Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting our Web site. This Agreement (the “Terms of Use” or “Usage Agreement”) sets forth the terms and conditions that apply to your access to and use of our Web site. This is a binding agreement ("Agreement") between the Association of Child Life Professionals ("ACLP") and you, the user ("You" or "Your") and directs Your use of all portions of  www.childlife.org (“ACLP’s Web Site”). By using our Web site, you agree to comply with all of the terms and conditions listed. You are responsible for protecting the confidentiality of your password(s), if any.

We reserve the right to change the terms of this Usage Agreement, including our separate Privacy Policy, from time to time, as we see fit. Such modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon posting unless otherwise indicated. We have no duty to inform prior users of this Web site that changes have been made, regardless of the scope and importance of the changes. Our Web site may alter, restrict, suspend or terminate this Web site, or any portion of this Web site, at any time.

We reserve the right to refuse service and/or delete accounts at our discretion.

Ownership; License

Our Web site and all content displayed on this site and all software, data and information used to provide this Web site are owned by ACLP, its affiliates or its licensees, and are protected under worldwide copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and treaties. We grant you the limited and nonexclusive right to access or download content from this Web site only for your private and non-commercial use. Except as expressly authorized in this Usage Agreement, you may not change, circulate, replicate, exhibit or use this Web site or any elements thereof. All rights not expressly granted to you by us in this Usage Agreement are reserved to ACLP and you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by accessing or downloading copyrighted material from the Web site as authorized hereunder.

Particular Restrictions

You represent to ACLP that You will not use ACLP's Web Site for any unlawful purpose or in any manner prohibited by this Agreement or in any manner which could damage or impair ACLP's Web Site. Duplication, re-transmission or re-presentation in any form, in whole or in part, of any content, programming code, images or graphics are strictly prohibited without prior express written permission of ACLP.

Your Account

To safeguard the member's account information, ACLP provides each member with a specific user name and/or password. This username and password are divulged to the user upon becoming a member of ACLP.

If you become a member of this Web site, you are responsible for maintaining the privacy of your account and password and for limiting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of security. However, you may be held liable for losses incurred by us or any other user of, or visitor to, our Web site due to someone else using your account or password.

Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability

You comprehend that there may be delays, oversights, inaccuracies, and/or other issues with the information, and services published on or promoted through this Web site. Neither ACLP, nor any of its affiliates or licensees warrant that this Web Site will be uninterrupted or free of mistakes; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of this Web site, or as to the accuracy of content, service or product provided through this Web site.

Use at Your Own Risk

We promote the material available through this Web site for informational reasons only. You may only use the material and the services available through this Web site for your personal and non- commercial use. Before you act on any information you’ve found on our site, you should independently verify any facts that are important to your decision. IF YOU DEPEND ON ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE THAT YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS YOU MAY EXPERIENCE THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF ANY SERVICE OR ANY INFORMATION OR RESOURCES OFFERED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE.

Data Security

We have in place reasonable physical, electronic and managerial methods to protect and help avert unauthorized access, preserve data security and accurately use the information we collect online.

W reasonable efforts are made to guarantee the privacy of your private and personal information, we cannot warrant and do not guarantee the total safety and security of confidential information on the Internet.

Violation of These Terms of Use

We may divulge any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Web site, or to distinguish, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be initiating injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights and/or property, or the rights and/or property of visitors to or users of the Web site, including our customers. We reserve the right at all times to disclose any data that we deem necessary to obey any pertinent law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. We also may disclose your information if we determine that applicable law requires or permits such release, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.


Use of this Web site by you for spamming is firmly forbidden. By using this Web site, you agree not to use information regarding other users of this Web site or any items such users have listed or searched for on this Web site for any commercial purpose without former explicit written permission of ACLP.

This Terms of Use agreement is governed by the laws of State of Virginia, U.S.A. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A., in all disputes resulting from or in relation to the use of this Web site. You agree that no partnership or employment relationship exists between you and ACLP as a result of this agreement or use of this Web site.

You shall use this Web site for legal uses only. Any conduct by you that in our judgment inhibits any other person from using or enjoying our Web site will not be permitted.

You agree that we may terminate your access to the Web site, which includes any discontinuance of any service offered through the site, or due to any unexpected technical issues or problems. We reserve the right to refuse access to the site at our own discretion. Any and all rights not expressly granted herein are exclusively reserved to ACLP. You agree that ACLP will not be liable to you or to any third party for termination of your access to the site as a result of any violation of these Terms of Use.