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User Agreement (Terms and Conditions)
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Please take the time to read the contents of this agreement before using our service. (UrbanSinglesOnLine.com) Upon successful registration, you will be bound to all the terms of this agreement. By clicking "I agree" you agree to enter into agreements with UrbanSinglesOnLine.com. If you do not agree with these terms, you will not be able to continue.
You authorize this service to send all notices, records, documents relating to this service to your email address containing hyperlinks to automatically log you (the member) into the site without the use of your password information.
This agreement is made between UrbanSinglesOnLine.com and you. ( the member) You may only use this service as provided in this agreement.
To be a registered user of this site you must be at least 18 years of age and single. By using this website, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 yrs of age, single and have the right to enter into this agreement. You also agree to provide us with accurate registration information.
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Members using this service may not put any contact information within their user profile that may affect the integrity of the site. This includes full names, email addresses, instant message ids, phone numbers, addresses and anything else that would compromising the service. This is a direct violation of these terms.
You may not distribute or modify copyrighted material. You may not publish, display, and/sell trademarks information without the owners written consent.
On Line Behavior
You may not do the following:
Aim to offend any group or member by use of racism, hatred, threats or physical harm of any kind. Transmit junk mail, unsolicited mass mailing, Spam or chain letters. Post any unacceptable material as deemed by the owner. Post Pornographic photos or nude images of you and or others. Promote any information that is false misleading or illegal. Post any information to degrade the integrity of other members or anyone. You may NOT authorize someone other then yourself to use your membership information. Memberships are not transferable. UrbanSinglesOnLine.com reserves the right to terminate or suspend the membership of violators of the provisions mentioned.
This service is not responsible for any information posted by any members on this site. Members should post information that is accurate and truthful. This service is not responsible for anything posted on the site (by members) that is false..
UrbanSinglesOnLine.com is not responsible for the conduct of its members in connection with this site. Joining this service is at your own risk. We (The Service) are not responsible if harm (including but not limited to Verbal, Physical, Emotional or Financial.) is brought to you or others parties in your affiliation with this service. This includes but not limited to Verbal abuse, Physical Abuse Financial Burden and Death.
The owner assumes no responsibility for use of this Service. Using this service is strictly AT YOUR OWN RISK.
This service cannot proof the marital status or any other attributes a member may or may not disclose. Furthermore, the owner does not guarantee the accuracy of any information communicated by a member on the Service. Therefore, UrbanSinglesOnLine.com is not responsible for any information that may be false or misleading due to the dishonestly of its members. If information is discovered false or misleading, membership can be terminated. At no time, will the owner ever be held liable for anything that occurs in connection with this Service.
The owner reserves the right to change any of the terms, privileges, obligations or charges at any time without notice as deemed appropriate by the owner. Changes will be posted on the site or emailed to you at the ownerâ€™s discretion. It is your responsibility to view this information. By using our Service and not terminating your membership once these changes has taken effect, it is implied that you accept the newly modified Terms and Conditions.
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It is not lawful to transmit copyrighted material, trademarks or the proprietary information without having written consent from the owner. Information that is submitted to the website must not infringe these copyrights. If you suspect that your work or someone else's work has been copied, please feel free to email us. We are not liable for such behavior by our members. The owner reserves the right to remove any material from the service at any time including text, photos, and other documents placed on the site by members.
UrbanSinglesOnLine.com grants no warranties of any kind for use of this service. We do not guarantee our service will not be uninterrupted, or is always working properly. We do not make any claims you will find a date on this service. We do not guarantee you will meet anyone or even talk to anyone on this service. This site is for entertainment purposes.
THIS INTERNET DATING SERVICE DOES NOT CONDUCT CRIMINAL BACKROUND SCREENINGS ON ITS MEMBERS
SENATE, No. 1977
Senator RICHARD J. CODEY
District 27 (
Senator JOHN A. GIRGENTI
District 35 (
Assemblywoman LINDA R. GREENSTEIN
District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)
Assemblyman PATRICK J. DIEGNAN, JR.
District 18 (Middlesex)
Assemblyman JEFF VAN DREW
District 1 (Cape May, Atlantic and Cumberland)
Senators Bark, Bucco, Buono, Coniglio, Doria, James, Kavanaugh, Kenny, Lance, Littell, Sarlo, Sweeney, Turner, Vitale, Karcher, Madden, Assemblyman Mayer, Assemblywoman Lampitt and Assemblyman Moriarty
Creates the "Internet Dating Safety Act," requiring Internet dating services to provide notice whether the service conducts criminal background screenings.
CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
An Act concerning Internet dating safety and supplementing Title 56 of the Revised Statutes.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of
1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Internet Dating Safety Act."
2. The Legislature finds and declares:
a. Residents of this State need to be informed of the potential risks of participating in Internet dating services. There is a public safety need to disclose whether criminal history background screenings have been performed and to increase public awareness of the possible risks associated with Internet dating activities.
b. The offer of Internet dating services to residents of this State, and the acceptance of membership fees from residents of this State means that an Internet dating service is conducting business in this State and is subject to regulation by this State and the jurisdiction of the State's courts.
3. As used in this act:
a. "Criminal background screening" means a name search for a person's criminal convictions initiated by an on-line dating service provider and conducted by one of the following means:
(1) By searching available and regularly updated government public record databases for criminal convictions so long as such databases, in the aggregate, provide substantial national coverage; or
(2) By searching a database maintained by a private vendor that is regularly updated and is maintained in the United States with substantial national coverage of criminal history records and sexual offender registries.
b. "Director" means the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety.
c. "Division" means the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety.
d. "Internet dating service" means a person or entity directly or indirectly in the business, for profit, of offering, promoting or providing access to dating, relationship, compatibility, matrimonial or social referral services principally on or through the Internet.
e. "Internet service provider" means any person, business or organization qualified to do business in this State that provides individuals, corporations, or other entities with the ability to connect to the Internet through equipment that is located in this State.
f. "Member" means a customer, client or participant who submits to an Internet dating service information required to access the service for the purpose of engaging in dating, relationship, compatibility, matrimonial or social referral.
h. "Criminal conviction" means a conviction for any crime including but not limited to any sex offense that would qualify the offender for registration pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1994, c.133 (C.2C:7-2) or under another jurisdiction's equivalent statute.
4. An Internet dating service offering services to
a. Provide safety awareness notification that includes, at minimum, a list and description of safety measures reasonably designed to increase awareness of safer dating practices as determined by the service. Examples of such notifications include:
(1) "Anyone who is able to commit identity theft can also falsify a dating profile."
(2) "There is no substitute for acting with caution when communicating with any stranger who wants to meet you."
(3) "Never include your last name, e-mail address, home address, phone number, place of work, or any other identifying information in your Internet profile or initial e-mail messages. Stop communicating with anyone who pressures you for personal or financial information or attempts in any way to trick you into revealing it."
(4) "If you choose to have a face-to-face meeting with another member, always tell someone in your family or a friend where you are going and when you will return. Never agree to be picked up at your home. Always provide your own transportation to and from your date and meet in a public place with many people around."
b. If an Internet dating service does not conduct criminal background screenings on its members, the service shall disclose, clearly and conspicuously, to all
c. If an Internet dating service conducts criminal background screenings on all of its communicating members, then the service shall disclose, clearly and conspicuously, to all New Jersey members that the Internet dating service conducts a criminal background screening on each member prior to permitting a New Jersey member to communicate with another member. The disclosure shall be provided on the website pages used when a
d. If an Internet dating service conducts criminal background screenings, then the service shall disclose whether it has a policy allowing a member who has been identified as having a criminal conviction to have access to its service to communicate with any New Jersey member; shall state that criminal background screenings are not foolproof; that they may give members a false sense of security; that they are not a perfect safety solution; that criminals may circumvent even the most sophisticated search technology; that not all criminal records are public in all states and not all databases are up to date; that only publicly available convictions are included in the screening; and that screenings do not cover other types of convictions or arrests or any convictions from foreign countries.
5. It shall be an unlawful practice and a violation of P.L.1960, c.39 (C.56:8-1 et. seq.) for an Internet dating service to fail to provide notice or falsely indicate that it has performed criminal background screenings in accordance with this act.
6. An Internet service provider does not violate this act solely as a result of serving as an intermediary for the transmission of electronic messages between members of an Internet dating service.
7. The director, in consultation with the Attorney General and pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), shall adopt rules and regulations to effectuate the purposes of this act.
8. This act shall take effect on the 120th day after enactment, except the director may take such anticipatory administrative action in advance as shall be necessary for the implementation of this act.
This bill requires Internet dating services offering services to
Under the bill, the Internet dating service is required to provide safety awareness notification that includes, at minimum, a list and description of safety measures reasonably designed to increase awareness of safer dating practices as determined by the service.
Under the bill, if an Internet dating service does not conduct criminal background screenings on its members, the service shall disclose that fact clearly and conspicuously to all
If an Internet dating service does conduct criminal background screenings, then the service shall disclose that fact and disclose whether it has a policy allowing a member who has been identified as having a criminal conviction to have access to its service to communicate with any
Â· criminal background screenings are not foolproof;
Â· they may give members a false sense of security;
Â· they are not a perfect safety solution;
Â· criminals may circumvent even the most sophisticated search technology;
Â· not all criminal records are public in all states and not all databases are up to date;
Â· only publicly available convictions are included in the screening; and
Â· screenings do not cover other types of convictions or arrests or any convictions from foreign countries.
The bill also provides that an Internet service provider does not violate the provisions of the bill solely as a result of serving as an intermediary for the transmission of electronic messages between members of an Internet dating service.
This bill is modeled on a 2006
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