Terms of Use

Welcome to Language Exchange! By using Language Exchange you are agreeing to the terms of use described in this agreement. We may change these terms at any time without notice. This terms is written in very simple English. Please read carefully.

Content Posted by You in the Service.

You are solely responsible for the content and information that you post, upload, publish, link to, transmit, record, display or otherwise make available (hereinafter, “post”) on the Service or transmit to other users, including text messages, chat, videos (including streaming videos), photographs, or profile text, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted (collectively, “Content”). You may not post as part of the Service, or transmit to Language Exchange or any other user (either on or off the Service), any offensive, inaccurate, incomplete, abusive, obscene, profane, threatening, intimidating, harassing, racially offensive, or illegal material, or any material that infringes or violates another person’s rights (including intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity). You represent and warrant that (i) all information that you submit upon creation of your account is accurate and truthful and that you will promptly update any information provided by you that subsequently becomes inaccurate, incomplete, misleading or false and (ii) you have the right to post the Content on the Service and grant the licenses set forth below.

Prohibited Activities.

Language Exchange reserves the right to investigate, suspend and/or terminate your account if you have misused the Service or behaved in a way Language Exchange regards as inappropriate or unlawful, including actions or communications the occur off the Service but involve users you meet through the Service. The following is a partial list of the type of actions that you may not engage in with respect to the Service. You will not:

  • impersonate any person or entity.
  • solicit money from any users.
  • post any Content that is prohibited by other items.
  • “stalk” or otherwise harass any person.
  • express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by Language Exchange without our specific prior written consent.
  • use the Service in an illegal manner or to commit an illegal act;
  • access the Service in a jurisdiction in which it is illegal or unauthorized;
  • ask or use users to conceal the identity, source, or destination of any illegally gained money or products.
  • use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, “data mine”, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Service or its contents.
  • collect usernames and/or email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorized framing of or linking to the Service.
  • interfere with or disrupt the Service or the servers or networks connected to the Service.
  • email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
  • forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any information transmitted to or through the Service (either directly or indirectly through use of third party software).
  • “frame” or “mirror” any part of the Service, without Language Exchange's prior written authorization.
  • use meta tags or code or other devices containing any reference to Language Exchange or the Service (or any trademark, trade name, service mark, logo or slogan of Language Exchange) to direct any person to any other website for any purpose.
  • modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decipher, decompile or otherwise disassemble any portion of the Service any software used on or for the Service, or cause others to do so.
  • post, use, transmit or distribute, directly or indirectly, (e.g. screen scrape) in any manner or media any content or information obtained from the Service other than solely in connection with your use of the Service in accordance with this Agreement.

Be Considerate to Others

This is a site for mature and considerate people to help each other learn in a supportive, encouraging and relaxing environment. Abuse and harassment will not be tolerated. If you treat others in an abusive or harassing manner, you will be banned from this club. If you see someone else behaving in an abusive or harassing manner, please report this to LanguageExchange. In addition, you will not upload any material that is illegal, libelous, defamatory, or anything that could violate the rights of other parties.

Use for Language Exchange Only

You will not use the site to distribute or advertise commercial activities of other parties. You will not solicit LanguageExchange members and guests to join outside sites or online services or organizations. You will not solicit LanguageExchange members and guests for any reason other than to find a language exchange partner to improve the personal foreign language skills of yourself and that of your partners. Any material contained in this site is for your private personal use only. You may not download the material for commercial use.

Non-commercial Use by Users

The Service is for personal use only. Users may not use the Service or any content contained in the Service (including, but not limited to, content of other users, designs, text, graphics, images, video, information, logos, software, audio files and computer code) in connection with any commercial endeavors, such as (i) advertising or soliciting any user to buy or sell any products or services not offered by Language Exchange or (ii) soliciting others to attend parties or other social functions, or networking, for commercial purposes. Users of the Service may not use any information obtained from the Service to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any other user without his or her prior explicit consent. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may not use the Service or the Service for any purpose. Language Exchange may investigate and take any available legal action in response to illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Service, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email and unauthorized framing of or linking to the Service.

Use Common Sense

Please be aware that LanguageExchange does not verify the identities of its members or guests, nor do we verify the accuracy of the content they post. Do not divulge personal contact information such as your telephone number or address in public forums such as message boards or chat rooms.

Your Contact Information

You may not write your email address or other contact information in the public sections of the community such as the bulletin boards or the comment section of your profile. You may only write your email address in the email address field of your profile.

Children Under 13 Years of Age

You must be at least 13 years of age to access and use the Service.

Limits of Liability

We are not liable for any harm or loss that results from your giving out of personal information over our site. We are not liable for any harm or loss that results from your use of any content from this site.

Your Password

You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Services and for any activities or actions under your password. We encourage you to use “strong” passwords (passwords that use a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols) with your account. Language Exchange cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements..

Submissions

Any content you submit to LanguageExchange becomes the property of LanguageExchange. This includes but is not limited to ideas, concepts and designs you submit as suggestions to LanguageExchange. However, personal information will be kept strictly confidential. Please see our privacy policy.