Terms of use

By using the DATEEN community (the „Community”) that DATEEN.NET (“DATEEN NET”, “DATEEN NET”, “DATEEN” “us” or “we”) operates on our website, currently located at http://www.dateen.net/ (the “Website” or “Site”), you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service (this “Agreement “), whether or not you register as a member of the DATEEN community (“Member” or “User”). The DATEEN services (the “Services”) consist of the Community and the Website.

If you want to become a Member, interact and communicate with other Members, and use the Service, then you have to read this Agreement and follow the instructed stated in the registration process. This Agreement set out the legally binding terms for your membership and has to be accepted in order to become a member. The Agreement may be modified or changed by DATEEN anytime, without further notice. Registering to the Service as well as signing in to the Service represents the acceptance to the Agreement.

1. ELIGIBILITY

The services are intended solely for access and use by individuals that are thirteen (13) years of age or older. By accessing and using the services, you are certifying that you are at least thirteen (13) years old. By using the Services, 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. If you are merely surfing or browsing through the Website and have not yet registered to become a Member, your use of the Website is still subject to this Agreement; if you do not agree to this Agreement, do not use the Services. Users that are over the age of 21 years are forbidden to sign up for DATEEN. Registering with fake ages will result in a permanent ban from the site.

2. PERMISSION

You agree that if you are under the age of 18 years, you have first hand permission by a parent/guardian that you are allowed to use this website.

3. PASSWORD

When you sign up to become a Member, you will also be asked to choose a username and a password for your Member account. You are entirely responsible for keeping your password confidential. You have to make sure that your password is secure and complex. You agree not to use any other account, which means username, or password of another Member at any time. You agree to notify us immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your Member account or access to your password. You are entirely responsible for any and all use of your Member account and profile.

4. TERM

This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Services and/or are a Member. You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason by selecting option “Delete account” in profile settings. You can also ask for cancelling your membership by sending an email, to the site administrator, with the Subject 'Account removal' and your account username and password as subject.

5. YOUR MEMBER PROFILE

Any Content used for or photographs posted by you in your Member profile may not contain nudity, violence, sexually explicit (revealing underwear), or offensive subject matter. You may not post a photograph of another person without that person's permission. You are to understand that DATEEN reserves the right to ban, or delete any user profile, at any time, for any reason that we choose.

6. NON-COMMERCIAL USE BY MEMBERS

The Services are for the personal use of individual Members only, and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors. This includes providing links to other websites. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may not become Members of DATEEN and cannot use the DATEEN Services for any purpose. Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Services might be investigated, and appropriate legal action might be taken. Every non-personal profile and account will be suspended and deleted.

7. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS IN THE SERVICE

DATEEN owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Services, excluding Oxwall Software which is used under Common Public Attribution License 1.0. The Services contain the proprietary information ("Intellectual Property") of DATEEN, and its licensors, including other DATEEN Members. Except for Intellectual Property 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 Intellectual Property and the provision of such Intellectual Property to you through the Services does not transfer to you or any third party any rights, title or interest in or to such Intellectual Property, including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights in any Content and material included therein.

8. CONTENT POSTED ON THE SERVICES

You understand and agree that DATEEN may (but is not obligated to) review any classified ads, content, communication, information, Intellectual Property, material, messages, photos, videos, URLs, profiles and the like (collectively, "Content") that is published or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on the Services and delete any such Content that in the sole judgment of DATEEN violates this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of other Members or third parties. You are solely responsible for the Content that you post on the Services, or transmit to other Members or third parties. By posting Content to any area of the Services, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to DATEEN an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free and fully paid, worldwide license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and perform (including by means of a digital audio transmission), and otherwise use Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Content, and to grant and authorize sub-licenses of the foregoing. In addition, you represent and warrant that you have the right to post the Content and you will not post any illegal or prohibited Content and will not infringe, misappropriate, violate or contravene any third party rights (including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights). The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Website ("Prohibited Content"). DATEEN reserves the right (but is not obligated) to investigate and to take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending Content from the Service and terminating the membership of such violators. Upon registering for DATEEN, you agree that some or all of your user information such as email, age, general interests, etc, may be used by 3rd party sources.

Prohibited Content includes Content that:

a) 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;

b) harasses or advocates harassment of another person;

c) involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";

d) promotes information that you know is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;

e) promotes an illegal and/or unauthorized copy ("pirated") of another person's copyrighted work (whether marked as such, or not), such as, but not limited to, providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent copy-protection mechanisms, or providing pirated music, video or other pirated Content, or links to such pirated music, video files, or files that contain such other pirated Content;

f) contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);

g) displays pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind and in any form;

h) provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;

i) provides instructional information about illegal activities such as, but not limited to, making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;

j) solicits passwords or personal identifying information of any kind 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.

You must use the Services in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations. You may not include in your Member profile any 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 Services. You may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Members or other parties. Although DATEEN cannot monitor the conduct of its Members off the Services, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Services 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, DATEEN reserves the right to restrict the number of emails and other communications (including sharing of Content) which a Member may send to other Members in any twenty-four (24) hour period to a number which DATEEN deems appropriate in its sole discretion.

9. ACCOUNT PROBLEMS

If your account becomes inaccessible temporary or permanently; a loss of data (for example: photos, posts, private conversations history, etc.) occurs or if there is any other technical difficulty that causes problems, we are not to be held responsible for that inconveniences.

10. AUTHENTICITY

We won’t tolerate fake profiles and/or photos. Do not post photos if you are not the owner of their copyrights.

11. RESPECTFULNESS

DATEEN community doesn't tolerate mocking, bullying, harassment, nagging, threats, hate speech, stalking or any other kind of psychological harming other people. Breaking this rule will get your account suspended or deleted and might be reported to the authorities.

12. MEMBER DISPUTES

You are entirely responsible for your interactions with other Members. DATEEN reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members.

13. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

The communications between you and DATEEN use electronic means, whether you visit the Website or send us emails, or whether DATEEN posts notices on the Services or communicates with you via email. For contractual purposes, you (a) consent to receive communications from DATEEN in an electronic form; and (b) agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that DATEEN provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were be in writing. The foregoing does not affect your nonwaivable rights.

14. MAKING SEXUAL PROPOSITIONS

Making sexual propositions or sexual innuendos to anyone under the age of 18 years old is against our terms of service. It is also illegal in most of countries, so this is a very serious offence. This kind of activity will get your account suspended or deleted and registered activity will be reported to the local authorities.

15. SPAM AND REPETITIVE POSTING

Spam is unacceptable. The DATEEN community won’t tolerate it so don't spam. Posting pictures or comments in a repetitive or automated way to in order to advertise things like your account, a website or a product is forbidden and will result in account suspension.

16. INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold DATEEN, 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 Services 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.

17. DISCLAIMER

To the extent permitted under applicable laws, the services are provided "as-is" and as available and DATEEN expressly disclaims any warranty and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, quiet enjoyment, accuracy, or non-infringement and DATEEN does not guarantee and does not promise any specific results from the use of the services. DATEEN does not assume any obligation to monitor activities on the service.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitations on how long an implied warranty may last, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

18. RELEASE

To the extent permitted under applicable laws, you hereby release DATEEN from any liability related to: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the Services, whether caused by any user of the Services or Member, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Services; (b) the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Services or Member; (c) any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or Content players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or combination thereof, including injury or damage to user's and/or Member's or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Services; (d) any loss or damage caused by Content posted on the Services or transmitted by and to Members, or any interactions between users of the Website and/or Members, whether online or offline; and (e) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Website user or Member communications.

19. COPYRIGHT POLICY

You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without agreement and consent of the owner of rights. Without limiting the foregoing, if you notice that your work has been copied and posted on the Services in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please let us know by email and we will remove it.

20. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY

To the extent permitted under applicable laws, DATEEN shall not be liable to you, or any third party, for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages (including also lost profits) arising from your use of the services, even if DATEEN has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

21. OTHER

This Agreement contains the entire agreement between you and DATEEN regarding the use of the Services. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. Notwithstanding any other provisions herein, no party will be deemed as a third-party beneficiary to this Agreement and a third party (including another Member) who is not a party to this Agreement has no right to enforce any term of this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives to the greatest extent possible under any applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. The failure of DATEEN to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Please contact us with any questions regarding this Agreement.