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Effective date: September 8, 2023

Application of terms

These terms apply to Pawdly and any other of Pawdly's sites, apps, communities on any platform, any of its meetups and/or any of its online or offline events or properties.

Short summary

Non-legally binding version

Pawdly’s sites are crowdsourced and have user-generated content, so don't rely on the data and always double check. We're not liable if you get hurt because of our site, app, data, meetups or anything we offer you. You allow us to publish the stuff you contribute to this site indefinitely.

When entering your email during sign up, we may use it to contact you.

When providing feedback (through the feedback form or any other way), you agree to let us use it to improve the site/app.

We collect analytics data including your IP, location and actions on this site to make it better. We also use your IP, location and actions on this site to personalize it (e.g. show you the nearest places to you).

When meeting up with people on Pawdly in real life, always meet and stay in public, preferably in a group.

We use public profile names, info and images on Pawdly platforms, our site and our social media, for example when posting about a new feature.

If you spam your startup/app/business/yourself on any of our websites and/or communities, or send any inappropriate content which defies our community guidelines we have the right to ban you, or delete your account.

If you wish to promote your business you can contact us here for permission and tips.

Full terms

Legally binding version
Official legal terms

Data on Pawdly is crowdsourced from lots of people's inputs, data sets and public APIs. By the nature of the data, it's impossible to get it completely accurate. Therefore, we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience resulting from using Pawdly's websites and apps.

You should verify critical information (like pet vaccinations, health and safety) before you travel with a pet. Please make sure you verify all of a country's requirements for travel with its embassy and your embassy before you travel. Many cities may be dangerous for tourists and travelers, make sure you stay safe and verify which areas to avoid with your local embassy before traveling.

Pawdly accepts no liability or responsibility to any person or organisation as a consequence of any reliance upon the information contained in its sites like Pawdly and any other of its sites and properties.

To the full extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that in no event shall Pawdly be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses (even if Pawdly has been advised of the possibility of such damages) arising out of or in connection with (a) Pawdly or this Agreement or the inability to use Pawdly (however arising, including our negligence), (b) statements or conduct of or transactions with any member or third party on Pawdly, (c) your use of Pawdly or transportation to or from Pawdly events, attendance at Pawdly events, participation in or exclusion from Pawdly groups or Pawdly events and the actions of you or others at Pawdly events, or (d) any other matter relating to Pawdly. Our liability to you or any third parties in any circumstance is limited to the greater of £100 or the amount of fees.

We collect data about your browser, IP, location for analytics purposes. If you contribute any content or data to the Pawdly sites, you provide us with a perpetual license to broadcast, display, distribute, sell and produce derivatives from your contributions including on other platforms (including, but not limited to, Slack, Discord, Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok and YouTube) in the future.

Every effort is made to provide information that is accurate. However, materials contained in Pawdly’s websites, apps, communities and its properties are subject to change at any time by the appropriate action of Pawdly. We give no assurance or warranty that information on our sites are current, and take no responsibility for matters arising from changed circumstances or other information or material which may affect the accuracy or currency of information on our sites.

Copyright in Pawdly's websites, apps, communities and its properties rests with Pawdly, unless otherwise stated.

We reserve the right to permanently ban any user from our websites, apps, or communities for behaviour that goes against our community guidelines and terms of service. We will be the sole judge of guidelines violations and we do not offer appeals in those cases.

By using Pawdly, you agree to not promote your website, application, app, software, product, business or yourself by posting links to them, or posting messages to direct users to them, on any of Pawdly sites or apps, without being granted permission to from our community team. You may contact us here, or once you are a member, directly from within our services through our community tesm, for permission if this is something you wish to do.

You are welcome to close your account at any time in your Slack account settings. If you wish to delete all your data you can contact us.

Many of our websites, apps and communities contain user generated data that is subjective, may not be accurate or may be offensive to you. We are not liable for any damages that result from using this data.

The information posted on our websites, apps and communities should not be considered legal, financial or other advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified professional or specific written confirmation from Pawdly. We do not answer specific legal or financial questions.

Pawdly’s websites, apps, communities and its properties are provided on an “as is”, “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, those of TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE or NON-INFRINGEMENT or any warranty arising from a course of dealing, usage, or trade practice. No advice or written information provided shall create a warranty; nor shall members or visitors to the site rely on any such information or advice. This publication is not intended to be a contract, explicit or implied, and Pawdly reserves the right to make changes to the information contained.

The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of Pawdly's websites, apps, communities and its properties and the Internet generally. We accept no liability or responsibility to any person or organisation as a consequence of any reliance upon the information contained in this site. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall anyone involved in creating or maintaining Pawdly’s websites, apps, communities and its properties be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or loss profits that result from the use or inability to use the Website and/or any other websites which are linked to this site. Nor shall they be liable for any such damages including, but not limited to, reliance by a member or visitor on any information obtained via the Website; or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access. States or Countries which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.


Visitors agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the Website any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. Although in the absence of a specific complaint the postings are monitored for compliance with this provision, in an effort to discourage such conduct, please note that all postings in any forum area will list the author’s user name—no anonymous postings will be permitted.

We may modify these terms from time to time. When we do, we will provide notice to you by publishing the most current version and revising the date at the top of this page. If we make any material change to these terms, we will provide additional notice to you, such as by sending you an email or displaying a prominent notice on our Platform. By continuing to use the Platform after any changes come into effect, you agree to the revised terms. If you do not wish to accept the revised terms, you can close your account.

We are distributors (not publishers) of the content supplied by visitors and other third parties. Accordingly, we have no more editorial control over this content than does a public library. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content made available by members, visitors and other third parties are those of the respective author(s) and we are not responsible for any material posted by third parties. We cannot and do not endorse it in any way, we expressly disclaim any liability associated with material posted by third parties.

Unless otherwise stated, reference to any products, services, hypertext links to the third parties or other information by trade name, trademark, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by us. Nor is endorsement of us implied by such links. They are for convenience only, as an index in a public library.

Any information on Pawdly's websites, apps, communities and its properties may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Furthermore, the information may change from time to time without any notice.

You agree to observe and maintain the confidentiality of all security features relating to use of the Website (including login by email links, access arrangements, etc.) as notified. Pawdly will not be liable for any unauthorised breach or disclosure of the security features.

You agree to link back with a web hyperlink or in-app hyperlink to our site on the page or app screen where you use the data from our APIs or site.

Your user data may be used on any of our websites and apps including marketing pages to show current user activity.

When providing feedback (e.g. by identifying any errors or problems in the operations of Pawdly and its services) through any medium (e.g. the feedback form, email or any other medium), you acknowledge and agree that all feedback will be the sole and exclusive property of Pawdly. You hereby assign to Pawdly and agree to assign to Pawdly all of your rights and interests in and to all feedback, including all intellectual property rights therein.

You agree to indemnify Pawdly (its employees and agents) for any loss suffered or liability incurred by Pawdly (its employees and agents) arising from any unlawful, unauthorised or improper access or use of the Website or any breach of these terms by you or your employees, contractors or representatives.

Pawdly does not guarantee constant availability of Website access and accepts no liability for down time or access failure due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control (including any failure by ISP or system provider).

The Site may contain links to other sites on the internet (“Linked Sites”). Pawdly is not responsible for the accuracy, legality, decency of material or copyright compliance of any Linked Site or services or information provided via any Linked Site.

No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Whilst we strive to protect such information we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of information which you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk.

These terms and conditions will be constructed according to and are governed by the laws of the United Kingdom, regardless of where Pawdly operates or you use Pawdly from.