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By using and accessing this website, you expressly agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions as set forth below. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, you should not use this website.
Next STEPP is not responsible for any damages or injuries caused by the use of or access to this website. Next STEPP does not guarantee any merchandise, information, service, or other material provide on or through this website.
All contents copyright © Next STEPP. All materials on this website are solely owned and copyrighted by Next STEPP and are protected by U.S. and international copyrights unless otherwise indicated.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
All transactions accomplished through this website are secured using a SSL encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions from your computer to our website. Next STEPP also uses password protection to secure personal information.
All information and materials contained within the Next STEPP website are the copyrighted property of Next STEPP unless otherwise indicated. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are the property of Next STEPP. Unless otherwise noted on the material or documents, no material or documents from our website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, with the exception of five (5) copies downloaded to your computer for personal use or for centers that wish to use affiliated resources for operational or educational purposes. In order to use Next STEPP documents, you must maintain original content and copyright marks. Before using Next STEPP documents and resources, please obtain written permission from Next STEPP, unless you are using the documents or material for internal operational or educational purposes. You are prohibited from adding, deleting, distorting, or misrepresenting any content provided by Next STEPP. Any attempts to modify any material featured on our website or to defeat or circumvent our security features is also prohibited. Any manuals, materials, documents or portions thereof that are purchased from Next STEPP’s online bookstore may not be copied, reproduced or resold without the express authorization of Next STEPP. By using and accessing this website, you agree to abide by the restrictions set forth in this “copyright” section of these Terms and Conditions.
RESTRICTIONS ON USE
All material, resources, content, and information published, posted or distributed by Next STEPP are 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 your reliance upon any content or information contained in or accessed through this website.
All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, comments, or other information that you send to Next STEPP through our website other than information directly requested by Next STEPP or provided through our bookstore, financial transactions, and online account creation, will become the property of Next STEPP. This releases Next STEPP 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 and vision of Next STEPP.
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.
INFORMATION ABOUT HEALTH
The Next STEPP website features a variety of content on issues related to pregnancy, abortion, human sexuality, sexual health, contraception, abstinence, and other related issues. Such information featured on this website is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice. You are always advised to seek advice from your personal medical physician on issues related to your health. The issues and content discussed in this website are for general audiences only. Your physician is typically best able to evaluate whether or not a specific health suggestion or potential course of treatment is best for you.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
These may include but are not limited to: (a) use of this website or your inability to use this website; (b) use of websites linked from this website or your inability to use any website linked from this website; (c) the purchasing, reliance on, or use of any products, goods, or services purchased from any entity contacted in any way through this website; (d) errors, delays, omissions, or defects on this website; (e) viruses; (f) loss of use, data, or profits; (g) business interruption and/or (h) consequential or incidental damages.
WE ARE NOT LIABLE EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN NEGLIGENT OR IF OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITIY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR BOTH.
EXCEPTION: CERTAIN STATE LAWS MAY NOT ALLOW US TO LIMIT OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR THESE “INCIDENTAL” OR “CONSEQUENTIAL” DAMAGES. IF YOU LIVE IN ONE OF THOSE STATES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION OBVIOUSLY WOULD NOT APPLY, WHICH WOULD MEAN THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE THE RIGHT TO RECOVER THESE TYPES OF DAMAGES.
HOWEVER, IN ANY EVENT, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, INJURIES, AND CLAIMS OF ANY AND EVERY KIND (WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE TERMS OF A CONTRACT, OR CLAIMED TO BE CAUSED BY NEGLIGLENCE OR OTHER WRONGFUL CONDUCT, OR THEY ARE CLAIMED UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY) WILL NOT BE GREATER THAN THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS OUR SITES.
YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE NEXT STEPP’S LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
ONLINE FORUM POSTINGS
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Next STEPP and its suppliers and affiliates from any liability, loss, claim, expense, and damage award (including attorneys’ fees) that arise from any claim, action, or demand related to your violation of this agreement or use of this site in any manner. By accessing and using this website, you accept these Terms and Conditions, as revised and modified, if any, each and every time you access this website.
UPDATES AND CHANGES TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS
JURISDICTION/GOVERNING LAW – Our Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws set forth by the state of Virginia. The material presented within this website, unless otherwise noted, was created in the state of Virginia for sole use by and for Next STEPP. 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.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found void, unenforceable, or unlawful, it does not serve to invalidate all other provisions herein. Next STEPP maintains the right to alter these terms at anytime by updating this content without formal notice to users. This is the full agreement for use of this website.