Terms of use

Following are the terms and conditions for use of the ChatFriends.co.uk web site and its service. (Each feature of the ChatFriends.co.uk web site individually and collectively referred to as the “Service”).

Please read them carefully. This Service is provided to individuals who are are 18 years or older.

Each and every visitor of ChatFriends.co.uk web site should agree to this Terms of Service. Any person who does not agree to this Terms of Service should leave the ChatFriends.co.uk web site immediately.

The Service is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein.

MEMBERSHIP, USERID, PASSWORD AND SECURITY

ChatFriends.co.uk provides the service to members who have a User ID with the ChatFriends.co.uk and non-members. Certain features of the ChatFriends.co.uk web site do require a VIP membership.

Membership is identified by the User ID which is unique to each Member.

To obtain membership with ChatFriends.co.uk, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the Registration Form. You also choose a password and a User ID. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and User ID. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your User ID.

You agree to notify ChatFriends.co.uk immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security.

VIP Memberships

Registered members of the service are entitled to upgrade to a VIP account for a charge set out within the VIP section. This will activate the following VIP member features:

  • 1. Access to VIP Rooms
  • 2. Image Uploads
  • 3. Additional Emoticons & Animated Giphys
  • 4. Username Change & Colour Changes
  • 5. Site Themes
  • 6. Chat History
  • 7. Online Radio Stations Lists

VIP Payments are made using our online payment processor PayPal.com We do not hold payment details on are server. At this current site, VIP memberships are applied manually, for more information please read out VIP guide in the help tab.

MEMBER PRIVACY

It is ChatFriends.co.uk policy to respect the privacy of its members. ChatFriends.co.uk will not monitor, edit, or disclose any personal information, which you want to be kept privately or which you do not want to be public, about you or your use of the Service, without your prior permission unless ChatFriends.co.uk has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of ChatFriends.co.uk; (3) enforce the Terms of Service; or (4) act to protect the interests of its members or others. ChatFriends.co.uk does provide certain user information in aggregate form to third parties, including its advertisers, for demographics.

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information. Your IP address or demographic information is never shared with anyone or disclosed to third parties.

Personal information you provide to ChatFriends.co.uk will not be stored outside of the United Kingdom.

Members agree that ChatFriends.co.uk may access their account, including its contents, as stated above or to respond to service or technical issues.

RESTRICTED EMAILS

Temporary email addresses (10 minute emails) are not permitted when registering for a ChatFriends account. We accept FREE UK and US email providers only.

EMAIL PRIVACY

It is ChatFriends.co.uk's policy to keep members Email addresses private. Member’s Email addresses will not be displayed to any other person or public member.

Moderators of ChatFriends do not have access to Member email addresses.

Members can only contact other members through the private messages or within chat rooms.

MEMBER UPLOADS

Because of third party advertising rules and regulations, we ask all users of our service not to upload images of a sexual nature or any other adult explicit material. Users found uploading such material will be banned from using the Chat Friends service.

CHAT HISTORY

Chat room history is kept for three days and private message (PM) history is kept for seven days, after this time, your personal messages and chat logs will be deleted from the ChatFriends servers. VIP members will have access to the above chat rooms history, whilst basic and guests accounts can only view limited logs.

MEMBER CONDUCT

As a condition of your use of the Service, you warrant to ChatFriends.co.uk that you will not use the Service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

The Service is provided to individuals only and for personal use only. Any unauthorized commercial use of the Service, or the resale of the service, is expressly prohibited.

You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under your User ID or password, including the content of your transmissions through the Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to:

Use the Service in connection with surveys, contests, schemes, chain messages, junk messages, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).

Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

Publish, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information.

Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any non-personal purpose.

Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, without their consent.

Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of a message.

Download or otherwise copy, transmit or send (whether or not for a fee) information, content or images from ChatFriends.co.uk to a person or entity that is not a member of the Service.

Transmit or upload any material that contains scripts, viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, bots, or any other harmful or deleterious programs which may affect the ChatFriends.co.uk web site functionality and/or it’s look and feel.

Transmit or upload any material that contains software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights of privacy or publicity or any other applicable law unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

Interfere with or disrupt networks connected to the Service or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks.

Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Service, through password mining or any other means.

Interfere with another member’s use and enjoyment of the Service or another individual’s or entity’s use and enjoyment of similar services.

ChatFriends.co.uk has no obligation to monitor the Service or any user’s use thereof or retain the content of any user session. However, ChatFriends.co.uk reserves the right at all times to monitor, review, retain and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The Links or Hyperlinks included within the Service may let you leave the Service. The linked sites may or may not under the control of ChatFriends.co.uk web site and is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites.

ChatFriends.co.uk is providing these links only as a convenience to its visitors, and the inclusion of any link does not necessarily imply endorsement by ChatFriends.co.uk of the site or any association with their operators.

DISCLAIMERS/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The information and services included in or available through the Service may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. ChatFriends.co.uk and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the Service at any time.

ChatFriends.co.uk cannot verify the information provided by its members. Members are completely responsible while contacting other members. Any transaction including exchange of information, messages between the members is completely the responsibility of the members involved in the transaction.

ChatFriends.co.uk does not represent or warrant that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Service or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. ChatFriends.co.uk does not warrant or represent that the use or the results of the use of the Service or the materials made available as part of the Service will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable.

You specifically agree that ChatFriends.co.uk shall not be responsible for unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received, or any transactions entered into through the Service. You specifically agree that ChatFriends.co.uk is not responsible or liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or illegal content or conduct of any other party or any infringement of another’s rights, including intellectual property rights. You specifically agree that ChatFriends.co.uk is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in the Service by any third party.

USE OF COOKIES

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site unless it is specifically mentioned. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects a cookie, they may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the user will be limited in some areas on our site. We occasionally use cookies to anonymously track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site or for advertising tracking purposes. In addition, cookies may be used on our site to allow enhanced capabilities such as chat. We do not and will not use cookies to collect private information from any user!

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify and hold ChatFriends.co.uk, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of or conduct on the Service.

TERMINATION

ChatFriends.co.uk may terminate your access to any part or all of the Service and any related service(s) at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately, for any reason whatsoever.

ChatFriends.co.uk may also terminate or suspend your account for inactivity, which is defined as failing to sign-in to the Service for an extended period of time, as determined by ChatFriends.co.uk time to time. The amount of time that ChatFriends.co.uk currently considers as an “extended” period of time is three months. Upon termination of the Service, your right to use the Service ceases immediately.

If you wish to terminate, you can discontinue the use of the Service or members can unsubscribe from the membership.

ChatFriends.co.uk shall have no obligation to maintain any content in your account or to forward any unread or unsent messages to you or any third party.

REFUNDS

We do not offer refunds on VIP memberships. All sales are final and will not be refunded

SPAM

ChatFriends.co.uk will immediately terminate any account which it believes, in its sole discretion, is transmitting or is otherwise connected with any spam or other unsolicited bulk email.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS TO CONTENT

You acknowledge that content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics or other material contained in either sponsor advertisements or electronically distributed, commercially produced information presented to you by the Service, by ChatFriends.co.uk, or ChatFriends.co.uk’s Advertisers or other content providers, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. You may make a copy of this content for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you keep all copyright and other proprietary notices intact. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way content available through the Service and its associated Web sites, including code and software.

MODIFICATIONS TO TERMS OF SERVICE, MEMBER POLICIES

ChatFriends.co.uk reserves the right to change the Terms of Service or policies regarding the use of the Service at any time and to notify you by posting an updated version of the Terms of Service on this Web site. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms of Service. Continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.