PugVillage.com Rules/Disclaimer/Terms of Service
PugVillage.com Terms of Service Agreement & Legal Disclaimer:
The following terms and conditions are in reference to PugVillage.com web site, discussion board located at
and gallery, herein referred to as "PugVillage.com" and/or “the site”. These terms and conditions apply to all sites, pages, services, and resources within PugVillage.com. Use of the site by any individual, regardless of membership status, constitutes unconditional and full acceptance of all the terms and conditions below, as well as these Forum Rules.
This web site is dedicated to Pugs, and any/all subjects related to owning Pugs. You should not depend on information gleaned from this site for the health, veterinary care and safety of your Pugs. No representations made or advice given by PugVillage.com Members, Administrators or Moderators should be in any way considered a diagnosis, treatment or cure for any illness or condition, either discussed or implied. Answers to questions are offered as information, with no warranty of any kind. PugVillage.com, its Members, Administrators or Moderators take no responsibility for any consequence, conceivable or otherwise, that might be related to any answer that is freely given to questions on this site.
There is no substitute for professional veterinary care. Should you have a concern regarding the health of your Pug(s), you should contact your veterinarian. All information on this site regarding the health and care of Pugs is presented solely for educational and informational purposes and should not, at any time, be considered a substitute for seeking or receiving veterinary care for your Pug(s).
There are no warranties, either expressed or implied, that the information on this web site is accurate and reliable. Your use of this site indicates your assumption of any and all risk associated with reliance on the information on this site, and is an acknowledgement of your own sole responsibility for the complete and total care of your Pug(s).
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
PugVillage.com provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service (referred to as "TOS"), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice. In addition, when using particular features of PugVillage.com services, you shall be subject to this and any additional posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services.
2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
PugVillage.com provides users with access to informational resources including communication and interactive resources pertaining to Pugs and owning Pugs. Under no circumstances shall PugVillage.com be liable to any user on account of that user's use or misuse of the site or reliance on the site. Such limitation of liability shall apply to prevent recovery of direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive and exemplary damages (even if PugVillage.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages). Such limitation of liability shall apply whether the damages arise from use or misuse of the site or reliance on the site, from inability to use the site, or from the interruption, suspension, or termination of the site or services offered on the site (including such damages incurred by third parties).
Such limitation shall also apply with respect to damages incurred by reason of other services or goods received through or advertised on the site or received through any links provided on the site. Such limitation shall apply, without limitation, to the costs of procurement of substitute goods or services, lost profits, or lost data. These limitations shall apply notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy. PugVillage.com makes no warranties as to the accuracy of its information and due to the volatile nature of the information contained within PugVillage.com. PugVillage.com cannot screen or authenticate all articles, posts, listings or other information.
PugVillage.com will not sell or intentionally disclose any member information unless legally compelled to do so. However, PugVillage.com cannot be held responsible for any incidental or unintentional disclosure or loss of member information. PugVillage.com services, including the PugVillage Community Forum and PugVillage Gallery utilize “cookies” to provide certain features which enable more efficient, automated use of these services. These cookies store limited information including your username and password (for automatic login) and the time of your most recent visit (to provide you with new post notification and other forum information). These cookies are not used for any other purpose other than as described here and may be manually removed by users at any time.
3. TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP & USAGE RESTRICTIONS
a) Membership is available to any person over the age of 13 who registers and accurately provides all the required information, provides a legitimate electronic mail address and obtains a unique PugVillage.com member name and password. The accuracy of the information provided at the registration process is the sole responsibility of the user, and PugVillage.com cannot be held legally responsible for any consequence resulting from providing inaccurate or false information during this process. Membership is non-transferable. The use of free e-mail services and other web-based email accounts for forum registration and user account information may be denied at any time, and to any extent as determined appropriate by the Administrator of the site.
b) All membership information must be accurate, current and belong to the person registering. Invalid, incomplete, out of date or falsified information can result in the immediate termination of all membership privileges for that user and, possibly a permanent ban, restricting the member from using any of PugVillage.com’s services at any time.
c) Advertising of any kind is expressly prohibited unless enrolled in the PugVillage.com advertising program. Any member who uses this site to advertise Pugs for sale, or to make known the availability of Pugs for sale for themselves or on behalf of someone else, will be banned from PugVillage.com immediately and without notice, discussion or debate.
d) PugVillage.com is not responsible for the content of any member's posts, and the views expressed on PugVillage.com are the responsibility of the posting member and not PugVillage.com. PugVillage.com does not preview member posts in any way before they appear on the site. Any link posted to a third-party Internet address does not imply an endorsement of that site or its content by PugVillage.com.
e) PugVillage.com forums are for the discussion of Pugs, Pug ownership and any broadly related topics. While the administrators and moderators of PugVillage.com will attempt to keep all inappropriate messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of PugVillage.com nor the Administrators or Moderators will be held responsible for the content of any message.
f) PugVillage.com forums may contain profanity. Although the intention is to maintain PugVillage.com as a family friendly environment, neither the owners of this site, nor it’s Administrators or Moderators may be held responsible for any instance of communication on this site which causes offense or upset.
g) As a condition of buying and selling items listed in any forum of PugVillage.com, Buyer and Seller agree that PugVillage.com is not brokering or otherwise participating in any purchase or sale. PugVillage.com has no knowledge of the terms of sale, the condition of any items offered for sale, the accuracy of any aspect of the sale or the use to which any item shall be put. Buyer assumes all responsibility for proper use of any item so purchased. Buyer acknowledges that improper use of some or all of the items offered for sale on PugVillage.com may cause serious injury or death.
h) Pornography of any type is not allowed. Posts of a threatening, illegal or harassing nature will not be tolerated and will be removed and the user suspended or banned permanently. Removed threats will be retained by the owners as evidence should legal action be desired by the threatened party.
i) The owners, administrators, and moderators of PugVillage.com reserve both the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason, and the right to suspend or delete any user account for any reason we feel is in violation of the TOS, both explicit and implied, without debate and without explanation or warning.
j) Membership in PugVillage.com is a privilege, not a right. We reserve the right to deny service to any person at any time without cause.
4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
It is the policy of PugVillage.com to respond expeditiously to claims of intellectual property infringement. PugVillage.com will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"). Should a violation of intellectual property be discovered, the document(s) or messages in such violation will be removed in a timely manner after any and all investigating has been completed to prove the authenticity of such a claim.
5. PUBLIC CONTENT ON PUGVILLAGE.COM
Any and all content posted for inclusion in publicly accessible areas of PugVillage.com are the responsibility of the creator. PugVillage.com makes no claims or warranties about such information or its authenticity. Upon posting any content on PugVillage.com, you grant PugVillage.com the non-exclusive right to publish, modify and use such content solely for the purpose of displaying such content.
6. LIMITATION OF RE-USE
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes or noncommercial purposes any portion of the services or content contained within PugVillage.com. In order to use any content, graphical art, photos or files owned by or published by PugVillage.com, direct, written authorization must be obtained from PugVillage.com with no exceptions at any time for any reason.
7. LEGAL RESTRICTIONS
This agreement shall be constructed and controlled by the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any dispute arising hereunder will be governed by the laws of the State of Florida. Each member agrees to personal jurisdiction by tile state and federal courts of the State of Florida. PugVillage.com reserves the right to change, modify or update this TOS agreement and its Forum Rules at any time without notification. Membership in and the use of resources contained within PugVillage.com constitutes full agreement and acknowledgement of the restrictions, limitations and terms set forth in this agreement.
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