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You acknowledge and agree that ParentingWhiz.com may revise these Terms of Service from time to time, without prior notice. By continuing to access or use the Sites, Content, or Services after ParentingWhiz.com makes any such revision, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms of Service. If any modification is not acceptable to you, your only recourse is to cease using and/or accessing the Sites, Content and Service.
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While a number of parts of the Sites, Content and/or Services are available for use without registering, some parts may require registration should you wish to access and use them. If you choose to register, you will provide accurate and complete registration information to become a member of the site (“Members”). Failure to do so, is a violation of this Terms of Service and at its sole discretion ParentingWhiz.com may terminate your account immediately. You will be responsible for updating your registration information if it changes.
ParentingWhiz.com reserves the right to determine and/or change, solely at its discretion and without prior permission or prior notice, which parts of the site require registration.
The Sites, Content and/or Services are for personal non-commercial use unless a different use is authorized in writing by the founder of ParentingWhiz.com. Commercial and/or for-profit organizations like companies, businesses, and/or service providers may not register on the Sites without the prior approval of ParentingWhiz.com. Collecting email addresses of members for purposes of advertisement, solicitation or spam is prohibited.
Code of Conduct:
ParentingWhiz.com is a community of parents. Merriam-Webster starts by defining community as “a unified body of individuals” and that is what we are. We are different people, linked by the shared passion of parenting, though we are located everywhere across the globe.
It is our responsibility to ensure this community flourishes and is a welcoming place for all parents. To foster this, every member of the community will follow this Code of Conduct.
- Be a role model for your children. Act exactly as you would want them to – with good manners, politeness and mutual dignity and respect for other members of the community
- Respect and accept that opinions, practices, beliefs vary from individual to individual.
- You have a right to disagree with another. If you wish to express your disagreement, debate the opinion or position, logically and calmly.
- Do not attack any person, irrespective of whether they are a member of the community or not.
- When you comment or respond, stick to the topic of the original poster.
- Do not bring stereotypes, hate, discrimination, bigotry, rumours, slander, offensive language and offensive content to the community.
- Do not post graphic, gruesome, or offensive images.
- Do not violate anyone else’s privacy.
- Welcome new members to the community. Make them feel a part of the family.
- No solicitation please.
- Make friends but choose them wisely and with care.
- Don’t randomly invite other members of the community to be your friends and don’t be offended if someone you hardly know turns down your invitation.
- Respect copyright. Do not copy-and-paste someone else’s work without permission. If you use another source as a reference, mention it clearly and give them credit.
- Feel free to report any violation of this code, by pressing the button with the red flag, that you find everywhere in the community. We will review it, and assess it and at our sole discretion, take action. In the case of groups, the group managers will perform this role.
This Code of Conduct can be updated at any time. Every member of the community is bound to an updated version as soon as it appears on this page.
Guard Your Password:
You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Sites, Content and Services. You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to take sole responsibility for any activities or actions under your password, whether or not you have authorized such activities or actions. You will immediately notify ParentingWhiz.com of any loss or unauthorized use of your password.
All right, title, and interest in and to the Sites, Content, and Services are and will remain the exclusive property of ParentingWhiz.com. The Sites, Content, and Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other governing laws of the territory. Except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Service, you may not reproduce, modify or prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, or otherwise use the Sites, Content, or Services. You may not copy or modify the HTML code used to generate web pages on the Sites. You may not use the Sites, Content, or Services on or in connection with any other website, for any purpose.
Content you post and Rights Granted:
You, and not ParentingWhiz.com, shall be solely responsible for all text, messages, graphics or material that you upload to the Sites, Content and/or Services (“Member Posted Content”). You and not ParentingWhiz.com, assume the complete liability for your Member Posted Content.
You represent and warrant that you own, or have the necessary license, consent, permission, and right to use and post Member Posted Content on the Sites and that you have the right to use all copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other proprietary rights in and to all such Member Posted Content, in order to permit inclusion and use of the Member Posted Content on the Sites as contemplated by this Terms of Service.
ParentingWhiz.com, at its sole discretion, may delete or block access to any Content including Member Posted Content, without notice and without liability.
You retain all of your ownership rights in Member Posted Content that you post to Sites. However, by virtue of your Member Posted Content appearing or having appeared on Sites, you grant ParentingWhiz.com a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, fully sub licensable (through multiple tiers), and transferable license to store, copy, distribute, aggregate, prepare derivative works of, adapt, publicly perform, publicly display, archive and use the Member Posted Content in connection with ParentingWhiz’s business, including without limitation, the promotion and redistribution of the Sites, Content and/or Service and derivative works through its business partners, affiliates or any media channel and in any media format known now or in the future for any commercial purpose. This also includes any capability or business arrangement that ParentingWhiz.com creates to allow search engines or other third parties to crawl, index and/or cache the Sites, Content and/or Services.
You also grant to anyone who accesses the Sites a non-exclusive license to access the Member Posted Content through the Sites and/or Services and to use such Member Posted Content as permitted by this Terms of Service.
ParentingWhiz.com may at its sole discretion provide you the technical capabilities to remove a subset of your Member Posted Content from the Sites. These capabilities are subject to change at any time, at ParentingWhiz.com’s sole discretion, without prior notice. Removal of any Member Posted Content from the Sites and/or Services will not remove it from any archives that ParentingWhiz.com may have made of the Member Posted Content as part of maintaining and administering the Sites, Content and/or Services.
ParentingWhiz.com is also not responsible for removing Member Posted Content from the databases of any search engines or third parties that may have crawled the Sites and may have cached the Content. ParentingWhiz.com is also not responsible for removing Member Posted Content that maybe distributed in online and/or offline media formats under a business arrangement which existed prior to removal of the Member Posted Content.
You agree not to do any of the following while using the Sites, Content or Services:
– Post, publish or transmit any text, messages, graphics, or material that: (i) is false or misleading; (ii) is defamatory; (iii) invades another’s privacy; (iv) is adult, obscene, pornographic, or offensive; (v) promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any individual or group or religion or caste; (vi) infringes another’s rights, including any intellectual property rights or copyright or trademark; or (vii) violates, or encourages any conduct that would violate, any applicable law or regulation or would give rise to civil liability;
- Access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Sites, ParentingWhiz.com’s computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of ParentingWhiz.com’s providers;
- Attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach any security or authentication measures;
- Attempt to access or search the Sites, Content, or Services with any engine, software, tool, agent, device or mechanism other than the software and/or search agents provided by ParentingWhiz.com or other generally available third party web browsers (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari);
- Send unsolicited email, junk mail, “spam,” or chain letters, or promotions or advertisements for products or services;
- Post text, messages, graphics or materials that are sales offers, advertisements, or promotions for products or services;
- Forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting, or in any way use the Sites, Content or Services to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information;
- Attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Sites, Content, and/or Services;
- Interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the Sites; or
- Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity.
ParentingWhiz.com will have the right to investigate and prosecute violations of any of the above, including intellectual property rights infringement and security issues, to the fullest extent of the law. ParentingWhiz.com may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who violate these Terms of Service. You acknowledge that ParentingWhiz.com has no obligation to monitor your access to or use of the Sites, Content, and Services, but has the right to do so for the purpose of operating the Sites, to ensure your compliance with these Terms of Service, or to comply with applicable law or the order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or other governmental body.
ParentingWhiz.com has the right but has no obligation to screen Content, including Member Posted Content before displaying it on the Sites and/or Services. If notified of Content which allegedly does not conform to these Terms of Service, ParentingWhiz.com may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of such Content.
Accuracy and Completeness:
The Content on the site is posted by ParentingWhiz.com and/or it Members. You understand that while ParentingWhiz.com will attempt to provide current, accurate and complete information in the Content and/or Services, it does not guarantee that the information is accurate or complete or current.
When posting Content, ParentingWhiz.com references various information sources and suppliers, some of who are mentioned in the Content. ParentingWhiz.com does not make any representation or guarantee that these sources provide complete, accurate or current information.
Members also contribute to Content by various methods including but not limited to writing journals, posting comments, starting discussion groups, starting and replying to discussions, adding products and service provider listings, reviewing products and service providers. ParentingWhiz.com makes no guarantee or representation that Members provide complete, accurate or current information.
You understand that all Member Posted Content is the opinion of that member or any external source they have quoted or referenced, and is not the opinion of ParentingWhiz.com.
All healthcare content on this site is for informational purposes only. It should not be viewed as a substitute for medical or professional advise. Always consult your physician if you have any questions concerning the health of yourself or your family. ParentingWhiz.com expressly disclaims any liability or responsibility for any actions taken by readers on the basis of the information provided on this website.
Exchange of opinions amongst readers is not supervised by ParentingWhiz.com and we hold no responsibility for the language or consequences of these exchanges. All submitted messages/posts become the licensed property of ParentingWhiz.com. We cannot verify the accuracy or copyright of contributions by readers in the form of information, images, articles and will not take responsibility for the same.
Our goal at ParentingWhiz.com is to provide helpful tips for better parenting and for living. It’s amazing how much time and energy goes into this blog and as such, we feel it is permissible to be compensated. We accept advertising and participate in various affiliate programs which provide income. You have our word that ParentingWhiz will only promote products that we personally use or can recommend without hesitation. Integrity is important to us and gaining (& keeping) the trust of our readers is paramount.
Sometimes we mention that a link is an affiliate link. This simply means sometimes we recommend a product or service and if you choose to purchase that product or service via our recommendation, ParentingWhiz will get a small referral commission. Of course, this is at no extra cost to you but it does help keep our candle burning so we can keep bringing you great tips! We truly appreciate your support in this way. This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.
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Image Usage Policy:
Unless otherwise stated, copyright and all intellectual property rights in all photos and graphical images presented on this website are the property of ParentingWhiz. In other cases where the images might have been taken from other sources, the appropriate credits are mentioned below them.
ParentingWhiz grants you permission to only access and make personal use of the Site and the images here-in. You agree not to, directly or indirectly download or modify / alter / change / amend / vary / transform / revise / translate / copy / publish / distribute or otherwise disseminate any content on ParentingWhiz’s Site, or any portion of it; or delete or fail to display any promotional taglines included in the Site / Service either directly or indirectly, except with the express consent of ParentingWhiz. However, you may print or download extracts from these pages for your personal / individual, non-commercial use only. You must not retain any copies of these pages saved to disk or to any other storage medium except for the purposes of using the same for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for personal / individual use.
ParentingWhiz.com respects the intellectual property of others.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide ParentingWhiz.com’s Copyright Agent with the following information:
1. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
3. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Sites, Content or Services;
4. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
ParentingWhiz.com’s Copyright Agent may be reached at Cher@ParentingWhiz.com
Upon the receipt of written notice compliant with the requirements set out above, it is the policy of ParentingWhiz.COM to remove the allegedly infringing material from the Web Site.
ParentingWhiz.COM will deny access to the Web Site or any features of the Web Site to anyone who is the found to be the source of allegedly infringing material and after a warning from ParentingWhiz.COM, continues to post allegedly infringing material.
If you violate any of these Terms of Services, your permission to use the Sites, Content, and Services will automatically terminate. ParentingWhiz.com reserves the right to revoke your access to and use of the Sites, Content, and Services at any time, with or without cause. ParentingWhiz.com also reserves the right to cease providing or to change the Sites, Content, or Services at any time and without notice.
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Your access to and use of the Sites, Content, and Services is at your own risk. ParentingWhiz.com will have no responsibility for any harm to your network, site, business, computer system, loss of data, or other harm or exposure to offensive material that results from your access to or use of the Sites, Content, or Services.
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SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to indemnify and hold ParentingWhiz.com harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Sites, Content and/or Services in violation of this Terms of Service and/or arising from a breach of these Terms of Service and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above and/or arising from Member Posted Content you post on the Sites, Content and/or Services.
In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect.
The failure of ParentingWhiz.com to enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision.
Controlling Law and Jurisdiction:
These Terms of Service and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of territory determined solely by ParentingWhiz.com. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any action with respect to the subject matter of these Terms of Service will be the courts of the territory determined solely by ParentingWhiz.com, and each of the parties hereto waives any objection to jurisdiction and venue in such courts.
These Terms of Service are the entire an exclusive agreement between ParentingWhiz.com and you regarding the Sites, Content, and Services, and these Terms of Service supersede and replace any prior agreements between ParentingWhiz.com and you regarding the Sites, Content, and Services.
If you have any questions about these Terms of Service, please contact ParentingWhiz.com at Cher@ParentingWhiz.com
Nov 19, 2014