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General Policy

The Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority (SVACA) web server is maintained to provide public access to SVACA information via the Internet. SVACA's web services and the content of its web server is updated on a continual basis. While SVACA attempts to keep its web information accurate and timely, SVACA neither warrants nor makes representations or endorsements as to quality, content, accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, hyperlinks, and other items contained on this server or any other server. Web materials have been compiled from a variety of sources, and are subject to change without notice from SVACA as a result of updates and corrections.

This website is produced and maintained by the City Santa Clara Information Technology Department in collaboration with SVACA. SVACA staff produces all content. Legally permissible commercial use of the web material is prohibited without the written notice of SVACA.

Trademark Information

 All service marks and trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners. Any commercial use of the materials stored on the SVACA website is prohibited without the written permission of SVACA. SVACA retains copyright on all text, graphic images including the City seal, and other content.

Single Copy License

The materials on this site are copyrighted and any unauthorized use of any material on this site may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. This is a license, not a transfer of title, and is subject to restrictions. You may not do the following, unless you have written permission from the Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority: a) modify and/or re-use text, images or other web content from SVACA's server, b) distribute SVACA's web content, c) "mirror" SVACA's information on a non-SVACA server, d) remove the copyright or other proprietary notices from the materials, and/or e) transfer the materials to a third person. You agree to prevent any unauthorized copying of the materials.


Communications made through email and messaging systems shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to SVACA or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against SVACA or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, where notice to SVACA is required by any federal, state, or local laws, rules or regulations.

Termination of this License

SVACA may terminate this license at any time if you breach the terms of this agreement.


SVACA is neither responsible nor liable for any viruses or other contamination of your system or for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions arising out of your use of this site or with respect to the material contained on the site, including without limitations, any material posted on this site.

This site and all material contained on it are transmitted "as is" without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitations, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

SVACA is not responsible for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages that may arise from the use of, or the inability to use, the site and/or the materials contained on the site whether the materials contained on the site are provided by SVACA, or a third party

U.S. Government Restricted Rights

The materials are provided with "Restricted Rights." Use, duplication or disclosure by the U.S Government is subject to restrictions in DFARS 252.277-7013 and 48 CFR 52.227-19 et seq.

Links to Other Materials

The linked sites are not under the control of SVACA, and SVACA is not responsible for the content of any hyperlinked site or any link contained in a hyperlink site. The presence of these hyperlinks should not be construed as an endorsement by SVACA of these sites or their content. SVP is not responsible for the content of any such external hyperlink.

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