Terms & Conditions
You must be eighteen (18) years old and have the legal ability to agree to these Terms & Conditions; thus, if you are under the age of eighteen (18) or you do not agree to the terms below, STOP now and do not proceed. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to these Terms & Conditions below.
Please read these Terms carefully. We reserve the right to change these Terms without notice at any time, and by using our Website, you are agreeing to the Terms as they appear, whether or not you have read them thoroughly, or even at all. If you do not agree with these terms, please stop now and do not use this Website, programs, products or services.
LLB Naturopathic Medicine reserves the right to terminate the Terms and to modify or discontinue this Website, including any features herein, at any time with or without notice to you. We shall not be liable to you or any third party should LLB Naturopathic Medicine exercise such right.
You understand and agree that temporary interruptions of the services available through this Website may occur as normal events. You further understand and agree that LLB Naturopathic Medicine has no control over third-party networks that you may access in the course of using this Website, and, therefore, delays and disruption of other network transmissions are completely beyond LLB Naturopathic Medicine’s control.
You understand and agree that the information and services available on this Website are provided “AS IS” and that LLB Naturopathic Medicine assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, misdelivery, or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.
Your Use and Consent.
This Website and all of our programs, products, and services are intended solely for users who are age eighteen (18) and older. Any registration by, use of or access to any program, product, or service or our Website by anyone under age 18 is unauthorized, unlicensed and in violation of these Terms. By accessing or using our programs, products, or services or our Website, you represent and warrant that you are 18 years or older and that you are able to enter into a contract and agree to and to abide by all of our Terms.
Information on Website for Educational And Informational Purposes Only and Not Medical, Health or Professional Advice
This Website has been created to provide information about our naturopathic and functional medicine services; however, any information found on this Website and its contents are for educational and informational purposes only and are NOT intended as, and must not be understood or construed as, medical care or advice, naturopathic medical care or advice, the practice of medicine, or the practice of counseling care including, without limitation, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, or providing any form of medical diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of any disease.
For purposes of clarification, naturopathic and functional medical services are offered to California residents in-person and via our HIPAA-compliant patient portal through LLB Naturopathic Medicine (the “Naturopathic Medical Services”). While the Website may advertise the Naturopathic Medical Services, no Naturopathic Medical Services are provided via this Website or contents. While there is a link to the patient portal for Naturopathic Medicine Services on this Website, the patient portal is hosted on a separate server and is not part of this Website.
Any information you read on the Website is not a substitute for medical or health advice from a licensed medical or health care professional who has knowledge of the facts and circumstances of your individual situation. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult one-on-one with a licensed medical or health care professional. If you are in California you can reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about becoming a patient of Dr. Leslie Black and LLB Naturopathic Medicine, Inc. However your use of the Website DOES NOT create a doctor-patient relationship between you and Dr. Leslie Black.
Neither LLB Naturopathic Medicine, Inc. nor any of its owners, members, officers, employees, contractors, affiliates or suppliers shall be held liable or responsible for any errors or omissions on this Website or for any damage you may suffer as a result of failing to seek medical or health advice from a licensed medical or health care professional who has knowledge of the facts and circumstances of your individual situation.
Email And Other Electronic Communications
Visiting the Website or sending emails to email@example.com constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on or in the Website satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Intellectual Property Rights.
Our Website, programs, products, and services and all the materials available on or through it are property solely owned by LLB Naturopathic Medicine, and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, and graphics. You are only permitted to use the content as expressly authorized by LLB Naturopathic Medicine. You may not copy, reproduce, modify, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute any documents or information from this Website in any form or by any means without express written permission from LLB Naturopathic Medicine, and you are solely responsible for obtaining permission before reusing any copyrighted material that is available on this Website. Any unauthorized use of the materials appearing on this Website may violate copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties.
LLB Naturopathic Medicine does not warrant or represent that your use of materials displayed on, or obtained through, this Website will not infringe the rights of third parties. See “User’s Materials” below for a description of the procedures to be followed in the event that any party believes that content posted on this Website infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party.
Any trademarks, taglines, and logos displayed on the Website are trademarks belonging to LLB Naturopathic Medicine. Any trademarks reproduced on this Website, which are not the property of, or licensed to LLB Naturopathic Medicine, are property of their respective owners. Any use, including framing, meta tags or other text utilizing these trademarks, or other trademarks displayed, is strictly prohibited without our express written consent.
Each time you submit any User Materials (as explained further below), you represent and warrant that you are at least the age of majority in the state in which you reside and are the parent or legal guardian, or have all proper consents from the parent or legal guardian, of any minor who is depicted in or contributed to any User Materials you submit, and that, as to that User Material, (a) you are the sole author and owner of the intellectual property and other rights to the User Material, or you have a lawful right to submit the User Material and grant LLB Naturopathic Medicine the rights to it that you are granting by these Terms and any additional terms, all without any obligation on our part to obtain consent of any third party and without creating any obligation or liability of LLB Naturopathic Medicine; (b) the User Material is accurate; (d) the User Material does not and, as to LLB Naturopathic Medicine permitted uses and exploitation set forth in these Terms, will not infringe any intellectual property or other right of any third party; and (e) the User Materials will not violate these Terms or any additional Terms, or cause injury or harm to any person.
LLB Naturopathic Medicine has no obligation to monitor or enforce your intellectual property rights to your User Materials, but you grant LLB Naturopathic Medicine the right to protect and enforce its rights to your User Material, including by bringing and controlling actions in your name and on your behalf (at LLB Naturopathic Medicine’s cost and expense, to which you hereby consent and irrevocably appoint LLB Naturopathic Medicine as your attorney-in-fact, with the power of substitution and delegation, which appointment is coupled with an interest).
Please do not submit confidential or proprietary information to LLB Naturopathic Medicine unless we have mutually agreed in writing otherwise. LLB Naturopathic Medicine is also unable to accept your unsolicited ideas or proposals, so please do not submit them to LLB Naturopathic Medicine under any circumstance.
LLB Naturopathic Medicine respects the intellectual property of others and asks you to do the same. If you or any user of this Website believes its copyright, trademark, or other property rights have been infringed by a posting on this Website, you or the user should send notification to LLB Naturopathic Medicine immediately. To be effective, the notification must include:
- 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;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit LLB Naturopathic Medicine to contact the complaining party, such as address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be subject to infringing activity and that is to be removed and information reasonably sufficient to permit LLB Naturopathic Medicine to locate the materials;
- 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, agent, or the law; and
- 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.
Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Sec. 512(c), LLB Naturopathic Medicine’s Designated Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as indicated below. Service of repeat infringers of copyright or of users about whom repeat claims of copyright infringement are received will be terminated.
Designated Agent for Claimed Infringement: firstname.lastname@example.org
Links to External Websites or Use of Social Media.
From time to time this Website may also include links to other websites or to social media sites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information and to allow you to visit other website(s) of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our Website, you should note that we do not have any control over their website or social media sites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting such sites or social media, and such sites and social media sites, even if operated by us are not governed by these Terms.
Likewise, if our Website is linked or referenced in someone else’s website or social media, we are not liable for any information provided on or through their website or social media as it is not under our control in any way whatsoever. We accept no liability for any of the views, facts, opinions, or references in our or their Website whatsoever. Information posted on this Website related to or linked to a third party website, may express a perspective which may or may not necessarily reflect our views.
You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement of the website or social media sites you are visiting or using. Use of external links to other sites or social media does not signify that we endorse them. LLB Naturopathic Medicine bears no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s) or social media websites.
You must not use our Website in any way that causes or is likely to cause access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way and you must use it for lawful purposes only. You understand that you are solely responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from your computer to LLB Naturopathic Medicine by you. You may not use our Website or any aspect related to it in any of the following ways:
- To conduct activity with fraudulent purposes or in connection with a criminal offense or to otherwise carry out any unlawful activity;
- To send, use or re-use any material that is illegal, offensive, abusive, indecent, harmful, defamatory, obscene or menacing, abusive, threatening, defamatory, objectionable, invasive of privacy, in breach of confidence, infringing of any intellectual property rights, or is otherwise injurious to third parties, or which consists of or contains software viruses or any other harmful or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any spam;
- To cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to anyone or anything;
- To impersonate any third party or otherwise mislead as to the origin of your content; or
- To reproduce, duplicate, copy or resell any of our content in contravention with these Terms, our Disclaimer, or any other agreement that you may have with us.
You specifically acknowledge and agree that LLB Naturopathic Medicine is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any other Website participant or user. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold LLB Naturopathic Medicine harmless from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees and costs, that arise from your use or misuse of the Website. LLB Naturopathic Medicine reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with LLB Naturopathic Medicine in asserting any available defenses.
You are aware that you have the right to consult an attorney prior to using our Website or purchasing any program, product, or service from or through us. LLB Naturopathic Medicine is not responsible for your personal actions or choices before, during or after use of our Website. Notwithstanding any limitations by law, your misuse or non-use of this information is at your own risk, and you absolve LLB Naturopathic Medicine of any liability or loss that you, your business, or your family, children or heirs (if applicable) or any other person, may incur. Additionally, notwithstanding the limitations of law, you acknowledge that you are using your own due diligence and assessment of risk when it comes to making your own decisions, and you are voluntarily making those decisions with the full awareness that there may be risk involved.
Any testimonials or examples shown through LLB Naturopathic Medicine’s Website are truthful reports stated by real people (not actors), and do not guarantee or promise in any way that you might achieve the same outcome as each situation varies.
Every effort has been made to present you with the most accurate, up-to-date information with attention and care. However, because information is constantly evolving, LLB Naturopathic Medicine cannot guarantee the accuracy of the content of our Website or that any or all related information is completely current or applies to you specifically. You acknowledge that such information and materials in our Website or our programs, products, or services may contain inaccuracies or errors and LLB Naturopathic Medicine expressly excludes liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law and that LLB Naturopathic Medicine is not obligated to inform you of any updates or changes as they occur.
We try to ensure that our Website availability is uninterrupted and error-free. However, LLB Naturopathic Medicine cannot guarantee that your access will not be suspended or restricted from time to time, including to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new services, although, of course, we will try to limit the frequency and duration of any suspension or restriction. Neither will LLB Naturopathic Medicine nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered through our Website for any particular purpose.
In addition, although this Website may be accessible worldwide, LLB Naturopathic Medicine makes no representation that materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Any offer for any product, service, and/or information made in connection with this Website is void where prohibited.
If you are dissatisfied with your use of this Website or the Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to cease use of this Website.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE WEBSITE AND CONTENT (INCLUDING USER SUBMISSIONS) ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR APPROPRIATENESS OF OUR WEBSITE, INCLUDING THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE THEREIN, FOR ANY PURPOSE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL LLB NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE OR CONTENT OR ANY SITE OR CONTENT LINKED FROM THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOST SAVINGS OR LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, EVEN IF WE ARE EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORIES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Confidentiality and Security.
To use our Website, we may seek personal data or information, including your name, e-mail address, phone number, street address, billing information, interests, or other personally-identifying information (“Personal Information”), or you may offer or provide a comment, photo, image, video, or any other submission to us when using or participating in our Website (“Other Information”).
You agree, however, that whenever you make your Personal Information or Other Information available for viewing by others, such as through our Website, the Personal Information or Other Information that you share also can be seen, collected and used by others and, therefore, we cannot be responsible for any unauthorized use by others of such Personal Information or Other Information that you voluntarily share online or in any other manner.
LLB Naturopathic Medicine reserves the right in our sole discretion to refuse or terminate your access to the Website, in full or in part, at any time without notice. In the event of cancellation or termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Website affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you in these Terms with respect to the Website will still apply now and in the future, even after termination by you or us.
This Website (excluding any linked sites) is controlled by LLB Naturopathic Medicine from its offices within the State of California, United States of America. It can be accessed from all fifty states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of California, by accessing this Website, LLB Naturopathic Medicine and you both agree that the statutes and laws of the State of California, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this Website.
Dispute Resolutions and Arbitration.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California and any dispute shall be subject to binding arbitration in San Diego County, California before a single arbitrator, selected jointly, in accordance with the American Arbitration Association Rules. Any judgment on an arbitrator’s award, if made, is binding and may be entered into any court having the appropriate jurisdiction. Prior to seeking arbitration, you must contact LLB Naturopathic Medicine via e-mail in attempt to resolve the situation prior to resorting to arbitration. By agreeing to these Terms, you are agreeing to a modification of the statute of limitations such that any arbitration must be commenced within one year of the date of the act, omission, or other conduct complained of as submitted by you in e-mail or shall otherwise be forfeited forever.
You agree that should arbitration take place, it will be held in San Diego County, California and you agree to and do hereby waive any right to class arbitration and agree, instead, to conduct an arbitration related solely to any individual claims you and/or any entity related to you asserts against LLB Naturopathic Medicine. You further agree that to the fullest extent permissible by law, you shall be responsible for all costs associated with initiating the arbitration and for the administration of the arbitration and the prevailing party shall be entitled to all reasonable attorney’s fees and costs necessary to enforce the agreement.
If any portion of these Terms & Conditions is construed to be invalid, void or unenforceable for any reason, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms & Conditions and it shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder of the Terms & Conditions which shall be given full force and effect.
Any failure by LLB Naturopathic Medicine to enforce or exercise any provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision and shall not be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach by you.
You may not assign your rights or obligations under these Terms to any third party and any purported attempt to do so shall be null and void. LLB Naturopathic Medicine may freely assign its rights and obligations under these Terms.
You agree not to sell, resell, reproduce, duplicate, copy, or use for any commercial purposes any portion of this Website without written permission from LLB Naturopathic Medicine.
These Terms shall not be construed more strictly against any party regardless of who is responsible for their drafting. Unless the context of these Terms otherwise clearly requires, references to the plural include the singular and the singular include the plural. Wherever the context so requires, the masculine shall refer to the feminine, the feminine shall refer to the masculine, the masculine or the feminine shall refer to the neuter, and the neuter shall refer to the masculine or the feminine.
The captions of these Terms are for convenience and ease of reference only and in no way define, describe, extend, or limit the scope or intent of these Terms.
By viewing this Website, you agree to not engage in any conduct or communications in a public setting, including social media, designed to, or that in fact, disparage LLB Naturopathic Medicine, our Website, programs, products, or services. Should you have concerns or questions about this Website or our programs, products, or services, you are to contact us directly at email@example.com. Where required by law, of course, you are not prohibited from sharing your thoughts and opinions as a part of the legal process.
Changes to Terms
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. We encourage you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective as of June 10, 2020