(b) Electronic Form. By accessing the Website, you consent to have this Agreement provided to you in electronic form.
(c) Access and Retention. In order to access and retain this electronic Agreement, you must have access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must use all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device. Please print a copy of this document for your records. To retain an electronic copy of this Agreement, you may save it into any word processing program. Via, the Website, StopsWithUs.Com is not obligated to notify you of any changes in the hardware or software requirements needed to access and/or retain this Agreement that create a material risk that you will not be able to continue to access and/or retain this electronic Agreement.
You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and single or separated from your spouse to register as a member of StopsWithUs.Com or use the Website. Membership in the Service is void where prohibited. By using the Website, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
You may become a full Member of the Service at no cost. As a Member, you will have the ability to participate all of the features and services available within the Service. It is our intention to offer the services like that of a paid dating site entirely for free to all members. If you have any suggestions on how we can improve our service please contact us and let us know by sending an email to us, a link to the contact us page can be found at the bottom of the home page.
This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Website and/or are a Member. You may terminate your membership and at any time, for any reason, by deleting your profile and account information, and in effect deleting your profile membership. If you resign or delete your account on the StopsWithUs.Com site, to help StopsWithUs.Com improve the Service, we would appreciate it if you would send us an email informing us why you are canceling your membership however you are not required to do so. If you terminate your profile please allow up to 48 hours for your profile to be removed from the site although typically it takes less time.
All decisions regarding the termination of accounts shall be made in the sole discretion of StopsWithUs.Com. StopsWithUs.Com is not required to provide you notice at any time regarding a termination of your membership. StopsWithUs.Com is not required, and may be prohibited, from disclosing a reason for the termination of your account. Even after your membership is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect. All terms that by their nature may survive termination of this Agreement shall be deemed to survive such termination.
5. Non-commercial Use by Members
The Website 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 or the Website for any purpose. Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Website, including collecting user names 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 Website may be investigated, and appropriate legal action will be taken, including without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress. Use of the Website is with the permission of StopsWithUs.Com, which may be revoked at any time, for any reason, in StopsWithUs.Com's sole discretion.
6. Account Security
You are responsible for maintaining the
confidentiality of the username and password that you designate during the
registration process, and you are fully responsible for all activities that
occur under your username and password. You agree to (a) immediately notify
StopsWithUs.Com of any unauthorized use of your user name or password or any
other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the
end of each session. StopsWithUs.Com will not be liable for any loss or damage
arising from your failure to comply with this provision.
You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information. If you share your computer with others, log out every time you leave and you may wish to consider disabling your auto-sign in feature if you use one.
7. Your Interactions with Other Members
You are solely
responsible for your interactions with other Members. You understand that
StopsWithUs.Com does not in any way screen its Members, nor does
StopsWithUs.Com inquire into the backgrounds of its Members or attempt to
verify the statements of its Members. StopsWithUs.Com makes no representations
or warranties as to the conduct of Members or their compatibility with any
current or future Members.
In no event shall StopsWithUs.Com be liable for any
damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, general, special, compensatory,
consequential, and/or incidental, or in any other form, expressed or not,
arising out of or relating to the conduct of you or anyone else in connection
with the use of the Service, including without limitation, bodily injury,
emotional distress, and/or any other damages resulting from communications or
meetings with other registered users of this Service or persons you meet
through this site or Service .
You agree to take reasonable precautions in all interactions with other Members of the Service, particularly if you decide to meet offline or in person. You understand that StopsWithUs.Com makes no guarantees, either express or implied, regarding your ultimate compatibility with individuals you meet through the Service. You should not provide your financial information (for example, your credit card or bank account information) to other Members.
8. Content on StopsWithUs.Com
(a) Proprietary Rights. StopsWithUs.Com owns and retains all
proprietary rights in the Website and the Service. The Website contains the
copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of
StopsWithUs.Com, and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the
public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not
copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such
(b) Reliance on Content, Advice, Etc. Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the Service, but not directly by StopsWithUs.Com, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. StopsWithUs.Com does not: (i) guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the Service, or (ii) adopt, endorse or accept responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by any party that appears on the Website. Under no circumstances will StopsWithUs.Com or its affiliates be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from your reliance on information or other content posted on the Website or transmitted to or by any Members.
9. Content Posted by You on StopsWithUs.Com
(a) You are solely responsible for the Content that you publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on the Service, or transmit to other Members. You will not post on the Service, or transmit to other Members, any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, racially offensive, or illegal 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). You will not provide inaccurate, misleading or false information to the Company or to any other Member. If information provided to StopsWithUs.Com, or another Member, subsequently becomes inaccurate, misleading or false, you will promptly notify StopsWithUs.Com of such change.
(b) You understand and agree that StopsWithUs.Com may review
and delete any content, messages, emails, or communication of any kind
associated to the site, photos or profiles (collectively, "Content"),
in each case in whole or in part, that in the sole judgment of StopsWithUs.Com
violate this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might
violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of Members.
(c) By posting Content to any public area of StopsWithUs.Com,
you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right
to grant, to StopsWithUs.Com, its affiliates, licensees and successors, an
irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use,
copy, perform, display, reproduce, adapt, modify 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. You further represent and warrant that public posting and use
of your content by StopsWithUs.Com will not infringe or violate the rights of
any third party.
(d) The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Website. StopsWithUs.Com reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Service and terminating the membership of such violators. It includes, but is not limited to, Content that:
is 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"; promotes information that you know is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous; 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 images, audio or video, or links to pirated images, audio or video files; contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page); provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under the age of 18; provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses; solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; and engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.
(e) Your use of the Service, including but not limited to the
Content you post on the Service, must be in accordance with any and all
applicable laws and regulations.
(f) You may not include in your Member profile any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses.
(g) You may not engage in advertising to, or solicitation of,
other Members. This includes but is not limited to solicitation or advertising
to buy or sell any products or services through the Service however you may
invite other members to attend parties or other social functions or networking
but not for commercial purposes. You may not transmit any chain letters or
junk email to other Members. Although StopsWithUs.Com cannot monitor the
conduct of its Members off the Website, 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 which a Member may send to other Members in any 24-hour
period to a number which we deem appropriate in our sole discretion.
(h) All information you include in your Member profile must be accurate, current and complete.
10. Prohibited Activities
StopsWithUs.Com reserves the
right to investigate and terminate your membership if you have 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
actions that you may not engage in with respect to the Service:
You will not impersonate any person or entity. You will not
"stalk" or otherwise harass any person. You will not express or imply
that any statements you make are endorsed by StopsWithUs.Com without our
specific prior written consent. You will
not use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual
or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, "data mine", or in
any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of
the Service or its contents. 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.
You will not remove any copyright, trademark or other
proprietary rights notices contained in the Service. You will not interfere with or disrupt the
Services or the site or the servers or networks connected to the Services or
the site. You will not post, email or
otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other
computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the
functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications
equipment. You will not forge headers or
otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any
information transmitted through the Service.
You will not "frame" or "mirror" any part of the Service or the Website, without StopsWithUs.Com's prior written authorization. You also shall not use meta tags or code or other devices containing any reference to StopsWithUs.Com or the Service or the site in order to direct any person to any other web site for any purpose. You will not modify, adapt, sub-license, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decipher, decompile or otherwise disassemble any portion of the Service or the Website or any software used on or for the Service or cause others to do so.
11. Blocking of IP Addresses
In order to protect the integrity of the Service, StopsWithUs.Com reserves the right at any time in its sole discretion to block Members from certain IP addresses from accessing the Website.
12. Copyright Policy
You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website; your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. StopsWithUs.Com's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows: StopsWithUs.Com Legal, 22554 Foothill Blvd. Hayward, CA 94541.
13. Member Disputes
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other StopsWithUs.Com Members. StopsWithUs.Com reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members.
StopsWithUs.Com is not responsible for any
incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the Website or in connection with the
Service, whether caused by users of the Website, Members or by any of the
equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Service.
StopsWithUs.Com is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline,
of any user of the Website or Member of the Service. StopsWithUs.Com assumes no
responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay
in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction
or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user or Member communications.
StopsWithUs.Com is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to users and/or Members or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Web and/or in connection with the Service.
Under no circumstances will StopsWithUs.Com or any of its affiliates,
advertisers, promoters or distribution partners be responsible for any loss or
damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of the
Website or the Service, any Content posted on the Website or transmitted to
Members, or any interactions between users of the Website, whether online or
offline. The Website and the Service are provided "AS-IS" and
StopsWithUs.Com expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular
purpose or non-infringement.
StopsWithUs.Com cannot guarantee and does not
promise any specific results from use of the Website and/or the Service. In addition to the preceding paragraph and
other provisions of this Agreement, any advice that may be posted on the
Website is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not
intended to replace or substitute for any professional financial, medical,
legal, or other advice.
StopsWithUs.Com makes no representations or warranties and expressly disclaims any and all liability concerning any treatment, action by, or effect on any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Website. If you have specific concerns or a situation arises in which you require professional or medical advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist.
The Service may provide, or third parties may
provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because
StopsWithUs.Com has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge
and agree that StopsWithUs.Com is not responsible for the availability of such
external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or
liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or
available from such sites or resources.
You further acknowledge and agree that StopsWithUs.Com shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of, or reliance upon, any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
18. Limitation on Liability
Except in jurisdictions where such provisions are restricted, in no event will StopsWithUs.Com be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including also lost profits arising from your use of the Web site or the Service, even if StopsWithUs.Com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, StopsWithUs.Com'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, zero dollars ($0.00), by you to StopsWithUs.Com for the Service during the term of use.
19. U.S. Export Controls
Software from this Website (the "Software") is further subject to United States export controls. No Software may be downloaded from the Website or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other Country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
20. Jurisdiction and Choice of Law
If there is any dispute arising out of the Website and/or the Service, by using the Website, you expressly agree that any such dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflict of law provisions, and you expressly agree and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts of the State of California in Alameda County, for the resolution of any such dispute.
21. Indemnity by You
You agree to indemnify and hold StopsWithUs.Com, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.
22. No Third Party Beneficiaries
You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement.
This Agreement contains the entire agreement between you and StopsWithUs.Com regarding the use of the Website and/or the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
Please contact us with any questions regarding this
agreement. There is a contact us link at the bottom of the homepage for your convenience. StopsWithUs.Com is a trademark of StopsWithUs.Com, L.L.C.
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