Terms and Conditions

Terms of Use

Updated on May 11, 2023

TERMS OF AGREEMENT

The Terms of Use are a legally binding agreement between you, whether you are an individual or entity, and Childcare.Center, (“we,” “us” or “our”) regarding your use and access to the childcare.center website and its services, along with any other media format, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related, linked, or otherwise connected thereto (collectively, the “Site and Services”). By using the Site and Services, you agree that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by all these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these terms of use, you are expressly prohibited from using the Site and Services and must discontinue using them immediately. Persons under the age of 18 cannot use or register for the Site or Services. The Site and Services are intended for users over the age of 18.

CHILDCARE.CENTER IS A MARKETPLACE AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY

The Childcare.Center platform connects parents or guardians with childcare providers (“Providers”), together known as Registered Users, including through Provider listings on our site and services, providing Billing Services (see below) to Parents and Providers.
We don’t provide, supervise or oversee childcare services, but provide technology services. As a non-party to any agreement between a Provider and a Parent (a “Provider Agreement”), Childcare.Center is not an agent, affiliate or employee of Providers or their authorized personnel.
Neither Childcare.Center nor its affiliates makes any representation or warranty concerning the quality, accuracy, timeliness, truthfulness, completeness, or reliability of any content or information provided by or otherwise about Providers.
It is your responsibility to independently verify any information about a Provider that you access through our Site and Services, review its policies and terms of enrollment (if applicable), and evaluate its facilities and credentials.

 SERVICE DISCLAIMERS

In connection with the Services, we do not control or vet the accuracy, thoroughness or reliability of the representations or other content made by Providers and Parents, and we expressly disclaim any responsibility for such accuracy, comprehensiveness or reliability of any information provided by Providers or Parents. No liability is assumed or expressed for the use of our Site or Services.
As a service provider, we are not responsible for the quality, timing, hours, pay, legality, or any other aspect of the services that Providers provide.

RIGHTS TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Site and Services are our proprietary property, and all source code, databases, functionality, software, website designs, audio, video, text, photographs, and graphics are either owned or controlled by us, or licensed to us. The Content and the Marks on the Site and Services are provided for your information and personal use only. Without our express written permission, you may not copy, reproduce, aggregate, republish, upload, post, publicly display, encode, translate, transmit, distribute, sell, license, or otherwise exploit any part of the Site and Services, Content, or Marks.

DATA AND CONTENT SCRAPING

You are not permitted to scrape, extract, or otherwise use the data and content listed on our Site and Services for any commercial purpose, including for use on another website or application, without our express written permission. If you wish to use the data or content for such purposes, you must contact us and obtain our permission. Violation of this term may lead to legal action.

REPRESENTATIONS OF USERS

  • Your use of the Site and Services represents and warrants:
  • The information you provide will be true, accurate, current, and complete
  • You will maintain the accuracy of the registration information and promptly update it
  • It is your legal responsibility to comply with these terms and conditions.
  • In the jurisdiction in which you reside, you are not a minor.
  • You will not use any automated or non-human methods of accessing the Site, including bots, scripts, or any other method.
  • You will not use the Site or Services for any illegal or unauthorized purposes.
  • As a user of the Site and Services, you will not violate any law or regulation.
  • You are responsible for providing true, accurate, current, and complete information. We may suspend or terminate your account if you provide inaccurate, not current, or incomplete information. We may also refuse any and all current or future use of the Site and Services (or any portion thereof).

REGISTRATION OF USERS

In order to use the Site and Services, you may be required to register. You agree to maintain your password confidentially and will be responsible for all activities involving your account and password. In the event that we determine, in our sole discretion, that a username you select is inappropriate, obscene, or otherwise objectionable, we reserve the right to remove, reclaim, or change it.

PAYMENT AND SUBSCRIPTIONS

Recurring payments will be charged on your first payment date and each subsequent billing period until you cancel them. You will receive a copy of the payment receipt by email.
Billing Services are provided by a third-party service provider. By using our Billing Services, you expressly authorize us to provide your payment information to third parties.
The third-party service provider may create an account for you, or require you to create one, and you agree to any of the terms and conditions applicable to such third-party service provider. Our current provider is Stripe, and you agree to Stripe’s terms and conditions by using our Services. We reserve the right to change our third-party service provider.

SERVICE CANCELLATION

You can cancel your Recurring Payment at any time by contacting us using the contact information provided below, or through our website under payments or subscriptions. It will take effect at the end of the current paid period. When you cancel, you will not receive a refund of the recurring payments you have paid for the current billing period.
We would appreciate hearing from you if you are unhappy with our services. Please send an email to [email protected].

PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES

You may not access or use the Site and Services for any purpose other than those for which we make them available. The Site and Services may not be used for any commercial endeavors other than those we specifically endorse or approve. When using the Site and Services, you agree not to:

  • Systematically collect, compile, database, or directory data or other content from the Site and Services without our written permission.
  • The Site and Services may not be accessed or used for any purposes other than those for which we make them available. The Site and Services may not be used for any commercial endeavors other than those we specifically endorse or approve.
  • When using the Site and Services, you agree not to:
  • Without our written permission, systematically collect, compile, database, or directory data or other content from the Site and Services.
  • Utilize the Site and Services in an unauthorized manner, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users for the purpose of sending unsolicited email, or establishing user accounts using automated techniques or false pretenses.
  • Advertising or offering to sell goods and services on the Site and Services unless approved by us.
  • Interruption, revocation, or other interference with security-related features of the Site and Services, including those that prevent or restrict the use, copying, or distribution of any Content.
  • Use the Site or Services for unauthorized framing or linking.
  • Attempt to learn sensitive account information, such as a password, by tricking, defrauding, or misleading us or others.
  • Falsely report abuse or misconduct or abuse our support services.
  • Utilize the system in an automated way, such as by sending messages or comments through scripts, or by using data mining or robots to gather and extract data.
  • Affect, disrupt, or cause undue burden on the Site and Services or the networks and services that are connected to the Site and Services.
  • Harass, abuse, or harm another person using information obtained from the Site or Services.
  • You may not use the Site and Services for any commercial purposes, including competing with us or for any revenue-generating endeavors.
  • The act of uploading or transmitting (or attempting to upload or transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, spyware, or other material, and spamming, which impairs, disrupts, alters, or interferes with the use, features, functions, operation, or maintenance of the Site and Services, or alters, impairs, disrupts, alters, or interferes with the Site and Services.

 USERS CONTRIBUTIONS

You may be invited to chat, contribute to, or participate in blogs, reviews, social media groups, and other features on the Site and Services, including writings, videos, audio, photographs, graphics, suggestions, comments, or other material (“Contributions”).

In such a case, any Contributions that you transmit may be treated as non-confidential. If you create or make available any Contributions, you represent and warrant that:
It is not and will not be a violation of any proprietary rights, including but not limited to copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or moral rights, when your Contributions are created, distributed, transmitted, displayed, or performed, or accessed, downloaded, or copied.
Your Contributions are the product of your own creation or you have the rights, licenses, consents, releases, and permissions necessary to allow us, the Site and Services, and other users to use them in any manner contemplated by this Site and Service and the Terms of Use.
There are no false, inaccurate, or misleading statements in your Contributions.
There is no unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, pyramid schemes, chain letters, spam, bulk mailings, or other forms of solicitation in your Contributions.
There is no incitement, encouragement, or threat of physical harm concerning your Contributions.
Contributions you make do not violate any laws, regulations, or rules.
No third party’s privacy or publicity rights are violated by your Contributions.
Violations of these Terms of Use will result in termination or suspension of your rights to use the Site and Services, among other things.

SUBMISSIONS

All questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information you provide to us regarding the Site and Services (“Submissions”) are non-confidential and become our sole property.

ADVERTISERS

Advertising and other information can be displayed on certain parts of the Site and Services, such as sidebar ads and banner ads. In the event you are an advertiser, you are fully responsible for any advertisements you place on the Site and Services, the services you provide on the Site and Services, and the products you sell through those ads. You further warrant and represent that, as an advertiser, you possess all intellectual property, publicity, and contractual rights necessary to place advertisements on the Site and Services. Aside from providing the space to place such advertisements, we do not have any other relationship with advertisers.

INFRINGEMENTS OF COPYRIGHTS

A violation of the intellectual property rights of others is unacceptable to us, and we terminate account holders who repeatedly violate the rights of copyright holders in appropriate circumstances. If you believe that any material available on or through the Site and Services infringes upon any copyright you own or control, please immediately notify us by sending email to [email protected].

TERMS AND TERMINATION

During your use of the Site and Services, these Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect.
We reserve the right to deny access to and use of the site and services (including blocking certain IP addresses), without notice or liability, without limiting any other provision of these terms of use, for any reason or for no reason, including breach of these terms of use, warranty, or covenant. At any time, without warning, we may terminate your use of the site and services and delete your account and any content or information you posted.
When your account is terminated or suspended for any reason, you are not permitted to register and create another account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, regardless of whether you are acting on the third party’s behalf. We reserve the right to take appropriate legal action, including, without limitation, civil, criminal, or injunctive action, in addition to terminating or suspending your account.

REVISIONS AND INTERRUPTIONS

Our sole discretion permits us to modify, change, or remove any content from the Site and Services at any time or for any reason. Nevertheless, we have no obligation to update any information on our Site. We also reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the Site and Services without notice at any time. Any modifications, price changes, suspensions, or discontinuances of the Site and Services will not subject us to liability to you or any third party.
Our Site and Services may be unavailable from time to time due to hardware, software, or other problems or maintenance needs, resulting in interruptions, delays, or errors.
Whenever necessary or for any reason, we reserve the right to make changes, revisions, updates, suspend, discontinue, or otherwise modify the Site and Services. In case the Site and Services go down or are discontinued, you agree that we will have no responsibility for any loss, damage, or inconvenience that may result from your inability to access the Site and Services.

GOVERNING LAW

You agree that these Terms of Use and your use of the Site and Services will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, as well as the laws of Canada.