This is a Legal Agreement (“Agreement”) Between You and I Want to Start a Family Ltd. (Trading as Start a Family Dating) A Company Established in The West Midlands, UK (“I Want to Start a Family Ltd”), which may be Contacted at www.startafamilydating.co.uk or By Accessing the Start a Family Dating Website, currently located at www.startafamilydating.co.uk. (the “Site”), and/or using any of the Services (as defined below) accessible through the Site, you become a User and Agree to, and are Bound by, the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement for as long as you Continue to use the Site or Services. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT USE THE SITE OR THE SERVICES. Your Use of, or Participation in, certain Services may be subject to Additional Terms, and such terms will be Either Listed in this Agreement or will be Presented to you for your Acceptance When you Sign Up to use Such Services .WHEN SIGNING UP WE DO NOT STORE CREDIT CARD DETAILS.
The I Want to Start a Family Ltd Services (Trading as Start a Family Dating) Consist of the Following, Without Limitation: a Service for Single People, Interactive Content and Community Services Such As Start a Family Dating Advice (“Content Services”), Any Premium Services Offered By or On Behalf of Start a Family Dating (“Premium Services”) (Collectively, the “Services”).Start a Family Dating May Offer Additional Services or Revise Any of the Services, at Its Discretion, and This Agreement Will Apply to All Additional Services or Revised Services. Start a Family Dating Also Reserves The Right to Cease Offering Any of The Services.
This Agreement is Subject To Change By I Want To Start A Family LTD (Trading as Start a Family Dating) in Its Sole Discretion At Anytime, and Any Such Changes Will Be Posted on The Website. Your Continued Use of this Site or the Services After the Posting of Revisions to this Agreement will Constitute Your Acceptance of Such Revisions. Please Consult the End of This Agreement To Determine When the Agreement was last Revised.
a. Minimum Age. You must be at least 18 years old to use the Website Or To Register for the Services. By using the Service, You Represent and Warrant That You Are at Least 18 Years Old. Other Services May have Other Age Requirements for All or Portion of Such Services, and Such Other Age Requirements are Stated on Such Services or Portions Thereof.
b. Marital Status. By Registering to Use or Using the Service, you Represent and Warrant that you are Single or (if legally married) Separated. If you are Married and Not Separated, You May Not Register to Use the Service.
c. Criminal History. By Requesting to Use, Registering to Use, and/or Using the Service, you Represent and Warrant that you have Never Been Convicted of a Felony and/or Are Not required to Register as a Sex Offender with Any Government Entity. START A FAMILY DATING DOES NOT CURRENTLY CONDUCT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND SCREENINGS ON ITS MEMBERS.Â You are Solely Responsible for Taking Appropriate Safety Precautions in Connection with Your Use of the Site or Services, as more Fully Set Forth in Section 2 below.
d. Meeting Matching System Criteria. The Singles Service Requires your Completion of the Profile Questionnaire (“PQ”) in Order for I Want To Start A Family Ltd to find Highly Compatible Matches For You. However, Start a Family Dating Will Not Deliver Matches to you if you have Not Completed the PQ. Start a Family Dating Will Note in Your Profile Which Matches Are Compatible if the Profile Questions are Completed. Start a Family Dating Cannot Guarantee a Partner.
2. Use of Site and Service.
As a user of the Site or a User Registered to Use Any of the Services (a “Registered User”) You Agree to the following:
a. Exclusive Use. Your Account is for Your Personal Use Only. You May Not Authorize Others to Use Your Account, and You May Not Assign or Otherwise Transfer Your Account to Any Other Person or Entity. You acknowledge that Start a Family Dating is Not Responsible For Third Party Access to Your Account that Results From Theft or Misappropriation of Your User Names and Passwords.
b. Geographic Limitations. The Site and Services are Intended for Use World Wide. You agree that you will Only Use the Services in a Manner Consistent With This Agreement and Any and All Applicable Local, State, National and International Laws and Regulations. Registration for, and Use of, the Services are Void Where Prohibited. To the Extent that the Services are Not Legal in Your Jurisdiction, You May Not Use the Services. The Services May Not Be Used Where Prohibited By Law.
d. Risk Assumption and Precautions. You Assume All Risk When Using the Services, Including but Not Limited to All of the Risks Associated with Any Online or Offline Interactions with Others, Including Dating. You agree to Take All Necessary Precautions When Meeting Individuals Through the Service. In addition, You Agree to Review And Follow the Recommendations Set Forth in Start a Family Dating Safety Tips, which will be provided to you prior to entering the “Start a Family Dating Mail” phase with your Matches in the Service.
e. No Guarantees. Start a Family Dating May Not Be Able to Provide Matches For Everyone Seeking to Use its Services. Further, Start a Family Dating Makes No Guarantees As To The Number or Frequency of Matches Through the Service, or to Such Matches’ Ability, Desire or Criteria to Communicate with Any User. You Understand That Start a Family Dating Makes No Guarantees, Either Express or Implied, Regarding your Ultimate Compatibility with Individuals You Meet Through the Service or as to the Conduct of Such Individuals.
f. Reporting of Violations. You will promptly report to Start a Family Dating Any Violation of the Agreement by Others, Including but Not Limited to, Registered Users.
g. Content Removal. Start a Family Dating Reserves the Right, But Has No Obligation, to Monitor the Information or Material you Submit to the Services or Post in the Public Areas of the Services. Start a Family Dating Will Have The Right To Remove Any Such Information or Material that in Its Sole Opinion Violates, or May Violate, Any Applicable Law, Either the Letter or Spirit of This Agreement, or Upon the Request of Any Third Party.
h. Posting and Communication Restrictions. You Will Not Post On The Services, Transmit to Other Users, Communicate Any Content (or links thereto), or Otherwise Engage in Any Activity on the Site or Through the Services, that:
1. Promotes Racism, Bigotry, Hatred or Physical Harm of Any Kind Against Any Group or Individual;
2. Is Intended to or Tends to Harass, Annoy, Threaten or Intimidate Any Other Users of the Site or Services;
3. Is Defamatory, Inaccurate, Abusive, Obscene, Profane, Offensive, Sexually Oriented, Obscene or Otherwise Objectionable;
4. Contains Others’ Copyrighted Content (e.g., music, movies, videos, photographs, images, software, etc.) Without Obtaining Permission First;
5. Contains Video, Audio Photographs, or Images of Another Person Without His or Her Permission (or in the case of a minor, the minor’s legal guardian);
6. Promotes or Enables Illegal or Unlawful Activities, Such as Instructions on How to Make or Buy Illegal Weapons or Drugs, Violate Someone’s Privacy, Harm or Harass Another Person, Obtain Others’ Identity Information, Create or Disseminate Computer Viruses, or Circumvent Copy-Protect Devices;
7. Intended to Defraud, Swindle or Deceive Other Users of the Services;
8. Contains Viruses, Time Bombs, Trojan Horses, Cancelbots, Worms or Other Harmful, or Disruptive Codes, Components or Devices;
9. Promotes or Solicits Involvement in Or Support of a Political Platform, Religion, Cult, or Sect;
10. Disseminates Another Person’s Personal Information Without His or Her Permission, or Collects or Solicits Another Person’s Personal Information for Commercial or Unlawful Purposes;
11. Is Off-Topic, Meaningless, or Otherwise Intended To Annoy or Interfere With Others’ Enjoyment of the Site;
12. Impersonates, or Otherwise Misrepresents Affiliation, Connection or Association With, Any Person or Entity;
13. Solicits Gambling or Engages in Any Gambling or Similar Activity;
14. Uses Scripts, Bots or Other Automated Technology to Access the Site or Services;
15. Uses the Site or Services for Chain Letter, Junk Mail or Spam e-mails;
16. Collects or Solicits Personal Information About Anyone Under 18; or
17. Is In Anyway Used For or In Connection with Spamming, Spimming, Phishing, Trolling, or Similar Activities.
In Addition To The Above, Postings on the Content Services Currently Known as Start a Family Dating Advice (“Advice”) will follow the Advice Community Standards , in Addition to the Terms of this Agreement.
i. No False Information. You Will Not Provide Inaccurate, Misleading or False Information to Start a Family Dating Or To Any Other User. If Information Provided to Start a Family Dating or Another User Subsequently Becomes Inaccurate, Misleading or False, You Will Promptly Notify Start a Family Dating of Such Change, when you Register you will be Asked to Provide a Copy of Photo I.D (Copy of your Passport or Photo Driving Licence) to be sent to us via e-mail, which will be Verified Against Your Application Photo.
j. No Advertising or Commercial Solicitation. You will not advertise or solicit any user to buy or sell any products or services through the Site or Services. You may not transmit any chain letters, junk or spam e-mail to other users. Further, you will not use any information obtained from the Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent. If you breach the terms of this subsection and send or post unsolicited bulk email, “spam” or other unsolicited communications of any kind through the Services, you acknowledge that you may cause substantial harm to Start a Family Dating.
k. Unique and Bona Fide Profile. As a Registered User of the Service, you will create only one unique profile. In addition, your use of the Service must be for bona fide relationship-seeking purposes in order to maintain the integrity of the Service (for example, you may not become a Registered User solely to compile a report of compatible singles in your area, or to write a school research paper). Not all registered users are available for matching. From time to time, I Want to Start A Family Ltd (Trading as Start a Family Dating) may create test profiles in order to monitor the operation of the Services.
l. No Harassment of Employees or Agents. You will not harass, annoy, intimidate or threaten any Start a Family Dating employees or agents engaged in providing any portion of the Services to you.
3. Proprietary Rights.
a. Ownership of Proprietary Information. You hereby acknowledge and agree that Start a Family Dating is the owner of highly valuable proprietary information, including without limitation, the patented compatibility matching system, compatibility profiles, and relationship questionnaires (collectively, “Confidential Information”).Start a Family Dating owns and hereby retains all proprietary rights in the Services and the Site, including but not limited to, all Confidential Information.
b. No Use of Confidential Information. You will not post, copy, modify, transmit, disclose, show in public, create any derivative works from, distribute, make commercial use of, or reproduce in any way any (i) Confidential Information or (ii) other copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information accessible via the Services, without first obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights.
c. Other Users’ Information. Other Registered Users may post copyrighted information, which has copyright protection whether or not it is identified as copyrighted. You agree that you will not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, commercially use, or sell any I Want To Start A Family or third party proprietary information available via the Services or the Site.
d. License to Posted or Accessed Content. By posting information or content to any profile pages or public area of the Services, or making it accessible to us by linking your Start a Family Dating account to any of your social network accounts (e.g. via Facebook Connect), you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Start a Family Dating and its users, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide licence to use, reproduce, publicly perform, publicly 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-licences of the foregoing. From time to time, we may create, test or implement new features or programs on the Site in which you may voluntarily choose to participate or may be a part of a test group with special access, in accordance with the additional terms and conditions of such features or programs. By your participation in such features or programs, you grant us the rights stated in this subsection in connection with the additional terms and conditions (if any) of such features or programs.
4. User Information.
b. No Contact Information. You agree that you will not post any e-mail addresses, personal website address or profile page you may have on a third-party website, or other contact information in the “About Me” section of the Service or in any other communications you may have with other users. You may, at your discretion, exchange such information after you reach the “Start a Family Dating’s Mail” phase with your match.
c. Disclosure By Law. You acknowledge and agree that I Want To Start A Family Ltd (Trading as Start a Family Dating) may disclose information you provide if required to do so by law, at the request of a third party, or if we, in our sole discretion, believe that disclosure is reasonable to (1) comply with the law, requests or orders from law enforcement, or any legal process (whether or not such disclosure is required by applicable law); (2) protect or defend Start a Family Dating’s, or a third party’s, rights or property; or (3) protect someone’s health or safety, such as when harm or violence against any person (including the user) is threatened.
e. Use of Anonymous Information for Research. By using the Services, you agree to allow Start a Family Dating to anonymously use the information from you and your experiences through the Services to continue Start a Family Dating’s research into successful relationships and to improve the Services. This research, conducted by psychologists and behaviour research scientists, may be published in academic journals. However, all of your responses will be anonymous, and we will not publish research containing your personal identifying information.
5. Links to Third-Party Web Sites / Dealings with Advertisers and Sponsors.
6. Disclaimer of Warranty.
a. No Warranties. THIS SECTION WILL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. START A FAMILY DATING PROVIDES THE SERVICES ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND GRANTS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES OR THE SITE (INCLUDING ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN), INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.START A FAMILY DATING DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED, ALWAYS AVAILABLE, ERROR-FREE OR WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS IN THE SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED.START A FAMILY DATING DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR, AND NO WARRANTY IS MADE WITH RESPECT TO, THE CONNECTIVITY AND AVAILABILITY OF THE SERVICES.
b. Third Party Content. Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the Services, but not directly by Start A Family Dating, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. START A FAMILY DATING DOES NOT: (i) GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SERVICES, OR (ii) ADOPT, ENDORSE OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE, OR STATEMENT MADE BY ANY PARTY OTHER THAN START A FAMILY DATING. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL I START A FAMILY DATING BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM ANYONE’S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OR OTHER CONTENT POSTED ON THE SERVICES, OR TRANSMITTED TO OR BY ANY USERS.
c. Beta Features. From time to time, Start a Family Dating may offer new “beta” features or tools with which its users may experiment on the Services. Such features or tools are offered solely for experimental purposes and without any warranty of any kind, and may be modified or discontinued at Start a Family Dating’s sole discretion. The provisions of this Disclaimer of Warranty section apply with full force to such features or tools.
7. Limitation of Liability.
a. Incidental Damages and Aggregate Liability. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL START A FAMILY DATING BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA OR PROGRAMS, SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS AND PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES, EVEN IF START A FAMILY DATING KNOWS OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL START A FAMILY DATING’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY, IN ANY FORM OF ACTION WHATSOEVER IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE SITE, EXCEED THE PRICE PAID BY YOU FOR YOUR ACCOUNT, OR, IF YOU HAVE NOT PAID I WANT TO START A FAMILY LTD (Trading as Start a Family Dating) FOR THE USE OF ANY SERVICES, THE AMOUNT TAKEN BY DIRECT DEBIT OF £4.99 A MONTH 12 MONTHLY INSTALMENTS OR A THREE MONTH MEMBERSHIP OF £9.99.
b. No Liability for non-start a family Dating Actions. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL I WANT TO START A FAMILY LTD (Trading as Start a Family Dating) BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, AND/OR INCIDENTAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMMUNICATIONS OR MEETINGS WITH OTHER REGISTERED USERS OF THE SERVICES. THIS INCLUDES ANY CLAIMS, LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE CONDUCT OF USERS WHO HAVE REGISTERED UNDER FALSE PRETENSES OR WHO ATTEMPT TO DEFRAUD OR HARM YOU.
c. Information Verification. Start A Family Dating and its contractors may use various ways of verifying information that users have provided. However, none of those ways are perfect, and you agree that Start a Family Dating and its contractors will have no liability to you arising from any incorrectly verified information.
d. No Exclusions. Nothing in this Agreement shall limit or exclude Start A Family Dating’s liability for (i) death or personal injury arising from I Want To Start A Family’s Ltd (Trading as Start a Family Dating) negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); or (ii) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentations by Start a Family Dating.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Start a Family Dating, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any claims, causes of action, debts, losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) relating to or arising, directly or indirectly, out of (a) your use of or inability to use the Site or Services, (b) any user postings made by you, (c) your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or (d) your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Start a Family Dating reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Start A Family Dating in asserting any available defences.
To resolve a complaint regarding the Service, you should review our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) by going to our homepage on the website www.startafamilydating.co.uk. or via email which you can access also through the website www.startafamilydating.co.uk.
10. Communication and Privacy.
11. Term and Termination.
This Agreement will become effective upon your acceptance of the Agreement by your use of the Site or the Services and will remain in effect in perpetuity unless terminated hereunder. Either you or Start a Family Dating may terminate your account at any time without a refund after the 14 day period, for any reason or no reason, without explanation, effective upon sending written notice to the other party. Start a Family Dating reserves the right to immediately suspend or terminate your access to any of the Services, without notice, for any reason or no reason. We also reserve the right to remove your account information or data from our Services and any other records at any time at our sole discretion. In the event your access to any of the Services is suspended due to the breach of this Agreement, you agree that all fees then paid to Start a Family Dating by you will be non-refundable and all outstanding or pending payments will immediately be due. You may terminate your account by following the steps in the applicable section under “Cancellations” below, or by completing a cancellation Form to: I Want to Start a Family Ltd (Trading as Start a Family Dating) via the website www.startafamilydating.co.uk Following any termination of any Registered User’s use of the Service, Start a Family Dating reserves the right to send a notice thereof to other Registered Users which whom you have corresponded.
a. Cancellation At Any Time With No Refund. You may cancel your registration or subscription to any Services at any time during the term of such registration or subscription or any renewal period by completing the Contact Form and submitting it to I Want To Start a Family Limited (Trading as Start a Family Dating) via the website www.startafamilydating.co.uk., such notice being effective upon our receipt. Please include the e-mail address associated with your Start a Family Dating account in this notice. In each case, your subscription will terminate at the end of the subscription term for which you have paid, and you will not receive any refund for any unused days of such subscription term. If you purchase a subscription on an installation payment basis (such as monthly Direct Debit), your ability to cancel your membership as described above will be available to you only once your final instalment payment has been paid.
b. 14 day Cancellation Right. Regarding the Service, you may cancel the Agreement within 14 calendar days after the confirmation of your first subscription to any Service(s) by using the communication methods described in Section 12(a) above, and receive a full refund.
c. Cancellation As a Result of Death or Disability. If by reason of death or disability you are unable to receive all Singles Services for which you contracted, you or your estate may elect to be relieved of the obligation to make payments for services other than those received before death or the onset of disability, except as provided in subsection (iii).
1. If you have prepaid any amount for the Service, so much of the amount prepaid that is allocable to services that you have not received will be promptly refunded to you or your representative.
2. “Disability” means a condition which precludes you from physically using the Service during the term of disability and the condition is verified in writing by a physician designated and remunerated by you. Written verification from the physician must be presented to Start a Family Dating.
3. If the physician determines that the duration of the disability will be less than six (6) months, Start a Family Dating will extend the term of the Services contract for a period of six (6) months at no additional charge to you in lieu of cancellation.
In order to provide continuous service, Start a Family Dating will NOT automatically renew subscriptions for the Services,it is members responsibility to renew on the date such subscriptions expire. We always communicate renewal periods to you in the subscription plan page, before you finalize the purchase of your subscription, upon confirmation of purchase, and in the body of any special promotions sent to our users. By entering into this Agreement, you acknowledge that your account will not be subject to automatic renewals and the member will be responsible for setting up a new payment plan . please follow the directions set out under “Cancellation At Any Time With No Refund” above.
14. General Provisions.
a. Controlling Law and Jurisdiction. You agree that English law (without giving effect to its conflicts of law principles) will govern this Agreement, the Site and the Services and that any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement, the Site or the Services will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the English courts.
b. Injunctions. You acknowledge and agree that any violation of this Agreement may cause Start a Family Dating irreparable harm, and therefore agree that Start a Family Dating will be entitled to seek extraordinary relief in court, including but not limited to temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions and permanent injunctions without the necessity of posting a bond or other security, in addition to and without prejudice to any other rights or remedies that Start a Family Dating may have for a breach of this Agreement.
c. Rights of Third Parties. This Agreement does not create any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 which are enforceable by any person who is not a party to this Agreement.
16. Revision Date.
This Agreement was last revised on 14th OCTOBER 2020.