Terms and Conditions
Last updated: February 17, 2023
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using Our Service.
Interpretation and Definitions
The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.
For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions:
- Affiliate means an entity that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where “control” means ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest or other securities entitled to vote for election of directors or other managing authority.
- Country refers to: British Columbia, Canada
- Company (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to Venus Connections.
- Content refers to content such as text, images, or other information that can be posted, uploaded, linked to or otherwise made available by You, regardless of the form of that content.
- Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.
- Feedback means feedback, innovations or suggestions sent by You regarding the attributes, performance or features of our Service.
- Goods refer to the items offered for sale on the Service.
- Orders mean a request by You to purchase Goods from Us.
- Service refers to the Website.
- Terms and Conditions (also referred as “Terms”) mean these Terms and Conditions that form the entire agreement between You and the Company regarding the use of the Service.
- Third-party Social Media Service means any services or content (including data, information, products or services) provided by a third-party that may be displayed, included or made available by the Service.
- Website refers to Venus Connections, accessible from https://venusconnections.com/
- You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.
These are the Terms and Conditions governing the use of this Service and the agreement that operates between You and the Company. These Terms and Conditions set out the rights and obligations of all users regarding the use of the Service.
Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.
By accessing or using the Service You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If You disagree with any part of these Terms and Conditions then You may not access the Service.
You represent that you are over the age of 21. The Company does not permit those under 21 to use the Service.
Venus Connections is a privately owned, exclusive professional matchmaking and educational service. Clients are selected only after an interview and screening process. We reserve the right to deny service to any applicant for any reason. Not all individuals will qualify for the range of services offered by Venus Connections. Venus Connections is for individuals twenty one years of age and over.
By purchasing a membership and submitting an initial questionnaire, the Applicant agrees that he/she is at least twenty-one (21) years of age, single, legally separated, divorced, or widowed. Those who apply for the services offered by Venus Connections are accepted as a client only after Venus Connections is satisfied that there is a reasonable probability that the service can be effective. Even then, there is no express or implied warranty that a life partner can or will be found. Results will vary. Service starts on the effective date as set forth in each client’s initial questionnaire.
You agree to keep all potential match’s information private and for your eyes only. You agree to refraining from speaking about other members of the program while in a virtual date. You agree to not ask for any personal information from any personal matches while participating in a first virtual date. You agree not to disclose any and all information provided to you as confidential and private, never to release that information to anyone. A referral to any service, company, individual or website by Venus Connections for any service or item does not guarantee admittance into Venus Connections, nor the item or service that was referred. In order to be admitted into the program you must agree to complete the 3 week educational courses.
Clients who register with Venus Connections agree that there are no guarantees that they will receive a specific number of matches. The client agrees to be available for arranged virtual dates each month. Cancelling an arranged virtual date with less than 48 hours notice will result in the client’s dismissal in the program. After each virtual date the client agrees to complete an evaluation form within 48 hours.
Fees: You agree to a yearly fee for membership as indicated on VenusConnections.com. Membership renewal fees automatically renew one year after 12 months unless cancelled by the member. Members get their first match free then a $35 fee applies to each additional match. In order to place a hold on membership services, the client must contact Venus Connections in writing or via email. Memberships can be put on hold for a maximum of 3 months after which time the member must notify the Company in writing that they wish to either re-activate their membership or cancel. If they wish to cancel their membership they will need to purchase a new membership to join again. All members will need to complete a yearly questionnaire to keep their membership valid and profile up to date.
Indemnification: I understand the potential dangers that could occur in meeting with people through Venus Connections or any of the company’s special events. Understanding the risks, I hereby represent and warrant that I release Venus Connections and all its representatives, employees and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with Venus Connections, from any liability in the event of any injury or damage of any kind to me or anyone else caused by meeting with people through any Venus Connections service.
Limitation on Liability: While Venus Connections performs an initial screening of individuals registering for the matchmaking service, Venus Connection makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of such individuals or their compatibility with any current or future Clients.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY 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 SERVICE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMMUNICATIONS OR MEETINGS WITH OTHER REGISTERED USERS OF THIS SERVICE OR PERSONS INTRODUCED TO YOU BY THIS SERVICE.
ELIGIBILITY. YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD TO REGISTER WITH Venus Connections. MEMBERSHIP TO THE SERVICE IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
REGISTRATION. To become a client you must sign up with us. When and if you sign up to become a client, you agree to provide accurate, current and complete information about yourself. Each client is responsible for updating their information with Venus Connections if any of the client’s current information or dating preferences change. You agree that we may rely on your information as accurate, current and complete. You acknowledge that if your information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete in any respect, we reserve the right to terminate this Agreement and your use of the Service.
Your membership in this Service is for your sole, personal use. You may not authorize others to use your membership, and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity.
IN-PERSON OR ONLINE client CONDUCT. Clients agree to conduct themselves in a respectful manner during and after each date. Clients are also required to contact Venus Connections following a first or second date to provide an evaluation form within 48 hours regarding a future date or seeking another dating option request.
INDEMNITY BY Client. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Venus Connections, our officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, liabilities, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from (i) your breach of this Agreement; (ii) any allegation that any materials that you submit to us or transmit to Venus Connections infringe or otherwise violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property or other rights of any third party; and/or (iii) your activities in connection with Venus Connections, including individual relationship choices made by clients after introduction is provided through the service. This indemnity shall be applicable without regard to the negligence of any party, including any indemnified person.
INFORMATION SUPPLIED TO client BY Venus Connections. You agree to keep all profiles, information presented to you by Venus Connections and educational materials and content confidential, private and for your eyes only. You agree not to disclose any and all information provided to you as confidential and private, never to release that information to anyone.
Placing Orders for Services
By placing an Order for dating services and education through the Service, You warrant that You are legally capable of entering into binding contracts.
If You wish to place an Order for dating services available on the Service, You may be asked to supply certain information relevant to Your Order including, without limitation, Your name, Your email, Your phone number, Your credit card number, the expiration date of Your credit card, Your billing address, and Your shipping information.
You represent and warrant that: (i) You have the legal right to use any credit or debit card(s) or other payment method(s) in connection with any Order; and that (ii) the information You supply to us is true, correct and complete.
By submitting such information, You grant us the right to provide the information to payment processing third parties for purposes of facilitating the completion of Your Order.
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel Your Order at any time for certain reasons including but not limited to:
- Service availability
- Errors in the description or prices for Services
- Errors in Your Order
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel Your Order if fraud or an unauthorized or illegal transaction is suspected.
The membership fee is not refundable.
Availability, Errors and Inaccuracies
We are constantly updating Our offerings of Goods on the Service. The Goods available on Our Service may be mispriced, described inaccurately, or unavailable, and We may experience delays in updating information regarding our Goods on the Service and in Our advertising on other websites.
We cannot and do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information, including prices, product images, specifications, availability, and services. We reserve the right to change or update information and to correct errors, inaccuracies, or omissions at any time without prior notice.
The Company reserves the right to revise its prices at any time prior to or after accepting an Order for membership.
All dating services purchased are subject to a yearly membership payment. Payment can be made through various payment methods we have available, such as Visa or MasterCard.
Payment cards (credit cards) are subject to validation checks and authorization by Your card issuer. If we do not receive the required authorization, We will not be liable for any delay or non-delivery of Your Order for membership.
Intellectual Property Infringement
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. It is Our policy to respond to any claim that Content posted on the Service infringes a copyright or other intellectual property infringement of any person.
If You are a copyright owner, or authorized on behalf of one, and You believe that the copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement that is taking place through the Service, You must submit Your notice in writing to the attention of our copyright agent via email at [email protected] and include in Your notice a detailed description of the alleged infringement.
You may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) for misrepresenting that any Content is infringing Your copyright.
DMCA Notice and DMCA Procedure for Copyright Infringement Claims
You may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright’s interest.
- A description of the copyrighted work that You claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work.
- Identification of the URL or other specific location on the Service where the material that You claim is infringing is located.
- Your address, telephone number, and email address.
- A statement by You that You have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement by You, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in Your notice is accurate and that You are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
You can contact our copyright agent via email at [email protected]. Upon receipt of a notification, the Company will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged content from the Service.
The Service and its original content (excluding Content provided by You or other users), features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of the Company and its licensors.
The Service is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the Country and foreign countries.
Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of the Company.
Your Feedback to Us
You assign all rights, title and interest in any Feedback You provide the Company. If for any reason such assignment is ineffective, You agree to grant the Company a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free, worldwide right and license to use, reproduce, disclose, sub-license, distribute, modify and exploit such Feedback without restriction.
Links to Other Websites
Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Company.
The Company has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company 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 on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We strongly advise You to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that You visit.
We may terminate or suspend Your access immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if You breach these Terms and Conditions.
In our sole discretion, Venus Connections reserves the right at any time to cancel and remove you as the client in the event that you don’t comply with the rules set forth, and/or omit, not disclose, purposely or accidentally state the wrong information about yourself. Venus Connections may terminate your services or membership at any time should you not comply or follow the rules set before you in this Agreement, and verbally by Venus Connections, effective upon a written notice to the client. All paid SERVICE fees are non refundable under any circumstances, due to hours and money potentially spent on networking, recruiting, interviewing, screening and meeting potential matches prior and during the term. We reserve the right to immediately suspend or terminate your access to the Service, without notice, upon any breach of this Agreement by you.
Upon termination, Your right to use the Service will cease immediately.
Limitation of Liability
Notwithstanding any damages that You might incur, the entire liability of the Company and any of its suppliers under any provision of this Terms and Your exclusive remedy for all of the foregoing shall be limited to the amount actually paid by You through the Service or 100 USD if You haven’t purchased anything through the Service.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Company or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the Service, third-party software and/or third-party hardware used with the Service, or otherwise in connection with any provision of this Terms), even if the Company or any supplier has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if the remedy fails of its essential purpose.
Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply. In these states, each party’s liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
“AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” Disclaimer
The Service is provided to You “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, the Company, on its own behalf and on behalf of its Affiliates and its and their respective licensors and service providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the Service, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade practice. Without limitation to the foregoing, the Company provides no warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the Service will meet Your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, applications, systems or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards or be error free or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected.
Without limiting the foregoing, neither the Company nor any of the company’s provider makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation or availability of the Service, or the information, content, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information or content provided through the Service; or (iv) that the Service, its servers, the content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of the Company are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms, malware, timebombs or other harmful components.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain types of warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so some or all of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to You. But in such a case the exclusions and limitations set forth in this section shall be applied to the greatest extent enforceable under applicable law.
The laws of the Country, excluding its conflicts of law rules, shall govern this Terms and Your use of the Service. Your use of the Application may also be subject to other local, state, national, or international laws.
If You have any concern or dispute about the Service, You agree to first try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting the Company.
For European Union (EU) Users
If You are a European Union consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law of the country in which you are resident in.
United States Legal Compliance
You represent and warrant that (i) You are not located in a country that is subject to the United States government embargo, or that has been designated by the United States government as a “terrorist supporting” country, and (ii) You are not listed on any United States government list of prohibited or restricted parties.
Severability and Waiver
If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.
Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under this Terms shall not effect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall be the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.
These Terms and Conditions may have been translated if We have made them available to You on our Service. You agree that the original English text shall prevail in the case of a dispute.
Changes to These Terms and Conditions
We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material We will make reasonable efforts to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at Our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use Our Service after those revisions become effective, You agree to be bound by the revised terms. If You do not agree to the new terms, in whole or in part, please stop using the website and the Service.
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, You can contact us:
- By visiting the contact page on our website