Terms and Conditions

The Talk About Adoption™ website (the “website”) is operated by Talk About Adoption™, which is a newly generated movement out of the 501(c)(3) non-profit For Youth International®, an organization that volunteers in communities to help at-risk youth. For Youth International® provides financial accountability to our movement operations. Talk About Adoption™ is committed to informing you of your rights and our rights as you use this website. We want your experience to be safe, secure, and informative. Please read the following information prior to interacting with our website.

By using this website, you are bound by these Terms and Conditions, which may be modified from time to time. By using this website, you agree to these terms and conditions. Talk About Adoption™ is not responsible for any damages or injuries caused by the use of this website, or any form of outside services provided by this website and the Talk About Adoption™ Birth Mother Mentor and Birth Father Mentor volunteers. We do not guarantee any information, services, merchandise, or other material provided on or through this website.

Collection of Information

During your visit at our website, Talk About Adoption™ will never collect personal information without your knowledge. Instances in which your information may be collected online include if you are requesting information or materials from us, or if you make a donation to us (i.e. For Youth International®). The online information we collect from you includes your full name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number(s), email address, and when making a donation or purchase, a credit card number, expiration date, and shipping address.

Any information that is requested will be in direct correlation to the services you request or the services we provide (e.g., background checks, a signed and completed Talk About Adoption™ Oath). Talk About Adoption™ may ask for your feedback regarding your online experience. This information will remain confidential and will allow us to improve our mission. Your personal comments and suggestions will serve as consent to our use of this information to improve our mission and services. Talk About Adoption™’s Privacy Policy contains additional parameters concerning Talk About Adoption™’s use of information collected from our website. The terms of the Privacy Policy are incorporated into these Terms of Conditions by reference.

Purchases

All products sold through Talk About Adoption™ remain Talk About Adoption™’s property until full payment is made. The price of the product that is applicable is the time and date that you placed your order. Shipping costs and payment fees are acknowledged before confirming the purchase. All payments and transactions conducted through Talk About Adoption™ are delegated through third party gateways to guarantee your protection. Credit Card information is not stored, and is handled over SSL encryption. Please note that local charges (sales tax, customs duty) may occur, depending on your region and local customs duties. These charges are at the buyers own expense.

Returns

You are entitled to an exchange or refund within 15 days of your purchase from Talk About Adoption™. Please note that the product must be returned unused, and in its original packaging, including tags. In the case of a return, neither the original shipping cost nor the return shipping cost will be refunded. Please send all returns to the return address that is enclosed in your order.

Changes

Talk About Adoption™ maintains the right to adjust or change these Terms and Conditions at anytime without notice to users. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions will be posted on this site and will be effective immediately upon posting. Check our Terms and Conditions periodically for updates. 

Links

Talk About Adoption™ provides links to other websites maintained by individuals or organizations outside of Talk About Adoption™. Talk About Adoption™ does not control such websites and their content. If you should visit these external websites, your use of such sites is not governed by this website’s Terms and Conditions.

Copyright

Besides other website links and sources listed on Talk About Adoption™’s website, the content in this website is created by Talk About Adoption™. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are the property of Talk About Adoption™. Unless otherwise noted, no material or documents from our website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, and transmitted in any way. In order to reproduce content from Talk About Adoption™, you must maintain the original content and copyright marks, and obtain written permission from Talk About Adoption™. You are prohibited from adding, deleting, distorting, or misrepresenting this website’s content. Any attempts to modify this website’s material or defeat or circumvent security features are prohibited. Please contact us for permission to use any information or materials from the website in any manner outside the scope of the limited license stated above.

Restrictions on Use

Talk About Adoption™ strictly prohibits and disclaims any and all liability for the use of this website or services provided through Talk About Adoption™ for the communication of illegal, false, pornographic, obscene, threatening, or otherwise offensive remarks, content, or material. We strictly prohibit and are not liable for breaches of confidentiality that may take place within this website, or outside this website by Talk About Adoption™’s Birth Mother Mentor and Birth Father Mentor volunteers.

All material, resources, content, and information published, posted or distributed by Talk About Adoption™ is designed and intended for general informational purposes only, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for the direct counsel of an attorney, professional counselor, or medical professional. You expressly assume the risk of relying on any content or information contained in or accessed through this website.

This website offers content on issues pertaining to pregnancy, adoption and other related issues. The information provided on this website, and all information provided to you by Talk About Adoption™ and Talk About Adoption™’s Birth Mother Mentor and Birth Father Mentor volunteers, is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice, or psychological counseling. You are always advised to seek medical advice from your personal medical physician, or counseling from a professional counselor, who is able to evaluate whether or not a specific health suggestion or potential course of treatment is best for you.

Submitting Material

All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, comments, or other information that you send to Talk About Adoption™ through our website, other than information directly requested, will become the property of Talk About Adoption™. You agree that Talk About Adoption™ is thereby released from any obligation to treat such submissions as confidential. You cannot take legal action against us or request payment from us for using materials you submit in this manner. We maintain the right to use such materials for any and all purposes that we believe to be appropriate to the mission of Talk About Adoption™. When submitting such materials, you acknowledge that you are responsible for such submissions and that you have full responsibility for the content of the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

Limitation of Liability

Talk About Adoption™ and its affiliates (For Youth International®, the Founder of Talk About Adoption™, Talk About Adoption™’s Birth Mother Mentor and Birth Father Mentor volunteers) are not liable for any injury or damages of any kind, whether incidental, consequential, direct, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary, or contractual, that may result from your use of or reliance on any content, material, operation, services, mentoring or other aspect of our website and our mission.

Talk About Adoption™ is not liable for any form of misconduct, behaviors, or actions between any persons who contact Talk About Adoption™ and the Birth Mother Mentor and Birth Father Mentor volunteers of Talk About Adoption™. The time spent between those parties—how the contact will begin (email, phone conversations, or in-person meetings), how long it will proceed, and when the relationship will be discontinued—is not monitored by Talk About Adoption™ or the Founder of Talk About Adoption™. Again, Talk About Adoption™ is not liable for any form of misconduct or behaviors between the Birth Mother Mentor and Birth Father Mentor volunteers of Talk About Adoption™ and the expectant mother or expectant father who contacts Talk About Adoption™ in requesting assistance from those volunteers.

Disclaimer of Warranty

Talk About Adoption™ makes no representations or warranties about the completeness or accuracy of this website’s content or information or other material contained within the website. By accessing and using this website, you agree that Talk About Adoption™ and its affiliates are not responsible for the content distributed by or through this website.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Talk About Adoption™ and its Founder, the Birth Mother Mentor and Birth Father Mentor volunteers of Talk About Adoption™, and affiliates not responsible for any liability, loss, claim, expense, and damage award (including attorneys’ fees) that arise from any claim, action, or demand related to your violation of these Terms and Conditions or misuse of this website in any manner. By accessing and using this website, you accept these Terms and Conditions each and every time you access it.

 Jurisdiction

Our Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws set forth by the state of North Carolina. The material presented within this website, unless otherwise noted, was created in the state of North Carolina for sole use by and for Talk About Adoption™. If you utilize this website or the resources therein outside of the United States, you are legally obligated to abide by the laws of that location.

Questions and Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Terms and Conditions, please contact us.

 

2015 Talk About Adoption™ (Callie Jett, Founder of Talk About Adoption™)