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HookupOnlineGuide.com Terms of Use

These terms of use agreement (“Terms of Use”) governs your use of the website www.HookupOnlineGuide.com (the “Website”). If You do not agree to these Terms of Use, You may not use the Website. You must be of legal age (over eighteen years of age in the United States) to use the Website.

1) Acceptance of the Terms of Use. Any use of the Website, including viewing content, posting material on the Website or emailing content to the operators (“We” or “Us”) is governed under these Terms of Use. The most recent version of the Terms of Use will always appear on the Website and You will always be bound by the most recent Terms of Use, even if you are not notified of any changes. This version of the Terms of Use was modified on 1 November 2009.

2) Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy appearing on the Website is a part of these Terms of Use and incorporated into the Terms of Use by reference.

3) Use of the Website.

a) You may be required to create a username/password combination to use portions or sections of the Website. You agree and understand that You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any username/password combination You create. You will be held accountable for any postings or actions taken on the Website for any access granted to the Website based upon Your username/password combination. If you become aware of any abuse of Your username/password combination, contact Us immediately using the contact information on the Website.

b) You agree only to use the Website as set forth in these Terms of Use and according to applicable laws and regulations. You are responsible for any content, postings and comments which you may submit to the Website. You are responsible for any of Your actions which breach or could be reasonably construed as a breach of these Terms of Use and You may be held responsible for any damages caused by such breach. You may not use the Website in a manner which would disrupt the use of the Website by other users or persons. We reserve the right to investigate any breach or alleged breach of these Terms of Use and to report any breach or alleged breach of these Terms of Use to law enforcement authorities.

c) We may prevent you from using the Website if We become aware of any action which breaches or which be reasonably construed as a breach of these Terms of Use. We may also limit your use of the Website for any other reason and retain the right to terminate Your use of the Website at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to refuse to accept, post, display or transmit any content submitted to the Website.

d) We have no responsibility to store or maintain any content submitted to or posted on the Website and will not be held liable for any failure to store or maintain any such content.

4) Copyrighted Information. You may not post or submit any proprietary information of another party which is protected under copyright or trademark law. We will respond to any notice we receive alleging an infringement of the copyright or trademark rights of a third party by investigating the allegation and removing the alleged infringing content should we determine that an infringement has occurred.

5) Third Party Links. The Website will include links to websites operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites”) as well as reviews and commentary on Third Party Websites. Such links may be posted by Us, You, other users, Google Adsense or other parties. We have no control over any Third Party Websites that may be linked from the Website. We are not liable for any losses or damages You may incur by navigating to any Third Party Websites which may be linked from the Website. We may earn commissions through affiliate programs operated by Third Party Websites. Our membership in any affiliate program operated by Third Party Websites is not an endorsement of any such Third Party Websites.

6) WARRANTY DISCLAIMER.

a) WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND REGARDING THE WEBSITE, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS-IS” AND YOU ARE TO USE THE WEBSITE SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM(S) WHICH OCCURS AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS.

b) WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE IS TRUE, RELIABLE OR ACCURATE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT WE WILL CORRECT ANY ERRORS, DEFECTS OR OMISSIONS ON THE WEBSITE. We make no warranty that reviews of Third Party Websites are factually accurate; Our reviews of Third Party Websites are based on our experience with such Third Party Websites, input from other parties and other research which we may have performed. We make no warranty that You will find any Third Party Websites to be satisfactory or to provide any results which you may seek from such Third Party Websites.

7) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.

a) YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INTANGIBLE LOSS, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL OR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST JOBS OR CONSULTING ARRANGEMENTS WHICH YOU MAY INCUR OR SUFFER AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE OR YOUR DEALINGS WITH ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE WHICH MAY BE LINKED TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES WHICH INCUR AS A RESULT OF YOUR FAILURE TO PROTECT YOUR USERNAME/PASSWORD COMBINATION. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL NOT BE MODIFIED EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OR MADE AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES.

b) WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU SHOULD YOU LOSE YOUR JOB, CONSULTING ARRANGEMENT OR SUFFER ANY OTHER DAMAGES RELATED TO YOUR CAREER, PROFESSION, REPUTATION, MARITAL OR RELATIONSHIP STATUS DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. IF YOU BELIEVE THAT SUCH A RISK MAY EXIST, YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE WEBSITE.

8 ) Indemnification. You agree to hold Us harmless and indemnify Us from and against any third-party claim arising from or in any way related to Your use of the Website, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature.

9) Content Policy.

a) You acknowledge that the Website is for entertainment purposes only and may contain content that you deem or find offensive or objectionable and that you use the Website solely at Your own risk.

b) We do not and will not actively monitor the Website and any content that you submit to the Website. We take no responsibility for any content, including any malicious software programs, which are posted or submitted to the Website or any damages that such content may cause to You. It is Your responsibility to review any content which You submit to the Website. We do not endorse or support any content which is submitted to the Website.

c) You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to submit your content to the Website.

d) We do, however, reserve the right to review and/or remove any content submitted to the Website by You or other users which contains or references (1) pornography or obscene materials, (2) pedophilia, incest or bestiality; (3) threats of violence; (4) hateful references to a race, ethnic group, religion, disabled persons, gender, age or sexual orientation; (5) violates the copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights of another; (6) the private or confidential information of another person; and (7) Spam, marketing for other services or products, malicious software code (such as viruses or malware).

e) We retain the right to retain an archived copy of any removed content or to report any removed content, or content deemed to contain or reference any materials referenced in Section 9(d)(1)-(7), above, to law enforcement authorities or to comply with applicable laws or regulations. We may also retain such content in order to preserve our rights.

10) Proprietary Nature of Website.

a) You acknowledge that We own all right, title and interest in and to the Website and such rights are protected by U.S. and international intellectual property laws. Accordingly, You agree that you will not reproduce, reverse engineer, copy, alter, modify, or create derivative works from the Website, including any content posted on the Website. You also agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other software or manual process to monitor or copy any content available on the Website.

b) The logos on the website and the marks “HookupOnlineGuide.com” and “Hookup Online Guide” are Our trademarks and are protected under U.S. and international intellectual property laws.

c) Nothing in these Terms of Use gives you any right or license to use any of Our proprietary information, including our trademarks referenced above.

11) Your Rights in and to Submitted Content.

a) You retain the rights to any content you submit or post to or display on the Website. By submitting, posting or displaying content on or to the Website, you grant Us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive and royalty-free license to reproduce, publish, create derivative works from, public display and distribute such content on the Website, even if We receive compensation or remuneration through Our operation of the Website, or any derivative works prepared from the Website or any content submitted, posted or displayed on the Website.

b) You understand and acknowledge that We may transmit or distribute content submitted to the Website over various public networks and in various media; and make such changes to content as necessary to conform and adapt content to the Website. You understand and acknowledge that We may make content available to other companies, business firms, organizations or individuals for Our own business purposes. You agree that the license You grant to Us includes these rights.

12) General. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between You and Us regarding use of the Website. Any failure by Us not to exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy available to us shall not be construed as a waiver of such right or remedy. If any court of competent jurisdiction rules that any provision of these Terms of Use is invalid, then such provision shall be removed from these Terms of Use without affecting the remainder of the Terms of Use and these Terms of Use will continue to be valid and enforceable. These Terms of Use shall be governed under the laws of the State of Delaware without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. Any claim or cause of action You may have against Us must be filed within one (1) year of the date on which the claim or cause of action occurred or such claim or cause of action shall be forever barred.

HookupOnlineGuide.com Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is part of the Terms of Use and governs your use of the website www.HookupOnlineGuide.com (the “Website”). You may not use the Website if You do not agree to this Privacy Policy. You must be of legal age (over eighteen years of age in the United States) to use the Website. This version of the Privacy Policy was created on 1 November 2009. The operators of the Website (referenced as “We” or “Us”) recognize that privacy is important and our goal is to protect your private information.

Information the Website collects and how We use it.

We don’t ask for your name and credit card information. We ask that you NOT use any personally identifiable information or private information, such as your name, if you submit comments and postings to Website. We reserve the right to edit and modify comments, postings and other submissions to the Website (although we do not actively monitor comments, postings and other submissions) which may violate Your privacy rights or the privacy rights of another person. If you discover that you inadvertently posted Your personally identifiable information or private information on the Website then either delete it or notify Us so that we may delete it. We disclaim any and all responsibility for any delay which may occur in deleting personally identifiable information or private information from the website.

You may be required to submit an email address so that Users can verify postings or comments to the website as authentic and not SPAM or mass marketing advertisements. You may also be asked to create a username and password combination to post on the Website. We will protect your username and password according to this Privacy Policy.

We may use cookies, which are small data files containing a string of characters and which are stored on Your computer, to improve Your experience with the Website. Cookies will not contain any of Your personal information. If you set your browser not to accept cookies, Your experience of the Website might be different.

Should you email Us with questions, complaints or comments, We may retain such email communications. We will protect such email communications and will not disclose any contents of the email communications unless the sender explicitly states that the email was intended as a submission containing content for the Website, in which case we will post the communication on the Website. Emails posted on the Website will not disclose the personal identity or email address of the sender.

We may present advertising links or links to Third Party Websites on the Website. This Privacy Policy only applies to the Website. It does not govern the use of any Third party Website. If you believe you have an issue or complaint with an operator of a Third Party Website then you should contact such operator directly.

When you access the Website, the Website might record information sent by Your browser, including IP addresses of the computer You use, the kind of browser you use, and cookie information. We may use this information to improve users’ experience with the Website or to identify persons who may violate this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use of the Website. We reserve the right to prevent any identified individuals who may violate the Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use from using the Website.

We only process information submitted to the Website for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy or in the Terms of Use for the Website. These purposes include: display of submitted content; to improve our advertising efforts; research and analysis to improve the Website and the services we offer through the Website; ensuring the proper functioning of the Website; developing new services or content for the Website; and protecting Your rights and the rights of other users of the Website.

Information sharing.

We do not share any of your personal information with any third parties.

Information security

Although We take appropriate security measures to protect information submitted to the Website, our security efforts are dependent upon the security procedures of the hosting provider which We use to host the Website. We cannot warrant or ensure that the hosting provider’s security measures will protect information submitted to the Website.

Enforcement

We will enforce this privacy policy, and if You violate any of its terms, We may prevent You from using the Website. If you believe that a person has violated this Privacy Policy then contact us using the email address on the Website. If We believe that You or another person may have used the Website for illegal or unlawful purposes then we reserve the right to submit any and all information We have related to the alleged incident to law enforcement entities.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. The most current version of the Privacy Policy will always appear on the Website.

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