The effective date of this Agreement is March 1, 2018

Privy Groupe, Inc. (“M8,” “we,” and “us”) respects the privacy of its users (“you”) and has developed this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy describes the information we collect, how that information may be used, with whom it may be shared, and your choices about such uses and disclosures. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when using our application or services or transacting business with us. By using our website or application (our “Service”), you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this Privacy Policy for information on how to contact us.

1.     Information we collect about you

a.     In General. We may collect information that can identify you such as your name and email address (“personal information”) and other information that does not identify you. We may collect this information through a website or a mobile application. By using the Service, you are authorizing us to gather, process, analyze, and retain data related to the provision of the Service.

b.     Information you provide. In order to register as a user with M8, you will be asked to sign in using your Facebook login. If you do so, you authorize us to access certain Facebook account information, such as your public Facebook profile (consistent with your privacy settings in Facebook), your email address, interests, likes, gender, birthday, education history, relationship interests, current city, photos, personal description, friend list, and information about and photos of your Facebook friends who might be common Facebook friends with other M8 users. You will also be asked to allow M8 to collect your geo-location information from your device when you download or use the Service. If you permit us to receive this information, we use it to provide location-based features on the Service, such as to propose matches and offers based on such location information. We, and our third-party partners, may also infer your location from your IP address and other data, to help us provide and improve the Service and so we can learn more about the geographic regions of the M8 users. In addition, we may collect and store any personal information you provide while using our Service or in some other manner. This may include identifying information, such as your name, address, email address and telephone number. You may also provide us photos from your device, a personal description and information about your gender and preferences for recommendations, such as search distance, age range and gender. If you chat with other M8 users using the Service, we receive the content of your chats, and if you contact us with a customer service or other inquiry, you provide us with the content of that communication.

c.      Use of technologies to collect information. We use various technologies to collect information from your device and about your activities on our Service.

d.     Information collected automatically. We, and our third-party partners, automatically collect information from your browser or device when you visit our Service. This information could include your IP address, device ID and type, your browser type and language, the operating system used by your device, access times, your mobile device’s geographic location while our application is actively running, and the referring website address.

e.     Cookies, Similar Technology, and Use of Such Data. When you visit our Service or open our emails, we and our third-party partners, such as advertising networks and analytics service providers, may use cookies and similar technology to collect and store information to facilitate access to our Service, to personalize your experience, and to improve our products and services. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your activity on our Service, such as the pages you visit, the time and date of your visits and the links you click. If we advertise, we (and third-party partners) may use certain data collected on our Service to show you M8 advertisements on other sites or applications.  Our third-party partners also may collect information about your online activities over time, on other devices, and on other websites or apps, if those websites and apps also use the same partners.  We use Google Analytics to collect and process certain website and app usage data.  To learn more about Google Analytics and how to opt out, please visit

f.       Information collected by third-parties for advertising purposes. We may allow service providers, advertising companies and ad networks, and other third parties to display advertisements on our Service. These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies or web beacons, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. We do not provide any non-anonymized personal information to these third parties.

2.     We may use information we collect about you

a.     Internal and Service-Related Usage.  We use information, including personal information, for internal and service-related purposes.  We may use and retain any data we collect to provide and improve any of our services.

b.     Communications.  We may send emails to the email address you provide to us and push notifications to your mobile device if you have downloaded our app and enabled notifications, to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, system maintenance, and other Service-related purposes.

c.      Marketing.  We may use information, including personal information, for marketing purposes, such as providing personalized online advertising on the Service, offers from nearby businesses, and sending you information we think may be useful or relevant to you.  You may opt out of email marketing by using the unsubscribe link in a marketing email.

d.     Aggregate Data.  We may anonymize or aggregate data collected through the Service and use and disclose it for any purpose.

3.     We may share information we collect about you

a.     Personal information. We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated in this Privacy Policy or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We may share personal information with:

b.     Service providers. We may share information, including personal and financial information, with third parties that perform certain services on our behalf.

c.      Other users.  The information and content you provide to the Service may be displayed on the Service to others.  For example, if you use the Service to receive dating suggestions, any other user of the Service may see your profile (not including your contact information) and propose a match for you.  We are not responsible for how other users will view and use the posted information.

d.     Marketing and Advertising Partners.  We do not rent, sell, or share personal information (as defined by California Civil Code §1798.83) about you that we collect on the Service with other people or unaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.  We may allow access to your information to enable the delivery of personalized online advertising to you and others on the Service and on other websites and mobile applications from us and our third-party advertising partners, or to send you information we think may be useful or relevant to you.

You may be able to opt out of receiving personalized advertisements on this browser or device from advertisers, or other advertising networks who are members of the Network Advertising Initiative or who subscribe to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising by visiting the opt-out sections on the websites of each of those organizations.  Links to those sites are here:

Network Advertising Initiative:

Browser Opt-Out:

Digital Advertising Alliance:

Browser Opt-Out:

Both Network Advertising Initiative and Digital Advertising Alliance

App Opt-Out:

You may also be able to change your mobile device settings to opt out of personalized advertising through apps.  For example, for iOS mobile devices, go to “Settings” from your device’s home screen; scroll down to “Privacy”; select “Advertising”; and turn on “Limit Ad Tracking.”  Also, for location-based ads, you may go to “Settings” from your device’s home screen; select “Privacy”; select “Location Services”; select “System Services”; and de-select “Location-Based Apple Ads.”  For Android mobile Devices, go to “Google Settings” on your Device; select “Ads”; and check the box labeled “Opt Out of Interest-Based Ads.”

We may also use the following third-party partners to help us show personalized advertising, and you may opt-out of seeing personalized ads.

When you opt out of personalized advertising, you may continue to see online advertising on the Service and/or our ads on other websites and online services.

e.     Other Situations. We may disclose your information, including personal information: In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us. When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our Terms of Use or other agreements or policies. In connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.

f.       Aggregated and/or non-personal information. We may use and share non-personal information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may also share it with third parties to develop and deliver targeted advertising on our Service and on websites or applications of third parties, and to analyze and report on advertising you see. We also may share aggregated, non-personal information, or personal information in hashed, non-human readable form, with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis or other business purposes.

4.     How you can access your information. If you have a M8 account, you have the ability to review and update your personal information within the Service by opening your account and going to settings. More information about how to contact us is provided below. You also may close your account at any time by visiting the “Settings” page for your account. If you close your account, we will retain certain information associated with your account for analytical purposes and recordkeeping integrity, as well as to prevent fraud, enforce our Terms of Use, take actions we deem necessary to protect the integrity of our Service or our users, or take other actions otherwise permitted by law. In addition, if certain information has already been provided to third parties as described in this Privacy Policy, retention of that information will be subject to those third parties’ policies.

5.     How we protect your personal information. We take security measures to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and disclosure. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, chats, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure email.

6.     Information you provide about yourself while using our Service. We provide areas on our Service where you can post information about yourself and others and communicate with others. Such postings are governed by our Terms of Use. Also, whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on pages that provide access to the public, that information will be publicly available and can be collected and used by others.

7.     Children’s privacy. Use of our service is only for users age 18 and above. We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use personal information from any minors.

8.     International users. If you are using the Service, you agree to the transfer of your information to the United States and processing globally. By providing your information you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

9.     Changes to this Privacy Policy. We may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time, and the revised version will be effective when it is posted.  When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the “last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you check our Service from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of our other policies.

10.How to contact us. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us as follows:

Copyright Agent

c/o Privy Groupe Inc.

214 Main St. #408 Los Angeles, CA 90245