Access to the Website
- Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website or its telecommunications services, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Website.
- Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material or data on the Website.
- Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material or data on the Website or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
- Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website.
- Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Website.
- Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
- Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
- Use the Website to perform any illegal activities (including without limitation defaming, abusing, harassing, stalking, threatening or otherwise violating the legal rights (such as rights of privacy) of others.
- Impersonate anyone or any entity, falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity.
- Display advertising or commercial content.
Autism Navigator may change or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any feature or component of the Website at any time without further notice. You agree Autism Navigator shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of any feature or component of the Website. Autism Navigator will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict user access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website.
Full use of the Website requires Internet access and may be affected by the performance of such access. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website, including, without limitation up-to-date compatible browser software.
The Website and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof) are owned by Autism Navigator, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, or create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, transmit or commercially exploit any part of the Website except as necessary to use or view the content therein and to create a reasonable number of copies of portions of such content (without modification) for your use. All rights in the Website content not expressly granted to you by Autism Navigator are retained by Autism Navigator and its licensors.
The Virtual Community for Families name and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of Autism Navigator, or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of Autism Navigator. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners.
Medical or Professional Services
Autism Navigator is not engaged in rendering medical or other professional services, and the availability or use of the Website is not intended to create, and does not, create, any medical or other professional services relationship. Use of the Website is not a substitute for medical or other professional advice, nor is it a substitute for any medical services provider using his or her knowledge, expertise and judgment in diagnosing and treating symptoms, illnesses or other physical and mental health conditions.
No Warranties; Limitation of Liability
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACTS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND FOR ANY DAMAGES INCURRED AS A RESULT THEREOF. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WE DO NOT, AND OUR SUPPLIERS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS EACH DISCLAIM, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ON BEHALF OF US AND OUR SUPPLIERS, ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR CONTENT OR DATA AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEBSITE OR WITH THESE TERMS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AGAINST AUTISM NAVIGATOR, ITS PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROVIDERS, LICENSORS AND ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE WEBSITE.
This Website is operated by Autism Navigator. All feedback, comments, requests for technical support and other communications relating to the Website should be directed to: [email protected]
What Personal Information We Collect
We collect information that you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you communicate with us.
Children Under the Age of Thirteen
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and its rules (collectively, “COPPA”) require us to inform parents and legal guardians about our practices for collecting, using and disclosing personal information from children under the age of 13. This Website is not intended for use by, and Autism Navigator does not collect information from, children under thirteen (13) years of age. Any information collected about children under the age of thirteen must be provided by the child’s legal guardian. By registering with the Website and accessing your account, you are attesting and warranting that you are the legal guardian of any child(ren) whose information you provide through the account and that all information is provided directly by you as the legal guardian.
Automatic Information Collection
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.
The Website may use “cookies” and other technologies such as pixel tags and web beacons. Browser cookies are alphanumeric identifiers in the form of text files that are inserted and stored by your Web browser on your computer’s hard drive. These technologies tell us which parts of our Website you have visited and help us alert you to software compatibility issues. They are also used to analyze and improve our Website’s design and functionality. If you choose to delete cookies from your device or block them from being stored on your device, please note that the full functionality of the Website may not be available to you and you will not be able to login using your User ID.
“Web beacons” are images embedded in a web page for the purpose of measuring and analyzing usage and activity. Autism Navigator Virtual Community for, or third-party service providers acting on our behalf, may use web beacons to help us analyze usage and activity.
We use industry-standard technologies, such as firewall barriers, encryption techniques, and authentication procedures, among others, designed to protect the security of your data and to protect Website accounts and systems from unauthorized access; however, we do not represent or warrant that your data will be 100% secure.
If you have a security-related concern, please email [email protected]. 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. Autism Navigator does not represent, warrant, or guarantee that your Personal Information will be protected against unauthorized access, loss, misuse, or alterations.
Users Outside of the United States
Information that is submitted to this Website will be collected, processed, stored, disclosed and disposed of in accordance with applicable U.S. law. If you are a non-U.S. user, you acknowledge and agree that Autism Navigator may collect and use your information, as discussed in this Policy, outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, such information may be stored on servers located outside your resident jurisdiction. U.S. law may not provide the degree of protection for information that is available in other countries. By providing Autism Navigator with your information, you acknowledge that you have read this Policy, understand it, agree to its terms and consent to the transfer of such information outside your resident jurisdiction. If you do not consent to the terms of this Policy, please do not use the Website.
Information Transmitted Through Other Means