Collection & Use of Your Information
Your personal information
When creating a Companions account, you are required to provide certain personal details, such as your full name, email address and date of birth. This information is needed by us in order to provide a safe service and, if required, verify your identity when you contact us. Your private information will never be disclosed or sold to any third party without your explicit permission, except as required by law.
Your profile information
You are encouraged to enter information about yourself in your profile to help others decide if they wish to contact you. All information you provide in your profile should be considered public, as any person on the Internet can conceivably access this information. To help ensure that your privacy is protected, please be careful not to provide any personally identifying information in your profile. At any time, you can restrict the visibility of your profile by changing your privacy settings on your settings page.
Messages sent to other members
Messages sent to customer support
All messages that you send to our customer support team are private between you and our customer support staff and management.
Website usage information
We may collect data on how you use the website for the purposes of improving our services. This includes collecting and storing information relating to what features you use and what pages you choose to visit. This information is used for our own purposes only.
Control of Your Password
In the event that you are contacted by another member, we may notify you by sending you an email. We may also send you Companions news alerts via email. You can opt-out of these email notifications and news alerts by changing your email settings on your settings page.
Links to Other Websites
Third Party Advertising
When you enter sensitive information on the website (such as your login details), we encrypt this information using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. To learn more about SSL, please visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Sockets_Layer
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., to keep track of users visiting the website. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyse trends, track user movements around the website and gather demographic information about our users as a whole. More details can be found on Google's website.