Terms and Conditions
Please read these terms and conditions ("terms", "terms and conditions") carefully before using the Vagina Institute website ("website", "service") operated by Vagina Institute ("us", 'we", "our").
Use of the Vagina Institute website is available only to individuals who are at least 18 years old. You represent and warrant that if you are an individual, you are of legal age to form a binding contract, and that all registration information you submit is accurate and truthful.
We may, in our sole discretion, refuse to offer access to or use of the Site to any person or entity and change its eligibility criteria at any time. This provision is void where prohibited by law and the right to access the Site is revoked in such jurisdictions.
By using the Vagina Institute website, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Your use of the Vagina Institute website may be terminated without warning if we believe that you are less than 18 years of age.
1. Conditions of Use
By using the Vagina Institute website, you certify that you have read and reviewed this Agreement and that you agree to comply with its terms. If you do not want to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, you are advised to leave the website accordingly. Vagina Institute only grants use and access of this website, its products, and its services to those who have accepted its terms.
The Vagina Institute website and its components are offered for informational purposes only; this site shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness, or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the site, and shall not be responsible or liable for any error or omissions in that information.
You agree to use the website for lawful purposes. You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of the website, render the website inaccessible to others, or otherwise cause damage to the website or its content. You agree not to use the website in any manner that might interfere with the rights of third parties.
Your use of this website is at your sole risk. The service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. We reserve the right to restrict or terminate your access to the site or any feature or part thereof at any time.
Click here to read our disclaimer or click on the link located on the footer of the page.
All content included on the Vagina Institute website, such as text, graphics, logos, images, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Vagina Institute or its content suppliers and is protected by international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Vagina Institute, with copyright authorship for this collection by Vagina Institute, and protected by international copyright laws.
Reproduction, distribution, display, or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by Vagina Institute. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site. Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.
Vagina Institute respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
When you use the Vagina Institute website or send emails, text messages, and other communications from your desktop or mobile device to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically, such as emails, texts, or notices and messages on this site or through our other services.
You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. Your consent to receive communications and do business electronically, and our agreement to do so, applies to all of your interactions and transactions with Vagina Institute.
We may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as changes to features of our service, newsletters, and additional email messages about our products, services, contests, and promotions that we feel may be of interest to you. If you no longer wish to receive these types of promotional communications from us, you may select the unsubscribe link which is present in each email. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, special features, announcements, or offers.
6. Applicable Law
By using the Vagina Institute website, you agree that the laws of the state of Jalisco, Mexico, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and Conditions and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Vagina Institute or its associates.
The application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is expressly excluded.
All agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Your use of the Vagina Institute website, any purchases from the website, and any dispute over privacy, is subject to this Policy and our Terms and Conditions, including its applicable law and dispute resolution provisions.
In the event of a dispute, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the courts located in Jalisco, Mexico.
Any dispute or claim relating in any way to your visit to the Vagina Institute website or to products or services sold or distributed by Vagina Institute or through the Vagina Institute website will be resolved by binding arbitration, rather than in court, except that you may assert claims in small claims court if your claims qualify.
The laws of Jalisco, Mexico will govern these Terms and Conditions and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Vagina Institute or its associates. The parties agree to seek resolution of the dispute only through arbitration of that dispute in accordance with the laws of Jalisco, Mexico, and not litigate any dispute in court.
You agree that the state or federal courts located in Jalisco, Mexico have exclusive jurisdiction over all disputes relating to these Terms and Conditions, your use of the Vagina Institute website, and any products or services obtained from the Vagina Institute website. You consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and agree that venue is proper in these courts in any such legal action or proceeding and must be filed within one (5) days after such claim or cause of action arose.
8. Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Vagina Institute, its affiliates, agents, directors, employees, suppliers, or licensors be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including without limitation damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, that result from the use of, or inability to use, this service.
Under no circumstances will Vagina Institute be responsible for any damage, loss, or injury resulting from hacking, tampering, or other unauthorized access or use of the service, website or your account or the information contained therein.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Vagina Institute assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our service; (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein; (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the service; (v) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like that may be transmitted to or through our service by any third party; (vi) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available through the service; and/or (vii) user content or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party.
In no event shall Vagina Institute, its affiliates, agents, directors, employees, suppliers, or licensors be liable to you for any claims, proceedings, liabilities, obligations, damages, losses or costs in an amount exceeding the amount you paid to Vagina Institute hereunder.
This limitation of liability section applies whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if Vagina Institute has been advised of the possibility of such damage.
9. Comments, Reviews, and Emails
Users may post content as long as it is not illegal, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy, or injurious in any other way to third parties. Content has to be free of software viruses, political campaigns, and commercial solicitation.
We reserve all rights (but not the obligation) to remove and/or edit such content. When you post your content, you grant Vagina Institute non-exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable right to use, reproduce, publish, modify such content throughout the world in any media.
If you choose to send us any comments, reviews, suggestions, ideas, or other feedback (collectively, "Feedback"), you agree that we are free to use such Feedback for any purpose without compensation to you. We do not waive any rights to use similar or related Feedback previously known to us, developed by our employees, or obtained from other sources.
You represent and warrant that your Feedback does not violate any confidentiality obligations you may have to third parties, and that we may use or disclose your Feedback for any purpose and in any way, without any obligation to you.
You also agree that any information you submit on the Vagina Institute website is accurate, and that you will update that information as necessary to maintain its accuracy.
10. User Account
If you create an account on the Vagina Institute website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with it.
Providing false contact information of any kind may result in the termination of your account. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
You acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this website or portions of it using your username, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your username or password or any other breach of security.
We have the right to disable any user name, password, or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms and Conditions.
11. Permissions to Use and Publish Survey Data
By participating in any of our surveys, you grant Vagina Institute the right to use and publish your responses. Your responses will be used solely for the purpose of aggregating data and generating statistical information. We may use the aggregated data and statistical information generated from your responses for various purposes including, but not limited to, academic research, development of reports and studies, improvement of our products and services, and public disclosure. Your responses will be anonymized and no personally identifiable information will be shared as part of this process.
By providing your responses, you understand and agree that your participation is voluntary and your responses will be processed, analyzed, and potentially shared in aggregated or statistical forms.
You further grant Vagina Institute a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, and irrevocable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, and display such aggregated data and statistical information, in whole or in part, and to incorporate it into other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.
If you do not agree to these terms, please do not participate in our surveys.
12. Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") Policy
Vagina Institute respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), we will respond promptly to notices of alleged infringement that are reported to Vagina Institute's Designated Copyright Agent, identified below.
If you are a copyright owner, authorized to act on behalf of one, or authorized to act under any exclusive right under copyright, please report alleged copyright infringements taking place on or through our site by completing the following DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement and delivering it to Vagina Institute's Designated Copyright Agent. Upon receipt of Notice as described below, Vagina Institute will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged content from the Site.
DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement ("Notice")
Identify the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works are covered by this Notice, you may provide a representative list of the copyrighted works that you claim have been infringed.
Identify the material or link you claim is infringing (or the subject of infringing activity) and to which access is to be disabled, including at a minimum, if applicable, the URL of the link shown on the Site or the exact location where such material may be found.
Provide your company affiliation (if applicable), mailing address, telephone number, and email address.
Include both of the following statements in the body of the Notice:
"I hereby state that I have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., as a fair use)."
"I hereby state that the information in this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of, the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed."
Provide your full legal name and your electronic or physical signature.
Deliver this Notice, with all items completed, to Vagina Institute's Designated Copyright Agent:
These terms and conditions are effective as of July 13, 2023.