This page states the terms and conditions governing your use of the https://adoptionswithlove.org/ website.
Please read them carefully. These terms and conditions may be updated and amended by us from time to time, so please visit this page periodically to review them.
Welcome to Adoptions With Love website (hereinafter “the Site”), a service provided by Adoptions With Love, Inc. (hereinafter “AWL”).
If you do not agree with any of these terms, then please do not use the Site.
2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
The Site is offered to you, the user (hereinafter “User(s)”, “You” or “Your”) who connects to the Site and uses AWL’s services enabling access to a variety of resources, including download areas, services for our clients, and other information concerning our services (hereinafter the “Service”).
You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service. Please note that such access may involve third-party fees (such as Internet service provider charges). In addition, You must provide and are responsible for the equipment necessary to access the Service.
AWL will endeavor to allow uninterrupted access to the Site. However, access to the Site may be suspended, restricted or terminated at any time and without notice and AWL shall not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
4. YOUR CONDUCT WHEN USING THE SITE OR THE SERVICE
You understand that any content you may post is of your sole and unique responsibility and that You are solely responsible for your conduct on the Site.
This means that only You, and not AWL, are responsible for all content that You may upload, post, license, sublicense, display or otherwise make available via the Service or the Site. AWL does not control the content posted via the Site or Service and, as such, may not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content or that it does not violate any laws or rights of others. You further acknowledge that You will not:
Upload, reproduce, post, display, license, sublicense or otherwise make available any content that is offensive, inappropriate, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or contrary to all applicable laws and regulations;
Harm minors in any way;
Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content uploaded through the Service or the Site;
Upload, reproduce, post, display, license, sublicense or otherwise make available any content that (i) you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships, (ii) infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or (iii) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
To interfere with or disrupt the Site, the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
Modify, adapt or hack the Site or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Site;
Use any elements available on the Site (including, without limitation, textures files) except if specifically authorized on the Site or through a separate license;
Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Service;
Stalk or otherwise harass another;
Create, send or submit unwanted email to any other user of the Site or Service;
Create, send or submit unwanted email to any other user of the Site or Service;
Collect or store personal data about other users of the Site or Services where relevant in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth above; and/or
Violate in any manner any applicable laws.
Comply with legal obligations;
Respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties; or
Protect the rights, property or personal safety of any person.
By posting any content to DS Community Sites or Blogs, You grant DS a worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable, transferable and non-exclusive license to use, copy, distribute, reproduce, modify, translate, adapt to DS standards and publicly display the content in connection with the promotion of DS products and services, for the duration of the legal protection of the intellectual property rights.
5. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
AWL has no control over any of the third party websites to which the Site has links nor do AWL contribute in any manner to these third party websites and AWL assume no responsibility for the contents of any third party websites to which the Site has links.
These links are provided solely as a convenience to You. If You use these links, You will leave the Site. AWL exclude all liability arising therefrom and do not endorse or make any representations about them or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained by using them. If You decide to access any third party websites linked to the Site, You do so entirely at Your own risk.
6. LINKING TO THE SITE
You may link to the Site if you do not replicate the home page of the Site and subject to the following conditions:
(a) You do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of AWL’s logos;
(b) You do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Site;
(c) You do not in any way imply AWL are endorsing any products or services other than AWL’s own services;
(d) You do not misrepresent Your relationship with AWL nor present any other false information about AWL;
(e) You do not otherwise use any of AWL’s trademarks displayed on the Site without AWL’s prior express written permission;
(f) Your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial towards AWL or any third party, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
7. LIMITED LICENSE TO ACCESS AND USE THE SITE – PROPRIETARY RIGHTS OF ADOPTIONS WITH LOVE
You acknowledge and agree that the Site and any software used in connection with the Site contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws.
All materials and contents of the Site, including without limitation, the website design text, software in object and source code (including applets), scripts, downloads, graphics, photos, interactive features and the like and their selection and arrangement, and the trademarks, trade names, trade dress, service marks and logos contained therein are owned by or licensed to AWL, and are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under all applicable laws.
None of the above mentioned materials may be modified, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, transmitted, published, licensed, transferred, visited or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose, stored in any other website, included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service, redistributed or framed (or similar) without AWL’s prior written permission.
You may not make any derivative use of this Site or its contents.
You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) belonging to AWL without AWL’s prior express written consent.
You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing AWL’s name or trademarks without AWL’s prior express written consent.
AWL grant You a limited license to access and make personal use of the Site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with AWL’s prior express written consent.
You are permitted to print and download extracts from the Site for Your own personal use on the following basis:
(a) No documents or related graphics on the Site are modified in any way;
(b) No graphics on the Site are used separately from the corresponding text; and
(c) AWL’s copyright and trademark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.
For the avoidance of doubt, this clause does not permit any resale or commercial use of the Site or its contents; any derivative use of the Site or its contents or the use of robots, data mining or similar data collection and/or extraction tools is strictly prohibited.
Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by AWL.
8. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
The Site and the data contained therein are provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis and without warranty, representation, condition or other term of any kind, either express or implied as to the operation of the Site or the information content or materials on the Site.
AWL excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms which but for this clause might have effect in relation to the Site, including but not limited to:
(a) The implied warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, use of reasonable care and skill or similar anywhere in the world;
(b) As to non-infringement of any third party’s intellectual property rights of any content published or made available through the Site;
(c) As to the server(s) that make(s) the Service available being free of viruses or other disruptive code which may infect, harm or cause damage to Your computer equipment or any other property when You access, browse, download from or otherwise use the Site.
AWL do not guarantee that the Site will be error free and do not accept liability for any errors or omissions.
You expressly agree that Your use of the Site is at Your sole risk.
AWL shall use reasonable endeavors to correct any errors or omissions as soon as reasonably practicable after being notified of them.
Any advice or recommendation given by AWL or AWL’s employees or agents to You which is not confirmed off-line in writing by AWL, is followed or acted upon entirely at Your own risk, and accordingly, AWL shall not be liable for any such advice or recommendation which is not so confirmed.
Adoptions With Love and its officers, directors, employees, or agents of any of them exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result in any manner to You or a third party in connection with the Site and/or the Service or in connection with the use, inability to use, or the results of use of the Site and/or the Service, any third party websites linked to the Site, or the material on such websites, including, without limitation, any indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages and any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, due to viruses that may infect Your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of Your access to, use of, or browsing the Site or Your downloading of any material from the Site or any third party websites linked to any of the Site and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise.
9. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
When You visit the Site. Use AWL’s services or send e-mails to AWL, You are communicating with AWL electronically. You consent to receive communications from AWL electronically. AWL will communicate with You by e-mail or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that AWL provide to You electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
10. MODIFICATION OF SERVICE
AWL reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that AWL shall not be liable to You or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
11. APPLICABLE LAW – JURISDICTION