Terms of Use

Welcome to Talaris Institute’s talaris.org website (the “Site”). Talaris mission is to support parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children. To advance its mission, Talaris has developed a research-based family of products under the Parenting Counts brand.

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using the Site. Your use of our Site confirms your unconditional acceptance of the following terms and conditions. You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that you possess the legal right and ability to agree to these Terms of Use.

If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must not use the Site.

Informational Use Only:

NOTHING CONTAINED IN THIS SITE IS OR SHOULD BE CONSIDERED, OR USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR, MEDICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. The information contained on or provided through this Site is intended for general consumer understanding and education only.

IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUE OR CONCERN ABOUT YOURSELF OR YOUR CHILD, YOU SHOULD SEEK THE ADVICE OF A QUALIFIED DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Do not delay seeking professional advice because of something that you have read on this Site, Talaris Parenting Counts site, or a book or product that you purchased from us.

Minimum Age for Use:

The Site is only intended for use by individuals over age 18.

Use of Site:

You may use the Site only in accordance with the following terms chong qi gong men:

  • You may access and review Talaris content about parenting and your child’s development solely for your own personal, non-commercial use.
  • You may not quote or excerpt any Talaris content in any written materials without the prior written permission of both Talaris and the content’s author.
  • You may not modify any Talaris content or create derivative works based on any content.
  • You must follow all federal, state, and local laws and regulations that may apply to your use of the Site.

Access to the Site:

Talaris reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in its sole discretion.

Privacy:

Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs your visit to the Site, to understand our practices regarding collection and use of personal information.

Electronic Communications:

You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Copyright:

All materials on the Site are property of Talaris and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and other laws. You are granted a limited license to use the Site and view its content. All ownership of the Site and its content is retained by Talaris and/or its licensors. All rights to the Site and Site content are reserved, unless expressly granted in these Terms of Use.

You agree not to use the Site in any way whatsoever except as specifically authorized in these Terms of Use. Unauthorized use may infringe the intellectual property rights of Talaris and its licensors and subject you to civil and criminal penalties, including possible monetary damages.

Permission Requests:

Talaris allows copying, display, public performance or any kind of business or commercial use of the Site and any of its content only with express written permission. To be considered for permission, please contact info@talaris.org with your request.

Trademarks:

The words TALARIS INSTITUTE and PARENTING COUNTS, the Parenting Counts logo, and the Talaris Institute logo are trademarks of Talaris Institute. These trademarks may not be used for any purpose without the prior written permission of Talaris Institute. Any other trademarks used in particular Site content or products offered on the Site (including any book titles, product names or product logos) are the property of or under license to the respective author or owner and may not be used without the prior written permission of such party.

Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of them by Talaris.

Disclaimers:

THIS SITE AND THE MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT OR DATA DISTRIBUTED BY, DOWNLOADED OR ACCESSED FROM OR THROUGH THIS SITE, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. The Site, its content, and its products are not a substitute for any professional assistance that you or your child may need, such as medical advice, psychological counseling, or legal advice.

YOU AGREE THAT WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO ANY USER OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY BASED ON RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH OUR SITE OR THE PRODUCTS OR CONTENT ON IT.

WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, AND CONTENT ON THE SITE. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO PRICING, TEXT OR PHOTOGRAPHY. WHILE WE ATTEMPT TO ENSURE YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SITE IS SAFE, WE CANNOT AND DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT YOUR CONTENT OR DATA WILL BE RETAINED.

Limitation of Liability:

IN NO EVENT SHALL TALARIS INSTITUTE , ITS RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, RETAIL PARTNERS OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION OR TRANSMISSION OF THIS WEB SITE BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS WEB SITE, ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE, OR THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH WEB SITES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ANY CLAIM IS BASED IN WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT TALARIS INSTITUTE WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. The foregoing limitations of liability do not apply to the extent prohibited by law. Please refer to your local laws for any such prohibitions.

IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THIS WEB SITE. IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT YOU HAVE PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY, IF ANY, IS FROM THE MANUFACTURER OF SUCH PRODUCTS OR SUPPLIER OF SUCH SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH MANUFACTURER’S OR SUPPLIER’S WARRANTY, OR TO SEEK A RETURN AND REFUND FOR SUCH PRODUCT OR SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RETURNS AND REFUNDS POLICIES POSTED ON THIS WEB SITE.

Indemnification:

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY US, AND ANY OF OUR SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, LICENSORS, LICENSEES OR CONTRIBUTORS, TOGETHER WITH ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, BOARD MEMBERS, AND EMPLOYEES, AGAINST ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, JUDGMENTS, COSTS OR EXPENSES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND COSTS) ARISING OUT OF A CLAIM BY A THIRD PARTY RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE, OR ANY BREACH OR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE OR ANY OTHER TERM OR CONDITION CONTAINED ON THE SITE BY YOU.

Revisions to These Terms of Use:

We reserve the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in our Site Terms or any policy or guideline of the Site, at any time and in our sole discretion. Any changes or modification shall be effective upon posting of the revisions and notice of such changes to the Site. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of its changes or modifications shall constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications. Therefore, you should frequently review these Terms of Use and applicable policies from time-to-time to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Site.

Applicable Law and Venue:

The laws of the State of Washington, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions, shall govern these Terms of Use and any use by you of the Site. The venue and jurisdiction for any dispute between you and us shall be the state and federal courts of King County, Washington, USA.

Access to Site and Termination of Access:

We reserve the right, without notice and in our sole discretion, to modify or discontinue this Site or your access to it, and to block or prevent future access to and use of the Site.

In the event that you fail to follow these Terms of Use, or we reasonably believe that you have failed to follow them, Talaris may: terminate these Terms of Use; terminate any license granted to you to use the Site; and/or exercise any other legal right or remedy available to Talaris.

In the event that these Terms of Use are terminated either by you or Talaris, you agree to refrain from any further use of the Site whatsoever.

All rights and obligations of either party under these Terms of Use which, by their nature, would survive its termination or expiration, including the sections titled Copyright, Disclaimers, Limitation of Liability and Indemnification, shall survive its termination or expiration and continue in effect.

Miscellaneous:

Failure to enforce any rights granted in these Terms of Use shall not be deemed a waiver as to subsequent enforcement of such rights. If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall, to the extent possible, be modified in such manner as to be valid, legal and enforceable but so as to most nearly retain the intent of the parties, and if such modification is not possible, such provision shall be severed. In either case the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use shall not in any way be affected or impaired. This Agreement is personal to you and may not be transferred, assigned or delegated to anyone else. Any attempt by you to transfer, assign, or delegate this Agreement shall be null and void.

Notice of Copyright Infringement For Materials Posted on the Site:

Talaris respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your copyrights or other intellectual property rights are infringed by materials posted on the Site, please provide Talaris with the following notice and information in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act:

  1. A statement that you believe material that infringes your rights has been posted on the Site.
  2. A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed, with sufficient detail for Talaris to identify it. Please include title, author name, creation date, publication date, and publisher (if applicable).
  3. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site, with sufficient detail to allow us to locate it.
  4. Your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
  5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.
  7. Your signature.