Terms and Conditions

    Last Updated: 25 December 2021

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  1. Introduction
    1. The following Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) form a legally binding (“Agreement”) between you and Pet Path Ltd, whose registered company number is 13466513 (“Pet Path”, “we”, “us”, “our”). This Agreement governs your access of www.petpath.co.uk (“Site”) and associated services (the Site and these services are collectively referred to as the “Platform”)
    2. By accessing the Website or using any of our associated Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not accept all Terms, you must not access the Website or use our Services.
    3. Pet Path reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time without notice. The updated version will be indicated by an updated "Last Updated" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification.
    4. To access and use our Platform you must not be: (a) under the age of 18 years old, (b) be a temporarily or indefinitely suspended user.
  2. Scope of Services
    1. The Platform may allow registered users (“Users”) to: (a) publish an online profile (“Profile”) to offer, display and promote services related to cat breeding, including but not limited to the sale of cats (Users that offer these services are herein referred to as “Breeders”, and the services they offer as “Breeder Offerings”).
    2. Pet Path does not control, own or manage any Profile(s) or sell any Breeder Offering(s), and does not guarantee: (a) the quality, safety, suitability, or legality of any Profile, (b) the truth or accuracy of any User Contributions (defined in Section 3), or (c) the performance or conduct of any Users or third party.
    3. Upon buying or selling a Breeder Offering, Users are entering into a contract directly with each other. Pet Path is not a participant within, and does not become a party to, any contractual relationship between a Breeder and a Buyer, and is not acting as an agent in any capacity.
    4. Breeders that have successfully completed our identification and vetting processes may be described as being “vetted” and/or “screened” (or similar language). Any such recognition is not an endorsement or guarantee by Pet Path that the Breeder is safe, trustworthy, or suitable.
  3. User Contributions
    1. At Pet Paths sole discretion, the platform may provide Users the opportunity to create, submit, post, display, transmit, perform, publish, distribute, or broadcast content and materials to us or on the Platform, including but not limited to text, writings, video, audio, photograph graphics, comments, suggestions, or personal information or other material (collectively, “User Contributions”).
    2. Contributions are the entire and sole responsibility of the User from which it originates and does not represent Pet Path views or opinions. Pet Path does not accept any liability as it relates to views, comments or remarks expressed in any Contributions.
    3. When you create or make available any Contributions, the content shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. While you retain all ownership rights to your Contributions, you are required to grant us license to use, store, and copy content and make it available to third parties. The rights you grant in this license are for the sole responsibility of operating, promoting, and improving our Services, and to develop new ones.
    4. When you create of make available any Contributions, you thereby represent and warrant that content and its use shall not:
      1. Breach any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
      2. Be unlawful or fraudulent or have any unlawful or fraudulent purpose.
      3. Disseminate unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, pornographic, obscene or other objectionable material.
      4. Interfere with anyone else's enjoyment of the Platform.
      5. Attempt to gain access to other computer systems.
  4. Additional Obligations of Breeders
    1. Breeders hereby acknowledge, agree and accept that, as part of the vetting process, Pet Path may at any point undertake certain checks, searches and other vetting processes (“Vetting”).
    2. Breeders hereby acknowledge, agree and accept that, as part of Vetting, Pet Path may need to share personal information collected with partner organisations ("Vetting Patners"). Vetting Partners include, but are not limited to:
      1. Langford Veterinary Services Limited, whose company number is 06798554.
    3. Breeders acknowledge and agree that Pet Path reserves the right to remove their access to the Platform based on any findings during Vetting.
    4. Breeders are solely and entirely responsible for their Profile and all associated Contributions and Breeder Offerings. Breeders may not include any outdated, false, inaccurate, or misleading information.
    5. Breeders are solely responsible for setting the prices for any Breeder Offering in your Listing, including applicable taxes ("List Price").
    6. Breeders may not include photos or videos (collectively, “Images”) that reflect the quality, condition and specifics of their Breeder Offers in a misleading or inaccurate way.
    7. Upon agreeing on the terms of the sale of a cat or provision of other Breeder Offerings, Breeders are entering into a contract directly with the Buyer. Breeders acknowledge and agree that Pet Path is not a participant within or party to such agreement.
    8. Breeders agree to notify Pet Path upon the sale of a Breeder Offering, including but not limited to the sale of a cat.
  5. Additional Obligations of Buyers
    1. Upon agreeing on the terms of the sale of a cat or provision of other Breeder Offerings, Buyers are entering into a contract directly with the User. Buyers acknowledge and agree that Pet Path is not a participant within or party to such agreement.
    2. Upon agreeing on the terms of the sale of a cat or provision of other Breeder Offerings, Buyers are entering into a contract directly with the User. Buyers acknowledge and agree that Pet Path is not a participant within or party to such agreement.
    3. Pet Path does not transfer legal ownership of cats of Breeder Offerings from Breeders to Buyers.
  6. Modifications, Cancellations, Refunds and Disputes
    1. The right to modify, cancel or refund a confirmed purchase is solely and entirely determined by the specific terms agreed in the contract between Users. Pet Path is not a participant in or party to such agreement and reserves the right, but has no obligation to, assist or mediate in any disputes that arise.
  7. Reviews
    1. Within a certain time frame after completing a transaction, Breeders and Buyers can submit a verified review ("Review") about each other. Any Reviews reflect the opinion of individual Members and do not reflect the opinion of Pet Path. Reviews are not verified by Pet Path, and each Member should undertake his or her own research to be satisfied concerning any specific Member. You agree that Pet Path is not liable for any Reviews.
    2. Reviews by Breeders and Buyers must be fair, truthful, and factual and may not contain any offensive or defamatory language. Reviews must comply with Pet Path’s policies. Pet Path reserves the right to remove any Reviews for any reason at any time.
    3. Members are prohibited from manipulating the Reviews system in any manner, such as instructing a third party to submit a positive or negative Review about another Member.
  8. Payment
    1. Pet Path charges Buyers a £60 fee ("Screening Fee") upon a Breeder confirming the sale of a Breeder Offering, including the sale of a cat.
    2. Pet Path expressively reserves the right to change the Screening Fee at any time, upon 30 days written notice to Users registered email address.
    3. Pet Path will notify Buyers that a Screening Fee is due 48 hours before attempting to take payment.
    4. Our current Payment Processor is Stripe, and your payments are processed by Stripe in accordance with Stripe’s terms of service found at https://stripe.com/en-gb/ssa and privacy policy found at https://stripe.com/en-gb/privacy.
  9. Prohibited Activities
    1. You may not access or use the Platform for any purpose other than that for which we make the Platform available. The Platform may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by us.
  10. General
    1. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.
    2. These Terms operate to the fullest extent permissible by law.
    3. We may assign any or all of our rights and obligations to others at any time.
    4. If any provision or part of a provision of these Terms is determined to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from these Terms and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
    5. There is no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship created between you and us as a result of these Terms.
    6. You agree that these Terms will not be construed against us by virtue of having drafted them. You hereby waive any and all defenses you may have based on the electronic form of these Terms and the lack of signing by the parties hereto to execute these Terms.
  11. Liability
  12. THE PLATFORM IS PROVIDED ON AN AS-IS AND AS-AVAILABLE BASIS. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM AND OUR SERVICES WILL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE AND THE MARKETPLACE OFFERINGS AND YOUR USE THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SITE’S CONTENT, USER CONTRIBUTIONS OR THE CONTENT OF ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THE SITE AND WE WILL ASSUME NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (1) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT AND MATERIALS, (2) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE, (3) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (4) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SITE OR THE MARKETPLACE OFFERINGS, (5) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (6) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT AND MATERIALS OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SITE, ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE, OR ANY WEBSITE OR MOBILE APPLICATION FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND WE WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ANY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.

  13. Indemnification
  14. YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD US HARMLESS, INCLUDING OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AND ALL OF OUR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, AGENTS, PARTNERS, AND EMPLOYEES, FROM AND AGAINST ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, LIABILITY, CLAIM, OR DEMAND, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND EXPENSES, MADE BY ANY THIRD PARTY DUE TO OR ARISING OUT OF (I) YOUR BREACH OF THESE TERMS, (II) YOUR IMPROPER USE OF THE PLATFORM OR ANY ASSOCIATED SERVICES, (III) YOUR INTERACTION WITH ANY USER OR PURCHASE OR SALE OF ANY CAT OR BREEDER OFFERING THROUGH THE PLATFORM, IN EACH CASE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES (WHETHER COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHERWISE) OF ANY KIND ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH, OR AS A RESULT OF, SUCH INTERACTION OR TRANSACTION, OR (IV) YOUR BREACH OF ANY LAWS, REGULATIONS OR THIRD PARTY RIGHTS.