VetSwift.com provides a directory of information in good faith, and by using this site you acknowledge and agree to respect that.
‘The Site’ refers to the online service provided at VetSwift.com by Mulhauser Consulting, Ltd. (‘The Provider’). ‘The User’ is any person who establishes a connection to or causes a connection to be established to VetSwift.com via the World Wide Web or to any other URL registered by The Provider and arranged to resolve to the same internet domain as VetSwift.com. The ‘Agreement’ refers to this document.
License from the Provider
The Provider grants The User a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use The Site. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling The User to use and enjoy the benefit of The Site as provided by The Provider, in the manner permitted by The Agreement, and is strictly contingent upon The User agreeing to comply with The Agreement in its entirety.
Unless The Provider has given The User specific written permission to do so, The User may not assign (or grant a sub-license of) The User’s license to use The Site, grant a security interest in or over The User’s license to use the The Site, or otherwise transfer any part of The User’s license to use The Site.
By making any connection to The Site, other than to read The Agreement for the first time, The User agrees to comply with all terms and conditions herein. If The User does not agree to comply with all the terms and conditions herein, The Provider specifically suspends all authorization or license otherwise granted or extended to The User to connect to The Site and its server resources.
The Site is provided for educational and informational purposes only and is neither intended as nor implied to be an appropriate substitute for the advice of a qualified veterinary care professional.
Personal Use Only
The Provider makes this site available for personal use only and explicitly suspends all authorization or license which would otherwise have been granted or extended to The User to connect to The Site and its server resources for any purpose related to or connected with the activities of any organizational or corporate entity. The sole exceptions to this limitation to personal use only are 1) the activity of organizations connecting to The Site specifically for the purpose of indexing its content for reference by a search engine or other retrieval system which is free and openly available to members of the public, 2) the activity of individuals connecting to The Site on behalf of an organizational entity specifically for the purposes of managing that organizational entity’s listing within the directory, and 3) the activity of individuals connecting to The Site on behalf of an organizational entity specifically for the purposes of identifying veterinarians for potential employment or professional consultation.
The Site and External Links
Information contained within The Site, including links to material other than that provided on The Site, are offered in good faith for the convenience of The User. However, neither The Provider nor any of their respective employees, agents, or other affiliates, make any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability or content of The Site or of linked sites or as to the individual privacy or data collection policies in force at linked sites.
Limitations of Liability
The Site is provided for educational and informational purposes only and is neither intended nor implied to be an appropriate substitute for the advice of a qualified veterinary care professional. No client-veterinarian relationship exists between any User of The Site and any individual writing on The Site or advertised on The Site, except where a specific contract for such a relationship is entered into independently of The Agreement by The User and the individual concerned.
The User expressly agrees that use of The Site is at The User’s sole risk. Neither The Provider nor any of their respective employees, agents, or other affiliates warrant that The Site will be uninterrupted or error free. Nor do they make any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability or content of any information or service provided via The Site.
The Site is provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-violation or non-infringement of rights. In no event will The Provider or any person or entity involved in creating or distributing The Site be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the The User’s use or inability to use The Site.
The User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Site, The Provider, their affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of the use of The Site by The User.
The User shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining his or her own hardware, software, other equipment and services needed to use The Site and for all charges related thereto.
The Site contains copyrighted material and other proprietary information, which may include, but is not limited to, text, software, photos and graphics, and the entire contents of The Site — excluding those portions which are copyrighted by third parties — are copyrighted as a collective work under international copyright laws. The Provider asserts that the facts within the directory provided at The Site have been selected, coordinated, or arranged in such a way that the resulting work as a whole constitutes an original work of authorship and is therefore copyright © 2023, with all applicable rights reserved. This assertion applies neither to any individual component within the directory the copyright for which is held by a third party, nor to any item of information for which copyright cannot be claimed, such as telephone numbers and addresses, veterinarian specializations, or other factual data.
The Provider owns a copyright in the content original to The Site. The User agrees not to modify, publish, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any copyrighted content, in whole or in part. The User may download copyrighted material for personal use only. The User acknowledges that no ownership rights are acquired by downloading or otherwise using copyrighted material.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter thereof, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter.
Changes of Terms
The Provider explicitly retains the right to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable to The User’s use of The Site, or to stipulate additional conditions. Any such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon publication on The Site, and any use of The Site subsequent to such publication shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by The User of The Agreement.
Priority of Legal Obligations
In the event of any conflict with policies of The Site or any particular provision of The Agreement, the laws of England and Wales will take precedence over that portion of The Agreement which conflicts with the laws of England and Wales, with the remainder of The Agreement continuing in force. The Agreement itself will be interpreted under the laws of England and Wales.
Section headings used in The Agreement are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.
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