By using MyTaproot Services, you acknowledge that there are risks inherent in using the Services, including but not limited to those listed below. You further acknowledge and agree that MyTaproot is not responsible for any risks related to the Services, and you are knowingly and voluntarily assuming responsibility for all such risks, including but not limited to the following risks:
- Birth family matches are not guaranteed at any time and the Member is voluntarily placing certain amounts of time, emotion, and money at risk by using MyTaproot Services.
- A birth family search may cause psychological and/or physical harm and carry unknown consequences for the Adoptee/Adoptive Family and the Birth Family.
- Unwanted details regarding the abandonment/relinquishment of the Adoptee may be discovered and cause emotional and/or physical harm to the Adoptee/Adoptive Family or Birth Family
- Inaccuracies may be discovered in the Adoptee's Adoption File or in the circumstances surrounding relinquishment/abandonment of the Adoptee. You may learn information about yourself or Birth Family that you did not anticipate. This information may evoke strong emotions and has the potential change your life and may have social, legal, or economic implications.
- Though MyTaproot's DNA partners require all potential birth families to sign an agreement stating that they will not, it is possible that a Birth Family may pursue legal guardianship of the Adoptee.
- MyTaproot will not be held responsible or liable if any legal process is initiated by the Adoptee/Adoptive Family, Birth Family, or any other party involved.
- A Birth Family may or may not want to initiate contact with or maintain a relationship with the Adoptee/Adoptive Family. MyTaproot cannot guarantee the motives of such contact.
Members understand, acknowledge, and agree that, by using MyTaproot’s Services, they are evidencing full understanding of the risks involved as outlined above and other risks that may not be contained in this statement, but are reasonably associated with the use of our services.