Terms of Use

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Introduction
Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund is pleased to provide you with this site for your personal education, but nothing on this site constitutes a recommendation for medical care, nor does Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund make a warranty of any kind in terms of their appropriateness for individual on-line users.

Planned Parenthood believes that every individual must have access to the health care information and services that can allow taking responsibility for one's health. Be smart about your health and your life. Arm yourself with good information about sexual and reproductive health maintenance. Use www.ppnyc.org and visit a qualified health care provider for personal medical evaluation, counseling, and services.

The URL www.ppnycactionfund.org is owned by Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund.

1. Copyright, Copying, and Trademark
The entire Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund Web site is copyrighted 2005 by Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund. All rights reserved. If you find these materials useful, you may download, print out, or send a copy to others so long as each copy indicates the appropriate copyright notice and is used only for personal use. It is expressly prohibited, however, to reprint or electronically reproduce any text, document, graphic, or audio or visual material for bulk or commercial use. For special copyright permissions, or to purchase Planned Parenthood publications and pamphlets, please write to Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund, 26 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012, or email:

Planned Parenthood® and its logo of nested "Ps" are registered service marks of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

2. Disclaimer of Endorsement
The information posted on this Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund website includes information copyrighted by others, as well as hypertext links or pointers to or search or locator engines that will lead to other websites. These linked websites are developed and maintained independently of Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund and are not a part of this Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund website. When users leave the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund website and travel to a third-party website or web page, they become subject to different terms of use and privacy policies. Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of any third-party information contained on the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund web pages or any information found on a linked website, nor does Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund endorse the views expressed or products or services offered by any third-party information or linked websites.

3. Information Obtained Through the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund Web Site Does Not Constitute Medical, Legal, or Other Professional Advice
The information contained in this Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund web site or transmitted to you electronically in response to a message from you is not intended nor implied to constitute 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. This Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund web site does not directly or indirectly practice medicine or dispense medical advice as part of this service.

In addition, nothing contained in this Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund web site is intended to be or constitutes legal advice, and users should always seek the advice of an appropriate attorney or other professional regarding individual questions or concerns of a legal or professional nature.

4. Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability
Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund assumes no liability for any diagnosis, treatment, decision made, or action taken in reliance upon information contained in the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund web site or any other Internet sites linked to it in any way. Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of the PPFA web site or the Internet.

Furthermore, Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund does not make any express or implied warranties, representations, or endorsements whatsoever in connection with the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund web site, other web sites 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). You understand that, except for information, products, or services clearly identified as being supplied by Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund, Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund does not review, operate, or control any material, information, products or services on www.ppnycactionfund.org pages or on the Internet, including electronic transmissions from Users or materials connected to the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund Web site through "hyperlinks," in any way.

Unless stated otherwise, all the people shown in the photographs on www.ppnycactionfund.org are models. Their photos were chosen based solely for aesthetic reasons. Other than that, the people in these pictures have no connection to Planned Parenthood®, or any of the topics discussed on the Website.

In no event shall Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund be liable for any injury, loss, claim, damage, or any incidental or consequential damages arising either directly or indirectly out of or in any way connected with the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund web site, or any failure or delay in updating or including any materials on the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund Web site, or any use of or inability to use any materials on the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund Web site, even if Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund has been advised of the possibility of such damages. (Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental and consequential damages, so the above exclusions may not apply to you.)

5. Waiver of Responsibility for Defective or Contaminated Materials
Although Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund makes every effort to ensure the correctness of data, Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund disclaims responsibility for any errors or omissions, such as unintended technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, in the materials. You also understand that Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the service will be free of "infection" or "viruses," "worms," "Trojan horses," or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. Users are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy their particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund Web site for the reconstruction of any lost data. Use of the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund Web site and the Internet generally is at the User's own risk.

6. Legal Actions
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New York, U.S.A, and you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of the state of New York. In the event that any portion of these terms and conditions 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 this Web site, or the use of this Web site, 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, U.S.A.

7. User Rules
In order to maintain an informative and valuable service that meets the needs of the viewers and avoids harm to others, it is necessary to establish and for you to follow these User Rules:

  • The user may download, print, or transmit information from the PPFA Web site for personal, private use. however, the user must make sure that proper copyright notice is affixed to each copy transmitted or printed and in no case may the materials be reproduced in bulk or for commercial use without express, written permission from:
    Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund
    26 Bleecker Street
    New York, NY 10012
  • Users may not post or transmit any message that is libelous or defamatory, or violates any other person's copyrights, privacy rights, trademarks, trade secrets, or rights in other confidential information. The User indemnifies Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund for any and all damages suffered by third parties as a result of the User's violation of this term.
  • Users may not post or transmit any message, data, image, or program with the intent to threaten the safety of others and/or with the effect of causing a reasonable person to perceive a threat to his or her safety.
  • It is not the intent to discourage Users from taking controversial positions or expressing vigorously what may be unpopular views; however, Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund reserves the right to take such action as it deems appropriate in cases where the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund Web site is inappropriately used to disseminate statements or materials that are reasonably construed as abusive, destructive, harmful, or threatening to the safety of others.
  • Users may not interfere with other Users' use of the Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund Web site, including, without limitation, disrupting the normal flow or use of the service.
  • Users may not post or transmit any file which contains "viruses," "worms," "Trojan horse" or any other contaminating or destructive features.
  • g. It is our general policy to protect the privacy of the persons transmitting any messages to Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund. However, Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund reserves the right to reproduce and distribute part or all of a message without any compensation to the User so long as any identifying information is deleted.

We reserve the right to remove any information that is posted in violation of these terms and to suspend any registered user accounts for persons who violate these terms and conditions.






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