Privacy Policy - "A one-stop entertainment and social networking platform" and MUCH MORE!

Effective September 3rd 2011

Collection of information and use by collects information submitted by a user/member such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users/members and to send notifications to those users relating to the service. also collects other profile data including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age, education and occupation in order to assist users/members in finding and connecting with each other. also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the website. This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.

User Profile information including members' pictures and first names are displayed to people in order to facilitate user interaction within the community. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new friends to join.

MyDosti also uses email addresses to add users to members’ invite lists, and to send notifications related to the service. With the exception of inviting friends, adding friends, and notifications, a user's email address is not shared or displayed to people within a user's personal network. Users within can communicate with each other through the service, without disclosing their email addresses. Users' full names are never directly revealed to other members. To facilitate searching and finding friends and acquaintances on the service, allows users to search for other members using first name, last name and email address.

We may also use a user's email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding the service. Users may choose not to receive emails of this type by changing their "notification" settings to "Do not send me notification emails" in the user "Profile Settings".

From time to time, or an affiliate may sponsor a contest, promotion or sweepstakes event. Users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to certain ad affiliates that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.

Invitations and other communications to non-members

MyDosti members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation emails via our automated invitation system. stores the email addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be added to the friend's list of the member sending the invitations, and also to send reminders of the invitations does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communications besides invitations, invitation reminders (up to three (3) per email address). Recipients of invitations from may contact to request the removal of their information from our database.

Use of cookies uses cookies to store visitors' preferences and to record session information, for purposes including ensuring that visitors are not repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize newsletter, advertising, and Web page content based on browser type and user profile information. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set - each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. However, you must enable cookies from in order to use most functions on the site Please note that MyDosti allows 3rd party advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Advertisers' use of cookies is subject to their own Privacy Policies, not the Privacy Policy of MyDosti.

Correcting/Updating or removing information users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as "Edit Profile".

Links contains links to other websites. is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other websites. When linking to another site a user should read the privacy policy stated on that website. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on

Blogs, Groups, Bulletin boards, Classifieds and Public Forums

Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to Blogs, Bulletin Boards, Classifieds or any other Public Forums that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.

Security member accounts are secured by member-created passwords. takes extreme precautions to ensure that member account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our databasee. We restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time For any additional information about the security measures we use on, please contact us by email at

Commitment to children's privacy

Protecting young children's privacy is very important. For that reason, does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information on the MyDosti Sites from individuals under 14 years of age. No part of our website is directed to persons under 14. If you are under 14 years of age, then please do not use or access the MyDosti Sites at any time or in any manner. If MyDosti learns that personally identifiable information of individuals' under 14 years of age has been collected on the MyDosti Sites without verified parental consent, then MyDosti will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.

Special note to international users

Although the MyDosti Sites are primarily hosted in the United States though they are intended for and directed to users globally. If you are a user accessing the MyDosti Sites from Europe, Asia, Africa or any other regions with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the MyDosti Sites, which are governed by U.S. law, this Privacy Notice, and our Terms of Use, you are willfully giving your consent to that transfer.

Third party advertising

Ads appearing on this Website may be delivered to users by or one of our Web Advertising Partners. Our Web Advertising Partners may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online Advertisement. In this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Sharing and disclosure of information collects

Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, MyDosti will not disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce the Terms of Use Agreement or to protect our rights; or (3) to protect the safety of members of the public and users of the service. MyDosti reserves the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of MyDosti or substantially all of its assets to that successor in interest. For more information see the "Changes in Our Privacy Policy" section below.

Changes in our Privacy Policy

From time to time we may make changes to our Privacy Policy If we make changes, we will post them on our website to make users aware of what the changes are so users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and when we may disclose it. A user is bound by any minor changes to the policies when he or she uses the site after those changes have been posted If, however, we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify by posting a notice on our Web site for 30 days.

Contacting the Website

If you have any Questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at: (PO Box 364 Centreville VA 20122).