Privacy Policy

for use of the Service MSD-Dating

  1. Scope of this Privacy Policy

We appreciate your interest in our service MSD-Dating (hereinafter “the Service”). The protection of your personal data (hereinafter “Data”) is a very important concern to us. Therefore, we would like to inform you about what data is collected during your visit to our website and in the use of our service and how that data is processed or used.

  1. Responsible Party / Service Provider

Responsible in terms of the Federal Data Protection Act (Act) and at the same time service providers within the meaning of the Telemedia Act (TMG) is the SDC Ventures GmbH, Westfalendamm 263, 44141 Dortmund, see also our imprint.

  1. Collection and use of your data

3.1 Visit of our website

As part of your visit of our website we collect and initially use the data that your Internet browser automatically transmits to us during your visit to our sites, such as:

  • Date and time of access one of our websites
  • Your browser type
  • browser settings
  • page visited by you
  • the amount of data transferred and the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.) and
  • Your IP address.

We collect and use this data (log data) and to allow the use made by you possible, for statistical purposes and to improve our Internet offering.

3.2 Registration and Profile

For contract performance and to ensure the functionality of our services offered, it is necessary to collect certain and use personal information both during the registration to the base membership and when ordering a VIP membership. These are first of all in the context of the application for membership base for implementing the contract the following data:

  • E-Mail adress
  • Date of birth
  • ZIP Code / City / Country
  • Username / Alias
  • Password (encrypted)
  • IP-adress

Other users can see the following information:

  • Date of birth
  • Password (encrypted)
  • Username / Alias

The following data is not visible to other users and will not be passed on to third parties:

  • E-Mail-Adress
  • Password
  • IP-Adress

As part of the completion of the user profile are also the following voluntary information is requested:

  • Height
  • Figure
  • Eye color
  • Hair color
  • Smoker / Non Smoker
  • Occupation
  • Number of children
  • Hobbies
  • Physical activities
  • Languages
  • Contact wishes
  • Other

These voluntary data serve the user to introduce himself to other users of the Service as part of our service. Regarding this data you decide what data you indicate which data and therefore within the scope of your profile are visible to other users.

Within the order of credits or VIP memberships other personally identifiable information is collected and stored. These are visible neither to other users, nor is this data passed to third parties. Exceptions are required under the contract execution for payment processing data (depending on the selected payment method), which are received for this purpose only to our payment service provider the Novalnet AG. We have commissioned an in Germany approved payment institution, Novalnet AG, with the settlement of payments (SEPA direct debit and credit card). For this purpose, the Novalnet AG needs certain, i.a. personal information from you. Your name and address, account number, IBAN and BIC or credit card number (including validity period), invoice amount and currency, and the account number. Novalnet AG may use this information for the purpose of payment processing and to provide us with. They are obliged to handle the information in accordance with German data protection laws.

For the purpose of credit check Bürgel Business Information GmbH & Co. KG, PO Box 500 166, 22701 Hamburg, provide us with the address stored in their databases about yourself and credit data, including those that are determined on the basis of mathematical-statistical methods, if we have set out our justified interest.

If the contract is terminated and you did not approve a further use of your data, we will delete your data or – if legal retention requirements exist – lock them at first and remove after the legal retention requirements. If you have agreed to further use of your data, we will only use this information for this purpose. Your can withdraw your consent at any time. For this please send an email to:

  1. Use of Cookies 

We are constantly striving to improve our website and our services and use so called cookies on our website. A cookie is a small text file containing a string of characters and is stored on your device. So called session cookies are deleted when you close the browser again. Some of the Cookies will also be stored on your device, to enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit to our service. You can adjust your browser in the appropriate settings so that no cookies are saved or you will be informed about the individual cookies and can decide case by case whether you agree to the use of cookies. However, we point out that in some cases the functionality of our website is restricted if you have disabled the use of cookies.

  1. Use of Facebook, Google+, Twitter and Instagram Plugins

Our site uses so called Social Plugins (“Plugins”) of the social networks Facebook and Google+ as well as the micro-blogging service Twitter and Instagram. These services are provided by the company Facebook Inc., Google Inc., Twitter Inc. and Instagram LLC (“providers”). Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). An overview of the plug-ins of Facebook and their appearance can be found here:

Google+ is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ( “Google”). An overview of the plug-ins from Google and their appearance can be found here:

Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Twitter”). An overview of the Twitter buttons and their appearance can be found here:

Instagram is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”). An overview of the Instagram buttons and their appearance can be found here:

If you visit a page of our web site, it contains such a plugin, your browser provides a direct connection to the servers of Facebook, Google, Twitter or Instagram. The content of the plugin is directly provided to your browser and integrated into the site. By integrating the plugin get the provider the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you have no profile or are just not logged in. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a server of the provider in the USA and stored there. Are you logged into one of the services that providers can assign to visit our site to your profile on Facebook, Google+, Twitter or Instagram directly, If you interact with the plugins, for example the “Like” -, the “+1” -, the “Tweet” – or the “Instagram” button , the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the provider and stored. The information will also be published in the social network, to your Twitter or Instagram account and there appears your contacts.

Purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by the providers and your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please refer to the privacy policies of the provider.

Privacy policy of Facebook:

Privacy policy of Google:

Privacy policy of Twitter:

Privacy policy of Instagram

If you do not want that Google, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram collects our web data directly assigns to your profile in the respective service, you have to log yourself out before your visit our website to the appropriate service. You can completely avoid loading plugins for your browser with the Script Blocker “NoScript” (

  1. Right of information and contact possibilities

You have a right to free information about the data stored by us about yourself and possibly a right to rectification, blocking or erasure of data. For questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal information, the disclosure, correction, blocking or deletion of data and revocation of consent or objection to a particular data, please contact us as follows:

  1. Use of Google Analytics web analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ( Google Analytics uses. “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer, to help analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other with website and internet related services to the website operator. Which is within the scope of Google Analytics by your browser IP address will not be merged with other data from Google. You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; However, we like to point out that you cannot use the site to its full extent and not all features of this website.

You can furthermore prevent the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (incl. Your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and install the under following link available browser plugin:

Alternatively, to the browser plug-in you can click this link in order to prevent the acquisition by Google Analytics on this website in the future. Here an opt-out cookie is placed on your terminal. If you delete your cookies, you have to click the link again.

  1. Data security

We also use technical and organizational security measures to protect obtained or collected personal data, esp. Against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against attack by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

The ordering process, esp. The entry of payment and credit card information is encrypted using SSL technology to prevent access by unauthorized third parties.