Terms And Conditions
The Member Agreement below is effective for all members
Last Updated on January 7th, 2010
Affairsanddating.co.uk Member Terms and Conditions
Welcome to Affairsanddating.co.uk, the service for adults to meet
each other online (the "Service"). Please read these terms and
conditions carefully to be sure that you understand them. Once you have
completed your online registration procedure, your membership has been
activated and you have entered into a legally binding contract for the
provision of this Service.
You must be eighteen (18) or over to register as a member of
Affairsanddating.co.uk or use this Web site. Membership in the Service
is invalid where prohibited. By using this Web site, you represent and
warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into
this Agreement and to abide by the terms and conditions of this
The Service is for the personal use of individual
members only and may not be used in connection with any commercial
endeavors. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may not become
members and should not use the Service for any purpose.
2. Registration and Subscription
Although you may register as of member of the Service for free, if
you wish to communicate with other members and use certain other parts
of the Service, you must become a subscriber and pay the fees that are
set out in the price list located within the Site. This price list is
part of this contract. We can change the subscription fees for the
Service at any time but we will give you reasonable notice of this
before we do so. If you are unhappy with any subscription fee changes
you may terminate your membership by writing to us at our address
listed below or sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Term and Termination
- This Agreement will remain in full force and
effect while you are a member of the Service. Under the United Kingdom
Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000, you can
postpone commencement of the Service until the seven working day
cooling-off period has expired. However, if you choose to become a
member and enter the Web site, you are electing to commence the Service
immediately and you thereby waive any right to cancel the Service under
- You may terminate your membership at
any time, for any reason, effective upon receipt by us of your written
or email notice of termination. You may contact us at our address
listed below or you may email us at email@example.com.
- We may immediately terminate your
membership and your access to the Service because you have breached
this Agreement and will send you notice of termination at the email
address you provide in your application for membership or such other
email address as you may later provide to us. If we terminate your
membership in the Service because you have breached the Agreement, we
will refund any pre-payments made by you less reasonable costs and
losses we have incurred. We can terminate this contract at any time by
giving you reasonable advance written notice.
4. Your Use of the Service and Content Posted on the Site
- Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Web site,
including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of members by
electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email
and unauthorized framing of or linking to the Web site will be
investigated, and appropriate legal action will be taken, including
without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
- We are entitled to review and delete
any content, messages, photos, video profiles and profiles
(collectively, "Content") that in our sole judgment violate this
Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate
the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of other members.
- You are solely responsible for the
Content that you publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on the
Service, or transmit to other members.
- By posting Content to any public area
of the Service, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant
that you have the right to grant, to us an irrevocable, perpetual,
non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform,
display, and distribute such information and content and to prepare
derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information
and content, and to grant and authorize sub licenses of the foregoing.
- We are entitled to investigate and
revoke a person's membership if a member has misused the Service, or
behaved in a way which could be regarded as inappropriate or whose
conduct is unlawful or illegal. The following is a partial list of the
type of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Web site, Content
- expresses or implies that any statements you make are made or endorsed by us;
patently offensive to the online community, such as Content that
promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against
any group or individual;
- harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
- involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters", or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
information that you know is false, misleading or promotes illegal
activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory
- promotes an illegal or
unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as
providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing
information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices,
or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
- contains restricted or
password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked
to or from another accessible page);
- displays pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind;
material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or
violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
- provides instructional
information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal
weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer
- solicits passwords or personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; and
in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent
such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid
- You must use the Service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
may not include in your member profile (or transmit in any non-paying
membership) any personal contact information, such as telephone
numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses.
- You may not engage in advertising to,
or solicitation of, other members to buy or sell any products or
services through the Service. You may not transmit any chain letters or
junk email to other members. Although we cannot monitor the conduct of
our members off the Web site, it is also a violation of these rules to
use any information obtained from the Service in order to harass,
abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to,
solicit, or sell to any member without their prior explicit consent. In
order to protect our members from such advertising or solicitation, we
reserve the right to restrict the number of emails that a member may
send to other members in any 24-hour period to a number which we deem
appropriate in our reasonable discretion.
- The Web Site is an Entertainment
Service. Your use of this service is entirely at your own risk. You
should exercise at least some degree of caution in evaluating what you
see when involved in internet communication with people who are unknown
to you (such as when you are using message services) and be aware that
people may not necessarily be who they say they are and that people may
provide information or behave in a way that is unreliable, misleading
or illegal. By using this service you accept that any member profiles,
messages and communication may not be genuine. That caution is
particularly relevant if you are asked your surname, place of work,
address or telephone number or if you are asked to arrange a meeting.
5. Member Disputes
You are solely responsible for your interactions with our other
members. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor
disputes between you and other members.
6. Our Responsibilities
- We will operate the Web site for the Service with the reasonable skill and care of an online service provider.
will do our best to maintain the operation of the Web site for the
Service, however, we may need to temporarily suspend the service for
operational reasons (e.g. for repairs, planned maintenance or
upgrades). We promise to restore the service as soon as possible after
- We reserve the right to make changes
to the Service from time to time provided that they do not have a
material adverse effect on the quality of the Service.
- If we cannot do what we have promised
in this contract because of something beyond our reasonable control
(including, without limitation, disputes involving our employees), we
will not be liable for this.
7. Proprietary Information
The Service contains information that is proprietary to our
partners, our members and us. You may not modify, post, distribute or
reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks or other
proprietary information without having first received the express
written permission of the owner of such information.
- The Web site and the Service are provided on an
"as-is" basis. We cannot guarantee and do not promise any specific
results from use of the Site and/or the Service. We make no warranties
/ guarantees or representations as to the quality or fitness for a
particular purpose of the Service except that we will operate the Web
site for the Service with reasonable skill and care of an online
- We do not represent or endorse the
accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other
information displayed, uploaded or distributed through the Service by
us, our partners or any member or any other person or entity. You
acknowledge that any reliance upon such opinion, member profile,
advice, statement or information is at your own risk. We are not
responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline of our members.
Please use caution and common sense when using the Site and the
9. Limitation on Liability
- In the absence of any negligence or other breach
of duty by us, your use of the Site and this Service is entirely at
your own risk.
- If we are in breach of the
arrangements under this Agreement, we will not be responsible for any
losses that you suffer as a result, except those losses that are a
reasonably foreseeable consequence of the breach.
- We do not have any liability of any
sort (including liability for negligence) for the acts or omissions of
providers of telecommunication services or for faults in or failures of
their networks and equipment.
10. Modifications to this Agreement
We may alter or amend our terms and conditions upon giving
reasonable notice in advance of such amendment taking effect. If upon
receiving any notice, if you do not wish to continue with the Service,
you may terminate the contract upon giving us notice, such notice to
take effect upon the earlier of our receipt of your notice or the date
upon which the amended terms and conditions would otherwise have taken
effect. You will be deemed to have accepted any alteration and/or
amendment if you continue to use the Service after the relevant period
of notice has expired.
In the event that you have any claim or action against any other
member arising from that member's use of our Site or the Service, you
agree to pursue such claim or action independently of and without any
demands from us, and you release us from all claims, liability and
damages, arising from or in any way connected to the claim or action.
In the event that a claim or action is brought against us from your
activities or use of the Web site or the Service, including any breach
by you of this Agreement or any charges or complaints made by other
parties against you, you agree to pay, hold harmless and defend us in
the claim or action. You also agree to cooperate as fully as reasonably
required in the defence of any claim and allow us to assume the
exclusive defence and control of the matter.
12. Dispute Resolution
We will try to solve any disagreements quickly and efficiently. If
you are not happy with the way we deal with any disagreement and you
want to take court proceedings, English law governs this contract and
you must do so within the United Kingdom.
13. Contact Information
The Site and the Service is operated by Global Personals Limited, a
company registered under the laws of England, whose registered office
is 1 High Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1LD.