Who we are
TheLovingCouple.com and MGCP, LLC
Effective Date: September 1, 2018
Last Modified: September 1, 2018
Our website address is: http://thelovingcouple.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
At MGCP, LLC we take data protection and your right to privacy very seriously. We particularly understand the importance of anonymity for individuals when addressing personal issues.
Our main aims in providing http://TheLovingCouple.com website is to make resources and information readily available to couples; providing opportunities for social networking type interactions; and the provision of a space for couples and individuals to work on issues in their relationships. Any information we request as you use this site will be used to meet these aims.
We have set out the policy below so you can make sure you understand why we may ask you to enter particular information on the site during registration and explain how this information may be used.
The operative parties referred to in this policy are Company and You, the User of this site.
- MGCP, LLC. is the publisher and operator of this site. Hereinafter, MGCP, LLC. shall be referred to as “Company”. When first-person pronouns are used in this Policy, (Us, We, Our, Ours, etc.) these provisions are referring to Company. Additionally, when the terms “the Site” or “Site” are used, these terms refer to the website(s) listed at the beginning of this Policy.
- You, the User – As the User of this Site, this Policy will refer to the User as “You” or through any applicable second-person pronouns, such as “Yours,” etc. Hereinafter, the User of the Site shall be referred to in applicable second-person pronouns.
Revisions to this Policy
We reserve the right to revise, amend, or modify this Policy and Our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner. You should periodically check for any modifications of this Policy by re-visiting this web page and using the “refresh” button on Your browser. You should note the date of last revision to this Policy, which appears at the top of this Policy. If the “last modified” date remains unchanged after You have clicked the “refresh” button on Your browser, You may presume that no changes have been made since the last reading of the Policy. A changed “last modified” dates indicates that this Policy has been updated or edited, and the updated or edited version supersedes any prior versions immediately upon posting.
How can I be sure my information remains anonymous?
Although access to the general articles, video clip films, relationship insights and a number of other features are available to everyone, to gain most benefit from the services available on the site you are invited to register to become a member. During the registration process you will be required to provide some personal, non-identifiable, information about yourself in order for the site to present you with information relevant to your circumstances and to create your own personal profile area. This information is detailed in the ‘What happens when I register?’ section
The site has specifically been designed to ensure that members remain anonymous at all times as we recognize that some information registered users enter may be of a particularly private and sensitive nature.
What will you use my data for?
We may use information registered users supply to compile anonymous statistics and research, for example we will be able to calculate what percentage of individuals using the site are male or female, and the average number of children each has and so on. This will enable us to better provide registered users with personalized services on http://TheLovingCouple.com and help us further our research into couple relationships. We will not share any identifiable information to third parties without a registered user’s explicit permission.
By entering information in the fields requested http://TheLovingCouple.com will be able to provide registered users with resources and information that is relevant to their individual circumstance. Whenever registered users provide any such data, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy. When using your personal information, MGCP, LLC will act in accordance with the best practice in regard to maintaining data security
What information do I need to provide when I register?
To register you will need to provide:
A valid email
Specify whether you are male or female
Select your age from a drop down list
Specify you relationship status from a drop down list,
Indicate your income range (this question is asked to help us gage whether we are reaching audiences of all social-economic statuses)
And indicate whether or not you are a parent.
After submitting the registration form you will be sent a confirmation email to the email address you registered with.
Within your personal profile area there are some further questions you may wish to answers during any subsequent visits you make to http://TheLovingCouple.com. It is the answers to these questions will enable http://TheLovingCouple.com to personalize your experience whilst on the site.
Note: It is important that you do not share the information you supply with anyone and do not choose a username and password that can be easily guessed by someone who knows you well – not even your partner.
Your username or pen name (if supplied) will display against any post or comment you make on the forums, any questions you submit, any comment or post. On the forums you can opt to have your posts and comments shown as anonymous by ticking the ‘make this post or comment anonymous’ box. As a registered user you can also choose to remain anonymous anywhere throughout the site where you generate content by ticking the ‘always make me anonymous’ box within the privacy settings within your personal profile area.
Will you ask me for any other information?
We may request further information from members at a later date for example to assist us in our research. We will always email registered users beforehand explaining our reasons in detail. Whether registered users choose to provide such information or not is optional. Any information provided will be subject to the terms of this policy and used only for the purposes specified in detail in the relevant email.
Occasionally we may also invite individuals and couples to take part in our research into couple relationships. Once again, participation is voluntary and we will always ensure the integrity of registered users privacy and desire for anonymity.
Will you share any of my data on the site with anyone else?
We will never pass any personal identifiable information to any other organization or third party, unless we have obtained your explicit written permission to do so, or are legally required to do so under the strict exemptions laid down by the laws of The United States of America.
MGCP, LLC may use the information to compile aggregate statistics, for example the number of registered users, number of individuals/couples addressing specific issues etc., to assist us in research or campaigning. In all cases, all information supplied will be completely anonymous. All content and member submitted content on http://TheLovingCouple.com can and will be used to create products for sale by any means at the sole discursion of MGCP, LLC. All said products produced by member submitted content shall have the names changed to protect the members and will be anonymous in nature.
MGCP, LLC is a participant in the Amazon Associates Program, and affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means from the site to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon and other third party sites. And as a result Amazon and other third party companies may serve content and advertisements, collect information directly from visitors, and or recognize cookies on visitor browsers.
It is Our policy not to use or share the personal information about Browsers in ways unrelated to those described in this Policy without also providing You an opportunity to opt out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses. However, We may disclose personal information , or information regarding Your use of the services or Site(s) accessible through Our services, for any reason if, in Our sole discretion, We believe that it is reasonable to do so, including:
To satisfy any laws, such as the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, regulations, or governmental, or legal requests for such information;
To disclose information that is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms & Conditions or other User policies;
To operate Our services properly;
To protect ourselves, Our Browsers, and the general public. We specifically reserve the right to disclose any and all information to law enforcement in the event that a crime is committed, is suspected, or if We are compelled to do so by lawful criminal, civil, or administrative process, discovery requests, subpoenas, court orders, writs, or reasonable request of authorities or persons with the reasonable power to obtain such process.
We will always cooperate with law enforcement authorities, government agencies, and private-party litigants seeking information about Our users to the extent required by applicable law, or if we are legally advised to do so. Examples of such cooperation include but are not limited to, lawful criminal, civil, or administrative process, discovery requests, subpoenas, court orders, writs, or reasonable request of authorities or persons with the reasonable power to obtain such process.
We take measures to protect the transmission of all sensitive user information. We make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of Our network and systems. Nevertheless, We cannot guarantee that Our security measures will prevent third-party ‘hackers’ from illegally obtaining this information. We take all reasonable measures to prevent such breaches of security, but given the resourcefulness of cyber-criminals, We are unable to guarantee that Our security is one hundred percent (100%) breach-proof. You assume the risk of such breaches to the extent that they occur despite Our reasonable security measures.
Who do I contact if I have a concern about my data?
If you have any concerns about your data, please contact the data controller by emailing info@TheLovingCouple.com
This policy forms part of our overall Terms & Conditions and we reserve the right to amend it as we deem necessary.