Disclaimer

Last updated: October 10, 2021

Interpretation and Definitions

Interpretation

The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.

Definitions

For the purposes of this Disclaimer:

  • Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Disclaimer) refers to Exclusive Pumping Institute - Owner of the Pumped Love Brand, Po Box 23013 - Seaway Mall, Welland, Ontario, L3C 7E7 (Mailing Address).

  • Service refers to the Website.

  • You means the individual accessing the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

  • Website refers to Pumped Love, accessible from https://www.pumpedlove.com

Disclaimer

The information contained on the Service is for general information purposes only.

The Company assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents of the Service.

In no event shall the Company be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or the contents of the Service. The Company reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to the contents on the Service at any time without prior notice.

The Company does not warrant that the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components.

Medical Information Disclaimer

The information about health provided by the Service is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. Products, services, information and other content provided by the Service, including information linking to third-party websites are provided for informational purposes only.

Information offered by the Service is not comprehensive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatment.

Individuals are different and may react differently to different products. Comments made on the Service by employees or other users are strictly their own personal views made in their own personal capacity and are not claims made by the Company nor do they represent the position or view of the Company.

The Company is not liable for any information provided by the Service with regard to recommendations regarding supplements for any health purposes.

The Company makes no guarantee or warranty with respect to any products or services sold. The Company is not responsible for any damages for information or services provided even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of damages.

Fitness & Nutritional Information Disclaimer

The Service can offer health, fitness and nutritional information including, without limitation, advice and recommendation, that is provided solely as general education and informational purposes.

Use of the advice and information contained herein is at your sole choice and risk. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace, professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always consult your physician or healthcare provider before beginning any nutrition or exercise program.

If You choose to use this information without prior consent of your physician, You are agreeing to accept full responsibility for your decisions and agreeing to hold harmless the Company.

Taking Part In Flange Sizing & All Lactation Services (non-support group)

In additions to the terms and conditions and disclaimers provided to You on this Website, You understand that using Flange Sizing and any of the Lactation Support Services will be provided by Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins. You understand that Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins has completed 90 hours of Lactation Education by a Lactation Education Accreditation Approval Review Committee (LEAARC) Lactation Course, and is a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) awarded by the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. Dr. Ashton is not an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), but is currently being supervised by IBCLC mentors and will advise You should her IBCLC mentor be present during consultations. If Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins' IBCLC mentor not be available, Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins will be operating under the scope of a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC). Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins and the Company's services are provided through the skills and experience as an exclusive pumper, research conducted with exclusive pumpers who have filled out consent forms to participate, collective exclusive pumping education and research of evidence based practice via peer-reviewed journal articles on exclusive pumping and breast pump research. You understand that during a consult for Flange Sizing and Lactation Support Services, Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins may examine You and Your breasts/chest visually, Your infant's latch and/or will make breast pump flange observations. Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins will provide information and education on improving your lactation journey for either You and/or Your infant, breast pumping techniques, breast pumping equipment, and will make recommendations towards helping You reach Your exclusive pumping and lactation goals. You understand no outcome can be guaranteed. You give Your consent to undergo a Breast Flange examination and assessment and know that You can withdraw Your consent at any time and that You are free to bring an additional person to any session to act as Your support person. You are able to ask any questions prior to, or during the Flange Sizing and/or the Lactation Support Consultation(s). Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins and the Exclusive Pumping Institute will use secure accounts, such as Google Meet to provide Your Flange Sizing Service and/or the Lactation Support Consultation to comply with Country privacy laws. Texting services will be provided by the PMD application for 30 consecutive days. Should You purchase the Texting Support service, You agree to provide Your cell phone number. PMD is a HIPAA compliant application, and also meets the requirements of PHIPA. If for any reason Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins deems the content sent inappropriate and non lactation related, Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins reserves the right to terminate Your texting support service without refund. You understand that if Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins is unavailable for 1 day, the Company will extend Your service 1 day and notify You by email or PMD. Should Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins be unavailable for more than 1 day, the Company will notify You by email or PMD and extend Your service by the same number of days Dr. Ashton Fortin is unavailable (i.e. unavailable 3 days, Texting support extended by 3 days). 

COVID - 19 Protocol Terms

By taking part in an in-person at home visit consultation service, You agree to answer a COVID screening questionnaire prior to Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins' arrival to your home. You also agree to be temperature screened upon entry into the home. You and others in Your home except for baby will be required to wear a mask for the duration of the visit. You and others in Your home will need to sanitize their hands at the beginning of the appointment. I also recommend that the lactating parent / You wash(es) Their/Your hands to avoid sanitizer on breasts/chest while getting baby latch. Should You have any COVID symptoms 2 hours prior to service, the appointment can be transferred to a virtual appointment for the same time, and You will be refunded the PPE & Driving fee minus payment processing fees. Should You need to reschedule in-person due to COVID, proof of negative COVID testing is required before entering the home. Rescheduling requests non COVID related need to be made at least 24 hours in-advance. Cancelling within 48 hours of the appointment are fully-refundable. Cancelling within 24 hours of the appointment are non-refundable.

Taking Part In Pumped Love Exclusive Pumping Support Groups

In addition to the terms and conditions and disclaimers provided to You on this Website, You understand that the Pumped Love Exclusive Pumping Support Groups will be provided virtually, on Google Meet, a secured server, by Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins at the Exclusive Pumping Institute. You understand that Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins has completed 90 hours of Lactation Education by a Lactation Education Accreditation Approval Review Committee (LEAARC) Lactation Course, and is a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) awarded by the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. Dr. Ashton is not an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), nor a therapist, nor a social worker. The advice and opinions provided within the support groups are not a substitute for professional medical, psychological or emotional health care, and are for educational and informational purposes only. Any advice or opinions that are provided within the meetings are to be used solely to Your discretion, where the Company cannot be held liable for any medical, emotional, financial or law expenses. You understand that you are participating voluntarily in the support group at Your own risk. Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins and the Company's service and support are provided through the skills and experience as an exclusive pumper, research conducted with exclusive pumpers who have filled out consent forms to participate, collective exclusive pumping education and research of evidence based practice via peer-reviewed journal articles on exclusive pumping and breast pump research. You understand that during a secured Google Meet, you are not to screenshot, nor take photography, nor take video of what occurs within the Google Meet session at any time. If anyone is found illegally capturing any of the meeting content without Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins written consent will be subject to legal action as per laws of the Country. You also understand that while the Company issues disclaimers for Your safety, such as the use of a secured server, Your Privacy as to what is seen and hear on camera will be visible and audible to all participants. You understand no outcome can be guaranteed. You give Your consent to take part in the support group and know that You can withdraw Your consent at any time. Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins and the Exclusive Pumping Institute will use secure accounts, such as Google Meet to provide the support groups to comply with Country privacy laws. Ticketleap will be used only as a means to capture your name and email to take part in the EP Pumped Love Support Group. Exclusive Pumping Institute is not affiliated with Ticketleap, and You can find more disclosure and privacy policy information on their website

FTC Affiliate Disclaimer

The disclosure that follows is intended to fully comply with the Federal Trade Commission's policy of the United States that requires to be transparent about any and all affiliate relations the Company may have on the Service.

You should assume that some of the links are "affiliate links", a link with a special tracking code.

This means that if You click on an affiliate link and purchase the item, the Company may receive an affiliate commission. This is a legitimate way to monetize and pay for the operation of the Service and the Company gladly reveal its affiliate relationships to You.

The price of the item is the same whether it is an affiliate link or not. Regardless, the Company only recommend products or services the Company believe will add value to users.

Affiliate advertising programs that the Service uses are:

Amazon Services LLC Associates Program

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

The Company is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com, Amazon.ca or endless.com, MYHABIT.com, SmallParts.com, or AmazonWireless.com.

Pages on this Service may include affiliate links to Amazon and its affiliate sites on which the owner of this Service, Exclusive Pumping Institute, Po Box 23013 - Seaway Mall, Welland, Ontario, L3C 7E7, will make a referral commission.

External Links Disclaimer

The Service may contain links to external websites that are not provided or maintained by or in any way affiliated with the Company.

Please note that the Company does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information on these external websites.

Advertising Disclaimer

Third party advertisements and links to third party websites may also appear while using the Service. The Company does not make any representation as to the accuracy or suitability of any of the information contained in those advertisements or websites and does not accept any responsibility or liability for the conduct or content of those advertisements and websites and the offerings made by the third-parties.

Third party advertisements and links to other websites where goods or services are advertised are not endorsements or recommendations by the Company of the third party sites, goods or services. The Company takes no responsibility for the content of the ads, promises made, or the quality/reliability of the products or services offered in all advertisements.

Product Reviews Disclaimer

In order to monetize and pay for the operation of the Service, the Company may receive compensation (either monetarily or through free products) for reviews, or endorsement of a particular company, product, or service.

The Company remains independent and reviews are done based on the Company's own opinions regardless the compensation that can be received.

In accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's policy of the United States, articles which contain a company, product or service review for which a compensation has been received, will include a disclaimer.

Errors and Omissions Disclaimer

The information given by the Service is for general guidance on matters of interest only. Even if the Company takes every precaution to insure that the content of the Service is both current and accurate, errors can occur. Plus, given the changing nature of laws, rules and regulations, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in the information contained on the Service.

The Company is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information.

Fair Use Disclaimer

The Company may use copyrighted material which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. The Company is making such material available for criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, or research.

The Company believes this constitutes a "fair use" of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the United States Copyright law.

If You wish to use copyrighted material from the Service for your own purposes that go beyond fair use, You must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Views Expressed Disclaimer

The Service may contain views and opinions which are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any other author, agency, organization, employer or company, including the Company.

Comments published by users are their sole responsibility and the users will take full responsibility, liability and blame for any libel or litigation that results from something written in or as a direct result of something written in a comment. The Company is not liable for any comment published by users and reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason whatsoever.

No Responsibility Disclaimer

The information on the Service is provided with the understanding that the Company is not herein engaged in rendering legal, accounting, tax, or other professional advice and services. As such, it should not be used as a substitute for consultation with professional accounting, tax, legal, medical, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant or other competent advisers.

In no event shall the Company or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with your access or use or inability to access or use the Service.

"Use at Your Own Risk" Disclaimer

All information in the Service is provided "as is", with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

The Company will not be liable to You or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information given by the Service or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Giveaways

From time to time, the Exclusive Pumping Institute - Owner of Pumped Love hosts giveaways and only works with companies that the Company feels would be of interest to our readers. The Company facilitates giveaways, and depending on the product, may only be able to mail certain items within Canada due to the implications of exporting certain goods (i.e. supplements). If the identical product is available on Amazon.com (not Amazon.ca), the identical giveaway item may be mailed to US Giveaway winners. If there is no identical product available, the in lieu product or service will be noted here. The Company will not be held legally or financially responsible for the outcome of the use of the giveaway product. Giveaway winners should follow the Giveaway products instructions and disclaimers on the products themselves and/or on the Giveaway product's website. Giveaways are selected at random using wheel of names. Giveaway winners will be notified via Facebook Messenger to collect the information needed to distribute or obtain service.

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