Terms and Conditions
Before subscribing to or using Pedegru.com please read and review the following terms and conditions (otherwise, the “Agreement”) which define your rights, responsibilities and benefits as a user and/or member of Pedegru.com.
Pedegru.com License/Terms and Conditions of Use
Pedegru.com is an internet service (otherwise, the “Service”) owned and operated by Pedegru, LLC ("we", "our" or "us"). The terms: "You/you" or "Your/your" means an adult user/member of the Service. If you are a parent or guardian for any minor and you allow him/her/them to access the Service you will be held strictly responsible for any of their activity. Your use of the Service indicates that you are bound by this Agreement with us so if you don't agree with any of these terms and conditions please don't use the Service. We may alter this Agreement at our discretion and your continued use after any change indicates your acceptance of that change. If you don't want to be bound by a change please discontinue use of the Service.
Pedegru.com contains graphics, information, data, editorial and other content accessible by any registered internet user and similar content is also accessible to our subscribing members (“the Content”). There may be content which is only available to subscribing members. Whether in the free section or otherwise of the Service all Content is owned and/or copyrighted by Pedegru, LLC, or third party providers, and may be used only in accordance with this limited use license. Pedegru.com is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws.
User provided content:
Portions of the Service will contain user provided content to which you may contribute appropriately. For this content Pedegru is a distributor only. By submitting content to Pedegru you grant Pedegru LLC, the corporate host of the Service, a license to use, host, and distribute that Content and allow hosting and distribution of that Content to the extent, and in that form or context, Pedegru, LLC deems appropriate. Should you contribute content to the site you thus understand that it will be seen and used by others under the license described herein. You should submit only content which belongs to you and will not violate the property or other rights of other people or organizations. Pedegru, LLC is sensitive to the copyright of others. For more concerning copyright issues view our Copyright Policy page. We will not edit or monitor user provided content with the exception that (to promote privacy) an automated filtering tool may be used to suppress, or omit from display, information submitted to the pedigree areas of the site which appear incorrect in some way. We also reserve the right to remove any user provided content when it comes to our attention that, according to our belief and at our sole discretion, is illegal, obscene, indecent, defamatory, incites racial or ethnic hatred or violates the rights of others, and/or is in any other way objectionable.
Limited Use license:
You are licensed to use the Content only for personal or professional animal information research and may download Content only as search results relevant to that research. The download of the whole or significant portions of any work or database is prohibited. Resale of a work or database or portion thereof, except as specific results relevant to specific research for an animal, is prohibited. Online or other republication of Content is prohibited except as unique data elements that are part of a unique animal history or genealogy/pedigree. Violation of this License may result in immediate termination of your membership and may result in legal action for injunction, damages or both. You may use software provided on the Service only while on line and may not copy, reuse, download, or distribute that software except where it is clearly stated in connection with the software that it is made available for offline use and a license for that use is provided in connection with that software.
The information, products, and services included on Pedegru.com may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are also made periodically to the information herein. We and our third party suppliers provide all Content in this Service "AS IS", and without any warranty of any kind.
Pedegru, LLC, and Pedegru.com, and its third party suppliers, make no representations concerning the suitability, reliability or accuracy of the Content, or the service, provided on the Service for any purpose. In no case will we or our third party providers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special or other damages including, without limitation, lost or delay of use, lost profits, loss of data or any other damage in contract, tort, equity or any other legal theory, even if advised of the possibility thereof. We and our third party suppliers disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied, in connection with the Content and the services provided on the Service, including conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.
Pedegru may, from time to time, provide opportunities to users/members to link to or buy services from third parties. Sites of those third parties will be subject to terms and conditions different from those found here. Pedegru makes no warranty concerning third party provided goods or services and you agree that any recourse for dissatisfaction or problems with those goods or services will be sought from the third party provider and not from Pedegru, LLC.
Additional User or Member Terms
1. REGISTRATION AND SECURITY
1.1 As part of the registration process you will select a username and password. You must provide Pedegru, LLC with accurate, complete, and up-to-date registration information. Failure to do so will constitute a breach of this Agreement. You understand that you may not (a) select or use a name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; (b) use the rights of any person other than yourself without authorization; or (c) use a name that we, in our sole discretion, deem inappropriate. As you submit information you understand that Pedegru.com is owned and operated by Pedegru, LLC located in Creedmoor, North Carolina USA. The Site is operated in the United States of America and operated to be in compliance with the laws of the United States. Access is governed by these terms and conditions under the laws of the State of North Carolina and the United States. Registration as a user/member of the Site, or services provided on them, results in your customer information being stored and processed in the United States, and you, in registering or subscribing, specifically consent to that storage and processing. You may access that information at any time to confirm its correctness and to keep it current in connection with your registration or subscription. If you are subscribing or registering for use of this site from outside of the United States of America, you consent to the storage and processing in the United States of the personal data you submit, within the scope of the Privacy Statement of Pedegru. You may, and should, review and correct this information regularly.
1.2 You shall notify us by regular mail or by e-mail, at firstname.lastname@example.org, of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your account or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password or billing information. You will be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You will never be required to reveal your password to any representative or agent of Pedegru LLC, its owners or agents.
1.3 You must be 13 years or older to subscribe.
1.4 You are responsible for all usage or activity on Pedegru.com via your password account. Distribution of your password to others for access to Pedegru.com is expressly prohibited and shall constitute a breach of this Agreement. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your account, at our sole discretion, and you may be referred to appropriate law enforcement agencies.
2. FEES AND PAYMENTS
2.1 Subscription costs, or other charges, though there are currently none, may be added or changed by Pedegru, LLC at any time and each renewal of a subscription, or other cost, would be established at the time of addition/creation.
3. COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN PEDEGRU, LLC AND YOU
Pedegru may send e-mail to you for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to Pedegru.com or of any related products or services. You may opt out of this notification service by replying to the e-mail that was sent with the word "unsubscribe" (without the quotes) in the subject line. For further information on our use of member information see the Privacy Statement on the website.
Should you breach this Agreement we will revoke your license to use the Service and suspend your right of access. In such a case no portion of any subscription, though there is none currently, payment will be refunded. You agree that cancellation by us is final and that you have, nor expect or will pursue, any remedy upon such a suspension of service.
5. MODIFICATIONS TO THIS AGREEMENT AND THE SERVICE
Pedegru, LLC has the right, at its sole discretion, to modify this Agreement, or the Service, including the Content of the Service, at any time. Changes in Service will be posted on Pedegru.com, or sent via e-mail, or postal mail to you. If any portion of this Agreement or any change of this Agreement of the Service is unacceptable to you, or will cause you to no longer be in compliance with the Agreement, you may cancel your membership by deactivating it. Continued use of the Service now or following posted notices of changes in this Agreement (notice may be given by changing the date of last revision), means that you have accepted and are bound by the changes. However, it is, and must always remain, your sole responsibility to check these Terms and Conditions periodically for updates.
6.1 This Membership Agreement is governed by the law of the State of North Carolina, without regard to its principles on conflicts of laws, and the federal law of the United States of America. Any action to enforce this Agreement shall be brought in the federal or state courts located in Raleigh, NC.
6.2 Official correspondence must be sent via email to: