Privacy policy

Chat Friends Privacy

Chat Friends respects the privacy of it's members. We recognize that privacy of the Users personal information is important and will never sell user data to third parties.
Chat Friends has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate it's firm commitment to privacy. By visiting our website, you agree to be bound to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy.

you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this privacy policy, please do not use the Chat Friends service.

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time and continued use of this website is considered your acceptance of the current privacy policy.


1. Information That We Collect and What We Do With the Collected Information, Including Disclosures to Third Parties.

Whilst using our Web site when we may need personal information from you. By "personal information" we mean information that is uniquely identified to you, such as your name, email address, IP address, and password.

In order to keep track of visitors and to identify our Users, Chat Friends registers IP addresses. We also can use the IP address to verify the identity of perpetrators of illegal activity. Example: users uploading illegal or copyright material.

Our website logs and stores email addresses belonging to file uploaders with the sole purpose of registering users and keeping track of the number of people visiting. We do not and will not rent, sell or disclose personal information to people who have no direct connection to ChatFriends.co.uk

Chat Friends may use information collected in connection with your participation in interactive activities, including account registration, and will disclose all information to Government agencies if asked to.


2. Other Disclosures to Third Parties - courts and government orders, and our legal solicitors.

Chat Friends will not distribute or sell any of your personal information to third parties. However, by using this site's services, you assume the risk that a court or government agency may order Chat Friends to disclose your submission and/or personally identifying information about you, or that a litigant, a court, a grand jury, or government agency may subpoena that information.

We may disclose your information if necessary to protect our legal rights or if the information relates to actual or threatened harmful conduct or potential threats to the physical safety of any person. We may disclose the identities of our users if we are legally required to do so. If a governmental agency (for example, law enforcement agencies, UK Government agencies or US Attorneys' offices or similar governmental agencies) sends us a subpoena or court order, we will then comply with it.

Chat Friends may need to consult it's own solicitors. In doing so, Chat Friends may disclose personal information to it's legal team.

We cannot advise you regarding the law or an appropriate response to a subpoena or court order. Should you wish to oppose a subpoena, court order or other legal process, you should seek legal advice concerning applicable rights and procedures that might be available.


3. Security

The Chat Friends Web site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We back up the data on a daily basis, and have password protected access levels which ensure legitimate site administration.

Should a security problem arise, we will do our very best to address any issue/s immediately. In the event of data loss or system malfunction, Chat Friends will not be held responsible for any file loss or loss of earnings.

The Chat Friends Web site may contain advertising links to other Web sites. Chat Friends is not responsible for the security practices of the Web sites that are linked from our site. We highly recommend that visitors check the privacy statements at these linked sites.


4. Cookies.

Apart from tasting really nice, Chat Friends use cookies for various reasons in regards to monitoring traffic and site members. A cookie is a small piece of textual data stored on an individual's computer which is sent from a server to an internet browser. Chat Friends uses cookies to save User's settings.

Cookies may also be used for statistical analysis purposes by Chat Friends. You can always choose not to receive a tracking cookie file by enabling your web browser to refuse cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie.


5. User Statistics

Chat Friends uses a third party website called Statcounter.com to monitor site users and ip addresses.


6. File transfer safety.

We accept all the possible security measures on our servers in order to prevent the loss of data, inaccurate use of information, as well as file damage. Files saved for transferring are available for viewing only to Chat Friends representatives or via the link that is given to the User who uploaded the file.


7. Advertising

Ads are displayed in various sections throughout our website. In the near future we will be offering an advertising for public and current members of Chat Friends.co.uk


8. International Individuals

Anyone using Chat Friends and it's related services outside of the United Kingdom acknowledges that personal information will be collected, stored, and used by Chat Friends in the United Kingdom. As such, you agree to the transfer and storage of information in the United Kingdom.


9. Age Limit

You must be aged 18 or over to use the Chat Friends website.


10. External links

If any part of the Chat Friends website links you to other websites, those websites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend you examine the privacy statements posted on those other websites to understand their procedures for collecting, using and disclosing personal information.


11. Modify Your Information

The Chat Friends site provides Users with the opportunity to change or modify information previously provided. If you would like to change or modify your information, please visit your 'my profile' page.


12. Policy changes

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time without prior notice. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions.