Terms of Use

Acceptance of Terms of Use

Your use of The Chance's Spot Web site (http://www.chancesspot.org) (the "Web site") is contingent upon your acceptance of and compliance with the following Terms of Use. By using the Chance's Spot Web site you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to these terms. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, please do not access or use any of the Web site.

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.

Privacy Policy

Chance's Spot is committed to your right to privacy and to keeping your personal information private. You can visit The Chance's Spot Web site without telling us who you are or revealing any identifying information about yourself. However, because our web site includes areas in which visitors can provide personally identifying information, we have developed this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and practices regarding information we collect about you.

This privacy policy applies to the Chance's Spot Web site only. Links to other Web sites and to services hosted by other companies can be accessed from our site. Please be advised that the privacy policies on these sites may not be consistent with our own privacy policy. Places where we link to sites hosted by other providers include member bulletin boards, Chance's Spot Pet Loss Support Group, Chance's Spot Donations Page, Chance's Spot Furry Finds and Chance's Spot Online Store.

This Privacy Policy governs the URL http://www.chancesspot.org and certain electronic communications sent out by Chance's Spot. This Web site is owned and operated by Chance's Spot for the benefit of its visitors interested in pet loss and grief. Our mailing address is P. O. Box 3311, Clarksville, Indiana 47131. Chance's Spot reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason.

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/contact.php 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.

Security

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.

Disclaimer

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.

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/contact.php and requesting to be removed from our mailing list.

Indemnification

By using the Web site and all their contents, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold Chance's Spot harmless from any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the Web site. Your use of the Web site constitutes an agreement between you and Chance's Spot. This agreement, which consists of the terms and conditions set forth herein, shall be governed by, construed under and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana, without regard to any conflict of law provisions. You acknowledge and consent to jurisdiction in Indiana. Any action in connection with, relating to and/or arising from this agreement shall be brought exclusively in Clarksville, Indiana, in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction. This agreement is effective unless and until terminated by either you or Chance's Spot. You may terminate this agreement at any time by discontinuing use of the Web site. Chance's Spot may also terminate this agreement at any time without notice, and accordingly deny you access to the Web site, if in Chance's Spot's sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Use. Possible evidence of use of any of the Web site for illegal purposes may be provided by Chance's Spot to law enforcement authorities in the discretion of Chance's Spot. This is the entire agreement between the parties related to the use of the Web site.

Links

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.

Copyright Information

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.

Modifications

Chance's Spot reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time by posting such change here. Your continued use of the Web site after such change is made constitutes acceptance of and agreement to be bound by the Terms and Use as modified. If you have any questions about our terms of use or would like more information, please contact us by visiting www.chancesspot.org/contact.php or by postal mail at P. O. Box 3311, Clarksville, Indiana 47131.

Last revised: March 1, 2016