Privacy is of utmost importance to Virtual Speed Dating and we comply with applicable data protection laws when handling your personal information. This privacy policy describes the information collected by and at its in-person matching events organized by Virtual Speed Dating and how the information is used and shared. Personal information refers to any personally identifiable information about you but does not include aggregate information that does not identify you specifically. We do not knowingly solicit personal information from or market any persons under the age of 18.


When you register with Virtual Speed Dating, we may collect your name and contact details (such as an email address and telephone number), date of birth, home town, your gender, sexual preference and any other information which you may voluntarily provide to us. When signing up for an event using a credit card, you will be asked to provide additional financial information such as your credit card number, expiration date and billing address. We use encryption technology to protect your credit card whilst in transit, via the internet, to our servers. Another method we use to receive credit card payments is via the PayPal website. PayPal is one of the safest websites worldwide. We may also collect information about you when you complete our match card forms after events. Those members that complete the extended registration form available online may also provide a broad range of demographic and other information that we may use for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, including to match you to an event. If you do not provide us with all the information we request we may not be able to match you or otherwise deliver our services to you.


We use your information for the following purposes:

  1. to respond to and deliver your requests for products, services or information,
  2. to send you messages informing you about scheduled upcoming events,
  3. to improve products and services and better understand your needs, including through customer surveys,
  4. to improve our websites and offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you,
  5. to increase your awareness of Virtual Speed Dating branded products and services,
  6. to provide your contact information to individuals with whom there is a mutual match when you fill out your match card. (Only first name, email and mobile are given to your mutual matches. You can omit your email or mobile.),
  7. to include you in advertising, marketing or promotional campaigns and to inform you of offers for products, services or events that we believe are of interest to you and which are offered by Virtual Speed Dating,
  8. if you attend an event co-branded and sponsored by a third party, we may share your personal information with them for purposes of facilitating that event.

We will seek your consent before using personal information for any purpose beyond the scope of your original consent.