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Disclaimers, Copyright, and Permissions

The purpose of the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) is to respond to the needs of states and communities in addressing current and emerging public oral health issues. Readers can learn more about the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC).

As part of Georgetown University, this site follows the university's established policies on copyright, disclaimers, and terms of use. The following policies have been adapted with permission from the university's website.


The website is designed and maintained by OHRC. Resource center staff add content to and maintain the functionality of the site. Please contact OHRC staff should you have questions about the information contained in the site or the resource center.

Content and Links Disclaimer

The views and content in the resources found on this site have not been formally approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) or its components. Listing these resources is not an endorsement by DHHS or its components.

Information presented by this site has undergone review to ensure accuracy and currency. However, since standards in the field change rapidly, some information on this site may be out of date. Users are advised to consult other sources to confirm information presented on this site. OHRC and Georgetown University do not assume responsibility for omissions or inaccuracies in information presented on this site nor for any consequences resulting from the use of information.

Information presented by this site is not intended to replace health care guidance that is offered by an oral health professional or other health professional. OHRC and Georgetown University are not liable for damages resulting from information obtained from this site.

OHRC's website contains links to other independently run websites outside the mchoralhealth.org domain. Links to external websites and/or non–Georgetown University information provided on OHRC pages are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. OHRC and Georgetown University bear no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content, or privacy practices of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

Copyright Information

All OHRC-produced resources, including materials and websites, are copyrighted and protected by Georgetown University's copyright policies, unless otherwise stated. If you would like to report a copyright infringement on the resource center website, please contact OHRC staff or Georgetown University's Digital Milennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA) agent.

Copyright Permission

To adapt or reproduce OHRC resources, submit a request (download a sample letter in Word or PDF) indicating your intent. Permission to use photographs cannot be granted. Send requests to:

Copyright Officer
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University
Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272
E-mail: rb22@georgetown.edu

Privacy of Usage Data

OHRC follows the Privacy Policy set forth by Georgetown University. Any information that OHRC collects through the website and its feedback forms is kept strictly confidential. The resource center does not sell or share e-mail addresses of individuals who have used the site. If you have questions or concerns about privacy, please contact OHRC staff.

Information Automatically Collected and Stored

When you browse through any website, certain personal information about you can be collected. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about your visit:

  • The name of the domain you use to access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are using an America Online account, or stanford.edu, if you are connecting from Stanford University's domain)
  • The date and time of your visit
  • The pages you visited
  • The address of the website you came from when you came to visit

We use this information for statistical purposes and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected about you.

Intrusion Detection

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we employ software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law-enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.

Reporting Website and Other Technical Problems

To report technical problems with this website, please e-mail the webmaster.