Effective as of October 1st 2021
Access and Use
You may be accessing and using the Website and the Services as veterinary specialist or veterinary provider, and your right to use the Website is limited in scope, revocable, personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive. You are responsible for obtaining any equipment and internet service necessary to access the Website and the Services. You acknowledge that the Services are evolving and that the form and nature of the Services may change from time to time without notice to you.
Your access to the Services must be completed via login credentials to be provided by us (“Login Credentials”). You hereby agree that you are responsible for protecting your Login Credentials from unauthorized use, and you are responsible for all activity that occurs under those Login Credentials. You agree to notify us immediately if you believe that any of your Login Credentials have been or may be used without your permission so that appropriate action can be taken. You may not (i) create more than one account registration to access or use the Website or the Services, (ii) share your Login Credentials with any third party, or (iii) transfer your account to any third party. You hereby acknowledge without limitation that we are not responsible for any loss or damage caused by, or expense incurred as a result of, your failure to safeguard or protect your Login Credentials. You agree that you shall not rent, resell, or to remarket the Services or to provide access to the Services to any third party. We may terminate any Login Credentials in our sole discretion.
Standards of Conduct; Compliance with Applicable Law
You may not use the Website or the Services to post any Submissions or other content that is, or which we consider to be, (i) unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, offensive, obscene, pornographic, hateful or threatening to any group defined by race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation, or otherwise objectionable, (ii) introduce viruses, worms, trojan horses and/or harmful code to the Website, (iii) display material that exploits children under 18 years of age, (iv) infringing in any way or violate any copyright, patent, trademark, service mark, trade name, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of any third party, (v) post or disclose any personally identifying information or private information about any third parties without their consent (or their parent’s consent in case of a child under 18 years of age), (vi) post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation, including without limitation, solicitations of credit card numbers, solicitations for sponsors or promotion of raffles or contests, (vii) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable law, or (viii) collect, save or otherwise download content from the Website using automated means. We reserve the right to remove any Submissions from the Website and the Services at any time in our sole discretion.
Intellectual Property Rights
You shall not, and shall not permit any person or entity to (i) use the Services for the benefit of any other person or entity, (ii) alter, enhance, or make derivative works of the Services, (iii) reverse engineer, reverse assemble or decompile, or otherwise attempt to derive source code from, the Services or any software component of the Services, (iv) use, or allow the use of, the Services for any unfair or deceptive practices or in contravention of any federal, state, local, foreign, or other applicable law, or rules and regulations of regulatory or administrative organizations, (v) act in a fraudulent, tortious, malicious, or negligent manner when using the Services, or (vi) circumvent or disable our copyright protection mechanisms or license management mechanisms.
Disclaimer Regarding Veterinary Care
You understand that the Company is not a provider of veterinary services or medical advice and the content of the Website (“Content”) is for general information purposes only. The Content should not be considered veterinary medical care advice and is not a substitute for professional veterinary care advice, diagnosis or treatment. We do not represent or warrant that any health, behavior or wellness suggestions or recommendations referred to or described in the Content will be safe, appropriate, or effective. Any consultation provided through the Website is not intended to create and does not constitute any professional relationship between us (or any of its officers, directors, trustees, employees, consultants, independent contractors, agents, representatives or affiliates) and you or your clients, and does not create any veterinarian-patient relationship in any capacity whatsoever. Information provided through the Website or us should be used only as a resource and you should make your own determination regarding veterinary medical care. The information contained in these communications is not comprehensive and does not include all the potential information regarding the subject matter, but is merely intended to serve as one resource for general and educational purposes.
Intended Audience and Users
This Website is specifically intended for residents of the United States only and access to this Website or the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access this Website or the Services outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. You may not use or export any portion of the Content in violation of the United States export laws and regulations.
Limited Warranty and Disclaimer
Limitation of Liability
To the greatest extent permitted by applicable law, you shall and hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold the Company, its directors, officers, employees, suppliers, agents, successors, and assigns harmless from and against all liabilities, losses, causes of action, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) and damages accrued or incurred to the extent caused by or as a result of (i) your Submissions hereunder, (ii) your use of the Website and the Services, (iii) your use of any Content or Submissions that you acquire via the Services or Website, and (iv) your negligence or willful misconduct. Your obligations to indemnify us with respect to any claim, action or proceeding shall be conditioned upon us: (i) providing you with written notice of such claim, action or proceeding, (ii) permitting you to assume and solely control the defense of such claim, action or proceeding and all related settlement negotiations, with counsel chosen by you with our reasonable right to approve the same, and (iii) cooperating with you at your request and expense with the defense or settlement of such claim, action or proceeding which cooperation shall include providing reasonable assistance and information.
If you believe any materials accessible on or from this Website infringe on your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this Website by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org and providing the following information: (i) identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed and its location, (ii) where possible, please include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work, (iii) your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address, (iv) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law, (v) a statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, indicating that under penalty of perjury, you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf, and (vi) a signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative. In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, we maintain a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users of this Website who are repeat infringers.
Governing Law; Jurisdiction
Links to Third-Party Websites
This Website may contain links to non-Vets on Call websites. Any such links are provided to you as a convenience, and we are not responsible for the content of any linked website. Any non-Vets on Call website accessed from this Website is independent from us, and we have no control over the content of any such website. In addition, a link to any non-Vets on Call website does not imply that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or use of such website.
You may not use, or encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to use, the Website, the Services or any Apps for any illegal, harmful, fraudulent, infringing or offensive use, or to transmit, store, display, distribute or otherwise make available content that is illegal, harmful, fraudulent, infringing or offensive. Prohibited activities or content include: (i) any activities that are illegal, that violate the rights of others, or that may be harmful to others, our operations or reputation, including disseminating, fraudulent goods, services, schemes, promotions or content that infringes or misrepresents the intellectual property or proprietary rights of others, (ii) content that is defamatory, obscene, abusive, invasive of privacy, or otherwise objectionable, (iii) Content or other computer technology that may damage, interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, program, or data, including viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, or cancelbots, (iv) you may not use the Services to violate the security or integrity of any network, computer or communications system, software application, or network or computing device (each, a “System”), (v) accessing or using any System without permission, including attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a System or to breach any security or authentication measures used by a System, (vi) monitoring of data or traffic on a System without permission, (vii) forging TCP-IP packet headers, email headers, or any part of a message describing its origin or route, (viii) You may not make network connections to any users, hosts, or networks unless you have permission to communicate with them, (ix) inundating a target with communications requests so the target either cannot respond to legitimate traffic or responds so slowly that it becomes ineffective, (x) interfering with the proper functioning of any System, including any deliberate attempt to overload a system by mail bombing, news bombing, broadcast attacks, or flooding techniques, (xi) operating network services like open proxies, open mail relays, or open recursive domain name servers, (xii) you will not distribute, publish, send, or facilitate the sending of unsolicited mass email or other messages, promotions, advertising, or solicitations (like “spam”), including commercial advertising and informational announcements and you will not alter or obscure mail headers or assume a sender’s identity without the sender’s explicit permission, and (xiii) you will not collect replies to messages sent from another internet service provider if those messages violate any of the Policies.
We reserve the right, but do not assume the obligation, to investigate any violation of the Policies or misuse of the Services. We may: (i) investigate violations of the Policies or misuse of the Services, (ii) remove, disable access to, or modify any content or resource that violates the Policies or any other agreement we have with you for use of the Services, (iii) report any activity that we suspect violates any law or regulation to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other appropriate third parties (including disclosing appropriate customer information), and (iv) cooperate with appropriate law enforcement agencies, regulators, or other appropriate third parties to help with the investigation and prosecution of illegal conduct by providing network and systems information related to alleged violations of the Policies. If you become aware of any violation of this Policy, you will immediately notify us and provide us with assistance, as requested, to stop or remedy the violation.
Vets on Call, LLC
14 Bramblebush Road
Croton On Hudson, New York 10520