Terms and Conditions
Effective Date: Aug 12, 2016
The Terms and Conditions applies to the Serious Datings website and all related sites, applications, services and tools regardless of how you access or use any of them.
You accept our Terms and Conditions by signing up, accessing or using our site, content, services, products, technologies or any feature we offered on the website, related site, applications, services (collectively Serious Datings or Dating Site, interchangeably).
We may alter the Terms and Conditions at any time. The revised version will be effective as of the published effective date. If the revised version includes an essential change, we will notify you at least 30 days before the revised Terms and Conditionsâ€™s effective date. After this period, you will be considered as having consented to all amendments to the Terms and Conditions.
Serious Datings is operated by Merl Matrix GmbH. The Operator reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to deny further or continuing access to our Dating Site to any visitor, including, without limitation, any user that has violated any aspect of the Terms and Conditions in the view of the Operator.
Users under age 18 are not authorized to use Serious Datings or any of their features. The Operator is not responsible for verifying the userâ€™s age, however, it may ask for proof.
The Operator advices you to use caution before you share personal or identifiable information on our Dating Site.
The Operator does not conduct criminal check of its users therefore itâ€™s not responsible either of the verification of the usersâ€™ data or for the information you share about yourself with others.
You are authorized to use our Dating Site only if you have never been registered as a sex offender with any government entity.
Your safety and security are important for us. Still, we cannot verify or control the intentions of our users. Please be cautious. It is normal to share personal information about yourself with others on a dating platform. However, please be aware, with the current technologies and third party services, it is possible to search for your public records on the Internet by using your pictures, phone number, email address or even your self-introduction. It might be possible to locate you on other websites by your real name. If you believe that any user of our Dating Site is harassing you or using your personal information for unlawful purposes please inform the local law enforcement authorities then contact us too.
If you are under 18 years old and you accessed our Dating Site by providing false information about your age, you might be putting yourself and others in danger. You agree that the Operator is not responsible for the information you provided. The Operator is not liable directly or indirectly for any losses or damages relating to the conduct of you or anyone else in connection with the use of Serious Datings.
By accessing the Serious Datings you agree to use any personal information provided to you by other users of our Dating Site in a lawful and responsible manner. You further agree that you will not use personal information about other users of Serious Datings for any reason without the express prior consent of the user that has provided such information to you.
You should know that all information submitted on Serious Datings might be publicly accessible. Important and private information should be protected by you. We are not responsible for protecting, nor are we liable for failing to protect, the privacy of electronic mail or other information transferred through the Internet or any other network that you may utilize.
Despite our efforts, perfect security does not exist. We are not responsible in any direct or indirect way if any of your personally identifiable information becomes public under any circumstances.
Access and proprietary rights
The pages and any other content of Serious Datings may not be copied, distributed, modified, published, or transmitted in any other manner, including use for creative work or to sell or promote other products. Violation of this restriction may result in infringement of intellectual property and contractual rights of Merl Matrix GmbH or third parties which is prohibited by law and could result in substantial civil and criminal penalties.
Our Dating Site may contain links to other websites that are not operated or controlled by the Operator. Use of these links to access other internet sites is at your own risk. The Operator is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or quality of any information or services provided or products sold at these sites. The Operator establishes links to other websites for the convenience of its users; however, such links are not intended to be an endorsement of the other website.
Use of Serious Datings is provided "as is, where is", without warranty of any kind. In no event shall Merl Matrix GmbH or any of the operator or owner entities be liable or responsible for damages of any kind incurred by you as a result of using Serious Datings. If you do not agree please discontinue using our Dating Site.
Serious Datings relies on internet services provided in other countries around the world. However, Serious Datings is operated by a Swiss company under the Swiss laws. You are authorized to use Serious Datings from any country permits you to do so. The Operator is not responsible if your local laws conflict with the Swiss laws, or any of our content or services. This is your responsibility.
By using Serious Datings in any manner you agree the above. By doing so you also give up your right to go to court to assert or defend any claims between you and Serious Datings or the Operator. You also give up your right to participate in a class action or other class proceeding. Your rights will be determined by a neutral arbitrator, not a judge or a jury.
Our Dating Site is for your personal use only and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may not join and use Serious Datings for any purpose. Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of Serious Datings, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or using personal identifying information for commercial purposes, linking to our Dating Site or unauthorized framing may be investigated and appropriate legal action will be taken, including without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress. Use of Serious Datings is with our permission, which may be revoked at any time, for any reason, in our sole discretion. At our sole discretion, we may take reasonable steps, including limiting the numbers of emails or messages you send or receive and electronically filtering or throttling or terminating your account, your messages or your e-mail.
In your digital interactions with other users (including, but not limited to: messages, instant messages, uploaded or shared images, journal postings, and forum comments), you agree to conduct yourself civilly and respectfully. While using Serious Datings, you agree that you shall not under any circumstances harass or make mischief against any other user of our Dating Site.
The Operator reserves the right to determine, at its sole discretion, what constitutes harassment or mischief, and where that has occurred; and may, also at its sole discretion, partially or completely deny service to any infringing party.
The Operator may request and accept the help of its active users to moderate flagged messages, comments and other content to determine if a userâ€™s conduct is harmful to the community.
The Operator has neither technical nor human resources to check each profile, image, message or any kind of content generated by its users. If you find improper content on our Dating Site, please contact us. We cannot guarantee that we will respond to each case, however, we will investigate the reports and act based on our Terms and Conditions and the interests of our users.
You agree to receive email messages from us. These emails may be transactional or relationship communications relating to Serious Datings, such as administrative notices and service announcements or changes, or emails containing commercial offers from us, promotions or special offers from us.
Sending email is our primary communication method with you. To use our Dating Site, we require you to confirm your email address. Moreover, we register the emails bouncing back to us from your email address. When you are signed in, we display an alert on each page if your email address is either unconfirmed or bouncing.
If any of our terms would be determined, by a neutral arbitrator, to be invalid, the rest or our terms remain valid.