Terms and Conditions for www.critterfiles.com
This document contains legal terms that govern your use of this website. The Agreement describes and encompasses the entire agreement between Critterfiles.com and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the website, the content and computer programs provided by or through the site, and the subject matter of this Agreement. By accessing the Critterfiles.com website, its social media, or using any part of it or any of its content or services hereof, you agree to become bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions, then you may not access the website or use the content or any services provided by the site. Amendments to this agreement can be made and effected by Critterfiles.com from time to time without specific notice to your end. Agreement posted on the website reflects the latest agreement and you should carefully review the same before you use it.
Use of the Website and Prohibitions
This website allows you to express your thoughts, make some comments and discussion. You understand and agree that you will use this website, including its tools and services, in a manner that is responsible and consistent with these Terms and Conditions. You will also do so in such a way that is compliant with all applicable laws and regulations. You agree that you will use the Service in compliance with all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations, including any laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from your country of residence and all Canadian export and defamation laws.
Warranty Disclaimer and Exclusions / Limitations of Liability
You represent and warrant that you have provided information to our website that is correct and current. You also represent and warrant that you have all necessary right, power and authority to enter into this Agreement and to perform the acts required of you hereunder.
You hereby accept and agree that it is beyond our control, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users gain access to the site or use the Services; what effects the Content may have on you; how you may interpret or use the Content; or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content. You release us from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired Content through the website or its Services.
It should be noted that the website and/or Services may contain, or direct you to sites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. We make no representations concerning any content contained in or accessed through the website or Services, and we will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the website or the Services.
The service, content and site are provided on an “as is” basis. They are provided without warranties, either express or implied, including without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Some states and provinces do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
In addition, we make it clear that the operation of our website is not guaranteed to be uninterrupted or error-free. Critterfiles.com will not be liable for the consequences of any interruptions or errors, however, it may change, restrict access to, suspend or discontinue the website or any part of it at any time. The information, content and services on the site are provided on an “as is” basis. When you use the website and/or participate herein, you understand and agree that you participate at your own risk.
Intellectual Property Rights
Critterfiles.com is freely accessible, but it does not intend to surrender our rights, or those of anyone else, to the materials appearing on them. The materials available on the site shall remain the property of Critterfiles.com and/or its licensors, and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You acquire no proprietary interest in any such rights. Furthermore, you may not remove or obscure the copyright notice or any other notices contained in the website or anything retrieved or downloaded from it.
You hereby acknowledge that all rights, titles and interests, including but not limited to rights covered by the Intellectual Property Rights, in and to the site, and that You will not acquire any right, title, or interest in or to the website except as expressly set forth in this Agreement. You will not modify, adapt, translate, prepare derivative works from, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive source code from any of our services, software, or documentation, or create or attempt to create a substitute or similar service or product through use of or access to the Program or proprietary information related thereto.
By submitting your own Videos and Story Submissions to Critterfiles.com, you give the website a right to use, edit, adapt, publish, translate, broadcast, distribute, display and publicize such content anywhere, for any purpose and in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, without any compensation to you. In addition, you acknowledge and agree that you have waived any moral rights in your Submissions.
You agree not to disclose information you obtain from us and or from our clients, advertisers, suppliers and forum members. All information submitted to by an end-user customer pursuant to a Program is proprietary information of www.critterfiles.com. Such customer information is confidential and may not be disclosed. Publisher agrees not to reproduce, disseminate, sell, distribute or commercially exploit any such proprietary information in any manner.
Links to Third-Party Sites
Users may, through hypertext or other computer links, gain access to other sites on the Internet that are not part of Critterfiles.com and which are not controlled by Critterfiles.com, which assumes no responsibility for any material outside of Critterfiles.com that may be accessed through any such link.
Unless otherwise indicated on a website, Critterfiles.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with the linked sites and trademarks used in connection with the linked sites and trademarks seen on Critterfiles.com.
Non-Assignment of Rights
Your rights of whatever nature cannot be assigned nor transferred to anybody, and any such attempt may result in termination of this Agreement, without liability to us. However, we may assign this Agreement to any person at any time without notice.
Waiver and Severability of Terms
Failure of Critterfiles.com to insist upon strict performance of any of the terms, conditions and covenants hereof shall not be deemed a relinquishment or waiver of any rights or remedy that the we may have, nor shall it be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the terms, conditions or covenants hereof, which terms, conditions and covenants shall continue to be in full force and effect.
No waiver by either party of any breach of any provision hereof shall be deemed a waiver of any subsequent or prior breach of the same or any other provision.
In the event that any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found invalid or unenforceable pursuant to any judicial decree or decision, such provision shall be deemed to apply only to the maximum extent permitted by law, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of British Columbia, without any reference to conflict-of-laws principles. The Agreement describes and encompasses the entire agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the site, the contents and materials provided by or through the site, and the subject matter of this Agreement.
Choice of Law, Jurisdiction, Forum
Any dispute, controversy or difference which may arise between the parties out of, in relation to or in connection with this Agreement is hereby irrevocably submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of British Columbia, to the exclusion of any other courts without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or your actual country of residence.