Terms of Use for My Friends Place

Welcome to My Friends Place. You must read and agree to these terms and conditions before you may access or view our Site. Please read them carefully. By visiting the My Friends Place Site, you are agreeing to its terms. This Agreement is subject to change at any time and changes are effective upon posting. Bookmark this page and check it frequently as it is up to you to refer to this page for any amendments/changes to the original Agreement.

 1. Eligibility:
You must be 18 or over to register as a member of or use this Site. Membership in the service is void where prohibited. By using and/or viewing this site, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of its terms and conditions, that you are at least 18-years old, and that you are not prohibited by law from using the Site.

2. Fees/Termination:

Site and related service usage and/or subscription fees and duration of services were provided to you upon registration and may change from time to time upon electronic notice to you. All payments must be used by sending a money order or paying in person.


We reserve the right to terminate your access to the Site for any reason or no reason. My Friends Place. may terminate your membership upon sending notice to you at the email address you provide in your application for membership or such other email address as you may later provide to us or via any other method in its sole discretion. If My Friends Place. terminates your membership in the My Friends Place service because you have breached this Agreement, in the sole discretion of My Friends Place. , you will not be entitled to any refund of any unused subscription fees and thereby you agree to waive any claim to such refund of fees. Upon termination of your membership for any reason or no reason any and all points accumulated in any of the Site's programs shall be terminated with no liability to you. You expressly acknowledge that any program providing points or other credits and your participation in it can be terminated in the sole discretion by My Friends Place. at any time with no liability to you whatsoever and that you did not join or remain a member of the Site or any other services in reliance on any such program(s), or the use or availability of such points or credits, or the continuation of the program(s). Points and credits have no monetary value whatsoever and may not be transferred to other persons. Even after this Agreement is terminated certain provisions will remain in effect, namely Sections 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, inclusive, of this Agreement.

If by reason of death or Disability you, the buyer, are unable to receive all services for which the buyer has contracted, the buyer and the buyer's estate may elect to be relieved of the obligation to make payments for services other than those received before death or the onset of Disability. "Disability" means a condition which precludes the buyer from physically using the services specified in the contract during the term of disability and the condition is verified in writing by a physician designated and remunerated by the buyer. The written verification of the physician shall be presented to My Friends Place, the seller. If you, the buyer, have prepaid any amount for services, so much of the amount prepaid that is allocable to services that the buyer has not received due to death or Disability shall be promptly refunded to the buyer or his or her representative. This provision 2 (b) shall supersede any other provision's terms that are contrary herein.


3. Our Website

We provide a range of features for our Members as follows:

A. Our Website

We provide our Members with access to an online lifestyle based social network, which is designed to allow them to find and communicate with old and new friends, based on shared interests. Members use our Site primarily via Member "profiles," which are personal web pages. As a Member, you can create a profile and, subject to certain content-related, bandwidth, and file-size restrictions, and you can include in your profile multimedia content including photographs. Other Members then use your Profile to leave you messages.

Member exchanges via Profiles are supplemented by additional features of our Site, that allow Members to: (i) contribute to forums, polls, and chatroom areas, and (ii) utilize other facilities that we provide.

B. Registration Process

In order to participate as a Member on our Site, we require that you complete the registration process. The registration process asks you to: (i) create a username, (ii) create a password, (iii) verify that you are at least 18 years old, (iv) provide an email address, (v) provide where you live, (vi) provide your age, (vii) state other personal information relevant to your lifestyle choices, (viii) supply information about yourself and what you're hoping to discover by being a member of our Site and (viiii) agree to our terms and conditions. The registration process provides Members with a username and password, which allows them to gain access to the Website and certain Facilities depending on the type of membership that they have obtained. Our system relies on usernames as the public "identifier" for a particular Member.

C. Protecting your Password

Please keep in mind that we will treat anyone who uses your password as "you." We will provide this user with all of the rights and privileges that we provide to you, and we will hold you responsible for the activities of a person using your password. Therefore, we recommend that you maintain your username and password in confidence, and that you refrain from disclosing this information to anyone who might "pretend" to be you with respect to the Facilities and your participation on our Website. We also ask that you notify us immediately if you suspect that someone is using your password in this manner. We do not have access to the password you use and it is encoded in our system. If you forget your password you will have to request another password or contact My Friends Place to manual set a password for you.

D. Membership Types (Updated May 7th, 2013)

Registered members are people who have created profiles on the site but actually never met anyone from the site and we have no way to confirm if they are legitimate. Unconfirmed members have limited access to only a small forum and do not have access to profiles, pics or any other features on the site.  Everyone joining the site is placed as a registered member upon registration.

 

Confirmed members are members who are confirmed as real people but do not regularly attended any club events and choose not to contribute to the club.  Confirmed members have limited access to forums and polls and do not have access to profiles or pictures. 

Active members are members who are active in the club and regularly attend club events.  Active members have access to all the features on the site including but not limited to all the forums on the site, profiles, pictures, arcade,  polls, chatroom and many other features.  Active members have been verified as REAL people with legitimate profiles looking to be active in the lifestyle and they attend events and contribute to making this club a great place to be.

Paid Members--are confirmed as real people but do not attend the events.  They have paid to be able to have access to certain features of the site.  They have access to the same features as an Active Member except they can not view any photos.

 

E. Site Visitors

Users who access our Site without becoming Members have very limited access to the Facilities that we provide and the Content posted on our Site. They are only able to see general information and find out about events. They are never allowed into the private areas of the site.

F. Summary of Site

The above generally describes our Site.

G. Additional Guidelines

My Friends Place may post additional guidelines on its Website relating to your use of the Site including, for example, your conduct while participating in a chat room. You agree to adhere to, and to be bound by, all guidelines that My Friends Place chooses to post on the Website. In the event that there is a conflict between these Terms and any guidelines that we post on our Site, the site owner shall control.

4. Proprietary Rights of Content on My Friends Place:

My Friends Place. owns and retains other proprietary rights in the My Friends Place site and the My Friends Place service. The site contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of My Friends Place. , and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information. This includes any and all photographs which are the property of My Friends Place and any and all photographs taken at My Friends Place events.
 
5. Content Posted on the Site/CDA:

A) My Friends Place. claims immunity from liability to the fullest extent under the law and as provided under the Communications Decency Act for Content provided by third parties and members and nothing in this Agreement is intended to waive, remove, or usurp such immunity. You understand and agree that My Friends Place. may delete any content, messages, photos or profiles (collectively, "Content") that in the sole judgment My Friends Place. violates the Terms of Use or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of My Friends Place. and/or its members.

B) You are solely responsible for the content that you publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on the My Friends Place, or transmit to other My Friends Place. members.

C) By posting content to any public area of My Friends Place, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to My Friends Place. and its members, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute such information, rights of publicity, and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works and other media, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.

D) You agree that any photographs taken during My Friends Place events can be used by My Friends Place for placement on the website as well as for promotional and advertising purposes on other adult oriented websites. It is your sole responsibility to advise My Friends Place in writing if you do not agree and do not want your pictures to be taken and used by My Friends Place.  Any such exclusion will be effective as of the date of the receipt of such request and will not prevent My Friends Place from using any photographs taken prior to the date of the receipt of such request.  My Friends Place is not required to remove any photographs used prior to such request from either the My Friends Place website nor any other website on which the photographs have been used.  Photographs taken at My Friends Place are the exclusive property of My Friends Place.

E)My Friends Place.will 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 site or service and terminating the membership of such violators. The following is a partial list of the kind of content that is illegal or prohibited on the site - 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 or invades their privacy; involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," or unsolicited commercial e-mail 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 content that involves cursing, swearing, incest, falsifying
gender, violence, necrophilia, impersonating another member, threat of suicide or harm to oneself or others, drug paraphernalia, or bestiality; 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; sending advertisements in chat or instant messaging messages; and engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter,  advertising, and pyramid schemes.

F) You must use the My Friends Place service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

G) You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained herein without our prior expressed written permission. You agree that you will not use any device, software or routine to bypass or to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the My Friends Place Site. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. Much of the information on our site is updated on a real time basis and is proprietary or is licensed to My Friends
Place. by our users or third parties.

H)  You will not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other My Friends Place members. Although My Friends Place. cannot monitor the conduct of its members off the My Friends Place 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.

I) Your profile (and its contents) may be searchable
by, and you may be able to search for the profiles (and their contents) of, members registered to other My Friends Place operated and "powered by" websites, e.g. co-branded, privately labeled, etc. This feature may allow you to interact with additional members of My Friends Place websites.

J) Your profile (and the contents thereof) may be searchable by
third-party publicly available search engines.

6. Copyright Policy:

You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any information contained within this site including photographs, copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights or otherwise have a valid basis under the law, including "fair use".


7. Member Disputes:

My Friends Place. does not solicit or control the information provided by other users that is made available through our system. You may find other user's information to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate and/or deceptive. If so, please request a profile review using the link provided on the member’s profile page or at various other places throughout the website. Please also use caution, common sense, and safety when using our site. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other My Friends Place members. Because it is not involved in member interactions, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more members or those who have posted, viewed and/or used information on the My Friends Place site, you release My Friends Place. , including its officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries and employees, from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. My Friends Place. reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other members.

8. Basic Club Rules:

Failure to follow all the listed club rules can result in sanction and possible termination from the club and the website. If any fees have been paid these fess will be non-refundable. Everyone is expected to follow all the BASIC CLUB RULES at all events and interactions with club members as well as interactions with anyone on the website.


9. Disclaimers:

My Friends Place. , including its officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries and employees is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content posted on the My Friends Place site or in connection with the My Friends Place service, whether caused by users, members or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the service, nor for the conduct of any user and/or member of the My Friends Place service whether online or offline. My Friends Place. 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 and/or member communications. My Friends Place. is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line-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 website 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 My Friends Place site and/or in connection with the My Friends Place service. Under no circumstances My Friends Place. , be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone's use of the Site or the service and/or any content posted on the My Friends Place site or transmitted to My Friends Place Members. The Site and the service are provided "AS-IS" and My Friends Place. expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. My Friends Place. cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the site and/or the My Friends Place service.

10. Limitation on Liability:

Except in jurisdictions where such provisions are restricted (and in that event liability is disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law), in no event will My Friends Place. 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 Site or the My Friends Place service, even My Friends Place. has been advised of the possibility of such damages. You further agree to hold My Friends Place. , including its officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries and employees harmless for claims arising in the event that other user’s profile ultimately proves to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate and/or deceptive. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, My Friends Place. '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 My Friends Place for the service during the term of membership.

11. Privacy of the Site, the Club and Club Members:

Discretion is of major importance on our site. Providing access to the site is in direct violation of our privacy rules. At no time are you to show any part of the site, excluding the public areas, to any person who is not themselves a member of the club or website. If you are found to be allowing others onto or access to the site your membership will be immediately terminated and any fees paid are non-refunable.


12. Arbitration of Disputes:

Any and all disputes arising out of or related to these Terms of Use and/or your relationship with My Friends Place. and/or your use of this Site shall be submitted to binding arbitration according to the rules of the American Arbitration Association. The parties to the arbitration shall evenly divide any and all costs of the arbitration. Neither party shall be entitled to attorney fees..

13. Indemnity:

You agree to indemnify and hold My Friends Place. , 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 these Terms of Use and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.

14. Revocation or Suspension of Use of Services

We reserve the right at any time to terminate or suspend your account(s) or your access to our Site or to certain Facilities if you engage in activities that we conclude, in our sole discretion, breach our BASIC CLUB RULES or otherwise violate any of the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms. My Friends Place also reserves the right to terminate or suspend any account for no cause at any time. In the event that My Friends Place terminates a paid account, all membership fees paid up to the date of termination are nonrefundable.

Users should also understand that our Code of Conduct is based in many instances on principles of state and federal law. Users who violate our Code of Conduct accordingly may be exposed under these state and federal laws to criminal charges, and civil liability to harmed parties for compensatory damages and attorney's fees. My Friends Place reserves the right at all times to disclose information it deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, consistent with its Privacy Policy.

15. Warranty Disclaimer

MY FRIENDS PLACE does not warrant that the Website will be error-free or uninterrupted, or that the CONTENT, facilities, and features offered on our Site will be provided error-free or uninterrupted. The Site, and all of the programs and facilities on the Site are available on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. My Friends Place DOES not warrant or represent that the site or anything you download from the Site will be free of viruses or other harmful features. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, MY FRIENDS PLACE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE AND RELATED SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

Effective April 10, 2010

Updated May 7th, 2013

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