Channing Bete Company®

Channing Bete Company Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

The Web site (the "Site") is presented and operated by Channing Bete Company, Inc., and its affiliates ("Channing Bete Company," "we," or "us") for use by its customers, potential customers, and employees. These Terms of Use provide the terms and conditions under which you may use the Site.

Please read this content carefully.

By accessing the Site, you are agreeing to abide by these Terms of Use. Do not use the Site if you do not accept the terms and conditions stated here. Be aware that we may revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this content. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Use.

These Terms of Use were last updated June 2015.

Copyright/Intellectual Property

United States and international copyright, trademark, and other laws protect all of the content found on the Site, which is owned by Channing Bete Company or its licensors. Content includes but is not limited to:

  • Preview images showing covers and pages of product
  • Text
  • Computer code
  • Images, including those depicting our product
  • Graphics
  • Trademarks.

No part of the Site may be reproduced in any form without the express prior written permission of Channing Bete Company.

  • You may not publicly display, perform, transmit, list, modify, reproduce, distribute, participate in the transfer or sale of, make derivative works from, upload, or otherwise use any of the Site's content or the selection, arrangement, or coordination of its content.
  • You may not use any text found on the Site or images on the Site, even with attribution.
  • You may not use any images, graphics, or trademarks as a "hot" link to any site, including the Site, without written permission.
  • If you receive written permission, you may not delete or change the existing copyright and/or trademark notices provided.

The following is a partial list of trademarks, including registered trademarks, owned by or under the control of Channing Bete Company or its affiliates. All other products and services mentioned on the Site are identified by the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. Additional marks may be added to this list from time to time at Channing Bete Company's discretion.

Channing Bete Company®, Dew Drop®, EveryReader®, Families That Care®, Families That Care Guiding Good Choices®, Guiding Good Choices®, Healthside®, Health Tips®, Hugs & Health®, Keeping Tabs®, Know What?®, Launch & Learn®, On®, PATHS®, Pocket Minder®, Present & Prevent®, Present Now!®, RealStyle®, Scriptographic®, Scriptography®, ServingUS®, Staying Connected with Your Teen®, Supporting School Success®, Way To Grow®, We Wonder®, What's Up®, Who Knew?®, and Write From The Heart® are trademarks of Channing Bete Company, Inc.

Nothing on the Site shall be construed as granting any license under any of Channing Bete Company's intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise, other than a limited license to access and use the Site and its contents for noncommercial purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. All rights not specifically granted herein are hereby reserved by Channing Bete Company.

If you have any questions about our copyright or other intellectual property restrictions or would like to submit a written request regarding use of content found on the Site, please send a letter to our legal department at:

Channing Bete Company
One Community Place
South Deerfield, MA 01373-7328

Prohibited Conduct

You may not use any robot, spider, scraper, automated scripts, or other automated means to access the Site, or content or services provided on the Site, for any purposes. You shall not attempt to make the Site unavailable through denial-of-service attacks or similar means or use the Site in a manner that could damage, disable, or impair the Site.

Links to and/or Information about Third-Party Products and Services

The Site may contain links to third-party Web sites and/or information about third-party products or services. These links and/or information are provided solely as a benefit to you and not as an endorsement of the contents found on these sites or in these products or services.

Channing Bete Company is not responsible for the content of linked third-party Web sites or the products or services offered by these sites. If you decide to access linked third-party Web sites or use products or services of any third party, you do so at your own risk.


Channing Bete Company may use the information it obtains relating to users, including IP address, name, e-mail address, mailing address, and use of the Site, for business and marketing purposes, subject to the terms and conditions of its Privacy Statement. By using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the Site's Privacy Statement. The Privacy Statement governs the collection, use, and sharing of personal and non-personal information from you when using the Site.

International Users

The Site is maintained in South Deerfield, Massachusetts, United States of America. Channing Bete Company makes no claims that information or content at the Site is appropriate or may be downloaded outside the United States. Information that identifies you that is submitted to the Site will be collected, processed, stored, disclosed, and disposed of in accordance with applicable U.S. law and our Privacy Statement. If you are a non-U.S. user, you acknowledge and agree that Channing Bete Company may collect and use information that identifies you and disclose it to other entities outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, such information may be stored on servers located outside your resident jurisdiction. U.S. law may not provide the degree of protection for information that is available in other countries. By providing us with your information, you acknowledge that you consent to the transfer of such information outside your resident jurisdiction as detailed in our Privacy Statement. If you do not consent to such transfer, you may not use the Site. 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.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Site, and the content and products offered at the Site, are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without any warranties of any kind. Channing Bete Company and its suppliers, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaim all warranties, including the warranties of:

  • Merchantability
  • Non-infringement of third parties' rights
  • Fitness for a particular purpose.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained on the Site or in related materials, nothing contained in the Site shall constitute a requirements contract or a guarantee of delivery or availability.

Content: The content on the Site may contain inaccuracies and/or typographical errors. Some of the products shown on the Site include explicit images and/or content used to explain health issues, like condom use or breastfeeding. The Site is intended for use by mature audiences, and portions of the Site might not be suitable for viewing by younger audiences. Channing Bete Company makes no representations about the reliability, accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of the content. Use of the content and the Site is at your own discretion and risk.

Technology: Channing Bete Company does not warrant that the Site will operate without error or that the Site and its server are free of computer viruses and other harmful goods. Channing Bete Company does not warrant that defects in the Site will be corrected. Channing Bete Company is not responsible for any associated costs if your use of the Site or the content results in the need for servicing or replacing data or equipment. Changes are occasionally made to the Site and may be made at any time.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall Channing Bete Company, its partners, contributors, agents, employees, directors, or affiliates be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive, or consequential damages (even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages), including but not limited to damages for lost user content or other data, resulting from your use of the Site or from your reliance on any of the content contained or the services provided at the Site.

The total maximum liability of Channing Bete Company, its partners, contributors, agents, employees, directors, or affiliates is limited to either (i) repair of any affected content or part thereof, or (ii) replacement of any affected content or part thereof.

No Medical or Other Advice

All of the material provided on the Site, such as text, charts, graphics, photographs, images, and any other material provided on the Site, are for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment or other professional advice. In the case of medical or health-related Site content, always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your health. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Site.

Legal Notices

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Channing Bete Company, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions, or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from your use of the content on the Site or your breach of these Terms of Use. Channing Bete Company shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit, or proceeding.

In no event shall Channing Bete Company, its affiliates, suppliers, or any third parties mentioned at the Site be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damage, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the Site and the content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Channing Bete Company is advised of the possibility of such damages.


This agreement is governed by the internal substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any action related to this agreement shall be brought only in the state and federal courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and both parties waive any objection to the personal jurisdiction of and venue in such courts.

If any provision of this agreement 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 this agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Channing Bete Company with respect to the use of the Site and its content. Channing Bete Company may assign these Terms of Use at any time to a subsidiary or parent company or to a successor to its business as part of a merger or sale of substantially all of its assets. You may not assign or transfer your agreement to these Terms of Use.