letsjoinpaws.org (the “Website”) is a site operated by Let’s Join Paws LLC, registered. In the State of Nevada.
“Let’s Join Paws” is a registered trade mark of Let’s Join Paws, LLC.
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
1.1 Your access to and use of the Website and any Services referred to in Clause 2 is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions. You will not use the Website/Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the Website/Services you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in these Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the Website/Services.
1.2 We reserve the right to update or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and your continued use of the Website/Services following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change(s). It is therefore your responsibility to check the Terms and Conditions regularly for any changes.
1.3 You agree your dog is currently and remains up to date on all required vaccinations.
2. THE SERVICES
2.1 The Website is intended to enable dog owners (“Owners”) and borrowers (“Caregivers”) to perform certain functions (the “Dog Services”), including:
Owners providing information about dogs and their likes and dislikes (the dogs’, not the Owners’!).
Caregiver’s providing information about their dog experience and why they want to have a dog in their lives.
Reviewing the matches proposed by us.
Making contact and, if mutually agreed, arranging to meet for the Meet and Greet.
Providing feedback and comments on the Website on dog play dates.
2.2 The Website may provide communication tools such as email, bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, forums and/or other message or communication facilities (the “Communication Services”) designed to enable you to communicate with others. Unless stated otherwise the Communication Services are for your personal and non-commercial use only.
2.3 The Dog Services and the Communication Services are referred to collectively and individually in these Terms and Conditions as the “Services”.
2.4 You must be at least 18 years old to use the Website or register for the Services. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old.
2.5 You assume all risk when using the Services, including but not limited to all of the risks associated with any online or offline interactions with others. You understand that Letsjoinpaws is unable to guarantee the accuracy of information provided by other users of the Services. We do not warrant and are not responsible for ensuring that other users of the Services are in compliance with these Terms and Conditions. You agree to take all necessary precautions when communicating with or meeting other users of the Services.
3. PRIVACY & COOKIES
To identify what site referred the visitor to the Website
To record analytics data
To allow visitors access to certain features of the website
If you wish to opt-out of our placing cookies on your computer, please adjust your internet browser’s settings to restrict cookies as detailed in your internet browser’s help menu. You may also wish to delete cookies which have already been placed. For instructions on how to do this, please consult your internet browser’s help menu.
4. USER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD & SECURITY
When you sign up for the Dog Services, either as an Owner or a Caregiver, you will be required to complete the registration process by providing certain information and registering a username and password for use with the Service. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password and also for all activities which take place under your account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security. In no event will Let’s Join Paws be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever resulting from the disclosure of your username and/or password. You may not use another person’s account at any time.
5. ACCEPTABLE USE
5.1 You acknowledge that all information, text, graphics, logos, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations and other materials (“the Content”), whether posted publicly or transmitted privately, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. We do not control or endorse the Content and cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content and you acknowledge that by using the Services you may be exposed to Content that is offensive and/or indecent. Let’s Join Paws will not be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind resulting from the use of any Content transmitted via the Services and you agree to bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy or completeness of such Content.
5.2 In using the Website/Services you agree not to:
5.2.1 use the Services to send junk email, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other unsolicited messages, commercial or otherwise;
5.2.2 post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that is defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, threatening, abusive, harassing or unlawful;
5.2.3 post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that incites discrimination, hate or violence towards any person or group on account of their race, religion, disability, nationality or otherwise;
5.2.4 threaten, abuse, disrupt, stalk or otherwise violate the legal rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
5.2.5 use any information or material in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary right of any party;
5.2.6 make available or upload files that contain a virus, worm, trojan or corrupt data that may damage the operation of the computer or property of another;
5.2.7 collect or store personal information about others, including email addresses;
5.2.8 advertise or offer to buy or sell goods or services for any commercial purpose, unless such communication facility specifically allows such messages;
5.2.9 impersonate any person or entity for the purpose of misleading others;
5.2.10 violate any applicable laws or regulations;
5.2.11 use the Website/Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Website/Services or interfere with any other partyÃ¢â‚¬™s use and enjoyment of the Website/Services;
5.2.12 post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information or confidential information disclosed in the course of employment or under a confidentiality agreement);
5.2.13 attempt to gain unauthorised access to any of the Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Website/Services through hacking, password mining or any other means.
5.3 We have no obligation to monitor the Services but shall be entitled to review materials posted to a communications facility and, at our sole discretion, to remove any material that breaches these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable.
6. TERMINATION AND CANCELLATION
6.1 The agreement between you and Let’s Join Paws will become effective when you sign up as an Owner or a Caregiver and will remain in full force and effect unless and until terminated hereunder. Either you or Let’s Join Paws may terminate your account at any time, for any reason or no reason, without explanation, effective upon sending written notice to the other party.
Let’s Join Paws reserves the right to immediately suspend or terminate your access to any of the Services, without notice, for any reason or no reason. We also reserve the right to remove your account information or data from our Services and any other records at any time at our sole discretion.
In the event your access to any of the Services is suspended due to your breach of these Terms and Conditions, you agree that all fees that you have paid to Let’s Join Paws will be non-refundable and all outstanding or pending payments will immediately be due. Following any termination of your use of the Services, Let’s Join Paws reserves the right to notify other users of the Services with whom you have communicated. We may also at any time, at our sole discretion, discontinue the Website/Services or any part thereof without prior notice and you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Website/Services.
6.2 You may cancel your subscription to the Dog Services within 7 working days after the confirmation of your first subscription by using the communication methods described in Section 6.1 above, and receive a full refund.
7. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Website/Services may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that Let’s Join Paws is not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.
8. INTERNATIONAL USE
You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside (if different) and with all local laws and rules regarding acceptable use of and conduct on the Internet.
9. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
9.1 The Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website and the Services) are protected by copyright, trade marks, patents and other intellectual property rights and laws. In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the contents solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial home use only.
9.2 Let’s Join Paws does not claim ownership of any materials you post, upload or submit to any publicly accessible area of the Services. However, by doing so you are granting us a world-wide, royalty free, non-exclusive licence to copy, distribute, transmit, reproduce, publicly display, edit, translate or publish such Content for as long as you elect to display such Content via the Services. The licence shall be terminated when such Content is deleted from the Services.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Let’s Join Paws, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any claims, causes of action, debts, losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) relating to or arising, directly or indirectly, out of (a) your use of or inability to use the Website or Services, (b) any user postings made by you, (c) your violation of any terms of these Terms and Conditions or your violation of any rights of a third party, or (d) your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations.
11. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
11.1 Use of the Website/Services is at your own risk. The Website/Services are provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
11.2 Let’s Join Paws makes no warranty that the Website/Services will meet your requirements, that Content will be accurate or reliable, that the functionality of the Website/Services will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website/Services or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.
11.3 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will Let’s Join Paws be liable for any claims, losses or damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, general, special, compensatory, consequential, and/or incidental, arising out of or relating to the conduct of you or anyone else in connection with the use of the Website or Services, including without limitation losses or damages arising from the conduct of users who have registered under false pretences or who attempt to defraud or harm you. If you arrange to meet an Owner or a Caregiver through the Website, the obligations arising in relation to the meeting(s) are directly between you and we will have no responsibility to you in the event of the meeting(s) being cancelled or delayed and we will have no involvement in any dispute between you about the meeting(s). In the event of you or dog suffering personal injury, illness or death as a result of any act or omission of any Owner or Caregiver (or any other person) or you having any complaint about the quality of the treatment of dog or having any other complaint at all, your sole right of redress will be against that person and we will be under no liability at all (whether in contract, tort or otherwise).
11.4 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of Let’s Join Paws for death or personal injury as a result of negligence of Let’s Join Paws; or (ii) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentations by Let’s Join Paws.
11.5 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
13. GOVERNING LAW
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of The United States and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States courts.