Keep in mind, if you use our system to send messages via this site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit within the chat room can be read, collected, or used by the recipient of the message, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit within these forums. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at Support@ChristianDatingForMarriage.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
In order to use this Web site, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a client is required to give us his/her contact information (such as name and email address). We use this information to contact the user about services on our site in which s/he has expressed interest. It is not necessary for the client to provide demographic/race information (such as income level or race/ethnicity) or a social security number. However it is required that the client selects his/her user name and password and identifies a form of payment (such as credit card or e-checking), online or offline (by mail or in some cases by fax).
We do not use the information collected to share, sell or distribute in any way or form with other entities online or offline. The personal information of our clients is stored on our secure database and it is used solely for purposes of: identification, billing disputes, verification, and/or authentication. Since our establishment in May of 1995 until now, we have not had even one case of theft of our members' personal information or identification.
methodistsingles.net cooperates with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties to enforce laws, such as: intellectual property rights, fraud and other rights, to help protect you and the methodistsingles.net community from bad actors. Therefore, in response to a verified request by law enforcement or other government officials relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity, we can (and hereby you authorize us to) disclose your name, city, state, telephone number, email address, User ID history, fraud complaints, and listing history without a subpoena. With the exception of the above, in an effort to respect your privacy and our ability to keep the community free from bad actors, we will not disclose your personal information to law enforcement or other government officials without a subpoena, court order, or substantially similar legal procedure.
We store the collected information through cookies, and/or otherwise via application to create a personal profile of our users.A profile is a dynamic page with or without a user's picture, that uses partial stored information (without certain private/personal information). We keep one profile per one individual user. Profile has user details, information, and viewing preferences that s/he has selected to be visible. Consequently, collected information is tied to the user's personal information so other members can make certain determinations if the particular member should be contacted or not for possible dating leading to marriage. User's visit to our Web site does not constitute direct or indirect marketing/promotions. We do not share your profile with any third parties.
The profile you create on our site will be publically accessible unless otherwise indicated. You may change the privacy settings of your profile through your account portal. If you wish to request deletion of your information, deactivation of your profile or request to remove unauthorized profile, you can contact us at Support@ChristianDatingForMarriage.com.
Cookies are data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. Usage of a cookies is in no way linked to any personal information while on our site. On the home page, we use the cookies by asking members to bookmark methodistsingles.net thus adding the site to their favorites. There is no collection of personal information involved on the home page. We use the ID session when members log in. Once the user closes the browser, the ID session terminates. ID session is used to log in, access the chat room, and restrict email privileges. With the setting of the ID session on our site, users don't have to log in with the password more than once up to 25 to 30 minutes in some cases, thereby saving time while on our site.
As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP),referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream click stream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
methodistsingles.net uses Google Analytics to help analyze how users use the site. All collected data used by the "cookies, "which stores text files on your browser, to collect internet log data and visitor behavior data in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. The information gathered is then used to evaluate visitors' actions during their visit, which in turn generates charts of activity for methodistsingles.net use only
We do not use or sell the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information. Your IP address will not be associated with any other data held by Google. Any data and any Personally Identifiable Informationfrom any source will not be linked to a third party without written consent.
To update, correct, or delete personal information log in to the member section of the site, select My Profile section, select edit button and make the change to correct, update, or delete your information.To delete, cancel or remove your profile, log in and go in to the My Account section of the site, select Cancel Membership and choose the action desired, click submit to delete, cancel or remove your profile.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Welcoming new members: We send all new members a welcoming email with their password and user name. Established members will occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users, we present the option to not receive these types of communications. Monthly Newsletter: Newsletter with new and/or important information is sent on a monthly basis to the members. We send such a letter to the name of the user to his/her email address. In order to unsubscribe from the newsletter, members will have to log in to their account, click on edit my profile, and check the option "no" under "Receive Monthly Newsletter." Service Announcements:: On rare occasions, it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send users an email. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature. Customer Service: We communicate with the users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regards to issues related to their accounts. For customer service communication we are available to be reached via email, phone or fax in accordance with the users wishes. We make every effort to preserve user privacy; we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we are served with subpoena on Governmental, criminal or civil action in accordance to current judicial proceeding.
We do not share aggregate demographic information with our partners or our advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information.
CSCC does not share Web site information about our users with any third party advertisers.
We do not use any third party intermediaries.
We do not keep or store any (Cart) Merchant / Processing data nor sell or distribute this information to a third party. All transactions are processed through a secure and outsourced service provider Stripe and PayPal.
In the event CSCC goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users' personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Users will be notified via email, prominent notice on our Web site for 30 days, prior to a change of ownership or control of their personal information. If as a result of the business transition, the users' personally identifiable information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection they will be given choice consistent with our notification of changes section.
Our users are given the opportunity to choose their privacy options. You may choose:
We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at Support@ChristianDatingforMarriage.com.
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site, we ask them for the friend's user name and password. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. Upon confirmation, both the user and the friend will receive an additional one month free. CSCC store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at Support@ChristianDatingforMarriage.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information on the Web site, their information is protected both online and off-line. When our registration/application form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or date of birth), the information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry – "VeriSign, Inc (Authentic Site)". While on a secure page, such as our application form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to unlocked, when users are just 'surfing'. To learn more about SSL, follow "VeriSign, Inc." sign. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users' information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, administration, our billing supervisor, or customer service representative) are granted access to personal information. Our employees must use password protected screen savers when they leave their desk. When they return, they must re-enter their password to re-gain access to user information. Furthermore, ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Any time new policies are added, our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place in the privacy issue, and what they can do to ensure that our users' information is protected. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If users have any questions about the security at our Web site, users can send an email to Support@ChristianDatingForMarriage.com.