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Privacy and Other Policies

Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write to:

Office of Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Email Privacy Policy

Your privacy is extremely important to us, and we'll do everything we can to protect it. To that end, our organization maintains an opt-in policy for its email communications. That means we only want to send mail to individuals who have requested that these mailings be sent to them or to people with whom we have an ongoing individual or business relationship.

Your right to control what mailings, if any, you receive from our organization is important to us. Though we may include announcements from partners or other third parties in some mailings, these messages will come directly from us and we will not share your email address with anyone. We will not sell it or rent it, period.


All materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by Guilford Child Development or other individuals or entities. Any reproduction, retransmission, or republication of all or part of any document found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless Guilford Child Development or the copyright owner of the material has expressly granted its prior written consent to so reproduce, retransmit, or republish the material. All other rights reserved.

The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of Guilford Child Development and its divisions or other entities appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate Guilford Child Development sponsorship or affiliation with any product or service, without Guilford Child Development's express written permission.

Although the Guilford Child Development web site may include links providing direct access to other Internet sites, Guilford Child Development takes no responsibility for the content of information contained on those other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those sites.

Guilford Child Development is providing information and services on the Internet as a benefit and service in furtherance of Guilford Child Development's nonprofit and tax-exempt status. Guilford Child Development makes no representation about the suitability or accuracy of this information and these services for any purpose.

Acceptable Use Policy

The following are not permitted on this website:

Illegal use. Using this website to transmit any material (by email, uploading, posting, or otherwise) that, intentionally or unintentionally, violates any applicable local, state, national or international law, or any rules or regulations promulgated thereunder;

Harm to minors. Using this website to harm, or attempt to harm, minors in any way;

Threats. Using this website to transmit any material (by email, uploading, posting, or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property;

Harassment. Using this website to transmit any material (by email, uploading, posting, or otherwise) that harasses another;

Fraudulent activity. Using this website to make fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services or to advance any type of financial scam such as “pyramid schemes,” “ponzi schemes,” and “chain letters;”

Forgery or impersonation. Adding, removing or modifying identifying network header information in an effort to deceive or mislead, or attempting to impersonate any person by using forged headers or other identifying information;

Unsolicited commercial email/Unsolicited bulk email. Using this website to transmit any unsolicited commercial email or unsolicited bulk email, or facilitating unsolicited commercial email or unsolicited bulk email whether or not that email is commercial in nature;

Unauthorized access. Using this website to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, our security measures or another entity’s computer software or hardware, electronic communications system, or telecommunications system, whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data;

Copyright or trademark infringement. Using this website to transmit any material (by email, uploading, posting, or otherwise) that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized copying of copyrighted material, the digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorized transmittal of copyrighted software;

Collection of personal data. Using this website to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent;

Reselling the services. Reselling access, any content or any aspect of this website without our authorization; and

Network disruptions and unfriendly activity. Using this website for any activity which adversely affects the ability of other people or systems to use the website, including “denial of service” attacks against another network host or individual user, interfering with or disrupting other network users, network services or network equipment.

We would cooperate with legal authorities and/or third parties in the investigation of any suspected or alleged crime or civil wrong.