Terms Of Use

This Agreement is effective June 13, 2013
The SERVICE is defined as the operations held on the Date2Rishta.com domain.
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 should not proceed to register. By using the Service after the Effective Date above you are agreeing to be bound by this Agreement, including all amendments made to date.
User Agreement
This Agreement constitutes your agreement with Date2Rishta.com. With respect to your use of the Service. You must agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement in order to become or remain an authorized user of the Service. As used in this Agreement, “we” and “us” means Date2Rishta.com or any successor or assign of Date2Rishta.com.

Right to Use
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, warrant and covenant that you are at least 18 years old.

Code of Conduct
You agree to use the Service in accordance with the following Code of Conduct:
a. you will keep all information provided to you through the Service as private and confidential and will not give such information to anyone without the permission of the person who provided it to you;
b. 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, videos or audio recordings which contain libelous, slanderous, abusive or defamatory statements, or racist, pornographic, obscene, or offensive language or images;
c. you will not forward chain letters through the Service;
d. you will not use the Service to infringe the privacy rights, property rights, or any other rights of any person;
e. you will not post or otherwise distribute messages, pictures or recordings or use the Service in any way which:
i. violates, plagiarizes or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including but not limited to any copyright or trade-mark law, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights, including other intellectual property rights; or
ii. is fraudulent, misleading or otherwise unlawful or violates any law;
f. 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;
g. you will not use the Service to distribute or up load any virus, trojan horses or do anything else that might cause harm to the Service, Date2Rishta.com systems or to other members' systems in any way; and
h. you will not post or transmit in any manner any contact information including, but not limited to, email addresses, “instant messenger” nicknames, telephone numbers, postal addresses, URLs, or full names through your publicly posted information.

You agree to grant Date2Rishta.com a license for the right to use your images*, text* or recordings* on our partners' sites or in the marketing of the Service.
*Excludes any pictures, text, or recordings assigned to your backstage. Excludes your personal information, such as your email address or full name. Read our Privacy Policy.

Membership Categories
Users of the Service may become “Free Members” or “Full Members” of the Service.
a. Free Members are allowed to access to limited features of the site but are not allowed access to all of the features that Full Members are allowed to access. Free Members are not charged by us for the features they can access.
b. Full Members are provided with access to additional features of the Service that are not available to Free Members.

A Full Member receives a subscription giving access to the “paid features” of the Service. Members will be able to send unlimited messages as long as the Subscription remains active.
In order to purchase a Subscription, you may make an online charge to a credit card account in accordance with our pricing policy for Subscriptions as posted on the Service from time to time. Prices are inclusive of applicable taxes. A Subscription is valid for the stated term from the time of payment. Once your subscription period has elapsed, we will send you reminders to renew your subscription. Date2Rishta.com will not auto-renew your subscription for you. Not all payment options or methods are available in all geographic areas. If your usage of the Service is terminated because of a breach of this Agreement or if it is terminated for any reason, any unused Subscription time is automatically and immediately forfeited. Memberships are non transferrable. Date2Rishta.com may occassionally add free bonus months to various subscription packages. It is important to clarify that the entire portion of any such bonus term is a free and voluntary offering provided to you by Date2Rishta.com.

Date2Rishta.com offers a hide profile feature to give you the privacy and convenience to control access to your profile. The use of the’ hide profile’ feature does not in any way pause or prolong your membership expiry date as stated at time of purchase and further disclosed in the Status page of your profile.

Gift Credits
Gift credits may be purchased independently from a monthly subscription. A free member may purchase any gift credit package and proceed with sending gifts to users as desired. Gift credits are non transferrable. This does not grant access to additional “paid features” that are available to full members who purchase subscriptions. Gift credits do not expire unless you delete your profile and/or If your usage of the Service is terminated because of a breach of this Agreement or if it is terminated for any reason, any unused gift credits are automatically and immediately forfeited.

Credit Card Transactions
All transactions are hosted and processed by Allied Wallet (www.alliedwallet.com). Date2Rishta.com does not at any point in time collect, monitor, track or maintain your payment information, credit card details and PIN codes. Allied Wallet has built their business around PCI-DSS Level 1 Compliance as an established internet payment service provider. For questions specific to Allied Wallet payment processing, please visit: https://www.alliedwallet.com/support/. 
Please note: Your credit card statement will read “AW-Date2Rishta18882551137” when conducting a transaction with Date2Rishta.com
> REFUNDS<br> The purchase of all subscriptions come with a 48 hour refund policy if you are not satisfied with the Service. We stand by the quality of our Service and will honor all fair and reasonable requests from genuinely unsatisfied customers for a refund.<

To avoid abuse of the refund policy, your refund will be declined under the following conditions:

(i)You have been previously granted one or more refunds in the past 24 months
(ii) You have used more than 5% of the gift credits included in your package
(iii) You have contacted more than 5 users on the website

A nominal administration charge of $10 USD will be levied in the case of a refund.  Once purchased, the Subscriptions and gift credits have no monetary value and only entitles you to use of paid features on the Service for the Subscription period. We reserve the right to change our pricing policy at any time at our sole discretion. We also reserve the right to change the method of payment which is acceptable to us, at our sole discretion. 
You agree to pay or have paid all fees and charges incurred in connection with your membership. You also are responsible for any fees or charges incurred to access the Service through an Internet access provider or other third party service, including but not limited to telephone, cellular,  and ISP charges. YOU, AND NOT WE, ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING ANY AMOUNTS BILLED TO YOUR CREDIT CARD BY A THIRD PARTY, WHICH WERE NOT AUTHORIZED BY YOU.

Privacy and Use of Information
By using the services you have also agreed to our privacy policy. You acknowledge that (a) we cannot ensure the security or privacy of information 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; (b) we are not responsible for, and cannot control, the use by others of any information which you post on the Service or provide to them and you should use caution in selecting the personal information you post or provide to others through the Service; and (c) 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. As part of the Service, we may from time to time, provide you with or email to you publicly available information about other users of the Service whom we believe may meet your pre-selected search criteria. We cannot guarantee, and assume no responsibility for verifying, the accuracy of the information provided by other users of the Service, this includes information which we may provide directly to you but which has been posted or provided to us by other users of the Service.
You may not use the Service for any unlawful purpose. We may refuse to grant you an ID or nickname that impersonates someone else, is protected by trade-mark or proprietary law, or is vulgar or otherwise offensive, as determined by us in our sole discretion.
You confirm that you will have obtained full right, title, interest and permissions in and to any messages, pictures or recordings prior to your posting to or otherwise distributing them through the Service.

Monitoring of Information
We reserve the right to monitor all advertisements, public postings, messages, video and audio recordings to ensure that they conform to the content guidelines which may be applicable from time to time.
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 are not obligated, to delete, move, or edit messages or materials, including without limitation profiles, public postings, messages, video and audio recordings that we, in our sole discretion, deem to violate the Code of Conduct set out above or any applicable content guidelines, or to be otherwise unacceptable. You shall remain solely responsible for the content of profiles, public postings, messages, video and audio recordings 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 foregoing, any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity, or that may otherwise affect the enjoyment of the Service or the Internet by others may be grounds for termination of your access to all or part of the Service at our sole discretion, and you may be referred to appropriate law enforcement agencies.

Proprietary Information
The Service contains information which is proprietary to us our partners, and our users. We assert full copyright protection in the Service. Information posted by us, our partners or 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.

No Responsibility
You acknowledge that we are not responsible for 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, if any, for use of the Service during the previous 12 months. 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.

External Links
The Service may from time to time contain links to other Internet sites and resources (“External Links”). You acknowledge that we are not responsible for, and have no liability as a result of, the availability of External Links or their contents. We suggest that you review the terms of use and privacy statement of such External Links prior to use of them.

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, including but not limited to the Code of Conduct or any charges or complaints made by other parties against you. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you; provided, however, that you shall remain liable for any such claim.

No Warranties
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 member profile (including any member profile which we may present to you as a potential match to your pre-selected search criteria), advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed through the Service by Date2Rishta.com, our partners or any user of the Service or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, member profile, advice, statement or information shall be at your sole risk.
We do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any member profile, advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed through the Service by Date2Rishta.com or any user of the Service or any other 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.

Advice Columnists and Date Doctor
The Service may from time to time include messages from advice columnists who respond to “relationship” questions. Any statements made by advice columnists are provided for entertainment purposes only, and are not intended, and should not be taken, as specific advice in any particular circumstance. Such statements do not constitute counseling of any kind. Users with personal problems or who may be seeking personal advice applicable to their personal situation are urged to consult with a qualified counselor with respect to such issues.

Kismat Konnection, Meet Me, and Other Matching Services
These services on the website are suggestions driven by our proprietary relationship matching software and not to be taken as guarantees of any kind.

Profile Content and YouTube
We reserve the right to delete, and/or override profile video content with promotional material related to Date2Rishta.com and/or 3rd party businesses.

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 electronic mail to you, for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to the Service or of any Date2Rishta.com related products and services. We reserve the right to disclose information about your usage of the Service and demographics in forms that do not reveal your personal identity.
By your use of the Service, you consent to such disclosures and communications subject to the terms of our Privacy Statement.

Governing Law
This Agreement is entered into in Belize. You agree that it will be governed by the laws of Belize and any disputes arising out of this Agreement will be subject to the courts of Belize. 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. Les parties acceptent d'un commun accord que la présente entente soit rédigée en anglais.

You do not have the right to assign this Agreement or any of your rights to the Service to anyone. Date2Rishta.com 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 election of Date2Rishta.com, if Date2Rishta.com's obligations hereunder are assumed by a third party, Date2Rishta.com shall be relieved of any and all liability under this Agreement.

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