Effective Date: 7 October 2021

1. Acceptance of the Present Terms & Conditions

By registering or using ARC on the mobile application or website (collectively, the “Service”), you acknowledge that the use of the Service is subject to ARC’s Terms of Service (“TOS”) which you must accept in order to use our Service. Furthermore, the use of our Service means that you also agree to our Privacy Policy and our Guidelines.

2. Changes to the Terms

We amend these Terms from time to time. We may do this for a variety of reasons including to reflect changes in or requirements of the law, new features, or changes in business practices. The most recent version of this Agreement will be posted within the ARC app within Settings and also on ARC website, and you should regularly check for the most recent version. The most recent version is the version that applies. If the changes include material changes that affect your rights or obligations, we will notify you in advance of the changes by reasonable means, which could include notification through the ARC app. If you continue to use the Service after the changes become effective, then you agree to the revised Agreement. You agree that this Agreement shall supersede any prior agreements (except as specifically stated herein), and shall govern your entire relationship with ARC, including but not limited to events, agreements, and conduct preceding your acceptance of this Agreement.

3. Who Can Use the Services

You must be at least 16 years of age to create an account on ARC and use the Service. If you are between the ages of 13 and 16, you are not allowed to create an account on ARC and use the Service without the permission of your legal representative. If you are the legal representative of a minor ARC user and you want to contact us, send us a message here. No one under 13 is allowed to create an account or use the Service.

By using the Service, you represent and warrant that:

  1. You can form a binding contract with ARC.
  2. You are not a person who is barred from receiving the Service under the laws of the United States or any other applicable jurisdiction.
  3. You have never been convicted of or pled no contest to a felony, a sex crime, or any crime involving violence, and that you are not required to register as a sex offender with any state, federal or local sex offender registry.
  4. You will comply with this Agreement and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules, and regulations.

4. Your Account with Us

To access or use ARC, you may need to create an account with us. When you create this account, you must provide accurate and up-to-date information. It is important that you maintain and promptly update your details and any other information you provide to us, to keep such information current and complete. For more information regarding the information we collect from you and how we use it, please consult our Privacy Policy

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login credentials you use to sign up for ARC, and you agree that you are solely responsible (to us and to others) for the activity that occurs under your account. If you think someone has gained access to your account, please immediately contact us.

5. Safety; Your Interactions with Other Users.

Though ARC strives to encourage a respectful and safe user experience through various safety features, it is not responsible for the conduct of any user on or off of the Service. You agree to use caution in all interactions with other users, particularly if you decide to communicate off the Service or meet in person. In addition, you agree to review and follow ARC’s Safety Tips prior to using the Service. You agree that you will not provide your financial information (for example, your credit card or bank account information), or wire or otherwise send money  to other users.

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users. You understand that ARC does not conduct criminal background checks on its users or otherwise inquire into the background of its users. ARC makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of users. ARC reserves the right to conduct—and you agree that ARC may conduct—any criminal background check or other screening (such as sex offender register searches) at anytime using available public records.

6. Rights ARC Grants You

ARC grants you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable, nonexclusive, revocable, and non-sublicensable license to access and use the Service. This license is for the sole purpose of letting you use and enjoy the Service’s benefits as intended by ARC and permitted by this Agreement. Therefore, you agree not to: