You hereby acknowledge and agree to the Veterinarian Terms and Conditions for Petzam. You further specifically agree that you are responsible for any and all risks, including injury to property, of any and all clients using Petzam for the purpose of contacting their regular veterinarian with whom they have established a Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship (“VCPR”). You also hereby expressly acknowledge and agree to defend and indemnify Petzam and its representatives and agents for any and all claims, demands, causes of action, lawsuits arising out of your participation in the site to the full extent authorized by law.
You agree that you are in a condition to agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions.
In order to participate in the Site, you must create an account. When creating your account, you agree to provide complete and accurate information. You shall be responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your username and password, and Petzam accepts no responsibility for unauthorized use of the same. You agree not to use any username or password not belonging to you.
Clients will pay a fee for service following the video contact with their veterinarian. Clients will be charged a fee based on your rate per 10-minute segments. Clients will pay Petzam directly. Petzam will charge a transaction fee equal to 10% of the amount charged to the client. Petzam agrees to compensate veterinarians monthly the amounts paid by clients minus the Petzam transaction % amount.
In using Petzam, you agree to abide by all applicable laws and regulations, including the requirement that you hold a valid, unexpired license to practice veterinary medicine in good standing in each state in which you practice veterinary medicine. You also agree to abide by all statutes and regulations in the veterinary medicine practice act in your state (“Act”) and to comply with all statutes, regulations, and guidelines related to the practice of veterinary medicine including the Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics of the American Veterinary Medical Association (“AVMA”). You also agree to refrain from posting words or images that areobscene, defamatory, false, unlawful, or infringe upon others’ rights, including intellectual property rights. You also agree to refrain from posting content that could be deemed an advertisement or solicitation where not explicitly authorized by Petzam.
You agree to accept calls ONLY from clients with whom you have established a VCPR for the specific pet that is the subject of the call. A valid VCPR cannot be established online, by email or over the telephone. According to the AVMA, a valid VCPR requires all of the following:
The requirement of a valid VCPR may vary state to state. You agree that you will only accept calls from clients with whom you have established a valid VCPR as required in your state.
This Site is intended to provide visual information to you regarding the condition of the pet. This Site does not offer telemedicine and is not intended as a replacement for in-person visits to your facility by the client. If you have any doubt regarding the urgency of the situation with the client’s pet, instruct the client to seek veterinary treatment immediately. The purpose of this Site is to allow you to communicate with your clients regarding their pets. The VCPR for the specific pets that is the subject of the video contact must have been established within a year of your acceptance of the call from the client.
All photographs or images provided to you from your clients are confidential information and must be kept private, confidential and not republished for any purpose. Any information maintained by you as a result of contact with your clients on this Site must be kept in a manner consistent with the statutes and regulations regarding maintenance of medical records as set forth in the Act.
All content on this Site, including but not limited to images, text, code, graphical designs, and logos are the sole property of Petzam. Unauthorized use, reproduction, distribution, display, or creation of derivative materials is prohibited and could subject you to civil and/or criminal liability. Your use of the Petzam Site does not create any interest in the intellectual property of Petzam. You agree that you will not use Petzam for any purpose other than the use described above, and have no authority to use the content of the Site, including Petzam’s trademarks and copyrighted materials, for any purpose other than those expressly provided by Petzam.
Petzam has the exclusive right to terminate your account for any reason, at any time. It may also include the termination of the ability to participate in this Site.
You agree that your use of the Site shall be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Petzam, its officers, directors, employees, and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the Site and your use thereof. Petzam makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this Site’s content, the content of any sites linked to this Site, and assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, (ii) personal injury or property damage, or any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of our Site, (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our Site, (v) any bugs, viruses, or the like that may be transmitted to or through our Site by any third party, (vi) any injuries, problems, or other adverse reactions that may result from performing or utilizing any exercises, trainers, or information on the Site, and/or (vii) for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Site.
In no event shall Petzam or its representatives or agents be liable to you or any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whatsoever resulting from any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to, use of, and/or use of any information from, our Site, (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, (iv) any interruption or cessation of transportation to or from our Site, (v) any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through our Site by any third party, and/or (vi) for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, orotherwise made available via the Site. Such limitation shall apply to the fullest extent authorized by the law of the governing jurisdiction.
You agree that you will defend and indemnify Petzam and its representatives and agents for any and all claims, demands, causes of action, lawsuits arising out of your use of the Site to the full extent authorized by law. Such indemnity shall include the payment of attorneys’ fees to Petzam’s counsel of choice for defense of said claim. This obligation will not be terminated if you cease using the Site.
(a) Governing Law
These Veterinarian Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California, without reference to their rules regarding conflicts of law. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts in San Francisco, California, USA in all disputes arising out of or related to the use of the Site or service.
(b) Severability Waiver
If, for whatever reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term or condition in these Veterinarian Terms and Conditions to be unenforceable, all other terms and conditions will remain unaffected an in full force and effect. No waiver of any breach of any provision of these Veterinarian Terms and Conditions shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent, or subsequent breach of the same or any other provisions hereof, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the waiving party.
Please check these Veterinarian Terms and Conditions frequently, as we may occasionally unilaterally change the Veterinarian Terms and Conditions by revising the language. The most current Veterinarian Terms and Conditions will always be available for you. Amendments to the Veterinarian Terms and Conditions are effective at the time they are posted, and your continued use of this Site will constitute your acceptance of such amendments.
You acknowledge and agree that we reserve the right to modify or discontinue any component of this Site or any of these Veterinarian Terms and Conditions. We expressly reserve the right to terminate your right to use this Site. Petzam, Inc. may elect to electronically monitor the use submit areas and may disclose the content, records, or electronic communication of any kind 1) to satisfy any law, regulation or government request, 2) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate Petzam, Inc. Site, or 3) to protect the rights of or property of individual users, Petzam, Inc. or its affiliates, directors, officers, employees or other representatives.