• Terms of Use
      Your access and use of the Site is subject to the following terms and conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions of Use") and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing in the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms and Conditions of Use.

      Use of Material

      Hartz has created this Site for your personal information, entertainment, education and communication. Please feel free to search and download a single copy of the material displayed on this Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not copy, reproduce, distribute, republish, modify, transmit, or re-post in any way all or any part of this Site.

      Images of people or places displayed on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by, Hartz. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions of Use or specific permission is provided elsewhere on the Site. Any unauthorized use of the images on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, or communications regulations and statutes.

      You should assume that everything you see or read on the Site is copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as provided in these Terms and Conditions of Use or in the text on the Site without prior written permission of Hartz. Hartz neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Hartz.

      Disclaimers of Liabilities and Warranties

      While Hartz uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information in the Site, Hartz makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness. Hartz assumes no liability or responsibility for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions in the content of the Site.

      YOUR USE OF AND BROWSING THE SITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED SITE ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER HARTZ NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE SITE IS LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR PROGRAMS OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SITE, OR ANY HYPERLINKED SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING. MATERIAL ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties; so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties. HARTZ ALSO ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER ITEMS OF A DESTRUCTIVE OR INTRUSIVE NATURE THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO, OR AUDIO FROM THE SITE.

      User Submissions

      Any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated, as nonconfidential and non-proprietary. Hartz does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through the Site. Hartz is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products based on such information.

      Although Hartz may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like on the Site, Hartz is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the Site. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Hartz will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring or directing Hartz to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials on the Site. Without limiting the generality of foregoing. You are prohibited from engaging in any interstate communications in violation of 18 USC Section 875.

      Copyright and Trademark Notices

      All contents of this Site are: Copyright © 2003, The Hartz Mountain Corporation and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.

      In compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, any claims of copyright infringement should be sent directly to this agent:

      William Fornshell
      Vice President - General Counsel & Secretary
      Legal Department
      The Hartz Mountain Corporation
      400 Plaza Drive
      Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 U.S.A.


      Email: legal@hartz.com
      Telephone: 201-271-4800
      Fax: 201-866-0720

      To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:

      1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed
      2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered be a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
      3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
      4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
      5. 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;
      6. 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.

      The trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered trademarks of The Hartz Mountain Corporation or its affiliates and others. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of Hartz or such third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the Site. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions of Use, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that Hartz will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including without limitation the seeking of criminal prosecution.

      Hyperlinked Sites

      Any link, (including hyperlinks, buttons or referral devices of any kind) used on this Site or any other Hartz web page is provided for the use and convenience of the visitor. The appearance of a link on this Site or any other Hartz web page does not constitute an endorsement, recommendation or certification by Hartz, nor should the presence of a link in any way be construed as a suggestion that the site has any relationship with Hartz.

      Hartz generally does not object to links to the Site from third party sites. However, there are certain conditions that must be followed:

      Unless we enter into a specific written agreement with you, you may not use any of Hartz', names, logos, designs, slogans, product trademarks or service marks in or with your links, except that you may link to site using the plain text name of that site or the plain text name of Hartz.

      Do not present the link to site in any way that suggests Hartz has any relationship or affiliation with your site or endorses, sponsors or recommends the information, products or services on your site. Do not use any of Hartz' names, logos, designs, slogans, product trademarks or service marks in any advertising, publicity, promotion, or in any other commercial manner without the prior express written permission for a particular use from Hartz.

      We ask that you link only to the home page/first page/registration page of the site. Please do not incorporate any content from this site into your site (e.g., by in-lining or framing).

      Do not use any of Hartz' names, logos, designs, slogans, product trademark or service marks, or any other words or codes identifying sites in any "metatag" or other information used by search by search engines or other information location tools to identify and select sites, without Hartz' express written permission for a particular use.

      If you have any comments, questions or requests, please write to legal@hartz.com.

      Use of Information

      This Site, including content provided as the result of a Site Search, may at times contain information relating to various medical, behavioral, health and fitness conditions of pets and their treatment. This information is offered to provide guidance and is not intended to be a substitute for the advice provided by your own veterinarian or other medical professional. This guidance is not Hartz' advice to pet owners but rather is the opinion of certain experts and/or pet enthusiasts. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a pet's health, behavior, fitness problem or disease. You should always consult your own veterinarian and medical advisors. Your participation in this service therefore is solely at your own risk.

      General

      Hartz may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions of Use by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms and Conditions of Use to which you are bound.

      The Terms and Conditions of Use are to be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of New Jersey, U.S.A. without regard to conflicts of laws provisions, and you agree that any disputes in connection with this agreement or its enforcement shall be resolved in a federal or state court located in Hudson County, New Jersey.

      In the event that any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use is deemed by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalid portion of the Terms and Conditions of Use shall be considered to be stricken from the Terms and Conditions of Use and the remainder of the Terms and Conditions of Use shall remain in full force and effect.