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We do not vouch for, warrant or take responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message. The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of the Message Forums or any entity associated with the Message Forums. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us immediately by email, where we will endeavor to remove the message(s) in question within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary.

You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use this bulletin board to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise violate of any law. You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or this site. Although the Message Forums does not and cannot review the messages posted and is not responsible for the content of any of these messages, we reserve the right to delete any message for any or no reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s). We also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you. Please note that advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are inappropriate on this forum.

Pictures

By using custom pictures for your animals or custom pictures for your user information page, you accept responsibility for ensuring that the content of the pictures does not contain objectionable or obscene material.  You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or this site.  We reserve the right to update and or remove any picture that we feel is not appropriate for this site at our sole discretion.  We reserve the right to refuse access to this site for anybody who violates these restrictions.

We do not accept responsibility for the pictures our users choose to submit for their dog pictures or on their kennel slogan pages.  If you find a picture with objectionable content or an image being used without your consent, please e-mail admin@Showdog.com and we will remove the picture immediately.

If you send pictures in to Showdog.com or Third Row Productions, LLC you convey all copyrights and unlimited permission to use the picture to Third Row Productions, LLC.

Users posting pictures on their kennel slogans and/or dog information pages warrant that they own the content posted and that posting of the content does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, or any other rights of any entity.  Users agree to pay all royalties, fees, and legal costs associated with pictures posted on their kennel slogans and dog information pages.

Advertising

Advertising other websites in the Showdog.com forums is not permitted without the prior written consent of Third Row Productions, LLC.

Hyperlinking Policy

As a convenience to you, Showdog.com may provide, on this site, links to web sites operated by other entities. If you use these sites, you will leave this site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. Showdog.com makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not endorse, any linked Web sites or the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. Links do not imply that Showdog.com or this site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of Showdog.com.

Banning Policy

From time to time users are found to be in violation of the basic rules of this simulation. 

We do not send refunds for accounts caught cheating multiple times.

Use of Scripts

The use of any scripts outside of the Showodg.com website written in PERL, Javascript, CGI, PHP, ASP, or any other programming language on this site is strictly prohibited. Any such use will constitute in the offender's account(s) being immediately shut down, and the offender will be banned from all further use of Showdog.com.

Site Bugs

By using Showdog.com, you agree to report any bugs to us via the "Contact Us" link on the website, the Bugs and Suggestions forum, or by e-mailing admin@Showdog.com.  Any user found abusing a bug within the site to gain an advantage will immediately have their account(s) shut down for investigation and possibly banned.

User Tracking

You agree to allow Showdog.com to collect your IP address and time of login or visit any page of this website. You agree to allow Showdog.com to place cookies in your computer. IP logging and cookie placement are merely done to prevent fraud within the simulation and to enhance your use of this website.

Subscription Renewals and Cancellations

For your convenience, subscriptions setup through the Paypal system automatically renew -- and your credit card is automatically charged -- at the end of the term. Subscribers must cancel subscriptions prior to renewal or their accounts will automatically be extended for another period. It is up to the user to cancel his or her account using the cancellation link. You will continue to have access to premium areas until the term of your subscription has expired. At the end of the subscription term, your login account will be terminated and you will NOT be billed for a new subscription.

Showdog.com does not refund for unused portions of subscriptions or subscriptions that were not cancelled prior to the renewal date. When you cancel your subscription, you will continue to have access until the end of your current subscription term.

Governing Law

This Agreement, and the rights of the parties hereto, shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas as such laws apply to agreements among Texas residents made and to be performed entirely within the State of Texas. Any action in respect of, or concerning, this agreement shall be litigated solely in Bexar County, Texas, and all users of this site consent to jurisdiction of the person and venue solely in Bexar County, Texas.

Limitation of Damages

IN NO EVENT SHALL Showdog.COM, THIRD ROW PRODUCTIONS, LLC OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) THAT ARE RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, EVEN IF SHOWDOG.COM IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.



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