TERMS OF USE

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THESE TERMS OF USE FROM ZERO TO THREE: NATIONAL CENTER FOR INFANTS, TODDLERS AND FAMILIES (“ZTT”) BEFORE USING THE BABIES ON THE HOMEFRONT MOBILE APPLICATION (THE “APP”).

  1. Acceptance of Terms: ZTT provides the App to you subject to the following terms (the “Terms”). The Terms may be updated by ZTT from time to time. Should ZTT update these terms, ZTT will provide you with the new Terms and require your acceptance of the Terms for you to continue to use the App.  You can review the most current version of the Terms at http://babiesonthehomefront.org. In addition, when using the App, you shall be subject to any posted or un-posted guidelines or rules applicable to the App, which may develop from time to time. All such guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms.  Any use of the App will be considered acceptance by you of the then-current Terms.  Any new or different terms supplied by you are specifically rejected by ZTT unless agreed to in writing by ZTT. If you disagree with any part of these Terms, then you should not use the App.
  1. Description of App: The App is owned and operated by ZTT. The App provides military and veteran parents with ideas for enhancing everyday moments with their child.  You understand and agree that the aforementioned App is provided “AS-IS” and that ZTT assumes no responsibility for typos or outdated or incorrect information.  ZTT makes no representations regarding the information contained in the App.   ZTT limits that amount of data you can have on the App to 500 MB.  If you exceed this limit, you will either have to delete or modify your Content, as defined below, on the App.
  2. Intellectual Property Rights:

a. Babies on the Homefront Content: The App and all rights, title and interest in and to the App is owned by ZTT and is protected by U.S. copyright and international treaties. You may not reproduce, modify, display, sell, or distribute the content owned or created by ZTT on the App (“Babies on the Homefront Content”).  This includes copying or adapting the ZTT design logos and certain other names or logos that are service marks or trademarks of ZTT.

b. User Content: The App allows you to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, pictures, graphics, videos, or other material (“User Content”). You are responsible for the User Content that you post on or through the App, including its legality, reliability, and appropriateness.  By posting User Content on or through the App, you represent and warrant that: (i) the User Content is yours (you own it) and/or you have the right to use it and the right to grant ZTT the rights and license as provided in these Terms, and (ii) that the posting of your User Content on or through the App does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person or entity. ZTT reserves the right to terminate the account of anyone found to be infringing on a copyright or trademark.  You retain any and all of your rights to any User Content you submit, post or display on or through the App and you are responsible for protecting those rights. ZTT takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for User Content you or any third-party posts on or through the App. However, by posting User Content using the App you grant ZTT the right and limited license to use, modify, perform, display, reproduce, and distribute such Content on and through the App, solely to the extent necessary for ZTT to provide you with the services contained in the App such as the ability for you to share User Content.  ZTT will not process or use User Content for any purpose other than to allow you to share and/or store User Content on the App.

  1. WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS: THE APP IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. ZTT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ZTT MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE APP. WITHOUT LIMITATION TO THE FOREGOING ZTT DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE APP WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE AND ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE RESULTS, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, ZTT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH REPLACEMENTS. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE APP OR ANY CONTENT OR FUNCTION THEREOF, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE APP.
  1. ALLOCATIONS OF LIABILITY: YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE APP AND THE INFORMATION YOU SUBMIT AND/OR ACCESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL ZTT (OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, OR AGENTS), BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, DIRECT OR NON-DIRECT, WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA AND CONTENT RESULTING FROM OR ARISING UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR ACCESS TO, OR THE INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS, THE APP AND/OR ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON THE APP, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT ZTT IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. GIVEN THAT SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OR LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. ZTT SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE OR MISSAPPROPRIATION OF YOUR CONTENT, AS DEFINED BELOW.
  1. Indemnification: You agree to indemnify and hold ZTT harmless from any and all claims, defenses, offsets, damages, suits, administrative or other proceedings, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), expenses, losses, and liabilities (collectively “Claims”) arising out of, connected with, or relating to (i) a breach of the Terms by you; (ii) User Content posted, shared, or stored on the App; (iii) personal messages you send to other App users; and/or (iv) unlawful conduct committed by you on or via the App. This includes, but is not limited to, Claims arising from sharing copyrighted materials or defamatory remarks.
  1. Accounts:   When you create an account with ZTT, you guarantee that you are above the age of 18, and that the information you provide ZTT is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Inaccurate, incomplete, or obsolete information may result in the immediate termination of your account on the App.   You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, including but not limited to the restriction of access to your computer and/or account. You agree to accept responsibility for any and all activities or actions that occur under your account and/or password. You must notify ZTT immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, or a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you, without appropriate authorization. You may not use as a username any name that is offensive, vulgar or obscene.

You may delete your account, account information, and User Content stored on the App at any time.  If your account is not accessed for 365 days, then all information and User Content stored on the App will be deleted, and ZTT will have no liability for this deletion.

  1. Links to Other Sites:  The App may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by ZTT.  ZTT has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. ZTT does not warrant the offerings of any of these entities/individuals or their websites.  You acknowledge and agree that ZTT shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such third-party web sites or services.  ZTT strongly advises you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third party web sites or services that you visit.
  1. Termination:  ZTT may terminate or suspend your account and bar access to the App immediately, without prior notice or liability, under its sole discretion, for any reason whatsoever and without limitation, including but not limited to a breach of these Terms.  If you wish to terminate your account, you may simply discontinue using the App.  All provisions of these Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers and limitations of liability.  If the App is no longer supported by ZTT, or if you do not use or access your account for 365 consecutive days, ZTT shall have the right to delete all User Content stored via the App without further notice to you and without any liability to ZTT.
  2. Choice of Law and Venue: These Terms, and the relationship between you and ZTT, are governed exclusively by the internal substantive laws of the District of Columbia, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under these Terms shall lie exclusively with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. ZTT’s failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights.
  3. Choice of Law and Venue: These Terms, and the relationship between you and ZTT, are governed exclusively by the internal substantive laws of the District of Columbia, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under these Terms shall lie exclusively with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. ZTT’s failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights.
  4. Miscellaneous: If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and ZTT regarding our App and supersede and replace any prior agreements you might have had with ZTT regarding the App.
  5. Questions: Questions concerning the use of the App should be directed to mprojects@zerotothree.org.

PRIVACY POLICY

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY FROM ZERO TO THREE: NATIONAL CENTER FOR INFANTS, TODDLERS AND FAMILIES (“ZTT”) BEFORE USING THE BABIES ON THE HOMEFRONT MOBILE APPLICATION (THE “APP”).

  1. Ownership: The owner and data controller of this App is ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families (“ZTT”).  ZTT can be contacted at mprojects@zerotothree.org. This page informs you of ZTT’s policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use the App and the choices you have associated with that data.
  1. Types of Data Collected: The App collects the following types of personal information from you that can be used to identify you or otherwise relating to you (collectively, “Personal Data”):

a. Mandatory Personal Data: The App collects the following types of information that can be used to contact or identify you: (i) your name and email address; (ii) your co-parent’s name and e-mail address; (iii) the first names of your children; (iv) such children’s month and year of birth; and (v) cookies and usage data (collectively, “Mandatory Personal Data”). Collection of this Mandatory Personal Data is necessary as the failure to provide the Mandatory Personal Data may make it impossible for this App to provide its services.

b. Content-based Personal Data: In cases where this App specifically states that some data is not mandatory, you are free not to communicate this data without any consequences on the availability or the functioning of the App. In addition, all content posted by you on the App, including written comments, messages, videos, graphics, and photographs (collectively, “Content-based Personal Data”), is entirely voluntary.  By choosing to post or send Content-based Personal Data on the App, you are providing specific, affirmative, and unambiguous consent for the App to collect that information.  If you withdraw consent in the future, this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing of your information based on consent prior to your withdrawal.

c. Sensitive Personal Data: You are not required to post any sensitive personal information for the App to provide its services, such as ethnic origin, philosophical or religious beliefs, political opinions, or trade union membership (collectively, “Sensitive Personal Data”).  All Sensitive Personal Data will only be processed to the extent required to share and communicate your content on the App based on the settings you use.  If you choose to share your Sensitive Personal Data publicly, ZTT and the App will treat that information as being public.

  1. Use of Data: Personal Data is collected for the following purposes:

a. Mandatory Personal Data: The App collects the Mandatory Personal Data as part of the agreement between the you and ZTT, and it is required in order for the App to provide its services and primary features.  Specifically, Mandatory Personal Data is used by the App and ZTT to: (i) register and authenticate your account; (ii) manage your contacts and deliver the messages you receive or choose to send on the App; (iii) provide you with access to the social features on the App; (iv) allow you to participate in interactive features on the App; (v) provide valuable information ZTT needs to provide you with technical and customer support; and (vi) provide valuable information ZTT needs to provide, maintain, and improve the App.

b. Content-based Personal Data and Sensitive Personal Data: The App collects Content-based Personal Data and Sensitive Personal Data subject to your freely given, specific, affirmative, and unambiguous consent. This data is submitted to the App by you every time you choose to share or send messages, videos, photographs, or other content on the App as part of the messaging, social, and interactive App features.  The App uses this information to perform the sharing or messaging function you request on the App.  If you choose to not submit Content-based Personal Data or Sensitive Personal Data to the App for messaging or sharing, this will not prevent you from using the App.

c. Aggregated De-identified Information: ZTT uses all Personal Data to generate aggregated de-identified information to allow ZTT to improve its services to military families.  For example, ZTT may use the aggregate de-identified information for ZTT’s legitimate interests by:

(i) Analyzing general demographic, preference, and other trends among military families;

(ii) Evaluating the success of the App;

(iii) Sharing this aggregate data and figures derived from this data with the primary funder of the App, the United Services Automobile Association (“USAA”), to inform future funding; and

(iv) Sharing this aggregate data and figures derived from this data in papers and presentations for purposes of research, improving the App, and acquiring additional funding for the App.

These activities will only apply to aggregated de-identified information, and will not include any tracking, monitoring, analytics, or profiling activities involving Personal Data attributable to an identifiable person.

By using the App, you understand and acknowledge the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

  1. User Identification: This App may track users by storing a so-called “universally unique identifier” (“UUID”) for analytics purposes or for storing user’ preferences.  The UUID is generated upon installation of the App.  The UUID stays the same when the App is updated, but is listed when a user deletes the App.  Reinstalling the App generates a new UUID.
  1. Source of Data Collected: The App collects Personal Data from the following sources: (a) from you when you submit information to ZTT for registration and account creation; (b) from you and your App when you post content on the App, send messages to other App users, or add information to your profile; and (c) from other users on the App when they post content or send messages that include Personal Data about you.
  1. Third Party Data: You are responsible for any third-party data obtained, published or shared through this App and confirm that you have the third party’s consent to provide such data to ZTT.
  1. Transfer of Data: Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ that those from your jurisdiction.  If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to ZTT, please note that ZTT transfers the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and processes it there.  Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.  ZTT will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  1. Processing Data: ZTT processes the data of users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of data.  The data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated.
  1. Recipients and Data Processors: ZTT will not sell, rent, or share Personal Data except as described in this section.  Amazon Web Services is the data processor involved with hosting and maintaining cloud storage and other App functionality.  From time to time other data processors may have access to Personal Data when engaging in limited activities related to the operation of the App, subject to confidentiality agreements, adequate safeguards, and technical and organizational security measures.  A list of these parties may be requested from ZTT at any time.  In addition to the data processors described above, the Personal Data you submit to the App will be received by other users on the App pursuant to the sharing and messaging settings that you choose when submitting information.
  2. Disclosure of Data: ZTT may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

(i) Comply with a legal obligation;

(ii) Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the App; or

(iii) Protect the personal safety of users of the App or the public.

11. Security of Data: The security of your data is important to ZTT, but please remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.  While ZTT strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, ZTT cannot guarantee its absolute security.

12. Retention of Data: ZTT will retain Personal Data for active accounts for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes for which your Personal Data has been collected as outlined in this Privacy Policy.  Accounts that have not been accessed for 365 days will be deemed “inactive accounts.”  ZTT will delete all Personal Data for inactive accounts, including user content and user cloud storage.

13. Children’s Privacy: ZTT does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18.  If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided ZTT with personally identifiable information, ZTT will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

14. Device Permissions: Depending on the user’s specific device, the App may request certain permissions that allow it to access the user’s device data as described below. By default, these permissions must be granted by the user before the respective information can be accessed.  Once the permission has been given, it can be revoked by the user at any time.  In order to revoke these permissions, users may refer to the device settings or contact the owner for support at the contact details provided in the present document.  Please note that the revoking of such permission might impact the proper functioning of this App.

Camera Permission:  Used for accessing the camera or capturing images and video from the device.

Microphone Permission:  Used for accessing and recording microphone audio from the user’s device.

Social Media Storage Permission:  Used for accessing shared external storage, including the reading and adding of any items.

15. Changes to Privacy Policy: ZTT may update its Privacy Policy from time to time.  Any changes will be posted on this page.  You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.  Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.  If any changes to the policy affect categories of processing that are based on your consent, ZTT will notify you and obtain your consent accordingly.

16. Your Rights: ZTT takes reasonable steps to help ensure that the Personal Data ZTT collects from you is accurate, complete and current.  You will have the ability to use the App to access, rectify, erase, and copy the Content-based Personal Data you submit on the App.  ZTT will respond promptly to any of the following requests in accordance with applicable law:

a. Access: You may request access to your Mandatory Personal Data.  You will be able access to Content-based Personal Data associated with your active account through the App.

b. Rectification: You may request that erroneous or inaccurate Mandatory Personal Data be corrected, completed, or supplemented. You will be able to correct, complete, or supplement Content-based Personal Data associated with your active account through the App.

c. Erasure: You will be able to delete all Personal Data related to your active account.  You can delete your Content-based Personal Data associated with your active account through the App.  You may delete your Mandatory Personal Data by deleting the App.  You may also request assistance from ZTT in deleting your Personal Data.

d. Copy: You may request a copy of your Mandatory Personal Data.  You will be able to obtain a copy of your Content-based Personal Data associated with your active account through the App.

e. Objection: You may object to the processing of your data and request that ZTT restricts processing of your data.

f. Portability: You may request a copy of your Mandatory Personal Data in machine-readable format.  You will be able to obtain copies of your Content-based Personal Data associated with your active account through the App.

g. Withdraw Consent: If you have provided consent for the processing of your Personal Data, you may withdraw consent at any time.  The withdrawal of consent will not retroactively apply to processing of Personal Data that occurred based on a valid consent.

h. Lodge a Complaint: If you are located in the EU and you believe that ZTT is not responsive to your requests or you disagree with ZTT’s practices, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate supervisory authority in your member state.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact ZTT at:

ATTN: Chief Technology Officer

Address: 1255 23rd Street, NW
Suite 350
Washington, DC 20037

Email:  GDPR@zerotothree.org

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