You may use this website for lawful purposes only. You may not use this website for any purpose that is prohibited by law or regulations or to facilitate the violation of any law or regulation.
Sweepstakes, contest, and promotions may also have additional rules and eligibility requirements, such as age or geographic restrictions. You are responsible for complying with these rules and requirements.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: LICENSE
The trademarks, service marks and logos (“trademarks”) used or displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of the SCPS or third parties. You may not use any of the trademarks or logos appearing on this site without written permission from the trademark owner. Trademarks, registered trademarks and service marks of SCPS include, but are not limited to, SCPS, Scottish Collie Preservation Society, the SCPS seal and design, SCPS Versatility Program, and all associated names, marks and logos. This list is not exhaustive and the absence of a name, trademark or logo in this list does not constitute a waiver of any and all intellectual property rights that SCPS has established in any of its goods, services, names or logos. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in this website shall be construed as granting — by implication, estoppel or otherwise — any license or right to use any trademarks displayed on the website without the express written permission of the SCPS or the trademark owner.
USE OF OWNER
Throughout this website, SCPS uses the term “owner” in various forms. SCPS using the term in a general manner and not in a manner to be construed as synonymous with legal title.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
This website contains links to websites which are not maintained by the SCPS. Links to third party websites are provided for your convenience and information only. Third party websites are not under the SCPS control and we are not responsible for the content or accuracy of those sites or the products or services offered on or through those sites. Nor can the SCPS guarantee that sites will not change without our knowledge. The inclusion of a link in this website does not imply the SCPS endorsement of the third party website nor that SCPS is affiliated with the third party website’s owners or sponsors.
You agree that all information supplied by you to register or list a dog or litter through this site is true, correct and complete. You understand that the listing/registration is not guaranteed and listing/registration fees are nonrefundable. You understand that if you are submitting an application on behalf of another you must have the written authority to do so and will upon request be required to provide to the SCPS the written authorization. The written authority must explicitly state that you have been given permission to submit the particular application(s) on behalf of another. You also represent and agree that you are in good standing with the SCPS. You understand and agree that any misrepresentation submitted by you through the online application process may result in the cancellation of the registration or listing of the dog and its descendants of the litter and the members of the litter and their descendants. The submission of false information to register or list a dog or litter could also result in the loss of your SCPS privileges. Additionally, the submission of false information may result in SCPS refusing service, suspending or terminating your account without notice. By supplying your contact information including but not limited to an email address, address and/or telephone number, you consent to receive communications from SCPS and third parties.
YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and agree to accept responsibility for all activity that occurs through your account or password. You must provide SCPS with accurate and complete information and must update the information when it changes
SCPS does not allow for the creation of an Online Account by a person under the age of eighteen. SCPS policy requires that dogs or litters registered or listed in the names of children be properly authorized by the minor’s parent or guardian. With respect to an Online Account, this means the parent or guardian must establish, maintain and submit information on behalf of the minor.
ONLINE RECORD KEEPING (Coming in 2019)
If you use the Online Record Keeping service of the SCPS, you understand and agree that all the information that you input into the records will be stored on SCPS servers or third party servers. You understand and agree that the SCPS will have access to and the ability to use this information. This will include but is not limited to use for determining compliance with SCPS Rules, Regulations and policies and contacting individuals to whom you have transferred a dog or puppy. Pursuant to SCPS regulations for record keeping you must maintain a printed copy (hard copy) of all records required apart from the computer storage or storage discs. In using the Online Record Keeping service of the SCPS in relation to registered co-owned dogs and litters, you understand and agree that the records will be able to be accessed by all registered co-owners and that each registered co-owner will have the authority to enter and change the information. You understand and agree that both the registered sire owners and registered dam owners will be able to access the mating records for the particular mating between the two dogs and will be able to enter and change the information.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
You represent and warrant that any materials, postings, feedback, User Submissions of any kind that you submit to this site or a Social Media Site are owned by you and will not (a) violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; (b) contain any libelous or otherwise unlawful material or (c) are conduct prejudicial to SCPS.
THIRD PARTY CONTENT
SCPS may provide third party content (including advertisements) on the site. SCPS does not endorse or evaluate third party content, and SCPS does not assume responsibility for third parties’ actions, submissions or omissions. The SCPS has no obligation to monitor User Submissions or Third Party Content. You agree that SCPS will not be liable of User Submissions or Third Party Content or any loss or damage resulting therefrom.
SOCIAL MEDIA SITES
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE SCPS MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR THE CONTENT. SCPS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH REGARD TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE, THE CONTENT, AND ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE FURNISHED OR TO BE FURNISHED VIA THE SITE. SCPS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS PERFORMED BY THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. SCPS DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, OR THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED. THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.
YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICES (INCLUDING THEIR FUNCTIONS AND CONTENT) IS AT YOUR RISK.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE OF THIS SITE, SERVICE OR CONTENT BETWEEN THE SCPS AND YOURSELF OR AS TO THE CONSTRUCTION, INTERPRETATION AND EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE SETTLED BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. HOWEVER, PRIOR TO ARBITRATION ALL APPLICABLE SCPS BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES MUST FIRST BE FOLLOWED AS SET FORTH IN THE SCPS CHARTER AND BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS, PUBLISHED POLICIES AND GUIDELINES.
SCPS may be required by state or federal law to notify you of certain events. You hereby acknowledge and agree that such notice will be effective upon SCPS posting them in the relevant area of the site or delivering them to you via email. You may update your email address by visiting your account where you can provide contact information. If you do not provide SCPS with accurate information, SCPS will not be responsible for failure to contact you.
PDO website usage terms and conditions (Pedigree Database)
The term Pedigree Database Online or PDO or 'us' or 'we' or 'our' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Renssenstraat 10a Arnhem, the Netherlands. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.
Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness of the information on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Your use of any information on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that information available through this website meets your specific requirements.
This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance,operations, images, sounds and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
This website may include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
You may be required to have an account to use some of our services. To set up an account, you must provide information about yourself and update this information as necessary in order to keep it current.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account information. Furthermore, you are responsible for all activities that occur in your account and you agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. We are not responsible for any loss that you may incur as a result of any unauthorized person using your account or your password.
You warrant that you own copyright in any data submitted to us, or that it is information which is in the public domain, and that it does not infringe any existing copyright or any other rights of any third party and that you have full authority to enter into this agreement.