Terms and Conditions

Last updated: July 21, 2023

1. Introduction

These Terms govern the use of lifebonder.com, and any other related Agreement or legal relationship with the LifeBonder. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who wish to access or use our Service.

Unless otherwise specified, Terms apply generally when using lifebonder.com. Single or additional conditions of use or access may apply in specific scenarios and in such cases are additionally indicated within this document.

Our Privacy Policy also governs your use of our Service and explains how we collect, safeguard and disclose information that results from your use of our web pages and apps.

You must read this document carefully. You acknowledge that you have read and understood Agreements, and agree to be bound of them. If you do not agree with (or cannot comply with) Agreements, then you may not use our Service, but please let us know by emailing at info@lifebonder.com so we can try to find a solution.

To register an account and use lifebonder.com you must be at least 18 years old.

Lifebonder.com" refers to

  • this website, including its subdomains and any other website through which the LifeBonder makes its Service available;
  • the Services provided by LifeBonder.

Lifebonder.com is provided by:

Lifebonder Dørkenvej 4, 7323 Give, Denmark
LifeBonder’s contact email: info@lifebonder.com
Capitalized words are defined in the relevant dedicated section at the end of this document.

2. Services

The LifeBonder mission is to create a social media platform that lives up to the promise of what social media can be: A tool to facilitate human connections rather than replacing them. We want to make the world a better place by filling a growing need for direct socializing outside social media - connecting people in friendships that are human, profound and meaningful. LifeBonder is a safe space for you to be you. We won't sell your data. We won't track you. And your data is protected with the highest level of encryption.

2.1 Account registration

To use our Service Users must register or create a User account, providing all required data or information in a complete and truthful manner. Failure to do so will cause unavailability of our Service.

Users are responsible for keeping their login credentials confidential and safe. For this reason, Users are also required to choose passwords that meet the highest standards of strength permitted by lifebonder.com.

By registering, Users agree to be fully responsible for all activities that occur under their username and password.

Users are required to immediately and unambiguously inform LifeBonder via the contact details indicated in this document, if they think their personal information, including but not limited to User accounts, access credentials or personal data, have been violated, unduly disclosed or stolen.

2.2. Conditions for account registration

Registration of User accounts on lifebonder.com is subject to the conditions outlined here. By registering, Users agree to meet such conditions.

  • User must be at least 18 years old
  • Accounts registered by bots or any other automated methods are not permitted.
  • Unless otherwise specified, each User must register only one account.
  • • Unless explicitly permitted, a User account may not be shared with other persons.

2.3. Account termination

Users can terminate their account and stop using our Service at any time by doing the following:

  • By using the tools provided for account termination on lifebonder.com.
  • By directly contacting the LifeBonder at the contact details provided in this document.

2.4. Account suspension and deletion

The LifeBonder reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or delete at any time and without notice, User accounts which it deems inappropriate, offensive or in violation of these Terms.

The suspension or deletion of User accounts shall not entitle Users to any claims for compensation, damages or reimbursement.

The suspension or deletion of accounts due to causes attributable to the User does not exempt the User from paying any applicable fees or prices.

3. Communication

During use of our Service, we may send you notifications related to such use of our Service (so called transactional notifications). We may provide you with options in your User profile to choose what kind of notifications you can receive.

We may also occasionally send you promotional emails related to our Service. However, you may opt out of receiving any, or all, of promotional and marketing communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or by emailing at info@lifebonder.com.

4. Content on lifebonder.com

Unless where otherwise specified or clearly recognizable, all content available on lifebonder.com is owned or provided by the LifeBonder or its licensors.

The LifeBonder undertakes its utmost effort to ensure that the content provided on lifebonder.com infringes no applicable legal provisions or third-party rights. However, it may not always be possible to achieve such a result.

In such cases, without prejudice to any legal prerogatives of Users to enforce their rights, Users are kindly asked to preferably report related complaints using the contact details provided in this document.

4.1. Rights of Lifebonder's content

The LifeBonder holds and reserves all intellectual property rights for any content on lifebonder.com.

Users may not therefore use such content in any way that is not necessary or implicit in the proper use of our Service.

In particular, but without limitation, Users may not copy, download, share (beyond the limits set forth below), modify, translate, transform, publish, transmit, sell, sublicense, edit, transfer/assign to third parties or create derivative works from the content available on lifebonder.com, nor allow any third party to do so through the User or their device, even without the User's knowledge.

Where explicitly stated on lifebonder.com, the User may download, copy and/or share some content available through lifebonder.com and LifeBonder related sites and services for its sole personal and non-commercial use and provided that the copyright attributions and all the other attributions requested by the LifeBonder are correctly implemented.

Any applicable statutory limitation or exception to copyright shall stay unaffected.

4.2. Content provided by Users

The LifeBonder allows Users to upload, share or provide their own content to lifebonder.com.

By providing content to lifebonder.com, Users confirm that they are legally allowed to do so and that they are not infringing any statutory provisions and/or third-party rights.

Further insights regarding acceptable content can be found inside the section of these Terms which detail the acceptable uses.

4.3. Rights regarding content provided by Users

Users acknowledge and accept that by providing their own content on lifebonder.com they grant the LifeBonder a non-exclusive, fully paid-up and royalty-free license to process such content solely for the operation and maintenance of lifebonder.com as contractually required (including but not limited to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such content on and through our Service).

To the extent permitted by applicable law, Users waive any moral rights in connection with content they provide to lifebonder.com.

Users acknowledge, accept and confirm that all content they provide through lifebonder.com is provided subject to the same general conditions set forth for content on lifebonder.com. Users agree that this license includes the right for LifeBonder to make content available to other Users of our Service, who may also use this content subject to these Terms.

Users are solely liable for any content they upload, post, share, or provide through lifebonder.com.

Users acknowledge and accept that the LifeBonder may filter or moderate such content in a preventative manner. However, LifeBonder is not obligated proactively to do so.

Therefore, the LifeBonder reserves the right to refuse, censor, remove, delete, block or rectify such content at its own discretion and to deny access to lifebonder.com to the uploading User without prior notice, if it considers such content to infringe any applicable legal provision or third party right, or to otherwise represent a risk for Users, third parties, the LifeBonder and/or the availability of our Service.

The removal, deletion, blocking or rectification of content shall not entitle Users that have provided such content or that are liable for it, to any claims for compensation, damages or reimbursement.

Users agree to hold the LifeBonder harmless from and against any claim asserted and/or damage suffered due to content they provided to or provided through lifebonder.com.

4.4. Access to external resources

Through lifebonder.com Users may have access to external resources provided by third parties. Users acknowledge and accept that the LifeBonder has no control over such resources and is therefore not responsible for their content and availability.

Conditions applicable to any resources provided by third parties, including those applicable to any possible grant of rights in content, result from each such third parties’ terms and conditions or, in the absence of those, applicable statutory law.

In particular, on lifebonder.com Users may see advertisements provided by third parties. The LifeBonder may not control or moderate the advertisements displayed via lifebonder.com. If Users click on any such advertisement, they will be interacting with any third party responsible for that advertisement.

The LifeBonder is not responsible for any matters resulting from such interaction with third parties, such as anything resulting from visiting third-party websites or using third-party content.

5. Acceptable use

Lifebonder.com and our Service may only be used within the scope of what they are provided for, under these Terms and applicable law.

Users are solely responsible for making sure that their use of lifebonder.com and/or our Service violates no applicable law, regulations or third-party rights.

Therefore, the LifeBonder reserves the right to take any appropriate measure to protect its legitimate interests including by denying Users access to lifebonder.com or our Service, terminating contracts, close User’s account, reporting any misconduct performed through lifebonder.com or our Service to the competent authorities - such as judicial or administrative authorities - whenever Users engage or are suspected to engage in any of the following activities:

  • violate laws, regulations and/or these Terms;
  • infringe any third-party rights (inclcuding, but not limited to intellectual property rights);
  • considerably impair the LifeBonder's legitimate interests;
  • offend the LifeBonder or any third party (e.g., by exposing them to inappropriate content, or promoting discrimination on grounds of race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, being a transsexual person, or age etc.);
  • encourage anyone to commit any unlawful or criminal act or condone any unlawful or criminal act;
  • transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail”, “chain letter,” “spam,” or any other similar solicitation;
  • impersonate or attempt to impersonate LifeBonder, a LifeBonder employee, another user, or any other person or entity;
  • engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of our Service, or which, as determined by us, may harm or offend LifeBonder or Users of our Service or expose them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use our Service in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair our Service or interfere with any other party's use of our Service, including their ability to engage in real time activities through our Service.
  • Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access our Service for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on our Service.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on our Service or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  • Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of our Service.
  • Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of our Service, the server on which our Service is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to our Service.
  • Attack our Service via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
  • Take any action that may damage or falsify LifeBonder’s rating.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of our Service.

6. Contests, Sweepstakes and Promotions

Any contests, sweepstakes or other promotions (collectively, “Promotions”) made available through our Service may be governed by rules that are separate from these Terms. If you participate in any Promotions, please review the applicable rules as well as our Privacy Policy. If the rules for a Promotion conflict with these Terms of Service, Promotion rules will apply.

7. Liability and indemnification

7.1. Australian Users

7.1.1. Disclaimer of Warranties

Nothing in these Terms excludes, restricts or modifies any guarantee, condition, warranty, right or remedy which the User may have under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) or any similar State and Territory legislation and which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified (non-excludable right). To the fullest extent permitted by law, our liability to the User, including liability for a breach of a non-excludable right and liability which is not otherwise excluded under these Terms of Use, is limited, at the LifeBonder's sole discretion, to the re-performance of our services or the payment of the cost of having our services supplied again.

7.2. US Users

7.2.1. Limitation of liability

Lifebonder.com is provided strictly on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Use of our Service is at Users' own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the LifeBonder expressly disclaims all conditions, representations, and warranties — whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third-party rights. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by user from LifeBonder or through our Service will create any warranty not expressly stated herein.

Without limiting the foregoing, the LifeBonder, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners, suppliers and employees do not warrant that the content is accurate, reliable or correct; that our Service will meet Users' requirements; that our Service will be available at any particular time or location, uninterrupted or secure; that any defects or errors will be corrected; or that our Service is free of viruses or other harmful components. Any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of our Service is downloaded at users own risk and users shall be solely responsible for any damage to Users’ computer system or mobile device or loss of data that results from such download or Users' use of our Service.

The LifeBonder does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through our Service or any hyperlinked website or service, and the LifeBonder shall not be a party to or in any way monitor any transaction between Users and third-party providers of products or services.

Our Service may become inaccessible or it may not function properly with Users' web browser, mobile device, and/or operating system. LifeBonder cannot be held liable for any perceived or actual damages arising from our Service content, operation, or use of this Service.

Federal law, some states, and other jurisdictions, do not allow the exclusion and limitations of certain implied warranties. The above exclusions may not apply to Users. This Agreement gives Users specific legal rights, and Users may also have other rights which vary from state to state. The disclaimers and exclusions under this agreement shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

7.2.2. Limitation of liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the LifeBonder, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners, suppliers and employees be liable for

  • any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including without limitation damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, our Service; and
  • any damage, loss or injury resulting from hacking, tampering or other unauthorized access or use of our Service or User account or the information contained therein;
  • any errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content;
  • personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from User access to or use of our Service;
  • any unauthorized access to or use of the LifeBonder's secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein;
  • any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our Service;
  • any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like that may be transmitted to or through our Service;
  • any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available through our Service; and/or
  • the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any User or third party. In no event shall the LifeBonder, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners, suppliers and employees be liable for any claims, proceedings, liabilities, obligations, damages, losses or costs in an amount exceeding the amount paid by User to the LifeBonder hereunder in the preceding 12 months, or the period of duration of this agreement between the LifeBonder and User, whichever is shorter.

This limitation of liability section shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if company has been advised of the possibility of such damage.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, therefore the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to User. The terms give User specific legal rights, and User may also have other rights which vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The disclaimers, exclusions, and limitations of liability under the terms shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

7.2.3. Indemnification

The User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold the LifeBonder and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners, suppliers and employees harmless from and against any and all claims or demands, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses, including, but not limited to, legal fees and expenses, arising from

  • User's use of and access to our Service, including any data or content transmitted or received by User;
  • User's violation of these terms, including, but not limited to, User's breach of any of the representations and warranties set forth in these terms;
  • User's violation of any third-party rights, including, but not limited to, any right of privacy or intellectual property rights;
  • User's violation of any statutory law, rule, or regulation;
  • any content that is submitted from User's account, including third party access with User's unique username, password or other security measure, if applicable, including, but not limited to, misleading, false, or inaccurate information;
  • • User's willful misconduct; or
  • statutory provision by User or its affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners, suppliers and employees to the extent allowed by applicable law.

8. Common provisions

8.1. No Waiver

The LifeBonder's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of any such right or provision. No waiver shall be considered a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

8.2. Service interruption

To ensure the best possible service level, LifeBonder reserves the right to interrupt the Service for maintenance, system updates or any other changes, informing the Users appropriately.

Within the limits of law, the LifeBonder may also decide to suspend or terminate our Service altogether. If our Service is terminated, LifeBonder will cooperate with Users to enable them to withdraw Personal Data or information in accordance with applicable law.

Additionally, our Service might not be available due to reasons outside the LifeBonder's reasonable control, such as “force majeure” (eg. labor actions, infrastructural breakdowns or blackouts etc.).

8.3. Service reselling

Users may not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of lifebonder.com and of its Service without the LifeBonder's express prior written permission, granted either directly or through a legitimate reselling program.

8.4. Privacy policy

To learn more about the use of their Personal Data, Users may refer to the privacy policy of lifebonder.com: https://lifebonder.com/legal/privacy.html

8.5. Intellectual property rights

Without prejudice to any more specific provision of these Terms, any intellectual property rights, such as copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights and design rights related to lifebonder.com are the exclusive property of the LifeBonder or its licensors and are subject to the protection granted by applicable laws or international treaties relating to intellectual property.

All trademarks — nominal or figurative — and all other marks, trade names, service marks, word marks, illustrations, images, or logos appearing in connection with lifebonder.com are, and remain, the exclusive property of the LifeBonder or its licensors and are subject to the protection granted by applicable laws or international treaties related to intellectual property.

8.6. Changes to these Terms

The LifeBonder reserves the right to amend or otherwise modify these Terms at any time. In such cases, the LifeBonder will appropriately inform the User of these changes.

Such changes will only affect the relationship with the User for the future.

The continued use of our Service will signify the User's acceptance of the revised Terms. If Users do not wish to be bound by the changes, they must stop using our Service. Failure to accept the revised Terms, may entitle either party to terminate the Agreement.

The applicable previous version will govern the relationship prior to the User's acceptance. The User can obtain any previous version from the LifeBonder.

If required by applicable law, LifeBonder will specify the date by which the modified Terms will enter into force.

8.7. Assignment of contract

The LifeBonder reserves the right to transfer, assign, dispose of by novation, or subcontract any or all rights or obligations under these Terms, taking the User's legitimate interests into account. Provisions regarding changes of these Terms will apply accordingly.

Users may not assign or transfer their rights or obligations under these Terms in any way, without the written permission of the LifeBonder.

8.8. Contacts

All communications relating to the use of lifebonder.com must be sent using the contact information stated in this document.

8.9. Severability

Should any provision of these Terms be deemed or become invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the invalidity or unenforceability of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

8.9.1. US Users

Any such invalid or unenforceable provision will be interpreted, construed and reformed to the extent reasonably required to render it valid, enforceable and consistent with its original intent. These Terms constitute the entire Agreement between Users and the LifeBonder with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all other communications, including but not limited to all prior agreements, between the parties with respect to such subject matter. These Terms will be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8.9.2. EU Users

Should any provision of these Terms be or be deemed void, invalid or unenforceable, the parties shall do their best to find, in an amicable way, an agreement on valid and enforceable provisions thereby substituting the void, invalid or unenforceable parts. In case of failure to do so, the void, invalid or unenforceable provisions shall be replaced by the applicable statutory provisions, if so permitted or stated under the applicable law.

Without prejudice to the above, the nullity, invalidity or the impossibility to enforce a particular provision of these Terms shall not nullify the entire Agreement, unless the severed provisions are essential to the Agreement, or of such importance that the parties would not have entered into the contract if they had known that the provision would not be valid, or in cases where the remaining provisions would translate into an unacceptable hardship on any of the parties.

8.10. Governing law

These Terms are governed by the law of Kingdom of Denmark, without regard to conflict of laws principles.

8.10.1. Exception for European Consumers

However, regardless of the above, if the User qualifies as a European Consumer and has their habitual residence in a country where the law provides for a higher consumer protection standard, such higher standards shall prevail.

8.11. Venue of jurisdiction

The exclusive competence to decide on any controversy resulting from or connected to these Terms lies with the courts of Kingdom of Denmark in Copenhagen.

8.11.1. Exception for European Consumers

The above does not apply to any Users that qualify as European Consumers, nor to Consumers based in Switzerland, Norway or Iceland.

8.12. Surviving provisions

This Agreement shall continue in effect until it is terminated by either lifebonder.com or the User. Upon termination, the provisions contained in these Terms that by their context are intended to survive termination or expiration will survive, including but not limited to the following:

  • the User's grant of licenses under these Terms shall survive indefinitely;
  • the User's indemnification obligations shall survive for a period of five years from the date of termination;
  • the disclaimer of warranties and representations, and the stipulations under the section containing indemnity and limitation of liability provisions, shall survive indefinitely.

9. Definitions and legal references

9.1. Agreement

Any legally binding or contractual relationship between the LifeBonder and the User, governed by these Terms.

9.2. Consumer

Any User qualifying as a natural person who accesses goods or services for personal use, or more generally, acts for purposes outside their trade, business, craft or profession.

9.3. European (or Europe)

Applies where a User is physically present or has their registered offices within the EU, regardless of nationality.

9.4. LifeBonder (or We, Us)

Indicates the natural person(s) or legal entity that provides lifebonder.com and/or the Service to Users.

9.5. Service

The service provided by Lifebonder as described in these Terms and on lifebonder.com.

9.6. Terms

All provisions applicable to the use of lifebonder.com and/or our Service as described in this document, including any other related documents or agreements, and as updated from time to time.

9.7. User (or You)

Indicates any natural person or legal entity using lifebonder.com.

Last updated: July 21, 2023