Terms and Conditions of Use

Objectives/Content:

The Backpageseek.com web site (and all its applicable subdomains, hereafter solely referred to as Backpageseek.com) contains content that is provided as a service to users who agree to abide by the following acceptable conduct terms. Your right to use Backpageseek.com is governed by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy (collectively, "Terms") and you should take the time to review both carefully before you use Backpageseek.com. By using Backpageseek.com in any way, you are agreeing to comply with these Terms.


Backpageseek.com reserves the right to change the Terms at any time and for any reason. Updated versions of the Terms will be posted to Backpageseek.com at Backpageseek.com/terms. Whenever you click to post an ad, create a new ad template, login, or click on a link to contact an escort, you are agreeing to comply with the current Terms. Note that until you interact with Backpageseek.com in the above listed manners and physically choose to accept the new terms by clicking to accept, you are not bound by the new terms.


Backpageseek.com reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, Backpageseek.com, any site features, benefits (including without limitation blocking or terminating your Account), rules or conditions, all without notice, even though such changes may affect the way you use Backpageseek.com. You agree that Backpageseek.com will not be liable to you or any third-party for any modification or discontinuance of Backpageseek.com.


User Conduct:

Without limitation, you agree to refrain from the following actions while using Backpageseek.com

1. Harassing, threatening, embarrassing or causing distress or discomfort upon another individual or entity or impersonating any other person or entity or otherwise restricting or inhibiting any other person from using or enjoying Backpageseek.com;

2. Transmitting any information, data, text, files, links, software, chats, communication or other materials that is unlawful, false, misleading, harmful, threatening, abusive, invasive of another's privacy, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, hateful or racially or otherwise objectionable, including without limitation material of any kind or nature that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, provincial, national, or international law or regulation, or encourage the use of controlled substances;

3. Posting advertising or solicitation in categories that is not appropriate, or posting the same ad excessively;

4. (a) Posting obscene content;
(b) Posting any material on Backpageseek.com that references or suggests any involvement with minors;
(c) Posting any material on Backpageseek.com that exploits minors in any way;
(d) Posting any material on Backpageseek.com that in any way constitutes or assists in human trafficking.

5. Posting any ad for products or services, use or sale of which is prohibited by any law or regulation;

6. Sending mail, e-mail, voice messages or faxes for solicitation of any other product, or service to a user of Backpageseek.com unless the user has granted permission in their ad or otherwise allowed contact for solicitation;

7. Deleting or revising any material posted by any other user;

8. Interfering with or infringing the patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, logos, confidential information or intellectual property rights of others;

9. Using any automated device, spider, robot, crawler, data mining tool, software or routine to access, copy, or download any part of Backpageseek.com unless expressly permitted by Backpageseek.com;

10. Taking any action creating a disproportionately large usage load on Backpageseek.com unless expressly permitted by Backpageseek.com:

11. Sending messages or engaging in disruptive or damaging activities online, including excessive use of scripts, sound waves, scrolling, or use of viruses, bots, worms, time bombs, Trojan horses or any other destructive element;

12. Gaining or attempting to gain unauthorized access to non-public areas of Backpageseek.com. In addition, if you have a password to a non-public area of the Backpageseek.com, you may not disclose to, or share your password, with any third parties and/or use your password for unauthorized purposes;

13. Attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up all or any part of Backpageseek.com; modifying any meta data, copying or duplicating in any manner any of the content; framing of or linking to any of Backpageseek.com, its content or information available from Backpageseek.com without the express written consent of agents of Backpageseek.com;

14. Discriminating on the grounds of race, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or refers to such matters in any manner prohibited by law;

15. Posting any employment ads violating the anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act or messages which violate any law or regulation, or any ad which violate labor law of the country.

16. Using Backpageseek.com to engage in or assist another individual or entity to engage in fraudulent, abusive, manipulative or illegal activity.

17. Posting free ads promoting links to commercial services or web sites except in areas of Backpageseek.com where such ads are expressly permitted;

Please report any violations of these Terms to: [email protected]

You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, regulations, and ordinances concerning your use of Backpageseek.com.


Use of Materials:

Any ads or messages that you post, transmit, or otherwise make available for viewing on public areas of Backpageseek.com will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary to you. You understand and agree that any such ads and messages may be used by Backpageseek.com or our affiliates, without review or approval by you, for any purpose whatsoever, and in any medium, including our print media, if any. You grant Backpageseek.com (and our affiliates) the irrevocable right to use and/or edit your ads and messages, without review or approval by you, for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, posting, and advertising in any media in perpetuity without notice or compensation to you.


Termination of Access:

Backpageseek.com has the right terminate your access for any reason if we believe you have violated these Terms in any manner. You agree not to hold Backpageseek.com liable for such termination, and further agree not to attempt to use Backpageseek.com after termination.


No Third Party Beneficiaries:

You agree that, except as otherwise provided in this Terms of Use, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to these Terms.


Privacy Policy:

Backpageseek.com has created a Privacy Policy setting forth how information collected about you is collected, used and stored. Your use of the Backpageseek.com constitutes acknowledgment and agreement with our privacy policy. You further acknowledge and agree that Backpageseek.com may use your personal information in the manner described in our Privacy Policy .


Posting of Ads:

You understand that each time you post an ad on this Site or otherwise use Backpageseek.com, you agree to these Terms. By agreeing to these Terms, you acknowledge that Backpageseek.com may send you e-mail messages telling you about products and services offered by Backpageseek.com (or its affiliates and partners) You understand and agree that such communications are part and parcel of your registration for and use of Backpageseek.com; if you do not wish to receive further communications from Backpageseek.com (or its affiliates and partners), you must cancel your registration by sending a cancellation notice to [email protected]

Fees:

Backpageseek.com may impose a fee on the posting of Content in certain areas of Backpageseek.com. Users uploading Content to fee-based areas are responsible for such Content and for compliance with these Terms. Under no circumstances will Backpageseek.com provide a refund in the event that Content is removed from fee-based areas for violation of these Terms.


Links:

Backpageseek.com has no control over and is not responsible for the content of or claims made on websites that may be linked to or from Backpageseek.com, whether or not they may be affiliated with Backpageseek.com. Any websites linked to or from Backpageseek.com are for your convenience only, and you access them at your own risk.


Release:

Backpageseek.com assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, currency, completeness or usefulness of information, views, opinions or advice in any material contained on Backpageseek.com. In addition, it does not endorse any opinions or recommendations posted by others. Any information posted on Backpageseek.com is the responsibility of the person or persons posting the message. Any user who violates the Terms may be permanently banned from posting ads or using Backpageseek.com. You understand that all postings, ads, messages, advertisements, photos, sounds, images, text, files, video or other materials (collectively "Content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from Backpageseek.com, are solely the responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. You understand that Backpageseek.com does not control, and is not responsible for Content available on Backpageseek.com. You agree that Backpageseek.com does not pre-screen, monitor or approve any Content, but that Backpageseek.com shall have the right, but not the obligation to remove, move (including moving an ad or posting to another section or category within the classifieds), refuse, edit or delete any Content for any reason whatsoever. Backpageseek.com shall not be responsible for any interaction between you and the other users of Backpageseek.com. Your dealings with others through Backpageseek.com are solely between you and such other parties. Under no circumstances will Backpageseek.com be liable for any goods, services, resources or content available through such third party dealings or communications, or for any harm related thereto. Backpageseek.com is under no obligation to become involved in any disputes between you and other users of Backpageseek.com or between you and any other third parties.


You agree that our service is a venue for posters and users of Backpageseek.com. In the event that you have a dispute with any user of Backpageseek.com, you agree that Backpageseek.com is under no obligation to become involved. You further agree to release Backpageseek.com from any and all claims, demands, and damages arising out of or in connection with such dispute.


You are entirely responsible and liable for any ad content you post or any ad that is posted through your Account.


Backpageseek.com does not offer any refunds for the early cancellation of paid sponsor ads or paid print ads.


You acknowledge, consent and agree that Backpageseek.com may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content you upload, post, or otherwise make available on Backpageseek.com if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) comply with legal requirements imposed by Federal, State or Local law or authorities (iii) enforce these Terms; (iv) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (v) respond to your requests for customer service; or (vi) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Backpageseek.com, its users and the public.


Disclaimer of Warranties for Site:

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF BACKPAGESEEK.COM IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. BACKPAGESEEK.COM SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT FOUND ON THESE CLASSIFIEDS. BACKPAGESEEK.COM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. BACKPAGESEEK.COM MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT ITS CLASSIFIEDS OR USE OF BACKPAGESEEK.COM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, WITHOUT DEFECT OR ERROR FREE. BACKPAGESEEK.COM IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL, AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL AND/OR DATA.


SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.


Limitation of Liability:

The information, services and products available to you on this Site may contain errors and are subject to periods of interruption. While Backpageseek.com does its best to maintain the information, services and products it offers on Backpageseek.com, it cannot be held responsible for any errors, defects, lost profits or other consequential damages arising from the use of Backpageseek.com.


IN NO EVENT SHALL BACKPAGESEEK.COM OR ITS AFFILIATES, OWNERS, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, SPONSORS, SUPPLIERS, OR PARTNERS (COLLECTIVELY "INDEMNIFIED PARTIES") BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, ARISING FROM OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED OR RELATING TO (i) THE USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE), OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE, (ii) ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE, OR (iii) ANY INTERACTION BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER PARTICIPANTS OF BACKPAGESEEK.COM, EVEN IF ANY OF THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU ACCEPT ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR, AND HEREBY AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES FROM AND AGAINST, ANY ACTIONS TAKEN BY YOU OR BY ANY PERSON AUTHORIZED TO USE YOUR ACCOUNT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DISCLOSURE OF PASSWORDS TO THIRD PARTIES. BY USING BACKPAGESEEK.COM, YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY REGARDING YOUR USE OF BACKPAGESEEK.COM OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SITE'S ACTIVITIES.


IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH BACKPAGESEEK.COM, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, OR DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, YOUR ONLY RECOURSE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY SHALL BE TO STOP USING BACKPAGESEEK.COM.


If you are a California resident, you waive any rights you may have under California Civil Code § 1542, which states: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”


Indemnity:

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Indemnified Parties from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of Backpageseek.com, the violation of these Terms by you, or the infringement by you, or other users of Backpageseek.com using your computer, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. Backpageseek.com reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.


General:

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Backpageseek.com and govern your use of Backpageseek.com, superseding any prior agreements between you and Backpageseek.com. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software, or visit another site linked to by this Site. The section titles in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.


Violations:

Please report any violations of these Terms to: [email protected]


Severance and Waiver:

You acknowledge and agree that if any provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Furthermore, if any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision.

Backpageseek.com's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Backpageseek.com.