TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT

This Terms of Use Agreement (this “Agreement”) is entered into by and between Healing Arts Therapeutic Massage (the “Author”) and “you,” the user of this web blog, also known as “HealingArtsTM.com” (the “Site”). Access to, use of and/or browsing of the Site is provided subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein. By accessing, using and/or browsing the Site, you hereby agree to these terms and conditions.

This agreement contains warranty disclaimers and other provisions that limit the author’s liability to you. Please read these terms and conditions carefully and in their entirety, as using, accessing and/or browsing the site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to be bound to each and every term and condition set forth herein, please exit the site immediately and do not use, access and/or browse the site.

By entering the site, you acknowledge and agree that you have read and understand these terms and conditions, that the provisions, disclosures and disclaimers set forth herein are fair and reasonable, and that your agreement to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions is voluntary and is not the result of fraud, duress or undue influence exercised upon you by any person or entity.

INFORMATION DISCLAIMER

This website and blog is a labor of love whose only mission is educational. Its content is strictly the work of its authors and has no affiliation with or support from any organization or institution. All opinions expressed on this blog are solely those of its authors and do not reflect the opinions of the following organizations or any affiliates:

HEALING ARTS THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE

The Information may be changed without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct, timely, current, or up-to-date. Similar to any printed materials, the Information may become out-of-date. The Author undertakes no obligation to update any Information on the Site; provided, however, that the Author may update the Information at any time without notice in the Author’s sole and absolute discretion. The Author reserves the right to make alterations or deletions to the Information at any time without notice.

MEDICAL ADVICE DISCLAIMER

The information on Healing Arts Therapeutic Massage is not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient relationship nor does it constitute medical advice of any kind. Any information found here should not be acted upon without consideration of the primary source material and professional input from one’s own health care professional. Using, accessing, browsing the Site, providing personal or medical information to the Author does not create a physician-patient relationship between you and the Author. Any replies by other commenters including Healing Arts Therapeutic Massage contributors also do not constitute a physician-patient relationship.

You should not rely on anything contained in the Site, and you should consult a physician licensed in your state/Country in all matters relating to your health. You hereby agree that you shall not make any health or medical related decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the Site.

ADVERTISEMENT AND AFFILIATE DISCLAIMER

This web site does not accept advertisements, nor does it use affiliate (aka 3rd party) links. Any conference, program, educational material endorsed on Healing Arts Therapeutic Massage is done solely because of the merit of the content. If a promotional copy or conference fees are accepted it will be duly noted in the post. (This has never happened). Healing Arts Therapeutic Massage is committed to remaining an ad free site.

COPYRIGHT

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.

FINANCIAL, LEGAL, AND ALL OTHER ADVICE DISLAIMER

You hereby acknowledge that nothing contained in the Site shall constitute financial, investment, legal and/or other professional advice and that no professional relationship of any kind is created between you and the Author. You hereby agree that you shall not make any financial, investment, legal and/or other decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the Site.

DISCLAIMER OF ALL WARRANTIES

The Information made available at the Site is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title, non-infringement, and implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Author makes no warranty, representation or guaranty as to the content, sequence, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the Information, that the Information may be relied upon for any reason or that the Information will be uninterrupted or error free or that any defects can or will be corrected.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Author makes no representations or warranties with respect to any Information offered or provided within or through the Site regarding treatment of medical conditions, action, or application of medication.

Under no circumstances, as a result of your use of the Site, will the Author be liable to you or to any other person for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, exemplary, consequential or other damages under any legal theory, including, without limitation, tort, contract, strict liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Author shall have absolutely no liability in connection with the Site for:

  1. Damages as a result of lost profits, loss of good will, work stoppage, failure of performance, delays in operation or transmission, non-delivery of information, deletions of files, mistakes, defects, errors, interruptions or computer failure or malfunction;
  2. Any loss or injury caused, in whole or in part, by the Author’s actions, omissions, or negligence, or for contingencies beyond the Author’s control, in procuring, compiling, or delivering the Information;
  3. Any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the Information regardless of how caused, or delays or interruptions in delivery of the Information; or
  4. Any decision made or action taken or not taken in reliance upon the Information.

RESERVATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The Site is protected by United States copyright laws. The Author hereby reserves any and all intellectual property rights in the Site.

AGE RESTRICTION

The Site is intended for persons eighteen (18) years or older. Persons under the age of eighteen (18) should not access, use and/or browse the Site.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify and hold the Author harmless from any claim or demand, including attorneys’ fees, made by any third party as a result of (1) any content posted or made available by you on this Site, (2) any violation of law that occurs by you through the Site, and/or (3) anything you do using the Site and/or the Information contained therein.

INVALIDITY

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part in any jurisdiction, then that provision shall be deemed ineffective in such jurisdiction but shall have no effect on the enforceability of the remaining provisions.

GOVERNING LAW, CONSENT TO JURISDICTION AND LIMITATION ON CLAIMS

This Agreement and your use of the Site, along with the Information contained therein, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Hampshire without regard to conflict of laws principles, and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of courts in the State of New Hampshire. You further agree that any claims or causes of action arising out of or related to this Agreement and the Site, along with the Information contained therein, shall be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose, or such claim or cause of action shall be forever barred.

HIPPA PRIVACY NOTICE

Your health information is protected by federal law. Under the HIPPA Privacy Rule, provides you with the rights to your health information and provides regulations on who can view and receive that information. For full details about your rights under HIPPA, please learn more here.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT

You hereby acknowledge that this Agreement represents the entire understanding between you and the Author concerning your use of the Site and the Information contained therein.

MODIFICATION

The Author may, in the Author’s sole and absolute discretion, modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement in whole or in party at any time for any reason without any notice to you, whether prior or otherwise. Such modified terms and conditions shall supersede these terms and conditions and shall become binding when published online on the Site.

WAIVER

The Author’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed to be a waiver of such right or provision.

DISCLAIMER ADAPTED FROM THE FOLLOWING SOURCES

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