User agreement for OnLine Brides
This agreement was last updated on December 1, 2013
Please read the following User Agreement. When you sign up for any service within OnLine Brides (ORIGIN LLC), all of which are hereinafter referred to collectively as the "OnLine Brides", you agree to all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Please read the following terms and conditions carefully, as they form the agreement between us. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you may not use the service and must not proceed to register.
Terms and conditions of the service
This Agreement constitutes your agreement with OnLine Brides with respect to your use of the Service. To become or remain an authorized user of the Service, you must agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement. "We" and "us" in this Agreement means OnLine Brides, or any successor or assign of OnLine Brides.
Your right to use the Service is subject to any limitations, conditions and restrictions established by us from time to time, in our sole discretion. We may alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time, including the availability of any Service feature, database or content. We may also impose limits on certain features and aspects of the Service or restrict your access to parts or all of the Service without notice or liability.
You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old. This Service is addressed to adults only. By using the Service you agree that you are 18 years of age and older. Failure to comply with this Agreement may result in legal actions.
Code of Conduct
You agree to use the Service in accordance with the following Code of Conduct:
- You are solely responsible for any information that you display when using the Service or to other members. You will keep all information provided to you through the Service as private and confidential and will not give such information to nyone without the permission of the person who provided it to you;
- You will not use the Service to engage in any form of harassment or offensive behavior, including but not limited to the posting of communications, pictures or recordings, which contain libelous, slanderous, abusive or defamatory statements, or racist, pornographic, obscene, or offensive language;
- You will not post messages, pictures or recordings or use the Service in any way which
- violates, plagiarizes or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including but not limited to any copyright or trademark law, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights, or
- is fraudulent or otherwise unlawful or violates any law;
- You will not use the Service to infringe the privacy rights, property rights, or other civil rights of any person;
- You will not use the Service to distribute, promote or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation for funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services.
- You will not forward chain letters through the Service;
- Your use of the Service is for your own personal use. You may not authorize others to use the Service and you may not transfer accounts with other users.
- You are aware that the Service may contain explicit adult oriented materials provided by consenting users.
Privacy and Use of Information
You acknowledge that
- We cannot guarantee the security or information's privacy you provide through the Internet and your email messages, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the use of such information by other parties;
- We are not responsible for, and cannot control, the use by others of any information which you provide to them and you should be careful in selecting the personal information you provide to others through the Service;
- We cannot assume any responsibility for the content of messages sent by other users of the Service, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the contents of any communications you may receive from other users.
- You acknowledge that you can not sue OnLine Brides or any of its employees for any damages done to you through the site.
The identity of all women members of OnLine Brides is checked by contacting them on the phone. We don't publish their data on the site until we ascertain their data and confirm their intentions. If it is necessary, we can request for the copy of a lady's passport in order to validate her data.
We cannot guarantee, and assume no responsibility, for verifying the accuracy of the information provided by other users of the Service.
This Service cannot be used for any unlawful purpose. We may refuse to grant you a user name that impersonates someone else, is protected by trademark or proprietary law, or is vulgar or otherwise offensive, as determined by us in our sole discretion.
Monitoring of Information
We reserve the right to monitor all advertisements, public postings and messages to guarantee that they conform to the content requirements, which may be applicable from time to time. We also reserve the right to monitor all messages and chats that take place through the site.
Men members of OnLine Brides are forbidden to transfer on the site or in the Live Video Chat any contact information (postal address, telephone number or e-mail address). Women members of OnLine Brides are forbidden also to transfer on the site or in the Live Video Chat any contact information.
We are not solely responsible for any offensive or obscene materials that may be transmitted or posted by other users (including unauthorized users as well as the possibility of "hackers"). We are also not responsible for the use of any personal information that the user may choose to post on the Service.
Removal of Information
While we do not and cannot review every message or other material posted or sent by users of the Service, and are not responsible for any content of these messages or materials, we reserve the right, but not obligation, to delete or edit messages or materials, including but not limited to advertisements, public postings and messages, which we, in our sole discretion, deem to violate the Code of Conduct set out above or any applicable content requirements, or to be otherwise unacceptable. You shall remain solely responsible for the content of advertisements, public postings, messages and other materials you may upload to the Service or users of the Service.
Termination of Access to Service
We may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Service at any time, with or without notice, for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of this Agreement. Without limiting the generality of the above mentioned reasons, any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your access to all or part of the Service at our sole discretion, and information about you may be referred to appropriate law enforcement agencies.
Any member of OnLine Brides can cancel one's membership in the club. To do it, you need to enter the "Cancel membership" section on OnLine Brides.com and cancel your membership. There you can also leave your comments on our service.
If you wish to reestablish your membership in OnLine Brides, it can be done after you inform us about your wish. The information about your membership is stored in OnLine Brides within 60 days from the date of membership's cancellation whereupon it is deleted with no further right to restoration.
The Service contains information, which is proprietary to us and to our users. We maintain full copyright protection in the service. Information posted by us or other users of the Service may be protected whether or not it is identified as proprietary to us or to them. You agree not to modify, copy or distribute any such information in any manner whatsoever without having first received the express permission of the owner of such information.
We are not responsible for any damages of any kind whatsoever, which may arise out of or relate to your use of the Service, including but not limited to lost revenues, profits, business or data, or damages resulting from any viruses or other destructive software or materials, or communications by you or other users of the Service, or any interruption or suspension of the Service, regardless of the cause of the interruption or suspension. Any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid for use of the Service during the previous 12 months, if any. We may discontinue or change the Service or its availability to you at any time, and you may stop using the Service at any time.
Your account is private and should not be used by anyone else. You are responsible for all usage or activity on the Service by users using your password, including but not limited to use of your password by any third party.
The Service may from time to time contain links to other World Wide Web Internet sites and resources ("External Links"). We are not responsible for, and have no liability as a result of, the availability of External Links or their contents.
You agree to indemnify us, our officers, directors, employees and agents, from any loss or damages, including without limitation reasonable legal fees, which we may suffer from your activities on or use of the Service, including without limitation any breach by you of this Agreement or any charges or complaints made by other parties against you.
The Service is distributed on an "as is" basis. We do not warrant that this Service will be uninterrupted or error-free. There may be delays, omissions, and interruptions in the availability of the Service. Where permitted by law, you acknowledge that the Service is provided without any warranties of any kind whatsoever, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. You acknowledge that use of the Service is at your own risk. We do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed through the Service by OnLine Brides or any user of the Service or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement or information shall be at your sole risk.
We may modify this Agreement from time to time. Notification of changes in this Agreement will be posted on the Service or sent via electronic mail, as we may determine in our sole discretion. If you do not agree to any modifications, you should terminate your use of the Service. Your continued use of the Service now, or following the posting of notice of any changes in this Agreement, will constitute a binding acceptance by you of this Agreement, or any subsequent modifications.
Disclosure and Other Communication
We reserve the right to send to you an e-mail message, for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to the Service, or of any OnLine Brides related products and services. We reserve the right to disclose information about your usage of the Service and Demographics in forms that will not reveal your personal identity.
This Agreement is concluded in Russian Federation. You agree that it will be governed by the laws of the Russian Federation and any disputes arising out of this Agreement will be subject to the courts of the Russian Federation and the federal courts applicable within the regions. If any provision in this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. This Agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.
To resolve or report a complaint regarding the Service or members who use the Service, users should contact us at support. Immediate actions will take place in order to help solve the problem.
Membership on OnLine Brides has two levels - Free Trial and Premium-Account, these levels differ in services and number of possibilities. After registration all new members get the first level - Free Trial that can be upgraded to Premium-Account. Premium-Account can be bought for a definite period of time, it allows you to use such services as communication in public or private Live video chat, video presentations review, correspondence, contact data purchase and many others. Premium-Account includes the package of credits that can be spent on Live video chat, sending and receiving letters, or purchasing contact data.
After Premium-Account's expiry, the club's member can continue using the services but with some limitations and only if there are credits on his account. Therefore we do not extend your membership automatically, but leave this choice to you. The member can buy Premium-Account for the next period.
At any level (Free Trial or Premium-Account) the member can use the paid services after having purchased the package of credits.
Fees and Payments
For OnLine Brides services the member pays with credits included in Premium-Account or purchased with a package. Depending on Premium-Account validity period and credits amount, there are discounts up to 50%.
For getting payments OnLine Brides cooperates with billing company ASSIST (3 Litejny, 191028, St. Petersburg, RUSSIA), with it's help our members can pay with following credit cards VISA, Master/Euro, American Express, Diners Club, JCB or Wire Transfer.
Such services as correspondence and letters translation (if a Lady does not know English well), private Live Video Chat, video presentations review and contact data purchase are paid with credits.
Paid letter - 3 credits (if a Lady knows English) / 8 credits (if she requires translation service). All the correspondence is carried out on the site.
One received or sent photo - 2 credits.
Contact data purchase - 30 credits.
Communication in one-way private Live Video Chat is 1 credit per minute, in two-way private Live Video Chat is 2 credits per minute.
Video presentations review (1.5-2.5 minutes of video with audio) - 8 credits.
One credit's cost can vary from $0.50 to $1, depending on the package of credits. The more the package is, the cheaper it is.
Receiving first letters from Ladies and sending letters of interest are free of charge. For members with Premium-Account, public chat is free of charge during the term of it's validity.
If a member of OnLine Brides spent over 500 video credits in Private Video Chat during previous month, he is not charged the membership fee for the next month.
OnLine Brides does not use the members' credit cards for any unauthorized transactions. All transactions are made solely by the members of OnLine Brides. You will not present any claim against OnLine Brides to any transaction unauthorized by you. If you cancel your membership, OnLine Brides does not give the account's balance back to you.
It is your responsibility to inform the Administration about any system error in processing your account immediately after you receive it. To contact the Administration or to send us a message to the support section. In case you fail to inform the Administration, as a member you will be charged for all purchased services.
You do not have the right to assign this Agreement or any of your rights to the Service to anyone. OnLine Brides has the right to assign any or all of its rights and duties under this Agreement or to the Service to any third party. At the option of OnLine Brides, if OnLine Brides's obligations hereunder are assumed by a third party, OnLine Brides shall be relieved of any and all liability under this Agreement. Once you join you confirm that you agree with ALL of OnLine Brides Terms and Conditions listed above.