Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the website of animalsfirstchoice.com. We provide its services to you subject to the notices, terms, and conditions set forth in this agreement (the "Agreement"). In addition, when you use any animalsfirstchoice.com service (e.g., Customer Reviews), you will be subject to the rules, guidelines, policies, terms, and conditions applicable to such services, and they are incorporated into this Agreement by this reference. Animalsfirstchoice.com reserves the right to change this site and these terms and conditions at any time.
Use of Site:
You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old or visiting the Site under the supervision of a parent or guardian. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Animalsfirstchoice.com hereby grants you a limited, revocable, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to access and use the Site by displaying it on your internet browser only for the purpose of shopping for personal items sold on the Site and not for any commercial use or use on behalf of any third party, except as explicitly permitted by Animalsfirstchoice.com in advance. Any breach of this Agreement shall result in the immediate revocation of the license granted in this paragraph without notice to you.
Except as permitted in the paragraph above, you may not reproduce, distribute, display, sell, lease, transmit, create derivative works from, translate, modify, reverse-engineer, disassemble, decompile or otherwise exploit this site or any portion of it unless expressly permitted by Animalsfirstchoice.com in writing. You may not make any commercial use of any of the information provided on the Site or make any use of the site for the benefit of another business unless explicitly permitted by Animalsfirstchoice.com in advance. Animalsfirstchoice.com reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or cancel orders in its discretion, including, without limitation, if Animalsfirstchoice.com believes that customer conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to animalsfirstchoice.com's interests.
You shall not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through this Site any Content, information, or other material that (a) violates or infringes the copyrights, patents, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights of any person; (b) is libelous, threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, pornographic, or could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under U.S. or international law; or (c) includes any bugs, viruses, worms, trap doors, Trojan horses or other harmful code or properties. Animalsfirstchoice.com may assign you a password and account identification to enable you to access and use certain portions of this Site. Each time you use a password or identification, you will be deemed to be authorized to access and use the Site in a manner consistent with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and Animalsfirstchoice.com has no obligation to investigate the authorization or source of any such access or use of the Site.
You will be solely responsible for all access to and use of this site by anyone using the password and identification originally assigned to you whether or not such access to and use of this site is actually authorized by you, including without limitation, all communications and transmissions and all obligations (including, without limitation, financial obligations) incurred through such access or use. You are solely responsible for protecting the security and confidentiality of the password and identification assigned to you. You shall immediately notify Animalsfirstchoice.com of any unauthorized use of your password or identification or any other breach or threatened breach of this Site's security.
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Notice: Animalsfirstchoice can ship from different warehouses. For orders with more than item, we may split your order into several packages according to stock levels at our own discretion. Animalsfirstchoice will process orders according to the dispatch time indicated on the website. If the item has not been shipped based on this estimation, we will offer the customer a solution via the Support Center. If the customer contacts us before this we will act according to their requests and our policy. Thank you for your understanding.
Reviews and Comments
Except as otherwise provided elsewhere in this Agreement or on the site, anything that you submit or post to the site and/or provide Animalsfirstchoice.com, including, without limitation, ideas, know-how, techniques, questions, reviews, comments, and suggestions (collectively, "Submissions") is and will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary, and by submitting or posting, you agree to irrevocably license the entry and all IP rights related thereto (excluding the moral rights such as authorship right) to Animalsfirstchoice.com without charge and Animalsfirstchoice.com shall have the royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, and transferable right to use, copy, distribute, display, publish, perform, sell, lease, transmit, adapt, create derivative works from such Submissions by any means and in any form, and to translate, modify, reverse-engineer, disassemble, or decompile such Submissions. All Submissions shall automatically become the sole and exclusive property of Animalsfirstchoice.com and shall not be returned to you and you agree not to raise any dispute in connection with any use of the entry by Animalsfirstchoice.com in the future.
You warrant that your Submissions, in whole or in part, are clear and free of any IP right infringement, disputes or third party claims. Animalsfirstchoice.com assumes no liability for any misuse of copyright or any other rights of third parties by you. You undertake to defense for and indemnify the Sponsor against any losses caused due to the use of the entries for any purposes.
In addition to the rights applicable to any Submission, when you post comments or reviews to the site, you also grant Animalsfirstchoice.com the right to use the name that you submit with any review, comment, or other Content, if any, in connection with such review, comment, or other content. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the reviews, comments, and other Content that you post on this site and that use of your reviews, comments, or other Content by Animalsfirstchoice.com will not infringe upon or violate the rights of any third party. You shall not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead Animalsfirstchoice.com or third parties as to the origin of any Submissions or Content. Animalsfirstchoice.com may, but shall not be obligated to remove or edit any Submissions (including comments or reviews) for any reason.
Intellectual Property Infringement Policy
It is the policy of Animalsfirstchoice.com to take appropriate action where necessary to uphold and recognize all relevant State, Federal and International laws in connection with material that is claimed to be infringing any trademark, copyright, patent and all or any other Intellectual Property laws. If you are an intellectual property rights owner and you believe that Animalsfirstchoice.com sells, offers for sale, or makes available goods and/or services that infringe your intellectual property rights, then send the following information in its entirety to email@example.com
1. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive that is allegedly infringed;
2. A description of the allegedly infringing work or material;
3. A description of where the allegedly infringing material is located on the site (product(s) URL);
4. Information reasonably sufficient to allow us to contact you, such as your address, telephone number and e-mail address;
5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the material is not authorized by the copyright or other proprietary right owner, its agent, or the law;
6. Identification of the intellectual property rights that you claim are infringed by the Website(e.g. "XYZ copyright", "ABC trademark, Reg. No. 123456, registered 1/1/04",etc);
7. A statement by you that the above information and notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner whose exclusive right is allegedly infringed.
Termination and Effect of Termination
In addition to any other legal or equitable remedies, Animalsfirstchoice.com may, without prior notice to you, immediately terminate the Agreement or revoke any or all of your rights granted under this Agreement. Upon any termination of this Agreement, you shall immediately cease all access to and use of the site and Animalsfirstchoice.com shall, in addition to any other legal or equitable remedies, immediately revoke all password(s), and account identification issued to you and deny your access to and use of this Site in whole or in part. Any termination of this Agreement shall not affect the respective rights and obligations (including without limitation, payment obligations) of the parties arising before the date of termination.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THE STANDARD TERMS OF SALE THAT GOVERN THE SAME OF EACH PRODUCT ON THIS SITE, THIS SITE, THE PRODUCTS OFFERED FOR SALE ON IT AND THE TRANSACTIONS CONDUCTED THROUGH IT ARE PROVIDED BY ANIMALSFIRSTCHOICE.COM ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. ANIMALSFIRSTCHOICE.COM MAKES NO PRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HERE TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANIMALSFIRSTCHOICE.COM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, DATA ACCURACY, AND SYSTEM INTEGRATION. THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES, MISTAKES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. ANIMALSFIRSTCHOICE.COM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT WILL BE UNITERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANIMALSFIRSTCHOICE.COM WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INDIRECT INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANIMALSFIRSTCHOICE.COM TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES (REGARDLESS OF THE FOUNDATION FOR THE ACTION) SHALL NOT EXCEED IN THE AGGREGATE THE AMOUNT OF FEES ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU TO ANIMALSFIRSTCHOICE.COM DURING THE MONTH IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE ACT ALLEGEDLY GIVING RISE TO ANIMALSFIRSTCHOICE.COM LIABILITY. ANIMALS FIRST CHOICE AND/OR THE SELLER WILL ACT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE WARRANTY AS PROVIDED BY THE PLATFORM WHEN AND ONLY WHEN DAMAGE IS IN CONNECTION WITH THE MERCHANDISE AND HAS VALID AND CONFIRMED MANUFACTURING DEFECTS. ANIMALS FIRST CHOICE AND/OR THE SELLER WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM CUSTOMERS IMPROPER USE, PERSONAL NEGLIGENCE, AND/OR OTHER REASONS THAT DO NOT ATTRIBUTE TO ITEM DEFECTS. ANIMALS FIRST CHOICE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR MISUSE OF ANY FORMS OF CHEWS, TREATS AND FOODS. LIABILITY IS SOLELY PLACED ON THE OWNER AND THE PERSONS RESPONSIBLE IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE NOURISHMENT. CUSTOMERS AND PERSONS ADMINISTRATING THE NOURISHMENT ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ADMINISTRATING THE CHEWS, TREATS OR FOODS IN A PROPER MANNER, CHECKING EXPIRATION/BEST BEFORE DATES AND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ADVERSE REACTIONS THAT THEIR PET MAY RECEIVE FROM INGREDIENTS IN THE PRODUCT. ANIMALS FIRST CHOICE CLAIMS NO RESPONSIBILITY IN ANY DEFECTS OF THE PRODUCTS SOLD ON OUR WEBSITE AND IS UP TO THE CLIENT TO DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT THE CHEWS,TREATS AND FOODS ARE SAFE TO ADMINISTER TO THEIR PET.
For safety and security, each customer is allowed to create only one registered account by default. For customers who attempt to create several accounts, Animalsfirstchoice reserves the right to suspend accounts without further notice.
In accordance with Customs regulations customers must provide valid and accurate data . All consignee names, address and payers name should be valid. Certain countries request that the consignee submit their ID or passport to clear the package or for payment verification purposes. It is the customers sole responsible for the accuracy of data that they provide to us. Should any information be incorrect and prevent any shipment or deliveries or customs clearance, we will not held responsible and will not offer any compensation in such cases.
Please note that there may be certain orders that we are unable to accept and must cancel. Animalsfirstchoice.com reserves the right, at sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any order for any reason. Some situations that may result in your order being canceled include limitations on quantities available for purchase, inaccuracies or errors in product or pricing information, or problems identified by our credit and fraud avoidance department. We may also require additional verifications or information before accepting any order. We will contact you if all or any portion of your order is canceled or if additional information is required to accept your order.
Animalsfirstchoice is not responsible for late deliveries for special occasions, such as birthdays, or other events. We encourage customers to place their order in advance to ensure there is enough time to receive their item.
Both parties agree that, following order dispatch, transportation is the sole responsibility of the third-party logistics provider. During this stage, full ownership of the product(s) belongs to the buyer; all associated liability and risks during transportation shall be borne by the buyer. All orders reported as "delivered" by shipping companies are considered delivered. Animalsfirstchoice cannot be made liable of non-delivery in this case.
While Animalsfirstchoice.com strives to provide accurate product and pricing information, pricing or typographical errors may occur. Animalsfirstchoice.com cannot confirm the price of an item until after you order. In the event that an item is listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information due to an error in pricing or product information, Animalsfirstchoice.com shall have the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any orders placed for that item. In the event that an item is mis-priced, Animalsfirstchoice.com may, at our discretion, either contact you for instructions or cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation.
Pricing in Different Currencies
Pricing of products sold by Animalsfirstchoice.com is based upon figures calculated in U.S. Dollars (US$). Prices displayed in other currencies are converted from U.S. Dollars according to the most up to date conversion rates. Due to fluctuating currency values, prices displayed in non-U.S. denominations of currency on the Site, other than on the individual product page, may not be the most current. Areas of the Site where non-U.S. denominations of currency might be inaccurate include, but are not limited to, promotional banners, promotional pages, and information on product category pages. The price displayed on an individual product page, regardless of currency denomination, is the current price you are liable to pay to Animalsfirstchoice.com, excluding shipping.
Under this agreement, the payment processing services for goods and/or services purchased on this website are provided by Animalsfirstchoice company.
In the event you choose to pay with credit card and the payment will be processed via a European Acquirer, these terms are an agreement between you and Animalsfirstchoice.com. For any other type of purchases, these terms are an agreement between you and Animalsfirstchoice.com and goods and/or services will be delivered by Animalsfirstchoice.com directly.
This site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. You acknowledge that Animalsfirstchoice.com is not responsible for the operation of or content located on or through any such site.
ANIMALSFIRSTCHOICE IS AUTHORIZED TO BE OPERATED BY ANIMALSFIRSTCHOICE PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
You agree that Animalsfirstchoice.com's remedy at law for any actual or threatened breach of this Agreement would be inadequate and that Animalsfirstchoice.com shall be entitled to specific performance or injunctive relief, or both, in addition to any damages that Animalsfirstchoice.com may be legally entitled to recover, together with reasonable expenses of any form of dispute resolution, including, without limitation, attorneys' fees.
No right or remedy of Animalsfirstchoice shall be exclusive of any other, whether at law or in equity, including, without limitation, damages injunctive relief, attorneys' fees and expenses.
No instance of waiver by Animalsfirstchoice.com of its rights or remedies under these terms and conditions shall imply any obligation to grant any similar, future or other waiver.
Please note that packed or shipped orders cannot be canceled or changed. Only orders that are paid, processing or partially shipped may be modified. Please contact our dedicated customer service team as soon as possible if you would like to cancel a shipped order. Our agents will help you to the best of their ability, however, if an order cannot be canceled, please accept the package and refer to our warranty page.
Customer Code of Conduct
At Animalsfirstchoice we are always here for our customers and will do our best to resolve all issues to customer's satisfaction in a polite, professional and impeccable way. Thus, we will not tolerate any unacceptable or unreasonable behavior towards our Customer Service Team members.
Unacceptable behavior directed towards our Customer Service staff or Animalsfirstchoice may, for example, include but not be limited to any of the following:
-Aggressive, abusive and threatening behavior. Examples include: any and all direct or implied threats on any communication channel; intimidating language; personal and verbal abuse; sexist, racist, homophobic, or derogatory remarks; rudeness; inflammatory statements; swearing; and unsubstantiated allegations.
-Persistently making habitually demanding or vexatious complaints, despite the matter having been fully addressed; similarly, repeating complaints persisting despite reasonable and fair solutions being offered in accordance with our policies.
-Asking, expecting or demanding staff to breach established company policy guidelines, e.g. refund amount, time-frame, special compensation, etc.; similarly, seeking an unrealistic outcome beyond the scope of our own policies and procedures. By default, the refunded amount cannot exceed the original order amount paid to Animalsfirstchoice.
-Repeatedly changing the nature (or focus) of a complaint or the desired outcome, part way, after a formal response has been provided.
-Excessive number of complaints compared to the total purchase value history. Including opening an excessive number of Live Chat or tickets.
For such behavior, complainants may be advised and formally notified of the following:
-Their language is considered offensive, abusive, threatening, and wholly unacceptable.
-They must refrain from using such language, intimidation, and threats.
-There will be no further exchange of correspondence on the matter if they persist with this behavior.
-Animalsfirstchoice reserves the right to no longer accept orders from the customer in the future without further notice."
Animalsfirstchoice Complaint Escalation Process
This process applies strictly to Customer Service issues. For separate legal issues, such as copyright, please refer to our legal window here :
If the customer is dissatisfied with the solution offered by our Customer Service, the customer may contact our Customer Service Supervisor by submitting a new ticket in "submit a formal complaint" section as follows:
Please contact us within 3 months from the shipment date if you still have not received your package when shipped via standard, flat rate or priority shipping. For Latin America this deadline is extended to 4 months for postal deliveries. All expedited delivery issues must also be reported within 3 months from the shipment date. After this period, we will no longer be able to offer compensation. Kindly note that packages shown as delivered on the shipping courier's website by expedited shipping method are exempt from this policy.
We respond to all complaints within 24 hours except on weekends and public holidays.