Last Updated: Oct 27, 2016

Introduction

PURPOSE OF POLICY: This Privacy Policy describes how Hitch Dating. (“Company,” or “Hitch Dating, hitch.dating”) collects, uses and discloses personal information from you when you use the Hitch Dating mobile application (the “App”).

NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN: We require users to be at least 18 years of age. We do not intend for anyone under the age of 18 to use any of the features or services we offer from the App.

Information Collection Practices

In order to register for Hitch Dating, you will be prompted to sign-in using your Facebook login. By doing so, you authorize the App to access certain Facebook account information which include information about your Facebook friends who might be common Facebook friends with other App users. As a result we may collect and store information about other individuals that is made available to us through your voluntary Facebook login, namely the name, picture and age of certain of your Facebook friends as follows: we will only share this information with other Hitch Dating users who are already friends with your Facebook friend and who already have accounts with us. By allowing Hitch Dating to access your Facebook account, it is understood that we will seek to obtain and share your first name, a profile picture and facebook age, as well as the name and profile picture of your Facebook friends who are common Facebook friends with other Hitch Dating users in your network, locations (checking in to a location you are sharing your location information for other users within Hitch Dating application) or geolocation. In addition, please be aware that when you voluntarily disclose personal information on publicly-viewable screen that information becomes publicly available and could be used by others.

Personal Information

We collect Personal Information from you in the case that you voluntarily provide such information, for example when you create an account, add information to you user profile, or contact us with inquiries. By voluntarily providing Hitch Dating with Personal Information, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and agreeing that it may be transferred to the offices and servers of Hitch Dating and the authorized third parties referred to herein, located in Canada.

Non-Identifiable or Aggregated Information

When you use our App, we also receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Hitch Dating may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by App affiliates, agents or service providers. Hitch Dating may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors and how our users use and interact with the App. At times, Hitch Dating will also conduct research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Information and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis. Hitch Dating may share this non-identifiable and aggregate data with its affiliates, agents and business partners, but this type of non-identifiable and aggregate information does not identify you personally. Hitch Dating may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our App to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.

Location and Context

Our App is designed to help you learn more about other people nearby, and we use your location and contextual information to provide the functionality of our App. If a person near you or have checked in also uses our App, their profile may be displayed on your mobile device – showing their name, profile photo(s), age, mutual friends, locations and anything else they have agreed to share. Please keep in mind that other users can see this information about you, and they may use it or disclose it to other individuals or entities outside of our control and without your knowledge. Your information may be subject to abuse, misuse, and monitoring by others, and you share this information at your own risk.

We use the Personal Information you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. For example, we may use it (1) to provide the core functionality of the App (e.g., displaying your profile, location, and contextual information to people nearby and providing our users with personalized notifications about others nearby) (2) to monitor your use of the App and improve the user experience; (3) to effectively respond to any comments or inquiries you may have (4) for any other purpose for which the information was provided (5) to help promote or market hitch dating app.

Exclusions

This Privacy Policy does not apply to any Personal Information collected by Hitch Dating other than Personal Information collected through the App. This Privacy Policy would not apply to any unsolicited information you provide to Hitch Dating. This includes, but is not limited to; information posted to any public areas of the App and its affiliates (blog and social media accounts), any ideas for new products or modifications to existing products, and other unsolicited submissions. All such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Hitch Dating shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, distribute and exploit it without limitation or attribution.

Children’s Information

Hitch Dating does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any Personal Information through the App. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce the Privacy Policy.

Links to Other Websites

The App may contain links to other websites not operated or controlled by Hitch Dating (in profiles for example). The policies and procedures we describe here do not apply to these third party sites, nor do the links imply that Hitch Dating endorses or has reviewed these third party sites.

Third Party Login

Hitch Dating requires you to sign in with Facebook. Please be advised that the manner in which third parties like Facebook store and disclose your information is governed by their private policies, and Hitch Dating shall have no liability or responsibility for its privacy practices or other actions.

Security

Hitch Dating will strive to take reasonable measures in an effort to prevent and avoid loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse or alteration, and we will have no liability to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse or alteration.

In addition, as a user of the Hitch Dating app you represent and warrant that you have never been convicted of a felony and that you are not required to register as a sex offender with any government entity.

Legal Obligations

Hitch Dating may disclose any information in accordance to a legal request, such as a subpoena, court order, or government demand; to investigate or report illegal activity; or to enforce our rights or defend claims. We may also transfer your information to another company in the event of a merger or sale of the entity.

Changes to Hitch Dating Privacy Policy

We may occasionally modify this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the App shall indicate your agreement with the terms of the revised Privacy Policy.

 




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