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WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use carefully.
This site and related services are provided subject to your compliance with the Terms and Conditions of Use specified below. Your continued use of this site will indicate your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, please exit this site promptly.
Use of Site. The information contained within this site is offered solely for your consideration, and is subject to your verification. It is not to be taken as a warranty or representation for which TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com or any of its affiliates assumes legal responsibility, nor does TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com or any of its affiliates grant permission to use or practice anything contained therein, or recommend such use or practice. TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC website is not intended to be substitutes for professional medical advice. Do not use information from the TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com or any True North Productions, LLC websites to diagnose or treat a health condition or disease without consulting a qualified health care provider. The contents of this site may be viewed and accessed only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices are retained on any copies made of the materials. The materials at this site may not be modified in any way or reproduced or distributed or used for any public or commercial purpose unless expressly permitted. Any use or display of the materials on this site on any other website or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. The materials at this site are copyrighted and any unauthorized use of these materials may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. If you breach any of these terms, your authorization to use this site is terminated and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials. Please note TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC are not responsible for the content or activities associated with any site or entity that is linked to this site.
Copyright. Copyrights for the materials contained in this site, including all text, graphics, and photos, are owned by TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC and its affiliates. © TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC, 2013. All rights reserved. The use, reproduction, and/or re-transmission by any means of any of the material contained in this site without the written permission of TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC, is strictly prohibited.
Trademark The following are trademarks and service marks of TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC. Any other trademarks appearing on pages linked to this site are the property of the respective owners and/or operators of those sites. Hidden text used by web search engines to find websites, also known as meta tags, may not be embedded into your website using any trademarks or service marks of TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC, whether those trademarks or service marks are registered or unregistered. Any such use will be considered trademark infringement and will be prosecuted.
Links to Other Sites. Links to third party websites on this site are provided solely as a convenience. If you use these links, you will leave this site. TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC do not claim to have reviewed these third party sites in their entirety, nor does it control these sites. TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC are not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Moreover, TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC do not endorse or make any representations about any of the websites for which links are provided, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do so entirely at your own risk.
Disclaimer. The materials provided at this site are provided “as is” without any warranties of any kind including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property. TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC further do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the materials at this site. TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC make no commitment to update the materials at this site, even if out of date. Information published at this site may refer to products, programs or services that are not available in your country or region.
Limitation of Liability. In no event will TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC, its affiliates, suppliers, or other third parties mentioned at this site be libel for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of this site, any websites linked to this site, or materials or information contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages.
User Submissions. Subject to the TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC Privacy Statement, any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC will have no obligations with respect to such communications. TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the communications and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this site any unlawful, threatening, law.
Choice of Law and Venue. These Terms and Conditions of Use are entered into in the State of California and shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, exclusive of its choice of law rules.
Revisions. TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC may revise and update these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. Please periodically review the terms, conditions, and privacy statements posted on TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC websites. Continued usage of the TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC websites will be considered acceptance of any changes. Certain provisions of these terms and conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms on particular pages at this site.
Entire Agreement. Except as expressly provided in a particular “legal notice” on the TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC sites, these Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC with respect to the use of the TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC sites and content. TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC are sensitive to the expectation of privacy by those who access these sites. For a complete statement of our policies on privacy, please read our Privacy Statement.
Collection of Personal Information. Except as disclosed in this Policy or as disclosed on other pages in this site where information may be collected, we do not collect personal information about visitors to this Site.
Web logs. We maintain standard Web logs that record data about all visitors who use this Site. These logs may contain:
- The Internet domain from which you access this Site (e.g., aol.com, abc.org);
- Your Internet Protocol (IP) address. Your computer is automatically assigned a number which acts as its IP address when you surf the Internet. Your IP address is either static (always stays the same) or dynamic (changes from time to time). A static IP address may be identifiable to you, while a dynamic address is usually not identifiable.
- The type of browser and operating system you use.
- The date and time you visited the Site.
- The pages that you saw on this Site.
- The address of the Web site you linked here from.
We use Web log information to help us design our Site, to identify popular features, and to make the Site more useful for visitors. Web logs are recorded in sequential files, and we do not normally try to identify individuals from Web logs or use Web logs to gather information about individuals. However, we may use Web logs to identify any person attempting to break into or damage our Site, and we may share Web log information with law enforcement agencies if we believe that we have evidence of a violation of computer security or related laws.
Internet Cookies. We may place Internet cookies on visitors’ computer hard drives. Internet cookies save data about individuals, such as their name, user-name and the pages they visit on our Site. When a visitor with one of our cookies on his or her computer revisits our Site, we are able to recognize that computer and tailor our Site to be more helpful and efficient for that visitor. Also, cookies help us to provide streamlined services, and to document our transactions with visitors to this Site. You may have software on your computer that will allow you to decline or deactivate Internet cookies, but if you do so, some features of this Site may not work properly for you.
Access, Correction, Deletion and Data Integrity. Requests to access, correct or delete personal information may be submitted using our contact information. Please note that we do not consider Web log information to be personal information. Also, we may not be able to delete or revise information about you that we have relied upon to provide services to you, or that we are legally required to maintain.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information. We do not sell or rent personal information about visitors to this Site. We do not use or disclose personal information obtained through this Site except as expressly described in this Policy. No patient identifying information will be shared or transmitted on this Site.
Uses. We may use information obtained from weblogs, cookies and visitor requests for the purposes described in this Policy. We also may use personal information obtained from this Site to respond to requests, improve our services, demonstrate the quality of our services to our auditors and government agencies that have authority over us, and for the additional purposes described below.
Disclosures. We may disclose personal information to any person performing audit, legal, operational or other services for us. Whenever possible, we will require any recipient of personal information for these purposes to agree in writing to use the information only for the purpose for which it was disclosed and to destroy or return it when no longer needed for that purpose. We may disclose personal information when required to do so by a subpoena, court order, or search warrant. Except when deemed by us to be unfeasible, we will notify the individual of a subpoena, court order or search warrant for the individual information, by e-mail using the e-mail address (if any) that the individual provided to us.
We may disclose personal information as we deem appropriate to protect the safety of an individual or for an investigation related to public safety or to report an activity that appears to be in violation of law.
We may disclose personal information to protect the security and reliability of this Web site, and to take precautions against liability.
we may disclose personal information to any successor in interest (any company or organization that purchases or otherwise takes over our assets).
Public Forums. From time to time this Site(s) may contain message boards and/or news groups (“Forums”). Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes publicly available. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in these areas. We do not maintain or routinely monitor information posted on any message board or news group on our Site; however, we reserve the right to remove any postings that we deem inappropriate.
Security. We protect the personal information we have collected from this Site by using industry standard security precautions against loss and unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure of that information. We comply with the security safeguards detailed in our computer security policies and procedures, and routinely monitor that compliance. When credit card or other financial information is transmitted over the Internet we use industry standard, SSL (secure socket layer) encryption to protect that information.
Children. We do not intend to collect personal information from children under age 13 and in any event will not do so without the permission of the child’s parent or guardian. Visitors who wish to participate on our Site and provide personal information indicating that they are under 13 years of age are required to provide the e-mail address of their parent or guardian. We then send an e-mail message to that parent or guardian alerting them to the child’s request to participate on our Site, and we ask for the permission of the parent or guardian. If permission is not promptly received, we delete all information about that visitor from our system as quickly as possible. No information collected from users under the age of 13 is used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever.
SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY
We encourage your comments on TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC’s various social media sites, and hope you will join the discussions. We can’t respond to every comment, particularly those that deal with individual medical/psychological cases and issues. We review posted comments and those that are off-topic or clearly promoting a commercial product generally won’t make the cut. We also expect a basic level of civility; disagreements are fine, but mutual respect is a must, and profanity or abusive language is out-of-bounds.
By posting any comments, posts or other material on TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC -sponsored social media sites, you give TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute, publish, display, edit, modify, create derivative works from, and otherwise use your submission for any purpose in any form and on any media. You also agree that you will not:
- Post material that infringes on the rights of any third party, including intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights.
- Post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC in its sole discretion.
- Post advertisements or solicitations of business.
- Post chain letters or pyramid schemes.
- Impersonate another person.
- Allow any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments.
- Post the same note more than once or “spam.”
- Post someone else’s health information or any information that would violate patient privacy.
- Post comments related to ongoing or threatened litigations or investigations.
TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
- Remove communications that are abusive, illegal or disruptive, or that otherwise fail to conform with these Terms and Conditions.
- Terminate a user’s access to the social media sites upon any breach of these Terms and Conditions.
- Edit or delete any communications posted on the social media sites, regardless of whether such communications violate these standards.
Finally, you agree that you will indemnify TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to any material you have posted.
DISCLAIMER: This information presented on TrueNorthbyTomNorth.com and True North Productions, LLC websites is not intended as a substitute for medical advice from a qualified physician. If expert help is needed, the services of an appropriate medical professional should be sought.
True North Productions, LLC
PO Box 22201
Carmel, California 93922