Terms and Conditions
Last updated: December 10, 2017
- Acceptance of Terms; Modifications. These Terms of Service (the “Terms”) are a binding legal agreement between you and Community Kennel. (“communitykennel.com,” “we,” “us” and “our”). The Terms govern your use of our software applications, resources and services for pet owners to find each other, communicate with each other, and arrange for the provision of pet care services (collectively, our “communitykennel.com services”). The Terms govern all use of the Communitykennel.com Service, whether you access it from our website at https://www.communitykennel.com (the “Site”), our mobile applications and mobile websites, or any other access point we make available to you. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE COMMUNITYKENNEL.COM SERVICE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, YOU SHOULD NOT ACCEPT THEM, IN WHICH CASE YOU DO NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO USE THE COMMUNITYKENNEL.COM SERVICE.
You understand and agree that we may change the Terms from time to time, and that any such changes will be effective immediately when we post the modified Terms on the Communitykennel.com website. Your continued access and use of the Communitykennel.com website after we post the modified Terms will constitute your consent to be bound by the modified Terms.
2.1 Nature of the Communitykennel.com Service. The Communitykennel.com Service consists of a desktop Web application, mobile applications, and other related tools, support and services that pet owners (“Pet Owners”) can use to find, communicate with and interact with each other.
2.2 Communitykennel.com does not provide Pet Care Services. Communitykennel.com is a neutral venue for Pet Owners. Communitykennel.com is not a Service Provider and does not provide pet care services. We make no representations or warranties about the quality of boarding, pet sitting, dog walking, house sitting, transportation, or other services provided by other Pet Owners (“Pet Care Services”). Communitykennel.com does not employ, recommend or endorse Pet Owners, and we will not be responsible or liable for the performance or conduct of Pet Owners, whether online or offline. We do not screen Pet Owners. You should exercise caution and use your independent judgment before engaging a Pet Owner or otherwise interact with users via the Communitykennel.com website. Pet Owners are solely responsible for making decisions that are in the best interests of themselves and their pets.
2.3 Release. We hereby expressly disclaim, and you hereby expressly release us from, any and all liability whatsoever for any controversies, claims, suits, injuries, loss, harm and/or damages arising from and/or in any way related to your interactions or dealings with other users and the acts and/or omissions of Pet Owners, whether online or offline. You acknowledge and agree that YOUR USE AND/OR PROVISION OF PET CARE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RISK.
2.4 Bookings. Pet Owners transact with each other on Communitykennel.com when they both agree to a “booking” that specifies the time period, cancellation policy, and other terms for provision of Pet Care Services (a “Booking”). One you complete a Booking, you agree to honor the terms of that Booking.
2.5 Pet Owners are Solely Responsible for Evaluating Other Pet Owners. Pet Owners are solely responsible for evaluating the suitability of other Pet Owners for the services they offer to provide.
2.6 Abandoned Pets; Re-homing. Pet Owners who arrange for Pet Care Services and fail to retrieve their pet within seven (7) days after the service period identified in a Booking (or an earlier period required under applicable animal abandonment or cruelty laws) agree that Communitykennel.com (or the other Pet Owner) may, in his or her sole discretion, place the pet in foster care and/or notify animal control authorities. Further, Communitykennel.com expressly reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove a Pet Owner’s pet from another Pet Owner’s care should Communitykennel.com deem it necessary for the safety of a pet, the Pet Owner watching the pet, or any persons living with the Pet Owner who is watching the pet. If you are a Pet Owner, you authorize your pet’s veterinarian(s) to release your pet’s veterinary records to Communitykennel.com in connection with any such relocation or re-homing of your pet. In addition, you are responsible for and agree to pay all costs and expenses incurred by Communitykennel.com or the other pet owner in connection with such transfer.
2.7 Emergencies. We recommend that Pet Owners give the contact information where they can be reached in the event medical care for a pet becomes necessary. A Pet Owner agrees to immediately contact the other Pet Owner in the event such care becomes necessary. If you are a Pet Owner, you hereby authorize the other pet owner and/or Communitykennel.com to obtain and authorize the provision of veterinary care for your pet if you cannot be reached to authorize care yourself in an emergency situation. In such case, you also authorize your pet’s veterinarian(s) to release your pet’s veterinary records to Communitykennel.com and/or the Owner who is watching your pet. Pet Owners are solely responsible for the costs of any such medical treatment for pets.
2.8 Reviews. The review system is to be used by a Pet Owners after he or she has received pet care for a predetermined amount of time by another Pet Owner. Users may not leave reviews for Pet Owners that they have not actually interacted with and shared pet kenneling services with. Users that leave dishonest, inappropriate or incorrect reviews may have their accounts deleted and be banned from the Communitykennel.com website.
2.9. User Accounts and Behavior. Racial, ethnic, gender based insults or any other personal discriminations are not allowed on Community Kennel. Posts meant to offend or hurt any other member, in a manner which is offensive or inflammatory are not allowed on Community Kennel. This includes flaming or instigating arguments. Spamming is not permitted and pornography, warez, or any other illegal transactions may NOT be linked in any shape or form. Pictures must not be explicit, offensive, or copyrighted. User profile pictures must be in good taste. This means no vulgar or violent images, pornography, or profanity. User profile pictures that are found to be inappropriate will be removed at the discretion of Community Kennel. Linking to hate, anti-Semitic, racist, pornography, warez, or other illegal sites is not permitted. Community Kennel may delete, suspend or otherwise edit any user account or user data at any time for any reason.
- Eligibility. By accessing and usingCommunitykennel.com, you certify that (1) you are 18 years of age or older, and (2) you are legally eligible to work in the jurisdiction where you will provide Pet Care Services, you have complied and will comply with all federal, state, county, municipal and other laws, statutes and ordinances that are applicable to you, and you have obtained all business licenses, permits, and fulfilled any other necessary requirements to legally provide Pet Care Services. You acknowledge that Communitykennel.com is entitled to rely on these commitments, and is not responsible to ensure that all users have met these eligibility conditions.