Relationship Soup™

Terms & Conditions, Disclaimer & Contest Rules

In using this website, you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:

The following definitions apply to these Terms and Conditions and any and all Agreements between the Parties:


  • “Client”, “Customer”, “You” and “Your” refers to the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions.


  • “Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Us” and “Our”  refers to our Company that owns and presents this website.


  • “Parties” refers to Client/Customer and Company collectively.




We are committed to your privacy.  Only authorized employees within the Company on a need to know basis shall use any information connected from a Customer.  We constantly review our systems to ensure the best possible service to the Customer.  There are specific state and federal laws precluding unauthorized activities related to computer systems and associated data, and the Company makes sure to both adhere to such laws and to vigorously pursue the prosecution of any person who violates such laws in connection with our website.  Accordingly, Customer records are regarded as confidential and thus shall not be divulged to third parties unless absolutely necessary to effectuate a sale or filling of an order on behalf of the Customer, and only if required to do so by legal       process of the governing authorities.  We shall not sell, share or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited communications.  Any e-mails sent by this Company to you shall only be in    connection with agreed services and products, or reasonably related to an inquiry or comment by you.



The information on this website is provided on an “as is” basis.  To the fullest extent permitted by law, this Company:


  • Does not represent itself as professional relationship counselors or experts.  We do not recommend that a Customer follow any content provided on this website to the exclusion of seeking professional counseling.  Accordingly, the Company excludes any and all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website, including but not limited to, any circumstances in which a Customer follows any content on this website that results in the termination of a relationship or any otherwise unsuccessful or adverse outcome.


  • Excludes any and all liability for damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon, or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.


  • Excludes all representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or the Company’s literature.


  • This Company does not, however, exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by its own negligence.  The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law.  None of your statutory or common law rights as a consumer are affected by the above exclusions and limitations.



This website and all text relating to the Company’s services is protected by federal copyright and other appropriate intellectual property (IP) laws, as well as appropriate state IP laws.  The Company shall enforce all of its rights pertaining hereto against any and all violators.  Further, this Company’s trade names and logos are protected marks of this Company.



The Company shall accept payments through PayPal, Visa, MasterCard and Discover for purchase of the Company’s items such as T-shirts, greeting cards, bracelets, and other   items that will be offered for sale on the website.  Customer shall be responsible for     paying state sales taxes and for shipping charges.  The Company shall impose a $36.00 fee on the Customer if the payment method is declined or if there is a stop payment after the transaction for items sold is complete.  All items remain the property of the Company until they are paid for in full.  If Company is forced to file a lawsuit to receive its payments, Customer shall pay Company’s attorney’s fees, court costs related to the    litigation, and Company may seek recovery of any other costs or expenses allowed by   law.



The Company shall accept PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, company (customer) checks and money orders.  Each sponsorship or advertising transaction shall be subject to a separate Agreement between the Company and Customer (corporate or individual), which Agreement shall include the precise date and time period advertising shall be run, in addition to other material terms.  Customer shall be responsible for providing to the  Company the content to be used in the advertising prior to execution of the Agreement. Payment shall be due at the time of execution of the Agreement.  For any declined credit cards, stop payments, or checks returned for “insufficient funds,” the Company shall impose a fee equal to 40% of the amount of the rejected transaction, which shall be reflected in the Agreement.  Once the Agreement is signed, there shall be no changes made to the dates and time period for running the advertising, nor to the content of the advertising.  If Company is forced to file a lawsuit to receive its payments, in addition to the monies not paid to the Company as reflected in the Agreement, Customer shall pay Company’s attorney’s fees, court costs related to the litigation, and Company may seek recovery of any other costs or expenses allowed by law for the breach of the Agreement by the Customer.



All sales are final.  No refunds shall be granted.  For any on-line events held for customers in which there is a cover charge, there shall be no refunds for any reason after payments are made.  Any donations made to charities offered on the website are non- refundable.  For advertising transactions, if an ad does not run or runs in a manner inconsistent with what a Customer bargained for, as reflected in the Agreement,  Company shall correct the situation so as to follow the specifications in the Agreement, but there shall be no refunds.  Customers may cancel memberships to the website at any time.



You may not create a link to any page of this website without our prior written consent.  If you do create a link to this website, you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set forth above shall apply to your use of this website by linking it.



We do not monitor or review the content of third party websites that are linked from this website.  Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily  shared or endorsed by us and we should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions  or material.  Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or   content, of these sites.  We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and  to read the privacy statements of these sites.  You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them. This Company shall not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, however caused,  resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.



Neither party shall be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under any Agreement that is due to an event beyond the control of such party, including but not limited to, any Act of God, terrorism, war, political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood, or any other natural or man-made circumstance outside of our control, which causes the termination of an   agreement or contract entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen.  Any Party affected by such event shall forthwith inform the other Party of the same and shall use all reasonable means to comply with the terms and conditions of any agreement contained herein.



Failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement, or the failure of either party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he, she or they is or are entitled hereunder, shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any Agreement.  No waiver of any of   the provisions of this or any Agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both Parties.



Any dispute with respect to these terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of the State of Indiana, except with respect to copyright law and other IP issues that are the exclusive jurisdiction of federal law.  By accessing this website, as well as using our services and products offered on this website, you consent to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Indiana.  If any of these terms and conditions are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason, then the invalid or unenforceable provision shall be severed and the remaining terms and conditions shall continue to apply.  These Terms and Conditions shall not be amended, modified, varied or supplemented except in writing and signed by duly authorized representatives of the Company.



The Company reserves the right to change these conditions from time to time as it sees fit and your continued use of the site shall signify your acceptance of any adjustment to these terms.  If there are any changes to our privacy policy, we shall announce that these changes have been made on our home page and on other key pages on our site.  If there are any changes in how we use our Customers’ personally identifiable information, notification by e-mail or postal mail shall be made to those affected by this change.  Any   changes to our privacy policy shall be posted on our website 30 days prior to these changes taking place.  You are therefore advised to re-read this statement on a regular basis.


These terms and conditions form part of the Agreement between the Client and ourselves.  Your accessing of this website and/or undertaking of a booking or Agreement indicates your understanding, agreement to, and acceptance, of the  Disclaimer Notice and the full Terms and Conditions contained herein.  Your common law and statutory Consumer Rights are unaffected.


What’s Your Relationship Soup®? Contest Rules


1. Eligibility: Relationship Soup® What is your Relationship Soup® (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who sign up at the online sweepstakes page and who are 21 or older as of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Relationship Soup® (the “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Relationship Soup®, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.


3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about 5/13/2014 and ending 6/30/2014.  All online entries must be received by 6/30/2014 11:59PM EST.


4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on this Sweepstakes site. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Relationship Soup®.  You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Relationship Soup®


5. Prizes: 1 Winner will receive (1) Gift Card worth $100.00 Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Relationship Soup®to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6. Odds:
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


7. Winner selection and notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes with within five (5) days following the winner selection. Relationship Soup® shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.


The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.


 8. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you understand that Relationship Soup®, anyone acting on behalf of Relationship Soup®, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.


9. Terms: Relationship Soup® reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Relationship Soup® may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Relationship Soup®. Relationship Soup® reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.


Relationship Soup® has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.

Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Relationship Soup® reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Relationship Soup® You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.


11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF United States AND Indianapolis, IN, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Indianapolis, IN having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.


12. Privacy Policy:  Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Relationship Soup® Web Site. To read the Privacy Policy, see terms and conditions located at the bottom of the website.



13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, Requests must be received no later than 6/30/2014 @ 11:59pm.


14. Sponsor:  The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Relationship Soup® Indianapolis, IN United States.






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