This Privacy Policy ("Policy") explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by Zoosk, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Zoosk," "we" or "us"). This Policy applies to all of the websites (including www.zoosk.com), products, applications (including mobile applications and applications and pages operated by Zoosk and available on social networking sites and other platforms and our downloadable products) and services offered by Zoosk wherever this Policy is displayed (collectively, the "Services").

Please note that we are based in the United States of America. As such, any personal information you provide us with or is collected by us as detailed below is transferred to and processed by us in the United States of America (or other countries). By registering or subscribing to the Services, you agree to this transfer and processing.

  1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

    1. Information You Provide. When you register or subscribe to any of our Services, we may collect a variety of information, including your name, birth date, photographs, email address, password, phone number, including mobile phone number, billing information, credit card information and other contact or demographic information you provide. We also collect other profile data such as your personal interests and background, gender, age, geographical location and physical characteristics and any content or other communications you provide or make in connection with your use of the Services. We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Services.

    2. Information Automatically Collected. When you access our Services, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website, such as your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, platform type, the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave our website, date and time stamp and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your account. When you access our Services using a mobile device, we may receive or collect your mobile device ID (often referred to as UDID), mobile carrier, device manufacturer and phone number. We also collect information about your usage of, and activity on, our Services. We may associate information we automatically collect with your personal information. We and service providers acting on our behalf, such as Google Analytics, use this information to understand and analyze trends, to administer our Services, to gather demographic information about our user base and to deliver you a more personalized experience.

    3. Cookies and Other Technologies. Our Services, email messages and advertisements may use "cookies" and other technologies such as pixel tags and Web beacons. "Cookies" are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. Among other things, cookies help us improve our Services and your experience. We use cookies to see which areas and features are popular and to count visits to our websites. We may also use cookies and other technologies to serve advertisements to you on our Services or on sites other than our websites. Web beacons and pixel tags are electronic images that may be used on our Services or in our emails. We use Web beacons and pixel tags to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness, prevent fraud and to tell if an email or advertisement has been opened and acted upon.

    4. Third Party Advertisers. Any advertisers and advertising networks (which include third party ad servers, ad agencies, ad technology vendors and research firms) that serve ads or provide offers to our users, on our Services or on sites other than our websites, may also use their own cookies, web beacons, pixels and other tracking technologies. Such tracking technologies are governed by the privacy policies of the entities placing the ads, and are not subject to this Policy. You can visit networkadvertising.org [hyperlink] to see a list of advertising networks that typically serve these kinds of ads and to exercise your choice for those advertising networks. We do not control these advertisers or advertising networks or any other third parties whose websites may be linked from our Services or their practices. We recommend that your review the privacy statements of all third-party websites you visit.

    5. Social Networking Sites. When you use our Services through a social networking site (a "Social Networking Site"), such as Facebook, where our Services are also referred to as an "application", you permit Zoosk to access certain information from your profile for that site. The information you permit Zoosk to access varies by Social Networking Site and is affected by the privacy settings you establish at such site. By using our Services through a Social Networking Site, you are authorizing Zoosk to collect, store, retain and use indefinitely, in accordance with this Privacy Policy, any and all information that you agreed the Social Networking Site could provide to Zoosk through the Social Networking Site application programming interface. Your agreement takes place when you "accept" or "allow" (or other similar terms) our application on a Social Networking Site.

  2. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

    We use the personal information we collect for purposes described in this Policy or disclosed to you on or in connection with our Services. Ways we may use information about you include:

    Zoosk may store and process personal information in the United States and other countries.

  3. SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

    Our Services allow you to share information about yourself with other individuals and other companies. Consider your own privacy and personal safety when sharing your information with anyone. Please review our Online Dating Safety Tips for tips. Also, when sharing information about others, please consider their safety and privacy and get their consent for that sharing.

    We do not share your personal information with third parties other than as follows:

    We may also share information with others in an aggregated form that does not directly identify you.

  4. CHOICES

    1. Communications from Us. You can opt out of receiving promotional messages from us such as emails, text messages and telephone calls by visiting the "settings" page of your account. If you opt out of our promotional communications, we may still send you non-promotional messages about your account or our ongoing business relations.

    2. Cookies. You can generally remove or block most cookies using the settings in your browser. In some cases, however, our third party vendors may employ "Flash" cookies to help us detect fraudulent or abusive uses of the Services and we or our third party advertisers may also use these cookies. Flash cookies are managed through a different interface than your web browser and you can access your Flash cookie settings here. If you choose to disable cookies, however, it may impact your ability to use our Services.

    3. Advertising. Some advertising networks that display ads through our Services, or to our users on other sites, may be members of the National Advertising Initiative. To learn how to opt out of advertising targeting from its members visit networkadvertising.org.

    4. Access to Your Information. You may access and change your contact preferences and your information by visiting the "Profile" and "settings" sections of your account or by writing to us at the address provided below.

  5. SECURITY

    Zoosk takes reasonable measures to help protect your personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

  6. PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 18

    Persons under the age of 18 are not eligible to use our Services.

  7. UPDATES TO THIS POLICY

    We reserve the right to modify this Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Policy, we will change the "Last Revision" date below and will post the updated Policy on this page.

  8. CONTACTING ZOOSK

    If you have questions about this Policy, please contact us at privacy@zoosk.com or by writing to us at: Zoosk, Inc., Attn: Privacy Matters, 989 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
  9. LAST REVISION DATE

    This Policy was last revised on August 11, 2011.