Terms

Addiction.com’s Terms of Use
Welcome to Addiction.com. Addiction.com provides its services to you subject to these Terms of Use (the “Terms”). By visiting Addiction.com, you are agreeing to the Terms described herein. These Terms govern your use of the Addiction.com website and its services (“Services”). Please read these Terms carefully. We reserve the right to modify and amend these Terms and to post the amended Terms on the website. By your use of Addiction.com, you agree to abide by its Terms, as amended from time to time.

Privacy
Addiction.com is committed to protecting the privacy of its users. For more information, please review our Privacy Policy, which explains how we collect, use and disclose information that affects your privacy.

Using the Addiction.com Website and Services
Addiction.com grants you a limited, non-exclusive right to use the Services, and any content and materials made available to you in connection with your use of the Services, only for your non-commercial, informational purposes and for such other purposes (and subject to such further limitations) as may be provided in these Terms.

Reprint Permissions
No part of this Website or any of its photographs or other content may be reproduced, copied, modified or adapted without prior written consent. To request permission to reproduce content from Addiction.com, please contact us here.

Conduct
As a user of the Addiction.com website and services, you may not: (1) reproduce or publish any portion of the Services in any manner other than as expressly permitted in these Terms, (2) use the Services to create any derivative products, (3) resell, relicense, or redistribute the Services in whole or in part, (4) use the Services to infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy, (5) use the Services for any purpose that is defamatory, obscene, libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing.

Linking and Framing
In order to establish a link between Addiction.com or its content and any other website, you must first obtain prior written approval.  Requests for linking should be sent to help@addiction.com.  Framing is strictly prohibited.  You will not frame or attempt to frame any page or portion of Addiction.com.

Links to Third Parties
For informational purposes only, Addiction.com may provide links on the website to content providers, as well as other third parties. Addiction.com exercises no control over these third party websites, and thus, Addiction.com is not responsible for the operation, content or practices of those websites. Consequently, Addiction.com does not endorse and/or approve the privacy policies, terms and conditions of use or information gathering practices of any third party website you may link to and/or from Addiction.com. Accordingly, Addiction.com’s Privacy Policy and Terms do not apply to those linked websites. You hereby waive any claim you might have against Addiction.com with respect to those linked websites. Additionally, third parties may provide links to Addiction.com. These links are for purely informational purposes only and Addiction.com does not approve, endorse or control any linked website’s content, practices and/or policies.

Content
At times, Addiction.com may permit you to submit content. To the extent you have any intellectual property rights to any content that you submit, you grant Addiction.com, and its affiliates, a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, transferable license to use, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of your content. You agree not to submit content unless you have the right to grant this license to Addiction.com for your content.

If you become aware of any objectionable content on Addiction.com’s website, please contact us and report it to us. We will address each request and take the necessary measures to deal with such content.

Addiction.com respects the rights of its users. If you believe your work has been copied in any way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact Addiction.com at help@addiction.com in accordance with the requirements of the DMCA takedown notice under 15 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3).

Disclaimer
THE SERVICES ARE INFORMATIONAL ONLY AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC MEDICAL, HEALTH CARE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL OR INVESTMENT ADVICE. THE SERVICES ARE BASED UPON CERTAIN DATA RECEIVED FROM THE USER AND/OR THIRD PARTIES, AND SUBJECT TO FREQUENT CHANGE. ADDICTION.COM MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE METHODOLOGIES USED OR THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY OF THE SERVICES. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN ”AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED OR EXPRESS WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ANY RELIANCE ON OR USE BY USER OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE ENTIRELY AT USER’S OWN RISK. ADDICTION.COM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE LEGALITY OR PROPRIETY OF THE USE OF THE SERVICES IN ANY JURISDICTION, STATE OR REGION. USER SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING ANY AND ALL NECESSARY LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, PERMITS, APPROVALS OR OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS REQUIRED BY FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL STATUTE, LAW OR REGULATION APPLICABLE TO USER’S USE OF THE SERVICES.

ADDICTION.COM MAY CONTAIN CONTENT AND MATERIALS THAT MAY BE CONSIDERED SEXUALLY EXPLICIT OR OTHERWISE OFFENSIVE TO SOME AUDIENCES.  IF YOU BELIEVE YOU MAY BE OFFENDED BY SUCH CONTENT OR MATERIALS, YOU HAVE THE OPTION TO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

Limitation of Liability
Although Addiction.com takes all reasonable and necessary precautions, it cannot guarantee or warrant that the content, information or files available on or for downloading from  Addiction.com will be free from infection, corruption, viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other codes that possess contaminating or destructive properties.  By using Addicition.com and agreeing to these Terms, you understand and acknowledge that any content, files or information downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of our website is at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download and/or use of such content, files or information.

ADDICTION.COM’S TOTAL LIABILITY AND USER’S EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, SHALL BE LIMITED TO DIRECT MONEY DAMAGES NOT EXCEEDING $500. THIS LIMIT IS CUMULATIVE AND ANY PAYMENTS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL BE AGGREGATED TO CALCULATE SATISFACTION OF THE LIMIT. THE EXISTENCE OF MULTIPLE CLAIMS WILL NOT ENLARGE THE LIMIT. ADDICTION.COM SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY UNDER OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFIT OR REVENUE OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, EVEN IF ADDICTION.COM IS AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY. USER AGREES THAT THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THIS AGREEMENT, AND THAT THE SERVICES WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED TO USER ABSENT SUCH LIMITATIONS.

Indemnity
User agrees to indemnify and hold Addiction.com harmless from and against all claims of third parties arising from (1) your use of the Services; or (2) your violation of any the Terms described herein. If you are obligated to indemnify Addiction.com, then Addiction.com may control the defense of any claim at your cost and expense, and you may not settle the claim without the consent of Addiction.com. This obligation will survive these Terms of Use and your use of the Addiction.com website and services.

Copyright
All content included on this site, such as text, images, video clips, graphics, logos and software is the property of Addiction.com (or is otherwise under license) and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. The software associated with the Addiction.com website, and the compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Addiction.com (or is otherwise under license) and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

California Residents
User understands that he or she is waiving rights with respect to claims that are at this time unknown or unsuspected, and in accordance with such waiver, User acknowledges that he or she has read and understand, and User hereby expressly waive, the benefits of Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California, and any similar law of any state, country or territory, which provides as follows: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him or her must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor.”

General Terms
These Terms will be governed, construed and applied by the laws of the State of California without reference to its conflict of laws principles. These Terms  are deemed entered into in Los Angeles County, California.  All disputes arising out of or related to these Terms and your use of Addiction.com shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California, and the parties agree and submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of these courts.

These Terms supersede all prior and contemporaneous agreements between you and Addiction.com relating to the Services provided by Addiction.com. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision in these Terms will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision described herein.

THE USE OF ADDICTION.COM AND ITS CONTENT IS SUBJECT TO THE FOREGOING TERMS OR USE. BY SUBMITTING INFORMATION TO, OR ACCESSING INFORMATION FROM, ADDICTION.COM, YOU AGREE TO THE FOREGOING TERMS OUR USE, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LICENSE AGREEMENTS YOU MAY HAVE SEPARATELY ENTERED. THESE TERMS OR USE ARE A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND ADDICTION.COM.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, DO NOT SUBMIT INFORMATION TO, OR ACCESS INFORMATION FROM, ADDICTION.COM.

Social Media Policy 

Effective February 13, 2015

 

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