Terms of use

Please find our terms of use below.

Our Liability

Any content, advice, commentary or other materials which is made available on the Website does not form advice on which you should place reliance.  The material is intended for educational purposes only and should not be taken in place of professional advice.

Use of the Website Services is entirely at your own risk.

The information contained on these pages is of a general nature and is intended to provide a public information service, free of charge.  The information should not be relied upon or used without first confirming the accuracy of it with the Shift.ms.

Information on the Website is subject to change without prior notice. Whilst every reasonable effort is made to ensure that the information on the Website is complete, correct and up to date, this cannot be guaranteed and Shift.ms shall not be liable whatsoever for any damages incurred as a result of its use.

You will not acquire any rights, whether contractual, in tort or otherwise as a result of the information contained on the Website.  Shift.ms, its trustees, directors, employees, agents, officers and other persons connected with the creation, maintenance or dissemination of these pages will not be liable for any damage or loss, direct or indirect, occasioned by the use of the Website or the Website Services.

Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or any other matter for which we are not permitted to exclude as a matter of applicable law.  If you are dissatisfied with any of the Website material or Website Services or with any of the Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website and the Website Services.

We may make changes to Shift.ms, including these terms, at any time. You will be legally bound by the updated or amended terms from the first time that you use Shift.ms after we put the changes on-line.

Age Requirement. To use Shift.ms, you must be at least 16 years old.

Please exercise the same common sense and good judgement when considering offline meetups as you do when using the Website. Shift.ms does not conduct or require background checks on members. Shift.ms does not take any responsibility for the conduct or Content of any members or their interactions with you away from www.Shift.ms. Shift.ms is not a party to any offline arrangements made through the Website.


Any location information, data, text, or photos and any other material of whatever type which you upload, post, link to or share in any way using the Website Services (“Your Content”) will be your responsibility and any rights (whether intellectual property rights or otherwise) in Your Content will remain owned by you at all times.

By uploading, posting, linking to or sharing Your Content, you grant to us a licence which is worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free (and which includes the right to sub-licence or transfer the same to the extent required for operating the Website Services) allowing us to use, modify, publish, reproduce, store and distribute Your Content only in connection with the Website Services.  This licence will terminate only if you remove Your Content from the Website, except that you agree that the licence will continue solely with respect to other users’ continued use of any of Your Content that you may have shared with or made available to them.  You represent that you are entitled to grant this licence to us without being in breach of any applicable laws or regulations or the rights of anybody else.

All Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such Content. Shift.ms cannot guarantee the authenticity of any Content or data which users may provide about themselves. You acknowledge that all Content accessed by you using the Service is at your own risk and you will be solely responsible and liable for any damage or loss to you or any other party resulting therefrom.

For purposes of these Terms of Use, the term “Content” includes, without limitation, any location information, forum posts, public messages, private messages, iSupports, videos, audio clips, comments, information, data, text, photographs, software, scripts, graphics, and interactive features generated, provided, or otherwise made accessible by Shift.ms on or through the Service.

Your Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Shift.ms and any of its officers, employees and agents harmless from and against all and any expenses, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses of any character incurred or suffered and any claims or legal proceedings which are brought or threatened, in each case arising from your use of or conduct on the Website or the Website Services and/or a breach of any of the Terms of Use.


We moderate after material has been posted and then decide whether it is suitable to remain. The moderators monitor the Shift.ms website – www.shift.ms – but we cannot be online 24 hours a day and users may post inappropriate material.

We want www.Shift.ms to be a safe space.  If you discover any content on www.shift.ms which you consider breaches any of these Terms or Use or the House Rules, or is otherwise unacceptable, you should notify Shift.ms immediately [email protected]. Please understand that we may not be able to remove or edit messages immediately.

If you discover content which you feel puts other members in danger, please get in contact as soon as possible at [email protected]. We can’t guarantee an immediate response. If you, or someone you know, requires immediate assistance, please contact the emergency services in your area. You can find out more about what safeguarding means here.

You acknowledge that Shift.ms does not pre-screen content of users, but moderators have the right to delete or edit any post or thread that breaks any of the Terms of Use or House Rules.

Shift.ms will decide whether to warn or ban the user who breached the House Rules.  Users who break these Terms of Use or House Rules after receiving a warning may be permanently banned.

Shift.ms shall be entitled at any time to delete, remove or suspend the whole or any part of the website  or any information posted in it without notice and without incurring any liability.You acknowledge that Shift.ms has the right to delete an account without prior notice or reason and that Shift.ms’s decision to remove or ban an individual from using the website is final. Shift.ms is not obliged to enter into any correspondence regarding the moderation of content on www.shiftms.

Modification of Terms of Use

Shift.ms reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any of these Terms of Use, or change, suspend, or discontinue the Service (including without limitation, the availability of any feature, database, or content) at any time by posting a notice on the Site or by sending you notice through the Service or via email. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes.