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Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 063 : CONSUMER PROTECTION

Subchapter 008 : INTERNET DATING SERVICES

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 2482a)
  • § 2482a. Definitions

    In this chapter:

    (1)  "Account change" means a change to a member's password, username, e-mail address, or other contact information an Internet dating service uses to enable communications between members.

    (2) "Banned member" means the member whose account or profile is the subject of a fraud ban.

    (3) "Fraud ban" means barring a member's account or profile from an Internet dating service because, in the judgment of the service, the member poses a significant risk of attempting to obtain money from other members through fraudulent means.

    (4)  "Internet dating service" means a person, or a division of a person, that is primarily in the business of providing dating services principally on or through the Internet.

    (5)  "Member" means a person who submits to an Internet dating service information required to access the service and who obtains access to the service.

    (6)  "Vermont member" means a member who provides a Vermont residential or billing address or zip code when registering with the Internet dating service. (Added 2015, No. 128 (Adj. Sess.), § G.2, eff. May 24, 2016.)