Last Updated on November 19th 2018
Jurisdiction and governing law
All items, text, illustrations, images, photographs, information, audio clips, video clips, programs and codes available on the Web site (the ‘‘Content’’), including their arrangement and compilation, are protected by laws of both the United States and foreign countries, notably copyright, and belong to Vetdiet, its affiliated entities, to its licensors or to the person recognized as the supplier of the content.
The user agrees to respect the entirety of other proprietary notices, information or restrictions regarding or within the Content to which the user may gain access via the Web site. The modification, reproduction, copying, distribution, transmission, dissemination, representation, sharing, commercialization, advertising, licencing, downloading, creation of derived works, displaying online, sale or any exploitation of the Web site or Content, including, notably, by way of conservation in a cache server, cropping or other similar method, are prohibited. Furthermore, the user is prohibited from modifying in any way any document printed from the Web site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the user may download, print and/or copy the Content solely for his or her own personal, non-commercial use, provided he or she keeps intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.
All programs incorporated in or found on the Web site, including, notably, any source code, and the entirety of files or images contained or generated by these programs, are protected by copyright and may be protected by other laws. All of these programs belong to Vetdiet, its affiliated entities and its licensors.
Nothing contained on the Web site shall be construed as granting the user a right, title, an interest or other licence in the programs incorporated on the Web site or downloadable from the Web site, including, notably, any right regarding intellectual property in the programs.
Vetdiet is trademarked. Other names, words, advertising slogans, titles, phrases, logos, designs, graphics, images, icons and brands displayed on the Web site constitute trademarks of Vetdiet or of a third party. Nothing contained on the Web site shall be construed so as to confer to any party a licence or usage rights for any logo, design, or brand belonging to Vetdiet or to a third party.
The user declares and guarantees to Vetdiet that: i) his or her Submission is original; ii) his or her Submission does not violate any law regarding intellectual property, including, notably, copyright; iii) he or she is the only owner of all intellectual property rights, including, notably, copyright, regarding his or her Submission, or, when necessary, he or she has obtained written permission from the owner to submit his or her Submission; iv) his or her content does not violate the rights of any other person or entity, such as rights of privacy and publicity; v) his or her Submission is truthful, exact, up-to-date and complete to the best of his or her knowledge; vi) his or her Submission is not illegal; vii) his or her Submission does not contain defamatory or insulting remarks.
Integrity and accuracy of the information and access to the Web site
Vetdiet seeks to ensure that the information and Content available on its Web site is complete, exact and up-to-date. It may nonetheless contain inaccuracies, omissions, or typographical and other errors.
As a result, the web site and the integrity of its content are presented to users ‘‘as is’’ and “as available”, without any kind of warranty, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.
Without limiting the foregoing, Vetdiet does not warrant that the Web site will meet users’ requirements, that operation of the Web site will be uninterrupted or virus- or error-free, or that errors will be corrected. The user is asked to note that the Web site is the subject of regular technical maintenance operations, which may limit or hinder access on a temporary or prolonged basis.
In jurisdictions not allowing the exclusion or limitation of certain warranties, Vetdiet’s liability will be limited to the extent permitted by law.
The Web site is accessible by way of internet and in standard internet format. Vetdiet reserves the right to modify these formats at any time and it is incumbent upon the user to obtain internet access at his or her own cost, as well as any programs required to access the Web site. Vetdiet reserves the right to correct any error or change to the Content without prior notice. Vetdiet has full discretion, above and beyond all others rights and recourses at its disposal, without liability, to, in any way, at any time and without prior notice, interrupt or restrict access to any element of its Web site.
Use of the Web site is at the risk of the user. Vetdiet and its affiliated entities, partners, or licensors are under no circumstances responsible for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive or other damages relating to the use, misuse or the inability to use or access the Web site or the Content or to the elements to which these provide access. This limitation applies, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if Vetdiet had been advised of such damage. In jurisdictions not allowing the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, Vetdiet, its affiliated entities, partners or licensors’ liability will be limited to the extent permitted by law.
Hyperlinks to Third Party Sites
The Web site may contain hyperlinks leading to Third Party Sites (‘‘Third Party Sites”) which will force the user to leave the Web site. Vetdiet provides these hyperlinks for convenience purposes. Third Party Sites are not under the control of Vetdiet and hyperlinks cannot be interpreted as an approval or endorsement of their content by Vetdiet. Vetdiet accepts no responsibility for the content, accuracy or function of Third Party Sites, the links they contain or changes or updates made to them, and Vetdiet provides no guarantee in their regard.
Hyperlinks to the Web site
Vetdiet accepts hyperlinks to the Web site. Nonetheless, it does not wish to be linked to any third party site: i) that contains any obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, indecent, profane, defamatory or unlawful material in any way, or in any manner that would adversely affect the name, reputation and goodwill of Vetdiet and its products; or ii) which contains, displays or transfers any information, program or other material which violates or infringes the rights of others, including of the material which constitutes harm to the private life or privacy protection rights, or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other property rights. Vetdiet reserves the right to prohibit or refuse to accept a link to the Web site, at its own discretion, at any time. The user agrees to remove any link he or she may have leading to the Web site, upon Vetdiet’s request.
Claims of Copyright Infringement
Vetdiet responds to notices of alleged infringement as required by the U.S. Digital Millenium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). If a user has a good faith belief that his or her work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or that his or her intellectual property rights otherwise have been violated on or through the Web site, he or she may send a notice to Vetdiet’s DMCA agent at the following email address:
10 400 Renaude-Lapointe Street
Montreal (QC) Canada, H1J 2V7
or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The DMCA agent will only respond to notices that comply with the requirements of the DMCA.