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The Dating Channel Membership Agreement And Copyright Policy

 

TheDatingChannel.com service (“TheDatingChannel.com” or the “Service”) is a way for persons over the age of 16 years, to meet each other online. TheDatingChannel.com is provided by ‘The Dating Channel’, P.O Box 18371, London, EC1V 2RP, the trading name of Euro Digital Corporation, company reg. 40007096.

 

BASIS Of AGREEMENT [back to top]

(a) This is a legally binding agreement (the “Agreement”) between you and The Dating Channel Limited.

(b) Please read this Agreement carefully before registering for TheDatingChannel.com service. By registering for TheDatingChannel.com you become a member of the Service (a “Member” or “user”), and you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement (“the Terms”) for as long as you continue to be a Member. If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not register for TheDatingChannel.com service. By registering as a Member you are agreeing that you have read and understand all the Terms of this Agreement. The Terms are subject to change by The Dating Channel at any stage, effective upon notice to you. The Dating Channel reserves the right to do this at any time. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of notice of any change in the Terms of this Agreement shall constitute a legally binding acceptance by you of such changes so everytime you log on to the Service you ratify your agreement with the Terms of the Agreement and any modifications The Dating Channel provides to you.

(c) Either you or The Dating Channel may terminate your membership at any time, for any or no reason, effective upon sending written notice to the other party. The Dating Channel reserves the right (without prejudice to its other rights and remedies) to immediately suspend or terminate your access to the Service, without notice, upon any breach of this Agreement by you which is brought to The Dating Channel’s attention or for any other or no reason.

(d) Your membership of the Service is for your sole, personal use. You may not authorize others to use your membership, and you may not assign part with or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity.

(e) The Dating Channel has the right to refuse registration of any applicant for membership to The Dating Channel services and you shall not be entitled to any compensation as a result of any such refusal.

 

ADULTS ONLY [back to top]

The Service is strictly adults only. You must be at least 16 years old to register as a Member. Anybody who is under 16 may not become a Member. When you register, and from time to time thereafter, The Dating Channel will require that you provide sufficient information confirming that you are at least 16 years old. By becoming a Member, you represent and warrant that you are at least 16 years of age.

 

PAYMENT [back to top]

You agree to pay prices for services in relation to the Dating Channel as stated by TheDatingChannel.com

 

ONLINE CONDUCT AND INFORMATION [back to top]

As a Member, you agree that:

(a) You are solely responsible for the content or information you publish or display (hereinafter, “post”) on the Service, or transmit to other Members and for the accuracy thereof and for your interactions with other Members. The Dating Channel does not assume any responsibility for your publication of any personal information via Service, nor the use of that information (including pictures and photographs) by other Members or unauthorised parties who access that information. It is therefore advised that you select carefully the type of personal information and photographs that you provide to other Members.

(b) You will not post on the Service, or transmit via the Service or send, access, download, copy, display or otherwise disseminate to other Members or other persons, any defamatory, disparaging, inaccurate, false, abusive, obscene, vulgar, objectionable, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, racially or ethnically offensive, libellous, pornographic, illegal, offensive with reference to a person’s age, sex, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, nationality or disability, messages or material, or any material that infringes or violates another party’s rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity) or any material or messages which breach, infringe, violate and/or is contrary to any law by-law statute and or regulation.

(c) You will use the Service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

(d) You will not include in your profile any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URL’s, E-mail addresses, offensive anatomical or sexual references, or offensive suggestive or connotative language, and you will not post any photos containing nudity or sexually suggestive poses or personal information. The Dating Channel reserves the right, but has no obligation, to reject any profile or photo that does not comply with these prohibitions.

(e) You will not engage in promoting to or advertising to, or solicitation of, other Members or businesses or other sites to buy or sell any products or services through the Service and you will not buy or sell products and or use services through the Service or use the Service for any commercial purpose.

(f) You will not transmit any chain letters or junk E-mail to other Members.

(g) You will not post, distribute or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior consent of the owner of such proprietary rights.

 

WARNING [back to top]

(a) It is possible that other Members or users (including unauthorised users, or “hackers”) may post or transmit offensive or obscene materials on the Service and that you may be involuntarily exposed to such offensive or obscene materials.

(b) It also is possible for others to obtain personal information about you due to your use of the Service, and that the recipient may use such information to harass or injure you. TheDatingChannel is not responsible for the use of any personal information that you may choose to disclose on the Service.

 

ONLINE CONTENT/NON GUARANTEE [back to top]

(a) Opinions, advice, statements, offer, or other information or content made available through the Service are those of their respective authors and not of TheDatingChannel, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content.

(b) TheDatingChannel. does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the Service and neither adopts nor endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made. Under no circumstances will TheDatingChannel be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone’s reliance on information or other content posted on the Service, or transmitted to Members.

(c) TheDatingChannel does not guarantee the Service will meet Members’ requirements, purposes and or expectations.

 

RIGHT TO MONITOR [back to top]

(a) TheDatingChannel reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the materials posted in the public areas of the Service and reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between Members. TheDatingChannel shall have the right (without first notifying you) to remove any such material posted for any reason including if it violates, or is alleged to violate, the law or this Agreement. Notwithstanding this right of TheDatingChannel, TheDatingChannel does not necessarily review or screen messages on the Service prior to posting and each Member remains solely responsible for and is deemed the publisher of the content of the materials posted in the public areas of the Service and that Member’s private e-mail messages. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed to actively require TheDatingChannel to screen or censor the content of any information posted by Members on the Service.

 

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY [back to top]

(a) TheDatingChannel provides the Service on an “as is” basis and grants no warranties of any kind, express, implied, statutory, in any communication with TheDatingChannel or its representatives, or otherwise with respect to the Service. TheDatingChannel specifically disclaims any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

(b) TheDatingChannel does not warrant that your use of the Service will be secure, uninterrupted, always available, or error-free, or will meet your requirements or provide the results which you want, or that any defects in the Service will be corrected.

(c) TheDatingChannel disclaims liability for, and no warranty is made with respect to, telephone service, including coverage, range or any interruption in telephone service.

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY [back to top]

(a) In no event will TheDatingChannel be liable to you for any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages or costs including, but not limited to, damages for loss of data, loss of programs, cost of procurement of substitute services or service interruptions, loss of profits or damage to goodwill arising out of the use of or inability to use the Service, even if TheDatingChannel or its agents or representatives know or have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

(b) In no event will TheDatingChannel be liable to any person other than you and shall have no liability for any defect in the Service caused or contributed to by you.

(c) In no event will TheDatingChannel be liable to you for the actions of any Member including the posting of any personal information on the Service or any subsequent correspondence or in-person meetings with other Members.

(d) In no event shall TheDatingChannel be liable for the use by Members or users (including unauthorized users) of personal information which you choose to disclose on the Service.

(e) You shall give TheDatingChannel a reasonable opportunity to remedy any matter for which TheDatingChannel is liable before you incur any costs and/or expenses in remedying the matter yourself.

(f) TheDatingChannel shall have no liability to you to the extent that you are covered by any policy of insurance and you shall ensure that your insurers waive any and all rights of subrogation they may have against heDatingChannel.

(g) TheDatingChannel disclaims all liability, regardless of the form of action, for the acts or omissions of other Members or users (including unauthorised users, or “hackers”) of the Service including the posting by such Members or users of offensive or obscene materials and your involuntary exposure to such materials.

(h) TheDatingChannel shall have no liability to you for any delay in performance of the Service and/or any other matters to the extent that such events and/or matters are due to any events outside TheDatingChannel’s reasonable control including but not limited to acts of God, war, flood, fire, labour disputes, strikes, lock outs, riots, civil commotion, malicious damages, explosion, governmental actions and any other similar events.

(i) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, TheDatingChannel’s liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to TheDatingChannel for the Service during the term of membership.


INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY MEMBER [back to top]

(a) TheDatingChannel will use reasonable endeavours to keep confidential all personal information supplied by you to TheDatingChannel, including credit card number(s), and shall use or disclose such information only for the purposes for which such information was collected or provided, or as required by law or if such information is public knowledge.

(b) E-mails sent between you and other Members that are not readily accessible to the general public will be treated as private by TheDatingChannel to the extent reasonably possible and to the extent required by applicable law.

 

INDEMNITY BY MEMBER [back to top]

You agree to , indemnify, keep indemnified, and hold harmless TheDatingChannel, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, assignees and third parties, for any and all losses, costs, claims, liabilities and expenses (including legal fees on an indemnity basis) relating to or arising out of your use of the Service, including any breach by you of the Terms of this Agreement or any tortious act and/or omission and or any breach of any statutory duty by you.

 

PROPERTY RIGHTS [back to top]

(a) TheDatingChannel owns and retains all intellectual property and proprietary rights in the Service wherever existing in the world with the right to apply for protection of the same. The Service contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of TheDatingChannel and its licensors (“Proprietary Service Information”). In addition, other Members may post copyrighted information, which has copyright protection whether or not it is identified as copyrighted (“Other Proprietary Information”). Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given permission to do the following (or and if you are required to by law), you will not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such Proprietary Service Information and/or Other Proprietary Information and you agree that you will keep confidential and not use, except for the purposes contemplated by this Agreement, any and all such Information relating to the Service which may be disclosed to you or which you may learn.

(b) By posting information, a photograph or content to any public areas of the Service, you automatically grant and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to TheDatingChannel and other Members 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 authorise sublicenses of the foregoing.

COMPLAINTS [back to top]

To resolve a complaint regarding the Service, you should first contact TheDatingChannel.com Customer Support on our contact us page.

 

GENERAL PROVISIONS [back to top]

(a) This Agreement shall be governed by English Law. You agree that English Law (regardless of conflicts of law principles) shall govern this Agreement, and that any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be subject to the courts of England and Wales and shall be treated as if the Agreement was a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed in England.

(b) This Agreement, accepted upon registering for the Service, contains the entire agreement between you and TheDatingChannel regarding the use of the Service and you acknowledge that you do not rely on any representation and/or warranty that has not been made in this Agreement.

(c) This Agreement may only be amended upon notice by TheDatingChannel to you, or in writing signed by you and an authorised official of TheDatingChannel.

(d) Unless otherwise explicitly stated, the Terms will survive termination of your membership of the Service.

(e) If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

(f) No waiver by TheDatingChannel of any breach of this Agreement shall be considered a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same provision or of any other provision.

(g) Certain jurisdictions limit the applicability of warranty disclaimers and limitations of liability so the above disclaimer of warranty and limitations of liability may not apply to you.

 

COPRIGHT POLICY/TERMINATION OF USER PRIVILEGES FOR INFRINGEMENTS/CONTACT INFORMATION FOR SUSPECTED COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT [back to top]

TheDatingChannel shall be entitled to terminate the privileges of any user who uses the Service to unlawfully transmit copyrighted material without a licence, express consent, valid defence or fair use exemption to do so. In particular, users who submit user content to the absolutematch.com site, whether articles, images, stories, software or other copyrightable material must ensure that the content they upload does not infringe the copyrights nor other rights of third parties (such as privacy or publicity rights). After proper notification by the copyright holder or its agent to TheDatingChannel, and confirmation through court order or admission by the user that they have used the absolutematch.com site as an instrument of unlawful infringement, AbsoluteMatch Ltd will terminate the infringing users’ rights to use and/or access the absolutematch.com site. ThedatingChannel may also in its sole discretion decide to terminate a user’s right to use or to access the absolutematch.com site prior to that time if TheDatingChannel has a (good faith) belief that the alleged infringement has occurred. If you believe that your copyright has been infringed through the use of this Site please write to us at: The Dating Channel, PO Box 18371, London, EC1V 2RP, England.

 
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