Privacy & Terms
Privacy, Terms and Conditions
At the Dr. Jim Manganiello site, www.drjimmanganiello.com, I never distribute your personal information to unauthorized third parties.
I may ask you for your personal identification information in connection with your use of any subscription registrations, programs, submissions, surveys, discussion groups, suggestions, and your requests for products or services or additional information. In all of these cases, I will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information. Unless otherwise stated, I will never intentionally disclose any personal identification information about you as an individual user to any third party without your having approved, such as when you give us information to send your credit card related information to your credit card company when you make a purchase of a service or product.
Protecting your privacy and your information is a top priority. I have taken careful steps to safeguard your personal information. I apply great care in providing secure transmission of your information from your PC to our servers, but as hard as I try I cannot control 100% of all forms of communication such as e-mail etc. Please be aware of that.
Thanks for your awareness.
The law protects the relationship between a client and a clinical psychologist, and information cannot be disclosed without your written permission.
- Suspected child abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse, for which I am required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, I must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If a client intends to harm himself or herself, I will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in insuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, I will take further measures without their permission that are provided to me by law in order to ensure their safety.
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Thank you for understanding that working on the internet today requires special legal cautions and protections.
I appreciate you visiting the drjimmanganiello.com website (the Site). The following “Terms and Conditions of Use” set forth the agreement between the Site, myself and each and every user governing the use of the Site.
Please review these terms and conditions thoroughly before using the Site. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree these Terms and Conditions, then please exit now, you may not access or use the Site.
The Site is primarily designed to offer access to psychological services for individuals, couples and families. In addition, the Site may offer information and products as well as educational and training experiences (vs. clinical) to relieve stress, enhance stress resilience, support health, and facilitate personal growth, quality of life and well-being.
I want each visitor to our Site to have a safe, convenient and valuable experience so I have established the following terms and conditions so that you know what to assume and expect.
I may need to change these terms and conditions, or the policies that govern the use of the Site at any time. I urge you to review the Site’s terms and conditions every so often for any changes. Your continued use of the Site shall be deemed your notification and acceptance of any changes to our terms and conditions.
By entering and using the Site, you fully and completely accept these terms and conditions, which revoke and cancel any and all other agreements or understandings between you and Dr. Manganiello pertaining to the topics and sum and substance of the Site.
MEDICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE DISCLAIMER
Informational and products on the Site are intended for educational purposes only.
Anything outside of a contracted fee based clinical relationship between you and Dr. Manganiello, is not intended to diagnose or treat any health problem or illness. No information or products on the Site are meant as substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your health care provider.
Because all of the information and products contained on the Site are intended for educational purposes only, they are not in any way intended to be used or viewed as a substitute for medical or psychological or any other form of health advice, treatment, counsel or care. Nor are they meant to serve as a basis for your self-help efforts. Make sure you consult with a licensed health professional to explore the appropriateness of using any information or products available on the Site as a basis for your self-help efforts.
The use of the Site does not create a psychologist-patient relationship or any other health professional-patient relationship between Dr. Manganiello and the user of the Site. In no way does the use of this Site obligate Dr. Manganiello to any follow-up or contact for any reason including, but not limited to, medical or health reasons. Persons who visit the Site should in no way rely on any information provided on the Site to meet their own psychological or physical health needs for professional health services.
No information contained on the Site or in any electronic or written information sent to you by Dr. Manganiello is to be taken as medical or other health treatment, advice or counsel pertaining to any of yours or anyone else’s specific health or medical condition. Dr. Manganiello does not diagnosis, treat, or recommend any course of action regarding your physical or psychological health by mere virtue of your using the Site. Unless and until you are in a clinical fee based relationship with Dr. Manganiello, his role is exclusively that of an educator and trainer using ideas and methods of his own choosing in that capacity.
You recognize, accept and allow that Dr. Jim Manganiello is not engaged in the practice of psychology or medicine or any other professional health discipline through the isolated use of the site drjimmanganiello.com. Any and all decisions made using the Site content will be your exclusive responsibility and, if you choose, that of your health service providers.
Drjimmanganiello.com unequivocally disclaims any responsibility or liability for any undesirable, unfavorable, or adverse results or damages consequent to your relying on Site content, including any and all programs, practices, regimens, routines and products.
At your expense, you agree to indemnify and hold Dr. Jim Manganiello harmless from any and all losses, damages or liabilities, that result from any and all claims, causes of action, proceedings, suits, or demands against Dr. Jim Manganiello an ddrjimmanganiello.com arising from or related to decisions or recommendations you make using the Site content, including any and all programs and products.
Only those psychological services rendered by Dr. Manganiello in an agreed upon formal individual, couples or family counseling and psychotherapy relationship involve clinical services (vs. education and training services).
None of the educational and training regimens, materials or programs supervised or administered by Dr. Manganiello or anyone under his direction are a treatment or cure for any illness or health problem.
Nor is any communication or service of any kind that you receive from Dr. Manganiello, or those under his direction at drjimmanganiello.com, treatment or counsel for any illness or health problem. The same applies for any and all materials and products available on the Site. All materials and products are meant as educational resources intended for your self-directed use. No free or for sale products on the Site, barring none, are meant as a cure or treatment or counsel for any health problem.
You should never delay seeking the diagnosis and counsel of your health care professional because of any Site content. Consult your health care professional before practicing any recommendations or acting on any practices and/or routines available on the Site. The Site content is not to be misconstrued as Dr. Manganiello’s promoting or supporting the self-management of your medical or psychological condition(s) or of anyone you know.
No statements, materials or products have been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
QUOTING, REFERENCING AND USING THE SITE
You can quote material verbatim from the Site for your personal, non-commercial use under the following conditions:
You are strictly prohibited from exporting or quoting material from pages or from audio programming for your commercial or financial benefit. You must maintain and display all Dr. Jim Manganiello copyright and restrictive rights, and other proprietary notices, on all materials you quote or copy.
You may not transmit, distribute, modify, reuse, report, or use the contents of the Site, including the text, images, audio, and video, for public or commercial purposes, without the written permission of drjimmanganiello.com.
If you want to re-use, re-print, copy, distribute, modify, transmit, report any information that is NOT the property of drjimmanganiello.com, then you must contact the rightful owners to obtain permission. Dr. Manganiello, accepts no responsibility for any violations of the intellectual property of others by any party using this Site.
You may not allow, enable, or support the communication of unsolicited, commercial advertising or solicitations via e-mail or use automated technology (including without limitation–robots, scripts, spiders, or any other programmed device) to access the Site or observe or copy our Site pages or its content. You are also strictly prohibited from putting pop-up windows on the Site or in any manner modifying its pages.
I may cancel your use of the Site without prior notice for any reason if I conclude that you have violated any of these terms and conditions. You may terminate your use of the Site at any time.
USE AND WARRANTLY EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMER
Dr. Jim Manganiello assumes no risk or obligation for your use of the Site. Further, Dr. Manganiello is not responsible for the content of information appearing via hyperlink to other Internet Sites. Dr. Manganiello does not endorse any other Internet Site, nor does he vouch for any information which may be contained on any other Internet Site, including those to which it provides Internet links.
Any papers or other information, including radio interviews, which are written and produced for the Site by principals, guest contributors, and/or advisors to the Site and/or by the educational services wing of drjimmanganiello.com, are intended for educational purposes only, and are solely intended to help visitors round out their understanding of some of the issues and complexities of comprehensive stress relief, personal growth and wellness concerns.
In consideration for your use of and access to the Site, you agree that in no event will Dr. Jim Manganiello or any other party or person involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site (including any and/or all of its contents) or any web site linked to this Site, be liable to you in any manner whatsoever for any decision made or action or non-action taken by you in reliance upon the information provided through this Site and/or its links.
While Dr. Manganiello uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, he makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy, timeliness, or completeness. He assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content on the Site.
You expressly agree that you use this Site at your own risk. Neither Dr. Manganiello, nor any party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site or any of the material or information contained in the Site is liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Site.
Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Site is provided to you “AS IS” with no warranty of any sort, implied or expressed, including (but not limited to) the implied warranties of fitness and longevity for a particular purpose, non-infringement or merchantability.
Dr. Manganiello makes no warranty that the services on the Site will satisfy you or meet your needs, or that the material and/or products and/or services will be uninterrupted and without error. Nor does Dr. Manganiello make any assurances pertaining to the accuracy or reliability of the Site content. You understand and agree that any Site material and/or information reviewed, copied or used in any fashion is done at your own risk.
COPYRIGHTS, CREDITS AND TRADEMARKS
Dr. Jim Manganiello owns the Site.
All trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site, are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Dr. Jim Manganiello (or others where indicated). Nothing contained on the Site or in these Terms and Conditions should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without written permission of drjimmanganiello.com. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that Dr. Manganiello will aggressively enforce his and the Site’s intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, possibly including the seeking of criminal prosecution.
All other trademarks, articles, publications, books, tapes, web Sites, product names and company names or logos cited herein are the legal and intellectual property of their respective owners.
Assume that everything you read or hear on the Site is copyrighted unless otherwise noted, and may not be used without the written permission of Dr. Jim Manganiello except as provided in these Terms and Conditions or in the text on the Site. Dr. Manganiello neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Dr. Manganiello.
Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.
Dr. Manganiello and the Site also assume no responsibility for and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from the Site.
Any images displayed on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by, Dr. Manganiello, unless otherwise noted. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or specific permission provided elsewhere on the Site. Unauthorized use of these images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
YOUR SUBMISSIONS TO THE SITE
You may submit testimonials, comments or other content to the Site and Dr. Jim Manganiello via e-mail links on the Site or through snail mail. While you retain ownership to your submissions, you give to Dr. Jim Manganiello a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, permanent global right and license to use, reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, your submission in any present and future media forms. Dr. Manganiello may post on the Site any testimonial you send us. He will attribute your testimonial to you by displaying your full name with your permission, or your first and last initial or your first name and last initial next to your testimonial at our discretion.
In the unlikely event that any formal dispute arises between you and Dr. Manganiello, or its owner or employees, all said disputes will be resolved finally and exclusively by binding arbitration in Boston, Massachusetts before a sole arbitrator chosen from and administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its governing rules.
Dr. Manganiello’s failure to put into effect or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any proviso or condition of the Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by either a court of expert jurisdiction or the Arbitrator, you and Dr. Manganiello nonetheless agree that the court or the Arbitrator should undertake to give effect to your and Dr. Manganiello’s intentions as reflected in the provision, and that the other provisions of the Terms remain entirely in effect.
You agree that despite any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site or Dr. Manganiello’s information or products must be made within one year after any claim or cause of action arose or be finally and permanently barred.
I welcome you to the Site. I wish you an enjoyable and life enhancing experience.