Terms and Conditions for Use of Web Site

By using the pages in this site, you, the user, agree to the following terms and conditions, including any changes or amendments that may be posted from time to time. By accessing, browsing, and/or using this Web site, you are deemed to accept and be bound by these terms and conditions for use. If you do not wish to be bound to these terms and conditions, please do not access, browse or use this site.

This Web site and its contents, including but not limited to the site’s look and feel, data, information, text, graphics, images, designs, source coding, trademarks, service marks, trade names and URL, are the exclusive property of the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Austin (SSCA) or its respective agents or third parties. Nothing herein may be copied or reproduced for commercial purposes without the express written consent of the SSCA.

Restrictions on Use Except as otherwise indicated elsewhere herein, with respect to a particular portion, file, or document, any user is hereby authorized to view, copy, print, and distribute this document subject to the following conditions:

  1. The document may be used for informational, noncommercial purposes only.
  2. Any copy of the document or portion thereof must include the SSCA copyright notice.
  3. The SSCA reserves the right to revoke such authorization at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon notice from the SSCA.
  4. Materials included within the Members Only Section of this Web site are intended for SSCA member use.

U.S. copyright laws protect the text, layouts, graphics, and logos at this site. Except as expressly provided in this Agreement, nothing contained in this Agreement or on the Web site shall be construed as conferring any other license or right, expressly, by implication, by estoppel or otherwise, with respect to any of the SSCA’s content. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Limitations on Liability
The SSCA will not be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to, damages or injury resulting from any failure of performance, error, omission interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, or line failure. To the extent allowable by law, SSCA will not be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site or any site which is linked to this site, even if there is negligence on the part of the SSCA or an authorized SSCA representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or both. The total liability resulting from all losses, damages, and causes of action will not be greater than the amount paid by the user to access this site.

Disclaimer and Disclaimer of Warranties
The Materials in this site are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, the SSCA disclaims all warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The SSCA does not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error- free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. The SSCA does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the results of the use of the material in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

No content on our site is intended to constitute professional advice, whether medical, veterinary, legal or otherwise. The SSCA and those otherwise providing information, services or material on our site are not responsible or liable for any consequences relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information, services or other material on our site.

You agree to indemnify and hold the SSCA, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from and against any and all liability, losses, claims, demands, disputes, damages or costs of any kind, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs of litigation, resulting from or in any way connected with (a) postings or other content you submit or that are submitted from your account, (c) your violation of this Agreement, or (d) your violation of any rights of another party.

Links to Other Web sites
The SSCA has no control over any of the Web sites that are linked to the SSCA’s site. Accordingly, you acknowledge and agree that the SSCA does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Nor is it responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and that you, not the SSCA, have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright. Further, the SSCA will not be required to treat any submissions as confidential and will be entitled to use submissions for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever, without compensation to any one sending the submissions.

Passwords and Security
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password and account required to access content at this Web site, and for logging out of your account at the end of each session. In selecting a user name, you agree that you will not (i) select or use a screen name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; (ii) use a name subject to the rights of any person without their authorization; or (iii) use a screen name that is offensive to people of ordinary sensitivities, illegal, or infringing. You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to notify the SSCA immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. The SSCA will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.

You or the SSCA may terminate this agreement at any time. You may terminate this agreement by destroying: (a) all materials obtained from all the SSCA sites, and (b) all related documentation and all copies and installations (together, “Materials”). The SSCA may terminate this agreement immediately without notice if, in its sole judgment, you breach any term or condition of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all Materials.

These Terms and Conditions will be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the state of Texas and the United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. If any part of these terms and conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Possible evidence of use of this site for any illegal purpose may be provided to law enforcement authorities.

This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this site. The SSCA can revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting unless specifically identified information on this Web site is provided with the understanding that the SSCA is not rendering professional advice or recommendations. You should not rely on any information on these pages to replace consultations with qualified professionals to meet individual needs.

Updated 12/31/04