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PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

If you do not agree to any of these terms or The Psychological Channel privacy Policy, please do not use The Psychological Channel Website.

The Psychological Channel website, The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network, its owners, officers, staff, directors, employees, and agents will henceforth be included in any reference in this document as The Psychological Channel. You agree that your use of The Psychological Channel website shall be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, The Psychological Channel website, The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network, its owners, officers, staff, directors, employees, and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the website and your use thereof. The Psychological Channel makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this site's content or the content of any sites linked to this site and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever (including death), resulting from your access to and use of The Psychological Channel website, any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our website, any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through our website by any third party, and/or any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via The Psychological Channel website. The Psychological Channel does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through The Psychological Channel website or any hyperlinked website or featured in any banner or other advertising, and The Psychological Channel will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services offered from The Psychological Channel website. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your best judgment and exercise caution where appropriate.

In no event shall The Psychological Channel, its officers, directors, employees, or agents, be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages (including death) whatsoever resulting from any errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of our website, any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our website, any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like, which may be transmitted to or through our website by any third party, and/or any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via The Psychological Channel website, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not the company is advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction.

You specifically acknowledge that The Psychological Channel shall not be liable for user submissions or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you. The Website is controlled and offered by The Psychological Channel from its facilities in the United States of America. The Psychological Channel makes no representations that The Psychological Channel Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use The Psychological Channel Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

By using and/or visiting this website (collectively, including all content and functionality available through The Psychological Channel.com domain name, The Psychological Channel Website", or "Website" regardless or method of entry including links from other web addresses), you signify your agreement to these terms of use and The Psychological Channel Privacy Policy and incorporated here by reference. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. The Psychological Channel reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Psychological Channel, The Psychological Network, its owners, parent corporation, staff, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: your use of and access to The Psychological Channel Website; your violation of any term of these Terms of Service; your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of The Psychological Channel Website.

To access some features of the Website, you will have to be a registered user and create an account. You may not use another's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide truthful and comprehensive information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify The Psychological Channel immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. The Psychological Channel is not liable for any loss to users based on a security breech. However the user may be liable to The Psychological Channel for any loss caused by the unauthorized use of your account.

Comments on blogs and posting to the Message Board are only for Registered Members. The Psychological Channel will allow posting of information that does not reflect the beliefs or views of The Psychological Channel to encourage open and free communication about a topic. The Psychological Channel does, however, maintain the right to remove any postings that it finds inappropriate. We encourage free speech and defend everyone's right to express their point of view, but we do not permit speech which attacks or demeans a group based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity. When such speech is brought to the attention of The psychological Channel we will work to delete the offensive content as quickly as possible. If a member is found to use inappropriate speech as outlined above they may have their ability to register to The Psychological Channel permanently terminated.

User Comments, Research Blogs, and Message Board submissions are made available to you for your information and personal use solely as intended through the normal functionality of The Psychological Channel Service. These postings are made available "as is", and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, downloaded, or otherwise exploited in any manner not intended by the normal functionality of The Psychological Channel Service or otherwise as prohibited under this Agreement. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of The psychological Channel Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the Content therein.

Because The Psychological Channel shows videos from other host sites (Youtube, Google Video, MetaCafe, Etc.) We cannot take any responsibility whatsoever for content that is shown within the video viewer that follows a selected video. The Psychological Channel offers related searches below the video viewer that have been prescreened and fit the criteria as out lined in our mission statement which can be viewed by clicking on About us, but we can make no statements about any search that appears in the video viewer except that it allows this content to appear on our site so as to be in compliance with the terms of use of some of the host sites.

When The Psychological Channel accepts or licenses Mental Health or Psychological content from third-parties for publication on our site, our editors review the third-party's editorial policies and procedures for consistency with The Psychological channel's Editorial Policies. While The Psychological Channel Editorial Staff may not review each page, or scene in a video of the third-party licensed content, the Editorial Staff does review a representative sample of the content to ensure that the third-party implements the editorial policy and procedures reviewed by The Psychological Channel and that the content is accurate, timely and relevant.

Changing of Terms
The Psychological Channel has the right to change the terms of use when it sees fit without the notification of users of the website. It is therefore the responsibility of the sites users to check the terms of use for any changes of content. These Terms of Service apply to all users of The Psychological Channel website, including users who are also contributors of video content, blogs, message board information, and other materials or services on the Website. The Psychological Channel Website includes all aspects of The Psychological Channel, including but not limited to all products, software and services offered via the website. The Psychological Channel has the right to alter or eliminate any aspect of the website at any time without notification.

Viewing and use of Content
Any videos found on this website are intended for viewing on this website and not intended to be copied, stored, permanently downloaded, or redistributed by the user. Accessing User Videos for any purpose or in any manner other than viewing in "real time" is expressly prohibited. User Videos are made available "as is."

This Website contains links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by The Psychological Channel. The Psychological Channel has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, The Psychological Channel will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve The Psychological Channel from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website. For this reason, we caution you to be aware when you leave (or are offered search content within the video viewer) from other Websites and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit. Content found on this site that is from other host sites must be used in accordance with the host sites terms and conditions of use. Any content that is generated by The Psychological Channel that is hosted by other sites is to be used in accordance with the host sites terms and condition of use. If content is solely hosted by The Psychological Channel then permission is needed from The Psychological Channel to reproduce any content on any other website.

This site contains information that has to do with psychology. This information is not to be used for the diagnosis or treatment of mental illnesses or any other type of personal or relationship problems. People experiencing any emotional, relationship, psychiatric, mental health, medical, or psychological problems, or any other problem causing physical or mental discomfort should see a qualified health care professional. Because The Psychological Channel accepts 3rd party links, any 3rd party links are beyond the control of The Psychological Channel and we cannot be held accountable for their content. This site is intended for people who are interested in psychological and philosophical idea and the free exchange and discussion of this type of material. The writing, pictures, videos and other material contained on this site are in no manner intended to be used in lieu of a licensed mental health professional or health care professional. We do feel however, any and all information presented is protected by the 1st Amendment Rights as defined by the United States Constitution. The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network, or any of its owners, parent or subsidiary companies or personnel are not liable in any way for any negative or unwanted effects or result that may occur from your viewing of any content appearing on this site. Anyone that views this content agrees to put in place the proper methods that allow you to monitor the use of the Internet by persons not of legal age.

You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service.

The contents of The Psychological Channel Site, such as text, graphics, images, and other material contained on the Site ("Content") are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or psychological advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified licensed mental health provider with any questions you may have regarding a psychological or medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read or seen on The Psychological Channel Site. When using The Psychological Channel Website, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and The Psychological Channel is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against The Psychological Channel with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network, its Owners/Operators, affiliates, employees, staff, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.


You agree that: The Psychological Channel Website shall be deemed solely based in New Jersey; and The Psychological Channel Website shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over The Psychological Channel, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than New Jersey. These Terms of Service shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of New Jersey, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and The Psychological Channel that arises in whole or in part from The Psychological Channel Website shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in New Jersey. These Terms of Service, together with the Privacy policy and any other legal notices published by The Psychological Channel on the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and The Psychological Channel concerning The Psychological Channel Website. If any provision of these Terms of Service is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and The Psychological Channel's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Psychological Channel reserves the right to amend these Terms of Service at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service for any changes. Your use of The Psychological Channel Website following any amendment of these Terms of Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms. YOU AND THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CHANNEL AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CHANNEL WEBSITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

If you think you may have a medical or psychological emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. The Psychological Channel does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by The Psychological Network, The Psychological Channel, The Psychological Channel's employees, others appearing on the Site at the invitation of The Psychological Channel, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk.
The Site may contain mental health or medically related materials that are sexually explicit. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our Site. The Site and the Content are provided on an "as is" basis.

You are not allowed to use any digital robots, spiders, or automated search mechanisms with the purpose of interfering or creating problems with the website, such as placing more demands on the site than the servers can accommodate. You are not allowed to "hack into" or otherwise gain information on individuals or the company or the code used to design the website from the website. You are not allowed to spam (i.e., send e-mails) to individuals, groups companies, or any entity whatsoever using this website as a false address of the origin of said e-mail.

Submissions And Registration
The personal information you submit to The Psychological Channel is governed by the The Psychological Channel Privacy Policy. To the extent there is an inconsistency between this Agreement and The Psychological Channel's Privacy Policy this Agreement shall govern.

Submissions
You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type to the Public Areas (including Research Blog, message boards, Videos, etc.) that infringe or violate any rights of any party including copyrighted material. By submitting communications or content to the Public Areas, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. If you submit content that has been previously published you guarantee The Psychological Channel that you have obtained permission from said publication or are submitting a significantly different version, where as no possibility of copyright infringement can occur. By submitting content to The Psychological Channel you agree to take on all legal costs brought against The Psychological Channel website, The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network, its Owners/Operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, employees and staff for any damages brought about due to any claim of copyright violation resulting from your submission. If you make any such submission you agree that you will not send or transmit to any of The Psychological Channel staff (including through the email, US postal service, or any other carrier or means of transmitting content) any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any party. If you submit any research, business information, idea, concept or invention to The Psychological Channel, you agree such submission is non-confidential for all purposes.

If you make any submission to a Public Area or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to The Psychological Channel,(including through the email, US postal service, or any other carrier or means of transmitting content) you automatically grant or warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted The Psychological Channel a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. The Psychological Channel may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any research, business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them to the Public Areas or to The Psychological Channel. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.

You agree to only post or upload Research, Ideas, or Media (like photos, videos or audio) that you have taken yourself or that you have all rights to transmit and license and which do not violate trademark, copyright, privacy or any other rights of any other person. Photos or videos of celebrities and cartoon or comic images are usually copyrighted by the owner. To protect your privacy, you agree that you will not submit any media that contains Personally Identifiable Information (like name, phone number, email address or web site URL.) of you or of anyone else. Uploading media like images or video of other people without their permission is strictly prohibited.

By uploading any media on The Psychological Channel site, you warrant that you have permission from all persons appearing in your media for you to make this contribution and grant rights described herein. Never post a picture or video of or with someone else unless you have their explicit permission.

It is strictly prohibited to upload media of any kind that contain expressions of hate, abuse, offensive images or conduct, obscenity, pornography, sexually explicit or any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable law or regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms and Conditions, The Psychological Channel Advertising Policy and The Psychological Channel Privacy Policy.

You agree that you will not upload any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or this Web site.

By uploading any media such as research, photos or videos, you grant to The Psychological Channel a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in the media; and you certify that any person pictured in the submitted media (or, if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) authorizes The Psychological Channel to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in such media; and you agree to indemnify The Psychological Channel and its affiliates, owners, staff, directors, officers and employees and hold them harmless from any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from the media and/or your failure to comply with these the terms described in this document.

The Psychological Channel reserves the right to review all media prior to submission to the site and to remove any media for any reason, at any time, without prior notice, at our sole discretion.

Copyright Infringement Notification
To file a copyright infringement notification with us, you will need to send a written communication that includes substantially the following (please consult your legal counsel or see Section 512(c)(3) of the Copyright Act to confirm these requirements):
. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material. Providing URLs in the body of an email is the best way to help us locate content quickly.
. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Such written notice should be sent to our designated agent as follows:
Email: copyright@thepsychologicalchannel.com

Please also note that under Section 512(f) any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.
You may submit content ("User Videos"), ("User graphic" - pictures, photos, drawings, graphs, etc), ("User textual content" - Comments, Research, Blogs, Message board content, etc.). User Videos, User graphics, and User textual content are collectively referred to as "User Submissions." You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, The Psychological Channel does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Submissions. You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize The Psychological Channel to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service.

For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to The Psychological Channel, you hereby grant The Psychological Channel a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with The Psychological Channel including the Website and The Psychological Channel LLC, The Psychological Network (and its successors'and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of The Psychological Channel Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of The Psychological Channel Website a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms of Service. The above licenses granted by you in User Submissions terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your User Submission from The Psychological Channel Service. You understand and agree, however, that The Psychological Channel may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of User Submissions that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in User Comments are perpetual and irrevocable.

In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant The Psychological Channel all of the license rights granted herein.

You further agree that you will not, in connection with User Submissions, submit material that is contrary to The Psychological Channel's terms of use, which may be updated from time to time, or contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.

The Psychological Channel does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and The Psychological Channel expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions. The Psychological Channel does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website, and The Psychological Channel will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another's intellectual property rights. The Psychological Channel reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.

Any content submitted to The Psychological channel must not infringe on anyone copyright or intellectual property.





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