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SITE DOWNLOADS RESTRICTED
You may only download Content displayed on this Site for non-commercial, personal use, provided you also retain all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained in our Content. Do not alter the Content, and do not copy or post the Content on any network computer or broadcast the Content in any media. Except as expressly authorized herein, or by an authorized representative of Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc., or by license, Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. strictly prohibits modifying, transmitting, distributing, reusing, reposting, “framing” or using the Content of this Site and the Site servers, including the text, images, audio and/or video for public or commercial purposes. Downloading images of products for sale within this Site is strictly prohibited. You may not copy, modify, remove, delete, augment, add to, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, lease or rental of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit the Content of this Site, in whole or in part. Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. is not liable or responsible for any content provided by its users or other third parties for use on this Site. Contributions to this Site by third parties do not necessarily represent the view or opinions of Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. may not preview user content before it appears on this Site. Users can be held liable for any illegal or prohibited user content they provide to this Site, including among other things, infringing, defamatory or offensive materials. If you discover this kind of material on this Site, please promptly notify us at [email protected] so that we may investigate and take appropriate action.
This Site is created, operated and controlled by Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. in the State of North Carolina, United States of America. The laws of the State of North Carolina will govern the Site without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of laws.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES
Affiliate Disclosure Statement
Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. links to featured products via Amazon and other online retailers, including our own Canine Scholars Store. When you click on these links and purchase products, the URL automatically includes an identifier that tells the retailer you discovered the link on Canine Scholars. We then earn a small percentage of the purchase price as a referral fee. Our team is not beholden to or indebted by these retailers.
Affiliate linking has become a regular process in digital publishing. The earnings from affiliate links contribute to our practice and fund our ability to appropriately staff our team and produce our signature content. If you object to having purchase links attributed to Canine Scholars, there is a process to opt out, outlined below, for links that direct to Amazon.
- Before clicking on a link you may right click and select “Copy Link”.
- Paste the link into your browser. Then highlight the portion that says “?tag=caninesch-20”.
- Delete it.
- Hit return and continue to Amazon with the original link, stripped of our affiliate tag.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. is providing this site and its contents on an “as is” basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties or conditions of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Although Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. believes the content to be accurate, complete, and current, Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. does not represent or warrant that the information accessible on this site is accurate, complete, or current.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
In no event shall Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. be liable for special, indirect, exemplary, or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, including but not limited to, loss of use, data, or profits, without regard to the form of any action, including but not limited to contract, negligence, or other tortuous actions, all arising out of or in connection with the use, copying, or display of the contents of this site.
SECURITY AND PROHIBITED CONTENT
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Unlawful activities on this Site are strictly prohibited. This includes tampering with this Site, misrepresenting the identity of a user, using buying agents or conducting fraudulent activities.
Site users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of this Site, including without limitation:
(1) accessing data not intended for such user or logging onto a server or an account which the user is not authorized to access;
(2) using this Site for unintended purposes or trying to change the behavior of this Site;
(3) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
(4) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to this Site, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mailbombing” or “crashing”;
(5) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting; and
(6) forging communications on behalf of this Site (impersonating this site) or to this Site (impersonating a legitimate user). Sending unsolicited and unauthorized e-mail on behalf of Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc., including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, is expressly prohibited. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability.
You agree not to use any device, software or routing data to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Site or any activity being conducted on this Site. You agree not to use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent, data or other device or mechanism (including browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search this Site other than the search engine and search agents provided by Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. or publicly available browsers.
Content that does the following types of things is illegal and/or prohibited on this Site:
- Is patently offensive to the online community, such as content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
- Is or could be harmful to minors, including material that exploits persons under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
- Provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons; violating someone’s privacy; providing or creating computer viruses;
- Solicits passwords, personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
- Harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
- Displays pornographic material of any kind;
- Involves the transmission of “junk mail”, “chain letters”, or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”;
- Promotes information that you know is false, misleading, or promotes illegal activities or conduct, or is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
- Is or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, provides information to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, or provides pirated content or links to pirated content files;
- Contains restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page); and
- Engages in commercial activities and/or sales relating to Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. without Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. prior written consent, such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials, except in those areas (such as shopping) that are designated for such purpose; in no event , however, is junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid or Ponzi schemes, or the like allowed;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available 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 hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- disrupt the normal flow of dialog, cause a screen to “scroll” faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real time exchanges;
- collect or store personal data about other users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth above.
You agree to indemnify and hold Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. and its officers, agents, employees, and other partners, harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your access to the Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. Site, your use of the Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. Site, any content posted, uploaded or transmitted by you, your use or distribution of any content, your violation of these Conditions of Use, any use of your account or password by you or any third party, or the infringement or other violation by you, or any third party using your account or password, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
CHANGES/UPDATES TO Terms of Service
Because our Site and Locations will continue to implement new technologies and improve the products and services we provide, our Terms of Service are subject to change. We reserve the right to change or update our Terms of Service and to modify or terminate the Site for any reason, without notice and without liability to you or any other participating third party. As a Site user, you are responsible for regularly reviewing our Terms of Service in order to remain informed of our practices and your obligations as you visit and use our Site. Our current Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and Canine Scholars Dog Training Inc. as you use our Site and supersedes all prior understandings or agreements, written or oral, in this regard.