The Coming of the Blessing Terms of Use

Welcome to the March of Dimes Coming of the Blessing Website (the “Website”).

These Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy (“Policies”) govern the use of the Website and the information, services, products, messages, and other content and materials (“Materials”) provided to our visitors. Your use of the Website constitutes your agreement to these Terms of Use and the Policies. The Terms of Use governing the March of Dimes other websites can be found via a link at the bottom of those website pages.

Use of MOD Website Materials

The Materials contained on the Website are provided for educational and informational purposes only. The March of Dimes is not engaged in rendering medical advice or recommendations. The Materials are not a substitute for professional medical advice and treatment or your consultation with qualified physicians and other health care professionals regarding your individual health needs.

We encourage you to take note of the signature date provided at the end of the text of documents contained on the Website. Ongoing advancements in scientific, medical, health care, technology and other related fields may outdate or alter the overall usefulness and accuracy of the Materials we have made available to you. As you view those documents, please take their signature dates into consideration.

Copyrights

Individual documents provided on the Website for downloading are copyrighted by the March of Dimes and may be downloaded for personal, non-commercial use only. Permission to otherwise reprint, copy, electronically reproduce, or use any document on the Website, in part or in whole, is expressly prohibited unless prior written consent is obtained from the March of Dimes. In order to obtain consent please contact the March of Dimes Foundation, 1275 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, New York 10605, (914) 997-4488. To send your request by email, go to Contact Us.

The Website and the contents of the Website, including text, illustrations, graphic material, designs, photographs, video or audio clips, product listings and descriptions, and the organization of the database are protected by copyright and are owned by or licensed to the March of Dimes and may not be reprinted, electronically reproduced or otherwise exploited.

Text, graphics, illustrations, photographs, videos, images and other content that have been submitted by users of the Website are owned by the user and licensed to March of Dimes and may not be reproduced, displayed, modified or distributed in any way.

Trademarks

March of Dimes®, The Coming of the Blessing® and other March of Dimes event and program names and logos (“MOD Marks”) are trademarks or service marks of the March of Dimes Foundation and may not be used without the prior written consent of the March of Dimes, except that you shall have the right and obligation to maintain the name of the March of Dimes appearing in the copyright notice on any Materials.

Creating Accounts and Communicating with The March of Dimes

When you communicate with the March of Dimes in any way, you may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or mislead as to the origin of your communication. The March of Dimes takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content represented by you or any third party.

Electronic Communications

When you purchase products or contact us by email, you are communicating with us electronically and you consent to receive communications from us electronically and agree that such communications satisfy any legal requirement that these communications be in writing.

Online Product Catalog

The March of Dimes attempts to be as accurate as possible when describing its products. However, the March of Dimes does not warrant that the product descriptions or other content is accurate complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

If you are under 18, you may use the March of Dimes Online Product Catalog only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. The March of Dimes reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or cancel orders in its sole discretion.

Links to Third Party Sites

The Website may contain links to other websites that we think may be of interest to you. The linking to such websites does not constitute endorsement of those websites. The March of Dimes has no control over those websites, makes no representation as to the quality, content or accuracy of those websites, and assumes no liability with respect to them. These websites are governed by their own terms of use and privacy policies to which you are directed.

Social Networking, Blogs, Message Boards and Fundraising Sites: User Materials

We invite you to submit comments, messages, text and photographs (“User Materials”) for posting on the Website.

You agree not to submit User Materials that are libelous, defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful, that infringe the property rights of others (including, without limitation, another person’s copyright or trademark), violate the privacy or publicity right of others, or that are in violation of any law.

We will generally post User Materials as they are received, without revision. The March of Dimes is not responsible for the accuracy of the User Materials and is not liable in any way for their content. User Materials are the sole responsibility of the person who submits them and any opinions or views expressed are those of the individual users. You understand that you may be exposed to User Materials that may be offensive, indecent or objectionable.

The March of Dimes does, however, reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to edit or delete such User Materials before they are posted if it determines them to be objectionable, libelous, or infringing on another’s copyright or privacy.

When you submit any User Materials, you represent that such User Materials are unique to you or are used with permission of the copyright holder. You retain the copyright and other ownership rights in the User Materials. However, by submitting the User Materials to the Website, you hereby grant to the March of Dimes a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable license to copy, transmit, modify, display and otherwise use the User Materials in any and all media in the sole discretion of the March of Dimes in support of its mission and its fundraising efforts.

Personal information you provide is subject to The Coming of the Blessing Privacy Policy.

Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA)

The March of Dimes respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any material appearing on the Website has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact the March of Dimes Agent for Notice of copyright claims as follows:

Anne Chehebar
Legal Department
March of Dimes Foundation
1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, N.Y. 10605
Tel: 914-997-4626
Fax: 914-997-4532
Email: legalip@marchofdimes.com

This information is for the purpose of contacting the Agent for Notice of copyright claims only. To contact the The Coming of the Blessing Website for any other reason, please go to our Contact Us page.

Disclaimer

THE WEBSITE AND ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS, USER MATERIALS, FEATURES OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE OR SOLD ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A SPECIFIC PURPOSE. MARCH OF DIMES DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE ON THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR FREE OR FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES” OR OTHER SIMILAR FEATURES. MARCH OF DIMES DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ENDORSE, RECOMMEND, OR MAKE ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, USER MATERIALS, FEATURES, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, OR STATEMENTS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR THROUGH LINKS ON THE WEBSITE. THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL THE MARCH OF DIMES, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, WHETHER OR NOT MARCH OF DIMES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO (A) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; (B) ANY CONTENT OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE OR SOLD ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE; OR (C) ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT OR MATERIALS (INCLUDING USER MATERIALS) OR THE DEFAMATORY, INFRINGING, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York applicable to contracts made and performed there, without regard to its conflict of laws principles, and where applicable, the laws of the United States. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in the State of New York, County of Westchester, and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

Attorney General Mandated State Disclosure

You may obtain a copy of the March of Dimes annual financial report by writing to March of Dimes Foundation, Box 2000, White Plains, NY 10602 (914) 428-7100.In FLORIDA, A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING 1-800-435-7352, TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. Our Florida registration number is: CH 569. In Georgia, a full and fair description of the programs and activities of the March of Dimes and its financial statement are available at www.marchofdimes.com. In Maryland, copies of documents and information submitted by March of Dimes are available for the cost of copies and postage from the Secretary of State, Statehouse, Annapolis, MD21401, 1410-974-5534. In Mississippi, the official registration and financial information of March of Dimes may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. In New Jersey, INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/ocp.htm#charity. New York residents may obtain a copy of March of Dimes’ annual report by writing to the Office of the Attorney General, Department of Law, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. In North Carolina, financial information about March of Dimes and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at (888) 830-4989. In Pennsylvania, the official registration and financial information of March of Dimes may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. In Virginia, a financial statement for the most recent fiscal year is available upon request from the State Division of Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23209, 1-804-786-1343. In Washington, you may obtain additional financial disclosure information by contacting the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-GIVE. West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. REGISTRATION WITH THE AGENCIES DESCRIBED ABOVE DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.

These Terms of Use are subject to change without notice and become effective upon posting. Please check the site periodically for updates.

Effective Date: as of July 15, 2011

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