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6. Modifications to the Service
M4 may, in its sole discretion, add, delete, modify or amend features and/or services contained within the Service, or on M4N without prior notice.
a) Payment Method
b) Subscription Renewal
c) Free Trials and Other Promotions.
8. Joining M4N via an M4 Partner
If you register to use the Service through an M4 Partner, and M4’s relationship with the Partner associated with that given M4 Partner is severed for any reason, you will not forfeit your membership rights to use the Service. M4 reserves the right to migrate your membership or paid account to a comparable service on M4N.
9. Community Content
All content posted on the Service should be consistent with the Community Content Guidelines.
10. Member Account
Once you register for the Service, you will receive an account and password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of both, and are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. As a registered member of the Service, you bear full responsibility for all the information provided in your profile. The inclusion of pornographic or other graphic sexually oriented content is not permitted in your profile or anywhere across the Service and puts your membership in jeopardy. M4 cannot be held responsible for offline meetings between Members who have met and/or corresponded through the M4N websites. You agree that M4 will send you email messages containing information about the Service including updates about changes, new features or events, advice on usage of the Service, and recommendations.You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password and of any other breach in security. Members are not to use the Service in connection with any duplicative or unsolicited messages such as junk email and spamming (commercial or otherwise); or any harmful or deleterious programs such as viruses; or any material that infringes upon the intellectual property rights or any other rights of third parties including trademark, copyright or right of property.
11. Members in China
If you are a citizen of the People's Republic of China, you agree that you have prior state approval to use computer networks and the Internet and that content you post or send via the Service does not disclose state secrets or incite others to resist or break laws.
With respect to any products shown in conjunction with the M4N Service, the manufacturers and/or brand owners have no association with this Service and all trademarks that may be shown on this Service by the display of any products belong strictly to their respective owners. With regard to any products purchased through this Service, M4 bears no responsibility for any product liability or other claims, and users, sole recourse shall be against the manufacturer with regard to the same.
12. Copyrighted and Trademark Material
All contents of the M4N websites are copyrighted. Copyright© 1998 - 2011 WorldFriends (Global) S.A.R.L., a wholly owned subsidiary of Meta-4 Group (GLOBAL) S.A. 2 rue Leon Laval, L-3372 Leudelange, Luxembourg . All rights reserved.Friends In Japan Networks, Meta4 Networks, Meta4 Group, worldfriends.tv, worldfriends.jp, worldfriends.cn, DotLove, Friends In Japan, DotStuff, DotPoints, DotMatch and DotCrush, Japan Penpal, HungryForWords Friends, JapanMatch, Sekatomo, WorldsPenpal, Friends In Japan Penpals, Cool Friends In Japan, Friends In Japan Exchange, and Friends In Japan Marriage are all trademarks of WorldFriends (Global) S.A.R.L.. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
13. Non-Commercial Usage
You are free to access and use the Service for your personal, non-commercial use. Your access to content posted on the Service is for your personal use only.
14. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH M4N AND ANY OF ITS AGENTS OR PARTNERS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. M4 DOES NOT CONTROL IN ANY RESPECT ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THIRD PARTIES ON THE SERVICE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
M4 IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF EMAIL MESSAGES DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE SERVICE, CONTENT APPEARING ON ITS MEMBERS' HOME PAGES, OR OTHER CONTENT POSTED BY ITS MEMBERS, AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY OR USEFULNESS OF INFORMATION DISTRIBUTED BY OTHERS THROUGH THIS SERVICE.TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, M4 EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. M4 MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, NOR THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE. M4 MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE USE OR THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE. M4 MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT DEFECTS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. M4 DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION THAT CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION TRANSMITTED THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL BE MAINTAINED. M4 MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT LANGUAGE TRANSLATIONS PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR COMPLETE. M4 MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES OR THE DELIVERY OF ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ADVERTISED THROUGH ITS SPONSORS OR ADVERTISERS, OR REGARDING ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SERVICE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM M4N OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN.
15. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
17. Severability & Headings
If any provision herein is held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions will continue in full force without being impaired or invalidated in any way. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section.
18. Entire Agreement
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties pertaining to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes in their entirety any and all written or oral agreements previously existing between the parties with respect to such subject matter.