We or our data protection officer will be happy to provide you with information and suggestions on the subject of data protection.
If you would like to contact us, you can reach our data protection officer at: [email protected]
2. Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data
The provision of your personal data takes place voluntarily within the framework of the conclusion and existence of the contractual relationship and agreement with Gay Dating App. Among others, it is required that you provide personal data of special categories (the gender you are looking for is data of sexual orientation). If you do not want Gay Dating App to process your personal data or in particular, data from special categories, Gay Dating App cannot provide its services to you. Which data Gay Dating App collects in detail can be found in the following explanations.
What data does Gay Dating App collect from its members in order to fulfill the contractual relationship?
To provide services, described in more detail in its Terms by Gay Dating App, it is necessary to collect personal data that the user (also referred to as Gay Dating App member) provides, among other things, as part of the registration process, the completion of a basic membership or a premium membership, to process and to use.
Registration process and completion of basic membership
When initially registering free of charge (completion of the so-called “basic membership”), the user (or “basic member”) is asked to provide certain minimum information without which the registration cannot be completed. The mandatory data is:
(i) Gender and gender sought
(ii) E-mail address
(iii) Furthermore, further information, such as
(iv)Date of birth
(v)Information about yourself
(vi)Information about your match
(viii)can be specified.
3. Categories and purposes for which we will use your personal data
Gay Dating App is accessed via the email address provided by the user and the password selected by them (so-called access data).
In addition, Gay Dating App needs further information from its users to provide its services, such as personal pictures, preferences, personal values, appearance and other characteristics relevant to the partner presentation, which serve as the basis for creating the Gay Dating App profile. In this context, we also ask you about your religion. The information is voluntary. In this respect, Gay Dating App requests separate consent. You have the right to object to the storage of information at any time. Free text information about each person who is a Gay Dating App member and pictures of the Gay Dating App member can also be stored in a profile.
All data of the Gay Dating App profile can be visible on the website and app for other registered users in the member’s area of Gay Dating App. Also visible is data that the user releases to other users, including age,, interests, personal messages, etc.
When registering via Facebook ("Facebook login")
Gay Dating App offers you the opportunity to register via your Facebook account. If you make use of this, we will receive the data required for registration from Facebook. In this respect, data is transmitted.
We have no influence on the scope of the data collected by Facebook using the Facebook login. If you do not want Facebook to collect data about you in connection with your use of our online services and use it for your own purposes, you should not use the Facebook login.
For more information on the purpose and scope of the collection and the further processing and use of your data by Facebook, as well as your rights and settings options for protecting your data, see Facebook's data protection information: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
When registering via Apple (“Apple login”)
You can register on Gay Dating App by using your Apple ID account. If you make use of this, we will receive the data required for registration from Apple. In this respect, data is transmitted.
We have no influence on the scope of the data collected by Apple using the opportunity to sign-in with Apple. If you do not want Apple to collect data about you in connection with your use of our online services and use it for your own purposes, you should not use the Apple login. For more information on the purpose and scope of the collection, the further processing of the log-in and use of your data by Apple, as well as your rights and settings options for protecting your data, see Apple’s information and visit their privacy page.Purchase of a Premium Membership
If the user (hereinafter also referred to as "Premium Member") decides to use a paid service from Gay Dating App (so-called "Premium Membership"), the following information is collected:
This data, including credit card data is stored by the payment provider and not by Gay Dating App:
name and first name
payment and billing data
Communication with members and customer service
Gay Dating App does not store the communication between members but might save communication with the Gay Dating App customer service. Communication between members when logged in is encrypted.
What data does Gay Dating App collect for advertising purposes?
After completing the free basic membership, enter your email address in the input mask. This email address will then be used to send promotional emails for the free and paid products of Gay Dating App Limited without your consent. You have the option at any time to object to the use of your email address for advertising purposes. On the Gay Dating App website and app, you can also subscribe to a free newsletter by clicking on a checkbox. When registering for the newsletter, the data from the input mask is used. Again, you can object to the use of your email address for receiving newsletters at any time. You will also receive personalized or individualized guides during the Gay Dating App membership, which should enable you to make the best use of the Gay Dating App products. In this context, find out here which cookies Gay Dating App uses in the context of advertising.
What data does Gay Dating App collect when using the Gay Dating App website or mobile application?
Each time the Gay Dating App website or app is accessed, usage data of the respective website visitor - unless otherwise stated below, even if it is not a Gay Dating App member - is transmitted by the respective Internet browser and stored in log files, so-called server log files. This data is:
Information about the browser type and the internet service provider of the user as well as the operating system used (e.g. Windows 7, Apple OS, etc.)
IP address (Internet protocol address) of the accessing computer, tablet or smartphone (the IP address is compared with a geo database and the origin or country, state and city of the user is determined.)
User identification on the Gay Dating App platform (only from Gay Dating App members)
Name of the page accessed
Date and time of access
the referrer URL (origin URL) from which the user came to the accessed page
Amount of data transferred
Status message about whether the retrieval was successful
Session identification number
Screen resolution used
The following usage data is stored in the so-called login data records every time the Gay Dating App member logs into his Gay Dating App profile:
Date and time of login
User identification on the Gay Dating App platform
IP address (Internet protocol address)
Session cookies number
Session identification number
Session participants pseudonym
4. Age Limit
Children under 18 years of age are not allowed to use our iOS APP and our services are not targeted at children under the age of 18. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, any personal information we receive from users we believe to be aged 18 or under will be removed from our information base.
5. Mode and place of processing the personal information
The information controller processes the personal information of users of Gay Dating App App in a proper manner and shall take Appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of the personal information.
The personal information processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the information controller, in some cases, the personal information may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the iOS APP (administration, sales, marketing, legal, administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies) APPointed, if necessary, as information Processors by the information controller.
6. Retention time and deletion of personal information
The Personal information is kept for the time necessary to provide the services to you and you can always request that the information controller suspend or delete your personal information. If You wish to delete personal information we have collected during your use of iOS APP, You should directly do it from the APP without any request to our Support Team. Processing of your request will take some time to take effect. Thank you for your patience. Please note that changing or deleting your personal information will only change or delete the information in our informationbase for purposes of future activities and for managing future communications. However, we may elect to keep your personal information, subject to the requirements of the law and legitimate interests of the information controller. In case of your request to delete all your personal information, you agree that your email will be stored in our informationbase to avoid creation of duplicate accounts and for identification purposes. The email will not be used in marketing activities, nor forwarded to any partner iOS APP or Third parties.
9. Our commitment to data security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We regularly monitor our systems for possible attacks and vulnerabilities, but we can’t warrant the security of the data you send us even with the safeguards we have put in place.
We maintain (and requires our subcontractors and service providers to maintain) appropriate organizational and technical measures designed to protect the security and confidentiality of any information we process. However, no organizational or technical measures are 100% secure so you should take care when disclosing information online and act reasonably to protect yourself online.