These Membership Terms & Conditions apply where You choose to register as a Member of KillingKittens.com (the “Site”). This Site is offered to you (“Your”/”You”) by Killing Kittens Limited (Third Floor, 207 Regent Street, London, W1B 3HH, UK) and its subsidiary companies.
Please read these Membership Terms & Conditions carefully before registering on the Site as a Member. If You do not agree to these Membership Terms & Conditions, then You SHOULD NOT register as a Member.
1. Acceptance of Membership Terms & Conditions
1.1 By clicking “Accept” to register You will be deemed to have consented to these Membership Terms & Conditions.
1.2 We reserve the right to change or update these Membership Terms & Conditions from time to time (subject to Your termination right pursuant to paragraph 8). Any revisions to these Membership Terms & Conditions will be notified to You the next time that You log on to the Site as a Member.
2. Description of Membership and Subscription
2.1 As a Member, You can take advantage of many services on the Site for free. However other areas of the site require payment of a Member subscription. For a full description of the services offered on this Site and the subscription options for Members, please follow and consult the Membership page.
2.2 Member subscription payments can be made in UK Sterling.
2.3 Please note that any Member subscription paid by You is subject to a minimum contractual period of one month.
3. Age of Consent
3.1 You must be 18 years or over to register as a Member. If We discover or have any reason to suspect that You are not over 18 years of age, then We reserve Our right to suspend or terminate Your Membership to this Site immediately and without notice.
4. Password Member Name and Security
4.1 Upon registration as a Member, You will select a password and Member name that You can use to access Your Member account and profile and to log on to the Members’ area of the Site.
4.2 You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your password and Member name and are responsible for all activities that occur under them. We do not have the means to check the identity of people using the Members’ area of the Site and will not be liable where Your password or Member name are used by someone else.
4.3 You agree to notify Us immediately of any unauthorised use of Your password or Member name or any other breach of security of which You become aware.
5. Your Warranties
5.1 You warrant that:
5.1.1 You are over 18 years of age;
5.1.3 You will comply with these Membership Terms & Conditions including, without limitation, the restrictions relating to acceptable use set out at section 6 below.
5.2 You agree to indemnify and hold Us harmless from any claim or damages (including any legal fees in relation to same) made by a third party in respect of any matter in relation to or arising from Your use and Membership arising from any breach or suspected breach of these Membership Terms & Conditions by You or Your violation of any law or the rights of any third party.
6. Acceptable Use
6.1 We support the free flow of information and ideas over the Internet and do not actively monitor use of the Site, including the Members’ area under normal circumstances. We seek to balance this aim with Our obligations to other Members and at law however. We do therefore review all profiles entered onto the Site by Members, check instant messages where certain keywords are triggered and log chatroom exchanges in order to ensure compliance with these terms, and to comply with or investigate any enforcement agency or police request or complaints. We also therefore require that You do not:
6.1.1 say or do anything that would cause annoyance, inconvenience, harassment or needless anxiety to others;
6.1.2 advertise or promote third party or Your own products or services including by way of the distribution of ‘spam’ mail;
6.1.3 use foul, threatening or offensive language including, without limitation, racist, sexist, ageist, homophobic or sexually explicit language where inappropriate;
6.1.4 make insulting remarks to or about other Members (“flaming”);
6.1.5 jump in and out of Site forum rooms (“frogging”);
6.1.6 distribute illegal, copyright infringing, indecent or offensive material or any messages or content that may incite disorder or encourage illegal activities or that causes or may cause harm to minors;
6.1.7 impersonate another person or Member;
6.1.8 transfer files that contain viruses, Trojans or other harmful programs;
6.1.9 use the Site to conduct any fraudulent activity including any “pyramid scheme”; “Ponzi scheme” or “chain letter”;
6.1.10 access or attempt to access the accounts of other Members or to penetrate or attempt to penetrate the Site security measures;
6.1.11 have more than one Member Account at any time.
6.2 We may take any or all of the following action at Our discretion:
6.2.1remove any Member profile (including photographs) or other material that, in Our sole discretion may be inappropriate or We suspect to be illegal, subject Us to liability or which may violate these Membership Terms & Conditions or where required to do so by law;
6.2.2 issue Members with verbal or written warnings and may take such further action as We deem appropriate under this paragraph 6.2 if such warnings are not heeded;
6.2.3 suspend or terminate a Member’s access to the Members’ area of the Site or a Member’s Account without notice at any time;
6.2.4 inform the appropriate authorities and provide them with information regarding any suspected illegal activity; or
6.2.5 bring legal action against a Member or other user of the Site in relation to any breach of these Membership Terms & Conditions or any illegal or suspected illegal activity. We will determine what action is appropriate to be taken against a Member on a case by case basis.
6.3 You acknowledge that We may be required by law or regulation to access, monitor, store or copy material sent by or to Members without further notice to You.
7.1 Your Membership services commences immediately when your payment is received or your account is approved. This means that, subject always to Your right to terminate as set out below, You will not be able to cancel the services after this point.
8. Termination of Membership
8.1 You can terminate your paid subscription at any time via the My Account page. If you cancel your subscription more than 14 days prior to your next rebill date you will not be billed.