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"5M" means 5M Enterprises Limited, its subsidiary companies and associated companies and its agents and employees. "You" or "User" means the person specified as the user in the registration form or the person visiting the site.
This website is owned by 5M which conducts business in the United Kingdom.
The copyright of the content provided on this website including all of the graphics, code, text products, software, audio, music and design ("website materials") is owned by 5M except where otherwise indicated. © 5M Enterprises Limited 2000-2012. All rights reserved.
Copyright of information materials (text and graphics in specific articles) not belonging to 5M belongs to the relevant information provider or its licensors. Where this is the case the owner of the information material is clearly stated.
5M mades every reasonable effort to acknowledge copyright owners and wishes to be informed by any copyright owners who are not properly identified and acknowledged on this website so that we may make any necessary corrections.
Information may be used and printed for PERSONAL USE ONLY.
Beyond this, no part of any material may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without prior written permission of 5M, unless otherwise stated (Contact Us here).
Permission is granted for use by NON PROFIT MAKING ORGANISATIONS provided the following statement is added to any 5M material used:
Copyright © www.ThePigSite.com - Reproduced with Permission
The www.ThePigSite.com MUST be an active weblink to the site when the material is used in electronic format or on the web.
Where the information material is not ©5M, appropriate permissions for use should be obtained from the copyright owner.
While 5M has made every attempt to ensure that the information contained in this website is accurate and reliable at the time of its publication, it cannot accept responsibility for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies or for the results obtained from the use of such information.
The information on this web site should be used for guidance and educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with a veterinarian or other qualified animal health professional. Each case or situation is unique and users are advised that definitive advice can only be provided from the appropriate professionals.
Information on this website may be incomplete, out-of-date, or incorrect and may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice. The information contained herein is provided "as is" without any express and/or implied representations or warranties. 5M disclaims all warranties with regard to the information contained on its web site including all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. 5M may change or make improvements to the products and/or the services described at any time without notice but does not assume any responsibility to update it.
By accessing the information provided on this web site, each user waives and releases 5M to the full extent permitted by law from any and all claims related to the use of the subject information. In no event shall 5M be liable for any incidental or consequential damages resulting from the use of the subject information. 5M disclaims any liability to any third party anywhere in the world for any injury, special damage, direct or indirect loss, consequential or economic loss or any other loss and/or damage of any kind or type whatsoever suffered as a result of the use or reliance upon the information contained in this web site to the maximum extent permitted by law.
Payment for services (where applicable):
Although most of the services on this web site are available for free, you agree to pay any fee for any of the Services that you use which are not free of charge. 5M will notify you in all cases if the service you are trying to access is not free and give you the opportunity to choose to pay the fee for such a service (there are currently no fee based services on this web site).
Username (email address) and password:
You are responsible for all use of the Services made using your email address and password. You are responsible for protecting and securing your password from unauthorised use. If you believe there has been a breach of security of your password you should notify 5M immediately, or change the password using the facilities provided. You must not disclose your password to any third party to allow them gain access to the registered service.
The user agreement allows only one user per registration. It is strictly forbidden for your access details to be used by another person to allow them into the registration areas. 5M has the ability to monitor access to the site and reserves the right to cancel, without warning, any user abusing this agreement.
In addition to locally mounted information, hyperlinks are provided to external web sites and/or information sources as a service to our users. All links are provided consistent with the academic mission of 5M. The appearance of external hyperlinks shall not be taken as implying any connection between 5M and the linked external information sources. These external information sources are outside 5M's control. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, reliability and/or correctness of the information contained therein. The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute an endorsement by 5M of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein nor does 5M exercise any editorial control over the information which a user may find at these locations
We respect your privacy and will not sell or make available in any way your personal information except where you have specifically asked us to. The nature of the Services provided by 5M Enterprises Limited means that we may obtain certain information about you. This statement sets out the principles governing our Use of your Data. By registering to use the Services and by using the 5M Enterprises Limited web site generally, you agree to this Use.
When you register and use the site, we will ask you to provide certain Data, such as your contact details and demographic information. We will store this Data and use it to contact you, provide you with details of Services and otherwise for the normal use and improvement of the Site, unless you have asked us not to do so.
We may also use the Data you provide us in response to surveys and to aggregate user profiles. For the avoidance of doubt, 5M Enterprises Limited does not pass Data to any third parties except in the following circumstances;
- to enable you to gain access to the restricted parts of certain Service Providers' Information;
- to enable you to receive information you have requested to be sent to you by post (we will disclose your address); or
- to enable you to receive a pay Service.
To enable us to monitor and improve the site, we may gather certain information about you when you use it, including details of your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address and the details of the web site you came from.
Our site may link to other web sites and we are not responsible for their data policies or procedures or their content.
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal Data including the use of encryption technology where appropriate, but cannot guarantee the security of any Data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security implications of working on-line over the internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.
We may supplement the information that you provide us with information we receive from third parties. You have the right to receive information about the personal information 5M Enterprises Limited maintains on you. If you are concerned that any of the information we hold on you is incorrect, please contact us.