Terms of Use

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The Center for Canine Behavior Studies (“we” or “our” or “us”) is owned and operated by The Simon Foundation, Inc., a non-profit Corporation that also operates Connecticut’s largest no-kill animal shelter. YOUR USE OF THE CENTER’S WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS OF USE. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE IF YOU ARE UNWILLING OR UNABLE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE.

These Terms of Use apply to any access or use of the this website by you

(“you” or “your” or “User”); and by accessing, browsing, or otherwise using this website, you agree to these Terms of Use and consent to our use of the information you may provide us in the ways set forth in our Privacy Policy.

If your use of the website is in the course and scope of your employment or otherwise on behalf of an organization, you represent and warrant that you have the power and authority to act on behalf of your employer or that organization in agreeing to these Terms of Use.

Licensed Use of the Website

To the extent that we have the applicable rights, we grant you a non-commercial, personal, limited, revocable, nonexclusive, and non-transferable license to access and use this website and to cite, quote, or re-publish reasonable and appropriate portions of the content of the website— provided that you credit us as the source— for non-commercial use only. We may terminate this license at any time. As between you and us, you and only you are responsible for ensuring that you have any necessary licenses, releases, or other permissions under copyright, trademark, rights of publicity or privacy, or other intellectual-property or proprietary rights from any persons or entities other than us that may be necessary or desirable for your use or intended use of any Website Content under this license.

You may not access or use the Website except as is expressly allowed by these Terms of Use. Likewise, except as expressly provided for in these Terms of Use, you may not sell, re-distribute, re-publish, re-transmit, display publicly, modify, create derivative works from, or otherwise exploit the Website, its contents, or any part of them (individually and collectively, the “Website Content”).

You may not access or use the Website through any automated or non-human means, such as through bots, spiders, scripts, or other similar software; you may not access or use the website for purpose of scraping, harvesting, mining, or other data extraction; and you may not access or use the website for any interference, disruption, or other illegal or unauthorized purposes, such as interference with the Website’s operations or interference with access to the Website and such as through viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other such applications.

The information contained in studies, resources, webinars, videos and related materials has been prepared, compiled, or provided by the Center as a service to participants and viewers and is not intended to constitute the rendering of legal, consulting, or other professional services of any kind. The opinions expressed on this website may be the personal opinions of those who prepared them and do not necessarily represent those of The Simon Foundation and or the Center. Users of these materials should not in any manner rely upon or construe the information or resource materials in these materials as medical, legal or other professional advice and should not act or fail to act based upon the information in these materials without seeking the services of a competent professional.

Disclaimer of Warranties

WE PROVIDE THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY AND ALL WEBSITE CONTENT) “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND; AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY REGARDING THE PROVISION OF THE WEBSITE AND ANY CONTENT ON IT – INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, WE AND OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, DATA, USE, OR GOODWILL) RESULTING OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF (OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE) THE WEBSITE (OR ANY CONTENT ON IT) – WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT/NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY – EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Indemnity

YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, HOLD HARMLESS, AND INDEMNIFY US AND OUR EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, ATTORNEYS, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, MANAGERS, AND GRANTORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR EXPENSE (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND COSTS) INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY THIRD-PARTY CLAIM, DEMAND, OR ACTION (“CLAIM”) BROUGHT OR ASSERTED AGAINST ANY OF THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES THAT (I) ALLEGE FACTS OR CIRCUMSTANCES THAT WOULD CONSTITUTE YOUR BREACH OF ANY PROVISION OF THESE TERMS OF USE OR (II) THAT ARISE FROM OR RELATE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY WEBSITE CONTENT.

Changes in these Terms of Use

We reserve the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time, so please review it frequently. By continuing to access, browse, or otherwise use the Website, you agree to any such revised or new Terms of Use.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be interpreted under and governed by the laws of the State of Delaware. However, any claims arising or relating in any way to these Terms of Use must be brought solely in the Superior Court of the County of Litchfield in the State of Connecticut; and with respect to any such claims, you waive any objection regarding this location being an inconvenient forum, and you consent to personal jurisdiction in the State of Connecticut.

Other Legal Terms

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and us (There are no third-party beneficiaries to these Terms of Use.) with respect to matters set forth in these Terms of Use; and these Terms supersede any prior or contemporaneous understanding or agreement. These Terms of Use will bind and inure to the benefit of any assignees or successors in interest of or to you or us. Section and paragraph headings in these Terms of Use are used for convenience and reference only and in no way define, limit, extend or otherwise describe the scope or intent of these Terms of Use and may not affect the meaning or interpretation of these Terms of Use. If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be reformed and construed consistently with applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of these Terms of Use; and in any event, the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of the provisions of these Terms of Use is a waiver of any other provision, whether or not similar, nor does any waiver constitute a continuing waiver.

Updated/Effective Date: March 26, 2014