Site terms ::
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ("SITE TERMS") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. BY ACKNOWLEDGING AND USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT USE THIS SITE.
These Site Terms apply exclusively to your access to, and use of, the DOGSBITE.ORG website www.DogsBite.org (the "Site"). These Site Terms do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with DOGSBITE.ORG. If you are using the Site on behalf of any entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these Site Terms on such entity's behalf, and that such entity agrees to indemnify you and DOGSBITE.ORG for violations of these Site Terms.
DOGSBITE.ORG reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in the Site Terms or any policy or guideline of the Site, at any time and in its sole discretion. Any changes or modification will be effective immediately upon posting of the revisions on the Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes or modifications will constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications. Therefore, you should review the Site Terms and applicable policies from time-to-time to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Site. If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must stop using the Site.
Copyright and limited license
Unless otherwise indicated in the Site and excluding third party materials hosted on the Site, the Site and all content, including, without limitation all designs, graphics, texts, information, data, methods, inventions and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the "Site Materials") are the proprietary property of DOGSBITE.ORG and are protected by U.S. and international copyright and other intellectual property laws. Permission is granted to access and use the Site and to display, copy, print, download and distribute the Site Materials for non-commercial, educational and research purposes only, in accordance with these Site Terms, provided you do not modify the Site Materials and that you credit DOGSBITE.ORG as the source of the Site Materials.
In addition, you agree that such permission does not include: (a) any commercial use or any resale of the Site or the Site Materials therein; (b) making any derivative uses of the Site and the Site Materials, or any portion thereof without written permission from DOGSBITE.ORG; (c) or any use of the Site or the Site Materials other than for its intended purpose.
If you believe that content residing on our website infringes a copyright for which you own or are a designated agent, please send a notice of infringement to: . Hardcopy complaints can be mailed to: DogsBite.org, P.O. Box 12443, Austin, TX, 78711.
Your use of this Site, the Site Materials and the services provided on or through the Site (the "Services") is at your own risk and are provided "as is", without warranties of any kind. DOGSBITE.ORG does not represent or warrant that the Site or the Site Materials are absolutely error-free. Some information published at this Site may be inaccurate two weeks to two years from now. Content, sources, information and links change over time. DOGSBITE.ORG is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Reference to any products, services, programs or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by DOGSBITE.ORG. To the fullest extent allowed by the law, DOGSBITE.ORG expressly disclaims any and all warranties, conditions and other terms, either express or implied, statutory or otherwise.
Limitation of liability
In no event shall DOGSBITE.ORG, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Site), and/or the officers, contributors, volunteers or agents of any of them, be liable for any direct, incidental or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation, loss of use, loss of income, loss of actual or anticipated profits, loss of business, loss of contracts, loss of goodwill or reputation, loss of anticipated savings, loss of, damage to or corruption of data, whether in an action in contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the Site, the Services, the Site Materials contained in or accessed through the Site, including without limitation any damages caused by or resulting from reliance by user on any information obtained from DOGSBITE.ORG, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of God, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to DOGSBITE.ORG's records, programs or services. In no event shall the aggregate liability of DOGSBITE.ORG, whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence, whether active, passive or imputed), product liability, strict liability or other theory, arising out of or relating to the use of the Site exceed any compensation you pay, if any, to DOGSBITE.ORG for access to or use of the Site.
No professional advice
The Site and its Site Materials is for non-commercial, educational and research purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional advice. In addition to the "Disclaimer" and "Limitation of Liability" paragraphs above, DOGSBITE.ORG makes no representations or warranties and expressly disclaim any and all liability concerning any treatment or action by any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Site. If you have specific concerns or a situation in which you require professional advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist.
Feedback and materials
Any comments or materials sent to DOGSBITE.ORG (via any medium including e-mail and regular mail) including feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like regarding the Site or any other products or programs of DOGSBITE.ORG (collectively "Feedback"), shall be deemed to be non-confidential. DOGSBITE.ORG shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such Feedback -- unless specifically agreed to in writing by DOGSBITE.ORG -- and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works and distribute the Feedback to others without limitation.
In the instances of abusive, deceitful, hostile and/or hate Feedback (collectively "Abuse Feedback"), DOGSBITE.ORG shall be free to post all Abuse Feedback -- in part or in full -- to the Site, along with all personal contact information supplied in the Abuse Feedback. DOGSBITE.ORG shall also be free to forward all Abuse Feedback to third parties, such as Craven Desires (cravendesires.blogspot.com), to do with at their choosing. Further, you expressly waive any moral rights you may have in all Feedback, abusive or otherwise.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold DOGSBITE.ORG, and its affiliates (contributors, volunteers and users), independent contractors, service providers, suppliers, licensors and consultants, and their respective officers and agents (the "Indemnified Parties"), harmless from and against any claims, damages, costs, actions, demands, liabilities, and settlements and expenses (including without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or related to your violation of these Terms and Conditions, any User Content you post, store or otherwise transmit on or through the Site, or your use of or inability to use the Site, including without limitation any actual or threatened suit, demand or claim made against the Indemnified Parties, arising out of or relating to the Site Materials, your conduct, or your violation of the rights of any third party.
Termination; removal of user content
Notwithstanding any of these Site Terms, DOGSBITE.ORG reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to discontinue the Site or any Services offered through the Site and to terminate your license to use and block your access to the Site at any time without notice. In addition, DOGSBITE.ORG reserves the right to delete, edit or modify any and all User Content contained in the Site and any services offered through the Site at any time without notice.
If any provision of these Site Terms is deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then such provision shall be deemed severable from these Site Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. No waiver of any of these Site Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.
Governing law and jurisdiction
These Site Terms and your use of the Site are governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, applicable to agreements made and to be entirely performed in the State of Texas, without resort to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any action in law or equity arising or in any way relating to these Site Terms shall be filed only in the state and federal courts located in the Western District of Texas and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these Site Terms.
Questions & contact information
Thank you for your cooperation. Questions or comments regarding the Site should be directed by electronic mail to: .
DOGSBITE.ORG, and their respective web pages, have modeled this Site Terms after that of a similarly structured nonprofit organization, World Wildlife Fund (WWF).