By using this site, you signify your agreement to the Terms and Conditions of DearDrDora.com, LLC.


Please also note that DearDrDora.com may revise and update these Terms and Conditions. Your continued usage of the DearDrDora.com website ("DearDrDora Site," or the "Site,") signifies your continued acceptance of those changes.


The Site Does Not Provide Medical Care or Advice

DearDrDora.com is an educational website that provides educational programs and information. DearDrDora.com does not provide medical care, diagnosis or treatment, nor is the website a substitute for such. The resources on this website are not a substitute for the actual care of a physician, psychiatrist or therapist even if such care is difficult to access in a timely manner, or not available where you live. Problems with accessing psychiatric and medical care are significant, but beyond the scope of this website. The contents of the DearDrDora site ("Content") are for informational and educational purposes that may assist you in your own seeking of the most appropriate medical or psychiatric care. Please always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical or psychiatric condition. Never delay in seeking professional medical or psychiatric advice, or disregard such, because of something you have read or heard on the DearDrDora.com site.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you are having a psychiatric emergency, or feel like you may cause harm to yourself or others, you should stop using this site, and immediately call your doctor, call 911, or go to the nearest Emergency Room. If you are having such an emergency, this website reserves the right to block you from further participation, so that you do not delay in calling your doctor, 911, or going to the Emergency Room. This website also reserves the right to call 911 or the police, and to break confidentiality about your identity.

Psychiatric emergencies are beyond the purview of this website, and may disturb or psychologically harm others using the site. You will permanently be blocked from this site if: 1) You express suicidal thoughts, or intent to cause harm to yourself or others, 2) You behave in an intoxicated manner, or interact with others on this site while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, 3) You are psychotic, having hallucinations, or otherwise are not in touch with reality.

DearDrDora.com does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the site by participants or advertisers. Reliance on any information provided on the site by DearDrDora.com, or others appearing on the site, is solely at your own risk.


Children's Privacy

This site is not intended for children or adolescents under the age of 18, nor intended to attract children or adolescents. DearDrDora.com’s webinars and classes are only available to persons over the age of 18.


Use of Materials

All materials on this website are protected by the copyright laws in the United States and in foreign countries. DearDrDora.com authorizes you to share or download material on the Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use if you include the copyright notice located at the end of the material, for example: "©2017, DearDrDora.com, LLC. All rights reserved" and other copyright and proprietary rights notices that are contained in the Content. Any special rules for the use of certain software and other items accessible on the WebMD Site may be included elsewhere within the Site and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.

Title to the materials remains with DearDrDora.com or its licensors. Any use of the materials not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of DearDrDora.com. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to DearDrDora.com and its licensors.

If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the materials automatically terminates, and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the materials.


Liability of DearDrDora and Its Licensors

The use of the DearDrDora.com Site and the Content is at your own risk.

When using the DearDrDora.com Site, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of DearDrDora.com and its suppliers. Accordingly, DearDrDora.com assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the DearDrDora.com Site.

The DearDrDora.com Site and the content are provided on an "as is" basis.

DearDrDora.com, LLC, ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Without limiting the foregoing, DearDrDora.com, its licensors, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following:

  1. The accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the DearDrDora.com Site.
  2. The satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products or the approval or compliance of any software tools with regard to the Content contained on the DearDrDora.com Site.

In no event shall DearDrDora.com, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the DearDrDora.com Site be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the DearDrDora.com Site or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not DearDrDora.com, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the DearDrDora.com Site are advised of the possibility of such damages. DearDrDora.com, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the DearDrDora Site shall be liable only to the extent of actual damages incurred by you, not to exceed U.S. $1000. DearDrDora.com, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the DearDrDora Site are not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site, Content, or Public Areas (as defined below). Any claims arising in connection with your use of the Site, any Content, or the Public Areas must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms and Conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions.


Participation and User Submissions

DearDrDora.com understands that anonymity may be important in the seeking of information for health and mental health conditions. Therefore, you agree to participate under the anonymity of a “Username” and not your actual name. For added anonymity, consider using an avatar for interactive classes or video support groups. Please keep in mind that by nature, many offerings of this website, including its interactive webinars, classes, and video support groups, are group-oriented, public, and not confidential.

Any information you reveal in a group format may not be held confidential, by nature of group participation. However, we ask that participants of groups do their best to be respectful of the sensitive nature of information from others, and to do your best in respecting the confidentiality and anonymity of others.

The personal information you submit to DearDrDora.com is governed by the DearDrDora.com Privacy Policy. To the extent there is an inconsistency between this Agreement and the DearDrDora.com Privacy Policy, this Agreement shall govern.

You agree that you will not transmit any communications or content of any type that infringes or violates any rights of any party.


Passwords

Please take all reasonable steps to ensure the privacy of your DearDrDora.com password or passwords, to assure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your DearDrDora.com passwords or accounts. It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of sign-in name, screen name and passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your DearDrDora account and password(s); (3) promptly inform DearDrDora if you believe your account or password has been compromised or if there is any other reason you need to deactivate a password. You grant DearDrDora.com and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Site the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Site. DearDrDora.com cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit, or your or third parties' use or misuse of information transmitted or received using DearDrDora.com.


DearDrDora Community and Member to Member Areas ("Public Areas")

If you use a Public Area, such as webinars, classes, video support groups, message boards, blogs, Ask Our Expert, User Reviews or other member communities, you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences of those communications, and your reliance on any communications found in the Public Areas or platforms. WebMD and its licensors are not responsible for the consequences of any communications in the Public Areas or on Social Media Platforms. If you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

In consideration of being allowed to use DearDrDora.com, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions:

  1. Using the site for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, or international laws;
  2. Communicating in a manner that is unlawful, threatening, obscene, defamatory, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by DearDrDora in its sole discretion;
  3. Impersonating another existing and actual person.
  4. Advertising or soliciting business;
  5. Infringing on the intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others;
  6. Promoting chain letters or pyramid schemes;
  7. After receiving a warning, continuing to disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or communicating in a manner not related to the topic being discussed (unless it is clear the discussion is free-form);
  8. Distributing viruses or other harmful computer code;
  9. Collecting information or data about others, including email addresses;
  10. Allowing any other person or entity to use your identification;
  11. Posting the same note more than once or "spamming"; or
  12. Engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying DearDrDora.com or which, in the judgment of DearDrDora, exposes DearDrDora or any of its users, clients or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type.

DearDrDora.com Reserves the Right (but is Not Obligated) to Do Any or All of the Following:

  1. Record the dialogue in webinars and support groups.
  2. Investigate an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s).
  3. Terminate and remove communications which are abusive, disruptive, illegal, or that otherwise fail to conform with these Terms and Conditions.
  4. Terminate and block a user's access to the DearDrDora Site upon any breach of these Terms and Conditions.
  5. Monitor, edit, or disclose any communication conveyed on the site.
  6. Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the DearDrDora.com Site, regardless of whether such communication(s) violate these standards.

DearDrDora.com or its licensors have no liability or responsibility to users of the DearDrDora Site or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.


Advertisements, Searches, and Links to Other Sites

DearDrDora may provide links to third-party web sites. DearDrDora does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. DearDrDora is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the DearDrDora Site, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. DearDrDora does not endorse any product, service, or treatment advertised on the DearDrDora Site.


Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold DearDrDora, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.


General

DearDrDora.com is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in the United States of America. By using this site or any of its programs, you understand that you are engaging with a company based in New Mexico, and that New Mexico law prevails. DearDrDora makes no claims that the DearDrDora Site, or any Site linked to the DearDrDora Site, and the Content are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the DearDrDora from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever: Liability, User Submissions, User Submissions – image, video, audio files, Indemnity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement.


Jurisdiction

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with DearDrDora.com, or in any way relating to your use of the DearDrDora Site, resides in the State of New Mexico and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of New Mexico in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving DearDrDora.com or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers. In the event of a dispute, you agree to abide by binding arbitration in the State of New Mexico.

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of New Mexico, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.


Privacy Policy

DearDrDora.com values your privacy, and believes that confidentiality is essential when seeking mental health education and health information. Your public interactions on the Site should be with your Username, and not your actual name. Your actual identity is required for registration and payment, but will be kept confidential. Data may be collected for research purposes, such as to evaluate the effectiveness of programs. In such instances, your identity remains confidential.

DearDrDora.com will never sell your data for financial gain, or for targeted advertising. DearDrDora will not disclose personal information except in the following circumstances:

  1. To comply with legal requirements, such as law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena, or court order;
  2. In response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements;
  3. In special cases, such as in response to a physical threat to your or others;
  4. In the event of a corporate change in control.
  5. When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.

Notice and Takedown Procedures; and Copyright Agent

If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Site infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this web site by contacting DearDrDora.com.


Complete Agreement

Except as expressly provided in a particular "legal notice" on the DearDrDora.com Site, these Terms and Conditions and the DearDrDora.com Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and DearDrDora.com, with respect to the use of the DearDrDora.com Site, and Content.


Thank you for your cooperation. We hope you find the DearDrDora.com Site helpful and convenient to use!