Terms and Conditions
Capital Dog Training Club of Washington, D.C. (“CDTC”) owns and operates this website for users who are 18 years of age or older and live in the United States. By accessing and using this site, you certify that you are 18 years or older and live in the United States, and you agree to the terms and conditions set forth here and agree to abide by the CDTC’s Bylaws, rules, regulations, procedures as set forth in the CDTC Constitution and Bylaws, rules, regulations, published policies and procedures. Additional terms and conditions applicable to certain areas of this website or as to certain transactions are posted in those areas or in connection with a particular transaction, and together with these Terms and Conditions govern your use of those areas and/or transactions.
CDTC reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice. Your use of this site following any modification constitutes your agreement to be bound by the Terms and Conditions as modified. The last date these Terms and Conditions were revised is set forth below.
You may use this website for lawful purposes only. You may not use this website for any purpose prohibited by law or regulations or to facilitate the violation of any law or regulation.
This website and the content are protected by U.S. and/or copyright laws, and belong to the CDTC or third parties. The copyright in the content is owned by the CDTC or other copyright owners who have authorized their use on the site. No material may be reproduced in any manner of form whatsoever without written permission from the CDTC or the copyright owner. You may reproduce content for online or offline use pursuant to CDTC’s Reproduction of Online Materials Policy.
The trademarks, service marks and logos (“trademarks”) used or displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of the CDTC or third parties. You may not use any of the trademarks or logos appearing on this site without written permission from the trademark owner. CDTC, Capital Dog Training Club of Washington, D.C., the Capital Dog Training Club of Washington, D.C. seal and design and all associated marks and logos are trademarks and service marks of CDTC. The absence of a name, trademark or logo in this list does not constitute a waiver of any and all intellectual property rights that CDTC has established in any of its goods, services, names or logos. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in this website shall be construed as granting—by implication, estoppel, or otherwise—any license or right to use any trademarks displayed on the website without the express written permission of the CDTC or the trademark owner.
Use of Owner
Throughout this website, CDTC uses the term “owner” in various forms. CDTC is using the term in a general manner and not in a manner to be construed as synonymous with legal title.
Third Party Links
This website contains links to websites that are not maintained by the CDTC. Links to third party websites are provided for your convenience and information only. Third party websites are not under the CDTC’s control and we are not responsible for the content or accuracy of those sites or the products or services offered on or through those sites. Nor can the CDTC guarantee that sites will not change without our knowledge. The inclusion of a link in this website does not imply the CDTC’s endorsement of the third party website nor that we are affiliated with the third party website’s owners or sponsors.
Your Online Account and Profile
If you create a profile on this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and profile password and for restricting access to your computer, and agree to accept responsibility for all activity that occurs through your account, profile, or password.
CDTC does not allow a person under the age of eighteen to create a profile. Only users 18 years of age and older may establish, maintain, and submit information to CDTC.
If CDTC becomes aware that someone under the age of 18 has created an account or profile, we will delete such information.
Online Record Keeping
CDTC may occasionally offer coupons, discounts, or other such Promotions to our users. All such Promotions will have additional terms and/or rules, which will be made available to users and which will be considered to be part of this agreement.
You agree that any submissions you make to the site may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by the CDTC and you waive any rights you may have with respect to such editing or modification. By submitting anything to the site, you grant CDTC a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty free, license to the submission to the CDTC or any third party the CDTC designates to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, display, create derivative works of, modify or adapt in any form or media the submission. CDTC reserves the right to delete, move or edit any of the submissions in its sole discretion.
Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant that any materials of any kind that you submit to this site are owned by you, will not (a) violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or propriety rights; or (b) contain any libelous or otherwise unlawful material. If you wish to have any items removed or report a violation please contact the webmaster.
You also represent and warrant that any material posted by you will not send or result in the transmission of junk email, chain letters, duplicative or unsolicited messages, or so-called “spamming” and “phishing;” be used for commercial or business purposes, including, without limitation, advertising, marketing or offering goods or services, whether or not for financial or any other form of compensation or through linking with any other website or web pages; transmit, distribute or upload programs or material that contain malicious code or other potentially harmful programs or other material or information.
You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for your behavior on the site. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless CDTC, its affiliates, employees, agents and any third party providers to the site, service or content from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting or arising out of your use, misuse, or inability to use the site, the service or the content, or any violation of the Terms and Conditions or any breach by you or any user of your account of any of your representations and warranties.
Disclaimer of Warranties
THE CDTC MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR THE CONTENT. CDTC EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGMENT, WITH REGARD TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE, THE CONTENT, AND ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE FURNISHED OR TO BE FURNISHED VIA THE SITE. CDTC DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS PERFORMED BY THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. CDTC DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, OR THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED. THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.
Limitation of Liability
YOU AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE OF THIS SITE, SERVICE OR CONTENT BETWEEN THE CDTC AND YOURSELF OR AS TO THE CONSTRUCTION, INTERPRETATION AND EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE SETTLED BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. HOWEVER, PRIOR TO ARBITRATION ALL APPLICABLE CDTC BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES MUST FIRST BE FOLLOWED AS SET FORTH IN THE CDTC CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS, PUBLISHED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.