Privacy policy & website rules

privacy policy at-a-glance

  • all your personal contact information is completely confidential
  • you will never receive unwanted junk email ("spam") from us
  • we do everything in our power to fully secure your information

view our complete privacy policy:

you are free to visit caregivinghope as often as you wish. you need not share any personal contact information with us. however, we encourage you to request our no-cost keep-in-touch emails by sharing only your name and email address with us.

we pledge to safeguard your personal contact information two ways:

  1. never give, rent, trade or sell your personal contact information to any outside parties (unless you want us to). the sole exception: if we reasonably believe list access is required by law, however unlikely.
  2. always use the highest security available to us to ensure your personal contact information is securely locked away. only authorized personnel are allowed to access it, including our service vendors who are sworn to uphold this privacy commitment through electronic and procedural safeguards.

you are in complete control of our keep-in-touch emails. to stop receiving them, click the easy-to-find “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of each email, and you will quickly be removed from our email list. feel free to resubscribe at any time.

during all visits here, we collect statistics on how people are using this site through “cookies”—tiny pieces of data that reside on your computer. cookies do not reveal who you are, but give us a big-picture statistical snapshot that helps us continue to improve this site for you and all our visitors.

you will never see advertising on caregivinghope. this also means we do not have to harvest and share more detailed personal information about you normally required by third-party advertisers and marketers.

you will never pay to receive our caringcasts or our keep-in-touch emails. this also means we do not have to harvest and share more detailed personal information about you normally required for online monetary transactions.

you will find links on caregivinghope to independent websites we’ve handpicked for their value to you. please remember that you leave this site when you click these links, and we have no responsibility or liability for information, links, subscriptions, products, advertising and privacy policies they provide. however, we do welcome any feedback about these sites.

you may wish to share your own practical solutions with family caregivers who visit caregivinghope. please visit our companion website, where you’ll find our send-a-tip form, along with the guidelines for submission.

by visiting this site, you consent to this privacy policy. should this privacy policy ever change, we will notify you by email two weeks before any changes go into effect.

further questions or concerns? please send them to: privacy coordinator,, 2029 verdugo blvd, suite 212, montrose ca 91020 usa

Last updated March 31, 2010

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website rules at-a-glance

  • we support caregivers with insight, information and referral
  • we do not provide medical, legal, financial or professional advice
  • by visiting this site, you agree to the complete terms of service

view our complete terms of service:

This section spells out what we expect of each other as we interact on this Website. Please read this before using caregivinghope. We apologize for the legalese.

Use. caregivinghope is owned by Tridactic, Inc. and is offered subject to your unmodified acceptance. Using this Website means you agree to these Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy. If you don’t agree, please exit now.

Scope. caregivinghope and its sponsors are here for support, information and referral only. We do not provide medical, legal, financial, psychiatric or other professional advice. Under no circumstances are we liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken based on reliance upon information provided here. We urge you to discuss important matters with qualified professionals—and without delay—if you feel you are deciding on substantive matters you believe you perceived from this website.

If you think you are having a medical or psychiatric emergency, phone emergency services in your area immediately (dial 911 in the USA).

Cost-Free. All services on this site are provided to you at no cost, including caringcasts, keep-in-touch emails and access to the caringcast library. We encourage you to freely use these resources, whenever you need them, 24 hours a day.

Participation. If you wish to share your own caregiving solutions with family caregivers who visit caregivinghope, please visit our companion website, where you’ll find our send-a-tip form, along with guidelines for submission. Tips chosen to be produced into caringcasts, together with any attribution, are at the sole discretion of Tridactic, Inc., and we thank you.

External links. With the exception of links to our companion website,, caregivinghope provides links to independent websites that we’ve handpicked for their value to you. Please remember that when you click these links, you leave this site, and we have no responsibility or liability for information, subscriptions, products, advertising, availability, links, and privacy policies you find there. These links do not imply any endorsement of or association by caregivinghope to these linked sites. In no event will caregivinghope be liable, directly or indirectly, to anyone for any loss or damage arising from the use of these linked sites. We do, however, welcome any feedback about linked sites.

Copyright. All content on caregivinghope, including text, graphics, photographs, logos, music, trade dress, etc. are the property of Tridactic, Inc. and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Any other trademarks not owned by Tridactic, Inc. are the property of their respective owners. Except as expressly permitted, you agree not to modify, copy, publish, display, transmit, adapt or in any way exploit the content of this Website. Only after obtaining this Website's written consent, may you publish, display or commercially exploit any material from here. You may, however, print a copy of individual screens from this Website solely for your personal, noncommercial use, provided that any marks, logos or other legends that appear on the copied screens remain on, and are not removed from the printed or stored images of such screens. We reserve the right to rescind any permission granted to link to this Website through any type of link, and to require termination of any such link to this Website at any time.

Disclaimer of Warranties. This Website and any information contained on or provided here is on an “as is” basis, intended for general consumer understanding and information only. Access to this site is voluntary, and at the sole risk of the user. Tridactic, Inc. and its officers, directors, employees, agents, sponsors, suppliers, licensors, successors or asssigns hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Tridactic, Inc. nor its officers, directors, employees, agents, sponsors, suppliers and licensors, make any warranty that this Website will be error-free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted.

Limitation of Liability. In no event will Tridactic, Inc. or its officers, directors, employees, agents, sponsors, suppliers, licensors, successors or assigns, be liable with respect to any subject matter of these Terms of Service under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for any special, incidental or consequential damages. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

General Representation and Warranty. You represent and warrant that (i) your use of this website will be in strict accordance with the caregivinghope Privacy Policy, with these Terms of Service, and with all applicable laws and regulations and (ii) your use of this Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Tridactic, Inc., its directors, officers and employees, and any of our sponsors or subsidiary companies or organizations, and any of our successors, assigns or licensees, together with any of their respective officers, directors and employees, from and against any and all damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of your use of this Website, or out of a claim by a third party, including but not limited to any violation of these Terms of Service.

You will not hold Tridactic, Inc. or any of its directors, officers, employees, agents, sponsors, affiliates or subsidiaries liable for damages including (but not limited to) loss of wages, revenue or business because of any services related to or provided by this Website. The sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with the services of this Website will be to stop using this Website.

Severability. If any part of these Terms of Service are held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

Applicable Law. You agree that the laws of the State of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms of Service and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Tridactic, Inc., and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California.

Assignment. Tridactic, Inc. may assign its rights under these Terms of Service without condition. These Terms of Service will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

Capacity and Integration. You affirm that you are at least 18 years of age, and fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service. If you are under 13 years of age, please do not use this Website.

These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement