1. Acceptance of Terms
By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, you should not access or use the Website.
2. Use of the Website
2.1 PERMITTED USE
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to access and use the Website for your personal, non-commercial purposes in accordance with these Terms. This license does not permit any resale or commercial use of the Website or its contents, including any derivative use or exploitation of the Website or its contents. You agree not to use the Website for any illegal, harmful, or unauthorized purposes. You further agree not to violate any rights of third parties, including intellectual property rights or privacy rights, while using the Website.
We reserve the right to modify, suspend, or terminate your access to the Website or any part thereof at any time and for any reason without liability. We may also impose limits on certain features or restrict your access to parts or all of the Website without prior notice.
2.2 PROHIBITED USES
When using the Website, you specifically agree not to: a. Engage in any unauthorized access, interference, or disruption of the Website’s functionality or security measures. b. Collect or store personal information of other users without their consent. c. Use the Website to transmit any spam, viruses, or harmful code. d. Engage in any activity that imposes an excessive or disproportionate burden on the infrastructure of the Website. e. Use any automated means, including bots or scripts, to access or interact with the Website, unless expressly permitted. f. Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Website.
2.3 USER CONTENT
You may have the opportunity to post, submit, or display content on the Website, including comments, reviews, or other information (“User Content”). You retain any and all of your rights to any User Content you post, submit, or display. However, by submitting User Content, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, publicly display and perform, and create derivative works from such User Content, in any media now known or hereafter developed.
You represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary rights and permissions to grant us the above license for any User Content you submit. You are exclusively responsible for your User Content, including its legality, reliability, and appropriateness. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for User Content you or any third party posts on or through the Website. You agree not to submit any User Content that is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, harassing, abusive, threatening, or infringing on the intellectual property rights of others. We reserve all rights (but not the obligation) to remove and/or edit such content.
3. Intellectual Property Rights
All intellectual property rights in the content of this website, including text, graphics, logos, images, and multimedia elements, are either owned by us, licensed to us, or used with permission from the respective owners. You may not use, reproduce, modify, adapt, distribute, or display any intellectual property without our express written consent or the consent of the respective rights holders. For any images used with permission or licensed from other sources, you must comply with the specific usage terms and conditions provided by the rights holders.
5. Third-Party Links
The Website may contain links to third-party websites or resources. We are not responsible for the availability, accuracy, or content of such third-party websites or resources. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by us. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such third-party website or resource.
6. Veterinary Disclosure
The information provided on Raising Ducks is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be considered veterinary advice. We are not veterinarians, and the information presented on this website is not intended to replace professional veterinary care or diagnosis.
While we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, veterinary knowledge and practices are constantly evolving. Therefore, it is important to consult a qualified veterinarian or animal healthcare professional for specific advice tailored to your individual circumstances.
Raising Ducks does not endorse or recommend any specific treatments, products, or procedures. Any reliance on the information provided on this website is at your own risk.
If you suspect that your duck or any other animal is ill or requires medical attention, we strongly encourage you to seek professional veterinary care. Only a qualified veterinarian can properly diagnose and provide appropriate treatment for diseases or conditions.
By using this website, you acknowledge and agree that Raising Ducks and its authors, contributors, and administrators shall not be held responsible or liable for any claims, damages, losses, or expenses arising out of the reliance on the information provided. You assume full responsibility for the use of any information obtained from this website.
Please consult with a veterinarian or other qualified animal healthcare professional for specific advice related to your duck’s health and well-being.
7. Disclaimer of Warranties
THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS, WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
8. Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOODWILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM (A) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE; (B) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE; OR (C) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE, OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR CONTENT.
You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
10. Modifications to the Terms
We reserve the right to modify or update these Terms at any time, without prior notice. When we do so, the “Last Updated” line at the bottom of this page will be revised. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website. It is your responsibility to review these Terms periodically. Your continued use of the Website after the posting of any changes constitutes your acceptance of the modified Terms.
If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the validity, legality, or enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired.
12. Entire Agreement
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Raising Ducks regarding your use of the Website and supersede all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral.
If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, please contact us.
Last updated: 2023-07-13