What is Personal Information to Friends of Companion Animals?
Personal information is any information that identifies you and is used to contact you on-line or off-line for any number of reasons. The site owners only collects personal information from on-line visitors on a voluntary basis and reasons including, but not limited to: (1) possible promotions, (2) information you provide prior and/or after a visit and (3) when you contact us on-line or via the phone. Information collected includes, but is not limited to, your name, e-mail address, mailing address and phone number. Your personal information is not required to access to this site, however, some features do require your information and is necessary to fulfill your requests and any legitimate business objectives including mailings or promotions about the business.
This Personal Information can be collected via:
- through this website;
- through social media channels (i.e. Facebook, Twitter);
- from phone calls or
- when you voluntarily provide it to us via any means not listed above.
How is Personal Information Used?
The site owners may collect, use and disclose personal information for one or any of the purposes outlined here below:
- Fulfillment of Information Requests. Information may be used to help track, process and respond to any of you your customer service questions.
- Additional Communications. You will receive noteworthy information regarding the site, changes to any terms, conditions and policies, as well as any other administrative information.
- Promotions. Your information may be used to conduct sweepstakes, contests or other marketing or promotional activities (known as, “Promotions”) when you enter or participate in such a promotion and, if applicable, to win a prize. Participation is completely voluntary. Should the promotion’s rules about the use of your personal information conflict with this policy, the promotion’s rules shall be in effect.
- Surveys. You might be asked to participate in site owner surveys or ask your opinion for in questionnaires for the sole purpose of providing better products and services to our guests and site visitors. Completing such surveys are completely voluntary in nature.
- Our Legal Duties. The site owners agree to obey with legal and/or government requirements or demands in accordance with applicable law, a court order, subpoena or other legal process that is beyond the site owners, so your personal information may be provided to these entities.
- Google Analytics. The site owners use Google, Inc. a web analytics service and ‘cookies’ to analyze how you use this site
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What Are Third Party Sites?
If you click on a link to a third party site, you will leave this site and go to the site you selected. Because we cannot control the activities of what happens on third parties, we cannot accept responsibility for any use of your personal information on these other pages, and we cannot guarantee that they will adhere to the same privacy and security practices as we abide. We advise you to review the privacy policies of any other sites you visit prior to providing them any personal information or details.
By using this web site, you, the visitor, consent to the terms of our policy and processing of personal information for the purposes given above. The site owners reserve the right to change, modify or amend this policy at any time and any changes become effective upon the posting of the revised policy on the site. Your use of the site following any of these changes constitutes acceptance of the revised policy that is in effect. Should our policy change, the site owners will take every step to ensure that these changes are brought to your attention by posting all changes prominently on this end of this page for a reasonable period of time.
Terms and Conditions
Terms of Service
This website is owned and operated by Friends of Companion Animals (FoCA). The Terms of Service (“Terms”) contains the terms and conditions that govern your use through our www.friendsofcompanionanimals.org and the services offered on the website (known as the “Website”). By using this Website you accept and agree to these Terms. Furthermore, specific pages on the Website may set out additional policies, terms and conditions, including Satisfaction Warranty and Returns and FAQs; all of which are incorporated by this reference into these Terms.
Modifications and Severability
We may make changes to these Terms on this page. Your continued use of the Website following new Terms on the Website will constitute binding acceptance of the changes.
Our Website and Services
All pages within this Website and any material made available for download are the property of Friends of Companion Animals (FoCA), or its licensors or suppliers, as applicable. The Website is protected by United States and international copyright and trademark laws and the contents including, but not limited to, the files, documents, text, photographs, images, audio, and video, and any materials accessed through or made available for use or download through this Website (collectively, “Content”) may not be copied, distributed, modified, reproduced, published, or used, in whole or in part, except for purposes authorized or approved in these Terms or in writing by Friends of Companion Animals (FoCA)..
Use of the Website and Service
We will only knowingly provide the Services to parties that can lawfully enter into contracts under applicable law. This means if you are under the age of 18, and at least the age of 14, you may use the Services only under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these Terms. The Services are not intended for children under the age of 14.
Furthermore, you are prohibited from violating the security of the Website, including, but not limited to: (a) accessing website and customer data, (b) logging onto a server or an account which the user is not authorized to access, (c) attempting test the vulnerability of a system or network by any means, (d) breaching security by any means; (e) using viruses or any other programs / technology to disrupt or damage any software or hardware. In addition, you agree to protect your username and password, and not to share or disclose either one to any third party since you agree to be fully responsible for all activity occurring under your account.
Third parties (such as Paypal, for instance) may provide certain services accessible through the Website. We do not control those third parties or their services, and you agree that we won’t be liable in any way for your use of such services. These third parties may have their own terms of service and other policies.
For your convenience, some order information is verified for accuracy. In other situations your order may be canceled include limitations on quantities available for purchase, inaccuracies or errors in product or pricing information, problems identified by our credit and fraud avoidance department or if the item is a local pick-up only item. Because of the nature of some of our items for sale we may also require additional verification or information before order acceptance. In this event, you will be contacted so that your order can be canceled or if additional information is required to accepted . In the event that your order is canceled after payment has been charged, we will issue a credit to your credit card in the amount of the charge.
Accuracy and Integrity of Information
While Friends of Companion Animals (FoCA) always attempts to ensure the accurateness of this Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees to the correctness or accuracy of the Website, Services, or Content therein. This Website could include typographical errors, inaccuracies or other errors and if an inaccuracy arises, the Website may be changed or updated without notice. Additionally, we have no responsibility or liability for information or Content posted to the Website from any third party affiliated or independent from Friends of Companion Animals (FoCA).
Although significant efforts to accurately display the images of our Products that appear on the Website and the Content are offered, the actual colors you see can depend on your monitor, so we cannot guarantee that your monitor’s display of any color will be accurate. Furthermore, if a Product or Service list price is incorrect for any reason, we reserve the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for the Product or Service even if your credit card, debit card or PayPal account has been charged. In this event, we will issue a credit to your credit or debit card account for the amount of the canceled order.
All items purchased through this Website are made pursuant to a shipment contract. Title and risk of loss for all products ordered by you shall pass to you on our shipment to the shipping carrier. We reserve the right to ship partial orders.
You agree to indemnify and hold us, Friends of Companion Animals (FoCA) and our representatives, agents, affiliates, directors, officers, managers, and shareholders (the “Parties”) harmless from and against any damage, loss, and expense (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, expenses, and costs) incurred in connection with any third-party claim, demand, or action (“Claim”) brought against any of the Parties (i) alleging that you have breached any provision of these Terms or any applicable laws, rules, or regulations through any act or omission, (ii) arising out of any User Generated Content you post or allow to be posted to the Website or any Submissions, or (iii) arising out of your use or access of the Website, or access by anyone accessing the Website using your account.
For any indemnification under this Section, Friends of Companion Animals (FoCA) will have the right to control the defense, settlement, and resolution of any Claim at your sole expense. You may not settle or otherwise resolve any Claim without our express written permission.
Disclaimers and Exclusions
FRIENDS OF COMPANION ANIMALS (FOCA) PROVIDES THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. FRIENDS OF COMPANION ANIMALS (FOCA) DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, OR ITS USE: (I) WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED; (II) WILL BE FREE OF INACCURACIES OR ERRORS; (III) WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS; OR (IV) WILL OPERATE IN THE CONFIGURATION OR WITH THE HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE YOU USE. FRIENDS OF COMPANION ANIMALS (FOCA) MAKES NO WARRANTIES OTHER THAN THOSE MADE EXPRESSLY IN THESE TERMS, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. FRIENDS OF COMPANION ANIMALS (FOCA) DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE.
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, WEBSITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND LINKED WEBSITES. FRIENDS OF COMPANION ANIMALS (FOCA) DOES NOT WARRANT THAT FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE PROGRAMMING. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING PROCEDURES SUFFICIENT TO SATISFY YOUR NEEDS FOR DATA BACK UP AND SECURITY.
Limitation of Liability
FRIENDS OF COMPANION ANIMALS (FOCA) AND ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE WEBSITE ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, CONTENT, OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE WEBSITE, AND/OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, AND/OR LINKED WEBSITES IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES. TO THE EXTENT ANY ASPECTS OF THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ARE NOT ENFORCEABLE, THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF FRIENDS OF COMPANION ANIMALS (FOCA) TO YOU WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS $50 (ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS).
All notices required or permitted to be given under these Terms will be in writing and delivered to the other party by any of the following methods: (i) U.S. mail; (ii) nationally-recognized overnight courier; or (iii) electronic mail. If you give notice to us, you must use the following addresses: Copyright Manager. FRIENDS OF COMPANION ANIMALS (FOCA) 2532 N. Dixie Hwy., Monroe, Michigan 48162. If we provide notice to you, we will use the contact information provided by you to us. All notices will be deemed received as follows: (a) if by delivery by U.S. mail, seven (7) business days after dispatch, (b) if by nationally-recognized overnight courier, on the date receipt is confirmed by such courier service, or (c) if by electronic mail, 24 hours after the message was sent, if no “system error” or other notice of non-delivery is generated. If applicable law requires that a given communication be “in writing,” you agree that email communication will satisfy this requirement.
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