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Terms and Conditions of Use

By accessing this site, you signify your agreement with and understanding of the following terms of use and legal restrictions relating to both this website and the material within it.

This website is provided by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (referred to as 'ACVAA', 'we', 'us' or 'our' herein) and may be used for informational purposes only.

Use of Materials on this Website

This site contains text, logos, images and multimedia material that may be protected by copyright or other intellectual property rights as well as trademarks that are proprietary to us (which may only be used with our express written permission). Any unlawful or unauthorized use of any of the content on this website may violate copyright, trademark or intellectual property laws.

We authorize you to view and download information on this website for personal, non-commercial use only. Any other use of materials on this website is prohibited – including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or republication without the prior written permission of the ACVAA.


We make ongoing effort to ensure the content and materials on this website are accurate and up-to-date. However, the ACVAA will not be held liable for any error, omission or failure to update such information.

The content of this website is intended to provide information relating to veterinary anesthesia and pain management. It is not intended to, nor does it substitute for, the establishment of an appropriate veterinary/client/patient relationship.

Links to Third Parties' Websites

This website contains links to other third party websites for which the ACVAA is not responsible, nor do we necessarily endorse the content expressed within them. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.

Linking to this Website

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. However we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site, our pages must load into the user's entire window.

Personal Data

By using this site you are agreeing to the collection and use of your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy.

Governing Law

This legal notice is governed by and construed in accordance with United States law and in the event of any dispute arising in relation to this notice or the website, the courts of the United States shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute.

Privacy Policy

The ACVAA is committed to protecting your privacy. We recognize the need for the protection and management of any information you share with us.

You can visit the majority of our website without revealing any personal information about yourself. However, there are times when we need to collect information so we can provide the services that you request. We may keep this information in a database. If you choose not to provide the information we request you may still visit the majority of our website but you may be unable to access certain content or services.

How we Collect Personal Information

1) Use of 'cookies'

Cookies are small files which are sent to your web browser and stored on your computer's hard drive to 'remember' who you are. The majority of web browsers accept cookies, but you can usually change the browser settings to restrict or block all cookies if you wish. However, please be aware that if you do, some functionality may be lost when you use this website.

2) Completion of online forms

We collect information about you when you complete any of our online forms or provide us with feedback. The information we require from you will be indicated on the form as mandatory. It helps us if you provide the other information we ask for but you are under no obligation to do so.

3) Website analytics

We collect anonymous information on our website visitors from the web log files. This is for statistical purposes and includes information such as IP addresses, types of browsers used to access our site, referring sites, most popular pages, path analysis, geographical and demographic information. The information collected is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

How we Use Personal Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to deliver the information you request
  • to enable you to easily register for events, apply for posts online or other marketing activities
  • to provide you with further information from The ACVAA that you may be interested in.
We will not sell or disclose any personal information such as your email address to third parties without your prior consent.