Terms of Use

Effective January 2, 2018

This website is provided by Child Mind Institute, Inc. and Child Mind Medical Practice, PLLC (together, “CMI”).

THE INFORMATION ON THE CMI WEBSITE IS FOR GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS VISIT OR SPEAK TO A QUALIFIED HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDER IN PERSON PRIOR TO STARTING ANY NEW TREATMENT OR WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION. CMI ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, DECISION MADE, OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION ON THE CMI WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER WEBSITES LINKED TO IT IN ANY WAY. IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, CALL YOUR DOCTOR OR 911 IMMEDIATELY.

  1. Acceptance of Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the CMI website. By using the CMI website (which includes childmind.org and related CMI sites, such as projecturok.org and healthybrainnetwork.org), you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms and Online Privacy Statement. If you do not want to agree to these Terms or the Online Privacy Statement, you must not access or use the CMI website. These Terms are subject to change by us at any time, effective when posted on the CMI website. Your continued use of the CMI website will constitute your acceptance of any such changes.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that the CMI website is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. By using the CMI website, you represent and warrant that you are above the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.

  1. Proprietary Rights

As between you and CMI (unless otherwise provided in these Terms and excluding any User Content you submit), CMI or its licensors own all content on the CMI website, including, without limitation, all videos, text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, moving images, illustrations, files, trademarks, logos, service marks, artwork, computer code, design, structure, selection, coordination, “look and feel” and arrangement of such content. This content is protected by copyright, trademark, trade dress, moral rights or other intellectual property regimes.

The marks “Child Mind Institute,” the CMI logo, “Transforming Children’s Lives,” “Project UROK,” “Speak Up For Kids,” “Healthy Brain Network” and “Brave Buddies” are marks of Child Mind Institute, Inc.

  1. Copyright, Copying and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

© 2009 – 2018 Child Mind Institute, Inc. All rights reserved.

If you find any materials on the CMI website to be useful, you may download information, print out text, or send copies to others as long as each copy includes the proper copyright notice and is meant only for personal use. You may not reprint or electronically reproduce any material for bulk or commercial use. For special permissions, please contact us at the address below.

If you believe that any material on the CMI website infringes your copyright, pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”), you must send a written notice, Attn: DMCA Agent, to the address below.

In accordance with the DCMA, the written notice must include:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  • A description of the work claimed to have been infringed or, if more than one work is covered by the notice, a description of each work.
  • A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing in a sufficiently precise manner to allow us to locate the material.
  • Sufficient information to allow us to contact you, including your name, address, telephone number and, if available, email address.
  • A statement that you have a good-faith belief that use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law.
  • A statement that the information in the notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the rights owner.
  1. User Content

You may contribute content to the CMI website including, without limitation, videos and textual narratives that share your stories and associated comments thereto (“User Content”). You understand that when you submit User Content, you are granting CMI a license to display the User Content on the CMI website as well as CMI and third-party media platforms and, whether or not your User Content is published, CMI guarantees no confidentiality or anonymity with respect to your User Content. All User Content on projecturok.org is governed by YouTube’s Terms of Service, to which you must agree if you wish to submit to projecturok.org.

Even if you do not include your name, your likeness, or any other specific information in the User Content you submit, if your video or other User Content conveys your name, your likeness, or other identifying information in the background of your video you understand and agree that this information may be displayed along with your User Content. Accordingly, please review your User Content carefully prior to submission to ensure it contains no information that you are not comfortable sharing. At any time you may contact us at the address below with a written request to disable access to your User Content, including sufficient details in your request for CMI to identify and disable such User Content. CMI may require verification of your age.

You retain all ownership rights in the User Content you submit. However, by submitting your User Content to the CMI website, you grant CMI a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable through multiple tiers, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, perform, commercialize, and otherwise exercise all rights in and to the User Content in any media formats and through any media channels now known or hereinafter invented or discovered for any purpose consistent with the mission and vision of CMI. Such license includes all rights and permissions to reproduce your likeness, name and any other personal information that you choose to submit as a part of the User Content. You also grant each user of the CMI website a non-exclusive license to access your User Content and to use, reproduce, distribute, display, link to and perform such User Content as permitted under these Terms.

CMI reserves the right to monitor User Content and to remove or decline to publish any User Content at any time, for any reason (or for no reason), without notice and at its sole discretion, including, without limitation, if it determines that User Content is inappropriate or fails to comply with these Terms. CMI has no responsibility for the backup of any of any User Content or any lost data resulting from the use, operation or discontinuation of any aspect of the CMI website.

  1. Links from the CMI Website and Third-Party Information

The information posted on the CMI website includes information provided by third parties, as well as hyperlinks that will lead to other websites. These linked websites are developed and maintained independently of CMI and are not a part of the CMI website. When users leave the CMI website and travel to a third-party website, they become subject to different terms of use and privacy policies. CMI does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any third-party information contained on the CMI website or any information found on a linked website. Inclusion of any third-party information or hyperlink to another website does not imply CMI’s affiliation with, or endorsement of the views expressed or products or services offered by, any third party.

  1. Disclaimers

CMI DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE CMI WEBSITE. Furthermore, the CMI website is provided “as is,” and CMI does not make any express or implied warranties or representations in connection with the CMI website, other websites accessed by hyperlink, or the Internet generally (including, without limitation, warranties of title or non-infringement or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).

Although CMI makes every effort to ensure the correctness of information contained on the CMI website, CMI disclaims responsibility for any errors or omissions. CMI cannot and does not guarantee that the CMI website is free of viruses or other harmful components.

In no event shall CMI or its directors, members, officers and employees be liable for any claims, liabilities, judgments, losses, costs, expenses, fees or damages of any kind, including direct or indirect, special, incidental consequential or punitive damages, arising out of or relating to your use of or access to the CMI website, other websites accessed by hyperlink, or the Internet generally.

  1. Indemnity

You hereby agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless CMI and its directors, members, officers and employees from and against any claims, damages, liabilities, judgments, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your use of or access to the CMI website or your violation of these Terms of Use.

  1. Termination

In addition to any right or remedy that may be available to us under these Terms of Use or applicable law, we may suspend, limit or terminate all or a portion of your access to the CMI website, at any time with or without notice and with or without cause. In addition, we may refer any information on illegal activities, including your identity, to the applicable authorities.

  1. International Access

The CMI website is provided from the United States of America. We make no claims concerning whether material from this CMI website may be downloaded or is appropriate for use in any other country. It is your responsibility to ensure that your use complies with all applicable laws outside of the United States of America.

  1. General

Except as expressly provided on the CMI website, these Terms of Use and the Online Privacy Statement constitute the entire agreement between you and CMI with respect to the use of the CMI website. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, United States of America, and you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York. Both parties hereby expressly waive any right to a jury trial in any such proceeding. In the event that any portion of these Terms of Use is deemed by a court to be invalid, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to the CMI website, or the use of the CMI website, must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose and must be filed in a court in New York, New York. CMI’s failure to assert a right or enforce a provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Thank you for your cooperation. We hope you find the CMI website helpful and convenient to use! Questions or comments regarding the CMI website, including any reports of nonfunctioning links, should be directed to the address below. We try to answer every communication in a timely manner but due to volume may not always be able to do so.

Mail: Child Mind Institute, 101 East 56th Street, New York, NY 10022

Email: info@childmind.org

Telephone: 212-308-3118