Terms of Use

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

By using this Web Site, you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use the Site. Use of Mental Health Insights (MHI) constitutes understanding and acceptance of these practices.

[ 1 ] Use of Information

The information and resources provided here are for educational and informational purposes only.

The information and resources provided here are not a substitute for professional advice.

You should not use the information on this Web Site (or linked sites) for diagnosing or treating a mental health problem.

MHI makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of the information provided.

MHI does not endorse any specific treatment,product,opinion,service, or resource.

Reliance on any information contained on MHI (or linked sites) is solely at your own risk.

MHI cannot be held responsible for the use of the information and resources provided.

If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your healthcare provider.

You should always consult your healthcare provider prior to beginning or changing any treatment.

Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on MHI (or linked sites).

MHI does not provide specific medical advice or treatment recommendations or referrals.

[ 2 ] Links and External Resources

Mental Health Insights (MHI) actually "links" to 118,000+ external resources.

MHI provides these links for educational and informational purposes only.

Links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement of their contents.

The linked sites are not under the control of MHI,and MHI is not responsible for their contents.

MHI does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information contained on a linked site.

MHI is not responsible for the privacy practices,terms of use,legality or actions of external sites.

Your use of linked sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms of use for such sites.

[ 3 ] Cookie Policy

A) WHAT IS A COOKIE?

Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer and which remember your preferences/some details of your visit.

They are used by most websites to help personalise your web experience.

B) WHY COOKIES?

To analyse how visitors use "Mental Health Insights" (popular topics,relevance,countries...) , to monitor website performance (server use,hardware resources,costs... ) and to support this project (Amazon Associates). NO personal information is tracked. (SEE DETAILS-PRIVACY POLICY)

IMPORTANT! Continued use of this site indicates that you accept this policy.

C) IDENTIFICATION

(1) Google Analytics (Performance Cookies)

-Purpose: Site Statistics-Project Improvement

-Privacy Info: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/learn/privacy.html

(2) Amazon Associates (See More Information)

-Purpose: Economic Support-Project Development

-Privacy Info: http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=468496

D) DISABLE COOKIES

Google Chrome

-- Go to "Settings"

-- Select "Privacy" > "Content Settings"

-- Select "Block sites from setting any data"

Firefox

-- Go to "Menu" > "Tools" > "Options"

-- Select "Privacy Tab"

-- Disable the box "Accept Cookies from sites"

Internet Explorer

-- Go to "Tools" (Menu Bar)

-- Click on "Internet Options" > "Privacy"

-- Move the slider up to the "Block all Cookies"

E) DELETE COOKIES

Google Chrome

-- Go to "Settings" > "Privacy" > "Content Settings"

-- Click on "Clear Browsing Data"

-- Select "Delete Cookies"

Firefox

-- Go to "Tools" > "Options" > "Privacy Tab"

-- Click on "Show Cookies"

-- Click on "Remove Cookies"

Internet Explorer

-- Go to "Tools" (Menu Bar)

-- Click on "Internet Options"

-- Click on "General" tab (Under 'Browsing History') > "Delete"

F) MORE INFORMATION?

General Info: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie

Questions?: editor(a)mhinsights.com

[ 4 ] Privacy and Personal Information

A) GENERAL ASPECTS

MHI pays special attention to privacy and confidentiality issues.

MHI does not collect personal information except when you knowingly provide such information.

MHI does not disclose personal information about its visitors to any third party.

I may disclouse personal information about visitors when I believe that the law requires it.

Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

MHI is not responsible for the privacy practices of external sites.

This policy statement tells you how I collect information from you and how I use it.

B) NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION

MHI automatically collects non-personal information (cookies),including the following:

01.- Your IP address (this number does not identify you personally).

02.- The amount of data sent or received between the visitor and the server.

03.- Navigation history (including date,time,country,pages visited and browser type).

MHI uses the non-personal information for several purposes :

01.- To measure traffic within Mental Health Insights.

02.- To understand how visitors are using this Web Site.

03.- To learn about the areas of the Site that are of the most and least interest.

04.- To rate resources, links, and contents.

05.- To modify contents and sections.

06.- To add new resources and topics.

This non-personal information is collected for statistical and internal purposes only.

This non-personal information is never connected to personal information.

C) PERSONAL INFORMATION

No personal information will be collected about you when you visit MHI unless you choose to provide that information.

If you choose to provide me with personal information (such as if you send me an e-mail or you fill out a form with your personal information and submit it through my Web Site) I collect your e-mail address and the content of your communication in order to consider and, as appropriate, reply to your communication.

I do not collect personal information for any other purposes. Moreover, I do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give this information to any private organizations.I do not collect information for commercial marketing.

No registration or subscription is required to access this Web Site.

[ 5 ] Copyright,Contents, and Images

A) GENERAL ASPECTS

Mental Health Insights aims to promote free-access to the best resources available online.

To facilitate their location MHI replicates their identifiable information and links.

The content selected and linked by MHI are subject to specific copyright conditions.

MHI links to copyrighted material,Creative Commons works and public domain resources.

MHI does not and cannot authorize the use of materials contained in linked sites.

Contact the linked site directly for answers to questions regarding its content.

B) CITATION OF EXTERNAL RESOURCES

Great effort has been made in making sure that their identification (source,date,publisher....) meets the conditions set by each of the original sources cited.

However, if you believe that any material has been inadequately reproduced , or if you have any comments related to a specific material, please contact me and any problem will be corrected immediately

C) IMAGES AND PHOTOGRAPHS

Mental Health Insights (MHI) uses a variety of sources :

01.- Material licensed from photographic archives.

02.- Public domain images.

03.- Works licensed under a Creative Commons license.

04.- Reader-submitted images and photographs.

Any images of people used on this Site are used with permission or in accordance with applicable law. The individuals portrayed in the images are MODELS and are NOT intended to imply endorsement or any association with any illness or condition.

If you believe that any material has been inadequately reproduced , or if you have any comments related to a specific material, please contact me and any problem will be corrected immediately (see section D)

D) NOTIFICATION OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Please provide the following information:

01.- Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed (title or address)

02.- Your name,address,telephone number, and email.

03.- A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

Email Notification : editor(a)mhinsights.com

[ 6 ] Rules of Online Conduct

As a user of this Web Site, you agree that you will not:

Use the Web Site or the Web Site content for any unlawful purposes or submit user content that constitutes, encourages or solicits an illegal act or is posted for illegal purposes.

Engage in any chain letters, contests, junk email, pyramid schemes, spamming, surveys or other duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).

Upload objectionable or harmful material to this Web Site.

Disrupt or place unreasonable load on this Web Site, its computer systems, servers, or network.

Use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, any spider, robot (or "bot"), scraper or offline reader that accesses the Web Site or use or launch any unauthorized script.

[ 7 ] Technical Specifications

A) BROWSERS AND OPERATING SYSTEMS

Software required : Browser and operating system (latest versions recommended)

Browsers tested (latest versions) : Firefox - Chrome - Opera - Explorer - Safari - Avant

Operating systems tested : Windows XP, Windows Vista , Windows 7-8 - Linux - Mac

External resources may require additional software (media player,PDF reader....)

B) CODE,STYLES, AND VALIDATION

This Web Site was built using the following technologies and standards :

01.- xHTML (Extensible Hypertext Markup Language)

02.- PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor)

03.- CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)

Validation tools used :

01.- W3C Markup Validation Service (World Wide Web Consortium)

02.- W3C CSS Validation Service (World Wide Web Consortium)

03.- W3C Unicorn - W3C`s Unified Validator (World Wide Web Consortium)

04.- HTML Validator (Tidy-SGML Parser)

C) ACCESSIBILITY ISSUES

Priorities : Web standards,external validation and simple/text-based navigation.

Excluded (better accessibility) : javascript navigation,flash,tables, and PDF files.

Accessibility criteria and guidelines :

01.- W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

02.- W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0

03.- Section 508 - US Government

04.- Illinois Information Technology Accessibility Standards

Accessibility tools used :

01.- WAVE - Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool (WebAIM)

02.- FAE - Functional Accessibility Evaluator - University of Illinois

03.- TAW Online - TAW3 (Fundacion CTIC)

Questions or comments about accessibility? email : editor(a)mhinsights.com

[ 8 ] General Disclaimer

Resources provided on this Web Site are provided "as is", without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, MHI shall not be liable for any direct, indirect,incidental, punitive,special, consequential or exemplary damages resulting from any aspect of your use of MHI, whether the damages arise from use (or misuse) of MHI, from inability to use MHI, or the interruption, modification or termination of MHI.The use of MHI is solely at your own risk.

The information on mental health contained on this Web Site does not cover all possible topics,causes,solutions,treatments,precautions,side effects, and interactions.The information is made available with the understanding that the editor is not providing medical advice.Liability for individual actions or omissions based upon the content of this Web Site (or linked sites) is expressly disclaimed.

MHI does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness,or usefulness of any information,resource, or treatment recommendation. The User specifically acknowledges and agrees that MHI is not liable for any conduct of any User.

[ 9 ] Economic Support

Servers,hardware requirements,bandwidth,technical support,software updates,memory usage,speed,CPU,database management,domains,optimization,storage,project development,maintenance,security issues... How to Support this Project?

BOOKSTORE/AMAZON

"Mental Health Insights" is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to [Mental Health Insights (amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.co.uk)].

If you follow a link to amazon.com / amazon.ca / amazon.co.uk and then make a purchase within 24 hours, I will receive a small percentage of what you pay to Amazon (but your price will stay exactly the same).

[ 10 ] Ownership and Applicable Law

MHI is controlled, updated, and administered by David Puchol.

Mental Health Insights (MHI) is based in Valencia, Spain.

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of Valencia,Spain.

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with MHI, or in any way relating to your use of this Web Site, resides in the courts of Valencia,Spain.

MHI can be accessed from Spain and from other countries worldwide.

MHI makes no representation that resources on this Web Site (or linked sites) are appropriate or available for use in other countries.

Those who choose to access this Web Site from other countries do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with national laws and regulations.

[ 11 ] Termination of Access

MHI reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, disable access to or discontinue (temporarily or permanently) any part or all of this Web Site or any information contained thereon without liability or notice to you.

MHI reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any Materials in any respect.

MHI may cease operating the Site or terminate your access to all or part of the Site, without notice, at any time, for any reason.

[ 12 ] Acceptance of Terms

These terms and conditions govern your use of this Web Site.

By using this Web Site, you signify your assent to these policies.

If you do not agree to these practices,please do not use this Web Site.

MHI reserves the right to change this Agreement at any time.

Any changes in these terms and conditions will be immediately posted on this section.

You must review this Agreement on a regular basis to keep yourself apprised of any changes.

Your continuing use of this Web Site constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to any changed terms and conditions.

MHI may immediately terminate this Agreement at its sole discretion at any time.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact me at editor(a)mhinsights.com

Revision date: These terms of use were last updated on January 30, 2017.

Thanks for your collaboration - David Puchol (MHI Editor)

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