The Echelon Scene

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SCENE

LONDON    NEW YORK    TORONTO

You are exactly our niche.

Matchmaking for only the most eligible gay men, who want to find their equal partner in love.

A global service; personally and discreetly delivered by the Founder, Jacqueline Burns.

On most websites, this section contains so much information, written in such detailed legal language, that it is basically unintelligible. This is our effort to communicate what you probably want to know, as simply as possible, while making our lawyers happy by registering some legal points.

If we have failed to cover something you are particularly keen on, or you are not 100% clear about the meaning of the conditions of use, then give us a call or post us a message using the Contact Us section and we will try to resolve your question or concern.

Your use of this site means that you are accepting the terms described in the agreement and dated below.

Collection of personal information

We collect information from you in order to provide you with information about our services, so that you may make an informed decision. We never share your personal information with other companies, persons or agencies. We do not use your contact information to send you email bulletins or company news, unless you have expressly authorised to do so.

Analytics and cookies

When you use our site (or any site for that matter), certain information about your visit is collected automatically. This would include information like your IP address, browser type, how you were referred to our site, or which pages you visited. In addition, cookies may remain on your hard drive after you visit the site. This information is not of a personal nature since it does not identify your name, email address, or other personal information.

We use Google Analytics to track the macro performance of our site – which pages are most popular, how long visitors stay on the site, overall visits and the like. All of this is aggregated data and you are not identified individually. You have the option of deleting all cookies from your browser at any time.

Protection of personal information

We want you to feel confident about using our site, and we are committed to protecting the personal information we collect. We have implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial security procedures to help protect the personal information that you provide to us. While we cannot guarantee security, we believe your information is well protected.

Terms of use

This website is owned by The Echelon Scene (“we”). By using this website, you agree to be legally bound by all the terms and conditions. You also represent that you are at least 18 years old, or you are at least the minimum legal age to enter into a contract in the jurisdiction in which you are using the services.

Trademarks

The Echelon Scene. trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not The Echelon Scene. All rights in the names, graphics, logos, design elements, scripts, trade dress and designs of all The Echelon Scene products or services, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol, belong exclusively to the The Echelon Scene and are protected from reproduction, imitation, dilution, or confusing or misleading uses under national and international trademark and copyright laws. Nothing stated or implied confers a license or right under any trademark of The Echelon Scene.

You are granted a revocable and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to the website, providing that the link does not cast The Echelon Scene in a derogatory, inaccurate or misleading manner. You may not use any The Echelon Scene logo, graphic or trademark as part of a hyperlink without express written permission.

Copyright

All the information and material contained on this website is for your personal, non-commercial use only. All copyright rights in the text, images, photographs, graphics, user interface, software and other content provided on the website are owned by The Echelon Scene and protected by UK and International copyright law. You are prohibited from copying, reproducing, distributing, displaying, or transmitting any of the contents of this website for any purposes. Nothing stated or implied confers a license or right under any trademark of The Echelon Scene.

Third Party websites

The Media section may contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. This does not mean that we endorse everything contained on that website. You are solely responsible for determining the extent to which you make use of any of the products or services offered by these third party sites. The Echelon Scene is not responsible or liable for any loss or damages incurred as a result of dealings with third party websites, companies or individuals and those websites are not bound by the policy statements written here.

Your responsibilities

All information that you provide will be accurate, complete, and current.

We encourage you to send us comments, suggestions, ideas, or questions, as long as the material is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious or objectionable to us or third parties. Any form of spam, materials containing software viruses, commercial or political solicitation, chain letters or mass mailings are also expressly prohibited. You agree not to violate or attempt to violate the security of the website in any way. You may not misrepresent your identity.

If you do submit material, you are granting us a non-exclusive, fully paid up, royalty-free right to use and display such content in any media. We will generally contact you in advance of posting material with your name, but we do not warrant that this communication will always take place. Should you object to the way that your material is used on the website, you may request to have it altered or removed and we will comply.

You represent and warrant that you own or control all of the rights to the content that you post, and that the content is accurate. You will indemnify us for all claims resulting from content you supply.

This agreement contains disclaimers and other provisions that limit our liability to you. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, do not access, browse or use this website.

 

Applicable law and disputes

These terms and conditions, and all rights and obligations will be governed by English Law. Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to this website shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in London, England.

Should any of our intellectual property rights be violated, The Echelon Scene may seek injunctive or other relief in any court in England.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The Echelon Scene and its successors and assigns, and its and their directors, officers, employees, agents, or other partners from and against any and all allegations, claims, demands, actions, causes of action, proceedings (whether threatened or pending), orders, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees and other legal expenses, and judgments of any kind of nature, incurred by The Echelon Scene arising out of or relating to your use of the website, your violation of this agreement, or your violation of any rights of another.

License and site access

The Echelon Scene grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site, and not to download or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of The Echelon Scene. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents: any derivative use of this site or its contents: any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant: or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site, or any portion of this site, may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of The Echelon Scene. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by The Echelon Scene.

Miscellaneous

We may discontinue the website; change the contents, operation, or any and all other features of the website; or restrict your use of the website, at any time, and for any reason, without notice.

The failure of The Echelon Scene to enforce any provisions of this agreement, or respond to a breach by you or other parties, shall not in any way waive its right to enforce subsequently any terms or conditions of this agreement or to act with respect to similar breaches.

If any provision in this agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect, and the invalid unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision.

All rights not expressly granted herein are hereby reserved.

EFFECTIVE DATE: September 4, 2018

 

Site disclaimer of warranties and limitation on liability

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY THE ECHELON SCENE ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE ECHELON SCENE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, THIRD PARTY CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR LINKED PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE ECHELON SCENE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ECHELON SCENE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE WILL BE FREE FROM ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, OR DELAY IN OPERATION, OR FROM TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS; THAT THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME; THAT DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM THE ECHELON SCENE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, AND WE DISCLAIM ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THESE CHANGES. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. IN NO EVENT WILL THE ECHELON SCENE, OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR NATURE ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS, USE, MISUSE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITES OR SERVICES; IN THE EVENT A THIRD PARTY INTERCEPTS OR DECRYPTS ANY TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO THE ECHELON SCENE THROUGH THE WEBSITE; OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER THEORY, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DICLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.