The National Childhood Obesity Awareness Initiative supports and maintains www.ncoiai.org. Please read this page carefully. This page states the Terms and Conditions under which you, the website visitor (hereinafter “You” or “visitor”), may use this site, the content of which is owned by or licensed to the NCOAI and is operated and administered by the National Childhood Obesity Awareness Initiative (NCOAI).
By using this site, You agree to be bound by all of the Terms and Conditions set forth below. If You do not accept these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this site. The NCOAI may, at its sole discretion, revise these Terms and Conditions at any time; therefore, You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions.
The NCOAI seeks to improve the health of children through the creation of engaging, innovative, entertaining educational media. Although it strives for timeliness and accuracy in all of its materials, The NCOAI makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the availability, accuracy, currency, or completeness of this site or its contents. The NCOAI shall not be liable for any damages or injury resulting from Your access to, inability to access, or use of this site, including, without limitation, any damages or injury arising from any links to other sites contained within or referred to in this site.
The NCOAI is committed to preserving Your right to privacy. The NCOAI does not collect identifying information about You (such as Your name, address, telephone number, or email address) unless You voluntarily submit that information to us through our Contact Us page or other means.
When You visit the site, the NCOAI may automatically collect certain non-identifying information about You, such as the type of browser or computer operating system You use or the domain name of the site from which You linked to us.
Any automatically collected information may be maintained indefinitely and used for our internal business and marketing purposes, such as assessing traffic patterns and usage of various features on the site, but will not be sold or otherwise disclosed to third parties for any purposes. Notwithstanding any other statements or representations here or elsewhere on our site, the NCOAI reserves its right to disclose any information in its possession if it is required to do so by law, or it believes, in good faith, that such a disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, defend its rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation.
If You are concerned about the information You have provided to the NSLAI or would like to review, update, or delete that information, please contact us at:
P O Box 759
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
The email address is the primary means of communication with our staff for a website visitor. Website visitors may use our email address to send content suggestions or questions about the areas of the site directly to the Parents, Kids, or Teens editorial staff. Website visitors may also use this email address to ask general questions about the Website or content, submit notification of broken links, communicate privacy concerns, and/or submit praise and/or complaints. All comments are seen by the Editor-in-Chief of the NCOAI who, along with senior editorial staff, handle all content-related issues and will use these comments, for instance, as ideas for generating new content or answering a question in a Q&A section on the site. All technical and operational issues are forwarded to the Director of Operations for handling. We may, unless you indicate otherwise, store, edit, and excerpt your email for use in Q&As, presentations, analyses, and other similar purposes. In these cases, we will delete any content that would specifically identify you as the writer of the email.
A Note to Parents
The NCOAI website is intended to be a safe resource for children under to find useful, age-appropriate information. We takes children’s privacy very seriously. We do not sell the information sent to us, whether by children or anyone else. The NCOAI does not collect any personally identifiable information from children with one exception. the NCOAI collects only an email address and no other information about the visitor. Our Contact Us page does not ask for any personally identifiable information.
The NCOAI welcomes Your comments on its site and content. However, You acknowledge that if You send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, inventions, or other information (collectively, the “Information”), the Information shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of the NCOAI. By submission of any Information to us, You assign to us and we shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to such Information and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to You.
As a user of this site, You are responsible for Your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. Therefore, do not do any of the following things: transmit to us material that is copyrighted, unless You are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; send material that reveals trade secrets, unless You own them or have the permission of the owner; send material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; send material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or the NCOAI reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access to this site for violating these terms or the law and reserves the right to remove any communications from this site. The violation of any of the terms and conditions set forth on this Terms and Conditions page shall result in the immediate revocation of Your right to use the content and obligates You to immediately destroy any copies of the content in Your possession.
Articles and features published on this site undergo a rigorous editorial process that includes extensive review by medical professionals. However, all information on this site is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult Your doctor.
The editorial staff makes every effort to be as neutral as possible with regard to gender, race, color, religion, and age. Within the articles, the site takes turns referring to infants, children, and teens as “he” or “she.” Remember that even if an article says he or she, it is referring to male and female infants, children, and teens, unless otherwise specified.
This site contains links to websites owned by third parties. These links appear as resources associated with individual articles. These links are provided solely as a convenience to You and are not an endorsement by Children’s Adventures in Healthy Living of the contents of those other sites. Children’s Adventures in Healthy Living is not responsible for the content of any linked sites and makes no representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such sites. If You decide to visit any third-party sites using links from this site, You do so at Your own risk.
Emails Claiming to Be From the NCOAI
Occasionally, in a scam known as “phishing,” mass emailers will send messages that claim to be from the NCOAI. They may use our name, logo, or employee email addresses in fraudulent emails trying to obtain valuable information from consumers and businesses. These con artists know that people trust the NCOAI. That’s why they may use our name or that of some other well-known organization to trick people into believing that they are dealing with a legitimate request for personal information. These fraudulent emails often create a false sense of urgency intended to prompt the recipient to take action.
The NCOAI does not send out unsolicited emails or commercial endorsements, and does not ask for detailed personal information. If you get this sort of email appearing to be from the NCOAI, you should assume that it is fraudulent and avoid clicking any link within the email.
The NCOAI does not warrant that the site will operate error-free or that the site or its server are free of computer viruses or other harmful material. If Your use of the site or the site’s material results in the need for servicing or replacing of equipment or data, Children’s Adventures in Healthy Living shall not be responsible for those costs. This site and its material are provided on an “as is” basis without any warranties of any kind.
THE NCOAI, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Disclaimer of Consequential Damages
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE NCOAI, ITS EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED IN THE SITE CONTENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE MATERIAL ON THIS WEBSITE OR SITES LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER THE NCOAI IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Use of Site Material
The contents of this site, including, without limitation, text, graphics, images, and other content (the “Content”) are owned by or licensed to the NCOAI and are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Unauthorized use of the Content violates copyright, trademark, and other laws. You agree to retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content on any copy You make of such material. You may not sell or modify our Content or reproduce, display, distribute, or otherwise use the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose. Use of the Content on any other website or in a networked environment is prohibited. For permission to reprint or link to the NCOAI content, see our Permissions Guidelines.
This site originates from within the United States. The NCOAI does not claim that the Content on this site is appropriate or may be used outside of the United States. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If You access the site from outside the United States, You do so at Your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of Your jurisdiction.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the substantive laws of the State of Florida, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts situated in the State of Florida with respect to any dispute, disagreement, or cause of action related to or involving this site. If any provision is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Except as expressly provided elsewhere in this site, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between You and Children’s Adventures in Healthy Living with respect to Your use of this site.