Terms and Conditions of Use
PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
LicensedTherapist.com users assume the responsibility of having read and agreed to the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement. Those who have not read, understood, and agreed to the following terms are discouraged from using this site.
(A) The directory provided by LicensedTherapists.com is an interactive online service consisting of information and content provided by third parties and verified by LicensedTherapists.com.
(B) A "client" is defined as each person who accesses LicensedTherapists.com for access to and use of the information presented there or establishes a provider's account for the purpose of being listed in the directory.
(C) "Affiliates" shall be defined as those individuals and entities who are affiliated with LicensedTherapists.com. This includes information providers, content providers, content partners, agents, subsidiaries, and any employees, contractors, officers, directors, and licensors of these entities.
(D) The term "the site" shall refer to the website and online community owned and operated by LicensedTherapists.com.
2. Children's Privacy.
LicensedTherapists.com is not intended or designed to attract persons under the age of eighteen (18). We do not collect information from any person known to be under the age of eighteen (18).
3. General Provisions.
(A) The information presented by LicensedTherapists.com is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Anyone seeking professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of a medical condition should consult a physician or other qualified health provider. Professional medical advice should never be ignored or delayed due to information presented by LicensedTherapists.com. The information found on LicensedTherapists.com is intended to be a tool that may assist patients and their qualified health provider with gathering information that may be considered during treatment.
(B) LicensedTherapists.com does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on LicensedTherapists.com. Clients choosing to rely on any information provided by LicensedTherapists.com, its employees, others appearing on the site at the invitation of LicensedTherapists.com, or other visitors to the site do so at their own risk.
(C) This Agreement, which incorporates by reference other provisions applicable to the client's use of LicensedTherapists.com, sets forth the terms and conditions that apply to the client's use of LicensedTherapists.com. Usage of the site by the client implies agreement with all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
(D) The right to use LicensedTherapists.com is personal to the client and may not be transferred to any other individual or entity. Clients maintaining a directory-listing account are responsible for the use of that account and for ensuring that said account is in compliance with the provisions and terms of this Agreement. Clients maintaining a directory-listing account shall be responsible for protecting the confidentiality of any passwords utilized by that account.
4. Changes to This Agreement.
(A) LicensedTherapists.com reserves the right to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of its site at any time. This includes, but is not limited to content, hours of availability, equipment needed for access or use, and the terms of this Agreement.
(B) LicensedTherapists.com shall have the right to change or modify the terms of this Agreement or to impose new conditions at any time. This includes, but is not limited to adding or increasing fees and charges for use.
(C) Any and all changes, modifications, additions, or deletions shall be considered effective immediately upon notice. Notice may be given by such means including, but not limited to posting on LicensedTherapists.com, via electronic or conventional mail, or by any other means by which LicensedTherapists.com deems sufficient. Any use of the site by the client after such notice is given shall be understood as the client's acceptance of all changes, modifications, or additions.
The client shall be solely responsible for obtaining and maintaining all equipment necessary for access and use of LicensedTherapists.com. This includes, but is not limited to telephone service, computer hardware, software, and any and all charges related to the acquisition and use of such equipment.
6. Client Conduct.
(A) Clients shall use the site for lawful purposes only. Posting or transmitting the following through the site will be considered a violation of this Agreement: any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others; which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable; which is invasive of personal privacy or publicity rights; which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any federal, state, or local law; or which contains advertising or any solicitation for products or services.
(B) LicensedTherapists.com will not permit any conduct by a client that is deemed to restrict or inhibit any other client's use or enjoyment of the site. The site shall not be used by clients to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation. This includes, but is not limited to the solicitation of users to become clients or affiliates of LicensedTherapists.com competitors.
(C) LicensedTherapists.com reserves the right to monitor the content of the site, including chat rooms and forums, to determine compliance with this Agreement and any operating rules established by LicensedTherapists.com and to satisfy any law, regulation, or authorized government request. LicensedTherapists.com shall have the right and sole discretion to edit, refuse to post, or remove any material submitted to or posted on the site. Without limiting the foregoing, LicensedTherapists.com reserves the right to remove any material found to be in violation of the provisions of this Agreement or determined to be otherwise objectionable.
7. Use of Copyrighted Materials.
(A) LicensedTherapists.com contains copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information. This includes, but is not limited to text, software, photos, video, graphics, and sound. The entire contents of LicensedTherapists.com are copyrighted as a collective work under United States copyright laws.
(B) LicensedTherapists.com owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such content, as well as in the original content presented on the site. Clients are prohibited from modifying, publishing, transmitting, participating in the transfer or sale of, creating derivative works, or in any way exploiting any of the content, in whole or in part.
(C) Copyrighted material may be downloaded for personal use only. The following notice must always accompany such materials: "Copyright, LicensedTherapists.com." Unless expressly permitted under copyright law, the express written permission of LicensedTherapists.com and the copyright owner must be obtained before any copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication, or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted.
(D) On such occasion that the copying, redistribution, or publication of copyrighted material is permitted, changes to or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend, or copyright notice is prohibited. The client acknowledges that downloading copyrighted material does not constitute the transfer of ownership rights of any kind.
(E) Clients shall not upload, post, or otherwise make available on LicensedTherapists.com any material protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights. It shall be the sole responsibility of the client to determine that any material made available on the site is not protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights. The client shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from such a submission.
(F) By submitting material to any public area of LicensedTherapists.com, the client automatically grants or warrants that the owner of such material has expressly granted LicensedTherapists.com the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form of media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. The client also permits any other client to access, view, store, or reproduce the material for his/her personal use. The client hereby grants LicensedTherapists.com the right to edit, copy, publish, and distribute any material made available on the site by the client.
(G) All provisions of this section are for the benefit of LicensedTherapists.com and its affiliates. Each of these entities shall have the right to assert and enforce these aforementioned provisions directly or on its behalf.
8. Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of Liability.
(A) By using the site, the client expressly agrees that the use of LicensedTherapists.com is at his or her own risk. LicensedTherapists.com and its affiliates do not guarantee that the site will be uninterrupted or error free. Nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained through use of LicensedTherapists.com or as to the accuracy, or reliability of any information, service, or merchandise provided by the site.
(B) The site is provided on an "as is" basis, and LicensedTherapists.com has not expressed or implied warranties of title, warranties of merchant ability, or fitness for a particular purpose, other than those warranties which are implied by and incapable of exclusion, restriction, or modification under the laws applicable to this Agreement.
(C) This Disclaimer of Liability shall be applicable to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, negligence, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission; computer virus; communication line failure; theft or destruction; unauthorized access to; alteration of; or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence, or under any other cause of action. By using the site, the client specifically acknowledges that LicensedTherapists.com is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other clients or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the client.
(D) Under no circumstances will LicensedTherapists.com or any person or entity involved in creating, producing, or distributing the directory or its software be liable for any damages. This includes, but is not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising from the use of or inability to use the site. The client hereby acknowledges that the provisions of this section apply to all content available on the site.
(E) Additionally, neither LicensedTherapists.com nor its affiliates shall be liable, regardless of the cause or duration, for any errors, inaccuracies, omissions, defects in, untimeliness, or inauthenticity of the information presented on the site. In addition, these parties shall not be held liable for any delay or interruption in the transmission thereof to the client or for any claims or losses arising from these instances.
(F) None of the foregoing parties shall be liable for any third-party claims or losses of any kind. This includes, but is not limited to lost profits and punitive or consequential damages. Neither LicensedTherapists.com, nor its affiliates warrant or guarantee the timeliness, sequence, accuracy, or completeness of the information presented on LicensedTherapists.com. In addition, these parties offer no guarantees as to the results obtained through the use of the information.
Clients agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless LicensedTherapists.com and its affiliates from and against all claims and expenses arising from the use of the sites. This includes, but is not limited to attorneys' fees and court costs.
This Agreement may be terminated at any time by either LicensedTherapists.com or the client. Without limiting the foregoing, LicensedTherapists.com shall reserve the right to terminate a client's account or remove a provider listing without prior notification in the event of any conduct considered by LicensedTherapists.com to be unacceptable or to be a breach of this Agreement by the client. The provisions of Sections 7, 8, 9, 11, and this Section 10 shall survive termination of this Agreement.
LicensedTherapists.com and each of its logos are trademarks of LicensedTherapists.com, Inc. All rights are reserved. All other trademarks appearing on LicensedTherapists.com are the property of their respective owners.
12. Third Party Content.
(A) LicensedTherapists.com is a licensor or distributor, but not a publisher, of content supplied by third parties and clients. Therefore, it has no more editorial control over such content than does an entity such as a public library, bookstore, or newsstand. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers and other LicensedTherapists.com clients, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s), and those views are not necessarily shared by LicensedTherapists.com.
(B) LicensedTherapists.com and its third-party information providers can offer no guarantees as to the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content, nor its merchant ability or fitness for any particular purpose. Clients are directed to Section 7 for the complete provisions controlling limitation of liabilities and disclaimers of warranty.
(C) The content available on the site often represents the opinions and judgments of the respective information provider, client, or other user who is not under contract with LicensedTherapists.com. With the exception of authorized LicensedTherapists.com employee spokespersons acting in their official capacities, LicensedTherapists.com does not endorse and is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on the site.
(D) Under no circumstances will LicensedTherapists.com be liable for any loss or damage due to a client's reliance on information obtained through the site. It is the client's responsibility of client to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice, or other content available via the site. Clients are encouraged and expected to seek the advice of professionals, when appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice, or other content.
(A) This Agreement and any operating rules for LicensedTherapists.com constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter.
(B) This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of The United States, without regard to its conflict of laws. Clients expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with LicensedTherapists.com, or in any way relating to the use of LicensedTherapists.com, resides in the courts of The United States and further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of The United States in connection with any such dispute. This includes any claim involving LicensedTherapists.com or its affiliates.
(C) No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.
14. Copyrights and Copyright Agent.
(A) LicensedTherapists.com respects the rights of all copyright holders. Accordingly, LicensedTherapists.com has adopted and implemented policies providing for the termination of client access and directory-listing accounts of those who infringe upon the rights of any copyright holders represented on this site.
If you believe that your work has been utilized in a manner consistent with copyright infringement, please contact LicensedTherapists.com's Copyright Agent. Those with complaints will be asked for the following information, which is required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and will assist with resolving the issue:
- A physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed. If multiple copyrighted works are allegedly infringed at a single online source and are covered by a single notification, please provide a representative list of such works at that location.
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled. Please provide information that is reasonably adequate to allow the location of the material.
- Reasonably sufficient contact information for the complaining party.
- A statement of good faith that the complaining party believes the use of the utilized material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information provided in the notification is accurate, under penalty of perjury, and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
For any questions or requests other than copyright issues, please contact LicensedTherapists.com.
8551 Sunrise Blvd.
Plantation, Florida 33322
15. Advertisements and Links.
(A) LicensedTherapists.com does not endorse the content on any third-party websites and is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within LicensedTherapists.com, or third-party advertisements. It makes no representations regarding their content or accuracy.
(B) Any client's use of third-party websites is at their own risk and is subject to the terms and conditions of use applied by such site operators. LicensedTherapists.com does not necessarily endorse any product advertised on LicensedTherapists.com.