Updated: April 2, 2021
Terms and Conditions of Use
By accessing this website, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
Valleypets.com makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the content contained on this website or any sites linked to this site.
The product(s) and services of Valleypets.com are provided “as is” without any express or implied warranty of any kind, including warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of intellectual property or fitness for any particular purpose. In no event shall bellyguard.net or its agents or associates be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of information, injury or death) arising out of the use of or inability to use the product(s), even if has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, the above exclusion of implied warranties may not apply to you.
When accessing the Valleypets.com website, we will learn certain information about you during your visit. Just like other commercial websites, our website utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below) and server logs to collect information about how our site is used. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our site, and the websites visited just before and just after our own, as well as your IP address.
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server as part of demographic and profile data known as “traffic data” so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be sent to you.
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received online, mail and telephone. This also applies when you use any of our forms and input your email or make a purchase directly from this site (at this time, purchasing through this site is not an option, but may be in the future). For further information see the email policies below.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing customer service and making available other items and services to our customers and prospective customers.
We will not obtain personal identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us, nor will such information be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without the approval of the user at the time of collection.
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.
We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and we will not provide your personal information to any third-party individual, government agency, or company at any time unless strictly compelled to do so by law. We will use your e-mail address solely to provide timely information about our product and services if in fact you consent to the receipt of such information. We will maintain the information you send via e-mail in accordance with applicable federal law.
In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all e-mail sent from our organization will clearly state who the e-mail is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. In addition, all e-mail messages will also contain concise information on how to remove yourself from our mailing list so that you receive no further e-mail communication from us.
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners by reading the unsubscribe instructions located at the bottom of any e-mail they receive from us at any time Users who no longer wish to receive communications or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the unsubscribe instructions in the e-mail.
Use of External Links
Valleypet.com may contain links to other websites. Valleypets.com cannot guarantee the accuracy of information found at any linked site. Links to or from external sites not owned or controlled by do not constitute an endorsement by or any of its employees of the sponsors of these sites or the products or information presented therein.
Intellectual Property Rights
All copyrights, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights in and on our website and all content and software located on the site shall remain the sole property of or its licensors. The use of our trademarks, content and intellectual property is forbidden without our express written consent.
You must not:
• Republish material from our website without prior written consent.
• Sell or rent material from our website.
• Reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for any purpose.
• Redistribute any content from our website, including onto another website,
without our express permission.
You agree to use our website and social media platforms only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the website. Prohibited behavior includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any other user, transmitting obscene or offensive content, or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within our website.
You must not use our website or the business’s contact information to send unsolicited commercial communications. You must not use the content on our website for any marketing related purpose without our express written consent.
The product(s) supplied by us shall be suitable only for the purpose designed and intended and you shall ensure the products are handled, stored, installed, used, worn or otherwise dealt with in a normal and reasonable manner, and where applicable, in a manner consistent with the instructions given when the Products are purchased.
We shall not be liable for any action or claims for injury or damages of whatever nature arising from or in connection with use of the product(s) in breach of these Terms and Conditions.
This agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Massachusetts, United States. Any dispute relating to any activity on bellyguard.net or the purchase and use of any bellyguard.net products shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Massachusetts, United States, unless you have in some way threatened or violated our intellectual property rights, whereby Valleypets.com may seek an injunction in the appropriate venue.
We may in the future need to restrict access to parts (or all) of our website and reserve full rights to do so. If, at any point, we provide you with a username and password for you to access restricted areas of our website, you must ensure that both your username and password are kept confidential.
Use of Testimonials
In accordance with the FTC guidelines concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising, please be aware of the following:
Testimonials that appear on this site may be received via text, audio or video submission or copied from other sites to be used on this site, with the necessary permission. They are individual experiences, reflecting real life experiences of those who have used our product(s). They are individual results, and results may vary. We do not claim that they are typical results. The testimonials are not necessarily representative of all of those who will use our product(s) and/or services.
The testimonials displayed in any form on this site (text, audio, video or other) are reproduced verbatim, except for possible correction of grammatical or typing errors. Some may have been shortened. In other words, not the whole message received by the testimonial writer is displayed when it seems too lengthy or not the whole statement seems relevant for the general public.
How Do We Protect Your Information and Secure Information?
Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. However, doing so is allowed at your own risk. Once we begin selling our product(s) directly from this site, some of the information you enter may be transmitted via a secure medium. Credit Card information and other sensitive information is never transmitted via email.
Valleypets.com, to the extent it collects and stores personal information, complies with Massachusetts Data Security Regulation, 201 Code Mass. Regs. 17.01-17.05, other similar U.S. state laws, and with United States Federal law.
Valleypets.com may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, determining what information is of most and least interest to consumers, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, Valleypets.com may use software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.