- Acceptance Of Terms
funny-animal.net provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms and Conditions, which may be updated by us from time to time without notice. Please take some time to review this carefully. Use of our site and services constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. If you have any questions regarding this Terms and Conditions please contact us. If you do not agree to be bound by this Terms and Conditions and to follow all applicable laws, you should leave the Site and discontinue the use of our Services immediately.
- Description Of Service
funny-animal.net currently provides users with access to a rich collection of animal resources, including images, video and accompanying audio, various communications tools, forums and personalized content, shopping services, search services, content editors, links to partner providers and other photographic merchandise. funny-animal.net allows Users to store proper images and videos as well as share them across the internet and create unique personal profiles online.
You understand and agree that the service may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for funny-animal.net to provide the service. You understand and agree that the service may include certain communications from funny-animal.net, such as service announcements and administrative messages that are considered part of the funny-animal.net Membership, and that you cannot opt out of receiving them. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current service, including the release of new funny-animal.net properties, are subject to the Terms and Conditions. You understand and agree that the service is provided "AS-IS" and that funny-animal.net assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.
- User Obligations
funny-animal.net is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users, particularly children. funny-animal.net is struggling to be kid-friendly websites. The site has been skinned to reflect this and make it more appealing to youngsters. For this reason, parents who wish to allow their children access to the service should assist them in setting up any relevant accounts and supervise their access to the service. Please remember that the service is designed to appeal to a broad audience. Accordingly, as the legal guardian, it is your responsibility to determine whether any of the services and/or content are appropriate for your child.
Member Account, Password, And Security
When you sign up to become a Member, , you will select a password and funny-animal.net user name. You understand and agree that you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account including your password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account, including your password. You agree to
(a) immediately notify funny-animal.net of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and
(b) exit from your account at the end of each session.
funny-animal.net will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.
You agree not to use the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or to disclose your password to any third party.
You understand that all materials, including without limitation, information, images, text, music, photographs, graphics, video, and email messages or other kinds of messages Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not funny-animal.net, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available via the Service and any material or information that you transmit to other Users and for your interactions with other Users. funny-animal.net does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstances will funny-animal.net be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of or reliance upon any Content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Service.
funny-animal.net may reject, refuse to post or delete any Content for any or no reason, including Content that in the sole judgment of funny-animal.net violates this Terms and Conditions or which may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights of any person or entity, or harm or threaten the safety of any person or entity. funny-animal.net assumes no responsibility for instant monitoring the funny-animal.net Services for inappropriate Content or conduct. However, regardless of whether the Content is public or private, funny-animal.net may choose to monitor such Content in a timeline manner, in its sole discretion. If at any time, our support team members employed by funny-animal.net find that the post or content is inappropriate or a violation to this Terms and Conditions or to the law, they are authorized to modify or remove any inappropriate Content.
You must use the funny-animal.net Services in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations. The following are examples of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited to post on or through the funny-animal.net Services. funny-animal.net reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in funny-animal.net's sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending Content from the funny-animal.net Services and terminating the Membership of such violators. Prohibited Content includes, but is not limited to, the Content that, in the sole discretion of funny-animal.net:
- upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any Content that is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, torturous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or generally unlawful;
- upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any Content that contains nudity, sexualized or adult content, excessive violence, or offensive subject matter or contains a link to an adult website;
- harm minors in any way or harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
- solicits personal information from anyone under 18; or/and solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users;
- publicly posts information that poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person;
- involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming";
- contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
- furthers or promotes any criminal activity or tortious activity, including child pornography or erotica, fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, gambling, or provides instructional information about illegal activities including, but not limited to making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
- involves commercial activities and/or sales without prior written consent from funny-animal.net such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes;
- includes a photograph or video of another person that you have posted without that person's consent; or constitutes or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work.
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary Rights of any party;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of illegal solicitation.
- circumventing or modifying, attempting to circumvent or modify, or encouraging or assisting any other person in circumventing or modifying any security technology or software that is part of the funny-animal.net Services;
- Forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any posting, or in any way use the Site or funny-animal.net Services to send altered, deceptive, or false source-identifying information;
- activity that involves the use of viruses, bots, worms, or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware, or otherwise permit the unauthorized use of or access to a computer or a computer network;
- interfering with the access of any User, host or network to the Site;
- covering or obscuring the banner advertisements on your personal profile page, or any funny-animal.net page via HTML/CSS or any other means;
- including any HTML, CSS or other coding on your personal profile page, including, without limitation, any hidden or otherwise surreptitiously contained code in the Content which is unrelated to the immediate aesthetic nature of the Content;
- any automated use of the system, such as, but not limited to, using scripts to send images or videos;
- using the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or disclosing your password to any third party or permitting any third party to access your account;
- selling or otherwise transferring your profile;
- using any information obtained from the funny-animal.net Services in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person or entity, or attempting to do the same;
- displaying an unauthorized commercial advertisement on your profile, or accepting payment or anything of value from a third person in exchange for your performing any commercial activity through the unauthorized or impermissible use of the funny-animal.net Services on behalf of that person or
- deleting, or in any manner altering, the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices appearing on any Content except your own Content;
- using any meta tags or other hidden text or metadata utilizing a funny-animal.net name, trademark, URL or product name without funny-animal.net's express written consent;
- attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any funny-animal.net Service or breach any security or authentication measures;
- collecting or store personal data about other users without their express permission;
Once again, you acknowledge that funny-animal.net and its designees have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or move any Content that violates the Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable.
- The User acknowledges that any personal information(including cookies and IP addresses) provided by the User may be used by funny-animal.net and its affiliates for the purpose of providing the Service.
funny-animal.net agrees not to share any information provided by the User with any third party not directly involved in the provision of the Service unless required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
(a) comply with legal process;
(b) enforce the Terms and Conditions;
(c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties;
(d) respond to your requests for customer service; or
(e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of funny-animal.net, its users and the public.
- You understand that funny-animal.net use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information such as cookies (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
- The User agrees to funny-animal.net communicating with them electronically and/or via other means in order to provide the Service or for reasons related to the provision of the Service.
- funny-animal.net will take all reasonable precautions to protect personal information provided by the User from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction.
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other sites or resources. Because funny-animal.net has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that funny-animal.net is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that funny-animal.net is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, or services available on or through any such site or resource.
- Termination Of Accounts
You agree that funny-animal.net, in its sole discretion, may terminate your account or any part thereof, including any associated email address or your use of the Service, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation,
You acknowledge and agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this Terms and Conditions may be effected without prior notice and that funny-animal.net may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related Content (including without limitation email messages and photos)) associated with or stored in your account and/or bar any further access to such Content or the Service. Further, you agree that funny-animal.net is not liable to you or any third-party for termination of your account (including any associated email address), or termination of your access to the Service.
- lack of use,
- if funny-animal.net believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms and Conditions or other incorporated agreements or guidelines,
- if you have or we believe you have engaged in illegal activities, including without limitation, fraud, and/or
- requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, or in compliance with legal process;
- a request by you (self-initiated account deletions),
- discontinuance or material modification to the Service (or any part thereof),
- unexpected technical or security issues or problems,
- nonpayment of any fees owed by you in connection with the Services.
- Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property
funny-animal.net respects the intellectual property of others, and requires that our users do the same. You may not upload, embed, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that infringes any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any person or entity. funny-animal.net has the right to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may infringe or repeatedly infringe the copyright or other intellectual property rights of funny-animal.net and/or others.
The funny-animal.net Services contain Content of Users and other funny-animal.net licensors. Except as provided within this Terms and Conditions, you may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any Content appearing on or through the funny-animal.net Services. Consequently, funny-animal.net encourages you to maintain your own backup of your Content. funny-animal.net will not be liable to you for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the funny-animal.net Services, or the loss of any Content.
The Content generated by the Users
funny-animal.net does not claim any ownership rights in the text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, applications, or any other materials (collectively, "Content") that you post on or through the funny-animal.net Services. By displaying or posting any Content on or through the funny-animal.net Services, you hereby grant to funny-animal.net a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, worldwide, limited license to use, modify, copy, print, delete from, add to, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce and translate such Content, including without limitation distributing part or all of the Site in any media formats through any media channels, except Content marked "private" will not be distributed outside the funny-animal.net Services.
After you remove your Content from the funny-animal.net Website we will cease distribution as soon as practicable, and at such time when distribution ceases, the license to such Content will terminate. If after we have distributed your Content outside the funny-animal.net Website you change the Content’s privacy setting to "private," we will cease any further distribution of such "private" Content outside the funny-animal.net Website as soon as practicable.
You represent and warrant that:
- you own the Content posted by you on or through the funny-animal.net Services or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section,
- the posting and use of your Content on or through the funny-animal.net Services does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person, and
- the posting of your Content on the Site does not result in a breach of contract between you and a third party. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of Content you post on or through the funny-animal.net Services.
You understand that the Service and software embodied within the Service may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by funny-animal.net and/or content providers who provide Content to the Service. You agree that you will not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Service. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Service, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service Software contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by funny-animal.net or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
Site Content and Trademarks
The content of this site is protected by Canadian copyright law and international copyright laws. All Rights Reserved. No Part of this website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of funny-animal.net or respective owners of the specific contents.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, or access to the Service.
The name funny-animal.net is the trademark of this site. Subject to applicable law, perrmission to use this name is forbidden without first obtaining the prior written permission of funny-animal.net. All trademarks and copyrights on this site are the sole property of their respective owners and photographs courtesy of their respective authors. You agree not to display or use in any manner the funny-animal.net marks unless you obtain funny-animal.net's prior express permission.
- Limitation of Liability
Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the service is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
You agree to indemnify and hold funny-animal.net and its affiliates, officers, employees, agents, partners and licensors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the Terms and Conditions, or your violation of any rights of another.
- Changes to this Terms and Conditions and to the Service
funny-animal.net reserves the right to update or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice, and may do so by publishing an updated Terms and Conditions on its web site. Each updated Terms and Conditions will take effect immediately after it has been published on the web site.
You agrees that any use of the Service following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Terms and Conditions as changed. It is therefore important that you review this Terms and Conditions regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.
funny-animal.net reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that funny-animal.net will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
Last Updated February 11, 2010