Sexually explicit pictures, videos, stories, images, or sounds may be contained on the Website. This Website is only intended for consenting adults. If you are under the age of 18 years or have not reached the age of majority in the jurisdiction which you accessing the Site from, please leave the Website immediately. If you are offended by sexually explicit material or you do not want to be exposed to the type of material displayed on the Website, please leave the Website immediately. Additionally, if it is illegal to view sexually explicit material in your jurisdiction, you must exit the Website and discontinue use of the Service immediately. The Website makes no representation of any kind regarding the legality of any of the material displayed on the Website in your jurisdiction.
You acknowledge that you understand that there are commercially available parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software or filtering services) available to assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. If you are interested in learning more about these protections, information is available at www.cybersitter.com, www.netnanny.com or from other third party companies, providers or entities offering such protections. (These links are provided for informational purposes only - www.adoptabrat.com is not affiliated with, nor does www.adoptabrat.com endorse or recommend these products or services).
- Binding Agreement
- This Agreement is an electronic contract that sets out the legally binding terms you must accept to use the Website and to become a “Member.” For purposes of this Agreement, the term “Member” means a person who provides information to the Company on the Website to participate in the Service in any manner, whether such person uses the Service as a free member or a subscriber. This Agreement may be modified by adoptAbrat.com in its sole discretion at any time, and any such modifications will be posted on the Website. Your continued use of the Website or the Services after the posting of modifications to this Agreement will constitute your acceptance of such revisions.
- You must be at least eighteen years old to register as a Member or use the Website. Membership in the Service is void where prohibited. By using the Website, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you become a Member, you represent and warrant that you have never been convicted of a felony and that you are not required to register as a sex offender with any government entity.
- The Website and Service are intended for use in the United States. You will only use the Service in a manner consistent with this Agreement and any and all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, United States export control laws. By using the Service, you represent that you have not been designated by the United States government as a "Specially Designated National" or other person to whom the provisions of the Service are prohibited. Registration for, and use of, the Service are void where prohibited. You are responsible for determining whether the use of the Service is legal in your jurisdiction.
This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Website and/or are a Member. You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason by following the instructions on the Cancel My Account in Account Settings, or upon receipt by adoptAbrat.com of your written or email notice of termination. adoptAbrat.com may terminate your membership for any reason, effective upon sending notice to you at the email address you provide in your application for membership, or such other email address as you may later provide to adoptAbrat.com. If adoptAbrat.com terminates your membership in the Service because it believes you have breached the Agreement, you will not be entitled to any refund of unused subscription fees or access to your Rescue Fund Manager or Reward Vault. with stores your digital media.
- Non-commercial Use by Members
The Website and the Service is for personal use only. Members may not use the Service in connection with any commercial endeavors. Organizations, companies, agencies, and/or businesses may not become Members and should not use the Service or the Website for any purpose. Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Website, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of Members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email and unauthorized framing of or linking to the Website may be investigated, and appropriate legal action may be taken, including without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
- Account Security
Your account is for your personal use only. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password you designate during the registration process, and you are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password. You acknowledge that adoptAbrat.com is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your username or password.
- Risk Assumption and Precautions
- adoptAbrat.com is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Website or Member of the Service. You assume all risk when using the Service, including but not limited to all of the risks associated with any online or offline interactions with other Members, including dating or sending money to another Member. You agree to take all necessary precautions when meeting individuals through the Service.
- adoptAbrat.com DOES NOT CURRENTLY CONDUCT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND SCREENINGS ON ITS MEMBERS. However, adoptAbrat.com reserves the right to conduct any criminal background check, at any time and using available public records. BY AGREEING TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU HEREBY AUTHORIZE ANY SUCH CHECK.
- Members are advised to avoid meeting with other members in person for any reason. Members are advised to be conscious of uploads that contain personal information that can lead to their true identity. Uploaded media is not monitored by adoptabrat.com for this purpose. adoptAbrat.com advises against sharing your personal information with other members like home address, personal email address, P.O. Box, etc. adoptAbrat.com in no event will be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, general, special, compensatory, consequential, and/or incidental, arising out of posting or sharing pictures or videos posted on site.
- You understand that adoptAbrat.com makes no guarantees, either express or implied, regarding your ultimate compatibility with individuals you meet through the Service or as to the conduct of such individuals.
- Proprietary Rights
adoptAbrat.com owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Website and the Service, and in all content, trademarks, trade names, service marks, and other intellectual property rights related thereto. The Website contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of AdoptAbrat.com, and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information.
- Acceptable Website Use
- You are solely responsible for the content and information that you post, upload, publish, link to, transmit, record, display or otherwise make available (hereinafter, "post") on the Website or as part of a Service or transmit to other Members, including emails, videos (including streaming videos), photographs, voice notes, recordings or profile text, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted (collectively, "Content"). You may not post on the Website or as part of the Service, or transmit to AdoptAbrat.com or any other Member (either on or off the Website), any material (i) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (ii) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (iii) in a manner that is offensive, inaccurate, profane, intimidating, defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful. You represent and warrant that all information that you submit upon registration is accurate and truthful and that you will promptly update any information provided by you that subsequently becomes inaccurate, misleading or false.
- adoptAbrat.com reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor any Content you post on the Website or as part of a Service. adoptAbrat.com will have the right to remove any Content that in its sole opinion violates, or may violate any applicable law or either the letter or spirit of this Agreement or upon the request of any third party.
- By posting Content on the Website or as part of the Service, you automatically grant an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid-up, worldwide right and license to (i) use, copy, store, perform, display, reproduce, record, play, adapt, modify and distribute the Content, (ii) prepare derivative works of the Content or incorporate the Content into other works, and (iii) grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing in any media now known or hereafter created.
- You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Website, including, without limitation, (i) accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access; (ii) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (iii) attempting to interfere with or disrupt the Service or the Website including, without limitation, by way of submitting a virus to the Website, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail bombing, or crashing; (iv) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; (v) forging headers or otherwise manipulating identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any information transmitted to or through the Website or Service (either directly or indirectly through use of third party software); (vi) using (or attempting to use) any engine, software tool, agent, or other device or mechanism any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, "data mine", or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Website, Service or its contents; (vii) modifying, adapting, sublicensing, translating, selling, reverse engineering, deciphering, decompiling or otherwise disassembling any portion of the Service or the Website or any software used on or for the Service or the Website, or cause others to do so;
- The Website may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking friendship and companionship. As one of the conditions of your use of the Website and the Service, you represent, warrant, and agree that you will not use (or plan, encourage, or help others to use) the Website and the Service for any purpose or in any manner that is prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices, or by applicable law (including but not limited to any applicable export controls). It is your responsibility to ensure that your use of the Website and the Service complies with this Agreement and to seek prior written consent from adoptAbrat.com for any uses not permitted or not expressly specified herein. adoptAbrat.com specifically prohibits any use of the Website or the Service, and you hereby agree not to use the Website or the Service, for any of the following:
- Posting any incomplete, false, misleading, or inaccurate Content about yourself and/or your profile;
- Posting any Content that is not entirely your own or for which you do not have full rights to use;
- Impersonating, or otherwise misrepresenting affiliation, connection or association with, any person or entity;
- If you have a password, allowing any other person to access a non-public area of the Website, disclosing to or sharing your password with any third parties, or using your password for any unauthorized purpose;
- Using meta tags or code or other devices containing any reference to the AdoptAbrat.com, the Website or the Service (or any trademark, trade name, service mark, logo or slogan of the adoptAbrat.com) to direct any person to any other website for any purpose;
- Posting or sending material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
- Failing to report knowledge of a person under the age of 18 to adoptAbrat.com, or continuing to use the site to interact in any way with anyone you know is under the age of 18.
- Soliciting passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
- Engaging in advertising to, or solicitation of, other Members to send money, buy or sell any products or services. You may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Members. If you breach the terms of this subsection and send or post unsolicited bulk email, “spam”, or other unsolicited communications of any kind through the Service, you acknowledge that you will have caused substantial harm to adoptAbrat.com, but that the amount of such harm would be extremely difficult to ascertain. As a reasonable estimation of such harm, you agree to pay adoptAbrat.com $55 for each such unsolicited communication you sent through the Service;
- Soliciting gambling or engaging in any gambling or similar activity;
- Using the Website as an escort, or using the Service to solicit clients for an escort service;
- Initiating contact with members off site by any other means, without first obtaining explicit permission from them to do so via the Website;
- Posting advertisements or solicitations of employment, business, or pyramid schemes;
- Using the Website or Service to promote, solicit, or engage in prostitution;
- Using the Website or Service for activities that violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulations;
- Using the Website or Service to encourage, promote, facilitate, or instruct others to engage in illegal activity.
- No Harassment of adoptAbrat.com Employees.
You will not harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any adoptAbrat.com employees or agents engaged in providing any portion of the Service to you. If we feel that your behavior towards any of our employees is at any time threatening or offensive, we reserve the right to immediately terminate your membership and you will not be entitled to any refund of unused subscription fees and you will no longer have access to the site for any reason..
- Copyright Policy; Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent at email@example.com or the following address: AdoptAbrat.com, Attn: LLBE Holdings, 5645 Coral Ridge Drive, Suite 278, Coral Springs, FL 33076, with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner; identification of the copyrighted work that you claim is being infringed; identification the material that is claimed to be infringing and where it is located on the Website; information reasonably sufficient to permit AdoptAbrat.com to contact you, such as your address, telephone number, and email address; a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and a statement, made under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. Only copyright notices will be accepted at the above e- mail address. All other inquiries or requests will be discarded.
- Subscription or Monthly Billing
- You must provide current, complete, and accurate information for your Billing Account. You must promptly update all information to keep your Billing Account current, complete, and accurate (such as a change in billing address, card number, or expiration date), and you must promptly notify adoptAbrat.com if your payment method is canceled (including if you lose your card or it is stolen), or if you become aware of a potential breach of security (such as an unauthorized disclosure or use of your name or password). Changes to such information can be made at “Account Settings” on the Website. If you fail to provide us any of the foregoing information, you agree that you are responsible for fees accrued under your Billing Account. In addition, you authorize us to obtain updated or replacement expiration dates and card numbers for your credit or debit card as provided by your credit or debit card issuer.
- You agree that all payments made on the Website are final, and you will not challenge or dispute the charge with your bank. You further agree that should you have any issues relating to your payment (such as duplicate billing), you will contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org through the Website to resolve the issue. Should a chargeback or dispute be initiated with your bank, you agree that you will be held responsible for any outstanding balance owed to us plus any chargeback fees charged by our bank, which may be as much as US$65. You agree that you will pay any outstanding balance you have with adoptAbrat.com within 30 days from the date of notification. Any outstanding balance left unpaid after 30 days may be submitted to a collections agency, and you agree that a collections fee of up to 50% of the outstanding balance or $100 (whichever is higher) will be added to the amount that you owe.
- In order to provide continuous service, adoptAbrat.com provides the option for automatic renewal. If the automatic renewal option or checkbox is selected during the payment process, adoptAbrat.com will automatically renew all paid subscriptions for the Services on the date such subscriptions expire. After your initial subscription commitment period, and again after any subsequent subscription period, your subscription will automatically continue for an additional equivalent period. By entering into this Agreement, you acknowledge that your account will be subject to the above-described automatic renewals if you had selected the automatic renewal option. If you do not wish your account to renew automatically, or if you want to change or terminated your subscription, please contact us at email@example.com and inform us of your desire to remove renewal from your account.
- adoptAbrat.com maintains a strict no-refund policy. All purchases made on the Website are final. If you choose to purchase a subscription package on the Website, you agree that absolutely no refunds, either full or partial, will be issued for any reasons or for any unused or remaining subscription. Further, you agree that no refunds will be made on any remaining or unused subscription.
- When you deactivate your adoptAbrat.com account or when your account is suspended or banned for violating this Agreement or other policies, you agree that any remaining or unused subscription or media will be forfeited and no refunds will be issued for any remaining or unused membership subscription. Further, if your deactivated adoptAbrat.com account is reinstated at a later date, you agree that any remaining or unused membership subscription and digital media you have remaining at the time of your account deactivation will not be reinstated with your account.
- Subscriptions purchased for a specific adoptAbrat.com account is strictly non- transferable. You agree that any remaining or unused membership subscription associated with an active or deactivated adoptAbrat.com account will not be transferred to any other account belonging to you or someone else.
- adoptAbrat.com reserves the right to offer free membership to any person(s) of its choice at any given time, for any duration, while charging other members, at the same time. adoptAbrat.com also reserves the right to cancel the free trial period at any time, for all or any of its members.
adoptAbrat.com does not guarantee that the website will be fully operational all the time. Members may face significant service disturbances. adoptAbrat.com DOES NOT OFFER TECHNICAL SUPPORT. We will offer support only for the Service related to the Website.
- User Information
- You acknowledge and agree that adoptAbrat.com may disclose in whole or in part your User Information if required to do so by law, at the request of a third party, or if we, in our sole discretion, believe that disclosure is reasonable to (1) comply with the law, requests or orders from law enforcement, or any legal process (whether or not such disclosure is required by applicable law); (2) protect or defend adoptAbrat.com’s, or a third party's, rights or property; or (3) protect someone's health or safety, such as when harm or violence against any person (including the user) is threatened.
The Website may contain, and the Service may provide, links to sites that are not maintained by adoptAbrat.com. While we try to include links only to those sites which are in good taste and safe for our users, we are not responsible for the content or accuracy of those sites and cannot guarantee that sites will not change without our knowledge. The inclusion of a link in the Website does not imply our endorsement of the linked site. If you decide to access linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, third parties found on or through the Website or Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You further acknowledge and agree that the adoptAbrat.com shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of, or reliance upon, any such content, information, statements, advertising, goods or services or other materials available on or through any such website or resource.
- adoptAbrat.com is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the Website or in connection with the Service, whether caused by users of the Website, Members or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Service.
- adoptAbrat.com is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Website or Member of the Service.
- adoptAbrat.com is not responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user or Member communications.
- adoptAbrat.com is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to users and/or Members or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Web and/or in connection with the Service.
- Under no circumstances will adoptAbrat.com be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of the Website or the Service, any Content posted on the Website or transmitted to Members, or any interaction or contact between users of the Website, whether online or offline.
- THIS SITE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AdoptAbrat.com PROVIDES THE WEBSITE AND SERVICE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND GRANTS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE OR THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING ALL CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN) INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, EXPECTATIONS OF PRIVACY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. AdoptAbrat.com DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, SECURE, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED.
- ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR WEBSITE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR AND HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION WITH RESPECT TO ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, INTERNET ACCESS, DOWNLOAD OR DISPLAY DEVICE, OR LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA THAT RESULTS OR MAY RESULT FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO DOWNLOAD OR OBTAIN ANY MATERIAL THROUGH THE SERVICE OR WEBSITE.
- From time to time, adoptAbrat.com may make third party opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other third party information or content available on the Website and/or through the Service. All third party content is the responsibility of the respective authors thereof and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such third party authors are solely responsible for such content. adoptAbrat.com DOES NOT: (I) GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR (II) ADOPT, ENDORSE OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE, OR STATEMENT MADE BY ANY PARTY THAT APPEARS ON THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL AdoptAbrat.com OR ITS AFFILIATES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OR OTHER CONTENT POSTED ON THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE, OR TRANSMITTED TO OR BY ANY MEMBERS.
- adoptAbrat.com cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Website and/or the Service.
- This Website is only a venue - it acts as a venue for individuals to post personal and contact information for the purposes of communicating. adoptAbrat.com is not required to not screen or censor information posted on the Website, including but not limited to the identity of any user. We are not involved in any actual communication between Members. As a result, we have no control over the quality, safety, or legality of the information or profiles posted, the truth or accuracy of the information. You agree you are solely responsible for your interactions with other Members. adoptAbrat.com reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members. This includes, but is not limited to, conversations via regular email, dates, relationships, phone calls, meetings, he said/she said accusations or any other correspondence or interaction that occur outside of the scope of the Website. The Website is a tool for providing the initial contact between Members through the use of pictures, video and 1 or 2 way live communication via the internet, anything beyond that is not in our control and is done so at the their own risk. Members have to use common sense about what information they reveal to others through any form of communication. It is your responsibility to investigate Members and that you will verify they are legitimate. There are many different frauds, schemes, and deceptions on the Internet, and we strongly caution you to be skeptical of any Members until you learn more about them or verify their background through a third party source.
- You specifically acknowledge and agree that adoptAbrat.com is not liable for your defamatory, offensive, infringing or illegal materials or conduct or that of third parties, and we reserve the right to remove such materials from this Website without liability.
- Limitation on Liability
- TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL adoptAbrat.com BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA OR PROGRAMS, SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS AND PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES, EVEN IF adoptAbrat.com KNOWS OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL adoptAbrat.com’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY, IN ANY FORM OF ACTION WHATSOEVER IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR THE WEBSITE, EXCEED THE PRICE PAID BY YOU FOR YOUR MEMBERSHIP, OR, IF YOU HAVE NOT PAID adoptAbrat.com FOR THE USE OF ANY SERVICE, THE AMOUNT OF US$15.00 OR ITS EQUIVALENT.
- TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL adoptAbrat.com BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, AND/OR INCIDENTAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMMUNICATIONS OR MEETINGS WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE SERVICE. THIS INCLUDES ANY CLAIMS, LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE CONDUCT OF MEMBERS WHO HAVE REGISTERED UNDER FALSE PRETENSES OR WHO ATTEMPT TO DEFRAUD OR HARM YOU.
- . Arbitration
- You and adoptAbrat.com agree that any disputes arising out of or related to the Website, the Service, this Agreement and/or any policies or practices of adoptAbrat.com (a “Dispute”) will be subject to FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION administered by the American Arbitration Association. The only exceptions to this agreement to arbitrate Disputes are matters that may be taken to small-claims court or claims of infringement or misappropriation of adoptAbrat.com’s copyright, patent, trade secret, trademark, service mark, trade dress or other intellectual property or proprietary rights, which adoptAbrat.com may elect to have resolved by means other than arbitration. Notwithstanding the above, adoptAbrat.com is always interested in attempting to resolve any Disputes by amicable and informal means, and we encourage you to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at: LLBE Holdings, Inc. 5645 Coral Ridge Drive, Suite 278, Coral Springs, FL 33076 before resorting to arbitration. YOU AND adoptAbrat.com AGREE THAT WE ARE EACH GIVING UP OUR RIGHT TO GO TO COURT in connection with any Dispute, and that our rights will be determined by a NEUTRAL ARBITRATOR, NOT A JUDGE OR JURY.
- YOU AND adoptAbrat.com ACKNOWLEDGE THAT NEITHER OF US WILL BRING OR PARTICIPATE IN ANY CLASS ACTION OR OTHER CLASS PROCEEDING IN CONNECTION WITH ANY DISPUTE WITH THE OTHER PARTY. Further, neither you nor adoptAbrat.com agrees to class arbitration or any arbitration where a person brings a dispute as a representative of other person(s).
- If the parties are unable to resolve a Dispute by informal means, the arbitration of Disputes will be administered by the American Arbitration Association (AAA), a non-profit organization not affiliated with AdoptAbrat.com, in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules, and if deemed appropriate by the arbitrator, the Supplementary Procedures for Consumer-Related Disputes.
- Any proceeding to enforce this arbitration agreement, including any proceeding to confirm, modify, or vacate an arbitration award, may be brought in any court of competent jurisdiction. In the event that this arbitration agreement is for any reason held to be unenforceable, any litigation against adoptAbrat.com (except for small-claims court actions) may be commenced only in the federal or state courts located in Broward County, Florida. You hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of those courts for such purposes.
- Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, any Dispute must be filed within one (1) year after the date in which the incident giving rise to the Dispute occurred. Failure to file an arbitration claim as described above within the applicable limitations period constitutes a waiver of such claim and serves as complete bar to any claim based on any Dispute.
- This Agreement, and any Dispute between you and adoptAbrat.com, shall be governed by the laws of the state of Florida without regard to principles of conflicts of law, provided that this arbitration agreement shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act.
- If you access the Website or use the Service from outside the United States, you waive all rights under the laws and regulations of the territory from which you access or use the Website or Service. Regardless of whether you access the Website or use the Service from outside the United States, all Disputes shall be resolved in the United States as described above.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless adoptAbrat.com, its officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any claims, actions, or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising from your use of the Website, the Services or your breach of the terms of this Agreement (including any breach of your representations and warranties contained herein), any postings or Content you post on the Website or as a result of the Service, and the violation of any law or regulation by you. You, and your estate in the case of your death, further agree that this indemnification provision covers all third party claims, actions or demands, including those filed by your spouse, children, or family. adoptAbrat.com reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with the adoptAbrat.com in connection therewith.
- General Provisions
- Violation of this Agreement may cause adoptAbrat.com irreparable harm, and you therefore agree that adoptAbrat.com will be entitled to seek extraordinary relief in court, including but not limited to temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions and permanent injunctions without the necessity of posting a bond or other security, in addition to and without prejudice to any other rights or remedies that adoptAbrat.com may have for a breach of this Agreement.
- Unless otherwise explicitly stated, the Agreement will survive termination of your registration to the Service.
- If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
- The failure of adoptAbrat.com to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
- You agree that your online account is non-transferable and all of your rights to your profile or contents within your account terminate upon your death.
- No agency, partnership, joint venture or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and you may not make any representations or bind adoptAbrat.com in any manner.
- Special State Terms
The following provisions are added to this Agreement for subscribers residing in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin:
The Brat and the Guardian understand and that 50 percent of the tribute/purchase payment made by the guardian for the purchase of digital media, tips or payment of any monies exchanged through the use of the site will be collected to pay for the administration of the website.
Brat funds are paid on the 15th and last day of the month. The funds in your account must be in your account for at least 30-60 days depending on the circumstances of the purchase. You are paid in the current month for the funds you received the month prior. This is due to any potential charge backs by the guardian. A payout to a Brat member must be in excess of $100. Larger payouts to brat members over $150.00 received from newer guardian members (less than 4 months or less than 20 purchases)(or purchases that are assessed as "risky" by the Card issued merchant accont) are paidat the discretion of the site admin.
- Revision Date
This Agreement was last revised on April 18, 2016.