Terms and Conditions
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF
OstoDate.com is a trading name of CowGoMoo Web
Solutions Ltd. 27 Old Gloucester Street. London WC1N 3XX. Tel: 0844 870 0364 Company Number: 7682909 Registered Office: Padnell Grange, Padnell Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO8 8ED.
OstoDate.com provides an online introduction and entertainment service
(the Service) through the OstoDate.com website. The Terms and
Conditions of Membership sets out the terms under which the Service is provided
to you. By registering with OstoDate.com you become a member of the
Service (a Member). The Service is being provided to you under the terms and
conditions of this agreement and any operating rules, policies, and procedures
as currently published on the website by OstoDate.com. We reserve the
right to change the terms and conditions of this agreement, change the Site
(including discontinuing any content on or feature of the site) or change any
fees or charges for using the Site at any time.
By using the Service, you
agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you
do not accept all of these terms and conditions, do not continue to use the
USE OF THE WEBSITE
To be eligible to use the Service,
you must be over 18 years of age. You must provide certain current, complete,
and accurate information about yourself at registration and maintain and update
such registration information (Registration Data) so that such information
remains current, complete and accurate. OstoDate.com may refuse to
offer its Service to anyone without the need to give any reason and may change
its criteria for Membership at any time. OstoDate.com will notify you
if you have been accepted and registered as a Member. If any Registration Data
that you provide is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete,
OstoDate.com retains the right to terminate your Membership
PASSWORD AND SECURITY
Access to and use of the
Service is through a combination of Screen Name and Password. You are
responsible for ensuring that you maintain the confidentiality of your Screen
Name and Password and you must not permit any third party to use the Service on
your behalf. You agree to immediately notify OstoDate.com of any
unauthorised use of the Service through your account or any other breach of
security known to you.
Content presented to you as
part of the Service (Content) is protected by copyright, trademarks, service
marks, patents or other proprietary agreements and laws and you are only
permitted to use this Content as expressly authorised by OstoDate.com.
These terms and conditions do not transfer any right, title, or interest in the
Service or the Content to you and you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, or
create derivative works from this Content without expressly being authorised to
do so by OstoDate.com.
You hereby irrevocably grant to
OstoDate.com all such rights in any content that you place on this
website as shall be necessary for OstoDate.com to provide the Service
to its Members.
We want to
be very clear about what we do with the information we gather from you. This is
Sometimes our web site may include a link to another
site which is outwith our control, and is therefore not covered by our privacy
policy. While we make reasonable efforts to ensure that any links are properly
we cannot guarantee what they may do when you use their web site.
committed to protecting your privacy. Our aim is to ensure that you can spend
your time on the site looking for and making contact with other members. Our
and conditions and may include extracts from the said terms and
1. All acceptable information you publish or post on your
Profile will be displayed on your Profile. We may remove any bad language or
obscenities in the interests of a pleasant environment for all members. We will
only post pictures and images which meet the guidelines set out in our
membership terms and conditions. Your photos and profile may be indexed by
search engines and directories and be publicly searchable/viewable on this and
other website(s) belonging to our network and search engines.
2. We do
not collect real names, addresses and telephone numbers.
3. We keep a
record of your IP for technical reasons - such as a way of our system
identifying you. We may also check IP numbers to prevent Scammers and fraudsters
from accessing our system.
4. We are required to give information to
legal authorities if they have the proper authorisation such as a search warrant
or court order. Other than a valid request from a legal authority your
information will not be passed onto any third party.
5. We reserve the
right to use the pictures you upload to your Profile and other Services we
provide for marketing purposes, advertising campaigns, on pages available for
non-registered visitors (general public) and members of the site. We reserve the
right also to use your picture(s), profile(s) and link to your Profile on other
networks and sites affiliated with CowGoMoo Web Solutions. The digital images
uploaded by you may be used for forming the layout of the site pages,
promotional emails and banner animation.
6. Your individual use of this
site and your interaction with others through this site will be kept strictly
private. We do randomly however from time to time briefly scan messages to
ensure a pleasant environment. We will never disclose your messages. However we
are required to give information to legal authorities if they have the proper
authorisation such as a search warrant or court order. Other than a valid
request from a legal authority your information will not be shared with third
small pieces of information that are stored on your computer s hard drive by
your browser. These allow CowGoMoo Web Solutions Limited to store your personal
information such as IPs etc which we need in order to provide you with the
Service. It also allows us to provide features to make your use of any CowGoMoo
Web Solutions sites easier. You may set your browser software to reject cookies,
but if you do you will not be able to use all of the features of the Services.
If you wish to block cookies, please follow the relevant link below for
instructions. Take care to ensure that the instructions you select match the
type and version of your browser software.
For Netscape Navigator
Internet Explorer 5 (and
Netscape 6 (and
When purchasing a VIP Membership you will be giving your personal details to a
third party payment vendor. This is for use by the vendor to verify who you are
and to prevent credit card fraud. We do not have access to any credit card
details such as credit card numbers etc. We can however have access to your home
address and telephone number if you have provided one. This information is kept
securely on our payment vendors secure server.
You are solely responsible for the actions of anyone using any Screen Name
provided to you and the content of your transmissions through the Service. You
agree to abide by all applicable laws and regulations in your use of the Service
including, without limitation, the Data Protection Act 1998. You agree not to
impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your
affiliation with a person or entity. You agree not to use the Service for
illegal or immoral purposes and to comply with all regulations, policies and
procedures of networks connected to the Service.
You agree not to
publish, post, promote or otherwise transmit through the Service any unlawful,
harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, hateful,
racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature. You are prohibited to use of pornographic images, posts that include indecent, racist or hateful content, the promise of sexual activity or marriage and the advertisement of sex services.
You agree to post photographs that must include you but do not contain
anyone under the age of 18 years old. You also agree that you may not post any
photograph(s) that contain other people with you in the photograph(s) without
their written consent.
You agree not to transmit or post any material
that is defamatory, libelous or slanderous or that encourages conduct that could
constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate
any applicable laws or regulations.
Please note that any comments you
make, if false, could be defamatory and could lead to legal proceedings being
taken against you.
You agree not to publish, post or promote telephone
number(s), e-mail address(es) or website address(es) in your profile on the site
belonging to you or any 3rd party.
Under the terms and conditions of this
agreement you agree not to engage in surveys, contests, chain letters or post or
transmit junk mail, Spam, chain letters, or unsolicited mass distribution of
e-mail. You agree not to use the Service to promote another service, site and/or
business or solicit other Members business or buy or sell products and/or
OstoDate.com does not endorse the content of any
Member postings or data nor assumes any responsibility for any threatening,
libelous, obscene, harassing or offensive material contained in such materials,
or any crime facilitated by use of this website.
Under these terms and
conditions you agree not to upload or distribute in any way files that contain
viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may
damage the operation of another s computer.
You agree not to interfere
or disrupt networks connected to the Service. Under these terms and conditions
you must not use any device, software or routine to attempt to interfere with
the proper functioning of this website.
Under these terms and
conditions, you agree not to take any action that imposes an unreasonable or
disproportionately large load on OstoDate.com s infrastructure.
the event that you post or make accessible communications or other materials
that infringe the copyright of a third party, OstoDate.com may
immediately terminate your access to the Service.
at its sole discretion, immediately terminate your access to the Service should
your conduct fail to conform with any provision of this Membership Agreement.
OstoDate.com has no control over the quality, compatibility or
safety of the Members; or of the truthfulness, accuracy or completeness of any
posting on this website. Because OstoDate.com does not review the
substance of the postings on this website, you must be careful in dealing with
other Members to recognise the possibility that other Members information may,
despite the prohibitions set out in these terms and conditions, be inaccurate or
AFFILIATES AND PARTNERSHIPS
We cannot offer
affiliate programs to individuals/companies or websites which take payments from
customers for the provision of services of a sexual nature.
We cannot offer
affiliate programs to individuals/companies or websites which promote websites
that take payments from customers for the provision of services of a sexual
We cannot offer affiliate programs to individuals/companies or
websites which contain illegal photographic material or illegal
OstoDate.com does not guarantee
that the Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free. Because
OstoDate.com is not involved in Member-to-Member dealings
OstoDate.com makes no warranty regarding the results that may be
obtained from the use of the Service, the suitability of any dates or the
accuracy or reliability of any content or information obtained through the
Service. You acknowledge and accept that any details posted by you on the
Service will be displayed on this website and may also be viewable on other
CowGoMoo Web Solutions web sites and will therefore be accessible by other
Members and non Members (General Public) and may be indexed and searchable by
search engines and directories.
STORAGE OF DATA
OstoDate.com reserves the right to establish a limit on the amount
of computer storage a Member may use through the Service. OstoDate.com
assumes no responsibility for the deletion of or failure of the Service to store
transmissions, data or posting.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND
OstoDate.com does not accept liability for
any damages for loss of profits, use, data or other intangible property or any
indirect, incidental or consequential damages, resulting from the use or the
inability to use the Service or resulting from unauthorised access to, deletion
or alteration of transmissions or data or failure of the Service to store
transmissions or data.
OstoDate.com does not accept
responsibility for the security or content of any information which members
supply through the site and will not be liable for the content of any
communications or messages received by you from any other Member.
OstoDate.com does not accept responsibility for any security
breach through any error or security compromise by
OstoDate.com s liability to you in any circumstances is
limited to the amount of fees or commissions collected by OstoDate.com
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold OstoDate.com,
its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees harmless from and
against all liabilities, claims and expenses that may arise from any breach of
these terms and conditions by you. This indemnity shall be applicable without
regard to the negligence of any party. We do not exclude or limit any liability
for death or personal injury due to our negligence.
You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, pornographic or any other material that may violate any laws be it of your country, the country where “OstoDate.com” is hosted or International Law.
VIP MEMBERSHIP PLANS
offer the following VIP Membership packages, when paying by credit
12 Months Membership £89.99
6 Months Membership £59.99
3 Months Membership £44.99
A VIP or a VIP Membership
does not mean that We have vetted any person(s) in any way and it is Your
responsibility to take all the neccesary precautions.
We do not re-bill.
Once your initial membership period has expired, it is up to you to renew your
VIP membership. You understand and accept that when you attempt to contact other
users as a VIP Member, these users may find amusement in your profile or
communications. You understand and accept that no communications between you and
other users is private. You hereby release us and all other Members from any
liability for invasion of privacy, defamation, false light, and related torts,
in the event that your communications or profile are made public - even if they
are made public for the sole purpose of amusing others at your expense. You
agree not to rely on or use for any purchase decision to upgrade to a VIP
(payable) Membership the number of Winks, messages, admirers you receive or
recorded views your profile may have received from other members/profiles. We
cannot guarantee the authenticity or validity of other members profiles. You are
not guaranteed that you will find a date, a companion, or an activity partner,
or that you will meet any of our members in person. You also understand that the
Service may contain fictitious persons or members who may not represent a real
person or persons and/or members whos profiles may have expired or no longer
exist. Any similarity between members descriptions and any person is purely
coincidental. We do not guarantee communication from any member by any means and
it is your sole responsibility to use Your judgment when contacting others via
Under the United Kingdom
Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 (as amended), you can
postpone commencement of the Service until the seven working day cooling-off
period has expired. However, if you choose to become a member and enter the
Website, you are electing to commence the Service immediately and you thereby
waive any right to cancel the Service under the above Regulations.
We allow free members without charge to read
messages and view other members profiles for an unlimited period. This allows
You all the time You need to decide if You want to try out the Site and Its
Services before purchasing full paid (VIP) Membership including allowing You to
view member profiles, numbers of members, member sex and other statistics
relating to this Site. Therefore You understand that We only give refunds under
the most extreme conditions and at Our total
You can contact
OstoDate.com about any problems or questions with this Web Site
clicking here. We reserve the right not to respond to
any membership queries that do not include you OstoDate.com screen
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in
accordance with the laws of England and Wales and shall be subject to the
exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. These terms and conditions and any
modifications hereto constitute the entire agreement between the parties with
regard to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior understandings and
agreements, whether written or oral, as to such subject matter (except for
You agree that OstoDate.com has
the right to assign or sub-contract any or all of its obligations under these
terms and conditions. You shall not, without OstoDate.com s prior
written consent, assign these terms and conditions.
You are not guaranteed that you will find a date, a
companion, or an activity partner, or that you will meet any of our members in
You understand, acknowledge, and agree that some of the user profiles posted
on this site may be created by the sites administrators for support, marketing
and improvement purposes. While we strive to maintain these profiles at an
insignificant level and delete them after use, there may be occasions when a
customer (paid or unpaid) can mistake these for real members. Our customer
support representatives are encouraged to chat with our members and also to
stimulate conversation between members by making introductions, recommendations
and suggestions. We may also occasionally send electronic communication to test
how our members are using certain aspects of our service and from time to time
to stimulate conversation between members. We may as a way of introduction send
profiles including yours as a visitor to members we consider suitably matched.
This helps to build our membership and improve the overall service by
encouraging interaction. There may occasionally be profiles found on our site
from scammers or con artists who have totally questionable intentions. Whilst we
have advanced technology and systems in place to prevent this and also to help
us identify such profiles, there may be an occasion when such individuals bypass
our prevention measures and are able to contact other members. We have a system
in place for members to report suspected scammers, which we urge all members to
do as soon as they suspect a member of activities that may be considered illegal
TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP
terminate your Membership at any time (however at busy periods your profile may
still be visible for up to five working days) by serving written or electronic
notice on OstoDate.com. Should you object to any provision of the terms
and conditions or any subsequent modifications, your only recourse is to
immediately terminate use of the Service and notify OstoDate.com of
termination. OstoDate.com may terminate your Membership at any time by
serving 1 days notice of termination on you, or immediately if you have breached
these terms and conditions. Upon termination of the Service, your right to use
the Service immediately ceases and you acknowledge and agree that
OstoDate.com may immediately delete the files in your account, bar any
further access to such files or the Service.
not be liable to you or any third party for termination of your Membership in
accordance with these terms and conditions.
CHANGES TO THE
OstoDate.com reserves the right, without liability,
to modify or discontinue any part of the Service, temporarily or permanently.
OstoDate.com will give you the maximum amount of notice of such
modification or discontinuance as is practicable in the circumstances. Notice of
any changes to the service will be made by OstoDate.com posting the
changes on this website.
MODIFICATIONS TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS
OstoDate.com may change the terms and conditions from time to time.
OstoDate.com will post the amended terms and conditions on the
OstoDate.com.com website upon any such change. The amendments
automatically become effective immediately after they are initially posted on
this website and any use of the Service occurring after such date is subject to
the amendments. Your continued use of the Service after the posting of the
amended terms and conditions on the website constitutes your acknowledgement of
the terms and conditions and its modifications and agreement to abide by and be
bound by the agreement, as amended. The terms and conditions of this agreement
may not otherwise be amended, except in writing signed by both parties.