9. Member Content
9.1 Members are responsible for all information provided. Lovebyname.com cannot be held liable for any misuse thereof by any other user or third party.
9.2 The information supplied by a member must be accurate and true to form. The consequences of disclosing information on the life of the member or of other members are the sole responsibility of the member concerned.
9.3 Consequently, he/she waives all recourse against lovebyname.com, notably on the basis of any possible damage to the member's right to his/her image, the member's honour 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 the application of this Agreement.
9.4 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.
9.5 We are not liable for member content or other activities of Members which may breach the rights of other Users or third parties.
9.6 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.
9.7 Report Abuse. The Site takes abuse by other members very seriously. We have a facility to report abuse "Report this member", which is a facility that members who have "accepted connections" and have started to message members through the Site. All instances of abuse reported to us will be investigated. This may result in the reported abuser's membership being permanently removed from the Site and any credits that remain on the Members 'Credits Statement account will not be refunded. Members will be informed by email about the closure of his/her account.
9.8 Blacklisted Members. The Site reserves the right to blacklist members if he/she conducts themselves in any improper or unlawful manner or in breach of any part of the terms and conditions. This list is not exhaustive:
a. Harass other members or disclose personal information about others that could amount to harassment.
b. Publish, post, upload, store or disseminate any unlawful or defamatory, infringing, obscene, sexually explicit, harmful, confidential, libellous, hateful, threatening, or otherwise illegal material or information, or anything which might constitute a criminal or civil offense.
c. Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other software or programs that may interfere with or damage the operation of the Site.
d. Use software or any other means to harvest information from the Site.
e. Send chain letters, junk mail, spam material, or any other bulk communication.
Blacklisted members will be permanently removed from the Site and any credits that remain on the Members 'Credits Statement account will not be refunded. Members will be informed by email about the closure of his/her account.
10.1 Members who have requested to attend in person, free, or paid for events will be notified by email of the details of the organised event. If applicable, and subject to notifying us in advance, they may invite guests. Our matching system is very specific and because of this, we have to ensure that there is interest from other compatible members.
11. Access to the Website
11.2 Logging into the Website requires the placement of essential cookies on your device to recognise that you can move from page to page under the same login.
11.3 The relevant hardware will need an internet/broadband connection, computer, laptop, tablet, and/or smart mobile phone (web-enabled devices). It will be your responsibility to familiarise yourself with the devices and continue to subscribe to your preferred internet/broadband supplier at your own expense. It will be at your discretion and financial responsibility if you deem it necessary to upgrade the web-enabled devices at any time.
11.4 The operation of the Services may be temporarily interrupted due to maintenance or updates to the contents.
11.5 Links & external resources. Love by Name is only liable for the hyperlinks it creates in the Website and does not exercise any control over the Third Party Websites and external resources (third-party websites or mobile applications, social networks, etc). to which the hyperlinks accessible on the Website and Services redirect. Love by Name cannot be held liable for the provisions of links directing to Third Party Websites and cannot be held liable for their content, advertisements, products, features, services, or any other elements available on or based on the use of Third-Party Websites. It is reminded that the consultation and the use of Third Party Websites are governed by their condition of use and that such consultation and the use will be made under the Member's or Subscriber's full liability.
12. Ownership of Intellectual Property
12.1 You hereby acknowledge and agree that lovebyname.com is the owner of highly valuable proprietary information, including the trademarks, logos, and texts featured on our website without limitation, the bespoke matching algorithm system and the Love Calculator, using members’ full name and owns and hereby retains all proprietary rights in the Services and the Site, including but not limited to, all Confidential Information.
12.2 Members are prohibited from modifying, copying, reproducing, disseminating, transmitting, exploiting for commercial gain, and/or distributing in any form whatsoever the Services, from all of our website pages or software codes for elements comprising any element of Services and website.
13. Applicable Law - Disputes
13.2 In accordance with the rules applicable to mediation, the Member must first raise any dispute with Love by Name in writing in order to attempt an amicable resolution. You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.