Pair Tree Privacy Policy


Introduction

This is the Pair Tree privacy policy. This privacy policy forms part of your agreement with us and our agreement with you when you use our services and this website. This privacy policy will provide you with information on how we manage, handle and use the private information we collect and manage through our services electronic or otherwise.

All information on this website and that is provided through our electronic or non-electronic services no matter how delivered or presented is copyright © protected and such copyright is owned exclusively by Pair Tree. We do not give permission to any person, entity or media outlet to use any information on or contained within this website or provided through our electronic or non-electronic services no matter how delivered or presented without Pair Tree's permission and such permission must be provided in writing.

This privacy policy tells you about your obligations when accessing our services and using other people's information. You must respect other people's privacy and information, and how they allow us and you to use that information. This includes not disclosing other people's information, pictures and identity unless they give you their express (direct) written permission. If you do not have someone's express written permission and you share their information, pictures or identity you may be held liable in a court of law as this agreement forms an agreement between you and us that you will abode by this privacy policy. You may be liable under civil or criminal law (depending on your jurisdiction) for breaching other people's privacy.

It is our solemn belief that your privacy, respect of your information and reasonable use of that information is vital to us providing you with the best service possible. This also recognises your right to control who uses and how your information is used. You have the right to choose how your information is used. However, you must recognise that this website and the services we provide are open to the public. Therefore, we cannot take responsibility for who sees and uses your information if you choose to display that information. All information you choose to display is open to the public unless you tell us not to show it where we offer that option.

While we take your privacy very seriously and we deploy reasonable measures to protect your information, people may access your information and use it without your or our permission. By using this website and our services, you agree not to hold us liable or responsible in any way for the actions of another person or entity who breaches this privacy policy.

Use of this Website and our Services

We provide people matching and social services to help people find other people for the purposes of interacting with other people, friendships and relationships. The information we provide to the public is available for this sole purpose only. No person may access or use our services or website for any other purpose or reason without our express permission. This includes not using this website to compile or gain statistics, or interview users who use our services, or to advertise without out our permission through this website or to our users, or to offer other services or products without our written permission.

Consent to use Information for Reasonable and Lawful Purposes

We collect information to provide our services to you. By accessing this website and our services, you agree to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy. If you do not agree with any term or condition of this policy, do not use this website or our services. Certain parts of this website allow you to provide personal information so you can utilise our services electronically. When you provide us with personal information, you are authorising us to collect and use that information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy. The information we collect is necessary for us to provide you with our services. The information we collect and record about you will depend upon the products and services you request from us. We will always use the information you provide to us for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner.

The information we collect from you will usually be asked from you directly, therefore giving you the right to make a choice as to what information you provide to us. However, some of the information we gather from you includes your Internet Protocol (IP) address and the dates and times you access our services. We gather and keep this information to help keep our members safe. We also gather and use information about you including usage statistics, people and subjects you show interest in and like information so that we can better understand you and help you find what you are after. The information we gather is not always available and we do not guarantee we will always collect it.

Personal information collected may be disclosed to other organisations, individuals and or public authorities under the following circumstances:

  • As required or authorised by law but only where there is a reasonable and lawful reason. If we don't think there are reasonable grounds for a request for information, we will tell you about it where we can.
  • Where there is a serious and imminent threat to your life, health, or safety or a serious threat to someone's life, health or safety.
  • Where the information is required for the preparation of or conduct of proceedings before any court or tribunal, or where required for the implementation of the orders of a court or tribunal.
  • Where we have reason to suspect that unlawful activity has been, is being or could be engaged in. We may use or disclose your personal information as a necessary part of our investigation of the matter or in reporting our concerns to relevant persons or authorities. Where we have deemed it necessary to use or disclose your personal information for one of the purposes listed above, where reasonable and fair we will tell you.
  • We may share selected information with third parties but only where you allow us to by clicking on advertisements, links and other information we provide from time to time.

Gaining Access to Your Personal Information

We will provide you with access to the personal information we hold about you unless there is an exception that applies under the law. We will not provide you with your information where:

  • It would pose a serious and imminent threat to the life or health of any individual.
  • It would have an unreasonable impact upon the privacy of other individuals.
  • The request is frivolous or vexatious.

Your request to obtain access to your information will be dealt with in a reasonable time frame. We may recover from you our reasonable costs of providing you with access to the information we hold about you.

If we refuse to provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will provide you with a reason for the refusal and inform you of any exceptions.

Correction to Personal Information

We will take reasonable steps to correct any personal information if a person can establish the information we hold about them is inaccurate, erroneous and or incomplete. However, we will not correct your information where you are capable of correcting your information yourself, unless you pay for our reasonable administration costs.

Alteration of this Privacy Policy

If we alter, change or remove our privacy policy, then the revised version will be made available from our web site and we'll message you to let you know about the changes so you have the opportunity to review and agree to any changes.

Privacy Policy Contact

If you would like further information then please select the ‘Contact Us’ link at the bottom of this page.

From all of us here at Pair Tree we wish you an enjoyable experience!