Privacy Policy

Cookie Policy

Terms and Conditions


Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you place an order for one of our products. When purchasing a product, you will be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, and credit card information. 

What do we use your information for?

The information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To process transactions
  • To provide services, for example, access to CBU lectures

At the time of purchase, we collect your email address in order to send you information and updates pertaining to your purchase and occasional Childbirth U related news, updates, or product or service information. We will not use your email address for any purpose other than providing information relevant to Childbirth U. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each e-mail. The same restrictions apply when you provide us your email address to enable access to the free lecture.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We use a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider’s database. The database is only accessible by those who are authorized with special access rights to such systems and who are required to keep the information confidential.

Data Collected to Manage Your Membership

At checkout, we will collect your name, email address, username, and password. This information is used to setup your account for our site. If you are redirected to an offsite payment gateway to complete your payment, we may store this information in a temporary session variable to setup your account when you return to our site.

At checkout, we may also collect your billing address and phone number. This information is used to confirm your credit card. The billing address and phone number are saved by our site to prepopulate the checkout form for future purchases and so we can get in touch with you if needed to discuss your order.

At checkout, we may also collect your credit card number, expiration date, and security code. This information is passed to our payment gateway to process your purchase. The last 4 digits of your credit card number and the expiration date are saved by our site to use for reference and to send you an email if your credit card will expire before the next recurring payment.

When logged in, we use cookies to track some of your activity on our site including logins, visits, and page views.

Your personal information is password-protected to prevent unauthorized access, and all passwords and credit card numbers are encrypted during transmission using SSL technology.

Nonetheless, no transmission method over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. For that reason, while we will strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

Your personal information will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any outside persons or organizations. The only exception would be when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential under a non-disclosure agreement.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to comply with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent excepting third parties who assist us in maintaining our eCommerce store, all of whom operate under a non-disclosure agreement.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all registrants on our site may make any changes to their information at any time by logging into their account and accessing the “Edit Account” page.

Your Consent

By using the web site, you agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy described above.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you can contact us at

Parts of this policy are adapted from Free Privacy Policy. Last updated June 28, 2019.


Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. As you can see, we use cookies ONLY for purposes related to the functioning of this website, specifically for purchasing and account management. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit.

Disabling cookies will usually result in disabling certain functionality and features of this site including:

  • purchasing products
  • logging into your account
  • removing the Cookie Law notification bar

It is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

If you create an account with us, then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases, they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

Get more information on Google Analytics cookies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

If there are any questions regarding this cookie policy you can contact us at


Terms & Conditions

Please read the terms of service carefully before using this website.


The content of this website, including but not limited to lecture content as well as the content, graphics, and code of the website itself, is copyrighted as a collective work under United States copyright laws and is the property of Childbirth U. With the exception of material designated as free downloads, any use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by us. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.

Warranty Disclaimer

While we strive to keep Childbirth U functioning smoothly and correct any problems that arise, Childbirth U does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the problems will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Third-Party Links: Disclaimer

Childbirth U provides links to sites operated by third parties. However, Childbirth U has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Childbirth U, nor does Childbirth U have any control over the content of these sites. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, Childbirth U seeks to protect the integrity of its website and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Childbirth U’s owner and faculty from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your internet account.


Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site shall be in the state or federal courts located in Santa Clara County, California. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. Childbirth U’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. Childbirth U may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

Terms Termination

These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by Childbirth U without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to copyrights, disclaimers, indemnification and venue, shall survive any termination.

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