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PRESSNET PRIVACY STATEMENT

THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT WAS LAST UPDATED ON: April 27, 2016.

Pressnet, d.b.a Squirt.org, and our parent company, Pink Triangle Press, are committed to protecting your privacy. We value our own privacy and we value each others. We know that cruising and meeting other guys for sex may be fun, but it can be dangerous, and if we are to feel safe and be safe in this endeavor, then our privacy is a central concern. This statement discloses our practices in significant detail in relation to privacy issues. As the site develops, we will post occasional statements to keep you up to date.

Collection of Personal Information

Most areas of the service require registration or membership. Personal information such as email addresses are collected through the registration and membership process. Squirt.org may also on occasion use statistical data collected through the registration/membership process to help us improve our services, including demographic information about our members. This information will only be used in aggregated and anonymous form. Personal information is also collected during the membership upgrade / billing process. This information is collected and retained by our third party billing partners on secure servers owned by them. Our transmission of your information to third party billers is encrypted and safeguarded by industry standard PCI compliance.

What We Do With Your Information

We use your email address for Squirt.org purposes only, such as to clarify information you may have listed on the site. Squirt.org members may receive the following type of email communications or other electronic messaging to their personal mailbox. Communications about promotional offers and information related to their Squirt.org membership. Users can subscribe to or unsubscribe from these types of email or electronic messaging any time during their membership. To stop receiving our promotions, please click on the link found at the bottom of each email or update your account settings. Users can also sign up to receive auto-notifications, which are updates about activities related to certain sections of the site (member profile, cruising listings, message board and Cocktales). These emails or electronic messages are sent only if the user signs up for these notifications. Users can unsubscribe from these notifications anytime. To stop receiving our notifications, please click on the link found at the bottom of each email or update your account settings. Squirt.org may also send members transactional and operational messages regarding their account. Squirt.org will never sell or disclose your email address or any other personal information about you to any third party without your express permission, except where we are required to do so by law.

Marketing, Statistics & Demographics

Squirt.org may collect statistics and demographics about website usage and information about your computer, internet connection, your computer's IP address and geographic location, the type and version of browser and operating system you use, your internet domain and, if you arrived at Squirt.org via a link from another website, the URL of the linking page and the keyword(s) that you used. This information is used for assessing usage patterns and demographics of site users; popularity and usage of site features etc; compatibility of our site with popular browsers and operating systems; and to assist us with our strategic planning and development and advertiser relations. Squirt.org and Pink Triangle Press reserve the right to share all marketing information, including website usage and personal demographic information so gathered with other employees of Pink Triangle Press to develop marketing and sales strategies. All data and findings collected for these purposes are presented as anonymous or aggregated information. No personal information about individual users will be released.

How We Store Information

Information collected during the membership registration process is housed in a secure database owned by Squirt.org. Access to this database is restricted to employees of Squirt.org. Information collected during the membership upgrade / billing process is stored on secure servers owned by our third party billing partners. We do not retain any personal information related to billing on our servers.

Information Retention / Expiration

Membership / registration information for basic/free members is retained for one year after the last login of that membership, and then purged from our servers. Membership / registration information for upgraded/paid members is retained for one year after their last login, or for one year after their paid membership lapses, whichever comes later. Information collected through the membership upgrade / billing process by our third party billing partners is stored indefinitely on secure servers owned by them.

Cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit Squirt.org. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out; however, in some cases, they may remain afterward to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytic solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit, so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics site.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

Advertisers & Linked Websites

Links to advertisers on Squirt.org, third-party services and other web sites that are accessible via Squirt.org may have different privacy policies. They are not subject to Squirt.org's privacy policy. It is the responsibility of users to review the privacy statements of such websites.

Changes to this Statement

Please note that Squirt.org's privacy statement may be updated and/or revised at any time, without notice to users.

Concerns About Your Privacy?

If you have any questions about Squirt.org's privacy policy, please contact 

Pressnet/Pink Triangle Press
1600-2 Carlton St.
Toronto, ON M5B 1J3
Canada

privacy@squirt.org

or

Phone: (US/CA) 1-877-587-8649, (UK) 0-800-032-3665, (AUS) 1-800-062-674, (Other Countries) 1-416-925-6665 option 2.