Who we are

We are Completely Free Publishing Ltd, a UK registered company and our registered company number is 07550586. If you have any questions or queries, please contact us via support@completelyfreedating.co.uk.

Legislation

Completely Free Publishing Ltd complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 with regard to data protection and privacy. 

Personal information collected

This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:

Membership

To become a member of this site and use the facilities we require certain pieces of information to enable us to create an account for you and to enable us to provide you with the online dating service you have requested from us.

The website collects personal information when you register for our service. This information is used to allow other users, whether registered or not, to find people they might be interested in dating. By registering for our service you give us permission to display your details on our website and in other electronic forms to other users that might be interested.

The website collects your email address during the registration process. Completely Free Dating will never display your email address to another user and will not sell, trade or give your email address to anyone unless compelled to do so by English law.

The website’s servers automatically record information when you visit the website, including the URL requested, your IP address, browser type and the date and time of your request.

When you request to close your account, either using the option found in the ‘Edit Profile’ section or by sending an email to support@completelyfreedating.co.uk, your account will be closed and all data relating to your account, including all profile data, messages, photos and other information recorded, will be deleted from our servers 30 days after the account closed date. Some or all of this data might still exist in backups we or our service provider keeps for up to another 7 days. After this time, all your data will have been permanently removed from our and our service provider systems.

Site visitor tracking

The site uses Google Analytics (GA), which tracks user visits. We use this data to determine how many people are using our site, to understand how they got to our site, what content they view on the site and to see their path through our site. Whilst GA records data such as your approximate location, the device, web browser and OS you are using, none of this data can be used to identify you personally. GA does, however, also record your IP address and this could potentially be used to personally identify you, however, Google does not give us access to this information. We consider Google to be a third party data processor.
 
GA use of cookies and details of these cookies can be found on Google’s developer guides. Our site uses the gtag.js version of GA.

Advertisements

We use Google Adsense to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

You can find out about how Google uses the data it collects here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites

To find out more about ad targeting and opting out, please visit:

Cookies

Completely Free Dating put small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer/device to collect information about how you browse the site. This enables us to understand how the site is used and to make improvements.

Cookies are used to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again

Completely Free Dating cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.

You’ll have seen a message on the site informing you that the site makes use of cookies the first time you visit the site and until such a time that you dismiss this notice. Once dismissed, you will not see this notice again unless you remove all the cookies Completely Free Dating has set.

Find out more about how to manage cookies.

How cookies are used on Completely Free Dating

The following section describes which cookies and how they are used on Completely Free Dating.

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use Completely Free Dating. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on Completely Free Dating
  • how long do you spend on each Completely Free Dating page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

NamePurposeExpires
_gaThis helps us count how many people visit Completely Free Dating by tracking if you’ve visited before2 years
_gidThis helps us count how many people visit Completely Free Dating by tracking if you’ve visited before24 hours
_gatUsed to manage the rate at which page view requests are made10 minutes

You can opt-out of Google Analytics cookies.

Cookie Notice

You may see a pop-up cookie notice message when you first visit Completely Free Dating. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again once you have dismissed the message, along with the preferences you selected.

NamePurposeExpires
cookieconsent_dismissedSaves a status to let us know that you’ve seen our cookie message1 year
cookie_consent_levelSaves the consent level you gave when answering the cookie notification2 months
cookie_consent_user_acceptedSaves if you accepted the cookies or not.2 months

Functional Cookies

The website makes use of some other “functional” cookies to ensure the services work, these are described in the table below.

NamePurposeExpires
mem_idYour membership ID with the website.1 year
mem_keyYour membership key with the website.1 year
scrWidthCurrent width of your browser viewport.Session
AWSALBLoad balancer for “sticky” sessions.1 day

Hosting

This site is hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) with an EU based data centre located in Dublin, Ireland. Details on AWS’s security can be found in the security section of the AWS website.

Our third party data processor

We use only Google LLC (Privacy Policy) as a third party to process personal data on our behalf. They have been carefully chosen as they comply with the legislation set out above.

Google is located outside the EU but is EU-U.S. Privacy Shield compliant.

Data breaches

We will report any data breach of our site’s data or the data of any of our 3rd party data processors to the authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data that can be used to identify individuals has been stolen.

Data Controller

The data controller of the website is Completely Free Publishing Ltd, a UK Private Limited Company with company number 07550586.

Registered office is:

76 GLEBE LANE
BARMING
MAIDSTONE
KENT
ME16 9BD

Data Protection Officer

Mr Andrew Dixon
Technical Director, Completely Free Publishing Ltd
Email: andrew@completelyfreepublishing.co.uk

Changes

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice.