Blog Terms & Conditions
This Terms of Service Agreement (“Agreement”) is entered into by and between Empowered Birth & Pregnancy LLC, a[n] Virginia limited liability company (“Owner”) and any user or visitor (“You” or “Your”) of the Website (defined below) (You and Owner collectively “Parties” and each a “Party”).
Prior to Your use of any of the offerings provided by Owner (as defined and outlined below within this Agreement) and prior to your purchase and your request for any services herein, You are required to read, understand and accept these terms. Prior to purchase, you will be required to confirm that You have read and reviewed and accept this Agreement by checking the box which states “I have read and reviewed the Terms of Service and agree to be bound by them.” Your checking of this box shall be construed as your digital signature and voluntary acceptance of these terms.
THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, AS WELL AS CONDITIONS, LIMITATIONS, AND EXCLUSIONS THAT MIGHT APPLY TO YOU. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY.
THESE TERMS REQUIRE THE USE OF ARBITRATION ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS TO RESOLVE DISPUTES, RATHER THAN JURY TRIALS OR CLASS ACTIONS.
BY PLACING AN ORDER FOR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES FROM THIS WEBSITE, YOU AFFIRM THAT YOU ARE OF LEGAL AGE TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT, AND YOU ACCEPT AND ARE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. YOU AFFIRM THAT IF YOU PLACE AN ORDER ON BEHALF OF AN ORGANIZATION OR COMPANY, YOU HAVE THE LEGAL AUTHORITY TO BIND ANY SUCH ORGANIZATION OR COMPANY TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
YOU MAY NOT ORDER OR OBTAIN PRODUCTS OR SERVICES FROM THIS WEBSITE IF YOU (A) DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, (B) ARE NOT THE OLDER OF (i) AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE OR (ii) LEGAL AGE TO FORM A BINDING CONTRACT WITH EMPOWERED BIRTH & PREGNANCY, LLC , OR (C) ARE PROHIBITED FROM ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF THIS WEBSITE'S CONTENTS, GOODS OR SERVICES BY APPLICABLE LAW.
Occasionally Owner may, at its discretion, make changes to this Agreement. When Owner makes material changes to the Agreement, Owner will provide You with prominent notice (for example by sending you an email.) Your continued use of the Services after the changes have been made will constitute your acceptance of the changes.
1.A Website. Owner operates the online website located at www.maryaeddaifi.com (“Website”). Your access to and use of the Website is conditioned upon Your acceptance of and compliance with this Agreement. This Agreement applies to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Website.
1.C Not Minor. You affirm that You are either 18 years of age or older, or an emancipated minor, or possess the consent of your legal parent or guardian, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in this Agreement, and to abide by and comply with this Agreement.
1.D United States. The Website is controlled and offered by Owner from its facilities in the United States of America. Owner makes no representations that the Website is appropriate for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with their local law.
1.E Agency. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits. You and Owner are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
3. Disclaimer. Please refer to Owner’s Disclaimer, which is incorporated herein by this reference. When You access or use the Website, You signify Your agreement to this Disclaimer.
4. OWNER’S SERVICES. Owner hereby grants you a revocable, non-transferable, and non-exclusive license to access and use the Website subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement. Owner will use commercially reasonable efforts to provide you with uninterrupted access to the Website during the Term of this Agreement. Owner, in its sole discretion, may make able and release to You certain portions of the Website following the Effective Date, including, but not limited to release each module/training on the Website every seven days following the Effective Date (collectively, “Owner’s Services”).
5. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE.
5.A Content. The content on the Website, except all User Submissions, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, files, documents, images, photos, sounds, music, pictures, messages, interactive features, the design of and “look and feel,” and the like (collectively, “Content”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to Owner, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for Your information and personal use only and may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of Owner. Owner reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content.
5.B User Submissions.
5.Bi Defined. The Website may allow You to post, link, store, share, and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos or other material (collectively, “User Submissions”).
5.Bii Obligations & Restrictions. You understand that when using the Website, You will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that Owner is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that You may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent or objectionable, and You agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies You have or may have against Owner with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold Owner, its owners, operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to Your use of the Website. You are responsible for User Submissions that You post, upload, link or otherwise make available via the Website. Owner, however, reserves the right to remove any User Submissions from the Website at its discretion. By transmitting and submitting any User Submissions, You agree as follows: (i) You are solely responsible for Your account and the activity that occurs while Your account is in use; (ii) You will not post information that is malicious, false or inaccurate; (iii) You will not submit User Submissions that are copyrighted or subject to third-party proprietary rights, including privacy, publicity, trade secret, etc., unless You are the owner of such rights or have permission from the rightful owner to specifically submit such User Submissions; and (iv) You hereby affirm that Owner has the right to determine whether any of Your User Submissions are appropriate and comply with this Agreement.
5.Biii Ownership. All User Submissions will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and will become the sole property of Owner without any compensation or credit to You whatsoever. Owner and its affiliates shall have no obligations with respect to such User Submissions and may use the ideas contained in such User Submissions or posts for any purposes in any medium in perpetuity, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products and services using such ideas.
5.C Restrictions. You will not, and will not permit any third-party to: (i) distribute or copy in any medium any part of the Website, including but not limited to Content, without Owner’s prior written authorization; (ii) alter or modify any part of the Website, including but not limited to, Owner’s technologies; (iii) access Content through any technology or means other than any as authorized by this Agreement or otherwise in writing by Owner; (iv) use the Website for any commercial use without the prior written authorization of Owner. Prohibited commercial uses include, but are not limited to, any of the following actions: (a) sale of access to the Website, Content or services via another website or medium (such as a mobile application); (b) use of the Website, Content or services for the purpose of gaining advertising or subscription revenue; (c) sale of advertising on the Website or any third-party website, targeted to the Content; and (d) any use of the Website, Content or services that Owner finds, in its sole discretion, has the effect of competing with or displacing the market for the Website or Content; (v) use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” or “offline readers,” that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to Owner’s servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Owner grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Website for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. Owner reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases; (vi) collect or harvest any personally identifiable information from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website for any commercial solicitation purposes; (vii) solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their User Submissions; (viii) impersonate any person or organization related to this Agreement; (ix) harass any other user of the Website; (x) circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the Content therein; and (xi) violate any laws.
5.D Third-Party Sites. The Website may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by Owner. Owner has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party websites. In addition, Owner will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU EXPRESSLY RELIEVE OWNER FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF ANY THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE.
6. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
6.A Acknowledgements. You acknowledge that: (i) Owner’s business is conducted throughout the World; (ii) the covenants contained herein are essential elements of this Agreement and that, but for such covenants, Owner would not have entered into this Agreement with You; (iii) the Website will give You access to Owner’s Confidential Information; (iv) Owner has developed a long-standing relationship with its clientele and that the breach of any of the restrictions and covenants set forth herein would cause substantial loss to the goodwill of Owner and cause Owner irreparable harm; (v) the restrictions imposed on You herein and the purposes for such restrictions are reasonable in time, scope and duration and are designed to protect the goodwill, Confidential Information, the continued success of Owner, and Owner’s relationships with its clients; and (vi) the restrictions imposed on You herein in no way are harmful to the public.
6.B Confidential Information.
6.Bi Defined. Owner’s Confidential Information includes any proprietary, confidential, or secret knowledge, data or matters, whether transmitted in writing, orally, visually or otherwise, used in, associated with, or related to Owner, the current or anticipated business of Owner, the research, development, design, and marketing activities of Owner, and those of any party granting rights to Owner or that has been identified to You, either orally or in writing, together with analyses or documents that contain or otherwise reflect such matters, including know-how, technology, financial information, trade secrets, client lists, client names or identities, details of vendor, licensor, client or consultant contracts, pricing policies, operational methods, marketing plans or strategies, product development techniques or plans, business acquisition plans, new personnel acquisition plans, methods of manufacture, drawings, specifications, personnel data, processes, formulas, designs and design projects, computer programs, inventions and research projects of Owner or any other entity that may hereafter become an affiliate thereof, unless otherwise in the public domain other than as a result of disclosure by You (collectively, “Confidential Information”).
6.Bii Covenant Not to Use or Disclose Confidential Information. You agree not to use or disclose to any third-party, directly or indirectly, for any reason or in any way, other than at the express written direction of Owner or as required by law, any Confidential Information.
6.C Copyright Infringement.
6.Ci Notice. If You are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any User Submission or other Content infringes upon Your copyrights, You may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing Owner’s Copyright Agent, Christina Galbato, with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail): (i) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (ii) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site; (iii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material; (iv) information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact You, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail; (v) a statement that You have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and (vi) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that You are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. Owner’s designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement can be contacted at: email@example.com. You acknowledge that if You fail to comply with all of the requirements of this Section, Your DMCA notice may not be valid.
6.Cii Counter-Notice. If You believe that Your User Submission that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that You have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent or pursuant to the law, to post and use the Content in your User Submission, You may send a counter-notice containing the following information to the Copyright Agent: (i) your physical or electronic signature; (ii) identification of the Content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the Content appeared before it was removed or disabled; (iii) a statement that You have a good faith belief that the Content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the Content; and (iv) your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address, a statement that You consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court in New York City, New York and a statement that You will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement. If a counter-notice is received by the Copyright Agent, Owner may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing that person that it may replace the removed Content or cease disabling it in ten (10) business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider, member or user, the removed Content may be replaced, or access to it restored, within fourteen (14) business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at Owner’s sole discretion.
6.Ciii Repeat Infringers. Owner will terminate the access privileges of any User whom it deems, in its sole authority, has repeatedly infringed the copyright rights of others.
7. TERM & TERMINATION.
7.A Term. The Term of this Agreement shall commence on the date you enter into this Agreement (“Effective Date”) and shall end upon termination as described below.
7.B Termination. You may terminate Your use of the Website at any time. Owner may terminate this Agreement, or suspend or terminate Your access to the Website, at any time, for any reason. If Owner suspects that You have violated any provision of this Agreement, Owner may also seek any other available legal remedy. Your rights under this Agreement will terminate automatically if You breach any part of this Agreement or if You terminate Your use of the Website. You remain solely liable for all obligations related to use of the Website, even after You have stopped using the Website.
8. DISCLAIMERS; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
8.A Warranty Disclaimer. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THEREIN SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE, CONTENT, USER SUBMISSIONS, AND ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AND OWNER, ITS MANAGERS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. OWNER MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEBSITE’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THE WEBSITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THEREIN, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD-PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE. OWNER DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD-PARTY THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND OWNER WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
8.B Earnings Disclaimer. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE AND THE RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE CONTENT AND FUNCTIONALITY ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT ANY AND ALL USE OF THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT CREATE A FIDUCIARY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND OWNER. OWNER MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS, APPROPRIATENESS, TIMELINESS, LEGALITY OR OWNERSHIP OF ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION AND/OR MATERIAL CONTAINED ON OR PRESENTED THROUGH THE WEBSITE.
8.C No Guarantees. YOU AGREE THAT OWNER HAS NOT MADE ANY GUARANTEES ABOUT THE RESULTS OF TAKING ANY ACTION, WHETHER RECOMMENDED ON THIS WEBSITE OR NOT. OWNER PROVIDES EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES THAT ARE INTENDED TO HELP USERS OF THIS WEBSITE SUCCEED IN BUSINESS AND OTHERWISE. YOU NEVERTHELESS RECOGNIZE THAT YOUR ULTIMATE SUCCESS OR FAILURE WILL BE THE RESULT OF YOUR OWN EFFORTS, YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION, AND INNUMERABLE OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND THE CONTROL AND/OR KNOWLEDGE OF OWNER. YOU ALSO RECOGNIZE THAT PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE A SIMILAR OUTCOME. THUS, THE RESULTS OBTAINED BY OTHERS, WHETHER CLIENTS OR CUSTOMERS OF OWNER OR OTHERWISE, APPLYING THE PRINCIPLES SET OUT IN THIS WEBSITE ARE NO GUARANTEE THAT YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY WILL BE ABLE TO OBTAIN SIMILAR RESULTS.
8.D Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL OWNER, ITS MANAGERS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE, CONTENT OR THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU AGREE THAT THE MAXIMUM TOTAL LIABILITY OF OWNER TO YOU FOR ANY CLAIM UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE ACTUAL TOTAL AMOUNT RECEIVED BY OWNER FROM YOU TO ACCESS THE WEBSITE AND/OR USE THE PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES. THE LIABILITY OF OWNER SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE ASSETS OF OWNER. NO PERSONAL LIABILITY SHALL AT ANY TIME BE ASSERTED OR ENFORCEABLE AGAINST OWNER’S MANAGERS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS ON ACCOUNT OF THIS AGREEMENT AND YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, AND/OR PRODUCTS RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF. EACH PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT THAT PROVIDES FOR A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, OR EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES IS TO ALLOCATE THE RISKS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PARTIES. THIS ALLOCATION IS AN ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES. EACH OF THESE PROVISIONS IS SEVERABLE AND INDEPENDENT OF ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION WILL APPLY EVEN IF ANY LIMITED REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
9. INDEMNITY. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Owner, its managers, members, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) Your use of and access to the Website; (ii) Your violation of any term of this Agreement; (iii) Your violation of any third-party rights, including without limitation any copyright, property or privacy right; and (iv) any claim that one of Your User Submissions caused damage to a third-party or to Owner. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive the Term of this Agreement.
10. DISPUTES. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING SECTION CAREFULLY. IT CONTAINS PROVISIONS THAT GOVERN DISPUTES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
10.A Defined. The term “dispute” means any dispute, action or other controversy between you and Owner concerning this Agreement, whether in contract, warranty, tort, statute, regulation, ordinance or any other legal or equitable basis. “Dispute” will be given the broadest possible meaning allowable under law.
10.B Notice of Dispute. In the event of a dispute, You must give the Owner a notice of dispute, which is a written statement that sets forth the name, address, and contact information for You, the facts giving rise to the dispute, and the relief requested (“Notice of Dispute”).
10.C Mediation. The Parties will attempt to resolve any dispute through informal negotiation within sixty (60) calendar days from the date of the Notice of Dispute. After sixty (60) calendar days, the Parties agree to submit the dispute to mediation administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Mediation Procedures. The Parties shall each pay fifty percent (50%) of the cost of the Mediation. The place of Mediation shall be New York City, New York.
10.D Prohibition of Class and Representative Actions and Non-Individual Actions. You may bring claims against the Owner only on an individual basis and not as part of any purported class or representative action or proceeding.
11. THIRD PARTY PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES.
11.A As part of Owner’s Services, Owner may suggest that You acquire, install and use certain third party software or services (“Third Party Software”). Third Party Software is licensed to You by the respective owners or licensees of the Third Party Software. You must agree to the terms and conditions set forth by such owners or licensees before installing Third Party Software, whether Owner assists You in the acquisition, installation, and/or use of Third Party Software. Owner has no responsibility or rights to the Third Party Software and does not license Third Party Software to You or make any representation or warranty regarding the Third Party Software.
11.B Owner may have a monetary relationship a third party selling Third party Software (the “Affiliate” or collectively referred to as “Affiliates”). This clause is provided for the purpose of disclosing Owner’s potential financial relationship with Affiliates, advertisers, sponsors and other third parties that Owner works with. In the event that You decide to purchase a Third Party Software recommended by Owner, Owner may receive additional compensation from that purchase from the Affiliate. Despite the foregoing, Owner and its representatives provide honest opinions and commercial experiences as they relate to the Third Party Software recommended.
12.A Amendment. Owner may amend this Agreement at any time and for any reason in its sole discretion. You agree to be bound by any amended Agreement. Continuing use of the Website shall constitute acceptance of any amended Agreement.
12.B Assignment and Binding Effect. The rights and benefits of Owner under this Agreement shall be transferable, and all covenants and agreements hereunder shall inure to the benefit of, and be enforceable by or against its successors and assigns. This Agreement shall not be assignable by You.
12.C Attorney’s Fees. You shall be responsible for all costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees and costs incurred by Owner in enforcing this Agreement against You.
12.D Calendar Days and Time. Any reference herein to “day” or “days” shall mean calendar and not business days, unless otherwise expressly granted. If the date for giving of any notice required to be given hereunder or the performance of any obligation hereunder falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or Federal holiday, then said notice or obligation may be given or performed on the next business day after such Saturday, Sunday, or Federal holiday.
12.E Conflict. If and to the extent any of the terms and provisions of this Agreement contradict or conflict with the terms and provisions of the Owner’s Terms of Service, the terms and provisions of this Agreement shall govern and control.
12.F Headings, Captions, etc. The headings herein are inserted as a matter of convenience only, and do not define, limit, or describe the scope of this Agreement or the intent of the provisions hereof, are not to be considered in construing this Agreement, and, where inconsistent with the text, are to be disregarded.
12.G Law, Jurisdiction and Venue. All questions concerning the construction, validity, and interpretation of this Agreement and the performance of the obligations imposed by this Agreement shall be governed by the internal law, not the law of conflicts, of the State of New York. To the full extent permitted by law, any circuit court in New York shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any matter relating to or arising from this Agreement and the parties' rights and obligations under this Agreement.
12.H Notice. Any notice or communication required or permitted to be given under this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be delivered by email. Notices and communications shall be addressed to, and delivered at, the following address:
If to Owner: Name: Empowered Birth & Pregnancy LLC
A notice must be addressed to the recipient signatory at the address stated herein or at the recipient’s last known e-mail address. A notice sent by email shall be deemed given if confirmed by a delivery receipt or a read receipt.
12.I Promotions. Owner may, from time to time, include contests, promotions, sweepstakes, or other activities (“Promotions”) that require You to submit material or information concerning Yourself. Please note that all Promotions may be governed by separate rules that may contain certain eligibility requirements, such as restrictions as to age and geographic location. You are responsible to read all Promotions rules to determine whether or not You are eligible to participate. If You enter any Promotion, You agree to abide by and to comply with all Promotions Rules. Additional terms and conditions may apply to purchases of goods or services on or through the Website, which terms and conditions are made a part of this Agreement by this reference.
12.J Severability. Should any provision, covenant, agreement, or portion of this Agreement or its application to any person or entity be held invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions of this Agreement and the validity, enforceability, and application to any person or entity shall not be impaired thereby, but such remaining provisions shall be interpreted, applied, and enforced so as to achieve, as near as may be, the purpose and intent of this Agreement to the greatest extent permitted by applicable law.
12.K Survival Clause. Unless otherwise provided for herein, all obligations of the parties hereunder not fully performed as of the expiration or earlier termination of the Agreement shall survive the termination of this Agreement.
12.L Users Under Age 13. The Website is not directed to persons under the age of 13. If You become aware that Your child has provided us with personal information without Your consent, please contact Owner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Owner does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If Owner becomes aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided Owner with personal information, Owner will take steps to remove such information. By using this Website, You are representing to Owner that You are not under the age of 13. If You are under 13 years of age, You are not authorized to install and use this Website and must immediately delete it from Your devices.
12.M Waiver. No waiver of any term, provision or condition of this Agreement, whether by conduct or otherwise, in any one or more instances shall be deemed to be or construed as a further or continuing waiver of any such term, provision or condition of this Agreement. If either Party waives a breach of this Agreement by the other Party, that waiver will not operate or be construed as a waiver of later similar breaches.
12.N Acceptance. You acknowledge and agree that by clicking on the ACCEPT button or similar buttons or links as may be designated by Owner to show Your approval, or Your initial access to the Website (known as the Effective Date herein), You are entering into a legally binding contract under the terms of this Agreement.
Empowered Birth & Pregnancy LLC ("Company" or "We") respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website christinagalbato.com (our "Website") and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
This policy applies to information we collect:
- On this Website.
- In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website.
- Through mobile and desktop applications you download from this Website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and this Website.
- When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.
It does not apply to information collected by:
- Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or
- Any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website
Children Under the Age of 16
Our Website is not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on this Website or through any of its features, register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at email@example.com.
California residents under 16 years of age may have additional rights regarding the collection and sale of their personal information. Please see California Privacy Rights for more information.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
- By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, and any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline ("personal information"); and/or
- About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.
We collect this information:
- Directly from you when you provide it to us.
- Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
- From third parties, for example, our business partners.
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, purchasing our services, posting material, or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, and when you report a problem with our Website.
- Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
- Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.
- Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your orders. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through our Website.
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
- Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
- Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). Click here for information on how you can opt out of behavioral tracking on this website and how we respond to web browser signals and other mechanisms that enable consumers to exercise choice about behavioral tracking.
The information we collect automatically may include personal information, or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
- Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
- Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
- Speed up your searches.
- Recognize you when you return to our Website.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
- Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies. For information about managing your privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see HYPERLINK \l "a741158"Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
- Web Beacons. Pages of the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or [opened an email] and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see the "Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information" clause below.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
- To present our Website and its contents to you.
- To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
- To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
- To provide you with notices about your account, including expiration and renewal notices.
- To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
- To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
- For any other purpose with your consent.
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-parties' goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please check the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data (the registration form). For more information, see the "Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information" clause below.
We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers' target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
-To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
- To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business.
- To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Empowered Birth & Pregnancy LLC's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Empowered Birth & Pregnancy LLC about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
- To third parties to market their products or services to you if you have not opted out of these disclosures.
- To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you give us an email address to use the "email a friend" feature of our Website, we will transmit the contents of that email and your email address to the recipients.
- For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
- With your consent.
We may also disclose your personal information:
- To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Empowered Birth & Pregnancy LLC, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising. If you do not want us to share your personal information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for promotional purposes, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form which pops up when using our Site. You can also always opt-out by sending us an email with your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Promotional Offers from the Company. If you do not wish to have your contact information used by the Company to promote our own or third parties' products or services, you can opt-out by sending your request to email@example.com. If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions. This opt out does not apply to information provided to the Company as a result of a product purchase, warranty registration, product service experience or other transactions.
- Targeted Advertising. If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to our advertisers' target-audience preferences, you can opt-out by selecting the appropriate box on the pop up window when using our Site. For this opt-out to function, you must have your browser set to accept all browser cookies.
We do not control third parties' collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI") on the NAI's website.
California residents may have additional personal information rights and choices. Please see Your California Privacy Rights for more information.
Nevada residents who wish to exercise their sale opt-out rights under Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A may submit a request to this designated email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. However, please know we do not currently sell data triggering that statute's opt-out requirements.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page.
You may also send us an email at email@example.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
California residents may have additional personal information rights and choices. Please see Your California Privacy Rights for more information.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. To learn more about your California privacy rights, visit https://oag.ca.gov/privacy/ccpa.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions are handled by third parties who employ standards and practices including encrypted data and using SSL technology.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.