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ANIMAL CARE DISCLAIMER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY

The following resources are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Any animal care information provided by The Open Sanctuary Project is not intended to constitute veterinary advice. Animals are individuals with their own histories and care needs which quickly complicate any “one size fits all” care plan. The Open Sanctuary Project’s resources are intended to provide an introductory reference of a species’ general needs and are by no means complete or exhaustive.

Reading about care is not the same thing as training with a qualified expert. Please take this into consideration when looking online for animal care information. Many seemingly-straightforward skills and procedures have dire or even lethal consequences if done incorrectly. It is your responsibility to learn these techniques from an expert or find a qualified individual to perform them in a sanctuary environment.

Please review all of our sources and make your own decisions regarding appropriate care with the help of a qualified expert. The Open Sanctuary Project does not assume any liability or responsibility for the health outcomes of animals under your care.

Under no circumstances shall the Open Sanctuary Project be liable for any damages, including direct, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, that result from the use of or the inability to use this website or information contained on this website, even if the Open Sanctuary Project has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

By using this website’s contents, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Open Sanctuary project and its officers, directors and employees, and volunteers from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses of fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to the use of this website. You understand that this agreement discharges the Open Sanctuary Project and its officers, directors and employees, and volunteers from any liability with respect to bodily injury, personal injury, reputation, defamation, illness, death, property damage or other loss that may result as a result of use related to this website.

This web site may contain hyperlinks to web sites operated by persons or entities other than The Open Sanctuary Project. If you decide to access or use any such third party web sites, you do this entirely at your own risk. The linked sites are not under the control of The Open Sanctuary Project and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. We provide these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by The Open Sanctuary Project of the site.

CHOICE OF LAW AND FORUM:

These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and the State of Colorado, excluding choice of law provisions. You expressly agree the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions of Use or your use of this site shall be in the state or federal courts located in the State of Colorado, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of those courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.

The Open Sanctuary Project controls this web site from its offices in the United States of America. The Open Sanctuary Project makes no representation that information and materials on this web site (“Materials”) are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by The Open Sanctuary Project.