Terms of Use

Terms and Conditions

You should read these terms and conditions in full because they apply every time you visit Datting Online and use any of its features. However, just in case you ever need a reminder of the main points, here’s a quick summary:

  • If you are under the age of 18 then unfortunately you can’t use Lumen because it’s a meeting place for over 18s only.
  • We’re not responsible for anything that you post or say while you are on Datting Online and we don’t monitor the content of the site, but if we do see or someone alerts us that you have posted something that we think is inappropriate then we are allowed at our discretion to remove it.
  • If you post any content that actually belongs to someone else and they get annoyed (or even call in their lawyers), we are not in the firing line. You have to take responsibility for what you post.
  • If you are concerned about how your data is being used by Datting Online then please refer to our Privacy Policy, which explains how we treat your personal data and protect your privacy when you use Datting Online. By using Datting Online, you agree that we can use such data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Our website and apps also use cookies or similar technologies which we tell you more about here. You may set your browser and your mobile settings to block cookies and local storage devices, but if you do so, you may not be able to access the features that Datting Online offers.

The Full Legal Bit

Datting Online is an online dating website designed for meeting new and single people, a place to have discussions and to share photos, news and information. It is intended to be a fun place to visit and it is important to us (and for you) that it remains a safe and friendly environment so you agree that you will only use Datting Online in a manner consistent with its purpose and which is in accordance with these terms and conditions.

The Terms apply whenever you visit Datting Online, whether or not you have chosen to register with us, so please read them carefully. By accessing, using, registering for or receiving services offered on Datting Online you are accepting and agreeing to be bound by the Terms.

If you do not accept and agree to the terms then you must not access or use the app or site.

1. Use Of The App And Site And Rules Relating To Content

Who can use Datting Online?

Datting Online is a meeting place for adults. You may only use Datting Online, including any of its features, or become a registered member if you are 18 years old or older.

You warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into and be bound by the Terms and that by using Datting Online you will not be violating any law or regulation of the country in which you are resident. You are solely responsible for your compliance with all applicable local laws and regulations.

You further warrant that you have not been convicted of, nor are subject to any court order relating to assault, violence, sexual misconduct or harassment.

Content Posted Or Uploaded On Datting Online?

You are able to post or upload all kinds of things on Datting Online, including photographs, messages, and other content (“Content”).

There are some rules about what is acceptable though, so when you are using Datting Online you may not post, send or upload any Content which:

  • contains expletives or language which could be deemed offensive or is likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
  • is obscene, pornographic or otherwise may offend human dignity;
  • is abusive, insulting or threatening, or which promotes, depicts or encourages violence, self-harm, suicide, racism, sexism, hatred or bigotry;
  • encourages any illegal activity including, without limitation, terrorism, inciting racial hatred or the submission of which in itself constitutes committing a criminal offence;
  • is defamatory;
  • relates to commercial activities (including, without limitation, sales, competitions and advertising, links to other websites or premium line telephone numbers);
  • involves the transmission of “junk” mail or “spam”;
  • impersonates a person, company or brand with the intent to deceive or confuse others;
  • contains any spyware, adware, viruses, corrupt files, worm programs or other malicious code designed to interrupt, damage or limit the functionality of or disrupt any software, hardware, telecommunications, networks, servers or other equipment, Trojan horse or any other material designed to damage, interfere with, wrongly intercept or expropriate any data or personal data whether from Lumen or otherwise;
  • itself, or the posting of which, infringes any third party’s rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights and privacy rights);
  • shows another person where such Content was created or distributed without that person’s knowledge, and without that person having been afforded an opportunity to refuse such creation or distribution; or
  • contains images of children, even if you are also in the photo, or endangers minors.

Please use your common sense when picking the Content that you choose to post on, upload or send via Datting Online because you are solely responsible for, and bear all liability in relation to, such Content. If you repeatedly infringe our rules, you may be prevented from using Datting Online and we may disable your account or block you from further use of Datting Online. We may remove any Content you submit to Datting Online if we believe it violates the Terms or we are required to do so by applicable law.

Are There Any Rules Relating To Personal Data Like My Email Address?

You may not display any personal contact or banking information on your individual profile page (“Profile”) whether in relation to you or any other person (for example, names, home addresses or postcodes, telephone numbers, email addresses, URLs, credit/debit card or other banking details, or place of work). If you do choose to reveal any personal data about yourself to other users, whether via email or otherwise, it is at your own risk. We encourage you to use the same caution in disclosing details about yourself to third parties online as you would under any other circumstances.

What About Other People’s Personal Data, Can I Use It?

You may only use other Datting Online users’ personal data to the extent that your use of it matches Datting Online’s purpose of allowing people to meet one another. You may not use other users’ information for commercial purposes, to spam, to harass, or to make unlawful threats. Datting Online reserves the right to terminate your account, or prevent access to its features if you misuse other users’ information.

Who Can See The Content That I Put On Datting Online?

When you upload Content to Datting Online it can be accessed and viewed by the general public. If you do not want such Content to be viewed by others, then you should not upload it to Datting Online. We reserve the right (without obligation) at our sole discretion and without giving you notice, to remove or edit, limit or block access to any Content that you upload or submit to Datting Online without incurring any liability to you. We have no obligation to display any Content that you submit to Datting Online, nor to check the accuracy or truthfulness of any Content submitted to Datting Online, nor to monitor your use or the use of other users of Datting Online.

Anything Else I Need To Know?

When you use Datting Online you agree to the Terms, and in return we grant you a limited, personal, non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use and to upload Content and to use Datting Online solely for your personal use. Apart from this license, you have no other rights in the use of the site, app, or its Content or features, and you may not modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, alter, enhance or in any way exploit any of the site or Content in any manner. If you breach any of the Terms, the above license will terminate automatically and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Content.

2. Ownership of Content

Ownership Of Content Posted On Datting Online

Yes you have the ownership of the content posted by you on Datting Online.

Please note though that by posting, uploading or sending Content on Datting Online you represent and warrant to us that:

  • You are either the exclusive author or owner of that Content and in all cases you agree that you waive any and all moral rights relating to that Content (including, without limitation, any rights to be identified as the author);
  • You have been granted a license that allows you to use, post or upload the Content; or
  • You have obtained appropriate consent or authority to use, post or upload such Content.

Please note that by posting, uploading or sending Content on Datting Online you represent and warrant to us that you have the right to do so, and automatically grant to us a non-exclusive, royalty free, perpetual, worldwide license to use such Content in any way (including, without limitation, editing, copying, modifying, adapting, translating, reformatting, creating derivative works from, incorporating into other works, advertising, distributing and otherwise making available to the general public such Content, whether in whole or in part and in any format or medium currently known or developed in the future).

We may assign and/or sub-license the above license to our affiliates and successors without any further approval by you.

We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any Content posted or uploaded by you to our app or site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights or of their right to privacy or any other law.

Nothing in the Terms limits or excludes our liability for:

  • death or personal injury caused by their proven negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
  • any liability which cannot be limited or excluded by law.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, Datting Online expressly excludes:

  • All conditions, representations, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
  • Any liability incurred by you arising from use of Datting Online, its services or these Terms, including without limitation for any claims, charges, demands, damages, liabilities, losses or expenses of whatever nature and howsoever direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages (however arising including negligence), loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a computer or electronic virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, wasted management or office time, breach of contract or claims of third parties or other losses of any kind or character, even if Datting Online has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of Datting Online. This limitation on liability applies to, but is not limited to, the transmission of any disabling device or virus that may infect your equipment, failure or mechanical or electrical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems (e.g., you cannot access your internet service provider), unauthorized access, theft, bodily injury, property damage, operator errors, strikes or other labor problems or any act of god in connection with Datting Online including, without limitation, any liability for loss of revenue or income, loss of profits or contracts, loss of business, loss of anticipated savings, loss of goodwill, loss of data, wasted management or office time and any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable whether arising directly or indirectly.