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. This will help ensure that they contain everything you want and that there is nothing within them that you are not prepared to agree to. If they contain anything that you are not willing to agree to, then we regret telling you not to use our website and the services we provide.
By accessing, viewing and registering to become a Member of Africmatch, you have indicated to us that you understand and agree to be bound by its Terms and Conditions.
PAYMENT TERMS AND SUBSCRIPTION
“Subscription” refers to a paid fixed rate giving unlimited access to our paid Services, after completion of all the fields on the registration form(s). as required, for a limited period that can be 1 month, 3 months and 6 months, or one year. All subscriptions will be automatically renewed. Unless, the Member notifies us of their wish to terminate their subscription at least 48 hours before the subscription’s expiration date. The renewal shall be performed in accordance with the manner of payment originally chosen by the Member, at the price rate of the subscription to which the Member originally subscribed. For the avoidance of all doubt Members can avoid having their subscription auto-renewed if they contact us 48 hours before their subscription expiration date to terminate their subscription.
Please note that suspending your account does not automatically cancel the automatic renewal of your subscription. If you plan to keep your account suspended for an extended period of time and you have an active subscription, you should first make sure that automatic renewal is cancelled.
Members can also subscribe to smartphone applications, if the option becomes available. These applications can be provided by other service providers (such as iTunes or mobile services providers) and therefore may be subject to other payment conditions than those used and available to Members on any of our sites. Any such applicable terms will only be apply to one-off purchases and all relevant terms and conditions associated with these payments will be brought to the attention of the Member prior to purchase.
We reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Any such amendments will be applicable to all persons accessing the Africmatch.com dating website. Once the revisions have been posted onto the Africmatch.com dating website, it is the responsibility for our members to check the website periodically to review the current Terms and Conditions.
Although we do check new Member profiles for any content that may not be unsuitable, we cannot verify the identity of Members or the accuracy of Member Content, nor can we guarantee that we will identify all inappropriate Member Content. Please do not take any Member Content and information as true and accurate, we will not be responsible for false and misleading statements given by other Members. If you have any concerns over the Member Content on the Africmatch website, please Contact Us via email. We make no representations and give no warranties with regards to the quality, suitability, reliability, compatibility, accuracy, non-infringement or completeness of the contents or Members of Africmatch Dating Site, and any implied warranties are excluded to the extent permitted by law.
We do not warrant that, Africmatch Dating Site, the server that supplies it, or any other of our systems will be uninterrupted or free of errors, viruses or bugs and we shall not be liable if this site is inaccessible at any time. Access may be suspended temporarily without notice for technical reasons or for reasons over which we have no control.
We shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including without prejudice to the foregoing generality, any lost loss of life, loss of business opportunities, loss of profit or goodwill, arising from or in any way connected with Africmatch, or your inability to use it.
BREACH OF AGREEMENT
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 Member content or any other 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;
Members are no permitted to upload photographs, videos and any other information in terms of data or files supplied by a Member that are indecent. Photographs, videos and other information in terms of data or files supplied must refer exclusively to the Member or to a third party from whom the Member has expressly obtained consent and are the sole responsibility of the Member concerned;
Members not provide email addresses to us of other persons or publish or send any Member Content referring to other persons without having obtained their prior consent;
Members should never reveal through the Services any information that enables you to be personally identified or contacted other than through the Services including last name, postal / email address or telephone number; or and you agree not to use the Services for junk mail, spam and pyramid or similar or fraudulent schemes.
If we believe that you have not complied with these requirements, we may cancel your access to the site immediately and without notice or Refund.
All our downloadable material is carefully checked for viruses before being uploaded onto the site, however we recommend that, as an extra precaution you run your own virus check on each document you download before saving it to your disk or hard drive.
You are not permitted to use Africmatch Dating Site or I’ts Material for any unlawful purpose
You shall never use Africmatch Dating Site in a way which will causes it to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient, or impairs its functionality any way.
You should never run any automated scripts on any part of the site without our permission.
You should never use Africmatch Dating Site for the transmission or posting of any computer viruses or any material or words that is threatening, defamatory, false, misleading, offensive or of an obscene, sexually explicit or menacing character, or in such a way as to cause annoyance, inconvenience, fear or needless anxiety
You should never use Africmatch Dating Site in a manner which constitutes a violation or infringement of any person, firm or company (including but not limited to rights of copyright or confidentiality);
You shall never use the Africmatch Dating Site to transmit any material for the purposes of publicity, promotion and/or advertising without our prior written consent.
In the event that you may have any right, claim or action against any other Member arising out of the use of the Africmatch Dating Site, you shall pursue such right, claim or action independently, and with no cost to us.
You will indemnify and defend us against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of a breach of these Terms and Conditions or any use of the Material or the Site.
We have the right to immediately suspend your access or terminate your membership of Africmatch Dating Site if you commit a breach of these Terms and Conditions.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
You acknowledge that all rights, including copyright and database rights, for any content on Africmatch Dating Site including Two’s Company and Newsquest trade names and logos or which is submitted by you belongs to us or are licensed by you to us for the purposes of personal use. You may use and contribute to Africmatch Dating Site for your own private purposes but not for any advertising or other commercial purpose (which includes junk mail, spam, chain letters or emails, pyramid schemes or any other form of solicitation or commercial exploitation). You will not otherwise copy, store, distribute, publish, broadcast, transmit, show in public, create a database in electronic or any other medium from downloaded materials or otherwise use any part of this Dating Site without our written permission, except that you may reproduce reasonable extracts of any contribution to the Dating Site and its community, without our prior permission for non-commercial purposes.
No reproduction, transmitting or storing any other web site or other form of electronic retrieval system, to make it appear part of any third parties web site without our prior written consent.
By downloading and using our RSS Feeds you agree to be bound by our terms and conditions.
Our RSS feeds are entirely free of charge for non-commercial use. You may not use our feeds on any site that we would consider a competitor. If you wish to discuss any commercial content or data feed requirements you should please contact us.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Any web sites to which you link through Africmatch Dating Site after obtaining our written permission , including, without limitation, any web site provided by a third party but co-branded web site are independent of the Dating Site and we have no control over them and accept no liability in respect of your use or inability to use them or any of the content of such web sites.
We accept no liability with respect to any of the products, information, material or services offered or provided by other organizations listed on, or linked to, Africmatch Dating Site. Should you decide to contract with any of these organizations, the contract will be directly between you and the relevant organization. We will have no contractual involvement, and will not be liable in contract or otherwise for any products, information, materials or services provided to you by any of these organizations.
REJECTION, CANCILATION OR SUSPENSION
We can at our discretion, refused any application to become a Member. We may also suspend or cancel this agreement and your ability to use Africmatch Dating Site with immediate effect, at any time for any reason, including but not restricted to your serious or repeated breach of these Terms and Conditions or any conduct in connection with your use of Africmatch Dating Site that we consider inappropriate or disruptive and which is serious or persistent. We will notify you of such termination at your registered email address and invalidate your access to Africmatch Dating Site.
With the exception of our VIP Members, You are solely responsible for material you post or submit, and you understand that by doing so, you intend it to be published on Africmatch Dating Site. Such material may include without limitation words, photographs, artwork, pictures still or moving and sound. You give us free of charge the non-exclusive, sub-licensable right to edit, delete, copy, translate, create derivative works from, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, make available to the public or otherwise, use and re-use material contributed by you or not use it on Africmatch Dating Site and associated publications, and in any other media now known or later developed worldwide for the full term of any rights, that may exist in your contribution including any renewals or extensions, and you waive any moral rights in your contribution for these purposes. As a Member of Africmatch Dating Site, you are advised not to assume that any Member Content is accurate. 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.
INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
By publishing or posting material on Africmatch Dating Site after we’ve given you our written consent to do so, you warrant to us that, You do not infringe the rights of any individual, corporation or organization, including but not restricted to the owners of any copyright and other intellectual property, confidentiality or privacy right, and you have obtained any necessary permissions.
You have not defamed any individual, corporation organization or otherwise affected their legal rights. This may include but is not restricted to: comment which cannot be justified; facts which are untrue or unprovable; statements breaching an individual’s privacy; statements which may prejudice a court case; images or statements which are obscene, pornographic or illegal; statements which are offensive on grounds of race, religion, creed, color or which may incite hatred or disrespect in any third party; statements which breach the criminal law, whether or not known to be illegal; statements which may breach professional ethics or standards.
You indemnify and will keep indemnified Two’s Company, Newsquest its holding company and/or subsidiaries, together with their respective directors, employees and shareholders, from and against all claims, actions, proceedings, liabilities, losses, damages, expenses and costs (including legal costs) arising from any breach of these Terms and Conditions by you or from the publication of any posting or submission howsoever contributed by you or on your behalf. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim, action or proceeding for which you shall be financially responsible, and for which we are entitled to indemnity from you. In such event, you shall provide us with all co-operation as may reasonably be requested by us.
LIMITATION AND LIABILITY
You acknowledge that, after our written permission has been given to you, your contributions to Africmatch Dating Site and its dating community are the statements and views of the contributors and not of us or any of our connected companies, directors employees or shareholders;
It is your sole responsibility to check the accuracy of any facts and opinions given by any Member on this Dating Site before entering into any commitment based upon them;
We do not, as a matter of course, actively moderate, monitor or edit the Member contributions to the Africmatch Dating Site and its community;
Any third parties advertising on our Dating Site, or external (or link) sites accessible via our websites, are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents or for any agreement you may enter into with a third party arising from your visit to our websites.
LIMITATION AND LIABILITY
We are not liable for any loss or damage, howsoever arising, from your registration on Africmatch Dating Site and its community by other parties, your use of it or inability to use it, or any errors and omissions on the Dating Site, whether in contract, tort or otherwise and whether such loss or damage is foreseen or foreseeable. This includes but is not restricted to indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages, loss of business, loss of profit, loss of revenue, loss of opportunity, loss of reputation, loss of data and loss suffered by third parties. This does not exclude our liability for fraud, or for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.
We will use your personal details to administer this site. From time to time, we may send direct marketing or promotional material information from us or selected third parties providing similar services. You can indicate you do not wish to receive such material by editing your account preferences.
If we find your use of this site seriously inappropriate, offensive or disruptive, we may use information we have about you to stop such conduct, and this may include informing relevant third parties such as your employer, email provider or, in the case of any suspected unlawful activity, the police.
If any of these terms are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by any court then, to the extent to which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and the remaining terms shall remain in full force and effect.
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;
Should you wish to sign up a friend to our Services; you must have obtained the prior consent of this friend in order for us to process their data and provide the Service to them via yourself.
Password(s) and any other information used to identify a Member are strictly private and confidential and must not be passed on or shared with any third parties.
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. We may deactivate accounts of Members who have not used the Services for 1 year, or more and for whom no pass remains valid. In the case of paying Members, this six month period begins on the date that the last Pass expired.
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 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; or to verify or monitor Member Content although we do reserve the right to monitor if we think it appropriate. As a Member you are advised not to assume that any Member Content is accurate. 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 use of your identification information by third parties or for the actions or statements made through your Member’s account, whether these be fraudulent or not. When arranging to meet another person through use of the Services, you must take appropriate precautions and follow the safety guidelines in our Online Dating advice section. Any such meetings are at your own risk and are not our responsibility.
You are responsible for the acts or omissions of any third parties who use your identification information or account, whether fraudulent or not. You agree to indemnify us against any claims of this kind. For the avoidance of all doubt; we shall not be liable if your identity is used by someone else. If you feel or suspect that there has been a breach (of any kind) of your account and or the information displayed on your profile then you must immediately notify us. Furthermore; you should always change your password as frequently us possible
At Africmatch; we put you the Member in control; therefore for the avoidance of all doubt it is your responsibility to decide which information to publish or send as Member Content. Africmatch.com cannot be held liable for any misuse thereof by any other user or third party. The information supplied by a Member must be accurate and conform to the reality. The consequences of disclosing information on the life of the Member or of other Members are the sole responsibility of the Member concerned. Consequently, he/she waives all recourse against Africmatch.com, notably on the basis of any possible damage to the Member’s right to his/her image, the Member’s honor and reputation, or the Member’s privacy, resulting from the dissemination or revelation of information concerning the Member under the conditions foreseen by this agreement since the Member has given his/her prior, free and express consent to such revelation through his/her registering with the Service and in application of this Agreement.
We reserve the right not to accept or to suspend or remove from our Services all or part of any profile, personal ad or any other Member Content for any reason we deem fit. We are not liable for Member Content or other activities of Members which may breach the rights of other Users or third parties.
Members are urged to notify us of inappropriate Member Content. You acknowledge that such notification may take place and that we may take steps outlined in this Agreement in respect of such information which comes to our attention. We reserve the right not to accept or to suspend or remove from our Services all or part of any profile, personal ad or any other Member Content for any reason we deem fit. We reserve the right to irretrievably delete messages and other Member Content after any period of time if we exercise any right of termination under this agreement.
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 account in the area of the website designated for such purposes. Such request shall be deemed effective from the first working day after receipt by us of the request for closure of the account concerned. Such a request does not trigger reimbursement of, if appropriate, any time remaining on the Member’s subscription. Members who chose to terminate their membership before their term of subscription ends, will not be issued a refund.
Termination of a subscription, by a Member, shall be effective on the applicable subscription’s expiration date provided; the Member has contacted us at least 48 hours before their subscription expiration date in order to terminate the subscription otherwise it will automatically renew.
Without prejudice to the other provisions hereof, where the Member commits a serious breach, we will terminate the Member’s account without prior notification or warning. Such termination shall have the same effects as a termination by the Member.
Such termination shall take effect without prejudice to any damages that we might claim from the Member or his/her beneficiaries and legal representatives, in compensation of the harm suffered as a result of such breaches.
The Member will be informed by email of the termination, or the confirmation of the termination, of his/her account. 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 Member’s account.
For any questions you wish to ask, you may contact us by completing the contact form