Privacy Policy


(Status as of 01.04.2020)

Short summary:

We need your personal data so that you can use the app LoveCode and its matching process. We do not pass on your data to third parties and strive to ensure the best possible security of your personal data. We try to be as transparent as possible in our data processing and with this privacy policy. However, if you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us.


Introduction:

LoveCode is a dating app that helps you to make contact with other people with similar characteristics to yours ("matches"). The following privacy policy informs you about the collection, use and storage of personal data (hereinafter referred to as "Data") in the context of the use of th app LoveCode and the website "lovecode.xyz". If you do not agree to this, you cannot register or use the app LoveCode. For legal reasons, the use of the app LoveCode is only possible after reaching the age of 18 years (i.e. from the age of 18).

The privacy policy informs you about the processing of your data in accordance with Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union.


Structure of the privacy policy

1. Responsible entity
2. Scope of application
3. Legal basis of the processing
4. Why is personal data collected?
5. What personal data is collected and what is it used for?
6. What features of your smartphone does the app use?
7. What data can other users see from you?
8. How is your personal data protected?
9. How long is your personal data stored?
10. Your rights as a user (revocation, information and deletion)
11. Right of revocation
12. Amendment of the data protection declaration
13. Data protection officer
12. Contact and feedback


1. Responsible entity

Responsible company for the app LoveCode, the domain "lovecode.xyz" and the data that is collected from you ("data controller"):

LoveCode UG (haftungsbeschraenkt)
Hebbelstr. 15
25563 Wrist
Germany

support@lovecode.xyz


2. Scope of application

This privacy policy applies to the dating app LoveCode (available for iOS and Android) as well as to the website lovecode.xyz (landing page) and all its sub-pages. The privacy policy can be viewed on the website and in the app at any time.


3. Legal basis of the processing

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Article 6 paragraph 1 letter A) of the DSGVO, once you have given us your consent for this processing. Your data will be collected and processed in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) of Germany and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


4. Why is personal data collected?

Your personal data is collected so that you can use the app LoveCode or the website "lovecode.xyz". The data is required to create an account in the app and to to enable matching with other users. This matching requires you to answer 25 questions so that the app can suggest suitable matches. We also need your location data to find users in your area. From a technical point of view it is also necessary to collect some data, which are listed in the following point.


5. What personal information is collected and what is it used for?

When you visit the website "lovecode.xyz" and use the App LoveCode, the following data is transmitted for technical reasons:

    - IP address (personal date)
    - Requested page/file
    - Date and time of the request
    - Browser type or operating system
    - Amount of data transmitted

For a short time (14 days) this data is stored on our servers. However, this data will not be further processed by us, will not be stored for a long time and will never be passed on to third parties. An identification of individual users is also not carried out by us. The data is only stored for technical reasons (in particular to detect attacks on the servers and be able to fend them off).


When registering / creating a user profile in the app (reason for the elevation in brackets):

    - First name (displaying the name to other users, contacting them)
    - Date of birth (matching function)
    - E-mail address (authentication and contact)
    - Gender (Matching Function)
    - Searched gender (matching function)
    - Requested age range (matching function)
    - 25 questions about your character or your personal attitude (matching function)
    - Location data/GPS data: Longitude, latitude and country (matching function)
    - Push identification number for push notification (to inform you about news)
    - Matches (who you were matched with)


This data of your user profile is stored until your account is deleted or you revoke your declaration of consent.


6. What features of your smartphone does the app LoveCode use?

The app LoveCode uses the location function and push notifications of your mobile phone. The location function is needed to find matches (other users) in your area. Using the app without the location function is not possible. However, the location can always be changed by you if you are somewhere else. The push notification feature allows you to receive notifications of new messages or new matches when the app is not active. You can configure this function in the settings of your mobile phone at any time (switch it on or off). However, if you turn it off, we will not be able to keep you informed about news.


7. What data can other users see from you?

Other users can only see data about you if you have a match. In this case the following data will be transferred from you to your match (other user):

    - First name
    - LoveCode (25 questions that you have answered; are displayed as a color code)
    - Date of birth (displayed as age, but saved as date of birth on the device of your match)


8. How is your personal data protected?

We only use your data for the app LoveCode and do not pass them on to third parties under any circumstances. Your data will be stored on our servers in Germany (Frankfurt) and thus within of the EU. When transmitting the data, we only use encrypted connections (TLS).

We try to protect our servers and the app as well as the website in the best possible way with organizational and technical measures against attacks and unauthorized access, so that your data neither can be stolen or manipulated. If we discover that our services are under attack, we will take appropriate action as soon as possible and inform you about the security of your data.


9. How long is your personal data stored?

Your data will be stored as long as you have an account for LoveCode or as long as the purpose for which it was collected requires it. If we notice a longer period of inactivity, we may deactivate or delete your account. Should you decide to delete your account (under settings in the app) all your data stored with us will be deleted.

The data that we collect when you visit the domain "lovecode.xyz" is stored on our servers for a maximum of 14 days.


10. Your rights as a user (revocation, information and deletion)

Within the framework of the GDPR, we grant you the following rights in the processing of your personal data:

- Right of withdrawal (according to Article 7 paragraph 3 GDPR): You have the right to revoke your declaration of consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. For more detailed information see 10. Right of withdrawal.

- Right to information of the person concerned (according to Article 15 GDPR): You have the right to obtain information from us as to whether we process your personal data and if so, you have the right to information about this personal data or a copy thereof. In addition, you have the right to obtain more detailed information on the processing of your personal data.

- Right of rectification (according to article 16 GDPR): You have the right to have your personal data rectified or completed.

- Right to deletion (according to article 17 GDPR): You have the right to have your data deleted immediately under certain circumstances (e.g. revocation of consent).

- Right to limitation of processing (according to article 18 GDPR): You have the right to demand the limitation of processing of your data under certain conditions.

- Right to data transfer (pursuant to Article 20 GDPR): You have the right to receive your personal data and, under certain conditions, to have them transferred unhindered to another person in charge.

- Right of objection (according to article 21 GDPR): You have the right, under certain conditions, to object to the processing of your personal data. In particular, you have the right to object to direct advertising and related profiling at any time. For more detailed information, see Article 21 of the GDPR.

- Right to complain to a supervisory authority (pursuant to Article 77): You have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR.


11. Right of revocation

You can decide at any time to withdraw your consent to the storage of your personal data (in accordance with Article 6 GDPR). Should you decide to withdraw your consent, we will delete all your stored data with us and thus also your account.

You can execute the revocation either by deleting your account or by contacting us directly with your request at support@lovecode.xyz.


12. Changes to the privacy policy

Due to the addition of new features in our products and in order to always reflect the current legal situation, this privacy policy may be subject to change. We will inform you about these changes timely by e-mail. Of course you have the right to withdraw your declaration of consent at any time.


13. Data protection officer

Data protection officer for the LoveCode UG (haftungsbeschraenkt):

IITR Datenschutz GmbH
Dr. Sebastian Krask
Marienplatz 2
80331 M√ľnchen
Email: email@iitr.de


14. Contact and feedback

If you have any questions, feedback or other concerns regarding data protection, please feel free to contact us at support@lovecode.xyz at any time.

If you discover any discrepancies in the processing of your personal data, you can - as described in 9. Your rights as a user - complain to the competent supervisory authority.