Terms of Use

Welcome to the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County (“HSMSC”) website. These Terms of Use govern your use of our website. By accessing or using our website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with any part of these terms, please do not use our website.

  1. Use of the Website

1.1 Eligibility You must be at least 13 years old to use our website. If you are under 18, you may only use the website with the involvement and consent of a parent or guardian.

1.2 Acceptable Use You agree to use our website in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and in a manner that does not infringe or violate the rights of others or restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of the website. Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Uploading, posting, or transmitting any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable
  • Impersonating any person or entity, or falsely representing your affiliation with any person or entity
  • Uploading, posting, or transmitting any content that infringes upon the intellectual property rights or privacy rights of others
  • Uploading, posting, or transmitting any viruses, worms, malware, or other harmful or disruptive code

1.3 Intellectual Property The content on our website, including text, graphics, images, logos, and trademarks, is protected by intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, transmit, or use any part of the website’s content without prior written permission from HSMSC.

  1. Third-Party Content and Links

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services. HSMSC does not endorse or control the content or practices of these third-party websites. Any access to and use of such linked websites is solely at your own risk, and we recommend reviewing their respective terms of use and privacy policies.

  1. Disclaimer of Warranties

While we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information on our website, HSMSC does not warrant or guarantee the completeness, accuracy, reliability, or availability of any content. The use of our website is at your own risk, and we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

  1. Limitation of Liability

HSMSC, its officers, directors, employees, and agents shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use our website, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. This limitation of liability applies to all claims, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory.

  1. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold HSMSC, its officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in connection with your use of the website or any violation of these Terms of Use.

  1. Changes to the Terms

We may update these Terms of Use from time to time. The most current version will be posted on our website, and the effective date will be indicated at the top. By continuing to use our website after any changes to these Terms of Use, you acknowledge and agree to the updated terms.

  1. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [Jurisdiction]. Any legal action or proceeding arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or your use of the website shall be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located in [Jurisdiction].

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms of Use, please contact us at:

Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County Address: 935 Farm Road, Memphis, TN 38134 Phone: (901) 937-3900 Email: FrontDesk@memphishumane.org

Thank you for visiting our website and supporting the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County.