Terms of Use

Dr. Dalton’s Premium Treats is excited to provide you this website (the “Site”) and associated services (the “Services”). These Terms of Use govern your use of the Site and the Services, so please review this document carefully. Any use of this site constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, please do not use this website.

Throughout this site, the terms “we”, “us”, “our”, “Dr. Dalton’s Premium Treats” and “Dr. Dalton’s” refer to California School for Dogs, Inc., a California corporation.  “You” refers to any person accessing and/or using this website.

Any personal information or material sent to or obtained by this website are subject to the Terms of Use set out in our Privacy Policy.  We encourage you to read this policy prior to submitting any personal information to this Site. The Privacy Policy is a part of these Terms of Use.

Please note:  These Terms of Use may be revised by California School for Dogs, Inc. by updating this posting and take immediate effect.

  1. Use of Service
    Dalton’s products are developed for people eighteen (18) years of age or older. You represent that you are at least eighteen (18) years old, are of legal age to form a binding contract, and are not a person barred from receiving the services provided by the Site under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. The Site is intended for those individuals and entities located in the United States. It is not directed to any person or entity in any jurisdiction where (by reason of nationality, residence, citizenship or otherwise) the publication or availability of the Site and its content, including its products and services, are unavailable or otherwise contrary to local laws or regulations. If this applies to you, you are not authorized to access or use any of the information on neither this Site nor the Service. Dr. Dalton’s in no way implies that the information, opinions, advice or other content on the Site is appropriate or that its products and services are available outside of the United States. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content, including laws regulating the export of data from the United States or your country of residence.
  2. Use License
    Subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions of this document, permission is granted to view and use Dalton’s Site and Services. This is a non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, revocable, non-transferable license to use the Services through the Site. THE SERVICES ARE FOR YOUR PERSONAL AND NON_COMMERCIAL USE. As a condition of your use of the Site and Services, you agree that you will not use the Site or Services for any purpose that is unlawful or that is otherwise prohibited by these Terms of Use. You may not use the Site or Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or the Services. You agree that you are responsible for your own conduct while using the Site and the Services and for any consequences thereof. You agree to use the Site and the Services only for purposes that are legal, proper and in accordance with these Terms of Use. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Site and the Service, you will not:
    • Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site or the Services;
    • Use any device to retrieve any portion of the Site or Services or collect information about users for any unauthorized purpose, or attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the Site or in the Services;
    • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail,” “chain letter” or “spam” or any other similar solicitation;
    • Remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from the materials or contained in or on the Site or the Services or transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other computer or server;
    • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Site and its Services;
    • Post or transmit through the Site or the Services any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including but not limited to any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law;
    • Interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site or Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site or Services; or
    • Transmit any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses, or any items of a destructive nature.

    You agree that Dr. Dalton’s shall decide, in its discretion, if your conduct violates any aspect of these Terms of Use and that Dr. Dalton’s may take whatever action it deems appropriate to address such violation including, without limitation, notification of appropriate authorities and removal of your access to the Site, the Service and/or any Dr. Dalton’s products.

  3. Electronic Communications
    By visiting the Site or by sending e-mails to us, you are knowingly and voluntarily consenting to receive communications from us electronically. We may communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. If you would like to opt out of receiving electronic promotional communications from us you may do so by contacting us at info@drdaltons.com or by using the unsubscribe functions at the bottom of our communications.
  4. Services provided by Dalton’s
    Dr. Dalton’s currently provides users with access to a variety of Services, which may include, but are not limited to, communications tools, discussion groups, forums, documents, news, press releases, peer publishing, industry articles, and knowledge banks. Such Services may be eliminated, changed or upgraded by Dr. Dalton’s from time to time, without notice to you. Any modifications to current Services, including without limitation any new features that augment or enhance the current Services, shall be subject to these Terms of Use.
  5. Pet Health, Fitness and Nutrition
    This Site may contain information relating to nutrition and various health and fitness conditions of pets and their treatment. This if for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for the advice provided by your own veterinarian or other veterinary professional. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a pet’s health, fitness problem, or disease. You should always consult your own veterinarian or veterinary professional.
  6. Registration Policy
    In order to use certain Services, such as joining the Dalton’s electronic mailing list, you may be required to register with Dr. Dalton’s. When registering, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”) and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You agree that Dr. Dalton’s may provide any and all notices, statements, and other communications to you through e-mail to the e-mail address provided in the Registration Data.
  7. Reliance on Information Posted
    The information presented on or through the Site or from the Services is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
  8. Revisions to Site and Changes to Terms of Use
    The materials appearing on the Site or in the Services could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Dalton’s does not warrant that any of the materials on its Site or Services are accurate, complete, or current. Dr. Dalton’s may, at any time, for any reason update, revise, or modify the Terms of Use or make changes to the materials contained on its Site or Services without notice to you. We recommend that you periodically review the Terms of Use for changes. Your continued use of this Site after changes are posted constitutes your continued agreement to the then-current Terms of Use. Dr. Dalton’s may also terminate or suspend your access to or use of the Site as a whole or in part at any time, with or without cause or notice to you.
  9. Limitation of Liability
    To the maximum extent permitted by law, Dr. Dalton’s and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, or employees, licensors, suppliers, partners, successors, and assigns shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data, confidential information, profit or privacy; due to business interruption; costs of procurement of substitute goods or services), however caused, and whether arising out of the access to, use, inability to use, change in content of the Site or Services or arising from any other website you access through a link from this Site or to the extent permitted by applicable law, from any actions we take or fail to take as a result of any electronic mail messages you send us.
  10. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you expressly waive all claims against Dr. Dalton’s, its officers, directors, employees, suppliers and programmers that may arise from your use or access of this Site.

  11. Termination
    You may terminate these Terms of Use at any time by discontinuing your use of the Site and the Services at any time. You do not need to specifically inform Dalton’s when you stop using the Site or Services. You agree that Dr. Dalton’s shall decide, in its discretion, if your conduct violates any aspect of these Terms of Use and that Dr. Dalton’s may take whatever action it deems appropriate to address such violation including without limitation notification of appropriate authorities and removal of your access to the Site and/or any Dr. Dalton’s Services or products. You alone are responsible for the content and consequences of any of your activities.
  12. External Links
    The Site may contain links to third party websites and are provided for convenience only. These websites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the content of, accuracy or reliability of any information contained within the websites. Dr. Dalton’s is providing these links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Dr. Dalton’s or any association with its operators, or guarantee that the content contains accurate information. Use of any linked website is at your own risk. Please review the privacy statements and terms of use posted on each website that you may link to from our Site. The Terms of Use stated in this policy apply only to this Site and Services we Dr. Dalton’s reserves the right to remove any link or linking program from this Site, at any time, without notice to you.
  13. Intellectual Property Rights; Submitted Content
  14. 12.1 Intellectual Property Rights. The trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names, and trade dress on and copyrights to the content of this Site and the Services, as well as their selection and arrangement, are the property of Dr. Dalton’s or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international laws. These Terms of Use do not convey or transfer any license or ownership rights to you. You are not permitted to use these marks without the prior written consent of Dr. Dalton’s or such third party that may own the marks.

    12.2 Our Content. Dr. Dalton’s owns the copyright for all of the materials and content it places on the Site or has a valid right from a third party to use such materials and content. Dr. Dalton’s also owns or has a valid right to use all trademarks, service marks, logos, and trade names it places on this Site. No part of the Site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download copies of the materials for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices on the materials. Any modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Dr. Dalton’s’ copyright and other proprietary rights. The use of any such material on any other Site or computer network without Dr. Dalton’s written consent is strictly prohibited.

    12.3 DCMA Policy.  Dr. Dalton’s  is committed to complying with U.S. copyright law and will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c) (“DCMA”). If you have evidence, know, or have a good faith belief that your rights or the rights of a third party have been violated and you want Dr. Dalton’s to delete, edit, or disable the material in question, you must provide to Dr. Dalton’s all of the following information:

    • A physical or electronica signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
    • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works;
    • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringed or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Dr. Dalton’s to locate the material;
    • Information reasonably sufficient to permit Dr. Dalton’s to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and electronic mail address;
    • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and,
    • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

    For this notification to be effective, you must provide it to Dr. Dalton’s designated agent at:

    California School for Dogs, Inc.
    Attn: Copyright Agent
    6187 Santa Marguerita Way
    Goleta, CA 93117
    info@drdaltons.com

    We welcome any comments you may have regarding the Site, its products and services. Any such comments or content you submit to us, such as remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information, become and remain the exclusive property of Dr. Dalton’s, even if these Terms of Use or any other agreement you have entered into with us is later terminated or amended. This means that we do not have to treat any such submission (including, but not limited to, product or advertising ideas) as confidential. We will not pay you or anyone else for any information that you provide which is used by us. Additionally, you acknowledge that you have full responsibility for any such submission you make, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

  1. No Warranties
    THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DR. DALTON’S DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, QUALITY, TIMELINESS, AVAILABILITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, DOCUMENTS, CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THE SITE, AND YOU SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THEM. DR. DALTON’S EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEITHER DR. DALTON’S NOR ITS THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, VIRUS FREE OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL BE SUCURE, OR THAT ANY ADVICE OR OPINION OBTAINED FROM DR. DALTON’S THROUGH THIS WEBSITE IS ACCURATE OR TO BE RELIED UPON.
  2. Your Responsibility for Loss or Damage; Backup of Data
    YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE CANNOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING FROM THE INTERNET OR THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE CODE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SUFFICIENT PROCEDURES AND CHECKPOINTS TO SATISFY YOUR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ANTI-VIRUS PROTECTION AND ACCURACY OF DATA INPUT AND OUTPUT, AND MAINTAIN A MEANS EXTERNAL TO OUR SITE FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF LOST DATA. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
  3. Application of Disclaimers, Limitations and Waivers
    THE DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS AND WAIVERS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPHS 9, 13, AND 14 ABOVE DO NOT IN ANY WAY LIMITE ANY OTHER DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES OR ANY OTHER LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IN THIS TERMS OF USE OR ANY OTHER AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND DR. DALTON’S. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS, AND WAIVERS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. UNLESS LIMITED OR MODIFIED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS AND WAIVERS SHALL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED, EVEN IF ANY REMEDY FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
  4. Indemnification
    You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Dr. Dalton’s, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, representatives, and third party providers, from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, liabilities, losses, expenses, damages, judgments, awards, fees and costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs), arising directly or indirectly out of or relating to (a) your violation of these Terms of Use; or (b)any other actions connected with your use of the Site or the products or services offered on the Site, including the Services.
  5. Jurisdiction
    These Terms of Use, and any dispute arising under or related to these Terms of Use (whether for breach of contract, tortious conduct or otherwise) will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California disregarding any conflict of law provisions. You and Dr. Dalton’s agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in California. You acknowledge that monetary damages for improper use of these Terms of Use or other breach of these Terms of Use may be inadequate, therefore, Dr. Dalton’s is entitled to seek equitable relief, including injunctive relief against you, in addition to all other remedies.
  6. Assignability
    We may assign our rights and delegate our duties under these Terms of Use either in whole or in part at any time without notice. You may not assign, sublicense or otherwise transfer your rights or obligations, in whole or in part, under these Terms of Use to anyone else without our prior written consent of Dr. Dalton’s.
  7. Relationship
    This Agreement does not establish any relationship of partnership, joint venture, employment, franchise or agency between you and us.
  8. General Terms of Use Applicable to Use of the Site
    These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Dr. Dalton’s and governs your use of the Site. You may have entered into other agreements with Dr. Dalton’s. Those agreements are in addition to these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use do not modify, revise or amend the terms of any other agreements you may have with Dr. Dalton’s. The failure of Dr. Dalton’s 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 of 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.
  9. Entire Agreement
    These Terms of Use and Privacy Policy constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and Dr. Dalton’s with respect to the Site and supersedes all prior contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the Site.