Privacy

  • Scope of this Policy.
    • This is the Privacy Policy (the "Policy") the web site located at BackPageGals.com (including its sub-domains and its mobile optimized versions), along with any and products and services owned, offered and/or provided (collectively referred to hereinafter as "BackPageGals.com", and also referred as us', 'its', 'ours' and/or 'we').
    • This Policy shall be supplemented by our Terms and Conditions of Use, and any other guidelines, terms and policies made available by us from time to time, all incorporated herein by reference.
    • As used herein and elsewhere, the words "collect", "use", "process", "treat", "disclose" and analogous shall be related to personally identifiable information (the "PI") and other data that we may collect from our users and/or visitors, including cookies inside a computer and mobile device IDs.

  • Consent for Collection, Use and Disclosure.
    • By the simple use of our products, services or websites, through registration, or through a clickable action such as the "I Agree" button or otherwise, you hereby agree, acknowledge and unambiguously consent to the collection, use, processing, treatment and limited disclosure of your PI in Belize, the Netherlands and other countries and territories, for the purposes set forth in this Policy.
    • Accordingly, you hereby agree, acknowledge and unambiguously consent that we may disclose your PI to our affiliates, clients, agents, officers, licensors and/or distributors, in accordance with this Policy.
    • Any PI that you provide to us must be true, accurate, current, non-misleading, and relevant for the purposes for which you are providing it.

  • Information You Disclose to Us.
    • We will collect certain PI from you when you:
      • sign up for any of our account options;
      • use our products and services; and/or
      • undertake any action related to us that requires PI collection.
    • In a general scope, you will provide us your name, surname, age, email address, physical address, personal photography, national identification and phone number, among other PI. This list is only for reference and not exhaustive, and we may collect further information.
    • Here at BackPageGals.com, we work hard to earn and keep your trust; and therefore we adhere to the following principles in order to protect your privacy:
      • we will not sell or lease your PI to third-parties;
      • we will not disclose your PI with other users or third-parties without your consent;
      • any PI that you provide to BackPageGals.com will be secured with industry standard safety protocols and technology.

  • Purposes of Information Collected.
    • We use your PI to execute, manage, provide and improve our services and products. Accordingly, we will generally collect, use and disclose your PI to:
      • Provide, operate, maintain, improve, and promote our platform and our products and services.
      • Verify your e-mail address; send password retrieval links and other account notices.
      • Improve your user experience and provide you with personalized support
      • Develop, research, process, safeguard and improve our services.
      • Answer to comments, questions, and requests you submit to us.
      • Offer promotions, newsletters, send service related announcements and contact you about inquiries for our products and services.
      • Investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions, unauthorized access to our services, and other suspicious activities.
      • Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our products and services and for marketing or advertising purposes.
    • If you do not wish to disclose any or part of your PI to us, you may still be able to use some of our products and services, though we will not be able to guarantee that you will be able to enjoy them at their fullest if you elect not to disclose it to us. Overall, your final remedies will be to close this web tab, delete your account with us and/or exit our app.

  • Financial Information Collected.
    • We use payment partners in order to bill and process any payments and subscriptions made via our platform and our services.
    • These platforms will request you to disclose them sensitive information in order to complete purchases and operations related to our services, and such third-party payment processing platforms are governed by their own safety standards, policies and terms of use.
    • We take great care in selecting our third party payment processing platforms, and strive to be aware of their operations and functionalities; thus we strongly advise our users to engage in online safety measures and practices in order to protect their financial information.

  • Information Collected from Mobile Devices.
    • When you access our platform via a mobile device, we may use your mobile device ID (i.e. the unique identifier assigned to a mobile device by the manufacturer) and/or Advertising ID (for Apple iOS 6 and later) instead of cookies in order to recognize you, track the number of relevant ads displayed, their performance and display.

  • Other Information Collected.
    • We may also collect anonymized, non-personally identifiable information and share it with third-parties such as our affiliates, clients, agents, officers, licensors and/or distributors, including but not limited to aggregate user statistics, analytics, demographic information, and web site usage information.
    • We will not share identifiable PI with third-parties for marketing purposes without your permission. With your consent, these third-parties may offer promotions (including email promotions) or sell items or services to you through our services.

  • Information Storage.
    • As our user, you will generally be able to control and select the amount and type of PI you may disclose to us. We continuously try to improve our user experience, and strive to provide you the best choices for the disclosure, edition or removal of the PI being processed by us.
    • We will retain you PI only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes herein set forth.
    • Accordingly, we will undertake the open and transparent management of your PI and will:
      • inform you about how your personal information may be used and disclosed (including overseas);
      • maintain the safety and integrity of your personal information;
      • develop guidelines and procedures regarding retention, including minimum and maximum retention periods;
      • destroy or erase any PI when no longer required in order to fulfill the purposes set forth herein and/or
      • enforce your individual right to access and correct your PI.
    • We will retain your PI only for as long as it is reasonably necessary for our business purposes (e.g. as long as your account is active); and we will also retain and use your PI for our compliance obligations, to resolve disputes among our users, and enforce our contracts with authorized third-parties.

  • Safety of Collected Information.
    • We use industry standard protocols and technology to protect your registered user information and PI, such as Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and secure databases, and your PI is only accessible by a limited number of our employees who have special access rights.
    • Overall, we implement and maintain reasonable security measures to protect our databases and records from unauthorized access, acquisition, destruction, use, modification or disclosure.
    • Notwithstanding the foregoing, please take into account that the Internet and related transmissions are not secure or error free communication means.

  • Access to Personally Identifiable Information.
    • In order to enforce your privacy rights, please contact us as indicated in the contact section of our Site. Upon your due request, inform you of the existence, use, and disclosure of you PI, allow you reasonable access to such PI, and we will enable you to challenge its accuracy and completeness and, if required, have it amended.
    • Your privacy request must include, at the least, the following information:
      • your complete name, address and/or e-mail address in order for us to notify you the response to your request;
      • attached documents establishing your identity; and
      • a clear and concise description of the PI with regard to which you seek to enforce any of your privacy rights.
      If you request rectification, please indicate amendments to be made and attach documentation to back up your request.
    • Upon receipt of your privacy request, and after due review, we may then edit, deactivate and/or delete your PI from our products and services. Please take into account that we may not be able to delete all of your data from our secure databases or the databases of third-parties to which your PI has already been disclosed. If that is the case, please contact such third-parties directly in order to request enforcement of your privacy rights. In case of secure databases under our control where deletion is impossible, we will make such information inaccessible.

  • Lawful Disclosure of Information.
    • We must reserve our right to disclose your PI when we or our affiliates, clients, contractors, licensors, officers, agents and/or representatives reasonably believe it necessary to protect our interests, or where you result to be in breach of our Terms and Conditions of Use and/or this Privacy Policy.
    • Accordingly, we will have the right to disclose any and all collected PI and/or data, under the following circumstances:
      • If required under applicable law, rules or regulations.
      • In response to a valid request or subpoena from a government or law enforcement agency.
      • To defend ourselves and our affiliates, licensors, officers, agents and representatives from legal claims and processes brought to us by third-parties (including takedown notices).
      • To defend the property, rights and integrity of any of our users, advertisers or licensors.
      • To stop or cause to cease any actions that we may consider to cause - whether allegedly or factually - a contingency or liability.

  • Newsletters and Commercial Messages.
    • From time to time, we will ask you for express permission and consent to receive Commercial Electronic Messages ('CEM'). A CEM is a message in an electronic format (e.g. email, SMS, push notifications and other form of communications) which is then sent to an electronic address (e.g. email, mobile device) and that contains a message asking recipients to participate in commercial activities (e.g. purchase of products, services and invitations to participate in user research).
    • Our optional email newsletters are considered CEMs, and therefore you may subscribe or unsubscribe from them at will, usually on your account settings, or by following the unsubscribe links contained therein.

  • Service Eligibility & Protection of Minors.
    • If you are still a minor (which may depend on the jurisdiction where you reside), you cannot use or access our products and services, even under the direct supervision of your parent or legal guardian.
    • BackPageGals.com does not knowingly collect any kind of information from persons under the age of thirteen (13), and if we learn or have reason to suspect that any user is under the age of thirteen (13), we will delete any PI under that user's account.
    • The Site is not intended for persons under the age of majority in their jurisdiction. Accordingly, BackPageGals.com does not solicit or collect personal information from or about children on the Site). It is a violation of our policies and various laws for any person under the age of majority to use, access, or be featured on the Site or any other property of BackPageGals.com.
    • If you suspect that a minor has used, or is being featured on, any of our Sites, please contact us immediately.

  • International Use, Disclosure & Dispute Resolution.
    • We are headquartered in Belize. Personal information may be accessed by us or transferred to us in Belize and/or our affiliate companies in the Netherlands. Personal information is shared by us with our partners, businesses who use our service and service providers elsewhere in the world. By providing us with personal information, you consent to this transfer.
    • We will protect the privacy and security of personal information according to this Policy, regardless of where it is processed or stored, however you acknowledge and consent to the fact that personal information stored or processed in Belize and/or the Netherlands will be subject to the laws of in Belize and/or the Netherlands, including the ability of their governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies to obtain disclosure of your personal information.
    • Our use of your personal data will always have a legal basis, either because it is necessary for our service performance, or because you have consented to our use of your personal data, or because it is in our legitimate interests.
    • In certain situations, BackPageGals.com may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including meeting national security or law enforcement requirements.
    • If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, you can invoke, under certain conditions, binding arbitration for you and BackPageGals.com. For more information, please contact us for more information regarding our third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge).
    • Upon the case where BackPageGals.com specifically undertakes the process of personal that is subject to national legislation that implements the EU Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC), by clicking the "I Accept" button or otherwise accepting the policies, terms and conditions of our services through a clickable action or similar action, you hereby acknowledge, agree and unambiguously consent to such transfer.
    • For the purposes of European Directive 95/46/EC and applicable national implementing laws in your jurisdiction, with respect to your data, we are a data controller
    • Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) principles of PI notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, data erasure and enforcement, we strive to work so that our data security and data processing practices adhere in scope to such principles on data protection, and that you may exercise similar rights to those granted to data subjects under such principles.
    • In compliance with the GDPR, we are responsible for any and all factual or suspected security data breach into our PI databases that is likely to result in a risk for the rights and freedoms of individuals, and are also required to notify, without undue delay, our customers of any such factual or suspected breach within 72 hours of its discovery (by email and/or post). We will also comply with any and all restrictions in your favor regarding when law enforcement agencies can access electronic communications by requiring warrants for all emails held by service providers like us.
    • In compliance with the GDPR, we have hereby posted this conspicuous Policy to the public, indicating the PI being collected and the manner in which it may be disclosed and with whom. Accordingly, our users can may visit our Site using anonymous browsing, this Policy linked in our home page, with the link including the word 'Privacy' or similar. We also comply with Policy changes notification to our users, and provide mechanisms that allow our users to manage their PI personal information.

  • Amendments to this Privacy Policy.
    • We reserve the right to amend, change, suspend and/or update our platform, our products, our services, this Policy and/or our Terms, in whole or in part, from time to time and at our sole and final discretion.
    • Your continued use thereof after the last effective date of modifications thereof indicates your acceptance of such modifications.
    • We will post any updates on our platform, and may also send you an email or otherwise notify you of any material changes to this Policy.

  • Contact Us.
    • If you have any questions or queries about us, our products, our services, our Terms and Conditions of Use and/or this Policy, please contact us as indicated in our Site.

Date of last effective update is 11th May, 2018.

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