Website Terms of Use


Agreement between user and www.veterinarydiscussion.com

Welcome to www.veterinarydiscussion.com. The www.veterinarydiscussion.com website (the "Site") is comprised of various web pages operated by PET NETWORK LLC www.veterinarydiscussion.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the "Terms"). Your use of www.veterinarydiscussion.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.

www.veterinarydiscussion.com is a Social Networking Site, client communication, veterinary education, professional networking


Privacy

Your use of www.veterinarydiscussion.com is subject to PET NETWORK LLC's Privacy Policy. Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs the Site and informs users of our data collection practices.


Electronic Communications

Visiting www.veterinarydiscussion.com or sending emails to PET NETWORK LLC constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.


Your account

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that PET NETWORK LLC is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. PET NETWORK LLC and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.


PET NETWORK LLC does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use www.veterinarydiscussion.com only with permission of a parent or guardian.


Links to third party sites/Third party services

www.veterinarydiscussion.com may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of PET NETWORK LLC and PET NETWORK LLC is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. PET NETWORK LLC is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by PET NETWORK LLC of the site or any association with its operators.


Certain services made available via www.veterinarydiscussion.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the www.veterinarydiscussion.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that PET NETWORK LLC may share such information and data with any third party with whom PET NETWORK LLC has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of www.veterinarydiscussion.com users and customers.


No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use www.veterinarydiscussion.com strictly in accordance with these terms of use. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to PET NETWORK LLC that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.


All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of PET NETWORK LLC or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.


You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. PET NETWORK LLC content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of PET NETWORK LLC and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of PET NETWORK LLC or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.


Use of communication services

The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.


By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.


PET NETWORK LLC has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, PET NETWORK LLC reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. PET NETWORK LLC reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.


PET NETWORK LLC reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in PET NETWORK LLC's sole discretion.


Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. PET NETWORK LLC does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, PET NETWORK LLC specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized PET NETWORK LLC spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of PET NETWORK LLC.


Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.

Anonymity, posts are not confidential or private;

www.veterinarydiscussion.com and veterinary discussion app are web-based forums (similar to the form of television, radio and printed material for medical information). Materials, Information provided in your queries, requests for information, answers, signatures, responses, comments, videos, images, profiles, qualifications in the forum and all other places where users discuss and communicate on the web site through images, videos, comments or posts is not confidential or private , not protected by Veterinarian-client, or any other privilege, and it may be read, shared, viewed, collected, and reused by others. Search engines for eg. google may show your posts, questions, answers, in their search engine results. To help protect your privacy, you may use anonymous user name, patient name, client name and may not include information regarding real identity or contact information in your Posts.

All users should obtain a written consent from the pet owners, veterinarians, veterinary hospital and all other parties involved prior to sharing or posting sensitive client medical records on www.veterinarydiscussion.com and veterinary discussion app.


No client-veterinarian relationship, Information, education only, not an advice;

Experts answers on the site should be used by users for general information purposes only, this information should not be conceived as a substitute for specific professional veterinary advice or in-person evaluation. Users of the Site and answering veterinary professionals do not form Veterinarian-client relationships on this site. The practices, standards, laws and procedures that apply to your specific concerns may differ based on your geographic location, age, breed and other variables and we recommended seeking advice through in-person evaluations by your local Veterinarian. Experts on this web site are from all over the world they may or may not be licensed, certified in your geographic location. Experts may be employed, educated, or have experience in only in one specific field of Veterinary medicine. Information exchange , questions answers, and posts on this site do not involve Veterinarian- client relationships, in person visits , in person evaluations, and do not include procedures and typical safeguards of in-person evaluations.


You have to agree to a disclaimer reminding you of important provisions prior to interacting with an expert.

(a) Any Information you receive from a veterinarian or veterinary professional from this site are generalized guidelines, and used for informational purposes only.

(b) All the users including veterinarians or veterinary professionals interacting you on this website are not acting as your veterinarian or a consultant referral speciality veterinarian.

(c) The veterinarian or veterinary professional interacting with you on this website may not be from your geographic location and may not be licensed in the jurisdiction where you are located.

(d) The veterinarian or veterinary professional interacting you on this website is not forming veterinarian-client relationship with you, interacting with a veterinarian on this website should not be considered as equal or similar to in person evaluation of your pet’s or patient’s specific condition, we recommended you consult with your local licensed veterinarian or a specialist veterinarian about your pet’s or patient’s condition.

(e) www.veterinarydiscussion.com and veterinary discussion app will Provide a platform where potential customers or clients can communicate with the veterinary professional or an expert who offer Additional Services Beyond education and Information Only but it does not imply any guarentee or an endorsement or recommendation for any particular Veterinary professional or expert.

(f) www.veterinarydiscussion.com and veterinary discussion app is not a veterinary hospital and it does not provide any veterinary advice, counsel, or recommendation to Users, neither www.veterinarydiscussion.com nor veterinary discussion app a veterinary referral service.


Materials provided to www.veterinarydiscussion.com or posted on any PET NETWORK LLC web page

PET NETWORK LLC does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to www.veterinarydiscussion.com (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any PET NETWORK LLC Site or our associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting PET NETWORK LLC, our affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.


No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. PET NETWORK LLC is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in PET NETWORK LLC's sole discretion.


By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.


Third Party Accounts

You will be able to connect your PET NETWORK LLC account to third party accounts. By connecting your PET NETWORK LLC account to your third party account, you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to others (in accordance with your privacy settings on those third party sites). If you do not want information about you to be shared in this manner, do not use this feature.


International Users

The Service is controlled, operated and administered by PET NETWORK LLC from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the PET NETWORK LLC Content accessed through www.veterinarydiscussion.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.


Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless PET NETWORK LLC, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. PET NETWORK LLC reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with PET NETWORK LLC in asserting any available defenses.


Liability disclaimer

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. PET NETWORK LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.


PET NETWORK LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. PET NETWORK LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.


TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL PET NETWORK LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF PET NETWORK LLC OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.


Termination/access restriction

PET NETWORK LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Connecticut and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Connecticut in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.


You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and PET NETWORK LLC as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. PET NETWORK LLC's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of PET NETWORK LLC's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by PET NETWORK LLC with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.


Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and PET NETWORK LLC with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and PET NETWORK LLC with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.


Changes to Terms

PET NETWORK LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which www.veterinarydiscussion.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. PET NETWORK LLC encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.


Contact Us

PET NETWORK LLC welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:


PET NETWORK LLC

230 Foster Drive

Willimantic, Connecticut 06226



Email Address:

support@veterinarydiscussion.com



Effective as of September 01, 2015