Terms of Service
Acceptance of terms
Agreenment Between the user and Dogsuniverse. This website (http://www.dogsuniverse.net) is offered to you on the condition that you accept the terms, conditions, and notices (referred to as Terms of Service “TOS”) contained on this page and on other pages of the Dogsuniverse websites. You agree to read the Terms of Service before using the Dogsuniverse website. You agree to be bound by the Terms of Service and to adhere to the Terms of Service and all applicable laws and regulations governing the use of Dogsuniverse. Dogsuniverse reserves the right to change the Terms of Service at any time in its sole discretion without prior notice to you or any other user. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms of Service so that you will be informed of any changes. Nothing in these Terms of Service should be construed to confer any rights to third party beneficiaries.
Dogsuniverse is a community website for sharing information about dogs, photos, video and a marketplace with other dog owners. Dogsuniverse is operated by Seven Media ApS.
Changes to the Dogsuniverse terms and conditions
Dogsuniverse reserve the right to modify or terminate the Dogsuniverse service for any reason, and without notice, without liability to its users, you or any third party.
Disclaimer of warranties
Dogsuniverse disclaim any and all responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, or operability or availability of information or materials displayed on the Dogsuniverse service. Dogsuniverse disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for the conduct of any Member. You agree to use the Dogsuniverse websites entirely at your own risk.
Username and registration
As part of the registration process, you will be asked to select a username and password and you will be responsible for all activities occurring under your username and for keeping your password secure. We may refuse to grant you a certain username if deemed inappropriate by us in our sole discretion.
Appropriate conduct and personal content
You may not use the Dogsuniverse website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. International users agree to comply with all local laws and rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. You are solely responsible for your conduct and any data, text, information, photos, links and other content that you submit, post, and/or display on the Dogsuniverse websites.
We may, but shall have no obligation to, remove Materials that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable, or infringes or violates any party’s intellectual property or other proprietary rights or these Terms of Service.
Other examples of illegal or unauthorized uses include, but are not limited to:
modifying, adapting, translating, or reverse engineering any portion of the Dogsuniverse service; using any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other device to retrieve or index any portion or the Dogsuniverse service; collecting any information about other Members (including usernames and/or email addresses) for unauthorized purposes; reformatting or framing any portion of the web pages or site images that are part of the dogsuniverse service; creating user accounts by automated means or under false or fraudulent pretenses; creating or transmitting unwanted electronic communications such as “spam,” or chain letters to other Members or otherwise interfering with other Member’s enjoyment of the service; submitting Materials of any third party without such third party’s prior written consent; directing any user (for example, by linking) to any Materials of any third party without such third party’s prior written consent; submitting Materials that falsely express or imply that such Materials are sponsored or endorsed by Dogsuniverse; submitting Materials that infringe, misappropriate or violate the intellectual property, publicity, privacy or other proprietary rights of any party; transmitting any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature; submitting Materials that are unlawful or promote or encourage illegal activity; or submitting false or misleading information; making external links from dogsuniverse for the sole purpose of search engine optimization (link spam/comment spam); post, upload, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation except as otherwise expressly authorized by Dogsuniverse.
Even though Dogsuniverse prohibits such conduct and content the website, you as user understand and agree that you nonetheless may be exposed to such Materials or conduct and that you use the Dogsuniverse websites at your own risk.
You warrant to Dogsuniverse that you will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the Terms of Service.
Proprietary rights of Dogsuniverse
By submitting, posting or displaying any materials such as (but not limited to) text, photos, videos etc. on or through the Dogsuniverse websites, you automatically grant to Dogsuniverse a irrevocable worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, right to publicly display or re-display such materials in other formats not simply limited to websites. This right of use includes commercial reprinting.
Except as expressly authorized by Dogsuniverse, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display or sell any of Dogsuniverse’s proprietary information which includes the sum of all postings and photos to the Dogsuniverse website.
The Dogsuniverse logo and “Dogsuniverse” are trademarks of Dogsuniverse ApS, Denmark.
You understand and agree that Dogsuniverse may access, preserve, and disclose your personal information and the contents of your account if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process or protect the rights and property of dogsuniverse, its affiliates or the public.
Hold harmless and indemnity
You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Dogsuniverse from and against any third party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the Dogsuniverse websites. You agree to indemnify and hold Dogsuniverse and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any and all claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) which arise out of, are connected with or directly relate to your wrongful, unlawful or lawful use of this Site or its Services or any breach of any representation or warranty made by you in this Terms of Service Agreement. Comments posted on the Site’s forum do not imply endorsement by the Site, they are the sole expressed views of the original poster. You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any and all claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) which arise out of negative comments posted on the forum.
Termination of membership
These Terms of Service will apply to your use of the Dogsuniverse service. We may terminate your membership immediately at any time, for any reason. Once your membership terminates, you will have no right to use the Dogsuniverse service. Our proprietary rights, disclaimer of warranties, indemnities, limitations of liability and miscellaneous provisions shall survive any termination of your membership.
Dogsuniverse may provide you with notices regarding the Dogsuniverse service or these Terms of Service by regular mail, email, or postings to this website.
Choice of law
These Terms of Service will be governed by Danish law and any law suit shall be settled at the court of Kolding, Denmark.
These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and Dogsuniverse with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Service by a party will be effective only if in writing and signed by a party.