Terms & Conditions

Welcome to Senior Chatters, the service for adults over 50 years or older to meet each other online operated by https://seniorchatters.co.uk, ("Senior Chatters"). By using the Senior Chatters web site (the "Web site") you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (this "Agreement"), whether or not you register as a member ("Member"). If you wish to become a Member and communicate with other Members and make use of the Senior Chatters service (the "Service"), read these Terms of Use.

This Agreement sets out the legally binding terms of your use of the Web site and your membership in the Service and may be modified by Senior Chatters from time to time.  By accessing, viewing, or using this Site, You indicate that You understand and intend to be bound by the following Terms & Conditions and to Our Privacy Policy. You agree that each are the legal equivalent of a signed, written contract and are equally binding. Please note that We reserve the right to change the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy under which this Site and its offerings are extended to You. Your continued use of this Site following such modifications will be conclusively deemed acceptance by You of any changes to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

1. Eligibility.
You must be 50 or over to register as a member of Senior Chatters or use the Web site. Membership in the Service is void where prohibited. By using the Web site, 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 of this Agreement.

2. Term.
This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Web site and/or are a Member. You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason by logging into Senior Chatters and clicking on My Account > Settings > Delete Account.  Senior Chatters may terminate your membership for any reason whatsoever, effective immediately.  If Senior Chatters terminates your membership in the Service because you have breached the Agreement, you will not be entitled to any refund of unused subscription fees. Even after membership is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect.

3. Non Commercial Use by Members.
The Web site is for the personal use of individual Members only and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may not become Members and should not use the Service or the Web site for any purpose. Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Web site, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email and unauthorized framing of or linking to the Web site will be investigated, and appropriate legal action will be taken, including without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.

4. Proprietary Rights in Content on Senior Chatters.
Senior Chatters owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Web site and the Service. The Web site contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of Senior Chatters, and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information.

5. Content Posted on the Site.
a. You understand and agree that Senior Chatters may review and delete any content, including, but not limited to, messages, Blog/Forum/Group/Activity posts, photos or profiles (collectively, "Content") that in the sole judgement of Senior Chatters violate this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of Members, or any content that may be seen to damage the reputation, integrity or good will of Senior Chatters.
b. You are solely responsible for the Content that you publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on the Service, or transmit to other Members.
c. By posting Content to any public area of Senior Chatters, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Senior Chatters an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.
d. The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Web site. Senior Chatters reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Service and terminating the membership of such violators. It includes Content that: is patently offensive to the online community, such as Content that promotes racism, bigotry , hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; harasses or advocates harassment of another person; involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming"; promotes information that you know is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous; promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person?s copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files; contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page) ; 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 anyone under 18; provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone?s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses; solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; and engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.
e. You must use the Service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
f. You may not include in your Member profile any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses.
g. You may not engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other Members to buy or sell any products or services through the Service. You may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Members. Although Senior Chatters cannot monitor the conduct of its Members off the Web site, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Service in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member without their prior explicit consent. In order to protect our Members from such advertising or solicitation, Senior Chatters reserves the right to restrict the number of emails which a Member may send to other Members in any 24-hour period to a number which Senior Chatters deems appropriate in its sole discretion.

6. Copyright Policy.
You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Web site; your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

7. Disclaimers.
Senior Chatters is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the Web site or in connection with the Service, whether caused by users of the Web site, Members or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Service. Senior Chatters is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Web site or Member of the Service. Senior Chatters assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user or Member communications. Senior Chatters is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to users and/or Members or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Web and/or in connection with the Service. Under no circumstances will Senior Chatters be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of the Web site or the Service, any Content posted on the Web site or transmitted to Members, or any interactions between users of the Web site, whether online or offline. The Web site and the Service are provided "AS-IS" and Senior Chatters expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Senior Chatters cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Web site and/or the Service.

8. Limitation on Liability.
Except in jurisdictions where such provisions are restricted, in no event will Senior Chatters be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including also lost profits arising from your use of the Web site or the Service, even if Senior Chatters has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Senior Chatters?s liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to Senior Chatters for the Service during the term of membership.

9. Indemnity.
You agree to indemnify and hold Senior Chatters, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.

10. Premium Membership Subscriptions.
A Senior Chatters Premium Membership is a paid subscription service. Please be aware that ALL Premium Memberships will automatically be renewed at the anniversary period of your chosen subscription via our merchant - PayPal Pro.  Should you wish not to renew your Premium Membership then you may either cancel the subscription by visiting https://seniorchatters.co.uk/my-premium-membership/ or by deleting your existing Senior Chatters profile - My Account > Settings > Delete Profile.

In either case you are best advised to cancel your subscription at least 48 hours prior to the anniversary of your next payment.  No exceptions will made in this respect. If your subscription payment is automatically renewed, Senior Chatters will assume that you have done so intentionally, and that we have your express permission. You are hereby advised that no refunds whatsoever will be granted for any scheduled subscription payments which are not terminated at least 48 hours before the anniversary period of your next subscription payment.  Senior Chatters reserve the right to refuse access to our service or cancel your subscription and revoke membership access for any reason we deem appropriate. You may not resell, share, or publish subscription credentials or access to our website.

You can view the details of your existing Premium Membership by visiting https://seniorchatters.co.uk/my-premium-membership/

11. Claims, Chargebacks and Disputes
Should you choose to file a claim with your credit card company or PayPal then you will not be provided under any circumstances with a refund - further you will be banned from using Senior Chatters at any time in the future. Filing these claims is an unnecessary, time consuming, expensive and bureaucratic process for all parties involved - it is a path often used by people aiming to defraud Senior Chatters and we will fight all claims to the bitter end. We keep records of all relevant material which we will submit to PayPal and/or credit card companies, this will often cause us to be able to win the claim and damage your credit rating with your credit card provider or PayPal.

12. Refund Policy
All Premium Memberships come with a full 30 day money back guarantee from the date of when purchase was made.  Only Premium Memberships purchased within this time frame are eligible for a full refund.

13. Other.This Agreement, accepted upon use of the Web site and further affirmed by becoming a Member of the Service, contains the entire agreement between you and Senior Chatters regarding the use of the Web site and/or the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

Please contact us with any questions regarding this agreement.
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