Privacy Policy

Data we collect and usage

Yocty asks for User"s personal information (email, demographic location, age, name, sex, preference, interests when the User registers with the Site.

This information is readily available on the Site and only viewable by the User on logging into the account. The User at all times has the option not to provide this information without agreeing to register with Yocty.

All information collected at the Site to become a Registered User is obtained purely for providing the Services (please review the Terms and Conditions) and to improve the quality of your experience from the Services.

This privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices of Yocty applicable to the handling of the information collected at the Site.

The User information collected at the Site is of two categories, Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information. Personally Identifiable Information of the User can be specifically used to identify the User as an individual whereas, the Non-Personally Identifiable Information does not identify the User individually. Specifically, Yocty uses the information collected at the Site for providing high quality Services and suggesting and recommending matches best suited for the User, assessing User preference and compatibility aspects. All information collected on the Site could be used to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, collect receivables, measure gauge for surveys on User interest in the Site, inform User about promotions and offers, detecting fraud and other criminal activity, to enforce Terms and Conditions and other related policies.

By registering with the Site and consenting to Terms and Conditions and related policies at the Site, User agrees and confirms his/ her consent to providing Yocty this information, which is lawful, necessary and permissible. User at all times has the right to withdraw consent by communicating it to Yocty or discontinuing use of the Site and Services offered by Yocty. Upon the User opting outing to withdraw such consent Yocty will not be under any obligations to provide the Services nor will it be liable for the Services provided till then.

The information the User provides at the Site, may come to Yocty through the following sources:

a.       Information About the User. When the User is a Registered User or a recipient of the Services, then Yocty collects a wide variety of information about the User. Information collected by Yocty is used to build the User"s "Profile". It is possible that recent log-in date and other profile/account information of the User may be displayed to the User"s recommended matches. All photo(s) or video(s) provided by the User as part of profile content, the User agrees and confirms that these may be made available to User"s matches and users of the Services. Except as otherwise stated in this privacy policy, User personally identifiable information is not disclosed to any third party.

b.      E-mails and Telephone Calls. User e-mail address is required while registering for the Services. e-mails are used for both transactional (e.g., confirmation for registration with the Site, credits, notifying of matches) and promotional (e.g., newsletters, new services, special discounts, etc.) purposes.

c.       Mobile Device. If User has registered any mobile device or uses the mobile device to access the Site, then device information may get collected (such as mobile device ID, model and manufacturer), operating system and version information, and IP address.

d.      Demographic Data. Demographic data could be collected on the Site. This data is used to tailor User"s experience at the Site, showing content that which might interest them, and displaying the content according to their preferences. Some of this information may be shared with advertisers on a non-personally identifiable basis.

e.      Information Regarding User Friends. The Site encourages Users to refer a friend for the Services by sending us a friend"s name and email address. This information remains in our database, and such referred person could be sent a one-time e-mail containing User"s name and inviting them to visit the Site. Such e-mail will also include instructions on how to remove their information from Yocty database. User agrees not to abuse this feature by entering names and addresses of those who would not be interested in the Services.

f.        Public Forums. Yocty has a blogging facility on the Site and the blogs on the Site may contain posts which are relevant to dating and relationships and is available to Users and visitors to the Site. Any information that is disclosed in the comments section of the blog section becomes public information and User is expected and confirms that the User shall exercise caution when deciding to disclose any Personally Identifiable Information. To request removal of personal information from any blog, User has to contact Yocty at support@yoctyapp.com. In some cases, Yocty may not be able to remove the information from the blog, in which case Yocty will inform the User of such inability.

g.       Use for Research. In addition to the uses outlined above, User agrees to allow Yocty to anonymously use the information from User experiences to continue our research into successful relationships.

h.      Use for Verification checks. The User is aware that to continue to receive the Services offered at the Site, it has to undertake the mandatory verification checks. The User agrees that information provided for the verification check is true and correct and is being provided voluntarily with complete knowledge of the purpose of its use by Yocty and its authorized third party expert Service Provider for such verification. The Verification Check is conducted solely for the purpose of providing a richer experience in the Services. The verification process is kept anonymous and confidential and not shared with any third party other than authorized entities of Yocty.

Disclosure of Your Information

Disclosure to User"s Matches. For providing the Services Yocty will disclose User profile information and verification results to recommended/ Suggested matches. Photos and other profile information posted by User will be available for viewing. Yocty could make features available enabling User matches to share User profile information, including photos, with members of their social network(s). User contact information is never shared with User matches.

Disclosure By Law. User acknowledges and agrees that Yocty may disclose information User provides if required to do so by law, at the request of a third party, or if in Yocty"s sole discretion, believe that disclosure is reasonable to (1) comply with the law, requests or orders from law enforcement, or any legal process (whether or not such disclosure is required by applicable law); (2) protect or defend Yocty"s, or a third party"s, rights or property; (3) protect someone"s health or safety, such as when harm or violence against any person is threatened; or (4) for investigative purposes.

Disclosure to Trusted Third Parties. Yocty may share User"s non-Personally Identifiable Information with third parties, but not in a manner that would reveal your identity. Yocty may share User Personally Identifiable Information, sometimes in conjunction with non-Personally Identifiable Information, with service providers that may be associated with Yocty. User information will be treated as private and confidential by such service providers and not used for any other purpose than authorized. In addition, from time to time, Yocty may share e-mails, mailing address etc. with carefully selected third parties, so they can offer goods and services that may be of interest to User. User can at any time change e-mail preferences to not receive such offers.

Search Engine. Some portions of User profile may be available to search engine crawlers and therefore may appear in internet search results, but no Personally Identifiable Information will be included in such search results.

Information Transferred As a Result of Sale of Business. Yocty may buy or sell assets and, depending on the transaction, User Personally Identifiable Information may be one of the transferred and acquired assets.

Links to or Access from Other Sites

Users may be able to access account or content from third party sites, such as social networking sites, by way of various applications. The privacy policies and practices of such sites in connection with information User discloses on such sites may differ from that on the Site. User is encouraged to review the policies and practices of these sites to ensure that the privacy of the information User submits on their site does not conflict with and is consistent with how User wishes this information to be treated. Yocty is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices or the content of any other websites that may provide access to, or be linked to or from, this Site, including that of any social networking sites and third party advertisers whose offerings require User to navigate away from this Site.

Information Sharing

Yocty does not rent, sell or share any personal or sensitive information of User other than as mentioned in this Privacy Policy, with any third party.

Opt-out Provisions

User has the right to opt-in or opt-out of any marketing/promotional/newsletter mailings. Upon opting out, provisions of this Terms and Conditions and the related policies will become applicable. However, Yocty reserves the right to send service related communication without offering User the facility to opt-out. User can update your account settings and information at any time. At User"s request, Yocty can cancel User registration and remove/block personally identifiable information from it"s database. However, this information may remain in archives even after deletion or termination of User account as required by law and the handling of the same is in accordance with the provisions of the applicable law and as intimated by the government agency from time to time.

Security Practices

Yocty follows stringent security techniques and requirements for handling sensitive and personal information. These techniques and requirements are fully compliant with the guidelines set forth under law. Yocty servers are accessible only to authorized personnel. User information logged under the Terms and Conditions is shared with respective personnel only on need to know basis and/ or for the purpose of completing a transaction and/ or to providing Services. All representatives handling information under these provisions are under contractual confidentiality obligation with Yocty. While, Yocty takes every step to safeguard the confidentiality of User personal information, by using the Site, User agrees and confirms that Yocty is not liable for any disclosure due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties.