Terms of Use


Please read these Terms of Use (Terms) carefully before using this website. Use of this site constitutes your acceptance of these Terms, which take effect on the date that you first use the site. If you do not agree to these Terms (note in particular the disclaimers at Terms 6 and 7), please do not use this site.

1. Access and use of this site is provided by The National Chinchilla Society. References in these Terms to “we” or “us” or “our” refer to The National Chinchilla Society.

2. The National Chinchilla Society reserves the right to change these Terms at any time. Please check these Terms on a regular basis for changes. Your continued use of the site after changes are posted will mean you accept the Terms as modified by the posted changes.

3. Where you have provided contact details to us, we may contact you regarding the information you have provided.

4. You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of anyone else, nor restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of this site.

5. Images on the website are either the property of, or used with permission given to, The National Chinchilla Society and its affiliates. The use of these images by you is prohibited unless expressly authorised in writing by The National Chinchilla Society. Unauthorised use of the images may violate copyright, trademark or privacy laws. The National Chinchilla Society neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the website will not infringe rights of third parties.

6. The material on this site is provided for general information only and is not intended as specific advice. If you have any concerns about your pet (or an animal in your charge’s) health you should always consult your local vet. Whilst we try to ensure that the information on the site is accurate, we can accept no responsibility for the accuracy of the site content. Users who rely on the information in the site do so at their own risk. This site is made available for public viewing solely on the basis that The National Chinchilla Society excludes to the extent lawfully permitted all liability whatsoever for any loss or damage arising out of use of this site, or reliance upon its contents.

7. We do not warrant that the functions contained on this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs, or represent full functionality, accuracy or reliability of the materials. We cannot accept any liability for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur as a result of you using these links, nor to the accuracy of the data on external sites.

8. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to deny any user access to this site or any part of it without prior notice.

9. If there is any conflict between these Terms and any rules or specific terms of use appearing elsewhere on this site relating to specific material, then those specific terms or rules shall prevail.

10. If any of these Terms should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these Terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within that jurisdiction in which that Term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect, and continue to be binding and enforceable.

If consent has been obtained from The National Chinchilla Society to download material from this website, such content is for one copy only, for personal use. Commercialisation, sale, or publication on your website or otherwise, is not authorised. The party downloading such material shall ensure that the copyright notice is also downloaded and not removed from the material. If no copyright notice is evident, then the downloading party shall add the following notice to the downloaded material: “© The National Chinchilla Society,” followed by the year that the image was obtained (for example, “© The National Chinchilla Society, 2020 – All rights reserved”.

12. If consent has been obtained from The National Chinchilla Society to download material from this website, such content is for one copy only, for personal use. Commercialisation, sale, or publication on your website or otherwise, is not authorised. The party downloading such material shall ensure that the copyright notice is also downloaded and not removed from the material. If no copyright notice is evident, then the downloading party shall add the following notice to the downloaded material: “© The National Chinchilla Society,” followed by the year that the image was obtained (for example, “© The National Chinchilla Society, 2020 – All rights reserved”.

13. All information on this website, including photographs, logos, and trademarks are the property of The National Chinchilla Society its affiliates or subsidiaries, unless stated otherwise. Except as expressly authorised by The National Chinchilla Society, no part of the The National Chinchilla Society website content or any materials may be copied, photocopied, reproduced, translated, reduced to any electronic medium or machine-readable form, or retransmitted, in whole or in part. Any unauthorised reproduction in any form without the prior written consent of The National Chinchilla Society is prohibited.