Terms of use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING OUR PLATFORMS

Information about us – Who we are and how to contact us

https://tapdat.co.uk  and our mobile apps for iOS and Android is operated by Manwise Products Ltd (“We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 07882049 and have our registered office at 87 Yarmouth Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 0HF.

We are a limited company.

To contact us, please email info@tapdat.co.uk.

Terms of website use

These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website https://tapdat.co.uk (our site) and our mobile apps for iOS and Android (our apps), whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of our site and apps includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our site or apps (also referred to as ‘our platform’).

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our platform, as these will apply to your use of our site and our apps. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference.

By using our platform, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site or our apps.

Other applicable terms

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

  • Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
  • Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our platform. When using our site or our apps, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site.

If you purchase goods from our site or our apps, our Terms and Conditions of Supply will apply to the sales.

Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. This version was last updated on 19 October 2018.These terms may change and if they do any changes we make will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. 

Changes to our site or our apps

We may update our site or our apps from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site or our apps may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes. 

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Eligibility

Our services are restricted to users who are 18 years of age or older. We do not permit users under the age of 18 to create an account with Tapdat and use the service. By creating an account, you represent and warrant that you can legally form a binding contract with Tapdat and that you will comply with the terms of this agreement, related policies and all applicable laws, rules and regulations. 

Accessing our site or our apps

Our site is made available free of charge. Our apps are available to download free of charge, but elements or features within it may be used in exchange for a fee or subscription.

We do not guarantee that our site or our apps, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site and our apps is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue, change or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site or our apps without notice for business and operational reasons. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site or our apps is unavailable at any time or for any period. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site or our apps.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site or our apps through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

Our site and our apps are directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site or our apps is appropriate or available in other locations. We may limit the availability of our site or our apps or any service or product described on our site or our apps to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our site or our apps from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk.

Your account and password

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password, a passcode or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at info@tapdat.co.uk.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site and our apps, and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our site or our apps for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

No reliance on information

The content on our site and our apps is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site or our apps.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Limitation of our liability

Whether you are a consumer of a business user

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products to you, which will be set out in our Terms and Conditions of Supply (a copy of which is available upon request).

If you are a business user

If you are a business user, to the extent permitted by law we exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our site or our apps; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site or apps.

Please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer

If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site and our apps for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site or our apps for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or our apps or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

How we may use your personal information

We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy.

Uploading content to our site or our apps (our platform)

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our platform, or to make contact with other users of our apps, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

Any content you upload to our site, or our apps, or our platform will be considered non-confidential, non-personal and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of the Site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. The rights you license to us are described in the next paragraph (Rights you licence).

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site or our apps if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

The views expressed by other users on our site, our apps or our platform do not represent our views or values.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

Safety

Our platform may at times provide interactive services including chat rooms, bulletin boards and blogs. Please see our Acceptable Use Policy for more information as to how we moderate these interactive services.

We are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our platform and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards whether the service is moderated or not.

Our platform is not intended for use by minors or persons under the age of 18years and the use of any of our interactive services by a minor is strictly prohibited.

Please note that you are solely responsible for your interactions with other users. 

We do not conduct criminal background checks on our users or inquire into the background of our users. 

We make no representations or warranties as to the conduct of our users.

App Purchases

By making a purchase on our apps, you will be buying from either Apple iTunes App Store or Google Play. By completing a purchase you agree to pay all charges at the prices displayed to you for the services you have selected as well as any taxes that may be imposed on your payments.

We offer a number of in-app-purchases, of which the terms relating to the sale and purchase of these items is described below:

Boosting: By purchasing a profile boost, your profile will be ranked higher up the list of nearby users compared with non-boosting users – giving you a higher chance of being seen by other users. Boosting lasts for a set period of time, and the duration of this boost will vary and is at the discretion of us. Purchases of ‘boosting’ is final and non-refundable. Clicks to your profile is not guaranteed.

Messaging: By purchasing a message token, you are unlocking the facility to message another nearby user (recipient user) and to start a conversation with them. We do not guarantee that the recipient user will reply, will see your message, or will engage in conversation with you. Conversations between you and the recipient are not guaranteed.  All purchases of ‘messages’ are final and non-refundable. Both you and the recipient user has the right to delete the conversation, however in such an event, you will not receive a refund from your purchase.

Subscriptions (Monthly / Quarterly / Yearly): By purchasing a subscription, we will grant you unlimited boost purchases and messaging purchase free of charge. We will also present to you more nearby users that non-subscribing customers. You also agree to the following terms:

  • you understand the length of subscription (time period and content or services provided during each subscription period)
  • that payment will be charged to your iTunes Account if purchases via an Apple device, or via your Google Play account, at confirmation of purchase
  • your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
  • your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal
  • your subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user’s Account Settings after purchase on either iTunes or Google Play
  • any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable
  • deleting your account with us or deleting the Tapdat app from your device does not cancel your subscription, you will need to log in to your account and follow the on-screen instructions to do so
  • you have read our privacy policy
  • you have read these terms and conditions.

You accept that we are not required to provide you with a refund for any reason. You will not receive money or other compensation for unused in-app purchases when an account is closed. This applies irrespective of whether such closure was voluntary or involuntary. 

Rights you licence

By creating an account and by uploading or posting content to our platform, you grant the following licenses:

  • A worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that content in connection with the services provided by our site and across different media and to promote the site or services; and
  • A worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to allow third parties to use the content for their purposes.

We will only ever use your materials to carry out your instructions to us – unless, very exceptionally, a court or other regulator orders us to disclose them.

You accept and agree that your use of our platform will comply with terms set out in our Acceptable Use Policy (which may be accessed on our website: www.tapdat.co.uk). Please read our Acceptable Use Policy in conjunction with this document as it sets out the prohibited uses, content standards, moderation of interactive services and suspension/termination actions in full detail.

You understand and agree that Tapdat is under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any content posted as part of a service. We may delete any content that in our judgment violates our policies or may harm the reputation of our service.

User-generated content is not approved by us

This site and app may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including interactive services. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

Information and content provided to our service is the sole responsibility of the user who uploads it. We cannot guarantee that all content will comply with the terms of our policies.

In the event that you see content on our service that violates our policies, please contact us on info@tapdat.co.uk

Viruses

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them.

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact info@tapdat.co.uk.

Third party links and resources in our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Tapdat is not responsible for the availability of third party websites or resources. If you choose to interact with the third parties made available through our service, you do so at your own risk and accept that the third party’s terms will govern their relationship with you. Tapdat is not responsible or liable for the terms or actions of third parties. 

Applicable law

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Contact us

To contact us, please email info@tapdat.co.uk.

Thank you for visiting our site and using our mobile apps.