(Terms of Service: http://lovesphere.co.uk) These Terms and Conditions apply to all the contents’ and use of the website www.lovesphere.co.uk (and any other URL that We may use to provide the Service). These terms and conditions are binding documents which govern your use of our services and our provision of the service to you. You are advised to read these terms and conditions carefully. If they contain anything that you are not willing to agree to or comply with, then your only course of redress is not to use any of the services offered by LoveSphere.
The following words have the followings meaning in these Terms & Conditions: ”Agreement” shall mean these Terms and Conditions; “ Content” means without limit any content, software, text, data, photography, sounds, graphic, video, messages, advice, statements or other material posted by staff or Members on our website; “Event” means a social event organised by us and booked by you through our website or any other external site that should post our events; “Service(s)” refers to the entirety of the Services available to you via our site, whether paid or unpaid; “Paid Services” refers to all Services accessible, at rates quoted, by this site. ”Member(s)” refers to any or all valid registered users of our Service, whether they access Services or Paid Services. “User” refers to any person who browses our website(s), but is not a Member. The terms ‘us’, ‘we’, ‘our’ refers to all brands owned and operated by LoveSphere for the purposes of this Agreement.
To become a Member of LoveSphere you must be at least Eighteen (18) years old. You must complete all of the mandatory fields on the registration form. You have the right, authority and capacity to enter into and be bound by this Agreement. You should not be made subject to a Sex Offender Preventative Order or have/ had a restraining order made against you by the courts of any jurisdiction. You should not have been convicted of any offence, or subject to any court order, relating to assault, violence, sexual misconduct or harassment. You are advised that a breach of this clause constitutes a serious breach of this Agreement. You are not permitted to register a friend.
3. Terms of Agreement
You must agree to be bound by this agreement if you are applying to become a Member, or are attending an Event. If you are a user, your use of our website constitutes your agreement to be bound by this Agreement insofar as it is relevant to your use of the Website. This Agreement (as amended by us from time to time) shall apply to the exclusion of any other terms or conditions and you agree to abide by it. The Website is provided for the personal use of individuals only and you may not use the Website in connection with any commercial venture. If you are an organisation, a company and/or a business you may not register with the Website or use it for any purpose. You may become a Member for free.
Upon completion and submission of the online registration form on the Website, you shall be sent an e-mail confirming your registration with us. Unless stated otherwise, any new features that alters or enhances the Services, including the release of new services, shall be subject to this Agreement. We may add, delete or change some or all of the services provided as part of the Services at any time. Our employees, sub-contractors and/or agents are not authorised to make any representations or warranties concerning the Services unless confirmed by us in writing. You acknowledge that you do not rely on any representation and/or warranty that has not been made in accordance with this Agreement. We shall have the right at our option to refuse to grant applications for membership at any time.
The Agreement between You and Us shall come into effect on our acceptance of your application for membership. No application for membership shall be deemed to be accepted by us until you have received confirmation of your membership from us by e-mail.
4: Use of the Services
To access the Services you will need a computer, laptop and or smart mobile phone. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have (and continue to have) one of these devices including the cost of using these devices.
You must not provide any false information in respect of your name, age, marital status or location to us. In the event that we have reason to suspect that you have provided such false information, we reserve the right to request proof of the suspected false information. If you fail to provide such proof requested by us within 7 days, we reserve the right to terminate your membership.
5: Your Safety and Security
It is important that you understand that we cannot advise on or broker marriage or long-term relationships; the onus still remains on you to decide who is right for you; we just provide the environment to find potential options. Furthermore, we do not have a contractual obligation nor moral or ethically responsibility or the technical means to: verify the identity of persons who register as Members or use our Services. A person may not be who he or she claims to be. You should at all times exercise the same caution you would normally when you meet people. We cannot be liable for false or misleading statements by Members. As a Member, you at all times remain solely responsible (and liable) for the information you pass on to potential dates or dates at our events, whether these be fraudulent or not. When arranging to meet another person outside our events or any interaction conducted with another person(s) within our event(s), you must always take appropriate precautions. Such meetings/ interactions are at your own risk and are not our responsibility.
Additionally, we are not responsible for injuries arising out of the use of alcohol or drugs.
6: Member Obligation
As a Member you agree not to: in connection with the Services breach any applicable law, regulation or code of conduct; make comments, broadcast or publish in any form whatsoever content that infringes the rights of others or that is defamatory, injurious, obscene, offensive, violent or can/does incite violence, or is any way shape or form racist or xenophobic; in general; not to make any comment (whether in writing or verbally) that is contrary to the purpose of any of our sites’ current rules and laws in force or acceptable norms and standards; upload photographs, videos and any other information in terms of data or files supplied by a Member that are indecent. You also agree not to use the Services for junk mail, spam and pyramid or similar or fraudulent schemes.
You will not misuse in any way the Services or any Content Posted on the Services or use the Content on the Website other than for the purposes contemplated in this Agreement; attempt to gain unauthorised access to any Content available on or via the Services or to any of the networks used in providing the Services; impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, UK legislation such as the Data Protection Act, Consumer Protection Act, or Financial Services Act, or any amendments or replacements of such acts; defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities or promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual; or Post and/or reproduce in any way any Content in which the Intellectual Property Rights belong to another party without first obtaining the prior consent of the owner of such rights. You must not post any content that breaches, infringes, violates and/or is contrary to any law, by-law, statute and/or regulation or code of conduct or any other parties’ rights (including but not limited to Intellectual Property Rights and/or privacy rights); expresses or implies that such Content is endorsed by Us; promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; harasses or advocates harassment of another person; displays pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind; provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from any person under the age of 18; promotes any conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous; promotes any illegal activities; promotes illegal or unauthorised copying of another person’s copyright work, including but not limited to providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files; provides instructional information about illegal activities, including but not limited to making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone else’s privacy or providing or creating computer viruses; promotes information that you know to be false or misleading; engages in commercial activities and/or sales, including but not limited to contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising and pyramid schemes, without our prior written consent; is knowingly defamatory, disparaging of or derogatory to any other Member. In the event that We, in our sole discretion, consider that any content violates the terms of this Agreement or is offensive or illegal or has the potential to violate the rights of, harm or threaten the safety of other Members, We reserve the right to take any action that We deem necessary, including, but not limited to, deleting such content, terminating your membership.
7. Payment Terms
The prices and the terms of payment for the different Paid Services are displayed at all times on this site, including at the point when the member chooses to make a purchase. The price is inclusive of VAT. You shall pay the price to us under this Agreement by the means of payment specified on the website. Payment shall not be deemed to be made until we have received either cash or cleared funds in respect of the full amount outstanding. Unless otherwise stated, all monies paid by you to us are non-refundable.
8. Functioning of the Service
The Services are provided in their current form and we do not guarantee or warrant that the Services, or any element of the Services will meet Your requirements, purpose and/or expectations. We do not guarantee or warrant that any of the Content provided in or via the Services is accurate or reliable. You rely on it at your own risk. Due to the nature of the internet, We do not provide any warranty or guarantee in respect of the results, availability, and/or uninterrupted use of the Services but We will use Our reasonable endeavours to rectify serious faults as soon as reasonably practicable.
We reserve the right to make changes to the Services provided that they do not have a material adverse effect on the quality of the Services. We reserve the right to suspend the Services without notice for repair, maintenance or other technical reasons.
We reserve the right at Our sole and absolute discretion and for whatever reason to: accept or reject your application for registration to an Event; and/or refuse your attendance at any Event; eject you from an Event.
On purchase of a ticket to an Event through the Website, You will receive an e-mail from us acknowledging that we have received your payment and your place on the Event. We shall use reasonable endeavours to ensure that Events are conducted on the date specified on Our Website, but cancellation(s) may be necessary in exceptional circumstances and we reserve the right in our absolute discretion to cancel an Event. If this occurs you will be offered a place on an alternative Event of comparable standard (if available) together with a refund of any price difference or a full and prompt refund of all monies you have paid. However, if cancellation of an Event occurs, we will not pay any compensation. We shall not be liable for any losses, liabilities, costs or expenses incurred by you should we change the date and/or time of the Event. We recommend that you ensure your insurance policy covers you for such an eventuality.
We reserve the right to invite media to attend Events. Photographs may be taken at our events, to upload on our social media sites/pages like Facebook. This allows members to know how the event went. As we respect everyone’s privacy, please let the photographer know if you do not want your photo to be taken.
We cannot verify the personal details of those participating in an Event. It is up to you to verify personal information to your own satisfaction. Please approach any contact with participants at one of Our Events with the same caution you would undertake when meeting other people you do not know. When booking an Event, you are required to supply a contact phone number. If we are forced to cancel an Event due to circumstances beyond our control, we will NOT take any responsibility for Members who arrive at the Event, and have supplied incorrect contact details.
As stated in Clause 5, we shall not be held responsible for any injuries or mishaps that arise out of the use of alcohol or drugs by attendees.
Under no circumstances will we tolerate threatening, harassing or stalking behaviour/conduct at any of our event(s). We regard this issue as serious and any person(s) conducting this will be required to immediately leave without any refund being issued. Rude and obnoxious conduct is also not tolerated.
If you are a member, your account will be terminated.
Cancellation by You – If you can no longer attend an event, you should let us know as soon as possible. If you decide to cancel your booking within the necessary notice period, refunds will be provided. We cannot refund you if less than 14 full days notice is provided.
If you are a repeat ‘no show’ offender, you may be denied access to future events.
Events that include accommodation: for Events that include accommodation, partial refunds can be made if you notify us a minimum of 30 days before the Event is due to take place. The refund will be made less an administration charge or 25 percent of the Price. We cannot refund you if you notify us less than 30 full days before the Event is due to take place.
Transferring a booking – Our booking transfer policy will depend on the type of Event you were booked on:
Events including accommodation: if You are unable to attend an Event, in certain circumstances, at our sole discretion; we may allow you to transfer your booking to another person, as long as they are a Member and are of the same sex and age range. However, the arrangements must remain exactly the same and will only be allowed if all suppliers (e.g. travel and accommodation providers) are prepared to accept the transfer.
Events not including accommodation: in cases where a refund is not possible, or where only a partial refund is possible, You may opt instead to send a friend in your place for no additional charge, as long as they are a Member and are of the same sex and age range.
Deposits – For certain Events, We may accept a non-refundable deposit to secure a place, with the remaining balance of the Price due by a specified date. Should you not settle the balance of the Price, in full, by the specified date, then your ticket will be re-issued for general sale and the deposit forfeited.
You shall, prior to attending an Event that includes accommodation and overnight stays, ensure that You have adequate travel insurance in place for the duration of the Event, such insurance to include but not be limited to cover for hospital and repatriation costs in the event of Your death or suffering personal injury.
By booking an Event, You are registering your acceptance of the terms and conditions in this Agreement. 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.
10. Intellectual Property
The trademarks, the Messenger, logos, graphics, photographs, animations, videos and texts featured on the this website and in the our provision of the Services are the intellectual property of LoveSphere may not be reproduced, used or represented without the express permission of LoveSphere, under threat of legal action. The rights of use granted by ourselves to the Member are strictly limited to accessing, downloading, printing and reproduction on all media (hard disk, floppy disk, CD-ROM, etc.) and to use of these documents for private and personal purposes in the scope of and for the duration for of the Member’s membership. Any other use by the Member is prohibited without the express authorisation of LoveSphere. In particular, the Member is prohibited from modifying, copying, reproducing, disseminating, transmitting, exploiting for commercial gain and/or distributing in any form whatsoever the Services, from all of our website pages or software codes for elements comprising the any element of Services and website.
12. Third Party Websites
We may link to third party websites. We do not endorse or recommend such websites and you must satisfy yourself that any goods or services referred to thereon are suitable for your requirements. These are provided solely as a convenience to you, and not as an endorsement by us of the contents on such third party websites. As we have no control over such external sites and resources, You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such external sites or resources.
You acknowledge and agree that we 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 use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such external sites or resources. If you decide to access linked third party websites, You do so at Your own risk. Any concerns regarding any external link should be directed to its respective site administrator or web master.
13. Limitation on Liability
You expressly understand and agree that: Your use of the Service is at Your sole risk. The Services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis; we are not responsible for any Content and assume no responsibility for and make no warranty or representation as to the accuracy, currency, completeness, reliability or usefulness of information distributed through the Services; we make no warranty (i) that the Services will meet Your requirements, (ii) that the Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the material, services, software, text, graphics and links (iv) that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by You through the Services will meet Your expectations, (v) that any errors in the software will be corrected, and (vi) that the Services may be downloaded outside the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Further, if Your use of the Website or the material results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, the company is not responsible for those costs; any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Services is done at Your own discretion and risk and that You will be solely responsible for any damage to Your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material; no advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us or through or from the Services shall create any warranty not expressly stated in this Agreement; much of the material on the Website is provided by third parties and We shall not be held responsible for any such third party material.
We cannot guarantee and do not promise any specific results from Your use of the Website; We shall have no Liability to You: if any monies owed by You to us have not been paid in full by the due date for payment; to the extent that you are covered by any policy of insurance and you shall ensure that Your insurers waive any and all rights of subrogation they may have against Us; arising out of Your use of the Services and/or your reliance on any Content Posted by other Members; arising out of any Member’s and/or unauthorised User’s misuse of Content Posted by You using the Services and/or to other Members; for any: indirect, incidental, special or consequential losses; economic and/or other similar losses (including, without limit, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or damage to or loss of goodwill, reputation, data, use or other intangible losses (even if We have been advised of the possibility of such damages); or for any delay in performance of this Services and/or any other matters to the extent that such events and/or matters are due to any events outside Our reasonable control including but not limited to acts of God, war, flood, fire, labour disputes, strikes, lock-outs, riots, civil commotion, malicious damage, explosion, terrorism, governmental actions and any other similar events. You shall be under a duty to mitigate any loss, damage, costs or expenses that you may suffer. You shall give us a reasonable opportunity to remedy any matter for which we are liable before you incur any costs and/or expenses in remedying the matter yourself. If you do not do so we shall have no Liability to you.
You shall produce to us written evidence of any claims for which it is alleged that we are liable together with written details of how any loss was caused by us and the steps you have taken to mitigate the loss before we shall have any Liability for the claim by you. In the event that You have a claim or right of action against any other User arising from that user’s use of the website, you agree to pursue such claim or action independently of and without any demands from us, and you release us from all claims, liability and damages arising from or in any way connected to such claim or action. In the event that a claim or action is brought against us arising from your activities or use of the Website, including any breach by you of this Agreement or any charges or complaints made by other parties against you, you agree to pay, hold harmless and defend us in the claim or action. You also agree to cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defence of any claim and allow us to assume the exclusive defence and control of the matter if we so wish.
Nothing in this Agreement shall exclude or limit our Liability for death or personal injury due to our negligence or any Liability which is due to our fraud or any other Liability which We are not permitted to exclude or limit as a matter of law. Nothing in this Agreement shall exclude or limit any of your statutory rights which may not be excluded or limited due to you acting as a consumer. This clause (and any other clause excluding or limiting our Liability) applies to our directors, officers, employees, subcontractors, agents and affiliated companies as well as to us.
You agree to indemnify us (including our directors, officers, employees, subcontractors, agents and affiliated companies) against all third party claims and liabilities related to your breach of this agreement and/or to your use of the Services.
A Member may at any time and without the need to provide any reason end his/her registration with us by requesting the closure of his/her membership. Such a request will be effective from the first working day after receipt by us of the request for membership termination. If a member commits a serious breach, we will terminate that membership without prior notification or warning. Such termination shall have the same effects as a termination by the Member. The Member will be informed by email of the termination, or the confirmation of the termination, of his/her membership. Data relating to the Member will be destroyed at his/her request or upon expiration of the legal time period following the termination of the Membership.
The Content may include facts, views, opinions, advice and recommendations. These views, opinions, advice and recommendations are not endorsed by us and, to the maximum extent permitted by law, We shall not be liable on account of the accuracy, defamatory nature, completeness, timeliness or otherwise of the Content provided on the Website.
The Website may contain errors and, from time to time, may not be accessible by Users or Members. The Content provided on the Website by us is intended as information only and does not constitute advice. Therefore, it must not be relied on to assist in making or refraining from making a decision, or to assist in deciding on a course of action.
16. Entire Agreement
This Agreement and the pages on this website to which these terms refer, constitute a contract that governs the relationship between the Member and LoveSphere. They cancel and replace any conditions that may have been agreed to in the past, even if not directly withdrawn or amended, and constitute the entirety of the rights and obligations of ours the Members’.
We may modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. The Member will be informed of the nature of these modifications as soon as they are posted on the website. The modifications shall take effect one month after their posting on the website. For Members registered after any modifications have been put online, these modifications shall be immediately applicable, as the Member will have expressly accepted them when the account was opened.
18. Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
This contract shall be governed by English law and any disputes will be decided only by the English courts. For any questions you wish to ask, you may contact us by emailing: email@example.com.