Article 1. Definitions
1.1 Members: all registered users of Farmdating.
1.2 Service(s): the entirety of the services accessible to members from Farmdating.
Article 2. Access and registration2.1. To be a Farmdating member you must be at least 18 years of age and complete all compulsory fields appearing on the registration forms.
2.2. The membership of Farmdating is strictly private and must not be passed on or shared with any third parties.
2.3. When the conditions required for registration are met, each member will have one username and one password. This username and password are strictly private and confidential and must not be passed on or shared with any third parties.
2.4. If a member disseminates or uses these elements in a manner deemed contrary to its original purpose, Farmdating will terminate the member's Account.
2.5. The member shall be solely liable for the use of this identification information by third parties or for the actions or statements made through the member's account, whether these be fraudulent or not. The member holds Farmdating harmless against all claims of this kind. In addition, as Farmdating does not have the obligation or the technical means to check the identity of every person registered with its services, Farmdating is not liable in the event a member's identity is used by someone else. If the member has reason to believe that a person is using his or her member identification information or account, he or she must inform Farmdating immediately.
2.6. Farmdating has the right to refuse members, which shall be communicated to the applicant by email as soon as possible.
2.7. Farmdating behoudt zich het recht voor om zonder voorafgaande aankondiging inschrijvingsvereisten van diensten of producten die op de site worden aangeboden te wijzigen.
Article 3. Use of FarmdatingUpon registration the member can take advantage of access to services available on Farmdating.
3.1. Farmdating will remotely and by electronic means supply an online dating service via Internet. Farmdating's purpose is not to advise on or broker either marriage or long-term relationships. Farmdating's activity does not include organising off-line meetings, supplying access to the Internet network, or providing an electronic communication service to the public. Consequently, Farmdating has no legal obligation to identify members when they connect to the Farmdating Internet site or to monitor content published by members. Because Farmdating is technically incapable of providing such services, Farmdating does not undertake contractually to identify members or to moderate in respect of content which they publish under their own responsibility.
3.2. Farmdating cannot be held liable for false declarations made by a member. Therefore, it is imperative that members take certain precautions when arranging to meet up with another member. Farmdating assumes no responsibility for meetings between members of Farmdating, on Farmdating or during meetings between members and/or non-members as a consequence of the use of the Farmdating site and services. In addition, on a first date, it is recommended that you tell someone close to you and choose a public place (coffee place, pub, restaurant etc.).
3.3. In this respect, Farmdating reminds its members that they are prohibited from disclosing information that allows them to be identified, such as last names, postal/email addresses URL’s or telephone numbers, to other members of Farmdating through the services.
3.5. The member has the following general obligations: To act fairly in respect of Farmdating and other members. To respect the intellectual property rights relating to content supplied by Farmdating and by other members. To understand that he/she alone defines the boundaries of his/her privacy and that it is his/her responsibility only to communicate to Farmdating and to other members such personal information the dissemination of which he/she considers cannot cause him/her any harm.
3.6. The member has the following essential obligations:Not to use Farmdating for professional or commercial purposes (canvassing, soliciting or prostitution) or for any non-private purposes;
3.7. Failure to comply with the obligations as set out above shall contitute a serious breach by the Member of his/her obligations. Without prejudice to the provisions of the article "Termination", Farmdating shall, where the member fails to comply with one or more of these obligations, be entitled to terminate the contract and will definitively delete the account of the member concerned.
Article 4. Privacy and protection of member dataFarmdating upholds the strictest of standards with respect to protection of privacy and of personal information.
Some information, comments or content (photographs or video) that the member optionally provides may possibly, under the responsibility and on the initiative of the member concerned, reveal the ethnic origin of the member, his/her nationality, religion and/or sexual orientation. By providing such information, all optional, the member concerned manifests his/her intention and, consequently, expressly consents to, and takes sole responsibility for, the processing of this mentioned "sensitive" data by Farmdating, and freely takes the exclusive responsibility.
4.1. When and why do we gather information about you? The member is asked to supply information about himself/herself when he/she registers with the service.
4.2. What sort of information do we gather? Personal information gathered by Farmdating can include your name, and/or email address, information about your physical appearance, photographs, personal values, religion, interests and your use of the service.
4.3. Who has access to your information? The information gathered about you when you register with Farmdating and subscribe to our services is used to offer you our different services. All precautions have been taken on our databases to archive your information in a secure environment. Only a small number of our employees have access to your information, which is only accessible in case of necessity. The personal information you provide at the time of registration which does not comprise your personal ad and your profile will not be accessible by third parties, nor passed on, sold or exchanged, except in the following case.
4.4. Farmdating may occasionally share general socio-demographic information that does not include names with selected partners to allow them to target their announcements (by age category, gender, etc.). In this case, we will not send these partners any information that would allow them to identify you.
4.6 If you no longer wish for Farmdating or its partners to reproduce or broadcast the information comprised in your personal ad, your search criteria, or your profile, you can terminate your Farmdating account following the conditions foreseen in the article "Termination". Since this information is comprised of your personal ad, your search criteria and your profile, the termination will only take effect upon the next update or version of these communications (printed, press, audiovisual, or electronic) containing your personal ad, your search criteria and your profile information.
4.7. While on our website, we automatically log certain information about how you are using the website. For example, we use your IP internet address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website, and to help identify you for our own administrative purposes.
4.8. We do not generally disclose personal information we have collected from you through this website to third parties.
Article 5. Intellectual propertyContent broadcast by Farmdating 5.1. The trademarks (including Farmdating and taking into consideration that this is an open-ended list), logos, graphics, photographs, animations, videos and texts featuring on the Farmdating site and in the Farmdating service are the intellectual property of Farmdating or its partners and may not be reproduced, used or represented without the express permission of Farmdating or its partners, under threat of legal action.
5.2. The rights of use accorded by Farmdating to the member are strictly limited to accessing, downloading, printing and reproduction on all media (hard disk, floppy disk, CD-ROM, etc.) and to use of these documents for private and personal purposes in the scope of and for the duration for of the member's membership with Farmdating. Any other use by the member is prohibited without the authorisation of Farmdating.
5.3. In particular, the member is prohibited from modifying, copying, reproducing, disseminating, transmitting, exploiting for commercial gain and/or distributing in any form whatsoever the services, the Farmdating site pages or software codes for elements comprising the Farmdating services and site.
Content provided by members
5.4. The member grants Farmdating a licence to use the intellectual property rights attached to the content provided by the member for the purpose of broadcasting on the Farmdating Site.
5.5. This licence in particular incorporates the right for Farmdating to reproduce, represent, adapt, translate, scan, use for publicity purposes, commercial or non-commercial, sub-licence or assign the content concerning the member (information, images, videos, descriptions, search criteria, etc.) on all or part of the Farmdating services (on the Farmdating site, by email) and/or in mailings sent by Farmdating and, in a general manner, on all distribution media, in particular electronic (email, SMS, MMS, WAP, Internet, CD-Rom or DVD-Rom), or through audiovisual communications media (press, radio, analogue television, digital television, cable or satellite).
5.6. The member expressly authorises Farmdating to modify this content in order to conform to the look and feel of the Farmdating services and/or other communications media above, and/or to make this content compatible with its technical processes or appropriate media formats. These rights are awarded on a global basis for the legal duration of the rights awarded, under Dutch and foreign law, as well as current and future international conventions including any extensions that might eventually be agreed to this duration. The member is prohibited from copying, reproducing or otherwise using for any purpose the content relating to other members, except for the explicit requirements for usage of the services for the member's own strictly personal and private purpose.
Article 6. Termination6.1. A member may at any time and without the need to provide any reason end his/her registration by requesting the closure of his/her account in the area of the Farmdating site designated for such purposes. Such request shall be deemed effective from the first working day after receipt by Farmdating of the request for closure of the account concerned.
6.2. Without prejudice to the other provisions here of, where the member commits a serious breach, Farmdating will terminate the member's account without prior notification or warning. Such termination shall have the same effects as a termination by the member.
6.4. Such termination shall take effect without prejudice to any damages that Farmdating might claim from the member or his/her beneficiairies and legal representatives, in compensation of the harm suffered as a result of such breaches.
6.5. 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.
7.2. The member must have the skills, hardware and software required to use the Internet or, as appropriate, Internet, telephone and audiotel services, and acknowledges that the characteristics and constraints of the Internet mean that the security, availability and integrity of Internet data transmissions cannot be guaranteed.
7.3. Farmdating does not guarantee that the services will function if the member activates a popup killer tool. In this case, the function should be deactivated before using the service.
7.4. Farmdating does not guarantee that the services will be usable if the member's internet service provider is unable to provide its service properly. In this context, Farmdating cannot be held responsible for the non-functioning, non-availability or adverse conditions of usage of the Farmdating site resulting from incorrect hardware, problems experienced by the member's internet service Provider or blockages on the Internet networks or for all other reasons outside the sphere of influence of Farmdating. More over, due amongst other things to the specifics of their Internet browser.
7.5. Under these conditions, Farmdating does not guarantee that the services shall function without interruption or error. In particular, the use of this site may be interrupted at any time for the purposes of maintenance, updates or technical improvements, or to develop its content and/or presentation. Whenever possible, Farmdating shall inform its members prior to maintenance work or updates.
7.7. Farmdating cannot be held liable for (and the consequences of) the accuracy or inaccuracy of the information and content provided by other members, site visitors and/or the member himself/herself. Correspondingly, Farmdating cannot be held responsible for content distributed by a member that might contravene the rights of one or more other members or third parties.
7.11. Finally, if during the scope of a search performed on the Farmdating site where the result of this search would point the member to access sites, pages or forums of which the content and/or purpose constitutes a violation of the Dutch law, the member is required to cease consultation of the site concerned in order to avoid being held responsible for such violation.
7.12. Farmdating can be held responsable by a member only where certain and definitive proof is adduced before the courts demonstrating a wrongful act committed by Farmdating having caused that member damage.