Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Welcome to Meet Your Match Online, a service helping single adults looking for long term relationships to be more successful in their online dating experiences, a dba (doing business as) of Lighthouse Harbor LLC, a Washington limited liability company (the “Company”).  By using MeetYourMatchOnline.com (the “Website”), you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (this “Agreement”), whether or not you sign up to use our services (i.e. become a “Member”). If you wish to become a Member and make use of our services (“Service(s)”), please read these Terms of Use.  If you object to anything in this Agreement or our Privacy Policy, do not use the Website or the Service.  The Terms of Use are subject to change by the Company at any time, effective upon posting on the Website, and your use of the Service after such posting will constitute acceptance by you of such changes.

  1. Acceptance of Terms of Use Agreement.
    1. Electronic Form. By accessing the Website or becoming a Member, you consent to have this Agreement provided to you in electronic form.
    2. Electronic Agreement. This Agreement is an electronic contract that sets out the legally binding terms of your use of the Website and your membership in the Service. This Agreement may be modified by the Company from time to time, such modifications to be effective upon posting by the Company on the Website. This Agreement includes the Company’s Privacy Policy and any notices regarding the Website. By accessing the Website or becoming a Member, you accept this Agreement and agree to the terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein.
    3. Non-electronic Copy. You have the right to receive this Agreement in non-electronic form. You may request a non-electronic copy of this Agreement. To receive a non-electronic copy of this Agreement, please contact us using the contact information provided in the Website.
    4. Access and Retention. In order to access and retain this electronic Agreement, you must have access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must use all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and access device. Please print a copy of this document for your records.  To retain an electronic copy of this Agreement, you may save it into any word processing program. Via, the Website, we will notify you of any changes in the hardware or software requirements needed to access and/or retain this Agreement that create a material risk that you will not be able to continue to access and/or retain this electronic Agreement.
    5. Withdrawing Your Consent. You have the right at any time to withdraw your consent to have this Agreement provided to you in electronic form.

                                                            i.      Notice. To withdraw your consent and/or request a non-electronic copy of this Agreement, please contact us using the information provided on the Website.

                                                          ii.      Prospective Nature. Your withdrawal of consent shall be effective within a reasonable time after we receive your withdrawal notice described above.  Your withdrawal of consent will not affect the legal validity or enforceability of the Agreement provided to, and electronically signed by, you prior to the effective date of your withdrawal.

2.  Eligibility. You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and single to use the Service of the Company or use the Website.  Membership in the Service is void where prohibited. By 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.

3.  Membership and Pricing; Cancellation.  As a Member, you may sign up for such Services as you find will be useful to you.  You may pay for these services a la carte, or purchase a package.  You must pay for any services you wish to book in advance of appointments or meetings.  Cancellations made 72 hours in advance of appointments or meetings are eligible for refunds.  Cancellations made 24 hours in advance of appointments or meetings may be rescheduled, but not refunded, without penalty.  Cancellations made fewer than 24 hours in advance of appointments or meetings are non-refundable, and whether they will be rescheduled will be at the sole discretion of the Company.

4.  Term. This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Website and/or are a Member. You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason, by contacting us using the contact information on the Website.  The Company may terminate your membership and/or affiliation with the Company by sending notice to you at the email address you provide in your application for membership, or such other email address as you may later provide to The Company. If The Company terminates your membership in the Service because you have breached this Agreement, you will not be entitled to any refund of unused fees. All decisions regarding the termination of accounts shall be made in the sole discretion of the Company.  The Company is not required to provide you notice prior to terminating your membership.  The Company is not required, and may be prohibited, from disclosing a reason for the termination.  Even after your membership is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect.  All terms that by their nature may survive termination of this Agreement shall be deemed to survive such termination.

5.  Non-commercial Use by Members. The Website is for the personal use of individual Members only and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors, except by the Company.  Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may not become Members and should not use the Service or the Website for any purpose. Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Website may be investigated, and appropriate legal action will be taken, including without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress. Use of the Website is with the permission of the Company, which may be revoked at any time, for any reason, in the Company’s sole discretion.

6.  Your Interactions with OtherS.  You are solely responsible for your interactions with PEOPLE YOU MEET ONLINE OR AFTER USING THIS SERVICE. You understand that The Company does not in any way screen PEOPLE YOU MAY GO OUT WITH, nor does The Company inquire into the backgrounds of THOSE YOU MAY DATE or attempt to verify the statements of ONLINE DATERS. The Company makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of ANYONE YOU MAY MEET AS A RESULT OF USING THIS SERVICE or their compatibility with any current or future PEOPLE THEY MAY MEET. In no event shall The Company be liable for any 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 Service, including without limitation, bodily injury, emotional distress, and/or any other damages resulting from communications or meetings with other users of this Service, persons you meet through this Service, OR PERSONS YOU MEET WHILE USING ANY ONLINE DATING SERVICE.  You agree to take reasonable precautions in all interactions with other Members of ONLINE DATING WEBSITES AND SERVICES, particularly if you decide to meet offline or in person. In addition, you agree to review The Company’s dating safety tips prior to using the Service. You understand that The Company makes no guarantees, either express or implied, regarding your ultimate compatibility with individuals you meet through the Service.  You should not provide your financial information (for example, your credit card or bank account information) to other Members OR TO ANYONE YOU MEET ONLINE.

7.  Content on The Company.

           a.  Proprietary Rights. The Company owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Website and the Service. The Website contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of The Company, and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information.

           b.  Reliance on Content, Advice, Etc. Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the Service, but not directly by The Company, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. The Company does not: (i) guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the Service, or (ii) adopt, endorse or accept responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by any party that appears on the Website.  Under no circumstances will the Company or its affiliates be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from your reliance on information or other content posted on the Website.

8.  Content Posted by You.

           a. You are solely responsible for the Content that you publish or display (hereinafter, “post”) on the Wesbite or otherwise provide to other Members or anyone you meet online or offline while or because of using this Service.  You will not post on the Website, or transmit to other Members, or to anyone you meet online or offline while using the Service, any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, racially offensive, or illegal material, or any material that infringes or violates another party’s rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity). You will not provide inaccurate, misleading or false information to the Company or to any other Member. If information provided to the Company subsequently becomes inaccurate, misleading or false, you will promptly notify the Company of such change.

           b.  You understand and agree that the Company may review and delete any content, messages, photos, or other similar material (collectively, “Content”), in each case in whole or in part, that in the sole judgment of the Company violate this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of others.

           c.  By posting Content to any public area of the Website, by entering such information in any contest hosted by the Company or through the Website or affiliate social networking site hosting the Company or Website (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc.) you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to the Company, its affiliates, licensees and successors, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, reproduce, adapt, modify and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.  You further represent and warrant that public posting and use of your content by the Company will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

          d.   The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Website. The Company reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Service and terminating the membership of such violators. It includes, but is not limited to, Content that:

                 i.      is patently offensive to the online community, such as Content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;

                  ii.      harasses or advocates harassment of another person;

                   iii.    involves the transmission of “junk mail”, “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”;

                    iv.    promotes information that you know is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;

                     v.    promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated images, audio or video, or links to pirated images, audio or video files;

                      vi.    contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);

                       vii.    provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under the age of 18;

                        viii.    provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;

                         ix.    solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; and

                          x.    engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.

           e.  Your use of the Service, including but not limited to the Content you post on the Service, must be in accordance with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

           f.  You may not include in your posts any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses.

           g.  You may not engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other Members or users of the Website.  This includes but is not limited to solicitation or advertising to buy or sell any products or services through the Service or to attend parties or other social functions or networking for commercial purposes.  You may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Members.  Although the Company cannot monitor the conduct of its Members off the Website, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Service 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. In order to protect our Members from such advertising or solicitation.

         h.  All information you provide to us must be accurate, current and complete.

9.  Prohibited Activities. The Company reserves the right to investigate and terminate your membership if you have misused the Service, or behaved in a way which could be regarded as inappropriate or whose conduct is unlawful or illegal.  The following is a partial list of the type of actions that you may not engage in with respect to the Service:

        a. You will not impersonate any person or entity.

        b. You will not “stalk” or otherwise harass any person.

        c.  You will not express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by the Company without our specific prior written consent.

        d.  You will not post, distribute or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior consent of the owner of such proprietary rights.

        e.  You will not remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in the Service.

        f.  You will not interfere with or disrupt the Services or the site or the servers or networks connected to the Services or the site.

        g.  You will not “frame” or “mirror” any part of the Service or the Website, without the Company’s prior written authorization.  You also shall not use meta tags or code or other devices containing any reference to the Company or the Service or the site in order to direct any person to any other website for any purpose.

        h.  You will not modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decipher, decompile or otherwise disassemble any portion of the Service or the Website or any software used on or for the Service or cause others to do so.

10.  Charges on Your Billing Account.

       a. General. The Company bills you through an online account (your “Billing Account”) for use of the Service.  You agree to pay The Company all charges at the prices then in effect for any use of the Service by you or other persons (including your agents) using your Billing Account, and you authorize the Company to charge your chosen payment provider (your “Payment Method”) for the Service. You agree to make payment using that selected Payment Method. The Company reserves the right to correct any errors or mistakes that it makes even if it has already requested or received payment.


        cPayment Method. The terms of your payment will be based on your Payment Method and may be determined by agreements between you and the financial institution, credit card issuer or other provider of your chosen Payment Method (the “Payment Method Provider”). If The Company does not receive payment from your Payment Method Provider, you agree to pay all amounts due on your Billing Account upon demand.

        d. Change in Amount Authorized. If the amount to be charged to your Billing Account varies from the amount you preauthorized (other than due to the imposition or change in the amount of state sales taxes), you have the right to receive, and the Company shall provide, notice of the amount to be charged and the date of the charge at least ten (10) days before the scheduled date of the transaction. Any agreement you have with your Payment Method Provider will govern your use of your Payment Method.  You agree that The Company may accumulate charges incurred and submit them as one or more aggregate charges during or at the end of each billing cycle.

          e. When due and payable.  Your charges may be payable in advance, in arrears, per usage, or as otherwise described when you initially subscribed to the Service.

          fFree Consultations and Other Promotions. Any free consultation or other promotion that provides use of the Service must be used within the specified time provided by the Company, if any.

11. Modifications to Service. The Company reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, 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.

12. Blocking of IP Addresses. In order to protect the integrity of the Service, The Company reserves the right at any time in its sole discretion to block Members from certain IP addresses from accessing the Website.

13. Copyright Policy. You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights.  Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website; your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.  Please contact us using the information provided on the Website.

15. Disputes. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Members or others you meet online or offline while using the Service. The Company reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and anyone else.

16. Privacy. Use of the Website and/or the Service is also governed by our Privacy Policy.

17. Disclaimers. The Company is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the Website or in connection with the Service, whether caused by users of the Website, Members or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Service. The Company is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Website or Member of the Service. The Company assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user or Member communications. The Company is not responsible for any problems 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 users and/or Members or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Web and/or in connection with the Service. Under no circumstances will the Company or any of its affiliates, advertisers, promoters or distribution partners be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from anyone’s use of the Website or the Service, any Content posted on the Website or transmitted to Members, or any interactions between users of the Website, whether online or offline. The Website and the Service are provided “AS-IS” and the Company expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. The Company cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Website and/or the Service.
In addition to the preceding paragraph and other provisions of this Agreement, any advice that may be posted on the Website 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. If you have specific concerns or a situation arises in which you require professional or medical advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist.

18. Links. The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because the Company has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that the Company is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.  You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of, or reliance upon, any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

19. Limitation on Liability. Except in jurisdictions where such provisions are restricted, in no event will the Company be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including also lost profits arising from your use of the Website or the Service, even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, the Company’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 the Company for the Service during the term of membership.

20. Jurisdiction and Choice of Law. If there is any dispute arising out of the Website and/or the Service, by using the Website, you expressly agree that any such dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of Washington, without regard to its conflict of law provisions, and you expressly agree and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts of the State of Washington, in King County, for the resolution of any such dispute.

21. Indemnity by You. You agree to indemnify and hold The Company, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.

22. No Third Party Beneficiaries. You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement.

23. Other. This Agreement contains the entire agreement between you and The Company regarding the use of the Website and/or the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

Please contact us with any questions regarding this Agreement.

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