Terms of Use

This website is owned and operated by the Independent Adoption Center (IAC), a non-profit organization with offices in the States of California, Texas, Indiana, Georgia, and North Carolina. By accessing or using this website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.

General Provisions

IAC is not liable or responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any information provided on its website. We assume no liability or responsibility for any damages arising from a visitor's use of, or inability to use, a site. The contents are provided as general information only and are not intended as legal advice. IAC makes no warranty, either express or implied, regarding the completeness, accuracy, or currency of this information or its suitability for any particular purpose. Some of the information or material on this site may be affected by current legislative, regulatory, judicial, or other developments, which are not reflected here; you should not rely solely on the information on this site, but should confirm that it remains complete and correct before relying upon it.

In addition, our website may contain hypertext links to other websites. Such links are provided for your convenience and are not intended as an endorsement by IAC of the organizations operating those sites. IAC is not responsible for the information those sites contain, nor their privacy practices.

IAC may also post material prepared by other organizations and individuals not employed by our organization for informational purposes.

IAC does not necessarily agree with the opinions expressed in such material and we are not responsible for the completeness, accuracy, or currency of the information.

IAC reserves the right to alter the content of any of its sites and to terminate a site at any time without notice.

Adoptive Family Profiles

All adoptive families listed on websites copyrighted by the Independent Adoption Center are clients of the Independent Adoption Center. Any response other than by birthparents is strictly prohibited. Adoption agencies, facilitators and attorneys unaffiliated with the IAC are not permitted to contact the IAC's clients.

Linking To Us

The IAC copyrighted text and files may not be uploaded to other websites, news groups, or electronic mailing lists without special permission. Instead, other sites are encouraged to link to our web pages. While permission is not required for linking to our sites, we do ask that you send us a courtesy notice informing us that a link is being established.

Trademarks

The logos displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of IAC, and others. Your misuse of the any of the logos displayed on the website, or any other content on the website, is strictly prohibited.

Copyrights and Reuse Permissions

Copyright in the text materials contained in this website is owned by IAC. The text materials contained in this website may be used, downloaded, reproduced, or reprinted, provided that this copyright notice appears in all copies and provided that such use, download, reproduction, or reprint is for non-commercial or personal use only. The text materials contained in this website may not be modified in any way.

You can obtain permission to use our content by contacting the IAC. Please include the title, author, web address, and how you plan to use the reprint. Permission is not required for sending a copy of a publication to colleagues.

All rights in photographs, illustrations, artworks, and other graphic materials, whether on the site, or in the documents on the site, are reserved to the copyright owners (licensors). Prior permission to use, download, reproduce, or reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork, or other graphic material must be obtained from the copyright owner, regardless of the intended use. These images may not be modified in any way.

Any use of the Independent Adoption Center name or the text or graphic materials contained in this website in any manner to express or imply endorsement, sponsorship, affiliation, or association of the user with or by IAC is strictly prohibited.

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