PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS PORTAL.
By using this Portal, you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions.
If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this Portal!
VetScene, Inc. ("VetScene") may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time.
Your continued usage of the VetScene ProActive Portal webPortal ("VetScene Portal," or
the "Portal,") will mean you accept those changes.
This Portal does not provide medical or veterinary advice. The contents of the VetScene
Portal, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from VetScene's licensors,
and other material contained on the VetScene Portal ("Content") are for informational
purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional veterinary
advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your veterinarian with any
questions you may have regarding an animal's condition. Never disregard professional
veterinary advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the
If you think you may have a veterinary emergency, call your veterinarian immediately.
While we have no reason to believe that any information contained on this web Portal
is inaccurate, we do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of such
information. We do not accept responsibility for loss suffered as a result of reliance
by you upon the accuracy or currency of information contained on this web Portal.
Reliance on any information provided by VetScene, VetScene's advertisers, or other
visitors to the Portal is solely at your own risk.
VetScene authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the material on the VetScene
Portal solely for your personal, noncommercial use if you include the following copyright
notice: "Copyright © 2011, VetScene, Inc. All rights reserved" and other copyright and
proprietary rights notices that are contained in the Content. Any special rules for
the use of certain software and other items accessible on the VetScene Portal may be
included elsewhere within the Portal and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions
The Content is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws.
Title to the Content remains with VetScene or its licensors. Any use of the Content not
expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions
and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features are subject
to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of VetScene. All rights
not expressly granted herein are reserved to VetScene and its licensors.
If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content
automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made
of any portion of the Content.
The use of the VetScene Portal and the Content is at your own risk. When using the VetScene
Portal, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and
jurisdiction of VetScene and its suppliers. Accordingly, VetScene assumes no liability for
or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other
information transmitted in connection with use of the VetScene Portal.
The VetScene Portal and the content are provided on an "as is" basis. VETSCENE, ITS
LICENSORS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL
WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS,
AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Without limiting the foregoing, VetScene, its licensors,
and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following:
- The accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content,
software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use
of the VetScene Portal or VetScene.
- The satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information
on prescription drug products or the approval or compliance of any software tools
with regard to the Content contained on the VetScene Portal.
In no event shall VetScene, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned
on the VetScene Portal be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental
and consequential damages, animal injury or death, lost profits, or damages resulting from
lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the
VetScene Portal or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other
legal theory, and whether or not VetScene, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third
parties mentioned on the VetScene Portal are advised of the possibility of such damages.
The personal and/or financial information submitted to VetScene is governed by the VetScene
You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type
to the Public Areas (including blogs, message boards, Ask Our Expert postings, etc.) that
infringe or violate any rights of any party. By submitting communications or content to
the Public Areas, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes.
You agree that you will not send or transmit to VetScene by email, (including through
the email addresses listed on the "Contact Us" link) any communication or content that
infringes or violates any rights of any party. If you submit any business information,
idea, concept or invention to VetScene by email, you agree such submission is
non-confidential for all purposes.
If you make any submission to a Public Area or if you submit any business information,
idea, concept or invention to VetScene by email, you automatically grant – or
warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted
– VetScene a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license
to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate,
distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium,
or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. VetScene may sublicense
its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business
information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them
to the Public Areas or to VetScene by email. We try to answer every email in a timely
manner, but are not always able to do so.
You agree to only post or upload Media (like photos, videos or audio) that you have
taken yourself or that you have all rights to transmit and license and which do not
violate trademark, copyright, privacy or any other rights of any other person. Photos
or videos of celebrities and cartoon or comic images are usually copyrighted by the owner.
To protect your privacy, you agree that you will not submit any media that contains
Personally Identifiable Information (like name, phone number, email address or web
Portal URL.) of you or of anyone else. Uploading media like images or video of other
people without their permission is strictly prohibited.
By uploading any media on the VetScene Portal, you warrant that you have permission
from all persons appearing in your media for you to make this contribution and grant
rights described herein. Never post a picture or video of or with someone else unless
you have their explicit permission.
It is strictly prohibited to upload media of any kind that contain expressions of hate,
abuse, offensive images or conduct, obscenity, pornography, sexually explicit or any
material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable law
or regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms and Conditions,
You agree that you will not upload any material that contains software viruses or any
other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the
functionality of any computer software or this Web Portal.
By uploading any media like a photo or video, (a) you grant to VetScene a perpetual,
non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, print, display, reproduce,
modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in
the media; and (b) you certify that any person pictured in the submitted media (or, if
a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) authorizes VetScene to use, copy, print,
display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any
material included in such media; and (c) you agree to indemnify VetScene and its
affiliates, directors, officers and employees and hold them harmless from any and all
claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from the media and/or your
failure to comply with these the terms described in this document.
VetScene reserves the right to review all media prior to submission to the Portal
and to remove any media for any reason, at any time, without prior notice, at our
CHARGES AND BILLING: You are responsible for providing a valid credit card number
at the time you register for a Home Delivery Service. You represent and warrant
that you are an authorized user of such credit card, and you agree to pay all charges
resulting from your Home Delivery Service account at the prices then in effect,
including any unauthorized charges incurred prior to your notifying VetScene of such
charges. You agree that VetScene may pass your credit card information and related
personally identifiable information to its designated service provider(s) for their use
in charging you for appropriate services utilized through your Home Delivery Service.
All Home Delivery Service charges are exclusive of sales or other taxes and you are
responsible for payment of any applicable state, local and city taxes. VetScene
reserves the right to modify or terminate membership plans, change prices, or institute
new charges for any Home Delivery Service at any time.
If you use a Public Area, such as a chat room, message boards, blogs or member
communities, you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences
of posting those communications, and your reliance on any communications found in
the Public Areas. VetScene and its licensors are not responsible for the consequences
of any communications in the Public Areas. If you think you have a pet health emergency,
call your veterinarian immediately.
In consideration of being allowed to use the Public Areas, you agree that the following
actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions:
- Using a Public Area for any purpose in violation of local, state, national,
or international laws;
- Posting material that infringes on the intellectual property rights of others
or on the privacy or publicity rights of others;
- Posting material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing,
abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as
determined by VetScene in its sole discretion;
- Posting advertisements or solicitations of business;
- After receiving a warning, continuing to disrupt the normal flow of dialogue,
or posting comments that are not related to the topic being discussed (unless
it is clear the discussion is free-form);
- Posting chain letters or pyramid schemes;
- Impersonating another person;
- Distributing viruses or other harmful computer code;
- Harvesting or otherwise collecting information about others, including email
addresses, without their identification for posting or viewing comments;
- Allowing any other person or entity to use your identification for posting
or viewing comments
- Posting the same note more than once or "spamming"; or
- Engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from
using or enjoying the Public Area or the Portal, or which, in the judgment
of VetScene, exposes VetScene or any of its customers or suppliers to any
liability or detriment of any type.
VetScene reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
- Record the dialogue in public chat rooms.
- Investigate an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not conform to the
terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request
the removal of the communication(s).
- Remove communications which are abusive, lilegal, or disruptive, or that
otherwise fali to conform with these Terms and Conditions.
- Terminate a user's access to any or all Public Areas and/or the VetScene Portal
upon any breach of these Terms and Conditions.
- Monitor, edit, or disclose any communication in the Public Areas.
- Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the VetScene Portal, regardless
of whether such communication(s) violate these standards.
VetScene or its licensors have no liability or responsibility to users of the VetScene
Portal or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the
VetScene may provide links to third-party websites. VetScene does not recommend and
does not endorse the content on any third-party website. VetScene is not responsible
for the content of linked third-party sites or third-party advertisements, and does
not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party
websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such
sites. VetScene does not endorse any product, service, or treatment advertised on
the VetScene Portal.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold VetScene, its officers, directors, employees,
agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or
demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and
accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms
VetScene is based in Lawrenceville, Georgia, in the United States of America. VetScene
makes no claims that VetScene, VetScene ProActive Portal, or any website within the
VetScene Network and the Content are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the
United States. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain
countries. If you access the VetScene Network from outside the United States, you do so
at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with VetScene, or in any
way relating to your use of the VetScene Portal, resides in the courts of the State of
Georgia and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal
jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Georgia in connection with any such dispute
including any claim involving VetScene or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees,
contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State
of Georgia, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these
Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction,
the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions
of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of
any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such
term or condition or any other term or condition.
If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Portal infringe your copyright,
you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this web Portal by
contacting VetScene's copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following
- Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed.
Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location
(e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.
- Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location.
Please describe the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent
information that wlil allow us to locate the material.
- Your name, address, telephone number and (if avaliable) e-mali address.
- 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.
- A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and
indicating that "under penalty of perjury," you are the copyright owner or
are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
- A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized
VetScene's agent for copyright issues relating to this web Portal is as follows:
94 East Crogan Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, VetScene maintains a policy
for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of subscribers and account holders
of the Portal who are repeat infringers.
Except as expressly provided in a particular "legal notice" on the VetScene Portal,
agreement between you and VetScene with respect to the use of the VetScene Portal,