correspondence with us.