Professional United Pet Sitters LLC
The Professional United Pet Sitters Web Site (the "Site") is an online information service provided by Professional United Pet Sitters LLC ("Professional United Pet Sitters "), subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below. PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SITE.
Professional United Pet Sitters MAY MODIFY THIS AGREEMENT AT ANY TIME, AND SUCH MODIFICATIONS SHALL BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON POSTING OF THE MODIFIED AGREEMENT ON THE SITE. YOU AGREE TO REVIEW THE AGREEMENT PERIODICALLY TO BE AWARE OF SUCH MODIFICATIONS AND YOUR CONTINUED ACCESS OR USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE DEEMED YOUR CONCLUSIVE ACCEPTANCE OF THE MODIFIED AGREEMENT.
1. Copyright, Licenses and Idea Submissions.
The entire contents of the Site are protected by international copyright and trademark laws. The owner of the copyrights and trademarks are Professional United Pet Sitters, its affiliates or other third party licensors. YOU MAY NOT MODIFY, COPY, REPRODUCE, REPUBLISH, UPLOAD, POST, TRANSMIT, OR DISTRIBUTE, IN ANY MANNER, THE MATERIAL ON THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TEXT, LISTS, GRAPHICS, TOOLS, CODE AND/OR SOFTWARE. You may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the Site as solely for your own non-commercial (and single personal pet sitting business) use provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from the materials. You agree to grant to Professional United Pet Sitters a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license, with the right to sub-license, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products and services) you submit to any public areas of the Site (such as bulletin boards, forums and newsgroups) or by e-mail to Professional United Pet Sitters by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You also grant to Professional United Pet Sitters the right to use your name in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional material related thereto. You agree that you shall have no recourse against Professional United Pet Sitters for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to Professional United Pet Sitters.
Publications, products, content or services referenced herein or on the Site are the exclusive trademarks or servicemarks of Professional United Pet Sitters. Other product and company names mentioned in the Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
2. Use of the Site.
You understand that, except for information, products or services clearly identified as being supplied by Professional United Pet Sitters, Professional United Pet Sitters does not operate, control or endorse any information, products or services on the Internet in any way. Except for Professional United Pet Sitters- identified information, products or services, all information, products and services offered through the Site or on the Internet generally are offered by third parties, that are not affiliated with Professional United Pet Sitters. You also understand that Professional United Pet Sitters cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site for the reconstruction of any lost data. You further understand that information contained on this site should not be construed as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the accuracy or security of information provided. Professional United Pet Sitters makes absolutely no claims, warrantees, guarantees or promises of any kind to anyone (members and non-members), including but not limited to aspects of accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the information or documents provided, or results obtained from use.
Documents and tools available on this Web site, could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Also, changes are made periodically to laws and facts. These changes may not be incorporated in materials displayed or linked on this Web site on a timely basis. In no event shall PUPS be liable for any errors or omissions with respect to any information on this site. If you find any errors or omissions, we encourage you to report them to PUPS.
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND THE INTERNET. Professional United Pet Sitters PROVIDES THE SITE AND RELATED INFORMATION "AS IS" AND DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICE, ANY MERCHANDISE INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY, AND Professional United Pet Sitters SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY COST OR DAMAGE ARISING EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY SUCH TRANSACTION. IT IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND USEFULNESS OF ALL OPINIONS, ADVICE, SERVICES, MERCHANDISE AND OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY. Professional United Pet Sitters DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED.
YOU UNDERSTAND FURTHER THAT THE PURE NATURE OF THE INTERNET CONTAINS UNEDITED MATERIALS SOME OF WHICH ARE SEXUALLY EXPLICIT OR MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO YOU. YOUR ACCESS TO SUCH MATERIALS IS AT YOUR RISK. Professional United Pet Sitters HAS NO CONTROL OVER AND ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR SUCH MATERIALS.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL Professional United Pet Sitters BE LIABLE FOR (I) ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR ANY INFORMATION, OR TRANSACTIONS PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE, OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SERVICE, OR ANY DELAY OF SUCH INFORMATION OR SERVICE. EVEN IF Professional United Pet Sitters OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR (II) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE SERVICE AND/OR MATERIALS OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED THROUGH THE SERVICE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, Professional United Pet Sitters LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Professional United Pet Sitters makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this one or which may link to this Site. When you access a non-Professional United Pet Sitters web site, please understand that it is independent from Professional United Pet Sitters, and that Professional United Pet Sitters has no control over the content on that web site. In addition, a link to a Professional United Pet Sitters web site does not mean that Professional United Pet Sitters endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such web site.
LISTINGS IN THE PET SITTER / DOG WALKER DIRECTORY
The information in the pet sitter and dog walker directory is provided to pet owners as a courtesy only. Member businesses manage their own directory listings and are responsible for verifying the accuracy of the information in their listings. Professional United Pet Sitters LLC and the owners assume no liability for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, information on this site. If you have any questions or concerns about a listing or a member, please contact the pet sitting business owner directly with your concerns.
Professional United Pet Sitters does not police, inspect, certify, train, or provide any type of background or criminal checks for member businesses. We do not verify claims made by pet sitting businesses within listings. Professional United Pet Sitters and its owners assume no liability related to the services provided by members or member businesses or other external entities linked from the website.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Professional United Pet Sitters, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Service from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the Service.
4. Third Party Rights.
The provisions of paragraphs 2 (Use of the Service), and 3 (Indemnification) are for the benefit of Professional United Pet Sitters and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any third party information providers to the Service. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.
This Agreement may be terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. The provisions of paragraphs 1 (Copyright, Licenses and Idea Submissions), 2 (Use of the Service), 3 (Indemnification), 4 (Third Party Rights) and 6 (Miscellaneous) shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
This Agreement shall all be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of The United States of America applicable to agreements made and to be performed in The United States of America. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between Professional United Pet Sitters and you for any purpose concerning this Agreement or the parties' obligations hereunder shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in The United States of America . Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the Service must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. Professional United Pet Sitters's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement. Professional United Pet Sitters may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
This is the web site of Professional United Pet Sitters LLC.
For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes only the consumer's domain name, but not the e-mail address.
We collect only the domain name, but not the e-mail address of visitors to our Web page, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.
The information we collect is used for internal review and to improve the content of our Web page. The information may be disclosed when legally required, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, or to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Website. The information is shared only in the form of total website visitor count and total member count to reputable organizations interested in offering discounts to members, or as otherwise stated on profile edit and entry pages (i.e. to other members).
If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by visiting us at the email address provided on http://www.petsits.com/contact.php or visiting the members area forum to turn off your forums email setting to stop receiving posts from the forums via email..
If you supply us with your postal address on-line you will only receive the information for which you provided us to your address.
Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line may receive telephone or email contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed on-line. Persons MUST be aware that their email provider may be using a spam filter that blocks important messages and replies from us.
Please provide us with your name, email address, full address when placing an order. We do NOT share this information with other organizations or commercial interests without first posting a poll on the forums asking for a member vote on the prospect.
With respect to Ad Servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site (generally on the forums) to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.
Members can view a description of information that we maintain about them by logging in and viewing their profiles.
We offer members the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information, unique identifiers.
Consumers can have this information corrected by or logging in to the members area and editing their profiles. There are 2 profiles: The "PUBLIC" profile known as the Directory Listing Profile; and the "PRIVATE" profile known as the Member Private Profile. The email address that must be kept accurate and active at all times, and that will be used for communication with the member is the Member Private Profile. Membership may be terminated if this email address is not accessable to the member, is bouncing, has been compromised by malware, or is in any other way considered non-functional.
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us by viewing the above contact page, The DMA's Committee on Ethical Business Practices at firstname.lastname@example.org, state or local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, state or local consumer protection office, The Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202.FTC-HELP (202.382.4357) or electronically at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.