Privacy Policy 

WHO WE ARE

Our website address is: https://arielleokane.com/.

WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT

 

COMMENTS

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

 

MEDIA

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

 

CONTACT FORMS COOKIES

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

 

EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

 

WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

WHAT RIGHTS YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

 

WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

 

YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION

Your information will never be sold to third-party providers or for any advertising or marketing services.  By providing your contact information in signing up for our newsletter, requesting information in our contact form or any other ways you choose to share your information on our site, you consent to being on our mailing list and receiving notifications about future services, events, resource or information provided as part of our basic services.  You can opt out of these emails or notifications at any time.

Terms + Conditions

 

AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND ARIELLEOKANE.COM
Welcome to arielleokane.com. The arielleokane.com website (the "Site") is comprised of various web pages operated by Arielle O'Kane Birth Services. arielleokane.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the "Terms"). Your use of arielleokane.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference. 
 
arielleokane.com is a Health Consultant and Services Site. 
 
Arielle O'Kane Birth Services serves families in the San Jose and Peninsula Areas with Childbirth and Newborn Education, Labor Doula Support, and Postpartum Doula Care. arielleokane.com is publicly provided to offer information on Arielle O'Kane Birth Services, offer opportunities for scheduling services and for its members, a Client Portal with resources, research and affiliated links. 
 
PRIVACY
Your use of arielleokane.com is subject to Arielle O'Kane Birth Services's Privacy Policy. Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs the Site and informs users of our data collection practices. 
 
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
Visiting arielleokane.com or sending emails to Arielle O'Kane Birth Services constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. 
 
CHILDREN UNDER THIRTEEN
Arielle O'Kane Birth Services does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use arielleokane.com only with permission of a parent or guardian. 
 
CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY
Arielle O'Kane Birth Services does not offer ongoing subscription services. All services are outlined on arielleokane.com, and cancellation of said services (i.e. labor doula support and postpartum doula care) are specified in your working contract. 

Consultations for Doula Care can be refunded with a 24-hour notice of cancellation.

Education packages can be refunded with a 48-hour notice of cancellation prior to our first scheduled session. After the first scheduled session has taken place, no further refund will be eligible as services have been rendered. Should your baby be born prior to the completion of all sessions, postpartum doula care will be offered to you on a pro-rated basis, if you so choose. 
 
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES/THIRD PARTY SERVICES
arielleokane.com may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Arielle O'Kane Birth Services and Arielle O'Kane Birth Services is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Arielle O'Kane Birth Services is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Arielle O'Kane Birth Services of the site or any association with its operators. 
 
Certain services made available via arielleokane.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the arielleokane.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Arielle O'Kane Birth Services may share such information and data with any third party with whom Arielle O'Kane Birth Services has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of arielleokane.com users and customers. 
 
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use arielleokane.com strictly in accordance with these terms of use. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to Arielle O'Kane Birth Services that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site. 
 
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Arielle O'Kane Birth Services or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto. 
 
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Arielle O'Kane Birth Services content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Arielle O'Kane Birth Services and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Arielle O'Kane Birth Services or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms. 
 
INTERNATIONAL USERS
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by Arielle O'Kane Birth Services from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Arielle O'Kane Birth Services Content accessed through arielleokane.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations. 
 
INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Arielle O'Kane Birth Services, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Arielle O'Kane Birth Services reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Arielle O'Kane Birth Services in asserting any available defenses. 
 
ARBITRATION
In the event the parties are not able to resolve any dispute between them arising out of or concerning these Terms and Conditions, or any provisions hereof, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise at law or in equity for damages or any other relief, then such dispute shall be resolved only by final and binding arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, conducted by a single neutral arbitrator and administered by the American Arbitration Association, or a similar arbitration service selected by the parties, in a location mutually agreed upon by the parties. The arbitrator's award shall be final, and judgment may be entered upon it in any court having jurisdiction. In the event that any legal or equitable action, proceeding or arbitration arises out of or concerns these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its costs and reasonable attorney's fees. The parties agree to arbitrate all disputes and claims in regards to these Terms and Conditions or any disputes arising as a result of these Terms and Conditions, whether directly or indirectly, including Tort claims that are a result of these Terms and Conditions. The parties agree that the Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this provision. The entire dispute, including the scope and enforceability of this arbitration provision shall be determined by the Arbitrator. This arbitration provision shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions. 
 
CLASS WAIVER ACTION
Any arbitration under these Terms and Conditions will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class/representative/collective actions are not permitted. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT A PARTY MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN EACH'S INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PUTATIVE CLASS, COLLECTIVE AND/ OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING, SUCH AS IN THE FORM OF A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION AGAINST THE OTHER. Further, unless both you and Arielle O'Kane Birth Services agree otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person's claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding. 
 
LIABTILITY DISCLAIMER
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. ARIELLE O'KANE BIRTH SERVICES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME. 
 
ARIELLE O'KANE BIRTH SERVICES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. ARIELLE O'KANE BIRTH SERVICES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. 
 
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL ARIELLE O'KANE BIRTH SERVICES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ARIELLE O'KANE BIRTH SERVICES OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. 
 
TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION
Arielle O'Kane Birth Services reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in California in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section. 
 
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Arielle O'Kane Birth Services as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Arielle O'Kane Birth Services's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Arielle O'Kane Birth Services's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Arielle O'Kane Birth Services with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. 
 
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Arielle O'Kane Birth Services with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Arielle O'Kane Birth Services with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English. 
 
CHANGES TO TERMS
Arielle O'Kane Birth Services reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which arielleokane.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. Arielle O'Kane Birth Services encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates. 
 
Contact Us 
Arielle O'Kane Birth Services welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms: 
 
Arielle O'Kane Birth Services 
408 831 0501 
 
Effective as of May 22, 2020