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Privacy

MartialConnection.com (the “Site”) is a private social network platform that lets you (the “Member”) meet and interact with new people and stay in touch with friends. When you visit and interact with MartialConnection.com you may provide information about yourself and your opinions, and it is wise to be aware of the personal information that you are sharing. At MartialConnection.com we understand this, and we have established this Privacy Policy to explain how we collect information from you and how this information is used.

When using any of our Services you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country that you reside in or create information from, your information may be used by MartialConnection.com in the United States.

COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

When you register for Services directly on the Website, you may be required to provide specific information, such as your name, maiden name (if applicable), mailing address and/or zip code, email address, phone number, birth date or year, marital status, password, and one or more community affiliations (such as with a school or college). You may also be presented with the option to register for the Services using your linked network (i.e.Facebook, Twitter or Google), in which case you will be authorizing us to access specific information from your current profile on social network of your choice (which will be available in such login process) for purposes of completing your registration. 

Please keep in mind that, although much of the information described above will not be viewable by other members, once you are registered your name, community affiliations and years associated with those affiliations will be displayed on the Website and you will no longer be anonymous to other individuals who access the Website or to us.

SOCIAL APPLICATIONS

Some linked network (i.e.Facebook, Twitter or Google), provide their users with access to applications or other tools, such as "social login", which allow that website's users to share specific personal information with us. These Linked Networks may also appear in your profile so that people can find you on these Linked Networks. The specific information provided to us by Linked Networks is determined by these third parties and may vary by network. In all cases, the permissions page for the Linked Network will describe the information being shared. You should consult their respective privacy policies for information about their practices. You may choose to use information from the Linked Network to populate your profile on the MartialConnection.com and help you find and follow your contacts on the Martial Connection Platform. 

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We do not sell your data – such as your name and contact information – to third parties to use for their marketing purposes. MartialConnection.com uses part of your personal information to enable you to interact, or to enhance your experience, with the Site and its features. MartialConnection.com allows Members to provide information to a personal profile that is accessible to other Members. We publicly display some of your personal information, such as your picture and name, in your Member profile. To make searching and to find friends and acquaintances on the Site easier we allow Members to search for other Members using a first and last name, an email address, a location or schools that the Member may have attended. Members may choose to arrange their settings so that anyone other than accepted friends cannot see their profiles, photos, contact information and ability to be located in searches. These privacy procedures enable individual Members to determine how much information to share with potential friends and unknown users and Members.

In addition to some of the specific uses of information we describe in this Privacy Policy, we may use information that we receive to:

  • Help you efficiently access your data after you sign in
  • Remember information so you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit about.me;
  • Provide personalized content and information to you and others, which could include online ads or other forms of marketing
  • Provide, improve, test, and monitor the effectiveness of MartialConnection.com
  • Develop and test new products and features
  • Monitor metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns
  • Diagnose or fix technology problems

SHARING AND DISCLOSURE

We do not disclose your private information except in the limited circumstances described here.

Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information with your consent, such as when you use a third party web client to access your MartialConnection.com account.

Service Providers: We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us. We may share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only according to obligations mirroring the protections of this privacy policy.

Law and Harm: We may disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect about.me’s rights or property.

Business Transfers: If MartialConnection.com is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this privacy policy will apply to your information as assigned to the new entity.

Non-Private or Non-Personal Information: We may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information, such as your public bio or the number of users who clicked on a particular link (even if the only one did).

THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING

We may use your information to provide you with advertisements that are targeted to your specific needs and interests. These advertisements link directly to third party websites or services. We have no control over the content or privacy policies of such sites or services, and therefore we encourage you to review such material and policies before submitting any personal information to them. We do share specific aggregate information, such as demographic information and the number of times that our members have viewed an advertisement, with our third party advertisers. 

THIRD PARTY AD SERVERS AND NETWORKS

We may allow other companies, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to display advertisements on the Services. Some of these ad networks may place a persistent cookie on your computer or other devices. Doing this allows them to recognize your computer or device each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad networks may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer or device, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. We may share specific limited categories of information about you, such as your gender, age or geographic location, with ad networks to help them deliver more relevant advertisements through their ad networks. We do not have access to or control over the cookies that may be placed by these parties on your computer or device and have no control over these parties' privacy policies or information collection practices.

DATA SECURITY

Your privacy is critical to MartialConnection.com, and we are committed to protecting your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. To this end, we have implemented reasonable physical, technical, and administrative security measures for the Services that comply with applicable industry standards, this includes our practice of encrypting sensitive information submitted through the Services (e.g., credit card information provided on our order forms) with secure socket layer (“SSL”) technology. It is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your username and password on the Services. You are responsible for all uses of your password, whether or not you have authorized such use. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your MartialConnection.com account, visit our SUPPORT section immediately. Despite our efforts to protect your Personal Information, the transmission of data over the Internet inherently requires the use of systems under the control of third parties. As a result, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer safe, or you would like additional information regarding how we store and protect data, please visit our HELP DESK anytime. 

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information and will always be at https://martialconnection.com/privacy.  If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you via a MartialConnection.com update or e-mail to the email associated with your account. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

Effective date: August 11, 2018

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