Terms of Service
Dawg Pride LLC. is a sporting news, online retail shop, and membership powered discussion portal based on everything related to the University of Georgia athletics program. Dawg Pride LLC. is in no way associated, nor affiliated with the University of Georgia. All opinions and materials represented on behalf of Dawg Pride are not necessarily the opinions or materials that represent the University of Georgia. Learn more by visiting our Legal Information page.
Dawg Pride LLC (hereby also known simply as Dawg Pride, or the company), its founders and staff (hereby also known the team) provides this website, the discussion platforms, and all related media as a public service for our members. Please note that your usage of this website, our discussion portals, and / or any other feature or application associated with Dawg Pride constitutes your unconditional agreement to follow, and be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you (the “User”) do not agree to these terms, please exit this website and remove any associated materials from your devices.
The Dawg Pride management and staff may at any point modify these terms and conditions without prior notice. Your use of this website, our discussion portals, and / or any other feature or application associated with Dawg Pride following any such change constitutes your unconditional agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms and Conditions as changed. We will do our very best to notify all of our users as our terms and conditions change, but we still encourage all users to revisit these terms and conditions periodically just in case.
1: Membership Policy
1.A: Age Requirements
We require that you at least be the age of 13 or older before registering for membership at Dawg Pride, and we also request that anyone under the age of 17 seek parental permission before joining this website. While our moderators work tirelessly to maintain that all user-submitted content is kept clean, and PG-13 rated, we are simply unable to filter everything, so user discretion is always advised.
1.B: Membership Suspension / Termination
The Dawg Pride team reserves the right to suspend, or terminate any membership without warning, reason, or cause. If your paid membership becomes suspended or terminated, you will receive all of the products, deals, and / or materials agreed upon within your membership terms, but your participation access will be revoked.
1.C: Account Sharing
Account sharing is strictly prohibited on Dawg Pride, and all users are required to have their own unique account. Our team reserves the right suspend any account suspected of being shared.
1.D: Compromised or Stolen Accounts
Dawg Pride expects YOU the end-user to protect your account and passwords from any and all unauthorized access. Should your account become stolen or compromised please contact us immediately! Please be advised that in order for us to restore your account, we will need to verify account ownership.
If we detect that your account has been compromised during your inactivity, your account will be suspended and you will be notified of the compromise.
We request that your password contain both UPPERCASE and lowercase letters. Your password should also contain numbers and symbols (for example: P@sS%woRd!). Please refrain from using easy to guess/ crack passwords that may use dictionary terms or are very simple to break such as “blue123, qwerty567, or eminem69” to maximize your account security.
1.E: Who can join?
The Dawg Pride network is made exclusively for fans of the University of Georgia. While we cannot prove loyalty or fan-ship, we will not tolerate accounts made by rivals, intentional trolls, spammers, advertisers, or anyone with malicious intent toward our network, or its members. Advertisers are encouraged to visit our Advertisement page.
1.F: Paid Memberships
Paid memberships are given exclusive access to content that is otherwise not available to the public, or to the free members. All members who have access to such exclusive content are forbidden from sharing any exclusive content or information outside of the exclusive discussion areas. Failure to maintain exclusivity can and will result in having such privileges revoked.
Exclusive access and all other membership benefits are only valid as long as the subscription is active. Failed payments, expired payment methods, or cancelled subscriptions will cause the membership to be revoked.
1.G: Multiple Accounts
Users are allowed only ONE membership registration, having or registering multiple Dawg Pride accounts is strictly forbidden. Violating this rule will result in all accounts, and access being revoked. For paid members we offer family plans, and combined subscription services. There is never a need for a single user to have multiple accounts.
1.H: Accurate Personal Information
2: Acceptable Use Policy:
Dawg Pride’s discussion portal was created for the sole purpose of users sharing relative information, their opinions, and their ideas with other users on the network.
2.A: Legal Usage
This website and any associated feature of Dawg Pride may not be used to violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law, including without limitation any applicable laws relating to antitrust or other illegal trade or business practices, federal and state securities laws, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, and any U.S. laws, rules, and regulations governing the export and re-export of commodities or technical data.
2.B: Intellectual Property
You may not upload or transmit any material that infringes or misappropriates any person’s copyright, patent, trademark, or trade secret, or disclose via the Dawg Pride website, or associated features any information, the disclosure of which would constitute a violation of any confidentiality obligations you may have.
2.C: Malicious Intent
You may not upload any viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other forms of harmful computer code, nor subject Dawg Pride’s network or servers to unreasonable traffic loads, or otherwise engage in conduct deemed disruptive to the ordinary operation of the website.
2.D: User Conduct
You are strictly prohibited from communicating on or through the Dawg Pride website or any of its associated applications any unlawful, harmful, offensive, threatening, abusive, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, fraudulent, sexually explicit, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any sort, including, but not limited to, any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law.
2.E: Collecting User Information
You are expressly prohibited from compiling and using other Users’ personal information, including but not limited to addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, email addresses or other contact or personal information that may appear on the Dawg Pride website, or any associated Dawg Pride application for any reason what-so-ever. This applies to all information collection purposes including but not limited to threatening a member / harassing a member (doxxing), behavioral statistics, data mining, or the purpose of creating or compiling marketing and/or mailing lists.
2.F: User Submissions & Content
User submitted material, links, information, and all other communications through the Dawg Pride website, or any of its associated applications is to be kept clean and family friendly. Edgy content submitted by a user may not exceed a PG-13 rating.
2.G: User Discussion
Users participating in the comments and/or discussions are expected to, at the very best of their abilities to remain on-topic in accordance with the original thread, or the post that they are responding to. Please keep all responses thoughtful, meaningful, and for the most part respectful. Trash posting, spamming, and outright trolling will not be tolerated.
2.H: Forum Posts
When creating a new forum post / thread be sure to:
- Check to see if the topic has already been posted to avoid duplicates.
- Keep all threads / posts within their appropriate categories.
- Keep all threads / posts meaningful: random pointless topics will be deleted.
2.I: User Disputes
Disagreements tend to happen, and it is both natural and common for tensions to rise on sports related discussion websites. We ask that you handle any such situation with maturity and class. If you are unable to tolerate another member, we urge you to use the block feature to avoid any further interaction with them. If you feel that blocking the member isn’t sufficient, or if you feel threatened by someone, please feel free to contact a moderator, admin, or staff for assistance. Refrain from using profanity, threats, or any other form of attack including but not limited to conduct violations as noted under section 2.D and 2.F of this Terms of Service agreement. If you cannot win an argument without the use profanity, threats, or insults, then please move on and accept your loss.
2.J: User Behavior
Member activity is subject to the authority of Dawg Pride staff, operators, and admins while using the Dawg Pride network or all Dawg Pride associated applications. Disrespectful behavior toward a Dawg Pride staff member, operator, or admin can and will result in account suspension, or account termination.
Spamming is and always will be forbidden on the Dawg Pride network. Accounts in violation of spamming can and will be terminated, and their IP addresses blocked from accessing our network.
2.L: Advertising & Selling
Attempting to advertise a website, brand, service, or product without prior permission from Dawg Pride is strictly forbidden. In order to maintain a level of integrity with collegiate product licensing, and any other potential legalities, we must review the website, brand, service, or product that you’re seeking to advertise on our network before approval. Please visit our Advertising page for more information.
3: Links to External Content
The Dawg Pride forums, news posts, comments, and any other user or staff generated content may contain links to sites owned or operated by independent third parties. These links are provided for your convenience and for reference only. Dawg Pride does not control such sites and, therefore, Dawg Pride is not responsible for any content posted on these sites. The fact that any of our members or staff share such links should not be construed in any way as an endorsement, authorization, or sponsorship of that site, its content, or the companies or products referenced therein, and the members or staff that shared the link reserve the right to note its lack of affiliation, sponsorship, or endorsement on the Dawg Pride website. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to within the Dawg Pride network, you do this entirely at your own risk. Because some sites employ automated search results or otherwise link you to sites containing information that may be deemed inappropriate or offensive, Dawg Pride, its members, or its staff cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in third party sites, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against Dawg Pride, its staff, and its members with respect to such sites.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Dawg Pride founders, staff, operators, agents, vendors, and / or suppliers from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use or misuse of the Dawg Pride website and / or any Dawg pride associated application, including, without limitation, your violation of these Terms and Conditions, the infringement by you, or any other subscriber or user of your account, of any intellectual property right or other right of any person or entity.
These Terms and Conditions of Use are effective until terminated by either party. If you no longer agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you must cease use of the Dawg Pride website, Dawg Pride associated applications, and all other Dawg Pride materials that you may have within your device or in your pocession. If you are dissatisfied with the Dawg Pride network, any content within the Dawg Pride network, or any of these terms, conditions, and policies, your sole legal remedy is to discontinue using the Dawg Pride website and any associated Dawg Pride applications. The Dawg Pride team reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Dawg Pride Website, parts of the Dawg Pride website, or any or all of the Dawg Pride associated applications, without notice, if we believe, in our sole discretion, that such use (i) is in violation of any applicable law; (ii) is harmful to our interests or the interests, including intellectual property or other rights, of another person or entity; or (iii) where the Dawg Pride team have reason to believe that you are in violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use.
6: Warranty Disclaimer
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