OUR TERMS OF USE

1. Terms of website use
This page provides the terms of use ("Terms of Use") upon which you make use of our website www.lovestruck.com ("Website"). Please read these Terms of Use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you accept these Terms of Use and you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please refrain from using our site. Your attention is drawn in particular to clauses 9, 12.3, 17 & 18.

2. Definitions
"Agreement" means these Terms of Use which regulate the relationship between Lovestruck.com and the Member; "Communications" means any communication including but not limited to communications by email by the Member to other members of Lovestruck.com "Contribution" means the contributions of the Member to the Website including but not limited to the text and/or images contained within the Members Profile; "Member" means any natural person whose membership has been accepted by Lovestruck.com and remains valid; "Members Profile" means that part of the Website containing information and/or pictures about a Member; "Standard or Premium Membership" means the subscription-only membership levels which provide the Member with full access to the Service; "Service" means the service provided by Lovestruck.com to the Member through the Website including, but not limited to, allowing the Member to access and/or use the Website, and, if upgrading to Standard or Premium Membership, to contact and/or be contacted by other Members and/or publish or transmit information on the Website;

3. Information about us
Lovestruck.com is a site operated by Lovestruck Limited ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 05859153 and have our registered office at 86-90 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE. Our VAT number is 943 9389 74.

4. Accessing our website
4.1 We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our Website without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

4.2 We may restrict access to some parts of our website, or our entire Website, from time to time to users who have registered with us.

4.3 If you are provided with a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

4.4 When using our Website, you must comply with the provisions of clause 8.

4.5 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use, and that they comply with them.

5. Membership
5.1 By becoming a Member the Member warrants and represents that:
5.1.1 the Member is at least 18 years of age;
5.1.2 the Member has not been convicted of any offence or been subject to any injunction or any order to pay damages under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (or under any statutory enactment replacing and/or amending such Act); and
5.1.3 the Member will be using the Service for his/her personal use only.

5.2 We shall have the right in our absolute discretion to refuse to register applications for membership and to terminate memberships at any time.

5.3 An application for membership shall be treated as accepted by us when the Member receives confirmation of his/her membership from Lovestruck.com by e-mail.

6. Payment
6.1 The membership fees only apply if you upgrade to our Standard or Premium Membership levels.

6.2 Details of the current membership fees are displayed on the Website and are inclusive of VAT.

6.3 The amount payable will depend on whether you opt for the 3 day, 1 month, 3 month, 6 month or 12 month subscription.

6.4 Payment shall be made to us by:
6.4.1 card payment to the account detailed on the Website.

6.5 Payment will not be treated as having been made until Lovestruck.com have received cleared funds in respect of the sum due.

6.6 Members shall not be given access to their or any other Members' Profiles until such time as the membership fees have been received by us.

6.7 Where specified on the payment page of our Website when you applied for Standard or Premium Membership, your subscription will be auto-renewed without notice for the periods stated. You can cancel auto-renewal by following the instructions in the FAQs.

6.8 Any payments charged back via your bank will not release you from any of the obligations of these Terms and Conditions. In the event of a chargeback of a legitimate payment you will be charged an additional administration fee of £75 (incl VAT) for each transaction.

6.9 We may at any time change our prices for Standard or Premium Membership. The new rate takes effect if you apply for a new upgrade (whether or not it is your initial upgrade) after we have posted the details of our new price on the Website. Auto-renewals of existing Standard or Premium Memberships will remain at the old price.

6.10 The Standard or Premium Member is informed that under the United Kingdom Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 he/she enjoys a period of seven working days from the time he/she accepts the Services to exercise his or her right of withdrawal, without penalty and without the need to provide any reason. However, the right of withdrawal may no longer be exercised once the Member has accessed and utilised the Services.

7. Members profile
7.1 Members must not include in their Member Profile any telephone numbers, street addresses, e-mail addresses or any other information that would enable other Members and/or any person to contact Members outside the Website.

7.2 Members must not disclose their Membership status in any shape or form.

7.3 We or Lovestruck.com may copy and/or reproduce any information published by Members on the Lovestruck Website in any form and in any manner.

7.4 The Member shall ensure that all information transmitted and/or published on the Website by him/her from time to time is accurate, true, complete and is not misleading and will be regularly reviewed to ensure that it remains so.

7.5 We reserve the right at our absolute discretion from time to time and without notice to amend and/or delete all or any part of a Member's Profile.

8. Acceptable use
8.1 You may use our Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Website:
8.1.1 in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
8.1.2 in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
8.1.3 in any way that may facilitate prostitution or paedophilia; or
8.1.4 to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

8.2 You also agree:
8.2.1 not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of the provisions of these Terms of Use;
8.2.2 not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
8.2.2.1 any part of the Website; or
8.2.2.2 any software used in the provision of the Services from the Website.

8.3 All Contributions and Communications with other members of Lovestruck.com shall conform to the content standards set out in this clause 8.3. Contributions and Communications without limitation must not:
8.3.1. contain any material which is defamatory of any person;
8.3.2 contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
8.3.3 promote sexually explicit material;
8.3.4 promote violence;
8.3.5 promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
8.3.6 infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
8.3.7 be likely to deceive any person; 8.3.8 be threatening, abusive or invade another's privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
8.3.9 be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
8.3.10 be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or
8.3.11 give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.

9. Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on our Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our Website, Member or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

10. Our site changes regularly
We aim to update our Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our Website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

11. Information about you and visits to our site
We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

12. Uploading material to our site
12.1 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our Website, or to make contact with other users of our Website, you must comply with the content standards set out clause 8. You warrant that any such Contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of such warranty.

12.2 Any Contributions, Communications or material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

12.3 We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our Website.

12.4 We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our Website if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in clause 8.

13. Linking to our site
13.1 You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

13.2 You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

13.3 Our Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in clause 8 of these Terms of Use.

14. Links from our site
Where our Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

15. Intellectual property rights
15.1 We are the owner of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

15.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our Website.

15.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

15.4 You must not use any part of the materials on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

15.5 You warrant that you are the author of all information and/or pictures uploaded or otherwise entered onto the Website and assign to Lovestruck.com all copyright in such information and pictures.

16. Termination
16.1 Members may terminate their membership at any time for any reason by clicking here.

16.2 Lovestruck.com may terminate or suspend a Member's membership and access to the Service with immediate effect and either with or without notice:-
16.2.1 if the Member fails to make any payment due to Lovestruck.com when due; and/or
16.2.2 if the Member is in breach of any of the terms of this agreement; and/or
16.2.3 if Lovestruck.com is unable to determine the accuracy and/or validity of any information provided by the Member; and/or
16.2.4 for any other commercial or technical reason.

16.3 Any notice shall be sent to the Member's email address as provided in his/her application for membership.

16.4 Certain clauses of these Terms of Use will remain in force after termination of the membership including clauses 8.2 and 15 and 17.

16.5 Failure to comply with clause 8 constitutes a material breach of the Terms of Use upon which you are permitted to use our Website, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
16.5.1 immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.
16.5.2 immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.

17. Indemnity
17.1 You undertake fully and effectively to indemnify and keep indemnified at all times Lovestruck.com and its officers employees agents or authorised representatives against all actions proceedings claims costs demands liabilities and expenses whatsoever (including legal and other fees and disbursements) sustained incurred or paid by us or Lovestruck.com directly or indirectly in respect of:-

17.2 access to and/or use of the Service by the Member;

17.3 any information data or material published or transmitted by the Member;

17.4 any breach by the Member of any of the provisions of these Terms of Use or of any code law or regulation relating thereto.

18. Our liability
18.1 The material displayed on our Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we hereby expressly exclude:
18.1.1 all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
18.1.2 any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any Member in connection with the Services or access to the Website and any materials posted on it.

18.2 Lovestruck.com expressly excludes liability for consequential loss, damage or corruption to other software or data or for loss of profit business revenue or goodwill incurred by you or a Member.

18.3 If any part of this clause 18 is held to be invalid, Lovestruck.com shall only be liable to the Member for an amount not exceeding the sum paid by the Member for the provision of the Services.

18.4 Notices of any claims against Lovestruck.com shall be made by the Member within 10 days of the alleged incident giving rise to the claim together with sufficient evidence to show to Lovestruck.com's reasonable satisfaction that it is liable.

18.5 No part of this clause 18 shall affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

19. Verification Service
19.1 The Lovestruck Verification Service is an identity authentication service, conducted via cross-checking of various social IDs. Accordingly, it may not be used in whole or in part as a factor in determining eligibility for a background check.

19.2 We assume no liability to you related to this service, even if we are negligent. In particular, we are not liable for any consequential damages or incidental damages, even if advised of their possibility, or punitive damages.

19.3 You agree to pay for our defence of any third party's claim related to your breach of any of these terms or related to your negligence or wrongful act or omission related to the Verification service. You agree to pay any settlement or judgment entered for any such claim.

20. Variations
We may revise these Terms of Use at any time. You are expected to check the Terms of Use from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you. Any variations to these Terms of Use must be in writing and signed on behalf of the parties.

21. Jurisdiction and applicable law
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. These Terms of Use are governed by English law.

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