How to Find Biological Mother | How to Find Birth Mother | Terms (including,, and are social networking services that allows Registrants to create unique personal profiles online in order to find and communicate with family members. The services offered by and ("", "", or "we") include the and websites and any other features, content, or applications offered from time to time by and in connection with the and Websites. The and Services are hosted in Canada and the United States.

This Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement") sets forth the legally binding terms for your use of the or Services. By using the or Services, you agree to be bound by this Agreement, whether you are a "Registrant" (which means that you simply browse the or Website) or you are a "Member" (which means that you are a paid Member with or The term "User" refers to a Registrant or a Member. You are only authorized to use the and Services (regardless of whether your access or use is intended) if you agree to abide by all applicable laws and to this Agreement. Please read this Agreement carefully and save it. If you do not agree with it, you should leave the or Website and discontinue use of the or Services immediately. If you wish to become a Member, communicate with other Registrants and make use of the or Services, you must read this Agreement and indicate your acceptance during the Registration process.

This Agreement includes's and's policies for acceptable use of the and Services and Content posted on the and Websites, your rights, obligations and restrictions regarding your use of the or Services and' and's Privacy Policy. In order to participate in certain and Services, you may be notified that you are required to download software or content and/or agree to additional terms and conditions. Unless otherwise provided by the additional terms and conditions applicable to the and Services in which you choose to participate, those additional terms are hereby incorporated into this Agreement. or may modify this Agreement from time to time and such modification shall be effective upon posting by or on the or Website. You agree to be bound to any changes to this Agreement when you use the or Services after any such modification is posted. It is therefore important that you review this Agreement regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.

Please choose carefully the information you post on and and that you provide to other Users. Your and profiles may not include the following items: telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, and any photographs containing nudity, or obscene, lewd, violent, harassing, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable subject matter. Despite this prohibition, information provided by other or Registrants (for instance, in their Profile) may contain inaccurate, inappropriate, offensive or sexually explicit material, products or services, and and assume no responsibility or liability for this material. If you become aware of misuse of the or Services by any person, please contact us to report it immediately. and reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any posting (including private messages) by you, or to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the or Services at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability.

  1. Eligibility. Use of and Registration in the and Services is void where prohibited. By using the or Services, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are 18 years of age or older; and (d) your use of the or Services does not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your profile may be deleted and your Registration may be terminated without warning, if we believe that you are less than 18 years of age.
  2. Term. This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the or Services or are a Member or Registrant. or may terminate your Registration at any time, without warning. Even after Registration is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect, including all sections.
  3. Fees. You acknowledge that and reserve the right to charge for the and Services and to change its fees from time to time in its discretion. If or terminate your Registration because you have breached the Agreement, you shall not be entitled to the refund of any unused portion of subscription fees. In addition, if you attempt to charge back fees against or after services have been rendered, you are thereby releasing any information within your account that may be required to prove your relationship with our service. This includes but is not limited to all information given within your membership and account, including correspondence with other members and details of your search. If you utilize the service, and then attempt to defraud our company by reversing the charge, we reserve the right to prove your engagement with us by utilizing any and all information you have provided to our company.
  4. Password. When you sign up to become a Member, you will also be given a password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You agree not to use the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify or immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account or access to your password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account.
  5. Non-commercial Use by Registrants. The and Services are for the personal use of Registrants only and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by or Illegal and/or unauthorized use of the or Services, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of Registrants by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorized framing of or linking to the or Website is prohibited. Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed from Member profiles without notice and may result in termination of Registration privileges. Appropriate legal action will be taken for any illegal or unauthorized use of the or Services.
  6. Proprietary Rights in Content on and
    • and do not claim any ownership rights in the text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, or any other materials (collectively, "Content") that you post to the or Services. After posting your Content to the or Services, you continue to retain all ownership rights in such Content, and you continue to have the right to use your Content in any way you choose. By displaying or publishing ("posting") any Content on or through the or Services, you hereby grant to and a limited license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such Content on and through the and Services, including any indexing of the provided content by search engines. It is important to note that the indexing and representation of content by search engines is not under the control of and, and as such the removal of such content from search engine databases is not the responsibility of and

      Without this license, and would be unable to provide the and Services. For example, without the right to modify Member Content, and would not be able to digitally compress music files that Registrants submit or otherwise format Content to satisfy technical requirements, and without the right to publicly perform Member Content, and could not allow Users to listen to music posted by Registrants. The license you grant to and is non-exclusive (meaning you are free to license your Content to anyone else in addition to and, fully-paid and royalty-free (meaning that and are not required to pay you for the use on the or Services of the Content that you post), sub licensable (so that and are able to use its affiliates and subcontractors such as Internet content delivery networks to provide the and Services), and worldwide (because the Internet and the and Services are global in reach). This license will terminate at the time you remove your Content from the and Services. The license does not grant or the right to sell your Content, nor does the license grant or the right to distribute your Content outside of the and Services other than the indexing of content by search engines.  Again it is important to note that the indexing and representation of content by search engines is not under the control of and, and as such the removal of such content from search engine databases is not the responsibility of and
    • You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Content posted by you on or through the or Services or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section, and (ii) the posting of your Content on or through the or Services does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of any Content posted by you to or through the or Services.
    • The and Services contain Content of and (" and Content"). and Content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws, and and own and retain all rights in the and Content and the and Services. and hereby grant you a limited, revocable, nonsublicensable license to reproduce and display the and Content (excluding any software code) solely for your personal use in connection with viewing the and Website and using the and Services.
    • The and Services contain Content of Users and other and licensors. Except for Content posted by you, you may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any Content appearing on or through the or Services.
  7. Content Posted.
    • and may delete any Content that in the sole judgment of or violates this Agreement or which may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of any person. and assume no responsibility for monitoring the or Services for inappropriate Content or conduct. If at any time or chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the or Services, and nonetheless assume no responsibility for the Content, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Content, and no responsibility for the conduct of the User submitting any such Content.
    • You are solely responsible for the Content that you post on or through any of the and Services, and any material or information that you transmit to other Registrants and for your interactions with other Users. and do not endorse and have no control over the Content. Content is not necessarily reviewed by or prior to posting and does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of or and make no warranties, express or implied, as to the Content or to the accuracy and reliability of the Content or any material or information that you transmit to other Registrants.
  8. Content/Activity Prohibited. The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited to post on or through the and Services. and reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in's or's sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the or Services and terminating the Registration of such violators. Prohibited Content includes, but is not limited to Content that, in the sole discretion of or
    • is patently offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
    • harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
    • exploits people in a sexual or violent manner;
    • contains nudity, violence, or offensive subject matter or contains a link to an adult website;
    • solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
    • provides any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses;
    • promotes information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
    • promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
    • involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming";
    • contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
    • furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities including, but not limited to making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
    • solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users;
    • involves commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes;
    • includes a photograph of another person that you have posted without that person's consent; or
    • for band and filmmaker profiles, uses sexually suggestive imagery or any other unfair, misleading or deceptive Content intended to draw traffic to the profile.
    The following is a partial list of the kind of activity that is illegal or prohibited on the and Website and through your use of the or Services. and reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in's or's sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, reporting you to law enforcement authorities. Prohibited activity includes, but is not limited to:
    • criminal or tortuous activity, including child pornography, fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, gambling, harassment, stalking, spamming, spimming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, patent infringement, or theft of trade secrets;
    • advertising to, or solicitation of, any Member to buy or sell any products or services through the or Services. You may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Registrants. It is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the or Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member without their prior explicit consent. In order to protect our Registrants from such advertising or solicitation, and reserve the right to restrict the number of emails which a Member may send to other Registrants in any 24-hour period to a number which or deem appropriate in their sole discretion. If you breach this Agreement and send unsolicited bulk email, instant messages or other unsolicited communications of any kind through the or Services, you acknowledge that you will have caused substantial harm to or, but that the amount of such harm would be extremely difficult to ascertain. As a reasonable estimation of such harm, you agree to pay or $50 for each such unsolicited email or other unsolicited communication you send through the or Services;
    • covering or obscuring the banner advertisements on your personal profile page, or any or page via HTML/CSS or any other means;
    • any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to add friends or send comments or messages;
    • interfering with, disrupting, or creating an undue burden on the or Services or the networks or services connected to the or Services;
    • attempting to impersonate another Member or person;
    • for band profiles, copying the code for your or Player and embedding it into other profiles or asking other Registrants to embed it into their profiles;
    • using the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or disclosing your password to any third party or permitting any third party to access your account;
    • selling or otherwise transferring your profile;
    • using any information obtained from the or Services in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person;
    • displaying an advertisement on your profile, or accepting payment or anything of value from a third person in exchange for your performing any commercial activity on or through the or Services on behalf of that person, such as placing commercial content on your profile, posting blogs or bulletins with a commercial purpose, or sending private messages with a commercial purpose; or
    • using the or Services in a manner inconsistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
  9. Copyright Policy. You may not post, modify, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is the policy of and to terminate Registration privileges of any Member who repeatedly infringes the copyright rights of others upon receipt of prompt notification to or by the copyright owner or the copyright owner's legal agent.
  10. Member Disputes. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other and Registrants. and reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Registrants.
  11. Privacy. Use of the or Services are also governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into this Agreement by this reference.
  12. Disclaimers. and are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the or Websites or in connection with the or Services, whether caused by Users of the or Services or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the or Services. Profiles created and posted by Registrants on the or Website may contain links to other websites. and are not responsible for the Content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such websites, and such websites are in no way investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by or Inclusion of any linked website on the or Services does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by or When you access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk. and take no responsibility for third party advertisements that are posted on this or Website or through the or Services, nor does it take any responsibility for the goods or services provided by its advertisers. and are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any User of the or Services. and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any User or Member communication. and are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or players due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any of the or Services or combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Users or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the or Services. Under no circumstances shall or be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of the or Services, attendance at an or event, from any Content posted on or through the or Services, or from the conduct of any Users of the or Services, whether online or offline. The and Services are provided "AS-IS" and as available and and expressly disclaim any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. and cannot guarantee and do not promise any specific results from use of the or Services.
  14. Export Controls. Software available in connection with the or Services (the "Software") is further subject to export controls. No Software may be downloaded from the or Services or otherwise exported or re-exported in violation of any export laws. Downloading or using the Software is at your sole risk.
  15. Disputes. If there is any dispute about or involving the or Services, you agree that the dispute shall be governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada, without regard to conflict of law provisions and you agree to exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue in the provincial and federal courts of Canada located in the Province of British Columbia, City of Vancouver. Either, or you may demand that any dispute between or and you about or involving the or Services must be settled by arbitration utilizing a Canadian Arbitration service, provided that the foregoing shall not prevent or from seeking injunctive relief in a court of competent jurisdiction.
  16. Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold and, their subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the or Services in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above and/or if any Content that you post on the or Website or through the or Services causes or to be liable to another.
  17. Other. This Agreement is accepted upon your use of the or Website or any of the or Services and is further affirmed by you becoming a Member. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and or regarding the use of the or Services. The failure of or to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.