Terms and conditions

The http://www.smallanimalultrasonography.com website is a video learning platform for veterinarians and students (‘Small Animal Ultrasonography‘ or ‘the platform’). Small Animal Ultrasonography offers training in the form of videos on animal ultrasounds.

Small Animal Ultrasonography is an initiative of Dr. Marc-André d’Anjou and Dr. Dominique Penninck, headquartered at 650 des Pinsons Street, Longueuil (QC) CANADA, J4G 2L2.

By using our platform, you acknowledge that you have read these terms and conditions of use (‘General Terms’) as well as our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy, and expressly accept the rights and obligations associated with them.

Any questions, remarks or suggestions can be directed to madvetrad@gmail.com

  1. Definitions

2. Acceptance of terms and conditions

3. Inscription for Small Animal Ultrasonography

4. Use of the platform

5. What we offer

6. Prices and payment terms

7. Duration and termination of service

8. Intellectual property

9. Processing personal data

10. Responsibility

11. Hyperlinks and downloads

1. DEFINITIONS

The terms used in the Terms and Conditions must be understood as follows:

– “Visitor”: anyone who simply consults Small Animal Ultrasonography without creating an account. The Visitor has limited access to the videos and information available on Small Animal Ultrasonography in the form of excerpts or trailers.

– “Subscriber”: any Visitor who creates a free account on Small Animal Ultrasonography. Creating an account is necessary to purchase paid videos.  

– “Member”: any Subscriber who wishes to join Small Animal Ultrasonography on the basis of an annual subscription. The Member enjoys various benefits such as an extension of the access period for purchased videos and exclusive promotional offers that will be offered to him occasionally.  

– “User” (also referred to as “you” and “your”): all Internet users who use Small Animal Ultrasonography, i.e. Visitors, Subscribers and Members depending on the context.

2 ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS

By visiting and using Small Animal Ultrasonography, the User acknowledges that he has read our Terms and Conditions, understand them and accept them expressly. If the User uses Small Animal Ultrasonography on behalf of a company or corporation, the User will also be individually bound to these Terms and Conditions, regardless of the existence of a separate agreement between Small Animal Ultrasonography and the corporation concerned.

The Terms and Conditions always remain fully and exclusively applicable, except in the case of an explicit derogation. A waiver is only valid insofar as it is the result of a mutual agreement expressly provided for in writing. These explicit derogations are intended to replace or supplement the clauses to which they relate. The other provisions of these Terms and Conditions remain fully applicable in all cases.

Small Animal Ultrasonography reserves the right to change its Terms and Conditions at any time. Any changes take effect as soon as they are published on  the website. However, these changes have no retroactive effect. By continuing to use Small Animal Ultrasonography, the User is assumed to have accepted the Terms and Conditions as amended. The User is therefore required to read this document on a regular basis.

If you do not agree with our Terms and Conditions, you should immediately stop using Small Animal Ultrasonography.

3    INSCRIPTIONS FOR SMALL ANIMAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY

3.1    CONDITIONS


Users can sign up for Small Animal Ultrasonography by creating a user account. In doing so, they can watch our free videos and/or buy access to our paid videos. Creating an account is free and is done using a form to complete online. You must provide a certain amount of information necessary to provide the services of Small Animal Ultrasonography. Information marked with an asterisk is required to create the account.

The User is required to provide accurate, complete and up-to-date information. In the event of a change in circumstances, the User is required to update his personal information. Small Animal Ultrasonography has the right to demand proof at any time regarding the authenticity of the data and the identity of the Subscriber by asking him to send him a written certificate.

Your personal data is collected and processed by Small Animal Ultrasonography exclusively for the purposes mentioned in our Privacy Policy

In addition, Small Animal Ultrasonography reserves the right to refuse or delete an account at any time, without prior notification and without any indication of reasons.

3.2 USER ACCOUNT AND IDENTIFIERS

As soon as the account is created, the User receives a confirmation email, sent to the email address indicated when they registered.

The subscriber chooses the data necessary for identification, including his password. Identification data is confidential and cannot be used by others. The Subscriber may not communicate them to third parties (including other Users) unless explicitly authorized by Small Animal Ultrasonography. The User always remains individually responsible for the use that is made of his user account. Therefore, Small Animal Ultrasonography cannot be held liable for fraudulent access or use of an account. Subscribers should notify Small Animal Ultrasonography as soon as they suspect a breach of the privacy of their user account and/or credentials. Small Animal Ultrasonography will take all necessary measures to remedy the situation.

Each User is entitled to only one user account. Registration of multiple accounts under various names is strictly prohibited.

3.3 BECOME A MEMBER

In addition to free registration, you have the opportunity to become a Member of Small Animal Ultrasonography. This is a subscription system with an initial duration of one year.

The Member enjoys various benefits such as an extension of the access time to purchased videos and access to exclusive promotional offers. The website shows which videos are included in the subscription.

To become a Member, the User must log into their user account. Once logged in, the user can click “become a member” above the page. On this page, the User is required to complete the required fields and choose the type of subscription desired. The price of the subscription is payable immediately at the time of the affiliation. The payment is worth confirmation in the head of the User.

The User can choose between different subscription formulas. The website specifies the specifications of each subscription. We recommend that you carefully read the specifications of each subscription.

The User will receive a confirmation email from Small Animal Ultrasonography at the email address listed.

4 USE OF THE PLATFORM

The User will use Small Animal Ultrasonography in accordance with these General Conditions but also with current legislation, the rights of third parties and the general principles applicable on the internet. Any other employment is strictly prohibited and will automatically terminate the User’s right to use. These include:

It is forbidden to access Small Animal Ultrasonography by the illegal use of accounts of other Users.

It is forbidden to register on Small Animal Ultrasonography and/or to register for training under a false identity and/or with third-party data.

It is forbidden to interfere with the proper functioning and security of the platform, including by spreading malware or computer viruses.

It is forbidden to interfere with the experience of using other Users or to cause them any damage.

The User prohibits any excessive use of Small Animal Ultrasonography. “Excessive use” refers to any use of the platform that would be significantly more intense than the use made by an average user. In case of excessive use, Small Animal Ultrasonography will inform the User and force him to take measures to limit its excessive use. If the excessive use of the platform continues, Small Animal Ultrasonography reserves the right to take the necessary measures to limit this use and guarantee qualitative use to other Users, including by suspending or deleting the User’s account.

In case of non-compliance with the above rules, Small Animal Ultrasonography will have the option to suspend or delete the account of the user concerned without prior warning. Small Animal Ultrasonography is not required to pay any refund or compensation.

The User may, at any time, and for whatever reason, decide to terminate his right to use by ceasing to use Small Animal Ultrasonography. If the user wants to permanently delete their user account, they must send an email request to medvetrad@gmail.com

Small Animal Ultrasonography agrees to respond to it no later than one (1) month after receiving the application. In the event of the account being deleted,  Small Animal  Ultrasonography  nevertheless retains certain information necessary for the platform to function properly and to comply with its legal obligations. Removing the account results in the deactivation and inaccessibility of the user account as well as all other services offered on Small Animal Ultrasonography.

5 WHAT WE OFFER

5.1 EFFICIENCY, SAFETY, AVAILABILITY

We provide our Users with a safe and efficient platform. Small Animal Ultrasonography takes all reasonable and necessary steps to ensure the proper operation, safety and availability of Small Animal Ultrasonography. Since the services provided by Small Animal Ultrasonography depend in part on external factors (internet traffic, intermediary providers, etc.), we are not able to offer a guarantee of absolute operability. We must therefore consider our actions as being covered by a means bond. 

The use of Small Animal Ultrasonography is always done at the user’s own risk. Thus, Small Animal Ultrasonography cannot be held responsible for damages that may result from possible malfunctions, interruptions, defects or damaging elements present on the Site, regardless of the existence of a case of force majeure or a foreign cause.

Small Animal Ultrasonography reserves at any time the right to modify, limit, interrupt, suspend or remove Small Animal Ultrasonography and its features, without prior warning and without incurring liability.

Small Animal Ultrasonography strives to ensure the quality of the platform by regular maintenance and software updates. These operations usually take place at a time when the level of activity on the platform is generally low, but this is not an obligation for Small Animal Ultrasonography. Maintenance and updating operations may have a temporary impact on the accessibility and operation of Small Animal Ultrasonography, without incurring Small Animal Ultrasonography liability or any form of compensation.

Finally, the User states that he became aware, at the latest of the time of registration on the site, of the configuration required to be able to view the videos of Small Animal Ultrasonography. Users are required to use a Google Chrome browser, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari or HTML5 browser. Adobe Flash Player must be installed on the user’s computer. The user must also have a high-speed Internet connection (450 Kbps (SD) or 1-MBPS (HD)). It is the user’s sole responsibility to take all the technical measures required to be able to use the services provided by Small Animal Ultrasonography.

5.2    CONTENT OF SMALL ANIMAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY

Small Animal Ultrasonography determines the essence of the content of the platform and takes great care of the information present on it. Small Animal  Ultrasonography  takes all necessary steps to keep the platform as complete, accurate and up-to-date as possible, even when information is provided by third parties. However, Small Animal Ultrasonography cannot offer an absolute guarantee regarding the quality of the information present on the platform. Although our sources are reliable, the information may not always be complete, accurate, accurate, updated and/or correctly listed. We therefore recommend that our Users monitor the accuracy and completeness of the information on our platform.  Small Animal Ultrasonography cannot therefore be held responsible for any damage, direct or indirect, that the User may suffer through the information present on the platform and in the videos.

The User is invited to mention any errors to Small Animal Ultrasonography by email to madvetrad@gmail.com. Small Animal Ultrasonography reserves at any time the right to modify, suspend or delete false, incomplete, or illegal information without prior warning to the User. The purchase price will be refunded to the User if the information in question was purchased by the user and was still available to him. To be refunded, the User is required to send a request by email to madvetrad@gmail.com.  Small Animal Ultrasonography will refund the User within 15 calendar days after receiving his request. Small Animal Ultrasonography is not required to otherwise compensate.

Depending on the type of subscription you purchased or the type of user you are, the content displayed on Small Animal Ultrasonography may vary. Small Animal Ultrasonography strives to ensure that the information displayed matches the user’s profile.

5.3    USER CONTRIBUTION AT SMALL ANIMAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY

Small Animal Ultrasonography can give the User the opportunity to contribute to Small Animal Ultrasonography by adding personal content to the platform, such as reviews or reactions to available videos. The user guarantees the quality of the content he publishes on the platform. It acknowledges and confirms that it is fully responsible. 

The User accepts the display of his content on the platform as well as his identity (name and surname). Small Animal Ultrasonography reserves the right to use user feedback for marketing, promotional and advertising purposes on all the means of communication it uses (website, social networks, newsletters, special offers, applications, etc.) and to pass them on to its business partners.

Small Animal Ultrasonography is not required by a general obligation to monitor content published by Users. Nevertheless, it reserves the right to refuse or remove, in whole or in part, content at its sole discretion. 

6 PRICES AND PAYMENT TERMS

6.1 PRICE

All prices listed on our website are expressed in $US and do not include applicable taxes. Other additional costs (such as the costs associated with using certain payment methods) are also not included in the original price. However, the overall price will always be expressly stated at the last stage of our online shopping process.

Small Animal Ultrasonography reserves the right to change its prices at any time but undertakes to apply the rates shown on the platform at the time of purchase.

6.2 PAYMENT TERMS

All payments are processed in full and immediately at the time of purchase. We accept all valid credit cards commonly used internationally as well as electronic payment methods, as shown on our platform.

Small Animal Ultrasonography takes all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of your online transactions.

The Member of Small Animal Ultrasonography pays by direct debit online.

The payment is worth confirming the purchase. The User will therefore be bound to a payment obligation. From the moment the payment is made, the video is available to the User for consultation for one year.

Your invoices can be viewed online in the “Orders” section of your user account.

As soon as the agreed period expires, Small Animal Ultrasonography will automatically remove access to videos, features and other subscribed subscriptions. Small Animal Ultrasonography does not provide any refund for the User if the user has not sufficiently exploited his right to use or if access to the platform is fully or partially, temporarily or constantly, limited or prevented.

Any claim regarding the (processing of) payment must be addressed in writing to Small Animal Ultrasonography within 15 days of purchase. Small Animal Ultrasonography is not required to repay.

7 DURATION AND TERMINATION OF SERVICES

If the User violates our Terms of Use, current legislation, third party rights or any other general principle applicable on the internet, Small Animal Ultrasonography will have the option to suspend or terminate its right of use, including by suspending or deleting its user account. Small Animal Ultrasonography can act without prior warning. If the User feels that these measures are unjustified, he is obliged to inform Small Animal Ultrasonography within 15 days. Small Animal Ultrasonography is under no obligation to cancel the action taken. The User is not entitled to any refund or compensation of any kind. 

The User may at any time and for any reason decide to terminate his right to use by ceasing to use Small Animal Ultrasonography. If the user wants to permanently delete their user account, they must make an explicit request by email to madvetrad@gmail.com. Small Animal Ultrasonography agrees to respond to it no later than one (1) month after receiving the application. Small Animal Ultrasonography nevertheless retains certain information necessary to ensure that the platform functions properly or that its legal obligations are met. Removing the user account results in the deactivation and inaccessibility of the user account as well as all other services and complementary features of Small Animal Ultrasonography

As soon as the deadline expires, the user will no longer have access to the content of Small Animal Ultrasonography.

For more information about your rights to your personal data, please consult our Privacy policy.

8 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Small Animal Ultrasonography and its contents are creations protected by intellectual property, in particular copyright, computer program law, database law, design law, trademark law and other applicable intellectual rights. “Content” refers to texts, images, logos, photos, videos and other similar material, as well as the selection and presentation of this content on the platform. 

By visiting and using Small Animal Ultrasonography, the User will be granted a limited right to access, use and display the platform and its content. This right is granted on a non-exclusive, non-transferable basis and can only be used for personal and non-commercial use. Users are not allowed to edit, reproduce, translate, distribute, sell, republish, share, in whole or in part, the protected items. No transfer of intellectual property is therefore planned for the benefit of the User.

The above clause also refers to content whose intellectual property rights are the rights of Users and third parties. Users and third parties retain their intellectual property rights over their own content, even after it is published on the platform.

By publishing content on the platform (by upload), the User grants Small Animal  Ultrasonography  a non-exclusive, free, communicable and global license to use, reproduce, transform and communicate content to the public to third parties, provided it is necessary to offer the services of our platform. This license is not time-limited and covers all of the above intellectual property rights. The license is necessary to ensure that our platform works properly. Its use is limited to this objective.

9 PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA

The personal data provided by the User during his visit and/or use of Small Animal Ultrasonography is necessary to ensure the proper functioning of the platform and the provision of the services of Small Animal Ultrasonography. Your personal data is collected and processed by  Small Animal  Ultrasonography  exclusively for internal purposes. The amount of information collected by Small Animal Ultrasonography differs depending on how the user does the work on the platform (for example, if the User creates an account or buys videos).

Small Animal Ultrasonography assures its Users that it attaches the utmost importance to the protection of their privacy.

In addition, the User’s personal data is always processed in accordance with our Privacy policy.

10 RESPONSIBILITY

Small Animal Ultrasonography can only be held liable for any serious or slight and repeated faults (contractual or extra-contractual) attributable to it and committed in connection with the execution of these Terms and Conditions. Nor do we exclude liability for intentional misconduct or fraud.  Small Animal  Ultrasonography’s liability is limited to the direct damages resulting from such breaches and can never be greater than the value of the last purchase. Small Animal Ultrasonography cannot be held responsible for any form of indirect damage that would result from such breaches. “Indirect damage” means that any form of indirect harm, missed profit, loss of earnings, financial or commercial loss, loss of customers, increased costs, etc. should be understood.

If the User is liable to Small Animal Ultrasonography for a contractual or extra-contractual breach, the User will have to take all necessary measures to protect Small Animal Ultrasonography from any claims or damages it may suffer on that occasion.

Small Animal Ultrasonography cannot be faulted if the breach is attributable to the fault of the User, a third party who is foreign to the provision of the service or to a case of force majeure. Force majeure refers to any unpredictable event beyond the control of Small Animal Ultrasonography that prevents it from fulfilling its obligations, in whole or in part.

Although Small Animal Ultrasonography makes its best efforts to ensure that the content of the videos matches the advertised description, it cannot be held responsible for the quality, accuracy and relevance of the information provided by the trainers. The trainers also state that they do not violate the intellectual rights of third parties.

11 HYPERLINKS AND DOWNLOADS

11.1 LINKS

Small Animal Ultrasonography may contain links or hyperlinks referring to third-party websites. The presence of a link or hyperlink does not automatically mean that there is a relationship between Small Animal Ultrasonography and the third-party website or that Small Animal Ultrasonography implicitly agrees with the content of the third-party site.

Small Animal Ultrasonography has no active control over third-party websites and is therefore not responsible for a malfunction or poor security of these websites. From the moment the User clicks on a link, he leaves our platform and can no longer hold Small Animal Ultrasonography responsible for any harm. These third-party websites do not necessarily offer the same guarantees as  Small Animal  Ultrasonography. Thus, we recommend that you carefully read their terms and conditions but also their disclaimer and their privacy charter.  

The User himself has the option to add a link to Small Animal Ultrasonography but Small Animal Ultrasonography has the right to delete it at any time, without having to justify itself. It is strictly forbidden to insert a link leading to the activities of our competitors, direct or indirect.

11.2 DOWNLOADS

Small Animal Ultrasonography contains downloadable content. Any download from the platform always takes place at the user’s risk.  Small Animal Ultrasonography cannot be held responsible for any damage, direct and indirect, resulting from these downloads, such as data loss or damage to the User’s computer system, which are entirely and exclusively the responsibility of the User.