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Please read this Terms of Use and Privacy Agreement (“Terms of Use”) carefully before using Global Parenting Initiatives DBA AskDrLinda.com (the “Website”). By using or accessing the Website, you agree to this Terms of Use and Privacy Terms. At all times, your use of the Website is subject to the terms and conditions below and any amendments to these terms and conditions.

Global Parenting Initiative, DBA AskDrLinda TERMS OF USE and PRIVACY AGREEMENT

Acceptance of Terms

GPI may make changes to this Terms of Use and to the Website from time to time and will provide notice of these changes to each registered user of IPS by sending an email to the email address provided by the registered user. Such changes shall be effective immediately upon posting of the revised Terms of Use and each user of the Website is bound by the Terms of Use. GPI’s most current Terms of Use may be viewed here at any time.

This Site Does Not Provide Medical Advice

The contents of the Website, such as text, graphics, images, information, and other materials (“Content”), are offered as an educational reference resource and for informational purposes only. GPI does not operate, control or supply any information, product, or service that is not clearly identified as supplied by GPI. The Content is not and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Website.

GPI does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Website. Reliance on any information provided by GPI, others appearing on the Website at the invitation of GPI, or other users or visitors to the Website is solely at your own risk.

Appropriateness of Content

This website is not intended to attract children of any age and is specifically not intended to attract children under the age of 13. GPI does not collect personal information from any person under the age of 13. The Website may contain health- or medical-related materials and some of the content on this Website may not be appropriate for children. If you find any of these materials offensive, you may not want to use the Website. Parent or guardians are solely responsible for providing supervision of minors’ use of the Website.


We will take all reasonable steps to keep GPI safe, but we cannot guarantee it. We need your help to do that.  For safety purposes and in consideration of being allowed to use the Website, you agree not to do the following and that each of the following actions shall constitute a material breach of this Terms of Use:

  1. You will not send or otherwise post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam) on AskDrLinda.
  2. You will not collect users’ content or information, or otherwise access AskDrLinda using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our permission.
  3. You will not engage in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, on AskDrLinda.com
  4. You will not upload or distribute viruses or other malicious code.
  5. You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else or impersonate another person.
  6. You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
  7. You will not post content that is hateful, threatening, pornographic, or that contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
  8. You will not develop or operate a third party application containing, or advertise or otherwise market alcohol-related or other mature content without appropriate age-based restrictions.
  9. You will not offer any contest, giveaway, or sweepstakes (“promotion”) onGPI/ AskDrLinda without our prior written consent.
  10. You will not use AskDrLinda to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.
  11. You will not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working of GPI/AskDrLinda, such as a denial of service attack.
  12. You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Statement.
  13. You will not use the Website for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, or international laws;
  14. You will not post material that infringes on the intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others;
  15. You will not post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by GPI in its sole discretion;
  16. You will not after receiving a warning, continue to disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or posting comments that are not related to the topic being discussed (unless it is clear the discussion is free-form);
  17. You will not post the same note more than once or “spam”; and
  18. You will not engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Website, or which, in the judgment of GPI, exposes GPI or any of its customers or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type.


In no event shall GPI, its officers, directors, employees, shareholders, licensors, its suppliers, customers or any third parties mentioned posting material on the Website at the request of GPI be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the Website or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not GPI, its officers, directors, employees, shareholders, licensors, its suppliers, customers or any third parties mentioned posting material on the Website at the request of GPI are advised of the possibility of such damages. GPI, its officers, directors, employees, shareholders, licensors, its suppliers, customers or any third parties mentioned posting material on the Website at the request of GPI shall be liable only to the extent of actual damages incurred by you, not to exceed U.S. $1000. GPI, its officers, directors, employees, shareholders, licensors, its suppliers, customers or any third parties mentioned posting material on the Website at the request of GPI are not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Website or Content. Any claims arising in connection with your use of the Website, any Content, must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms of Use are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms of Use.


GPI reserves the right to review all media prior to submission to the Website and to remove any media for any reason, at any time, without prior notice, at GPI’s sole discretion. GPI may terminate any user’s right to use the Website at any time. GPI reserves the right to block, delete or stop the uploading of materials and communications that it in its sole discretion finds unacceptable for any reason.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us and to you. GPI considers your use of the Website to be private. However, GPI may access or disclose information about you, your use of the Website and/or the content of your communications, in order to: (1) comply with the law or legal process served on GPI; (2) enforce and investigate potential violations of this Terms of Use; including use of the Website to participate in, or facilitate, activities that violate the law; or (3) protect the rights, property, or safety of GPI, its officers, directors, employees, its customers or the public. You consent to the access and disclosures outlined in this section. We may use technology or other means to protect the Website, protect GPI customers, or stop you from breaching this Terms of Use. These means may include, for example, filtering to stop spam or increase security. These means may hinder or break your use of the Website.

You may also read general privacy policy terms here


Your use of the Website is at your own risk. GPI makes no warranties or representations as to the materials, information, products, and services included in the Website and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions therein. GPI expressly disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law, all express, implied, and statutory warranties, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

GPI disclaims any warranties regarding the security, reliability, timeliness, and performance of its service. GPI shall not be liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond its reasonable control.

GPI also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Website or your downloading of any materials from the Website.

You may also ready the general disclaimer here


GPI may include links to other Internet sites solely as a convenience to users of its Website. Such links do not imply any endorsement of these websites or the information, material, products, or services contained on or accessible from these websites. Users access and use such websites, including information, material, products, and services therein, solely at the users’ own risk. GPI is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites.


GPI may include pop-up ads, banner ads, or other third party advertisements. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Website, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. GPI shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage incurred as the result of any such dealings or as a result of the presence of such advertisers on the Website.

Intellectual Property Notice

Unless otherwise expressly stated, Global Parenting Initiative DBA AskDrLinda  and the Content contained therein, as well as all copyright, trademark, trade dress, and other rights therein are owned by GPI (collectively, “Intellectual Property Rights”). You agree not to copy, use or otherwise infringe upon GPI’s Intellectual Property Rights (including but not limited to its trademarks or service marks contained on the Website). You further agree that you will not alter or remove any trademark, service mark, copyright or other notice from any copies of the information or other Content downloaded from the Website. Without prior written consent of GPI, you may not use any GPI trademark, service mark or logos in connection with the Website. You shall not modify or change the Content set forth on the Website nor otherwise create derivative works there from. You may not sell or modify the material or otherwise use it for any public or commercial purpose. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

You may also read more copyrights details here

Notice and Takedown Procedures

If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Website infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this Website by contacting GPI and providing the following information:

  1. Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.
  2. Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the material.
  3. Your name, address, telephone number and (if available) e-mail address.
  4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  5. A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that “under penalty of perjury,” you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
  6. A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.
  7. In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, GPI maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of subscribers and account holders of the Website who are repeat offenders.


You agree to indemnify and hold GPI, its officers, directors, employees, agents and customers harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any you or by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Website or your violation of the Terms of Use.  You also agree to pay for the cost of defense in the event GPI is forced to defend any claim arising from your actions.


This Terms of Use will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or your actual state or country of residence. Any action based on or alleging a breach of this Terms of Use shall be brought only in a state or federal court located in Miami Dade County, Florida. If GPI prevails in any such action, GPI shall be entitled to also recover reasonable legal fees and costs.


If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any portion of this Terms of Use to be unenforceable, the remainder of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

This Terms of Use constitutes the entire Terms of Use between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous Terms of Uses, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Use will be effective only if in writing and signed by GPI.

This Terms of Use was written in English (U.S.).