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The WSPA-USA.org website and microsites ("our site" or "this site") are owned and operated by the US regional office of The World Society for the Protection of Animals (“WSPA"), located at 450 Seventh Avenue, 31st Floor, New York, NY 10123. USA. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using our site. By using this site, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to all of these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, you should exit this site. WSPA may revise these terms from time to time. If you continue to use our site after we post changes to these terms, it will mean that you accept such changes.


Use of Materials on this Site

All materials on our site, including but not limited to artwork, photographs, graphics, audio clips, video clips, animations, data, text and trademarks ("Content"), are the sole property of WSPA or the original creator of such Content and are copyrighted. You may view, print, copy and distribute the Content only for your personal, non-commercial purposes, provided that (1) you do not modify any of the Content, (2) any copies include all copyright, trademark and similar notices, and (3) you do not post any of the Content on any other web site or network computer or publish or broadcast any of the content in any media. You may not use, copy or distribute any of the Content for any other reason without WSPA's prior written consent. Any use, copying or distribution of the Content not expressly authorized by this paragraph may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. The trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos ("Trademarks") on this site are registered and unregistered trademarks of WSPA or others. You may not use any such Trademarks for any purpose without the prior written consent of WSPA. If you download software from this site, you must agree to the license agreement shown to you prior to downloading. Unless otherwise stated you may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the software to a human-perceivable form without WSPA's prior written consent. To request consent to use any Content, Trademark, or software, please send a message to: wspa@wspausa.org using the subject "materials permission". A failure to reply to any email or other overtures requesting permission to use any such materials published on WSPA-americas.org or WSPA-usa.org are NOT an implied or explicit permission to use such materials.

Outside Links

This site may contain links to third-party sites. WSPA provides these links as a convenience and does not endorse the companies or contents of any such sites. WSPA has no control over, is not responsible for, and makes no representation and warranty and disclaims all liability with respect to, any such site, any content on any such site or any such site's privacy practices. Use such sites at your own risk.

No Warranty or Liability

While WSPA attempts to provide accurate information on our site, WSPA, its affiliates, and their respective members, shareholders, directors, trustees, officers, employees, agents and suppliers (the "WSPA Parties") assume no responsibility for, and offer no warranties or representations regarding, the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of any of the Content. Content is provided "as is" and WSPA disclaims all warranties, express or implied, of any kind, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. You agree that you use this site at your own risk. Furthermore, none of the WSPA Parties warrant that this site will operate error-free or that this site, its server or the content are free of viruses or similar harmful features. Under no circumstances shall any of the WSPA Parties be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, special or consequential damages, lost profits, lost data or business interruption) that result from the use or inability to use this site or the Content even if such WSPA Party has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states have laws that prohibit or limit disclaimers of warranties or limitation of liability. In such states, the liability of the WSPA Parties shall be limited to the fullest extent allowed by law.

General Provisions

These terms shall be governed by and construed according to the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to conflict of law principles. The state and federal courts sitting in Massachusetts have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any claims or disputes arising from or relating to this site or the Content and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts. Any claims arising from or in connection with this site or the Content must be brought in such courts within one year after the event giving rise to such claim. If any of these terms are found to be invalid, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provision of this Agreement. Failure by WSPA to enforce any of these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such terms or any other terms. No waiver or consent shall be effective against WSPA unless in writing and no such waiver or consent shall be construed as a waiver or consent in any other or subsequent instance.

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