Terms of Use

The following Terms of Use govern your use of GADA’s website (the "Site"). By using the Site, you accept and agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not access or otherwise use the Site.

Age Requirement for Use of Site
The Site is only intended for use by persons 18 years of age or older.

Proprietary Rights
This Site contains trademarks, service marks, and copyrightable materials of GADA and others, including the Site, the information, content, images, graphics, text, material and other items appearing on the Site (the "Materials"), the selection, compilation, arrangement and presentation of all such Materials, and the overall design of the Site. GADA does not grant any Site visitor any license to trademarks, service marks, or copyrightable material or any other intellectual property (including, without limitation, the Materials) by allowing visitors access to the Site. Any use of this Site or its contents must be in accordance with applicable laws.

The information provided on this Site is for general informational and educational purposes. While GADA has endeavored to ensure that the Materials are correct and current at the time of publication, THE SITE AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED THEREIN ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. Without limiting the foregoing, neither GADA nor any other party involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Site makes any representation or warranty regarding the accuracy, completeness or currency of the Site or the Materials, that the Site will meet user requirements, that access to the Site will be uninterrupted, that the Site or the server which transmits Materials to you is free from defects, worms, viruses or other harmful components, or that any such defects or errors will be corrected. It is your responsibility to ascertain whether the Materials downloaded from the Site are free of viruses, worms or other harmful components.

You assume full responsibility and all risks arising from use of the Site. Any veterinary recommendations contained in the Materials are intended to provide general education only, and the Materials should not be relied upon for important personal, veterinary, financial or business decisions. You should make your own inquiries, and consult appropriate veterinary or other professional advice, before entering into any transaction on the basis of the Materials. GADA is not responsible for any errors, omissions or defects in the Materials. If you are dissatisfied with the Site, your sole remedy is to discontinue use of the Site.

You acknowledge and agree that GADA has no responsibility for the accuracy or availability of information provided by web sites to which you may link from the Site ("Linked Sites"). Links to Linked Sites do not constitute an endorsement by or association with GADA of such sites or the content, products, advertising or other materials presented on such Linked Sites. We do not author, edit, or monitor these Linked Sites. You acknowledge and agree that GADA 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, goods or services available on such Linked Sites. In no event shall any reference to any third party or the product or services of any third party be construed as an endorsement or approval by GADA of such third party or the products or services of such third party.

All communications you send to GADA or the Site (including, without limitation, through the Site, by electronic mail or by other means) are on a non-confidential basis and shall be the exclusive property of GADA. Except as set forth in the Privacy Policy, GADA is under no obligation to refrain from reproducing, publishing or otherwise using the content of any such communications for any purpose without obligation to you. You are responsible for the content of any communications sent to GADA or the Site, including, without limitation, the veracity and accuracy of such content.

Limitation on Liability/Indemnity
To the extent permitted by law, in no event shall GADA be liable or responsible for any loss or damage (including any indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential loss or damage) resulting from your use of or reliance upon the Site and/or Materials, or your inability to use the Site. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold GADA harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys, fees, arising in any way from your use of the Site. For the purpose of this section, "GADA" shall include GADA, its agents, affiliates and member companies, and their respective officers, employees, partners, associates, consultants, suppliers, distributors, contractors, agents and other representatives.

GADA controls and operates the Site from the United States. We do not represent that Materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. These Terms of Use and your use of the Site shall be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any cause of action that may arise under these Terms of Use or from your use of the Site shall be commenced and be heard in the appropriate court in the District of Columbia. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the District of Columbia. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms or Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties, intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms of Use remain in full force and effect. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. This is the entire agreement between you and GADA relating to these Terms of Use and these Terms of Use may only be modified by GADA as set forth above or by writing signed by you and GADA.

Revisions to this Policy
GADA reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time. If GADA changes these Terms of Use we will post the new Terms of Use on the Site with the date of the last update. By using this Site, you agree to accept the changes to the Terms of Use whether or not you have reviewed the most current version posted.

If you have comments or questions on the GADA Terms of Use, please contact us through the Contact Us portion of the Site.

Use of this Site is subject to the Privacy Policy.

Terms of Use Last Updated: December 29, 2008