Our Privacy Policy

wlsingles.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and usage practices. For additional information about wlsingles.com, please review our Terms of Use. This policy is a part of those Terms of Use. wlsingles.com is committed to protecting your privacy. We want your time with us spent meeting new people and not worrying about your privacy. Therefore we have an extremely simple policy.

Because wlsingles.com wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us at info@wlsingles.com

In order to use this Web site, you must first complete the registration form creating a user name and password. During registration you are required to give contact information (such as your email address). We use this information to contact you about the services on our site in which you have expressed interest.

You have the option to provide demographic information (such as age, gender and/or religious affiliations if any) to us; we encourage you to submit this information so we can provide you a more personalized experience on our site.


Third Party Access to Your Email Address:

wlsingles.com/Harkly Productions is the sole owner of the information and does not sell or rent your email address to third parties.


Member Email Communication:

wlsingles.com sends all of its members the types of email they have elected to receive including in addition customary business communications (address confirmation, renewal notifications, perfect matches, new feature/product and event offerings directly related to the community. if you have elected to continue to receive such communications. Further, it is our policy to remove members from anywlsingles.com mailing list to which they have subscribed upon request (members will continue to receive customary business communications from wlsingles.com). You can always change your email preferences from your Home Page, by selecting My Account. Every opt-in email communication from wlsingles.com will contain clear and obvious instructions for how the member can remove himself or herself from that mailing list.


Use of Membership Registration Data:

Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor your experience at wlsingles.com, showing content that we think you might be interested in, and displaying the content according to your preferences. We do this in two ways. First, we analyze members’ information in aggregate - that is, we collect information about thousands of site visits and analyze it as a whole. This kind of study involves looking for trends among many visitors to wlsingles.com, rather than analyzing information about any individual member. Examples include researching which parts of the site are accessed most frequently, or determining which products are most attractive to our users. Second, we may use information gathered during your visit to help customize our communications with you at an individual level.


Online Member Surveys:

wlsingles.com may periodically conduct individual voluntary member surveys. We encourage our members to participate in these surveys because they provide us with important information that helps us to improve the types of services we offer, and how we provide them to you. The responses we collect in online surveys are anonymous to us. In the end, we hope to tailor our communications with you and site layout to fit your needs --- so that you receive more of what you want from us and less of what you don’t want.


Service Providers:

We use third parties to provide some products or services. Information is shared as necessary for the third party to provide that service. For example, we use an outside company to process your credit card information. These third parties are not permitted to use your personal information for any purpose unrelated to providing that product or service.


Instant Messaging and Other Site Features:

If you use the site’s instant messaging system or upload a photo function, or use bulletin boards or chat rooms on this site (if those features are available on the site), you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.


Updating Your Personal Information:

wlsingles.com provides you with ways in which you can alter the personal data listed below. To make these changes, please log into your "Home" page and click \“My Account\” link and follow the directions. You have the ability to change or correct the following information yourself:

  • Your First and Last Name
  • Your Gender
  • Your Age
  • Your City, State, and Zip
  • Your Password
  • Your Email Opt-in Preferences

If you have questions about changing or correcting your information, visit our Help area at info@wlsingles.com.


Orders:

If you purchase a product or service from us, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on our order form. You must provide contact information (such as name, email, and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date). We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.


The Security of Your Information:

We work diligently to protect the security of your personal information, including credit card information, during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. Your data is kept in a highly secure environment protected from access by unauthorized parties. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by ensuring you logoff when finished visiting wlsingles.com using a shared computer (such as computers from work, cyber-cafes or libraries).


Am I protected by Law?

We’re subject to it just like everyone else. We’re required to give information to legal authorities and other parties if they have the proper authorization such as a search warrant or court order. Short of that, the only people authorized to view your contact or billing information are authorized employees at wlsingles.com, acting within the scope of their duties.


Cookies:

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored in a browser-related file on your computer’s hard drive when you use our Web site. We use cookies to improve the member experience, like allowing the member to login without typing the registered email address or registration number and password. We also use them to deliver information and fresh content specific to your interests. Cookies are widely used on most major Web sites and ARE NOT tied to a user’s personal information.


Third-Party Cookies and Pixel GIFs:

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel GIFs or Web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness. Our understanding is that information that these third parties collect via cookies and action tags is anonymous and we do not enable third party advertising companies to have access to any of the personal information you have provided to us.


IP Address and Log Files:

Like most Internet sites, we use your IP address and standard log files to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. Your IP address and referring URLs also are used to gather broad demographic information. This information is distributed to current and potential advertisers, but only in aggregate form. It does not contain information that identifies individual members.


Advertisers Privacy Policies:

Some wlsingles.com advertisers may request information directly from users, or link to sites that do so. wlsingles.com has no control over its advertiser’s privacy policies, and encourages users to review such policies prior to submitting any personal information to them.


Third-Party Links:

wlsingles.com contains non-advertising links to a variety of third party sites to enhance the member experience. wlsingles.com has no control of either the content or privacy policies of such sites, nor should such links be considered an endorsement of these sites except where otherwise noted.


Children/Minors:

Protecting the privacy of the young is especially important to wlsingles.com. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Web site from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our Web site should be used by those under 18. If we learn that anyone under 18 is using the site, that person will be blocked from accessing the site.


Updates to our information practices:

From time to time, we make changes to our information practices or alter the functionality of our Web site. We always update this statement accordingly, so we encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on privacy practices at wlsingles.com. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you in this Privacy Policy, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.


Abuse of Terms of Use:

We have the right to share your name and contact information with our attorneys and law enforcement officials, if needed, in the event we believe you have breached our Terms of Use.


Transfer of Our Assets:

Maintaining the confidentiality of our customer’s information is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling or sharing it with others.


Please direct questions regarding our Privacy Policy and information practices to info@wlsingles.com.