URL Linking Policy
URL Linking Policy
All Noble Manes Cattery websites and all websites that are linked to or from Noble Manes Cattery websites are subject to this policy.
(a) Noble Manes Cattery Website – A website or web application that is connected to the Internet and is owned, funded or operated by or for the Noble Manes Cattery, including key public entry points, regardless of where it is physically hosted.
(b) Website – A group of World Wide Web pages (see definition of Web Page below) usually containing hyperlinks to each other and made available online by an individual, company, educational institution, government or organization.
(c) Web Page – An electronic document consisting of a file (e.g. HTML, PDF, dynamic links, and PHP) and any related files for scripts and graphics, and often hyperlinked to other electronic documents.
Noble Manes Cattery’s linking to another entity’s website does not constitute Noble Manes Cattery’s endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, politics, products, services, or accessibility of that entity’s site.
4. Linking TO Noble Manes Cattery Websites
Advanced permission to link to Noble Manes Cattery websites is not necessary. However, pages within these sites may change at any time without notice. Entities and individuals linking to Noble Manes Cattery websites should continuously verify those links.
Entities and individuals linking to Noble Manes Cattery websites shall not capture our pages within frames, present Noble Manes Cattery content as its own, or otherwise misrepresent Noble Manes Cattery content. Furthermore, they shall not misinform users about the origin or ownership of the content of Noble Manes Cattery’s websites or any other Noble Manes Cattery content. Certain information on our sites may be trademarked, service-marked, or otherwise protected as intellectual property. Protected intellectual property must be used in accordance with state and federal laws and reflect the proper ownership of the intellectual property.
Any link to a Noble Manes Cattery website should pass the client browser to the site unencumbered. The “Back” button must return the visitor to the original site if the visitor wishes to back out.
Links should be established through the appropriate base uniform resource locator (URL) and not through an abbreviated form.
Links to a Noble Manes Cattery website should be full forward links that pass the client browser directly to the targeted website.
Links that create a downloading burden on Noble Manes Cattery’s server(s), such as certain graphics or tables, constitute a misuse of resources. To prevent that, entities or individuals should contact Noble Manes Cattery to request permission to post a copy of Noble Manes Cattery’s graphics or tables within their website.
5. Linking FROM Noble Manes Cattery Websites
This section outlines the criteria and requirements external websites must meet to have a link from our websites. It also details how links are identified and removed from Noble Manes Cattery websites. Noble Manes Cattery reserves the right to link to external websites that provide a service or are otherwise of value to our users.
Our websites may have links to federal, state, and local governments that provide information and services benefiting pet owners, California local government, California state agencies, and other users of Noble Manes Cattery websites. We will, at our discretion, consider placing links on Noble Manes Cattery websites to non-governmental websites that contain information and/or services that further the business goals and missions of Noble Manes Cattery if there is a reasonable purpose for establishing the link. This may include links to the websites of Noble Manes Cattery-contracted vendors, relevant associations, and timely and relevant information from publications. To the extent a link constitutes a website solicitation, Noble Manes Cattery must ensure that such a link complies with the provisions of our Guidelines for Website Solicitations.
Every link to a third-party website that is proposed to be placed on a Noble Manes Cattery website must undergo review by the Cattery Director, or designee to determine that doing so will be in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, rules, and policies (including all of the requirements of this policy). Such a review will include (but not be limited to) determining that the third-party website complies with the requirements of this policy, including ensuring that the website does not:
(a) Advocate or promote hate, bias, or discrimination.
(b) Provide access to, create, store, or transmit sexually explicit materials.
(c) Include libelous, or otherwise defamatory content.
(d) Advocate, promote, or associate with the use of alcohol or of cigarettes or other tobacco products.
(e) Advocate, promote, or associate with gambling services or venues, sexual services or entertainment venues, or firearms.
(f) Belong to, support, advocate, or promote a political affiliation, a political organization, or a candidate running for office.
(g) Constitute political lobbying or campaigning.
Further, third party websites linked from Noble Manes Cattery websites should: Provide the user with access to an email address and/or a customer service telephone number to contact if there are problems with format, accuracy or timeliness.
Noble Manes Cattery reserves the right to deny links if it determines that a website contains misleading or unsubstantiated claims, conflicts with the purpose of Noble Manes Cattery, or does not meet one or more of the requirements of applicable laws, regulations, rules, and policies, including (but not limited to) the requirements of this policy.
(a) All links proposed will be reviewed as set forth above. The decision of Noble Manes Cattery is final as to whether a link to a proposed third-party website will be placed on a Noble Manes Cattery website, as well as where and how such a link will be established, formatted, and maintained on the Noble Manes Cattery website.
(b) Noble Manes Cattery may require the owner or operator of a third-party website to enter into a written linking agreement with Noble Manes Cattery before Noble Manes Cattery places a link to that third-party website on a Noble Manes Cattery website.
Link Maintenance on Noble Manes Cattery
To provide superior customer service to persons and businesses accessing information and services through Noble Manes Cattery websites, Noble Manes Cattery will periodically monitor links on its websites to ensure that they comply with requirements of applicable laws, regulations, rules, and policies, including (but not limited to) the requirements of this policy.
If a third-party site becomes inaccurate or inactive, the third-party site must notify Noble Manes Cattery via the Contact Us Form; choose “Link Change” for the subject line.
Noble Manes Cattery reserves the right to remove links from its websites without notice, and the decision of Noble Manes Cattery is final as to whether a link is to be removed.
Noble Manes Cattery will periodically review links to external websites that are placed on Noble Manes Cattery’s websites to identify any issues or problems including, but not limited to, the following.
(a) The link no longer points to the original information or resource to which it was intended to point;
(b) The linked website contains inaccurate or misleading information or has changed such that it is no longer in compliance with the acceptance criteria;
(c) The linked website violates applicable laws, regulations, rules, and policies, including (but not limited to) the requirements of this policy;
(d) Access to the information has become difficult due to non-standard formatting, lengthy download times, or intrusive advertising;
(e) The link is permanently unreachable or remains unavailable for a lengthy period; and
(f) The external website fails to comply with any applicable law, regulation, rule, policy (including this policy), or written linking agreement.
6. Copying Information From Noble Manes Cattery Websites
Information posted on a Noble Manes Cattery website, and accessible to members of the public, may be copied, provided that it:
(a) is in accordance with any limitations specified by this policy, including, but not limited, those contained in the “Linking TO Noble Manes Cattery Websites” section;
(b) is not presented in a misleading way, and
(c) is not construed to be endorsed by Noble Manes Cattery.
Entities or individuals that copy and present Noble Manes Cattery information must identify the source of the content, including the:
(a) URL for the content or nearest entry point leading to the content if a URL is not available, and
(b) date the content was copied.
Entities or individuals that copy and present Noble Manes Cattery information on their websites must accompany that information with a statement that neither the entity or individual nor the information, as it is presented on its website, is endorsed by Noble Manes Cattery.
(a) To protect the intellectual property of Noble Manes Cattery, copied information must reflect the copyright, trademark, service mark, or other intellectual property rights of Noble Manes Cattery whose protected information is being used by the entity or individual.
(b) To protect the intellectual property of third-party data, copied information must reflect the copyright, trademark, service mark, or other intellectual property rights of the third-party whose protected information is being used by the entity or individual. Noble Manes Cattery will also have a discloser on the page where third-party data is located indicating the owner of the data.
Noble Manes Cattery may, at its sole discretion and without notice, remove from its websites any links to external websites for which Noble Manes Cattery identifies issues or problems.
8. Noble Manes Cattery Website Disclaimer
This Website provides links to other websites, both public and private, for informational purposes. Noble Manes Cattery makes no representations, guarantees or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, currency or suitability for any purpose of the information provided via this website. Noble Manes Cattery specifically disclaims any and all liability and responsibility for any claims or damage that may arise as a result of Noble Manes Cattery providing the website or the information it contains, or that may arise in any way with respect to any websites maintained by third parties and linked to Noble Manes Cattery websites. Noble Manes Cattery makes no effort to independently verify, and does not exert editorial control over, information on pages outside these domains: www.noblemanes.org. Noble Manes Cattery advises site visitors to read the privacy policies of any third-party sites accessed through this site.
Noble Manes Cattery does not endorse any of the products, vendors, consultants or documentation referenced in links to or from this website. Any mention of vendors, products or services is for informational purposes only.
9. Policy Questions
Noble Manes Cattery
Attention: Corporate Compliance Officer
5716 Vahan Court, Lancaster, California 93536
Attention: Corporate Compliance Officer
5716 Vahan Court, Lancaster, California 93536