Member Agreement below is effective for all members
Last Updated on September 13, 2007
UK Singles Member
Terms and Conditions
Welcome to UK Singles,
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 UK Singles 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 Agreement.
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
a: 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
b: 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.
c: You are solely responsible for the Content that you publish or display
(hereinafter, "post") on the Service, or transmit to other
d: 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
sublicenses of the foregoing.
e: 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 that:
(i) expresses or implies that any statements you make are made or
endorsed by us;
(ii) is 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;
(iii) harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
(iv) involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain
letters", or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
(v) promotes information that you know is false, misleading or promotes
illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene,
defamatory or libelous;
(vi) 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
(vii) contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden
pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
(viii) displays pornographic or sexually explicit material of any
(ix) provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in
a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from
anyone under 18;
(x) provides instructional information about illegal activities such
as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy,
or providing or creating computer viruses;
(xi) solicits passwords or personally identifying information for
commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; and
(xii) engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior
written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising,
and pyramid schemes.
f: You must use the Service in a manner consistent with any and all
applicable laws and regulations.
g: You 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.
h: 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.
i: 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
a: We will operate
the Web site for the Service with the reasonable skill and care of an
online service provider.
b: We 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 any suspension.
c: 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.
d: 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.
a: 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 service provider.
b: 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 Service.
9. Limitation on Liability
a: 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.
b: 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
c: 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 defense
of any claim and allow us to assume the exclusive defense 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
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.