Thank you for using this website and related services.
The following terms constitute an agreement between you and MATERNITY NEIGHBORHOOD, INC. (“Company”), the operator of www.maternityneighborhood.com (the “Site”) and certain services available through the Site. This agreement governs your use of the Site (“Services”), both as a casual visitor and a registered user (“Registered User”) as described below.
By accessing or using the Site (including the Services), you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If you register on the Site as a Registered User, then in addition to the terms that are applicable to all users of the Site, the terms that apply only to Registered Users shall apply to you too. This Agreement shall include any additional terms that you accept in connection with using certain Services, and incorporates by reference our Privacy Notice, which you acknowledge you have read and understood.
We may modify the Agreement at any time without advance notice by posting amended terms on the Site. Please check back periodically for updates.
By using the Site and the Services, you agree to the terms below. We may update the terms from time to time.
1. Company does not provide medical advice
Materials provided on the Site are for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. Registered Users may interact with certain of their health care providers via the Site or Services. Always seek the advice of your physician or other health care provider in connection with questions or concerns about your health. Never disregard professional advice or delay seeking it because of something you read on the Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, dial 911 immediately. We do not employ health care provider(s) whom you may contact via the Site or otherwise, and are not licensed to practice medicine.
We connect you to your health care provider, but we do not provide medical advice. In case of emergency, call 911.
By registering for an account on the Site (“Account”) as a Registered User you agree to provide accurate registration data, and represent that you are at least 18 years old or an emancipated minor as determined by the state of your residence. Providing inaccurate or incomplete registration data, using a false identity, impersonating another person or registering after your Account has been suspended are all grounds for Account suspension.
You are responsible for all activity on your Account. Do not share your username or password. You agree to notify us of any unauthorized use of your Account or other breach of security. Remember to log out at the end of each session.
Remember that you are responsible for any internet or data charges you may incur when accessing the Site or Services.
If you register as a Registered User because you have been invited to do so by a health care provider in order to access your health records and communicate with your health care provider via the Site, then please be advised that Company is a business associate or contractor of your health care provider under the federal health care privacy and security laws and regulations known as HIPAA and will be storing and sharing your health information in accordance with the Notice of Privacy Practices provides to you by your health care provider.
You are responsible for registering using accurate information and keeping your info up to date.
You are responsible for keeping your username and password secret.
If you are using the Site to connect with your health care provider, be sure to check out the Privacy Notice on our website and the Notice of Privacy Practices you get from your health care provider.
3. No Interference with Operation of Site
You may not use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the Site or content or services provided on the Site for any purposes. You may not post content on the Site that contains any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, spiders, or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. You shall not attempt to make the Site unavailable through denial-of-service attacks or similar means. You shall not use contact information provided by members, or collect information about our members, to facilitate the sending of unsolicited bulk communications or allow others use of your Account to take such actions.
No hacking our website, please!
4. Links to Other Websites
The Site may contain links to other websites that are not under the control of the Company. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Company of such site and Company is not responsible for the content of such linked sites.
We don’t rule the Internet – Be careful out there.
5. Disclaimer of Warranties
The Site and the content and Services made available via the Site are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Company does not make and disclaims all express and implied warranties and representations, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, with regard to the Site, the Site content, or any advice or services provided through the Site to the extent permitted by law. Company does not warrant that access to the Site or its content or Services will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the Site will be corrected.
The advice, recommendations, information, and conclusions posted or emailed by your clinician(s) and/or other Registered Users are not in any way vetted, approved or endorsed by the Company, and you use such information at your own risk.
We deliver information and services we think you can use, but we aren’t responsible if information from others is no good, or if the site goes down, or internet access is not available.
6. Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances shall the Company, its partners, contributors, agents, employees, directors, or affiliates be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages (even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages) due to your use of this Site or due to your reliance on any of the content contained or the services provided on the Site.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Company, its officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates and other partners, from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of this Agreement.
Your use of the Site is at your own risk.
8. Digital Millennium Copyright Act
If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any User Submission or other content at this Site infringes upon your copyright, you may submit a written notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) (see 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3) for further information) by providing our Copyright Agent (listed below) with the following information: (i) an electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed or if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a notification, a representative list of such works at our Site; (iii) a description of the location on the Site of the allegedly infringing material(s); (iv) your address, telephone number, and email address; (v) a written statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material(s) in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (vi) a written 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.
If a User Submission that you submitted has been removed as a result of a notification as described above and you believe that such a User Submission or portion of a User Submission was posted lawfully, please contact us about our counter-notification procedure through which you can dispute the allegation and request re-posting of the User Submission content at issue.
Our designated Copyright Agent for notice of claims of infringement is:
Name: Ron DuPlain, CTO
Telephone: (434) 533-0338
Only notices of alleged copyright infringement and requests about the counter-notification procedures should go to the Copyright Agent; any other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications should be directed to us at:
You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the notice requirements of the DMCA, your notice may not be valid.
If you think someone has posted something that you have copyrighted on our Site without your permission, please let us know.
9. Governing Law and Venue
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Virginia and the applicable federal laws of the United States of America. All disputes arising under, or in any way connected with membership in or use of the Site, shall be litigated exclusively in the state and federal courts residing in the State of Virginia, and in no other court or jurisdiction. You hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the State of Virginia.
We don’t expect to have to go to court over this agreement, but just in case, here’s where we would go.
10. Miscellaneous Terms
Maternity Neighborhood and the Maternity Neighborhood logo are registered trademarks of the Company. You agree not to display or use these trademarks in any manner without our prior, written permission.
We may assign this agreement at any time to a subsidiary or parent company or to a successor to its business as part of a merger or sale of substantially all of its assets. You may not assign or transfer this agreement.
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions will be unaffected and remain in full force and effect.
Some of the treatment information provided on the Site and Services is from third party sources. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect.
For any questions or comments, or to report violations of this agreement, let us know, or contact us at:
P.O. Box 2294
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Telephone: (434) 533-0338
Don’t use our name or trademarks without permission.
We might transfer this agreement to a related company, or to a buyer of our business.
We share information from other sources. We are not responsible for others’ errors.
Please keep in touch — Let us know how you are doing and how we can serve you better.
Effective Date: September 1, 2010
Last Updated Date: Nov. 3, 2016