Conditions of Use
PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS.
Welcome to Searchinmates.org, public records search service provided by Searchinmates.org (“we”, “us”). By indicating your acceptance of the following terms of service agreement (“Terms”), you agree to be bound by and comply with its terms. Accordingly, you should review these Terms thoroughly. If you do not agree to comply with these Terms, you should not indicate your acceptance of them, and should not use Searchinmates.org. You cannot purchase Searchinmates.org services until you have indicated your acceptance of these Terms.
You understand and acknowledge that Searchinmates.org is not a Consumer Reporting Agency as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) and that none of the services provided by this Website are considered a consumer report under the FCRA. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOU MAY NOT USE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY SEARCHINMATES.ORG FOR ANY PURPOSE UNDER THE FCRA, INCLUDING TO MAKE DETERMINATIONS REGARDING AN INDIVIDUAL’S ELIGIBILITY FOR PERSONAL CREDIT, INSURANCE, EMPLOYMENT, OR FOR TENANT SCREENING.
We may revise and update these Terms from time to time. If you are a registered user, we may attempt to inform you of any material changes by notification to the email address you have provided as part of your registration information. Otherwise, you may view the most recent Terms on the Searchinmates.org website.
You must be 18 years of age or older to use Searchinmates.org and purchase any Searchinmates.org services. Any offers of sale are only intended for individuals who are 18 years of age or older. By using Searchinmates.org or purchasing Searchinmates.org services, you affirm that you are 18 years of age or older.
You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information during the registration process (“Registration Information”). You are solely responsible for maintaining the security of your Registration Information, and for any and all use of your account.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless for damages or losses incurred by you or another party due to any access to or use of your account, or any information contained therein, by a third party, whether authorized or unauthorized. We will not be liable for any access to your account caused by unauthorized disclosure of your account information by any third party. You agree to notify us in writing immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of or access to your account.
Service Options and Billing
Current pricing for services and subscriptions is available on Searchinmates.org. We reserve the right to modify prices and to add or remove services or subscription options at any time without prior notice to you. The searches available to you are determined by the trial period or subscription level you choose, and are subject to change without notice to you. You agree and understand that the availability of a search option does not necessarily mean your searches will yield correct or relevant results, or any results at all.
Payment of fees for purchases of Searchinmates.org services must be made with current and valid credit card, debit card, or other payment account (“Payment Account”). If your Payment Account is insufficient, or not accurate, current, and complete, we may refuse your use of Searchinmates.org and, where applicable, suspend or terminate your subscription.
Fees will be billed to the Payment Account you provide to us.
For single report and one-time billing package purchases, fees will be immediately billed to your Payment Account on a one-time basis at the time of your Order.
For subscriptions, fees will be automatically billed to your Payment Account on a recurring monthly basis unless and until you cancel (see below for more details). You acknowledge and agree that we will not obtain additional authorization from you for each recurring fee charged to your Payment Account.
You agree and understand that, except as may otherwise be indicated, you will be billed whether or not any report you purchase yields any results, and whether or not the results contain incorrect information or no information at all.
Transactions will appear on your credit card statement as SAFECART.COM POLICEARR or PLCARRESTS.
We may offer you access to either free or paid trial uses of Searchinmates.org services. If you choose a paid trial, the trial fee will be immediately billed to your Payment Account. Your subscription will begin on the “Next Billing Date” (as identified on your Order Confirmation, and on the Account Details page of your account), and the monthly subscription fee will be billed to your Payment Account on that date and thereafter on a recurring monthly basis unless and until you cancel.
RECURRING PAYMENT SUBSCRIPTION PLANS AUTOMATIC RENEWAL FEES WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY CHARGED TO YOUR PAYMENT ACCOUNT.
WE WILL AUTOMATICALLY RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION ON A MONTHLY BASIS BEGINNING ON THE “NEXT BILLING DATE” IDENTIFIED IN YOUR ORIGINAL ORDER CONFIRMATION AND EVERY 30 DAYS THEREAFTER (THE “AUTOMATIC RENEWAL DATE”), AS AUTHORIZED BY YOU DURING THE SIGN-UP PROCESS BY CHECKING THE BOX DEMONSTRATING YOUR CONSENT TO SUBSCRIPTION BILLING. YOUR PAYMENT ACCOUNT WILL BE CHARGED THE THEN CURRENT RATE FOR THE SAME SUBSCRIPTION SELECTED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ORIGINAL SERVICE ORDER ON EACH AUTOMATIC RENEWAL DATE. UPON PAYMENT OF YOUR ORIGINAL SERVICE ORDER, WE WILL SEND YOU AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT VIA EMAIL OF THE PARTICULAR TERMS OF YOUR RECURRING PAYMENT PLAN, INCLUDING THE AUTOMATIC RENEWAL DATE, AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANCELING YOUR SUBSCRIPTION TO AVOID AUTOMATIC RENEWAL.
THEREAFTER, WE WILL ALSO SEND YOU AN AUTOMATIC RENEWAL DATE REMINDER, AND PROVIDE YOU WITH NOTICE OF ANY CHANGE IN THE SUBSCRIPTION RATE OR MATERIAL CHANGES TO OTHER TERMS OF YOUR RECURRING PAYMENT PLAN, VIA EMAIL, AT LEAST 5 DAYS BEFORE THE AUTOMATIC RENEWAL DATE.
YOU MAY CANCEL YOUR ACCOUNT AND SUBSCRIPTION AT ANY TIME. TO DO SO, (1) USE THE “CANCEL” OPTION ON THE ACCOUNT DETAILS PAGE OF YOUR ACCOUNT, (2) CONTACT US AT (2) EMAIL US AT support @ searchinmates.org. OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT IS OPEN 24/7.
PLEASE NOTE THAT SUBSCRIPTION FEES ARE BILLED MONTHLY IN ADVANCE, AND WE WILL NOT REFUND THE UNUSED PORTION OF YOUR MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION. THEREFORE, YOU MUST CANCEL BEFORE THE AUTOMATIC RENEWAL DATE IN ORDER TO AVOID AUTOMATIC RENEWAL OF YOUR TRIAL / FULL PAID SUBSCRIPTION, AND THE ASSOCIATED MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION FEES.
Our Customer Support team is available to address your questions or concerns. If you have any issues with billing, you agree to contact our Customer Support team prior to contacting your bank. Contact Customer Support using our online form or via email at support @ searchinmates.org. Our Customer Service Department is open 24/7.
License and Conditions of Use
Conditioned on your compliance with these Terms and fulfillment of any applicable payment obligations, we grant to you a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use Searchinmates.org. We reserve all rights of ownership in and to Searchinmates.org not expressly granted to you.
You may not use Searchinmates.org, or any search results or other information you may receive through use of Searchinmates.org (“Information”), in any manner that violates any applicable law or regulation or that is inconsistent with these Terms. Specifically, you agree that you shall not use Information to engage in stalking or harassing of any individual, requesting information under false pretenses, or identify theft. You further agree that you shall not (i) access or attempt to access any account that you are not authorized to access, (ii) modify or attempt to modify Searchinmates.org in any manner or form, (iii) copy, distribute, or create derivative works based on the Site Content (as defined below), (iv) exploit the Site Content in any unauthorized way whatsoever, including but not limited to, by trespass or burdening network capacity, or (v) sublicense, sell, resell, or otherwise convey Searchinmates.org or any elements thereof.
Your violation of any of these Terms may result in automatic termination of your account and the licenses granted hereunder.
Searchinmates.org does not compile background information for employment purposes and is not a “consumer reporting agency” under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., as amended. The reports we provide are not “consumer reports” under the FCRA because they are not used or expected to be used or collected in whole or in part for any permissible purpose under the FCRA. Searchinmates.org simply aggregates and provides access to publicly-available information for personal and non-commercial use only. You are EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED from using any information from Searchinmates.org search results (a) to discriminate against any consumer; (b) for the purpose of considering a consumer’s eligibility for personal credit or insurance, employment, housing, or a government license or benefit; or (c) otherwise to affect a consumer’s economic or financial status or standing. You understand, agree and acknowledge that any such use of information from Searchinmates.org search results may subject you to liability under the FCRA. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Searchinmates.org and its officers, directors, agents, employees, partners, affiliates, licensors, and data providers from and against any third-party claims, demands, expenses or liabilities of whatever nature, due to or arising out of your use of information from Searchinmates.org search results in a manner covered under the FCRA.
You understand, agree, and acknowledge that you may conduct a motor vehicle record search through and access the results of that search only for a purpose permitted under the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994 (“DPPA”), 18 U.S.C. § 2721, et seq., as amended, and as supplemented or restricted by the laws, rules and regulations of the state from which the motor vehicle record is sought (collectively, “DPPA Laws”). You represent that you are aware of and understand the requirements and restrictions of the DPPA Laws, and that you are conducting your search through Searchinmates.org for a purpose authorized by the DPPA Laws. You understand, agree, and acknowledge that your use of motor vehicle records made available through Searchinmates.org for any purpose other than a permitted purpose under the DPPA Laws may subject you to criminal fines for non-compliance and to civil liability in the form of a private right of action, including actual and punitive damages, as well as attorneys’ fees. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Searchinmates.org, Searchinmates.org, and its offices, directors, agents, employees, partners, affiliates, licensors, and data providers from and against any third-party claims, demands, expenses or liabilities of whatever nature or kind, due to or arising from your violation of the DPPA Laws.
Copyrights and Trademarks
Except with respect to images and text that are in the public domain or otherwise publicly available, Searchinmates.org and its content, including but not limited to any and all text, graphics, images, photographs, and computer code (collectively “Site Content”) is owned by Searchinmates.org and/or its related companies or licensors, and may be protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and/or other laws. Searchinmates.org and/or its related companies or licensors own and retain all rights, including the worldwide copyright, in the Site Content solely and exclusively, for the duration of the rights in each country, in all languages, and throughout the universe. You may not use the Site Content in any way whatsoever except as in compliance with these Terms. You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, redistribute, or create derivatives works based on the Site Content. You may not to alter or delete any proprietary notices from Site Content downloaded or printed from Searchinmates.org.
Searchinmates.org and the Searchinmates.org logo are trademarks of Searchinmates.org and/or its related companies, and any use of such marks without prior express written permission is hereby strictly prohibited.
You expressly agree that use of Searchinmates.org is at your sole risk. Searchinmates.org shall not be liable for any loss, liability, cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from your access to or use of (or inability to access or use) Searchinmates.org, including any content including, but not limited to, any loss of use, system damage, impairment or interruption, lost data, personal injury or any other pecuniary or financial loss, whether in an action of contract, negligence, equity or other legal theory. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all information, services and other content provided on Searchinmates.org.
Information is sourced from records made freely and publicly available by state and local offices, agencies, or departments, and that this data may contain errors and omissions. We do not guarantee that Information is current or accurate, and you therefore should not use Searchinmates.org to verify any individual’s arrest, booking, or criminal records, or the condition of any vehicles. We do not guarantee the correctness or completeness of Searchinmates.org or Information. You understand that Information may not be available for all states and that we may not have access to some records that may be available to other parties. You also understand there may be a delay between our receipt of certain records and the inclusion of those records in Information. You recognize that our sole obligation in the case of erroneous Information, when notified in writing by you of such erroneous data, is correction of the Information in question.
For the most recent records concerning any individual or vehicle presented on Searchinmates.org, contact the relevant state or local office, agency, or department. ALL INDIVIDUALS APPEARING ON SEARCHINMATES.ORG ARE INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.
Searchinmates.org is not affiliated with the United States Government or any federal or state government agency.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, SEARCHINMATES.ORG PROVIDES ALL SERVICES AND INFORMATION “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. SEARCHINMATES.ORG MAKES ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS, SEARCHINMATES.ORG DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR OTHER VIOLATIONS OF RIGHTS.
SEARCHINMATES.ORG DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING, SEARCHINMATES.ORG. YOUR USE OF SEARCHINMATES.ORG IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES RELATING TO ANY OF THE VEHICLES ABOUT WHICH INFORMATION IS POSTED ON SEARCHINMATES.ORG.
Searchinmates.org does not warrant that Searchinmates.org will be uninterrupted or error free; nor does Searchinmates.org make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of Searchinmates.org, or as to the accuracy or reliability of any information, service, or materials provided through the Services.
Limitation of Liability
SEARCHINMATES.ORG IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PROBLEMS OR TECHNICAL MALFUNCTION OF ANY WEBSITE, NETWORK, COMPUTER SYSTEMS, SERVERS, PROVIDERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, OR SOFTWARE, OR FOR ANY FAILURE DUE TO TECHNICAL PROBLEMS OR TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE INTERNET OR SEARCHINMATES.ORG, OR COMBINATION THEREOF, INCLUDING ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO USERS OR TO ANY COMPUTER OR OTHER DEVICE ON OR THROUGH WHICH SEARCHINMATES.ORG OR DATA IS PROVIDED. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, RESULTING FROM USE OF SEARCHINMATES.ORG OR INFORMATION, OR FROM THE CONDUCT OF ANY USERS OF SEARCHINMATES.ORG OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE.
SEARCHINMATES.ORG, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, OR LICENSORS, WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR (I) LOST INCOME, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES, (II) ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF OR RELIANCE UPON THE COMPLETENESS OR ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE VIA SEARCHINMATES.ORG. THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY FOR SUCH LOSSES WILL APPLY EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THEIR POSSIBILITY.
OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING UNDER OR WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE OF SEARCHINMATES.ORG WILL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE TOTAL FEES PAID BY YOU.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Searchinmates.org and its officers, directors, agents, employees, partners, affiliates, licensors, and data providers, And each of their respective members, officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, co-branders, content licensors, suppliers, contractors, attorneys, and other partners, from and against any and all liabilities, claims, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), damages, suits, costs, demands, and judgments made by any third party arising from or related to (i) your use of the Site or any Information you obtain through the Site and (ii) your violation of these Terms your, (iii) your violation or infringement of any laws or any rights of another individual or entity, or (iv) any actual, prospective or terminated sale or other transaction between you and a third party.
We reserve the right to terminate or restrict your account and/or access to Searchinmates.org for any reason, or for no reason whatsoever; including, without limitation, if we in our sole discretion consider your use to be unacceptable, or in the event of any violation by you of any term of these Terms. We may, but shall be under no obligation to, provide you with a warning prior to termination or restriction of your use of Searchinmates.org. We will not be liable to you or any third party for such termination, or restriction of your account and/or access.
Any dispute concerning Searchinmates.org, any Searchinmates.org services, Information, or these Terms will be settled by binding arbitration in Boston, Massachusetts, in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award made by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. You acknowledge that agreeing to such binding arbitration constitutes a waiver of your right to a jury trial, and that this agreement to arbitrate is voluntary and not legally required. If any arbitration or legal action or similar proceeding is instituted by either party concerning the payment of our fees or costs advanced hereunder, the prevailing party will be entitled to collect its reasonable attorneys’ fees, in addition to any other relief the party may obtain.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us, and governs your use of Searchinmates.org, superseding any prior agreements (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of these Terms).
No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by these Terms.
If any part of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion will be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. Our failure to enforce any right or provisions in these Terms will not constitute a waiver of that provision or any other provision of these Terms.