What are these terms?
Do these terms apply to me?
You must be over 18 to use the Site, and by using the Site you are accepting these terms and agree to follow them. If you don’t agree – or are under 18 – please stop using the Site.
Who owns this Site?
Dating US singles in internet is a member of the Cupid Partners Network owned and operated by Cupid plc ('CUPID'). CUPID is registered in Scotland under company number SC368538 and has its registered office at Cupid plc, 5th Floor, 7 Castle Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3AH, United Kingdom. It is important that you understand these terms are a binding legal agreement between you and Cupid including any of the Cupid group of companies who help Cupid to fulfil its obligations under these terms.
What are the Services?
CUPID provides on line social, entertainment and associated services through the Site that enables you to contact and talk with other members and to participate in online events hosted on the Site (the 'Services').
CUPID creates user profiles for use by our customer support representatives for the support, marketing and improvement of the Services. CUPID's customer support representatives are encouraged to speak to members and also stimulate conversation between members by making introductions and recommendations. They may, from time to time, send electronic communications to ask how their members are using certain aspects of the Services. This is a vital part of the Services CUPID provide. Should you wish not to be contacted in this way, you can alter your preferences by visiting the "My Account" section of the website.
How do I access the Site?
You can access the Site in the following ways:
You warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into and be bound by these terms and that by using the Site you will not violating any law or regulation of the country you live in, and you further acknowledge that you alone are responsible for complying with all relevant local laws and regulations.
By creating a profile on any of Cupid plc's Site's you are allowing your profile to be visible to the Cupid plc group database which can be viewed by users of various Site's that we operate. If you don't want this to happen please tell us.
How much does it cost?
There is no fee payable to access the Site as a guest or as a registered member. However, please note that accessing the Site as a guest or registered member will only give you limited access to features and areas of the Site.
The fees payable for each of CUPID's subscription packages are set out on the page of the Site.
Cupid reserves the rights to alter these subscriptions packages and Credits at any time.
Please be aware that when you subscribe to any package, including the trial period, you will become liable for automatic renewal billing.
You acknowledge that by using the Site on any mobile device in any way may incur additional charges from any third party service provider including a mobile service provider or internet service provider and you acknowledge that CUPID shall in no way be liable for any charges of this nature.
Do you continue to bill me automatically when my membership ends?
Yes - we operate a repeat billing policy. This means that once your initial membership period has expired, for your convenience, your membership will automatically be renewed at the same rate that you signed up for.
We reserve the right to alter our packages at any time and any change in your subscription price will be notified to you at least 7 days prior to the new subscription price being implemented. Rebilling will occur only when your current payment period expires and not before.
Can I let other people use my account?
Your account is for your personal use only. You may not authorise others to use your account or attempt to use another member's account without first obtaining their consent. You must not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You are solely responsible for, and assume all liability regarding, (i) the information and content you post on the Site; (ii) the information and content you post, transmit, publish, or otherwise make available through the Site; and (iii) your interactions with other members through the Site.
What about my user name and password – are they secure?
You agree that you are responsible for keeping your screen name and password for your account secret. You acknowledge that CUPID is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from sharing by you or the theft or misappropriation of your screen name and password. CUPID reserves the right to suspend your access to the Site or terminate your account if CUPID suspects an unauthorised person is attempting to access it.
What if someone has used my account without my permission?
What are my responsibilities when uploading information to the Site?
If you register with the Site, you warrant that you will:
What am I not allowed to do on the Site?
You agree that you will not post any content on the Site, transmit any content to others, communicate any content, provide links to any content, or otherwise engage in any activity on the Site or through the Services that:
Can you remove my content?
Who accepts the risks of using the Site & Services?
You assume all risk when using the Site and the Services, including but not limited to, all of the risks associated with any online or offline interactions with others, including dating. You understand that CUPID is unable to guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information provided to you by or about other members, and that CUPID is unable to confirm that any member is who he or she claims to be.
You understand that CUPID makes no guarantees or warranties, either express or implied, regarding your ultimate compatibility with individuals you meet through the Site or as to the conduct of such individuals. You further understand that CUPID makes no guarantees or warranties as to the number or frequency of matches made available to you through the Site.
Do you conduct background checks on users?
CUPID does not conduct any form of background or criminal record check on any user therefore you are strongly advised to exercise caution when meeting new people online and review our safety guide for some helpful safety tips
Important note for members outside the EEA (European Economic Area)
By registering and creating a member profile you consent to the wider dissemination of the information you provide in that profile to the other users of the Site, some of whom may be outside the European Economic Area ('EEA'), to allow you to date in an online environment. CUPID will keep your personal information confidential except: (i) where you have posted it for publication or display; or (ii) to the extent that CUPID is compelled to disclose it by law or to comply with an instruction of a regulatory body of competent jurisdiction.
Who owns the content of the Site?
But do I still own the content that I upload?
By posting information or content to your profile pages or any public area of the Site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant to CUPID an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty free, worldwide licence to use, copy, publish, display, reformat, translate and distribute such information or content and to grant and authorise sub-licences of the same including, without limitation, any editing, copying, modifying, adapting, translating, reformatting, creating derivative works from, incorporating into other works, advertising, distributing and otherwise making available to the general public such content. You further waive any moral rights you may have in any such information or content.
What happens to my personal information?
What happens if I click on a link to another Site?
Where the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. CUPID has no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
How long does this agreement last? And how can I terminate this agreement?
Your subscription will be automatically extended for successive renewal period of the same duration as the subscription term originally selected, at the then current non-promotional subscription rate. Please note that you must terminate your subscription prior to the end of the subscription period for which you have paid to avoid being charged for the next subscription period. To change or terminate your subscription at any time, please follow the subscription cancellation procedure described in the Help section.
What are my rights to cancel?
You may cancel your registration or subscription to any Services at any time during the term of such registration or subscription by accessing the 'My Account' section of the Site and clicking on the appropriate link.
Alternatively, you may cancel your registration or subscription at any time by sending a notice of cancellation to:email: [email protected]
such notice being effective upon CUPID's receipt.
I’m in the UK – tell me about my 7 day cancellation right?
How do I make a complaint?
In the event that you disagree with any charge made to your account, you agree to contact CUPID with a view to resolving the dispute prior to making a formal notification to your credit card company. You must contact CUPID either by email or telephone, stating your reasons for dispute of the charge. This will enable CUPID to accurately assess your complaint and, where justified, credit your card with the disputed amount.
The legal bit……Disclaimer of warranties
This section will apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
CUPID does not warrant that your use of the Site will be secure, uninterrupted, always available, error-free or will meet your requirements, or that any defects in the Site will be corrected. CUPID disclaims liability for, and no warranty, representation, condition or other term is made with respect to, the connectivity and availability of the Site.
Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the Services, but not directly by CUPID, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. CUPID does not: (i) warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information provided on the Site or 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 CUPID. Under no circumstances will CUPID be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone's reliance on information or other content posted on the Site, provided through the Services, or transmitted to or by any members.
What is Cupid liable for?
To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event will CUPID be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising out of or relating, directly or indirectly, to the use or inability to use the Site or Services, including, without limitation, loss of income or revenue, loss of corruption of data or programs, loss of goodwill and loss of anticipated savings, even if CUPID knows or has been advised of the possibility of such loss arising.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will CUPID be liable for any claims, losses or 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 Site or Services, including without limitation, bodily injury, emotional distress, and/or any other claims, losses or damages resulting from communications or meetings with other users of the Site. This includes any claims, losses or damages arising from the conduct of members who have registered under false pretenses or who attempt to defraud or harm you.
As a user do I have to indemnify Cupid?
CUPID reserves the right to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. You agree to provide CUPID with full co-operation if CUPID chooses to exercise this right.
What is the procedure for making claims of copyright infringement (for users in the USA)?
Cupid has in place procedures for handling claims that content displayed on the Site infringes a third party’s copyright. Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to Cupid’s Designated Agent specified in the Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
Jurisdiction and applicable law