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These terms and conditions govern your use of this domain and our apps; by using this domain or our apps, you accept these terms and conditions in full and without reservation. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this domain or our apps.
You must be at least 18 [eighteen] years of age to use this domain. By using this domain and by agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.
License to use domain
Unless otherwise stated, Crush and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights published on this domain and materials used on Crush. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages, files or other content from the domain for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
Before creating an account on Crush, it's essential to ensure your eligibility to use our Services. This section outlines the criteria for eligibility, your responsibilities when using the Services, and the rights you grant to Crush. By using our Services, you affirm and guarantee that:
You are at least 18 years old.
You possess the legal capacity to enter into a binding contract with Crush.
Your intention is to seek a meaningful relationship.
Furthermore, you affirm that:
You are not situated in a country subject to a U.S. Government embargo or designated as a "terrorist supporting" country by the U.S. Government.
You are not included on any list of individuals prohibited from engaging in business with the United States.
You are not legally barred from using our services.
You have neither committed nor been convicted of, nor pleaded no contest to, a felony or indictable offense (or a crime of similar severity), a sex crime, or any crime involving violence or the threat of violence, unless you have received clemency for a non-violent crime and we have determined that you do not pose a threat to other users of our Services.
You are not obligated to register as a sex offender with any state, federal, or local sex offender registry.
You maintain only one account on our Services.
You have not previously been banned from our Services or the services of our affiliates, unless you have obtained our explicit written permission to create a new account.
Should you no longer meet these requirements at any point, your authorization to access our Services or systems will be automatically revoked. In such cases, you must promptly delete your account, and we reserve the right to terminate your access to our services without prior notice.
You must not:
republish material from this domain in neither print nor digital media or documents (including republication on another domain);
sell, rent or sub-license material from the domain;
show any material from the domain in public;
reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this domain for a commercial purpose;
edit or otherwise modify any material on the domain;
redistribute material from this domain - except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution; or
republish or reproduce any part of this domain through the use of iframes or screenscrapers.
Crush strictly prohibits the uploading or sharing of content that falls into the following categories:
Content that could reasonably be considered offensive or have the potential to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm, or annoy any individual.
Material that is obscene, pornographic, violent, or otherwise likely to offend human dignity, including content featuring nudity.
Abusive, insulting, or threatening content, as well as any content that promotes or encourages racism, sexism, hatred, or bigotry.
Content that encourages or facilitates illegal activities, such as terrorism, incitement of racial hatred, or content that in itself constitutes a criminal offense.
Defamatory, libelous, or false statements.
Content related to commercial activities, including sales, competitions, promotions, advertising, solicitation for services, "sugar daddy" or "sugar baby" relationships, links to other websites, or premium rate telephone numbers.
The transmission of "junk" mail or "spam."
Content containing spyware, adware, viruses, corrupt files, worm programs, or any other malicious code designed to disrupt software, hardware, telecommunications, networks, servers, or other equipment. This also includes Trojan horses or any material intended to damage, interfere with, intercept, or expropriate data or personal information, whether from Crush or any other source.
Content that infringes upon the rights of third parties, including intellectual property rights and privacy rights.
Content not authored by you or content that was automatically generated unless explicitly authorized by Crush.
Images or likenesses of other individuals without their consent, or in the case of minors, without the consent of their parent or guardian. Images or likenesses of minors must be accompanied by the consent of the minor's parent or guardian.
Content that contradicts the intended use of the Services.
Content that may harm the reputation of Crush or its affiliated entities.
Users are expected to adhere to these content guidelines to maintain a positive and respectful environment within the Crush community.
You must not use this domain in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the domain or impairment of the availability or accessibility of Crush or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use this domain to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities on or in relation to this domain without Crush's express written consent.
You must not use this domain or any part of it to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use this domain for any purposes related to marketing without the express written consent of Crush.
Access to certain areas of this domain is restricted. Crush reserves the right to restrict access to certain areas of this domain, or at our discretion, this entire domain. Crush may change or modify this policy without notice.
If Crush provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this domain or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. You alone are responsible for your password and user ID security.
Crush may disable your user ID and password at Crush's sole discretion without notice or explanation.
In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this domain, for whatever purpose.
You grant to Crush a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to Crush the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Crush or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
You must not submit any user content to the domain that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
Your Content is your responsibility, so exercise caution and refrain from sharing anything you wouldn't want others to see, or anything that would violate this Agreement, or potentially lead to legal consequences for you or us.
You bear full responsibility and liability for Your Content, and as such, you agree to indemnify, defend, release, and hold us harmless from any claims arising in connection with Your Content.
You affirm and guarantee to us that the information you furnish to us or other users is accurate, including any information obtained through Facebook or other third-party sources (if applicable), and you commit to updating your account information as needed to maintain accuracy.
The content featured on your individual profile should be pertinent to the intended use of our Services. You are prohibited from displaying personal contact or financial information, whether pertaining to yourself or anyone else (e.g., names, home addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, URLs, credit/debit card or banking details). If you opt to disclose any personal information about yourself to other users, you do so at your own risk. We strongly encourage caution when revealing personal information online.
Remember that your individual profile will be accessible to users worldwide. Therefore, ensure you are comfortable sharing Your Content before you post it. You acknowledge and consent that Your Content may be viewed by other users, and despite these Terms, other users may share Your Content with third parties. By uploading Your Content, you confirm to us that you possess all the necessary rights and licenses to do so, and you automatically grant us a license to use Your Content in compliance with "Rights granted to Crush".
While you will have access to Member Content on our Services, it's important to understand that Member Content belongs to the user who posted it and is stored on our servers for display at their direction. As such:
Ownership: Member Content is the property of the user who posted it, and you may not copy or use Member Content for any purpose except as allowed by these Terms.
Limited Usage Rights: You do not possess any rights in relation to Member Content, and you may only use Member Content to the extent that your use aligns with the purpose of our Services, which is to facilitate communication and meetings among users. You are not permitted to copy Member Content or use it for commercial purposes, spamming, harassment, or making unlawful threats.
Misuse: If you misuse Member Content, we reserve the right to terminate your account. It's essential to respect the rights and intentions of other users when interacting with their content on our platform.
You acknowledge and agree that we reserve the right to monitor or review Your Content, and we have the authority to remove, delete, edit, limit, or block access to any of Your Content at our discretion. Additionally, you understand and accept that we are under no obligation to display or review Your Content.
Crush reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this domain, or stored on the servers of Crush, or hosted or published upon this domain.
Crush's rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Crush does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this domain.
This domain is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Crush makes no representations or warranties in relation to this domain or the information and materials provided on this domain.
Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Crush does not warrant that:
this domain will be constantly available, or available at all; or
the information on this domain is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
Nothing on this domain constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.
Limitations of liability
Crush will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this domain:
to the extent that the domain is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
These limitations of liability apply even if Crush has been expressly advised of the potential loss.
Nothing in this domain disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this domain disclaimer will exclude or limit the liability of Boston Venture Studio in respect of any:
death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Crush or its agents, employees or shareholders/owners;
fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Crush; or
matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Crush to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.
By using this domain, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this domain disclaimer are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this domain.
Other parties You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Crush has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Crush's officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the domain.
Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this domain disclaimer will protect Crush's officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Crush.
Rights granted to Crush
While you retain ownership of all the content you provide to Crush, you grant us specific rights to use Your Content in accordance with this Agreement. When you create an account, you give Crush a worldwide, perpetual, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free right and license to perform the following actions with Your Content:
Host, Store, and Use: We can host, store, and use Your Content, including any information you authorize us to access from Facebook or other third-party sources (if applicable), in whole or in part.
Copy and Display: We can copy and display Your Content.
Reproduce and Adapt: We can reproduce and adapt Your Content.
Edit and Publish: We can edit and publish Your Content.
Translate and Modify: We can translate and modify Your Content.
Incorporate into Other Works: We can incorporate Your Content into other works.
Advertise and Distribute: We can use Your Content for advertising, distribution, and making it available to the general public.
Format and Medium: We can use Your Content in any format or medium, whether currently known or developed in the future.
Our license to Your Content is generally non-exclusive, except for derivative works created through the use of our Services, for which Crush license becomes exclusive. For example, we would have an exclusive license to screenshots of our Services that include Your Content.
To prevent unauthorized use of Your Content outside of our Services, you authorize Crush to act on your behalf regarding any infringements by other users or third parties. This includes the authority (but not the obligation) to send notices, such as DMCA Takedown Notices, on your behalf if Your Content is taken and used by third parties outside of our Services. Please note that Hinge is not obligated to take action regarding the use of Your Content by other users or third parties. Your license to Your Content is subject to your rights under applicable law, such as laws regarding personal data protection, especially if the content contains personal information as defined by those laws.
In exchange for the use of our Services, you agree that Crush, its affiliates, and third-party partners may display advertising on our Services.
When you provide suggestions or feedback to Crush about our Services, you grant us the right to use and share that feedback for any purpose without compensation to you.
You also agree that Crush may access, preserve, and disclose your account information, including Your Content, if it is required by law or if there is a good faith belief that such access, preservation, or disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
Comply with legal processes.
Enforce these Terms.
Respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties.
Address your requests for customer service.
Protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Crush, our users, or any other person.
If any provision of this domain disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this domain disclaimer.
You hereby indemnify Crush and undertake to keep Crush indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Crush to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Crush's legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Crush arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.
Breaches of these terms and conditions
Without prejudice to Crush's other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Crush may take such action as Crush deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the domain, prohibiting you from accessing the domain, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the domain, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the domain and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
Crush may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this domain from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this domain. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
Crush may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Crush's rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
Law and jurisdiction
These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of DELAWARE, USA, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of DELAWARE, USA.
These Terms of Service were last updated on September 5th, 2021.
Should we update, amend or make any changes to our Terms of Service, those changes will be posted here.