Terms of Use 2016-10-19T00:05:10+00:00

TERMS OF USE

1. User’s Acknowledgment and Acceptance of Terms

My Pooch Face Inc. (“us,” “we” or “our”) provides this website www.mypoochface.com (the “Site”) as well as the services, products, and Content available on the Site (the “Services”) to you, the user, subject to your compliance with all the terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein (the “Terms of Use”), as well as any other written agreement between us and you. In addition, when using the Services, you shall be subject to any posted rules applicable to such Services that may contain terms and conditions in addition to those in these Terms of Use (for example, our return policy). All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

By using this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms of Use, please stop using the Site and exit it now. Your remedy for dissatisfaction with this Site, or any Services, is to stop using the Site and/or those particular Services. Your agreement with us regarding compliance with these Terms of Use becomes effective immediately upon commencement of your use of this Site.

These Terms of Use were last updated and are effective as of [September 8 2015]. We expressly reserve the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time without notice to you. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Site and these Terms of Use from time to time and to familiarize yourself with any modifications. Your continued use of this Site after such modifications will constitute acknowledgement of the modified Terms of Use and agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Terms of Use. As used in these Terms of Use, references to our “Affiliates” means our owners, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, officers, directors, employees, other users, suppliers, partners, sponsors, and advertisers, and includes, without limitation, all parties involved in creating, producing, and/or delivering this Site and/or the Services.

2. Description of Products and Services

We make various Services available on this Site including, but not limited to, custom and non-custom pet portraits, as well as other like products and services. You are responsible for providing, at your own expense, all equipment necessary to use the Services, including a computer, modem, and Internet access (including payment of all fees associated with such access).

We reserve the sole right to either modify or discontinue the Site, any of the Site’s features, or any or all of the Services, at any time with or without notice to you. We will not be liable to you or any third party should we exercise such right; provided, that in the event you have paid for a Service that we have not completed prior to such modification or discontinuation, at our election, your sole and exclusive remedy will be to receive that Service or a refund for fees paid by you in advance. Any new features that augment or enhance the then-current Services on this Site shall also be subject to these Terms of Use.

3. User Information and Privacy

In order to access some of the Services on this Site, you will be required to use an account and password that can be obtained by completing our online registration form, which requests certain information and data, and maintaining and updating such information and data as required. In addition, some of the Services on this Site may require that you submit additional information about you and your pet(s) so that we may be able to perform and deliver the Services (such as photographs of your pet(s)). (The registration information and data, and other information or content you provide to us so that we may perform and deliver the Services, collectively, the “User Information.”). By registering and submitting content to us, you agree that all User Information is owned by you, is true and accurate, and that you will maintain and update it as required in order to keep it current, complete, and accurate.

You also grant us the right to disclose to third parties User information about you. The information we obtain through your use of this Site, including your User Information, is subject to our Privacy Policy, which is specifically incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

4. Conduct on Site

Your use of the Site and the Services is subject to all applicable laws and regulations, and you are solely responsible for the substance of your communications through the Site. By posting information in or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, message board, newsgroup, software library, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this Site (the “Feedback”), you agree that you will not upload, share, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any Feedback — including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information — that:

(a)  is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), or otherwise violates our rules or policies;

(b) victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, or disability;

(c)  infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party;

(d) constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk email (also known as “spamming”), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;

(e)  contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party; or

(f)  impersonates any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives.

By submitting any Feedback, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place us under any fiduciary or other obligation, and that we are free to use the Feedback without any additional compensation to you, and/or to disclose the Feedback on a non-confidential basis or otherwise to anyone. You further acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, we do not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to us, or developed by us, or obtained from sources other than you.

We neither endorse nor assume any liability for the contents of any material uploaded or submitted by third party users of the Site. We generally do not pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of communications services, chat rooms, message boards, newsgroups, software libraries, or other interactive services that may be available on or through this Site. However, we and our agents have the right at their sole discretion to remove any content (including, without limitation, your Feedback) that, in our judgment, does not comply with these Terms of Use and any other rules of user conduct for our Site, or is otherwise harmful, objectionable, or inaccurate. We are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such content. You hereby consent to such removal and waive any claim against us arising out of such removal of content. See “Unauthorized Use of Materials” below for a description of the procedures to be followed in the event that any party believes that content posted on this Site infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party.

In addition, you may not use your account to breach security of another account or attempt to gain unauthorized access to another network or server. Not all areas of the Site may be available to you or other authorized users of the Site. Similarly, not all Services may be available to you or other authorized users of the Site. You shall not interfere with anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the Site and/or the Services. Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal or civil liability.

You agree that we may at any time, and at our sole discretion, terminate your membership, account, or other affiliation with our Site, or your use of the Services, without prior notice to you for violating any of the above provisions. You acknowledge and agree that we will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security of the Site or at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in investigating suspected criminal violations. In our cooperation with law enforcement authorities you acknowledge and agree that we may disclose your User Information and Feedback as well as any other information we may know about you and your use of the Site and/or the Services.

5. Third Party Sites and Information

This Site may link you to other sites on the Internet or otherwise include references to information, documents, software, materials and/or services provided by other parties. These sites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. These other sites and parties are not under our control, and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites, nor are we responsible for errors or omissions in any references to other parties or their products and services. The inclusion of such a link or reference is provided merely as a convenience and does not imply endorsement of, or association with, the site or party by us, or any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

6. Intellectual Property Information

For purposes of these Terms of Use, “Content” means as any information, data, communications, text, software, photographs, images, video, graphics, illustrations, music, audio, sounds, logos, trademarks, services marks, patents, copyrights and other material and services that can be viewed by users on our Site. This includes message boards, chat, and other original content.

Except for your User Information, the Services (including, without limitation, the Content), and all intellectual property rights related thereto, are our and our Affiliates’ exclusive property. Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in these Terms of Use shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such intellectual property rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works from any Content (other than your own User Information). Use of the Content for any purpose not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is strictly prohibited. You acknowledge and agree that any unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties.

Neither we or our Affiliates warrant or represent that your use of Content displayed on, or obtained through, this Site will not infringe the rights of third parties. See “Unauthorized Use of Materials” below for a description of the procedures to be followed in the event that any party believes that Content posted on this Site infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party.

The following are registered trademarks, trademarks or service marks owned by us or our Affiliates: MyPoochFace™. All custom graphics, icons, logos and service names are registered trademarks, trademarks or service marks owned by us or our Affiliates. Nothing in these Terms of Use grants you any right to use our or our Affiliates’ trademark, service mark, logo, and/or trade names.

You retain all your ownership rights in your User Information. By providing us User Information, you grant us and our Affiliates a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide, assignable and transferable right and license to quote, re-post, use, copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works of, incorporate into other works, distribute, transmit, broadcast, publish, communicate, publicly display, publicly perform and otherwise exploit and make commercial use of your User Information in any form or media now known or hereafter created, anywhere, and without any notice or compensation to you of any kind. You hereby grant us all consents, rights and clearances to enable us to use your User Information for these purposes. Without limiting the foregoing, we may use any trademarks, service marks or trade names incorporated into your User Information and the likeness of any individual or pet whose performance or image is contained in your User Information. By providing us with User Information, you represent and warrant that you have full right, power and authority to provide such information and have secured all third-party consents, licenses and permissions necessary to grant to us the rights and licenses described in these Terms of Use.

7. Unauthorized Use of Materials

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you or any user of this Site believes its copyright, trademark or other property rights have been infringed by a posting on this Site, you or the user should send notification to our Designated Agent (as identified below) immediately. To be effective, the notification must include:

(a)  identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed upon or other information sufficient to specify the copyrighted work being infringed);

(b) identify the material that you claim is infringing the copyrighted work listed in item 7(a) above;

(c)  provide information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you (email address is preferred);

(d) provide information, if possible, sufficient to permit us to notify the owner/administrator of the allegedly infringing webpage or other content (email address is preferred);

(e)  include the following statement: “I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.”;

(f)  include the following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”;

(g)  sign the paper; and

(h) send the written communication to the following address:
Designated Agent for Claimed Infringement: Address: 2472 Jett Ferry Rd, Suite 400-256, Dunwoody, GA 30338. 
Phone: (855) 697-6624 or email: [email protected].

You acknowledge and agree that upon receipt of a notice of a claim of copyright infringement, we may immediately remove the identified materials from the Site without liability to you or any other party and that the claims of the complaining party and the party that originally posted the materials will be referred to the United States Copyright Office for adjudication as provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

8. Disclaimer of Warranties

The Site and the Services (including, without limitation, the Content) are provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or the warranty of non-infringement. Without limiting the foregoing, we make no warranty that (a) the Services will meet your requirements; (b) the Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; (c) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Services will be effective, accurate or reliable; or (d) the quality of any Services purchased or obtained by you from the Site from us or our Affiliates will meet your expectations or be free from mistakes, errors or defects.

This Site could include technical or other mistakes, inaccuracies or typographical errors. We may make changes to the Services at this Site, including the prices and descriptions of any Services listed herein, at any time without notice. The Services at this Site may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such Services. The use of the Services or the downloading or other acquisition of any Content through this Site is done at your own discretion and risk and with your agreement that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from such activities.

Through your use of the Site, you may have the opportunities to engage in commercial transactions with other users and vendors. You acknowledge that all transactions relating to any merchandise or services offered by any third party, including, but not limited to the purchase terms, payment terms, warranties, guarantees, maintenance and delivery terms relating to such transactions, are agreed to solely between the seller or purchaser of such merchandize and services and you. We are not liable for, and you hereby hold us harmless from, such transactions.

WE MAKE NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE SERVICES OR ANY TRANSACTIONS EXECUTED THROUGH, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE, AND YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SUCH TRANSACTIONS ARE CONDUCTED ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. ANY WARRANTY THAT IS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MATERIALS, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE FROM A THIRD PARTY IS PROVIDED SOLELY BY SUCH THIRD PARTY, AND NOT BY US OR ANY OTHER OF OUR AFFILIATES.

Content available through this Site often represents the opinions and judgments of an information provider, site user, or other person or entity not connected with us. We do not endorse, nor are we responsible for the accuracy or reliability of, any opinion, advice, or statement made by anyone other than our authorized spokesperson speaking in his/her official capacity. Please refer to the specific editorial policies posted on various sections of this Site for further information, which policies are incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

You understand and agree that temporary interruptions of the Site or the Services may occur as normal events. You further understand and agree that we have no control over third party networks you may access in the course of the use of this Site, and therefore, delays and disruption of other network transmissions are completely beyond our control.

You understand and agree that we assume no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.

SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

9. Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR OUR AFFILIAITES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOSS OF USE, DATA, PROFIT, SAVINGS OR BUSINESS), ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, WHATEVER THE BASIS OF THE CLAIM OR ACTION (SUCH AS BREACH OF WARRANTY, CONDITION, CONTRACT, INFRINGEMENT AND TORT, INCLUDING STRICT LIABILITY AND NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY) EVEN IF WE OR OUR AFFILIATES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR IF SUCH POSSIBILITY WAS REASONABLY FORESEEABLE.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, OUR AND OUR AFFILIATES’ LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES OR LOSSES FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE BASIS OF THE CLAIM OR ACTION, WILL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU ACTUALLY PAID FOR THE SPECIFIC SERVICE THAT CAUSED THE DAMAGES OR LOSSES.

FURTHER, WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR THIRD PARTY GOODS AND SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THIS SITE OR FOR ASSISTANCE IN CONDUCTING COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE PROCESSING OF ORDERS.

SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

10. Indemnification

Upon a request by us, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us and our Affiliates harmless from any and all liabilities, claims, losses, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, that arise from: (a) your access and use or misuse of this Site or the Services, including without limitation any User Information, communication, data or content transmitted or received by you; (b) your violation of any term of these Terms of Use, including without limitation your breach of any of the representations and warranties made by you in these Terms of Use; (c) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy, publicity rights or intellectual property rights; or (d) your violation of any law, rule or regulation of the United States or any other country. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.

11. Security and Password

You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and for any and all statements made and acts or omissions that occur through the use of your password and account. Therefore, you must take steps to ensure that others do not gain access to your password and account. Our personnel will never ask you for your password. You may not transfer or share your account with anyone, and we reserve the right to immediately terminate your account if you do transfer or share your account.

12. Participation in Promotions

From time to time, this Site may include advertisements offered by third parties. You may enter into correspondence with or participate in promotions of the advertisers showing their products on this Site. Any such correspondence or promotions, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such correspondence or promotions, are solely between you and the advertiser. We assume no liability, obligation or responsibility for any part of any such correspondence or promotion.

13. E-mail, Messaging, Blogging, and Chat Services

We may make email, messaging, blogging, or chat services (collectively, “Communications”) available to users of the Site, either directly or through a third-party provider. We make available separate supplemental agreements characterizing the relationship between you and us that, except where expressly noted or contradictory, includes these Terms of Use.

We will not inspect or disclose the contents of private Communications except with the consent of the sender or the recipient, or in the narrowly-defined situations provided under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, or as other required by law or by court or governmental order. Further information is available in our Privacy Policy.

We may employ automated monitoring devices or techniques to protect our users from mass unsolicited communications (also known as “spam”) and/or other types of electronic communications that we deem inconsistent with our business purposes. However, such devices or techniques are not perfect, and we will not be responsible for any legitimate communication that is blocked, or for any unsolicited communication that is not blocked.

Mailboxes may have a limited storage capacity. If you exceed the maximum permitted storage space, we may employ automated devices that delete or block email messages that exceed the limit. We will not be responsible for such deleted or blocked messages.]

14. International Use

Although this Site may be accessible worldwide, we make no representation that the Content is appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing it from territories where it is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Any offer for any Services and/or Content made in connection with this Site is void where prohibited.

15. Termination of Use

You agree that we may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Site with or without notice and for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of these Terms of Use. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be grounds for terminating our relationship with you and may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities.

Upon termination or suspension, regardless of the reasons therefore, your right to use the Services immediately ceases, and you acknowledge and agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or this Site. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any claims or damages arising out of any termination or suspension or any other actions taken by us in connection with such termination or suspension.

16. Governing Law

This Site (excluding any linked sites) is controlled by us from our offices within Georgia, USA. It can be accessed from all fifty (50) states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of Georgia, by accessing this Site both you and we agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Georgia, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof and the United Nations Convention on the International Sales of Goods, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this Site and the purchase of Services available through this Site. Each of us agrees and hereby submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue any court of competent jurisdiction within the State of Georgia, USA, with respect to such matters.

17. Notices

All notices between you and us (regardless of whether the sender is you or us) shall be in writing and shall be made either via email or conventional mail. Notices to us must be sent to the attention of Customer Service at [email protected], if by email, or at My Pooch Face Inc., 4 Ball Mill Pl, Atlanta, Georgia 30350 USA if by conventional mail. Notices to you may be sent to the address supplied by you as part of your Registration Data. In addition, we may broadcast notices or messages through the Site to inform you of changes to the Site or other matters of importance, and such broadcasts shall constitute notice to you at the time of sending.

18. Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use (including all terms and conditions incorporated herein by reference) constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between us and you with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior oral or written understandings, communications or agreements not specifically incorporated herein. Any attempt by you to alter, supplement or amend these Terms of Use or to enter an order for Services which are subject to additional or altered terms and conditions shall be null and void, unless otherwise agreed to in a written agreement signed by you and us. To the extent that anything in or associated with this Site is in conflict or inconsistent with these Terms of Use, these Terms of Use shall take precedence.

19. Miscellaneous

In any action to enforce these Terms of Use, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. Any cause of action brought by you against us or our Affiliates must be instituted with one (1) year after the cause of action arises or be deemed forever waived and barred.

You may not assign your rights and obligations under these Terms of Use to any party, and any purported attempt to do so will be null and void. We may freely assign our rights and obligations under these Terms of Use.

You agree not to sell, resell, reproduce, duplicate, copy or use for any commercial purposes any portion of this Site, or use of or access to this Site. You agree not to sell, resell, reproduce, duplicate, copy or use for any commercial purposes any of the Services you receive from us.

In addition to any excuse provided by applicable law, we shall be excused from liability for non-delivery or delay in delivery of Services available through the Site arising from any event beyond our reasonable control, whether or not foreseeable by you or us, including but not limited to, labor disturbance, war, fire, accident, adverse weather, inability to secure transportation, governmental act or regulation, and other causes or events beyond our reasonable control, whether or not similar to those which are enumerated above.

These Terms of Use are between us and you. There are no third party beneficiaries.

If any part of these Terms of Use is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

Any failure by us to enforce or exercise any provision of these Terms of Use or related rights shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.

20. Contact Information

Except as explicitly noted on this Site, the Services are offered by My Pooch Face Inc. located at 2472 Jett Ferry Rd, Suite 400-256, Dunwoody, GA 30338. Our telephone number is (855) 697-6624. If you notice that any user is violating these Terms of Use, please contact us at [email protected]