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American College of Theriogenologists

Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

Theriogenology.org (“Site”) is the website of American College of Theriogenologists (“ACT”). ACT’s official Internet site is owned and operated by ACT and is provided as a service to members of the Society for Theriogenology and the American College of Theriogenologists, and other visitors. Please feel free to browse this Site; however, your access to and use of this Site is subject to the following terms and conditions of use (“Terms and Conditions”) and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this Site, you accept these Terms and Conditions.

Restrictions on Use of Materials – Copyright / Trademark

Except as specifically noted, all materials on the Site are protected by international copyright and trademark laws. No material (including but not limited to the text, images, audio and/or video of the Site (individually and collectively the “Materials”) may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, unless otherwise specified on the Site with respect to particular material. You may download one copy of the Materials on any single computer for your personal, noncommercial use only, provided you keep intact and unmodified all copyright and other proprietary notices.

Modification or use of the Materials for any other purpose is a violation of ACT’s and/or, where specified other sources’ copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights. Any unauthorized modification, tampering or change of any information, or any interference with the availability of or access to this Site is strictly prohibited. ACT reserves all legal rights and remedies available to it.

No mailing address, fax number, phone number or email address found on the Site may be harvested for solicitation use.

Limitation of Liability, Disclaimer of Warranty and Indemnification

Your use and browsing of this Site are at your risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the materials contained in this Site, or with any of these Terms and Conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to stop accessing this Site. ACT assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability, relevance or usefulness of any of the materials contained on this Site. The information on this Site is for your informational use and does not constitute veterinary advice, for which members of the public should seek the services of a licensed veterinarian, and for which veterinarians should use their own professional judgment. ACT is under no obligation to monitor the material residing on or transmitted to this Site. However, anyone using this Site agrees that ACT may monitor the Site periodically to (a) comply with any necessary laws, regulations or other governmental requests; (b) to operate the Site properly or to protect itself and its users; or (c) any other business purpose. ACT reserves the right to modify, reject or eliminate any material residing on or transmitted to the Site that it, in its sole discretion, believes is unacceptable or in violation of the law or these Terms and Conditions.

ACT also assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in this site or your downloading of any materials, whether provided by ACT or third parties, from this Site.  

ACT MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE AND DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE. EVERYTHING ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEITHER ACT NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS SITE OR THE MATERIALS HEREON IS LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THIS SITE.

You agree to immediately notify ACT of and to indemnify and to hold ACT and its third party service providers harmless from any and all claims (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) resulting from your acts, omissions, or representations in any way related to these Terms and Conditions or your access to, and use of, this Site. You shall use your best efforts to cooperate with us in the defense of any claim. ACT reserves the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.

Links to Third Party Sites

This Site contains links leading to publicly available Internet sites maintained by third parties (“Linked Sites”). These links are provided solely for the convenience of users of this Site. Unless expressly stated otherwise, such links and the Linked Sites are not sponsored by, affiliated with, or the responsibility of ACT and the owners of such Linked Sites are not affiliated with ACT and do not sponsor or endorse ACT’s Site. ACT has not tested or verified the content, accuracy, or opinions expressed on any Linked Site and disclaims any warranty or liability for damages associated therewith, including, without limitation, computer viruses or any other damages to your computer as a result of your using such Linked Sites.

Privacy Policy

ACT is sensitive to privacy issues with respect to the use of information that you provide to ACT. ACT believes it is important for you to know how ACT treats the information about you that is received by ACT. In this section, ACT explains its policies with respect to the various information ACT obtains about you.

Automated Collection of Non-Personal Information

You can visit the Site without telling ACT who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, ACT’s web servers capture Site statistics (such as Internet Protocol addresses, URLs, and web pages) and monitor traffic patterns to determine traffic levels on the Site in order to improve the content being provided on the Site and for other purposes related to ACT’s business. This information is non-personally identifiable and does not reveal your identity. ACT may, in ACT’s sole discretion, use this information or aggregate this information and use it for any purpose.

ACT uses cookies as a part of offering personalized service to visitors to the Site through the Site. Cookies are small text files sent to and stored on users’ computers that allow websites to recognize repeat users, facilitate users’ access to sites, and allow sites to compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. ACT uses cookies so that it may offer visitors to the Site important information about products and services which are customized to specific visitors’ interests and needs. Because ACT’s use of cookies is intended to benefit you, ACT recommends that you leave them turned on as you browse the Site. Most browsers will indicate how to prevent the browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser alert you when it receives a new cookie or how to disable them. Browser information can typically be found using your computer system’s “help” function.

Collection of Personal Information

When you take advantage of ACT products or services, such as registering for a conference, or applying for a grant on ACT’s Site, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information. Providing this information is voluntary, although it may be necessary to receive certain ACT products or services. You should not submit information of any kind to ACT if you do not want ACT to have access to or use of that information in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

Use of Personal Information

When you give ACT information, you are expressly consenting that ACT and/or its agents can use the information to deliver and confirm the products or services you requested or contact you again about other products, services, or membership offers.

You are also consenting that your information can be shared among ACT, the Society for Theriogenology (which we refer to in these Terms and Conditions as the “ACT Entities”), and that any of the ACT Entities and/or our agents can use this information to contact you. By providing your email address and/or fax number, you are expressly consenting that the ACT Entities may send notices, announcements, brochures, reminders, advertising, and other information, via facsimile at the fax number that you provide, and via email at the email address that you provide, until you let us know otherwise.

Opt-Out: Providing Your Preference for Use of Information to ACT

You can choose not to receive commercial communications or to have your information shared with third parties other than the ACT Entities by sending an email to ACT@franzmgt.com or calling 334-395-4666. ACT reserves the right for the ACT Entities to contact you for non-commercial purposes, such as to provide public health alerts or information concerning your membership through any means of communication available to ACT.

Legal Requests

ACT may be obligated to cooperate with various law enforcement or other government inquiries. ACT reserves the right to share or transfer your information to comply with a legal requirement, disclose any activities or information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, determine to be necessary or appropriate.

Security

ACT uses industry-standard encryption technologies when collecting personal information through forms on the Site. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, or that you consent to being stored on this Site, and you do so at your own risk.

If you provide information to ACT via email, you should know that email is not encrypted and is not necessarily secure against interception. If your communication includes personal information, and you prefer not to use one of our secure online forms, contact us by postal mail, fax or telephone rather than email.

General

These Terms and Conditions will be construed solely in accordance within the laws of the State of Alabama, without giving effect to principles of conflicts of laws. Any actions, proceedings or suits concerning or relating to this Agreement may only be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Montgomery, Alabama, or in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, and you hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts, and waive any objections thereto. In the event any provision of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be invalid, such invalidity will not affect the validity of remaining provisions, and the parties will substitute for the invalid provision a provision which most closely approximates the intent and economic effect of the invalid provision. Failure by either party to complain of any act or failure to act of the other party or to declare the other party in default, irrespective of the duration of such default, will not constitute a waiver of rights hereunder. These Terms and Conditions constitute the complete agreement between you and ACT with respect to the Site and supersedes all prior communications and agreements. ACT may at any time, in its sole discretion, revise these Terms and Conditions by updating them on ACT’s internet site www.theriogenology.org. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit ACT’s site to review the current Terms and Conditions.

Contact Information

For inquiries or questions, please contact ACT at: American College of Theriogenologists P.O. Box 3007, Montgomery, AL 36109
Phone: 334-395-4666; Fax: 334-270-3399 or email ACT@franzmgt.com.

Mission Statement

The mission of the ACT is to promote animal well-being, reproductive health, responsible breeding and genetic practices, and efficient management of breeding-age animals in agriculture, veterinary practice, zoos, preserves, and ecosystems. In particular, the ACT envisions development of focus areas in theriogenology to incorporate the following in theriogenology/reproductive medicine:

1. Population control for domestic and non-domestic animals including feral animals, free-ranging and captive wildlife.

2. Genomics in livestock and companion animal practice.

Contact Us

American College of Theriogenologists
761 Tiger Oak Drive
Pike Road, AL 36064-3063
P: 334-395-4666
F: 334-270-3399

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