In this Agreement:

a)         “FOUR PAWS”, “we”, “our” and “us” mean:

•           FOUR PAWS Australia (Animal Welfare) Limited

b)         “Website” refers to the website located at

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website.  By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. 

If you disagree with any part of this Agreement, you should refrain from accessing or using this Website.  We may from time to time amend, update or change these terms and conditions of use without prior notice.

Conditions of Use

It is a condition of you using this Website that you do not:

(a)   defame, abuse, stalk, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, including rights relating to privacy;

(b)  falsely represent to others that you or your association is affiliated or associated with us, the Website;

(c)   use, adapt, translate, disassemble, reproduce, sell, resell or otherwise exploit the information made available or published on the Website for commercial purposes without our written consent; or

(d)  access or attempt to access information resources you are not authorised to use.


FOUR PAWS has undertaken all reasonable efforts to make sure that all information that is made available on this Website is correct and complete at the time that it is published. Nevertheless, there may be unintentional errors for which we apologise. We (including our directors, officers, employees, agents and related entities responsible for maintaining the Website) accept no responsibility and disclaim all liability in respect of any errors, inaccuracies or misstatements contained on the Website. You should make your own inquiries to verify information stated on the Website.

We try to ensure that all information available on the Website are current at the time of issue.  Such information may change at any time and is subject to any updated information we receive.

Before relying upon any material set out on the Website, you should carefully evaluate its accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance for your purposes and should, if necessary, obtain professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.  You should obtain advice from a qualified legal practitioner and financial adviser before making any legal or financial decisions.

In some cases, the material set out on the Website may incorporate or summarise views, guidelines or recommendations of third parties.  Such material is assembled in good faith, but does not necessarily reflect our views or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.

No Warranties

You understand and agree that:

(a)   the Website is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis and without warranties of any kind, expressed or implied;

(b)  we make no warranty that the Website will meet your requirements, be uninterrupted, timely, or error-free;

(c)   any material downloaded from the Website is done at your own risk and you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data as a result from the download; and

(d)  no advice or information obtained by you from or through us or the Website shall create any warranty.

Intellectual Property

All material on this Website is copyrighted.  Permission is granted to you for viewing, downloading or printing and reproduction of material on this Website for personal and non-commercial purposes.  Apart from any use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, all other rights are reserved.  Individuals or organisations wishing to publish or reproduce any materials for commercial, educational or other uses are requested to contact us for further information.

All further rights, in particular the right of duplication, distribution as well as translation are reserved to the authors and FOUR PAWS.

No part of the works presented on this Website may be reproduced other than as described above in any form (by photocopy, microfilm or any other procedure) or stored, processed, multiplied or distributed using electronic systems without written permission from the authors.

You are welcome to link to this Website, provided that in doing so you do not use any trade marks featured without permission.

The FOUR PAWS name and logo are registered trade marks of VIER PFOTEN International-gemeinnutzige Privatstiftung and any unauthorised use is prohibited. Other product and company names mentioned on this Website may be the trade marks of other people or entities.

You must not link to this Website from a site or in a manner which disparages the reputation of FOUR PAWS, its related bodies corporate, suppliers or advertisers.

The Website may contain material in which third parties own the copyright. Copying such material may infringe the rights of others.

Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on Website activity for Website operators and providing other services relating to Website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Website. By using this Website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Data collection and storage can be cancelled by you at any time with effect on a future date [using]. In view of the discussion about the use of analytical tools with complete IP addresses, we would like to point out that this Website uses Google Analytics with the advanced “_anonymizeIp()” option and thus IP addresses are only further processed in an abbreviated manner so as to exclude direct reference to people.

Links to other websites

Links to other websites are inserted for convenience and do not constitute endorsement of material at those websites, or any associated organisation, product or service.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.  Furthermore, we accept no responsibility for material contained in any website that our Website links to.

Use of social media plugins

Our Website may use various social media plugins, including plugins from Facebook® (, Twitter® (, Pintrest® (, Instagram® ( and Youtube® ( (“social media sites”). These plugins are indicated by the logos of the respective brands.

When you access our Internet presenceWebsite, your browser may establishes a direct connection with the Facebook servers to which the plugins relate. The content of the plugin is transferred by Facebook these social media sites directly to your browser, which then integrates it into ourthe Wwebsite.

Integration of the plugin causes one or more of Facebook these social media sites to receive the information that you have accessed on the corresponding page of our Internet presenceWebsite. If you are logged in with an account on one or more of these social media sitesin with Facebook, it will be able to assign your visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, such as by pressing the logo or “Like” or “Share” button, the corresponding information is sent directly to the respective social media site(s) Facebook by your browser and saved there. You can find information on the purpose andWe recommend that you familiarise yourself with the extent of data acquisition as well as how the data is processed further and used by Facebook,these social media sites, together with your rights and optional settings to protect your private sphereprivacy, in the Facebook data protection notes (

If you do not want Facebook these social media sites to gather data about you via our Internet presenceWebsite, you must log out of these social mediate sites Facebook before visiting our Internet presenceWebsite.

Limitation of Liability

You understand and agree that we shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, data or other intangible losses resulting from:

(a)   the use or the inability to use the Website;

(b)  the unauthorised access to or alterations of your transmissions or data;

(c)   activities resulting from the loss or misuse of the Website;

(d)  statements or conduct of any third party on the Website; or

(e)  any other matter relating to the Website.

By virtue of browsing or accessing the Website, you have accepted the laws of New South Wales as the law governing the conduct and operation of the Website.  In this respect, the courts of New South Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction over all claims or disputes arising in relation to, out of, or in connection with the Website or its use.


You acknowledge that any personal information we collect from you as a result of your use of the website will be dealt with in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

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