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Crossroads to Recovery Legal Disclaimer 2001

Copyright Notice

All pages which go to make up the World Wide Web site, Crossroads To Recovery (illstandbyyou.org), electronically produced and published articles, databases, and ancillary scripting software are copyrighted (2000) by Crossroads To Recovery, Inc. ("CTR"). CTR is a not-for-profit Minnesota-based corporation;
All rights reserved. The Crossroads To Recovery logo and the name "Crossroads To Recovery" and/or "illstandbyyou.org" are registered trademarks and may not be used without express written permission. Linking to our site is freely encouraged and no notice is required to do so.
Reproduction of any CTR pages for any and all commercial use, is generally prohibited, without prior, written permission from the publisher or Director of CTR. Permission is granted to copy pages, links, and other materials that go to make up CTR for private, personal use only.

Disclaimer

The CTR website was created for support and friendship to help Teens and young adults who suffer from a Mental Illness.

The CTR website may contain images and language that are inappropriate for children. CTR staff are not physicians, psychologists, therapists, or any other health professionals. And this is not a suicide hotline.

ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK

Although CTR strives for the highest quality in the resources offered here, unless otherwise noted, CTR is not responsible for the validity or accuracy of the material presented on its website.

Materials on CTR’s website are thought to be accurate, but no warranties, express or implied, are made. CTR specifically disclaim any warranty of merchantability or warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. CTR will not be held liable for any direct, consequential or other damages resulting from the negligence of CTR or its agents. Use of the CTR website constitutes understanding and acceptance of these provisions.
Always consult a trained mental health professional before making any decision regarding treatment choice or changes in your treatment. Never discontinue treatment or medication without first consulting your physician, clinician or therapist.

IF YOU ARE FEELING LIKE YOU WANT TO HARM YOURSELF OR OTHERS, PLEASE CALL 911 OR CONSULT A MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL IN YOUR AREA IMMEDIATELY.

Online resources are not meant to nor cannot replace the specialized training and professional judgment of a health care or mental health care professional.

Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Definitions.
Crossroads To Recovery’s website "illstandbyyou.org" is the interactive on-line service operated by Crossroads to Recovery, Inc., (CTR) on the World Wide Web of the Internet, consisting of information services and content provided by CTR, affiliates of CTR and other third parties. "Subscriber" means each person who establishes or accesses a connection to the CTR website (illstandbyyou.org).

2. General.
(A) This Agreement, which incorporates by reference other provisions applicable to use of CTR sets forth the terms and conditions that apply to use of CTR by Subscriber. By using the CTR website (other than to read this Agreement for the first time), Subscriber agrees to comply with all of the terms and conditions hereof. The right to use CTR is personal to Subscriber and is not transferable to any other person or entity. Subscriber is responsible for all use of Subscriber's Account (under any screen name or password) and for ensuring that all use of Subscriber's Account complies fully with the provisions of this Agreement. Subscriber shall be responsible for protecting the confidentiality of Subscriber's password(s), if any. (B) CTR shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of CTR, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use.

3. Changed Terms.
CTR shall have the right at any time to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable to Subscriber's use of the website, or any part thereof, or to impose new conditions, including, but not limited to, adding fees and charges for use. Such changes, modifications.

4. Equipment.
Subscriber shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware and other equipment needed for access to and use of Crossroads To Recovery and all charges related thereto.

5. Subscriber Conduct.
(A) Subscriber shall use CTR’s website for lawful purposes only. Subscriber shall not post or transmit through CTR any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, or which, without CTR express prior approval, contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services. Any conduct by a Subscriber that in CTR's discretion restricts or inhibits any other Subscriber from using or enjoying CTR will not be permitted. Subscriber shall not use CTR to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation.

(B) CTR contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound, and the entire contents of CTR are copyrighted as a collective work under the United States copyright laws.

In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. Subscriber acknowledges that it does not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.

(C) Subscriber shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on CTR any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with Subscriber. Subscriber shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting material to any public area of CTR, Subscriber automatically grants, or warrants that the owner of such material has expressly granted CTR the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. Subscriber also permits any other Subscriber to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that Subscriber's personal use. Subscriber hereby grants CTR the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material made available on CTR by Subscriber.

(D) Subscriber to the CTR website should never send their last name, phone number, address, or any other identifiable information. If subscriber fails to this, subscriber agrees to hold CTR harmless for any problems, litigation, or issues that may result.

6. Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of Liability. (A) SUBSCRIBER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT USE OF CTR’S WEBSITE IS AT SUBSCRIBER'S SOLE RISK. NEITHER CTR, ITS AFFILIATES NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS WARRANT THAT CTR WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF CTR, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE, OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH CTR. (B) CTR’S WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE IMPLIED BY AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION OR MODIFICATION UNDER THE LAWS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT.

(C) THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORD, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. SUBSCRIBER SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT CTR IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER SUBSCRIBERS OR THIRD-PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH SUBSCRIBER.

(D) IN NO EVENT WILL CTR, OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING CTR, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE CTR’S WEBSITE. SUBSCRIBER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT ON CTR. (E) IN ADDITION TO THE TERMS SET FORTH ABOVE NEITHER, CTR, NOR ITS AFFILIATES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS OR CONTENT PARTNERS SHALL BE LIABLE REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OR DURATION, FOR ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER DEFECTS IN, OR UNTIMELINESS OR UNAUTHENTICITY OF, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN CTR’S WEBSITE, OR FOR ANY DELAY OR INTERRUPTION IN THE TRANSMISSION THEREOF TO THE USER, OR FOR ANY CLAIMS OR LOSSES ARISING THEREFROM OR OCCASIONED THEREBY. NONE OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS OR LOSSES OF ANY NATURE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. PRIOR TO THE EXECUTION OF A STOCK TRADE, SUBSCRIBERS ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT WITH YOUR BROKER OR OTHER FINANCIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO VERIFY PRICING OR OTHER INFORMATION. CTR, ITS AFFILIATES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS OR CONTENT PARTNERS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR INVESTMENT DECISIONS BASED ON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED. NEITHER, CTR, NOR ITS AFFILIATES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS OR CONTENT PARTNERS WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THE TIMELINESS, SEQUENCE, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS INFORMATION. ADDITIONALLY, THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE INFORMATION.

7. Monitoring.
CTR shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of CTR website, including chat rooms and forums, to determine compliance with this Agreement and any operating rules established by CTR and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request. CTR shall have the right in its sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on the website. Without limiting the foregoing, CTR shall have the right to remove any material that CTR, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable.

8. Indemnification.
Subscriber agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless CTR, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the use of CTR website.

9. Trademarks.
CTR, and each of their logos are trademarks of Crossroads To Recovery, Inc. All rights reserved. All other trademarks appearing on the CTR website are the property of their respective owners.

10. Third Party Content.
CTR is a distributor (and not a publisher) of content supplied by third parties and Subscribers. Accordingly, CTR has no more editorial control over such content than does a public library, bookstore, or newsstand. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, Subscribers or any other users of the website, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not CTR. Neither CTR nor any third-party provider of information guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. (Refer to Section 6 above for the complete provisions governing limitation of liabilities and disclaimers of warranty.) In many instances, the content available through CTR represents the opinions and judgments of the respective information provider, Subscriber, or other user not under contract with CTR. CTR neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the website by anyone other than authorized CTR employee spokespersons while acting in their official capacities. Under no circumstances will CTR be liable for any loss or damage caused by a Subscriber's reliance on information obtained through CTR. It is the responsibility of Subscriber to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through the CTR website. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content.

11. Miscellaneous.
This Agreement and any operating rules for the CTR website established by CTR constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Minnesota, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.

Third Party Content
Authors of original materials on CTR retain copyright of their own works. All other company and/or product names and/or content are trademarks, registered trademarks, or copyrighted by their respective owners.

Community
Users may post messages directly to the CTR website. Accordingly, users will be held directly and solely responsible for the content of messages that are posted. CTR has full discretion to delete messages.