Limitation of Liability
The Web site is provided to you "as is" and "as information only" without any warranties of any kind, express or implied. Chance's Spot expressly disclaims all warranties, express or implied, of any kind with respect to goods and services received without charge or sold on or through the Web site. By using the Web site you agree to bear all risk associated with the use of the Web site and agree to hold harmless Chance's Spot, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers and agents from all claims arising out of or related to your use of, or inability to use, the Web site or sites to which they are linked. You further agree that Chance's Spot or the contributors of information to the Web site will not be liable for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by you in reliance on such information.
How We Collect Information About You
Information You Voluntarily Provide. Chance's Spot collects and maintains certain personal information about you when you send us an e-mail or complete any of our online forms, such as when you request information from us, make a donation, subscribe to one of our online newsletters, or forward a web page, electronic postcard, electronic ballot, or electronic newsletter. Such information may include your name, mailing address, and e-mail address; it may also include the e-mail addresses of those to whom you forward Chance's Spot electronic content, and any other information collected in the forms.
Other Information. Chancesspot.org also collects certain other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our web site. This information includes your IP address and your domain name. Chancesspot.org logs these IP addresses and domain names, and aggregates them for system administration and to monitor the use of our site. We use the aggregated information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site, the number of pages viewed, and various other site statistics. This monitoring helps us to provide a more useful and engaging online experience to chancesspot.org visitors, and helps us to improve the quality of our content.
Ways Information About You Is Used
We do not sell, rent, or exchange personal information collected on our website with other companies. We may use email addresses collected on our website to circulate news about Chance's Spot and its programs; to promote events; and to acquire new subscribers. A visitor who receives email from us may opt out of email at any time by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email, or by contacting Chance's Spot at www.chancesspot.org/contactus.htm and requesting to be removed from our mailing list.
Visitors under the age of 13
Chance's Spot operates a general audience website. We have a Cold Nose News and Publications Page that provides material of interest to students and teachers. If we receive personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13, we may use it to seek consent from a parent or teacher in order to fulfill information requests. (We follow the COPPA guidelines established by the FTC.) Purchases in our online store must be made by valid credit card holders only. Our forums/bulletin boards are intended for adults.
Chance's Spot uses generally accepted, industry-standard security systems, software, and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to the Chance's Spot servers, equipment, and other components of our online presence.
Chance's Spot does not imply, express or otherwise conduct counseling services of any kind. The Web site and all of the materials on or referenced by the website are provided on an "as is" basis. In no event shall Chance's Spot be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever with respect to the use of the Web site. You agree that you are using the Web site solely at your own risk.
These terms and conditions apply only to the Chance's Spot Web site. In addition to our own website, Chance's Spot does not restrict linking to our site from other sites. This does not imply that we endorse products or services provided by other Web site's, unless specifically indicated. Chance's Spot cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party web sites. Please check with these third-party organizations or companies for their specific privacy policies.
All materials published on this Web site are protected by copyright. Materials that are copyrighted (including text, videos and photographs) may not be reproduced, retransmitted or distributed without the written consent of Chance's Spot. If permission is granted to reproduce materials from this site, we ask that credit be given to the author and the Chance's Spot Web site. If you would like permission to reproduce an article from this website, please contact www.chancesspot.org/contact.php. Please specify the URL and article or feature you would like permission to reproduce.
Citing Chance's Spot Online in Publications
The material on this site comes from a range of sources. If you are citing information without a specific attribution, please list your citation this way: "Chance's Spot Pet Loss and Support Resources, [the location of the page you are citing], [the date you found the item being cited]." If another attribution is given, please cite the original author.
Last revised: February 20, 2010