Women's Health Network’s provides services to you on our site, located at
read these Terms carefully. You understand that these Terms govern your use of the
Website. By using the Website, you signify your assent to these Terms. If you do
not agree to all these Terms, do not use this Website.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
We do 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 us, our employees, others appearing on the Website at
our invitation, or other visitors to the Website is solely at your own risk.
The Website may contain health- or medical-related materials that are sexually explicit.
If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our Website.
Your privacy is important to us. All information collected from you in connection
which is incorporated into these Terms.
2. Who may use the Website
The Website is only for persons able to form legally binding contracts under applicable
law. Without limiting the foregoing, minors, meaning those individuals under 18
years of age, are not eligible to use the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal
information from or about minors through the Website, and we ask that minors not
submit any personal information to us.
The material contained on the Website is intended for residents of the United States
of America only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to United States
law. This material is void outside the United States of America, and where prohibited
by law or regulation. Do not proceed to view the Website if you are not a legal
resident of the United States of America. If you access the Website from outside
the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance
with the laws of your jurisdiction.
The Website does not accept paid endorsements of products or display banner advertising
of any kind.
4. Modifications to Terms
We may change these Terms from time to time. We will notify you of such changes
by posting the amended Terms on the Website. In addition, we may notify you of material
be effective upon acceptance in registration for new users and for all other users
30 days after the posting of any amended terms. If you object to any change to the
Terms, your sole recourse will be to discontinue using the Website. Your continued
use of the Website will indicate your assent to such changes.
5. Modifications to the Website
We reserve the right to modify the Website or to change or discontinue any of the
services offered on the Website with or without notice to you. We shall not be liable
to you or to any third party should we exercise our right to modify the Website
or to change or discontinue our service offerings. If you object to any change to
the Website or our services, your sole recourse will be to discontinue using the
Website. Your continued use of any modified service on the Website will indicate
your assent to such changes.
6. Restricted Activities
You agree not to use the Website to:
(a) violate or encourage the violation of any local, state, national, or international
(b) stalk, harass, or harm another individual;
(c) collect or store personal data about other users of our Website;
(d) impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation
with a person or entity;
(e) interfere with or disrupt the Website, or services or networks connected to
the Website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of
networks connected to the Website;
(f) send any message that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, abusive, sexually explicit,
threatening, vulgar, obscene, profane, racially offensive, or otherwise objectionable,
as determined in our sole discretion;
(g) send any message that infringes or violates the rights of any third party;
(h) distribute viruses or other harmful computer code.
In addition, without our written consent, you may not:
(i) reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any commercial purpose
any portion of the Website, use of the Website, or access to the Website;
(ii) allow, enable, or otherwise support the transmission of mass unsolicited, commercial
advertising or solicitations via e-mail (spam);
(iii) use any high volume, automated, or electronic means (including, without limitation,
robots, spiders, scripts, or other automated devices) to access the Website or monitor
or copy our web pages or the content contained thereon;
(iv) deep link to the Website for any purpose; or
(v) frame the Website, place pop-up windows over its pages, or otherwise affect
the display of its pages.
Any of these activities shall constitute a material breach of these Terms. We reserve
the right (but are not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
(a) remove communications that are abusive, illegal, or disruptive, or that otherwise
fail to conform with these Terms;
(b) terminate a user's access to the Website upon any breach of these Terms;
(c) edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the Website, regardless of whether
such communication(s) violate these standards.
Neither we nor our licensors have any liability or responsibility to users of
the Website or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the
7. Your Content
You may submit comments, testimonials, or other content to us (collectively, "Content")
via e-mail links on the Website. You grant to us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable,
nonexclusive, worldwide right and license (with the right to sublicense through
multiple tiers) to (a) use, reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works
of, publicly display, and publicly perform your Content in any media now known or
not currently known; and (b) make, have made, sell, offer for sale, import, and
otherwise transfer your Content (collectively, "Use"). You retain all ownership
rights in and to your Content. We may post on the Website or anywhere else in our
sole discretion any such information that you submit to us. If you wish to keep
any information private or proprietary, do not submit it to us by e-mail.
8. Third Party Services
For your convenience only, the Website provides you with links to third-party Websites
or locations, including service providers ("Provider") such as booksellers. Our
provision of such a link does not signify an endorsement by us of the third party,
the third party’s Website, or the services offered by such third-party. We
have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for these outside
Websites or their content. Your use of a third party Website will be at your own
you decide to use the services of a Provider, any transaction between you and such
Provider (including any agreement governing such transaction) will strictly be between
you and the Provider. We have no control over the Provider’s performance of
its services, and we make no representations or warranties with respect to the Provider’s
performance of its services.
You agree that Women's Health Network will not be responsible or liable for
any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such transaction with
We may terminate your use of the Website without prior notice for any reason, at
our sole discretion, including without limitation, if we believe that you have violated
these Terms. You may discontinue your access to the Website at any time.
10. Medical Disclaimer
This Website does not provide medical advice. All information on the Website is
of a general nature and is furnished for educational purposes only. No information
contained on the Website or in any e-mail or publication sent to you by Women's
Health Network ("Women's Health Network Content") is meant to substitute for the
advice provided by your doctor or other healthcare professional. Always seek the
advice of your doctor or other health care professional with any questions you may
have regarding a medical condition. You should not use the information available
on the Website or through our Health Programs for diagnosing or treating a health
problem or disease, or prescribing or evaluating the advisability, safety, or efficacy
of any medication or medical treatment. Information and statements regarding dietary
supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are
not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. You should carefully
read all product packaging prior to your use.
It remains your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, and usefulness
of all content on the Website. Consult your healthcare professional before practicing
any recommendations or acting on any content contained on the Website. Never disregard
professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have
read on the Website. All persons are strongly advised to seek regular, professional
You acknowledge that we are not engaged in the practice of medicine, and that
all decisions made using the Website’s content will be the exclusive responsibility
of you and your physician. We expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability
for any adverse consequences or damages, including without limitation personal injury
and/or death, resulting from your use or the Website or reliance on the Website’s
content. You agree, at your expense, to indemnify and hold us harmless
from any and all losses, liabilities, or damages resulting from any and all claims,
causes of action, suits, proceedings, or demands against us arising from or related
to decisions or recommendations you make using the Website.
11. Disclaimer of Warranties
You expressly agree that use of the Website and its content is at your sole risk.
The Website and all content on the Website is provided on an "as is" and "as available"
basis. We expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied,
including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness
for a particular use or purpose, title, and noninfringement with respect to the
service, the Website or the Women's Health Network Content.
We make no warranty that the services provided on the Website will meet your
requirements or that the services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free,
or free of any harmful components (including viruses); nor do we make any warranty
as to the accuracy or reliability of the Website or the Women's Health Network Content
or that defects in the Website or the Women's Health Network Content will be corrected.
You understand and agree that the download or other method of obtaining any material
or information from the Website or Women's Health Network Content, and your transmission
of any information in connection with your use of the Website, is done at your own
discretion and risk.
12. Limitation of Liability
To the extent permitted under applicable law, in no event will Women's Health Network,
or their officers, employees, directors, affiliates, partners, agents, advisors,
or contractors be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or
exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of revenues, profits,
use, data, or other intangible losses (even if such parties were advised of, knew
of, or should have known of the possibility of such damages, and notwithstanding
the failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy), arising out of or related
to your use of the Website or the Women's Health Network Content, regardless of
whether such damages are based on contract, tort, warranty, statute, or otherwise.
If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Website, your sole and exclusive
remedy is to discontinue use of the Website. Our aggregate liability to
you for all claims arising from or related to the Website or the Women's Health
Network Content is limited to the lesser of the fees paid by you to Women's Health
Network for services provided on the Website or fifty dollars ($50).
13. Exclusions and Limitations
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation
or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly,
some of the above limitations and disclaimers may not apply to you. To the extent
that we may not, as a matter of applicable law, disclaim any implied warranty or
limit its liabilities, the scope and duration of such warranty and the extent of
our liability shall not exceed the minimum permitted under such applicable law.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Women's Health Network, and its
partners, employees, advisors, officers, directors, consultants, agents, and affiliates
from and against any and all third-party claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs,
expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs) that
such parties may incur as a result of or arising from (1) your Content and any information
you submit, post, or transmit through our Website; (2) your use of the Website or
the Women's Health Network Content; (3) your violation of these Terms; (4) your
violation of any rights of any other person or entity; or (5) any viruses, Trojan
horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, spyware, or other similar harmful or deleterious
programming routines input by you into the Website.
15. Notice of Product Pricing
Prices for products offered by Women's Health Network are subject to change without
16. Intellectual Property
We grant to you a nonexclusive right and license to reproduce the Women's Health
Network Content for your personal noncommercial use only. Except for the limited
license granted to you in this Section 16, nothing contained on the Website, in
the Women's Health Network Content, or in these Terms shall be construed to grant
any property rights, by license or otherwise, to any invention or any Women's Health
Network patent, copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights. If
you violate any of these Terms, permission to use the Women's Health Network Content
automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made
of any portion of the content.
Women's Health Network®, is a licensed trademark used under agreement with Women's
Health Network. All images, text, custom graphics, button icons, the collection
and compilation and assembly thereof, and the overall look and distinctiveness of
the Website constitute trade dress and are the property of Women's Health Network.
Any use of such trademarks, service marks, registered or pending, and/or trade dress
without the prior written consent of Women's Health Network is expressly forbidden.
Any other trademarks or service marks appearing anywhere on this site are the property
of their respective owners.
The Website, the Women's Health Network Content, and all images, text, databases,
software, code, sound, photos, custom graphics, button icons, the collection and
compilation and assembly thereof, and the overall look and distinctiveness of the
Website are the exclusive property of Women's Health Network and its licensors and
are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The Women's Health Network
Content and any other content on the Website may be used for informational purposes
only. Any other use of the Women's Health Network Content or such other content
on the Website without the prior written consent of Women's Health Network is expressly
forbidden. The reproduction, distribution, transmission, sale, transfer, creation
of derivative works, modification, public display, public performance, publication,
or any commercial exploitation of the content of the Website or the Women's Health
Network Content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Women's
In accordance with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 USC
sec. 512, our Site has designated an agent to receive notices of claims of copyright
Women's Health Network
PO Box 306 Portland, Maine (ME) 04112
We reserve the right to terminate access to our sites of any user who infringes
the proprietary rights of any third party.
17. Dispute Resolution
the services provided on the Website, or the Women's Health Network Content ("Claims")
shall be resolved by final and binding arbitration before a single arbitrator ("Arbitrator")
selected from and administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance
with its applicable rules. The arbitration hearing shall be held in Portland, Maine.
The prevailing party shall be entitled to reimbursement from the other party of
its reasonable attorney's fees, costs, and disbursements arising out of the arbitration.
Either you or Women's Health Network may seek interim or preliminary injunctive
relief from a court of competent jurisdiction Portland, Maine, as necessary to protect
the rights or property of you or Women's Health Network pending the completion of
any arbitration proceeding.
The Terms constitute the entire and exclusive and final statement of the agreement
between you and Women's Health Network with respect to the subject matter hereof,
and govern your use of the Website superseding any prior agreements or negotiations
between you and Women's Health Network with respect to the subject matter hereof.
The Terms and the relationship between you and Women's Health Network shall be governed
by the laws of the State of Maine, without giving effect to any choice of laws or
principles that would require the application of the laws of a different country
Women's Health Network failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of
the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision
of the Terms is found to be invalid by either a court of competent jurisdiction
or the Arbitrator, you and Women's Health Network nevertheless agree that the court
or the Arbitrator should endeavor to give effect to your and Women's Health Network
intentions as reflected in the provision, and that the other provisions of the Terms
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 use of
the Services or the Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or
cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms are
for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Sections 6 through
17 shall survive any expiration or termination of the Terms.
19. Shipping Policy
All orders placed will be shipped the next business day. You will not be billed
until your order is shipped.
Carriers and classes of service
We use the following carriers to deliver our orders:
- USPS – Priority Service (Rush shipments) 1-3 business days
- UPS Surepost®/Mail Innovations® - (Standard shipments) 4-9 business days.
- DHL International Priority Mail – (International shipments) 8-14 average transit
Please note that Canadian deliveries shipped from the U.S. may be delayed at the
border for an extended time by Canadian Customs and they may charge a fee. This
delay and fee are random and not all parcels are stopped or charged.
Canadian customers please note: your letter carrier may collect HST, GST and/or
PST upon delivery, depending upon your province. Sometimes, taxes are not charged.
We have no control over this. Please do not ask us to declare a lower amount on
the customs declaration, which is illegal.
If a tracking number is provided by the shipping carrier, we will update your order
with the tracking information.
The rate charged for the shipping of your order is based on the weight of your products
and your location. Before the final checkout page you will be shown what the cost
of shipping will be, and you will have a chance to not place your order if you decide
If an item you selected is not in stock, a message will appear in your shopping
cart with an expected ship date. You can then decide whether to backorder the item.
Shipping and handling is free for any backordered item. If your order includes other
items that are in stock, we will ship them to you on the next business day and normal
shipping and handling charges will apply. You will not be charged for any items
until they ship. If the expected ship date changes for the backordered item, we
will notify you. You may cancel your backorder at any time without penalty by calling
the customer support desk at: 1-800-448-4919.