The Irish Wolfhound Foundation

Terms of Service

Introduction

This page states the Terms and Conditions under which you may use The Irish Wolfhound Foundation web site and any related services (the "Web Site"). Please read this page carefully. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, do not use the Web Site. By using the Web Site, you are indicating your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. The Irish Wolfhound Foundation may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting an update to this page. You should visit this page periodically, because your continued use of the Web Site following the posting of changes to these Terms and Conditions will mean you accept those changes. The terms "you" and "user" as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing the Web Site for any reason.

Use of Material

The content provided by the Web Site and by any related services, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, sounds, images and other material (the "Material"), are owned by the Irish Wolfhound Foundation and third party service providers ("Service Providers"), and are protected by United States and foreign intellectual property laws. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

The Irish Wolfhound Foundation authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the Material solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy you make of the Material. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Material on any other web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.

You may not copy or adapt the HTML or other code that the Irish Wolfhound Foundation uses to generate its pages. This code is also protected by the Irish Wolfhound Foundation's copyright and other intellectual property rights.

Site Use

General Rules:

You may not use the Web Site in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.

Security Rules:

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Web Site or from using the Web Site to violate the security of other web sites by any method, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measurers without proper authorization, (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user of the Web Site, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Web Site, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing" the Web Site, (d) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or (e) forging any Irish Wolfhound Foundation packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. The Irish Wolfhound Foundation may investigate violations of these Terms and Conditions and may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users of the Web Site who are involved in such violations.

Specific Prohibited Uses:

The Irish Wolfhound Foundation specifically prohibits any use of the Web Site, and you agree not to use the Web Site, for any of the following:

  • distributing or otherwise publishing, without the Irish Wolfhound Foundation's approval, any material containing any solicitation of funds, promotion, advertising, or solicitation for goods or services;
  • soliciting other users of the Web Site to join or become members of any online service; or
  • deleting or revising any material posted by any other person or entity without previously obtaining the Irish Wolfhound Foundation’s express authority to do so.

Trademarks

The Irish Wolfhound Foundation does not waive trademark or other intellectual property rights concerning our name or logo.

All other products and company names mentioned in the Web Site may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Linking to the Web Site

If you would like to link to the Web Site, you must comply with the following. A web site that links to the Web Site:

  • should not frame or create a browser or border environment around the Web Site
  • should not imply that the Irish Wolfhound Foundation is endorsing your web site or your products
  • should not misrepresent your relationship with the Irish Wolfhound Foundation
  • should not present false information about the Irish Wolfhound Foundation’s products or services
  • should not use the Irish Wolfhound Foundation’s trademarks or logos without permission from the Irish Wolfhound Foundation
  • should not contain content that could be construed as distasteful or offensive

Information

Please see the Irish Wolfhound Foundation's Privacy Policy for details regarding our use of information collected from users of the Web Site

Submissions

By submitting content to the Web Site, including forum postings, you grant the Irish Wolfhound Foundation and its affiliates the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license (including a waiver of any moral rights) to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content. You also warrant that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such content, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license stated above. You also permit any user of the Web Site to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such content placed on the Web Site retains any and all rights that may exist in such content.

The Irish Wolfhound Foundation’s Liability

The Material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. The Irish Wolfhound Foundation makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Web Site or the Material. The use of the Web Site and the Material is at your own risk. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add, or remove portions of the Web Site at anytime without notice. The Web Site is intended for informational purposes and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by any professional. Always consult a veterinarian if you have health concerns about your dog(s).

You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the form, content and accuracy of any material placed by you on the Web Site.

THE IRISH WOLFHOUND FOUNDATION DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE WEB SITE OR ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACEMENT OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, THE IRISH WOLFHOUND FOUNDATION IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.

THE WEB SITE AND THE MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, THE IRISH WOLFHOUND FOUNDATION DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE IRISH WOLFHOUND FOUNDATION SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY (A) THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, (B) THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, (C) THAT THERE ARE NO VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, (D) THAT THE SECURITY METHODS EMPLOYED WILL BE SUFFICIENT, OR (E) REGARDING CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY.

Limitation of Liability

THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE IRISH WOLFHOUND FOUNDATION UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY WILL BE LIMITED EXCLUSIVELY TO A REFUND OF PAYMENTS RECEIVED FROM YOU DURING THE THIRTY DAY PERIOD PRIOR TO THE DATE THE LIABILITY AROSE.

NEITHER THE IRISH WOLFHOUND FOUNDATION NOR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR (I) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE OR ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE WEB SITE, OR ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEB SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, EVEN IF THE IRISH WOLFHOUND FOUNDATION OR AN IRISH WOLFHOUND FOUNDATION AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR (II) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE WEB SITE, THE SERVICE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEB SITE.

Links to Other Sites

The Web Site contains links to third party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by the Irish Wolfhound Foundation of the contents of such third-party web sites. The Irish Wolfhound Foundation is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party sites. If you decide to access linked third-party sites, you do so at your own risk.

The Irish Wolfhound Foundation cannot ensure that you will be satisfied with any products or services that you purchase from a third-party site that links to or from the Web Site, because these sites are owned and operated by independent entities. The Irish Wolfhound Foundation does not endorse any of the merchandise, nor has the Irish Wolfhound Foundation taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any of the information contained in such third-party sites. The Irish Wolfhound Foundation does not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you might be requested to give any third party, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such sites. We strongly encourage you to make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or off-line transaction with any of these third parties.

Termination

The Irish Wolfhound Foundation reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to immediately terminate your ability to access the Web Site and/or any other service provided to you by the Irish Wolfhound Foundation, upon any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Irish Wolfhound Foundation, Service Providers, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Material or your breach of the terms of these Terms and Conditions. The Irish Wolfhound Foundation will provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and will assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.

General

The Irish Wolfhound Foundation makes no claims that the Materials may be lawfully viewed or downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Web Site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Connecticut, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction of any claims arising under these Terms and Conditions will lie exclusively with the state or federal courts within the State of Connecticut. You agree that you may not institute any action in any form arising out of use of the Web Site, the Materials or these Terms and Conditions more than eighteen (18) months after the cause of action has arisen. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which will remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any provision of these Terms and Conditions will be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision. Except as expressly provided in another statement by the Irish Wolfhound Foundation on the Web Site, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the Irish Wolfhound Foundation with respect to the use of Web Site. No changes to these Terms and Conditions may be made except by a revised posting on this page.

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