Terms of Use

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Welcome to the JoyProject.org! The Joy Project maintains this website for your information and education regarding eating disorders and related issues. You are encouraged to use and enjoy The Joy Project website, and to do so it is very important for you, the user, to understand our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Your use of The Joy Project website constitutes your full acceptance of these Terms of Use set forth below as well as other terms, conditions, and policies set forth on The Joy Project website, including, but not limited to, our Privacy Policy. Please keep in mind that unauthorized use of the website is strictly prohibited. Any violation or breaching of these Terms of Use automatically terminates the rights granted to you, and may also constitute a violation of copyright, trademark, or other applicable laws.

 

1. Scope

The Joy Project Terms of Use apply to the entire The Joy Project website and all portions of the website contained therein, excluding links to other websites. These Terms of Use shall also apply to any future portions of The Joy Project website, excluding links to other websites unless otherwise stated.

 

2. Unlawful or Prohibited Use

You may not use The Joy Project website for any purpose that is unlawful, or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use The Joy Project website in any manner that could damage, disable, over-burden, impair or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of The Joy Project website. You shall not modify, adjust or alter any part of The Joy Project website and shall not use software, or use software in ways, which will damage, disable, over-burden, impair or interfere The Joy Project in any way. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any computer systems or networks connected to any of The Joy Project server or other systems, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not acquire or attempt to acquire any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through The Joy Project website.

 

3. Copyright Notice

The Joy Project produces The Joy Project websites. The entire contents of The Joy Project websites are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported. You may copy, distribute and transmit contents of The Joy Project websites excluding all contents that were acquired from third party vendors, in which case the copyright remains under their legal possession, protected by the copyright laws of the United States and international copyright laws. You may not use the contents on The Joy Project websites for any commercial purpose, and you may not alter, transform or build upon the contents of The Joy Project websites.

 

4. Typographical or Other Errors

While The Joy Project takes reasonable care and skill to provide accurate and up-to-date information, typographical and other errors may nevertheless occur. The Joy Project does not undertake to update or correct such information and reserves the right to modify, delete and rearrange any or all of the contents of The Joy Project website at any time without prior notice to you. While The Joy Project makes reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized tampering with our website, The Joy Project does not guarantee that its efforts will always be successful. Therefore, as set below, The Joy Project does not warranty that The Joy Project website materials will be error-free, and disclaims any liability for such errors.

 

5. Disclaimer of Warranties

THE JOY PROJECT MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEBSITE MATERIALS, AND THAT ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THE JOY PROJECT PERIODICALLY AMENDS, MODIFIES, ADDS, DELETES, OR UPDATES THE INFORMATION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE TERMS OF USE AND THE PRIVACY POLICY, AT THE WEBSITE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND TITLE.

No guarantee is given that emails sent from or received by The Joy Project will be free from viruses or bugs. You are responsible for ensuring that no bugs or viruses attach to such emails, and shall be solely responsible for any loss of data or corruption of any supplier’s system to which such email is sent.

The information on The Joy Project website or emails sent from The Joy Project is designed for educational purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose or treat any health problems or illnesses, or be a substitute for informed medical advice or care.

The Joy Project does not guarantee that The Joy Project website or its materials are appropriate for use in every country of the world. Your use of this Website is at your own risk, and you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

 

6. Limitation of Liability

THE JOY PROJECT, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR COLLECTIVE SUPPLIERS ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE, AS WELL AS LOSS OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, AVAILABLES ON THE WEBSITE, OR ANY SOFTWARE INSTALLED BY YOU TO CONNECT AND USE THE JOY PROJECT WEBSITE. FURTHER, THE JOY PROJECT AND ITS AFFILIATES ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION OF EQUIPMENT, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS, LOST PROFITS, OR ANY INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREON.

 

7. External Third-Party Websites

The Joy Project websites may contain links to third-party websites. While we try to link only to websites that share our high standards and respect for website use and privacy, we are not responsible for the practices employed by other websites, and those other sites have not agreed to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In addition, any link to a third-party website does not imply or constitute sponsorship, endorsement, approval or responsibility for the content, or the use of such third-party website.

 

8. External Treatment, Research Study and Service Providers

We recommend that you thoroughly research treatment centers or other service providers yourselves before choosing to use their services. If you believe that any of the information here is in error, please use the “Contact Us” link to send us a notification so that we may attempt to correct the error. While we try to link only to treatment centers, research studies and service providers that share our high standards and respect for safety, website use and privacy, we are not responsible for the practices employed by other organizations, and those organizations have not agreed to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

 

9. Non-Treatment, Non-Diagnosis Nature of Content

The Content on the Joy Project websites is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical or behavioral condition. Reliance on any information provided by The Joy Project, The Joy Project employees, others appearing on the website at the invitation of The Joy Project, or other visitors to the website is solely at your own risk. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of the Content on The Joy Project websites.

 

With All Of That Said…

With all of that said, what is comes down to is that we want your experience with The Joy Project website to be as safe, secure, and pleasant as possible. So, if you have any questions or concerns about our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, or anything about our website, please feel free to contact us at any time.

 

 

 

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Terms of Use

We want your experience with our website to be as safe, secure, and pleasant as possible. You are encouraged to use and enjoy our website, and to do so it is very important for you, the user, to understand our Terms of Use Statement. Please click here to read our Terms of Use Statement.

Privacy Statement

The Joy Project takes your privacy very seriously, and the following statements describe our commitment to protecting the privacy of all of our website visitors and users. Your visit to The Joy Project website and providing of any personal information to The Joy Project constitutes your acceptance of practices described in this privacy policy (click to read).