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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Welcome to OzPets! (ABN 73 383 128 673) When using OzPets Web site (the "Site") and services (the "Services"), you agree to the terms and conditions listed on this page (the "Terms of Service"). which may be updated by us from time to time. OzPets reserves the right to modify or terminate the Services, at its discretion, without notice and without liability to you or any other user or third party. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, please do not use the Site.

Permitted Use.
You are only authorized to view and to retain a copy of pages of this Site for your own personal use whilst visiting the Site. Unless otherwise agreed with OzPets you may not duplicate, publish, modify or otherwise distribute the material on this Site.

Links and Search Results.
OzPets search technology automatically produces search results that reference sites and information located worldwide throughout the Internet. OzPets has no control over these sites or the content within them. OzPets can not guarantee, represent or warrant that the content contained in the sites is accurate, current, legal and/or inoffensive. OzPets does not endorse the content of any third party site, nor can we warrant that they will not contain viruses or otherwise impact your computer. By using the Site to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against OzPets for any damages or losses, whatsoever, resulting from your use of the Site to obtain search results and/or to link to another site.

OzPets encourages all users to exercise their own discretion in using the services. If you have a problem with a link from the Site, please contact us through our contact page and we will investigate the link and take appropriate action.

User Contributions to the site.
There are many opportunities for you to contribute to the Site. These include, among others, uploading photos, articles, classifieds, links or other materials, which collectively, we call "content" to the Site. OzPets is not liable or responsible for any content provided by its users or other third parties to the Site ("User Content"). The contributions of third parties do not necessarily represent the view or opinions of OzPets. OzPets can not preview User Content before it appears. Users can be held liable for any illegal or prohibited User Content they provide to the Site, including among other things, infringing, defamatory or offensive materials. We do not verify the identity of people using our Site, and you assume the risk of believing or not believing any User Content you read.

All chat and bulletin board communications are public and not private communications. Although we reserve the right to remove without notice any bulletin board posting for any reason, we have no obligation to delete content that you may find objectionable or offensive. If you post anything, you guarantee to us that you have legal rights to post your material and it will not violate any law or the rights of any person.

All directory and classified listings are public and not private communications. Although we reserve the right to remove without notice any posting for any reason, we have no obligation to delete content that you may find objectionable or offensive. If you post anything, you guarantee to us that you have legal rights to post your material and it will not violate any law or the rights of any person.

If you post any original content to the Site, by electronic mail or otherwise, we will treat it as non-confidential and non-proprietary to you. By posting it to the Site, you give us the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide right to use, or allow others to use, distribute, reproduce or otherwise use the content in any and all media, in any manner, in whole or in part, without any restriction or responsibilities to you. OzPets is not liable for any lost data resulting from the operation of our Site and/or the enforcement of the Terms. We urge all users to maintain their own back up versions of any content they submit to the Site.

Privacy.
We believe that your privacy and the privacy of all our users is important. Please review our privacy policy . If you are 12 or under you should not post information about yourself on the Site, without the permission of a parent or guardian.

Manipulation of Search Results
We are committed to provide our users the most relevant search results presented in the order of greatest relevance. We do not guarantee any ranking results for any Web page. We also reserve the right in our sole discretion to adjust the ranking of search results for any Web page and to remove listings of Web pages if we believe people are abusing our Site.


Disclaimer of Warranties
Ozpets does not guarantee that the Site will be error-free, uninterrupted, nor that it will provide specific results from use of the Site or any content, search or link on it. Ozpets does not and cannot guarantee that your search results will be complete or accurate or that the links associated with the index will be accurate or active at the time of your search. The Site and its content are delivered on an "as-is" and "as-available" basis. Ozpets can not ensure that files you download from the Site will be free of viruses or contamination or destructive features. Ozpets disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including also any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Ozpets will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this Site, including without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, Ozpets disclaims all representations and warranties (express, implied, statutory or otherwise) including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights. Ozpets disclaims any warranties regarding the security, reliability, timeliness and performance of the search services it provides.


Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances will OzPets its parent or subsidiaries, any of the companies it ia affiliated with, or any of its content providers be liable to you (or any third party making claims through you) for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages of any kind resulting from the use of or the inability to use OzPets' services, resulting from any goods or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through OzPets' services, resulting from loss of, unauthorized access to or alteration of a user's transmissions or data or for the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, use, data or other intangibles, even if OzPets had been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Indemnity and Release
You understand that you are personally responsible for your behavior while on the Site, and agree to hold harmless and indemnify OzPets and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, consultants and agents, to the full extent permitted by law, from and against any loss, damage, liability, cost or expense of any kind that we may incur in connection with a third party claim or otherwise, in relation to your use of the Site. This includes, without limitation, an infringement by the user, or any other users of its account, of any intellectual property rights of a person or an entity and also your use of the Site to provide a link to another site or to upload content or other information to the Site.

Intellectual property
This Site © 2007 The Virtual Animal House. All rights reserved.

Nothing on this Site or on any other OzPets Site, or use of the Services, will be construed as conferring any licence or other rights under the intellectual property or other proprietary rights of OzPets, its parent or subsidiaries, affiliates or other third party.

Waiver of Legal Right
If a user breaches any of these terms and conditions of use, and OzPets has knowledge of that breach, a failure to pursue legal action or to enforce any remedy against the user will not constitute a waiver of OzPets' legal rights.

Any waiver of any provision of these terms and conditions of use will only be effective if it is in writing and signed by OzPets.

Governing Law
Unless expressly stated to the contrary, these terms and conditions of use and the Services offered by OzPets are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia. The user consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of Victorian courts regarding any disputes that arise in connection with these Terms of Service or the Site and Services.

 



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