Terms of Service

These Terms of Service (this “Agreement”) is between you and Dateknock, Inc. (“Dateknock” “we,” “us,” or “our”). By using our website, located at our mobile application available on Android and iOS devices (each, our “App”), and/or other services we provide (collectively, the “Services”) you agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, you may not use the Services. Your use of, or participation in, certain Services may be subject to additional terms which will be presented to you when you access those Services.

1. Some initial things we want to make clear.

While all of these will be discussed in more detail below, we want to make a few important things clear up front:

2. Eligibility

3. Use of the Service

4. Changes to Agreement or Services

We may update this Agreement at any time, in our sole discretion. If we do so, we’ll let you know either by posting the updated Agreement on the Site and App or through other communications. It’s important that you review the Agreement whenever we update them or you use the Services. If you continue to use the Services after we have posted an updated Agreement, you are agreeing to be bound by the updated Agreement. If you don’t agree to be bound by the updated Agreement, then, except as otherwise provided in Section 19(f)“Effect of Changes on Arbitration,” you may not use the Services anymore. Because our Services are evolving over time we may change or discontinue all or any part of the Services, at any time and without notice, at our sole discretion.

5. General Prohibitions

You agree not to do any of the following:

Although we’re not obligated to monitor access to or use of the Services or to review or edit any User Content, we have the right to do so for the purpose of operating the Services, to ensure compliance with this Agreement and to comply with applicable law or other legal requirements. We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to remove or disable access to any part of the Services, including any User Content, at any time and without notice, including, but not limited to, if we, at our sole discretion, consider any of the foregoing to be objectionable or in violation of this Agreement. We have the right to investigate violations of this Agreement or conduct that affects the Services. We may also consult and cooperate with law enforcement and other authorities, including by sharing any User Content, as requested by law enforcement or as we, in our sole discretion, deem necessary to protect the safety or wellbeing of our Users or any other person.

6. Content Ownership

7. Feedback

We welcome feedback, comments and suggestions for improvements to the Services (“Feedback”). You can submit Feedback by emailing us at dateknock888@gmail.comor via the functionality of the Services. You grant to us a non-exclusive, transferable, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free license, with the right to sublicense, under any and all intellectual property rights that you own or control to use, copy, modify, create derivative works based upon and otherwise exploit the Feedback for any purpose.

8. One-Time Payments and Subscriptions

Dateknock may offer from time to time certain premium services for a fee. You have the option of making a one-time payment (“One-Time Payment”) or purchasing a subscription (“Subscription”) for such premium services. By way of example, some of these premium services may include message read receipts, additional matches in a day, or profile picture appraisals.

9. Rights and Terms for Apps

10. Risk Assumption and Precautions

You assume all risk when using the Services, including but not limited to all of the risks associated with any online or offline interactions with others, including dating. We are not responsible for the conduct of our Users or their compatibility in any capacity with you or other Users. You agree to take all necessary and appropriate precautions when sharing your personal information, communicating with other Users, and meeting other Users in person. You understand that we do not (except as described in this Agreement) conduct background checks, or verify the identity, profile pictures, or any other User Content. You are under no obligation to use the Services, continue to communicate with any User, or to match with or meet anyone from the Services.

11. No Guarantees

You understand that Dateknock does not guarantee you any matches, does not guarantee any number or frequency of matches, or the accuracy, availability, or other attributes of any User. You understand that Dateknock makes no guarantees about the Services, either explicit or implied, including your compatibility with any other User.

12. Reporting of Violations; General Contact Info.

If you discover any violation of the Agreement by others, please report it to us at dateknock888@gmail.com. You may also use this address to contact us with any questions you may have about the Services.

13. Third Party Links

The Services (including the App) may contain links to third-party websites or resources. We provide these links only as a convenience and are not responsible for the content, products or services on or available from those websites or resources or links displayed on such websites. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from, your use of any third-party websites or resources.

14. Disclaimer of Warranty

THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE EXPLICITLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. We make no warranty that the Services will meet your requirements or be available on an uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis. We make no warranty regarding the quality, accuracy, timeliness, truthfulness, completeness or reliability of any Content.

15. Limitation of Liability

16. Indemnification

You will indemnify and hold harmless Dateknock and its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, disputes, demands, liabilities, damages, losses, and costs and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees arising out of or in any way connected with (i) your access to or use of the Services, (ii) your User Content, or (iii) your violation of this Agreement.

17. Termination

We may terminate your access to and use of the Services, at our sole discretion, at any time and without notice to you. You may delete your Account, deactivate your membership, or put your Account on hold at any time by sending an email to us at dateknock888@gmail.com or via the functionality of the App; deleting your Account is your sole method of terminating this Agreement. Upon termination of this Agreement, the following will survive Sections 3(d),6(c),7,14,15,16,18,19,21, and this sentence of Section 17.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes the information collected by Dateknock, Inc. (“we,” “us,” or “our”), how that information may be used, with whom it may be shared, and your choices about such uses and disclosures. By using our website, located at https://dk-speed-dating.com (“Website”), our mobile apps, and/or other services we provide (collectively, “Dateknock”), you agree to the practices set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this policy, then you must not access or use Dateknock. Information we collect and how we collect it:

Information collected automatically:

When you use Dateknock, we automatically collect and store certain information about your computer or mobile device and your activities

This information includes:

Information you choose to provide:

Information We Obtain From Facebook. In order to register with certain Dateknock apps, you may be asked to sign in using your Facebook login. If you do so, you are authorizing us to access and process certain Facebook account information, including information about you and your Facebook friends who might be common Facebook friends with other Dateknock users. By allowing us to access your Facebook account, you understand that we may obtain and process certain information from your Facebook account, including your name, email address, birthday, work history, education history, current city, pictures stored on Facebook, and the names, profile pictures, relationship status, and information about your Facebook friends. We only obtain information from your Facebook account that you specifically authorize and grant us permission to obtain. Information You Provide Directly to Us. In addition, when you register with certain Dateknock apps, you must provide certain information, including your email address, zip code, and gender. We will also ask you to upload photos for your profile and may collect any information (including location metadata and inferred characterizations or data) contained in these files. You may provide additional information about yourself (such as your school, occupation, current city, etc.) in order to build your Dateknock profile. You may also provide “special categories of personal data” under applicable law, such as your race, ethnicity, religion, philosophical or political views, and information relating to your sex life or sexual orientation. By affirmatively providing Dateknock with this information, you explicitly consent to our use of it for the purpose of fine tuning your match criteria with other bagels. Any information that you provide in the non-personal identifiable section of your profile will be viewable by your match. Emails: We require an email address from you when you register with certain Dateknock apps. We use your email for both “administrative” (e.g., confirming your registration, notifying of matches) and “promotional” (e.g., newsletters, new product offerings, special discounts, event notifications, special third-party offers) purposes. Email messages we send you may contain code that enables our database to track your usage of the e-mails, including whether the e-mail was opened and what links (if any) were clicked. You may opt-out of receiving promotional emails and other promotional communications from us at any time via the opt-out links provided in such communications, or by e-mailing dateknock888@gmail.com with your specific request. However, we reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to Dateknock such as service announcements, security alerts, update notices, or other administrative messages) without affording you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such communications. Text Messages: In certain apps, we may require a mobile telephone number in order to connect you with your match. When both you and your match explicitly express mutual interest by both clicking the “LIKE” button within Dateknock, we will seek to connect you with him/her by text message. We will also share your first name at this time with your match. We do not share your phone number with your match during this process, as all introductory text messages are sent using third party generated phone numbers. We may also send text messages to your mobile phone for purposes of communicating with you about Dateknock. By registering with Dateknock and providing your phone number, you consent to Dateknock sending you text messages via an automatic telephone dialing system. Your use of Dateknock is not contingent upon agreeing to receive text messages. Online Survey Data: We may periodically conduct voluntary member surveys. We encourage our members to participate in such surveys because they provide us with important information regarding the improvement of Dateknock. We do not link the survey responses to your name or email address, and all responses are anonymous. How we use the information Pursuant to the terms of this Privacy Policy, we may use the information we collect from you for the following purposes:

  1. facilitate matches with other Dateknock users;
  2. respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service;
  3. to tailor and provide communications to you about Dateknock and related offers, promotions, advertising, news, upcoming events, and other information we think will be of interest to you;
  4. monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities;
  5. investigate and prevent fraud and other illegal activities;
  6. provide, maintain, and improve Dateknock and our overall business;
  7. where we otherwise have a legitimate interest in doing so, for example, direct marketing, research (including marketing research), network and information security, fraud prevention, and enforcing or defending against legal claims; and
  8. where you otherwise consent to such use. Use for Research. In addition to the uses outlined above, by using Dateknock, you agree to allow us to anonymously use the information from you and your experiences to continue our research into successful relationships, including how to create and foster these relationships, so that we may continue to improve the Dateknock experience. This research may be published in our blogs or interviews. However, all of your responses will be kept anonymous, and we assure you that no personal information will be published. Sharing Your Information

The information we collect is used to provide and improve the content and the quality of Dateknock, and without your consent we will not otherwise share your personal information to/with any other parties for commercial purposes, except: (a) to provide Dateknock, (b) when we have your permission, or (c) or under the following instances: Service Providers. We may share your information with our third-party service providers that support various aspects of our business operations (e.g., marketing and analytics providers, security and technology providers, and payment processors).

Legal Disclosures and Business Transfers. We may disclose any information without notice or consent from you: (a) in response to a legal request, such as a subpoena, court order, or government demand; (b) to investigate or report illegal activity; or (c) to enforce our rights or defend claims. We may also transfer your information to another company in connection with a merger, financing due diligence, corporate restructuring, sale of any or all of our assets, or in the event of bankruptcy.

Aggregate Data. We may combine non-PII we collect with additional non-PII collected from other sources for our blog. We also may share aggregated, non-PII with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis.

Sharing Your Facebook Information. Your Facebook friends’ names and one profile picture can be shared with your Dateknock matches who are already friends with these Facebook friends.

Referring Your Friends

We encourage you to refer your friends to Dateknock by sending us your friends’ email addresses or phone numbers. We will keep this information in our database, and enable you to send these friends a one-time email or text message from your device containing your name and inviting them to visit our site. This email will also include instructions on how to opt out and unsubscribe from our email list. You agree that you will not abuse this feature by entering the email addresses or phone numbers of those individuals who would not be interested in Dateknock.

Updating or Removing Account Information

You may review or edit your profile as you wish, by logging into your Dateknock account using the information supplied during the registration process. If you would like to have us delete your account information, we may do so by deactivating your account first and then permanently deleting your account. Where you have consented to our use of your personal information, you may withdraw your consent at any time. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may continue to contact you for the purpose of communicating information relating to your request for Dateknock services, or to respond to any inquiry or request made by you, as applicable. To opt out of receiving message concerning Dateknock, you must cease requesting and/or utilizing services from Dateknock, and cease submitting inquiries to Dateknock, as applicable.

Individual Rights in the European Economic Area

If you are located in the European Economic Area, you may seek confirmation regarding whether Dateknock is processing personal information about you, request access to your personal information and ask that we correct, amend, delete, or restrict processing of your personal information. In addition, you may object to Dateknock’s processing of your personal information at any time. However doing so may impact your use of Dateknock. If applicable law provides you the right to request access to, (receive) port, object to or restrict processing, seek rectification or request erasure of personal information held about you by Dateknock, you may do so, as applicable, through the controls in the Dateknock application or by contacting Dateknock. To protect your privacy, Dateknock will endeavor to take commercially reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access to or making any changes to your personal information.

Although Dateknock makes good faith efforts to provide users with access to their personal information, there may be circumstances in which Dateknock is unable to provide access, including but not limited to: where the information contains legal privilege, would compromise others’ privacy or other legitimate rights, where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the Individual’s privacy in the case in question, where the request is manifestly unfounded or excessive, or where the information sought is commercially proprietary.

Third Party Sites

Dateknock may contain links to other websites and services. If you choose to click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s website or service. The fact that we link to a website or service is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites or services. These third parties may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other websites and services follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites and services you visit. Age Restriction

We do not target or allow persons under 18 years of age to use Dateknock, and we do not knowingly collect information from persons under the age of 16. If you are a parent or legal guardian who discovers that your child has provided us with information without your consent, you may contact us at dateknock888@gmail.com, and we will promptly delete such information from our files.

Data Retention

Dateknock retains the personal information we receive as described in this Privacy Policy for as long as you use our services or as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected, provide our services, resolve disputes, establish legal defenses, conduct audits, pursue legitimate business purposes, enforce our agreements, and comply with applicable laws.

Securing Your Personal Information

We take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us. We do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure.

By providing personal information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of Dateknock. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Site or sending an e-mail to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing.

Using Dateknock from outside the United States

If you are visiting Dateknock from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed globally, including in the United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated. By using our services, you understand and agree that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it for processing as described in this Privacy Policy. Where required by law, international transfers of personal information will be supported by an adequacy mechanism.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If there are any material changes to this Privacy Policy, Dateknock will notify you by email or as otherwise required by applicable law. When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the “last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you check our Website from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of our other policies.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, this Privacy Policy, or how to lodge a complaint with the appropriate authority, please contact us by email at dateknock888@gmail.com .