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Effective Date: As of July 13, 2011

1. Acceptance of Terms of Service

Sheltieforums.com and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, "Sheltie Nation") operate a network of websites and services. These Terms of Service set forth the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Sheltie Forums. BY USING THE SHELTIE FORUMS, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE JUST AS IF YOU HAD SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH SHELTIE NATION. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Service, please discontinue your use of Sheltie Forums. The Sheltie Forums are provided free of charge to you (unless otherwise indicated).

Although portions of the Sheltie Forums may be viewed simply by visiting the relevant web site, in order to post to the message boards and/or receive additional services from Sheltie Forums you need to sign on or register as a member of the Sheltie Forums. Registering as a member will allow you to access certain services that are not available to guests. Unauthorized access, distribution, reproduction, copying, retransmission, publication, sale, exploitation (commercial or otherwise), or any other form of transfer of any portion of the Sheltie Forums, including but not limited to all content, services, digital products, courses, events, tools or products is hereby expressly prohibited.

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2. Registration Information/Privacy Policy

When you register for the Sheltie Forums, you will be required to provide the Sheltie Forums with the following information: your name, e-mail address, birth date, time zone, member name and password. In addition, you may choose to receive email from Forums administrators and/or other members.

Any information provided by you or gathered by Sheltie Forums or third parties during any visit to the forums shall be subject to the terms of the Sheltie Forums Privacy Policy, which are incorporated herein by reference. Click here if you wish to read Sheltie Forums Privacy Policy. The Sheltie Forums reserves the right to offer third party services and products to you based on the preferences that you identify during the registration process and based on your subsequent preferences.

Sheltie Forums reserves the right to (i) terminate your membership and access to any specific content, services, digital products, products courses or events, for any reason and (ii) remove your account if Sheltie Forums learns that you have provided Sheltie Forums with false or misleading registration information.

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3. Termination

Sheltie Forums reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to immediately, without notice, suspend or terminate (i) these Terms of Service; and/or (ii) your registration(s) with or ability to access Sheltie Forums and/or any other service, tool, specific content, digital products, products, courses or events provided to you by Sheltie Forums upon any breach by you of these Terms of Service or otherwise.

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4. Modifications of these Terms of Service

Sheltie Forums may modify these Terms of Service from time to time in its sole discretion. Each time you use Sheltie Forums, you will be deemed to have accepted any such changes. Sheltie Forums shall have no obligation to notify you of any such changes other then posting such modifications at this location, but Sheltie Forums reserves the right (at Sheltie Forums' discretion) to provide you notice of such changes to any e-mail address you have provided to Sheltie Forums.

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5. Modifications of the Sheltie Forums

Sheltie Forums may modify or discontinue the Sheltie Forums, any portion thereof, or any services, tools, digital products, products, or events related thereto with or without notice to you and without liability to you or any third party, except as otherwise provided herein.

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6. Use of the The Sheltie Forums

A. Content of Messages

You alone are responsible for the content of your messages or any materials you transmit to others, and any consequences of such messages. Please carefully consider the information you choose to post on Sheltie Forums, including, but not limited to, any message board or blog or any comment, profile or email. Do not continue any conversation online that makes you feel uncomfortable. You should not include your email, telephone number, street address or last name on any area of Sheltie Forums that is accessible to the general public nor provide such personally identifying information to people you do not know. Do not provide the identifying information about any other member. Sheltie Forums assumes no responsibility or liability for any inaccurate, inappropriate, offensive or sexually explicit material or information, products or services you may be provided by other users of Sheltie Forums. The Sheltie Forums further assumes no responsibility for the deletion of or failure to store e-mail messages.

You further agree that you will not use Sheltie Forums to send emails or post any message or material of any kind or nature that is unlawful, harassing, libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, profane, (unless within the scope of the topic area of a message board as determined by Sheltie Forums in its sole discretion), racially offensive, inaccurate, or otherwise objectionable material or that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation, or encourage the use of controlled substances. For purposes of the immediately preceding sentence, "masked" vulgarity, obscenity or profanity (e.g. "f*ck") is deemed to be equivalent to including the actual objectionable word, phrase or symbol in your post, message or otherwise on the Sheltie Forums. Sheltie Forums reserves the right to delete any such material from the Sheltie Forums. Sheltie Forums will cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials and/or agencies in the investigation of any person or persons who violate the Terms of Service contained in this Section 6.

You agree not to impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, including impersonating a moderator or consultant of Sheltie Forums. You further agree not to use an inappropriate member name of any kind.

Comments posted on the forum must either be true or be genuinely held honest opinions. Sheltie Forums retains the option to terminate the membership of any user who submits a post which breaches this rule.

You agree that the staff of sheltienation.com and sheltieforums.com may remove your post or close any thread containing a mention or a threat of suicide. If you are feeling suicidal you are encouraged to call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room. For liability reasons, Sheltie Nation discourages personal contact with members posting suicide threats.

You agree not to post or use Sheltie Forums to distribute or send any illegal material of any kind, including but not limited to, illegal material in the form of text, graphics, video, programs or audio. Posting content or participating in any form of discussion with the intention to commit any illegal activity is strictly prohibited.

You agree that you will not use the Sheltie Forums and/or its messaging system for chain letters, junk mail, "spamming", commercial or non-commercial solicitations, or any other unsolicited communications that may be disruptive to the community, determined at Sheltie Forums' sole discretion.

You acknowledge that (i) content on the Sheltie Forums is protected by copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual and proprietary rights ("Rights"); (ii) these Rights are valid and protected in all media and technologies existing now or later developed; and (iii) except as explicitly provided otherwise, the Terms of Service and applicable copyright, trademark and other laws govern your use of such content. You may not post to Sheltie Forums, copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material that infringes any Rights. You acknowledge that Sheltie Forums may acquire Rights to use any posted materials as described below, and that you will not acquire any of those Rights by downloading such materials.

By submitting content, which shall include your member name, to any "public area" of the Sheltie Forums, including message boards, blogs, forums, contests, public profiles, comments or chat rooms, you grant Sheltie Forums a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right (including any moral rights) and license to use, license, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, derive revenue or other remuneration from, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any Rights that may exist in such content. You also warrant that, to the extent that you are not the exclusive holder of all Rights in content you submit, the holder of any Rights, including moral rights in such content, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license stated above. You also permit any user to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content that you have made public for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such content placed on Sheltie Forums retains any and all Rights that may exist in such content.

Sheltie Forums is not obligated to review content posted by users prior to the content's posting to any area of Sheltie Forums, including any private profile. You agree that we are not liable for Content that is provided by others. We have no duty to pre-screen Content, but we have the right to refuse to post or to edit submitted Content. We reserve the right to remove Content for any reason, but we are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such material. Sheltie Forums has no editorial control over the published content but will investigate any complaint thoroughly.

By participating in this forum, you agree to indemnify the forums and it's agents for any loss that you suffer as a result of Content posted by any member.

Content posted by any user to the Sheltie Forums does not reflect the opinions or views of Sheltie Nation, subsidiaries or affiliates. The Sheltie Forums makes no warranty, whether express or implied, as to the accuracy of any content or material that you send to other Sheltie Forums members through any Sheltie Forums service.

ANYTHING CONTAINED HEREIN TO THE CONTRARY NOTWITHSTANDING, BY SUBMITTING CONTENT TO ANY MESSAGE BOARDS, BLOG, CHATS, EXPERT AREAS, QUESTION AND ANSWER FORUMS, SWEEPSTAKES, CONTESTS OR ANY OTHER AREA ON THE SHELTIE FORUMS, YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY PERMIT THE SHELTIE FORUMS TO IDENTIFY YOU AS THE CONTRIBUTOR OF SUCH CONTENT IN ANY PUBLICATION IN ANY FORM, MEDIA OR TECHNOLOGY NOW KNOWN OR LATER DEVELOPED IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTENT, UNLESS YOU OTHERWISE NOTIFY THE SHELTIE FORUMS' LEGAL DEPARTMENT IN WRITING AT THE TIME YOU SUBMIT THE CONTENT THAT YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE IDENTIFIED.

B. Non Commercial Use

Sheltie Forums, its products, services, digital products, events, courses, social networking tools (as more fully described below) and any other element of Sheltie Forums are only for the personal use of visitors and members and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or pre-approved by Sheltie Forums in writing. Illegal and/or unauthorized use of Sheltie Forums, or any portion thereof, including, but not limited to, collecting user names and/or email addresses of members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorized framing of or linking to Sheltie Forums is prohibited. In furtherance thereof, you agree that you will not use Sheltie Forums for chain letters, research study or survey solicitations, junk mail, "spamming", commercial or non-commercial solicitations, or bulk communications of any kind, including but not limited to distribution lists to any person who has not given specific permission to be included in such list.

Any such use shall be deemed to be a violation of these Terms of Service.

C. The Sheltie Forums Social Networking

The Sheltie Forums Social Networking service allows members to create unique personal profiles, communicate and share materials with other Sheltie Forums members through tools, such as email, friend invitations, groups, video and photograph uploading, blogs, content rating, comments, calendars, lists and other tools and services that may be included from time to time. Use of and membership to the social networking platform is void where prohibited. You must register for the social networking platform in order to use the services contained therein. You may set privacy levels to determine whether and who can view your profile, albums or events. Your use of the social networking platform is subject to this Terms of Service and any Additional Terms. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users.

You may never use another's account without permission. If you become aware of any misuse of Sheltie Forums by any person, please contact The Sheltie Forums by clicking the Contact Us link located at the bottom of the Forums page or the Notify icon (red triangle) located on each post throughout the Sheltie Forums.

D. Medical Disclaimer

The advice offered in the Sheltie Nation Forums, is for informational and support purposes only. This advice is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or nutritional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your veterinarian or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.While every endeavor is made to provide reliable, useful advice on this forum, not every dog is the same and neither food nor medical treatments can be said to apply in every case.

While we may have members that are veterinarians who generously participate with us on this forum, it is certain that he/she herself would want you to verify anything/everything you may pick up here with your own vet who knows your dog better than anyone else. You should use this forum as a RESOURCE to guide your own research and to help you in discussions with your vet - but you absolutely should NOT use information here as your sole basis for changing foods or for medicating your dog. Better-educated owners make for healthier, longer-lived pets in alliance with their carefully-selected, well-educated & up-to-date vets.

It is the forum readers' responsibility to check out any information gleaned from this board before implementing it. Never disregard personal veterinary medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in this forum, or on any related web site! Advice given on this forum is the opinion of the individual posting it, and not necessarily the opinion of the Sheltie Nation Forums. Follow any suggestions at your own risk.

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7. Member Disputes

You are solely responsible for any interaction with other members or visitors of the Sheltie Forums. The Sheltie Forums reserves the right but shall have no obligation to monitor disputes between you and any other member of the Sheltie Forums.

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8. Intrastate Nature of Communications

When you register with the Sheltie Forums and/or any service therein, you acknowledge that in using Sheltie Forums services to send electronic communications, you will be causing communications to be sent through the Sheltie Forums' computer networks, portions of which are located in Il, NH and other locations in the United States and portions of which are located abroad. As a result, and also as a result of Sheltie Forums' business practices and the nature of electronic communications, communications that seem to be intrastate in nature, may also be the transmission of interstate communications, regardless of where you are physically located when transmitting messages. By virtue of agreeing to this Terms of Service and using the Sheltie Forums communication tools, you acknowledge that the use of the services results in interstate data transmissions. You further agree to comply with all applicable local laws regarding the transmission of data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

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9. Registration and Password

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information and passwords. You shall be responsible for all uses of your registration and account, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify Sheltie Forums of any unauthorized use of your registration or password.

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10. Claims of Copyright Infringement

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by Sheltie Forums infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send Sheltie Forums a notice requesting that the material be removed or access to it blocked.

The notice must include the following information:

(a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

(b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed (or if multiple copyrighted works located on this website are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works);

(c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or the subject of infringing activity, and information reasonably sufficient to allow Sheltie Forums to locate the material on the website;

(d) the name, address, telephone number and email address (if available) of the complaining party;

(e) a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and

(f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

If you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send The Sheltie Forums a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA; see http://www.loc.gov/copyright for details. Notices and counter-notices with respect to this website should be sent to:

Kelly J. Eden, Copyright Agent, Sheltie Nation, 19 Seaverns Bridge Road, Merrimack, NH 03054, sheltieforums@gmail.com. Sheltie Forums suggests that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Also, be aware that there can be penalties for false claims under the DMCA.

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12. Disclaimer of Warranties

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SHELTIE FORUMS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ALL CONTENT, SERVICES, DIGITAL PRODUCTS, COURSES, EVENTS, TOOLS AND PRODUCTS USED THROUGH THE SHELTIE FORUMS, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SHELTIE FORUMS IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. THE SHELTIE FORUMS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

THE SHELTIE FORUMS MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SHELTIE FORUMS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THE SHELTIE FORUMS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE; NOR DOES THE SHELTIE FORUMS MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SHELTIE FORUMS. THE SHELTIE FORUMS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORSEEABLE OR NOT, WHICH MAY RESULT FROM THE UNAVAILABILITY OR MALFUNCTION OF THE SHELTIE FORUMS.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SHELTIE FORUMS IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL AND/OR DATA.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SHELTIE FORUMS DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SHELTIE FORUMS. THE SHELTIE FORUMS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS OR FOR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF SUCH INFORMATION. THE INFORMATION IS PROVIDED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT NEITHER THE SHELTIE FORUMS NOR ITS MEMBERS, WHILE SUCH MEMBERS ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE SHELTIE FORUMS, ARE ENGAGED IN RENDERING LEGAL, MEDICAL, COUNSELING OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OR ADVICE. THE SHELTIE FORUMS ENCOURAGES YOU TO SEEK APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR CARE FOR ANY SITUATION OR PROBLEM WHICH YOU MAY HAVE.

THE SHELTIE FORUMS SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED, OR ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, BY THE INFORMATION OR IDEAS CONTAINED, SUGGESTED OR REFERENCED IN THE SHELTIE FORUMS, ITS DIGITAL PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE SHELTIE FORUMS IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SHELTIE FORUMS OR THROUGH THE SHELTIE FORUMS, ITS CONSULTANTS, MODERATORS AND/OR EXPERTS SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

THE SHELTIE FORUMS MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY GOODS, SERVICES, DIGITAL PRODUCTS, EVENTS, COURSES, CONTENT, TOOLS OR PRODUCTS PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SHELTIE FORUMS OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SHELTIE FORUMS.

THE SHELTIE FORUMS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT ON THE INTERNET OR WORLD WIDE WEB PAGES THAT IS CONTAINED OUTSIDE THE SHELTIE FORUMS. AS A CONVENIENCE TO OUR MEMBERS, WE MAY WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, FUNCTIONALITY OR LEGALITY OF ANY SITES TO WHICH THE SHELTIE FORUMS MAY PROVIDE LINKS, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY CLAIM YOU MIGHT HAVE AGAINST THE SHELTIE FORUMS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH SITES.

BY PERMITTING ANNOUNCEMENTS OF GIVEAWAYS, FREEBIES AND/OR PREMIUM CLASSIFIEDS, THE SHELTIE FORUMS MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THE CONTENT OR SUITABILITY OF THE SUBJECT MATTER OF ANY SUCH ADVERTISEMENT. THE SHELTIE FORUMS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM SUCH ADVERTISEMENTS. BY POSTINGA GIVEAWAY, FREEBIE AND/OR PREMIUM CLASSIFIED ON THE SHELTIE FORUMS, YOU ARE PROMISING THAT THE CONTENT OF YOUR ADVERTISEMENT IS TRUE AND THAT YOU WILL INDEMNIFY THE SHELTIE FORUMS AGAINST ANY CLAIMS WHICH MAY ARISE FROM YOUR ADVERTISEMENTS. BY RESPONDING TO A GIVEAWAY, FREEBIE AND/OR PREMIUM CLASSIFIED ON THE SHELTIE FORUMS, YOU WAIVE ANY CLAIMS AGAINST THE SHELTIE FORUMS FOR DAMAGES ARISING FROM SUCH ADVERTISEMENT OR YOUR RELIANCE UPON STATEMENTS IN SUCH ADVERTISEMENT.

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13. Limitation of Liability

THE SHELTIE FORUMS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SHELTIE FORUMSOR FOR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES OR RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, SERVICES, DIGITAL PRODUCTS, EVENTS, COURSES AND/OR CONTENT PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SHELTIE FORUMS OR RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLES EVEN IF THE SHELTIE FORUMS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

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14. Promotional Messages

The Sheltie Forums and/or third parties may, from time to time, send e-mail messages to you containing advertisements, promotions, etc. The Sheltie Forums makes no representation or warranty with respect to the content of any such e-mail messages or any goods or services which may be obtained from such third parties, and you agree that neither The Sheltie Forums nor such third party shall have any liability with respect thereto.

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15. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold each of The Sheltie Forums, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors and moderators, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of The Sheltie Forums, the violation of these Terms of Service by you, or the infringement by you, or any other subscriber or user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

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16. Applicable Law

These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Hampshire, without giving effect to its conflicts of laws provisions. By registering for or entering The Sheltie Forums, you consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.

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17. Remedies for Breach of these Terms by You

In the event that The Sheltie Forums determines, in its sole discretion, that you have breached any portion of these Terms of Service, or have otherwise demonstrated conduct inappropriate for The Sheltie Forums, The Sheltie Forums reserves the right to (i) delete any or all content provided by you or your agent(s) to The Sheltie Forums; (ii) discontinue your registration(s) with The Sheltie Forums and/or any other Sheltie Nation community; (iii) notify and/or send content to and/or fully cooperate with the proper law enforcement authorities for further action; and/or (iv) any other action which The Sheltie Forums deems to be appropriate.

If your registration(s) with or ability to access The Sheltie Forums, any other Sheltie Nation community and/or any other service, product, content, course, event, tool or digital product provided to you by The Sheltie Forums is discontinued by Sheltie Forums due to your violation of any portion of these Terms of Service or for conduct otherwise inappropriate for the community of The Sheltie Forums, then you agree that you shall not attempt to re-register with or access The Sheltie Forums, any other The Sheltie Forums community and/or any other digital product, course content or service provided by The Sheltie Forums, through use of a different member name or otherwise, and you acknowledge that you will not be entitled to receive a refund for fees related to those digital products, products, courses events or content and services to which your access has been terminated. In the event that you violate the immediately preceding sentence, The Sheltie Forums reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to immediately take any or all of the actions set forth in subsections (i), (ii), (iii), and (iv) of this provision without any notice or warning to you.

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18. Miscellaneous

In the event that any provision of the Terms of Service conflicts with the law under which the Terms of Service are to be construed or if any such provisions are held invalid by a court with jurisdiction over the parties to the Terms of Service, such provision will be deemed to be restated to reflect as nearly as possible the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law, and the remainder of these Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect.

The failure of either party to insist upon or enforce strict performance by the other party of any provision of the Terms of Service or to exercise any right under the Terms of Service will not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of such party's right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance, rather, the same will be and remain in full force and effect.

The Sheltie Forums may assign its rights and obligations under these Terms of Service and upon such assignment The Sheltie Forums may be relieved of any further obligation hereunder.

You represent to The Sheltie Forums that you have the authority to register with or visit The Sheltie Forums according to these Terms of Service. The Sheltie Forums does not encourage or solicit visitors who are known to be under the age of 18 to become a member of or visit The Sheltie Forums and does not permit anyone under the age of 13 to become a member of The Sheltie Forums Site without express written permission from a parent or authorized guardian.

These Terms of Service constitute the entire understanding between the parties as to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings. Any legally unenforceable provision of these Terms of Service will, at the election of The Sheltie Forums, be deleted or modified to correct the defect and, regardless, the remainder of the terms of these Terms of Service will remain valid and enforceable.

The Sheltie Forums reserves the right to terminate free access to The Sheltie Forums including any or all content, services, digital products, products, events, courses or tools with or without notice to you. The Sheltie Forums reserves the right (at The Sheltie Forums' discretion) to provide you with notice of such change by prominently posting a notice on The Sheltie Forums and/or sending written notice to you at any e-mail and/or post office address you have provided to The Sheltie Forums. Once free access is terminated The Sheltie Forums may charge each subscriber any applicable fee, surcharge and/or membership fee for access to The Sheltie Forums and/or any for-pay content, services, digital products, products, events, tools or products.

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Any comments or questions concerning the above Terms Of Service should be directed to sheltieforums@gmail.com