TERMS & CONDITIONS
As we encourage visitors to read and contribute to this website. Your use of this site is subject to the following Terms and Conditions.
Acceptance of Terms
This website is owned and operated by Autism Relative. These terms set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use our website and services as offered by us. This website offers visitors comprehensive news, articles, and resources relevant to Autism Spectrum Disorders and Autism Research. By accessing or using the website of our service, you approve that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms.
Use of Site
In order to use our website and/or receive our services, you must be at least 18 years of age, or of the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction, and possess the legal authority, right and freedom to enter into these terms as a binding agreement. You are not allowed to use this website and/or receive services if doing so is prohibited in your country or under any law or regulation applicable to you.
Please be advised that content posted on this site is provided for information purposes only and you should always consult with your doctor before taking any actions or trying any methods seen through this site. Autism Relative will not be held responsible for misuse of information or for any adverse effects of recommendations/methods/theories mentioned on this website or on any other websites linked to it. Views, opinions or announcements posted by subscribers to any area of this site does not necessarily reflect those of Autism Relative.
In using this site, you accept that Autism Relative will not be held liable for any discrepancies or errors, claims, liabilities, losses, costs, damages or expenses (including attorney’s fees) arising from the use of the information contained on this site. The resources, products, and providers listed do not signify endorsement. It is your responsibility to verify any information obtained from this site to your own satisfaction, as well as consult with your doctor.
This website allows all visitors to create an account, subscribe to our newsletters & emails, as well as post comments on articles and within our community forum. All content posted by visitors are expected to meet our community standards & guidelines. You are solely responsible for all content that you post, communicate, edit or otherwise transmit via, or to, the website, including the submission of, or links to, text, photographs, graphics, video, audio, messages, ratings, forum postings, comments or other materials. You acknowledge that we shall have the right at any time to modify or remove from the site any user content, including yours, that in our sole opinion is inconsistent with the community standards & guidelines or violates any applicable law.
You acknowledge that we shall not be liable for any damages of any sort caused by user content provided by you or any other users.
You understand that by using the site, you may be exposed to content that may include technical, typographical, scientific or photographic errors or that may be offensive, indecent or objectionable. You acknowledge if you find any inaccurate, out-of-date or incomplete information or content on this website, or if you suspect that any content posted on this site is an infringement of another’s intellectual property rights or is otherwise unlawful, you should let us know immediately by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. We will take reasonable measures to review and investigate all inquiries, and we reserve the right to take any action (or to refrain from action) as we deem appropriate under the circumstances.
The Site may provide you, for your convenience and without endorsement of any kind, with links and references to other websites owned, operated and/or maintained by third parties not under Autism Relative’s control. If you decide to access any such website you will be doing so entirely at your own risk, and it is your responsibility to take protective measures to guard yourself and your systems from viruses, malware, phishing attacks and other malevolent agents.
We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of these Terms or any applicable law or regulations. You may discontinue use and request to cancel your account and/or any services at any time. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the foregoing, with respect to automatically-renewed subscriptions to paid services, such subscriptions will be discontinued only upon the expiration of the respective period for which you have already made payment.
Right to change and modify Terms
We reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our sole discretion. Therefore, you should review this page periodically. When we change the Terms in a material manner, we will notify you that material changes have been made to the terms. Your continued use of the site or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new terms. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service.
Ownership of intellectual property, copyrights and logos
The Service and all materials therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of Autism Relative. Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works thereof.
Acknowledgment of user rights
You recognize and agree that by uploading any content (including, but not limited to designs, images, animations, videos, audio files, fonts, logos, illustrations, compositions, artworks, interfaces, text and literary works) through any means to the website, you confirm that you own all the relevant rights or received the appropriate license to upload/transfer/send the content. You agree and consent that the uploaded/transferred content may be publicly displayed at the website. In addition, in terms of contributing to this site, you also agree that you will not impersonate another individual or company or represent falsely that you are connected to, or affiliated with, any individual or entity, you will not violate any laws or regulations while utilizing the site, you will not utilize the site to collect personal data and information about other individuals or companies, you will not submit, or create a link to, any file that contains any virus, corrupted data, Trojan horse or anything else that might damage, destroy, or render inaccessible any data or files on any computer or attempt to circumvent the security features of this website, or tamper with, hack into, or in any other way disrupt or disable any computer system, server, website, router or other device used to host this website or make it available to our visitors.
Key commercial Terms offered to customers
When buying an item from the site, you agree that: (i) you are responsible for reading the full item listing before making a commitment to buy it: (ii) you enter a legally binding contract to purchase an item when you commit to buy an item and you complete the check-out payment process.
The prices we charge for using our services / for our products are listed on the site. We reserve the right to change our prices for products displayed at any time, and to correct pricing errors that may inadvertently occur. Additional information about pricing and sales tax is available on the payments page.
The fees for the services and any other charges you may incur in connection with your use of the service, such as taxes and possible transaction fees, will be charged on a monthly basis to your payment method.
Any donations made to Autism Relative by the donor are optional. Donations cannot be refunded.
* = One (1) item (Autism Relative Mug or Autism Relative Eco-Friendly Tote Bag) per each donation of $100+ made by donor until January 31, 2022. Donor may make more than 1 donation.
Return and refund policy
For any undamaged product, simply return it with its included accessories and packaging along with the original receipt (or gift receipt) within 14 days of the date you receive the product, and we will exchange it or offer a refund based upon the original payment method. In addition, please note the following: (i) Products can be returned only in the country in which they were originally purchased; and (ii) the following products are not eligible for return once opened: electronics, kitchenware & kitchen utensils. For further questions or inquiries on the return policy on our products, please contact us via email at email@example.com
Warranties & responsibility for services and products
When we receive a valid warranty claim for a product purchased from us, we will either repair the relevant defect or replace the product. If we are unable to repair or replace the product within a reasonable time, the customer will be entitled to a full refund upon the prompt return of the product to us (please refer to return & refund policy). We will pay for shipment of repaired or replaced products to customer and customer will be responsible for return shipment of the product to us.
Limitation of liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Autism Relative be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, the service.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Autism Relative assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our service; and (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein.
Promotional emails and content
If you provide any information to this site, you agree to receive from time to time promotional messages and materials from us, by mail, email, or any other contact form you may provide us with (including your phone number for calls or text messages). If you don't want to receive such promotional materials or notices – please just notify us at any time.
Preference of law and dispute resolution
These Terms, the rights and remedies provided hereunder, and any and all claims and disputes related hereto and/or to the services, shall be governed by, construed under and enforced in all respects solely and exclusively in accordance with the internal substantive laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any and all such claims and disputes shall be brought in, and you hereby consent to them being decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Canada. If you access the Site from outside Canada, you are still responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. The application of the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is hereby expressly excluded.