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Privacy

In this privacy policy, "us", "we", "our", "website" or "site" means smooshu.com.

"You" refers to the user of this website and its related services, and as such you have gained the right to use this website by respecting the applicable privacy policy detailed below.

"Service(s)" refers to your use of smooshu.com for any purpose whatsoever.

Overview

Here at smooshu.com we are committed to maintaining your confidence and trust with respect to the information we collect from you. This privacy policy sets forth what information we collect about you. As our members have placed their trust with us, we ensure that this personal information remains private and confidential. We respect and guarantee your personal information will not be sold, traded, disclosed or accessed by any non-affiliated third party, unauthorized groups or individuals without your consent. By visiting smooshu.com and providing us with your personal information you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy.

We reserve the right, at any time, to change or modify the privacy policy applicable to your membership. Such changes will become effective upon notification, which we may be placed in effect by sending you notice by email, internal message, and/or posting a revised privacy policy on this website, which you can access at any time using the "Privacy" link. Your continued use of our service after notification of such a change has been sent shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of any such changes, modifications, additions or deletions. You agree to review this privacy policy periodically to check for amendments if we do not email you regarding any changes made. All personal information held by us will be governed by the most recent policy posted on smooshu.com.

Eligibility

You must be 18 years of age or older to visit or use this website in any manner. By visiting smooshu.com and accepting this privacy policy, you represent and warrant to smooshu.com that you are 18 years of age or older, and that you have the right, authority and capacity to agree to and abide by this Privacy policy. You also represent and warrant to smooshu.com that you will use this website in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations in your country and state.

What information we collect and how we collect it

At smooshu.com the information we collect from our members is used to improve the overall online service that we provide. Below are the types of information that we gather:

1.  Profile Information

Profile information such as your date of birth and gender for example. Profile information will display information which means that it can be viewed by anyone accessing our website via the internet. This information can be downloaded and printed at any time and we take no responsibility for the disclosure of this information and how it is used.

Profile information may be disclosed to our parent companies and businesses that we are under common corporate control with. All other entities will comply with our privacy policy with respect to the disclosure of such information. If this information is required by law or to be used in a legal process then it also may be disclosed.

2.  Non Personal Information

When you visit smooshu.com we receive information from you that is non personal related. For example when you visit our website we may extract your current URL within the site and details such as the time and date of your visit as well as the web browser that you are using. We collect this information for the purposes of improving our service for you. From time to time smooshu.com may provide aggregated statistical information about sales, browsing patterns and navigation techniques to reputable third parties.

3.  Volunteered Information

There are times at smooshu.com where you can provide certain information about yourself in order to take full advantage of the websites services. This volunteered information is not revealed, disclosed, sold, distributed, shared or passed on to any third parties without your consent. At times smooshu.com may present you with third party special offers, competitions and subscriptions. As policy we require that this third parties intentions are clearly stated once they have gathered the information from you and also that they provide you with a link to their privacy policy. Please read their privacy policy and terms and conditions carefully and make the decision whether you would like to disclose information to this third party or not.

4.  Email Communication

At smooshu.com there are times where you may provide your email address in order for us to provide a response to your request. This may involve us confirming the receipt of your email and providing you with information to your request. Also if you have subscribed to our newsletter you may also receive an email detailing this information. If at any time you do not wish to receive our newsletter any further you can always unsubscribe at the bottom of the email.

When do we collect personal information?

At smooshu.com you will find that we collect personal information in the following situations:

  • When a member seeking the services of our website signs up within the site.
  • When our customers have a query they may contact us via our email.

If you are a smooshu.com user and decide to display your website profile you consent to the disclosure of your information as it can be accessed by anyone viewing our website on the internet. Information about all of our customers is an important part of our business. There are only a few situations where your information maybe disclosed, and any of the third parties involved will comply with our privacy policy.

  • Third-Party Service Providers: We may require the services of a third party to analyse data, provide marketing assistance and sales information. They will only use our customer's information to complete their objectives and will not use it for any other purposes.
  • Promotional Offers: On occasion we may send you special offers on the behalf of other business through your email address. At no time do we disclose to that business your name or location. If you do not wish to receive any of these offers, select the unsubscribe option at the bottom of the message.
  • Protection Of smooshu.com And Others: We release account and other personal information when we believe it's appropriate to comply with the law, or apply our terms and conditions, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of smooshu.com, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  • With Your Consent: Besides the above situations, any time information needs to be disclosed you will be asked for your consent.

How do we protect your personal information?

Any time you have finished using the smooshu.com website, ensure that you log out in order to prevent unauthorised access. As a security measure if you have forgotten to log out we set a session expiry time therefore your account will be automatically logged out if there is no activity within this period of time.

Tips for protecting your privacy

  • After you finished using smooshu.com ensure that if you're logged in that you always log out to prevent unauthorised access.
  • If we link to any other websites ensure that you read their privacy policies and terms and conditions carefully, as we have no control over these websites.
  • Regularly change your password to access the member's area and keep this password a secret. If your account has been violated please notify us immediately so we can look into the matter.
  • If you agree to meet someone from our website in person, ensure it takes place in a public place such as a public shopping mall. Avoid a one on one meeting in the seclusion of their own home for the first time. Finally tell a close friend or family member about the details of the scheduled meeting, in particularly where it will take place.

Accessing all your personal information

You are able to access all of your personal information by logging into your member's area. Go to the 'Update Profile' area, and you will be able to add, edit and update all of this information that is displayed to visitors. Lastly, if you want to know about other information we may hold about you please contact us at admin@smooshu.com and include your username and email address.

Questions or complaints about your personal and business information

If you need to contact us with a question or complaint about the use of your personal and business information then please contact us at admin@smooshu.com.

What choices do you have?

  • As mentioned above you can choose not to provide certain information but unfortunately you will not take full advantage of our service. You can update your account and profile information any time you wish so if your details have changed you are able to edit them immediately.
  • If you don't want to receive any emails from smooshu.com then we give you the choice to unsubscribe to our mailing list.

Third party advertising

Advertisements that appear on the website are delivered to users by our advertising partners. Our advertising partners may download cookies to your computer. Doing this allows the advertising network to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement. In this way, they may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. This information allows an advertising network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. smooshu.com does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third party advertisers. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by smooshu.com and does not cover the use of cookies by any of its advertisers.

Privacy needs and rights between users

At smooshu.com the main service we provide is the interaction between smooshu.com users worldwide. Therefore this raises certain issues about the privacy needs and rights between the two members as follows:

  • smooshu.com does not review the content of private messages between users and will not accept responsibility for resolving disputes between the two members.
  • We take no responsibility for the website profiles and images posted by users at smooshu.com. We will periodically review the information posted in the public areas of the service checking for valid content and inappropriate content.
  • From time to time smooshu.com receives communication from members concerning other members. This may include complaints or general information. With this information we aim to stay as open as possible without compromising the privacy of any of the parties concerned.
  • If a member has made a complaint regarding another members conduct on our site, then we may inform this member that a complaint has been made about them. The details of who made the complaint will not be disclosed without their consent.
  • In order for us to act on a complaint we need substantiated evidence. When a complaint has been made it is logged into our database for future cross referencing.
  • Communication between two members will be released to either member on request but no third parties.

smooshu.com staff use and access to information

All employees at smooshu.com will not use personal information held at smooshu.com for any other purpose than completing their duties in maintaining the site.

Unsolicited e-mail or 'spam'

Spam is the Internet term for marketing or commercial e-mail you receive for which you did not ask. smooshu.com does not perform such practices and rather make available the option of subscribing and unsubscribing to their mailing lists at any time. Emails are only sent to those individuals who wish to receive them.

Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions

If you choose to visit smooshu.com, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the state of New South Wales in Australia. If you have any concern about privacy at smooshu.com, please contact us at admin@smooshu.com with a thorough description, and we will try to resolve the issue.

Our service changes constantly, we may review and amend this privacy policy to take into account new laws and technology and changes to our operations. We reserve the right to notify you of changes or updates to the website whenever necessary.

Your continued use of our service after notification of such a change has been sent shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of any such changes, modifications, additions or deletions. You agree to review this privacy policy periodically to check for amendments if we do not email or send you an internal message regarding any changes made. All personal information held by us will be governed by the most recent policy posted on smooshu.com.

Acceptance

This privacy policy is incorporated into and subject to the terms and conditions of the smooshu.com agreement. Use of smooshu.com is subject to your compliance with those terms and conditions, which constitute a legal agreement between you and smooshu.com. Each time you use smooshu.com you signify that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions, which incorporates the privacy policy, and the applicable posted guidelines.

USE OF THIS WEBSITE SIGNIFIES THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AGREEMENT AND THE PRIVACY POLICY.

If you do not agree with the terms of either of these documents, please do not provide smooshu.com with any information and do not use the services of smooshu.com. Your continued use of smooshu.com or this website in light of changes to this statement, to the privacy policy or to the relevant principles will signify your acceptance of the changes.

All intellectual property and data on this site is property of www.smooshu.com.

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