Terms & Conditions of Use

PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING LEGAL INFORMATION CAREFULLY. THIS WEB SITE IS OWNED BY CEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATIONS OF NEW YORK STATE. BY UTILIZING THIS SITE AND WEB SITES LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE, YOU INDICATE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU ARE UNWILLING TO ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, AND UNWILLING TO ADHERE TO THE RULES AND POLICIES THAT GOVERN THIS SITE, THEN DO NOT USE THIS SERVICE.

CP of NYS maintains this Web site as a service to its existing and potential consumers, their families, and the general public. By participating, you the end user are subject to the terms and conditions set out below and in our "Privacy Policy."

CP of NYS does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, or marital status.

No person under the age of 18 should use the Site or any web site linked to this site. We strongly encourage all parents and guardians to monitor the Internet use of their children. You hereby agree to supervise the use of this web site by any minors who use your computer

This site contains material which is protected by copyright and trademark laws. All CP of NYS trademarks and logos appearing on this site are trademarks of CP of NYS. Copyright in this site, including but not limited to all articles and other text, photographs, images, illustrations, layout, video material, audio material, graphics and icons, is owned by CP of NYS. This site is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions and other copyright laws. You may not (or permit any third party to) modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, distribute in any way, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code for any material in this site including code and software. You may download material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. You may not sell any of this material for any reason. Provided that you meet all the above conditions, CP of NYS grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its software on a single computer.

The materials in this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, CP of NYS disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of the rights of third parties. CP of NYS does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. CP of NYS makes no warranty that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through this site will meet your expectations, and we make no representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy or efficacy. CP of NYS does not warrant that this Web site, or the web sites accessed through the CP of NYS web site, will be uninterrupted or error free or that any information, software or other material available on or accessible through the Web sites is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful components.

You expressly understand and agree that CP of NYS shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses resulting from any circumstances involving this site, including but not limited to the use or inability to use the site, errors or inaccuracies contained on the site, or the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of, or material posted by, any user of the site, even if you have advised CP of NYS in advance of the possibility of such damage.

Certain information which you may provide or which may be collected in connection with the use of this site is subject to our privacy policy. For more information, including information relevant to parents and children under the age of 18, please see our full privacy policy.

This site may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources that may be of interest to users. Because CP of NYS does not control these sites, you acknowledge and agree that CP of NYS is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further agree that CP of NYS shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damages or loss caused in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Your access to any such third party sites is at your own risk. Without limiting the general nature of the foregoing, CP of NYS does not guarantee, warrant, or endorse any product or service sold by any of the vendors whose sites may be accessed from the CP of NYS web site, nor does CP of NYS have any liability or responsibility for the quality or performance of any product or service sold to you by any merchant. The purchase of any product or service from a merchant is a transaction solely between you and that merchant, and any question or dispute you may have regarding any such product or service, including issues related to quality, quantity or fitness for a particular purpose, should be addressed directly to the responsible merchant.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold CP of NYS harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, related to any violation of these terms and conditions by you.

The laws of the State of New York will govern this Agreement, without reference to conflicts of law principles. Any claim or controversy arising out of or related to the use of this web site shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association, with venue located in the State and City of New York. Any such claim or controversy shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated with a claim of any other party. The foregoing shall not preclude CP of NYS from seeking any injunctive relief in State or Federal courts for protection of CP of NYS's intellectual property rights.

CP of NYS reserves the sole right to amend or alter the Terms of Service at any time without notice by posting such change to this site