Terms And Conditions

Terms And Conditions

The "terms and conditions" are described below. If you do not agree to these terms of use please do not use the site. WinterParkLostPets has the right to change these terms of use at any time.

Service Quality

WinterParkLostPets depends on the truthfulness of its users in posting a lost or found pet. We require verification of your posting via valid email address. As a user you agree to not intentionally disrupt the service. For example, you will not SPAM our message boards or use programs intended to overload the site.

WinterParkLostPets verifies every posting as every pet is important to us.

Posting Removals

A posting will be removed if we can't reach you via email or phone to verify your posting. A posting will also be removed if it is a stolen pet. A stolen pet should be reported to your local law enforcement. A posting will be removed if it is not pertinent to our area and email list.

Your Communications

You may not use language or perform any activity that is threatening, violent, hateful, abusive, obscene, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, discourteous, embarrassing, or unlawful on this site. WinterParkLostPets reserves the right to remove or edit messages or other material submitted by users.

You must not do any of the following:

  • Post a sexually explicit image.
  • Post material that is copyrighted or a trade secret.
  • Post material that is intended to cause harm. For example, a document with a malicious script, a virus, trojan horse, etc.
  • Post materials to WinterParkLostPets that violate the rights of any third party.

You are responsible for your own postings and are responsible for the consequences that result from your postings.

The public has access to materials you add to WinterParkLostPets. They may copy, modify, or distribute your information. By adding information to WinterParkLostPets, you agree to our terms of use. You also grant to WinterParkLostPets, a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, edit, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display your communications alone or as part of other works in any form.

Communications by Others

You agree that any reliance on material listed by WinterParkLostPets or other users will be at your own risk.

WinterParkLostPets is not responsible for screening material added by users. When notified by a user of information that does not conform to these Terms of Use, WinterParkLostPets, at its option, will remove the information.

WinterParkLostPets has no responsibility or liability for performance or non-performance of these tasks.


All of the text, articles, publications, photos and images contained in this website are protected under United States and international copyright laws and may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without the expressed written permission of www.WinterParkLostpets.com. Copies of lost/found pets postings must be credited to www.winterparklostpets.com in reposted postings to other sites or hard copies.

Individuals and Rescue Groups are welcome to use our material(s) in hard-print format, but only after requesting written permission from www.winterparklostpets.com. Www.winterparklostpets.com reserves the right to refuse permission if it deems so.


We do not pick up, deliver, hold or assist in adoptions of unclaimed found pets.
Our primary purpose is to reunite lost and found pets with their Owners and provide pet safety, education, and resources within the community.
Co-founded and Owned by Shelley Heistand and Judy Charuhas only. Not affiliated with any other entities or organizations.

1. Acceptance of our Terms

By visiting the website WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM, viewing, accessing or otherwise using any of the services or information created, collected, compiled or submitted to WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM, you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of Service. If you do not want to be bound by our Terms your only option is not to visit, view or otherwise use the services of WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM. You understand, agree and acknowledge that these Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM and that your use of WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM shall indicate your conclusive acceptance of this agreement.

2. Provision of Services

You agree and acknowledge that WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM is entitled to modify, improve or discontinue any of its services at its sole discretion and without notice to you even if it may result in you being prevented from accessing any information contained in it. Furthermore, you agree and acknowledge that WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM is entitled to provide services to you through subsidiaries or affiliated entities.

3. Proprietary Rights

You acknowledge and agree that WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM may contain proprietary and confidential information including trademarks, service marks and patents protected by intellectual property laws and international intellectual property treaties. WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM authorizes you to view and make a single copy of portions of its content for offline, personal, non-commercial use. Our content may not be sold, reproduced, or distributed without our written permission. Any third-party trademarks, service marks and logos are the property of their respective owners. Any further rights not specifically granted herein are reserved.

4. Submitted Content

When you submit content to WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM you simultaneously grant WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty free license to publish, display, modify, distribute and syndicate your content worldwide. You confirm and warrant that you have the required authority to grant the above license to WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM.

5. Termination of Agreement

The Terms of this agreement will continue to apply in perpetuity until terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. Terms that are to continue in perpetuity shall be unaffected by the termination of this agreement.

6. Disclaimer of Warranties

You understand and agree that your use of WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM is entirely at your own risk and that our services are provided "As Is" and "As Available". WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM does not make any express or implied warranties, endorsements or representations whatsoever as to the operation of the WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM website, information, content, materials, or products. This shall include, but not be limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, and warranties that access to or use of the service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected.

7. Limitation of Liability

You understand and agree that WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM and any of its subsidiaries or affiliates shall in no event be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages. This shall include, but not be limited to damages for loss of profits, business interruption, business reputation or goodwill, loss of programs or information or other intangible loss arising out of the use of or the inability to use the service, or information, or any permanent or temporary cessation of such service or access to information, or the deletion or corruption of any content or information, or the failure to store any content or information. The above limitation shall apply whether or not WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of such damages. In jurisdictions where the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages is not allowed the liability of WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

8. External Content

WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM may include hyperlinks to third-party content, advertising or websites. You acknowledge and agree that WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM is not responsible for and does not endorse any advertising, products or resource available from such resources or websites.

9. Jurisdiction

You expressly understand and agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the country, state, province or territory determined solely by WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM to resolve any legal matter arising from this agreement or related to your use of WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM. If the court of law having jurisdiction, rules that any provision of the agreement is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms and the remaining Terms will continue to be valid.

10. Entire Agreement

You understand and agree that the above Terms constitute the entire general agreement between you and WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM. You may be subject to additional Terms and conditions when you use, purchase or access other services, affiliate services or third-party content or material.

11. Changes to the Terms

WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM reserves the right to modify these Terms from time to time at our sole discretion and without any notice. Changes to our Terms become effective on the date they are posted and your continued use of WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM after any changes to Terms will signify your agreement to be bound by them.

We are happy to have you link to any of our material(s) however permission is required to link to this information. This is the only way that we can effectively control our intellectual property.

You may not charge money for our material or use it for commercial purposes or monetary gain. We are a free public service website and do not condone this practice.

Please remember, it took time, effort and the building of relationships to create much of the information that is posted on our site. Permission to link to that information is not only courteous, but to do so without permission is illegal.

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Shelley Heistand
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Judy Charuhas
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