Welcome to VerEdates.com, the service for single adults looking to make meaningful, authentic connections, operated by Valedates, L.L.C. (dba VerEdates.com or “VerEdates”)
VerEdates 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. VerEdates also reserves the right to cease offering any of the Services.
This Agreement is subject to change by VerEdates in its sole discretion at any time, and any such changes will be posted on the Site. 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 Site or to register for the Services. By using VerEdates.com, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old. Other Services may have other age requirements for all or a portion of such Services, and such other age requirements are stated on such Services or portions thereof.
b. Marital Status:
By requesting to use, registering to use, or using the Service, you represent and warrant that you single or separated from your spouse to use the Service.
c. Criminal History and Background Checks:
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. ValeDates reserves the right to conduct any criminal background check, at any time and using available public records, to confirm your compliance with this subsection. Background checks will be conducted in partnership with Onfido. For more information on Onfido please go to https://onfido.com/terms. BY AGREEING TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU HEREBY AUTHORIZE ANY SUCH CHECK.
d. By accessing and using the 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.
2. Membership & Subscription
a. You may be able to register as a Member at no cost. As a Member, you may use some, but not all, of the features and services available within the Service.
b. To access or use additional features and services, including the ability to communicate with other Members that are subscribers, you must become a paying subscriber to the Service.
c. The subscription policies that are disclosed to you when you subscribe to the Service are a part of this Agreement. Absent special offers, you acknowledge and agree that if you are (i) not a subscriber, you will not be able to use all the features and services available within the Service, including communicating with other Members, and (ii) a subscriber, non-subscribing Members will not be able to use the Service to communicate with you.
d. A Member profile (both subscribers and non-subscribers) may remain posted on the Website even if that Member is not actively using the Service. You acknowledge that although a Member’s profile may be viewed, you may not (even as a subscriber) be able to use the Service to communicate with that Member if he or she is not then actively using the Service.
3. Non-commercial Use by Members
a. The Website and Service is for personal use only. Members may not use the Service in connection with any commercial endeavors, such as (i) advertising or soliciting any user to buy or sell any products or services not offered by the Company or (ii) soliciting others to attend parties or other social functions, or networking, for commercial purposes.
b. Users of the Website may not use any information obtained from the Service to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any other user without his or her prior explicit consent.
c. The Company may investigate and take any available legal action in response to illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Website, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email and unauthorized framing of or linking to the Website.
4. Account Security
a. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password you designate during the registration process; you are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password, and you are responsible for logging out of your account at the end of each session.
5. Proprietary Rights
a. The Company owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Website and the Service, and in all content, trademarks, trade names, service marks and other intellectual property rights related thereto.
b. The Website contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of the Company and its licensors.
c. You hereby acknowledge and agree that VerEdates is the owner of highly valuable proprietary information, including without limitation, the patented Vprofile system, VerEguide mentor program, and relationship questionnaires (collectively, “Confidential Information”). VerEdates owns and hereby retains all proprietary rights in the Services and the Site, including but not limited to, all Confidential Information.
d. All video footage is the property of Veredates, LLC and may be used for promotional purposes by it or its partner properties.
6. 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. Your account is for your personal use only. You acknowledge that VerEdates is not responsible for any third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your user names and passwords.
b. 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. You are responsible for determining whether the user of the Services is legal in your jurisdiction.
c. You are solely responsible for, and assume all liability regarding:
i. The information and content you contribute to the Service
ii. The information and content you post, transmit, publish, or otherwise make available (hereinafter “post”) through the Services
iii. Your interactions with other Registered Users through the Services.
d. 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.
e. VerEdates may not be able to provide matches for everyone seeking to use its services. Further, VerEdates makes no guarantees as to the number or frequency of matches through the Service. You understand that VerEdates makes no guarantees, either expressed or implied.
f. You agree to report any violation of the Agreement by others, including but not limited to registered users, to VerEdates.
g. VerEdates 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. VerEdates will have the right to remove any such information or material that in its sole opinion violates, or may violate, any applicable law or the terms discussed in this agreement.
h. Content Posted by You on the Website.
i. You are solely responsible for the content and information that you post, upload, publish, link to, transmit, record, display or otherwise make available (hereinafter, “post”) on the Service or transmit to other members, including emails, videos (including streaming videos), photographs, voice notes, recordings or profile text, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted (collectively, “Content”).You represent and warrant that all information that you submit upon registration is accurate and truthful and that you will promptly update any information provided by you that subsequently becomes inaccurate, misleading or false.
j. The Company may delete any Content, in whole or in part, that in the sole judgment of the Company violates this Agreement or may harm the reputation of the Website or the Company.
k. The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is prohibited on the Website. You may not post, upload, display or otherwise make available Content that:
i. That promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
ii. Is intended to or tends to harass, annoy, threaten or intimidate any other users of the Site or Services;
iii. Is defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, obscene or otherwise objectionable;
iv. Contains others’ copyrighted content (e.g., music, movies, videos, photographs, images, software, etc.) without obtaining permission first;
v. Requests money from, or is intended to otherwise defraud, other users of the Website or Service;
vi. Involves the transmission of “junk mail”, “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming.”
vii. Promotes information that is false or misleading, or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is defamatory, libelous or otherwise objectionable;
viii. Promotes or enables illegal or unlawful activities
ix. Contains viruses, time bombs, trojan horses, cancelbots, worms or other harmful, or disruptive codes, components or devices;
x. Promotes or solicits involvement in or support of a political platform, religion, cult, or sect;
xi. Impersonates, or otherwise misrepresents affiliation, connection or association with, any person or entity;
xii. Is off-topic, meaningless, or otherwise intended to annoy or interfere with others’ enjoyment of the Site;
The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who violates this provision, including removing the offending communication from the Website or Service and terminating or suspending the membership of such violators.
j. You may not post any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses in areas of your Member profile that may be viewed by other Members. You agree that any Content you place on the Website to be viewed by other Members may be viewed by any person visiting the Website or participating in the Service.
l. You will not provide inaccurate, misleading or false information to VerEdates or to any other user.
m. You will not advertise or solicit any user to buy or sell any products or services through the Site or Services.
7. Modifications to Service
a. The Company reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website or the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that the Company shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service. To protect the integrity of the Website or the Service, the Company reserves the right at any time in its sole discretion to block users from certain IP addresses from accessing the Website or Service.
a. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless VerEdates, its subsidiary and parent companies, and each of their officers, directors, employees, agents and related third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of any third party claim that:
i. Your use of or inability to use the Site or Services
ii. Any user postings made by you
iii. Your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party
iv. Your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations.
b. VerEdates reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with VerEdates in asserting any available defenses.
a. When you become a Member, you agree and consent to receive email messages from us. These emails may be transactional or relationship communications relating to the Service, such as administrative notices and service announcements or changes, or emails containing commercial offers, promotions or special offers from us or third party partners.
b. Further, we may contact you by telephone if you voluntarily provide us with your telephone number, in order to communicate with you regarding the Services.
a. You acknowledge and agree that neither the Company nor its affiliates and third party partners are responsible for and shall not have any liability, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, as a result of or alleged to be the result of:
i. Any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the Website or provided in connection with the Service, whether caused by Members or any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Website or Service.
ii. The timeliness, deletion or removal, incorrect delivery or failure to store any Content, communications or personalization settings.
iii. The conduct, whether online or offline, of any Member.
iv. Any error, omission or defect in, interruption, deletion, alteration, delay in operation or transmission, theft or destruction of, or unauthorized access to, any user or Member communications.
v. Any problems, failure or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to Members or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Internet and/or in connection with the Service.
b. In addition to the preceding paragraph and other provisions of this Agreement, any advice that may be posted on the Website or through the Service is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional financial, medical, legal, or other advice. The Company makes no representations or warranties and expressly disclaims any and all liability concerning any treatment, action by, or effect on any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Website or Service.
11. Limitation of Liability
a. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL VEREDATES 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 VerEdates KNOWS OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
b. VerEdates 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 VerEdates and its contractors will have no liability to you arising from any incorrectly verified information.
12. Entire Agreement
b. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. The failure of the Company to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
c. You agree that your online account is non-transferable and all of your rights to your profile or contents within your account terminate upon your death.
d. No agency, partnership, joint venture or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and you may not make any representations or bind the Company in any manner.
a. This Agreement is subject to change by the Company at any time.
b. If you are a non-subscribing Member at the time of any change, the revised terms will be effective upon posting on the Website and your use of the Service after such posting will constitute acceptance by you of the revised Agreement.
c. If you are a subscribing Member at the time of any change, the then-existing Agreement will continue to govern your membership until such a time that you renew your subscription. If you continue your subscription, your renewal will constitute acceptance by you of the revised Agreement.
Last Updated 2/22/16