Terms of Service

1. Terms of Acceptance

 

MeetU Application (hereinafter referred to as 'MeetU') is developed by Beijing VGOAPP technology Ltd. and provides you with services in accordance with the following service terms. MeetU hereby specifically reminds you (the user) to carefully read these Terms of Service (hereinafter referred to as the 'Agreement') and all the schedules hereof, including but not limited to the MeetU Privacy Policy, the Code of Conduct for MeetU Users and other schedules, to ensure that you fully understand all provisions of the Agreement before you register yourself as a user. You will have no right to register, log in or use the services covered by the Agreement unless and until you have accepted all the provisions of the Agreement. By registering, logging in, using, or accessing the services, you will be deemed to have accepted the Agreement and agreed to be bound by the various provisions of the Agreement.

 

In addition, when you use any services of MeetU, you and MeetU shall comply with the guidelines and rules published by MeetU with respect to such services from time to time. All guidelines and rules mentioned above form an integral part of this Agreement.

 

2. Modification to the Provisions

 

The provisions of the Agreement may be updated by MeetU from time to time without further notice, and the modified provisions will effectively supersede the original provisions of the Terms of Service upon publication on MeetU. The user may view the latest provisions of the agreement on this website. After such modifications to the provisions of the agreement by MeetU, any user who does not accept the modified provisions shall immediately cease using MeetU, and the user's continued use of the services of MeetU shall be deemed as his or her acceptance of the modified Terms of Service.

 

3. Registration

 

In order to use these services, you need to register for a MeetU account and bind the account to your mobile phone number. The user is required to bind the account using a mobile phone number that has yet to be bound with any 'MeetU' account, and to register for a 'MeetU' account with a mobile phone number that has not been banned by MeetU. MeetU may change the method for account registration and binding according to user requirements or product requirements without prior notice to the user.

'MeetU' is a geographical location-based mobile social networking product, and the user can complete registering for a 'MeetU' account only if he or she authorizes MeetU to make his or her geographical location information public and use such location information during registration. The user's completion of the registration indicates that he or she agrees to MeetU extracting, making public and using the user's geographical location information.

In view of the method for registering for a MeetU account and to protect the security of your account, you agree to MeetU's use of the mobile phone number you provide and/or automatic extraction of your mobile phone number, your mobile device ID and other information for registration purposes during your registration. If you choose to enable and use certain functions, you agree to MeetU accessing your mobile phone's address book to realize such functions.

When the user registers for and uses these services, MeetU needs to collect personal information that can be used to identify the user so that MeetU can contact the user when necessary or provide the user with a better user experience. The information collected by MeetU includes but is not limited to the name, gender, age, date of birth, ID card number, address, school, company, industry of work, hobbies, frequently visited places and personal profile of the user, and MeetU agrees to be bound by the laws concerning personal private information and the Privacy Policy of MeetU during the use of such information.

You are required to ensure the validity and legality of the mobile phone number, name, profile photo and other materials updated as well as all content that you publish on MeetU henceforth. If you provide any material that is against the law, morality and the Code of Conduct for MeetU Users, or MeetU has reason to suspect that you are engaged in any malicious operations, MeetU has the right to restrict or ban the functions of your account, and rejects your use of these services, as a whole or in part, now and in the future. Any user shall be fully responsible to ensure that the registration materials published by him or her on MeetU are true, correct, complete, applicable and/or up to date.

In accordance with relevant laws and legislations, MeetU hereby solemnly calls your attention to the fact that the content provider shall be responsible for text, photos or other materials (hereinafter referred to as 'Content') published or uploaded via these services, whether transmitted publicly or privately. MeetU only provides the user with content storage space and does not warrant the correctness, completeness or quality of the Content, and is therefore unable to control the Content transmitted via these services. You have been advised, in advance, of the possibility of accessing Content that is unpleasant, inappropriate or repulsive when you are using these services. In no event shall MeetU be responsible for any Content, and you may report such content through the reporting function on MeetU. Upon verification, MeetU has the right to stop transmitting any of the aforesaid contents and take the corresponding actions, including but not limited to suspending the violator's use of these services, as a whole or in part, storing relevant records, and reporting the same to the appropriate authority.

4. User Account, Password and Security

 

Upon completing the registration procedures for these services and completing the registration, you can use your mobile phone number to log in to your MeetU account (hereinafter referred to as 'Account').

 

You shall be fully responsible for all activities conducted with your password and account. You agree that:

 

You will immediately notify MeetU of unauthorized use of or any other security issues with your MeetU account.

 

MeetU will in no way be responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to safekeep your own account and password;

 

Each user shall be fully responsible for all actions and events associated with his or her own account. You will be fully responsible for the damages caused to you, MeetU or any third party for your failure to safekeep your own account and password.

 

If MeetU detects an unusual login to your account and there is a high possibility that the account has been stolen, you agree that MeetU has the right to freeze the account. If you need to unfreeze your account, please submit an application through the feedback channel of MeetU.

 

5. Use of Paid Functions

 

A portion of the value-added services of MeetU are for paid use and the user who needs to purchase any paid value-added service can choose, purchase and make payment for the same on the page for purchasing the corresponding service. When making a purchase, the user shall confirm the category, quantity, duration, automatic renewal term (if optional), etc., of the service to be purchased according to his or her actual requirements. By making the payment, the same will be confirmed, and the user may not request a modification or refund in the absence of just causes specified by law or the Agreement.

 

If the user requests an invoice after purchasing any paid feature of MeetU, MeetU will be responsible for issuing the VAT invoice for the current year in which the user requests the same with the VAT borne by the user, and the transportation costs, courier charges and other expenses, if any, shall be borne by the user.

 

6. Use by Members for Non-commercial Purposes

 

You shall not use the services provided by MeetU for any commercial purpose other than those expressly accepted or approved by MeetU. Illegal and/or unauthorized use of the services of MeetU is prohibited. We may delete commercial advertisements, associated links and promotion contents of any other form in the files and documents of the user without any notice, and may therefore terminate your qualification as a user. We will take the appropriate legal action with respect to any illegal or unauthorized use of the services of MeetU.

 

7. Protection of Personal Private Information of the User

 

When registering for an account or using these services, the user may be required to fill in some necessary information, such as identity information required by laws, legislations, regulations and normative documents (hereinafter referred to as 'Laws and Legislations'). If the user submits information that is incomplete or inconsistent with the provisions of laws and legislations, the user may be unable to use these services or subjected to restrictions during his or her use of the services.

 

Personal private information refers to the information related to the personal identity or personal privacy of the user. MeetU pays great attention to protecting the personal privacy of the user, and has formulated the MeetU Privacy Policy, which the user may view in detail by reading the schedules to the Agreement. The user acknowledges and agrees that use of the services provided by MeetU shall be deemed as acceptance of the MeetU Privacy Policy.

 

8. Code of Conduct for Users

 

The user agrees that it will not use these services for any illegal or inappropriate activity and will comply with the Code of Conduct for MeetU Users between MeetU and the user.

 

9. Internationally-used Special Warnings

 

You have understood that the international Internet is borderless, and agreed to comply with all local laws and rules about online behavior and content. You specifically agree to comply with all applicable laws and legislations concerning the transmission of information outputted from China or the country or region where you are located.

 

10. Public Information Published on MeetU

 

For the purposes of this Agreement, 'Public Area for Public Use of These Services' refers to the area in which these services are available to the general public;

 

The user shall warrant that he or she is the copyright owner or has obtained the legal authorization for the Content uploaded or published by the user on MeetU and such content will not infringe on the legal interests of any third party. The user agrees to grant MeetU worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, indefinite, sublicensable, transferable or exclusive license to use all content mentioned above, by which license, MeetU shall have the right to display, promote or use the aforesaid content in any other way that is not prohibited by law.

 

11. Indemnification

 

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless MeetU and its subsidiaries, affiliates, high-level executives, agents, brand co-owners or other partners, and employees from and against any claim or request proposed by any third person arising or resulting from the content you provide, publish or transmit via these services, your connection with these services, your violation of this user agreement or your infringement on any right of others, including but not limited to reasonable attorney fees, and bear all the legal responsibilities arising therefrom.

 

12. Data Storage

 

MeetU shall not be responsible for the user's failure to delete or store relevant data in these services.

 

MeetU may determine the maximum storage period of the user's data in these services at its sole discretion based on the actual conditions, and assign the user with the maximum storage space on the server, etc.

 

If the user stops using these services or these services are terminated, MeetU may permanently delete the data of the user from the server. After these services are stopped or terminated, MeetU has no obligation to return any data to the user.

 

13. Modification to the Services

 

MeetU has the right to temporarily or permanently modify or terminate these services or any part thereof at any time, irrespective of whether notice thereof has been given. You agree that MeetU will in no way be responsible to you and any third person for any modification to, suspension or termination of these services.

 

14. Change, Interruption and Termination of the Services

 

In consideration of the particularity of network services, the user agrees that MeetU has the right to change, interrupt or terminate the services, including the paid service, in part or as a whole, at any time. If the services are changed, interrupted or terminated by MeetU, MeetU shall notify the user of the same prior to such change, interruption or termination, and shall provide the user affected with substitute services of equivalent value, and if the user is unwilling to accept the substitute services, MeetU shall refund the remaining amount to the user after deducting the corresponding fee in accordance with the actual use of the services by such user.

 

MeetU has the right to change, interrupt or terminate the provision of free services or paid services to the user without bearing any responsibility to the user or any third party:

 

(1) if the user should have submitted true information in accordance with the provisions of laws, but instead provides personal materials that are untrue or inconsistent with the information submitted during registration without presenting reasonable proof; or

 

(2) if the user violates the provisions in relevant laws and rules or the Agreement; or

 

(3) as provided by law or required by the competent authority;or

 

(4) for the sake of security or in other necessary circumstances.

 

15. Guarantee and Warranty

 

You expressly understand and agree that:

 

no provisions in this user agreement will exempt MeetU from any responsibility for causing personal injury to you or loss of your property out of willful act or gross negligence;

 

You will individually bear the risks in your use of these services. These services are provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis. MeetU makes no guarantees or warranties, either express or implied, with respect to these services, including but not limited to guarantees or warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement of the rights of others;

 

MeetU does not warrant that:

 

these services will be in compliance with your requirements;

 

these services will be free from interference, provided timely, safe, reliable or free from error;

 

the result obtained by using these services will be correct and reliable;

 

Any product, service, message or other information you purchase or obtain via these services will meet your expectations;

 

Whether to download or obtain any material by using these services will be at your own discretion and risk, and you will be individually responsible for any damage, data loss or other consequences in your computer system caused by the downloading of any material;

 

No suggestion or information, whether in written or oral form, you obtain from MeetU or via these services, will form any warranty other than those in this user agreement, unless expressly specified in this user agreement.

 

16. Limitation of Liability

 

You expressly understand and agree that MeetU will not be responsible for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, derivative or punitive damages in case of losses, including but not limited to loss in profits, reputation, applications and data, or other intangible losses caused by:

 

the use or unavailability of these services;

 

costs incurred by the replacement of any commodity, data, information or service purchased or obtained, message received, or transaction concluded from or via these services;

 

unauthorized access or alteration of your transmissions or data;

 

statements made or actions taken by any third party in these services;

 

other matters related to these services, other than those expressly specified in this user agreement;

 

MeetU will in no way be responsible for fraudulent information published or delivered by any third party in any way, or the user being induced to suffer economic losses.

 

17. Trademark Information of MeetU

 

The MeetU logo, MeetU as well as all other trademarks, marks and product and service names registered by MeetU are the trademarks of Beijing VGOAPP technology Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the 'MeetU Marks'). Without the prior consent of MeetU in advance, you agree not to display or use MeetU Marks in any way or otherwise process MeetU Marks, or indicate that you have the right to exhibit, use or otherwise process MeetU Marks.

 

18. General Provisions

 

This Agreement, community guideline and disclaimer constitute the entire agreement between you and MeetU and regulate your use of these services. You shall also comply with the additional terms and conditions that apply when you are using relevant services and the content or software provided by any third party;

This Agreement and the relationship between you and MeetU shall be governed by the laws of the People's Republic of China. Any dispute between you and MeetU with respect to these services, this user agreement or other relevant matters shall be settled through amicable negotiation in the first instance, and in the event that no resolution can be reached through negotiation, such dispute shall be submitted to the Beijing Arbitration Commission for arbitration. The arbitration award will be final and binding on both parties;

no exercise or enforcement of any right or provision in this Agreement by MeetU will constitute waiver of the same;

even in the event that any provision of this user agreement conflicts with the laws of the People's Republic of China and becomes invalid, you agree that you will endeavor to keep valid the intention of the party concerned reflected in such provision in accordance with the law, and the remaining provisions in this user agreement shall remain in full force and effect;

The headings used in this user agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

Code of Conduct for MeetU Users

 

I. Principles

 

1. To maintain the healthy ecological order of MeetU Social Networking Software (hereinafter referred to as 'MeetU'), better safeguard the legal interests of the user and the sound user experience, and comply with the provisions in relevant national laws, you shall comply with the Code of Conduct for MeetU Users ('the Code') when using MeetU.

 

2. MeetU users must comply with effective laws and legislations when carrying out activities on the MeetU platform. MeetU will deal with the violation accordingly in accordance with relevant laws and legislations and the rules of the Terms of Service.

 

3. The Code is an inseparable part of the Terms of Service. You are required to carefully read the Code before using MeetU to ensure that you have fully understood the content of the various provisions of the Code. You will have no right to use MeetU unless and until you have accepted all the content of the Code. Your use of MeetU will be deemed as your acceptance of the Code and your agreement to be bound by the content of the Code.

 

II. Specifications

 

1. Publishing pornographic content and content that is on the verge of pornography.

 

Spreading obscene and pornographic contents, including but not limited to recruiting prostitutes and hooking up.

Publishing videos, text, GIFs, links to external websites, QR codes and other content that have pornographic connotations and are provocative.

2. Publishing any advertisement-related information, Examples: advertisements for WeChat businesses, recruitment, credit cards, loans, cosmetics, digital products, Taobao stores and face-lifting or one-to-one sales promotion.

 

3. Threatening, slandering and abusing others.

 

4. Misappropriating the materials of others, including but not limited to:

 

Publishing and using, without authorization, enterprise names or trademarks that have been registered by others, and infringing on the exclusive rights in enterprise names and the trademarks of others.

Publishing and using, without authorization, the names, photos, and ID card numbers of others, and infringing on the right of reputation, portrait right and other legal rights of others.

5. Impersonating the official account of MeetU:

 

Publishing, using and spoofing words that are the same as or similar to the content of existing intellectual property rights such as the MeetU logo, or content that is easily confused with the design themes and appearances of current MeetU products.

Slandering, insulting and ridiculing MeetU and relevant products and technologies.

Impersonating the MeetU team to send information to the user.

6. Violating effective national laws and legislations, including but not limited to:

 

anti-political activities: opposing the basic principles determined in the Constitution, endangering national security, subverting the state power, inciting national hatred, advocating heresy and feudalistic superstition, conducting unlawful assembly, etc.

buying and selling hard drugs, counterfeit money, firearms and ammunition, controlled knives, forbidden drugs, false documents, etc.

engaging in false social networking, fraud and other dishonest behavior that are against social morality for the purpose of obtaining benefits.

publishing information that contains content concerning coming together for gambling, imparts gambling skills, etc.

employing and inducing others to engage in terrorism, violence, etc.

7. Publishing content that is bloody, violent, horrific, repulsive, etc., and may be disturbing, including but not limited to:

 

disseminating actual images showing people or animals being killed, crippled and injured by gunshot, stabbing, torture, etc.

containing content showing violence, child abuse, etc.

publishing information about obtaining revenge for others, urging collection by violent means, alleging the gangland identity, and other actions that may disrupt the public order.

8. Publishing phishing website links, website links and QR codes containing Trojan horse viruses and other content that may affect the user's information security.

 

9. Using add-ons and engaging in other malicious behavior, including but not limited to:

 

accessing MeetU and related systems by using plug-ins, add-ons or other third party tools and service connections without the written permission of MeetU.

affecting the normal operations of MeetU by using add-ons and manpower.

maliciously attacking MeetU and relevant systems.

maliciously collecting personal information from the MeetU systems or other MeetU users.

preparing and publishing methods and tools related to the aforesaid behavior, or implementing or spreading such methods and tools.

Registering, logging in or use through a virtual machine.

10. Engaging in gambling or disguised gambling.

 

11. Using MeetU to guide traffic to other platforms, which may result in fraud or other illegal acts upon the review of MeetU and in the judgment of the system.

 

12. Publishing information about pseudo base stations or phone number changing software on the platform, including but not limited to:

 

using phone number changing software to practice fraud by impersonating others.

Promoting pseudo base stations/phone number changing software, such as presenting and promoting information about pseudo base stations/phone number changing software, showing the effects of using pseudo base stations/phone number changing software, persuading others to use pseudo base stations/phone number changing software, etc.

Selling pseudo base stations/phone number changing software, such as publishing information about the sale of pseudo base stations/phone number changing software, publishing information about the purchase of pseudo base stations/phone number changing software, inquiring on or publishing the approaches for the sale of pseudo base stations/phone number changing software,etc.

13. Other behavior that go against the provisions of national laws or disrupt the social networking environment on the MeetU platform.

 

III. Punishment Mechanism

 

Anyone with any of the aforesaid behavior will be prohibited from using part of the functions of his or her MeetU account, and will be restricted in his or her interactions with others. MeetU has the right to screen illegal contents.

 

If circumstances are severe or in the event of repeated violations, MeetU has the right to ban or freeze the account. If the law has been violated or a crime has been committed, MeetU has the right to transfer the account information to a judiciary authority.

 

Anyone who discovers that the account of another person has information that is against the law or the Code of Conduct for Users may report the same on the reporting page. We will take timely action upon verification.

 

IV. Dynamic Document

 

The Code is a dynamic document. We have the right to modify and update its content in accordance with relevant laws and legislations or on the basis of the requirements for product operations. You are required to view the document repeatedly to obtain the latest information. This Code is a supplement to the Terms of Service, and in case of any conflict the Terms of Service shall prevail.