Acceptable Use Policy

Disclaimer

  • Plumb’s is an online clinical resource to be used at the discretion of trained veterinary medical and pharmaceutical professionals to support diagnosis and treatment of small animal veterinary conditions. Plumb’s does not provide medical, diagnostic, or treatment advice, and users should exercise clinical judgement at all times. Plumb’s is intended as a point-of-care reference and not as an exhaustive reference source. Plumb’s does not contain information regarding all possible conditions, diagnostic methods, treatments, drug information, or drug interactions. Brief Media and any other party involved in the creation of Plumb’s are not responsible for any direct, indirect, or perceived damage, loss, or injury incurred from use or misuse of Plumb’s information.

Copyright

  • All Plumb’s content and digital assets, including drug content, diagnostic and treatment information, and pet owner educational materials , are the sole and exclusive property of Brief Media. By having a Plumb’s account, users understand and agree that they do not acquire ownership of licensed materials and that all usage is governed by the Subscription Terms & Conditions and this Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Brief Media owns all materials on the Plumb’s websites and mobile applications, including text and graphics. All Plumb’s trademarks are owned by Brief Media.

Permitted Use

  • Access to Plumb’s content is granted only to Authorized Users covered under a Subscriber’s agreement. Content may not be shared and/or redistributed outside of the parameters of the Subscription Agreement, as defined in our Subscription Terms & Conditions and Subscriber’s Order Form, if applicable.
  • Authorized Users, consisting of veterinary medical and pharmaceutical professionals, must access all content using their individual, unique login credentials, unless specified otherwise in the Subscriber’s Order Form.
  • Authorized Users must keep their passwords confidential and secure.
  • Users may download a single copy of materials from Plumb’s, for their personal use only.
  • The Pet Owner Guides, written in non-medical language, are provided for the sole purpose of informing a Subscriber’s pet-owner clients about prescribed pharmaceutical treatments, clinical conditions, procedures, and preventive care recommendations. Brief Media encourages distribution of Pet Owner Guides via print or email to an Authorized User’s pet-owner clients upon prescription of a pharmaceutical product or discussion of a clinical topic, on a one-off basis. However, Pet Owner Guides may not be downloaded and distributed to an external platform or distributed to anyone other than Authorized Users unless such distribution is expressly permitted. Pet Owner Guides should be downloaded at the time of distribution or use to ensure the most recent version of such content is being accessed.

Prohibited Use

  • Users may not share logins and password details.
  • Content from Plumb’s may not be shared outside of Authorized Users within a Subscriber’s account, with the sole exception related to the one-off sharing of content from Pet Owner Guides with pet owner clients.
  • Download and redistribution of content to third-party platforms, for hosting and/or further redistribution is expressly prohibited.
  • Users may not hold themselves out as being affiliated with, or endorsed by, Brief Media or Plumb’s.
  • When interacting with others through any of Brief Media’s digital assets, users must NOT engage in:
    • Defamatory, indecent, offensive, profane, discriminatory, misleading, unlawful or threatening communications.
    • Personal attacks, name-calling, trolling, and abuse.
    • Spamming, posting promotional material, or posting links to third-party websites.

Violations of Acceptable Use Policy

  • A violation of this Acceptable Use Policy constitutes a breach of the Plumb’s Subscription Terms & Conditions

Deletion of Materials Upon Cancellation

  • Upon cancellation of a subscription and/or authorized access, all printed materials must be destroyed, and downloaded materials must be deleted from any device.