Effective Date:  April 19, 2006

Childbirth Connection, formerly Maternity Center Association (“Childbirth Connection”, “we”, “us” or “our”) maintains its website at www.childbirthconnection.org (“Site”) for your personal information and enjoyment.  At the same time, please remember that your access to this Site is subject to the following terms (“Terms of Use”) as well as all applicable laws.  By accessing and using this Site, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, please do not use this Site.  We may at any time revise these Terms of Use without notice by updating this posting.  You are bound by such revisions and should therefore visit this page to review the current Terms of Use from time to time.

Medical or Legal Advice

The information, services, products and other materials provided on or through the Site ("Site Content") are for informational purposes only and are not intended to be or to substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or for legal advice. You should always seek the advice of (i) a physician, nurse, midwife or other health care professional regarding your individual medical questions and any particular medical treatment and (ii) an attorney regarding your individual legal questions.

Ownership of Copyrights, Site Content and Trademarks

Childbirth Connection owns or has licensed from third parties all rights in and to all copyrights on this Site and in the Site Content, including but not limited to all text, designs, graphics, databases and other material on this Site. You may download one copy of a web page or documents from the Site for your own personal noncommercial use, provided that you include the appropriate copyright or other proprietary notices  and you do not modify the Site Content in any manner. You may not otherwise copy (electronically or otherwise), distribute, transmit or display any Site Content, in whole or in part, without written permission from Childbirth Connection.

The trademarks, logos and service marks, whether registered or unregistered (collectively the "Trademarks") displayed on this Site are Trademarks of Childbirth Connection and others. You may not use any Trademarks on this Site without prior written permission from Childbirth Connection or the third party owner of the Trademark.  Misuse of any Trademarks, or any other Site Content, displayed on this Site is prohibited.

Any use of any copyrights or Trademarks on the Site, and/or the Site Content, not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.  All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to Childbirth Connection and its licensors.  The Site Content and features on this Site are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of Childbirth Connection.

Links and Resources

This Site contains links to other web sites and refers to third-party resources. These links and resources are provided as a convenience only and do not imply that Childbirth Connection endorses any of these web sites or resources. Childbirth Connection has not reviewed any or all of the sites that may be linked to this Site and is not responsible for any sites linked to this Site. Childbirth Connection makes no warranties about and specifically disclaims all liability regarding third-party website and materials.  Your linking to any sites from the Site is at your own risk.

Children’s Privacy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that this Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.  Please consult our Privacy Policy for more information on the collection and use of information.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

This Site is provided "as is" and you use this Site and all Site Content at your own risk.

Childbirth Connection endeavors to provide accurate and current information on the Site. Medical information, however, changes constantly and so information on this Site may be out of date.  CHILDBIRTH CONNECTION ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS ON THIS SITE, OR FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOU, YOUR COMPUTER OR YOUR OTHER PROPERTY, DUE TO YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR DOWNLOADING OF THIS SITE OR ANY SITE CONTENT. NEITHER CHILDBIRTH CONNECTION, ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS, NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THIS SITE IS LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURY, WRONGFUL DEATH, LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF CHILDBIRTH CONNECTION HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SITE OR ANY MATERIAL FROM THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE SITE AND THE MATERIAL PROVIDED ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT.  Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so this statement may not apply to you.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify Childbirth Connection and its affiliated companies, and their respective directors, officers and employees, against liabilities, damages, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of any third-party claim relating to your use of this Site, including without limitation the Site Content.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

Childbirth Connection is headquartered in New York State, in the United States. New York State law, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles, will govern your use of this Site. You and Childbirth Connection agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in the county and state of New York regarding any disputes arising from your use of this Site and waive any objection based on forum non conveniens or other reasons.

Questions or Permissions

If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Use and/or to request permission to use any Site Content or Trademarks, please contact:
Childbirth Connection
info@childbirthconnection.org

Most recent page update: 12/18/2013


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