Terms and Conditions for the SoberMD sites (including SoberMD, Dr Doug's Blog, and SoberMD Forum).
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1. Medical Disclaimer
SoberMD is not engaged in rendering medical or professional services. The SoberMD content is not a substitute for the diagnosis and advice of your health care professional and the SoberMD content must not be used in place of such diagnosis and advice. Do not delay seeking the diagnosis and advice of your health care professional because of anything you may have read or interpreted in the SoberMD content. Consult your health care professional before practicing any recommendations or acting on any SoberMD content, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the SoberMD site. The SoberMD content is not to be interpreted as advocating the self-management of your medical condition(s) or those of your family.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SOBERMD IS NOT ENGAGED IN THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE, AND THAT ALL DECISIONS MADE USING THE SOBERMD CONTENT WILL BE THE EXCLUSIVE RESPONSIBILITY OF YOU AND YOUR PHYSICIAN. SOBERMD, LLC., EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY ADVERSE CONSEQUENCES OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON THE SOBERMD CONTENT. You agree to indemnify and hold SoberMD harmless from any and all losses, liabilities, or damages resulting from any and all claims, causes of action, suits, proceedings, or demands against SoberMD arising from or related to decisions or recommendations you make using the sober and getting content.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that this site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. Our website is not designed for use by children without their parents' supervision.
3. Modification to Terms
4. Modifications to the Sites
We reserve the right to modify the Sites or to change or discontinue any of the services offered on the Sites with or without notice to you. We shall not be liable to you or to any third party should we exercise our right to modify the Sites or to change or discontinue our service offerings. If you object to any change to the Sites or our services, your sole recourse will be to discontinue using the Sites. Your continued use of any modified service on the Sites will indicate your assent to such changes.
5. Restricted Activities
You agree not to use the Sites to (a) violate or encourage the violation of any local, state, national, or international law; (b) stalk, harass, or harm another individual; (c) collect or store personal data about other users of our Sites; (d) impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (e) interfere with or disrupt the Sites or services or networks connected to the Sites or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Sites. You agree not to use the Sites to send any message that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, abusive, sexually explicit, threatening, vulgar, obscene, profane, racially offensive, or otherwise objectionable, as determined by SoberMD in its sole discretion. Without our written consent, you may not (i) reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any commercial purpose any portion of the Sites, use of the Sites, or access to the Sites; (ii) allow, enable, or otherwise support the transmission of mass unsolicited, commercial advertising or solicitations via e-mail (spam); (iii) use any high volume, automated, or electronic
6. Your Content
We may terminate your use of these Sites without prior notice for any reason, at our sole discretion, including without limitation, if we believe that you have violated these Terms and Conditions. You may discontinue your access to these Sites at any time.
8. Disclaimer of Warranties
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. SOBERMD EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE OR THE SOBERMD CONTENT.
SOBERMD MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON THE SITES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, NOR DOES SOBERMD MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF THE SOBERMD CONTENT OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE OR THE SOBERMD CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL AND/OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THESE SITES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK.
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10. Intellectual Property
SoberMD grants to you a nonexclusive right and license to reproduce the SoberMD content for your personal use only. Nothing contained on these Sites, in the SoberMD content, or in these terms shall be construed to grant any property rights, by license or otherwise, to any invention or any SoberMD patent, copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights.
11. Use of Information We Collect
Personal Information. At various locations on these Sites, such as in registration forms, surveys, and polls, we may request that you supply us with "personal information," such as your name and email address. We are able to collect personal information only when you voluntarily submit it to us through online forms and questionnaires. Although you do not have to provide SoberMD with any information to visit these Sites, you may not be able to fully utilize all of the services on some of these Sites if you choose not to provide certain information. If you choose to give us personal information, we will collect and retain that information.
Non-Personal Information. When you use these Sites, we may also collect "non-personal information." We consider non-personal information to be information that, by itself, cannot be used to identify or contact you personally, such as demographic information (your age, gender, income, education, profession, zip code, etc.). Non-personal information may also include technical information, such as your IP address, the type of browser you are using, websites that you visit immediately before and after you visit SoberMD sites, and other anonymous data involving your use of SoberMD. Non-personal information may also include information that you provide us through your use of these Sites, such as the terms you enter into the search functions on these Sites. We reserve the right to use or disclose non-personal information in any way we see fit.