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Terms and Conditions

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To use the forums or post in other sections of the site you must register as a member of the site. You may request blogging rights by submitting a request to the site moderators. If you sign on to the site as a guest, these Terms of Service will govern your use of the service. If you register as a member to the site, these Terms of Service will govern your use of the service, including access to forums. By accessing the site as a guest and/or registering on the site, you indicate your agreement to be bound by the terms of service. These terms may be modified without notice. The service shall not be liable to you for any breach of these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to these Terms of Service, please do not register for or enter the site.

The information provided through the site should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem. Seek professional care if you or a dependent needs it.

TraumaAdoption.org is not responsible for content provided by professionals, advertisers, and web sites who promote themselves on the service. TraumaAdoption.org is NOT endorsing these professionals, advertisers, and web sites.

If you choose to place any content publicly on the site, be aware it will be indexed by search engines. You are solely responsible for the content you place on the site. The moderators and owners of the site reserve the right to remove any content deemed inappropriate.

Personal attacks of any kind, public of private, will not be tolerated and may result in banning of the member.

Profanity, name-calling, character assassinations or mockery is strictly prohibited. Be respectful. If you are not, you may be banned.

Identifying information about minors should never be posted, PERIOD. To discuss your child or foster child, use an alias or non-identifying nickname preferably in quotes. If you post identifying information it will be removed, and you may be banned.

Do not try to advertise on the site without permission. If you are granted access to post book reviews, public adoption services, or other content this should be purely informational. The service reserves the right to remove any content it deems violates this rule. If you would like to advertise on the site or sponsor the service, email sponsor@traumaadoption.org.

Moderators on the site review the forums for inappropriate content. Inappropriate material will be deleted or edited without warning or explanation. Members abusing content privileges may be banned. Use your common sense.

By submitting content to the site you represent that you have the right to submit this content and that you give the site the right to reprint this content on the Internet, via e-mail and in print form. Any content reported as violating copyright laws will be removed without warning or explanation.

YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL CONTENT YOU POST AND ANY CONSEQUENCES THAT MAY ARISE FROM POSTING TO THE SITE. The service reserves the right to ban your membership if it becomes aware and determines, in its sole discretion, that you are violating any of the guidelines. You agree not to post any illegal material of any kind.

The site does not guarantee the accuracy of any content that is presented through the site and is not liable for any resulting damages incurred using the information.

YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 13 YEARS OF AGE TO POST TO THE SITE. BY REGISTERING YOU WARRANT YOU ARE 13 YEARS OR OLDER.

By submitting content to the service, forums, book reviews, and comments, you grant the service a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right (including any moral rights) and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any Rights that may exist in such content. You also warrant that the holder of any Rights, including moral rights in such content, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license stated above. You also permit any user of the site to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such content placed on the site retains any and all Rights that may exist in such content.

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YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT TRAUMAADOPTION.ORG DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION IN OR PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH TRAUMAADOPTION.ORG. TRAUMAADOPTION.ORG IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS OR FOR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF SUCH INFORMATION. THE INFORMATION IS PROVIDED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT NEITHER TRAUMAADOPTION.ORG NOR ITS MEMBERS, WHILE SUCH MEMBERS ARE PARTICIPATING IN TRAUMAADOPTION.ORG, ARE ENGAGED IN RENDERING LEGAL, MEDICAL, COUNSELING OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OR ADVICE. TRAUMAADOPTION.ORG ENCOURAGES YOU TO SEEK APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR CARE FOR ANY SITUATION OR PROBLEM WHICH YOU MAY HAVE.

TRAUMAADOPTION.ORG SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED, OR ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, BY THE INFORMATION OR IDEAS CONTAINED, SUGGESTED OR REFERENCED IN THIS SERVICE AREA. YOUR PARTICIPATION IN TRAUMAADOPTION.ORG IS SOLELY AT THE YOUR OWN RISK. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM TRAUMAADOPTION.ORG OR THROUGH TRAUMAADOPTION.ORG SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

You agree to indemnify and hold each of TraumaAdoption.org, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of TraumaAdoption.org, the violation of these Terms of Service by you, or the infringement by you, or any other subscriber of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

You agree that this Agreement and any disputes hereunder shall be governed in all respects by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado, United States of America, excluding its conflict of laws rules.