This website is owned and operated by Dog Breeders Brisbane Club Pty Ltd (DBBC). Across the site, the terms ‘we,’ ‘us,’ ‘our,’ ‘Dog Breeders Brisbane Club,’ and ‘DBBC’ are used. Each term refers to Dog Breeders Brisbane Club Pty Ltd.
DBBC offers this website, all information, tools, and services to the user under the condition that you accept all our terms, conditions and policies.
When visiting our site, making a purchase and/or engaging in our ‘Service,’ you agree to be bound by the following “Terms and Conditions” (“Terms of Service”). This is inclusive of any additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein or made available via hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the website with no exception. There is no limitation to who must adhere to these services, despite various browsers, vendors, customers, merchants and content contributors.
Please take the time to read these Terms and Conditions in detail before you access our website. When you access any part of our website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you don’t agree to these terms, you must refrain from using/viewing our website and any services.
Acceptance to these Terms and Conditions, when considering an offer, it is expressed limited to these Terms of Service. All new tools and features added to this website will also be subject to the Terms and Conditions. The most current version of the Terms of Service will always be available on this page. We do, however, reserve the right to update, change and replace any part of these Terms and Conditions without prior notice. Your continued use of our website will be subject to the most recent Terms of Service. You accept any changes by continuing to use our website.
SECTION 1 – BREEDERS DIRECTORY AND GENERAL ANIMAL LIABILITY
DBBC accepts no responsibility for the information in our Breeders Directory. We also accept no responsibility for any animal, dog or puppy you acquire from a registered breeder. Those breeders who appear in our director are those which DBBC understands may have litters available for sale.
DBBC provides access to limited breeder details to verify if they hold a financial membership with DBBC. We make no guarantee of their reputation. We also make no guarantees that the dog, puppy or animal you purchase or acquire will be suitable in any way shape or form. You must conduct your own research and investigations into the breeder and animal breed. It is up to your judgment to determine if the puppy, dog or animal is healthy, good and meets your requirements.
All members of DBBC agree to abide by our ‘Code of Ethics.’ They must also comply with Local, State and Federal Government regulations. All regulations put in place by DBBC must also be adhered to.
To the full extent of the law, DBBC accepts no responsibility or liability for injury, illness or death of an animal due to mistreatment or otherwise. This includes the fault of the breeder, owner, materials used, or website guides followed. This includes guides contained on our website and third-party websites.
SECTION 2 – MEMBERSHIP TERMS
All those who apply as registered breeders or financial members of DBBC must abide by the DBBC Code of Conduct and Ethical Breeding Guidelines. Members are forbidden from mistreating animals or/and their owned dogs, breeding animals or pets. They must also comply with local, state and federal regulations for companion and animal treatment. They must also comply with the breeding guidelines of their jurisdiction.
DBBC may ask specific members to meet certain requirements. On top of these, all breeders must also consent to the following:
– Receiving a police background check
– Receiving random premises inspections and checks. These may be conducted by DBBC or its agents.
– Presenting breeding records when audited by DBBC or its agents.
– Presenting DNA screenings for all breeding animals on DBBC’s request
– Presenting all vet checks and medical records for a breeding animal when asked for or audited by DBBC
– Answering all questions thoroughly when under audit by DBBC
– Paying fines issued by DBBC to rectify problems, breaches of contracts and breaches of our Code of Ethics. These must be paid within the due time frame.
– Any breeders or members who do not comply with these Terms and Conditions are at risk of having their membership terminated immediately. They may also receive a fine to cover the cost of damages, including damages to the business. Changes to membership will also incur an administration fee of $50. Changes to membership include but are not limited to membership options, adding additional breed listings, amendments and name changes or amendments that require changes to documentation. Should you decide to breed a new species, you must also fill in a new membership application.
DBBC will contact breeders should more information be required on their membership application. Members will be contacted via phone or email. Refused applications may incur a $50 administration fee.
SECTION 3 – PAYMENT TERMS
DBBC’s representatives and agents process membership payments online. Payment Receipts are sent to the financial member once confirmed payment is made.
All prices and delivery charges are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST). All registration membership payments are also final. They are not refundable for any reason.
The financial member is responsible for renewing their membership four weeks prior to their anniversary date. Notices will not be issued to members. Registration renewals will be expected yearly 4 weeks before the anniversary of your first registration. They must be paid without notice until you cancel your membership. Should you cancel your membership after its renewal, you will not receive a refund.
SECTION 4 – DEFAMATION
All users of our site must not harm the reputation of DBBC and its people. This includes doing so via written, spoken or social media harm. Any disparaging or hostile communication, which aims to disrespect DBBC or a person within its organisation, is forbidden. This includes any opinion pieces.
SECTION 5 – CANCELLATION OF REGISTRATION AND MEMBERSHIPS
DBBC has the right and discretion to cancel memberships without notice. Memberships may be cancelled if a member is found to be in breach of our Terms and Conditions. Other reasons for termination include complaints, breaking the Code of Conduct, poor breeding ethics and violating laws relating to animals and breeding.
SECTION 6 – RESPECT & MANNERS
All users of this website must engage with it in a respectful manner. This includes when communicating with DBBC staff, other members and customers.
SECTION 7 – ONLINE STORE TERMS
By agreeing to our Terms and Conditions, you agree that you are above the age of majority in your state of residence. Alternatively, you are of the age of majority and agree to give consent for minors to use this website.
Our products should never be used for unauthorised purposes. You may never violate any laws of your jurisdiction while using this website. You may not transmit any worms, viruses or destructive code to the website.
Any breaches in these Terms will lead to the instant termination of your membership.
SECTION 8 – GENERAL CONDITIONS
DBBC reserves the right to refuse service at any time. As a member of DBBC, you understand that your membership application and information may be transferred unencrypted. This involves transfers across networks and transfers to adapt to technological changes. Your credit card information will never be stored in our system. We will never ask for your credit card details over the phone or by email. All payments will be made directly by you as required online from time to time.
During and after your use of our website, you agree not to duplicate, reproduce, resell or exploit any information provided by the service. You must not do so unless you have prior written approval from the DBBC Director. All headings used in this agreement are done so for your convenience and will not limit or affect our Terms.
SECTION 9 – ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND TIMELINESS OF INFORMATION
DBBC accepts no responsibility if the information made available on the site is not current or accurate. Users accept that the information on the site is done to provide general information. Therefore, it should not be used as the basis for making decisions. All users should consult primary sources to ensure they make the most informed decision possible. Relying specifically on our information is done at your own risk.
Due to the nature of our fast-moving site, it may contain historical information. This is provided for your reference and should not be relied on. DBBC has the right to amend and change the content on our site at any time and without notice. In the same way, we have no obligation to update our site. It is your responsibility to monitor our website for changes and use any new information at your discretion.
SECTION 10 – MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICE AND PRICES
Prices are subject to change without notice. DBBC reserves the right to modify and discontinue the service or part of the service offered without notice. DBBC is not liable to users or any third parties which are impacted due to modifications, price changes, service suspensions and discontinuations.
SECTION 11 – PRODUCTS OR SERVICES (if applicable)
Products or services offered by DBBC may only be available through an approved method. As individuals will be dealing with various breeders, these products or services will be limited in quantity.
We reserve the right to limit the sales and quantities of the products available on our site based on a person’s geographic region or jurisdiction. This may take place on a case-by-case basis and is entirely up to our discretion. Product descriptions available on our website can be changed without prior notice. Products can also be discontinued at any time, and we can void orders where prohibited.
Due to the nature of our sales platform, we do not warrant the quality of the product or service you purchase. We are not responsible if a product or service does not meet your expectations.
SECTION 12 – ACCURACY OF INFORMATION (see above)
SECTION 13 – OPTIONAL TOOLS
When we provide access to third-party tools, you accept that we do not monitor or have control over these resources. You agree that the access to these tools ‘as is.’ We do not provide any warranties, representations or endorsements. As such, you accept that they are the responsibility of the third-party provider.
We have no liability for any issues you incur due to your use of third-party tools. You accept that your use of these tools is done at your own risk. We recommend you make yourself familiar with the Terms of Service provided by the third-party site before using their resources.
Where we offer new tools and resources, these are also subject to these Terms and Conditions.
SECTION 14 – THIRD-PARTY LINKS
As mentioned, we may occasionally provide access to third-party resources.
We are not responsible for any third-party links or websites. As such, we take no responsibility to examine these for content accuracy. We do not guarantee that they are accurate or reliable.
We are also not liable for any damages you incur due to your access to third-party websites. This includes goods, services, resources or content you access through this third party. We recommend you carefully examine their Terms of Service to ensure you understand their terms before engaging in a transaction. Any complaints or questions you have for the third party should be directed to them.
SECTION 15 – USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK AND OTHER SUBMISSIONS
If you send specific submissions to us with or without request, you accept that we may, without restriction, edit, copy, publish and distribute these. This includes but isn’t limited to suggestions, plans, and materials sent via phone, mail, email or commented via social media. We are under no obligation to maintain comments in confidence, pay compensation for suggestions or respond to comments.
We have no obligation to monitor, edit or remove content that we determine is unlawful, threatening, offensive or against our Code of Ethics. This includes any content that violates any party’s intellectual property rights.
By using our site, you agree that your comments will not violate any rights. This includes copyright, trademarks, privacy and other personal property rights. You also agree that your comments will not contain any material which could be considered unlawful, abusive, obscene, or offensive. Your comments must also not contain any content that could harm the integrity of our website, including malware.
The use of false emails and fake identities is also strictly prohibited. You must always act as yourself and must not make an effort to mislead us. You will remain responsible for the accuracy of your comments. We don’t assume liability for any comments you post.
SECTION 16 – PERSONAL INFORMATION
SECTION 17 – ERRORS, INACCURACIES AND OMISSIONS
When information appears on our site and contains typographical errors or inaccuracies relating to product descriptions, pricing, special offers, shipping, and product availability, we reserve the right to correct these errors. We also reserve the right to update or cancel any errors; which may have conflicted with the inaccurate information. We can update this information at any time without prior notice.
DBBC has no obligation to update or clarify any information available on the website, including within product descriptions and pricing. There is no date within these Terms of Service specifying when content must be updated.
SECTION 18 – PROHIBITED USES
Additionally, to the other prohibited behaviours outlined in our Terms of Service, there are other limitations you must adhere to.
All users of the website are prohibited from using the website for:
– Unlawful purposes
– To solicit others into illegal acts
– To violate regulations, including international, federal, provincial and state ordinances
– To infringe or violate our intellectual property rights
– To infringe or violate the intellectual property rights of others
– To harass, abuse, insult and harm others through defamatory, discriminative or slanderous language
– To submit misleading or inaccurate information
– To transmit viruses or malware that impacts our website’s performance or the performance of the internet
– To collect the personal data of others
– To phish, pharm, spam, pretext, spider, crawl or scrape
– To conduct immoral acts
– To circumvent site security
If you are found to be in breach of these prohibitions, we reserve the right to terminate your membership and use of our website.
SECTION 19 – DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
At no time do we guarantee or warrant that your use of our website will be uninterrupted, secure and free from error. We also do not warrant that our information is always accurate or reliable.
By using DBBC’s site, you agree that we may need to remove the service for specific periods without notice. We also reserve the right to cancel a service without notice. Therefore, our services are delivered to you ‘as available.’ These services come without warranty, conditions or representations unless otherwise specified. This includes any implied warranties. By using our site, you agree that your inability to use any of our services is at your own risk.
There are no instances where DBBC, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors and other internal stakeholders will be liable for any loss or damages incurred on our website. This includes if they are direct or indirect injuries or losses. In states or jurisdictions where the exclusion of liability for consequential and incidental damages is not allowed, our liability will be limited to the maximum extent stated by the law.
SECTION 20 – INDEMNIFICATION
By using this site, you agree to hold DBBC, our patents, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, subcontractors, service providers, interns, employees and suppliers harmless from claims. This includes any reasonable attorney fees and documentation fees created by a third party due to your breach of our Terms of Service, law or your rights.
SECTION 21 – SEVERABILITY
If a provision of these Terms of Service is considered void, unlawful or unenforceable, the provision will be made enforceable to the extent permitted by law. Any unenforceable portions will be cut from these Terms and Conditions. Any unlawful determinations regarding specific clauses will not impact the validity of the remaining provisions.
SECTION 22 – TERMINATION
All liable parties will receive notice of the termination of their agreement before the termination date. These terms of service will remain effective unless they are terminated by you or us. You can terminate these terms at any time; by notifying our team that you no longer wish to be a member or use our services. You can also terminate these terms by ceasing the use of our site.
If we suspect you have failed to comply with the provisions of our Terms of Service, we reserve the right to terminate this agreement without notice. As a member of the site, you will remain liable for any amount owed up to the date of termination.
SECTION 23 – ENTIRE AGREEMENT
If we fail to exercise any provision of these Terms and Conditions, this is not considered a waiver of the provision.
Any Terms of Service and policies available on our site are created concerning the services provided. This constitutes the entire agreement and is an understanding between you and us that we must govern your use of our service. This agreement, therefore, supersedes any prior assumptions, communications, proposals or agreements you may have with us, whether they be oral or written. This is inclusive of any previous versions of these terms.
Any ambiguities in your interpretation of these terms will be superseded by these written terms.
SECTION 24 – GOVERNING LAW
These Terms and Conditions, any other policies available on our website and any instances where we provide services will be governed by the laws of Queensland and Australia.
SECTION 25 – CHANGES TO TERMS OF SERVICE
The most up-to-date version of these terms will always be available on this page. We reserve the right to update, change and modify these terms at any time, without prior notice.
You are liable to check our website to stay up-to-date with any changes that may impact your use. Your continued use of DBBC’s website is always subject to the most up-to-date Terms of Service.
SECTION 26 – CHANGES TO OUR FEES
We have the right to update, change and modify any part of our fee schedule without prior notice.
SECTION 27 – CONTACT INFORMATION
Last update: 20/07/2022. Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to us at info@DBBC.com.au.