Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Effective Date: 1 January 2024

Thank you for visiting Dog Care Journal. These Terms & Conditions (“Terms”) govern your access and use of our website and all related services. By accessing or using our website, you agree to be bound by these Terms.

1. Eligibility

You must be at least 18 years old or the age of majority in your jurisdiction to use our website. You agree to use the website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms.

2. Content & Guest Posts

  • User Content: The website contains information and content (“Content”) provided by us, guest posters, and other users. You are solely responsible for all Content you submit, upload, or otherwise transmit through the website.
  • Guest Posting: We reserve the right to edit, reject, or remove any guest post at our sole discretion. The views and opinions expressed in guest posts and Content on this website are solely those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the website owner. While we strive to maintain the highest standards of content quality and accuracy, we cannot guarantee the information contained in guest posts. Any claims, opinions, or recommendations made by guest authors and Content are theirs alone, and the website owner hereby disclaims any liability or responsibility for such content. Readers are encouraged to conduct their own research and draw their own conclusions before making any decisions based on the information presented in guest posts and Content.
  • Indemnity: By submitting a guest post to this website or an affiliate website or domain, you, the author, agree to indemnify and hold harmless the website owner, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to: (a) your guest post, including, but not limited to, any claims of copyright infringement, defamation, invasion of privacy, or other intellectual property or personal rights violations; (b) your use of the website and its services; or (c) any edits or modifications made to your guest post by the website owner in its sole discretion to ensure compliance with website guidelines, maintain editorial standards, or improve readability.
  • Intellectual Property: You retain all ownership rights to your Content. However, by submitting Content to the website, you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, distribute, and display your Content on the website and through our related services.
  • Prohibited Content: You agree not to submit any Content that is:
    • Illegal, harmful, or discriminatory.
    • Infringes on any third-party intellectual property rights.
    • False, misleading, or deceptive.
    • Obscene, pornographic, or sexually explicit.
    • Promotes violence or hatred.
    • Contains personal information about others without their consent.
    • Spams or promotes commercial products or services without our prior written consent.

3. User Conduct

You agree to use the website in a respectful and responsible manner. You agree not to:

  • Disrupt or interfere with the operation of the website.
  • Impersonate any other person or entity.
  • Collect or store personal information about other users without their consent.
  • Access or use the website for any unauthorized purpose.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

4. Disclaimer of Warranties

The website and its Content are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, express or implied. We do not warrant that the website will be uninterrupted, error-free, or secure. We do not warrant that the Content will be accurate, complete, or reliable.

5. Limitation of Liability

We will not be liable for any damages arising out of your use of the website, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, and punitive damages. You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims or damages arising out of your use of the website.

6. Termination

We may terminate your access to the website at any time for any reason, without notice.

7. Amendments

We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time. We will post any changes on the website. Your continued use of the website after the posting of any changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.

8. Governing Law

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [Jurisdiction], without regard to its conflict of laws provisions.

9. California Residents

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): As a California resident, you have specific rights regarding your personal information under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). We provide further details regarding these rights and our data practices in our separate Privacy Policy. You may exercise your CCPA rights by contacting us through the methods provided in the Privacy Policy.

Do Not Sell My Personal Information: We do not sell your personal information for any purposes. However, under California law, “selling” can have a broad meaning. If you are a California resident and wish to opt out of the sharing of your personal information with certain third parties for their own commercial purposes, you may do so by visiting our Do Not Sell My Personal Information page or by contacting us through the methods provided in the Privacy Policy.

Please note: These additional terms are for informational purposes only and may not be legally binding without further consultation with an attorney specializing in California privacy law. It’s important to ensure your Terms & Conditions fully comply with CCPA regulations.

10. Affiliate Disclaimer:

This website may contain links to affiliate websites. When you click on and/or make a purchase through an affiliate link placed on our website, we may receive a small commission or other form of compensation at no additional cost to you. Please assume that any links contained on our website are affiliate links. Our use of affiliate links does not influence the products, services and websites that we share with you. This Disclaimer applies to all of the various means we use to communicate with you, including via this website, email, phone, social media, our products or otherwise.

11. Amazon Affiliate Disclaimer:

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites: “As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.”

12. Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at Dog Care Journal.

Thank you.