Terms of Service and Use Agreement
Important Information Regarding This Terms of Service and Use Agreement.
This page contains legal information regarding how an individual can use and access content on AnxietySocialNet.com. By using AnxietySocialNet.com you are bound by these Terms and Conditions.
Terminology for these Terms and Service and Use Agreement are as follows: The words “Us,” “We,” and “Our” apply to the team atwww.AnxietySocialNet.com. Members and therapists that have signed up for www.AnxietySocialNet.com as well as those accessing the website on a free membership or otherwise not established as members are herein known as “you,” “your,” or “member(s).” The sitewww.AnxietySocialNet.com is herein termed “the website” or “ASN.com.” The ASN Therapist Program or ASNTP are termed using their specific names. The Terms of Service and Use Agreement is herein termed “the agreement.”
Please consult this guide if there is any ambiguity regarding the nature of the subject at hand.
2. Altering Terms of Service and Use Agreement
The AnxietySocialNet.com team reserves the right to alter these conditions at our sole discretion. This includes changing the cost of membership, altering the free trial agreement, adding or deleting services, etc. ASN.com will get in touch with its members about these changes through the email that is specified during the account creation process. If this is not available, ASN.com may get in touch using the telephone number or mailing address entered during account creation.
Please check this agreement from time to time to become aware of any updates.
A. We do not necessarily endorse information that has been placed in our forums or that is posted on private blogs on our website, whether it be a product, a procedure, a test, or otherwise. Opinions and advice shared on the website belong solely to those members that originally post them, and in no way do they confirm or deny the opinions of the staff on the website.
B. The website cannot be regarded as a substitute for professional therapeutic care, nor will any opinion favoring this ever be mentioned by the staff on the website. For diagnosis, medical treatments, psychotherapy, counseling, and other services, your therapist should always be consulted first. Always ask your therapist or doctor before attempting a method proffered by other members of ASN.com.
C. By publishing information on ASN.com either in a blog post, a status update, or on our forums, you are hereby acknowledging that that information is now visible and can be read not only by other members of ASN.com but also from people sufrfing the net (certain areas are public). It is the responsibility of our members to keep track of what they are adding to the website, especially in regard to private information and data. We recommend not to fill your real name into the ASN profile to avoid friends and family from reading users posts.
If by chance certain information is released on our end due to an on-site error, glitch, or malfunction; or an outside party acts illegally to release private data, AnxietySocialNet.com will not be held liable even under these circumstances.
`D. ASN is not a therapist verification tool, and is not meant to be used as such.ASN.com and its staff cannot at any given time perform a rigorous examination on every therapist that either signs up for the website or is mentioned in the website’s public domain areas. It is our member’s responsibility to thoroughly review each and every therapist certification status before making a decision, as we cannot vouch for the credentials or qualifications of any doctor or health care provider.
ASN.com will never provide its members with a personal opinion regarding any therapist, doctor, or mental health care provider. The opinions that are displayed are opinions that are held by the members and therapists on our website, not the opinions of the staff or administration.
AnxietySocialNet.com will not be held liable for damages either physical or mental that come about from use of the website, and from interactions with other members and therapists. Information about our members and therapists is provided “as is.” By this we mean that we have verified certain credentials and official documentation by various means as a courtesy to our members. While we offer this service in good faith and make every possible attempt to assure the veracity of each credential, we cannot guarantee that each therapist will be truly “Verified.” AnxietySocialNet.com helps its users connect with therapists, but we are not responsible for false claims made by therapists on our website. Similarly, it is the responsibility of the member to do research on the therapist in question. Under no circumstances will AnxietySocialNet.com be held liable for our verification process.
E. In no event will ASN.com be culpable for false information posted by our members. Nor will ASN.com be blamed for information regarding false credentials published in personal profiles. ASN.com is not liable for defamation of the therapists and members who join its website.
F. ASN.com reserves the right to alter, add, discontinue, or otherwise change in any way the features and appearance of ASN.com. This may include upgrades to the website, changes in the layout, deletion of material that is no longer necessary, etc. We will do our best to provide information regarding these changes as early as possible to avoid any confusion.
G. Visitors and members of ASN.com promise to use the website for personal use only, and under no circumstances may the website be used for commercial endeavors excepting those which are approved in writing by the administration of ASN.com. Members will not engage in advertising with any other visitor or member, nor will they solicit, sell, or purchase anything from another member or visitor.
H. ASN.com may on occasion use third party advertising networks such as Google Ad Sense, and our members may encounter links as well as other larger window displays that are promoting services and items. ASN.com is in no way responsible for the advertisements that appear on our website, nor are we responsible when the advertising party removes the advertisement. Advertisements may include material that some members of the community find distasteful, however by agreeing to these Terms and Conditions you are giving your consent for these advertisements, and that you will not hold ASN.com liable for any damages either mental or physical brought about from these advertisements.
Links and windows that advertise a product or service are here to provide convenience for the members of ASN.com. This said, ASN.com does not necessarily endorse what is being advertised by the third party, whether that includes services, products, opinions, or anything else.
Upon clicking an advertisement link, you are thereby leaving the website, and what happens after this will in no way concern ASN.com, not will we be held liable for damages, refunds, purchases, or anything else concerning products and services sold by a third party.
A. Respecting the rights of others on the site is paramount to maintaining a friendly and helpful community. Therefore, one of the primary duties of you as a member must be to accommodate and be kind to your fellow members. ASN.com has a no-tolerance policy toward members that are rude, malicious, or otherwise unfriendly toward other members on the website.
Blog posts, forums, and status updates, as well as any other written material that is available for others to see, mustn’t contain content that is abusive, vulgar, defamatory, threatening, or condescending toward another member.
“Prohibited Content” will not be tolerated on the website. Some, but not all, forms of such prohibited content is listed below:
- Offensive language of any sort is not tolerated. This includes racial taunts, sexual harassment, threats of physical harm, etc.
- Mass emails to our members will not be tolerated. “Spamming” messages to clients as well as “trolling” is forbidden under the Terms and Conditions. Unsolicited mail send to other members inboxes is grounds for an immediate ban from the website.
- Material that is misleading, dishonest, or otherwise false, that gains the trust of another member, is strictly prohibited.
- Material stolen from other members, or taken from off-site, that is the property of another person or group, is forbidden under the Terms and Conditions, no matter where the country of origin is, or whether or not it is copyrighted, or the copyright has expired. Those who make use of this material must first ask for permission before displaying the material. This also goes for any material that is plagiarized or otherwise used without their consent.
- Information or links that lead to pirated or illegally downloaded material, as well as websites where this information can be illegally downloaded, whether this be books, music, videos, or any other form of media.
- Content that sexually exploits or uses any individual or group under the age of 18 is prohibited under these Terms and Conditions.
- Content that implicitly or explicitly provides directions on illegal activities such as purchasing firearms, purchasing or growing/making drugs, stealing, or murder, is not tolerated.
- Content that attempts to gain another member's password is prohibited, as well as any illegal forms of coding and hacking that could be used to gain this information. Any content that contains viruses, trojans, worms, or files that do harm to another computer are prohibited.
- Illegal forms of advertising, such as MLM ploys (pyramid schemes) lotteries, and sweepstakes, are prohibited. Any advertisement of illegal, stolen, or counterfeit goods, as well as unlicensed trading and bartering, the sale of securities and stocks, and gambling, are strictly forbidden.
The rights of others to have their opinions will be respected. Members of ASN.com are responsible for how they interact with other members. While you are certainly allowed to disagree with another member, you should adhere to the golden rule in this regard, and treat others as you would like to be treated.
The above information is not a complete list of wrongful content. We reserve the right to define wrongful content on a case-by-case basis, and our arbitrary decision will have the final say in all matters.
B. It is the responsibility of each member of ASN.com to not post any copyrighted material onto the website. This is strictly forbidden by our Terms and Service Agreement, and we will not be held liable for the misconduct of our members in this regard.
5. Disclaimer of Warranty Statement
A. ANXIETYSOCIALNET.COM AND ALL AFFILIATED WEBSITES, AS WELL AS ALL MEMBERS OF THE ANXIETYSOCIALNET.COM TEAM AND ADMINISTRATION, WILL NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE HELD LIABLE FOR OMISSIONS, ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OR OTHERWISE FALSE INFORMATION THAT MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO MEMBERS ON THE WEBSITE. IF SAID INACCURACIES LEAD TO PERSONAL AND/OR COMPANY LOSSES SUCH AS THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS, LOST PROFITS, OR PUNITIVE OR LEGAL DAMAGES, ANXIETYSOCIALNET.COM WILL NOT BE BLAMED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
B. THE MEMBERS OF ANXIETYSOCIALNET.COM HEREBY ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH THE WEBSITE, WHEREIN THE USE OF THE WEBSITE BY ITS MEMBERS IS REGARDED AS A PERSONAL DECISION AND AT THE CLIENT’S SOLE RISK. ANXIETYSOCIALNET.COM, AS WELL AS ALL PEOPLE WORKING FOR ANXIETYSOCIALNET.COM EITHER AS EMPLOYEES OR VOLUNTEERS, INCLUDING ALL ADMINISTRATION, STAFF, DESIGNERS, AMONG OTHERS, ARE NOT INFALLABLE AND WILL AT TIMES COMMIT ERRORS. THEREFORE NO WARRANTY SHALL BE MADE IN REGARDS TO WHAT THE WEBSITE DOES AND DOES NOT DO, NOR WILL THE WEBSITE AND ITS AFFILIATES GUARANTEE FACTUAL INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE.
C. ANXIETYSOCIALNET.COM DOES NOT PROVIDE WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR PURPOSE, EITHER STATED OR IMPLIED, EXCEPTING THOSE BY WHICH EXCLUSION OR MODIFICATION IS NOT AN OPTION UNDER THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
6. Limitation of Liability.
A. THE CLIENT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT ANXIETYSOCIALNET.COM IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY SORT OF OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, OR OTHERWISE RUDE OR OBNOXIOUS COMMENTS AND CONDUCT THAT IS SPREAD BY ITS MEMBERS OR BY ANY THIRD PARTY ON ITS WEBSITE. THIS DISCLAIMER WILL APPLY TO ANY FORM OF INJURY, WHETHER MENTAL OR PHYSICAL, THAT IS CAUSED BY THIS KIND OF CONDUCT ON THE WEBSITE, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER ISSUE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ERRORS, INTERRUPTIONS OF SERVICE, DEFECTS IN PROGRAMMING, ACCIDENTAL DELETIONS OF MATERIAL, ILLEGAL ACCESS OR STOLEN PASSWORDS, OR ANYTHING ELSE THAT COULD BE CONSTRUED AS A HINDRANCE OR PROBLEM.
B. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANXIETYSOCIALNET.COM, OR ANY INDIVIDUAL ASSOCIATED WITH ANXIETYSOCIALNET.COM, BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES, EITHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR INCIDENTAL, THAT MAY COME ABOUT FROM THE USE OF ANXIETYSOCIALNET.COM.
All members of AnxietySocialNet.com agree to indemnify and regard as blameless AnxietySocialNet.com, as well as all associates, employees, administration staff, and volunteers of AnxietySocialNet.com, under such claims that may arise and attorney expenses that may be accrued because of or through the use of the website.
AnxietySocialNet.com, ASN.com, and all associated logos and descriptions are hereby trademarks of AnxietySocialNet.com. All rights are reserved.
Other logos and trademarks found on the website are the respective property of their owners. The use and exposure of this copyrighted material is not for AnxietySocialNet.com to either condemn or give permission to use. The owner of these and other items must be found and permission granted before use of these items is made available.
9. Monitoring of AnxietySocialNet.com
AnxietySocialNet.com has permission to monitor the content on AnxietySocialNet.com. This includes, but is not limited to, private blogs, the forum network, status updates, and profiles. This is done to assure that members are following the guidelines in terms of what can and cannot be said on the website. While this is done to assure that AnxietySocialNet.com remains free of defamatory, outrageous, or rude comments, this is not a duty that we are obligated to perform. Nor do we guarantee that this kind of information will not exist on AnxietySocialNet.com.
It is at the discretion of the AnxietySocialNet.com staff to decide whether published material is or is not acceptable content for the website. AnxietySocialNet.com staff is permitted to remove content that it deems as unacceptable or cruel on its website. Members who post information on the website acknowledge the arbitrary judgment of AnxietySocialNet.com staff to find and remove materials that may be deemed harmful to other members on the website.
10. Termination of Service Disclosure
Either AnxietySocialNet.com or the individual member of the website may agree at any time to terminate this contract. AnxietySocialNet.com reserves the right to ban all members that do not adhere to the above terms and conditions, and under this circumstance has the right to delete said member’s account, along with any postings, pictures, videos, etc, that existed on the profile. AnxietySocialNet.com will be the final arbiter in deciding whether or not to ban a member from using its website.
No explanations are necessary in order to ban a member from the website. By signing up as a member, you hereby agree that our decisions are final in this process.
11. Copyright Infringement
Copyright infringement is taken seriously by AnxietySocialNet.com, and all of our members must comply with the rules and regulations set by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If a member believes that a copyright belonging to them has been used without their permission and placed on the website, it is advised that they send AnxietySocialNet.com proof of the copyright as well as its location on the website.
Your letter to AnxietySocialNet.com must provide these items to be considered. For more information please read the full Copyright Act.
1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit LiveJournal to locate the material. LiveJournal requests that complete URLs for each instance of the allegedly infringing material be provided.
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit LiveJournal to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted.
5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
6. A statement that the information in the copyright infringement notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Those who are proven to have illegally uploaded copyrighted material will be banned from the website, and all materials within their profiles will be deleted.
Therapists that join the AnxietySocialNet.com Therapist Program may opt to pay either a monthly or yearly membership on the website. Payment for our service can be made through PayPal. We are a secured website that provides SSL protection. Note that all payments are made through PayPal’s secure server, and not AnxietySocialNet.com.
AnxietySocialNet.com does not take responsibility for what happens during the payment process on PayPal.com, nor do we have any affiliation with PayPal.com itself. Problems with PayPal.com must be settled with that website, and not AnxietySocialNet.com.
12. Membership Subscription Types for Therapists
A. Therapist can sign up on AnxietySocialNet.com through two different subscription memberships:
a) Monthly subscription.
b) Yearly subscription (best value.)
B. Free trial (one month)
Therapists can try the Anxiety Social net Therapist Program free of charge for the first 30 days. We do however ask that our users create a subscription with PayPal in order to prevent any abuses of our free membership. Users will only be charged once the 30 day trial is over.
C. Our users can cancel the subscription at any time during the 30 day trial. Once the 30 days trial is over you will be charged a fixed amount per month. We reserve the right to change the monthly amount with a prior notice of 30 days. New prices will be updated on the site, and users will receive an email notification.
D. Users can subscribe for the full year with a one-time payment. This is usually cheaper, and the year includes a free month, allowing users to access website features for 13 months rather than 12. We do not guarantee that the price will stay the same next year.
13. Refund Policy
With our monthly subscription, we do not offer refunds after the free trial is finished. Please remember the payment subscription date is final, and that once you have paid, no refund will be possible.
If you choose to cancel your membership, you will have access to the website until you free membership ends or payment runs out on your subscription.
For the yearly subscription, we do give a 30 days money back guarantee. If you are unsatisfied during the first month you can get a full refund, no questions asked. Note that after this period has expired, no refund will be given.
You hereby release AnxietySocialNet.com and all of its officers, employees, agents and successors from claims, demands of all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any type which includes, without limitation, private injuries, death, and property harm, that is either directly or indirectly related to or arises from: (i) any interactions with other Visitors and Members, (ii) any incorrect or inaccurate Content material (which includes, without limitation, any info in Accounts) posted on the Site, whether or not brought on by Visitors or Members or by any of the equipment or programming related with or utilized in the Website, or (iii) conduct of any Visitor or Member.