Site Use Terms & Conditions

In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing English Law. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

Privacy Statement
We are committed to protecting your privacy. Authorized employees within the company on a need to know basis only use any information collected from individual customers. We constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our customers. We will investigate any actions that do not comply with this commitment with a view to prosecuting and/or taking civil proceedings to recover damages against those responsible

We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for anything other than Company-specific mail. You may opt out at any time via the opt-out feature on the mailing program. 

Birth Roots is a non-clinical resource center. Information provided should not be considered medical advice. Any medical decisions should be made with the approval of your care-provider.

Waiver of Claim for Injury Clause
I agree to waive and relinquish all claims that I may have for injuries or damages, as a result of participating in the program or using the facilities or equipment against Nonprofit Organization and its officers, agents, servants, employees, other volunteers, and affiliates.

Release from Liability Clause
I do hereby release and discharge Nonprofit Organization and its officers, agents, servants, employees, volunteers and affiliates from any and all claims for injuries, including death, damages, property damage, or loss which may have or may in future accrue to me in account of participating in or volunteering for the Nonprofit Organization.

Indemnity and Defense Clause
I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless and pay defense costs and defend Nonprofit Organization and its agents, servants, employees, other volunteers, and affiliates, from any and all claims resulting from injuries, including death, damages, property damage, or loss sustained by me and arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated the the activities of the program of the use of facilities or equipment.


Exclusions and Limitations
The information on this web site is provided on an “as is” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, this Company:

  • excludes all representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or the Company’s literature; and
  • excludes all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised this Company of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.

This Company does not however exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence. The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law. None of your statutory rights as a consumer are affected.


Cash or Personal Check, and all major Credit/Debit Cards processed via Pay Pal or Square Reader are all acceptable methods of payment.

Returned checks will incur a $25 charge to cover banking fees and administrative costs. In an instance of a second returned check, we reserve the right to terminate the arrangement and, if agreed to, we shall insist on future cash transactions only. 

Course Cancellation Policy
Birth Roots is a small nonprofit run by a part-time staff. Our class sizes are intentionally small to increase quality but are also an essential part of our annual budget. That said, we know that the need for class changes and cancellations comes up.  Please email us or call us at your earliest convenience if you know you need to reschedule or cancel your class.

Payment in full is expected at the time of registration unless other arrangements are made. This applies to single and series classes.  Any class missed without notifying Birth Roots prior to the start of class is not eligible for a refund or reschedule. Please notify us as soon as possible if you are ill, put on bed rest, or have another reason for missing your scheduled class.

If you must cancel your registration in a class, we ask that you give us at least one week (7 days) notice.  If you miss a class or cancel your class within 7 days of the course date, all cancellations are subject to a 15% cancellation fee that is non-refundable.   Example:  A one-time class that costs $35 incurs a $5 non-refundable fee and a series class that costs $235 will incur a $35 fee.  Emergency late cancellations will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Refund Policy
Refunds for classes are generally not offered.  If there is room in a subsequent class you may request a reschedule and apply your balance toward a future class. However, if Birth Roots must cancel a class due to low enrollment, we will refund your class registration fee in full and we will also happily recommend other class options for you upon your request.

Exceptions for an Earlier than Expected Birth
If you miss your class due to an earlier than expected birth before your class series begins, we will refund your class payment in full.  No refunds or reschedules can be provided if you have attended 2 out of 4 class sessions.  In this case, a prorated amount less the late cancellation fee may be provided as a credit toward postnatal classes.

Credits and Gift Certificates
All Credits and Gift Certificates must be used within 12 months of the original date of issue or the credit will be forfeited.

Log Files
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Additionally, for systems administration, detecting usage patterns and troubleshooting purposes, our web servers automatically log standard access information including browser type, access times/open mail, URL requested, and referral URL. This information is not shared with third parties and is used only within this Company on a need-to-know basis. Any individually identifiable information related to this data will never be used in any way different to that stated above without your explicit permission. 

Links to this website
You may not create a link to any page of this website without our prior written consent. If you do create a link to a page of this website you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above will apply to your use of this website by linking to it.

Links from this website
We do not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to from this website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site & to read the privacy statements of these sites. You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them. This Company will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.

Copyright Notice
Copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights exists on all text relating to the Company’s services and the full content of this website including, but not limited to, the brand name, tag line, blog posts, images and class names. 

We have several different e-mail addresses for different queries. These, & other contact information, can be found on our Contact Us link on our website or via Company literature or via the Company’s stated telephone or mobile telephone numbers.

This company is incorporated in Maine and a 501c3 nonprofit in the United States.

Force Majeure

Neither party shall be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under any Agreement which is due to an event beyond the control of such party including but not limited to any Act of God, terrorism, war, Political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood or any other natural or man made eventuality outside of our control, which causes the termination of an agreement or contract entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen. Any Party affected by such event shall forthwith inform the other Party of the same and shall use all reasonable endeavours to comply with the terms and conditions of any Agreement contained herein.

Failure of either Party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement or the failure of either Party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any Agreement. No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any Agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both Parties.


The laws Maine and the US govern these terms and conditions. By accessing this website, using our services and/or buying our products you consent to these terms and conditions and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the US courts in all disputes arising out of such access. If any of these terms are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above), then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms and the remaining terms will continue to apply. Failure of the Company to enforce any of the provisions set out in these Terms and Conditions and any Agreement, or failure to exercise any option to terminate, shall not be construed as waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these Terms and Conditions or of any Agreement or any part thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision. These Terms and Conditions shall not be amended, modified, varied or supplemented except in writing and signed by duly authorised representatives of the Company.

Notification of Changes
The Company reserves the right to change these conditions from time to time as it sees fit and your continued use of the site will signify your acceptance of any adjustment to these terms. If there are any changes to our privacy policy, we will announce that these changes have been made on our home page and on other key pages on our site. If there are any changes in how we use our site customers’ Personally Identifiable Information, notification by e-mail or postal mail will be made to those affected by this change. Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted on our web site 30 days prior to these changes taking place. You are therefore advised to re-read this statement on a regular basis

These terms and conditions form part of the Agreement between the Client and ourselves. Your accessing of this website, participating in our programming or buying a product indicates your understanding, agreement to and acceptance, of the Disclaimer Notice and the full Terms and Conditions contained herein. Your statutory Consumer Rights are unaffected.

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