Terms of Use

Effective date: September 13, 2018

Last updated: December 7, 2020

Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”, “Terms of Use”) carefully before using the www.lahpstr.com website (the “Service”) operated by Lend A Helping Paw Shih Tzu Rescue (“us”, “we”, or “our”). The designations ‘you’ and ‘your’ refer to the user or viewer of this website.

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned upon your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms, then you may not access the Service.

Intellectual Property

The Service and all of its original content (logos, trademarks, service marks, text, photos, videos, audio, visual design etc.) are the exclusive property of Lend A Helping Paw Shih Tzu Rescue and are, as such, fully protected by the appropriate international copyright and other intellectual property rights laws.

Third Party Content

We respect copyright and trademark laws. The Service may contain copyrighted material, the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Creators of third-party material that may appear on our site retain all rights to their works, except where noted.

In line with our nonprofit mission, we may use such copyrighted material to advance understanding of our cause and dog rescue in general. We believe this constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Lend A Helping Paw Shih Tzu Rescue.

Lend A Helping Paw Shih Tzu Rescue has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Lend A Helping Paw Shih Tzu Rescue shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.


We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.


The information contained on the Service is for general information purposes only and provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, with all faults. Lend A Helping Paw Shih Tzu Rescue assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents on the Service and expresses no representations or warranties of any kind related to the Service or the materials contained on the Service.


To the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Lend A Helping Paw Shih Tzu Rescue from and against any liabilities, costs, losses, demands, claims, causes of action, damages, and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall Lend A Helping Paw Shih Tzu Rescue, nor any of its volunteers, officers and directors, be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or the contents of the Service. Lend A Helping Paw Shih Tzu Rescue reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modification to the contents on the Service at any time without prior notice.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of United States, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.


We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last updated” date of these Terms of Use, and you waive any right to receive specific notice of each such change.

If a revision is material, we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

It is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms to stay informed of updates. By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.