TERMS OF USE

Your access and use of this website and any page contained herein beginning with http://www.motivationandchange.com is subject to the following terms of use and all applicable laws. By viewing web pages in this website, you accept, without limitation or qualification the following terms:

By accessing and using this website, you signify your assent to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to all of these terms and conditions of use, do not use this website. This website does not provide medical advice.

(a) Use of Website. The information contained on this website is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, medical diagnosis or treatment. Any reliance on any information provided by this website is solely at the user’s risk.

(b) Copyright. All original materials on this website, and the files associated with it, are copyrighted by The Center for Motivation and Change (“CMC”) or by the original creator of these materials. It is protected by the copyright laws of the United States of America and under treatises with other nations. Unless otherwise stated, no material on this website is in the public domain.

(c) Trademarks. All trademarks, service marks, and logos (“Trademarks”) displayed and used in this website are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in this website should be construed as granting any right or license to use and Trademark without the written permission of its owner. You may not utilize any framing or use meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing any Trademark without the express written consent of CMC.

(d) License for Use of this Website. CMC grants you a limited, revocable and nonexclusive license to access and make personal use of this website and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of CMC. This website or any portion of this website may not be copied, reproduced, redistributed, republished, displayed, posted, transmitted or otherwise exploited for commercial purposes without the express written consent of CMC. CMC in no way represents or warrants that your use of materials displayed on this website does not infringe the rights of third parties.

(e) Hyperlinks. Please note that this website may be linked to other third-party websites which may have different terms of use. Please refer to those websites for the appropriate information. CMC has not reviewed these linked websites, and is not responsible for their content or accuracy. Accessing these linked websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

(f) Accuracy. CMC does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or usefulness of the information provided through this website or on the Internet generally. Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this website is to stop using this website. All information is transmitted over a medium which is beyond the control and jurisdiction of this website and its suppliers. Accordingly, this website assumes no responsibility for, or relating to, delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of this website or websites accessed through this website.

(g) Specific Disclaimer Concerning Medical Information. The information provided on this website is for informational and education purposes only and is not intended as medical advice nor is it intended to create any physician-patient or clinical relationship. Please remember that this information should not substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking medical advice because of materials read on this website.

(h) Limitation of Liability and Exclusion of Warranty. This website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis,” and your use of it is exclusively at your own risk. CMC makes no warranties, express or implied, about the use of this website or the materials in it, and disclaims any express or implied warranty of accuracy or quality, and any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. CMC does not warrant the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the information, content, text, graphics, hyperlinks, communications provided on or through the use of this website and other items contained on any portion of this website or any other server. CMC also expressly disclaims any liability for any damage to, or viruses that may infect, you computer equipment or other property from your accessing, browsing or downloading any portion of this website, or receipt of communications provided on or through the use of this website. Under no circumstances shall CMC be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, whether in an action in contract or tort (including negligence and strict liability), resulting from its performance or any failure to perform under these terms of use, even if CMC has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

(i) Communications by You. Any communication or material you transmit to this website by electronic mail or otherwise, including data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is, and may be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary and shall not, in and of itself create a physician/patient relationship between us or cause CMC to create or retain any medical information of you. You agree that you will not send or transmit to the CMC website any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any party. Furthermore, CMC is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques in any communication that you send to this website, for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products. You should be aware of the general security risks of transmitting information over a public network. Therefore, we cannot assure you that the information will be kept private.

(j) Privacy. We refer you to our Website Privacy Statement for a complete discussion of how CMC utilizes information you communicate via our website.

(k) Applicable Law and Jurisdiction. Use of this website shall be deemed to have occurred in the State of New York. By visiting this website, you agree that the Terms of Use and Website Privacy Statement for all purposes shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regards to principles of conflict of laws, and that any action based on or alleging a breach of these provisions must be brought in a state or federal court located in the State of New York. In addition, you agree to submit to personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

(l) Third Party Links. In order to provide visitors with other valuable information, CMC may provide links to third party websites. However, CMC exercises no authority over third party websites, each of which maintains independent privacy and data collection policies and procedures. These destination links are provided only for your convenience and, as such, you access them at your own risk. However, CMC wishes to assure the integrity of its website and its destination links, so any comments pertaining to our website or any websites accessed through our website links are greatly appreciated. Links to third party websites on this website are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links you will leave this website. CMC has not reviewed any of these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these websites or their content. Thus, CMC does not endorse or make any representations about them or any information or product or materials found therein. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

(m) Revisions. CMC reserves the right to modify and supplement the information contained in this website at any time. CMC makes no commitment and undertakes no obligation to update the information contained herein. CMC reserves the right to make changes to our Terms of Use and Website Privacy Statement at any time, without notice. You agree that your continued access and use of this website shall constitute your acceptance of the new terms.

(n) Inquiries. If you have any inquiry or concern about this Terms of Use statement or our website please contact us at 212 683 3339.

WEBSITE PRIVACY STATEMENT

Your privacy is important to us. The Center for Motivation and Change (“CMC”) has created this statement to demonstrate our commitment to privacy and to provide you with our online information practices. Please read this statement carefully and in conjunction with our Terms of Use policy.

Information We Collect. The only information that CMC obtains about individual visitors to its website is that supplied voluntarily by visitors. You grant this website the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store and use your information in connection with the operation of this website.

Security. CMC does not warrant or represent that the information submitted to this website will be protected against, loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties. We do not warrant or represent that the information submitted to this website will be protected against, loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties.

Actions of Third Parties. CMC assumes no responsibility or liability for these independent methods or actions and is not responsible for the independent policies or procedures of destination websites. This website cannot and does not assume responsibility or liability for any information you submit to this website or for third parties’ use or misuse of information transmitted or received from this website.

No Reliance for Medical Decisions. Information in this website is not intended, nor is it implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice.

Notification of Changes. We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update, or modify this Website Privacy Statement, simply by posting such change, update or modification on this website. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on this website.

Contact Information. If you have any questions about this Website Privacy Statement or the practices of this website, you can contact us at 212 683 3339.