Doula.com.au is an online Directory which provides services to Doulas and Birthing Mothers for free of charge. Certified Doulas may create a profile and become a member in order to reach birthing mothers. Birthing Mothers may use the doula.com.au to search for a Doula in their area.
The term “Doula” refers to a professionally trained childbirth support person who offers emotional and physical support and unbiased information to a birthing woman and her partner before, during and after the birth.
The site is a referral or introduction service only. The doulas listed here are certified and trained by organisations in Australia and overseas. However, no responsibility will be accepted for any inaccuracies or misrepresentations found in these listings. Should you engage a doula listed here, you accept full responsibility for this choice.
Acceptance of these Terms and Conditions
You must read these terms and conditions carefully before using the services provided by Doula.com.au. We will from time to time update these terms and conditions so it is important that you revisit this page regularly. Your access to and use of this Site will be governed by these terms and conditions whether or not you choose to become a Site Member.
How do I create a profile on Doula.com.au?
You must be a Member to post your Doula profile on the Site. You become a Site Member by accepting the Terms and Conditions, acknowledging the Privacy Statement and by registering online. Members must be aged 18 and over. Doulas must be legally able to work in Australia. Doulas take full responsibility for their taxation liability and GST obligations.
How the site works
You can create your profile using your email address and your information, such as suburb she lives in photos, information about services etc. Once you created your profile it will be validated by the site admin and then published. Doulas will be able to amend their details after publishing the profile. Any inappropriate content will be deleted by the admin without notice, you might receive an email asking more details to create the profile, so birthing mother will be able to reach you quicker. Anyone may leave feedback about the Members in the review section and Doulas should monitor this carefully and notify the admin if there is any defamatory content (email firstname.lastname@example.org). These feedbacks may be deleted at the discretion of the admin.
Birthing Mothers may use the doula search engine without any kind of registration. A list of doulas that matches their search criteria will be produced and will be listed. Birthing Mothers may contact these doulas at their own discretion by messages or phone (where a phone number has been provided). If you are using the message service on doula.com.au, your message will be saved in the database in order to send it to the Member.
What the site offers
Doula.com.au offers Birthing Mothers the ability search for Doulas in their area online, while it offers Doulas the opportunity to find Birthing Mothers to support. By making use of the Site, Birthing Mothers acknowledge that the Site merely offers them the opportunity to make contact with Doulas.
Doula.com.au provides detailed profiles of Doulas supplied by them. Doula.com.au recommends that Birthing Mothers interview Doulas over the phone before scheduling a time to meet in a public place such as a local caf̩e. We do not recommend that Doulas or Birthing Mothers give their home address to someone unknown to them ( we do not recommend doulas to add their home address to the profile)
What the site does not offer
We do not help to schedule appointment, complete police or other background checks or verify the Information of doulas listed on the site.
We want to ensure that using the Site is the best experience possible for all Doulas and Birthing Mothers. To that end, You are prohibited from any actions that may interfere with another experience. These include, but are not limited to
- Using doula.com.au to send unsolicited messages (SPAM)
- Accessing data not intended for You
- Attempting to breach authentication or login to an account the You are unauthorised to access.
- Disrupting service to the Site by interfering with the server or network by denial of service attack (DOS), spamming, or otherwise engage in conduct that causes a threatenend or actual nuisance to Site Members.
- Forging information sent to the website or in an email, including TCP/IP packet information.
If you become Site Member, you are participating in the site community. You must conduct yourself in a manner that is in the spirit of the community. You must not post, transmit, save, or distribute any Information or material that is:
- False, inaccurate or misleading;
- Infringes the privacy or intellectual or other proprietary rights of another;
- Defamatory, libelous, threatening, or intimidating;
- Obscene or contains child pornography;
- Contains any viruses, Trojan horses, easter eggs, worms, time bombs or other computer programming routines that may damage, modify, delete, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, access without authority or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
- Creates liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs, Web hosting company, or other suppliers; or
- Creates an unauthorized link to another website
Doula.com.au reserves the right to edit, refuse to post, or remove any Information or material it deems as inappropriate.
Acceptance of Risk and Release from Liability
In using this Site, You accept that there are risks associated with dealing with people you have not met before and using the Information on this Site.
Doula.com.au disclaims all responsibility for material and Information posted on this Site and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, harm, damages or costs You incur as a result of Your use of this Site.
In using this Site, You acknowledge that Doual.com.au makes no warranties or representation as to the quality, accuracy or completeness of the Information or the quality of the care provided by Doulas. You also acknowledge Doula.com.au does not have any control over or responsibility for the actions of Doulas or Birthing Mothers and their partners and makes no warranties as to their behaviour.
Because this site is not involved in actual transactions between Site Members, in the event that You have a dispute with another Site Member you will need to personally negotiate the resolution of that dispute. You also acknowledge that Doula.com.au is in no way responsible for the payment or refund of Doulas fees.
You release Doula.com.au (and its officers, directors, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and employees) from claims, demands and damages (including actual, special, direct, indirect and consequential damages) arising directly or indirectly out of or in any way connected
- Disputes with or acts or omissions (including negligence) of other Site Members;
- Your reliance upon Information; or
- Your use of this Site generally.
Links to Third Party Sites
This Site may contain links to third party sites and advertisements . Access to any other Internet site linked to this Site is at your own risk and doula.com.au accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on such sites. Doula.com.au provides these links merely as a convenience and this does not imply an endorsement.
Doula.com.au may terminate your Site Membership at any time.
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