The information we collect At various times Melt List will collect personal information. This includes "contact information", "billing information" and "personal characteristics." As described below, some of this information is collected automatically by Melt List upon you accessing the Service, whereas other information will only be obtained when and if you provide it through your use of the Website and the Service.
Your IP address is automatically collected each time you use the Website and the Service. Moreover, the identity of the website you came from most recently will also be collected.
The IP address and other information such as your name, address, and e-mail address ("contact information") is collected in order to allow us to administer the Service, to identify and contact users and in order to conduct Website and Service maintenance.
Melt List may collect information such as credit card information ("billing information") from you in order to provide services, to access and update credit worthiness, to open, maintain and process credit card transactions, to maintain accounts, to process and deliver invoices and statements, and other internal administrative functions.
The information you provide If you use the Website and Service, you may choose to provide information such as your place of residence, age, height, race, religion, certain preferences, etc., as well as photographs of yourself ("personal characteristics"). Personal characteristics are used to allow other Melt List members to find and access your profile, to determine whether they want to communicate with you and to allow you to participate in the Service that we provide.
Anything you choose to provide on your profile is public content and can be viewed by any Melt List member.
While Melt List members will have access to the personal characteristics (including photographs) you have provided, they will not be given access to your contact information or billing information.
How we use your personal information Melt List may provide your personal characteristics, on an aggregate basis, to potential third party advertisers. We may also provide this information to third parties who will serve advertisements on our behalf over the Internet. Melt List may also use your public content, including any public content photographs, for marketing purposes. Your public content and contact information may also be provided to third parties in order to administer any promotions, contests or surveys which Melt List may wish to conduct from time to time.
Melt List may also provide billing information to third parties to process credit applications, to access and update your credit worthiness, to open, maintain and process credit card transactions, as well as to maintain accounts, to process and deliver invoices and statements, and other internal administrative functions.
Unless identified in this policy or otherwise required by law, Melt List will not provide your information to third parties in such a way that would disclose your identity.
If Melt List requires personal information for a new purpose, it will seek consent for such new use.
Limits for Collecting, Using, Disclosing and Retaining Personal Information
Melt List, unless required or permitted by law, does not collect, use or disclose personal information, except when it has obtained consent.
In all cases, Melt List limits the amount and type of information collected to that which is necessary to meet the purposes described above. Melt List undertakes to keep all personal information it collects strictly confidential. Melt List will only retain personal information for the duration of its intended use or as otherwise required by law. Thereafter, all personal information that does not have a specific purpose or that no longer fulfills its intended purpose will be destroyed in a secure fashion.
Safeguarding Personal Information Melt List respects individual's privacy and will protect that privacy as vigorously as possible. Melt List stores personal information in electronic and physical files that are secure and to which access is restricted.
Accuracy of Personal Information You will be able to change, alter or delete your personal information at any time.
Melt List also makes every effort to keep all personal information it holds, including contact information and billing information, accurate, complete, and current. Melt List will update any changes to personal information when received when received from you in writing. If Melt List holds personal information about an individual which can be established by the individual to be inaccurate, Melt List will take reasonable steps to correct it.
Access to Personal Information You have the ability to access all your personal information on the Website and Service at any time. If you have any questions regarding the personal information held by Melt List, you should, in writing, contact Melt List's Privacy Officer. Melt List will respond to any written requests within 30 days of receiving written notice. Melt List will keep records of enquiries and/or objections and will document their resolution. Melt List will conduct all investigations in a timely, fair and impartial manner.