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Privacy Notice

The Parenting Network has created this Privacy Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for theparentingnetwork.org website (“Website”). Please note that when you access any external links from theparentingnetwork.com, they may have different privacy policies specific to those sites. We encourage you to read all applicable privacy policies.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the Terms of Use. By visiting this Website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. If you do not agree, please do not use or access this Website or our services.

WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE GATHER FROM THOSE WHO VISIT OUR WEBSITE?

When you visit our Website we collect and store any information you enter on our Website, or that you provide to us in offline contacts we have with you. We also collect information that is stored automatically when you browse our Website. Information is collected from visitors to the Website in the following areas:

Information Collected and Stored Automatically—When you browse our Website, you and your web browser may also transmit information that we automatically collect. We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer), the web pages you visit and the time of your visit, and other click-stream data. This information may be combined with other personal information you have provided. This information is automatically provided by your browser, and we use such information to improve the performance of our Website, to determine how best to provide useful information to users, and to make improvements to the Website. COOKIES INFORMATION—We may also place small data files, called “cookies,” in the browser file of your computer's hard drive. These cookies automatically identify your browser to our server whenever you interact with the Website. We use the cookies to record Website statistics. Most browsers automatically accept the cookies, but you usually can change your browser setting to prevent the acceptance of cookies. Certain web pages may not function properly if you choose not to accept cookies.

E-MAIL—On our site, you may also have an opportunity to communicate with us by e-mail. You may also choose to provide your e-mail address to receive communications from us or third parties.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

The Parenting Network values your privacy. Be assured that The Parenting Network does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. We use your personal information to communicate with you if and when necessary in connection with your use of our Website, to respond to your questions, or to send you material and information. If you do not want your information used, discontinue all use of the Website. We may collect, track and/or use your information to provide you with the features and functionality of the Website and personalize your site experience to allow us to deliver the type of content and product information in which you are most interested. In order to provide services to you on our behalf, there may also be times when it may be advantageous for The Parenting Network to make certain personal information about you available to companies that The Parenting Network has a strategic relationship with or that perform work for The Parenting Network. For example, some areas of the Website may allow you to conduct e-commerce transactions (such as purchases, etc.). In connection with these transactions, we collect data necessary to complete the transaction that is furnished by you. This information may be furnished to a third party in order to facilitate the transaction. None of the Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use or the operation of the Website imposes any duty upon The Parenting Network to retain any information obtained through the Website. The Parenting Network may discard information it receives at its sole discretion.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

We may create links to other websites that we think may be of interest to you. We do not endorse or review the content of any other websites, and our privacy policy applies only to your use of our Website. We have not reviewed the privacy policies of any websites we link to the Website, and you should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information that site may collect about you.

SECURITY

Since we are committed to your privacy and security, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to attempt to safeguard and prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly use the information we collect online. However, please remember that no transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us or from us, and you do so at your own risk. When you place an order or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once we receive your transmission, we use our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems. You should also take precautions to protect your personal data, when using the Website. Make sure you use a secure web browser.

INTERNATIONAL USERS

The Website is hosted in the United States. If you are a user accessing the Website from any other country with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, please be advised that through your continued use of the Website, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to such transfer. CHANGES IN THE PARENTING NETWORK PRIVACY POLICY By using our Website, you consent to our collection and the use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. If we change our privacy procedures, we will post these changes on our Website. You have the opportunity to review the privacy policy each time you use the Website so that you are aware of any modifications made to these policies.

QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR PRIVACY POLICY

If you have questions about our Website and our privacy policy or disclaimer, please feel free to contact us at info@theparentingnetwork.org.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER

THE CONTENT AND SERVICES OF THE PARENTING NETWORK AND ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE PARENTING NETWORK DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY PART OF THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE PARENTING NETWORK DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IN TERMS OF ITS QUALITY, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. YOU SHOULD THEREFORE VERIFY ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THIS WEBSITE BEFORE ACTING ON IT. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU TO THE EXTENT SUCH EXCLUSION IS NOT ALLOWED BY SUCH LAW. THE PARENTING NETWORK EXPLICITLY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, CONTENT, AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR MERCHANDISE FOUND ON WEBSITES THAT LINK TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE. THE PARENTING NETWORK CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND/OR RELATED SERVICES NOR DOES THE PARENTING NETWORK. MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU MIGHT BE REQUESTED TO GIVE ANY THIRD PARTY, AND YOU HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY CLAIM AGAINST THE PARENTING NETWORK WITH RESPECT TO SUCH WEBSITES AND SERVICES.