VKC End User's License Agreement

The following agreement describes the Terms of Use by which The Virtual Kennel Club ("VKC/We/Us") offers to sell to you and permit your use, and in certain cases transfer, of its Products. By purchasing, using or transferring our Products, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the terms of this agreement, and the purchase of your VKC Product was made on or after August 20, 2011, please contact the person from whom you purchased a VKC Product to arrange the return of the Product(s) to, and to receive a full refund  from, that seller.  Do this immediately upon reading this entire agreement and before any Products or Services are used.

This agreements covers, but is not limited to VKC Dogs, other VKC Animals and any other Product, Service or Accessory created or provided by Enrico Genosse, the VKC, its representatives, assigns, agents or employees. VKC Products are distributed solely for use of authorized end users according to the terms of the License Agreement. Any use, reproduction or redistribution of these products not expressly authorized by the terms of the License Agreement is expressly prohibited.

The copyrights and trademarks to the Products and their Contents remain the property of the VKC or the original authors. The copyrighted and/or trademarked material, including the overall look of the Product as well as their Content, is not to be used or duplicated without the written permission of the VKC. Use of the copyrighted and/or trademarked material in a way not outlined and/or beyond its intended use constitutes copyright and/or trademark infringement.

VKC Products purchased in Second Life are only licensed for use within Second Life. You may not copy or use VKC Products on another domains, sites, virtual worlds, etc. without obtaining, in advance, a new license for the new domain and/or express permission from the VKC or its official representative.

New VKC Products (created after 1st October 2010) are not transferable.

Most Products created prior to this date are transferable. You may only transfer ownership of the Products and all parts thereof, and all of your rights and obligations under the License Agreement, to another owner if that person also agrees to the terms and conditions of this License Agreement. You are expected to make the new owner aware of this agreement as part of your contract of sale with them.

Subject to the Grant of License hereinabove, you may not, in whole or in part, copy, duplicate, reproduce, exploit, reverse engineer, derive source code, modify, disassemble, decompile, or create derivative works based on VKC Products, or remove any proprietary notices or labels on the VKC Products, including but not limited to template files, sculpties, sounds, animations and script files, which may not be modified for use in Second Life or other worlds or domains. You may not sell, or in any way, transfer items or products that result from bugs, glitches, exploits, rollbacks or otherwise obtained products not intended, or obtained in the intended manner, and doing so will constitute a breach of this agreement

New features are added periodically which may require that you update your pets and possibly accessories.

The VKC may, in its sole discretion, terminate your use of VKC Products and/or Services at any time. You are personally liable for any products and/or costs that you incur prior to termination. The VKC reserves the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any aspects of the Product at any time without prior notice.

Neither licensor nor its representative and/or agent, subsidiaries or affiliates shall be liable in any way for loss or damage of any kind resulting from the use of the VKC Products, including, but not limited to loss of dogs, pets, animals, toys, accessories or objects of any kind, loss of goodwill, lost income, sim performance including lag, product glitches or malfunction, computer failure or malfunction, or any and all other damages or losses. Further, the VKC shall not be liable in any way for the loss or damage to products, designs, templates, artwork, scripts, pricing and other information stored by the VKC products. The VKC shall not be responsible for any interruptions of service, including, but not limited to rollbacks, restarts, grid crashes, or any other event which may result in a loss of VKC products or accessories lost from in world, inventory, or otherwise from the possession of the user. In no event will licensor be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, special, exemplary or consequential damages.

We reserve the right to make judgment calls for any situation not covered by these Terms of Use.

The VKC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. The current version of this document is always available from our website.