In this day of legal calamities small print is necessary on just about anything - including websites. Check out the legalese below.
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This website's information is provided solely as a public bulletin board for the conveyance of information regarding potential animal adoption and as such has no connection whatsoever to any adoption agency, organization or facility with which someone may interact as a result of receiving information from this site.
CompanionAnimalAdoptions.org is supported and sustained solely through the kindness and donations of its website visitors and readers. We serve for the benefit of less fortunate animals. We appreciate people who appreciate animal adoption.
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The site's author assumes no responsibility for the use or misuse of this material, and makes no representation, warranty, or condition, express or implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the site and its content or information, that said content or information will be accurate, timely, complete, or that the site will be uninterrupted. The site's author reserves the right to change any and all site content at any time without notice.
All content on this site is commentary and/or personal opinion of the site's author and is protected under Free Speech. The information (text, graphics, product references, links, and other content) herein is provided for your personal consideration, educational and/or entertainment purposes only, and as such is given, in good faith, for general informational purposes only.
Further, Doug Hines, nor CompanionAnimalAdoptions.org,, does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, links or other items contained in this website.
CompanionAnimalAdoptions.org and/or it's author, Doug Hines, shall not be held liable under any theory of law, for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and/or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, loss of profits, business interruption, loss of information or data, or personal emotional pain or disappointment as a result of the adoption process.
Nothing on this website should be interpreted as an adoption pre-promise as to an animal's health/medical condition. CompanionAnimalAdoptions.org has no way of knowing of, nor does it hold responsibility for knowing of, an animal's medical and/or health condition. We are not involved in the adoptive process at all except to the extent of providing an initial link to an external webpage. It is recommended that prospective adopters seek professional, licensed veterinary advice regarding an animal's initial evaluation, and any subsequent care, medical treatment and/or nutritional considerations.
This site may contain links to advertisements for merchandise and services offered by other companies, individuals, and web sites. The site's author does not represent, warrant or endorse the accuracy of, reliability of, completeness of, quality of, or timeliness of, any of the products, information, content, views, opinions, recommendations or advertisements contained on, distributed through, linked to, or downloaded or accessed from, any of these companies/individuals/sites, or through any extended links to said companies / individuals / sites. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation thereof by the site's author.
Under no circumstances will the site's author, or any other party involved in creating, producing or distributing the site or the site's information, products or services, advertised or otherwise made available on or through the site, be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or inability to use, the site or the products or services advertised on, or otherwise made available through the site, including, but not limited to, reliance by you on such information, obtained from or through the site, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or e-mail, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission, or any failure of performance, including without limitation, those that result from acts of God, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to our records, programs or services.
This section applies to all information, advertisements, products and services available on or through the site. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such jurisdictions liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Use of this website is personal and not transferable to any other person or entity. You may not otherwise use, copy, modify, distribute, translate, reproduce, republish, disassemble, reverse engineer, decompile, mirror, or transmit any of this site's content, information or materials, or rent or sell use of or access to (such as on a time share or service bureau basis) this site, or any of the content or materials on this site, without the prior express written permission of the site's author. You may not permit third parties to access this site or use any site content and may not make any other use of the site or any site content except as set forth in these Website Legal Notices / Terms & Conditions, unless otherwise expressly agreed to in writing by the site's author. You may not harvest or collect information about others, including e-mail addresses. The site's author shall have no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communication.
This site is for lawful purposes only. You may not post or transmit through this site any material (i) that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, (ii) that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, (iii) that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, or (iv) that without the site author's express prior approval, contains advertising or any solicitation. Any conduct by you that in the site author's discretion restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the site will not be permitted.
You understand and agree that the site's author may terminate or otherwise deny your access to the site, in its sole discretion and without notice, in the event the site's author believes in its sole discretion that (i) you have violated a provision of these Terms & Conditions, (ii) you have used or misused the site in a manner that the site's author has determined is unlawful, unethical or otherwise inappropriate, (iii) or such action is reasonably necessary to protect a third party or the site's author or if such action is otherwise required by law.
You are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system for loss of data that results from the download of such material, information or data, and for any other form of damage that may be incurred. In no event will the site's author be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance upon the information provided through the site. The site's author does not warrant or guarantee that files or other materials and information available through this site will be free of infections, viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that could be harmful to your computer system. If for any reason you are not satisfied with this site or the material, information or data downloaded or otherwise obtained from this site, your sole remedy is to cease using this site or such material, information or data.
Unless otherwise credited, or unless already in the public domain, all images, videos and written content are copyright to CompanionAnimalAdoptions.org, and may not be used in any manner without prior written permission.
This site contains the copyrighted text, software, photos, video, graphics, trademarks and other proprietary material of the site's author. The distinctive and original layout and presentation of this site also constitutes protectable trade dress under applicable law. This site may also contain references to third party trademarks and copies of third party copyrighted materials, which are the property of their respective owners. You may not modify or delete any author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of the copyright owner.
Any postings to the site or material submitted to the site's author are not confidential. By making such posting or submitting material, you automatically grant to the site's author, and warrant that you have the right to grant to the site's author, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, transmit and distribute such material for any purpose (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. You also permit any other user to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that user's personal use.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland, USA, without regard to its choice of law principles to the contrary. By use of this site, you agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions shall be filed only in the state and federal courts residing in the State of Maryland, 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 this Notice. If any provision of these terms and conditions shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The above limitations may not apply to you to the extent such limitations are prohibited by law.
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