Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the privacy policy of Questions regarding this statement should be directed to Romance Wire by filling out this form.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the terms and conditions of using located at

Information Collection and Use
Romance Wire is the sole owner of the information voluntarily given to us by the users of this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Romance Wire collects information from our users at several different points on our website, as detailed below.

Our mailing lists & opt-in and opt-out policies
If a user wishes to subscribe to our mailing lists, we ask for contact information such as name and e-mail address. In order to be subscribed to one of our lists you must enter your information on a form on the Romance Wire site AND verify your subscription through an e-mail verification procedure. We have never purchased or sold e-mail addresses. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletters or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking the link at the BOTTOM of the e-mail you receive. You will be automatically removed. To change your address, follow the directions for removal, then re-subscribe with your new address at Unsubscribe instructions are also contained in every subscriber-based newsletter.

User-Submitted Content Sections
On interactive and user-submitted sections of the user is asked to submit his/her name and/or e-mail address. Such sections include but are not limited to, Forums, Romantic Ideas and Love Quotes. The information collected in these sections is not used in any way other than to identify the origin of the submission. In some cases, the user’s e-mail address will be displayed along with their submission.

Automatically Generated E-mails
In certain sections of the site users may receive an e-mail notification regarding their submission to the e-mail address the user specified when originating their submission. These computer-generated e-mails are used solely for the purpose of submission status notification.

Web Server Logs
Our servers log your IP address and browser types for systems administration purposes and statistics only. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. IP addresses are used to gather broad demographic information. This means that a users sessions will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous.

The demographic and profile data is used for marketing purposes and for improving the services we offer. For example, the data allows us to determine the most popular pages in our site, how long users have visited, and what browsers are being used so we can design our site better. Generally this information is collected through “traffic data” and may entail the use of “Cookies” “IP addresses” or other numeric codes used to identify a computer, but not personal data about our users. This information is shared with advertisers on an aggregate basis.

Other Sites
Please note that if you provide any information on your own or directly to parties who provide services to Romance Wire (such as Advertisers), sites that we link to, or any other sites you encounter on the Internet (even if these sites are branded with our branding), different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the personal information you disclose to them. We encourage you to investigate and ask questions before disclosing information to third parties.

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we (Romance Wire) are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level, occupation, etc.). Contact information will be used to notify the winners, award prizes, and may also be provided to the contest sponsors. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Public Forums
We make forums and other member activity areas available to our users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and is subject to our terms and agreements located at and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Children should always ask a parent for permission before sending personal information to anyone online. Romance Wire does not share personal information about users under the age of 13 with third parties. In addition, Romance Wire will not send any direct e-mail offers to users who indicate they are under the age of 13.

Romance Wire places advertising on our sites that originates from outside advertisers and/or advertising agencies. In some cases, if you click on or view these ads, a cookie may be assigned by the advertiser. Romance Wire does not control these cookies.

Although your privacy is very important to us, due to the existing legal regulatory and security environment, we cannot fully ensure that your private communications and other personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to third parties. Additionally, in the unlikely event we need to investigate or resolve possible problems or inquiries, we can (and you authorize us to do so) disclose any information about you to private entities, law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate.

We use industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information, such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers where appropriate. However, “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.