Privacy Policy
Ping-Chat confidentiality policy.
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PING-CHAT CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY
Terms, controversies or disputes (including non-contractual claims or disputes) arising out of or in connection with our Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Belgian law. In case of discrepancy between this version and the translated copies of our Privacy Policy, the French version prevails.
WHAT IS IT ABOUT ?
Please read carefully the entire terms of our Privacy Policy, regarding all your personal data and their management by Ping-Chat. (Reminder of our Terms of Use).
WHO ARE WE ?
Ping-Chat is the property of TheDNS, registered in Belgium. The offices are located at 32 Chemin des Croix, Lessines in Belgium.
LEGAL INFORMATION
The use of personal data is a major concern for social networking users, so we have created this Privacy Policy (this "Policy") to let you know how we manage personal information ("personal data" or " personal information ").
Our Policy governs your use of the Ping-Chat website, whose address is www.ping-chat.com ("Ping-Chat" and its "site" including mobile applications). We suggest you read it in conjunction with our Terms of Use. By accessing and using the Ping-Chat website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and you consent to the collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with the terms set forth below.
Ping-Chat reserves the right to modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time. In case of change, the site will invite you to consult them.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE AND DO NOT AGREE TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS OUR SITE.
USERS AND VISITORS OF SITE PING-CHAT
Ping-Chat is a social network, offering the opportunity to meet new people in its global community of users.
To join the Ping-Chat network, you will need to complete our online registration form, where we ask you to provide us with personal information such as your name, email address, gender, date of birth, geographical location, As well as some additional personal information (optional). You have the right to access, modify, rectify and delete personal data at any time by accessing your "Menu" page and by simply identifying yourself on the Ping-Chat website.
Once your profile is registered, some of your information will be collected automatically by Ping-Chat, such as your IP address and email addresses. We may from time to time allow our employees to use the product for testing and user participation.
Registration on Ping-Chat is only open to people who are 13 years old or older. When you register, you acknowledge that you are over 13 years of age. We do not seek to encourage children and teenagers under the age of 13 to use the site. Therefore, if you are under 13 years of age, do not provide us with any information. If we become aware that a child, minor or person under the age of 13 has registered on our site and has provided us with personal information, we will take action and delete that person's information and Ping-Chat profile.
IF I VISIT THE SITE WITHOUT A MEMBER, IS PING-CHAT COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION?
No, we do not collect personal information about visitors to our site. If you visit us without becoming a member, cookies or similar files, will be placed on your computer. For more information about cookies in general, see the answer to the question "How does Ping-Chat collect my personal information?" Below.
WHAT USE DOESYOUMEET MAKE MY ADDITIONAL PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Our goal is to help you research, communicate and interact with other members by displaying information about yourself. When you use the application, you agree that any published or submitted content is accessible and publicly visible to both users of the application. You can also use our e-mail system to communicate with other users. We recommend that you (and all of our members) be vigilant when disclosing personal information. It is not recommended to include on your profile page your email addresses, URLs, instant messaging information, phone numbers, full names and postal addresses, credit card number, national ID number, driver's license details and Other private information, for reasons of security and misuse.
Be careful when filling out your profile with sensitive information such as your religious denomination and details related to health. You are free to indicate your ethnicity when creating your profile, but this is not mandatory. The photographs or videos you publish on Ping-Chat may also reveal this type of personal data. By downloading this information, you clearly consent to give other users public access.
When you publish information about yourself or use the messaging system or our event system, you assume full responsibility for it. We reserve the right to delete your profile, for any publications contrary to our Terms of Use.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION IS COLLECTED BY PING-CHAT WHEN I USE THE MOBILE APPLICATION?
Ping-Chat offers you the possibility to stay in touch with your friends, wherever you are. With your mobile phone or using website note on your computer, For your security, Ping-Chat displays a relative distance from other users. (Your birds between your cities).
Your precise GPS coordinates are not stored. We'll link you to the nearest town.
When you use your mobile phone or our site, we collect information about your WiFi access, as well as your location through longitude and latitude. This information allows us to determine your distance to the nearest city so that it can be displayed and communicated to other users who choose to see who is "nearby".
If you do not want to activate the location, you can manually search for a city.
WHAT ARE THE PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED BY PING-CHAT WHEN I USE THE PREMIUM SERVICES?
When you use Ping-Chat's Premium Services, we collect the financial information necessary to process your payments according to the payment method chosen. We do not store credit card details or other payment cards. Our payment service providers are in charge of storing this information (and are authorized to do so by regulatory bodies).
Technical information is collected when you access the Ping-Chat website or you go to the Match section. This information allows us to improve and offer you better services.
IS PING-CHAT COLLECTING INFORMATION ABOUT OTHER SITES SUCH AS FACEBOOK?
No and never...
OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION IS COLLECTED BY PING-CHAT?
If you wish to contact our customer service, please complete the form by clicking on the following link: Contact Ping-Chat. In order to respond to your request, our communications with you, including any complaints we receive from you on other users (and other users about you), are recorded.
WHAT WAY DOYOUMEET CONTACT ME WITH?
You may receive emails from Ping-Chat regarding notifications of new messages or for other purposes related to the use of the site. You are free to choose this option by going to the "Notifications" section of the menu.
DOES PING-CHAT COMPANY USE MY INFORMATION FOR OTHER PURPOSES?
We may use the published information about Ping-Chat's open access areas for promotional purposes on our sites and our associated products. Their uses allow us to improve and customize your experience on our site to meet your needs.
We use your personal information to solve problems, disputes and apply our Terms of Use.
WHAT ARE THE "COOKIES" AND WHAT ARE THEY SERVING?
We collect information by placing cookies on your computer or mobile. A cookie is an extract of information recorded on the user's computer or mobile phone by the web browser. They are a tool for storing information about visits to a site, recognizing you during your connections and retaining your preferences every time you visit Ping-Chat, thus enabling us to offer the best service to our members.
When you visit the public Ping-Chat topics, a session cookie ID is placed on your computer that is equal to the duration of your visit. Persistent cookies (also known as a local storage device) are also installed on members' computers, so that Ping-Chat can easily remember the user experience and make the connection faster. We may use persistent tracking cookies on your device, primarily for protection and security purposes, to prevent phishers, scammers, unauthorized connections, and to help you access your account in the event of piracy. We do not use information when you are logged out.
You can configure your browser and your mobile settings to block cookies and local storage devices, but you may not be able to access the features provided by Ping-Chat.
Ping-Chat uses cookies and storage devices for a number of reasons, including ensuring site security, to provide you with the features you want and to analyze the use made by Ping-Chat members and visitors.
Ping-Chat uses cookies which are strictly necessary for the proper functioning of our site. (Language & Session)
DO OTHER USERS OF PING-CHAT HAVE ACCESS TO ALL MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
In order to maximize your chances of meeting people on Ping-Chat, other members must be able to access the information you publish on your profile, including your photos. The information you provide should be of interest to other members. You can also restrict access to information for certain users by simply blocking them.
WHAT DO I ALLOW TO DO WITH THE PERSONAL INFORMATION OF OTHER USERS?
This personal information will help you to meet new contacts and make new friendships! You are strictly prohibited from using personal information about other users for commercial purposes, spam, harassing, or threatening anyone. Ping-Chat reserves the right to terminate the account of users who do not comply with the above rules and our Terms of Use.
WHAT ARE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED BY PING-CHAT CONCERNING MY FRIENDS AND CONTACTS?
In order to give your friends the opportunity to meet new people, you can choose to invite them on Ping-Chat. To find your friends and acquaintances on Ping-Chat, it is possible to search for other members using their email address. If you want to invite your friends and contacts on Ping-Chat, they will receive an invitation from Ping-Chat by email on your behalf or you can send them an SMS (if you use your Android, iPhone & Windows Phone) to encourage them to join our site. If the people you invited do not register within a few days, Ping-Chat will permanently delete the contact data.
Are the information concerning me commercialized by PING-CHAT?
We do not sell or rent your personal information to other companies. Ping-Chat undertakes not to transfer personal information collected for promotional purposes, or direct prospecting. No identifying information will be disclosed.
HOW MY PERSONAL INFORMATION ARE COMMUNICATED TO OTHER PARTIES BY PING-CHAT?
In the case of a business transition, a change in ownership, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, reorganization, sale of all or part of its assets, in the event of insolvency Or the administration, Ping-Chat or any of its subsidiaries, we may be required to disclose your personal information.
Ping-Chat also wants to maintain a healthy community, we will cooperate with all third parties to enforce intellectual property or other rights. We also cooperate in police investigations in your country of residence and abroad. In this context, we may disclose your personal information to appropriate governmental or legal authorities, to private parties, when we believe in good faith that it is required by law or at our discretion to protect our rights or Those of third parties and / or to comply with court proceedings, court orders, or the legal framework. In such cases, we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right we have.
WHERE ARE MY PERSONAL DATA PROVIDED?
Ping-Chat is a global operating site with servers located in many countries around the world, including the United States. The rules for protecting stored personal data may be different or less strict than those applicable in your country of residence. By disclosing your personal information, subscribing to our services, or using the applications provided by Ping-Chat, you consent to the transfer, storage and processing of your personal information in the countries and locations concerned.
HOW DOESYOUMEME PROTECT MY PERSONAL DATA?
Ping-Chat has put in place important security measures to protect and prevent the loss, piracy, and alteration of information under its control and your personal information. For the purpose of confidentiality of your personal information, firewalls are in place. Our technical team of experts is constantly working to improve the security of our site.
Although we take all reasonable precautions against possible security breaches on our site, in our database, documents, systems and Internet transmissions, we can not guarantee that unauthorized access, piracy, Loss of data, or other violations never occur. We encourage you to implement security measures to protect your personal information (including your password) and disconnect from your account after each use.
We can not guarantee the security of your information when transferring your data to our site, transmission is your responsibility. Upon receipt of your information, security procedures and devices are in place to attempt to prevent unauthorized access.
HOW CAN I CONTRIBUTE TO THE PROTECTION OF MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Never communicate or share your password with any third party. Forgotten or disclosed your password, your personal information may be compromised. If you are in this situation, please contact our customer service who will be able to change your password in your "Settings", by completing our form, click on the following link: Contact Ping-Chat. Ping-Chat can not be held responsible for the loss of your password and in case of violation of your part of the General Conditions of Use.
HOW CAN I CHANGE MY PROFILE?
You have the right to access and rectify the information on your profile at any time.
CAN I DEACTIVATE OR DELETE MY PROFILE?
Members of the Ping-Chat site are free to delete their profile from our database.
WHAT HAPPENS IN THE EVENT OF INACTIVITY ON YOUR SITE?
If you do not log on to the site for an uninterrupted period of 1 month, your profile will be disabled, beyond 3 months of inactivating your profile will be permanently deleted.
Ping-Chat accounts can not be transferred and all rights to your profile or the contents of your account will be canceled upon your death.
For any questions about our Privacy Policy or how to collect or use the information, complete the form, by clicking on the following link: Contact Ping-Chat.
Last updated on : 18, Aug 2019