Match Group Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explains how Match Group, LLC (“Match Group,” “we,” or “us”) processes your personal information when you use (the “the Site”). If you do not wish to have your personal information processed in the way described in this Policy, do not use the Site.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the use of websites or applications other than, including those operated by Match Group operating businesses, such as Tinder,, OkCupid, Plenty of Fish, Meetic, Pairs or others. We refer you to each website’s / applications’ respective privacy policy.

1. What information we collect from you

We process the limited information you give to us on or using the Site. This includes information that can identify you (“personal information”), such as your first and last name, telephone number, postal and email addresses, reason(s) for reaching out and exchanges you may then have with us.

2. How we use your information

We use your personal information to respond to your inquiries and send you email alerts if you subscribed to any. You will have the opportunity to opt out of such alerts at any time.

3. With whom we share your information

We may share your personal information with the following entities:

  • Third-party vendors who provide services or functions on our behalf, including operation of the website, analytics, customer service, corporate reporting, investor relations, distribution of surveys and in pursuance of the goals set out in Section 4 herein. These third-party vendors have access to and may collect information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose.
  • Companies within our corporate family. We may share your personal information with our parent company and corporate affiliates only as needed to respond to your inquiries, send you alerts to which you have subscribed or otherwise as described in Section 4 herein. Any such corporate affiliate will follow practices that are at least as restrictive as the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

4. We also may share your information:

  • In response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
  • When we believe it is appropriate to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; or to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of our company, our customers, or others.
  • In connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
  • Other than as set out above, you will be notified when personal information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to have us share such information.
  • We also may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. This information does not contain any personal information and is used to develop content and services we hope you will find of interest.

5. Cookies and other technologies

Cookies are small data text files and can be stored on your computer’s hard drive (if your web browser permits). This website uses cookies for the following general purposes:

  • To help us recognize your browser as a previous visitor and save and remember any preferences that may have been set while your browser was visiting our site.
  • To help measure and research the effectiveness of website features and offerings and email communications (by determining which emails you open and act upon).

The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.

This site may also use web beacons (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags or Web bugs), which are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, that are placed in the code of a web page. We use web beacons to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page within our sites to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to our site from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website, and to improve site performance. We also may allow our service providers to use web beacons to track the visitor traffic and actions on our site. This helps us measure the effectiveness of our content and other offerings.

6. External links

If any part of this 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.

7. Visiting our website from outside the United States

If you are visiting our website from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country, but please be assured that we take steps to ensure that your privacy is protected. By using our services, you understand that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Policy.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy in the future. We will notify you about material changes to this Privacy Policy by sending a notice to the e-mail address you provided to us or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

9. How you can contact us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or would like to request a copy, the rectification or the deletion of personal information you sent us using the Site, please Contact Us.

If you have any question about how personal information is processed in relation to our operating services, such as Tinder,, OkCupid, Plenty of Fish, Meetic, Pairs or others, we refer you to each website’s / applications’ respective privacy policy.