Personal Information We Collect
Personal information is information that can be used to identify or contact you. We only collect personal information that you voluntarily provide in e-mails that you send through the following links at our website: "Guestbook," or "Contact Addiction Treatment Forum."
We use the information that you provide to respond to questions from you or to send materials or information that you have requested. We also use your information to send you e-mails if you have opted into our website update e-mail notification program. You can always opt-out of receiving such e-mails by sending us an e-mail to ATForum@aol.com requesting that we stop sending these messages to you.
Addiction Treatment Forum does not sell (or provide for free) e-mail addresses, names, mailing addresses, or any other personal information to any Third Parties for their own marketing or information collection purposes.
General Use of Site
You may use our website without registering or submitting any personal information. In that case, the only information we collect will be non-personal information obtained through the use of “Cookies.” These are small computer files transferred to your computer's hard drive, which allow us to know how often people visit our site and the pages they visit while at our site. The information collected by cookies allows us to statistically monitor how many people are using our site and which are the most popular features of our site. Addiction Treatment Forum does not store any personally identifiable information in any cookies on your computer.
Your browser software can be set to reject all cookies. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the "Help" section of the toolbar. You do not have to accept our cookies in order to productively use our site.
Disclosure of Your Information
How Addiction Treatment Forum Handles Privacy & Security Internally
This policy is effective as of January 1, 2005
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.
The users of this site assume all risks of use and shall indemnify and hold Addiction Treatment Forum, and its employees, agents, and service providers, harmless from and against any and all damages, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, arising out of or related to use of information, services, or products mentioned at this site.
ATForum.com Does Not Provide Medical Advice, Diagnosis, or Treatment
The contents of the Addiction Treatment Forum site, such as text, graphics, images, and other materials ("Content") are for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. The Content is not intended to be nor should it be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis or treatment in any way.
Any information you find here or on websites that we link to should be verified with your Professional Healthcare Provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency or any condition requiring immediate attention, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Addiction Treatment Forum does not specifically recommend or endorse any products, tests procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on this site. Reliance on any information provided via ATForum.com is solely at your own risk.
Use of Contents; Copyrights
All Contents of ATForum.com are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Title to the Content remains with Addiction Treatment Forum and its representatives unless otherwise specified.
Addiction Treatment Forum authorizes you to download a single copy of the material on the ATForum.com site solely for your personal, noncommercial use and only if you include the copyright and proprietary rights notices that identify the source of the downloaded content or portions thereof. Any such copyrighted material may not be edited, translated to another language, or in any other way altered from its original form without prior notice to and the approval of Addiction Treatment Forum (See Contact Us section).
Liability of Addiction Treatment Forum
The ATForum.com site and the Content are provided on an "as is" basis. Addiction Treatment Forum makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, including text, graphics, links, or other communications provided on or through the use of the ATForum.com site.
Addiction Treatment Forum does not promote or market any specific brand of prescription drug or other healthcare product and makes no claims concerning the efficacy or safety of any product(s). In no event shall Addiction Treatment Forum, its employees, agents, service providers, or any third parties mentioned on the ATForum.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 or inability to use the Addiction Treatment Forum site or its Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Addiction Treatment Forum is advised of the possibility of such damages.
Advertisements & Links to Other Websites
Addiction Treatment Forum does not endorse the content, or any products or services, provided through or referenced on any third-party websites. Addiction Treatment Forum is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, 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.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Addiction Treatment Forum, its employees, agents, and service provider, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities, and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees and court costs, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.
Addiction Treatment Forum makes no claims that the Content is appropriate for viewing 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 Addiction Treatment Forum site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
This policy was reviewed and approved July 27, 2006