|Terms and Conditions|
Before utilizing the various aspects of this site, you must read and agree to all the terms and conditions listed. When you acknowledge your Agreement, you also agree to be bound to the terms and conditions of this site. The word "site" refers to www.mindpub.com site and all of it attributes. Dr. Sharma/Behavioral Medicine Center/Mind Publications, Inc. will be referred to collectively as "We" or "us" or the "site" in this document. The words, we, us, site or the site are interchangeable. We make all possible efforts to maintain an informative, useful, and safe website. We will require all mental health professionals who subscribe to the site will be required to have current certification and/or license and current liability insurance before being granted access. However, it is the responsibility of the registered professionals to provide accurate information and we assume no responsibility for verifying the information provided. We do reserve the right, for any and all reasons, to verify any information provided by the professionals at any time. It is strongly suggested that before entering into any professional relationship with any mental health professional you check all certification and/or license of the professional with the state licensing board whether referred by us or not. It is also advised that you check the professional current malpractice insurance.
The information and services provided by this site are not in any way intended as a substitute for face-to-face professional advice. The information is intended for general public information only. If you are seeking such advice you should consult with a legally certified mental health professional in your area. Do not rely on the content of this site for diagnosis or treatment of any mental or medical condition. Do not disregard professional advice or delay seeking professional advice as a result of something you have read on the Site. IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE OR FEEL THAT YOU MAY BE A DANGER TO YOURSELF OR TO OTHERS, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY CALL 911 OR THE EMERGENCY ROOM OR THE NEAREST HOSPITAL OR THE 24-HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE IN YOUR AREA AND NOTIFY THE POLICE OR OTHER EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES THAT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN YOUR AREA. Reliance on any information provided on the Site is solely at your risk. We do not endorse and do not recommend any information, material, products, quiz, survey, test, procedure or opinion that may be posted or referred to on the Site. Opinions expressed on the Site are solely the opinions of the authors. We do not assume any liability or responsibility for the accuracy of the content of any material posted. We do not assume any liability or responsibility for damage or injury to persons or property arising from the use of any information or material of any nature provided on the Site. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify or to stop providing any component or feature of the Site.
Services and Conditions of Use
Welcome to our website. We agree to provide you a Site with general information, message boards, chat rooms, the ability to access mental health professionals and their services, and other items of interest to you. All of the services are subject to the terms of this Agreement. We reserve the right to modify this Agreement at any time by providing notice through the site. You hereby agree that, at all time that you use the site, you must agree to the current terms and conditions set forth. You must agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement in order to use the site. Read this Agreement carefully. Do not use the Site unless you have read and agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions of this website.
While using or visiting the site you will not undertake any of the following actions.
§ Use this site for any purpose which would violate any local, state, federal, or international law
§ Post material that advocates illegal activity or discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them
§ Post material that is unlawful, obscene, threatening, defamatory, bigoted, racially offensive, hateful, or embarrassing to any person or entity as determined solely by us.
§ Post advertising or any form of business solicitation
§ Post material which infringes in any way upon copyright or intellectual property rights of others
§ Post the same material more than once (spamming)
§ Post chain letters
§ Impersonate another person
§ Engage in any other conduct which, in our opinion, inhibits or restricts others from using or enjoying the site
We do not however have the practical or technical ability to restrict conduct or communication that might violate the site's guidelines prior to transmission on the Internet. Neither can we ensure prompt removal of offending message board posts. You the user are solely responsible for all correspondences in the chat rooms, message boards, or other interactive areas. You are also responsible for the consequences thereof. We do not assume liability or responsibility for the consequences of such communications. If you feel threatened or believe you or someone else to be in danger, contact your law enforcement agency immediately. We reserve the right to monitor, edit, and disclose material of any nature posted on the message boards or chat room. This will be done to determine compliance with the terms and conditions, to comply with the law, to protect our rights as We, or to protect the safety of the users. We assume no responsibility to our users or to others as a result of screening or for failure to do so. User is solely responsible for compliance with any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, which may apply, to any material of any nature found on the Site.
Links to Other Sites We are not responsible for the content of linked third party sites. We do not make any representation, warranty, or endorsement with respect to any content or material or the accuracy of any content or material on such third party websites.
This site at this point does not contain advertisements by third parties. The advertisements may contain links to other websites. In the future, if we allow advertisements, be aware that we do not make any representation, warranty or endorsement of any product or the content or accuracy of any material contained in, or linked to, any advertisement on the site.
Limitation of Liability and Warranties
EVERYTHING ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS". YOU AGREE TO USE THE SITE SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE QUALITY, ACCUARACY, OR CONTENT OF ANY AND ALL MATERIAL, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES POSTED ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, AS WELL AS ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT We are not responsible nor are we liable for the conduct of any of the users or that of any third parties. The risk of injury is solely that of the user. We are not responsible or liable for damages of any nature including to but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages occurring out of your use of the site or inability to access or use the site or out of any breach of warranty.
Interactions with Mental Health Professionals
As of now, Dr. Sharma is the only mental health professional available to speak with. You can view his credentials in his profile. However, the following terms will apply to any mental health professional that may subscribe services in the future. You the user and the mental health professional relationship is not connected in any way to the site. We do not endorse or recommend any mental health professional on the site. You acknowledge that the mental health providers on the site are not employees or agents of Dr. Sharma/Behavioral Medicine Center/Mind Publications, Inc.. We assume no responsibility for any act or omission of any mental health professional. You must also understand and agree that we cannot predict or assess a mental health professional competence or appropriateness for your needs. You must also understand that you assume all responsibility for the decision to access a mental health professional through the site and to continue to interact with the mental health professional. Our role is strictly limited to providing access to mental health professionals and their services for your consideration. You the user, hereby agree to release and hold us harmless as well as it's subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, successors, advisors, consultants and assigns from any and all causes of action and claims of any nature resulting from the acts of mental health professionals accessed through the site.
To the fullest extent permitted by law you agree to hold us harmless as well as any other persons connected to the site from any loss, damage, expense, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees made by any third party as a result of any information, material, or content placed on the site by you the user or your violation of any rights of another. In no event shall we be liable for any indirect, consequential, special or punitive damages, including any "lost opportunity" costs.
You and Dr. Sharma/Mind Publication.com/Behavioral Medicine Center must understand that each would have had a right to litigate disputes through a court and to have a judge or jury decide their case, bout each choose to have any disputes decided through arbitration. This Agreement is made pursuant to a transaction involving interstate commerce, and shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 u.s.c. clauses 1-16. Judgment upon the aware may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Both parties agree that any claim, dispute, and/or controversy between us or claim by either of us against the other or the employees or other persons connected to the site, as well as any other claim arising from or relating to this Agreement or Service, which including the applicability of the arbitration clause and/or the validity of this Agreement shall be resolved by neutral binding arbitration conducted in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Each such arbitration shall be conducted in Tennessee closet to Cleveland, Tennessee and any arbitral award may be interpreted and enforced by any court of competent jurisdiction located in Tennessee and is the closest to Cleveland, Tennessee. The internal laws of the State of Tennessee shall interpret the terms and conditions of this Agreement, including without limitation this arbitration provision.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement with respect to the subject matter contained herein. It supersedes any and all other agreements, communication (written or oral) between us and the User. We retain the right to amend this Agreement or impose new conditions at any time and to provide notice to the User as published through the site. Any use of the Site by the User after such a notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by User of such amendments, modifications, or new conditions. It is understood and agree that if any part, term or provision of this Agreement is held by a court to be illegal or in conflict with any law of the state of Tennessee, the validity of the remaining terms of this Agreement shall not be altered and the rights and obligations of the parties shall be construed and enforced as if the Agreement did not contain the part, term, or provision held invalid. The section titles in the Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. The printed version of this Agreement and any notice or amendment give in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based on or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.