This Agreement sets and contains all of the
terms and conditions between a User (“you,” “Member,” or “User”)
of ParasiteForum.com services and ParasiteForum.com (“Site” or
Area of Jurisdiction
Use of this site is unauthorized in any
jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and
conditions, including without limitation, this paragraph. These terms and
conditions apply only to your use of this specific website.
By submitting the Member registration form, you,
the Member, represent, warrant and agree to the following:
No individual under
the age of eighteen (18) may use the Services, provide any personal information
to ParasiteForum.com, or otherwise submit personal information through the
Services (including, for example, a name, address, telephone number, or email
address). You may only use the Services if you can form a binding contract with
ParasiteForum.com and are not legally prohibited from using the Services.
furnished by you in the registration form is accurate, true and complete, and
you will maintain and update such information during the term of this Agreement
so that it will remain true, accurate, current and complete.
You, the Member, will be solely and fully
liable for all conduct, postings and transmissions that are made under your
user name and password. You warrant and declare that while you are using ParasiteForum.com
you will act according to the following rules and agree to the following:
cannot and will not make any effort to verify the identity, qualifications,
credentials, biographic information and any of information regarding any of the
not involved in any transactions between Members.
not control the quality, relevance, or accuracy of the advice, whether the
Member is qualified to provide the specific advice, the accuracy of any
postings on the Site, or any transmissions through it by Members;
Member agrees that any
information or content that he or she posts or transmits or receives through ParasiteForum.com
will not be considered confidential. Member grants ParasiteForum.com an
unlimited, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, edit,
copy, transmit, publicly perform, create derivative works, or communicate to
the public any such information and content on a world-wide basis.
Member consents to ParasiteForum.com
collecting and processing any personal information, as per the terms of ParasiteForum.com’s
Member will not take
any actions that may undermine, disrupt or manipulate the integrity of the
Member rating system on the Site. Member will not interfere with or disrupt the
ParasiteForum.com servers or networks connected to the Site;
Member will not
attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems or networks
connected to the Site, and will not transmit “junk mail”,
“spam”, or any unsolicited mass distribution of email or bulletin
Member will not
transmit through the Service any unlawful, harassing, libelous, privacy
invading, abusive, threatening, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, racist, harmful,
or otherwise objectionable material of any kind;
Member will not
disobey or breach this Agreement or any other applicable instructions conveyed
Member will not
violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, statute,
ordinance, rule, regulation or ethical code;
Member will not
upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available: (A) any information
or material that infringes upon a third party right, especially intellectual
property rights; (B) any third party advertisements, including banner exchange
services; (C) any software viruses, Trojan horses, worms or any other malicious
application or (D) any information or material which may constitute or
encourage conduct that is a criminal offense or civil wrong or otherwise
violates any applicable law;
Member will not
impersonate any person or entity, or make any false statement regarding his or
her employment, agency or affiliation with any person or entity;
Member will not stalk,
threaten or harass other Members or infringe upon or attempt to infringe upon
their privacy; and;
review the Member’s personal profile and amend any typing, spelling, or
grammatical errors. ParasiteForum.com cannot and will not examine the validity
or accuracy of the details in the Member’s personal profile or in any of the
Member’s postings or transmissions. However, ParasiteForum.com may, in its
absolute discretion, refuse to post, transmit or remove any content uploaded by
remove any content violating this Agreement.
The Member will bear
all the risks associated with the uploading and transmitting of material while
utilizing ParasiteForum.com, including reliance on its accuracy, reliability or
Forbidden Material (harmful language, malicious
software, solicitation, spam etc.)
All users expressly agree to not post any
libelous, abusive, or obscene, including, without limitation, material which
encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil
liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, federal, or
infringes on the
copyright or any other proprietary right of a third party;
would invade the
privacy of any other person;
is intended to
advertise to or solicit others without our express permission;
solicitations, chain letters or pyramid schemes;
contains a virus,
worm, trojan horse, time bomb, or any other harmful program or component; or
does not generally
pertain to the designated topic or theme of the website.
You further expressly agree that you will not:
(a) after receiving warning, continue to post
material which we have advised you not to post;
(b) create a false identity or forged e-mail
address or header, or otherwise attempt to mislead others as to the identity of
the sender or the origin of the message;
(c) post, generate or disseminate so-called
“spam” or mass-mailings;
(d) harvest or otherwise collect information
about others, including email addresses, without their consent;
(e) interfere with or disrupt networks
connected to the website, or used for purposes of delivering the content (or
violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks);
(f) attempt to gain unauthorized access to
restricted areas of the website, other accounts, computer systems or networks
connected to the website, through password mining or any other means; or
(g) interfere with another user’s use and
enjoyment of the website.
(h) post if you are younger than 18 years old.
our copyrights or trademarks (including our logo), or any confusingly similar
marks, except as expressly permitted by our prior written permission.
(j) post content that: is hate speech,
threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic
or gratuitous violence.
IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE OR FEEL THAT
YOU MAY BE A DANGER TO YOURSELF OR TO OTHERS, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY CALL 911 (OR
THE RELEVANT EMERGENCY NUMBER IN YOUR COUNTRY) AND NOTIFY THE POLICE OR
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
MEDICAL EMERGENCY: If you think you may have a
medical emergency, call 911 or your healthcare provider immediately!
IF YOU FEEL THREATENED: If you feel threatened
or believe someone else is in danger, you should contact your local law
enforcement agency immediately.
ABUSE: In cases where you believe a person(s)
has breached the terms and conditions of the ParasiteForum.com website, please
contact ParasiteForum IMMEDIATELY. Do not attempt to contact the person
yourself and do not post derogatory comments in any public areas on the ParasiteForum
User Responsible for All Posts and Communication
Neither ParasiteForum.com nor its affiliates
are under any obligation to respond to messages posted to this site or to
provide any compensation for any such communication. If you post any
information or material to this website you are responsible for such
information or material and the consequences of their posting. If you choose to
post material, you agree to do so solely for lawful purposes and in compliance
with all applicable laws. You expressly agree that we have no responsibility
for or control over the information, creations, data or material you may post
to this website.
We do not and are not responsible for
screening or monitoring material posted by you or any other person or entity.
If notified by one of our users of any material that is alleged not to conform
to the terms of these terms and conditions, we may investigate the allegation
and determine in our sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the
material. We reserve the right to remove material that is abusive, illegal,
disruptive, or that otherwise fails to conform to these terms and conditions.
We reserve the right to edit or delete any material posted on our website,
regardless of whether such material violates these standards for content. We
have no liability or responsibility to you or any other person or entity for
performance or nonperformance of the screening activities set forth above.
We further do not represent, warrant or
guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any of the material
posted by others on the website. We also do not endorse any opinions expressed
by others on the website. You acknowledge that any reliance on content posted
by others on the website, and your use of that content, is at your own risk. We
make no representation that your use of this website will comply with
applicable laws or that they were designed to comply with the applicable laws.
For example, many states regulate physician advertising and you are responsible
for ensuring that your use of the website complies with laws applicable to you.
You understand that by using the Services, you
may be exposed to Content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or
otherwise inappropriate, or in some cases, postings that have been mislabeled
or are otherwise deceptive. Under no circumstances will ParasiteForum be liable
in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or
omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a
result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made
available via the Services or broadcast elsewhere.
The Site contains functionality that allows
users to upload content to the Site (collectively “Public Areas”).
You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of
any type to the Public Areas that infringe or violate any rights of any party.
If you make any such submission, you agree that you will not send or transmit
to ParasiteForum by email, (including through the email addresses listed on the
“Contact Us” page) any communication or content that infringes or
violates any rights of any party. If you submit any business information, idea,
concept or invention to ParasiteForum by email, you agree such submission is
non-confidential for all purposes.
If you make any submission to a Public Area or
if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to ParasiteForum
by email, you automatically grant or warrant that the owner of such content or
intellectual property has expressly granted ParasiteForum a royalty-free,
perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create
derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform,
and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form,
format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. ParasiteForum may sublicense
its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any
business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do
not submit them to the Public Areas or to ParasiteForum by email. We try to
answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.
User Name and Password
When you, the Member, create and open an
account with ParasiteForum.com, you will be asked to provide a user name and
password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of
your password and user name and any other security information related to your
account. You will be fully responsible for all activities that occur under your
account, user name or password. You may not use the account, username or
password of someone else at any time. You will immediately notify ParasiteForum.com
of any unauthorized use of Member’s password, user name, e-mail, or any other
breach of security. ParasiteForum.com encourages Member to change their
password at least once a month. ParasiteForum.com will not be liable for any
loss that you incur as a result of someone else using your account or your
password, either with or without your knowledge. You may be held liable for any
losses incurred by ParasiteForum.com due to someone else’s use of your account
All registered members of the ParasiteForum.com
Site are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no
unauthorized person shall have access to their ParasiteForum passwords or
accounts. It is the registered members’ sole responsibility to (1) control the
distribution of their passwords or account information; (2) authorize, monitor,
and control access to and use of their ParasiteForum account and password; (3)
inform ParasiteForum of any need to deactivate their password or change their
registration, as soon as possible.
ParasiteForum.com may, in appropriate
circumstances and at its discretion, terminate the account or access of users
who infringe the intellectual property rights of others.
terminate or suspend your access to or ability to use any and all Services
immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason or no reason,
including but not limited to if you breach any of the terms or conditions of
this Agreement. In particular, ParasiteForum.com
may immediately terminate or suspend Accounts that have been flagged for repeat
Upon termination of your access to or ability
to use a Service, including but not limited to suspension of your Account on a
Service, your right to use or access that Service and any Content will
immediately cease. All provisions of this Agreement that by their nature should
survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation,
ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, and limitations of liability.
Termination of your access to and use of the Services shall not relieve you of
any obligations arising or accruing prior to such termination or limit any
liability that you otherwise may have to ParasiteForum.com or any third party.
Disclaimer of Warranties
This website, its content, and access are
provided on an “as is” basis. ParasiteForum.com, and its affiliates,
to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaims all warranties, either
express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the
implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of third-parties’
rights, title, or fitness for a particular purpose, or warranties arising by
course of dealing or custom of trade.
Specifically, ParasiteForum.com and its
affiliates make no representations or warranties regarding the (i) accuracy,
completeness, currency or timeliness of the content, (ii) links provided on or
through the use of this website or (iii) the quality and security of the website,
or inability to access the content or website, including whether they will be
free of viruses, unauthorized code or other harmful components.
Disclaimer of Medical Liability
The majority of the content on this Site is
member-generated. Content posted by ParasiteForum.com, such as self-tests and
videos, is offered for informational and educational purposes only, and is not
intended to be a substitute for mental health advice, medical advice, diagnosis
or treatment. ParasiteForum.com does not offer or give medical advice or mental
health advice. We do not provide medical or diagnostic services. You should not
act upon information on this site without seeking professional advice and
Any statements made in this website about
products have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug
User Assumes All Risk and Liability
We do not assume responsibility for the
reliability of any information, personal or otherwise, posted by ParasiteForum.com
members. We do not endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions,
or other information that may be mentioned or described in this website. If you
rely on any content obtained by you on or through this website, you do so
solely at your own risk. We do not guarantee monitoring or authentication of
the information contained in forums and chat groups for accuracy, safety, or
User is liable for any activity or service
which by law can only be performed by a licensed, registered, or certified
medical care provider; giving of a professionally-qualified medical opinion; or
the administration of or failure to administer medical care.
You are solely responsible for compliance with
the laws and regulations applicable to your place or country of residence and
accessing this website from any country where its content does not comply with
its laws and regulations is prohibited. You agree that ParasiteForum.com and
its affiliates shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or injury
caused in whole or in part by relying upon, using, or interpreting the content
or any other information obtained through use of this website. In no event will
ParasiteForum.com or its affiliates be liable to you or anyone else for any
incidental, consequential, indirect, special or exemplary damages or lost
profits arising out of the use or inability to use the content, the website or
any other information obtained through the website, even if ParasiteForum.com,
its affiliates, its licensors, agents or representatives know or have been
advised of the possibility of such damages.
These excluded damages include, but are not
limited to, medical, legal and accounting malpractice damage claims or awards,
pain and suffering, personal injury/wrongful death, loss of income, loss of
consortium, business interruption, medical bills, damages for loss of data,
loss of programs, and/or cost of procurement of substitute services or service
interruptions. ParasiteForum.com’s and its affiliates cumulative liability to
you or any other party for any loss or damages resulting from any claims,
demands, or actions arising out of or relating to the website, the content or
behalf for the use of the website for the prior twelve (12) months. Some states
do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental damages, or limitations
upon how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusions
may not apply to you. In no event shall ParasiteForum.com or its affiliates be
liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse
of this website or the content. Any claims made by you in connection with your
use of this website or the content must be brought within one (1) year of the
date on which the event giving rise to such action occurred. All remedies set
forth in these terms of conditions are exclusive and are limited to those
expressly provided for in these terms and conditions.
Any link (including a hyperlink, button or
referral device of any kind) used on this website is provided for your use and
convenience. The appearance of a link on this website does not constitute an
endorsement, recommendation or certification by us. We do not endorse the
content on any third-party websites. We are not responsible for the content of
linked third-party websites or third-party advertisements, and do not make any
representations regarding their content or accuracy. We are not responsible for
the content of third-party websites promoted by Members. We do not knowingly
link to websites that may infringe on valid and existing trademarks, service
marks, copyrights or patents. Your use of third-party websites is at your own
risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
Release from Liability
User hereby releases and agrees to hold
harmless ParasiteForum.com, its directors, officers, employees, agents,
successors, advisors, consultants, and assigns from any and all causes of
action and claims of any nature resulting from the acts of any Counselors
accessed through the Site.
IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE OR FEEL THAT
YOU MAY BE A DANGER TO YOURSELF OR TO OTHERS, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY CALL 911 (OR
THE RELEVANT EMERGENCY NUMBER IN YOUR COUNTRY) AND NOTIFY THE POLICE OR EMERGENCY
If you think you may have a medical emergency,
call your doctor or 911 immediately. Opinions of any medical or mental health
professionals, physicians, and other Members on this Site are solely their
opinions, and not those of ParasiteForum.com. ParasiteForum.com does not assume
any liability or responsibility for the accuracy of the content on the Site,
including the biographical information, qualifications, credentials or other
data regarding the mental health professionals, physicians, or other Members.
ParasiteForum.com does not assume any
liability or responsibility for damage or injury to persons or property arising
from the use of any information or advice given by a Member.
ParasiteForum.com does not warrant the
validity, accuracy, or availability of the content and Member advice provided
and it will not be liable for any damages sustained by Member due to reliance
on such information or advice.
The information furnished by Members is
intended for general reference purpose only. The consultation with Members via ParasiteForum.com
cannot and does not replace a meeting with a professional. Member is encouraged
to verify the information furnished by other Members. Any information on ParasiteForum.com
and information furnished by Members is not intended to offer a solution for a
specific problem and must be considered as general in nature. ANY RELIANCE ON
SUCH INFORMATION IS DONE AT THE MEMBER’S FULL AND SOLE LIABILITY.
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SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, AND THEREFORE MEMBER WILL NOT HAVE ANY
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COUNSELORS, PROPERTIES, LIMITATIONS OR COMPATIBILITY WITH THE MEMBER’S NEEDS.
THE USE OF PARASITEFORUM.COM IS AT THE MEMBER’S SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST
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MEMBER MUST EXERCISE A HIGH STANDARD OF CARE. THE MEMBER SHALL NOT HAVE ANY
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RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS,
SUB-CONTRACTORS AND AGENTS IN RESPECT TO ANY SERVICE OR ADVICE MEMBER DECIDES
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ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS,
EMPLOYEES, SUB-CONTRACTORS AND AGENTS BE LIABLE TO ANY MEMBER FOR ANY INDIRECT,
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BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER
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NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, OR ARISING FROM THE SERVICES OR ANY
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CONNECTION WITH ANY SUCH CLAIM.
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IN THE EVENT OF A DISPUTE REGARDING ANY
TRANSACTION CONDUCTED THROUGH PARASITEFORUM.COM, THE MEMBER HEREBY RELIEVES PARASITEFORUM.COM,
ITS AFFILIATES, THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES,
SUB-CONTRACTORS AND AGENTS FROM ALL MANNER OF ACTIONS, CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AND
FROM ANY AND ALL LOSSES (DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL), DAMAGES,
COSTS OR EXPENSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COURT COSTS AND ATTORNEYS’
FEES, WHICH MEMBER MAY HAVE AGAINST ONE OR MORE OF THE ABOVE.
User agrees that any claim or dispute related
to the use of the Site and its Services, including Online Counseling, whether
related to this agreement or otherwise, including the validity of this
arbitration clause, shall be resolved by binding arbitration by the American
Arbitration Association, under the Arbitration Rules then in effect. Any award
of the arbitrator(s) may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent
You may browse this site for personal
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revise the contents of this site without written permission from ParasiteForum.com.
Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to any third
party through the use or access to this site; rather, all rights, title, and
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User Submissions — Image, Video, Audio Files
You agree to only post or upload Media (like
photos, videos or audio) that you have taken yourself or that you have all
rights to transmit and license and which do not violate trademark, copyright,
privacy or any other rights of any other person. Photos or videos of
celebrities and cartoon or comic images are usually copyrighted by the owner.
To protect your privacy, you agree that you
will not submit any media that contains Personally Identifiable Information
(like name, phone number, email address or web site URL) of you or of anyone
else. Uploading media like images or video of other people without their
permission is strictly prohibited.
By uploading any media on the ParasiteForum
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media for you to make this contribution and grant rights described herein.
Never post a picture or video of or with someone else unless you have their
It is strictly prohibited to upload media of
any kind that contain expressions of hate, abuse, offensive images or conduct,
obscenity, pornography, sexually explicit or any material that could give rise
to any civil or criminal liability under applicable law or regulations or that
otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms and Conditions, the ParasiteForum
You agree that you will not upload any
material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or
programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any
computer software or this Web site.
By uploading any media like a photo or video,
(a) you grant to ParasiteForum a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide,
royalty-free license to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish,
post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in the media;
(b) you certify that any person pictured in the submitted media (or, if a
minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) authorizes ParasiteForum to use, copy,
print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the
media and any material included in such media; and (c) you agree to indemnify ParasiteForum
and its affiliates, directors, officers and employees and hold them harmless
from any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from
the media and/or your failure to comply with these the terms described in this
document. ParasiteForum reserves the right to review all media prior to
submission to the site and to remove any media for any reason, at any time,
without prior notice, at our sole discretion.
By downloading a file or other content from
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content except for personal, non-commercial purposes, and you may not claim any
rights to such file or other content, except to the extent otherwise
specifically provided in writing.
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of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright
a description of the
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address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the
a description of where
the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site, including the
telephone number, and email address;
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; and
a statement by you,
made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is
accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the
copyright owner’s behalf.
ParasiteForum.com’s Copyright Agent for Notice
of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:
You hereby grant to ParasiteForum.com a
non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license, with right to
sublicense, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of,
publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information you
submit to the website by all means and in any media now known or hereafter
developed for any use or purpose.
ParasiteForum.com only purports to use names,
logos or marks appearing in this site in those territories in which it or its
affiliates are entitled to do so, whether by virtue of pending or registered
trade marks, licenses, or otherwise. For the avoidance of doubt, ParasiteForum.com
does not purport to use any name, logo or mark in any territory in which it is
not so entitled, and will not supply or offer to supply products and/or services
bearing any such name, logo or mark into any such territory. The use of these
trademarks or any other content on this site, except as provided in these terms
and conditions or in the site content, is strictly prohibited.
Member shall indemnify, defend and hold
harmless ParasiteForum.com, its employees, representatives, agents and
affiliates against any and all losses, damages, suits, judgments, costs and
expenses (including litigation costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising
out of or in connection with any claim, suit, action, or other proceeding
brought against ParasiteForum.com or such party, to the extent that such claim,
suit, action or other proceeding is based on or arises from: (a) any breach of
any representation, warranty, covenant or agreement to be performed by Member
or User according to this Agreement; or (b) any materials that Member had
posted to ParasiteForum.com or transmitted through it, and/or any content on
Member’s Web site or otherwise provided by Member.
Any notice or other communication to be given
hereunder will be in writing and given by facsimile, postpaid registered or
certified mail, return receipt requested, or electronic mail. The date of
receipt shall be deemed the date on which such notice is given.
Member shall not assign his or her rights and
obligations according to this Agreement, in whole or in part, whether
voluntarily or by operation of law, without the prior, written consent of ParasiteForum.com.
Any purported assignment by Member without the appropriate prior written
approval will be null and void and of no force or effect.
Modifications to this Agreement
ParasiteForum.com may change this Agreement or
any part hereof at any time according to its absolute discretion and without
any prior notice. Therefore, Member is encouraged to check the terms of this
Agreement frequently. By using the service or Site after the changes, Member
agrees to be bound by such changes to this Agreement.
Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed
as making either party the partner, joint venture, agent, legal representative,
employer or employee of the other. Neither party shall have, or hold itself out
to any third party as having, any authority to make any statements,
representations or commitments of any kind, or to take any action that shall be
binding on the other, except as provided for herein or authorized in writing by
the party to be bound. This Agreement shall be interpreted only in accordance
with the laws of the State of Oklahoma (excluding any rules governing choice of
laws), and any legal proceeding arising out this Agreement will occur
exclusively in the courts located in Oklahoma. This Agreement will be binding
and will inure to the benefit of the legal representatives, successors and
assigns of the parties hereto. This Agreement (and the policies referenced
herein and incorporated by reference) constitutes the entire agreement between ParasiteForum.com
and Member with respect to the subject matter hereof, and Member has not relied
upon any promises or representations by ParasiteForum.com with respect to the
subject matter except as set forth herein. ParasiteForum.com services are not
open to Members who live in a country that is prohibited by law, regulation,
treaty or administrative act from entering into trade relations with the United
No amendment to this Agreement will be
effective unless made in writing. The paragraph headings herein are solely for
the sake of convenience and will not be applied in the interpretation hereof.
If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction
to be illegal, invalid, unenforceable, or otherwise contrary to law, the
remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.
Our website address is: https://parasiteforum.com.
At ParasiteForum.com we understand the
of personal information collected when anyone is on our site or uses the
services we provide; it neither addresses nor applies to individuals or third
party practices over which we have no control. This includes, but is not
limited to, cookies which may be used by our advertisers.
ParasiteForum.com only collects information
pertinent to our website; as such, our stated goal is to customize your
experience and let you get the most out of what we offer. To that end:
never rent, share, distribute, or sell any of the personal information you
For your security and
privacy, your information is protected with a password created by you.
You will always have
access to your personal information, and you may edit or delete it at any time.
In an effort to
protect children, users must be 18 years old to use our Support Groups and
Information Collection and Use:
Information Collected Upon Registration:
you create or reconfigure a user account with ParasiteForum, you provide some
personal information, such as your username, password, and email address. Some
of this information (i.e. your username and profile picture) is listed publicly
on our Website, including on your profile page and in search results. Some
Services, such as search, do not require registration.
Email Communications with Us:
part of the Services, you may receive email and other communications from us.
Administrative communications relating to your Account (e.g., for purposes of
Account recovery or password reset) are considered part of the Services and
your Account, which you may not be able to opt-out from receiving. We also may
send you other kinds of emails, which you can opt-out of either from your
Account Settings page or by using the “Opt-Out” link in the emails themselves.
Note that we will never email you to ask for your password or other Account
Information; if you receive such an email, please forward it to us.
may provide us with profile information to make public, such as a short
biography, your zipcode, your birthdate, or a picture. Your account settings
control whether others can see your birthday. If you email us, we may keep your
message, email address and contact information to respond to your request.
Providing the additional information described in this section is entirely
Posts, Comments, Replies, Following, Groups and
other Public Information:
Services are primarily designed to help you share information and get support.
Most of the information you provide us is information you are asking us to make
public. This includes not only the posts and comments you create and the
metadata provided therein, such as when you commented, but also the members you
follow and many other bits of information that result from your use of the
Services. Our default is almost always to make the information you provide
public for as long as you do not delete it from ParasiteForum. Your public
posts and comments may be searchable by search engines. When you share
information or content like photos, videos, and posts via the Services, you
should think carefully about what you are making public.
many websites, we use “cookie” technology to collect additional
website usage data and to improve our Services, but we do not require cookies
for many parts of our Services such as searching and looking at public user
profiles or lists. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your
computer’s hard disk. ParasiteForum may use both session cookies and persistent
cookies to better understand how you interact with our Services, to monitor
aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our Services, and to customize
and improve our Services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies.
You can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop accepting
cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.
However, some Services may not function properly if you disable cookies.
servers automatically record information (“Log Data”) created by your
use of the Services. Log Data may include information such as your IP address,
browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited,
location, your mobile carrier, device and application IDs, search terms, and
cookie information. We receive Log Data when you interact with our Services,
for example, when you visit our websites, sign into our Services, or interact
with our email notifications. ParasiteForum uses Log Data to provide our
Services and to measure, customize, and improve them. If not already done
earlier, for example, as provided below, we will either delete Log Data or
remove any common account identifiers, such as your username, full IP address,
or email address, after 48 months.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Law and Harm:
anything to the contrary in this Policy, we may preserve or disclose your
information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law,
regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address
fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect ParasiteForum.com’s rights
legal defenses or objections that you may have to a third party’s, including a
government’s request to disclose your information.
the event that ParasiteForum is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition,
reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred
your information as transferred to the new entity.
Non-Private or Non-Personal Information:
may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal
information, such as your public user profile information.
Modifying Your Personal Information
If you are a registered user of our Services,
we provide you with tools and account settings to access or modify the personal
information you provided to us and associated with your account.
You can also permanently delete your ParasiteForum
account. Please email us at [email protected] to delete your
posts and delete your account at the same time.
Note: ParasiteForum changes your settings
immediately. However, old links may appear on Google and other search engines because
they have cached old content in their search index. ParasiteForum has no
control over this, but you can send search engines a request to take down your
Our Policy Towards Children
Our Services are not directed to persons under
18. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal
information without your consent, please contact us at [email protected] We
do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If we
become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal information,
we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.
Changes & Conditions of Use
may occur now and again as warranted. However, information is always and only
subject to the policy in place at the time it is collected. Should we feel the
need to execute a change in the Policy, we will announce the change on our
website so that our users are made aware of the change and may act accordingly.
Finally, the conditions of use (visits to our
website, including the information collected, our use of that information, and
any future disputes regarding issues of privacy) are subject to both this