Your privacy is very important to us and we want to be transparent about our privacy policies so that you can feel comfortable using and sharing information about yourself on Vinegar Strokes.
The rule we live by when it comes to making decisions about privacy is:
“Treat people’s information like we would want others to treat ours.”
Information You Provide Us
To access Vinegar Strokes you need to sign-up. When you sign-up, you provide us with a nickname people will use to refer to you, your email address, the gender you associate with, your sexual orientation, your role(s) (sexually speaking), date of birth and location. You can also add additional information about yourself once you finished signing-up such as a personal description of yourself, what you are looking for, relationships you are in and fetishes you are into and curious about, amongst other things.
But don’t stress about it though, you can visit your profile at any time to modify your personal information. Nothing is permanent.
Anything posted on your profile can be removed at any time… it is your profile after all.
If you choose to support Vinegar Strokes, and we hope you do, you do so through iBill, Zombaio or AlertPay. These are the three 3rd party merchant providers we use to handle all credit card transactions for us. You can view their respective privacy policies here, here, and here.
Information We Collect When You Interact With Vinegar Strokes
We log the actions you take on Vinegar Strokes such as adding a friend, joining a group, uploading a picture or attending an event. The logs are used to create an activity feed for those who you are friends with.
Logs and Analytics
Web servers write to a log file every time you access a page on Vinegar Strokes. In that log file your IP Address, browser information and page you requested is logged. This is the standard information logged by webservers.
“C is for cookie that’s good enough for me.” – Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster.
At anytime, you can delete the cookies that are on you computer. Instructions: Safari, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Opera.
How We Use Your Information
To Contact You
We use your email address attached to your profile to contact you and send you email notifications. If you want us to contact you using another email address and or not send you certain email notifications please update your settings on Vinegar Strokes. We do not give sell or share your email address with any third parties. That would be wrong.
To Serve Ads
How We Share Information
Law and Harm
We may disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of anyone; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect Vinegar Strokes’s rights or property.
We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us. We may share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services. Our personal information is on Vinegar Strokes as well, we would never use companies that don’t share a similar privacy philosophy as us.
How You Can View and Modify Your Personal Information
Once you login to Vinegar Strokes you can view and edit your profile and personal information we have on file for you.
Steps We Take To Protect Your Information
We Encrypt Your Password
Believe it or not, a lot of websites still store passwords in plain text so anyone who has access to the database can see your password. We encrypt your password so we have no way to tell what your password is. Fun tip: To see if any specific site encrypts your password request your login information through their login form and if they send you back your password then you know they don’t encrypt it.
We Use SSL to Login to Vinegar Strokes
When you login to Vinegar Strokes it is done over SSL so if someone wanted to try to steal your login credentials when you login they wouldn’t be able to sniff it over the network. SSL is the same technology your bank uses when you login to your their website.
We Protect You From XSS Vulnerabilities
We have gone to great lengths to protect all members of Vinegar Strokes from XSS (Cross Site Scripting) vulnerabilities but if you do come across any vulnerabilities please email us ASAP at security911@Vinegar Strokes.com so we can fix the problem right away.
If you want to learn more about XSS check out Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) on Wikipedia.
General Surgeons Warning
Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you share your information. We cannot ensure that information you share on Vinegar Strokes will not become publicly available. We can’t be responsible for third party circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures on Vinegar Strokes. You can reduce these risks by using common sense security practices such as choosing a strong password, using different passwords for different services, and using up to date antivirus software.
You should report any privacy and or security violations to us by using our Contact Form and selecting Report from the drop down menu.
Changes to this Policy
Got a Question?
By using our Contact Form you can send us a question or concern.