Parenting and Playing Inc. Terms and Conditions


Agreement between User and Parenting and Playing Inc. (www.parentingandplaying.com)

Last Updated: February 19, 2024

Welcome to Parenting and Playing (www.parentingandplaying.com). The website (the "Site") is comprised of various web pages operated by Parenting and Playing Inc.  The Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the "Terms"). Your use of the Site constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully and keep a copy of them for your reference.  If you are unable to agree to these Terms, do not use the Site.  

The Parenting and Playing Inc. website is a Site that sells products that are educational in content and provides its users with access to courses and other paid and no-cost content regarding many topics including, but not limited to, caregiving, parenting, family, self-care, childhood, and partnership topics, and it allows users to connect and share with one another other social media platforms regarding such topics. The content available on this Site is for informational purposes only. Parenting and Playing and any of its representatives is not engaged in providing therapy services by providing the Site and your use of the Site does not create any client-therapist or other treatment agreement or relationship.

Privacy

Your use of www.parentingandplaying.com is subject to Parenting and Playing Inc.'s Privacy Policy. Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs the Site and informs users of our data collection practices.

Electronic Communications

Visiting www.parentingandplaying.com or sending emails to Parenting and Playing Inc. constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Your Account

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that Parenting and Playing Inc. is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. Parenting and Playing Inc. and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.  The Site may be accessed and used only by individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable laws.

Children Under Eighteen

Parenting and Playing Inc. does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of eighteen. If you are under eighteen, you may not use the Site.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

If you have questions or need support with your product(s), please contact us at [email protected], and we will¬†try our best to support you in resolving your issue. You are free to cancel at any time and will otherwise be charged one week or one month following the start of your subscription (for weekly and monthly subscriptions, respectively). For example, if you started your subscription on Monday, January 1, you will be charged again on Monday, January 8 (for weekly subscription) or Thursday, February 1 (for monthly subscription). If you wish to cancel, you must do so before the next billing cycle or you will be charged for the following week or month and refunds will not be issued. You are free to cancel prior to the end of the billing cycle and will still have access to the product(s) through the end of the cycle you have paid for. Please see the¬†FAQs¬†for more information on how to cancel.¬†

Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services

Parenting and Playing Inc. and the Site may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Parenting and Playing Inc. and Parenting and Playing Inc. is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Parenting and Playing Inc. is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Parenting and Playing Inc. of the site or any association with its operators.

Certain services made available via www.parentingandplaying.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the www.parentingandplaying.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Parenting and Playing Inc. may share such information and data with any third party with whom Parenting and Playing Inc. has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of www.parentingandplaying.com users and customers.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use/Intellectual Property

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Site strictly in accordance with these terms of use. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to Parenting and Playing Inc. that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Parenting and Playing Inc. or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.

You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Parenting and Playing Inc. content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Parenting and Playing Inc. and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Parenting and Playing Inc. or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.

Use of Communication Services, Community, and Membership

By using our Site or purchasing and attending, or participating in, live events, meetings or coaching sessions, or any other¬†Parenting and Playing Inc. events (each an ‚ÄúEvent‚ÄĚ and collectively, ‚ÄúEvents‚ÄĚ), you agree to conduct yourself in a productive and respectful manner and otherwise in accordance with these Terms.¬†

If we become aware of User Content that is inappropriate or does not comply with these Terms, on the Site or conduct at one of our events, we reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate action, which  may include temporary or permanent suspension from our Site or, in the case of an Event, removal of any participant whose comments or behavior are deemed to be inappropriate or disruptive. 

The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded; restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.

Parenting and Playing Inc. has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Parenting and Playing Inc. reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Parenting and Playing Inc. reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. Notwithstanding any of the foregoing, Parenting and Playing Inc. does not control the User Content or conduct of other Users. We are not required to monitor, police, or remove any User Content or conduct, and we assume no liability for any such User Content or conduct. Additionally, we are not a party to any communications or arrangements made among Users through the Site. We do not conduct or require background checks on Users, and we do not attempt to verify the truth or accuracy of statements made by Users. We make no representations or warranties concerning the conduct or User Content of any Users or their interactions with you.

Parenting and Playing Inc. reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Parenting and Playing Inc.'s sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Parenting and Playing Inc. does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Parenting and Playing Inc. specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized Parenting and Playing Inc. spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Parenting and Playing Inc..

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.

Your Participation in Events and/or Coaching Sessions

Parenting and Playing Inc. events and/or coaching sessions and other coaching are designed to bring Users together around a topic of shared interest to learn, practice, and support one another.  Events and/or coaching sessions are typically led by Parenting and Playing Inc. staff members, who in their coaching capacity, facilitate and moderate discussions between Users. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Parenting and Playing Inc. does not control any User Content that is shared during events and/or coaching sessions.

By participating in an event and/or coaching session, you acknowledge and agree to the following: (a) they are designed to allow you to participate in sessions with other Users that address topics of shared interest; (b) events and/or coaching sessions are not healthcare, mental health, or therapy services and do not involve diagnosis, assessment, mitigation, or treatment of any health condition, and you will not use an event and/or coaching session in place of your medical treatment; (c) you are fully responsible for your physical and mental wellbeing while you are participating in an event and/or coaching session, including for all of your choices and decisions that may arise from or otherwise relate to your participation in an event and/or coaching sessions, and you expressly assume the risks of your participation in an event and/or coaching session; (d) you are responsible for any information you share while participating in an event and/or coaching session, including any health or other sensitive information, you provide such information voluntarily and understand that such information may not be protected under any federal or state privacy law, and you have obtained all necessary consents if such information relates to any other person or individual; (e) you will maintain the confidentiality of any information shared by any other User during your participation in an event and/or coaching session; (f) you will act in a courteous and respectful manner towards all Users participating in the events and/or coaching sessions; (g) you agree to the recording of events and/or coaching sessions and are aware that they may be shared on the Site and with other Users; and (h) notwithstanding anything in these Terms to the contrary, you waive and release Parenting and Playing Inc., and its employees, directors, and officers, from any and all liability, damages, causes of action, allegations, suits, sums of money, claims and demands whatsoever, you ever had, now have, or will have, arising from your past, present, or future participation in an event and/or coaching session, or otherwise with respect to an event or coaching session. If you do not agree to the foregoing terms, you will not participate in events or coaching sessions. Parenting and Playing Inc. may terminate your participation in the events and/or coaching sessions, at any time, in its sole discretion, for any reason, including, if you violate these Terms of Use.

Materials Provided to www.parentingandplaying.com or Posted on Any Parenting and Playing Inc. Web Page

Parenting and Playing Inc. does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to www.parentingandplaying.com (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Parenting and Playing Inc. Site or our associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting Parenting and Playing Inc., our affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Parenting and Playing Inc. is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in Parenting and Playing Inc.'s sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

Third Party Accounts

You may be able to connect your Parenting and Playing Inc. account to third party accounts. By connecting your Parenting and Playing Inc. account to your third party account, you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to others (in accordance with your privacy settings on those third party sites). If you do not want information about you to be shared in this manner, do not use this feature.

International Users

The Service is controlled, operated and administered by Parenting and Playing Inc. from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Parenting and Playing Inc. Content accessed through www.parentingandplaying.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.

California Consumer Notice

Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California users are entitled to the following consumer rights notice: This Site and services are provided by Parenting and Playing Inc., 201 West Garvey Avenue Unit 102-200, Monterey Park, California 91754. If you have questions of complaints regarding the Site or services, you may contact Parenting and Playing Inc. at [email protected] or by written correspondence to Parenting and Playing Inc., 201 West Garvey Avenue Unit 102-200, Monterey Park, California 91754. California residents may reach the¬†Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer¬† Affairs by mail at 1625 North Market Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95834 or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or¬† (800) 952-5210 or Hearing Impaired at TDD (800) 326-2297 or TDD (916) 322-1700.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Parenting and Playing Inc., its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Parenting and Playing Inc. reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Parenting and Playing Inc. in asserting any available defenses.

Not Professional Advice and No Professional Relationship Created

The Site may provide information related to mental health, behavioral health, and other medical issues; however, the information is not intended to be used as or be a substitute for advice from a qualified healthcare provider. The content available on this Site is for informational purposes only. Parenting and Playing and any of its representatives is not engaged in providing therapy services by providing the Site and your use of the Site does not create any client-therapist or other treatment agreement or relationship. Parenting and Playing Inc. assumes no responsibility for any outcome related (directly or indirectly) to any action or inaction you take based on the information and materials in the products or on the Site and you agree to utilize the information at your own risk. Seek the advice of a qualified healthcare provider if you have questions about a specific medical condition.  

Arbitration

In the event the parties are not able to resolve any dispute between them arising out of or concerning these Terms and Conditions, or any provisions hereof, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise at law or in equity for damages or any other relief, then such dispute shall be resolved only by final and binding arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, conducted by a single neutral arbitrator and administered by the American Arbitration Association, or a similar arbitration service selected by the parties, in a location mutually agreed upon by the parties. The arbitrator's award shall be final, and judgment may be entered upon it in any court having jurisdiction. In the event that any legal or equitable action, proceeding or arbitration arises out of or concerns these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its costs and reasonable attorney's fees. The parties agree to arbitrate all disputes and claims in regards to these Terms and Conditions or any disputes arising as a result of these Terms and Conditions, whether directly or indirectly, including Tort claims that are a result of these Terms and Conditions. The parties agree that the Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this provision. The entire dispute, including the scope and enforceability of this arbitration provision shall be determined by the Arbitrator. This arbitration provision shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions.

Class Action Waiver

Any arbitration under these Terms and Conditions will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class/representative/collective actions are not permitted. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT A PARTY MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN EACH'S INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PUTATIVE CLASS, COLLECTIVE AND/ OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING, SUCH AS IN THE FORM OF A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION AGAINST THE OTHER. Further, unless both you and Parenting and Playing Inc. agree otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person's claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding.

Liability Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. PARENTING AND PLAYING INC. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.

PARENTING AND PLAYING INC. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. PARENTING AND PLAYING INC. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL PARENTING AND PLAYING INC. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF PARENTING AND PLAYING INC. OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. 

Termination/Access Restriction

Parenting and Playing Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in California in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Parenting and Playing Inc. as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Parenting and Playing Inc.'s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Parenting and Playing Inc.'s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Parenting and Playing Inc. with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Parenting and Playing Inc. with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Parenting and Playing Inc. with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English. 

Changes to Terms

Parenting and Playing Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which www.parentingandplaying.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. Parenting and Playing Inc. encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.

Contact Us

Parenting and Playing Inc. welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:

Parenting and Playing Inc.

201 West Garvey Avenue Unit 102-200

Monterey Park, California 91754

Email Address: ¬†[email protected]

Telephone number: 323-505-2513

 

Effective as of November 14, 2023