How we Process your Personal Data
We process your personal data first and foremost so that we can carry out our contractual commitments towards you. This means typically for the purpose for you to find your ideal partner, such as age, gender, length and so on. In addition we process Personal Data to comply with legal obligations.
We also process your Personal Data for legitimate interests such as allowing our other members to view your Personal Data, conducting an analysis of your browsing pattern and history, and allowing our access, payment and photo business partners to process your Personal Data.
From time to time we need your consent to process Personal Data for purposes such as for sending newsletters and relevant promotions. Before you can register via the GreyZone Website we ask for your explicit consent so that we can maintain the following activities:
- Process photographs uploaded by you
- Process sensitive data that you may enter about your partner preferences
- Process your geolocation
You have the right to at any time to withdraw your consent for those acts of processing relying on consent, however this will not affect and prior processing of your Personal Data
Our service is not available to users under the age of 18
Which Personal Data do we process?
Prior to joining our service you provide us with information by completing one or more online forms to register an application and to create a profile. You will be requested to provide GreyZone Club with a username alias and email address which be processed accordingly.
Once registering you will define your own GreyZone Club profile user account (“Your User Account”).
As part of the Account creation process you are invited to provide us with your first name, a genuine and current photos of you, a description of yourself, what you are looking for and basic information about yourself.
The creation of Your User Account will place your profile submission on a waiting list for approval. Only once you are Approved as a member of GreyZone Club will your User Account will be visible for other members.
Upon Waiting List Pending Approval, we save the Personal Data you have provided us with Securely.
Should you choose to remove your profile submission from the waiting list and have us to delete your Personal Data – please send us an email via email@example.com
How do we use your Personal Data?
We will not share, sell, or give away any of our users’ personal information to third parties unless one of the following circumstances applies:
- We will only share your Profile Personal Data with other members, and only to the extent necessary to assess whether another member might be interesting for you.
- We may share aggregated or anonymized information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you;
- We will only disclose your Personal Data to third parties in response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, including, but not limited to meeting national security or law enforcement requirements;
Data on Your Account
Only if you are approved as a member of GreyZone Club, Your Account will be visible for other members via the Web Portal. Your first name will be the identity by which you are known on our dating platform. The description of yourself, your wishes concerning a partner and basic information about yourself (such as age, height, profession) will be accessible via Your Account.
Your login information
We will process and store your login information to verify your identity to access Your Account. In the event that you have forgotten your password, you may reset your password by visiting the login page and clicking “I forgot my password” and following the instructions to reset your password.
Your email address
We do not share your email address with third parties, and we will in particular never share your email address with other members.
We use your email address to:
- keep you informed of your membership status;
- notify you of new messages and other activity regarding Your Account;
- contact you with regard to payments and subscription issues.
We will share your current location to make it relevant to other members nearby.
Your date of birth
We will use your date of birth to calculate your age, which will be shown on Your Profile. We will also use your date of birth to show on Your Account when it is your birthday.
Photographs you upload
The pictures that you upload will be displayed to other members. Account pictures may also be included in email messages from GreyZone Club to other members, if GreyZone Club considers you to be a good match with that member.
According to the GDPR you have the following rights in relation to your information, which you may exercise at any time in written form.
You have the right to:
- Request access to your Personal Data and we will send you a copy of the Personal Data which we have processed about you;
- Request us to correct, update or erase your Personal Data in our records. If you want to be “forgotten” – please contact us so we can assist you;
- Request us to restrict any processing and you can object to any processing of your Personal Data
- The right to data portability
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about how we as controller handle your Personal Data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Third-party service providers
We may need to share Personal Data with third-party service providers to assist us in operating the Website and/or to conduct some processing of your information on our behalf as described below.
For payments made via our Websites, we e.g. use third-party services CC Bill. These third parties are contractually obliged not to use any data for any other purpose than to process the payment.
How do we protect your personal data?
We take a wide variety of steps to protect your data, for example, our servers are placed behind a hardware firewall, and we encrypt the data transmitted to and from our website using SSL.
However we do not promise, nor should you expect, that your personal information will always remain secure: No system is completely secure, and you provide us with your information and use our service at your own risk.
We strongly recommend that you you use a different password for different services in case of a data breach.
How long do we retain your Personal Data?
Personal Data is stored for no longer than is strictly necessary or as long as allowed by law, whichever is shorter. Your registration and profile data is retained for a period of two years after the last activity. At any time you can contact us with a request to delete you from our records.
Your personal data outside the EU
As a rule, your personal data will not be transferred outside the EU. In case your personal data is transferred to non EU-countries, your personal data will only be transferred to ‘secure third countries’, meaning those countries for which the European Commission has confirmed a suitable level of protection in a decision of appropriateness.
Acceptance of Privacy Statement
Your use of our website, including any dispute concerning privacy, is subject to this privacy statement and the applicable Terms and Conditions of Service. BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU ARE ACCEPTING THE PRACTICES SET OUT IN THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT AND THE APPLICABLE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE.