You must read and consent to these Advertiser Terms of Service (hereinafter “Terms;” “Agreement;” “Advertiser Agreement”) before You are permitted to access or use Rent.Men as an Advertiser. We ask that You read this Agreement carefully, as it impacts Your legal rights. Upon accessing the Site, You have agreed to Our User Agreement, and by accessing the Site and Services as, or with the intent of acting as an Advertiser, You further agree to the following Terms:
This site contains sexually explicit text, photographs, videos and links to websites of interest to Adults. Access is only made available to those individuals who agree to the following terms:
- I am at least 18 years old and I will not allow any minor to access this
- Materials of a sexually explicit nature are not illegal to view in my community or
- I wish to receive and I am not offended by sexually explicit adult
- The author of this web site cannot be held responsible for my actions and I release them from any and all liability.
- You give us license to use all media and information uploaded by you, see MEMBER CONTENT for details.
THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF SERVICE APPLY TO YOUR USE AND ACCESS OF THE Rent.Men WEB SITE.
We do not condone, promote or endorse prostitution or any illegal activities as well as ESC0RT ads are not allowed on this site. The professional escorts or masseurs who advertise on our site are paid for their time only. Any information that is posted on this website is solely for entertainment or research purposes. All descriptions of activities are the responsibility of the writers and contributors. Rent.Men only charges its advertisers for the ability to post ads on the site. No payment, or portion of payment, is taken by Rent.Men for companionship by advertisers.
(the “Site”) is a service for adult gay men to meet each other online and is owned and operated by – Hamburg, Germany. These Terms of Service apply to and govern your use of this Site, whether or not you register as a member (“Member”).
2.ELIGIBILITY & AGREEMENT
Electronic Signatures / Assent Required – Nobody is authorized to become an Advertiser of this Site, or access the Services provided to Advertisers, unless they have signed this Agreement. Such signature does not need to be a physical signature, since electronic acceptance of this Agreement is permitted by the Electronic Signatures. You manifest Your agreement to this contractual agreement by taking any act demonstrating Your assent thereto. Most likely, You have clicked or will click a button containing the words “I agree” or some similar syntax. You should understand that this has the same legal effect as You placing Your physical signature on any other legal contract. If You click any link, button, or other device provided to You in any part of Our Site’s interface, then you have legally agreed to all of these Terms of Service. Additionally, by using any part of Our Site or Services for promotional purposes and/or as an Advertiser, You understand and agree that We will consider such use as Your affirmation of Your complete and unconditional acceptance to all of the terms in this Agreement. If We discover that You have not validly signed this Agreement, You will be considered an unauthorized User of the Site and its Services, which constitutes a material breach of these Terms, as well as Our Site’s User Agreement.
3.MEMBERSHIP SERVICE AND FEES
Standard Membership is free but does not include many of the Site’s features. In order to use the full functionality of the website, you must subscribe to our Premium, Basic or Gold Membership, which enables you to use all of the Site’s features. Premium, Basic or Gold Membership is offered in 30-day increments and payable in advance. If you terminate your Premium, Basic or Gold Membership at any time you will not be entitled to any refund of unused membership fees. You agree to pay all fees and charges incurred in connection with your membership in the Service (including any applicable taxes) at the rates in effect when the charges were incurred. All fees and charges are nonrefundable. We may change the fees and charges in effect for using the Service, or add new fees or charges, by posting new fees and charges on the site at any time. All fees and charges (including recurring payment) are charged in the currency according to your location at the time of the payment. You are responsible for any fees or charges incurred to access the Service through an Internet Service Provider or other third party service, including but not limited to telephone charges. YOU, AND NOT US, SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PAYMENT OF ANY AMOUNTS BILLED TO YOUR CREDIT CARD BY A THIRD PARTY, WHICH WERE NOT AUTHORIZED BY
YOU. You understand and agree that the Service may include communications such as service announcements and administrative messages from us or from our partners and that these communications are considered part of the Service. You will not be able to opt out of receiving these messages. You also understand that the Service may include advertisements.
Your account is private and should not be used by anyone else. As part of the registration process, you are required to provide true, accurate, current and complete information. It is your responsibility to maintain your account with true, accurate, current, and complete information at all times. You will also be required to select a password in order to access your account and may not reveal that password to anyone else. You may not use another Member’s password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and passwords. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account or passwords or any other breach of security. You also agree to exit and log out of your account at the end of each session. We will not be responsible for any loss or damage that may result if you fail to comply with these requirements.
This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Site and/or are a Member. You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason, by clicking on “Delete Account” in Account Settings, or upon receipt by the Company of your written or email notice of termination.
The Company may terminate your membership for any reason, effective upon sending notice to you at the email address you provide as indicated in your Account Settings. If the Company terminates your membership in the Service because you have breached this Agreement, you will not be entitled to any refund of unused membership fees. Certain terms of this Agreement shall remain in effect even after the Agreement is terminated.
The Company owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Site and the Service. The Site contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of the Company, and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information. The technology and the software underlying the Site and the Services is the property of the Company. You agree not to copy, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, reverse engineer, grant a security interest in, or otherwise transfer any right to the technology or software underlying the Site or the Services. You agree not to modify the software underlying the Site in any manner or form or to use modified versions of such software, including, without limitation, for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Site.
7.NON-COMMERCIAL USE BY MEMBERS
The Site is intended only for personal use by individual Members only and may not be used in connection with any commercial purpose. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may not become Members and should not use the Service or the Site for any purpose. You understand and agree that you may not reproduce, copy, resell, manipulate, or exploit any part of the Site for any commercial purpose.
Restrictions on Advertiser Content – Under no circumstances may Your Advertiser Content include any of the following:
- Actual or simulated sexual activity;
- Defamatory, obscene, child pornography, harassing, illegal, or otherwise objectionable material (determination of which is in Our sole discretion);
- Code, slang, and/or acronyms referencing sexual acts, prostitution and escorting, drug use, violence, or other illegal activity;
- Disparaging text regarding the Site, Services, Users, or the respective activity of the same;
- Express or implied promotion of a competitor website (determination of which, is within Our sole discretion);
- Disclosure of personal contact information pertaining to other Advertisers;
- Your own personal contact information, excepting information disclosed via the Site’s permitted format;
- Images depicting subjects under eighteen (18) years of age at the time of creation;
- Text implying that any depicted person is under eighteen (18) years of age;
- Fake or inaccurate depictions of You as the Advertiser;
- Images, videos, or text published, or otherwise used without the authorization of its legal owner; and
- Communications suggesting, soliciting, or implying the unlawful exchange of funds for sexual activity (including, but not limited to prostitution-related services).
- Commercial promotion of alcohol, medical substances, drugs or
We reserve the right, within Our sole and absolute discretion, to reject and/or remove any Advertiser Content, although We undertake no obligation to monitor Advertiser Content, or take any such actions.
We encourage Our Users to report any violations of these restrictions by other Users. Violating any of the Site’s content restrictions may result in suspension or cancellation of Your Advertiser Account.
Advertiser Records-Keeping Obligations – Advertiser represents and warrants that all Advertiser Content is exempt from the obligations set forth in 18 U.S.C. §2257 et. seq. and 28 CFR Part 75 et. seq., as amended (“Section 2257”). The Site simply acts as a hosting forum for Advertiser Content, therefore, if any Advertiser Content is deemed not to be exempt from Section 2257 compliance obligations, Advertiser understands and agrees that he is solely responsible for maintaining all necessary records required for legal compliance under Section 2257. Should Advertiser reside in a jurisdiction that does not require Section 2257 compliance, Advertiser agrees to maintain any records required under such jurisdiction’s applicable laws, in addition to complying with the obligations set forth under Section 2257, as such Advertiser Content may be accessible from the United States.
monitor any and all Member Content submitted to the Site to ensure compliance with these Terms of Service and with applicable laws. The Company may delete any Member Content that we, in our sole discretion, deem to violate these Terms of Service or other applicable laws.
Advertiser Content – Advertiser Content includes any text, images, video, communication, or other content or media associated with Your Advertiser Account, published or transmitted via the Site or Services, or otherwise provided by You during Your use of the Site or Services. You agree that any and all Advertiser Content associated with Your Advertiser Account will comply with all provisions set forth in this Agreement.
License to Use Advertiser Content:
- License Grant – You hereby grant Us a royalty-free, perpetual, nonexclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, transmit, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, communicate to the public, and display such materials (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate such materials into any form, medium, or technology now known or later Further, You hereby grant to Our Users, as defined in the User Agreement, a nonexclusive license to access the Advertiser Content via the Site and Services.
- Advertiser understands and agrees that all license rights granted to Us shall be fully sub- licensable, assignable, and transferable, within Our sole discretion, and without notice. Accordingly, We reserve the right to sub-license any and all Advertiser Content for use by any third party entity, or that which is under Our legal
- You represent and warrant that You have all rights, including intellectual property and publicity rights, to grant the license set out above. Uploading any Advertiser Content found to infringe upon the proprietary rights of another party may result in the deactivation or deletion of Your Advertiser
- You understand and agree that by uploading Advertiser Content, You are consenting to the above license in its entirety, which provides Us the right to:
- Reproduce, transmit, communicate, display, or distribute Advertiser Content, on or as part of Our Site(s), on other Internet sites, or elsewhere, for promotional or commercial purposes, by means of any technology, whether now known or hereafter to become known;
- Reproduce Advertiser Content in digital form of display on the Internet (alone or in combination with other works, including, but not limited to, text, data, images, photographs, illustrations, animation, graphics, video, or audio segments, and hypertext links); and/or
- Adapt, modify, or alter Advertiser Content or otherwise create derivative works based upon it; and for all other reasonable promotional or commercial uses either as part of the operation of Our Site(s), or as a promotion or operation of any derivative or related
Given the perpetual nature of the licensed rights in the Advertiser Content granted by You to Us, removal of any such Advertiser Content is within Our sole discretion. Therefore, You understand and agree that upon termination or cancelation of Your Advertiser Account, any associated Advertiser Content may continue being utilized by the Site.
You further agree that in the event of a sale, assignment, transfer of substantially all of Our assets, bankruptcy, reorganization, or receivership involving Our Site(s), that any Advertiser Content, information associated with Your Advertiser Account, Your identification documents, Section 2257 records, and any other data You transmit or upload to Us, may be transferred to a third party without notice.
You accept sole responsibility for any activity or material associated with Your Advertiser Account. Should any Advertiser Content associated with Your Advertiser Account violate any laws or other applicable legal restrictions, Your actions shall constitute a material breach of this Agreement.
The Company hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display the Site and the materials contained thereon for your personal use only, provided that you comply fully with these Terms of Service. You shall not interfere or attempt to interfere with the operation of the Site in any way through any means or device, including but not limited to, spamming, hacking, uploading computer viruses or time bombs, or any other means expressly prohibited by any provision of these Terms of Service.
10.ASSUMPTION OF RISK
You understand and acknowledge that your use of the Site is at your own risk and that we are not responsible for any incidental, consequential, special, punitive, exemplary, direct or indirect damages of any kind whatsoever that may arise out of or relate to your use of the Site, including any personal meetings or encounters you may engage in that may arise out of or relate to your use of the Site.
You shall not make the following types of User Content available and agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any User Content that: (1) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening; (2) advocates or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or foreign law or regulation; or (3) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services. We reserve the right to terminate your receipt, transmission, or other distribution of any such material using the Site, and, if applicable, to delete any such material from our servers.
12.ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
Your use of the Site must also comply with the following Acceptable Use Policy. You agree that you will not:
- upload any copyrighted materials without exclusive permission from the copyright holder
- transmit any material that is offensive, harasses, degrades, or intimidates any individual on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
- cause any harm to minors or perform any activity which is likely to cause such harm;
- take any action which encourages or consists of any threat of harm to any to any person or property;
- transmit any unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (also known as “spamming”), chain letters, or any other form of unauthorized solicitation;
- transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or
programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized to any data or other information of any third party;
- impersonate any person or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person;
- restrict or inhibit any other Member from using and enjoying any public area within the Site;
- forge headers or manipulate identifiers or other data in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Site or to manipulate your presence on the Site;
- infringe on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party;
- copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code of the Site;
- advertise or otherwise solicit funds or engage in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent;
- access the Site by any means other than through the interface that is provided by us for use in accessing the Site;
- make or attempt any unauthorized access to another Member’s account;
- take any action that imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on our server or network infrastructure;
- take any action which is harmful or potentially harmful to the Site, its server or
We reserve the right to terminate your receipt, transmission, or other distribution of any such material using the Site, and, if applicable, to delete any such material from our servers.
13.RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
The Company reserves the right, without assuming any obligation and in our sole discretion, to take any of the following actions at any time and for any reason without notice to you:
- Restrict, suspend, otr terminate your access to all or any part of our Service;
- Change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of our Service;
- Refuse, move, or remove any material that you submit to the Site for any reason;
- Deactivate or delete your accounts and all related information and files in your account;
- Establish general practices and limits concerning use of the
You agree that we will not be liable to you or any third party for taking any of these actions.
14.TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS
All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to the Company and its affiliates. Except as otherwise provided herein, you may not reproduce, perform, create derivative works from, republish, upload, edit, post, transmit, or distribute in any way whatsoever, any materials from the Site or any other web site owned or operated by the Company without prior written permission. Any modification of the materials contained on the Site, or any portion thereof, or use of the web site for any other purpose constitutes an infringement of the Company’s copyrights and other proprietary rights. Use of any materials contained on the Site on any other web site or other networked computer environment is prohibited without the Company’s prior written permission.
The Company is not necessarily affiliated with the web sites which may be linked to or from the Site and is not responsible for their content. Links from the Site to other linked web sites are for your
convenience only and are not intended to be referrals or endorsements of the linked web sites. The Company does not assume any responsibility or liability for any communications or materials available at other linked web sites and you access them at your own risk.
16.TERMINATION OF SERVICE
You understand and agree that the Company may, in its sole discretion and at any time, terminate your use of the Site. The Company may also, in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue or limit or restrict any user’s access to the Site, for any reason. The Company may, in its sole discretion and at any time, alter, suspend, or discontinue, all or a portion of the Site, including the availability of any feature and content. You understand that the Company may take any one or more of these actions without prior notice to you. Should the Company take any of these actions, it may, in its sole discretion, immediately deactivate and/or delete any or all information contained on the Site. You understand and agree that the Company shall not have any liability to you or any other person for any termination of your access to the Site, or removal of information contained therein.
THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE DELETION, THE FAILURE TO STORE, THE MISDELIVERY, OR THE UNTIMELY DELIVERY OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL. THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR, AND IF YOU SUBSCRIBE TO ONE OF OUR FEE-BASED SERVICES YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO A REFUND AS A RESULT OF, ANY SERVICE OUTAGES THAT ARE CAUSED BY OUR MAINTENANCE ON THE SERVERS OR THE TECHNOLOGY THAT UNDERLIES OUR SITES, FAILURES OF OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS (INCLUDING TELECOMMUNICATIONS, HOSTING, AND POWER PROVIDERS), COMPUTER VIRUSES, NATURAL DISASTERS OR OTHER DESTRUCTION OR DAMAGE OF OUR FACILITIE, ACTS OF NATURE, WAR, CIVIL DISTURBANCE, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL. THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE CONTENT OF THE SITE. THE SITE AND ANY MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE AVAILABILITY OF OR THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THE SITE AND ANY MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE SITE AND ANY MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN OR SERVER DO NOT VIOLATE ANY PATENT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF ANY PERSON. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SITE AND/OR ANY MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN, IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT THE COMPANY) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. ANY MATERIAL THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN THROUGH THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY POTENTIAL DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND THE PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE AND THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ITS CONTENT. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
18.LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL THE COMPANY NOR OUR PARTNERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE AND/OR ANY MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN, EVEN IF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE SITE.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless, the Company, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives from any and all third party claims, losses, liability, damages, and/or costs (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) arising from your access to or use of the Site, your violation of these Terms of Service, or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term or condition in these Terms of Service to be unenforceable, all other terms and conditions will remain unaffected and in full force and effect.
21.COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT NOTICE
If you believe that any content appearing on the Site has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us and provide the following information:
- Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- The exact URL or a description of where the alleged infringing material is located;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s
By this filing, the Company seeks to preserve any and all exemptions from liability that may be available under the copyright law, but not necessarily stipulate that it is a service provider as defined in 17 U.S.C. section 512(c) or elsewhere in the law.
All copyright infringement communication should be addressed to:
These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Germany, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms shall be filed only in the state courts located in Hamburg, Germany, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts
for the purposes of litigating any such action. In no event shall you be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief. If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. YOU AGREE THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY STATUTE OR LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE OF THE SITE OR THESE TERMS OF SERVICE MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER SUCH CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION AROSE OR BE FOREVER BARRED.
You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible for any failures or delays in performing our respective obligations hereunder arising from any cause beyond our reasonable control, including but not limited to, acts of God, acts of civil or military authority, fires, wars, riots, earthquakes, storms, typhoons and floods.
The Company may be required by state law to notify you of certain events. You hereby acknowledge and consent that such notices will be effective upon our posting them on the Site or delivering them to you through e-mail. You may update your e-mail address by visiting Account Settings where you have provided your contact information. If you do not provide us with accurate information, we cannot be held liable if we fail to notify you. You have the right to request that we provide such notices to you in paper format, and may do so by e-mailing us at: Contact Us
26.NO MODIFICATION AND WAIVER
No modification to this Agreement, nor any waiver of any rights, shall be effective unless posted on the Site, and the waiver of any breach or default shall not constitute a waiver of any other right or any subsequent breach or default.
27.ACCEPTANCE OF AGREEMENT
QUESTIONS: Please contact us if you have any questions concerning these Terms of Service. Last revised on: 1 August 2017