Terms of service

Terms of Service

YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR IN ANY WAY MAKE USE OF MEETUPWITHYOU.COM UNLESS YOU ARE AT LEAST 13 YEARS OLD.

Please read this page carefully. These are the rules that govern the social network known as MeetUpWithYou.com. By using meetupwithyou.com, you agree to the rules and obligations we describe in these "Terms of Service" (which we will call the "TOS"). We provide you with access to meetupwithyou.com and the services that we and others provide to you through meetupwithyou, in consideration of (in exchange for) your promise to observe these rules. We also provide you with access to meetupwithyou in consideration of certain rights and permissions you provide to us, as described below, in connection with your becoming a meetupwithyou.com "Member."

By using meetupwithyou.com, you agree to the TOS, which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. In addition, when using particular meetupwithyou owned or operated services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services, which guidelines or rules also may be modified without prior notice from time to time.

MEETUPWITHYOU.COM RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE ANY MEMBER FOR ANY OR NO REASON FROM THE MEETUPWITHYOU NETWORK. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT MEETUPWITHYOU MAY STORE REMOVED INFORMATION AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT MEETUPWITHYOU SHALL HAVE A RIGHT TO DISPLAY PUBLIC INFORMATION OF REMOVED ACCOUNTS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT MEETUPWITHYOU IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY LOST OR INTENTIONALLY DELETED INFORMATION OR DATA.

REGISTRATION DATA AND CERTAIN OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT YOU IS SUBJECT TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY. BY USING THE SERVICE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ THE TERMS OF THE PRIVACY POLICY.

SUMMARY OF RULES AND POLICIES TO WHICH YOU AGREE AND PERMISSIONS YOU PROVIDE TO US OR TO OTHERS THROUGH US

We discuss below, in more detail, the various aspects of the TOS. However, these include:

The services we do or might provide to you and other Members and that other businesses we authorize do or might provide;
Your promise to adhere to the TOS and certain of the consequences of not doing so;
Security for your account and password;
The rules of conduct that we and others in our on-line community expect all Members will follow;
The use and disclosure you agree that we or others we authorize may make of "Content" (which we define below) that you or other Members provide on or through meetupwithyou.com;
Your promise to protect us against any damages that we or others might be caused by any violations by you of the TOS;
Our rights in the meetupwithyou name and services;
Certain important disclaimers of warranties and limitations of any potential liability we might have to you; and
Other, important aspects of the TOS and, therefore, your agreement with us.

1. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE

Meetupwithyou.com provides its members with access to a rich collection of resources, including various communications tools, forums, third-party promotional (advertising) campaign tools, networking services, events, attachments, search services, personalized content and branded programming through its network of properties which may be accessed through various mediums or devices now known or hereafter developed (the "Service"). You understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements and other third party promotional materials, campaigns and tools (including without limitation cookies, flash cookies, beacons, and similar devices used by meetupwithyou or third parties), and that these advertisements, promotions and related activities are necessary and essential for meetupwithyou’s business and, therefore, for meetupwithyou to be able to continue to provide the Service to you and its other Members. You also understand and agree that the Service may include certain communications from meetupwithyou, such as service announcements, administrative messages, invitations to participate in promotional activities and a newsletter. Receiving these communications is a condition of your meetupwithyou.com membership, and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them.

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including, but not limited to, the release of new meetupwithyou features, applications and promotional campaigns, shall be subject to the TOS. You acknowledge and agree that the Service is provided "AS-IS" and that meetupwithyou.com assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any Member communications or personalization settings. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third party fees (such as Internet Service Provider or airtime charges). You agree that you are responsible for such fees, including but not limited to any fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.

2. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS

In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the applicable state and/or federal laws of the United States. You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service's registration form (such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if meetupwithyou.com has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or otherwise violates the letter or spirit of the TOS, you acknowledge and agree that meetupwithyou may, in its sole discretion, suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). Note also, that meetupwithyou.com reserves the right to suspend or terminate any Member or account for no reason. You acknowledge and agree that meetupwithyou.com is not liable for any information lost including but not limited to, images, friendship connections, etc.

3. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY

You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the Service's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify meetupwithyou of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You acknowledge and agree that meetupwithyou is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the TOS.

4. MEMBER CONDUCT

You acknowledge and agree that all information, data, identifiers of you or others you identify as Friends, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, artwork, video, images, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. You acknowledge and agree that meetupwithyou is not responsible for any Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. You acknowledge and agree that meetupwithyou.com does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not control the accuracy, integrity, quality or any aspect of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. You acknowledge and agree that under no circumstances is meetupwithyou.com liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.

You agree not to use the Service to:

upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; or upload images which contain nudity (includes thongs and topless females from the back), pornography, sexually explicit, weapons, violence, or drugs;
harm minors in any way;
impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a meetupwithyou official, forum leader, guide, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to or that would have the effect of interrupting, destroying, or limiting the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other Members' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;
provide material support or resources (or to conceal or disguise the nature, location, source, or ownership of material support or resources) to any organization(s) designated by the United States government as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act;
offer any contest, giveaway, or sweepstakes;
"stalk" or otherwise harass another; or
collect or store personal data about other Members.

5. SOME OF OUR RIGHTS CONCERNING CONTENT THAT YOU OR OTHER MEMBERS PROVIDE

You acknowledge and agree that meetupwithyou.com may or may not pre-screen Content, but that meetupwithyou and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen or screen, refuse, or remove any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, meetupwithyou.com and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree and accept liability associated with the use of any Content, including but not limited to your reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge and agree that you may not rely on any Content created by meetupwithyou or submitted to meetupwithyou.com, including without limitation information in meetupwithyou Message Boards, and in all other parts of the Service.

You acknowledge and agree that meetupwithyou may access, preserve, and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties or other claims of abuse; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of meetupwithyou.com, its Members and the public.

You acknowledge and agree that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

You acknowledge and agree that the Service and software embodied within the Service may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by meetupwithyou and/or Content providers who provide Content to the Service. You shall not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Service. You acknowledge and agree that any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Service, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.

Although meetupwithyou.com cannot monitor the conduct of its Members off the Web site or on the Web site, you acknowledge and agree that it is a violation of the TOS for you to use (or allow others to use) any information obtained from the Service in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member or person without their prior written consent.

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