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The Psychological Channel website, The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network, its owners, officers, staff, directors, employees, and agents will henceforth be included in any reference in this document as The Psychological Channel. You agree that your use of The Psychological Channel website shall be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, The Psychological Channel website, The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network, its owners, officers, staff, directors, employees, and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the website and your use thereof. The Psychological Channel makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this site's content or the content of any sites linked to this site and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever (including death), resulting from your access to and use of The Psychological Channel website, any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our website, any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through our website by any third party, and/or any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via The Psychological Channel website. The Psychological Channel does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through The Psychological Channel website or any hyperlinked website or featured in any banner or other advertising, and The Psychological Channel will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services offered from The Psychological Channel website. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your best judgment and exercise caution where appropriate.
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You specifically acknowledge that The Psychological Channel shall not be liable for user submissions or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you. The Website is controlled and offered by The Psychological Channel from its facilities in the United States of America. The Psychological Channel makes no representations that The Psychological Channel Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use The Psychological Channel Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Psychological Channel, The Psychological Network, its owners, parent corporation, staff, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: your use of and access to The Psychological Channel Website; your violation of any term of these Terms of Service; your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of The Psychological Channel Website.
To access some features of the Website, you will have to be a registered user and create an account. You may not use another's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide truthful and comprehensive information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify The Psychological Channel immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. The Psychological Channel is not liable for any loss to users based on a security breech. However the user may be liable to The Psychological Channel for any loss caused by the unauthorized use of your account.
Comments on blogs and posting to the Message Board are only for Registered Members. The Psychological Channel will allow posting of information that does not reflect the beliefs or views of The Psychological Channel to encourage open and free communication about a topic. The Psychological Channel does, however, maintain the right to remove any postings that it finds inappropriate. We encourage free speech and defend everyone's right to express their point of view, but we do not permit speech which attacks or demeans a group based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity. When such speech is brought to the attention of The psychological Channel we will work to delete the offensive content as quickly as possible. If a member is found to use inappropriate speech as outlined above they may have their ability to register to The Psychological Channel permanently terminated.
User Comments, Research Blogs, and Message Board submissions are made available to you for your information and personal use solely as intended through the normal functionality of The Psychological Channel Service. These postings are made available "as is", and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, downloaded, or otherwise exploited in any manner not intended by the normal functionality of The Psychological Channel Service or otherwise as prohibited under this Agreement. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of The psychological Channel Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the Content therein.
When The Psychological Channel accepts or licenses Mental Health or Psychological content from third-parties for publication on our site, our editors review the third-party's editorial policies and procedures for consistency with The Psychological channel's Editorial Policies. While The Psychological Channel Editorial Staff may not review each page, or scene in a video of the third-party licensed content, the Editorial Staff does review a representative sample of the content to ensure that the third-party implements the editorial policy and procedures reviewed by The Psychological Channel and that the content is accurate, timely and relevant.
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Viewing and use of Content
Any videos found on this website are intended for viewing on this website and not intended to be copied, stored, permanently downloaded, or redistributed by the user. Accessing User Videos for any purpose or in any manner other than viewing in "real time" is expressly prohibited. User Videos are made available "as is."
This site contains information that has to do with psychology. This information is not to be used for the diagnosis or treatment of mental illnesses or any other type of personal or relationship problems. People experiencing any emotional, relationship, psychiatric, mental health, medical, or psychological problems, or any other problem causing physical or mental discomfort should see a qualified health care professional. Because The Psychological Channel accepts 3rd party links, any 3rd party links are beyond the control of The Psychological Channel and we cannot be held accountable for their content. This site is intended for people who are interested in psychological and philosophical idea and the free exchange and discussion of this type of material. The writing, pictures, videos and other material contained on this site are in no manner intended to be used in lieu of a licensed mental health professional or health care professional. We do feel however, any and all information presented is protected by the 1st Amendment Rights as defined by the United States Constitution. The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network, or any of its owners, parent or subsidiary companies or personnel are not liable in any way for any negative or unwanted effects or result that may occur from your viewing of any content appearing on this site. Anyone that views this content agrees to put in place the proper methods that allow you to monitor the use of the Internet by persons not of legal age.
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The contents of The Psychological Channel Site, such as text, graphics, images, and other material contained on the Site ("Content") are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or psychological advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified licensed mental health provider with any questions you may have regarding a psychological or medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read or seen on The Psychological Channel Site. When using The Psychological Channel Website, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and The Psychological Channel is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against The Psychological Channel with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network, its Owners/Operators, affiliates, employees, staff, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.
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The Site may contain mental health or medically related materials that are sexually explicit. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our Site. The Site and the Content are provided on an "as is" basis.
You are not allowed to use any digital robots, spiders, or automated search mechanisms with the purpose of interfering or creating problems with the website, such as placing more demands on the site than the servers can accommodate. You are not allowed to "hack into" or otherwise gain information on individuals or the company or the code used to design the website from the website. You are not allowed to spam (i.e., send e-mails) to individuals, groups companies, or any entity whatsoever using this website as a false address of the origin of said e-mail.
Submissions And Registration
You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type to the Public Areas (including Research Blog, message boards, Videos, etc.) that infringe or violate any rights of any party including copyrighted material. By submitting communications or content to the Public Areas, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. If you submit content that has been previously published you guarantee The Psychological Channel that you have obtained permission from said publication or are submitting a significantly different version, where as no possibility of copyright infringement can occur. By submitting content to The Psychological Channel you agree to take on all legal costs brought against The Psychological Channel website, The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network, its Owners/Operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, employees and staff for any damages brought about due to any claim of copyright violation resulting from your submission. If you make any such submission you agree that you will not send or transmit to any of The Psychological Channel staff (including through the email, US postal service, or any other carrier or means of transmitting content) any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any party. If you submit any research, business information, idea, concept or invention to The Psychological Channel, you agree such submission is non-confidential for all purposes.
If you make any submission to a Public Area or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to The Psychological Channel,(including through the email, US postal service, or any other carrier or means of transmitting content) you automatically grant or warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted The Psychological Channel a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. The Psychological Channel may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any research, business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them to the Public Areas or to The Psychological Channel. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.
You agree to only post or upload Research, Ideas, or Media (like photos, videos or audio) that you have taken yourself or that you have all rights to transmit and license and which do not violate trademark, copyright, privacy or any other rights of any other person. Photos or videos of celebrities and cartoon or comic images are usually copyrighted by the owner. To protect your privacy, you agree that you will not submit any media that contains Personally Identifiable Information (like name, phone number, email address or web site URL.) of you or of anyone else. Uploading media like images or video of other people without their permission is strictly prohibited.
By uploading any media on The Psychological Channel site, you warrant that you have permission from all persons appearing in your media for you to make this contribution and grant rights described herein. Never post a picture or video of or with someone else unless you have their explicit permission.
You agree that you will not upload any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or this Web site.
By uploading any media such as research, photos or videos, you grant to The Psychological Channel a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in the media; and you certify that any person pictured in the submitted media (or, if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) authorizes The Psychological Channel to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in such media; and you agree to indemnify The Psychological Channel and its affiliates, owners, staff, directors, officers and employees and hold them harmless from any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from the media and/or your failure to comply with these the terms described in this document.
The Psychological Channel reserves the right to review all media prior to submission to the site and to remove any media for any reason, at any time, without prior notice, at our sole discretion.
Copyright Infringement Notification
To file a copyright infringement notification with us, you will need to send a written communication that includes substantially the following (please consult your legal counsel or see Section 512(c)(3) of the Copyright Act to confirm these requirements):
. A physical or electronic signature of a 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, 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.
. 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 the service provider to locate the material. Providing URLs in the body of an email is the best way to help us locate content quickly.
. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
. A statement that the complaining party has 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.
. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Such written notice should be sent to our designated agent as follows:
Please also note that under Section 512(f) any person who knowingly materially
misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to
You may submit content ("User Videos"), ("User graphic" - pictures, photos, drawings, graphs, etc), ("User textual content" - Comments, Research, Blogs, Message board content, etc.). User Videos, User graphics, and User textual content are collectively referred to as "User Submissions." You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, The Psychological Channel does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Submissions. You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize The Psychological Channel to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service.
For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to The Psychological Channel, you hereby grant The Psychological Channel a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with The Psychological Channel including the Website and The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network (and its successors'and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of The Psychological Channel Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of The Psychological Channel Website a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms of Service. The above licenses granted by you in User Submissions terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your User Submission from The Psychological Channel Service. You understand and agree, however, that The Psychological Channel may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of User Submissions that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in User Comments are perpetual and irrevocable.
In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant The Psychological Channel all of the license rights granted herein.
The Psychological Channel does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and The Psychological Channel expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions. The Psychological Channel does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website, and The Psychological Channel will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another's intellectual property rights. The Psychological Channel reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.
Any content submitted to The Psychological channel must not infringe on anyone copyright or intellectual property.