Article 1 General Provisions 44-7151 – 44-7157

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 44 > Chapter 28 - Dating Services

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Banned member: means a member whose account or profile is the subject of a fraud ban. See Arizona Laws 44-7151
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dating referral services: means services that are primarily intended to introduce or match adults for social or romantic activities, including activities that are commonly referred to as computer dating or video dating services. See Arizona Laws 44-7151
  • enterprise: means any person or business entity that offers dating referral services to the public for compensation. See Arizona Laws 44-7151
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fraud ban: means the barring of a member from an online dating service because, in the judgment of the online dating service, the member poses a significant risk of attempting to obtain monies from other members through fraudulent means, using a false identity or attempting to defraud other members. See Arizona Laws 44-7151
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Member: means a person who submits to an online dating service the information required by the online dating service to access the online dating service for the purpose of engaging in dating or participating in a compatibility evaluation with other persons. See Arizona Laws 44-7151
  • Members in this state: means members who provide a billing address or zip code in this state when registering with an online dating service. See Arizona Laws 44-7151
  • Online dating service: means a product or service that offers or provides to its members access to dating, romantic relationships or matrimonial services between persons through the internet to arrange or facilitate the social introduction of two or more persons. See Arizona Laws 44-7151
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, joint stock company or trust, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency or any other unincorporated organization. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • sell: means a sale or any other disposition of a security or interest in a security for value and includes a contract to make such sale or disposition. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215