Terms of Use Agreement

CONNECTINGSINGLES.COM IS FOR UNMARRIED ADULTS. YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AND UNMARRIED TO USE THE CONNECTINGSINGLES.COM WEBSITE. ACCESS OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS BY ANY PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF 18 IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. THE WEBSITE IS DESIGNED AND INTENDED SOLELY FOR CONSENTING ADULTS - PEOPLE WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD. BY BECOMING A MEMBER, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD (OR OLDER IF THE LAWFUL AGE IN YOUR STATE, NATION, OR LOCALITY, IS HIGHER THAN 18).

BY YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND BY REGISTERING AND ACCESSING THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THE PRIVACY STATEMENT.

ALL CONTENT ENTERED ON THIS WEBSITE BECOMES THE PROPERTY OF CONNECTING SINGLES, INC.

This page states the Terms and Conditions of Use (the "Agreement") under which you may use the service (the "Service") provided by Connecting Singles, Inc. through the ConnectingSingles.com Website (the "Website"). This is a legal agreement between you and Connecting Singles, Inc. By registering with ConnectingSingles.com, you become a member of the Service (a "Member"), and you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement (the "Terms and Conditions"), both as long as you continue to be a member and after your registration is terminated. Please read this page carefully. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not register for ConnectingSingles.com Service or otherwise access or use the Website. ConnectingSingles.com may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting, with or without notice to you. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are binding on you.

ConnectingSingles.com reserves the right to immediately terminate or suspend your access to the ConnectingSingles.com Website with or without notice, upon any breach of this agreement by you that is brought to its attention.

ConnectingSingles.com is the website for Connecting Singles, Inc. Throughout this agreement, ConnectingSingles.com and Connecting Singles, Inc. are interchangeable.

ConnectingSingles is a trademark of Connecting Singles, Inc.

Section 1. Eligibility.

You must be 18 years of age or over to register as a member of ConnectingSingles.com or use this Website. Membership in the Service is void where prohibited. By using this 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.

We cannot guarantee that each Member is at least 18 (or older if the lawful age in the member's state, nation, or locality, is higher than 18), nor do we accept responsibility or liability for any content, communication or other use or access of the Website by persons under the age of 18 (or older if the lawful age in the member's state, nation, or locality, is higher than 18) in violation of these Terms and Conditions.

ConnectingSingles.com is for personal, noncommercial use only. Non-natural persons, such as organizations, trusts, companies, and/or businesses, may not become members of ConnectingSingles.com and should not use ConnectingSingles.com.

Membership at ConnectingSingles.com is limited to the following countries:
Afghanistan, Argentina, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, British Ocean Territory, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Chile, China, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, England, Estonia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guyana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Latvia, Laos, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Northern Ireland, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Serbia and Montenegro, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, UK, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wales, Yemen
If you are from a country other than the countries listed here, your profile will be deleted.
Incarcerated individuals may not be members.

Section 2. Term.

This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Website and/or are a Member of ConnectingSingles.com and after you terminate service. You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason by using our cancel page. ConnectingSingles.com may terminate your access to the Website or may terminate your membership for any reason effective with or without notice. Even after your membership or use of the Website is terminated, the provisions in this Agreement will remain in effect.

Section 3. Changes.

Changes are periodically made to the Website and may be made at any time with or without notice, (including, but not limited to, eliminating or discontinuing any content on or feature of the Website).

CONNECTINGSINGLES.COM IS CURRENTLY PROVIDED AS A FREE SERVICE TO USERS WHO AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. CONNECTINGSINGLES.COM RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE NATURE OF THIS RELATIONSHIP (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CHANGING ANY FEES OR CHARGES FOR USING THE WEBSITE) AT ANY TIME.

Section 4. Use of Material.

ConnectingSingles.com authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the material on this Website solely for your personal, noncommercial use. Special rules may apply to the use of certain software and other items provided on the Website. The contents of the Website, such as text, graphics, images, and other material ("Material"), are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy you make of the Material. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Material on any other website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.

If you violate any of these Terms, your permission to use the Material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Material.

Section 5. ConnectingSingles.com Liability.

The Material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. ConnectingSingles.com makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Material or about the results to be obtained from using the Website and the Material. The use of the Website and the Material is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Website and may be made at any time, (including, but not limited to, eliminating or discontinuing any content on or feature of the Website).

WARRANTY STATEMENT
CONNECTINGSINGLES.COM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THIS WEBSITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES AND OTHER HARMFUL GOODS. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, CONNECTINGSINGLES.COM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.

THE WEBSITE AND MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS-IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. CONNECTINGSINGLES.COM AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS, AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CONNECTINGSINGLES.COM AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, USEFULNESS, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.

Section 6. Disclaimer of Consequential Damages.

IN NO EVENT SHALL CONNECTINGSINGLES.COM, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT THIS WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, DEATH, OR LOSS OF WORK) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE AND THE MATERIAL, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT CONNECTINGSINGLES.COM IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Section 7. Registration.

You agree that you are providing accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration form, and to maintain and update your information to keep it accurate, current and complete. You agree that we may rely on your Registration Data as accurate, current and complete. You acknowledge that if your Registration Data is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete in any respect, we reserve the right to terminate this Agreement and your use of the Website.

You may not authorize others to use your membership, and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You are responsible for the confidentiality and use of your username and password and agree not to assign, transfer, bequeath, or resell your use of or access to the Website to any third party. If you have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure, you must promptly change your password by clicking on the "Edit Signup Info" link on the "Edit My Profile" page.

Section 8. User Submissions.

Generally, any communication which you post to the ConnectingSingles.com Website is considered to be non-confidential. By posting Content to any area of ConnectingSingles.com, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to ConnectingSingles.com and other ConnectingSingles.com Members, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display such information alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees.

Profiles, forums, public chat, and blogs (and all public areas of the site) are public postings, publicly viewed, and may be spidered and indexed by search engines. ConnectingSingles.com is not responsible for search engine listings. Members must protect their anonymity and not enter personal or business information in their username, headline, narratives, postings etc. which are for public viewing.

As a User, you agree that you are solely responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of your posting.

You understand and agree that ConnectingSingles.com may delete any content, including but not limited to, your username, messages, blog, chat, forum entries, polls, videos, eCards, photos, or profiles, (collectively, "Content") that in the sole judgment of ConnectingSingles.com violates this Agreement or which may be offensive, illegal, or that may violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of ConnectingSingles.com or its members.

You agree not to:

  • Post or transmit material that is copyrighted or trademarked, unless you are the copyright or trademark owner or have the permission of the copyright or trademark owner to post it.
  • Post or transmit material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner.
  • Post or transmit material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others.
  • Post or transmit material that is obscene, vulgar, defamatory, inaccurate, tasteless, profane, libelous, threatening, harassing, illegal, offensive, sexually oriented, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another User or any other person or entity.
  • Post or transmit material that expresses bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment, abuse, or threats of harm to any group or individual.
  • Post in your profile any direct contact information such as telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs, or email addresses.
  • Post a photo that does not include you or reflect your true appearance. By uploading a photo to ConnectingSingles.com you affirm that the photo is a likeness of you.
  • "Stalk" other users of ConnectingSingles.com. We reserve the right to release information to the proper authorities in the event of a reported stalking or other serious or unlawful act if the information is subpoenaed or if we deem it necessary and/or appropriate.
  • Post or transmit pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind.
  • Post or transmit advertisements or solicitations of any kind.
  • Post or transmit advertisements or solicitations of business or engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other users to buy or sell any products or services from any person, business, or website through ConnectingSingles.com.
  • Post or transmit chain letters, junk Email, pyramid schemes, or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming".
  • Post or transmit or use computer programs in connection with your use of ConnectingSingles.com that contain destructive or investigative features, such as viruses, worms, Trojan Horses, etc. We also do not allow any bots or scripts on the server, whether they are benign or destructive in intent.
  • Impersonate another person.
  • Express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by us, without our specific prior written consent.
  • Harvest or collect personal information about other Members whether or not for commercial purposes, without their express consent.
  • 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 Website or its contents.
  • Interfere with or disrupt the Service or the Website or the servers or networks connected to the Service or Website.
  • 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 Website. You also shall not use metatags or code or other devices containing any reference to ConnectingSingles.com or the Service or the Website in order to direct any person to any other Website for any purpose.
  • Modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decipher, decompile, or otherwise disassemble any portion of the Website or any software used on or for the Website or cause others to do so.
  • Use this Website for any purpose in violation of local, state, or national laws of any country.

Although ConnectingSingles.com cannot monitor the conduct of its Members off the ConnectingSingles.com Website, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Website 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.

ConnectingSingles.com does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any of the communications posted by other Users nor does it endorse any opinions expressed by Users. ConnectingSingles.com does not do background checks on Users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other Users will be at your own risk.

ConnectingSingles.com reserves the right to post reports of scam or deception received about those who have violated this Agreement or the law or misused this Website or other dating services for illegal or unethical purpose or monetary gain.

ConnectingSingles.com reserves the right, but has no obligation to monitor the materials posted in any area of the Service. ConnectingSingles.com shall have the right to remove any such material that violates, or is alleged to violate, the law or this agreement. ConnectingSingles.com has no liability or responsibility to Users for performance or nonperformance of such activities. ConnectingSingles.com reserves the right to expel Users and prevent their further access to the Website for violating this Agreement or the law and the right to remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive.

Section 9. Warning.

WARNING - It is possible that other persons, including Members or users (including unauthorized users, or "hackers"), may post or transmit offensive or obscene materials on the Service and that you may be involuntarily exposed to such offensive and obscene materials. It also is possible for others to obtain personal information about you due to your use of the Service, and that the recipient may use such information to harass or injure you. ConnectingSingles.com is not responsible for the use of any personal information that you may choose to disclose on the Service. Please carefully select the type of information that you post on the Service or release to others.

Section 10. Links and Advertisements

The Website may contain links and advertisements to third party websites, companies and products. These links and advertisements are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by ConnectingSingles.com of the contents, value, quality, safety, products, or accuracy on such third-party websites. ConnectingSingles.com is not responsible for the content, value, quality, safety, products or accuracy of linked third-party websites, companies and products; and does not make any representations regarding the content, value, quality, safety, products, accuracy of materials on such third party websites. If you decide to access, use, or purchase from linked third-party websites, companies or products, you do so at your own risk.

Section 11. Software Licenses.

All software that is made available for downloading from the Website ("Software") is protected by copyright and may be protected by other rights. The use of such software is governed by the terms of the software license agreement. The downloading and use of such software is conditioned on your agreement to be bound by the terms of the License Agreement.

Section 12. Limitation of Liability.

In no event will ConnectingSingles.com be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including, but not limited to, personal injury, pain and suffering, death, loss of work, damages for loss of data, loss of programs, or loss of profits arising from your use of the Website or the ConnectingSingles.com service, even if ConnectingSingles.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, ConnectingSingles.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, if any, by you to ConnectingSingles.com for the use of the Website during the term of membership.

In addition, ConnectingSingles.com disclaims all liability, regardless of the form of action, for the act or omissions of other Members or users (including unauthorized users, or "hackers") of the Service.

Section 13. Indemnity.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless ConnectingSingles.com, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Material (including Software) or your breach of the terms of this Agreement. ConnectingSingles.com shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.

Section 14. Member Disputes.

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

Section 15. Export Control.

The United States controls the export of products and information. You agree to comply with such restrictions and not to export or re-export the Materials (including Software) to countries or persons prohibited under the export control laws. By downloading the Materials (including Software), you are agreeing that you are not in a country where such export is prohibited or are a person or entity which such export if prohibited. You are responsible for compliance with the laws of your local jurisdiction regarding the import, export, or re-export of the Product.

Section 16. User Information.

ConnectingSingles.com may use the information it obtains relating to you, including your IP address, email address and use of the Website, for its internal business and marketing purposes. See our Privacy Statement for more information. ConnectingSingles.com reserves the right to release member information when necessary to cooperate with legal authorities.

Section 17. Chat/Instant Messenger (IM).

Use of Chat/IM signifies you understand and agree to Chat/IM rules and terms.

  • No solicitation of any kind for websites, products, services, or directing to other websites.
  • Don’t send money.  If someone asks you for money, IT'S A SCAM! Report them! Don’t send or receive money or merchandise of ANY kind, for ANY reason. Don't get scammed!
  • Protect your identity.  Don’t share personal info about you or your family (email address, phone numbers, address, passport, bank info, etc).
  • Protect your heart.  Nobody falls in love overnight... scammers come on strong early-on.
  • No vulgar, explicit, sexual, offensive, insulting language.
  • No offensive references to sex, gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.
  • Report abuse  – use Report Abuse link at bottom of any site page.
  • If you break the rules you will lose chat privileges and may be banned from the site.

The Chat/IM are provided as a free service. As such, there are no guarantees given or implied. Use of the Chat/IM is at your own risk. Your use of the Chat/IM constitutes an agreement that you will not hold connectingsingles.com or its affiliates liable for anything said or done in the service to anyone at anytime.

Again, by using this FREE Chat/IM, you agree that we will not be held liable in any case and for any reason. You also agree to pay any legal fees and other costs to us, if you do for any reason attempt to take legal action against connectingsingles.com or its affiliates, regardless of outcome.

Use of the chat room/IM signifies that you are in total agreement to the terms contained here within. If you disagree with any of these terms, then please do not use the Chat/IM. If you use the Chat/IM and do not agree to these terms connectingsingles.com cannot be held responsible.

Section 18. General.

This Agreement is entered into in St. Paul, Minnesota where Connecting Singles, Inc. is based. ConnectingSingles.com makes no claims the Materials are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. You agree that any dispute must be venued in Ramsey County, Minnesota. Access to the Materials (including Software) may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. This Agreement is governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Minnesota, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, the Terms and Conditions will survive termination of your registration to the Service. This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between you and ConnectingSingles.com with respect to the use of the Website including the Privacy Statement. In the event of any conflict between the Privacy Statement and this Agreement, this Agreement shall control.

Upon our request, you agree to sign a non-electronic version of this Agreement.

THE MEMBER CERTIFIES THAT THE MEMBER IS AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD, (OR OLDER IF THE LAWFUL AGE IN THE MEMBER'S STATE, NATION, OR LOCALITY, IS HIGHER THAN 18) AND HAS READ AND AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THESE CONNECTINGSINGLES.COM MEMBER TERMS AND CONDITIONS.