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INTRODUCTION; AGREEMENT TO THIS TERMS OF SERVICE

Welcome to Grindr LLC’s (“Grindr”, “We”, “Our”) mobile device software application (the “Grindr Software”), Web site, and any other mobile or web services or applications owned, controlled, or offered by Grindr (collectively, the “Grindr Services”).  Users who access, download, use, purchase and/or subscribe to the Grindr Services (collectively or individually “You”or “User”or “Users”) must do so under the following terms and conditions of service and Privacy Policy (please see http://grindr.com/'privacy-policy').

BEFORE USING ANY GRINDR SERVICES, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE. BY ACCESSING, DOWNLOADING, USING, PURCHASING AND/OR SUBSCRIBING TO THE GRINDR SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY, THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE, INCLUDING ANY FUTURE MODIFICATIONS TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE (COLLECTIVELY, THE “AGREEMENT”), WITHOUT LIMITATION OR QUALIFICATION.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS AGREEMENT, THEN PLEASE CEASE USING THE GRINDR SERVICES IMMEDIATELY.

THE AGREEMENT CONSTITUTES A BINDING CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND GRINDR. You may receive a copy of this Agreement by emailing us at: help@grindr.com, Subject: Terms of Service Agreement.

1. AGE RESTRICTION.  THE GRINDR SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS AGED 18 YEARS OR OLDER.

2. IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER ABOUT LOCATION DATA.

THE GRINDR SERVICES ARE INTENDED ONLY AS PERSONAL, LOCATION-BASED SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUAL USE AND SHOULD NOT BE USED OR RELIED ON AS AN EMERGENCY LOCATOR SYSTEM, USED WHILE DRIVING OR OPERATING VEHICLES, OR USED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS REQUIRING FAIL-SAFE PERFORMANCE, OR ANY OTHER APPLICATION IN WHICH THE FAILURE OR INACCURACY OF THAT APPLICATION OR THE GRINDR SERVICES COULD LEAD DIRECTLY TO DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.  GRINDR IS NOT SUITED OR INTENDED FOR FAMILY FINDING PURPOSES, FLEET TRACKING, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF BUSINESS OR ENTERPRISE USE – OTHER PRODUCTS EXIST TODAY THAT MAY BE USED SPECIFICALLY FOR THESE PURPOSES.

3. MODIFICATION OF THIS AGREEMENT

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Agreement (including the Guidelines) at any time by sending you an e-mail to the last e-mail address you provided to us (if any) and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on the Grindr Service. Please check this Agreement (including the Guidelines) periodically for changes. You are responsible for providing us with your most current e-mail address. In the event that the last e-mail address that you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice.  Your continued use of the Grindr Services after our dispatching of an e-mail notice to you (if applicable) or the posting of any modifications or changes on the Grindr Service constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes. For any material changes to this Agreement (including the Guidelines), you acknowledge and agree that any such amended or modified terms shall automatically be effective thirty (30) days after our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you (if applicable) or thirty (30) days after they are initially posted on the Grindr Services.  These changes will be effective immediately for new Users of the Grindr Service.

4. OWNERSHIP; PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

The Grindr Services are owned and operated by Grindr. The Grindr Software, content, visual interfaces, information, graphics, design, compilation, computer code, products, software, services, including, but not limited to, the mobile device applications, and all other elements of the Grindr Services (collectively, the “Materials”) are protected by United States copyright, trade dress, patent, and trademark laws, international laws and conventions, and all other relevant intellectual property and proprietary rights, and applicable laws. All Materials contained in the Grindr Services are the property of Grindr or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names displayed on the Grindr Services are proprietary to Grindr or its affiliates and/or third-party licensors. Except as expressly authorized by Grindr under this Agreement, you agree not to sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise make unauthorized use of the Materials.

5. GUIDELINES; USAGE RULES; PROHIBITED CONDUCT & USES

6. USAGE; REFUSAL OR SUSPENSION OF SERVICE

7. USER SUBMISSIONS

8. THIRD-PARTY SITES, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES; LINKS

9. END USER LICENSES

10. VIOLATIONS; TERMINATION

You agree that Grindr, in the good faith belief that you have violated any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, may terminate any account you have with the Grindr Services or your use of the Grindr Services or any portion thereof and remove and discard all or any part of your account or any User Submission, at any time. You agree that any termination of your access to the Grindr Services or any account you may have or portion thereof may be effected without prior notice, and you agree that Grindr will not be liable to you or any third-party for any such termination. Grindr does not permit copyright infringing activities on the Grindr Services, and reserves the right to terminate access to the Grindr Services, and remove all content submitted, by any persons who are found to be repeat infringers. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity that may be grounds for termination of your use of the Services may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies Grindr may have at law or in equity.

11. DISCLAIMERS; NO WARRANTIES

12. INDEMNIFICATION; HOLD HARMLESS

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Grindr (and its affiliated companies, contractors, employees, agents, and suppliers and partners) harmless from any and all claims, suits, actions, losses, costs, damages, and any other liabilities, including attorneys’ fees, brought by a third party arising out of or related to (a) your use or misuse of any location information or the other Grindr Services generally, (b) any violation of the rights of any other person or entity by you, (c) any breach or violation by you of this Agreement, or (d) your use the Grindr Services to meet another User in-person or to locate and attend any offline place or event. Grindr reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims.

13. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND DAMAGES

14. BENEFIT OF THE BARGAIN.  YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT GRINDR HAS OFFERED THE GRINDR SERVICES, SET ITS PRICES, AND ENTERED INTO THIS AGREEMENT IN RELIANCE UPON THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT REFLECT A REASONABLE AND FAIR ALLOCATION OF RISK BETWEEN YOU AND GRINDR, AND THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND GRINDR. GRINDR WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THE GRINDR SERVICES TO YOU ON AN ECONOMICALLY REASONABLE BASIS WITHOUT THESE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS.

15. RELEASE.  You hereby release and forever discharge us (and our officers, employees, agents, successors, and assigns) from, and hereby waive and relinquish, each and every past, present and future dispute, claim, controversy, demand, right, obligation, liability, action and cause of action of every kind and nature (including personal injuries, death, and property damage), that has arisen or arises directly or indirectly out of, or relates directly or indirectly to, (1) any interactions with, or act or omission of, or User Submissions provided by, other Grindr Service Users or (2) any third party site, products, services, and links included on or accessed through the Grindr Service.  IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU HEREBY WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542 IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOREGOING, WHICH STATES: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”.

16. DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT COMPLIANCE

Attention: Copyright Agent

Address of Agent: Grindr, LLC.

6725 W Sunset Blvd, Ste 430

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Telephone: (310) 776-6680

Email: help@grindr.com

For clarity, only DMCA notices should go to the Grindr Designated Copyright Agent. You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this section, your DMCA notice may not be valid. Please note that under Section 512(f) of the DMCA, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.

17. Payments. Cancellation. Final Sale:  Any and all payments made to Grindr for use and access to any Grindr Services and Grindr Software are final and all charges are nonrefundable. Cancellations are effective the following billing period in which payment is due. You will not receive a refund for any payment amount, even if payment was made for multiple billing periods. If you have an account set up for reoccurring billing, you may cancel your account at any time. You will continue to have the same access for any billing period or periods for which you have paid. If your profile content or your conduct within the Grindr Software or Grindr Services violates our Terms of Service, your access and account may be immediately terminated and all payments forfeited.  

We reserve the right at any time to charge fees for access to portions of the Grindr Services, Grindr Software or the Grindr Services or Grindr Software as a whole

18. MISCELLANEOUS

19. Apple App Store Additional Terms and Conditions.  The following additional terms and conditions apply to you if you are using a Grindr Software from the Apple App Store.  To the extent the other terms and conditions of this Agreement are less restrictive than, or otherwise conflict with, the terms and conditions of this Section 19, the more restrictive or conflicting terms and conditions in this Section 19 apply, but solely with respect to Grindr Softwares from the Apple App Store.

(Revised 6.22.12)

I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED ABOVE