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Terms of use

1. Introduction

1.1   These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website.

1.2   By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

1.3  If you register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.

1.4 You must be at least 18 years of age to use our website; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age.

1.5 Our website uses cookies; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy and cookies policy.>

2. Copyright notice

2.1 Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:

  • (a) we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and
  • (b) all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.

3. Licence to use website

3.1 You may:

  • (a) use our website services by means of a web browser, subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.

3.2 Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.

3.3 You may only use our website for your own personal purposes, and you must not use our website for any other purposes.

3.4 Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.

3.5 Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:

  • (a) republish material from our website (including republication on another website);
  • (b) sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;
  • (c) exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or
  • (d) redistribute material from our website.

3.6 Notwithstanding Section 3.5, you may redistribute our newsletter in print and electronic form to any person.

3.7 We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.

4. Acceptable use

4.1 You must not:

  • (a) use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;
  • (b) use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
  • (c) use our website 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;
  • (d) conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;
  • (e) access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;
  • (f) violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or
  • (g) use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).

4.2 You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.

5. Registration

5.1 You may register for membership with our website by completing and submitting the registration form on our website to become a member.

5.2 You must not allow any other person to use your account to access the website.

5.3 You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any un authorised use of your account.

5.4 You must not use any other person's account to access the website, unless you have that person's express permission to do so.

6. User login details

6.1 If you register for membership with our website, you will be asked to choose a user name and password.

6.2 Your user ID must not be liable to mislead and must comply with the content rules set out in Section 11; you must not use your membership or user ID for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.

6.3 You must keep your password confidential.

6.4 You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.

6.5 You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.

7. Cancellation and suspension of membership

7.1 We may:

  • (a) temporarily suspend your membership; and/or
  • (b) cancel your membership, at any time in our sole discretion, if you have breached these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to a refund of any amounts paid to us in respect of those services that were provided by us to you.

7.2 You may cancel your membership on our website using your account control panel on the website. You will not be entitled to any refund if you cancel your membership in accordance with this Section 7.2.

8. Dating services

8.1 To become a subscriber to our website services, you must pay the applicable subscription fees after you have registered for membership with our website. We will send you an acknowledgement of your payment. The contract between us for the supply of the website services shall come into force upon the issue of the payment acknowledgement.

8.2 Registered users with appropriate subscriptions will be able to access dating-related services on our website, which may include:

  • (a) the publication of a personal profile on our website;
  • (b) access to our searchable database of other users' personal profiles;
  • (c) live chat with other website users;
  • (d) private messaging of other website users; and/or
  • (e) our automated matching service.

8.3 At the end of any period of subscription for which you have paid, and subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions, your subscription will be automatically cancelled, unless you renew the subscription and pay the applicable subscription fees.

8.4 You acknowledge that we cannot be held responsible for the behaviour of our users, either on or off the website, and we cannot guarantee that any information provided by a user is true, accurate, complete, current and not misleading; and subject to Section 11, you will not hold us liable in respect of any loss or damage arising out of any user behaviour or user information.

9. Personal profiles

9.1 All information that you supply as part of a personal profile on the website must be true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.

9.2 You must keep your personal profile on our website up to date.

9.3 Personal profile information must also comply with the provisions of Section 4 and Section 11.

10. Your content: licence

10.1 In these terms and conditions, "your content" means all works and materials (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material and files) that you submit to our website for publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our website.

10.2 You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, store, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media.

10.3 You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

10.4 You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our website.

10.5 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete all of your content.

11. Your content: rules

11.1 You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.

11.2 Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).

11.3 Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:

  • (a) be libellous or maliciously false;
  • (b) be obscene or indecent;
  • (c) infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;
  • (d) infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;
  • (e) constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
  • (f) constitute an incitement to commit a crime, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity;
  • (g) be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
  • (h) be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
  • (i) be blasphemous;
  • (j) be in breach of official secrets legislation;
  • (k) be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
  • (l) depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;
  • (m) be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit;
  • (n) be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;
  • (o) consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;
  • (p) constitute spam;
  • (q) be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or
  • (r) cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.

11.4 Your content must be appropriate, civil and tasteful, and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.

11.5 You must not use our website to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our website, breach the provisions of these terms and conditions.

11.6 You must not submit to our website any material that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

12. Report abuse
12.1 If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our website, or any material or activity that breaches these terms and conditions, please let us know.
12.2 You can let us know about any such material or activity by email.

13. Limited warranties

13.1 We do not warrant or represent:

  • (a) the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;
  • (b) that the material on the website is up to date; or
  • (c) that the website or any service on the website will remain available.

13.2 We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.

13.3 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 14.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.

14. Limitations and exclusions of liability

14.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions will:

  • (a) limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
  • (b) limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  • (c) limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
  • (d) exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law, and, if you are a member, your statutory rights will not be excluded or limited by these terms and conditions, except to the extent permitted by law.

14.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 14 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:

  • (a) are subject to Section 14.1; and
  • (b) govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions.

14.3 To the extent that, in regards to the information and services on our website, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

14.4 We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

14.5 You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).

15. Indemnity

15.1 You hereby indemnify us, and undertake to keep us indemnified, against any and all losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute) incurred or suffered by us and arising directly or indirectly out of your use of our website or any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions.

16. Breaches of these terms and conditions

16.1 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:

  • (a) temporarily suspend your access to our website;
  • (b) permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;
  • (c) block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;
  • (d) contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;
  • (d) suspend or delete your account on our website.

16.2 Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

17. Third party websites

17.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties; such hyperlinks are not recommendations.

17.2 We have no control over third party websites and their contents, we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

18. Trade marks

18.1 Wishes Online Dating Add some Sparkle Limited, our logos and our other registered and unregistered trademarks are trademarks belonging to us; we give no permission for the use of these trademarks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.

18.2 The third party registered and unregistered trademarks or service marks on our website are the property of their respective owners and, unless stated otherwise in these terms and conditions, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any licence to exercise such rights.

19. Variation

19.1 We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.

19.2 The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the revised terms and conditions, you must stop using our website.

20. Assignment

20.1 You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions - providing, if you are a consumer, that such action does not serve to reduce the guarantees benefiting you under these terms and conditions.

20.2 You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

21. Severability

21.1 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.

21.2 If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions 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.

23. Third party rights

23.1 A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.

23.2 The exercise of the parties' rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.

24. Entire agreement

24.1 these terms and conditions, together with our privacy and cookies policy, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.

25. Law and jurisdiction

25.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.

25.2 Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

26. Statutory and regulatory disclosures

26.1 We will not file a copy of these terms and conditions specifically in relation to each user or customer and, if we update these terms and conditions, the version to which you originally agreed will no longer be available on our website. We recommend that you consider saving a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.

26.2 These terms and conditions are available in the English language only.

26.3 We are registered at Companies House, Cardiff; you can find the online version of the register at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/companies-house and our registration number is 10376390

27. Our details

27.1 This website and Wishes Online Dating.Singles are owned and operated by Wishes Online Dating Add some Sparkle Limited.

27.2 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 10376390 and our registered office is at Kemp House, 160 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX UNITED KINGDOM

27.3 You can contact us:

  • (a)using our website contact form;
  • (b)by email, using the email address published on our website from time to time.
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